Shin Godzilla - the latest in Toho Studio's venerable franchise of films featuring a giant, angry, irradiated monster - is also the 1st Japanese film to feature a version of Godzilla rendered in full CG by animation and special effects company Shirogumi, Inc.. Hit the jump to check out a behind-the-scenes featurette that reveals their process of translating the Big G into the digital world.
Previewed at the recent Wonder Festival figure event and now published online, Yoji Shinkawa, known for his design and art direction work on the Metal Gear and Zone of the Enders series, has offered his take on the idea of NERV Produced G Weapon. This G x Eva x Yoji.S creation is being developed as a pre-painted figure from Sentinel. Get a look after the jump.
The Big G’s first Japanese movie in 12 years – Shin Gojira – opened at number one at the Japanese box office this weekend. But how is movie itself and how does it fit into the works of co-director and scriptwriter Hideaki Anno of Evangelion fame? Matt Schley, Tokyo correspondent for Otaku USA magazine, weighs in with his review after the jump!
Starting on April 1st and leading into the July 29th opening of Toho's new Godzilla movie, co-directed by Hideaki Anno (Evangelion) and Shinji Higuchi (Heisei Gamera series, Attack on Titan), a series of art pieces have matching the series. The latest features Gainax vet Akira Amemiya and Yuji Kaneko's take on Godzilla meeting the pilots. Meanwhile, a new set of merchandise feature Asuka as the King of Kaiju.
Along with Shinji Higuchi (Heisei Gamera series, Attack on Titan), Hideaki Anno is helming the new Godzilla movie, which has meant a lot of Evangelion crossover merchandise, mostly featuring battles between Eva Unit 01 and Godzilla. In an impressive, new figure, they were spliced together with the premise that injected G-cells have "Awakened" in the Eva. Get a look after the jump.
At their Industry Panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2016, Funimation announced the license of Shin Godzilla, aka Godzilla Resurgence, the king of kaiju revival from Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi. Speaking of Higuchi, Funi also announced the release plans for his live-action Attack on Titan. More after the jump.
The Big G’s new film, Shin Gojira, written and co-directed by Hideaki Anno of Evangelion fame, opens next week, so a new trailer featuring lots of mass destruction, military weaponry, and one very big unstoppable monster has appeared! Watch after the jump!
Since both of their movies are coming out in Japan in July of 2016, Straw Hat Pirates leader Luffy D. Monkey and fire-breathing atomic monster Godzilla (of ONE PIECE FILM GOLD and Godzilla Resurgence, respectively) are appearing together on the cover of Entermix, a Japanese entertainment magazine. Hit the jump to learn more.
Godzilla - Toho's legendary atomic, fire-breathing monster and the subject of the upcoming film Godzilla Resurgence - has appeared in another unlikely place: as an enormous piece of artwork in a rice paddy in the village of Inakadate in Aomori Prefecture, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
In perhaps the strangest animated team-up since Bambi Meets Godzilla, the newest iteration of Toho Studio's legendary fire-breathing atomic monster will be making a guest appearance opposite Shinnosuke Nohara in an upcoming episode of Crayon Shin-chan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Starting on April 1st and leading into the July 29th opening of Toho's new Godzilla movie (Godzilla Resurgence internationally, Shin Gojira in Japan), co-directed by Hideaki Anno (Evangelion) and Shinji Higuchi (Heisei Gamera series, Attack on Titan), a series of art pieces have been imagining clashes between Godzilla and Evangelion Unit 01. A big name has been brought for the latest, internationally recognized modern artist Takashi Murakami.