Mothra

kaiju who first appeared in Toho's 1961 film Mothra

Mothra is a kaiju, a type of fictional monster who first appeared in the book series The Luminous Fairies and Mothra by Takehiko Fukunaga, Shinichiro Nakamura, and Yoshie Hotta. The first movie she appeared in was Mothra.

Mothra
Godzilla film series character
First appearanceMothra (1961)
Last appearanceGodzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)
Created byTakehiko Fukunaga, Shinichiro Nakamura, Yoshie Hotta
Information
SpeciesDivine Moth
GenderFemale
FamilyShobijin (Priestesses)
Battra (Brother)
Mothra Leo (Son in Rebirth of Mothra)

Movie appearancesEdit

  • Mothra (1961)
  • Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
  • Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964)
  • Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1966)
  • Destroy All Monsters (1968)
  • Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972) (stock footage)
  • Godzilla vs. Mothra (1992)
  • Monster Planet Of Godzilla (1994)
  • Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla (1994; also as "Fairy Mothra")
  • Rebirth of Mothra (1996; also as "Mothra Leo")
  • Godzilla Island (1997)
  • Rebirth of Mothra II (1997; as "Mothra Leo", "Rainbow Mothra", and "Aqua Mothra")
  • Rebirth of Mothra III (1998; as "Rainbow Mothra", "Light Speed Mothra", "Armor Mothra", and "Eternal Mothra")
  • Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack (2001)
  • Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla (2002) (stock footage)
  • Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2003)
  • Godzilla: Final Wars (2004)
  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)