Medicom is releasing the Godzilla Vinyl Wars EX Megaton Godzilla sofubi, this figure stands nearly 20 inches tall featuring a black and gold color scheme. It will retail for approx $295 US, pre-orders start now through a number of Japanese online retailers with release scheduled for Oct 2016.
S.H. MonsterArts revealed their Shin Godzilla figure recently now we have the official pics and info, the figure stands 18cm tall and 40cm in length making it the biggest figure they have released. It's sculpted by Takayuki Takeya, Ihara Minamotozo, Masaaki Koseki, Atsushi Hagiwara and feature multiple point of articulation. It will retail for approx $127 US and will be released in Nov 2016.
It was revealed early on in the promotion of Shin Godzilla that there would be a lottery of a number of movie related items, some of those items have been revealed previously, we now have pics of all the items courtesy of Dengeki Hobby Web. Some of these items are being sold as well while other are lottery exclusive items. The Items as seen below include (A) Banpresto Shin Godzilla figure (20cm tall 35cm in length), (B) Godzilla Head Magnets, (C) Rulers, (D) Clear File Set, (E) Charms, (F) Mini Figure Collection, (G) Poster.
As we posted previously Bandai is releasing the King Monster series Shin Godzilla, we previously post pics of the Movie Monster series version, and we now see there is a difference between the two. The larger scale King series version (above), approx 11 inches tall, features more red highlights and a slightly rougher appearance than the Movie series figure (below, approx 6 inches tall). The King series figure will retail for approx $46 US and is scheduled for release in August along with two other figure Final Wars Godzilla and Kiryu. Check out our previous post for the Movie Monster series here.
Update: we added pics of both series, the Movie Monster series figures feature a hangtag while the King series Final Wars Godzilla and Kiryu both have a open front box package (like previous releases) with slightly updated box art.
X-Plus is releasing Kamacuras, this figure is 16.5cm tall, 30cm long, and 27cm wide. It has a movable right arm, and head to pose the figure and pedestal . Pre-orders start now with release being in July and it will retail for approx $88 US through Hobby Search, AmiAmi, and others. The Ric Boy is a three piece set of these figures and will retail for approx $191 US through X-Plus.
X-Plus is releasing MechaGodzilla '75 this figure stands 30cm tall, and features an opening chest weapon, the Ric Boy version also has additional features includes removable head and brain unit with light up feature (bottom pic). Pre-orders start now with release being in July and it will retail for approx $177 US through Hobby Search, AmiAmi, and others, the Ric will be approx $220 US through X-Plus.
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Bandai is releasing new t-shirts with the release of Shin Godzilla, there are eight new designs besides previous released designs. Two designs are of Shin Godzilla with the other six being from various other Godzilla films (all eight posted here). Orders have just started with release in July, the price of the shirts is 3,240 yen (approx $31 US). They can be ordered from the Bandai site here as well as viewing the previous released t-shirts.
Ensky is releasing two Godzilla tote bags, one features images of a few Toho monsters besides Godzillaon the center of tote, the other features small random Godzilla monsters as well and Japanese writing and shapes printed all over the tote. The totes are polyester, measuring approx 18" x 18" x 3". They will retail for approx $24 US, will be released in July, and available from AmiAmi and other retailers.
Diamond Distributors just announced the continuation of their US releases with the announcement of the 30cm Series Yuji Sakai Godzilla 1989 and 1991 X-Plus figures in the U.S. and Canada. Done by master Godzilla sculptor Yuji Sakai these will run a bit more then the regular figures, approx $230 US. The '89 is scheduled for release in Feb 2017 and the '91 for April 2017. These are in addition to the previously announced Diamond X-Plus Godzilla 1984, 1992, 1999 and 2004 figures . Those are being released Nov 2016, Jan 2017, Mar 2017, and May 2017 respectively for $160 US each. Some info and pics courtesy of Kaiju Addicts.
Marusan is releasing four Godzilla sofubi Mechagodzilla 1974 Industrial Complex Set, Godzilla 1973 Gold, Godzilla 1964 Red, and 45th Anniversary Hedorah. Mechagodzilla 1974 Industrial Complex Set is gloss black, is 23cm tall, comes with two oil/gas tanks, and will retail for approx $85 US. Godzilla 1973 Gold and Godzilla 1964 Red are part of the Toho Memorial Statue Series both have a gloss finish, are 24cm and 23cm tall respectively, and will retail for approx $100 US each. 45th Anniversary Hedorah will be a commemorative item for a Nishikawa Shinji Exhibition is gold colored, is 23cm tall, and will retail for approx $100 US. The first three should be available Sept 2016 the last in July.
Ensky is releasing the Shin Godzilla Movie Poster Trading Cards, these cards feature poster art from all the Godzilla films, there are 29 cards total in packs of 6 cards. They are available for approx $45 US per box (15 packs) or $3 US a pack. They will be available in July from AmiAmi and other retailers.