The seventh installment of the Showa-era Gamera
films. Earth is invaded by inhabitants of the planet Zigra, a water breathing race that wants to use humankind as a food source. It’s up to Gamera and a handful of children in the thick of it to save the day. Daiei Studios filed for bankruptcy shortly after the release of this film, leading to a nine year hiatus until the eighth and final Showa Gamera film would be released.
This is one of nine films to be used twice on Mystery Science Theater 3000
– once on the local Minneapolis UHF station KTMA in 1988 during the local run of the show and later when running nationally on Comedy Central
. For those versions please go to the episode recap page
This film provides examples of: