Official Images: S.H.MonsterArts Godzilla (2016) Fourth Awakening Ver.

Similar to the update for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Sigma, Premium Bandai has also listed the order page for the newest announced S.H.MonsterArts. This new S.H.MonstersArts is the “spit-fire” edition of Shin Godzilla, but is properly called the Fourth Awakening Version. Now, for those who have either seen the film or read the spoilers Godzilla effectively spouts highly concentrated thermonuclear beams not just from its mouth, but its tail and plates. However, the official S.H.Monsterarts can only perform the blast from the mouth and tail, as well as include Tamashii Stages. Orders will…

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Review: S.H.MonsterArts Godzilla 2016 (Shin Godzilla)

The Monster of MonsterArts has finally arrived, SHMA Godzilla (2016)! Now, as seen in Hideaki Anno’s Shin Godzilla this incarnation is undoubtably the most gruesome looking one ever seen, as well as the largest to date. Along with being the biggest and the ugliest, it is also seemingly the strongest with a beam spamming body; too bad that version will most likely be a Web Shop Exclusive. The figure effectively captures the True King to its fullest form, with a few minor exceptions either due to selective paint applications and…

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Holiday Buyers Guide 2016 – Day V: Tokusatsu Toys

Tokusatsu products are pretty much the bread-and-butter here at Hero Club, so it was the perfect category to cap off the Holidays Buyer Guide 2016! Starting off the list is one of the originators of the genre, Ultraman, which is celebrating its 50th Anniversary. Following the Ultraman Products, we will transition to Toei brands such as Kamen Rider, Super Sentai and technically Power Rangers since it’s the American adaptation of Sentai. Then closing out this listing is the King of the Monsters, Godzilla, which will obviously focus on the most…

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Official Images: S.H.MonsterArts Shin Godzilla 2nd Stage & 3rd Stage

Premium Bandai recently updated their site with the order for page S.H.MonsterArts Shin Godzilla 2nd Stage & 3rd Stage. The two stages were originally previewed in an unknown catalog (most likely a Hyper Hobby) before being finalized at the most recent Tamashii Features, and will now be soon available for pre-order. The two will be sold as a set for 9180 yen, with orders opening on Friday, November 25th at 16:00 JST which will release in May 2017. It is expected that these will be distributed via Bluefin Tamashii to…

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Shin Godzilla Review – Anno’s Masterpiece, but a Mess None the Least

Since Tuesday, October 11th, North America received a limited screening of the newest installment in the Godzilla franchise, Hideaki Anno’s Shin Godzilla via Funimation. Yet, since its release during the summer in Japan the film has quickly become one of the most success film in the series to date, and easily deemed a masterpiece. However before it even saw the light of day, the film has gone from being welcomed with open arms since its announcement in late 2014 to being question or hated throughout its production and release. One…

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Prototypes for S.H. MonsterArts Godzilla 2016 2nd & 3rd Forms

With the most recent Figure-Oh magazine reveals, hid a scan several may have missed! That scan was of the possible existence, or the foreshadow to the future release of S.H. MonsterArts Godzilla 2016 2nd & 3rd Forms. Now, the images show roughly unpainted prototypes of the figures with seemingly no information on release details at this time. Yet, as for the paint figures those are just the Movie Monster Series vinyls on displace for comparison and scale for Godzilla’s evolution. We will update this story once there is confirmation on…

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Toho Registers Godzilla Anime Web Address

In the wake of the recent release of the 29th Toho-produced Godzilla film, Shin Godzilla, as well as a one shot crossover with the Crayon Shin-chan rumors began surfacing for a possible anime series based on the King of the Monsters. Then just this Tuesday, Toho’s advertising division registered the web domain for Godzilla-Anime.com! Thus possibly confirming the rumors however at this time it is still up to debate. We’ll be bring further updates, as soon as more develops on this story!   Source: ANN

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Funimation Acquires Godzilla Resurgence – Late 2016 Release

SciFi Japan recently confirmed that Toho Co., Ltd. has licensed Godzilla Resurgence (シン・ゴジラ, Shin Gojira) to FUNimation Entertainment. FUNimation also confirmed that they will be making a public announcement about this sometime this evening during the company’s panel at San Diego Comic Con, followed by tomorrow an official press release with additional details tomorrow. Early confirmed plans for the film is that it will receive a theatrical release in late 2016, with dates to be announced at a later time. Now, as a fan of the franchise I am overly…

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Toho Streams Godzilla Resurgence Trailer 2

Today, Toho released the second trailer for Shin Gojira (Godzilla Resurgence)! The new trailers more destruction caused by Godzilla, the battle with JDSF, and the appearance of the original rumored purple thermonuclear blast. Godzilla Resurgence hits theaters in Japan on July 29! The film is directed by Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi. It stars Hiroki Hasegawa, Yutaka Takenouchi, and Satomi Ishihara… Now, the wait is on for its American release whether it be in theaters or directly onto home video.

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