Can Skyrim be considered a kaiju game?

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  1. sodaddict
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    Giant, mythical, magical dragons, wrecking havoc on local towns and mayor cities, some even fighting each other as well.
    Can Skyrim be considered part of the kaiju genre? Even unintentionally?
     
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    those arent really dragons. they're wyverns (dragons head with wings, back legs, and a reptilian body). a kailu would represent something from the japanese culture, like godzilla, which is known as a kaiju. so unless theres wyverns in japanese mythology, I would say no.
     
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    Wyverns are defined as "a winged two-legged dragon with a barbed tail" so that's just nitpicking.
     
  4. sodaddict
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    True, but wyverns are classified as a type of dragons, and plus i wouldn't exactly call them wyverns since skyrim's dragons can breathe fire, while wyverns cannot, though i get that it's the way of the voice and not actually fire-breathing.