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  • Stern Pinball has announced a new Godzilla themed pinball machine. The game is designed by Keith Elwin with art by Jeremy ‘Zombie Yeti’ Packer. It’s for sale now with three different models. These include Pro, Premium and Limited with prices ranging from $6,899 to $10,499. The game has made a deliberate choice to base the game distinctly on the Showa era of the character, with 10 films stated as being owed the most connection to the machine. This inspiration includes the plot, as the Showa era Xiliens are the protagonists, to the designs of the monsters, with the exception of Kumonga who appears to be based on his Millennium version. (more…)

    News // September 15, 2021
  • Starting in 2019, Playmates Toys began releasing figures around both the MonsterVerse and the Toho Godzilla films. Since then, they have published toys around the Showa series, Heisei series, Millennium series, Reiwa series and including figures for Godzilla vs. Kong (2021). This has encompassed a wide range of different versions of Godzilla as well, including Godzilla 1954, Godzilla 1968, Godzilla 1999, Godzilla 2004, Godzilla 2016 and the MonsterVerse version.

    This post is a news roundup of the upcoming and announced Playmates Toys release for the “Classic Godzilla Titans” line.

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    News // August 8, 2021
  • Playmates Toys continues to release additional figures for Godzilla vs. Kong (2021), adding to the toy line for the latest MonsterVerse entry. To date they have toys for Godzilla, Kong, Mechagodzilla, Skullcrawler and Warbat. There are additional variants of the two title monsters as well, offering different accessories and ones for the Hong Kong battle sequence with different paint to simulate the lighting of the battle scene.

    Now joining the series is another figure for Kong depicting the character before he ventured to the Hollow Earth: Antarctic Kong.

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    News // July 20, 2021
  • As Legendary Pictures moves past Kong: Skull Island (2017) and looks toward the future of the MonsterVerse, naturally news is starting to build for the next appearance of Kong, as the character is set to tangle with Godzilla in 2021. This article is a news roundup for everything known related to the rematch between the two characters. It is ordered by date, with the latest news appearing first and oldest news at the bottom. (more…)

    News // July 13, 2021
  • Toho has announced a new anime series for Godzilla, being produced by Toho while being created by anime studios bones and Orange. Set to debut worldwide in 2021, on Tokyo MX in Japan and on Netflix worldwide, the upcoming series is around the corner. The show won’t be Godzilla’s first foray into animation, although this is noted to be an all new and original series on the character. This article acts as a news roundup for the new series, titled Godzilla Singular Point. (more…)

    News // June 21, 2021
  • It’s been almost two years since Godzilla: Defense Force was released to mobile devices. Now, under Toho Games, a trio of new Godzilla mobile games are coming just in time for Godzilla vs. Kong (2021). This includes Run Godzilla, available now except in Japan, along with Godzilla Battle Line and Godzilla Destruction. Dates are still loose,  but the latter two are available in “select countries” next month and worldwide either in April or May with dates subject to change. (more…)

    News // April 27, 2021
  • Next week, on March 23rd, Godzilla (2014) will be released to 4K Ultra HD in the United States market by Warner Brothers. This will be in the form of a combo pack that includes the 4K Ultra HD version, a regular Blu-ray with special features and a digital version. The title is coming up just in time for the release of Godzilla vs. Kong in most markets, coming at the end of March.

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    News // March 16, 2021
  • Toho started in 1932, although they wouldn’t adopt the name Toho until 1943. Since their inception, the company has done numerous releases to mark their anniversary, sometimes with a single production but often times multiple. Ikiru (1952) marked Toho’s 20th anniversary. King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962) noted their 30th anniversary while King Kong Escapes (1967) carried their 35th anniversary banner. Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah (1991), a “New Year’s film”, celebrated their 60th anniversary. Next year, 2022, marks Toho’s 90th anniversary. As part of this milestone, Toho is  celebrating not just on the big screen… but on the stage with a live theatrical adaptation of Spirited Away.

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    News // February 26, 2021
  • CrunchyRoll has launched their exclusive Godzilla collection, now announcing a new second wave. Clothing features the art of Bob Eggleton, James Stokoe, Matt Frank and Dave Watcher that was originally featured in comics from IDW. These clothes are extremely limited. Pre-orders start today, February 25th, and run until March 8th. This leaves only 11 days to buy the clothes. In addition, a book focusing on covers from the comics and figures are included with the run (more…)

    News // February 25, 2021
  • Godzilla Rage Across Time #5. Released in 2016, this was the last new comic about the King of the Monsters from IDW Publishing… until now. Years later IDW is returning to release more comics about Godzilla. Signing a multi-year deal with Toho International, IDW will begin releasing new comics on the titular monster starting in April of 2021. The creative talent for the first, five-issue miniseries are familiar faces within IDW. It includes writer Erik Burnham, whose past work includes IDW comics around Ghostbusters and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles among others, and artist Dan Schoening, who also has worked on the Ghostbusters comics from IDW.

    The deal includes “dozens” of kaiju from Toho, although exact details are scarce. Godzilla, Rodan, Mothra and King Ghidorah were name dropped, though, as among those included in the deal. (more…)

    News // February 18, 2021