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21 March 1970 (Japan) See more »
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When an ancient statue is moved for display in Expo '70, a giant, vaguely Triceratops-like monster is released. The monster goes to Japan in pursuit of the statue and ends up battling Gamera, the giant flying turtle. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Fantastic Voyage, KAIJU STYLE! See more (13 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Tsutomu Takakuwa ... Hiroshi
Kelly Varis ... Tommy Williams
Katherine Murphy ... Susan Williams
Kon Ohmura ... Dad (as Kon Ômura)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ryô Hayami
Akira Natsuki ... Dr. Suzuki

Corinne Orr ... (voice)
Junko Yashiro

Directed by
Noriaki Yuasa 
 
Writing credits
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Nisan Takahashi 

Produced by
Hidemasa Nagata .... producer
Masaichi Nagata .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Shunsuke Kikuchi 
 
Cinematography by
Akira Kitazaki 
 
Production Design by
Akira Inoue 
 
Special Effects by
Kazufumi Fujii .... special effects
Ryosaku Takayama .... monster design
 
Other crew
Bret Morrison .... re-release director
 

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Also Known As:
"Gamera tai Daimaju Jaiga" - Japan (original title)
"Gamera vs. Giger" - International (English title)
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USA:83 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Filmed at the real Expo '70 World Fair in Osaka, Japan.See more »
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Referenced in Pacific Rim (2013)See more »

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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Fantastic Voyage, KAIJU STYLE!, 6 February 2004
Author: Angel Meiru

Who can advertise an Expo Fair with a Monster movie? Well, the answer is DAIEI with Gamera vs. Jaiger.

So far, in the old Gamera series, Jaiger and Gyaos were the only female monsters, and perhaps the nastiest as well. The only thing that could damage Jaiger is a huge, ancient whistle, stolen by Expo Fair workers. What the workers did not know is that the whistle makes a very, very annoying sound. So annoying, it makes a Yoko Ono CD sound like plesant Korean Trance music.

But the scene that stands out from the old Gamera series was the "Fantastic Voyage" type scene where the two boys take a demo submarine into Gamera's body and finds Jaiger's offspring, which is perhaps the most irritating Kaiju in history.

May not be a classic but G vs. J is quite a hoot to watch!

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