Gamera Turns 55
November 27, 2020 - Reading time: 3 minutes
The BIG guy turns 55 today. Gamera is one of the great monsters to grace the silver screen..
I remember as a kid, seeing his movies on television as the networks showed them on and off for years. I had enjoyed his movies as much as I did Godzilla movies.
Gamera (ガメラ Gamera) is a giant flying turtle kaiju created by Daiei that first appeared in the 1965 film, Gamera.
There were two series of Gamera films. The Showa Series (1965-1980) and the Heisei Series (1995-2006).
- Giant Monster Gamera (1965) (a.k.a. Gammera The Invincible)
- Gamera vs Barugon (1966) (a.k.a War of the Monsters)
- Gamera vs Gyaos (1967) (a.k.a. Return of the Giant Monsters)
- Gamera vs Viras (1968) (a.k.a. Destroy All Planets)
- Gamera vs Guiron (1969) (a.k.a. Attack of the Monsters)
- Gamera vs Jiger (1970) (a.k.a. Gamera vs. Monster X)
- Gamera vs Zigra (1971)Gamera: Super Monster (1980)
- Gamera: Guardian Of The Universe (1995)
- Gamera 2: Advent Of Legion (1996)
- Gamera 3: Awakening Of Iris (1999) (a.k.a. Gamera 3: Incomplete Struggle)
- Gamera The Brave (2006)