Hedorah's stages all share multiple common characteristics - all have gray/dim green, kelp-like surfaces and large, gold-and-black irises with red sclera. Hedorah was the only Xilien-controlled monster, apart from the concealed Monster X and Gigan, not to participate in the initial attack on Earth's cities. While Hedorah is vulnerable to being dried out, it can survive this if any moist parts of its body are left behind. On the first day of shooting for Godzilla vs. Hedorah, Banno decided to add a reflective material to Hedorah's skin, and spent a day applying it himself. Hedorah was one of many monsters not seen since the Showa series brought back for Godzilla's 50th anniversary film, Godzilla: Final Wars in 2004. Hedorah has four forms, a water form, a land form, a flying form, and a final form. Continuing to grow and evolve, Hedorah took on an airborne form capable of spreading clouds of toxic mist and finally a colossal bipedal form that dwarfed even Godzilla. Banno's initial idea, known only as Godzilla vs. the Mutant Starfish, was to pit Godzilla against another monster spawned by pollution, this time the titular Mutant Starfish. Hedorah then went back to Godzilla Island, but was eventually dehydrated and destroyed by the combined efforts of Godzilla and the new imago Mothra Leo. 1.1k. Godzilla's atomic ray quickly sent it flying through the air and crashing into a building. Since Hedorah was an amorphous being and thus was mostly fluid, it was hoped that the two electrodes would dry Hedorah out and defeat it. According to the Godzilla: Final Wars theater program and Godzilla: Final Wars Super Complete Works, the Millennium incarnation of Hedorah possesses a variation on this ability called the Red Melting Ray (赤色溶解熱線,   Sekishoku Yōkai Nessen), though it is never shown using it. Hedorah was named for hedoro, the Japanese word for mud. Hedorah also makes an appearance in Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters Melee, where it randomly appears in its Flying Stage and slows the other monsters' energy recovery by spreading sulfuric mist. Hedorah (water form) By MonsterKingOfKarmen Watch. and in Godzilla for the Game Boy, Hedorah's name is spelled as Hedrah.[1][2]. [17] Other members of the filmmaking staff were similarly upset at Hedorah's incredibly small role in the film, and compensated by including footage of Hedorah attacking Tokyo over the end credits and also performing a photo shoot with Godzilla battling Hedorah. In its first form, it resembled a tadpole. See the seller's, Sofubi Designer & Urban Vinyl Action Figures, Marusan Collectors & Hobbyists Battery Operated Toys (Pre-1970), Warhammer 40K Miniatures with Limited Release/Unreleased Minature, Vinyl Sofubi Designer & Urban Vinyl Action Figures, Monster Sofubi Designer & Urban Vinyl Action Figures, MEDICOM Sofubi Designer & Urban Vinyl Action Figures, Devilman Sofubi Designer & Urban Vinyl Action Figures. The 2004 Hedorah only appears in a single form that resembles the original Hedorah's Perfect Stage, and it is unknown if it possesses any other forms. 1 History 1.1 Godzilla vs. Hedorah 1.2 Godzilla Island 1.3 Godzilla: Final Wars 2 Abilities 3 Gallery Hedorah was microscopic alien that came to Earth and fed on pollution, growing bigger. Hedorah's actions soon gained the attention of Godzilla, who attacked the Smog Monster as it was literally sucking on an active smokestack to consume the pollutants being given off by it. Originally a regular Hedorah, the amount of pollution it absorbed turned it into a more powerful Hedorah. In Godzilla: Final Wars, Hedorah was under Xilien mind control and did not act independently. In its Landing Stage, it took on a quadrupedal reptilian form. Hedorah in Godzilla: Monster of Monsters! This page was last edited on 11 December 2020, at 01:56. Hedorah is not seen using this ability in the film itself. Banno eventually decided to simply pit Godzilla against the second Hedorah he hinted at in the previous film in a project titled Godzilla vs. Hedorah 2. In its Landing Stage, it took on a quadrupedal reptilian form. Hedorah puts up a savage fight against the two monsters, but in the end is defeated by their combined might. View cart for details. In its Initial and Aquatic stages, Hedorah resembled a tadpole. In its most "natural" form, Hedorah hardly attempts to maintain a solid shape, but its unique physical structure allows its to re-configure itself, using whatever intelligence works in that disgusting body, into a new form in order to combat whatever obstacle lies in its path. This is especially befitting, due to most of Hedorah's attacks involving releasing acid-rich dirt at his opponent. Hedorah's stages all share multiple common characteristics - all have gray, kelp-like surfaces and large, gold-and-black irises with red sclera. However, Ishiro Honda replaced Banno as the director for the next film in the series, which ultimately was Terror of Mechagodzilla. Hedorah was likely an inspiration for the monster. Hedorah was finally unleashed to combat Rodan and Anguirus when they attacked Beijing in 2005. After causing some destruction in the city, Hedorah challenged Godzilla following the latter's victory over Mecha-King Ghidorah, only to be dispatched by a blast of atomic breath. He was also active in designing Hedorah's Flying Stage. Hedorah fights Godzilla with its Hedrium Ray, but gets sent flying by a Shoryuken from Godzilla. Hedorah appears for the first time as a playable character in the PS4 version of Godzilla, and as an enemy monster in the PS3 version. It is vulnerable to dryness, and when fully dehydrated crumbles to dust. Hedorah's stages all share multiple common characteristics - all have gray, kelp-like surfaces and large, gold-and-black irises with red sclera. Godzilla was forced to tear Hedorah apart and expose every square inch of its body to the electrical current of the Giant Electrodes in order to successfully destroy it. It is one of the lower tier characters, and can be fought on any difficulty path. report. Hedorah is composed almost entirely of a mineral called Hedrium, an acidic, sludge-like material, which it uses as its primary means of attack. Hedorah was an enemy in Gojira-kun and the Godzilla Game Boy game as well, and was unique because Godzilla's blows couldn't hurt it, but only push it back somewhat. According to GODZILLA: Monster Apocalypse, the official prequel novel to GODZILLA: Planet of the Monsters, Hedorah was a colony of sludge-like microorganisms discovered in a waste mine in China that was subsequently converted into a biological weapon by the Chinese military. After a large portion of its body was dried out by the Giant Electrodes, the smaller Flying Hedorah that emerged from the monster's Perfect Stage was still able to transform into the Landing Stage. Its … Only Hedorah's eyes are known to be affected by its own blood, and it has to close its eye whenever it bleeds to prevent the eye from being damaged. As a result of its acidic and amorphous body, Hedorah has extremely strong defenses. The Hedorah from Godzilla: Final Wars has a dark gray body with reddish tubes protruding from it. His body is covered by green silme and mud, giving him an apppearance of a walking sludge pile. Hedorah's gurgling roar comes from Kemular, a poison gas monster from the original Ultraman series. Hedorah is capable of firing a crimson laser beam from its eye known as the Hedrium Ray (ヘドリューム光線,   Hedoryūmu Kōsen), also called the Crimson Beam in Godzilla for the PlayStation 3 and 4, which is capable of setting objects on fire and burning Godzilla's flesh. Hedorah's moveset for Godzilla on PlayStation 4 refers to Hedorah's ability to launch sludge at enemies as Acid Spray, while the game's Kaiju Guide seems to refer to this ability as Hedrium Missiles. Its only visible onscreen actions involve it being blasted out of Tokyo Bay, then visibly waving its arms and panicking before Ebirah's claw pierces its eye. A factory damaged by an earthquake lured Hedorah to Los Angeles. The Final Wars Hedorah suit is still preserved in good condition to this day and has been put on display as recently as 2019. Hedorah was an alien life form that landed on Earth and began feeding on pollution. Hedorah was finally destroyed by a combination of Godzilla's efforts and a device constructed by humanity, but the threat of rampant pollution giving rise to another Hedorah remained. Hedorah can also discharge large quantities of sludge without impacting its size in any way, shown in Godzilla vs. Hedorah when it attempts to drown Godzilla in a pit by dumping a continuous stream of sludge onto him. Banno tried for the rest of his life to produce a sequel or successor to Godzilla vs. Hedorah, including a proposed IMAX short film titled Godzilla 3-D which would pit Godzilla against the red Hedorah-like Deathla. This in turn metamorphosed into a creature which vaguely resembled a flying saucer before reaching its final form, a colossal humanoid sludge-creature. His landing form is 30 meters tall and his perfect form is 60 meters tall, 102 meters long and comes in at a 48,000 tons. Aquatic Boi. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program, Marusan HEDORAH Baby Aquatic Form VIOLET GLITTER - Limited Release Sofubi, M1 GO Garamon Ultra Q Marusan Monster kaiju Soft Vinyl Sofubi Figure JP, M1 GO Hedorah Tricycle Hedra Bicycle kaiju Soft Vinyl Sofubi Figure Godzilla JP, MARUSAN Micras Soft vinyl action figure Sofubi vintage, Marusan Gyaosu Flying Sofubi Figure Red Glitter DNA Limited Edition Japan #3306, Folcart Godzilla 2020 Snow Globe Godzilla Dome Figure Statue Doll Ornament, Godzilla Store Movie Monster Series Mechagodzilla 1975 Metallic Green ver. Hedorah first demonstrates this ability in its first battle with Godzilla, where a small chunk of its body flies off while Godzilla swings it through the air. Tendrils: Neo Hedorah is able to extend appendages to attack prey. However, the JSDF had built a pair of gigantic electrodes near the warring monsters. This is a list of references for Hedorah. World War Godzilla 12# Species: "Smog Monster" Size: From 10 feet long to 100 Side: Evil Home: Dark gas nebula in the Orion POWERS and ABILITIES: - Able to breath in water - Fast swimmer - Very aggressive Hedorah's Sprite in Godzilla 2: War of the Monsters, Hedorah's sprite in Collect Godzilla: Giant Monster Assembly, Hedorah's Flying Stage in Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters Melee. The Hedorah suit was constructed from latex-foamed urethane (foamed rubber), and with the addition of paint and an overcoat of rubber exceeded 150 kilograms in weight. The creature's final, Perfect Stage was a giant bipedal form that towered over Godzilla and allowed it to stand up to Godzilla in a hand-to-hand fight. Hedorah has displayed several forms of “evolution” since its first appearance, reaching the next stage once it has consumed enough pollution to power the transformation. Aside from the suit, 1/3 scale Initial and Flying Stage Hedorah props were also created. At the time, Hedorah was still in a young form, and was easily trounced by Godzilla. Unfortunately, during the battle the fuses to control the electrodes had blown and the pylons supplying electricity had been damaged by the two monsters, making the electrodes useless. However, producer Shogo Tomiyama rejected this scene, much to Kitamura's frustration as it left the kaiju with only a single scene in the entire film and made it the only one of the Xiliens' monsters aside from Monster X and Gigan to not appear earlier in the film prior to its fight with Godzilla. After he was selected by Toho to helm the next Godzilla film in 1975. Hedorah was considered for both of the sequels to Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters Melee, but was ultimately not included in either, although it did make an appearance in Godzilla Unleashed: Double Smash for the Nintendo DS. Hedorah's Young Form is directly based off tadpoles in design and bears little resemblance to the other forms. Called upon by the Xilien Zagres, Hedorah attacked a dying Mothra and her larval offspring, Mothra Leo. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]. Hedorah is a monster from outer space who fed on pollution. 17 Comments. Shinji Nishikawa was responsible for redesigning Hedorah along with most of the other returning kaiju. A still from the photoshoot with the Hedorah and Godzilla suits. In his efforts to get the film made, Banno ultimately played a large role in the negotiations that led to Legendary Pictures acquiring the rights to Godzilla for its MonsterVerse franchise of films. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Hedorah can grow in size and power by merging with other Hedorahs, or split apart into multiple smaller ones and recombine at a later time. Producer Tomoyuki Tanaka initially chose to have Banno direct the 15th Godzilla film in 1975. Marusan Hedorah Violet + Gold & Silver Glitter 'Baby Aquatic Form' version. His various forms are, from that point on, more of adaptions rather than an evolutionary process. Hedorah can be destroyed by the player if hit by a beam attack, after which it will dissipate into a mist. The colony reconfigured into a giant black mist-like figure with red and yellow eyes, and killed both monsters. However, the possibility remained that if rampant pollution continued, another Hedorah could emerge. Once the mech and its crew arrive, they find that the entire area has been destroyed and that the air is full of toxic mist. His final form is known as either the Perfect Stage (完全期,   Kanzen-ki),[11] Mature Stage (成長期,   Seichō-ki),[4] or the Giant Stage (巨大化期,   Kyodai-ka-ki). In its second form, it resembled a quadrupedal reptile. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Godzilla uses his atomic breath to fly out of the canyon and resumes his battle with Hedorah. Its third form was like a flying saucer, and its final form took on a humanoid shape.Hedorah's transformations are thought to be the inspiration for Destoroyah, who also went through transformations, of which he has four.Hedorah is very curious and doesn't like long battles, so he tries to fini… Japan, Marusan Godzilla Store Limited Hedorah Smog Monster 60mm Purple Figure set Toho, VINTAGE 1980 REMCO Unopened Dracula UNIVERSAL MONSTERS FIGURE, MARUSAN Ultra Q Monster Pagos Soft vinyl action figure Sofubi. It proceeds to rampage throughout Japan, killing thousands and feeding on gas emissions and toxic waste. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. [16] Since the Showa Hedorah's eyes were modeled after female genitalia, Nishikawa decided to incorporate the appearance of male genitalia into Hedorah's new design through an elongated tube-shaped arm. I tried to make him seem spooky and grotesque. In IDW Publishing's Godzilla: Ongoing comic series, Hedorah is an alien monster that came to Earth along with fellow aliens Gigan, Monster X, and SpaceGodzilla in order to wreak havoc. Flying and Perfect Stage Hedorah concept art, The Landing Stage Hedorah suit with director Yoshimitsu Banno. Hedorah is featured in the fourth issue of the miniseries Godzilla: Legends. A bizarre alien lifeform that arrived on Earth in a comet, Hedorah quickly grew to gigantic size by feeding on humanity's pollution. By feeding on pollutants and combining with other Hedorahs, Hedorah can grow substantially in size and evolve into new, more powerful forms. After knocking Hedorah down, Godzilla brought Hedorah back to the electrodes and had them near-completely dry Hedorah out. In the 2019 puppet show Godziban, there are two individual Hedorahs: Hedoji (ヘドじい,   Hedojī) and his grandson Hedochi (ヘドち). While in the film, the purpose of these orbs is never discussed, supplementary materials explain them to be Hedorah's eyeballs,[20][4] despite them being white instead of red. Hedorah also uses this ability to survive during its final battle with Godzilla. https://wikizilla.org/wiki/File:Hedorah_Roar_Showa.ogg, https://wikizilla.org/wiki/File:Hedorah_Final_Form_Roar.ogg, https://wikizilla.org/wiki/File:Hedorah_2004_Roar.ogg, Dark Gaseous Nebula in the Orion constellation, Godzilla: Final Wars Super Complete Works. Depite Hedorah's redesign for the film, Noriyoshi Ohrai's advance poster for Godzilla: Final Wars included the Showa Hedorah's Landing Stage. Hedorah is a monster from outer space who fed on pollution. Comments which violate these guidelines may be removed by administrators. New condition, bag is … In its Aquatic Stage, it becomes more distinct in appearance the larger it becomes, though it still vaguely resembles a gigantic tadpole. {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"https://ir.ebaystatic.com/cr/v/c1/thirtysevens.jpg","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}, This amount includes seller specified domestic shipping charges as well as applicable international shipping, handling, and other fees. Godzilla: Heart-Pounding Monster Island!! In the presentation, it's learned that the "Smog Monster," as the news like to call Hedorah, attacked several oil rigs in the ocean. In both English-dubbed versions of Godzilla vs. Hedorah, the "o" in Hedorah's name is not pronounced, and in the dubbing of the American version, the "He" is stressed with the long-e sound ("Hee-drah"), though the spelling in both onscreen text and promotional material remains the same. In its most "natural" form, Hedorah hardly attempts to maintain a solid shape, but its unique physical structure allows its to re-configure itself, using whatever intelligence works in that disgusting body, into a new form in order to combat whatever obstacle lies in its path. Despite this, Satsuma put a great deal of effort into acting through the massive costume, and said in a 1993 interview: "Since Hedorah was supposed to be a monster created by pollution instead of an animal, I tried to avoid portraying him as an animal. 1 Appearance 2 History 3 Powers and Abilities 4 Trivia King Hedorah resembles a regular Hedorah but with a golden colored body and a silver tint. Hedorah's brain emerges from the cracks atop its head, per Banno's idea. His appearances in other froms differ somewhat from eachother - in his first form, he looks like a tadpole, his second form, a … In its Landing Stage, it takes on a quadrupedal reptilian form. Hedorah returns in a new flying shape with the power to quickly morph its physical form as needed. But the creature can be revived, and becomes even more powerful if re-exposed to moisture. Transformation: Neo Hedorah is able to shape-shift to different forms, including aquatic form (like a tadpole), a flying form, and a fighting form (bipedal). Hedorah has the ability to switch between these forms at will: its Perfect Stage can transform to its Flying Stage and back in a matter of moments. Hedorah's next evolution granted it the ability to fly through the air and cover large distances quickly. Ebirah followed, and his claw pierced Hedorah's left eye. The sulfuric acid mist expelled by the creature's Flying Stage was created using colorofluorocarbon gases. Very limited release, sold 4/19/2020 as a Website Lottery Sale Exclusive. share. Since Banno's death, there has been no news about the project. Species Pollution spawned space monster Alias The Smog Monster Form(s) Aquatic Form 20 meters Land Form 30 meters Flying Form 40 meters Final Form 60–120 meters Weight Final Form 48,000-70,000 tons Air Speed Mach 1. Hedorah's suit was worn by Kenpachiro Satsuma, then known as Kengo Nakayama and later famous as Godzilla's suit actor for the entire Heisei series. Marusan Hedorah 3 Color Glitter - Red, Gold, and Silver with subtle silver over-spray 'Baby Aquatic Form' version. Hedorah's left arm also possesses a long, whip-like extension. In the English-subtitled episodes, Hedochi's name is mispelled as Hedchi. Toho would later use the Hedoron name for a monster from their TV series Warrior of Love Rainbowman. The two creatures had a series of battles across Japan, and Hedorah continued to grow bigger and stronger, and eventually evolved into a flying saucer-like stage, allowing him to fly and spread sulfuric acid mist across Japan while destroying many factories as it continued to feed. It was first discovered by the Chinese military inside a waste mine in Hebei, China, in 1999, and subsequently studied in order to be converted into a bioweapon. Staff make finishing touches on the Flying Stage Hedorah prop. Godzilla (2014 video game)/Kaiju Guide#Hedorah, the two monsters facing off again in Africa, Huffington Post interview with Hedorah himself on April 1, 2014, Godzilla actor Haruo Nakajima interview (second part), Godzilla Giant Monsters Super Encyclopedia, Toho Special Effects All Monster Encyclopedia, Godzilla Giant Monster Diagram Encyclopedia, Toho Special Effects Movie Complete Works, Godzilla Toho Giant Monster Pictorial Book, Toho Kingdom - Lost Project: Godzilla vs. Hedorah II, BabyGodzilla/LittleGodzilla/Godzilla Junior, Mothra Leo/Rainbow Mothra/Aqua Mothra/Light Speed Mothra/Armor Mothra/Eternal Mothra, Super Special SpaceGodzilla High Grade Type 2, https://wikizilla.org/w/index.php?title=Hedorah&oldid=177953. In the Japanese trailer for Godzilla vs. Hedorah, Hedorah was instead given the title Ninja Monster (忍者怪獣,   Ninja Kaijū). 3K Views. Hedorah is the main antagonist of the 1971 Japanese kaiju film Godzilla vs. Hedorah. [14] There was a large crack on the top of the head of Hedorah's Landing Stage, which Banno decided to explain as "When Hedorah gets angry, its brain pops out of its head." Hailing from the Dark Gaseous Nebula of the Orion, Hedorah was an extraterrestrial creature that fed on pollution and was capable of growing to immense sizes and changing form. Both Hedorah's Flying and Perfect Stages are capable of firing this beam. Thanks to its acidic, poisonous body, as well as its lethal eye bolts, Hedorah very nearly put an end to Godzilla in their struggle. It is commonly referred to as the Smog Monster (公害怪獣,   Kōgai Kaijū), as it both consumes and produces numerous gaseous pollutants, and is referred to as such in the American dub for Godzilla vs. Hedorah. Very limited release, sold mystery grab-bag style at Super-Fest 82 9/22/2019. King Hedorah is a unique Hedorah native to Earth. In Godzilla vs. Hedorah, Godzilla tears out two white orbs from Hedorah's body. His aquatic form is 20 meters long. Hedorah is a tall vaguely humanoid creature composed of gray gelatinous slime. Painted Vinyl Figure Sofubi Kaiju, Marusan Hedorah 350 (Red-Eye Silver Statue), Hedora 450 April 2019 Ver. Hedorah is one of Godzilla's most difficult opponents in the Showa series. Godzilla then leaves to battle the other space monsters, leaving Hedorah apparently destroyed. "[15], Kenpachiro Satsuma (Hedorah) and Haruo Nakajima (Godzilla) with their suits, Banno with the Godzilla and Perfect Stage Hedorah suits. These eyes are positioned so that they blink sideways. Hedorah is an upright-standing sludge monster. Attacking Hedorah physically is a poor choice as well, as any contact with Hedorah's extremely corrosive blood results in horrific injuries, such as Godzilla's hand being burned down to the bone. Hedorah was named after hedoro (ヘドロ), a Japanese word for sludge, slime, or ooze. [5], During pre-production, Hedorah was originally called Hedoron (ヘドロン). Hedorah was unleashed along with Ebirah to battle Godzilla in Tokyo Bay, but Godzilla made short work of both monsters. However after this point Hedorah went out of control and destroyed Beijing and Tianjin overnight. Hedorah was finally destroyed by electrical currents of the Giant Electrodes constructed by Toru Yano and the JSDF, with Godzilla ensuring its demise by tearing it apart and exposing every square inch of its body to the current. The source of the devastation is revealed to be Hedorah, who attacks and overwhelms Mechagodzilla. It terrorized the city with "sickening gases," "toxic skin," and "noxious breath," melting the Hollywood sign in the process. When first confronted by Godzilla, Hedorah answers Godzilla's taunts and seems to mimic his gestures. The Hedorah from Godzilla: Final Warshas a dark gray body with reddish tubes protruding from it. In Godzilla: Ongoing, Hedorah is one of the space monsters that attacks Earth, the others being Gigan, SpaceGodzilla, and Monster X. Hedorah does battle with Kiryu and almost destroys him, but Godzilla arrives and takes on the smog monster while Kiryu escapes to get backup. Copyright © 1995-2021 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. Doom-shroom flys Hedorah, or The Smog Monster, is an alien who feeds on pollution. Hedorah's new suit was modeled under Shinichi Wakasa's company MONSTERS. Hedorah's tadpole-like Initial Stage was portrayed by a pond loach covered in balsa wood based material and wrapped in a condom with makeup applied over it. The two were then destroyed by an extended blast of Godzilla's atomic ray, much to the Controller's frustration, Hedorah was a biological weapon that was unleashed by the Chinese military when the monsters Anguirus and Rodan attacked Beijing in November of 2005. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Despite receiving brutal injuries in the battle, Godzilla powered the electrons with a blast of his atomic breath as Hedorah was standing between them, dehydrating it. Close to death, Hedorah retreated into the upper atmosphere. When Godzilla uses the Giant Electrode to dry Hedorah's Perfect Form into a husk, a smaller Flying Hedorah breaks free of the husk and attempts to flee. Additionally, Haruo Nakajima revealed that he and the staff working on Godzilla vs. Hedorah referred to the monster as Gomi (ゴミ), meaning "garbage. It’s initial form was similar to that of a miniscule fish or tadpole which then evolved into a large quadrupedal beast. All of Hedorah's forms were designed by Yasuyuki Inoue. Hedorah the Smog Monster first appeared in the 1971 movie Godzilla vs Hedorah. Hedorah, also known as the Smog Monster, is a huge amorphous creature of extraterrestrial origins which grows by consuming pollution and waste, being able to assume a number of different forms and operate in many environments, including water, land and air. Realizing Hedorah might still have moisture within it that could bring it back to life, Godzilla tore into Hedorah's body and had the electrodes dry out the remaining husk of Hedorah, reducing it to a mass of dust and finally defeating the alien. Hedorah originated as a colony of sludge-like microorganisms that consumed chemical substances in water. Bandai Movie Monster Godzilla 2016 limited Clear Red Ver. These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. Having originated from the Dark Gaseous Nebula of the Orion where oxygen does not exist, but compounds that exist as pollutants on Earth are present in great amounts, Hedorah does not require oxygen to survive, but rather thrives on inhaling toxic pollutants. This piece of Hedorah begins moving on its own and eventually grows into a Landing Stage, then combines with the larger Flying Hedorah as it flies through Tokyo. Hedorah badly wounds Godzilla with its deadly toxic body and knocks him into a canyon, where it attempts to drown Godzilla in toxic sludge. The Hedorah from Godzilla: Final Wars is known as Hedorah (2nd Generation) (ヘドラ(2代目),   Hedora Nidaime).[12]. King Hedorah is thinner, has tube-like protrusions, and a whip-like left arm. This is especially befitting, due to most of Hedorah's attacks involving releasing acid-rich dirt at his opponent. Hedorah's next onscreen appearance came in Godzilla: Final Wars, where it was a pawn of the Xiliens in their invasion of Earth. It was Satsuma's first role as a monster suit actor, and he found wearing the incredibly heavy suit challenging. Whereas Godzilla was a symbol of Japanese concerns over nuclear weapons, Hedorah was envisioned as an embodiment of Yokkaichi asthma, caused by Japan's widespread urban pollution at the time. [9] Coincidentally, the first two episodes of P-Productions' Spectreman in January 1971 featured a pollution monster with the same name. In addition, it utters several high-pitched laughter-like sounds, mostly in its Perfect Form. In its Flying Stage, Hedorah was also able to fly by propelling itself through the air with this mist, spreading the mist across a large area in the process. HEDORAH. Hedorah (ヘドラ, Hedora), also known as the Smog Monster, is a kaiju monster who first appeared in Toho's 1971 film Godzilla vs. Hedorah.The monster was named for Hedoro (へどろ), the Japanese word for sludge, slime, vomit or chemical ooze.. Overview. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program. [22] Rodan arrived to battle it, as he had in the past, but was quickly overpowered by the Smog Monster's poisonous attacks. Conventional weapons are useless against it, as they simply pass through it, leaving Hedorah unharmed. The Final Wars Hedorah suit on display in 2019. In the ending credits of Godzilla: Final Wars, Hedorah is shown spraying Sulfuric Acid Mist from tubes on its body, while stomping through the ruins of Tokyo. Director Ryuhei Kitamura originally planned for Hedorah to attack the island of Odaiba in the film in a scene parodying the Japanese TV comedy-drama Bayside Shakedown. Art staff member Akinori Takagi remarked that it was the heaviest suit Toho had created since the original Godzilla. It then disappeared after consuming all pollutants in the area.[21]. The Controller of Planet X later dispatched it, along with Ebirah, to stop Godzilla in Tokyo Bay. 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