Recent days have brought two new announcements to light that I’m pretty excited about. The first is the announcement of a new “renewal” version of the Ultra-Act Ultraseven. While Ultraman is fairly well known to even the most casual pop culture observer, Ultraseven’s eponymous series is actually more fondly remembered in Japan. Bandai has [...]
YES. This is what I’ve been waiting for since S.H.MonsterArts was first announced – a figure not from the 1990s era of Godzilla films, but from the 1960s-1970s – the ones I grew up on. And this is my second-favorite Godzilla design (after the one from King Kong vs. Godzilla). This is Godzilla as he looked [...]
So Toy Fair starts today – well, officially it starts tomorrow, but there are two major events today: the Hasbro event, which is going on as I write this, and the Four Horsemen’s Toypocalypse party tonight, which will unveil their Glyos-based Power Lords toys. Anyway, I thought I’d run through a breakdown of the toy lines [...]
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In 1995, Godzilla died. As Toho anticipated handing off their Godzilla franchise to America as a brand-new blockbuster franchise (and yeah, we all know how that turned out), they decided to bid farewell to their beloved radioactive dinosaur by giving him a going-away party called Godzilla vs. Destoroyah. The film included many references to the original [...]
S.H.MonsterArts King Ghidorah is now available at Amazon and Entertainment Earth, and should be available any day now at BBTS. I’ve opened mine and hope to get to a review eventually, but in the meantime I can tell you that it’s an amazing action figure but be very careful with the wings. They’re not really designed to “flap” [...]