Showing 47 comments. However, the Xiliens' true motives were revealed, and the Controller of Planet X unleashed all of the monsters to resume their destruction of the planet's major cities. Kumonga hitched a ride on Kiryu's back and accompanied him to New York City to fight Monster X. Monster X defeated both monsters, but Godzilla arrived before he could destroy them. However, in Godzilla: Final Wars, it also make a series of bird-like calls. One had before, and it couldn't be long before another showed. Kumonga attacked Saeko and Goro Maki when they tried to reach Saeko's cave, but they escaped. After his fight with Gigan, Kumonga was transported to the Monster Islands, where it lived among the other captured kaiju. Kumonga reappeared in the final film of the Millennium series, Godzilla: Final Wars, where he was under the control of the Xiliens and unleashed in Arizona. In Godzilla: Final Wars, Kumonga is capable of not only spitting strands of webbing but can also fire jets of webbing that expand in midair into massive nets. Kumonga swiftly jumped out of the way, thinking the larger kaiju would fall into his web. Zilla gave a small roar, almost in excitement as to the ride it was getting. Kumonga began to backpedal, confused as to what had happened. There would be time needed for clearing out the webbing, and make this new place home. Snared in his deadly web, laid an Kamacuras at his mercy. His otherwise-indestructible webbing can be cut with simple flame, and sustained blasts from Godzilla and Minilla's atomic breath set him on fire and killed him. The spider began to thrash around, leaping about and shaking in an attempt to rid itself of the hitchhiker. The city had been victim to the attacks of kaiju, a rare event for this part of the globe. Anyone not trapped in the webs were hiding, too fearful to emerge from the presumed safety of the buildings. In the main Godzilla comics published by IDW Publishing, Kumonga appears to simply be a rampaging monst… Kumonga killed the Kamacuras with its venom, but Godzilla arrived before it could do the same to Minilla. He watched with primordial satisfaction as its thrashing slowed to a twitch, and then stopped. In front of the pyramids, the earth cracked and bent, quickly crumbling as a kaiju launched itself out, landing onto the earth with a small thud. Kumonga is not averse to attacking humans, as it spends a good deal of time trying to capture Saeko and Goro and later attacking them and the team of scientists in a cave. The Kumonga featured in Destroy All Monsters is sometimes referred to in books as Second Generation Kumonga (二代目クモンガ, Nidaime Kumonga), while the Kumonga from Godzilla: Final Wars is called Kumonga (3rd Generation) (クモンガ（３代目）, Kumonga Sandaime). With eight legs, a hairy body and a venomous bite, Kumonga shares the appearance and normal predatory habits of other spiders. For now though, it was time to feast. Godzilla Raids Again - Godzilla vs Anguirus. The perpetrator itself was nearby, sitting beneath sand dunes in wait. Kumonga assisted Godzilla and the monsters of Earth in battle against King Ghidorah, trapping King Ghidorah under webbing alongside Mothra. He had not traveled all this way to be forced out by a giant bug. I had two inspirations in mind when designing Kumonga: Voldo from Soul Calibur, and Grell from Black Butler. Kumonga is one of Godzilla's ickiest foes Kamacuras wasn't the only insect bedeviling Godzilla, Minya, and the human stars of Son of Godzilla. As he began to run at it, a string of webbing landed square in the kaiju's face. ", Kumonga was designed by Yasuyuki Inoue and modeled by Teizo Toshimitsu and Yasuei Yagi. Cairo, home to one of the oldest sources of civilization and a thriving port, was silent. Godzilla. Kumonga's signature poison stinger. Stalking forward, the arachnid shot a poison stinger into the webbing, and raised a leg. Insect wasn't his normal thing to eat, but he wasn't one to waste such an opportunity. In all of its appearances, Kumonga makes a variety of chirping noises. Directed by Adam Wingard. Kumonga is a giant spider kaiju from the Godzilla series who serves as the main antagonist of the film Son of Godzilla and a minor antagonist in Godzilla: Final Wars. Biollante wins with ease because of her insane regeneration and absurd speed for something this heavy (200 000 + tons) and legless. He is referred to as Spiega (the proper spelling of that name) again in Destroy All Monsters, is called some bizzare-sounding name in Godzilla's Revenge (that doesn't sound like either Spiega or Kumonga), and is never referred to by name at all in Godzilla Final Wars. Standing up groggily, Zilla shook his head. Stellakray0210. Fortunately, Godzilla and Anguirus learned of the invaders' nefarious plan and defeated them along with their pawns Gigan and King Ghidorah, securing the safety of their fellow inhabitants of Monster Island. The Kumonga in Destroy All Monsters is shown to live peacefully with the other monsters on Monsterland, and assists them in the final battle against King Ghi… Kumonga, alongside Kamacuras, tried to devour Mothra's egg, only to be chased away by Godzilla. Kumonga was then returned to the island along with the other monsters to live in peace. Kumonga was killed by the combined might of Minilla and Godzilla, but a second Kumonga appeared in Destroy All Monsters, where it was one of the monsters contained on Monsterland at the end of the 20th century. Godzilla (2014 video game)/Kaiju Guide#Kumonga, Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. Kumonga then moved on, about to do the same with Minilla, until Godzilla intervened. Minilla came to his father's aid, and eventually Godzilla and his son were able to defeat Kumonga by blasting it at the same time with their atomic breath, setting the giant spider ablaze. While Godzilla was moving across rural Mongolia, he fell into a quicksand trap that Kumonga had set for him. The only difference with the Kumonga prop in this film was that its eyes were permanently red, while in the prior film they shifted between blue and red based on the monster's mood. The flailing leg knocked the creature away, landing with a thud. The epic next chapter in the cinematic Monsterverse pits two of the greatest icons in motion picture history against one another - the fearsome Godzilla and the mighty Kong - … The prey should have been right there, it was impossible for it to have broken out at this point. It had been a few weeks since the metal shells had come, or the stinging birds flown in. In Son of Godzilla, Kumonga is a vicious predator that attacks anything it sees. Both crashed into each other mid-air, falling to the ground with a loud thud. When the Trilopods invaded, Kumonga was one of the first to fall to them, having his DNA copied by the alien arthropods. The floating ones hadn't been in the water since it had begun, and most of the sacs were empty. By Destroy All Monsters, Kumonga is shown to live peacefully with the other monsters on Monsterland, and assists them in the final battle against King Ghidorah. Kumonga is able to withstand multiple hits from Godzilla and Minilla's atomic breath, though a concentrated blast from both of them at the same time succceeded in killing him. It soon turned into cries of pain, as the front part of the Gyaos skull broke through the carapace, sending a splattering of blood and guts onto the lookalike's back. Kumonga was actually one of the earliest kaiju to be discovered, as Dr. Matsumiya discovered it sometime prior to 1955, however the creature was confined to the island and only known to Matsumiya and his daughter Saeko until 1967. A moan left the clamped jaws of the copycat, and he let go. Kumonga was one of the many monsters seen battling in Ghana in 1975. Using his superior speed, the lizard quickly darted to the left of the spider. Kumonga was able to use its jumping ability to avoid Godzilla's attacks while trapping him in webbing, but Godzilla grabbed one of Kumonga's web strands and swung it through the air before letting go, sending Kumonga soaring over the horizon. Kumonga in Godzilla: The Half-Century War #3. Eventually Kumonga left and trapped the Kamacuras and Minilla in its web. This ability may have been inspired by the, A "what-if" illustrated scenario in the 2004 book, Kumonga is featured in concept art included in. Gunfire is ineffective against Kumonga, though it does cause him to react and at one point release one of the humans he has grabbed. Gaining what he thought was enough distance, Zilla turned back to face Kumonga. In Godzilla: Rulers of Earth, Kumonga survives having his web nest set ablaze by Gigan, and later appears to have regenerated one of his legs which Gigan had earlier severed. The Kamacuras are a species of giant praying mantises from the Godzilla series of movies that served as the secondary antagonists of Son of Godzilla and one Kamacura served as a supporting antagonist in Godzilla: Final Wars. One day, the Kilaaks attacked the island and took control of the monsters, sending them to attack various cities across the world. The thrashing limbs that slammed into Zilla made him move back, keeping some distance. Godzilla killed two of the Kamacuras with the third one killed by the giant spider Kumonga. He used them to try and trap Godzilla to some success, though Godzilla eventually triumphed by catching one of Kumonga's webbing strands. The mutant stood up, quickly running to avoid another bout of swinging legs from the spider, as he headed toward the desert. The black on its body is also somewhat lighter and the texture of its body is smoother. When Gigan, blinded from his earlier battle with Anguirus and Rodan, wandered into Kumonga's web, Kumonga attacked him. This is a list of references for Kumonga. Awakened by a stray boulder kicked into his valley by Minilla, Kumonga began threatening a team of humans stranded on the island and eventually captured both Minilla and Kamacuras. Any reproduction, duplication or distribution of these materials is expressly https://wikizilla.org/wiki/File:Kumonga_Roar_Showa.ogg, https://wikizilla.org/wiki/File:Kumoga_millenium_roar.ogg. Â© 1943-2020 Toho Co. Ltd. and its related entities. This page was last edited on 11 December 2020, at 01:54. Little reaction came from the spider, with only a loud cry being heard. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: . Zilla let out a roar of victory, and looked over his newly won territory. It swiped at Kumonga's face, only for it to be countered by more legs. As Kumonga tried to run away, Godzilla batted him away with his tail, sending Kumonga bouncing across the ground and knocking him unconscious. By 1972, Kumonga was one of many monsters coexisting peacefully on Monster Island.  Much like the Mothra larva's silk, Kumonga's webbing was created using rubber dissolved with thinner and sprayed through a mechanism in the prop's mouth. While viewers got a better look at the monster that could be Kumonga, all that fans have to go on for the second monster is that it has rock-like back since it's emerging from beneath the surface as well as the fact that it's quite enormous. Kumonga is vulnerable to heat. The Controller unleashed Kumonga in New Guinea to battle Godzilla. Although Kumonga had perished in its fight with Godzilla and his infant, another would emerge. However, Arikawa was impressed by the end result on film, and pleased that audiences were impressed by the puppetry of Kumonga. The M.U.T.O. Snarling, Zilla leapt forward, jaws clamping onto one of the legs. The spider screeched in pain, thrashing about while the potential prey slipped away. Match 280 has Anguirus, Baragon, Godzilla, Godzilla Junior, Gorosaurus, Kumonga, Manda, Rodan (Legendary) & Varan vs. Dagahra. The giant mantis watched on helplessly as the mammoth aracnid inched closer as he exposed an needle like object that appeared between his mandibles. Kumonga had created a spiderweb system at the bottom of the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Kumonga lived in the United States in the 2030's alongside several Kamacuras following Godzilla's rampage through the nation. of its rights are expressly reserved. 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