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Godzilla: Life on Monster Island
Television show information

Genre

Action-adventure
Comedy

Created by

Genndy Tartakovsky

Voices of

Rob Paulsen

Country of
origin

United States

Original
language(s)

English

Production

Executive
producer(s)

Genndy Tartakovsky
For Cartoon Network Studios:
Brian A. Miller
Jennifer Pelphrey
For Cartoon Network:
Robert Sorcher

Running time

11 min. (normal episodes; approx.)
22 min. (specials; approx.)

Production
company(s)

Cartoon Network Studios

Distributor

Warner Bros. Television Distribution

Broadcast

Original
network

Cartoon Network

Original release

November 3, 2017-present

Godzilla: Life on Monster Island is an American animated action-adventure-comedy series based on Toho's Godzilla series. It has released on Cartoon Network in November 3, 2017. It is created by Genndy Tartakovsky.

Synopsis

The series is about the amazing adventures of Godzilla on Monster Island as he either hangouts with his friends, Rodan, Anguirus, and King Caesar or defending his home from many evil kaiju like his arch-enemy, King Ghidorah and evil brother, SpaceGodzilla. In the meantime, Godzilla must train his son, Little Godzilla, to be "King of the Monsters" someday.

Cast

Episodes

List of Godzilla: Life on Monster Island episodes

Reception

Critical response

This show has received generally positive reviews from critics, while highly positive reviews from fans and viewers, especially ones of the Godzilla franchise. It received an 8.0/10 on IMDB, an 87 on Metacritic, and 3 out of 5 stars on Common Sense Media.

International Titles

  • Spanish: Godzilla: La vida en Monstruo Isla
  • France: Godzilla: la vie sur Monstre Île
  • Italy: Godzilla: la vita sull'isola di Monster
  • German: Godzilla: Das Leben auf der Monsterinsel
  • Russia: Годзилла: Жизнь на острове Монстр
  • Japanese: ゴジラ:モンスター島の生命
  • Korean: 고질라: 괴물 섬의 삶
  • Greek: Godzilla: Ζωή στο νησί τέρας
  • China: 哥斯拉:生活在怪物島上
  • Norway: Godzilla: Livet på Monster Island
  • Finland: Godzilla: Elämä Monster Islandilla
  • Sweden: Godzilla: Livet på Monster Island
  • Poland: Godzilla: Życie na Wyspie Potwora

Broadcast

Easter eggs/cameos

  • The Bet had a scene which parodied the theme songs of Dexter's Laboratory and Samurai Jack, which were Genndy Tartakovsky's previous shows that aired on Cartoon Network, just like G:LoMI.

Trivia

  • King Ghidorah, MechaGodzilla, and SpaceGodzilla are the main antagonists of the show.
  • In this show, some of the monster's personalities changes.
    • For example:
      • Rodan and Anguirus are rappers.
      • Biollante is an unintelligent kaiju sister that loves giving kisses to her nephew.
      • Mothra is sometimes overprotective of her son, Mothra Leo.
      • SpaceGodzilla lives in a crystal fortress on the moon.
      • Baragon, Varan, and Gorosaurus are kaiju police officers.
      • Megaguirus is Gorosaurus' girlfriend.
      • Megalon and Gigan are roommates.
      • The Cosmos (Mothra's fairies) appear on the show and accompany Mothra like in the films.
      • Hedorah only roars to communicate with other monsters.
      • King Caesar owns a Dojo on Monster Island.
      • Titanosaurus works as a beach lifeguard.
      • Gezora, Ganimes, and Kamoebas work at a pizzeria restaurant.
      • Fairy Mothra is Mothra's daughter.
      • The MUTOs have encountered Godzilla prior to the series.
      • The Skull Crawlers are kept as pets.
      • Battra is a heavy metal rock star.
      • Moguera is a construction worker.
  • The Skull Crawlers do not have voices.
  • This is the first Godzilla animated series where kaiju talk.
  • This is America's third animated series to be based on Toho's Godzilla series.
  • This show includes original kaiju created by Toho. Perhaps, it introduces new kaiju.
  • This is the first CN show produced by Cartoon Network Studios based on an existing property since Star Wars: Clone Wars (2003) and Transformers: Animated.
  • VARIANT:
    • Cartoon Network Studios: The custom animation is Godzilla firing his atomic breath.
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