Japanese publisher Magazine House is releasing two books one Godzilla 60: Complete Guide, and Ultra Seven Encyclopedia both will be available July 22 in Japan and sold through retailers like Amazon Japan. Details below.
Godzilla 60: Complete Guide
Godzilla Movie History
GODZILLA 2014 Filmmaker Interviews
The Secret Story of Godzilla’s Birth
Memories of Godzilla: Interviews with Akira Takarada, Kenji Sahara, Yoshio
Tsuchiya, Kenpachiro Satsuma and others
Toho Self-Defense Forces
Publisher: Magazine House
Release Date: July 22, 2014
Price: ￥1620 (Approx $16 US)
Ultra Seven Encyclopedia
Details of the series including the Ultra Guard and Ultra Hawk
Publisher: Magazine House
Release Date: July 22, 2014
Price: ￥1000 (Approx $10 US)
Godzilla Character Encyclopedia: Toho Special Effects Movie Complete History is another awesome Godzilla book coming to celebrate his 60th anniversary published by Kodansha Ltd.
The book features not only Godzilla but many other monsters including Legendary's Godzilla.
The book is 176 page deluxe edition book that will retail for about $38 US and will be release on July 15 and is available on Amazon Japan here.
Another Godzilla book is coming as we officially get to his 60th Anniversary, Common Sense of Godzilla/Common Knowledge Of Godzilla (depending on the translation) it was release in Japan on 7/2/14.
It's 196 pages cover Godzilla as well as other Toho monsters even including Legendary's Godzilla. Cost is a quite reasonable $6 US.
It is published by Futabasha Publishers Ltd and you can purchase it through Amazon Japan here.
Publisher Shogakukan Inc. will release the Toho Special Effects All Monster Encyclopedia (東宝特撮全怪獣図鑑, Toho Tokusatsu Zen Kaijuu Zukan) in Japan on July 23rd. Celebrating the 60th anniversary of Godzilla, this large picture book profiles Toho monsters, aliens and super-humans featured in Toho’s FX movies, videos and television shows from the original GODZILLA (1954) to the new GODZILLA (2014).
The Toho Special Effects All Monster Encyclopedia features hundreds of characters, from selections such as Toho’s top five monster stars — Godzilla, Mothra, Rodan, King Ghidorah and Mechagodzilla to second-tier movie kaiju, obscure beasts, and also heroes and villains from TV series like RAINBOWMAN: PROFESSIONAL HITMAN (愛の戦士レインボーマン, Ai no Senshi Reinbooman, 1972-73), ZONE FIGHTER (流星人間ゾーン, Ryuusei Ningen Zoon, 1973) and GRANSAZERS (超星神グランセイザー, Chooseishin Guranseizaa, 2003-04).
Dedicated to enthusiasts of all love the monsters, it is a gorgeous picture book.
For a limited time, the Toho Special Effects All Monster Encyclopedia will come with three bonus Godzilla collectibles -
Illustrated Monster Clear File, Godzilla, Mothra and Battra Paper Craft Figures (originally printed in a 1992 issue of Shogakukan’s Elementary School First Grade magazine), Godzilla Movie Posters Sticker Set
Publisher: Shogakukan Inc.
Release Date: July 23, 2014
Price: ¥4,000 (Approx $40 US)
Other Godzilla book is coming out in celebration of Godzilla's 60th Anniversary, Godzilla Complete Code coming this week from Takarajimasha. The book features a history of the Godzilla tokusatsu film series with ranging from Godzilla and biotechnology, Godzilla and the Cthulhu mythos, to the new GODZILLA and the future of science fiction and FX films. Also included are profiles of the Toho films and monsters with photos and detailed data examining each from perspectives of science fiction, horror and fantasy.
Publisher: Takarajimasha, Inc.
Release Date: June 26, 2014
Price: ￥1,512 (Approximately $14.81 US)
In celebration of the Japanese release of Godzilla 2014 publisher Business-sha Co. will release the Japanese language GODZILLA ゴジラ OFFICIAL BOOK (「ＧＯＤＺＩＬＬＡ ゴジラ」オフィシャルブック, GODZILLA Gojira Ofisharubukku) for Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros’ GODZILLA. The large format book will be available in Japan on June 30th.
• GODZILLA Photo Story
• Character Profiles
• Godzilla Data
• Cast Interviews: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen,
Bryan Cranston, David Strathairn, Sally Hawkins, Juliette Binoche
• Q&A with Producer Thomas Tull and Director Garreth Edwards
• Ken Watanabe and Gareth Edwards in Tokyo
• The Art of GODZILLA
• Production Notes
• LA Premiere Report
• Cast and Crew Credits
• Godzilla 28 Movie History: 1954-2004
Publisher: Business-sha Co., Ltd.
Release Date: June 30, 2014
Price: ¥1,296 (Approximately $12.71 US)
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Published to coincide with the release of Warner Bros. and Legendary's Godzilla, directed by Gareth Edwards, this visually stunning book will delve into the making of the movie and showcase its incredible production art. Presenting an extraordinary new vision for the beloved character through a dynamic selection of concept illustrations, sketches, storyboards, and other preproduction materials, Godzilla: The Art of Destruction will be the definitive book on one of the most anticipated films of 2014. Also featuring interviews with the director and key crew and cast members, the book will tell the complete story of the making of Godzilla from concept to final frames. Comprehensive and enthralling, Godzilla: The Art of Destruction is a book that no fan will want to be without.
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GODZILLA AWAKENING HC
IN THEATERS MAY 16, 2014!
TM & © Toho Co., Ltd. © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Written by MAX BORENSTEIN and GREG BORENSTEIN
Art by ERIC BATTLE, YVEL GUICHET, ALAN QUAH and LEE LOUGHRIDGE
Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS
On sale MAY 7 • 72 pg, FC, $19.99 US
In May 2014, audiences will witness the epic rebirth of the King of Monsters as Legendary and Warner Bros. bring Godzilla to the big screen. To pave the way for the iconic creature’s return, Legendary Comics is proud to present the official Godzilla graphic novel!
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