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  • With San Diego Comic-Con 2018 underway, site director Chris Mirjahangir is currently attending the event and posting videos and images live! Toho Kingdom is in collaboration with Gormaru Island, who have kindly allowed Chris to share his findings on their page. Below is a compilation of his posts, covering everything from news on Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) to various toy releases related to the nuclear menace. The article will be updated periodically throughout the day, so be sure to refresh and scroll to the bottom for the latest news. Note that only the monster- or Godzilla-centric posts will be featured here. Times reflect the Pacific Time Zone (PDT). (more…)

    News // July 21, 2018
  • This page is a news roundup for the 2017 film Kong: Skull Island by Legendary Pictures and being released by Warner Bros. The production will be part of the Godzilla cinematic universe by Legendary Pictures: MonsterVerse. The film stars Tom Hiddleston (from Thor and The Avengers) and Brie Larson (Room and 21 Jump Street) as the leads. The supporting cast includes Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Corey Hawkins, Toby Kebbell, Thomas Mann, John C. Reilly, Jason Mitchell and more. The movie is directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer) from a screenplay created by Dan Gilroy, John Gatins, Derek Connolly, and Godzilla (2014) scribe Max Borenstein. (more…)

    News // March 4, 2018
  • Being developed by Granzella and to be published by Bandai Namco, a new survival video game featuring kaiju is under development for the Sony Playstation 4. The title is played from the perspective of the humans, who are trying to survive while their town is besieged by giant monsters. Titled City Shrouded in Shadow (巨影都市) the game is set to be released this year, on October 19th, for the system. Rather than use original monsters, though, the game is taking some of the most popular icons in the genre to appear in the game. (more…)

    News // July 15, 2017
  • We’re back with another exclusive look at the prototype of the set for special color version of Battra. This package includes both the adult, or imago, and larva forms of the dark kaiju seen in Godzilla vs. Mothra (1992). This is the first time that both versions of Battra have been packaged together, and now there’s a beam accessory included for the larva form, which was absent from the larva’s original release. (more…)

    News // June 12, 2017
  • On May 15th, 2017, I was fortunate enough to be invited to the Bandai Tamashii Nations America’s office in Los Angeles, California. I was there to check out and take exclusive photos of the Special Color version Mothra set. This includes both the adult, or imago form, and larva as based on the version from Godzilla vs. Mothra (1992). This set is being sold exclusively on the Tamashii Webshop. (more…)

    News // May 16, 2017
  • From beginning to end. We chronicle the long, long round from early rumors to post interviews for Godzilla (2014). This news roundup of the movie, born indirectly from the lost concept of Godzilla 3D to the Max, goes from 2009 to 2017, when the director was promoting Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The journey for this movie was long. Have your own memories of this time? Be sure to share them at the comments way, way at the bottom. (more…)

    News // April 19, 2017
  • Released in 2016 from August 24th to November 23rd, IDW Publishing issued a new comic mini series on the King of the Monsters. Titled Godzilla Rage Across Time, the series placed Godzilla or related kaiju in different eras across time. From feudal Japan to the time of the dinosaurs, the various comics mixed up the kaiju action with new settings thanks to the across history approach of the comic run. (more…)

    News // November 23, 2016
  • IDW Publishing continues with another mini-series related to the King of the Monsters. Released in 2016 from March 30th to July 27th, this current comic run, called Godzilla Oblivion, is by Joshua Hale Fialkov and Brian Churilla. The plot is about inter-dimensional travel, as the characters venture to a world ruled by giant monsters who have largely decimated the human population there. (more…)

    News // July 27, 2016
  • Another comic mini-series from IDW Publishing. This time the company takes the King of the Monsters in an unseen direction: literally to hell. This concept, with issues released from July 15th to November 18th in 2015, featured a variety of creative talent working on the titles. What’s more, the series took an interesting turn of of having three of the five issues written and drawn by the same person. From James Stokoe, who helmed the Godzilla: The Half-Century War series, to Dave Watcher the comic run had a lot of creative talent that handled both plot and visual elements. (more…)

    News // November 18, 2015
  • Leading up to the release of Godzilla (2014), a wide array of promotions took place. One of the more memorable was the advance poster from 2013. Now Mondo is releasing a statue based on the teaser poster for the 2014 Godzilla film. Created by Phantom City Creative for the 2013 Comic Con, the poster showed a stark image of a Godzilla constructed out of fallen debris against a red background. Now, two years later, the poster is being turned into a statue. Set to debut at the 2015 Comic Con, Mondo has released images of a prototype ahead of the appearance at the show. (more…)

    News // July 10, 2015