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17 July 1971 (Japan) See more »
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Space aliens arrive on Earth with their giant shark and intend to take over the planet but they must first destroy Gamera. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 
Kôji Fujiyama ... Dr. Tom Wallace
Daigo Inoue
Reiko Kasahara ... Kiyoko Ishikawa
Daihachi Kita
Goro Kumon
Shin Minatsu
Akira Natsuki ... Doctor
Kei'ichi Noda ... Jigura (Japanese version) (voice)
Isamu Saeki ... Dr. Yosuke Ishikawa
Yasushi Sakagami ... Kenichi Ishikawa
Mikiko Tsubouchi ... Mrs. Ishikawa
Eiko Yanami ... Woman X / Chikako Sugawara
Yoshio Yoshida
Arlene Zoellner ... Margie Wallace
Gloria Zoellner ... Helen Wallace
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Directed by
Noriaki Yuasa 
 
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Nisan Takahashi  (as Fumi Takahashi)

Produced by
Sandy Frank .... producer (US version)
Yoshihiko Manabe .... producer
Hidemasa Nagata .... producer
 
Original Music by
Shunsuke Kikuchi 
 
Cinematography by
Akira Uehara 
 
Film Editing by
Yoshiyuki Miyazaki 
 
Production Design by
Akira Inoue 
 
Art Direction by
Tomohisa Yano 
 
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Masami Akise .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Hideo Okuyama .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Kazufumi Fujii .... special effects director
Ryosaku Takayama .... monster design
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Heihachi Kuboe .... lighting technician
 

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Also Known As:
"Gamera vs. Zigra" - USA (dubbed version)
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USA:87 min
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Color (Daieicolor)
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Zigra in full shark mode resembles a Goblin shark, a rare species of deep sea shark found most commonly near Japan.See more »
Quotes:
Kenny:Ah, Gamera!
Helen:I don't like monsters.
Kenny:Gamera is the friend of all children!
Helen:Is he really?
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Last and least of the original Gamera series, 27 December 2013
Author: kevin olzak (kevinolzak@yahoo.com) from Youngstown, Ohio

1971's "Gamera vs. Zigra" was the last (no 7), and by far least, of Daiei's original Gamera series, eventually making the television rounds in the US over 15 years after the company went bankrupt (the other six all showed up on Pittsburgh's Chiller Theater). With yet another batch of annoying children, and adults who behave just as badly, it's up to series veteran Reiko Kasahara to maintain intrigue, even if she has to run around in a fetching bikini! She had previously appeared in "Gamera vs. Gaos" (no. 3) and "Gamera vs. Guiron" (no. 5), the latter as one of the two alien women desiring to devour the children's brains (not that that could make them any smarter). Zigra is revealed as a kind of shark usually found in the deeper waters off Japan, but Gamera is just laughable. The previous color sequels, apart from "Gamera vs. Viras," had some merit, but this one has absolutely none, dumb characters coupled with dumber monsters.

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