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Toho has announced that the next installment in their “Godzilla” series will be led by Hideaki Anno, director of the “Neon Genesis Evangelion” series. Anno will be chief director and script writer. Anno will be working alongside storyboard artist Shinji Higuchi, who will be film’s special-effects director. Higuchi is known for directing two live-action film versions of the popular manga series “Shingeki no Kyojin” (“Attack on Titan”) set to be released later this year.

The planned “Godzilla” film will be the 29th installment of Toho’s infamous series, which began in 1954 with the release of the original “Gojira” directed by the legendary team of Ishiro Honda as director and Eiji Tsuburaya in charge of special effects. Toho have confirmed the newest version of its 61-year-old radioactive monster will outsize all previous versions — including the 108-meter-tall version featured in the recent Hollywood production of the series directed by Gareth Edwards.

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