The GyakushuGoji's name comes from Godzilla Raids Again's Japanese title, specifically the word gyakushū (逆襲?), meaning counterattack, and Goji, which comes from Godzilla's Japanese name, Gojira (ゴジラ?).
Very similar to the ShodaiGoji, the GyakushuGoji was slimmer in build and had a smaller head. The lean look resulted from the need to make the suit more flexible to battle with Anguirus in the film. The GyakushuGoji also featured movable eyes.
A separate set of legs, worn like boots, was used for close-ups of Godzilla's feet. Like with the ShodaiGoji, a hand-operated puppet was used for close-ups of Godzilla's face. This puppet noticeably features teeth that protruded outward from the mouth, a feature not shared by the suit.
- Images of the GyakushuGoji were used alongside pictures of King Kong from the original 1933 King Kong in early publicity stills and posters for King Kong vs. Godzilla.
- The suit was also in images before production of Half Human along with the Snowman suit.
- This suit was last used in Godzilla vs. Destoroyah when Godzilla was frozen by G-force in an attempt to keep him from exploding.
List of appearances
- Half Human (Publicity stills)