The Gappas are the main antagonists in the 1967 Japanese kaiju film Gappa: The Triphibian Monster.
When a Japanese expedition to Obelisk Island discovers and brings back a baby creature called a Gappa, its parents awaken from their slumber and go on a rampage to retrieve their son.
The Gappas are green theropod-like creatures with brown bird-like beaks, two snake-like fangs, and brown crests on their heads. Attached to their backs are large bat-like wings.
Powers and Abilities
The Gappas possess the following powers and abilities:
- Enormous size
- Heat beams
- Fast swimming
- Amphibious locomotion
Once the two parents recover their baby Gappa, they peacefully return to Obelisk Island.
- The individual creatures do not have specific names.