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Post-Fukushima, Godzilla may never go home again

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By Elaine Lies

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Godzilla was always a metaphor for being an innocent victim of nuclear radiation, but now that doesn't play so well anymore. Now that they've shot themselves in the foot, they want to play down the whole radiation thing.

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The "radioactive connections" were anything but "blurred" in the last few films. On the contrary, they were even stressed. Ever seen "Godzilla vs. Destroyer" from 1995, for example? It's about a radiactive armageddon due to a nuclear meltdown, just as an example. They got this quite well. Seems like some people still don't know Toho actually did a whole lot of new, far less cheesy films after 1975, when Ishiro Honda made his final film and ended the original series.

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Make Godzilla/gozira the mascot of Fukushima's npp! It's a natural.

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