The Rise of Kenji Gojira (2012)

A 19th century Japanese scientist is distraught over the rampant European and American influence in his country. In a fit of madness, he builds a steam-powered monster suit to chase off the Westerners.

Director:

Jim Hickcox

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Cast

Credited cast:
Lorrie Smith Lorrie Smith ... Kenji Gojira
Jason Michelitch Jason Michelitch ... Amon Armstrong
Jonathan Yu Jonathan Yu ... Emperor Meiji
Xena Sunshine Colby Xena Sunshine Colby ... European 2 (as Xena Colby)
Jim Hickcox Jim Hickcox ... European 1
Jem Michelitch Jem Michelitch ... Grumpy Sailor
Ryan Tse Ryan Tse ... Messenger / Rice Lover
Robin Tse Robin Tse ... Innkeeper / Rice Vender
Noriko Sanefuji Noriko Sanefuji ... Butterfly Kisser
Betty Taira Betty Taira ... Ms. Muffin
Shirley Tabata Ponomareff Shirley Tabata Ponomareff ... Easily Startled Townsperson / Abused Gentleman
Lara Ponomareff Lara Ponomareff ... Rockraker
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Laura Boyman Laura Boyman ... Dancer
Dylan Dagenais Dylan Dagenais ... Dancer
Leah Griff Leah Griff ... Dancer
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A 19th century Japanese scientist is distraught over the rampant European and American influence in his country. In a fit of madness, he builds a steam-powered monster suit to chase off the Westerners.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 May 2012 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Arlington, Virginia, USA

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Budget:

$20,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Several actors tried for the parts of Amon and the Sailor and the various Europeans, but they were all too tall for the garage-studio the film was shot in, so all those roles were filled by the filmmakers, family, and friends. See more »

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