When Rodan first emerges from Mt.Aso there were no people present. The film was re-shot with tourists witnessing Rodan bursting from the base of the volcano.
Excised from the American print is a shot of Godzilla in Yokohama harbour as he climbs up on to the docks.
In the Japanese version it is Venus that is devastated by King Ghidorah, the American version changes it to Mars. This also means that Princess Salno in possessed by a Venusian, not a Martain.
In the original Japanese version, when Princess Salno informs the doctors of Ghidorah's arrival, it is before it emerges from the meteorite and not after as shown in the American version.
Much of Akira Ifkube's score for this film is replaced in the American version.
In the original Japanese version, you don't here the monsters cries during the gun battle between Shindo and Malmess. When the film was released in America, the monsters are heard in the background during the gunfight.
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