Are you ready for the Test?! We can now be officially recognized for our knowledge of Godzilla and receive Toho certification. Next year is Godzilla’s 65th Anniversary and Toho has prepared the Godzilla Test (「ゴジラ検定」). The first test is next year in Tokyo and Osaka on March 10th. There are different examination levels and there is a textbook to get us ready.

ゴジラ検定 Godzilla Test

Here are the details from the official test site. The translation was provided with Google translation and is rough.

Godzilla Test

Unprecedented knowledge battle!

Assemble! Godzilla fans all over the world.

On March 10, 2019

<開催地> 東京・大阪
Tokyo · Osaka

<受験級・受験料> 初級 5,000円/中級 6,000円/併願割引 9,500円

Elementary level 5,000 yen / medium level 6,000 yen / application application discount 9,500 yen

※ All prices include tax

January 30, 2019 (Wed) Application Deadline

Outline · Application is here

Organized Godzilla Certification Steering Committee
Planning · Management Toho Co., Ltd. / Japan Publishing Sales Co., Ltd.

Here are the details about the test:

Godzilla Test

Japan’s great monster boasting worldwide .

現在までに国内で計29作品が製作され、第29作目にあたる『シン・ゴジラ』で、シリーズ累計観客動員数はついに1億人を突破し、邦画実写シリーズ作品での歴代最高記録を達成しました。2018年には、アニメーション映画『GODZILLA 怪獣惑星』も大ヒットを記録するなど、年々進化し続けています。

Twenty nine works in total have been produced so far, and at the 29th film “Shin · Godzilla”, the cumulative number of spectators mobilized in the series finally exceeded 100 million people, achieving the highest success in Japanese movie live-action series work did. In 2018, animation movie “GODZILLA monster planet” also continues to evolve year by year, such as recording a huge hit.

これを記念し「第1回 ゴジラ検定」を開催いたします。

And in 2019, Godzilla will celebrate the 65th anniversary of his birth.
In commemoration of this, “The 1st Godzilla Test” will be held.


In this test, not only the first generation “Godzilla” and “Shin · Godzilla” which became an unprecedented hit but also the name scene from the successive Godzilla works, the profile of the individual characters and even the Toho machines can be known as a Godzilla fan. There will be issued a variety of problems you want.


For those who passed the test, you will receive a “Godzilla Test” acceptance certificate using a visual drawing.

Here is information about the Official Text and the scope of the questions:

Official text · Scope of questions

“Godzilla test” Official text


If you read “Godzilla Test Official Text” from tomorrow, you can check the trend and measures of “Godzilla Test”! “Godzilla Test” also publish plenty of model tests made from the same question area as the actual number.


協力:東宝 ゴジラ戦略会議
定価:1400円 + 税

Of course, it is one book that you can enjoy as a reading for Godzilla fans who explained thoroughly all 29 Godzilla series works!

Supervision: Toho Corporation
Cooperation: Toho Godzilla strategy conference
List price: 1400 yen + tax
ISBN: 978-4-8002-8860-8
Publisher: Takarajimasha
Release date: October 20, 2018

Beginners range questions

① 『「ゴジラ検定」公式テキスト』
② 『シン・ゴジラ』および『ゴジラ』(1954)の本編

① “Official Text Godzilla Test”
② The main part of “Shin · Godzilla” and “Godzilla” (1954)
A total of about 70% will be taken.
Intermediate subject range

There is the Godzilla Test Exercises. Read the questions translated and take the test.

ゴジラ検定 初級 練習問題
Godzilla Test Beginner Exercises

設問1 Question 1
Which one of the following is the correct date as “Godzilla” (1954)’s publication date, which was approved by the Japan National Day Association as “Godzilla Day” in 2017?

1月1日 January 1
11月3日 November 3
4月29日 April 29
12月23日 December 23

設問2 Question 2
“Shin · Godzilla” (2016) Which one of the following is correct as a drink served by Shuichi Izumi in Yaguchi Rando who lost his coolness?

赤い汁 Red juice
オレンジジュース Orange juice
ミネラルウォーター Mineral water
黄色い汁 Yellow juice

設問3 Question 3
In “Godzilla vs. Biolante” (1989), Biolante was made of cells of a plant in addition to humans and Godzilla. Which of the following is the correct one as the plant?

スイカ watermelon
薔薇 Rose
ハエトリグサ Fly Trussa
百合 lily

設問4 Question 4
『ゴジラ・モスラ・キングギドラ 大怪獣総攻撃』(2001年)に登場する「魏怒羅」が完全体になったときの呼び名として、正しいものは次のうちどれか。
Which of the following is the correct name as the name when “魏怒羅” appearing in “Godzilla, Mothra King Ghidorah All Monster Attack” (2001) became complete?

百年竜王 A century old dragon
万年竜王 Years of crown dragon
千年竜王 Millennial Dragon King
億年竜王 Years of crown dragon

設問5 Question 5
Which of the following is correct as the home of Mothra.

大戸島 Odo Island
ゾルゲル島 Sol Gel Island
ファロ島 Faro Island
インファント島 Infant Island

ゴジラ検定 中級 練習問題
Godzilla Test Intermediate Exercise Problem

設問1 Question 1
In “Godzilla” (1954), at the beginning of the film, as the name of the ship belonging to the South Sea Steamer Affiliation that caused the unexplained sinking accident, which one is correct is which of the following.

栄光丸 Glory Maru
勇気丸 Yukimaru
グローリー丸 Glory Maru
大漁丸 Dairyo Maru

設問2 Question 2
『三大怪獣 地球最大の決戦』(1964)において、キングギドラは金星の文明を滅ぼした日数として、正しいものは次のうちどれか。
In “Ghidorah The Three-Headed Monster” (1964), which of the following are the number of days that took King Ghidorah to destroy the civilization of Venus?

1日 1 day
2日 2 days
3日 3 days
4日 4 days

設問3 Question 3
Which one of the following is the correct one for the building that Godzilla has not destroyed in the “Godzilla” series?

大阪城 Osaka Castle
熱海城 Atami castle
名古屋城 Nagoya Castle
松本城 Matsumoto Castle

設問4 Question 4
Which of the following is the correct one as a company trying to make a spectacle of the Mothra eggs in “Mothra vs. Godzilla”?

ハッピー興業 Happy Industry
ラッキー興業 Lucky Kogyo
ドリーム興業 Dream Kogyo
モンスター興業 Monster Entertainment

設問5 Question 5
In ‘Shin · Godzilla’ (2016), which one is the correct one as the place where the commander in front of the operation was set up?

多摩川浅間神社 Tamagawa Sengen Shrine
田園調布八幡神社 Denen-Chofu Hachiman Shrine
子守勝手神社 Komorikatte-jinja Shrine
穴守稲荷神社 Anamoriinari Shrine

Are you ready to take the test?! Get a copy of the Godzilla textbook on Amazon Japan. I got my copy and will begin translating it soon.