King Ghidorah is the main antagonist of the 1964 Japanese kaiju film Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster and several sequels.
When a meteorite crash-lands on Earth, it releases a malicious three-headed dragon that had devastated the planet Venus, which proceeds to attack Japan.
King Ghidorah is an enormous bipedal dragon with golden scales and three heads. Each head has a crocodilian snout, curved horns, and a row of spikes going down its neck. Instead of arms, it has two large brown wings. It also has two thick legs and two tails, each ending in a mass of spines.
Powers and Abilities
King Ghidorah possesses the following powers and abilities:
- Powerful jaws
- Enormous size
- Gravity beam
King Ghidorah was eventually beaten enough that it fled back into space.
- Ghidorah was originally going to have blue scales and rainbow-colored wings, but a mistake on the part of the costume makers resulted in its golden color.