Goliath

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Goliath
Goliath in Daigoro vs. Goliath
Subtitle(s) Giant Terror Star Beast
(恐怖大星獣,   Kyōfu Ōboshijū)[1]
Terror Star Beast
(恐怖星獣,   Kyōfu Boshijū)[2]
Species Space Monster
Height 45 meters[1]
Weight 30,000 metric tons[2]
Enemies Daigoro
Created by Senzoku Kitaotoko
Played by Hisashi Kato
First appearance Daigoro vs. Goliath
Roar(s)
More roars

Goliath (ゴリアス,   Goriasu) is a kaiju co-created by Toho and Tsuburaya Productions that first appeared in the 1971 film, Daigoro vs. Goliath.

Design[edit | edit source]

Goliath is a giant blue monster with long arms and enormous hands. Square patterns cover his entire body, from chest to groin. His head is adorned with a yellow horn and brown armor on his back.

History[edit | edit source]

Showa era[edit | edit source]

Daigoro vs. Goliath[edit | edit source]

Goliath crashed on Earth in an asteroid and was attacked by Daigoro. Daigoro put up a fight, but Goliath used his horn and nearly killed him. Goliath attacked a few cities, and he stopped to rest on an island. During his rest, the humans put a parachute over Goliath's horn, which stopped it from using electrical powers. He attacked Daigoro, but he was knocked out by Daigoro's flame breath. Goliath was then sent back to space when he was tied to rockets.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

  • Goliath has a Nasal Horn which he uses to attack.
  • Goliath can inflict electric shocks with his horn. However, if his horn is covered by material, it becomes useless.
  • Goliath is an extraordinary jumper.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Main article: Goliath/Gallery.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Goliath's roar was reused for the monster Astromons in Ultraman Taro.
  • The scene where Goliath is sent into space by a rocket is similar to the methods used in Ultraman to get the lost monster Seabozu home.

References[edit | edit source]

This is a list of references for Goliath. 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 Ultra Special Effects PERFECT MOOK vol.10 Ultraman Ace. Kodansha. 25 November 2020. pp. 30–31. ISBN 978-4-06-520932-5.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Tsuburaya Productions Pictorial. Takeshobo. 2 August 2013. p. 127. ISBN 978-4-8124-9491-2.

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