X-Plus was at Super Festival 85 and as usual they had new figures, just not very many this time. The big news was the announcement of the Favorite Sculptors Line 30cm Godzilla 1974, this was hoped for with the release of the FSL 30cm Mechagodzilla 1974, both are Monster Maker 28 sculpts, the figure is unpainted prototype, no release date or price was given. Besides that figure there were three other reveals, and a number of upcoming releases, there was two new Ultraman figures, Granadas and the Ultra 5000 Alien Bell, both will be released August 2023 and will be 19,800 yen and 5,500 yen respectively. Also shown was another model kit the Jurassic Park T-rex and Ian Malcolm, it is scheduled for a July 2023 release. There was a number of announced releases as well on display as well.
CCP has announced their Super Festival Middle Size event figures, they are Spring Color of the Miregoji, Godzilla '54, Desugoji, Mosugoji, and the Hedorah Spring Color Metallic. The first four are clear colored vinyl with pink and green coloring, the Hedorah is silver with pink/purple and green spray, all are the same size and price of the previous releases. Super Festival is Sunday April 30th in Tokyo.
Marusan has announced their Super Festival 85 exclusives, these include Toho Monster Lucky Bag 350 figures and Margacha Toho Monster Encyclopedia 60mm figures. The Toho Monster Lucky Bag 350 figures are 23cm tall and are 13,000 yen, the Margacha Toho Monster Encyclopedia 60mm figures are approx. 6cm in size and are 1,200 yen. All will be available at Super Festival 85, Sunday April 30th at Science Museum in Tokyo.
The Godzilla Store has announced more new items they included an exclusive MMS Megalon, more color variant of the CCP Middle Size figures, Mothra key chain, and Matt Frank Mothra art based items.
Godzilla Store Limited Movie Monster Series Megalon Retro Color Version is 16cm tall, retails for 2,750 yen and will release the end of May 2023.
The CCP Middle Size figures are Hedorah Retro Red Godzilla Store Limited Color, Gigan Black Pink Godzilla Store Limited Color, Miregoji Cherry Pink Godzilla Store Limited Color, and Mosugoji Ivory Black Godzilla Store Limited Color, all are 12cm tall, retail for 3,500 yen each, and will release May 12th 2023.
The Mothra key chain is acrylic, 10cm by 5.8cm in size, 1,100 yen and release April 26th 2023.
The Matt Frank designed items are a Mothra Acrylic Plate, Mothra Big Tapestry, and Mothra T-shirt Illustrated, they retail between 2,750 yen to 7,700 yen, and will be released April 26th 2023.
Last is Godzilla Trading Menko 15 Box (card game), there are 29 types total, it retails for 8,250 yen, and it will release April 26th 2023
Bandai is releasing the S.H. MonsterArts Godzilla 1991 Shinjuku Decisive Battle Version figure. This figure stands 16cm tall, it is designed by Yuji Sakai, and retails for 9,900 yen (tax included), it does not feature any accessories. It will be available for pre-order Apr 26 with release scheduled for Sept 2023. Also being re-released at the same time will be the S. H. MonsterArts Godzilla 1954, all specs should be the same as previously released versions and it will retail for 8,580 yen.
PARCO is have an event Godzilla The Art, the event will feature Godzilla Art by multiple artists (Isamu Gakiya/NOH Sangho from Korea), a Godzilla statue, diorama, and more, the event also will have an exclusive Movie Monster Series figure of the Godzilla Model. It did not list a price but it looks to be available only at the event, the event takes place April 27, 2023 (Thursday) - May 15, 2023 (Monday) at GALLERY X BY PARCO (Shibuya PARCO B1F / 15-1 Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo), with a 500 yen admission.
X-Plus is releasing the Gigantic DefoReal Godzilla 1954 Trainbiter figure, the second Gigantic in the DefoReal line. This figure stands 24cm tall and is 39cm in length, the Ric version features light up fins, and the train can be removed with replacement jaw parts, it retails for 27,500 yen (25,000 yen on the US website, and 25,850 yen for the standard). It can be pre-ordered now from X-Plus and other retailers with release scheduled for August 2023.
Megahouse is releasing the UA Monsters Gigan 1972 figure, a figure teased a while back. This figure stands 30cm tall, it features light up eye and forehead, sounds (2 types), rotating shoulders and elbows, opening and closing mouth, and it retails for 42,900 yen. It can be pre-ordered from multiple retailers now with release scheduled for Sept 2023.
Hands Shibuya/Marusan have announced Spring Marble Fair figures, these figures include Godzilla 1989 350, and Godzilla 1995 350 in two versions each, and Gigan 450 Clear Molding Version in four colors. The Godzillas come in a clear version with blue metallic highlights (Ice Blue), and glow in the dark versions with different paint schemes, they are 23cm tall and retail for 13,200 yen each. The Gigan come in clear, yellow clear, orange clear, and a secret color (blue clear), they are 30cm tall and retail for 17,600 yen each. All are available from the Hands Shibuya store.