* Last Kaiju-related films you bought on VHS/DVD/Blu-ray?

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Re: * Last Kaiju-related films you bought on VHS/DVD/Blu-ray?

Postby Leviarex » Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:02 am

From eBay last night:

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More specifically, I got the disk with the U.S. release and special features. My current copy has been in need of replacing for quite a while due to poor picture quality resulting from me accidentally scratching it.

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Postby MandaSaurus » Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:21 am

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Mr. Yellow wrote:Yeah, I'm super skeptical of buying on eBay. Feels so easy to get a bootleg.


I can guarantee that you'll be getting an official release and not a DVD-R, at least for Atragon, Latitude Zero, and Dogora.

If my word isn't enough, just take a look at the return address I received my DVDs from:

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Now if that isn't a big enough confirmation, I don't know what is.

Media Blasters Inventory? Well, that explains a lot...

I went cheap and bought a DVD-R of Atragon - God, what a mistake THAT was - ended up throwing it away. I was MUCH happier with the MB one...

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Re: * Last Kaiju-related films you bought on VHS/DVD/Blu-ray?

Postby Godzilla21 » Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:34 pm

I bought Space Amoeba. Been avoiding it but since it's basically the last Toho kaiju film I don't have I figured what the hell.
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Postby morbidmovies » Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:20 am

One of my best friends got me the Toho Pack (Varan, Mysterians & Matango) for my birthday this weekend.

Still missing Atragon, Dogora, Frankenstein, Gorath, Latitude Zero & Space Amoeba.
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Postby OGMechaMothra » Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:49 pm

morbidmovies wrote:One of my best friends got me the Toho Pack (Varan, Mysterians & Matango) for my birthday this weekend.

Still missing Atragon, Dogora, Frankenstein, Gorath, Latitude Zero & Space Amoeba.


I have FCTW.. but i am missing the rest plus Orochi.

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Postby Mr. Yellow » Tue Oct 10, 2017 3:36 pm

Is there a huge list somewhere all of kaiju and related giant monster films, and what format they're available on?

Having a hard time tracking down The X From Outer Space and I don't care to buy the whole Criterion Collection for it.
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Postby UltramanGoji » Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:52 pm

Mr. Yellow wrote:Is there a huge list somewhere all of kaiju and related giant monster films, and what format they're available on?

Having a hard time tracking down The X From Outer Space and I don't care to buy the whole Criterion Collection for it.


For US releases, there’s this stickied topic:
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Outside of that? I know there’s a Japanese Blu-Ray, but aside from that, no clue. You can check sites like Blu-Ray.com and search for the title in all regions and maybe find something.
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Postby Mr. Yellow » Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:08 pm

Thanks, and that was the wrong place to ask.

I knew about the Toho one, I've been hunting for one for just giant monsters in general.
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Postby UltramanGoji » Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:36 pm

Apologies, I read your initial post wrong!

I've always been interested in home media releases, so I might just go ahead and make a thread like that in the Monster Manor subforum.
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Re: * Last Kaiju-related films you bought on VHS/DVD/Blu-ray?

Postby G1G4N_27 » Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:10 pm

Last kaiju movie I've gotten was G-2014 in 2015. Hoping to get some Heisei and/or Millennium films for my birthday.
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Postby TheSecondComing » Sat Oct 14, 2017 4:52 pm

I picked up a VHS tape of Destroy All Monsters the other day, the ADV release. It was a former Blockbuster rental with a sticker dated 2005 even though it came out in 1998. I already own a retail copy so I haven't decided what to do with it yet.
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Postby GodzillaBurgh » Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:59 am

Bought the ADV Films DVD of GAMERA 3: REVENGE OF IRIS. I now have the complete Heisei Trilogy!!! :huge:
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Re: * Last Kaiju-related films you bought on VHS/DVD/Blu-ray?

Postby OGMechaMothra » Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:23 pm

Wish I could find orochi the eight-headed dragon less than $30 or $40.

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Postby Mr. Yellow » Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:13 am

Orochi confuses the heck of out of me. I can’t find one solid record of the OOO releases, and then I get it confused with Birth of Japan which is a separate movie all together.
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Postby GalacticPetey » Mon Nov 27, 2017 2:27 pm

Finally picked up Latitude Zero from Amazon, completeing my Tokyo Shock collection. Now watch them release all 8 of them on bluray and I'll have to buy them again.
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Postby Tyrant_Lizard_King » Tue Dec 26, 2017 6:41 pm

Just got both King Kong 05 and Pacific Rim on 4K Bluray for Christmas.
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Postby G-Matt » Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:03 pm

I got the UK Blu-ray of Shin Godzilla for Christmas. :D
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Postby Leviarex » Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:44 pm

One of my Christmas gifts:

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Postby rodan fan1956 » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:47 am

https://youtu.be/XB3KUs5OI0w got the return of godzilla on blu ray

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Re: * Last Kaiju-related films you bought on VHS/DVD/Blu-ray?

Postby G1985 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:05 pm

Was racking my brain trying to remember the last one I bought (besides Shin, that is) and then I remembered that I picked up one of these last spring, because I can never own enough official merchandise from this movie:

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