Being two of Japan’s biggest pop-cultural exports, it’s a small wonder Godzilla and anime haven’t been brought together before now.

But better late than ever. Hot off the heels of last year’s hit “Shin Godzilla,” which reintroduced the Big G after an absence of 12 years (OK, there was a Hollywood film in there somewhere too), Toho has brought us this anime-fied version of everyone’s favorite kaijū (monster).

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