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Daikaijû kûchûsen: Gamera tai Gyaosu (1967)

A gigantic bat emerges from a volcano to terrorize Japan and only one thing can stop it...Gamera!

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Cast

Credited cast:
Kôjirô Hongô ...
Foreman Shiro Tsutsumi
Kichijirô Ueda ...
Tatsuemon Kanamura
Reiko Kasahara ...
Sumiko Kanamura
Naoyuki Abe ...
Eiichi Kanamura
Tarô Marui ...
Mite-no-Tetsu
Yukitarô Hotaru ...
Hachiko
Yoshirô Kitahara ...
Dr. Aoki
Akira Natsuki ...
Kenji Ôyama ...
District Police Commissioner
Fujio Murakami ...
Dr. Murakami
Kôichi Itô ...
Road Company Chairman
Teppei Endô ...
Road Company Local Affairs Director
Shin Minatsu ...
Okabe the Photographer
Teruo Aragaki ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yukie Kagawa ...
Road Company Chairman's Secretary (as Hiroko Nishi)
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Storyline

Gamera's back, and just in time to save Japan from Gaos, a mysterious bat-like creature awakened by a volcanic eruption. As in the first Gamera movie, a young boy establishes an emotional link with Gamera, and the two work together, with the help of the world's scientists, to put and end to Gaos' violent rampage. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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15 March 1967 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Gamera vs. Gaos  »

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2.35 : 1
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This is the first film in which Gamera bleeds. See more »

Quotes

Army officer: Dr. Aoki, as a zoologist what would you say the beast is? Would you say it's a bird, or is it a reptile?
Dr. Aoki: I would like to say there isn't any recorded history of it...let's just call it a monster.
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Connections

Followed by Gamera vs. Viras (1968) See more »

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Another Interesting Creature Attacking Our Turtle
28 June 2003 | by (los angeles) – See all my reviews

The world of Gamera has seen this flying turtle battling many different types of creatures and Gaos is a very powerful enemy. Gaos flies and has a supersonic beam of sound that can slice any substance in the world. Gaos has one very bad habit, he likes to chew and feed on people. Gaos has one big weakness, he cannot stand being in the light of the sun. Gamera, our hero does his best to keep Gaos in the morning sun but sadly for us, fails. What can stop such a powerful enemy? Has Gamera finally met his match?


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