Gamera vs. Morphos
Gamera vs. Morphos (
Young Shinya bears witness to Gamera attacking a city, much to the confusion of the onlookers, who believe Gamera is supposed to be friendly. Suddenly, another Gamera arrives, revealing the first monster as an imposter who copied Gamera’s appearance and is capable of emitting laser beams. Despite Gamera’s best efforts, he is defeated by his mysterious doppelganger, who Shinya realizes may in fact be “Morphos”.
One week prior, Shinya’s scientist father had publicly unveiled a living metal lifeform he created dubbed Morphos, demonstrating both its resistance to laser beams and its remarkable mimicry abilities, able to duplicate both the appearance and abilities of anything it encounters – including Shinya himself. The scientist believes Morphos will be able to protect the world so they no longer need Gamera, but Shinya disagrees and sees Gamera as their hero. One night, Morphos escapes its containment by copying the laser beams that were used on it to test its durability. It attacks Shinya, who is able to hold it off before it escapes out of a window.
Back in the present, Morphos continues to grow after defeating Gamera. Shinya’s father theorizes that Morphos can be defeated by burning it to death, but fears no source on Earth can provide enough heat. Meanwhile, an underwater volcano erupts in Sagami Bay; Gamera absorbs the heat and heads to Tokyo to confront Morphos once again. During the battle, Shinya realizes that Gamera may be able to defeat Morphos with a single, concentrated attack, and helps Gamera capture the shape-shifting monster. After flying Morphos into the air, Gamera fires a massive plasma fireball that incinerates the beast for good. Gamera then turns his attention to Morphos’s creator, but Shinya convinces Gamera to spare his father. As they watch Gamera fly away, Shinya persuades his remorseful father to continue striving for peace.
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