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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)  »

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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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Followed by Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris (1999) See more »

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This film is awesome
13 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really wish people would stop comparing Gamera & Gojira.I would like to see a movie with Gamera,Giant Robot,The original Ultraman & Gojira team up as the Kaiju version of the fantastic 4.All of these took some serious hits to save mankind from danger.A true Kaiju fan would not put down all films.In this film Gamera gave fans what happens when Monsters really go at it.They were literally trying to kill each other.I thought this was an awesome film.The special effects in this film were very good.The details in this film were good even in the scene where the reporters were trying to get Gyao's picture and he cut the car in half with his sonic beam.The mid air battle over the baseball stadium.Those earthquakes at the beginning of the film.Let's face it for a film made in the 60's this was probably the best Kaiju films in that era.


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