X-Plus has announced the DefoReal Godzilla 1989 figure, this figure will stand13cm tall, the Ric version features light up fins, the Ric version will retail for 8,800 yen (8,000 yen on the US Ric site), the standard will retail for 7,700 yen. The Ric can be pre-ordered now (the standard should be soon) with release scheduled for Nov 2021.
Bandai has revealed a number of Hedorah 50th Anniversary merchandise items including t-shirts, hat, towel, pouch, and key chain. The t-shirts are 100% cotton come in sizes S, M, L, XL, and XXL, and retail for 3,850 yen, thie hat is one size and retails for 4180 yen, and the rest retail from 770 yen up to 2,200 yen. All can be pre-ordered now from the Bandai website.
X-Plus is releasing the Toho 30cm Series Yuji Sakai Modeling Collection Godzilla 1991 Abashiri Fierce Fight figure, which will come in three versions standard, Ric light up, and Godzilla Store Limited Heat Ray Radiation Version (bottom four pics). This figure stands 29cm tall, and 46cm in length, the Ric features light up fins, and the Godzilla Store version features fins that are blue and white, retail prices are 29,150 yen for the Ric (approx. $250 US), 27,500 yen for the standard, no price has been announced for the Godzilla Store version but should soon. All will be available for pre-order soon from the respected shops.
Update: the Godzilla Store version is 31,350 yen, it also includes a Yuji Sakai Zoukei Live Digest DVD.
X-Plus is releasing the Real Master Collection Godzilla 2000 Millennium Maquette Replica designed by Yuji Sakai. This resin figure stands 30cm tall and is 63cm in length, it features a base with the movie name and logo, and plate with serial number, it is limited to 500 pieces, and retails for 99,550 yen. This will be sold as a lottery item due to the limited quantity here, and is scheduled for release Dec 2021. Two other versions will be released as well, Real Master Collection Godzilla 2000 Millennium Maquette Replica Soft Vinyl Edition Godzilla Store Limited Metallic Red Version (pics at bottom), and the Real Master Collection Godzilla 2000 Millennium Maquette Replica Soft Vinyl Version. The first one of these looks to be released from the Godzilla Store for 33,000 yen, it will include the base but not the serial numbering, it should be available for pre-order on May 22nd, the other is the general distribution version which will retail for 33,000 yen and with be available for pre-order on May 24th. Note, the vinyl versions are slightly smaller due to resin to vinyl shrinkage, 28.5cm tall and 62cm in length.
Two new Medicom lottery figures have been announced and both are unique colorways, Godzilla Vinyl Wars EX Soft Vinyl Life Gigan 2021 New Winter Color, and Godzilla Vinyl Wars EX Hedorah 1971 Anraku Ansaku Anime Version Second Color. Gigan is a very light blue vinyl with metallic blue, yellow and red spray, stands 26cm, and retails for 8,800 yen. Hedorah features, we'll just say, a very interesting color scheme, stands 26cm, and will retail for 13,200 yen. Both lotteries will be on the Medicom website from May 24th to June 10th.
Cheero Godzilla Wireless Earphones With Six Godzilla Voice Patterns
● Product specifications ● [Product name] cheero Wireless Earphones powered by Qualcomm aptX audio technology Bluetooth 5.1 [Model number] CHE-627 [Color] Black x Gray ■ Earphones body [Dimensions (body)] Approx. 22 x 16 x 25 mm [ Weight (main unit)] Approximately 5 g (total 10 g) [Bluetooth Ver.] Ver.5.1 [Waterproof standard] IPX5 [Profile] A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP [Compatible codecs] SBC, AAC, aptX [Continuous call / music Playback time] Approximately 8 to 10 hours [Communication distance] Approximately 10 m (no obstacles) [Battery capacity] 3.7V / 45mAh [Frequency range] 20Hz-20KHz [Supported OS] Android / iOS / Windows ■ Earphones charging case [Dimensions] (Main body)] Approx. 80 x 47 x 28 mm [Weight (main body)] Approx. 80 g [Battery capacity] 3.7V / 2200mAh [Charging time] Approx. 5V / 1A USB-C [Output] 5V / 1A USB-A [Accessories] 5 types of earpieces (SSS / SS / S / M / L), replacement rubber, USB-A to C cable for charging, instruction manual Book, warranty (1 year).
Retail price: $80
Release date: July 2021
Pre-order here (US).
Marusan has announced new lottery figures for their Pop Up Shop in Asakusa, 50th Anniversary Hedorah B-Type Bullmark Style 350 GID, Biollante Rose and Final Form 450 GID blank (white) figures, and King Joe Clear/Mechanical Version. The first three glow in the dark, Hedorah adult is 23cm tall, the Biollantes are 30cm tall, and King Joe is 28cm tall, Hedorah retails for 11,000 yen, Biollante Rose form is 13,200 yen, Final form is 22,000 yen and King Joe is 27,500 yen. The lottery can be entered by emailing Marusan with the subject "POP-UP Asakusa 5/23" and the text "name, address, phone number", deadline is Jan 12th.
GODZILLA SMASHIES PX 12PC STRESS DOLL DISPLAY
From Surreal Entertainment. A PREVIEWS Exclusive! You can now SMASH the world's most famous kaiju in the palm of your hand with Surreal Entertainment's PREVIEWS exclusive Godzilla SMASHIES! Molded in slow-rise squishy foam, these 4" high mini-giants can be squeezed and then slowly return to their original shapes in a satisfying tactile experience. Each set features the Big G's friends and foes: Mechagodzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah, as well as four variants of Godzilla himself: full color, black and white as seen in the original 1954 Gojira and 1955's Godzilla Raids Again, Atomic blue as he powers up his famous radioactive breath, and a fiery Burn variant as seen in 1995's Godzilla Vs. Destoroyah! The pack itself opens up into a an attractive backdrop diorama display of a post-kaiju romp through the city. Be sure to collect your favorite kaiju, or collect them all!
The pack contains a twelve unit assortment: Color Godzilla (2), black and white Godzilla (1), Atomic Godzilla (1), Burn Godzilla (2), Mothra (2), King Ghidorah (2) and Mechagodzilla (2).
In Shops: Jul 14, 2021
SRP: $11.99 (note we believe the price is per figure not for the whole set)
Tanaka Studio/Kenichi Tanaka is releasing the Godzilla 2000 Bust Resin Kit. This digitally design kit is an unpainted, unassembled garage kit of 12 pieces, it stands 17cm tall once assembled, and it retails for 13,200 yen. It can be ordered from Tanaka Studio now till the end of May with release scheduled for June 2021. (Colored sample shown)
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 Gigan from Godzilla Final Wars (2004) (Vol.71) and Monster X from Godzilla Final Wars (2004) (Vol.72).
Publisher: Dai Nippon
Planning and organization: Osamu Kishikawa
Designed by Makena Graphics
Language: Japanese & English
Release date May 2021
Price: 1,121 yen
Available from The Godzilla Store.