Gamera sentence example
- While Godzilla vs. Gamera sounds like the title to a movie, it's not.
- Instead it is a topic of discussion among science fiction enthusiasts who enjoy the popular Japanese monster movie genre where Godzilla is known as King of the Monsters and Gamera is invincible.
- The Japanese monster, Gamera, first came on the scene in 1965 and starred in the last black and white giant-monster film made.
- The movie released in America went by the title, Gamera, the Invincible.
- While Gamera was well received by American audiences, by the time this movie was released, Godzilla already had four movies out and as monster popularity goes, was a hit.Advertisement
- It was this very popularity that led to the creation of the giant, fire-breathing turtle known as Gamera.
- Gamera is an unlikely turtle monster; unlikely because turtles by their nature tend to be slow and not exactly threatening.
- While some consider this an odd choice for a monster, the scuttlebutt behind Gamera being a turtle goes back to a Gamera writer named Nisan Takahashi.
- Gamera origins are similar to Godzilla's.
- Godzilla was awoken when the hydrogen bomb was tested and Gamera stirs after an atomic bomb is detonated.Advertisement
- Like Godzilla, Gamera also wreaks havoc and heads toward Japan.
- Original versions of first Godzilla and the first Gamera film were re-edited and scenes using American actors were spliced into the story line.
- Raymond Burr was the actor added with Godzilla, and Albert Dekker and Brian Donlevy were the American stars used in Gamera's first movie remake.
- A common debate among fans is who would win if it came down to Godzilla vs. Gamera.