If your a musician and a Godzilla fan this is for you, heck just being a Godzilla fan this is awesome, THE ALFEE Toshihiko Takamizawa's Godzilla Guitar Awakening Version is being released. This extremely limited guitar is limited to five and retails for a staggering 5,550,000 yen (approx $52,000). It is made by ESP and features a light up gimmick for Godzilla and the fret board. Orders will be taken from now till the end of September any orders after the first five will be put on a wait list pending cancellation of one of the first five, the guitar will ship Dec 2021.
Bandai is releasing five different Godzilla 65th Anniversary T-shirts, three are Overseas Poster Tribute Works (based on international posters) and two are Super Deformed style art. All shirts are 100% cotton, come in sizes S to XL, and retail for 3,240 yen. They can be pre-ordered now from Bandai with release scheduled for Sept 2019.
Bandai has announced a number of Godzilla accessory items like bags, key chain, ring and a necklace. The bags are 100% polyester, and come in two styles, a backpack style and shoulder bag style, they feature either black out design or a white printed design on black bags. The backpack is 9,180 yen and the shoulder one is 5,400 yen. The key chain is also a shoe horn, it is leather and brass/plated, features a Godzilla 65th anniversary logo/foot logo, and retails for 7,020 yen. The ring is a Godzilla Fin ring (meant to be worn on whole finger), is silver, comes in four sizes, and retails for 16,200 yen. The necklace features Godzilla himself on a chain, is also silver, is approx 45cm in length, and retails for 10,800 yen. The ring and necklace release Aug 2019, the other items in Sept 2019, all can be pre-ordered now from Bandai.
Bandai is releasing the Godzilla 65th Anniversary Kimono Jacket, along with Happi.Tokyo (Surprise Creative Inc.). This Kimono is demin/10oz/100 % cotton, it features a Godzilla skin pattern on the outside and a collage of movie posters from Godzilla's 65 years on the inside. It is one size 90cm length, 60cm width (models shown are 159cm (approx 5' 2", female) and 173cm (approx 5' 7", male)), and it retails for 35,100 yen. It can be pre-ordered now (limited time), with release Aug 2019.
Bandai is releasing Godzilla Multifunctional Ballpoint Pen Set, made by Platinum Fountain Pen Co., Ltd. The pens feature a metal body with a paint scheme that gives the look of Godzilla's skin, and it has three functions, 0.7mm black ballpoint pen, 0.7mm red ballpoint pen and 0.5mm mechanical pen, that can be selected by turning the barrel. The set includes fours pens in black, green, red, and blue, and the pens are approx 5 inches in length. They will retail for 4,320 yen (approx $40 US) and can be pre-ordered from Bandai with release scheduled for Sept 2019.
Bandai is releasing the Battle Spirits Collaboration Starter Pack Toho Monster Total Attack (PB02), the pack includes 40 cards (15 types), a special card (Borosilicate glass), and sleeves to store them (50). This includes many classic monsters from the Toho Godzilla series (listed below in Japanese). The pack can be pre-ordered now from Bandai with release scheduled for Sept 2019.
Boss Coffee/Suntory are giving away a one of a kind Godzilla jacket, the jacket feature a Godzilla skin print all over it with the back featuring Godzilla's traditional back spines, there is also a second inner layer as well. The giveaway is being done via Twitter, follow the Suntory official Twitter account "@suntory", than add a hashtag "#ゴジラスカジャン (Godzilla sukajan)" and you will be entered. Along with the giveaway Suntory has released a promo videos as a salute to Haruo Nakajima called "The Faceless Star", with a 24 year old actor Tomoya Saito portraying the famed actor in a suit designed by Yuji Sakai. Check out the jacket, video, and production stills from the video below.
"The Godzilla series began with 'Godzilla,' the special effects monster film released in 1954. In the first shooting, difficulties emerged one after an other. The person inside the original Godzilla, Haruo Nakajima, had overcome numerous obstacles and supported the Godzilla movies. This is the story of the man who had, while inside the Godzilla suit which kept his face hidden, kept to fight on."
Bandai Fashion is releasing a number of new t-shirts by Studio 696, Battra, Fire Rodan, Mothra, 3 different Shin Godzilla, Biollante, and Mecha King Ghidorah. Two other Shin Godzilla shirts are also being released. All shirts are 3,500 yen, come in sizes M, L, XL, and are 100% cotton, the two other Shin Godzilla shirts are 4,104 yen. All are being released July 2019 and can be pre-ordered from the Bandai Fashion website.
A number of Godzilla 65th Anniversary limited items have been announced from the usual fair like t-shirts up to gold and silver diamond rings. The full list announced includes gold and silver Godzilla rings that feature diamonds for their eyes, which will be available from Dreampass.jp for 650.000 yen (for the gold one, approx $5,824 US). There will also be 3D crystals (those "glass blocks with images inside), in three styles and 65th Anniversary logo, Godzilla '54 poster, and Shin Godzilla, from DMM.make. There are also wood puzzle boxes from Gomas that come in three styles, limited to 65 each. There are also Zippo lighters in five styles limited to 65 each from Japanese retailer Don Quijote. The Godzilla Store will have t-shirts as well as a Oxygen Destroyer key holder (key chain?, not pictured). There will most likely be even more coming in the near future. All items should be up for pre-order soon with a number of different release dates (April 29th/May 10th for the rings, June 1 for the crystals, April 27th for the puzzle boxes, July for other items). We will update with more info as we get it.
Bandai is releasing the Canterbury Godzilla Top League Rugby Replica Jersey, this jersey is the same as one wore by the players to celebrate Godzilla's 65th Anniversary. The jersey is made of 100% polyester, and comes in sizes S, M, L, XL, and 3L. The jersey will retail for 10,584 yen, it can be pre-ordered from the Bandai Premium shop with release scheduled for March 2019.