After a giant jellyfish-like alien called Dogora comes to Earth and sucks up all the coal in the Tokyo area, a band of citizens, including a scientist, a diamond broker and a police inspector, band together to try and find a way to kill it after missiles and shells prove ineffective. After several attacks, the main characters find that wasp venom can be used to kill the beast. An artificial substance of equal power is hastily manufactured and after a long while, the mammoth Dogora is finally defeated.
Actor's name on the left, characters played on the right.
- Robert Dunham - Mark Jackson
- Yosuke Natsuki - Komai
- Nobuo Nakamura - Dr. Munakata
- Hisoshi Koizumi - Kirino
- Yoko Fujiyama - Munakata's Assistant
- Akiki Wakabayashi - Hamako, Diamond Thief
- Susumu Fujita - Defense Force Executive Officer
- Seizaburo Kawazu - Chief Diamond Thief
- Yoshifumi Tajima - Tada, Thief
- Eisei Amamoto - Maki, Thief
- Haruya Katou - Sabu, Thief
- Jun Takazi - Police Chief
- Jun Funado - Detective Nitta
- Hideo Shibuya - Journalist
Weapons, Vehicles, and Races
- Giant Space Monster Dogora (Uchū Daikaijū Dogora, Literal Japanese Title)
- Dagora, the Space Monster (United States)
- Dogora: The Monster from the Great Swamp (Dogora: Il Mostro Della Grande Palude, Italy)
Dogora was released directly to television in the United States in 1965 by American International Television, under the title Dagora, the Space Monster. Despite this title change, the titular monster is still referred to as "Dogora" in dialogue and in a newspaper headline, since AIT simply used Toho's international English dub track.
- Main article: Dogora (1964 film)/Gallery.
- Originally, Dogora was titled "'Space Monsters" (スペース・モンス?, lit. Space Mons) and was meant to be released in 1962. Supēsu Monsu