Arkitius (アーキティウス,   Ākitiusu?) is an unmade squid kaiju from the unmade 1966 Nikkatsu film, Giant Squid Monster Arkitius (大烏賊アーキティウス,   Ōika Ākitiusu?).


Arkitius' name is based on Architeuthis, the genus name for the Giant Squid.


Arkitius was a giant squid.


Giant Squid Monster Arkitius

One day, a giant squid dubbed Arkitius appeared and heroically fought against German Nazis during World War II.[1][2]

Arkitius followed the unmade film Giant Monster Gigant, and was ultimately replaced by Gappa, the Triphibian Monster.


This is a list of references for Arkitius. These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

  1. 1966-1967 番外篇『日活特撮の世界』 Cyberkids. Retrieved August 23, 2017
  2. 大巨獣ガッパのソフビ Ameba. Retrieved August 23, 2017

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