I enjoyed the Gareth Edwards-directed Godzilla flick, but if you missed it you can pretty much catch all the major points by watching CineFix's latest installment of 8 Bit Cinema after the jump.
Oricon Style reports the top 5 titles for Japan's box office in the summer season of 2014 (late July to the end of August). As expected, Stand by Me Doraemon, the first 3DCG film based on the popular manga series created by Fujiko F. Fujio, tops the ranking with impressive 7-7.5 billion yen. Check the list after the jump.
Yusuke Murata, the artist of the Eyeshield 21 manga and more recently the highly regarded One-Punch Man, was having some fun on Twitter this week. In addition to live streaming his OPM work, he posted some corner doodles of Studio Ghibli cross-overs and his dream match-up of Godzilla versus Gamera (he also suggested that a GxGxG - Godzilla versus Gamera versus Gundam would be awesome). Get a look after the jump
To promote the new Hollywood Godzilla movie, the King of Kaiju has been installed at Tokyo Midtown’s garden in the Roppongi district, former neighborhood of the Ministry of Defense. Extended to stay at the location through August 31st, the monster stands 6.6meters tall and with tail measures 108 meters long. darwinfish,
A Godzilla game was announced for PlayStation 3 back in June, and now it has a release date. The kaiju battle action game makes its debut in Japan on December 18, and you'll even be able to play as the most recent Hollywood incarnation of the King of the Monsters. More after the jump.
Just in time for the upcoming DVD and Blu-ray release of this summer’s Godzilla flick, a new marketing site has emerged where you can have the satisfaction of seeing the King of the Monsters pulverize any address you care to enter. Give it a shot after the jump!
Jokes about the kaiju's overweight appearance didn't stop Japanese movie goers from buying tickets to the Gareth Edwards’ Hollywood retelling of Godzilla, which finally opened in the lizard's homeland last weekend. More after the jump.
Legendary Entertainment announced plans for the follow-up to this year's Hollywood Godzilla at San Diego Comic-Con. There's going plenty of returning faces for the project, scheduled to hit theaters December 16, 2016. While director Gareth Edwards couldn't make the event due to his commitments working on a Star Wars spin-off, he will be helming this next Godzilla. More after the jump.
Nihon Eiga Senmon Channel (Japanese Movie Specialty Channel) has announced the top 4 result of its "Godzilla General Election" to choose the best film from the 28 Japanese-made Godzilla films. As expected, Kazuki Omori's 1989 film Godzilla vs. Biollante was the most favorite film among the modern fans. Hit the jump for more.
The Japan Times has posted a 90-second video report of a 6.6 meter tall replica Godzilla at Tokyo Midtown Garden on its official YouTube channel. The statue was build to celebrate the franchise's 60th anniversary and to promote the upcoming Gareth Edwards-directed American film. Check the report after the jump.
Celebrating 40 years of Big Comic Original as well as 60 years of Godzilla, and leading into the July 25th Japanese release of the new Hollywood Godzilla, the works of 21 industry greats such as Rumiko Takahashi (InuYasha) and Naoki Urasawa (Monster, 20th Century Boys) have been collected in a special manga tribute to the King of Kaiju. Get a look after the jump.