Made in Japan Godzilla is stomping back, first in decade, following hit Hollywood Godzilla

Associated Press

Godzilla is stomping back. And this time, it's Made in Japan, like the original.

The announcement this week from Japanese film studio Toho comes after the success earlier this year of the Hollywood Godzilla, directed by Gareth Edwards.

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In 2004, Toho said it had made its last Godzilla film, 28th in the series centered on the screeching radiated monster, which stomped into the world in 1954.

Over the years, Godzilla movies fell out of favor, even among Japanese fans. But the new Hollywood Godzilla received relatively favorable reviews here.

Toho said recent innovations in computer-graphics technology were behind its decision to revive Godzilla.

The Toho Godzilla is set for release in 2016.