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Godzilla Invades Japantown Tonight – TokyoScope Talk Vol.3: War of the Giant Monsters

Friday, May 7th, 2010

To kick off Godzillathon at the New People Building in Japantown, why not check out TokyoScope Talk Vol.3: War of the Giant Monsters tonight at 7:00 PM?

How UCSF looks whenever you-know-who invades:

See you there!

GIANT MONSTERS INVADE SAN FRANCICSO. THE BIGGEST CELEBRITY FROM JAPAN – GODZILLA – CRASHES VIZ CINEMA FOR SPECIAL FILM AND DISCUSSION EVENTS IN MAY
 
VIZ Cinema Hosts Kaiju Shakedown! Godzillathon! And TokyoScope Talk Vol. 3 Features War Of  The Giant Monsters Discussion And Prize Raffle Of New Gamera DVD
 
San Francisco, CA – NEW PEOPLE and VIZ Cinema welcome the 3rd and latest installment of TokyoScope Talk – War of the Giant Monsters – on Friday, May 7th at 7:00pm. Join Otaku USA Editor-in-Chief Patrick Macias, Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters author August Ragone, and Japanese film critic Tomohiro Machiyama at the Bay Area’s hottest film venue for a fun and lively discussion on the “kaiju” (monster) movies featuring rare images and clips of Godzilla, Mothra, Gamera and other iconic creatures from classic Japanese sci-fi cinema. General admission tickets are $10.00.
 
TokyoScope Talk – War of the Giant Monsters will feature a special raffle giveaway of premium monster collectables including the brand new DVD release from Shout! Factory of Gamera: The Giant Monster (1965). The revered classic features the original Japanese version of the film presented with fresh English subtitles and anamorphic widescreen produced from an all-new HD master created from original vault elements.
 
VIZ Cinema is located inside the NEW PEOPLE building at 7146 Post St. in the heart of San Francisco’s Japan-town.
 
More details at
www.vizcinema.com
 
VIZ Cinema also invites Bay Area monster fans to a 5-day Kaiju Shakedown: Godzillathon!, running Saturday, May 8th thru Thursday, May 13th. Featured will be rare screenings of the Big G’s 4 most-loved films including Godzilla vs. Hedora (1971), Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972), Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973), and Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974).
 
Don’tmiss a rare chance to see the beauty and enormity of Godzilla in stunning 35mm prints with English subtitles and a premium THX®-certified sound system!
 
These events may sell-out. Ticket prices: General Admission: $10.00; Senior & Child: $8.00. Advance tickets on sale at:
http://www.newpeopleworld.com/films/films-5-2010/#godzillathon
 
VIZ Cinema is the nation’s first movie theatre devoted exclusively to Japanese film and anime. The 143-seat subterranean theatre is located in the basement of the NEW PEOPLE building and features plush seating, digital as well as 35mm projection, and a THX®-certified sound system.

Tiny Godzilla Attacks Huge Model of UCSF Medical School

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

This model of UCSF‘s Main Campus on Parnassus is fairly sizeable and covered in glass, so it must have been quite job to place this Godzilla doll inside.

Well done.

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