X-Plus recently revealed their DefoReal Shin Godzilla Clear Version, and now it is officially up for pre-order. This figure is the same previously released (in 2017)but in a clear painted vinyl, it stands 13cm tall, and retails for 6,600 yen. It can be pre-ordered now from X-Plus and the Godzilla Store and will be released March 2020.
Bandai is releasing Godzilla and Mothra tissue and paper holders, these are plush style items made by Sun-Star. Godzilla holds tissues while Mothra holds roll paper (toilet paper or rolled tissue), the tissue and paper sits inside them, for Godzilla it is pulled from his dorsel fins, but in Mothra's case it is pulled from her mouth giving the appearance like she is shooting her silk webbing, which is actual pretty cool. Godzilla is 27cm wide, 56cm long, and 20cm tall, Mothra is 19cm wide, 30cm long, and 25cm tall, each is 4,950 yen. They can be pre-ordered from Bandai with release schedule for April 2020.
X-Plus has announced two exclusives for Tokyo Comic Con DefoReal Green Hedorah, and DefoReal Mini Shin Godzillas. Hedorah appears to be the same figure previously released but in green, it will be limited to 50, with a web lottery to follow, and retails for 5,000 yen. The mini Shins are smaller than those released previously, 5.5cm tall (9.5 to tip of the tail), come in three colors, red, black, and purple (clear vinyl, blind bag one each), limited to 150 with web lottery to follow, and will retail for 1,000 yen. All will be available at Tokyo Comic Con Nov. 22nd to 24th.
Tanaka Studio has announced the Godzilla 2001 GMK Resin Kit, their first digital sculpted (ZBrush), 3D printed kit. The unpainted and unassembled kit (in ivory color) will stand approx 30cm once assembled, and retails for 38,000 yen (excluding tax and shipping). It can be pre-ordered from the Tanaka Studio site with release scheduled for April 2020.
The Godzilla Store is releasing the Gigantic Shin Godzilla 4th Form Red Version, it looks to be the same sculpt as the regular version but in red vinyl. The figure stands 47cm tall (approx 18.5 inches) and is 83cm in length (approx 33 inches), it will retail for 49,500 yen (approx $455 US). It can be pre-ordered now with release scheduled for March 2020.
Kidrobot has announced the Kidrobot X Godzilla 65th Anniversary Collection, including vinyl figures, plush, jacket, sweater, and hat. Check out all the info and pics below, as well as a preview of a few other items coming.
MECHAGODZILLA 65TH ANNIVERSARY 8" ART FIGURE BY KIDROBOT – MECHAGOLDZILLA EDITION
After making a historic debut showing at San Diego Comic Con this year, Toho Studios has partnered with Kidrobot to introduce an atomic-sized Godzilla capsule that celebrates the big guy's 65th year on our vulnerable, infinitely stompable planet. But it looks like some unwanted guests have arrived at the party, including a new twist on a 45-year old foe--MechaGOLDzilla!
Kidrobot and Godzilla have teamed up to introduce this Kidrobot.com Exclusive MechaGOLDzilla 65th Anniversary 8" Art Figure by Kidrobot. Designed in high quality vinyl and standing 8 inches tall, this Kidrobot.com exclusive art figure is a limited edition of 250 pieces worldwide.
MECHAGODZILLA 8" ART FIGURE BY KIDROBOT - BATTLE READY EDITION
Kidrobot and Godzilla have teamed up to introduce this MechaGodzilla 8" Art Figure by Kidrobot - Battle Ready Edition. Designed in high quality vinyl and standing 8 inches tall, this battle ready Godzilla art figure is ready to take on anything that comes his way.
MECHAGODZILLA PHUNNY PLUSH BY KIDROBOT
Introducing the MechaGodzilla Phunny Plush by Kidrobot. This 8 inch tall plush King of the Monsters will protect your dreams while you sleep.
GODZILLA 65TH ANNIVERSARY BOMBER JACKET BY KIDROBOT
This limited edition Bomber jacket is expertly designed by Kidrobot to celebrate 65 years of Godzilla. Limited edition of 300 pieces worldwide.
Release: Dec 2019
GODZILLA 65TH ANNIVERSARY CITY DESTROYER SWEATER BY KIDROBOT
This high quality limited edition Godzilla City Destroyer Sweater is 100% Cotton and machine washable. Expertly designed with detail and metallic thread, you are sure to get some attention whether you're stomping down the street, runway or destroying cities. This Kidrobot.com Exclusive unisex sweater perfectly celebrates 65 years of Godzilla (1954-2019) and is limited to only 300 pieces worldwide.
GODZILLA 65TH ANNIVERSARY FLAT BILL CAP BY KIDROBOT
Kidrobot teams up for the ultimate wearable Godzilla collection celebrating the 65th Anniversary of Godzilla. This Godzilla 65th Anniversary Flat Bill Cap by Kidrobot is adjustable to fit most adults and limited to 300 pieces worldwide.
More to come...
GHIDORAH PHUNNY PLUSH BY KIDROBOT
"Behold! The monster so powerful that even Godzilla, King of the Monsters, had to enlist help to fight it. Ghidorah may be a destructive, 3-headed serpent, but this is one Phunny that came to party (cuddle)! Standing at 8" of plush awesomeness, this Ghidorah is a must-have for your plush, Godzilla, or KidRobot collection."
Release date: Coming soon
Pics to come.
BANANA KING KONG PHUNNY PLUSH BY KIDROBOT
Sometimes when you're a monstrous skyscraper-scaling, airplane smashing gorilla, you need to let down your hair and show off your silly side. This 7" King Kong plush does just that, dressed in a banana costume with his soft little face poking out, he makes a great addition to any collection of King Kong or KidRobot fanatics.
Release date: Coming soon
Pics to come.
Dream Planet Japan is releasing two Godzilla Vs. Biollante 30th Anniversary Lobby Card Sets. Each set is 4 pieces, 3 cards and a clear file, the clear file is the same as one of the cards, all measuring about 21cm by 30cm (A4 size). Each set is 1,000 yen (including tax), they can be ordered now from the Dream Planet website.
X-Plus has officially revealed the Godzilla 2000 and Orga DefoReal figures, basically mini versions of their larger cousins. The Godzilla 2000 Ric comes with a replacement lower jaw with boat, stands 13cm tall, 10cm wide, and 18cm in length, and it retails for 7,700 yen (7,000 yen on the US site). The Orga Ric features the wide open mouth (looking like he is swallowing Godzilla), the standard is like the larger version it looks to include the alien like the Ric larger one. It stands 15cm tall (to head, 16cm to dorsal fin), and is 23cm in length, it retails for 12,100 yen (11,000 on the US site). Both can be pre-ordered now from X-Plus with release schedule for April 2020.
Switch Planning is releasing two new Godzilla/Toho related Sukajan embroidered jackets, Godzilla Vs. Mechagodzilla 3 and Rodan/Great Wave. Both jackets feature embroidery on both the front and back, are rayon and polyester, come in sizes S to XXL, and retail for 46,200 yen. These can be ordered from the Switch Planning Shop here.
Toho and The Godzilla Store have announced the next two volumes of the Toho Special Effects Official Visual Books, Vol. 37 Godzilla 1967, and Vol. 38 Dogora. As with previous volumes these are 36 pages of color and black and white photos, including many behind the scenes shots. The books are approx 8 inches by 12 inches, and retail for 1,121 yen, and release Nov 29th.
Look for all the volumes and many other books to be listed in our forthcoming Kaiju Book Database.