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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

Colonel Watarase: [in the second English soundtrack version on the DVD] Well, if we're trapped in an ass sandwich, I'll break out the Miracle Whip.
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Referenced in Godzilla vs. Megaguirus (2000) See more »

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The Best Kaiju Movie Ever
1 May 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Upon watching Gamera 2 I've come to the conclusion that this is the best kaiju movie ever.#1 Gamera faced an impossible enemy who not only had thousands of deadly offspring,but was over twice his size with awesome fire power.#2 There was also a daytime battle in which you got to get a better look at both monsters.#3 Need I say more on how cool Gamera looked when he inhaled oxygen from the Legion pod before he blew it to pieces.#4 The destructive blast to the city of Sentai that took Gamera out as well was second to none.#5 Who can forget about how before the last battle Gamera flew into a side slide landing as well as blasting Legion with Plasma Fireballs.#6 Need I say more about the Plasma blast Gamera fired from his chest that took out Legion once and for all.I think this movie was better that any Gojira movie ever made.


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