Bullmark is releasing the Little Monster Series Little Hedorah Clear and Monster Series Lucky Namegon. Hedoeah is clear vinyl with pink, blue, green, and red highlights, it stands 15cm tall, and will retail for 5,500 yen. Namegon is pink vinyl with a lucky ring (on Namegon's neck), it stands 18cm tall, and retails for 8,250 yen. Both can be pre-order now from Bullmark (limited window), with released August 2020.
Chara Ani is releasing six new Netsuke figures, three Toho Kaiju and three Ultra Monsters, the Toho figures include Godzilla 1992, Biollante, and Battra Larva, the Ultra Monsters include Gatanothor, Gomess, and Magular. These figures look to be figure only unlike previous releases that included a wood tag and box, they are approx. 2 1/2 inches tall, they will retail for 6,600 yen, and are scheduled for a Sept 2020 release from Chara Ani and other retailers.
HUF and Toho have announced a new line of apparel HUF x Godzilla (HUF Vs. Godzilla), the line includes apparel, accessories, and a limited edition figure. The items include t-shirts, long sleeve shirts, socks, hoodies, jacket, hat, resort shirt, stickers, skate deck, and figure. Items range from $14 up to $185 for the figure. You can check out details on the figure and images of the many items below, and check out the full collection here.
GODZILLA COLLECTORS TOY
The Godzilla Collectors Toy is a limited-edition vinyl figurine molded in a translucent HUF-signature green with gold metallic glitter. Produced exclusively for HUF by MediCom Toy in Japan.
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 from Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla (2002, Vol.53), and Destoroyah from Godzilla Vs. Destoroyah (1995, Vol.54).
Publisher: Dai Nippon
Planning and organization: Osamu Kishikawa
Designed by Makena Graphics
Language: Japanese & English
Release date July 2020
Price: 1,121 yen
Available from The Godzilla Store.
GODZILLA 1954 CRACKLE EDITION GLOW-IN-THE-DARK 8-INCH ART FIGURE
The King of the Monsters is ready to turn your city to mulch! This 8-inch art figure is a classic rendition of GODZILLA, complete with a crackled-skin finish that would be the envy of any fashion-minded, city-stomping nuclear lizard. This limited edition vinyl Godzilla figure features glow-in-the-dark accents that make this a must-have piece. Whether you put him on a shelf or lock him in a crate that you toss into the ocean for a thousand years, this piece is essential for any serious Godzilla fan or Kidrobot collector.
Retail price: $49.99
Release date: July 2020
Note Kidrobot also revealed other similar figures in February at Toy Fair, which should be coming soon (image at bottom).
Marusan has announced their next set of Godzilla/Toho releases, these include two Hedorahs, Mechagodzilla Lucky Bag, and Zetton. The Hedorahs are a adult Hedorah painted blue vinyl 450 version, and a crawling Hedorah 450 ina painted milky white with glitter, both will retail for 22,000 yenand are 30cm tall (adult), and 36cm in length (crawling). The Mechagodzilla lucky bag is one 350 figure in a random blank color, they are 24cm tall and retail for 6,600 yen. Zetton is a new 2020 350 version, it stands 24cm tall and retail for 8,800 yen. All are limited Japan only figures, and can be pre-ordered from Marusan.
Medicom is releasing the another Anraku Ansaku designed Godzilla, Godzilla 1966. This figure is 26cm tall and will retail for 12,000 yen as part of a lottery sale from June 24, 2020 to July 10, 2020, which will be able to be done on the Medicom website, and is scheduled for a July 2020 release. Thanks to Christine Chapin from Collect All Monsters for bringing this to our attention.
X-Plus has officially announced their DefoReal Mechagodzilla figure, a figure first revealed during their Kaiju Spring Festival. This figure stands 14cm tall with the Ric version featuring light up eyes. It will retail for 8,800 yen (7,700 yen for the standard), it can be pre-ordered now with release scheduled for Nov 2020.
The Godzilla Store has revealed new Godzilla Mini Glasses (shot glasses), that come in six styles. The six styles are Godzilla 1954, Godzilla 1962, Godzilla 1999, Godzilla 1995, Mothra, and Kiryu (Mechagodzilla) they are 5 x 6.3cm, 50cc in size. Each glass retails for 770 yen, and they are available to ordered now from the Godzilla Store.
(Thanks to John Stanowski for this information)
Crunchyroll Loves Launches Exclusive GODZILLA Streetwear Collection
Jun. 11, 2020
Crunchyroll, the world’s largest anime brand, and Toho International, Inc., the subsidiary of the Japanese entertainment studio Toho Co., Ltd, are excited to announce that they’ve collaborated on an exclusive streetwear collection that showcases iconic creatures from GODZILLA.
The designs in this collection feature comic paneling and vibrant colors, highlighting fan-favorite matchups and monsters with a streetwear twist.
Godzilla first appeared in Toho’s “Godzilla” (November 3, 1954), a classic monster movie widely regarded as a masterpiece. The work launched a monster franchise that expanded over 65 years with more than 30 films in Japan and the U.S. in live-action and animation format, now ready to roar into the world again with the new Hollywood movie Godzilla vs. Kong.
The GODZILLA streetwear collection will be available for pre-order from June 11-22 and once the pre-order comes to an end, this collection will no longer be available. It will include three long-sleeved shirts, two t-shirts and a tote with designs inspired by panels in manga and comic books.
“With the Crunchyroll Loves line, fans everywhere are truly able to express their love for their favorite anime and manga brands through streetwear fashion, and we’re excited to bring Godzilla into this new world,” said Lora Cohn, the Managing Director, International Licensing of Toho International, Inc. “It has been such a fantastic experience collaborating with Crunchyroll on the designs seen in the brand-new Godzilla collection, and we’re excited to bring our fans new, everyday ways to celebrate the King of the Monsters.”
Crunchyroll Loves is the in-house streetwear line from the world’s most popular anime brand.
The collection is available for pre-sale now exclusively on the Crunchyroll Store.
ABOUT TOHO INTERNATIONAL
Toho International Inc (Toho Int.)., is the U.S. established incorporated company, and is the subsidiary of Toho Co., Ltd. that manages and commercializes Toho’s intellectual property portfolio through innovative and engaging physical products and digital experiences across multitudes of categories, from toys, apparels, food & beverages, app games, and VR games. Toho Int. comprises two main lines of business; International Licensing and Motion Picture Productions. With new forces from licensing/sales/marketing on board, Toho Int.’s current mission is to become the home to international licensing business, and deliver fun and excitement into the daily lives of communities and fans around the world. To learn more of Toho Co., Ltd., visit: www.toho.co.jp/en/.