What Fun! This is a must have for Gamera Fans. A book from the very latest GAMERA movie: GAMERA LITTLE BRAVES. A 40th Anniversary of Gamera special published by Shogakukan 2006. 64 pages (mostly color) including an exciting foldout page of Gamera and Jidas. Contains lots of awesome action photos, behind the scenes, design sketches and special effects shots. Book measures approximately 8 1/2 by 10 inches.
This is a GREAT quarterly magazine published by DenGeki Mook. The Autumn 1999 edition contains 130 pages lots of color photos from GODZILLA MILLENIUM 2000 including Special Effects and behind the scenes. This is a quarterly magazine published by DenGeki Mook. The Autumn 1999 edition contains lots of color photos from Godzilla Millennium including SPFX and behind the scenes. It has interviews (Japanese) with many staff and some design sketches. It has several pages of Godzilla toys including Marmit and some models.
It has B&W photos of all the different Godzilla suits 1954-1999. There are photos of recent Ultraman movie stars and a full page color fold-out poster of Ultraman Agul. Best of all a full page of color photos from G-FEST 99 with a report (Japanese). It contains lots of other interviews and photos with current Japanese super hero and heroine stars. Book dimensions 8 ½ by 11, soft cover.
Published by Tatsumi Co. of Japan. 128 pages of color and B & W photos of Godzilla 2000 as well as photos of Godzilla movies from 1954 to 2000. The magazine also has articles and photos on various Japanese super hero movies and TV shows. A REAL TASTE OF JAPAN! Book dimensions Approximately 11 by 8 inches.
The Castro Theatre in San Francisco was the place to be November 17-23, 2004, in honor of Godzilla's 50th birthday The best Godzilla Film Fest we have known about took place there. This is the 16 page program book from the event sponsored by Bay Area Film Events which showed 20 Godzilla or Kaiju Films.
The special guests were great:Russ Tamblyn (the first ever appearance in regard to War of the Gargantuas), Hiroshi Koizumi who was in Godzilla Raids Again, and many other Godzilla movies (he reprised his role in Mothra 1961 42 years later in Tokyo Sos), Tsutomu Kitagawa (the latest actor to don the Godzilla suit), Jerry Ito best remembered for his role of the vile Clark Nelson in Mothra 1961), Akira Kubo played many roles in Toho Films including Matago, Gorath, Son of Godzilla, Destroy All Monsters.
There are biographies of all the guests in the program. Also every film shown is given several paragraphs of synopsis and commentary by August Ragone of Henshin! Online. The center page has photos from some of the Godzilla Movies. The cover illustration is Mark Nagata.
39 full color pages devoted completely to mini toys, candy toys, and super deformed toys all related to Godzilla, Mothra, King Ghidorah and other foes. Some incredible toys are shown including an SD Titanosaurus and various Biollante figures.
There is a two-page photo catalog of the various Godzilla suits by year as represented in super deformed figures. Many manufacturers are represented including Bullmark, Bandai, Bare Model, and Yutaka. It’s a great resource on mini figures. Book dimensions 6 by 6 inches heavy cardboard cover.
A wonderful book produced by Moby Dick and released for the premiere in Japan of Godzilla Millennium in 1999. This is a 112 page book of post cards depicting artwork by two of Japan's most talented and prolific artists Kaida, Yuji and Orai, Noriyoshi. Their dramatic renditions of Giant Monsters aka Kaiju appeared as movie posters, books, product artwork, and paintings. This book is printed on heavy stock and comes in a slipcase. This book is new however due to its being printed 17 years ago some of the post cards have loosened the perforations.
This is the impressive book written by Yuji Nishimura and Takashi Kuragi detailing the history of Godzilla Toys in not only Japan but the world. This superb book serves as the go to reference for the earliest vinyl, tin and plastic model toys of the KING of THE MONSTERS and his associated friends and foes. The history of Bullmark and Marusan is displayed in fabulous comparison photos of the same figure produced by each company. The other historic companies such as Popy the precursor to Bandai and also the toys made by Yamakatsu Company are given good coverage. Yuji Nishimura the owner of M 1 Toys aka M Ichigo bought many of the original molds of the Bullmark soft vinyl line. This 111 page book is a must have for all collectors of Godzilla.
This is the Theater Exclusive Movie Program for GODZILLA VS. KING GHIDORAH 1991! This Program has AWESOME ARTWORK on the cover. It has 24 glossy pages chock full of battle scenes, cast profiles, behind the scenes and merchandise photos.
The action features scenes on the island with Godzillasaurus during WWII, scenes with the aliens and m-11, scenes of the Dorats who become King Ghidorah, scenes with resurrected Ghidorah who becomes Mecha King Ghidorah and scenes of Monster Battles between Godzilla and King Ghidorah.
This program is in Excellent Condition
GODZILLA X MECHAGODZILLA 2003 CD ROM MOVIE PROGRAM BOOK! 48 pages of color and black & white photos of the making of the movie, with interviews of cast and staff (in Japanese of course). CD ROM has hundreds of outstanding colorful images of the film and information about the making of the film (in Japanese of course).
This is a used book in excellent condition. Measures approx. 12 by 9 inches. HARD TO FIND!
This is another Must Have book which is an incredible companion to not only the latest in the Japanese Godzilla franchise but the entire Godzilla film series. It is called Shin Godzilla Walker in part because it follows the routes of not only Shin Godzilla through the Tokyo landscape, but it has disaster hazard maps of the 1954 Godzilla, 1984 Godzilla and 1995 Godzilla. This book covers so much from the earliest photos of the 1954 Godzilla maquette to the amazing final models of Shin Godzilla. All the important personnel from 1954 to the present are given some coverage (in Japanese) and many many photos of all aspect of film production. This book is published by Kadokawa and is 121 pages.
This is the 7th. issue of Super 7 Magazine. It features articles on 50 years of GODZILLA figure history, an AMAZING art gallery of Godzilla friends and foes, Sandiego Comic-con, New Toy News, Transformers and Die-cast toys. This issue has breath taking artwork and color photos. This is a wonderful magazine if you love Japanese Toy Culture.
This is also a great reference book for collectors! (this one is a must have for Godzilla collectors) Limited supply available. Magazine dimentions 11 by 8 1/2 inches.
This incredible book released in August 2016 in Japan is a must have for any fan of special effects movies. All of the giants of Japanese tokusatsu (special effects) films are covered here Honda, Tsuburaya, Nakano, Kawakita, and all the talented people who helped make these movies in Toho Films happen. This book is 191 pages of mostly color photos covering not only giant monster movies but disaster films, war movies and some television productions. There are many photos of props and behind the scene shots some of them not often seen. This book grew out of the love that many Japanese that are currently involved in film production have for those who went before them or helped teach them their art. Words don't do justice to this fabulous book from an event held near Fukushima. The dimensions are approximately 12 by 9 inches.
For all you fans of the Actresses of Toho Studios here is a GREAT soft cover book published in 2010. Most of the Actresses were seen in Toho's Monster movies such as the Godzilla series, the Mothra series, The War of the Gargantuas, The Invisible Man, Matango in addition to some of their historical dramas, gangster films or other special effects movies. The book spans the years 1954-2004. T here are wonderful behind the scenes photos as well as publicity shots and action photos from the movies. Some of the incredibly talented women included in this book are Kumi Mizuno, Miki Sanjo, Akemi Negishi, Yuriko Hoshi, Mie Hama, Akiko Wakabayashi, Yukiko Kobayashi and Megumi Odaka. There are many others not listed.
The book is 159 pages of Black and White and Color Photographs. It includes interviews with many of the actresses (in Japanese of course). The soft cover book measures 8 1/2 inches by 12 inches.
This is the highly sought BOOK Women of Toho Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies. It is full of fabulous photos of the actresses from 1954-2004 who played memorable parts in Toho's Special Effects (Tokusatsu) Films. Many of these actresses such as Mizuno, Kumi and Hoshi, Yuriko also had parts in Toho period movies, dramas, and comedies. The actresses Hama, Mie and Wakabayashi, Akiko who also appeared in one of our favorite James Bond movies "You Only Live Twice," which was set in Japan are honored in this book. The book is 160 pages of historic photos and text (in Japanese). There are 27 actresses given several pages of coverage. The book also includes a page on the Heisei Mothra movies' actresses and the Millennium Godzilla series actresses. This must have book measures 12 by 8 1/2.
This is a wonderful Movie Program from the Japanese showing of USA Godzilla 1998. It has 33 color pages with many outstanding photographs of the movie and cast. Although the movie was made in the USA, the Japanese produced an outstanding program for this film. It contains Amazing action scenes from the movie as well information about the cast ( in Japanese of course). GREAT PHOTOS!
This is another awsome Japanese Movie Program from the showing of Godzilla vs. MechaGodzilla 2003. It has 28 color pages with many outstanding photographs of the movie and cast. It features Kiryu and his many SUPER-WEAPONS. It contains Amazing action scenes from the movie as well information about the cast ( in Japanese of course) and photos of all the Godzilla toys that were available in 2003. MEGAMONSTER PHOTOS!
19 color pages of exciting movie action, artwork and descriptions of super weapons, monsters and equipment. These movie programs were only available a some of the theaters in Japan showing the movie. Great color photos of ALL the monsters in the new movie. Includes several pages of figures and toys that were produced for the movie.
All your little Gamera Fans will love scribbling in this notebook with a 3 dimensional POP UP of Gamera Battling Jidas From the exciting new Gamera Move "Little Braves", this is the Theater Exclusive 40th Anniversary Pop Up Note Book. It contains 25 lined pages for notes! We have a very limited supply available!
This Ultraman "The Final Odyssey" is an impressive book of exciting action photos from the Movie. It contains excellent full color photos of all the various Ultra Folks in the Movie.
This is truly a wonderful book for Ultraman Fans! It has 58 pages and measures 10 by 8 1/2 inches. Scroll down to view more photos.
TOKYO SOS CD ROM MOVIE PROGRAM 48 pages of color and black & white photos of the making of the movie, with interviews of cast and staff (in Japanese of course).
CD ROM has hundreds of outstanding colorful images of the film and information about the making of the film (in Japanese of course).
Amazing shots of the making of the special effects for this exciting movie (very limited supply available).
An incredibly priced collector's item DVD and magazine produced by Deagostini Company Japan continues its biweekly series with The Submersion of Japan aka Japan Sinks; aka Tidal Wave which featured Godzilla suit actor Haruo Nakajima in a small non suit role as the prime minister's chauffeur. This original Japanese version contains the entire 140 minute film. The American verion only ran 90 minutes.
This movie is HARD to FIND outside of Japan so here is your chance to see Japan's answer to IRWIN ALLEN's Catastrophe movies of the 1970's. There are some AMAZING behind the scenes photos in the magazine.
These DVDs are beautiful prints of the complete Japanese Theatrical release of the movie. Deagostini Company will issue 55 of Toho Film's Tokusatsu (Special Effects) movies in an imaginative format with protective case and collector's magazine with many photos, production background, actor biographies and a column by special effects master Kawakita Koichi.
The magazine also features a FOLD OUT MINI POSTER! The packaging on vol 6 has easier access to the dvd than some of the earlier volumes and the entire package is covered in cellophane. The next in the series will be Godzilla's Counterattack aka Godzilla Raids Again; aka Godzilla vs Angilas 1955.
This series is sure to be a huge Collector's Item so get yours now! The DVD requires a region free player. The DVD is in Japanese with no subtitles. Scroll down to view more photos.
This is the last movie made so far! GODZILLA FINAL WARS 2005 CD ROM PROGRAM.
48 pages of color and black & white photos of the making of the movie, with interviews of cast and staff (in Japanese of course). CD ROM has hundreds of outstanding colorful images of the film, film production, Special Effects and information about the making of the film (in Japanese of course).
This CD Rom is just full of wonderful color photos! GREAT SHOTS OF “ALL” THE MONSTERS!! (very limited supply available)
This is the 3rd issue of Super 7 Magazine. It features articles on 20 year of Optimus Prime, Bullmark Die-cast toys and Vintage Vinyl figures.
This issue has amazing artwork and color photos.This is a wonderful magazine if you love Japanese Toy Culture. This is also a great reference book for collectors!
Limited supply available. Magazine dimensions 11 by 8 1/2 inches. NOW RARE and OUT OF PRINT!
"MR GODZILLA" My Kaiju Life by HARUO NAKAJIMA. HERE is the PERFECT GIFT for Godzilla FANS! This wonderful book was just released in July and Tom & Diane were able to get their claws on a limited number of SIGNED COPIES!!
Tom & Diane made special arrangements with Nakajima-san to have him autograph his autobiography an incredible journey in the Land of Giant Monsters.
This book has over 360 pages and contains 250 black & white and a few color photos of Haruo Nakajima from his youth up through his long and colorful career in the Toho and Tsurabaya Studios including a baby picture. It also contains his memories of working with Honda, Kurosawa, and Mifune. This is a wonderful piece of Godzilla and Kaiju HISTORY!
There are photos of Nakajima-san on different movie sets and between takes as Godzilla. The book has photos of his work at Tsuburaya productions as Jirass, Gomes and other Ultra Monsters. It has shots of him working on the set of the 1965 "Frankenstien Conquers the World" where he worked to bring BARAGON to life, including a photo of Nick Adams on the set with Nakajima-san as BARAGON. It is hard to pick out a favorite, but Tom & Diane really like the photo taken between shots on "GODZILLA'S REVENGE" that shows Godzilla, Gabera and Minya with the talent inside half way out of the Monster Suits!
Photos from the production of "RODAN", Photos from "The MYSTERIANS" (Nakajima-san was inside MOGERA), the HALF LION WITH WINGS and the GIANT BAT CREATURE from "LATITUDE ZERO", VARAN the UNBELIEVABLE, and of course photos from the "WAR OF THE GARGANTUAS!"
This amazing book measures approx. 8 1/2 inches by 6 inches. ***All of the text of the book is written in Japanese.***
These are AUTOGRAPHED COPIES of the first and possibly last printing of 'MR. GODZILLA" Haruo Nakajima. Supplies are very, VERY Limited.
THIS BOOK WOULD MAKE A WONDERFUL ADDITION TO ANY GODZILLA COLLECTION!!
This WONDERFUL Book was first issued in 1999 and was briefly re-issued in 2008. It uses Bandai toys to illustrate the monsters from all the newer period Kaiju (Monster) movies. Also each movie has a picture of the theater poster produced to advertise each movie and it includes the SD (super deformed) mini toys produced for each monster too. It is a FUN and USEFUL reference for seeing all the Kiaju vinyl action toys produced during the period.
This book is very durable hard thick glossy paperboard and is suitable for children or adult collectors. Here are some of the monsters included: Godzilla and all his foes and friends, including some of the super weapons.
All the newer Mothra movies and foes such as Death Ghidora, Dagarla, and Cretaceous King ghidora, Yamato Takeru aka Orochi the 8 headed dragon, and all the Gamera movies from 1984 to 1999.
The book is 34 pages and is 6 inches by 6 inches and is about 3/4 inch thick. Scroll down for additional photos.
NEW FROM MOOK PUBLISHING. MOTHRA ANNIVERSARY CHRONICLES BOOK.
With 157 pages of color and black & white photos, this wonderful book contains great shots of the movies, casts, superweapons and sets for the various MOTHRA movies. From the ORIGINAL MOVE "MOTHRA" UP TO TOKYO SOS this new book covers ALL MOTHRA MOVIES! We have seen many books over the years, but this book contains rare photos and even some that have not been seen before!
Measuring approx. 12 inches by 8 inches, this AWESOME book even includes a two page fold out of original POSTER ART! The book contains quite a bit of Japanese text, but the photos are REALLY IMPRESSIVE!
This is a great Hobby Japan Magazine. It contains 118 pages of wonderful photos of many Giant Monster Models of Godzilla 2000, Baragon, Angilas, Mechagodzilla, and Ultraman. It has an instructional section on taking a Godzilla 2000 vinyl figure and customizing it. There are step by step photos of this and also step by step instructions on How to Build a Kaiju (monster) Garage Kit. There are a few behind the scenes photos of the making of Godzilla 2000 especially showing the suit and an interview (in Japanese) of Tsutomo Kitagawa the current Godzilla actor.
This is a must have for Fans! This book includes a BONUS 11 X 20 INCH FOLD OUT POSTER OF GODZILLA 2000 ON A RAMPAGE!! The book measures 11 1/2 by 8 1/4 inches.
THIS IS A FANTASTIC BOOK by a master of special effects who has passed on. We are sad that that the world has lost a creative filmaker and businessman and a true gentleman Kawakita-san.
We obtained the advance copies of this book by attending the Heisei Godzilla Movie Festival running in November 2009 in Tokyo. On each Saturday of the month not only was a movie shown but there was a pre-screening a talk with some of the people involved in the movie production.
The book was officially released on November 30th 2009. Kawakita, Koichi is the editor/author of the book and the most recent special effects master of Toho Films. The title is Heisei Godzilla Chronicle; 55 years a star; 20th annniversary. It covers what are known as the Heisei period Godzilla Movies: Godzilla vs Biollante, Godzilla vs King Ghidora, Godzilla vs Mothra, Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla, Godzilla vs Space Godzilla and Godzilla vs Destroyer. Each movie is given a separate section which is broken down by the weekly production schedule. There are many behind the scenes and action shots! The photos are from Kawakita's personal collection. Each movie has extensive artist's concept sketches of all the monsters and vehicles. There is the full story board from Godzilla vs Biollante. There are biographies and photos of all the production staff including directors, cinematographers, suit makers, prop makers, model makers-everyone who was involved in the special effects or behind the camera production.
There is so much in this book we can't cover it all.The book has 271 pages; soft back book dimensions 8 1/2 by 12 inches.