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Kaiju (怪獣 kaijū?) is a Japanese word that literally translates to "strange beast". However, the word kaiju has been translated and defined in English as "strange beast". Specifically, it is used to refer to a genre of tokusatsu entertainment. Kaiju films usually showcase monsters of any form attacking a major Japanese city or engaging another (or multiple) monsters in battle.

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Were the Kaiju metamorphic animals?

While thinking on Pacific Rim, it occurred to me that several factors suggested the Kaiju were actually a creature that goes through metamorphic changes (like how caterpillars become butterflies). ...