Marusan is holding the Soft Vinyl Summer Festa 2022 in Shibuya, and has announced exclusive figures. The figures are the Mothra 350 Pink/GID Marble Finish Version, and Godzilla 1989 350 Pink/Green Marble Finish Version, Mothra has a 30cm wingspan, and Godzilla is 23cm tall, both retail for 13,200 yen. They will be available at the Marusan Soft Vinyl Summer Festa 2022 at Tokyu Hands Shibuya.
Marusan has announced a new lottery figures Anraku Ansaku Death Godzilla 1995 350 Lucky Bag Summer 2022 Version and the Marugacha 60mm Godzilla & Toho Monsters. The coloring on these Godzilla 1995's are different from the previous one with one being the Ice Paint Version, one the Ghost Version (GID), and one the Mountain Version. This are 23cm tall, and will retail for 10,000 yen. The lottery can be entered on the Marusan Instagram page or by emailing Marusan with the subject "POP-UP Asakusa 8/20" and your name, address, phone number by Aug 15th. The Godzilla & Toho Monsters are 6cm in size and retail for 1,000 yen.
The Godzilla Store has announced numerous new figures in exclusive versions. The figures include Godzilla Store Limited MGⅡ450 Built-in Mecha Aurora Version, Adult Biollante Godzilla Store Limited Color Version, Flower Beast Biollante Godzilla Store Limited Color Version, Godzilla Store Limited Hedorah 450 Painted by Takashi Yoshizaka the Kinboshi, Godzilla Store Limited Desugoji 350 Classic Blue Yellow Eyes Version (with bonus), Godzilla Store Limited Anguirus 350 Sparkle, Godzilla Store Limited Biogoji 350 Golden Sparkle, Godzilla Store Limited Biogoji 350 Platinum Sparkle, Marusan Godzilla & Hedorah Sweets Pink Set (with tadpole), Marusan Hedorah Type-A Sweet Pink, Marusan Godzilla 1971 Sweets Pink, Marusan Hedorah Type-C Sweet Pink, Godzilla Store Limited Marusan Hedorah 450 Wind Chime Version, and Marusan Godzilla 1989 Godzilla Store Limited Color Version. These figures range in size and price, besides the figures there are many other items available, key chains, can badges, t-shirts, and more.
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.
Marusan has announced a new lottery figure Anraku Ansaku Death Godzilla 1995 350, the coloring is based on the original Marusan figure from 1966 as well as technically the Rebirth version. This figure is approx. 8-9 inches, and will retail for 10,000 yen. The lottery can be entered on the Marusan Instagram page or by emailing Marusan with the subject "POP-UP Asakusa 7/16" and your name, address, phone number by July 11th.
Marusan has announced exclusive figures for Super Festival Extra Vol. 3, these include Hedorah 350-C Type GID & Blue Marble Red Eyes Version, 55th Anniversary Zetton 350 Classic Marusan Blue Version, and Marugacha 60mm Toho Kaiju Z-Sofvi figures. Hedorah stands 20cm tall and retails for 13,200 yen, Zetton stands 26cm and retails for 11,000 yen and the Marugacha are random including four glitter versions, each retailing for 1,000 yen. Super Festival Extra Vol.3 is June 26th in Tokyo.
New Toho sofubi figures have been announced from Marusan, 22Toys, and Yamakichi. The Marusan is a lottery figure set of Hedorah including landing, flying, and underwater versions, they are 20cm for the landing, and 16cm for the other two, they will come in a clear red vinyl, and a secret color version, and will retail for 22,000 yen. The lottery can be entered on the Marusan Instagram page or by emailing Marusan with the subject "POP-UP Asakusa 6/18" and the text name, address, phone number by June 14th.
22Toys is releasing the Tako Kong Blue Color Normal Eye Version, it is the same figure that was released at Atami Monster Film Festival last year with the only difference is no Swarovski black diamonds for the eyes. It is 12cm tall and will retail for 4,990 yen, it will be available on the 22Toys website June 18th.
Yamakichi has announced the Matango Phase 3 Color Figure, the third color version of this figure. The first version featured different shades of brown where the second version features a yellow, red, and green color scheme, this one is pink color with blue, red, and gold spray, this figure stands 26.6cm tall, and retails for 15,400 yen. It is up for pre-order now (but shows sold out) and will release scheduled for mid June.
The Godzilla Store has announced four new Godzilla/Toho figures, two Marusan, two Bandai. The two Marusan are the Godzilla Store Limited Marusan Hedorah 450 Wind Chime Version (Blue & Silver), and the Marusan Hedorah Type-C Sweets Marble, the 450 is 30cm tall, features a clear body with paint apps, and retails for 33,000 yen, the Type-C is 20cm tall, it features a marble vinyl combining pink and phosphorescent, it retails for 16,500 yen, and both will be available August 2022, and can also be purchased through Buyee via the Godzilla Store for international customers. The Bandai are the Godzilla Store Limited Movie Monster Series Hedorah Retro Pink Version and the Godzilla Store Limited Movie Monster Series Gigan Retro Color Version, both are the latest sculpts in new color schemes, Hedorah is 14 cm tall, and 16 cm in length, Gigan is 17cm tall, they are 2,750 yen and 2,860 yen respectively, and will be released July 2022 and June 2022 respectively. The Bandai are only available in Japan (no Buyee option).
Marusan is holding the Pop-Up Kaijyu Salon Shop in Asakusa New Stage on May 21st. The figures include King Ghidorah 30cm Blue Glitter Version, and the Godzilla 1989 Lucky Blind Bag, the Ghidorah is the "rainbow" original version with it featuring blue glitter, it stands 30cm tall and will retail for 22,000 yen. The Godzilla lucky bag features three colors red/phosphorescent marble vinyl, black/phosphorescent marble vinyl, and a mystery color, they are 13,200 yen. Marugacha 60mm figures retailing for 1,000 yen in new colors as well. The lottery can be entered on the Marusan Instagram page or by emailing Marusan with the subject "POP-UP Asakusa 5/21" and the text name, address, phone number by May 16th.
Super Festival Extra Vol. 2 is April 29th and as always there are exclusive figures, here we had the ones from Marusan, US Toys, and Dream Rocket. Marusan's figures include the Hedorah 350 A-Type Various Sparkle Glitter Version in three colors, and Zetton 350 Black and GID Marble Finish Version, they are 22cm and 26cm respectively and both retail for 13,200 yen each.
US Toys figures are Invitation Booska Yuesu Color Version II; Shampoo Bottle Type Soft Vinyl Series SBDX Booska Fresh Pink Molding II and SB Ramen Booska Fresh Pink Molding II, Shampoo Bottle Type Soft Vinyl Series SBDX Neronga Glow Molding Yuesu; Pocket Mini Soft Vinyl Bill Box Pleasure Beast Series BB Sitting Booska, BB Sitting Kanegon, and BB Garamon; and Yuesu Pocket Soft Vinyl Series PB Alien Baltan, and PB Ragon, they are between 6.5cm and 19.5cm tall and will retail between 3,800 yen to 10,000 yen.
Dream Rocket has Giant Robo Series Emperor Guillotine, and Masked Ninja Akakage Series Beetle Monster Agon, they are 24cm and 22cm tall respectively, and retail for 12,000 yen and 11,000 yen respectively.