One of the strangest marketing stunts Toho pulled to promote Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters was to erect a giant model of Godzilla's head over a Shinjuku train station entrance. Thanks to Kotaku, we’ve got some images of this exceedingly unusual publicity stunt to share with you below. Also thanks to the Twitter accounts tpdisney_Wie373, ryotaros_k, LaVieEnMalus, macrodragon_bmc, and ksrgbot for uploading their own images.
Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters opened in screens across Japan on November 17, 2017, and has currently grossed a total of $2.5 million. Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters stars the voice talents of Mamoru Miyano (Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Ultraman Zero: The Movie), Takahiro Sakurai (Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans), Kana Hanazawa (.hack//Quantum), Yuki Kaji (Attack on Titan), Tomokazu Sugita (Attack on Titan), Junichi Suwabe (Space Dandy), Kenta Miyake (Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn), Kenyu Horiuchi (Bleach, One Piece), Kazuhiro Yamaji (Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children) and Kazuya Nakai (Dragon Ball Super). The film is directed by Kobun Shizuno (Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare) & Hiroyuki Seshita (Knights of Sidonia) from a screenplay by Gen Urobuchi (Kamen Rider Gaim).
The movie is currently playing in Japanese theaters and will hit Netflix worldwide sometime in 2018.
The sequel, currently translated as Godzilla: Decisive Battle, Mobile Breeder City, hits Japanese theaters May, 2018.
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This article was written By David Gelmini and published on 2017-12-04 06:15:14
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