HARUO NAKAJIMA IN YOKOSUKA!
HARUO NAKAJIMA - Mr. GODZILLA and Imperial Japanese Navy veteran returns to Yokosuka Naval Base during Armed Forces Day! The GODZILLA 2014 event was sponsored by Yokosuka MWR, Legendary Pictures & MONSTER ATTACK TEAM. Enjoy the kaiju news feed from SciFi JAPAN and ACTV below. Uncut version available soon. Long Live the King and the God of Suit Actors!
I'LL HAVE A DOUBLE!
The Sci-Fi Japan team visits the "Kaiju Sakaba" (literally "Monster Bar") with Monster Attack Team magazine's Ed Holland. This izakaya in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture is themed around the kaiju characters from the Ultraman series, which is soon to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2016.
WELCOME BACK CREATURE!
from the darkness into the light this GODZILLA 2014 sculpture in Tokyo continues to delight masses less than 1 week away from the nationwide release on July 25th. Image courtesy of Kubota-san.
MONSTER ATTACK TEAM heads on a historic road trip to the birthplace of the Imperial Japanese Navy's Battleship YAMATO constructed at the Kure Naval Arsenal, now the Kure Maritime Museum. The YAMATO flagship boasted the largest naval artillery ever and was defeated by USN forces during her one-way surface Kamikaze operation on Apr 7, 1945 between the Kyushu Islands and Okinawa. Kure due south of Hiroshima is one of the district homes of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF).
GOD SAVE QUEEN & LEIJI MATSUMOTO!
...in this 2009 Matsumoto produced anime adaption of his manga Out of Galaxy (Gin no Koshika) set to the galaxy wide 1975 hit Bohemian Rhapsody. Note: first few seconds of clip is silent but still rocks! © Leiji Matsumoto / SUNSOFT KOSHIKA THINK / Queen Productions Ltd. under exclusive license to EMI Records Ltd.
ULTRAMAN GINGA & ULTRAMAN VICTORY!
Stage show over easy on Sunday morning from Tokyo Toy Show 2014! Se no Ganbare Link courtesy of MAT Hawaii Branch Officer Aaron Yamasato.
LUCKY KAIJU CHARMS!
They're monstrously delicious!
JAPANESE GODZILLA BOOK!
Official book on Hollywood's GODZILLA to be released Jun 30, 2014 in Japan for 1,296 yen. © 2014 LEGENDARY PICTURES PRODUCTIONS LLC & WARNER BROS ENTERTAINMENT INC. GODZILLA TM & © Toho Co., Ltd. Image courtesy of SciFi Japan
MOTHER OF ULTRA...
...returns unveiling her 1st sexy swimsuit with Ultra Kaiju sporting summer fashion at AMU Plaza Hakata Station Kyushu & Kagoshima shopping malls from Jul 4-27, 2014. Check out the Mother of Ultra Bargain commercial here: http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=9G_8avVAO7gon and this variation with JAMILA and the gang: http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=lf_IBcBA_kg
High-flying Super Hero homerun hits from Japan's yesteryear and more from MONSTER ATTACK TEAM!
HARUO NAKAJIMA vs. KENPACHIRO SATSUMA in Toho Studios 1971 classick kaiju film GODZILLA vs. THE SMOG MONSTER!
BADGE OF HONOR!
GODZILLA 60th Anniversary pin badge sets with the Big G's golden stomp of approval in select Japanese theaters. Image courtesy of Norman England
Designer Toys for Boys & Girls. MAT Advertiser Super7 presents Crystal Mecha! Crystal Mecha invasion imminent, destruction of Earth certain! After narrowly avoiding certain doom at the X-Hands of the Terror of Crystal Mecha, the colossal mecha-kaiju has returned intent on finishing the job!
This BRIAN FLYNN Super 7 creation is cast in opaque grey glitter vinyl with metallic green, gun-metal black and light blue sprays, and the head is translucent vinyl with metallic silver and blue.
To save the world, we must DESTROY ALL KAIJU! Check out Super 7 website for ordering information & other cool MONSTER ATTACK TEAM recommended items here.