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Gamera 2: Attack of the Legion (1996)

Gamera 2: Region shurai (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | 13 July 1996 (Japan)
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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
... Obitsu - NTT Hokkaido Engineer
... Asagi Kusanagi
Hiroyuki Okita ... Sasai
... Nojiri
Yukijirô Hotaru ... Osako
... Satake
Tomorô 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
... 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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Action | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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13 July 1996 (Japan)  »

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Gamera 2: Assault of the Legion  »

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Trivia

The Mother Legion was played by veteran suit actor Mizuho Yoshida, who also portrayed Godzilla in "Godzilla, Mothra & King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack" and later Zedus in "Gamera the brave". See more »

Goofs

When Watarase orders Midori to evacuate Sendai, she is wearing a skirt. When Midori arrives at the airport, she is wearing slacks. Later in Tokyo, she is wearing a skirt again. 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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Follows Uchu kaijû Gamera (1980) See more »

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The best Japanese monster movie I've ever seen
15 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

This movie rocks! Gamera gets a serious facelift for this feature, with a sleek new look and a bad attitude. No longer is he a hero just for the kiddies, but a serious threat to anything that gets in his way. The film looks great, has high production values, state of the art special effects, a killer music score, a tough no-nonsense attitude, and massive large scale destruction. Monster movie fans are sure to be thrilled. Even without the benefit of subtitles I found the film to be riveting from start to finish. Highly recommended.


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