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  • One of the main attractions of collecting old movies is to find forgotten gems where your favorite actors or directors worked on. In the case of Toho, I am especially a fan of the works of directors Kihachi Okamoto, Ishiro Honda and Senkichi Taniguchi, to cite a few. One actor who worked for all three was Toshiro Mifune, whose acting career spanned 48 years, from Snow Trail (1947) to Deep River (1995). (more…)

    General // April 28, 2020
  • “Monsters are tragic beings. They are born too tall, too strong, too heavy. They are not evil by choice. That is their tragedy.”

    – Ishiro Honda (more…)

    General // January 28, 2020
  • Creator: Thomas FairchildBanner: Thomas Fairchild

    An otherworldly threat descends upon the Earth. Crashing with a fiery inferno, the invader threatens all life on Earth. Only a beast of legend possesses the power to stop it. Rising to the challenge, Godzilla emerges from the surf ready to battle the alien insect. Who will win in this clash of titans: the King of the Monsters or Queen of the Swarm? (more…)

    K.W.C. // September 20, 2019
  • During a long hike in the mountains, two friends come face-to-face with the most tenacious monster in the world…

    ANGUIRUS! (more…)

    General // August 5, 2019
  • An exclusive video interview with N.E.C.A. (National Entertainment Collectibles Association) Toys Production Manager Stefan Folkins. We talk about their Godzilla line and future plans as well for the King of the Monsters. The interview was conducted July 19th, 2019, at San Diego Comic-Con. (more…)

    Interviews // July 21, 2019
  • “Everyone, deep in their hearts, is waiting for the end of the world to come.” – Haruko Murakami, 1Q84

    When the last dice has been cast, how will it all end? Humans have pondered this question since before we had words to speak. Will our doom be delivered to us in the form of a burning meteor? What if a terrible outbreak sentenced our collective species to an early grave? What if we destroyed ourselves in a nuclear holocaust? Some cultures believe Armageddon is preordained and the fate of destruction is the emergence of an eternal rebirth. Nobody knows for certain. Personally, I think the end will come on the golden wings of a three-headed space dragon. (more…)

    General // July 16, 2019
  • We have a large update from the Godzilla: King of the Monsters press coverage. This includes exclusive interviews with director Michael Dougherty and actors O’Shea Jackson Jr. and Ken Watanabe. We also have press conference audio with actors that was done in three groups. The first group was Millie Bobby Brown, O’Shea Jackson Jr. and Thomas Middleditch. The second grouping was with Kyle Chandler and Bradley Cooper. The final grouping was with Ken Watanabe and director Michael Dougherty. (more…)

    Interviews // May 28, 2019
  • With the release of latest Godzilla movie around the corner, more coverage is flowing in. Among the recent activity has been a panel at Monsterpalooza in Pasadena, California. For those who weren’t able to attend, we are including here a Godzilla: King of the Monsters panel recording. This was done on April 13th, 2019. The video runs for 40 minutes, covering director Michael Dougherty. (more…)

    News // April 14, 2019
  • Co-writer Zach Shields and director Michael Dougherty of Godzilla King of the Monsters (2019) visited WonderCon in Anaheim, California on March 30th, 2019. Attached is a Godzilla: King of the Monsters WonderCon panel recording. The video runs for a little under 19 minutes, and has the pair discussing the upcoming Godzilla movie and latest entry in the MonsterVerse franchise.

    *Notes: At approx 16:48 in, the audio briefly drops. (more…)

    News // April 3, 2019
  • ‘Twas the night of winter solstice when Gamera arrived

    In a far-off land where only the strong survived.

    The wind was howling like a mad siren,

    Only to be drowned out by the roar of a Titan.

    From the darkness, a living mountain of flesh emerged;

    Stronger than any force on Earth, its atomic power surged.

    What Gamera saw coming was truly scary,

    He knew of this creature, its battles legendary!

    Not wanting to die without putting up a fight,

    Gamera unleashed a burning blast of light;

    But when the smoke cleared and the flames receded,

    Gamera beheld something he didn’t know he needed.

    In his claws was a gift that contained a surprise,

    A gift Gamera would be playing with ’til the next sunrise;

    Gamera was speechless; he didn’t know what to say;

    It seemed all Godzilla wanted was a friend on this winter solstice day. (more…)

    General // December 22, 2018
  • We have a video recording of the panel for “Godzilla: Secrets of the MonsterVerse”. This also covers the graphic novel Godzilla: Aftershock, which takes place shortly after the events of Godzilla (2014). This was filmed at the LA Comic Con in Los Angeles, California on October 27th, 2018. The video runs for a little over 40 minutes. (more…)

    General // November 3, 2018
  • My worst fear is being lost. It’s like having your mind broken down to your most vulnerable, primitive state. As your will to live is stretched to its limits, your hope threatens to become the first casualty. Making matters worse, your paranoia leads a vicious mutiny against reason and logic. The truth is you’re trapped, and you might not know it until it’s too late. (more…)

    General // August 15, 2018
  • You’re in a city teeming with thousands of strangers. It’s a safe bet you won’t see any of these people again, not that you would remember them even if you did. As the city’s ambiance plays out like a disorganized orchestra and the allure of an Italian restaurant slowly reels you in, you’re suddenly snapped out of your daily routine by a violent force of nature. You don’t know what it is or where it came from. There’s only one thing you do know: the city is no longer safe. (more…)

    General // June 6, 2018
  • Around this time last year I was very blessed to meet the awesome Akira Takarada while visiting Dallas Comic Con a local comic book convention, and cover that event for Toho Kingdom by writing an article detailing the convention for my fellow Godzilla fans. In concluding that article I wrote that I hopped to see them follow up their success with Mr. Takarada by adding more Godzilla or Kaiju related guests. My expectations were blown away when this year’s convention, (renamed to Fan Expo Dallas 2015) added the most impressive lineup of Godzilla related celebrities I’ve ever been blessed to see invade my home town with the lineup of Haruo Nakajima, Kenpachiro Satsuma, Tsutomu Kitagawa, and Shinji Nishikawa! (more…)

    General // June 16, 2015
  • I’ve been both a Godzilla fan for most of my life and a native Texan for all of it. While I was able to find a few like minded G Fans, and Godzilla related merchandise would show up in local comic book and toy stores from time to time, there was never any Godzilla related events to attend in Texas for most of my life. However as I grew older and became more involved in online communities I began to learn of events that appealed to my love of science fiction in general. (more…)

    General // June 4, 2014
  • Looking for the latest Godzilla 2014 trailer? How about all the Godzilla 2014 trailers and TV spots? This blog compiles the video adverts for the Legendary Pictures/Warner Bros. Godzilla (2014) film that is out in the US on May 16, 2014. It includes both the theatrical trailers along with the TV spots. It is ordered chronologically, from latest to earliest. Trailers are presented in their full 1080p resolution, offering the highest level of quality available online. (more…)

    General // May 13, 2014
  • For years, fans have used their Godzilla series figures expand their imagination using home video cameras still cameras to create brilliant pieces of art in the form of short films and photography. These forms of expression have been spread across the internet for a long time… until now. This fan Godzilla videos and photos 2013 editorial will be the home to YOUR photos/short films that you have created using your Godzilla series figures this year. YOUR work, on the world’s biggest Godzilla website for all to see and enjoy! (more…)

    General // November 17, 2013
  • G-Fest: an annual convention all about Godzilla and really all Japanese kaiju. With merchants, theater movie screenings, art displays, costume contests, Godzilla video game tournaments and celebrities, its a bit of a kaiju fan wonderland. Although it has, many years ago, been held in Los Angeles, it is typically located in the Chicago area. (more…)

    General // June 6, 2013
  • Haruo Nakajima: the first man behind the Godzilla suit, Rodan suit, Gaira suit, extra in classic films such as Seven Samurai (1954), a part in Submersion of Japan (1973)… and all around partier. This video was filmed by Brad Thompson (Baradagi) who was with us (August Ragone, Jason Varney, Dave Chapple, Mr. Nakajima’s daughter, Sonoe, and myself) for the Monsterpalooza convention in April 2011. (more…)

    General // December 23, 2011
  • Released on May 27th, Godzilla: Kaiju World Wars is a new board game from Toy Vault. The game features the monsters Godzilla, King Ghidorah, Rodan and Gigan. It supports up to four players who move the various kaiju around the field. To celebrate the release of the game, we are doing an Godzilla: Kaiju World Wars unboxing video, opening it up to get to the game inside. (more…)

    General // July 15, 2011