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Giant Praying Mantis
Man
Nomenclature
Nickname(s)

Kamacuras, Gimantis

Biological Information
Species

Giant Praying Mantis

Forms

Kamacuras
(Irradiated form)

Height

2 meters

Length

? meters

Weight

?? kg

Affiliation Information
Allies

None

Enemies

None

Relationships

None

Controlled by

None

Production Information
Created by

Shinichi Sekizawa

Portrayed by

Puppets

First appearance

Son of Godzilla

Last appearance

Son of Godzilla

The Giant Praying Mantises (大カマキリ,   Ōkamakiri?, lit. Large Mantis) were a species of giant mantis kaiju that first appeared in the 1967 Godzilla film, Son of Godzilla.


History

Son of Godzilla

The Giant mantises roamed the forests peacefully until the Japanese government decided to set up a base for testing weather control. The testing resulted in a radioactive fallout on the island, turning the mantises into gigantic ones dubbed Kamacuras.

Trivia

List of appearances

Films

Film-based kaiju
Godzilla kaiju
King Kong kaiju
Mothra kaiju
Gamera kaiju
Other kaiju
Scrapped kaiju