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      Japanese audiences will have the option of seeing GODZILLA MINUS ONE in the 270-degree ScreenX format. Photo courtesy of Toho. TM & ©TOHO CO., LTD. Source: Toho Co., Ltd.Official Site: https://godzilla-movie2023.toho.co.jp (Japan) Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/godzilla231103 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/godzilla231103/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@godzilla.toho Toho has announced that, in addition to screening in the premium large formats MX4D, 4DX, DolbyCinema and IMAX, GODZILLA MINUS ONE (ゴジラ-1.0/ゴジラマイナスワン, Gojira Mainasu Wan) will also be available to view in the three-sided multi-projection film projection system "ScreenX" in select Japanese cinemas.  With ScreenX, the film image is projected on the center screen plus two side screens, allowing the viewer to watch movies from a 270-degree field of vision, providing a realistic experience that immerses the viewer in the world of the film.* In this film, Godzilla's approach can be felt on the left and right screens even before he appears, further emphasizing his overwhelming presence.

    Source: Kinema Junpo Godzilla-1.0 threatens co-star Ryunosuke Kamiki on the cover of the latest issue of Kinema Junpo. Photo courtesy of Kinema Junpo. TM & ©TOHO CO., LTD. © KINEJUN ONLINE ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.   Debuting July 11, 1919, the acclaimed Kinema Junpo (キネマ旬報, Kinema Junpō, meaning "Cinema Seasonal News") is the longest running movie news magazine in the world. The current issue -- No. 1932! -- takes a look at GODZILLA MINUS ONE (ゴジラ-1.0/ゴジラマイナスワン, Gojira Mainasu Wan), the latest film in the Godzilla series, with two articles by reporter Kenichi Inoue. The first is an interview with the film's director/writer/VFX director Takashi Yamazaki and lead actor Ryunosuke Kamiki. The second focuses on Takashi Yamazaki and his views on Godzilla.  Kinema Junpo can be purchased from Japanese bookstores and online retailers like Amazon.jp. Kinema Junpo Issue 1932 Cover Month: November 2023Release Date:

    Source: Toei Agency Co., Ltd. press releaseOfficial Site: https://garo-project.jp/garo_hagane/ (Japan) Official X (Twitter): https://twitter.com/garo_project Official TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/   After a four-year hiatus, GARO is back with a new series!Photo courtesy of Toei Agency. ©2024 Hagane wo Tsugumono by Keita Amemiya / TOHOKUSHINSHAThe GARO franchise returns with its first completely new work in four years! The series GARO: HAGANE WO TSUGUMONO (牙狼<GARO> ハガネを継ぐ者, Kiba Okami < GARO > Hagane wo Tsugumono) --  "GARO: The Inheritor of Steel” in English --  will be broadcast on TOKYO MX and BS Nippon TV starting in January 2024. The story of the Golden Knight Garo begins once again, with Ryuga Dogai (played by Wataru Kuriyama) as the main character, celebrating his 10th anniversary since his introduction in the series GARO: THE ONE WHO SHINES IN THE DARKNESS (〈-GARO-〉~闇を照らす者~, GARO: Yami o Terasu Mono, 2013). The ``Hagane'' in this title is a general term

      New GODZILLA MINUS ONE snacks are on sale in Japan. Photo courtesy of Ishimuramanseido. TM & ©TOHO CO., LTD. ©Ishimuramanseido Co, Ltd. All rights reserved Win a Giant-Sized Godzilla Treat -- 70 Times Larger Than Normal!Author: Keith AikenSource: Toho Co., Ltd., Ishimuramanseido Co., Ltd. press releaseOfficial Site: https://godzilla-movie2023.toho.co.jp (Japan) Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/godzilla231103 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/godzilla231103/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@godzilla.toho Tsurunoko. Photo courtesy of Ishimuramanseido. ©Ishimuramanseido Co, Ltd. All rights reserved. The Japanese confectionery company Ishimuramanseido has announced a new promotional tie-in with the movie GODZILLA MINUS ONE (ゴジラ-1.0/ゴジラマイナスワン, Gojira Mainasu Wan). Starting Monday, October 16, 2023, the company's famous "Tsurunoko" (鶴乃子) sweets will be available in limited edition "Godzilla Noko" (「ゴジラ」乃子,  Gojira Noko)  packaging depicting the latest incarnation of the King of the Monsters. Introduced in Fukuoka in 1911, Tsurunoko is an egg-shaped marshmallow pastry with a filling of sweet yellow bean paste. Ishimuramanseido compares

      The flexible POCOP eyeglasses can even survive being stepped on by Godzilla! Photo courtesy of Aigan Co., Ltd. TM & ©TOHO CO., LTD. ©AIGAN CO.,LTD. All Rights Reserved. Source: Toho Co., Ltd., Aigan Co., Ltd. press releaseOfficial Site: https://godzilla-movie2023.toho.co.jp (Japan) Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/godzilla231103 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/godzilla231103/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@godzilla.toho Aigan Co., Ltd. (Head office: Tennoji-ku, Osaka; President: Masatoshi Sasa), manufacturer and seller of eyeglasses and hearing aids, has launched a collaboration between their "POCOP" brand, which will soon pass 1 million units in total sales, and GODZILLA MINUS ONE (ゴジラ-1.0/ゴジラマイナスワン, Gojira Mainasu Wan), the highly-anticipated latest entry in the Godzilla series. The promotion is running at Aigan stores nationwide and on Aigan's official online store. Godzilla currently boasts a character recognition level in Japan of over 80% * so Aigan is looking to increase brand awareness for POCOP by partnering with the King of the Monsters for

      Unfinished sculpture of Godzilla-0.1 which will be mounted on the Godzilla Attack Truck for the world premiere of GODZILLA MINUS ONE. Photo courtesy of Toho. TM & ©TOHO CO., LTD. Source: Toho Co., Ltd.Official Site: https://godzilla-movie2023.toho.co.jp (Japan) Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/godzilla231103 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/godzilla231103/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@godzilla.toho To celebrate the nationwide release of GODZILLA MINUS ONE (ゴジラ-1.0/ゴジラマイナスワン, Gojira Mainasu Wan), a film commemorating the 70th anniversary of Godzilla, the "Godzilla Attack Truck" (ゴジラ襲来トラック, Gojira Shūrai Torakku) featuring a large-scale sculpture of Godzilla-0.1 bursting out of a flatbed, will hit the road. This will be the first ad truck campaign in the Godzilla series. The truck will make its public debut at the GODZILLA MINUS ONE World Premiere Red Carpet Event in Tokyo on October 18, then appear in cities across Japan. The "attack forecast," including the schedule for each location to be visited, is available on the truck's official

    Photo courtesy of Toho. TM & ©TOHO CO., LTD. Source: Toho Co., Ltd. Promo art for Godzilla Fest 2023. Photo courtesy of Toho. TM & ©TOHO CO., LTD. Toho's "Godzilla Fest 2023" (ゴジラ・フェス 2023, Gojira Fesu 2023) will be held on on Godzilla Day, Friday, November 3. The event returns to the Hibiya area of Tokyo for the first time in four years, with a day full of Godzilla presentations and activities planned for the Hibiya Step Square as the main venue, plus the Hibiya Godzilla Square in front of the Toho Cinemas, and other nearby locations. The overall host of the event will be freelance announcer Shinsuke Kasai, who will celebrate with fans the start of the 70th anniversary year of the first Godzilla movie, which was released on November 3, 1954. In the decades since, a total of 36 Godzilla feature

    Source: Apple TV+ press releaseOfficial Site: https://tv.apple.com/us/show/monarch-legacy-of-monsters/Special Thanks to Hannah Stamer, Alizee Serena, Evan Seymour and Phil Zimmerman   Today at New York Comic Con, Apple TV+ and the creative team behind MONARCH: LEGACY OF MONSTERS unveiled the trailer for the highly anticipated series, and shared a preview of the expansive new series, based on Legendary’s Monsterverse. Starring Kurt Russell, Wyatt Russell, Anna Sawai, Kiersey Clemons, Ren Watabe, Mari Yamamoto, Anders Holm, Joe Tippett and Elisa Lasowski, MONARCH: LEGACY OF MONSTERS” premieres globally with the first two episodes on Friday, November 17 on Apple TV+, followed by one episode every Friday through January 12. MONARCH: LEGACY OF MONSTERS executive producers Chris Black and Matt Fraction, executive producer Tory Tunnell, executive producer and director Andy Goddard, casting director Ronna Kress and VFX supervisor Sean Konrad came together for the special conversation and

    Source:  Ghost X Ghost press release Special Thanks to Brock Otterbacher THREE TIMES THE HEADS, THREE TIMES THE METAL!!! King Ghidorah has arrived at METALCROPOLIS! Preorders are now LIVE for the T-Shirt, Long Sleeve, and limited GLOW IN THE DARK variant T-Shirt, all featuring art by JAMES GROMAN and logo designed by CHRISTOPHE SZPAJDEL. Preorders run from now until NEXT FRIDAY, October 20th at NOON PST.   ■ King Ghidorah METALCROPOLIS T-Shirt Photo courtesy of Ghost X Ghost. TM & ©TOHO CO., LTD. KING GHIDORAH, the three-headed monster from space, has been reimagined as a metal band! This is the latest in our METALCROPOLIS series of designs- taking your favorite characters, and making them METAL! Screen printed on a 100% soft spun cotton black T-Shirt.   ESTIMATED DELIVERY - Q1 2024 Illustration by James Groman Logo by Christophe Szpajdel Printed by Bay

    North American Premiere Screening at Anime NYC 2023 on November 17 Source: HIDIVE press release Official Site: https://sokushicheat-pr.com/ (Japan)Special Thanks to Scott Barretto Photo courtesy of HIDIVE. Ⓒ An exciting new isekai anime adaptation is headed to HIDIVE next season. The popular streaming service HIDIVE revealed today that the new fantasy adventure TV show MY INSTANT DEATH ABILITY IS OVERPOWERED (full title MY INSTANT DEATH ABILITY IS SO OVERPOWERED, NO ONE IN THIS OTHER WORLD STANDS A CHANCE AGAINST ME!) will be joining its upcoming Winter 2024 season line-up as an exclusive simulcast series. MY INSTANT DEATH ABILITY IS OVERPOWERED is based on the popular isekai novel written originally by Tsuyoshi Fujitaka and illustrated by Chisato Naruse, and the manga serialization by Hanamaru Nanto. This is the newest title in the slate of anime TV series acquired as part of Sentai Filmworks’ (Sentai) multi-year agreement with Mainichi

      The Suntory beverage company is hosting a GODZILLA MINUS ONE contest. Photo courtesy of Suntory Group. TM & ©TOHO CO., LTD. © SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED. All Rights Reserved. Source: Toho Co., Ltd., Suntory GroupOfficial Site: https://godzilla-movie2023.toho.co.jp (Japan) Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/godzilla231103 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/godzilla231103/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@godzilla.toho The Japanese beverage company Suntory Group is running a contest in partnership with the new movie GODZILLA MINUS ONE (ゴジラ-1.0/ゴジラマイナスワン, Gojira Mainasu Wan). After purchasing a product from an elligible Suntory vending machine, customers will use their smartphone to scan the machine 's QR code and the drink's barcode for a chance to win limited edition Godzilla collectibles.     GODZILLA MINUS ONE QUO Cards. Photo courtesy of Suntory Group. TM & ©TOHO CO., LTD. © SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED. All Rights Reserved.   GODZILLA MINUS ONE personalized name stickers. Photo courtesy of Suntory Group. TM & ©TOHO CO.,

    The Galaxian Wars return with a new generation of Knights of the Zodiac!Source: ABLAZE press release Special Thanks to Erik Jansen (MediaLab)  COVER A by Jérôme Alquié. Photo courtesy of Ablaze. ©1985 Masami Kurumada (AKITASHOTEN) ©Alquié – Dollen – Kana (Dargaud-Lombard s.a.) Comics and graphic novel publisher ABLAZE expands with the launch on October 11th of the new full color series Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac – Time Odyssey. The series will be published in print and digitally and features story and art by Jérôme Alquié who notably created the Space Pirate Captain Harlock series with the legendary Leiji Matsumoto that was published by ABLAZE in 2022. New issues of Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac – Time Odyssey will debut monthly. Issue 1 features two brand new covers, Cover B by Lesley “Leiriix” Li, and Cover C by David Mack, in addition to the

    North American Premiere Screening to be Held November 17 at Anime NYC 2023 Source: HIDIVE press release Official Site: https://mabotai.jp/ (Japan)Special Thanks to Scott Barretto Photo courtesy of HIDIVE. ⒸTakahiro, Yohei Takemura/SHUEISHA/Chained Soldier Production Consortium In anticipation of its upcoming Winter 2024 season, HIDIVE announced today that it has acquired the new action dark fantasy TV series CHAINED SOLDIER (魔都精兵のスレイブ, Mato Seihei no Sureibu, 2024). Based on the long-running shōnen manga title of the same name by Takahiro and Yohei Takemura, CHAINED SOLDIER is set to premiere as an exclusive simulcast next January on the popular anime streaming service from AMC Networks. HIDIVE also revealed that it will host the North American premiere of CHAINED SOLDIER with a special screening of the first two episodes on November 17 at Anime NYC in New York City.   “We’re thrilled to host the North American premiere of CHAINED SOLDIER at

    Source: Fathom Events press releaseOfficial Site: https://www.fathomevents.com/events/digimon-adventure-02-the-beginning/Special Thanks to Scott Barretto (Publicity Partners) Photo courtesy of Fathom Events. © Akiyoshi Hongo, Toei Animation, Toei This November the DigiDestined are back in theaters with a brand new movie.  Toei Animation and Fathom Events revealed today details for the U.S. theatrical release of DIGIMON ADVENTURE 02 THE BEGINNING (デジモンアドベンチャー02 THE BEGINNING, Dejimon Adobenchā 02 THE BEGINNING, 2023) as a two-day event on November 8 & 9. It is present day and the chosen children from DIGIMON ADVENTURE 02 have returned with all new adventures — but now they’re 20 year old young adults! Fans are invited to join the fun and can watch the movie in 750 theaters across the United States through Fathom Events. DIGIMON ADVENTURE 02 THE BEGINNING will be presented nightly at 7:00 pm local time in both English dub (November 8) and Japanese with English subtitles

    Photo courtesy of ItemLab. TM & © TOHO CO., LTD. Source: ItemLabSpecial Thanks to André Schmitz The German collectibles and apparel company ItemLab has released their first wave of Godzilla products. These items are now available for international shipping worldwide, excluding Asian regions, and can be purchased from  www.afterthecredits.net.  Godzilla fans in the US can also find some ItemLab Godzilla merchandise at TheMysteryShack with more to be added soon.  Beyond the products currently available, ItemLab is working on a classic Godzilla plush, a SD Silicone Ambient light and a few more apparel items. SciFi Japan will cover these items as more details become available. One distinction for ItemLab is the company's strong focus on Quality & Sustainability. "Our Sustainability angle really sets us apart from the rest of the industry as we are literally lightyears ahead of anyone else," explained company CEO André

    Source: Toho Co., Ltd., Hibiya Chanter press release Official Site: https://godzilla-movie2023.toho.co.jp (Japan) Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/godzilla231103 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/godzilla231103/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@godzilla.toho The Hibiya Chanter is now hosting a GODZILLA MINUS ONE promotional campaign. Photo courtesy of the Hibiya Chanter. TM & ©TOHO CO., LTD. ©HIBIYA CHANTER. All rights reserved. The Hibiya Chanter (Address: 1 Chome-2-2 Yurakucho, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 100-0006) is a four-level shopping, dining and entertainment complex that includes the Toho Cinemas Chanter and the famed Hibiya Godzilla Square with its Godzilla statue. From Saturday, October 7 - Wednesday, November 15, 2023,  the Chanter is running a promotional campaign to commemorate 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). A statue of "Godzilla-1.0" is now on display next to the service counter on the 1st floor, while full scale Godzilla handprints, footprints, and claw marks can be seen in the Star Gallery,

    Source:  Ghost X Ghost press release Special Thanks to Brock Otterbacher GHOST X GHOST has signed a licensing agreement with Harmony Gold for the classic anime series, ROBOTECH! GXG will be producing limited edition apparel, posters, pins, and skate decks based on both original art and classic imagery from the legendary series. ROBOTECH is a sweeping science-fiction anime epic of humans defending their home world against alien domination. The saga is told through the eyes of characters caught up in a series of wars that erupts when a mysterious spacecraft crash-lands on Earth at the turn of the millennium. The secrets of alien knowledge aboard this vessel were unlocked, leading to the development of "Robotechnology" and the creation of a vast arsenal of robotic "mecha" to defend the Earth against the alien threats that would eventually strike to lay claim to the mysterious power source known as "protoculture." ROBOTECH

      The Godzilla-1.0 statue will be on display at Hakone Kowakien Yunessun hot spring amusement park starting in mid-October. Photo courtesy of Fujita Kanko Inc. TM & ©TOHO CO., LTD. ©FUJITA KANKO INC. All Rights Reserved. Source: Toho Co., Ltd., Fujita Kanko Inc. press release Official Site: https://godzilla-movie2023.toho.co.jp (Japan) Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/godzilla231103 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/godzilla231103/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@godzilla.toho  As recently reported on SciFi Japan, the Hakone Kowakien Yunessun hot spring amusement park ( Address: 1297 Ninotaira, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture 250-0407; Manager: Motonobu Matsuyama) will host an extended promotional event with the new movie GODZILLA MINUS ONE (ゴジラ-1.0/ゴジラマイナスワン, Gojira Mainasu Wan) from Friday, October 20, 2023 until Monday, January 8, 2024. During that time, Yunessun will be transformed into a ``Godzilla-class Yunessun" (ゴジラ級なユネッサン,  Gojira Kyūna Yunessan) where guests can enjoy not only the hot springs but an the entire facility filled with Godzilla decorations and displays, a new Godzilla-inspired bath, original

    GODZILLA MINUS ONE Nishinomiya-Uegahara Campus Version Poster. Photo courtesy of Kwansei Gakuin University TM & ©TOHO CO., LTD. © Kwansei Gakuin University. All rights reserved. GODZILLA MINUS ONE Tokyo Marunouchi Campus Version Poster. Photo courtesy of Kwansei Gakuin University. TM & ©TOHO CO., LTD. © Kwansei Gakuin University. All rights reserved.  Source: Toho Co., Ltd., Kwansei Gakuin University press release Official Site: https://godzilla-movie2023.toho.co.jp (Japan) Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/godzilla231103 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/godzilla231103/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@godzilla.toho Godzilla, who will celebrate his 70th anniversary in 2024, and Kwansei Gakuin University, which will celebrate its 135th anniversary, are teaming up for the first collaboration between the King of the Monsters and an university. The two will collaborate on a variety of projects during the university's New Moon Festival 2023 (新月祭2023,  Shingetsusai 2023), including the creation of visuals that reflect the long histories of both Godzilla and Kwansei Gakuin

    Source: Toho Co., Ltd., Rambling Records press release Official Site: https://godzilla-movie2023.toho.co.jp (Japan) Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/godzilla231103 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/godzilla231103/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@godzilla.toho   Cover for the GODZILLA MINUS ONE Original Soundtrack CD. Photo courtesy of Rambling Records. TM & ©TOHO CO., LTD. The GODZILLA MINUS ONE Original Soundtrack (『ゴジラ-1.0』オリジナルサウンドトラック,  "Gojira-1.0” Orijinaru Saundotorakku) will be released in Japan by Rambling Records. The powerful music for the film was created by Naoki Sato, the composer for many of the movies made by GODZILLA MINUS ONE writer/director/FX director Takashi Yamazaki, including ALWAYS -SUNSET ON THIRD STREET- (ALWAYS 三丁目の夕日, Ōruweizu: San-chōme no Yūhi, 2005), DESTINY: THE TALE OF KAMAKURA (DESTINY 鎌倉ものがたり, DESTINY Kamakura Monogatari, 2017) and THE GREAT WAR OF ARCHIMEDES (アルキメデスの大戦, 2019). The Soundtrack will be be available in two physical formats; a CD edition on November 4 and a limited edition vinyl LP (production run of 500 albums) on December

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