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|Terror of Mechagodzilla|
|Title:||Terror of Mechagodzilla|
|Directed by:||Ishirô Honda|
|Written by:||Yukiko Takayama|
|Produced by:||Tomoyuki Tanaka|
Henry G. Saperstein 
|Music by:||Akira Ifukube|
|Edited by:||Yoshitami Kuroiwa|
|Distributed by:||Toho Company, Ltd.|
|Released:||March 15th, 1975|
|Running time:||79 min. |
89 min. 
|Gross:||$970,000 (Japan) |
|Previous:||Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)|
|Next:||Return of Godzilla (1984)|
Terror of Mechagodzilla is a Japanese feature film of the science fiction genre. It is classified as daikaiju tokusatsu, which was a popular form of storytelling involving giant monsters, elaborate miniatures and considerable special effects. It is the fifteenth installment in the Godzilla film series by Toho Company. It was directed by Ishirô Honda and written by Yukiko Takayama. It was produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka and premiered in Japan on March 15th, 1975.
|Katsuhiko Sasaki||Biologist Akira Ichinose|
|Tomoko Ai||Katsura Mafune|
|Akihiko Hirata||Doctor Shinzo Mafune|
|Katsumasa Uchida||Interpol agent Jiro Muraskoshi|
|Gorô Mutsumi||Alien leader Mugal|
|Tadao Nakamaru||Interpol Chief Tagawa|
|Shin Roppongi||Yûichi Wakayama|
|Yasuko Agawa||Yuri Yamamoto|
|Kenji Sahara||Defense force commander|
|Kotaro Tomita||Professor Ôta|
|Ikio Sawamura||Mafune's silent butler|
|Masaaki Daimon||Submarine captain Kusakari|
|Yoshio Kirishima||Alien henchman|
|Kazuo Suzuki||Alien henchman|
|Masayoshi Kikuchi||Alien henchman|
|Takuya Yuki||Alien henchman|
|Jun Nishihara||Alien henchman|
|Shizuko Azuma||Old country lady|
|Toshihiko Furata||Interpol worker|
|Takuzô Kumagai||Defense Corps executive|
|Ise Mori||Mechagodzilla (II)|
- Japanese Air Self Defense Force
- The original Japanese name for the film is メカゴジラの逆襲, Mekagojira no Gyakushū, which translates to Counterattack of Mechagodzilla (all preceding links redirect to this page).
- Terror of Mechagodzilla was released in the United States in March, 1977, where it open to limited theatrical release.
- Terror of Mechagodzilla premiered in South Korea on March 18th, 1975 and in Portugal on April 19th, 1975. It opened in West Germany on August 22nd, 1975. 
- Terror of Mechagodzilla is Ishirô Honda's forty-eighth feature film as a director. It is his twenty-fifth film in the science fiction and/or daikaiju genre. It is also his final film work as a director.
- This is Yukiko Takayama's first film work as a screenwriter. It is also her only work in the science fiction genre.
- This is the final film in the Shōwa period of the Godzilla' film series. It is also the final appearance of all interpretations of these characters from this era.
Fun Facts Edit
- Taglines for this film include, "Battle to save the Earth!", "From a black hole in space... they came to conquer Earth...!" and "Metal meets Monster".
Giant monster films