Pulgasari is the main character of the 1985 North Korean kaiju film Pulgasari.
A small monster figurine comes into contact with its sculptor's daughter's blood, turning it into an enormous monster that grows exponentially whenever it eats metal.
Pulgasari is a muscular minotaur-like creature with dark brown fur, large horns, and plates of golden armor covering its underbelly.
Powers and Abilities
Pulgasari possesses the following powers and abilities:
- Enormous size
- Superhuman strength
- Heat absorption
- Accelerated growth by consuming iron
Ami tricks Pulgasari into eating her, causing it to transform into a stone statue. The statue crumbles, revealing a baby version of Pulgasari that is then sucked into Ami's lifeless body.
- The film was made by director Shin Sang-ok after he was kidnapped by North Korean intelligence and forced to make the film on the orders of Kim Jong-il.