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26th Jun '16 3:16:36 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* One of the magical creatures in ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' from which the [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots Wolkenritter]] took {{Mana}} was a many-eyed giant sea monster that emerged from a whirlpool.

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* One of the magical creatures in ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaAs'' from which the [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots Wolkenritter]] took {{Mana}} was a many-eyed giant sea monster that emerged from a whirlpool.
4th Jun '16 6:02:20 PM Theriocephalus
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* ''OnePiece'', being a pirate-themed adventure, has lots of sea monsters the sea kings being a pretty prevalent example. They, along with a lack of winds, make it nearly impossible to enter the Grand Line from anywhere but the entrance.
** And to put an image in mind, Sea Kings can rival the size of islands in size and usually attack whatever they see.

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* ''OnePiece'', ''Franchise/OnePiece'', being a pirate-themed adventure, has lots of sea monsters the sea kings Sea Kings being a pretty prevalent example. They, along with a lack of winds, make it nearly impossible to enter the Grand Line from anywhere but the entrance.
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entrance. To put an image in mind, Sea Kings can rival the size of islands in size and usually attack whatever they see.



* [[MakingASplash Water]] {{Pokemon}}. Let us see, we have giant crabs (Kingler), giant lobsters (Crawdaunt), giant jellyfish (Tentacruel, Jellicent), a mini Loch-Ness monster thing (Lapras), a large sea-horse [[AllThereInTheManual that whips up whirlpools by snoring]] (Kingdra), giant clams (Clamperl and Cloyster), a torpedo shark (Sharpedo. [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Yeah]].), a blimp-like whale (Wailord), ancient water animal and plant things (Lileep, Anorith, Relicanth)... and the waters hide many, many more.
** Other notable examples include killer crocodilians (Feraligatr), artillery wielding cephalopods (Octilliry), various kinds of sea dragons (Gyrados, Milotic), various denizens of the deep (Lanturn, Huntail, Gorebyss), and the creator and master of the seas of the Pokemon world (Kyorgre)!
** Also, in one episode Team Rocket accidentally created a [[{{Kaiju}} giant Tentacruel]], with what they believed was a ''poison''. Misty had to convince it not to destroy a city.

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* [[MakingASplash Water]] {{Pokemon}}. Let us see, we have giant crabs (Kingler), giant lobsters (Crawdaunt), giant jellyfish (Tentacruel, Jellicent), a mini Loch-Ness monster thing (Lapras), a large sea-horse [[AllThereInTheManual that whips up whirlpools by snoring]] (Kingdra), giant clams (Clamperl and Cloyster), a torpedo shark (Sharpedo. [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Yeah]].), a blimp-like whale (Wailord), ancient water animal and plant things (Lileep, Anorith, Relicanth)... and the waters hide many, many more.
** Other notable examples include killer crocodilians (Feraligatr), artillery wielding cephalopods (Octilliry), various kinds of sea dragons (Gyrados, Milotic), various denizens of the deep (Lanturn, Huntail, Gorebyss), and the creator and master of the seas of the Pokemon world (Kyorgre)!
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In one episode of ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', Team Rocket accidentally created a [[{{Kaiju}} giant Tentacruel]], with what they believed was a ''poison''. Misty had to convince it not to destroy a city.



* ''{{Pokemon}}''
** Kyogre fills the 'primal sea monster' niche, while lesser creatures such as Gyarados are based on sea serpents.
** Milotic is considered the benevolent counterpart to Gyarados due to the fact that it's also a serpent, opposite temperament and the fact it evolves from an equally weak Pokemon though it is much rarer.
** Gold/Silver/Crystal features a Red Gyarados (most are blue) rampaging in a lake. In the game a Red Gyarardos evolves from a Golden Magikarp.

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* ''{{Pokemon}}''
''{{Pokemon}}'': A fairly common archetype for [[MakingASplash Water-types]].
** Kyogre Kyogre, the creator and master of the seas, fills the 'primal "[[KrakenAndLeviathan colossal primal sea monster' niche, while lesser creatures such as monster]]" niche.
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Gyarados are based on is a ferocious, destructive sea serpents.
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serpent that can level cities, and evolves from the somewhat pathetic [[MagikarpPower Magikarp]]. Milotic is considered the its benevolent counterpart to Gyarados of sorts, due to the fact that it's also a serpent, opposite it has a much calmer temperament and the fact it evolves from an equally weak Pokemon as Gyarados, though it is much rarer.
** *** Gold/Silver/Crystal features a Red Gyarados (most are blue) rampaging in a lake. the aptly-named Lake of Rage. In the game a Red red Gyarardos evolves from a Golden golden Magikarp.


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** Other examples includes various {{Giant Enemy Crab}}s (Kingler, Crawdaunt, Clawitzer), giant ghost jellyfish that attack ships that pass through their territory (Jellicent), a mini Loch-Ness monster thing (Lapras), a large sea-horse [[AllThereInTheManual that whips up whirlpools by yawning]] (Kingdra), a vicious torpedo shark that can tear open supertankers (Sharpedo. [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Yeah]].), numerous prehistoric sea monsters (Lileep, Anorith, Kabutops), killer crocodilians (Feraligatr) and artillery-wielding cephalopods (Octillery).
1st Jun '16 12:50:43 PM MsChibi
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* ''Manga/FushigiYuugi'' gives us Seiryuu. In his beast form, he is [[OurDragonsAreDifferent a dragon]] with water-based powers.
27th May '16 11:29:39 AM Theriocephalus
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Those whose large size combined with a sedentary life in shallower conditions make them liable to be confused for islands. Apparently the taste of giant turtle is meant to be greater [[Series/{{QI}} than any chicken, beef, mutton or butter]] and a favourite for long sea voyages.

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Those whose large size combined with a sedentary life in shallower conditions make them liable to be confused for islands. Apparently the taste of giant turtle is meant to be greater better [[Series/{{QI}} than any chicken, beef, mutton or butter]] and a favourite for long sea voyages.



See also FishPeople, OurMermaidsAreDifferent, SpaceWhale, GiantFlyer, ThreateningShark, EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods, {{Kaiju}} and, OurCryptidsAreMoreMysterious.

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See also FishPeople, OurMermaidsAreDifferent, SpaceWhale, GiantFlyer, ThreateningShark, EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods, {{Kaiju}} and, and OurCryptidsAreMoreMysterious.



* The bluntly titled ''[[Film/EbirahHorrorOfTheDeep Godzilla Vs. the Sea Monster]]'', where the King of the Monsters faces off against Ebirah, a giant crustacean monster..

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* The bluntly titled ''[[Film/EbirahHorrorOfTheDeep Godzilla Vs. the Sea Monster]]'', where the King of the Monsters faces off against Ebirah, a giant crustacean monster..monster.
19th May '16 10:12:46 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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Those whose large size combined with a sedentary life in shallower conditions make them liable to be confused for islands. Apparently the taste of giant turtle is meant to be greater [[{{QI}} than any chicken, beef, mutton or butter]] and a favourite for long sea voyages.

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Those whose large size combined with a sedentary life in shallower conditions make them liable to be confused for islands. Apparently the taste of giant turtle is meant to be greater [[{{QI}} [[Series/{{QI}} than any chicken, beef, mutton or butter]] and a favourite for long sea voyages.
3rd May '16 2:38:39 PM margdean56
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* So are the oceans and rivers of Elekton in ''ComicBook/TheTriganEmpire''


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* So are the oceans and rivers of Elekton in ''ComicBook/TheTriganEmpire''.
21st Apr '16 7:09:05 PM Theriocephalus
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* ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' has tons of Sea Monsters. Leviathans, Krakens, Sea Serpents, assorted giant fish... Notably enough, they're often both blue and absurdly huge, despite the Blue colour being anything but based on brute force.

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* ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' has tons of Sea Monsters. Leviathans, Krakens, Sea Serpents, Giant Enemy Crabs, assorted giant fish... Notably fish and whales... notably enough, they're often both blue and absurdly huge, despite the Blue colour being anything but based on brute force.



* ''TabletopGame/{{Monsterpocalypse}}'' has the, Tritons whose main monsters are kaiju-sized sea creatures.

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Monsterpocalypse}}'' has the, Tritons the Tritons, whose main monsters are kaiju-sized sea creatures.



** While not itself a Water-type, Lugia, known as the Diving Pokemon, resides deep within the Whirl Islands and is said to be the "guardian of the seas." It has the ability to control the weather; most notably it can calm and give rise to storms.

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** While not itself a Water-type, Lugia, known as the Diving Pokemon, resides deep within the seas of the Whirl Islands and is said to be the "guardian of the seas." It has the ability to control the weather; weather, most notably it can calm and give rise to storms.



-->Chepito:Oh, these guys?
->Chepito shines his lamp at the ocean, revealing wall to wall, creepy looking sea monsters just behind the darkness. The darkness you are walking through. Try not to think about that during your remaining time under the ocean.

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-->Chepito:Oh, -->Chepito: Oh, these guys?
->Chepito -->Chepito shines his lamp at the ocean, revealing wall to wall, creepy looking wall-to-wall, creepy-looking sea monsters just behind the darkness. The darkness you are walking through. Try not to think about that during your remaining time under the ocean.



* ''VideoGame/SunlessSea'' has a lot of these living in the dark waters of the neath. Most of them are bigger then your ship. And then there's the Eye, which either belongs to an enormous one of these or something far, far worse.

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* ''VideoGame/SunlessSea'' has a lot of these living in the dark waters of the neath. Most of them are bigger then than your ship. And then there's the Eye, which either belongs to an enormous one of these or something far, far worse.



* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' features Steven Magnet, an AmbiguouslyGay river serpent whose hysterics over having his "look" ruined by the lost of half his mustache cause our heroes a problem in the [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E2ElementsOfHarmony second episode]]. In "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E9SliceOfLife Slice of Life]]", he even refers to himself as a "sea monster" despite having last been seen in a river.
* ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' - When bob yells that there are sea monsters on the beach to keep people out of the water, an erudite serpent reminds him that "we sea monsters have made great strides in the fields of science and literature."

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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' features Steven Magnet, an AmbiguouslyGay river serpent whose hysterics over having his "look" ruined by the lost of half his mustache cause our heroes a problem in the [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E2ElementsOfHarmony second episode]]. In "[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS5E9SliceOfLife Slice of Life]]", he even refers to himself as a "sea monster" despite having last only been seen in a river.
* ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' - ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'': When bob Spongebob yells that there are sea monsters on the beach to keep people out of the water, an erudite serpent reminds him that "we sea monsters have made great strides in the fields of science and literature."



* Unsurprisingly, the world of Mer featured in ''ThePiratesOfDarkwater'' is full of Sea Monsters, including Darkwater itself, and the huge, serpentine Leviathans.

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* Unsurprisingly, the world of Mer featured in ''ThePiratesOfDarkwater'' ''WesternAnimation/ThePiratesOfDarkwater'' is full of Sea Monsters, including Darkwater itself, and the huge, serpentine Leviathans.



* Research done in 2014 revealed that {{Stock Dinosaur|s}} ''Spinosaurus'' was likely a freshwater variant on this trope, using short, ducklike limbs to paddle its way through rivers and eating large fish out of the water with its long crocodile-like jaws. For reference, ''Spinosaurus'' itself was ''sixty-feet-long''.

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* Research done in 2014 revealed that {{Stock Dinosaur|s}} ''Spinosaurus'' was likely a freshwater variant on this trope, using short, ducklike limbs to paddle its way through rivers and eating large fish out of the water with its long crocodile-like jaws. For reference, ''Spinosaurus'' itself was ''sixty-feet-long''.''sixty feet long''.
21st Apr '16 6:35:35 PM Theriocephalus
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* ''FanFic/Aska'' has the [[Myth/NorseMythology Jormungand]] itself.
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* ''FanFic/Aska'' ''FanFic/{{Aska}}'' has the [[Myth/NorseMythology Jormungand]] itself.
* ''''FanFic/{{Embers}}'': [[spoiler: Man-eating Seahorse dragons, leeches that can give hell to the Unagi, and (by chapter 43) something huge that makes Sokka think twice about pentapi. All stem from the Ocean Spirit's ongoing revenge, and they probably aren't the only things that we'll see.]]
** Add to that list the Isonade, or shark monster, that [[spoiler: Azula faced as she was battling with Makoto.]]
** [[spoiler: Walking Whales, a.k.a. the Kadzait. They can grow to huge sizes (the skeleton Zuko encounters is 50 ft. tall), live extremely long lives, and can be good or evil, just like dragons. The Dark ones are known as Sea Serpents.]]
** [[spoiler: In Chapter 78 Zuko defeats a sea serpent banished from his clan for cannibalism of the pods' children. In Chapter 79 we find out that Kadzait are usually sable in color and like colder waters. They have much smaller and more brightly multicolored cousins who live in warm waters called Rakko. The Kadzait seem most like whales while the Rakko are like dolphins.]]
** [[spoiler: Considering that "rakko" means otter in Japanese, it's likely that the Rakko are otter-dolphin hybrids, following the combined-animal theme of Avatar.]]
* ''Fanfic/OneWorld'': Quite a number appear in the story, ranging from the dragon-like Knucker to the mythical Kraken of the north sea.
** GiantSquid: Obviously, there's been one at Hogwarts since the very first book.
** KrakenAndLeviathan: A Kraken attack is blamed for the disappearance and death of Bernard Gibbon and his squib partner. [[spoiler: In reality, they are killed in a firefight with MI-5 Agent Kim Hunter.]]
21st Apr '16 6:29:04 PM Theriocephalus
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* The Three-Tails and Eight-Tails from ''{{Naruto}}.''

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* The Three-Tails and Eight-Tails from ''{{Naruto}}.''''{{Naruto}}'', a giant turtle-crab creature with [[MakingASPlash water-based powers]] and an ox-like kraken monster, respectively.



* ''FanFic/Aska'' has the [[Myth/NorseMythology Jormungand]] itself.
* ''



* ''Film/TheBeastFromTwentyThousandFathoms''.

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* ''Film/TheBeastFromTwentyThousandFathoms''.''Film/TheBeastFromTwentyThousandFathoms'', a giant dinosaur-like monster that emerged from the sea after thawing out of an iceberg.



* The bluntly titled ''[[Film/EbirahHorrorOfTheDeep Godzilla Vs. the Sea Monster]]''.

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* The bluntly titled ''[[Film/EbirahHorrorOfTheDeep Godzilla Vs. the Sea Monster]]''.Monster]]'', where the King of the Monsters faces off against Ebirah, a giant crustacean monster..



* The {{Kaiju}} in ''Film/PacificRim''. The last batch that guard the Rift in particular seem specifically designed for underwater combat.
* ''Film/DeepRising''- Features man-engulfing tentacles that act as though they are independent creatures but are, in fact, attached to one giant mutated cephalopod.

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* The {{Kaiju}} in ''Film/PacificRim''.''Film/PacificRim'', which emerge from a rift in the middle of the Pacific and swim towards major human cities. The last batch that guard the Rift in particular seem specifically designed for underwater combat.
* ''Film/DeepRising''- ''Film/DeepRising'': Features man-engulfing tentacles that act as though they are independent creatures but are, in fact, attached to one giant mutated cephalopod.



* Deepstar Six is primarily about a deep sea construction facility's struggles with an ambiguous sea monster, with no perfectly clear analogs to any known sea life.

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* Deepstar Six ''Film/DeepStarSix'' is primarily about a deep sea construction facility's struggles with an ambiguous unidentified, armour-plated sea monster, with no perfectly clear analogs to any known sea life.
10th Apr '16 8:55:19 PM aye_amber
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* ''DeepRising''- Features man-engulfing tentacles that act as though they are independent creatures but are, in fact, attached to one giant mutated cephalopod.

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* ''DeepRising''- ''Film/DeepRising''- Features man-engulfing tentacles that act as though they are independent creatures but are, in fact, attached to one giant mutated cephalopod.
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