Well, I'm bored so let's start something, if this is popular enough I might do more, but for now this is all in good fun. As a kaiju fan, a Godzilla fan specifically, I figured what the hell, I'll talk about different kaiju, and today's kaiju is Mecha Godzilla, all of them.
Mecha Godzilla 1974
The first Mecha Godzilla, the vanguard of the Simian invasion and one of the last monsters of the Showa era, this Mecha-G is known for being the firs of many enemies Godzilla fought that was a copy of him, the others are Biollante, Space Godzilla, and Orga, but Mecha Godzilla is the most famous of the bunch, even appearing in every other series, though he would be different from the others in each series, the original was built by alien apes that can shape shift and wear silver jumpsuits. (Yeah the Showa series got weird as it went on) He first appeared disguised as Godzilla, emerging from a mountain after a meteor hits it and goes on a rampage through Japan, everyone thinking he's Godzilla, before Mecha Godzilla could attack a city however, he encounters Anguirus. The two monsters fight, though giving how Anguirus is the Krillin of the Toho universe, the spiked brute get's his ass kicked, and his jaw ripped in half, though he survives somehow, anyway, Mecha-Godzilla then attacks a power plant where he battles the real Godzilla who blows off enough of his fake skin to force the Simian leader, Mughal, reveal Mecha-G's true identity, and holy crap does he blow the shit out of Godzilla, I'm not joking, when I first saw Godzilla vs Mecha-Godzilla, I thought Mecha-G killed Godzilla after blood started to bubble from the water when Godzilla fell into the sea, of course the movie doesn't end like that and Godzilla gets energized and gains magnetic abilities which he uses, with the help of King Cesar, to defeat Mecha Godzilla.
Then Terror of Mecha-Godzilla happened, the last of the Showa series, in this movie, the tables turned and Mecha-Godzilla has help while Godzilla fights alone with the addition of Titanosarus, (An underrated kaiju if you ask me) and the Mafune family, the Simians rebuilt Mecha Godzilla and to insure that their controls don't get destroyed like what happened in the last movie, the Simians turned Dr. Mafune's daughter, Katsura into a cyborg with a connection to Mecha Godzilla as well as Titanosarus, and this time when Godzilla ripped Mecha-Godzilla's head off like in the last movie it's revealed he has a second head for just such an occasion, but of course Godzilla ultimately wins the battle.
I personally like this version of Mecha-Godzilla, the fact that he was built by aliens and modeled after Godzilla builds on the universe a tiny bit, while Destroy all Monsters takes place in the future and we can assume these two movies take place during the 70's when they were made, it's safe to assume that aliens have invaded earth on at least three different occasions, two of those occasions, were thwarted by Godzilla, so it's safe to say that Godzilla would be a deterrent for any invasions, so modeling a robot after Godzilla to fight him would not only show other aliens, particularly the planet X aliens and the Nebulans, that the Simians built what would be considered the ultimate weapon in killing Godzilla, something that not even Ghidorah could do and he's supposed to be a destroyer of worlds, but imagine the intimidation factor that the human race would feel seeing a weapon that looks like a monster that they both fear and seen as a protector and if the fact that he looks like Godzilla doesn't scare anyone, his arsenal will, with missiles and lasers coming from everywhere, and are capable of making Godzilla squirt blood like a fire hose.
Mecha Godzilla 1992
It sucks....yeah I don't like this version of Mecha Godzilla, its weapons are cool, the fact that it technically killed Godzilla before he was revived by Rodan was impressive, but it's just a poor mech in idea and how it acts, this Mecha Godzilla was made based on the future technology left over by Mecha-King Ghidorah, and the newly established G-Force decides to model their new assault robot after Godzilla.....why? Like I explained with the 74' Mecha G, he was a weapon built to intimidate the people of earth as well as show off to the other races of aliens in the universe, but with the 92' Mecha Godzilla, why would the G-Force build something modeled after the creature that threatens Japan's existence? Hell, this Mecha-Godzilla barely counts as a robot due to the fact that it doesn't even fight hand to hand, even 74' Mecha-G did that, and that was in the 70's when costumes and effects were worse that the 90's so the fact that they made a giant robot that doesn't really move just begs the question, why didn't they just make a Super X 3 and the Super X in Godzilla vs Destroyah can be called Super X 4, heck they built a super jet to fight Godzilla, the Garuda, why not upgrade that since all Mecha G does when fighting is shoot lasers and missiles.
Mech Godzilla 2003 Kiryu
This is my personal favorite Mecha Godzilla, like the 92 Mecha-G this was built by humans, but I can give it a pass since that Kiryu is a cyborg and built around the bones of the original Godzilla from 1954, and it can fight without just shooting, this Mecha-Godzilla, being a cyborg, also has somewhat of a personality, whenever he hears Godzilla roar, he reverts back to his instincts and goes berserk, and when not throwing a shit fit, it's implied in the movies that he is ashamed of his existence, being an abomination and is only used as a weapon, even having the main human characters have moments with him, Kiryu ultimately sacrifices himself in the second movie when he takes Godzilla, who's bound by web shot from Mothra's children, and goes to the depths of the ocean, he was supposed to appear in Final Wars, but due to budget he was scrapped along with a whole bunch of other monsters that would of been cool to see, even probably have the final battle be a team up with Godzilla and Kriyu against Kaiser Ghidorah, but a man can dream
Next time, if I decide to continue with this, I'll talk about something that's not really a kaiju but fights them regularly, Scwatch!
Listening to: Godzilla by Blue Oyster Cult
Reading: Godzilla: Half Centry War
Watching: Linkara's History of the Power Rangers