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.
DIANE was at the JAPANESE premiere of the LATEST GODZILLA 2014 Movie in TOKYO. OUR apologies that We have not been able to take photos. HOWEVER this book is truly a WONDERFUL collectors book in JAPANESE with many behind the scenes action photos and GREAT photos of all the actors: KEN WATANABE, BRYAN CRANSTON, AARON TAYLOR-JOHSON and others. There are so many exciting photos of the making of the movie and also a shorter essay on the history of GODZILLA.
The book is 80 PAGES. This is the OFFICIAL Book for the JAPANESE Premiere so it is in JAPANESE but there are so many FABULOUS photos, TRUST CLAWMARK that is is a GREAT collectors item.
M1 aka M Ichigo makes some of the most highly regarded Japanese Collectible Vinyls. The company owned by Yuji Nishimura makes figures of premium quality vinyl and then hand paints each figure. Here is Greenmons from the Ultra Q series. This is the Glow Version which stands approximately 8 inches. It comes mint in bag.
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.