05.31.2019: Godzilla King of the Monsters News Roundup

Rachel, Gretchen & Kyle cover some of the news leading up to Godzilla King of the Monsters (2019)

Oh man, so much news I don’t even have the time to write a catchy intro paragraph – follow those links people!!

1. Last Shot by Alexander Desplat from Godzilla (2014)

International Posters
Cinerama Dome
Chinese Premier Photos (giant Godzilla statue and displays)
Toho at the Licensing Expo (coming up June 4-6; I was wrong about the dates)
Japanese Press event at Toho
SciFi Japan Directory of all Godzilla King of the Monsters Merchandise
Chibi Godzilla toys from China
SH Monsterarts Godzilla King of the Monsters Figures
Marmit Exclusive King Ghidorah
Marmit Exclusive Godzilla ’91
Godzilla Defense Force Mobile game
PUBG Mobile Godzilla Tie-In
Godzilla vs Evangelion Tie-In at Universal Studios Osaka
Duffy, if you were wondering…
Shinpei Hayashiya REIGO & RAIGA films getting US Distribution
Mill Creek Entertainment to release Mothra (1961)
Scifi Japan’s article about the release
Ultraman Archives Project – Episode 14 “Tokyo Ice Age”
BOSS Coffee Godzilla Commercial
and the teaser for that commercial!!!

Get out to these events if you can!
5/31 Summit Kaiju Godzilla Charity Fundraiser in Denver, CO
5/31 – Godzilla King Of The Monsters Tailgate Party at COMIC BOOK JONES in Staten Island, NY
5/31 – 6/1 Richmond Galaxy Con with Gamera vs Viras actor Carl Craig & King Kong Escapes Actress Linda Miller in Richmond, VA
6/1 – 65 YEARS OF GODZILLA: Godzilla Invades New Hartford, NY!
6/13 – 6/16 Anime Matsuri in Houston, TX with THE GODZILLA STORE and much more!
6/28 GODZILLA-PALOOZA in Lehighton, PA
7/5 – 7/7 Days of the Dead Indianapolis with Godzilla actor Kenpachiro Satsuma
7/12 – 7/14 G-FEST XXVI in Chicago, IL
8/16 – 8/18 Japan World Heroes in Pasadena, CA
8/23 – 8/25 GodzillaFest in San Francisco, CA
8/30 – 9/1 Days of the Dead Louisville with Mizuho Yoshida in Louisville Kentucky


We’ve launched the Kaijucast Godzilla Meme of the Monsters Challenge and we want to LOL at your meme-ery! Make sure to check out the contest page for more details on how you can win one of our Godzilla King of the Monsters prize packs.

We are handing out the final homework assignment for the daikaiju discussion segment and it’s for the brand new Legendary Pictures Monsterverse epic, Godzilla King of the Monsters. We know that just about every Godzilla fan is going to get out there and see this as soon as they are able, and we expect a lot of you to send in your homework – here’s some extra credit for you: what was your favorite moment from the movie? Side note: Dave wanted to make sure you all know that the film wants to be seen on the biggest screen possible! Please have your homework turned in by June 21st to have it included in the episode.