Jiger is the main antagonist of the 1970 Japanese kaiju film Gamera vs. Jiger.
When a sacred statue is removed from the lost continent of Mu, a demonic creature that once roamed the island awakens and attempts to retrieve it.
Jiger is a brown quadrupedal creature with a large head. She has a large horn on her head, two horns in front of her eyes, and two tusks protruding from her upper jaws. There is a large red fin on her back.
Powers and Abilities
Jiger possesses the following powers and abilities:
- Powerful jaws
- Enormous size
- Projectile quills
- Heat ray
- Powerful lungs
- Ovipositor for planting eggs in hosts
Gamera throws the sacred statue at Jiger, lodging it in her head and killing her.
- Jiger is the first female monster to fight Gamera.