Posts tagged with "Toho"

Live action Attack on Titan trailer shows off the 3D Manoeuvring Gear

Live action Attack on Titan trailer shows off the 3D Manoeuvring Gear
With the first of two live-action Attack on Titan films set to be released in Japan on 1 August, a new trailer has been released on the official site, along with a TV spot. They both show just what it looks like seeing the three dimensional manoeuvre gear in action. A new poster has also been unveiled (click to enlarge). Directed by Shinji Higuchi, the film is based on Hajime Isayama’s manga. For many years humanity has been protected from Titans... 

Smash the Capital, Join the Country: Godzilla Gains Japanese Citizenship

Smash the Capital, Join the Country: Godzilla Gains Japanese Citizenship
You may think that the last thing you’d want to do with a monster famed for smashing up your country is make him a permanent resident, but whoever said the movies or fandoms made sense? No, you didn’t read wrong: the legendary radioactive sea monster has been officially registered as a citizen of Japan, after papers were drawn up by city officials to claim him as a resident of Shinjuku, Tokyo. 5,000 copies of these papers have been printed... 

Godzilla 2: Rodhan, Mothra and King Ghidorah Will Appear in Monster Sequel

Godzilla 2: Rodhan, Mothra and King Ghidorah Will Appear in Monster Sequel
Calling all Gojira fans! At their San Diego Comic-Con panel, Legendary Pictures announced that Gareth Edwards will be returning to direct a sequel to his Godzilla film. While he was not at the panel in person, Edwards was shown in a video from San Francisco joking that he was there to “rebuild” the city, after Godzilla had destroyed it. After this, Thomas Tull took to the stage and introduced a Monarch video. The video revealed newsreel footage,... 

New Godzilla Game For PS3

New Godzilla Game For PS3
It was in 2007 that we last saw a Godzilla game released on gaming consoles. Now it’s 2014, and Bandai Namco are publishing a brand new Godzilla game for the PlayStation 3 to be released in Japan this winter. So far, this is a PlayStation 3 exclusive, and there has been no word yet as to whether it will be released outside of Japan (good thing the Playstation 3 is region free). The trailer shows us the classic 1994 Godzilla destroying buildings,... 

First Trailer for Studio Ghibli’s When Marnie Was There

First Trailer for Studio Ghibli’s When Marnie Was There
The first trailer for Studio Ghibli’s When Marnie Was There was recently broadcast on TV in Japan and it has now found its way online. Based on the novel by Joan G. Robinson, it tells the story of Anna (voiced by Sara Takatsuki), a foster child who is sent to spend her summer with an old couple on the shores of Hokkaido. She soon comes across a house where she meets a girl called Marnie (voiced by Kasumi Arimura). They become friends, only for... 

“The arrogance of man is thinking nature is in our control”: Godzilla Review

“The arrogance of man is thinking nature is in our control”: Godzilla Review
More than living up to the promises of its trailers, Gareth Edwards’s Godzilla is almost overpoweringly tense and suspenseful, but in the year that marks the 60th anniversary of cinema’s most iconic dinosaur, why is now the right time for a new take on the Godzilla story? Since the release of the first Godzilla film by Japanese studio Toho in 1954, the eponymous “monster” has spawned an incredible legacy including numerous TV and... 

Win A Monster Godzilla Goody Bag! (Update)!

Win A Monster Godzilla Goody Bag! (Update)!
This competition is now closed and the winner is Carolne Clark. Congratulations Carolne! To celebrate the release of GODZILLA, in cinemas May 15, we’re giving one lucky person the chance to win a monster Godzilla goody bag including rechargeable Motorola two way radio sets & magnets, backpack, hoody and his and her t-shirts! Four runners up will also win a goody bag containing a hoody, collector pins & a t-shirt. An epic rebirth to Toho’s... 

New Footage in International Trailer for Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla

New Footage in International Trailer for Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla
Warner Bros. UK have released a new international trailer for Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla. One could argue that there is not a lot of difference from the full trailer that appeared a few weeks back, but there are a few (some would argue important) new shots here. We see the characters Ford and Elle Brody (Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen respectively) sharing a scene together, as well as Daisuke Serizawa (Ken Watanabe) and Admiral Stenz (David... 

Bryan Cranston is not fooled in second trailer for Godzilla

Bryan Cranston is not fooled in second trailer for Godzilla
Warner Bros are having a lot of fun teasing audiences with little bits and bobs for their upcoming blockbuster Godzilla. The last few days have seen a new poster (with the back of Godzilla), as well as a soundclip of Godzilla’s roar. Now a second trailer has landed that shows a lot of new footage. There’s destruction, a decimated Statue of Liberty, planes falling out of the sky, and even a reference to the original Godzilla film (which does hint... 

Studio Ghibli’s next feature film an adaptation of When Marnie Was There

Studio Ghibli’s next feature film an adaptation of When Marnie Was There
Studio Ghibli revealed through their distributor Toho that their next animated feature film is to be an adaptation of the British novel When Marnie Was There, by Joan G. Robinson. The novel was published in 1967 and tells the story of Anna, a foster child who is sent to Norfolk, spending her summer with an old couple. She soon comes across a house where she meets a girl called Marnie. They become friends, only for Anna to slowly learn that Marnie... 
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