Tako, the advertising director of Pacific Pharmaceuticals, is frustrated with the low ratings of the TV program they're sponsoring. He orders his staff to head to Faro Island after discovering the legend of a mythical monster, believing it can be used as a publicity stunt. When Godzilla emerges from an iceberg, a media frenzy generates that frustrates Tako even more. He soon brings back his own monster, known as King Kong, back to Japan. The original Japanese version of the film, which was made legally available through Criterion in 2019.
Plot Keywords: japan, helicopter, mutant, island, octopus, giant lizard, sequel, jungle, giant monster, king kong, tokyo, japan, tokusatsu, gojira, kaiju, giant ape, giant octopus, lost world
|Writers||Willis H. O'Brien, Shinichi Sekizawa, George Worthing Yates|
|Production Companies||Toho Company, Ltd., Tokyo Laboratory|