Fan Fiction
The Secret Origin of Godzilla
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Author(s) Woodrow Ness
Japanese title ゴジラの起源 (Trans. Origin of Gojira)
Genre(s) Science fiction


Published TBD
Words unknown
Status Unreleased
Story link [none yet]

The Secret Origin of Godzilla (ゴジラの起源 Origin of Gojira) is an upcoming novel-length fan fiction written by Woodrow Ness and based on the monster originally created by Toho Co., Ltd. The story will be a brand new origin story for the historic kaiju and will take place during the year 2012. It was scheduled to be released sometime in 2013; however, as of December 27, 2014, it still had not been released and no further updates have been made available. As of March 10, 2017 no further updates were available and the story is assumed to be cancelled.

On March 20, 2013, the official Facebook page for author Woodrow Ness revealed new teaser posters showing the tagline "The movies lied... Read the truth."


In 2012, an experiment goes horribly wrong leaving behind a 100 metre tall monster known simply as 'Godzilla'.



A 100 metre tall monster.


Monster that will fight Godzilla. Revealed on Facebook.

Yuki Hayashi[]

A 23 year old female seismologist who works at the Japan Meteorological Agency.

Takashi Nakamura[]

A 24 year old male seismologist who works with Yuki at the JMA.

Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda[]

The prime minister of Japan.

General Eiji Kimizuka[]

Chief of ground staff for the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force.