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Arkitius
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Nomenclature
Nickname(s)

Akitiusu

Biological Information
Species

Giant Squid

Production Information
Planned for

1966

Replaced by

Momonra

Reigon: Devil of the Seabed

Gappa

Arkitius (アーキティウス,   Ākitiusu?) is an unmade squid kaiju from the unmade 1966 Nikkatsu film, Giant Squid Monster Arkitius (大烏賊アーキティウス,   Ōika Ākitiusu?).


Name

Arkitius' name is based on Architeuthis, the genus name for the Giant Squid.

Appearance

Arkitius was a giant squid.

History

Giant Squid Monster Arkitius

One day, a giant squid dubbed Arkitius appeared and heroically fought against German Nazis during World War II.[1][2]

Arkitius followed the unmade film Giant Monster Gigant, and was ultimately replaced by Gappa, the Triphibian Monster.

References

  1. 1966-1967 番外篇『日活特撮の世界』 Cyberkids. Retrieved August 23, 2017
  2. 大巨獣ガッパのソフビ Ameba. Retrieved August 23, 2017
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