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Hello Kitty Gets a Kaiju Makeover With Upcoming Funko Pops

Hello Kitty Gets a Kaiju Makeover With Upcoming Funko Pops

Funko has announced a new wave of Sanrio Hello Kitty Pops with a Kaiju twist Each kitty is sporting a new specialized monster design There are 7 Pops in total with 2 of them being retailer exclusives For the 5 common releases we will be getting three eyed blue Sea Kaiju, purple spikey Land Kaiju,[...]

King Kong Figure Coming In September From NECA

King Kong Figure Coming In September From NECA

Check out the figure below, and preorder yourself one right here, as it will be a tough find in stores.[gallery columns="2" size="full" ids="1218946,1218942"] King Kong NECA Ultimates Figure Details "NECA is excited to add another kaiju to its collection At long last King Kong will be joining NECA's action figure line! King Kong is an original take[...]

KOT Dark cover

"King of Tokyo: Dark Edition" Slated for Early Release!

This show case piece for your boardgame collection features an embossed cover, and upgraded contents with a carefully selected new varnish. [caption id="attachment_1184346" align="aligncenter" width="339"] Source: IELLO[/caption]If you or someone you know is a huge fan of any number of different Daikaiju-style intellectual properties - including King of Tokyo itself - they are likely to love this[...]

Godzilla Roars With First Poster Drop From Mondo

Godzilla Roars With First Poster Drop From Mondo

Godzilla is the star of the next couple weeks of poster drops over at Mondo. These were supposed to be a gallery at SXSW, but we all know by now that event was canceled by the Coronavirus. Six new posters will be available in this first drop, by artists Oliver Barrett and Tom Whalen. The […]

"Monsterpocalypse" Contest Could Put YOUR Store In-Game!

Privateer Press Releases New "Monsterpocalypse" Models

We're gonna need a bigger minis carrier. Privateer Press is coming out with more new Monsterpocalypse releases! So, the first thing to look out for is Xixorax, a Savage Swarm monster. From the website's blurb on Xixorax: The existence of the Savage Swarm has produced rampant speculation in fields as far apart as biology and […]

"Fortnite" Had A Giant Mech Vs. Kaiju Battle Yesterday

"Fortnite" Had A Giant Mech Vs. Kaiju Battle Yesterday

The latest event to strike the battle royale island of Fortnite this month saw a giant mech do battle with a kaiju, because what else is Epic Games going to do? For the past few days, there's been a countdown timer going as a giant cat-shaped mech has been sitting on the coastline waiting for[...]

What is “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” Really Saying?

What is "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" Really Saying?

Godzilla and its fellow dai kaiju always have to be a symbol or metaphor for something.In Japan, Godzilla represented the consequences of the atomic bomb When he became a cuddly kid’s monster in the Sixties and Seventies, he became a symbol for “nuclear power = good” He even got a son Godzuki (who looked like[...]

Long Live the King of the Monsters: New 'Godzilla' Poster is Monstrously Gorgeous

'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' Unleashes Monstrous Final Trailer

has been for Godzilla: King of the Monsters - they had us hooked the first time we saw those military fighter jets flying behind Godzilla as his back-up as he makes his way to a righteous Kaiju battle royal.But in case you need a little more convincing that there's going to be some serious monster-on-monster[...]

In April, 'One-Punch Man' Heads to Hulu for Season 2… If He Feels Like It [VIDEO]

Viz Media has announced that the second season of popular anime One-Punch Man will premiere on April 9th on Hulu in the United States, with new episodes of the returning series debuting on the streaming service less than 24 hours after its original broadcast on Japanese television. Viz wasn't going to disappoint fans with just […]

'Ultraman': Legendary Kaiju Fighter Gets New Netflix Series Trailer

Netflix has released a new trailer for the new animated version of Ultraman, an adaptation of the manga series by Tomohiro Shimoguchi and Eiichi Shimizu, which was a direct sequel to the original live action TV series from the 1960s.In the original story, Ultraman is an alien, a “giant of light” who comes to Earth[...]

NECA 1962 Godzilla Figure 6

NECA's King Kong Vs. Godzilla Figure Looks Like a Ton of Fun

Godzilla collectors should be on the lookout this month for the latest figure release of the kaiju from NECA This version, from the 1962 King Kong Vs Godzilla film, stands at 6 inches tall and features over 30 points of articulation He also comes with an energy blast and will come housed in a new[...]

MonsterArts Godzilla Figures

S.H. MonsterArts Godzilla: King of the Monsters Figures Up For Order

Based on the same 3D data used in the film, and overseen by the legendary sculptor Shinichi Wakasa, it features accurate proportions, details, and coloration.Product Features9.84 inches (25cm) height 23.60 inches (60cm) wingspan Made of plastic From Godzilla: King of the Monsters Sculpted by Wakasa Shinichi Boasts an innovative jointing systemBox ContentsGhidorah figure [...]

'Ultraman' Series from Japan Possibly Coming to Your TV!

Following closely on the news that Netflix is producing an animated Ultraman series for 2019 comes the announcement that Starlight Runner Entertainment will be developing fresh Ultraman projects for Japan's Tsuburaya Productions. The goal is for Starlight Runner Entertainment to bring the Ultraman mythos to new audiences outside of Japan: "Ultraman is one of my greatest childhood heroes. […]

Mech Cadet Yu #10 cover by Takeshi Miyazawa and Raul Angulo

Mech Cadet Yu #10 Review: Getting Your Parents Involved

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Buddy rockets back to Earth, leaving Yu behind with the other Mech Cadets and the Engineering Corps. On Earth, General Park has brought the cadets' parents to base to convince them to come home. Yu wants Buddy back, but Buddy knows the best hope for Earth is to give up his core for […]

Leviathan #1 cover by Nick Pitarra and Michael Garland

Leviathan #1 Review: Is it Genuine or Parody?

It presents something of a straightforward kaiju/giant monster narrative, but it loads it down with in-jokes and jabs at modern society so that you assume it’s supposed to be at least partially parody.Even Nick Pitarra’s artwork signals satire The giant monster’s design is pretty bog standard, the characters are drawn with caricature-like designs, and Michael[...]

Kaijumax Season 4 #1 cover by Zander Cannon

Kaijumax: Season 4 #1 Review – Return to the Monster Prison

It’s all just another day at Kaijumax.[caption id="attachment_865872" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Kaijumax: Season 4 #1 cover by Zander Cannon[/caption]Kaijumax: Season 4 kicks off with this issue This particular installment focuses primarily on Zhang and Goat.Despite the bright colors, cartoonish art, and goofy premise, this comic is quite dower and sad Zhang is a perpetual wreck living[...]

10 Videos from NYC's Five Points: An Annual Collision of Toys, Live Art, and Counterculture

Over the span of the two days, Brooklyn’s Greenpoint Neighborhood was transformed into an urban oasis of vinyl and plastic toys, original art, indie designers, resin, plush, blind boxes, blanks, minis, kaiju, Japanese vinyl, posters, prints, apparel, craft beer and more.The weekend kicked off with the 8th Annual Designer Toy Awards on Friday night, June 1, at[...]

90 Photos from NYC Five Points Festival: Toys, Comics, and Counterculture

Over the course of two days, Brooklyn’s Greenpoint Neighborhood is transformed into an urban oasis of vinyl and plastic toys, original art, indie designers, resin, plush, blind boxes, blanks, minis, kaiju, Japanese vinyl, posters, prints, apparel, craft beer and more.The weekend began with the 8th Annual Designer Toy Awards on Friday night, honoring excellence and innovation in[...]

Mech Cadet Yu #7 cover by Takeshi Miyazawa and Raul Angulo

Mech Cadet Yu #7 Review: What is Central Command Planning?

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] After the destruction of the Sky Corps Academy, the Mech Cadets are taken to Central Command to prepare for all-out war against the Sharg. However, Yu, Park, and Captain Takana discover that Central Command may have some less savory tactics in mind for winning the war. Mech Cadet Yu #7 slows down to […]

Mech Cadet Yu #6 cover by Takeshi Miyazawa and Raul Angulo

Mech Cadet Yu #6 Review: The Power of Teamwork and the Charm of Optimism

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Our Mech Cadets are getting a breather when Sharg infants, which are still about the size of a bull, begin raging through the base. On their own and separated from their Mechs, the Cadet Pilots must rely on their wit and each other to survive this threat. Mech Cadet Yu #6 succeeds in […]