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Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion (1996)
"Gamera 2: Region shurai" (original title)

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A meteor shower carries hostile insectoid creatures to Japan, where they rapidly reproduce.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Toshiyuki Nagashima ...
Colonel Watarase
Miki Mizuno ...
Midori Honami
Tamotsu Ishibashi ...
Hanatani
Mitsuru Fukikoshi ...
Obitsu - NTT Hokkaido Engineer
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Hiroyuki Okita ...
Sasai
Yûsuke Kawazu ...
Nojiri
Yukijirô Hotaru ...
Osako
Hatsunori Hasegawa ...
Satake
Tomorowo Taguchi ...
Subway Driver
La Salle Ishii ...
NTT Staff with Obitsu / Watarase in Nazaki
Hiroshi Ohkôchi ...
(as Hiroshi Ookôchi)
Bengaru ...
Midori's Father . Drug Store Owner
Kazue Tsunogae ...
Midori's Mother
Akiji Kobayashi ...
Soldier
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A strange meteor lands in Japan unleashing hundreds of insect-like "legion" creatures which find their way into Tokyo. When the military fails to control the situation, Gamera shows up to deal with the ever-evolving space adversary. Written by Alex Smits

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Summer '96 Japan Falls!


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13 July 1996 (Japan)  »

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Gamera 2: Assault of the Legion  »

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Trivia

Post 11 March 2011, there is a lot more irony in the girls standing in front of Sendai Station and saying that New York is dangerous. See more »

Goofs

The "My name is Legion" quote is from Mark 5:9, not Mark 9:8 as claimed by one of the soldiers (in the dubbed DVD version). See more »

Quotes

Hanatani: [watching Gamera being attacked by a swarm of the Symbiotic Legion creatures] "And He asked him, 'What is thy name?' And he answered, saying, 'My name is Legion, for we are many."
Colonel Watarase: The Bible?
Hanatani: Mark 5:9.
Colonel Watarase: "Legion".
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References Godzilla vs. Destoroyah (1995) See more »

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Quite possibly the best kaiju film ever
1 February 1999 | by (Detroit, Michigan) – See all my reviews

This is an amazing film. Much different than those cheap Gamera films from the 1960s (although they were great also), the Hollywood-style special effects are excellent. A mature storyline and tons of action make this a must for sci-fi and kaiju fans.


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