Following the release of the recent Figure-Oh magazine, Premium Bandai began to list up order pages for their upcoming exclusives. Among these exclusives is S.H.MonsterArts Mechagodzilla (1974) from the original Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla. The original Mechagodzilla was a weaponized robot based on Godzilla and created by the Simians; a race of ape-like aliens bent on conquering the Earth before their home-world was destroyed by a black hole. When Mechagodzilla first appears it poses as the King of the Monsters, and defeats Anguirus before being confronted by Godzilla. In the first confrontation,Read More
Toho has updated it’s official animation Youtube channel with two trailers for Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters. The trailers feature a look at the setting of the film as well as a closer glimpse at Godzilla. The official website provided a synopsis for the film. The last summer of the 20th Century. That day, the human beings learn that they are not the only ruler of the planet Earth. The appearance of the giant living creatures “Kaiju’s” and the ultimate existence that destroys all monsters: Godzilla. Through the battle against kaiju’s thatRead More
Recently new voice cast members for the Godzilla Monster Planet film have been announced. For those who are unaware Godzilla Monster Planet is an upcoming 3DCG anime film produced by Polygon Pictures that will be the first part in a trilogy of films. The new cast members include: Daisuke Ono: Eliott Leland – “a 32 year old English colonel and the leader of the operation to retake Earth. Eliott is frustrated with the governance of the colony ship and hopes to shake things up and solidify his own power by defeating Godzilla.” Kenta Miyake:Read More
Yesterday, Bandai Namco finally released the first full trailer for the upcoming video game, City Shrouded in Shadow. This video game is the first survival game of its kind, as players must attempt to survive monsters and mechas from various tokusatsu, and anime series. When the game was initially announced the confirmed franchises included Godzilla, Ultraman, and Neon Genesis Evangelion. Later on it was then confirmed to be adding characters from the Gamera series, while teasing the final property. Several fans earlier on believed the teaser to be for theRead More
Funimation has recently opened preorders for the home video release of Shin Godzilla. The film will be released in a BD/DVD Combo + UV pack at a list price of $3498 on August 1. Funimation currently has the film on preorder for $26.24. Funimation provided a synopsis for the film. When a massive, gilled monster emerges from the deep and tears through the city, the government scrambles to save its citizens. A rag-tag team of volunteers cuts through a web of red tape to uncover the monster’s weakness and its mysterious ties to a foreign superpower. But timeRead More
The official Japan World Heroes convention website has announced that Noboru Kaneko will be attending this year’s convention. For those who aren’t aware Noboru played Kakeru Shishi (GaoRed) in Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger. He also played Yoshito Chûjô in Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. The Japan World Heroes convention will be held at the Pasadena Convention Center on August 26-7th. More details about the convention can be viewed on the official website.
The official website for the upcoming Godzilla anime film has updated with some new details about the project. First, a new visual was revealed a features a look at one of the main characters named Haruo. The main tagline of the visual is “I will definitely take this earth/planet back.” 「ティザービジュアル第2弾」解禁！スキンスーツをまとった一人の青年がこちらに向かってくる姿と、その背後には着陸しようとする複数の宇宙船と編隊を組む機体が、さらに地上には二足歩行ロボットやバイクのような形状をした兵器も描かれています。舞い降りたこの星はーーー。#anigodzi pic.twitter.com/HXROypXfiT — アニメーション映画『GODZILLA』 (@GODZILLA_ANIME) March 24, 2017 The film’s official name was also revealed. According to the website the film will be titled “, Godzilla: Monster Planet (Kaiju Wakusei),” and will be set 20,000 years in the future. The current state of the earth is beingRead More
Netflix has announced that the Godzilla anime film will be streaming globally sometime this year. The film’s cast consists of: Yuuki Kaji Takahiro Sakurai Mamoru Miyano Junichi Suwabe Kana Hanazawa Tomokazu Sugita The Godzilla anime film is directed by Kōbun Shizuno and Hiroyuki Seshita. Screenplay for the film will be written by Gen Urobuchi. More details about the film will be revealed at AnimeJapan 2017, which will be held on March 26. The main voice actors will be attending the event.
Similar to the update for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Sigma, Premium Bandai has also listed the order page for the newest announced S.H.MonsterArts. This new S.H.MonstersArts is the “spit-fire” edition of Shin Godzilla, but is properly called the Fourth Awakening Version. Now, for those who have either seen the film or read the spoilers Godzilla effectively spouts highly concentrated thermonuclear beams not just from its mouth, but its tail and plates. However, the official S.H.Monsterarts can only perform the blast from the mouth and tail, as well as include Tamashii Stages. Orders willRead More
Today, Legendary Pictures confirmed that writer, Michael Dougherty will now also be directing the sequel to Godzilla. Originally Michael Dougherty was hired alongside his “Krampus” co-writer Zach Shields to write future sequels in the Monster cinematic universe, dubbed the MonsterVerse. However, after months of working with Legendary Pictures this deal has been extended due to long lasting ties with studio. Alex Garcia will still be in control of all projects. Godzilla 2, Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), is currently slated to hit theaters on March 22, 2019 with Godzilla vs. Kong plannedRead More
The official Godzilla anime series website has updated with new details for the series. The series will be directed by Kobun Shizuno & Hiroyuki Seshita and will be animated by Polygon Pictures. First, several cast members were revealed for the series. The confirmed cast members include: Yuki Kaji Takahiro Sakurai Tomokazu Sugita Junichi Suwabe Kana Hanazawa Mamoru Miyano Second new concept art for series was revealed that features a forest setting along with a suit of armor and a spider tank. The tank is labeled as Old Tanzawa while the forest is apparently based onRead More
Earlier this year during the Summer, Premium Bandai opened a survey that talks about the shipping services to international customers. The survey is currently open and features questions regarding a variety of their products. Those who are interested can check out the link below for more details. Premium Bandai Survey
Today, Legendary Pictures has revealed the title for the upcoming sequel to the 2014 Godzilla film. The sequel will be titled “, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, ” which is set to debut in theaters on March 22, 2019. Comicbook also released this press release, which reveals details about the upcoming sequel. Legendary today announced the hiring of three veteran production executives to its feature film operations including Herbert W. Gains, who has been named EVP of Physical Production, Valerie Flueger Veras who has been named SVP of Post- Production and Sara Flamm who will take on theRead More
The next spotlight on Tamashii Nations Fall 2016 event will feature mostly Kamen Rider SICs, and the updated prototypes for S.H.MonsterArts Shin Godzilla forms. Most likely this post will be updated throughout the next few days since there is a rumor of more MonsterArts being revealed, so check back often! S.I.C. – Super Imaginative Chogokin Kamen Rider Gaim Jinba Lemon Arms Kamen Rider Gaim Strawberry & Pineapple Arms Kamen Rider Baron Banana Arms Kamen Rider Shin Zangetsu Melon Energy Arms Kamen Rider Duke Lemon Energy Arms Kamen Rider Malika PeachRead More
Variety has recently reported that Michael Dougherty and Zach Shields will be the main writers for the sequel to the 2014 Godzilla film. Both writers are known for writing “Krampus” for Legendary. It is also been hinted that Legendary is currently planning to set up the writers that will help work on Godzilla/ King Kong film universe. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. “Godzilla 2” is currently planned to premiere on March 22, 2019 and “Godzilla vs. Kong” is set for May 29, 2020.