Shocktober Day 11! “Godzilla” Is Back With A “Resurgence”! New Monster! Go Go Godzilla!

new Japanese Godzilla Movie

The 31st “Godzilla” Is Here!

What a way to kick of Shocktober day #11 – with a NEW Godzilla movie – and this time, he’s back with a whole new look!

First, check out the trailer!

Godzilla-Resurgence

Go Go Godzilla!

“Godzilla” is an icon in Japan – so much so that one of the hotels actually put the beast on its roof – the hotel where my son Jeff stayed when we were there in July!

Hotel GRacery Kabuki-cho

Tokyo Godzilla hotel

Kabuki-cho Godzilla hotel

The Hotel Gracery, located in Shinjuku’s Kabuki-Cho district, put the monster on top of the Hotel’s reception floor, and inside, you could get a closeup look at the beast, which Alex and I jumped at the chance to do:

Hotel Gracery Godzilla lobby

us at Tokyo Godzilla exhibit


A Wall Of Godzilla!

Also inside the lobby was an exhibit that had T-shirts, DVD of earlier films, and a wall that had posters of all 31 films, classic movie posters like these:

classic godzilla movies

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Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla2

godzilla-resurgence-image

The latest Godzilla looks muscular and brawn, with just enough “retro” look to pay homage to what makes these films so iconic: wild plots with a mix of great action and campy special effects…

Godzilla_Resurgence_trailer_shows_us_the_goods

This fun “Godzilla” exhibit had me interested in seeing the new film, which opens July 25th in Japan…

I also had some other fun in Tokyo as well…

unique cheeseburger products plasticised in Tokyo

I Got Plasticized!

We checked out Tokyo’s famous Kappabashi district, with the realistic plastic food! See more here:

https://johnrieber.com/2016/07/09/tokyos-got-my-wagyu-beef-burger-amazing-kappabashi-plastic-food-burger-shirts-tokyo-rules/

I also had a memorable meal at a restaurant that added a special treat: a live performance!

Waentei-Kikko restaurant Tokyo

Check out my musical bento box adventure here:

https://johnrieber.com/2016/07/07/tokyo-food-musical-bento-boxes-sea-urchin-tempura-biting-down-hard-in-japan/

In addition to bento boxes, I also had the chance to have “sushi for breakfast!”

Tokyo fish market Alex montage 7.6.16

Alex, Jeff and I ate sushi for breakfast at Tokyo’s legendary fish market – here are some great behind-the-scenes videos:

https://johnrieber.com/2016/07/06/tokyos-legendary-fish-market-sushi-for-breakfast-an-iconic-japanese-landmark-closes/

Finally, I came to Tokyo four times with G4, and one memorable visit saw our Host Alex Sim-Wise become an Astronaut’s wife:

alex sim-wise tokyo

Check out her wild experience as a Tokyo Bar Hostess here:


https://johnrieber.com/2016/02/17/suave-sexy-hilarious-japanese-hostess-bar-secrets-and-lies-alex-sim-wise-plays-tokyo-hostess/

Let me know if you have seen any of Japan’s legendary Godzilla films!

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  1. Reblogged this on johnrieber and commented:

    #31daysofhalloween we met Godzilla in Tokyo for “Shocktober”

  2. Can’t beat Asian cinema for a monster film!
    Best wishes, Pete.

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