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Weekly news recap: Ultraman Geed, plus panel announcements!

Time for the news recap of the week! The big thing this week is the reveal (through toy catalogs, of course) of Ultraman Geed (we’d all been assuming is was “Zeed” or “Xead”, but Geed it says), from this July’s … Continue reading

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Weekly news recap (+ a couple quick reviews)

Long time, no post! Monsterpalooza was a blast, making new friends and getting to meet a few of my favorite artists, especially getting a commission from Keita Amemiya. Apologies for this terrible photo of Amemiya and Mizuho Yoshida where you can’t … Continue reading

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Weekly news recap: No foolin’

There was some great stuff to come out of various Japanese studios this April Fools’ Day, including: A crossover between Thunderbolt Fantasy and Touken Ranbu, scheduled for 2205: A Rascal the Raccoon and Gaogaigar mash-up titled Gaogaraigar: There was a Super … Continue reading

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Weekly news recap: A whole lotta Monster Planet news; a whole lotta other news

If this were a typical week, the highlight of Godzilla-related discussion might have been the two new sculpts coming out for the Bandai Movie Monsters series. The frozen Godzilla is the first real merch we have for Godzilla’s fifth form, … Continue reading

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Happy 50th to Guilala, Japan’s ridiculous kaiju icon

While we may be in a new kaiju boom, it’s dwarfed by the one half a century ago. 1967 was the zenith, with the televised conclusions of the original Ultraman, Space Giants, Akuma-kun, and Booska, with the debuts of Ultraseven, … Continue reading

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Godzilla (disambiguation)

Along with the Japanese home video release of Shin Godzilla came news of the title for the next film in the franchise (the Polygon Pictures anime release due out this year): Godzilla – 怪獣惑星, (“Godzilla – Kaiju Wakusei”) or “Godzilla … Continue reading

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Maser Patrol podcast episode 28: Kong – Skull Island

After that extensive countdown earlier in the year, we got to go see the new King Kong movie, Kong: Skull Island. In this episode, Kevin, Josh, Andy and Justin talk for longer than the movie’s run time, and mostly on … Continue reading

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