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Himantura
Himantura Sculp-02
Technical Information
Name
Species
Breached
Category
Status
Origin Anteverse
Kaiju Specifications
Height
Weight
Speed
Strength
Armor
Combat Specifications
Behavior
Toxicity
Power
Weakness
Target information
City Targeted
Jaeger Targeted

Himantura is the name of an unused Kaiju concept.

Biology

Concept artist Simon Lee described Himantura as "a cross between a stingray and a switchblade". It is perhaps the most alien of the Kaiju, its design closer to that of the Precursors. Himantura can fold or expand its body open in a manner that it resembles "three creatures in one".[note 1][1]

History

Lee designed Himantura early 2011. The deisgn of the Kaiju was inspired by bending aluminium.[note 2][2] However, the concept was never used in the film.

Trivia

Gallery

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Himantura

Notes

  1. Simon Lee: PACIFIC RIM Kaiju concept: HIMANTURA (my baby), a cross between a stingray and a switchblade. Would have been a Category 6 if it were up to me. This is the resin cast of part of the torso. I will have more pics later of the entire sculpture
  2. Simon Lee: PACIFIC RIM: This picture is me designing and sculpting the Himantura kaiju (Monster One in the art book) for Pacific Rim back in early 2011. The idea of this creature all came from bending the aluminum armature - this creature can fold up or expand to open and is essentially 3 creatures in one. I will have more pics once the studio has cleared them.

References

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