Medicom has announced the Godzilla Vinyl Wars EX Godzilla 1962 Guignol (puppet) Version lottery figure, this is a newly sculpted Anraku Ansaku version. This figure stands 26cm tall, will retail for 16,500 yen, and will be released Oct 2022. Like with previous lottery figures the lottery will run from July 24th to Augl 10th on the Medicom website.
X-Plus was at Wonder Festival Summer and once again made some major reveals, the biggest, pun intended, was the Gigantic series Kong, he is posed in a roaring stance, no other info was given. Other Godzilla related reveals were the Favorite Sculptors Line Mechagodzilla 1974 based on a MM28 kit, and Godzilla 1992, both were prototypes and there wasn't any other info given yet. On the DefoReal side fully painted Monster X and Godzilla 2004 GFW were shown, Monster X includes a Xilien, Godzilla includes Minya, release dates of Dec 2022 and Jan 2023 respectively. Gamera also had DefoReals on display, both Legion and Iris, with Legion including an alternate head, release date Nov 2022. The Controller for the Toho Maniacs line was on display again as well, release date of Nov 2022.
Multiple Ultra kaiju were displayed including Golza, King Mai Mai, Granadas, Neronga from Shin Ultraman, and Pagos from the Ultra 5000 line. Also shown were Ray Harryhausen and Wonder Of The Wild figures, including The Kraken bust, Mighty Joe Young, and Homunculus from the Harryhausen line, and T-rex, and two Spinosaurus. Also there was a number of model kits from Jurassic Park, Vampirella, Metropolis, and more. Last there was more Space Cyclops reveals with a robot creature and space woman. More info on all these as we get it.
Art Spirits show off updated Godzilla/Toho figures at Wonder Festival from their Gekizo Series. Ghidorah and Mecha King Ghidorah are most likely the Gekizo EX line like the recent announced Biollante, it is possible they are part of the regular Gekizo series along with four Godzillas also revealed. Godzilla 1954, 1989 (or another Heisei era version, 2002, and The Ride. The tag suggest Part 1 which may mean they are releasing groups of Godzilla/Toho figures, the Ghidorahs are approx. 5 inches, the Godzillas about 4 inches. More info as we get it.
Super7 is releasing the Godzilla Ultimates Shogun Godzilla Figures, they are the standard color and glow-in-the-dark. Both figures stand 8 inches tall, feature spring-loaded lever-action tongue, and push-button firing fist, and retail for $54.99 and $64.99 respectively. They can be pre-ordered now from multiple retailers with release scheduled for summer/fall 2023.
Bandai Fashion is releasing the Hedorah Silver Ring, which features Hedorah attacking the city. The ring is Silver 925, comes in sizes No.15, No.17, No.19, and No.21, and it will retail for 16,500 yen. It can be pre-ordered from Bandai with release scheduled for Sept 2022.
Art Spirits has officially announced their Gekizo EX Series Biollante (Hyper Modeling EX). This figure 12.3cm tall, is designed by RYO (Nendo Seijin), and will retail for 14,520 yen. It can be pre-ordered now from Bandai, and possible other retailers with release scheduled for April 2023.
5 Points XL Godzilla vs King Ghidorah Limited Edition Radioactive Battle Box!
A limited edition boxed set that can barely contain this monstrous melee! Godzilla in a clear, radioactive green color and King Ghidorah in a translucent, atomic amber color! It’s a no-holds-barred brawl of seismic scale!
The 5 Points XL Godzilla vs King Ghidorah (1991) Boxed Set is packaged in a collector-friendly box, designed with collectors in mind.
Retail price: $50
Release date: Aug - Sept 2022
ZO Models has announced Wonder Festival exclusive kits including Ebirah 1966, and Shockirus. Ebirah is a R.I.S. kit (Revival Imagination Series), it is based on a Falchion kit from 1992, is unpainted red vinyl, is approx. 36cm in length, and retails for 12,100 yen. The Shockirus is a K.I.S. kit (Kaiju Imagination Series), resin(?), 1/12 scale, and will retail for 6,600 yen. Wonder Festival is Sunday July 24th.
Marusan is releasing figures at both Tokusatsu DNA and Pop-Up Shop at Asakusa New Stage. The Tokusatsu figures are lucky bag 350 figures including the first orange Anguirus which features gold highlights, the figures are between 20cm and 23cm in size, and retail for 13,200 yen. The Pop-Up figures are Jet Jaguar 450 Blue/Gray Version, and Hedorah 350 C-Type Clear molded in either Golden Painted, or Metal Painted Versions, they are 30cm and 20cm tall respectively, 11,000 yen each. Tokusatsu DNA is July 16th, 2022 to August 7, 2022, the Pop-Up shop was yesterday (sorry), and the figures maybe purchased via Yahoo Auctions, and other sites.
CCP is releasing the Artistic Monsters Collection Hedorah Amethyst Version figures, based on amethyst crystals. There are three versions the Landing, Adult, and Smoke Stack (same sculpt as previous colored versions), all feature a paint scheme that features purple and silvers, they are 21cm, 26cm, and 19.5cm tall each respectively, they are limited to 100 each, and they retail for 9,900, 14,300, and 14,300 yen (tax included, early bird pricing) respectively. They can be pre-ordered now on the CCP website, and will be released Nov 2022.