Hard Shell Studios is releasing Mechagodzilla Cosplay Pikachu Pokemon Resin Statue, the second statue being released. The first statue was Godzilla Cosplay Pikachu (shown bottom) which will be released soon, the Mechagodzilla Cosplay Pikachu is approx. 15cm tall and 12cm wide, features light up eyes, limited to 398 pieces, and retails for $103.99. It can be pre-ordered from FavorGK and other retailers and will be released Q3 2021. Also teased were Ultraman, Space Godzilla, and King Ghidorah.
Medicom is releasing the Godzilla Vinyl Wars EX Godzilla 2000 Millennium Version Lottery Figure. This Anraku Ansaku figure stands 26cm tall, and will retail for 12,000 yen. The lottery will take place on the Medicom blog from Jan 24th to Feb 10th with the figure being released in April 2021.
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 Utsuno Ikusagami from Orochi, the Eight-Headed Dragon (Yamato Takeru, 1994) (Vol.65) and Yamatano Orochi from Orochi, the Eight-Headed Dragon (Yamato Takeru, 1994) (Vol.66).
Publisher: Dai Nippon
Planning and organization: Osamu Kishikawa
Designed by Makena Graphics
Language: Japanese & English
Release date Jan 2021
Price: 1,121 yen
Available from The Godzilla Store.
Bandai is releasing three new Godzilla Acrylic Logo Displays and also offer another for a second time. The new ones are Godzilla Vs. Mothra, Godzilla Vs. Destoroyah Illustration Poster Version, and Godzilla Vs. Destoroyah Live-action Poster Version, the second release is of the Godzilla logo, with the two Destoroyah ones the main difference is one is a stacked logo the other side by side. All the logo are between 9.5 and 12cm in length and 2.9 and 5.3cm tall, they all retail for 1,320 yen and will release in March 2021. They can all be pre-ordered here from Bandai (figures not included).
Sunrise has announced three Chibi plush figures Godzilla, Mothra, and Ghidorah. All are in a sitting position, Ghidorah is 13cm tall, Mothra is 12cm tall, and Godzilla is 15cm tall, all retail for 2,420 yen each. They can be pre-ordered from Sunrise (and possible other retailers) with release scheduled for April 2021. Updated, these are now available from the Godzilla Store as well.
Marusan has announced new lottery figures for their Pop Up Shop in Asakusa, Hedorah Bullmark Style 450 Adult, Hedorah Bullmark Style 450 Crawler, and Mechagodzilla Clear/Mechanical Version. All three glow in the dark, Hedorah adult is 30cm tall, Hedorah crawler is 36cm in length, and Mechagodzilla is 36cm tall, both Hedorahs retail for 22,000 yen and Mechagodzilla is 27,500 yen. The lottery can be entered by emailing Marusan with the subject "POP-UP Asakusa 1/16" and the text "name, address, phone number", deadline is Jan 12th.
The Godzilla Store is releasing artwork postcards featuring the art of Yuji Murakami. There are 12 different postcards featuring painted artwork measuring 14.8 x 10.5 cm, each postcard retails for 200 yen. They can be ordered now with release later this month from the Godzilla Store.
Waxwork Records is releasing the Godzilla: The Showa Era Soundtracks 1954-1975 box set, featuring the soundtracks of all the Showa era films.
From Waxworks - Waxwork Records is proud to present GODZILLA: The Showa Era Soundtracks, 1954-1975. Collected for the very first time are all fifteen Godzilla film soundtracks from Japan’s Showa era in a prestigious box set showcasing the groundbreaking music from the iconic giant monster films. In collaboration with Toho, Waxwork is honored to present a lavish collector’s box set with remastered audio for vinyl, new artwork by Robert Sammelin, eighteen 180 gram colored vinyl discs, heavyweight matte laminate coated album jackets, an LP storage box with a fold-down magnetic flap featuring an album cover glossary, a turntable slipmat, all housed within a slipcase box with matte satin laminate coating.
In 1954, Godzilla clawed its way from the sea and changed cinema forever. It presented a cultural shift and altered how movie-goers around the world would absorb entertainment. It would go on the spawn fourteen beloved sequels during the historic Showa era, introduced terrifying foes and lovable allies, created lifelong fans, and inspired filmmakers, artists, and storytellers for generations to follow.
Like an unleashed Kaiju, Waxwork is excited to stomp our way further into the Monsterverse with this landmark box set that collects many of the original Godzilla film soundtracks on vinyl for the very first time and featuring the works of composers Akira Ifukube, Masaru Sato, Kunio Miyauchi, and Riichiro Manabe.
GODZILLA: The Showa Era Soundtracks, 1954-1975:
Godzilla Raids Again (1955)
King Kong vs. Godzilla (1963) 2xLP
Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964) 2xLP
Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964)
Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
Ebirah, Horror of the Deep (1966)
Son of Godzilla (1967)
Destroy All Monsters (1968)
All Monsters Attack (1969)
Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971)
Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972) 2xLP
Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)
Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)
Retail price: $450
Release date: March 2021
Please note that expected shipping dates are pending no unexpected delays, and may change due to Covid-19, USPS delays, or production changes*
*Due to licensing restrictions, this item ships within the USA only*
Bandai is releasing the High Grade Structure Diorama Set, this set lets you build a scene for your High Grade figures. The set features base pieces, various buildings both residential and commercial, structures like fuel tanks and power line towers, vehicles, highways, and backdrops. All scale well with Gashapon figures, this set retails for 7,700 yen and can be pre-ordered from Bandai with release May 2021.
T's Facto/Takashi Yamawaki has announced the Godzilla Millenium Desgin Version II resin kit. This kit based off a design by Yasushi Nirasawa stands 43cm tall (38cm to the top of the head) and is 58cm in length when complete, the unassembled and unpainted kit comes in 51 pieces, and will retail for 47,000 yen. It can be ordered from the T's Facto website here.