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Ganimes
ShodaiGanimes
Nomenclature
Nickname(s)

Ganime

Biological Information
Species

Mutated Stonecrab

Forms

None

Length

30 meters

Weight

12,000 tons

Affiliation Information
Allies

None

Enemies

Kamoebas

Relationships

Yog (Creator)
Gezora and Kamoebas ('Brothers')

Controlled by

YogSA

Production Information
Created by

Ishiro Honda,
Ei Ogawa,
Tomoyuki Tanaka

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First appearance

Space Amoeba

Last appearance

Space Amoeba

Ganimes (ガニメ,   Ganime?) is a giant stone crab kaiju created by Toho that first appeared in the 1970 Toho film, Space Amoeba.


Name

Ganimes' name comes from the Japanese word kani (蟹?), meaning crab, and me, a kaiju name suffix.

History

Showa Series

Space Amoeba

Ganimes, originally a normal stone crab, was controlled and mutated by Yog after Gezora died. Ganimes attacked Sergio Island, but he was destroyed by explosives. Yog however decided to utilize Ganimes again, and remade Ganimes from another giant lobster. He also created Kamoebas, and they attacked the island together. The two were temporarily freed from Yog's control, and they fought soon after. They fought on a volcano and Ganimes threw Kamoebas in, but he pulled Ganimes in with him.

Video Game Appearances

Comics

Godzilla: Rulers of Earth

When Lucy Casprell visited Infant Island, she saw a massive cave painting and the Shobijin told her the story of Earth's monsters. Located in the natural balance of the water element was Ganimes. Ganimes did not make an appearance in the series though.

In Other Languages

  • Russian: Ганимез
  • Yiddish: גאַנימעס

Gallery

Main article: Ganimes/Gallery.

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