Anguirus is the main antagonist of the 1955 Japanese kaiju film Godzilla Raids Again and a protagonist of later films.
Anguirus is a mutated ankylosaur that fought Godzilla in Osaka, Japan. Although this one was killed, another individual appeared to assist Godzilla in 1968.
Anguirus resembles a large gray quadrupedal dinosaur with crocodilian scales, sharp teeth, a horn on his nose, a long spiky tail, and a shell covered in spikes on his back.
Powers and Abilities
Anguirus possesses the following powers and abilities:
- Powerful jaws
- Enormous size
- Spiky carapace
- Ability to roll into a ball
Anguirus is eventually burned alive by Godzilla's radioactive breath.
- Anguirus was the first monster to ever fight Godzilla.