Demeking, the Sea Monster (2009)

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Demeking, the Sea Monster
The Japanese poster for Demeking: The Sea Monster
Alternate titles
Flagicon Japan.png Demeking (2009)
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Directed by Kotaro Terauchi
Producer(s) Syunsuke Fujiwara
Written by Takashi Imashiro
Music by Chika Fujino
Distributor JollyRogerJP, Cinema EpochUS
Running time 100 minutes
(1 hour, 40 minutes)
Aspect ratio 1.85:1
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TERROR LIES BENEATH
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— American tagline

Demeking, the Sea Monster (デメキング,   Demekingu, lit. Demeking) is a 2009 Japanese kaiju film co-produced by DefStar Records, JollyRoger, OKWave, Organic, and Tornado Film. It is based on screenwriter Takashi Imashiro's 1991 manga of the same name.[1] It was released to Japanese theaters on March 7, 2009.

Description[edit | edit source]

"In 1969, a young man named Hachiya finds an anonymous letter in a glass bottle which foretells of the apocalyptic arrival of a cosmic monster known as Demeking. Since then, he has physically prepared himself in a lone struggle for that fateful day when the monster will arrive."[2]

Plot[edit | edit source]

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Staff[edit | edit source]

Staff role on the left, staff member's name on the right.

  • Directed by   Kotaro Terauchi
  • Written by   Takashi Imashiro
  • Based on the manga Demeking by Takashi Imashiro[1]
  • Produced by   Syunsuke Fujiwara, Masafumi Fukui, Akira Ikegami, Kanetou Kanemoto, Norio Konishi, Takafumi Ohashi, and Kyosuke Ueno
  • Music by   Chika Fujino
  • Cinematography by   Yoshiko Osawa
  • Edited by   Yoshitsugu Sagami
  • Production design by   Yuji Kasamura
  • Assistant directing by   Yuki Kondo
  • Special effects by   Tsuyoshi Kazuno

Cast[edit | edit source]

Actor's name on the left, character played on the right.

  • Takeshi Nadagi   as   Koichi Hachiya[2]
  • Kohei Kiyasu   as   Hiroshi[2]
  • Manami Honjo   as   Yoshihiko Hachiya[2]
  • GUTS-Ishimatsu   as   Tadashi Hachiya[2]
  • Hiroshi Yamamoto   as   Yusuke Nagata[2]
  • Chiyoko Asami
  • Ryoma Ito
  • Takashi Matsuo
  • Amane Nikai
  • Sato Panch
  • Goki Sano
  • Zenjiro

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Monsters[edit | edit source]

Alternate titles[edit | edit source]

  • Demeking (literal Japanese title)

Theatrical releases[edit | edit source]

  • Japan - March 7, 2009
  • South Korea - August 12, 2010

Video releases[edit | edit source]

Geneon Universal DVD (2009)

  • Discs: 1
  • Audio: Japanese
  • Subtitles: Japanese
  • Notes: Released on September 18, 2009

Cinema Epoch DVD (2010)

  • Region: 1
  • Discs: 1
  • Audio: Japanese
  • Subtitles: English
  • Special features: Photo gallery, trailers
  • Notes: Out of print.

A digital copy of Demeking, the Sea Monster can also be rented or purchased through YouTube.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Main article: Demeking, the Sea Monster/Gallery.

Videos[edit | edit source]

Japanese Demeking, the Sea Monster trailer

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Demeking, the Sea Monster is the second film adaptation of the Demeking manga; the first was the 1998 pornographic film Molester Train: Ass of Benten, directed by Shinji Imaoka.[3]

References[edit | edit source]

This is a list of references for Demeking, the Sea Monster. These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Foywonder (21 July 2010). Demeking, The Sea Monster to Come Ashore in October. Dread Central.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 New Japanese Monster Movies DEMEKING and PSYCHO SHARK Coming to R1 DVD. SciFi Japan. Retrieved on 9 December 2021.
  3. Derendorf, Kevin (2018). Kaiju for Hipsters: 101 "Alternative" Giant Monster Movies. Maser Press. p. 299. ISBN 978-1983293771.

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