Growing up, I was fascinated with Godzilla, King Kong, and other monster films.  As time went by, and especially when the disappointing 1998 remake of Godzilla was released, I lost interest.  When I watched Cloverfield ten years later, my love for “kaiju” (Japanese for “strange beast” and often translated in English to “monster” or “large monster”) returned.  Pacific Rim and 2014’s Godzilla served the “large monster” genre well.  We can expect to see more kaiju on the large screen in the coming years, lead by none other than the King of the Monsters, Godzilla…

Created by Jaroslav Kosmina, this recently updated Kaiju size chart presents the relative scale of the most popular kaiju.  The chart is oriented horizontally, but it’s embedded vertically below so it could fit – be sure to click it so you can see it how it’s meant to be seen.

Click to see a horizontal, hi-res version of the chart:

Kaiju Size Chart (updated)
Kaiju Size Chart (updated), by Jaroslav Kosmina