Marusan is releasing three event figures at The Art Of Godzilla event which features art of Yuji Kaida (original paintings will be on display). There are two different Biollante 450 figures with slightly different color schemes and a Mechagodzilla 1974 figure. One Biollante is molded in clear vinyl the other in a glow in the dark vinyl, Mechagodzilla also glows in the dark, both Biollantes are 30cm tall, Mecha is 23cm tall, both Biollantes are 27,500 yen and Mecha is 11,000 yen. These maybe available from the Gallery 21 website here on July 22nd.
New collectibles and mechandise has been announced for the Shinji Nishikawa Original Painting Exhibition Godzilla II Hyakusho at Gallery 21 Tokyo. The items include art prints, t-shirts, figures, and more, below is just a sample of some of the items available. The figures include US Toys Bill Box figures, a Marusan figure (posted on our Facebook page), another interesting item are maps of Godzilla's battles with both a Showa and Heisei version being available. Check out some below and the full line up here.
Marusan has announced new lottery figures for their Pop Up Shop in Asakusa, 50th Anniversary Hedorah B-Type Bullmark Style 350 GID, Biollante Rose and Final Form 450 GID blank (white) figures, and King Joe Clear/Mechanical Version. The first three glow in the dark, Hedorah adult is 23cm tall, the Biollantes are 30cm tall, and King Joe is 28cm tall, Hedorah retails for 11,000 yen, Biollante Rose form is 13,200 yen, Final form is 22,000 yen and King Joe is 27,500 yen. The lottery can be entered by emailing Marusan with the subject "POP-UP Asakusa 5/23" and the text "name, address, phone number", deadline is Jan 12th.
The Godzilla Store is releasing the Marusan Godzilla 1989 350 Classic Version, Rose Biollante 450 Godzilla Store Limited Classic Version, and Adult Biollante 450 Godzilla Store Limited Classic Version. Godzilla is 23cm tall, features a dark blue molded body with silver spray and red eyes, and retails for 9,900 yen. Rose Biollante and Adult Biollante are 30cm tall, features a blue molded color with glossy colors on top, the adult form also has 8 points of articulation, and the Rose form retails for 22,000 yen, adult form for 27,500 yen. All can be pre-ordered now from the Godzilla Store with release scheduled for the end of June 2021.
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.
Marusan has announced a new lottery figure the MG-2 450 Soft Biomechanical Built-in Version Two. This MG-2 (Mechagodzilla '75) is clear vinyl outside with a "mechanical mechanism" inside and also has a brain head under the regular head, the brain is a different color from the one released as part of the Marusan Toy Festival 2020 Autumn (silver instead of gold), it is 30cm tall and retails for 27,900 yen. As with other lotteries you need to email Marusan with "P-39 Mechagodzilla" written in the subject of the email and name, address, phone number, desired number of purchases in the body, the lottery takes place Dec 20th.
Marusan has announced new lottery figures for their Asakusa New Stage Pop Up Shop at the Asakusa Smile Bar. The figures include Hedorah GID Adult version, Hedorah 450 Crawling version, a set of Hedorah Flying and Tadpole versions, and Marugacha 60mm Monster Encyclopedia set of Adult and Crawling, all in a Bullmark inspired color scheme, there is also a Biollante Lucky Bag in four different colors. Hedorah Adult (and Biollante) are 30 cm tall and is 20,000 yen, Crawling Hedorah is 36cm long and also 20,000 yen. The Flying and Tadpole set are 16cm each and will retail for 5,000 each, and the Encyclopedia figures are 1,000 yen each. All are lottery figures can be entered via the Marusan Instagram page or by email (POP-UP Asakusa 1219 in subject line and the text being your name, address, phone number), winners will be selected on Dec 19th.
We posted about Yuji Kaida's Super Godzilla picture book crowdfunding campaign (which is at 300+%), three reward figures have been revealed samples. The three are the Limited Color Version Mechagodzilla 1974, Limited Color Version Godzilla 1962, and Limited Color Edition Godzilla 1962 Classic all three are made by Marusan and limited to twenty pieces, the two Godzillas are both glow in the dark. If you back the campaign at 25,500 yen you can get the Mechagodzilla or the Godzilla 1962 along with the book, if you back it at 36,500 yen you get the Godzilla 1962 Classic and the book, as we posted previously the book is a behemoth of 240 pages. You can back the campaign here.
Marusan has revealed more figures for their Marusan Toy Festival 2020 Autumn, these appear to be figures that will be available at the festival. These figures include MG-2 450 Soft Bimechanical Built-in Version, Toho Monster Lucky Bag Hedorah & Mothra, Dengeki 7 Series Super Beast Unitang Green Glitter, and Dengeki 7 Series Great Evil Beast Guiron Green Glitter. MG-2 (Mechagodzilla '75) is clear vinyl outside with a "mechanical mechanism " inside and also has a brain head under the regular head, it is 30cm tall and retails for 27,500 yen. The lucky bags feature one random Hedorah and a random unpainted Mothra larva, there are slight differences between the Hedorahs, each lucky bag is 11,000 yen. Unitang and Guiron are both 18cm tall and retail for 8,800 yen. All are limited releases to the event.
Note: all lotteries for these figures were listed on the Marusan Instagram page and had a very short window and have closed as of this post.
Marusan is having their Marusan Toy Festival 2020 Autumn on November 21st and 22nd at the Yokohama Doll Museum, and as usual there's a number of exclusives which are not only from Marusan but other toy companies like US Toys, Bullmark, Amapuro, and Yamanaya. Most are new (or new variants) and a couple were also at Super Festival 84, they include M1 Yuji Nishimura Painted version Marusan Gamera 1995, Marusan Reprint Garamon Clear Pink Hawaii Color Version, US Toys Shampoo Bottle Type Soft Vinyl Series SB Pigmon Clear Molding in Red, Yu-Esu Pocket Mini Soft Vinyl "Bill Box" Series BB Miclas Clear, Yu-Esu Pocket Mini Soft Vinyl "Bill Box" Series BB Gamera & Barugon Set, BB Guiron & Gyaos Set, Yu-Esu Pocket Soft Vinyl Series PB Alien Baltan, PB 2nd Alien Baltan, Amapuro, and Yamanaya King Caesar 1974 Yellow Shadow, "Kaijukyo" Soft Vinyl Series Aboras (Green), Dead King (Green), "Monster Township" Soft Vinyl Series Kupukupu (Phosphorescent 2020), "Monster Township" Soft Vinyl Series Cool Alien (Phosphorescent), Arosa (Pink), "Galaxy Federation" Soft Vinyl Series Mirrorman Early (Gray), Mirrorman Late (Gray)
Ultraman B Type (Gray 2020), Bullmark Monster Series Large Squid Monster Gezora Blue Gray Version, Bullmark Monster Series Curly Alien (Poster Color), Bullmark Monster Series Ultraman Zero (Aurora Color), and Bullmark Monster Series Garamon (Aurora Color). All figures were limited in quantity, and lottery winners will be notified via the Marusan Instagram page, and email. Check out all the figures below.