We covered Japanese fans’ surprised reactions to the new Godzilla’s massive girth earlier this week, but now their shock makes more sense. It seems the original Godzilla was so slight he could fly gracefully through the air!

Find out how a giant irradiated sea monster managed this feat after the jump.

Godzilla Sr. was a plum propulsionist, it turns out!



We’ll have to wait until the new movie hits theaters to find out if his great-grandmonster can do the same, but I’m guessing he hasn’t got that kind of gas.

Source and images: Agohige Kaizokudan