the fourth bonus feature - a documentary - includes a condensed version of the film's theatrical trailer, along with interviews about the making of the movie, including the battle between bill tsutsui and the film's japanese co-stars. the fifth bonus feature is the film's theatrical trailer.
the packaging for the godzilla blu-ray is decidedly low-end. the outer slipcover is impressively detailed and metallic, and the disc's spine seems to be embossed in some kind of metallic surface, but it certainly doesn't feel like high-end design quality. the liner notes, while hand-written and interesting, are printed on a cheap paper stock, and are one-sided, which seems odd. however, they are well-written and feature a nice layout for the various pieces of supplemental material. in short, it's an inexpensive looking packaging, but the goods are certainly not just there to make it look more expensive.
following the french atomic bomb tests in the south pacific, an unknown creature is spotted passing westward through the panama canal. scientist niko tatopolous is called in to investigate the matter, and he quickly arrives at the conclusion that a giant, irradiated lizard has been created by the explosions. godzillar then makes its way north, landing at manhattan to begin wreaking havoc in the big city. even with the combined forces of the u.s. military to fight the monster, will it be enough to save the people of new york.
the toho godzilla movies are known for a couple of things, for one thing they usually have terrific monsters, but that's not the main thing. the main thing they're known for is that the movies are all about a guy named dr. otani, who's a scientist.