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Kamacuras

Gimantis

Status: Enemy
Height: 50m
Mass: 25,300 tons
Powers/Weapons: Nothing much except claws
Fight Record: 0-2-0
Movies: Son of Godzilla (1967), Godzilla's Revenge (1969: stock footage)

Kamacuras were two-meter tall praying mantises that lived on Sollgel Island. A United Nations' weather control device malfunctioned, creating a radioactive storm on the island. The radioactivity caused the mantises to grow to a height of 50 meters. The mantises atempted to eat Godzilla's son, Minya, just seconds after he was born. Godzilla came to the rescue and killed two our of three of them. The third Kamacuras escaped, but was later killed by Kumonga's poison stinger.

In the American version of Son of Godzilla, Kamacuras was known as "Gimantis." Gimantis was a term made by simply combining the words "giant" and "mantis." In Godzilla's Revenge, Kamacuras goes by his real name.