CCP is releasing the Artistic Monster Collection (AMC) Hedorah Japan Culture 01 Version, a design based on balloons from Japanese festivals. There are four versions landing, adult, chimney, and crawling (quadruped), each is molded in clear red vinyl with a black and silver splatter paint app. They are 21cm, 26cm, 19.5cm and 30cm respectively in height (length for crawling), limited to 150,100, 200, and 50 pieces each respectively, and retail for 10,000 yen, 13,000 yen, 11,000 yen, and 8,000 yen respectively as an early order price (all will increase by 2,000 yen afterwards), all can be pre-ordered now from CCP with release scheduled for May/June 2020.
Slow Curve is releasing the Godzilla Battle - Monster Card Showdown! Card Game, a simple strategy card game. The game is for two players, with a play time of approx 5 minutes, 48 cards (4 monster cards, 4 technique tables, 40 skill cards (monsters have 10 techniques each)), and a retail price of 2,300 yen. It can be purchased now from Amazon Japan and other retailers.
The Godzilla Store has announced the X-Plus Toho 30cm Series Yuji Sakai Godzilla 1995 Vinyl Kit in clear orange vinyl. The kit is the same sculpt as the figure released last year, as well as the Wonder Festival, it will retail for 10,000 yen and be limited. It features the same box designed by John Ruffin (MyKaiju Godzilla) as the Wonder Festival kit.
The Godzilla Store is releasing the Movie Monster Series Shin Godzilla Climax Version Metallic Pink Version Exclusive figure. This is the same figure previously released in a new color, it's approx 18cm tall and 30cm in length, and will retail for 3,080 yen. It can be pre-ordered now with release schedule for March 12, 2020.
As seen at Toy Fair UCC Distributing is releasing the Godzilla Giant Plush figure. This oversized plush has shown up on Gamestop's website and should be available from other retailers as well. Godzilla is approx 20 inches tall, and retails for $49.99, it is scheduled to be released May 2020. Mothra and Ghidorah are being released as well (link to our previous article click here, Toy Fair pic from Luminous News).
All volumes are published by Dai Nippon Printing, read from left to right, each volume is 36 pages long and printed on A4 size paper. They are distributed by the Godzilla Store and cover the conceptualization and production aspects of kaiju from Toho's library of films, with each volume focusing on a different character.
These volumes cover Godzilla 1991 from Godzilla Vs. King Ghidorah (1991, Vol.45), and King Ghidorah 1991 (and Mecha King Ghidorah) from Godzilla Vs. King Ghidorah (1991, Vol.46).
Publisher: Dai Nippon
Planning and organization: Osamu Kishikawa
Designed by Makena Graphics
Language: Japanese & English
Release date April 2020
Price: 1,121 yen
Available from The Godzilla Store.
The Godzilla Store is releasing the Limited Toho Monster Encyclopedia Hedorah Set Sakura figures by Marusan. These figures have a pink, green, gold coloring and each is approx 6cm in size (smaller than Marusan's regular figures), the set will retail for 2,500 yen and will be released this spring.
As seen at Toy Fair UCC Distributing is releasing the Mothra and Ghidorah Giant Plush figures. These oversized plushes have shown up on Gamestop's website and should be available from other retailers as well. Mothra retails for $49.99, Ghidorah for $79.99, both are scheduled to be released May 2020. A Godzilla plush should also be available but was not listed yet (Toy Fair pic from Luminous News).
Marusan has announced their April/May 2020 releases including Pagos 350 with two mini figures, Garamon 450 Black, Hedorah Crawling Version 450 Luminescent version, and Godzilla 450 Luminescent version. Pagos is 22cm in length, it includes two mini figures (random ones), and retail for 11,000 yen. Garamon is jet black, it stands 28cm tall, and retails for 13,200 yen. Hedorah is 30cm in length, has a GID body with light blue and pink highlights, and retails for 22,000 yen. Godzilla is GID with pink highlights, stands 30cm tall, and retails for 22,000 yen each. The two Ultra figures are international releases, Godzilla and Hedorah are Japanese release only, all are scheduled for release April/May 2020.