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Rodan
Height: 70 meters
Weight:60,000 tons
Wingspan: 120 meters

History:

Birth Island houses uncountable monsters. Most of them are mutated due to the hydrogen bombing during WWII. But somehow Rodan, who speculated had escaped the bombing, shows traits of those of a mutated kaiju. An explanation would probably are those from the events of 1956

The first Rodan raid was during 1956. Two Rodans attacked Japan and wrecked havoc beyond description, as well as neighboring countries. Risks are taken and the use of experimental chemicals are legalized once again for the moment. Prior to the Godzilla attack, Rodan was the second monster to ravage Japan, but military were surprised to find them more vulnerable than Godzilla. One escapes but found dead later on.

Unknown to them, the surviving Rodan laid an egg and remained hidden until 2008. After an initial attack from a colossal kaiju named "Kraken", a breed of mutated mosquitos arrived after feeding on the creature's carcass. The creature's patriarchal queen had laid hundreds of eggs, some were washed ashore to Birth Island. The eggs hatched and attacked some nearby kaijus, Rodan and Godzilla had to cut their fight to defend themselves.

Both kaijus sees this as a holler for challenge and traced the larva back to their queen. Their, the two kaijus teamed up to finish the insect once and for all in a long, blood stained fight.


After that, a year later a Space invader entered Earth and had chosen the Godzilla cells as his sample for mutation. Eventually, the invader became Space Godzilla, Ironically born from the same island Godzilla inhabits. Feeling the threat, monsters around the area tries to fend him off. Rodan was one of them, but eventually lost when Space Godzilla tore a bloody hole on his wing. Soon, after healing the torn wing with the help of !NIGHTjUNK!, a defense team from Japan made up of super natural deviants and psychics, Rodan seeks revenge for Space Godzilla, with Godzilla himself on his side as well as Varan.

After winning the long fight with the invader, Rodan took a peaceful life in Birth Island soon to face another adversary in the future.

Powers and abilities
~supersonic speed
~ can breathe flammable concentrated blasts of air
~ hide tough enough to withstand extreme heat (such as magma or even Godzilla's heat ray)
~ tough bones
~ accelerated healing


(note: unlike the Toho Rodan, Rodan in this world is capable of climbing buildings like that of a bat. He can also fold his wings down to run in all fours when chasing a land bound kaiju.)

(c) Toho
!NIGHTjUNK! (c) mine
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:iconmasonday:
masonday Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012
COOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL!!!!!!!!!
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PsychoticSaiyan09 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
the heroic ridley ladies and gentlemen. XD
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:iconhewhowalksdeath:
hewhowalksdeath Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011
Oh he'll be more heroic in my future projects~
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PsychoticSaiyan09 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lol nice. Looks good btw
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Jenozillaroth Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2009
Almighty good job here. Your line work is impressive, I want to know what inspired the sketchy quality you use. I would love to discuss work with you, you are wicked talented. Good job on all your kaiju, too many to favorite. The Biollante is fantastic, I'm definitely going to watch you.
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:iconhewhowalksdeath:
hewhowalksdeath Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2009
well, the sketchy quality is actually my default as an artist. When I draw, i sketch and sometimes, I overuse the strokes which ends up creating various thickness.

It wasn't long before i learned how to shade and i used my "default" to create the shades.

the drawback, again: this style works wonderful on monsters, for humans, not so much.
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Jenozillaroth Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2009
If you like graphic styles it could potentially work for human forms. The only downside I see is it may tend to flatten an object. I just like it though, it's a very distinct style, stick with it. I'm majoring in art and trust me, professors love distinct style. You're very good.
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:iconhewhowalksdeath:
hewhowalksdeath Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2009
...you didn't show this to them didn't you? that will be muy creepy!
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:iconjenozillaroth:
Jenozillaroth Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2009
LOL no. No, just talking from experience. I almost failed a class because I couldn't do sketchy work. My prof. wanted simple "minimalist" shapes and i do finished illustrations. Low and behold I barely passed while people who did sketch work got A's. i hope I didn't come across as THAT creepy ...
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:iconhewhowalksdeath:
hewhowalksdeath Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2009
well, here's a simple tip...
go to this site and study his works. This is how i learn to adapt his style and somewhat develop it : megatokyo.com
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RenDragonClaw Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, here's a Rodan that looks like a Pterodactyle without sacrificing his legendary toughness and durability. ;) I approve. His head is an interesting design, different yet still Rodan. Rodan's tail changes with each version but I'm liking the webbed look while making large enough to service as a extra rudder. I think I'll check out more of your stuff to see what other kaiju besides Gigan you've tried your hand at.

-RenDragonClaw
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:iconhewhowalksdeath:
hewhowalksdeath Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2008
I got Godzilla, Anguirus, Baragon, Varan, Biollante and a few more in my gallery. I also planned to do others. recently, I'm tinkering with Space G and Destroyer.
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RenDragonClaw Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sounds like a good time waiting to happen ;).

-RenDragonClaw
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hamnzo Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
Now thats a cool monster!
Awesome job!
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:iconhewhowalksdeath:
hewhowalksdeath Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008
you're welcome! 8B
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BehemothMaker Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2008
Nice design :thumbsup:
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:iconhewhowalksdeath:
hewhowalksdeath Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008
thankies!
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:iconbehemothmaker:
BehemothMaker Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008
Welcome
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hypergojira Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2008
I really like this rodan - good job.
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:iconhewhowalksdeath:
hewhowalksdeath Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2008
thanks! 83
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Scatha-the-Worm Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2008
That is a really awesome Rodan! You did a kickass job on the pose and the coloring! :D
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:iconhewhowalksdeath:
hewhowalksdeath Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2008
Q_O...8'D
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Gralegio Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2008
Awesome Rodan! ^_^
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:iconhewhowalksdeath:
hewhowalksdeath Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2008
thanks!...thanks a lot I feel supported!
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ToshirotheKnightWolf Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
oooooooo, i like the idea of him climbing like a bat and walking on all fours.
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:iconhewhowalksdeath:
hewhowalksdeath Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2008
the scene where he was attacking Tokyo with the other two looking for Baby G, I pictured him landing on the side of a building and climb his way up!
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ToshirotheKnightWolf Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
nice, i like it.
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:iconhewhowalksdeath:
hewhowalksdeath Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2008
hey thanks!
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ToshirotheKnightWolf Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
yousa welcome bro.
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KonohaDragon Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the stories you make with your characters ^^
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:iconhewhowalksdeath:
hewhowalksdeath Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2008
yeah^^; in order for me to do those, I need chocolate milk...or at least a good ice tea...so right now my brain is :dead:
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:iconkonohadragon:
KonohaDragon Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love chocolate milk......
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:iconhewhowalksdeath:
hewhowalksdeath Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2008
:dead:...yeah but I'm lactose intolerant. I poop everytime i drink milk...
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:iconkonohadragon:
KonohaDragon Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm sorry, but that has to be the funniest way someone ever told me that they are lactose intolerant :XD:
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hewhowalksdeath Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2008
... there is nothing funny about being light lactose!
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:iconkonohadragon:
KonohaDragon Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I know, but it was the way you said it ^^; I know it must suck :hug:
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:iconhewhowalksdeath:
hewhowalksdeath Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008
...i don't fart...i just poop hard. like it was an apple!
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