Bandai recently launched its new "Human Size Project" specialized in human size character figures, then today opened a special page for the project's first entry "Human Size Godzilla 1991 Hokkaido ver." The 192cm-tall figure will be produced only 10 and offered at the price of 4.482 million yen/43,140 US dollars. Hit the jump for more details.
November 3rd marks the anniversary of the original 1954 Godzilla film (known as Gojira in Japan), and two venues in Tokyo and Kyoto are gearing up to celebrate with an all-night film festival that includes screenings of key Godzilla movies and guest talks with some of the cast and crew members that bring the films to life. Hit the jump to learn more.
Shin Godzilla has been a success as far as limited theatrical engagements are concerned, grossing more than $1.5million since its October 11 debut. As a result, Funimation announced plans to extend Godzilla's theatrical outing in North America, starting with the addition of a special Saturday matinee screening in over 200 theaters on October 22. Read on for more.
Hideaki Anno is coming off of the critical acclaim and box office success of Shin Godzilla, which has proven itself to be a unique take on the origin tale of the legendary movie monster, mixing Japanese current events with political intrigue. Hit the jump for his comments on the state of the delayed final entry in the Eva Rebuild film series, and whether he'd direct another Godzilla film.
Following the first Evangelion Unit-01 model in Burning Godzilla's color to be released in the coming November, Kotobukiya has also added another EVA-01 plastic model painted in the 1993 version Mechagodzilla's color for a January 2017 release. The version was appeared in the 1993 film Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla. Check the product photos after the jump.
Funimation has Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi's Shin Godzilla lined up for limited screenings in over 440 theaters in North America from October 11-18. You can find out information on theaters near you at the official website, and while you await the Big G's arrival you can check out Funimation's new theatrical trailer after the jump.
The new Shin Godzilla is getting plenty of press this week, with big coverage in places like the Wall Street Journal. Among the people who found themselves affected by the kauji revival is modern art star Takashi Murakami, who took to Facebook with some thoughts on the feature, co-director/Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno and Aoi Honoo (aka Blue Blazes). Get a look after the jump.
Funimation announced the acquisition of Shin Godzilla during San Diego Comic Con in July, and now some more details are available. The limited engagement is officially set for October 11-18, and Shin Godzilla will be unleashed in over 440 theaters across the United States and Canada. Read on for more.
Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai and the Evangelion franchise's official store EVANGELION STORE have started accepting pre-orders for "Evangelion Unit-02 Beast G Mode," the new collaboration figure between Toho's Godzilla and the Evangelion anime series, for a February 2017 release. Check the product photos of the series after the jump!