Shrine of Gamera: Image Galleries
Broken down by film, the Shrine of Gamera is pleased to present an extensive collection of images from the Gamera films. Use the following index to navigate through the archive.
Showa Series: Heisei Series:
Showa Series Photos Under Construction! Gamera: Guardian of the Universe
 - Production Stills
 - Behind the Scenes
Gamera 2: Advent of Legion
 - Production Stills
 - Behind the Scenes
Gamera 3: Incomplete Struggle
 - Production Stills
 - Behind the Scenes
Gamera: Guardian of the Universe
Production Stills
  • Gamera attempts to corner the Gyaos at the stadium dome.
  • After countless centuries of sleep, Gamera awakens.
  • The Gyaos search for food.
  • The JSDF Attempts to corral the Gyaos into the dome
  • For the first time in ages, Gyaos emits his super-sonic beam.
  • Into the setting sun, Gamera chases Gyaos high above Japan.
  • Gamera protects Nagamine, Yonemori and a small child from Gyaos' beam.
  • Gamera spins after the Gyaos.
  • A Gyaos bears down on the occupants of this suspensions bridge.
  • The final Gyaos sleeps atop its new nest, the remains of Tokyo tower.
  • Gyaos surveys downtown Tokyo's night-life.
  • Tokyo Tower falls by the misguided JSDF missles.
  • Gamera rockets after Gyaos above Tokyo.
  • Plummeting towards the earth, Gamera grasps Gyaos.
  • Gamera and Gyaos duking it out amidst the skyrise apartments of Tokyo.
  • Nagamine, Yonemori, Asagi and her father Dr. Kusanagi look on as Gamera and Gyaos batlle.
  • Gamera and Gyaos battling in an industrial area.
  • Gamera's deadly plasma blast screams toward Gyaos.
  • Gamera summons the energy from the fires around him for one final blast against Gyaos.
  • Gamera lets loose with a giant fireball!
  • Gyaos fires his sonic-beam at Gamera.
  • The last Gyaos explodes in a ball of fire!
  • Gamera, the Guardian of the Universe.
  • Gamera's statistics.
  • The expedition uncovers an ancient stone tablet lodged into the atoll's surface.
  • A detail of the stone tablet found on Gamera.
  • Asagi Kusanagi - played by Ayako Fujitani.
  • Asagi strokes the comma-shaped jewel found on the atoll.
  • Gamera grips Gyaos' foot in his mouth.
  • Gamera topples an apartment building.
  • Gamera surfaces in Fukuoka's bay.
  • Another building is felled under the mighty power of Gamera.
  • Gamera summons the energy from the surrounding fires.
  • Gamera prepares a plasma fireball blast for Gyaos.
  • Gamera's fireball finds its mark!
  • Gamera prepares to take off.
  • Gamera takes to the sky.
  • Gamera rises with the help of his jet propulsion system.
  • Gamera's profile over Tokyo.
  • Behind the Scenes
  • The new Gamera design sports deadly elbow spikes!
  • Gamera's shell - a departure from the look of the Showa series.
  • Gamera's tail.
  • Behold a Gamera for the next generation.
  • Gamera's explosive fireball!
  • Gamera 2: Advent of Legion
    Production Stills
  • Gamera lands!
  • Gamera moves toward Sendai.
  • Gamera amidst Legion's Blast.
  • A dead Gamera reminds the survivors at Sendai of Legion's mighty power.
  • Legion soldiers swarm over Gamera's face in Sapporo.
  • The Legion mother attempts to call her soldiers back for assistance.
  • The Legion mother takes to the sky.
  • The Legion mother reels in pain after JSDF missles destroy some of her appendages.
  • Legion destroys the first line of defense for the JSDF.
  • Gamera is penetrated by Legions whip-like beams.
  • After the Legion mother's tusks are ripped from her head, a new danger awaits Gamera.
  • JSDF Jets attack the Legion swarm.
  • A Legion soldier attacks the passengers on a subway train.
  • Legion Soldier.
  • The Legion's pod, before flowering and roots.
  • The Legion Flower - in bloom over Sapporo.
  • The eerie effect produced by Legion's atmospheric changes.
  • Beer cases about to be destroyed as security guards look on in horror.
  • A Legion soldier peers out from behind a beer crate.
  • Midori Honani braces for impact.
  • NASA's technical data regarding the "freak meteor shower."
  • Colonol Watarase inspects the meteor's crash site.
  • Watarase inspects the first casualty of Legion's, the Sapporo beer plant.
  • The Legion Pod burst from the top of a building.
  • Legion's subway damage.
  • Legion soldiers attack subway passengers.
  • Gamera annihilates the first Lefion Flower.
  • Gamera spins to safety.
  • Gamera, covered in Legion soldiers.
  • Unsuccessful in its first attack, the Legion mother erupts from her underground hiding.
  • A wonderful shot of the Legion Flower's lighting.
  • Obitsu and Midori calculate the damage to the city if the pod were to launch.
  • Gamera rushes to meet the Legion Flower before it can launch.
  • JSDF rescue workers begin their search for subway survivors.
  • Gamera uses the oxygen-rich atmosphere to his advantage.
  • A dead Legion soldier is examined.
  • Asagi Kusanagi phones her father.
  • Obitsu, Watarase and Midori contemplate the function of Legion.
  • The Legion Pod changes the atmosphere, releasing pure oxygen.
  • Gamera faces off against Legion outside of Sendai.
  • Gamera's flight plan interrupted!
  • Gamera - down, but not out.
  • Legion attempts to stop Gamera from reaching the pod in Sendai.
  • Asagi watches Gamera as he defends the helicopter.
  • Gamera and Legion battle as the helicopter escapes.
  • Gamera and Legion lock in battle.
  • Downtown Sendai is engulfed in flames.
  • Gamera takes a powerful hit from Legion's beam attack.
  • Legion shrugs off the JSDF attack.
  • A picturesque image of Gamera's lifeless pose.
  • The Legion mother sends her swarm to attack.
  • The Legion Mother attacks with her beam weapon.
  • Gamera bursts onto the scene - ready to take action!
  • Asagi's link to Gamera is severed.
  • Gamera fires a shot at Legion.
  • Legion defends itself against Gamera's blast.
  • Gamera and Legion face off.
  • Gamera gets pinned by the Legion mother.
  • Gamera puts his shoulder into it!
  • Obitsu begs a power station for help.
  • Gamera circles the battleground.
  • Gamera unleashes a devastating fireball towards the Legion flower in Sapporo
  • Legion under attack.
  • Gamera summons the Earth's energy.
  • Col. Watarase wastes a Legion soldier at the power plant.
  • The swarm of Legion soldiers, dead on the Power lines.
  • Gamera and Legion cause mass destruction.
  • Legion parts her tusks to let loose a powerful blast of energy.
  • Gamera rips Legion's tusks from her head.
  • Legion's energy whips unleasehed.
  • Legion is blown away by Gamera's final attack.
  • Gamera flies off into the sky.
  • Behind the Scenes
  • The FX Crew puts the finishing touches on some model work.
  • The Legion Flower gets some quality time with a crew memeber.
  • Prepping the final blow from Gamera.
  • Haraguchi and the crew prop up the Mother Legion.
  • Working on the power lines miniatures.
  • On location with Gamera and Legion.
  • Gamera and Legion battle on the Sound stage.
  • The FX Crew operates Legion.
  • Lighting the Sapporo appearance of Gamera.
  • Legion's roots on the set.
  • Gamera dons his swarm suit.
  • FX workers apply minature Soldiers to a large detail of Gamera's skin.
  • The crew preps the pinned scene.
  • A fantastic explosion behind a damaged Legion mother.
  • Flames engulf Gamera before he can attack the flower in Sendai.
  • Preparations underway for the skidding scene.
  • A nice shot of an outdoor set from behind.
  • A large FX Explosion.
  • Gamera gets a piloting lesson from the FX crew.
  • Gamera attached to a crane.
  • Getting some final touch-ups before camera time.
  • Assembling the flying Mother Legion.
  • Setting up the sunset shot.
  • Miniature building.
  • A miniature highway.
  • The snow-peppered miniature set of downtown Sapporo.
  • Suit actor Akira Ohashi harnessed into the suit.
  • CGI compiling the Legion soldiers.
  • Legion design sketch #1
  • Legion design sketch #2
  • Legion design sketch #3
  • Legion design sketch #4
  • Legion design sketch #5
  • Legion design sketch #6
  • Legion design sketch #7
  • Legion design sketch #8
  • ID Badge Prop
  • Legion & Gamera military marker props.
  • Broken jewel prop.
  • Legion soldier prop.
  • Prop books.
  • Prop newspapers.
  • Gamera 3: Incomplete Struggle
    Production Stills
  • Scan of Gamera 3 Movie Program (Autographed by Kaneko at G-Fest '99)
  • Gamera in Kyotos Train Station
  • Irys heads towards Kyoto
  • Irys begins its transformation
  • Ayana and Moribe in the cave of Ryuseicho
  • Nagamine and Osaku, together again.
  • Gamera Graveyard
  • The crew manning the camera-sub.
  • Nagamine discovers more Gyaos attacks
  • A Gyaos attempts to evade Gamera's fireball attacks.
  • Gamera vs okyo's Shibuya district
  • A fiery backdrop for the Guardian of the Universe
  • Gamera protects a small boy fron Gyaos' beam
  • Gamera takes position before annihilating the fallen Gyoas.
  • Gamera ruins a perfectly good dinner date
  • The menacing visage of a "Hyper" Gyaos.
  • Civilians run for cover as Gamera lands in Shibuya.
  • Gamera spins after Irys outside of Kyoto.
  • Irys roams the forests of the Nara prefecture.
  • Ayana is discovered tending to the Baby Irys.
  • The unholy union.
  • The strong female cast.....oh, and that crazy guy, too.
  • Irys gets the upper hand on the JSDF.
  • Irys prepares for the final transformation.
  • Kyoto burning, as Gamera and Irys face off.
  • Gamera pinned to the wall of the Kyoto train station.
  • Ai Maeda as Ayana.
  • Gamera and Irys clash in the Kyoto station.
  • Gamera removes Ayana from Irys.
  • Ayana, covered in Irys guts.
  • Irys, a strong and mostly silent kaiju.
  • A glimpse of Gamera attacking Irys in Kyoto.
  • Ayana's last moments with her father.
  • Nagamine surveys the Gyaos corpse.
  • The JSDF attacks Irys.
  • Gamera blasts after Irys.
  • Computer play-by-play of the dogfight.
  • Asagi Rides Gamera
  • A supporter of Gamera, the dude on TV (Prime minister?)
  • The Moribe matriarch speaks with her grandson.
  • "What? No table of contents? How am I supposed to follow along?!"
  • Commincations breakdown in Nara.
  • A dead member of Ayana's adopted family.
  • Carved upon the mystcal stone, the legendary Ryuseicho.
  • Ayana finds an amulet.
  • The guardian of the North.
  • What must have been the most boring game in the world, Mana.
  • Gamera gets rained on.
  • Behind the Scenes
  • The biggest stars in the film, Gamera, Irys and Gyaos.
  • On the minature Kyoto set.
  • The FX crew prepares Gamera's "landing strip."
  • On location in Kyoto.
  • Stunning miniature work.
  • Irys' puppeteer.
  • Blocking the station battle.
  • Higuchi-san poses with a Hyper Gyaos.
  • Gyaos: toothless, but ruthless.
  • An amazingly detailed transportation timetable.
  • The crew practices working Iry's tentavles.
  • Theater Exclusive merchandise.