Arakunia (アラクネア Arakunea) is a Space Beast from the TV series, Ultraman Nexus. He appeared in episode 18.
Subtitle: Insectivore Type Beast (インセクティボラタイプビースト Insekutibora Taipuu Bīsuto)
Arakunia and Frogos were Space Beasts sent by Dark Mephisto as subjects to test the Night Raiders in action, specifically Mizorogi (who was deputy captain of the Night Raiders at that time). Two Arakunias were spotted in a factory where the big one attacked the Night Raiders with its tongue after the smaller one was killed. However the monsters was no match for the Night Raiders' weapons and were quickly killed by their gunfire.
It was revealed back in Shiori's past as a policewoman, she encountered a smaller Arakunia, feeding on garbage as she mistook it for a bear before the beast attacked her. Despite this, the Night Raiders came into rescue and killed the monster and Shiori was later recruited moments later.
- Arakunia's roar is a reused Alien Muzan roar.
- Arakunia was made by combining the arms and torso of the Yamawarawa costume (from Ultraman Cosmos) and the hands and feet of the Alien Zamu costume (from Ultraman Neos).
- Height: 2 (Smaller Variant), 13 m
- Weight: 300 kg (Smaller Variant), 7,500 t
- Origin: Unknown
- Powers and Weapons
- Tongue: Arakunia have a very long tongue, it can be used to ensnarl prey or as an offensive weapon.
- Scissor Arms: Arakunia possessed a pair of hands that has scissor-like pinchers.
- Burrowing: Though only mentioned in Ultraman Nexus official website, Arakunia was revealed to have the ability to burrow underground via his scissor arms.
- Tail: In order to hunt humans, the large Arakunia could use its tail to catch prey.
|Ultra N Project Kaiju & Seijin|
|ULTRAMAN (2004 film)||Beast the One | Zero (Mentioned)|
|Ultraman Nexus||Pedoleon | Beesectar | Bugbuzun | Bugbuzun Brood | Bugbuzun Growler | Galberos | Lafleya | Nosferu | Beast Human | Galberos II | Arakunia | Frogos | Golgolem | Kutuura | Grantella | Banpira | Lizarias | Lizarias Growler | Mega Flash | Izmael|
|Unused Ultraman Nexus Monsters||Unused Space Beasts from Ultraman Nexus|