Was the Blockbuster Pacific Rim inspired by this Singaporean short film Godaizer?

GODAIZER

An independent computer animated short about a robot repair warehouse run by a old man and his grandson where old decommissioned giant robot Godaizer is kept. When a giant monster is awoken, its time for Godaizer to rise again and defeat it. 

But at what cost is it going to take to take down the monster?