Gfantis (ジーファンテス is the Jīfantesu)kaiju mascot of the fanzine G-Fan, as well as its annual G-Fest conventions. He was created by Dave Filoni in 1999, with his backstory developed by Timothy Gagnon and G-Fan editor and publisher J.D. Lees in 2003. Gfantis fiction and comics are regularly featured in G-Fan, and he has starred in several short films shot by Dojo Studios at G-Fest. He also appeared in the 2014 fan film Godzilla Battle Royale.
Gfantis' name, aside from referencing G-Fan itself, evokes "Gigantis," the moniker Godzilla was given when Godzilla Raids Again was released in the United States. Variations on his name include GFantis and G-Fantis. Poster artwork for Gfantis' films render his name in Japanese as Jīfantesu (ジーファンテス), while the Hobby Japan publication Giant Monster Advancement Returns writes it as Jīfantisu (Gファンティス). The latter also provides the erroneous English spelling of GFants.
In G-Fan #43 (January/February 2000), Lees accepted open submissions for the new mascot's name. Gfantis was one of five finalists out of over 200 entries, along with Daragon, Ganora, Kaijugon, and King Kaiju, and the name prevailed in a subsequent readers' poll.
- Lost Dojo Warriors GFantis Commercial (2011)
- Gfantis: Worlds Collide (2011)
- Gfantis vs. Thing (2012)
- MechaGfantis Backfires (2013)
- Godzilla: Battle Royale (2014)
- Gfantis Deathgame (2015)
- Gfantis vs. Rayman X (2020) [post-production]
- "Gfantis vs. Hydrogon" (2006) [published in G-Fan #75]
- "Gfantis vs. Changodon" (2006) [published in G-Fan #76]
- "In the Shadow of Gfantis" (2011) [published in G-Fan #96]
- "Gfantis vs. Nemesis" (2015) [published in G-Fan #108]
- "Gfantis vs. King Komodo" (2015) [published in G-Fan #109]
- "Gfantis vs. Frankenstein" (2015) [published in G-Fan #109]
- "Gfantis vs. Raiju" (2015) [published in G-Fan #110]
- "Gfantis, The Duke, Zargatron: Power Struggle" (2016) [published in G-Fan #111]
- "Gfantis vs. Chimera" (2016) [published in G-Fan #112]
- "Gfantis vs. Legendary Beast Werewolf - In the Shadow of the ROCS" (2016) [published in G-Fan #113]
- "Gfantis vs. Dorugan" (2017) [published in G-Fan #114]
- "Gfantis, Kodoja, Atomic Rex: At World’s End" (2017) [published in G-Fan #115]
- "Gfantis vs. King Tako" (2017) [published in G-Fan #116]
- "Gfantis vs. Yirmatang" (2018) [published in G-Fan #119]
- Gfantis Lives! (2003-2006) [published in G-Fan #63-64, 66-68, 70, 72, 74-75]
- Battles of Gfantis (2004-2005) [published in G-Fan #69, 71, 77]
- Gfantis: Heart of the Beast (2009-2012) [published in G-Fan #87-88, 90, 93, 100]
- Gfantis vs. the Cosmic Monster! (2013) [published in G-Fan #102]
- Gfantis vs. Jihadon (2018) [published in G-Fan #118]
Gfantis on the G-Fest XVIII poster
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