Killer Whale

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Killer Whale
The Killer Whale in Killer Whale
Alternate names Kujiragami, Kujira Gami, Whale God
Species North Pacific right whale
(Eubalaena japonica)
Length 30 meters
Enemies Humans
Modeled by Fuminori Ohashi, Ryosaku Takayama
First appearance Killer Whale

The Killer Whale (鯨神,   Kujira Gami, lit. Whale God) is a whale kaiju who appears in Koichiro Uno's 1961 novel The Whale God and its 1962 Daiei film adaptation, Killer Whale.

Design[edit | edit source]

The Killer Whale is an unusually large and seemingly immortal North Pacific right whale.

History[edit | edit source]

Killer Whale[edit | edit source]

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Killer Whale, along with the novel and film featuring it, is inspired by the American novel Moby-Dick.
  • A Japanese book about Daiei's giant monster films presents a scenario similar to Toho's Destroy All Monsters, featuring Gamera joining forces with several Earth monsters and former enemies of his against an alliance between the Zigrans and the Virasians. One of the Earth monsters that aids Gamera is a giant whale named Whale God God Gein (鯨神 ゴッドゲイン,   Kujira Gami Goddo Gein), a certain reference to the Killer Whale.[1] This whale is physically powerful, immune to W's cell activity suspension beams, and later battles a Zigran in New York.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

This is a list of references for Killer Whale. 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. Nezura Beasts and Garasharp: The Aborted Monster Movies of Daiei Studios - Cool Ass Cinema
  2. OMEGA遊撃隊, 1995, 強いぞ!ガメラ, Tokuma Shoten, ISBN-10 ‏: ‎4198602573, ISBN-13 ‏: ‎978-4198602574


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