Rodan was sighted flying over Manila, the capital city of the Philippines.
After witnessing the battle between Mothra, Battra, and Godzilla in the Philippine Sea, Takuya Fujita and his ex-wife Masako Tezuka stayed in a hotel in Manila. While they were staying there, the Cosmos disappeared from their hotel room, as they had been stolen by Kenji Andoh and given to the Marutomo Company.
During the film's opening scene, a Japanese cargo ship is now returning to Japan while on the coast of Eastern Samar, Philippines when it encountered a very strange object that resembles an atoll, which revealed to be Gamera.
A mother mourns and panics on the death of her children along with other locals after seeing that a Gyaos ate them at a local settlement in the mountains of the Philippines.
In 1999, Monarch scientists Ishiro Serizawa and Vivienne Graham were summoned to the Philippines to investigate the discovery of a colossal skeleton under a strip mine. There, Serizawa identified the skeleton as belonging to a member of the same species as the creature known as Godzilla, the monster Monarch had been formed to study. Serizawa and Graham also discovered two parasitic spores attached to the skeleton, both of which appeared to be perfectly preserved rather than fossilized. However, one of the spores had burst open, and a large trail was left behind by whatever hatched from it, leading out to the ocean.