SHIN GODZILLA Korean Release Update
A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE
MediaCastle, the Korean importer of SHIN GODZILLA (シン・ゴジラ, Shin Gojira, 2016) has recently announced that the film will open in Korea March 9.
The company has also revealed the new Korean poster, main trailer and the complete list of 329 cast members of the film in Korean. Similar to the Korean teaser poster and teaser trailer, the new ones were specifically recreated for the local market.
Coincidentally, March 9 is also the Korean release date for Warner Bros. Pictures / Legendary’s KONG: SKULL ISLAND. It is like KING KONG VS. GODZILLA all over again in the Korean cinemas this spring. Onscreen, the two legendary monsters will match in GODZILLA VS. KONG, which will be released in the United States May 29, 2020.
SHIN GODZILLA (신고질라, Shin Gojilla)
Korean Premiere: October 7, 2016 (Busan International Film Festival)
Korean Theatrical Release: March 9, 2017
Running Time: 120 Minutes
Language: Japanese (Korean Subtitles)
Directors: Hideaki Ano, Shinji Higuchi
Starring: Hiroki Hasegawa, Yutaka Takenouchi, Satomi Ishihara
Production: Toho Co., Ltd.
Distributor: MediaCastle / Megabox Plus M
© 2016 TOHO CO., LTD.
MediaCastle was found in 2005 and is based in Seoul, Korea. The company has been importing, distributing and producing theatrical and VOD contents, such as 5 CENTIMETERS PER SECOND (秒速5センチメートル, Byosoku go senchimetoru, 2007), PIANO NO MORI (ピアノの森, Piano no mori, 2007), YOU ARE SO YUMMY (おまえうまそうだな, Omae Umaso da na, 2010), THE LIFE OF GUSKO BUDORI (グスコーブドリの伝記, 2012), 100 YEN LOVE (百円の恋, Hyakuen no koi, 2014), THE EMPIRE OF CORPSES(死者の帝国, Shisha no teikoku, 2015) and the recent Japanese mega-hit anime YOUR NAME.(君の名は。, Kimi no na wa, 2016). In 2015, MediaCastle produced YOU ARE SO YUMMY: HAPPY TO BE WITH YOU (あなたをずっとあいしてる, Anata wo zutto aishiteru), the sequel to 2010’s YOU ARE SO YUMMY, the animated feature film based on the popular children’s book series by Tatsuya Miyanishi.
About Toho Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1932 and headquartered in Tokyo, Toho Company, Ltd. is one of the leading entertainment conglomerates in Japan. Toho is best known worldwide as the producer of twenty-nine Godzilla motion pictures, based upon a character the company unleashed on the world back in 1954, and masterpiece films directed by Akira Kurosawa. Toho has been the number one distributor of motion pictures in Japan annually since 2003. The company is also, throughout Japan, the leading producer of theatrical works and one of the largest owners of office buildings and theaters.
For more information on SHIN GODZILLA, please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan:
- GODZILLA RESURGENCE: Exclusive High-Res Photos from Toho
- GODZILLA RESURGENCE: More Exclusive High-Res Photos from Toho
- Exclusive! Funimation Licenses GODZILLA RESURGENCE
- SHIN GODZILLA Press Release from Funimation Films
- Toho’s SHIN GODZILLA International Sales Materials
- SHIN GODZILLA: Exclusive High-Res Photos from Golden Village Pictures
- Funimation Films Promo Materials
- SHIN GODZILLA International Exclusive: Information and High-Res Photos from CatchPlay (Taiwan)
- SHIN GODZILLA North American Theatrical Release News from Funimation Films
- SHIN GODZILLA International Exclusive: Info, Trailer and High-Res Photos from TGV Pictures (Malaysia)
- SHIN GODZILLA Advance Tickets for North America On Sale Now
- SHIN GODZILLA International Exclusive: Thai Info, Trailers and High-Res Pics from Sahamongkolfilm
- SHIN GODZILLA Roars Onto the Big Screen in 60 Carmike Cinemas in October
- SHIN GODZILLA Stomps on Australian and New Zealand Cinemas in October
- SHIN GODZILLA US Theater List from Funimation Films
- SHIN GODZILLA New York Premiere Coverage and Review
- SHIN GODZILLA Day Arrives!
- SHIN GODZILLA Roars Into Theaters Tonight for Limited Engagement
- SHIN GODZILLA Capsule Reviews
- SHIN GODZILLA World Tour Continues Today in Australia
- Win SHIN GODZILLA Poster from Funimation Films!
- SHIN GODZILLA Extends Run with Encore Saturday Matinee and Screenings in Select Cities thru October 27
- SHIN GODZILLA Update: Matinee and Extended Run Theater List from Funimation Films
- Shin Godzilla 25cm Figure from X-Plus in December
- Shin Godzilla “Luminous Purple” Figure Kit from X-Plus and Premium Bandai in March 2017
- Shin Godzilla Red Figure Kit from X-Plus and Kadokawa in March 2017
- SHIN GODZILLA International Exclusive: Spanish Info, Trailers and High-Res Pics from A Contracorriente Films
- Shin Godzilla 12” Head-to-Tail Figure Coming from NECA in May
- SHIN GODZILLA International Exclusive: Korean Info, Trailer and High-Res Pics from MediaCastle