American Greeting is releasing the 2016 Godzilla Carlton Magic Ornament featuring the Godzilla 2000 version.
This battery operated ornament lights up and features sound effects.
It will retail for $34.95 and will be released in Aug 2016.
The Type 66 Anti-Monster Maser Cannon in Wave's classic kit appeared in the 1966 film "War of the Gargantuas," and Maser Cannons have appeared in many kaiju movies! This kit features a movable gun barrel; comes with decals for markings. It's 1/87 scale, will retail for 4800 yen (approx $46 US), and will be released in Oct 2016 from Hobby Link Japan and other retailers.
X-Plus is releasing the Godzilla 1973 Fierce Fighting Color Version Boy Rick Limited figure, this figure goes perfectly with their recently released Jet Jaguar figure. The figure is 23cm tall (approx 9 inches), it will retail for 11,880 yen (approx $112 US), and will be released in Sept 2016.
Bandai Premium is releasing the S.H.MonsterArts Godzilla 1995 Ultimate Burning Version figure, this figure was released previously is back in an Ultimate version. The ultimate version is a recolored version with a slightly different color scheme from the original, including more red/orange coloring, it also includes removable smoke effect parts (4). It is 160mm tall (approx 6.3 inches), can be pre-ordered from Bandai now with release in Dec 2016, and it will retail for 9,504 yen (approx $91 US).
Visit Bluefin at 2016 G-FEST!!
BLUEFIN BRINGS THE ULTIMATE GODZILLA COLLECTIBLE TO 2016 G-FEST MONSTER CONVENTION
Leading Collectibles Distributor Exclusively Presents Bandai’s Gigantic Series Godzilla 1995 Which Depicts The World’s Most Famous Dinosaur Just Before Meltdown From The Godzilla vs. Destroyah Film.
Anaheim, CA, July 12, 2016 – Bluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Hong Kong and more, announces its participation at the 2016 G-FEST with something very special to be showcased at the largest event devoted to Godzilla and Japanese movie monster fandom.
New from Bandai, the Gigantic Series Godzilla 1995 is a massive rendition of the famous monster as he was depicted in the movie, Godzilla vs. Destroyah. Production is limited to only 500 units worldwide and the release is available exclusively from Bandiai’s official North American distributor, Bluefin. Standing nearly 2 feet tall, the Gigantic Series Godzilla 1995 will be displayed and also will be available for purchase at G-FEST.
A special unboxing video showcasing the Gigantic Series Godzilla 1995 is available HERE; a comparison video highlighting the product’s extraordinary level of detail and other features is available HERE.
G-FEST is the largest annual gathering of Godzilla and Japanese monster fans in the world. G-FEST XXIII and is being held this year from July 15th to July 17th at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare in Rosemont, IL. More details on G-FEST are available at: http://www.g-fan.com.
Gigantic Series Godzilla 1995
Height: Approx. 19 inches · MSRP: $500.00
The ultimate version of Godzilla from the movie, ‘Godzilla vs. Destroyah,’ where he burns up just before meltdown. Standing over 19 inches tall with a width of over 35 inches to the tip of his tail, this sizable rendering delivers some serious size to any Godzilla collection! Add him to your collection now before he melts away forever!
In addition to the Gigantic Series Godzilla 1995, Bluefin also will offer a variety of other monster-related products for purchase at G-FEST, including its popular line of poseable S.H. Monster Arts kaiju figures from Tamashii Nations.
Update: from our friends over at Kaiju Addicts this figure will also be at SDCC as well, it also does not light up as the previous version did.
Based in Anaheim, CA, Bluefin built its reputation as a leading distributor of Japanese toys, collectibles, novelty and hobby products. In recent years, Bluefin has grown to include a range of high quality collectible lines from the United States, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore and established itself as the official North American consumer products and retail development partner for Studio Ghibli. Selling to thousands of specialty, chain and independent stores, Bluefin is an official North American distributor for Bandai Hobby, Kotobukiya and Capcom, is the sole provider of Bandai Tamashii Nations products, and is also the exclusive and official distributor for Hero Cross, Beast Kingdom, Mr. Hobby, SEN-TI-NEL and X-Plus. Bluefin also represents TruForce Collectibles products worldwide. Additional information is available at: www.bluefincorp.com.
Kotobukiya is releasing the Godzilla vs Evangelion EVA-01 Test Type Godzilla Color Ver. Plastic Model, this model kit is a reverse design of previous releases that have use the Evangelion colors on Godzilla figures. While this is a model kit it features multiple points of articulation and interchangeable parts and is designed by Yuichi Kuwamura, and Shoei Chiba. It is approx 7.5 inches tall, will retail for approx $64 US, and will be released in Nov 2016 from AmiAmi and other retailers.
We posted some Marusan September Jet Black Object releases and now two more have been announced, Varan '58, and Gigan '72. These are smaller than the previously announced figures 23cm tall (approx 9 inches). They will run approx $52 US, they can be pre-ordered now and will be available in Sept 2016 from Marusan here.
Marusan is releasing three figures in Sept for there Jet Black Object 450 collection, one new and two re-releases. The new figure is Baragon '66, the re-releases are Godzilla '66 and Giant Gorilla (King Kong) '67. All three figures are 300mm scale (approx 12 inches), will retail for approx $120 US, with pre-orders now and a Sept 2016 release from Hobby Search and other retailers.
K5-Spec is releasing a Godzilla Vs Evangelion Eye Glass Case set, it is a hard case and cleaning cloth. The case features the Godzilla Vs Evangelion logo on one side and sketch art from one of the posters previously shown on the other side. The cleaning cloth also has poster art on it. oddly there are no glasses to go with the case (K5-Spec has released glasses to match other sets in the past). Price is approx $17 US and will be released in late July from AmiAmi and other retailers.
Chara Boy is releasing a number of Shin Godzilla merchandise items, including towels, pillow cover, mug, and phone case. Two towels are being offered, an Godzilla Vs Evangelion towel (above) and a Shin Godzilla towel (below left) both are 600mm x 1500mm in size, 100% cotton, and will retail for 6,480 yen (approx $64 US). There is a Shin Godzilla Hugging Pillow Cover (below right)that is 500mm x 1600mm, made of Lycra 2WAY (87% Polyester, 13% Nylon), and will retail for 12,240 yen (approx $122 US). The Shin Godzilla ceramic mug (two pics below towel and pillow) is H95mm x Dia. 81mm and will retail for 1,814 yen (approx $18). Last is the Book Style Smartphone case (bottom), it is 157mm x 80mm x 16mm, made of Synthetic Leather, and will retail for 4,050 yen (approx $40 US). All items are available August 2016 from AmiAmi and other retailers.