Toho Announces “Godzilla” Store Invasion @ Books Kinokuniya

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Hot on the heels of the announcement about”GODZILLA.com” (discussed HERE), comes the news about a “Godzilla Store Invasion” at select spots of the Books Kinokuniya chain. Read the brief down below.

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The Press Release:
With the highly anticipated release of GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS on May 31st, several Kinokuniya stores across the nation have come together to bring the Godzilla Store to you to provide you the best in Godzilla merchandise! At Godzilla Store Pop Up Shops, you can find an abundance of unique visual books, a whopping 12 of the Godzilla “B SIDE LABEL” stickers, various Godzilla T-shirts including the coveted TOMODACHI shirt featuring Godzilla and Jet Jaguar, a Second-Form Shin Godzilla Cable Bite, several Godzilla straps, and so much more! These unique and one-of-a-kind items can be found nowhere else outside of Japan’s Godzilla Store in Tokyo. GODZILLA STORE INVASION will be available at these Kinokuniya locations starting from May 18th to June 30th.

New Jersey:
New Jersey
Mitsuwa Marketplace
595 River Road
Edgewater, NJ 07020

Illinois:
Chicago
Mitsuwa Marketplace
100 E. Algonquin Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Washington:
Seattle
Uwajimaya Village
525 South Weller Street
Seattle, WA 98104

California:
San Francisco
Japan Center
1281 Webster Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

Los Angeles
Little Tokyo
123 Astronaut E. S. Onizuka Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Texas:
Austin
6929 Airport Blvd.
Suite 121
Austin, TX 78752

Carrollton
Carrollton Town Center
2540 Old Denton Road
Suite 114
Carrollton, TX 75006

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: I’ve already outlined my absolute love for all things Godzilla in the recently posted news about the website but as far as this news goes, I have to say that I am rather disappointed that the NYC outlet of this shop is not among the participants. I know that they have a sizable space based on what I saw in a video from “Free Comic Book Day” that our media friends in Nerd News Today posted a few weeks ago and think that they should be involved as well. To my fellow NYC Geek and Pop Culturists, I suggest you hit their Facebook Page (HERE) and demand that they assist with the takeover by the Big G. Thanks to Social Media balking, things do actually get addressed a lot more and that is all that I have to say about the matter. What do you folks think of this takeover and will you be visiting one of the stores nearest you if its possible to do so? Chime in down below.

Official Website: https://www.kinokuniya.com/

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