Japanese Teen Achieves Dream of Dating Godzilla

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A 13-year-old girl in Japan has achieved her dream of snagging a date with Godzilla.

Seira Watanabe, who lives in Hyogo Prefecture, has long been a fan of the fictional monster, collecting action figures and mastering its roar.

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For this reason, she expressed her desire to date Godzilla to “Knight Scoop,” a television program that grants viewers their wishes — often the most bizarre ones.

“My love is so great that I would like to marry Godzilla,” Watanabe said.

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In a recent episode, “Knight Scoop” finally granted Watanabe’s request, sending the teenager to her knees at the sight of Godzilla.

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With her grandfather as a chaperon, Watanabe and the monster went out on a date, visiting the Godzilla Museum on Awaji Island.

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The pair also shared lunch: a bento pack Watanabe had prepared herself. She gleefully “fed” and offered Godzilla tea.

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The date ended with Godzilla waiting on the beach at sunset.

Watanabe gave the monster a hug and a smooch before asking for its hand in marriage. Unfortunately, Godzilla declined her proposal.

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While the junior high school student failed to marry the monster, she sure enjoyed their memorable date.

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“It’s been so long since I last saw Godzilla in a suit,” one Twitter user commented on the episode. “It’s all CG [computer graphics] in the last few years.”

Another praised Watanabe, “Now THAT’S what I call a fangirl.”

“I want to see this Godzilla-loving girl at the year-end special again! She’s the best,” another requested.

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