Vampire Plant

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Vampire Plant
The Vampire Plant in Mothra
Species Irradiated Plant
Created by Toho
Played by Puppet
First appearance Mothra

The Vampire Plant (吸血植物,   Kyūketsu Shokubutsu, lit. Bloodsucking Plant) is a mutated plant kaiju created by Toho that first appears in the 1961 Toho film, Mothra.

Name[edit | edit source]

The Vampire Plant's name was given to it by the characters of the original Mothra film. The "vampire" part of its name probably means that it kills people and animals and eats them.

Design[edit | edit source]

The Vampire Plant's vines have a purple color to them. They look much like normal vines outside of that.

Origins[edit | edit source]

The Vampire Plant was mutated due to atomic testing on Infant Island.[1]

History[edit | edit source]

Showa era[edit | edit source]

Mothra[edit | edit source]

When Shinichi Chujo was exploring Infant Island on his own, he comes across mutated flora. As he passed through the low-hanging vines, the plants attacked him, squeezing him to unconsciousness. Before passing out, the last thing he sees are the Shobijin, who save his life.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Constriction[edit | edit source]

The Vampire Plant has constricting vines, which are used to squeeze the life out of its victims.

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Main article: Vampire Plant/Gallery.

References[edit | edit source]

This is a list of references for Vampire Plant. 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]

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

  • Motoyama, Sho; Matsunomoto, Kazuhiro; Asai, Kazuyasu; Suzuki, Nobutaka; Kato, Masashi (28 September 2012). Toho Special Effects Movie Complete Works (1st ed.). villagebooks. ISBN 978-4864910132.


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