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    Marui Group Offers GODZILLA MINUS ONE Visa Card in Japan

     Photo courtesy of Marui Group. © TM & © TOHO CO., LTD.

    Source: Marui Group Inc. press release
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    Photo courtesy of Marui Group. © TM & © TOHO CO., LTD.

    Marui Group Inc. (Headquarters: Nakano-ku, Tokyo; President: Hiroshi Aoi) will begin accepting applications for their new Godzilla design Epos credit cards on Thursday, November 2, 2023 in conjunction with the release of the new movie GODZILLA MINUS ONE (ゴジラ-1.0/ゴジラマイナスワン, Gojira Mainasu Wan).

    In addition,  limited-time "Godzilla Store OIOI Sub-Branch" pop-up stores will be opened at Marui stores and other locations, and a booth will be set up at the "Godzilla Fest" event to be held on Godzilla's birthday, Friday, November 3 (national holiday).


    ■ GODZILLA MINUS ONE Epos Card (「ゴジラー1.0」ゴジラエポスカード, Gojira- 1.0 Gojira Eposu Kādo)

    Application Start Date: Thursday, November 2, 2023 at 12:00 Noon (JST)
    Annual Fee: Free
    Partner Brand: Visa
    Point Program: "Epos Points" to be earned according to card usage
    Preferential Services: Please refer to for details




     Embroidered Godzilla handkerchief. Photo courtesy of Marui Group. © TM & © TOHO CO., LTD.

    ■ Enrollment Benefit

    New members will receive an original Imabari Handkerchief with Godzilla embroidery!

    Size: W240×H240mm (9.4 x 9.4 Inches)
    Material: 100% Cotton

    If you already have an Epos card, you are not eligible for this membership benefit.




    ■ Commemorating the Debut of the New Card! Godzilla Store OIOI Sub-Branches Open for a Limited Time!

    Photo courtesy of Marui Group. © TM & © TOHO CO., LTD.

    To commemorate the debut of the GODZILLA MINUS ONE Epos card, the "Godzilla Store OIOI Sub-Branch" pop-up stores will be held for a limited time at six locations nationwide, including Yurakucho Marui.

    Godzilla Store OIOI Sub-Branch (ゴジラ・ストアOIOI出張所, Gojira Sutoa OIOI Shucchōsho)

    Store:Yurakucho Marui
    Period:Friday, November 3 (Holiday) - Sunday, November 19, 2023

    Store location:Sapporo Factory
    Period:Saturday, November 18 - Sunday, November 26, 2023

    Store: Mallage Shobu
    Period: Friday, December 1 - Sunday, December 3, 2023

    Store: Malera Gifu
    Period: Friday, December 8 - Sunday, December 10, 2023

    Store: Mallage Saga
    Period: Friday, December 15 - Sunday, December 17, 2023

    Store: Marui Family Ebina
    Period: Friday, December 22, 2023 - Monday, January 8, 2024

    During the promotion period, for every 3,000 yen (including tax) spent with an Epos card at a Godzilla Store OIOI Sub-Branch, a random Godzilla postcard (13 different designs) will be presented (maximum 39,000 yen including tax). In addition, for purchases of 12,000 yen or more (including tax), one A4 poster (1 design) will be presented.

    The number of prizes is limited. Please note that the event will end when all prizes are gone.

    New Epos card enrollment will also be accepted at the Godzilla Store OIOI Sub-Branches during the event period. Those who newly enroll for an Epos Card at a Godzilla Store OIOI Sub-Branch will receive a complete set of postcards (all 13 designs).


    Godzilla Store Tokyo Collaboration Special Offer

    Customers who bring their receipt from a Godzilla Store OIOI Sub-Branch to the Godzilla Store Tokyo will receive a postcard with a visual from GODZILLA MINUS ONE. Godzilla Store Tokyo will offer this gift to customers who visit the store on or after Saturday, November 4. The offer will end as soon as the supply of cards runs out.

    Prizes will only be handed out at the Godzilla Store Tokyo and not at any other Godzilla Store venues.


     Godzilla Fest logo. Photo courtesy of Marui Group. © TM & © TOHO CO., LTD.

    ■ Booth Exhibit at Godzilla Fest!

    Godzilla Fest 2023 is a major event for marking of the 70th anniversary of Godzilla with the latest Godzilla information, a suit meet and greet, and a variety of other unmissable content! Epos Card will have a booth at the event to commemorate the debut of their new card design, 

    Date: Friday, November 3, 2023 (Holiday)
    Venue: Tokyo Midtown Hibiya Step Plaza + Gojira Square

    Epos Card booth GODZILLA MINUS ONE sticker.Photo courtesy of Marui Group. © TM & © TOHO CO., LTD.

    Special offers at the venue

    Card Members: Present your Epos Card at the Epos Card booth and receive one GODZILLA MINUS ONE movie sticker.

    Godzilla Epos Card New Enrollment: New Godzilla Epos Card members who enroll at the Epos Card booth at Godzilla Fest will receive a complete set of 13 Godzilla postcards. This offer will end when all the postcards are gone.

    *Applications are subject to a separate screening process. Please note that you may not be able to enroll in the program due to the regulations of Epos Card Co.

    *High school students are not eligible to apply.


    GODZILLA MINUS ONE, the latest movie in the Godzilla series, will be released in Japan on November 3 and open in North American cinemas on December 1, 2023. For more on information, please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan...

    About Marui Group

    Marui Group issued Japan's first credit card. In the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, card transactions exceeded ¥1 trillion for the first time since EPOS cards were launched in 2006. By leveraging the expertise gained through the Group's long history, Epos Card is working to expand the number of cardholders, improve usage rates, increase usage amounts, and strengthen operating foundations.


    About Toho Co. Ltd.

    Toho Company provides high-quality entertainment to a wide range of customers through its film production, distribution, and exhibition business, which is solidly supported by its real estate business including the Shinjuku Toho Building and Hibiya Chante, animation production, DVD software production and sales, and TOHO Cinemas' efforts to expand its network of multiplex cinemas. Among these, "Godzilla," which has been around since 1954, is Toho's flagship IP that has many fans around the world and has been loved for many years.

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