Tokyo Just Got A New Godzilla Statue 

Screenshot: KyodoNews

While this statue isn't life-sized, this is a fitting tribute to a giant of Japanese cinema.

The Shin Godzilla statue went up in Tokyo's Hibiya, where Toho Studios was born. The plaza was previously called "Godzilla and Toho Plaza" and featured a much smaller statue that was unveiled in 1995.

The plaza is now called Hibiya Godzilla Square.

Kyodo News reports that the new one is 3.00m tall, including the platform. Godzilla itself is 2.50m tall.

Toho says this is the largest Godzilla statue in Japan, but the country is home to bigger 'Zillas.

The previous statue carried an inscription that read, "I don't think this Godzilla is the last one." It will find a new home at Toho Cinemas Hibiya starting later this month.


Comments

    It should roar to mark every hour!!

    That would be the coolest lunch alert ever.

      like the head in Shinjuku ?

      I think that one roars every hour

        Oh that is sweet!
        It's eyes light up and it blows blue flame too

          it's a bit odd up close (because it literally is just a head)

          but if you take photos from afar and from the right angle you can make it look like Godzilla is just about to attack Shinjuku

          worth a one time visit if you're in Japan haha

    Just got back this week. Currently a Krispy Kream there underneath that serves hideous coffee but a nice milkshake.

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