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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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Credited cast:
Kôjirô Hongô ...
Foreman Shiro Tsutsumi
Kichijirô Ueda ...
Tatsuemon Kanamura
Reiko Kasahara ...
Sumiko Kanamura
Naoyuki Abe ...
Eiichi Kanamura
Tarô Marui ...
Yukitarô Hotaru ...
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)


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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Release Date:

15 March 1967 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Gamera vs. Gaos  »

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


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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Followed by Gamera vs. Monster X (1970) See more »

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Fun Gamera Entry
4 October 2003 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

GAMERA VS. GAOS (1967) **1/2 (D: Noriaki Yuasa) Gaos proves a tough opponent, a Rodan-like bird with a laser breath capable of cutting planes in half (and Gamera's leg!). A fun entry in the series, as Gaos is not easy to overcome and one wonders how Gamera will be able to defeat him.

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