Godzilla Fest returns for its sixth year; being the first Godzilla Fest in three years to be held live in person.
Once again, Godzilla Fest returns on November 3rd to celebrate the 68th anniversary of the Godzilla series. Unlike celebrations from the previous two years, Godzilla Fest this year will once again be held live in person, alongside a free-to-access online live stream of the event.
This year, Godzilla Fest will primarily celebrate the 50th anniversary of director Jun Fukuda’s Godzilla vs. Gigan. Unveiling a brand new suit from modeler Shinichi Wakasa recreating the Showa-era Gigan design. Additionally, this event will also exhibit the replica Godzilla (1954) suit design as well as a Godzilla suit from 2004’s Godzilla: Final Wars.
Continuing the trend from previous years, Kazuhiro Nakagawa is currently directing a third tokusatsu short film featuring the newly constructed Gigan suit. Furthermore, the long-awaited sequel to GEMSTONE’s G vs. G short fan film will be released at Godzilla Fest 2022. A trailer for this new short, titled “Godzilla vs. Gigan Rex,” has been released on YouTube.
In addition to these events, there will be a live Godziban puppet performance, with an appearance from Chibi Godzilla. An Izakaya Godzilla chat featuring an unannounced special guest, and lastly various merchandise announcements from Godzilla Store TV including the reveal of a brand new Movie Monster Series Varan figure.
Hosted by Japanese announcer and cameo actor Shinsuke Kasai, Godzilla Fest 2022 will be held on November from 12pm to 8pm JST time at the Tokyo International Forum.
Source: Godzilla Store