Posted September 1st, 2011

Its incredibly hard to get a handle on the Kaiju market for us westerners. For one, the market only truly exists in Japan, where the merchandise is created, marketed, and distributed originally (about 95% of it, anyway). We here at SKREEONK! are lucky enough to have one Kaiju Collector Extraordinaire, Kaiju No Mura, as a contributor. Kaiju No Mura is an expert on kaiju collectibles, and one of the western fandom’s only sources for brand new releases. In short, he’s the bee’s knee’s.

Without further adu’, I give you Skreeonk.com’s first Collector’s Update!

BANDAI

Ultraman (teleporting version). Cost 1,200 yen (approx $15). Clear vinyl and painted. 45th Anniversary Ultraman event limited exclusive sold at the several shows only through out Japan. September 2011 release.
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(This is a great idea for a figure, and would really stand out on a shelf. I’d peg it as one of the cheaper things on this list as well, as far a price goes. I’m gonna pick me up one of these! – Jon @ UnCanny)

The recent release of the limited edition Ultra Q Box Set was also available at the Parco Logos Gallery Event.
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Garamon and Peguila
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Gomes
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CHARACTER CONTENT PRODUCTION

CCP blog preview of 30 cm Gamera. Expected presales TBA sometime in Fall 2011.
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MONSTER MAKER 28

1966 Godzilla resin kit. Unpainted and unbuilt. Cost 23000 yen (approx $287). Height 30 cm. Release date September 2011. This is MM28 re-issue of their kit originally released in 2006.
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BEMON

2-Headed Bemon. Limited edition of 20. Release date September 2011.
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HAZAWA GUMI

1991 Godzilla. Hazawa Gumi is reissuing their 1991 Godzilla with new colors for the September 25, 2011 Super Festival 57. Cost 4,830 yen (approx $60).
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(I like this guy a lot! – Jon @ UnCanny)

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KAIYODO

Legion. Cost 4,300 yen (approx $53). Accessories comes with a flying Gamera and 7 Legion soldiers. November 2011 release date.
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Height is approx 4.9 inches and length is approx 7.9 inches.
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(Oh, Revoltech. How you have changed the game. Can’t wait to see what they come up with next! – Jon @ UnCanny)

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YAMANAYA

Garamon. Cost 5,775 yen (approx $72). Height 21 cm. Release date late September 2011.
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BULLMARK

Muruchi. Cost 6,300 yen (approx $78). Release date September 2011. Vintage mold reissue.
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King Maimai. Cost 6,300 (approx $75). Release date September 2011. Vintage mold reissue.
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MAX TOY COMPANY x KONATSUΒ 

Kaiju Negora. Toy collaboration between Mark Nagata and Japanese female artist Konatsu-san. 2nd release of Negora, first time being fully painted. Hyper Hobby exclusive available in the September 2011 issue.
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(Must… have… Kaiju… Kitty!!! – Jon @ UnCanny)

Front of the header card designed by Konatsu-san.
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Back of the header card designed by Mark Nagata.
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Collector’s Update #1 – Kaiju No Mura

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Ridiculously awesome stuff, huh? One hundred million thanks, yet again, to the master Kaiju No Mura! Until next time!

Jon @ UnCanny

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