Ken Yano is a young boy who is able to sense Godzilla in the 1971 film, Godzilla vs. Hedorah.


Showa Series

Godzilla vs. Hedorah

Ken is attacked by a Hedorah during his father's dive, giving him a scar on his right hand. When a news crew comes to his house, he mentions that he named the monster Hedorah, and the name spreads through the press. He has a dream about Godzilla attacking a pile of pollution and believes that Godzilla will save them from Hedorah. He spots Godzilla from a rollercoaster at an amusement park when Hedorah first appears in his flying form. He later attends a party on Mount Fuji and is nearly killed by Hedorah, but is saved by Godzilla. He later says goodbye to him when he returns to the sea, and Godzilla gazes back.


Godzilla films
King Kong films
Mothra films
Gamera films