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GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

Postby ebirahsmeg1 » Sun Feb 08, 2015 1:57 am

Probably old news, but they're currently building a large Godzilla head/bust on top of a new Toho Cinema/Hotel in the Kabuki-cho district of Shinjuku. It's going to open in late April/early May along with a Godzilla themed room (albeit *very* expensive for 1 night stay):

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http://gracery.com/shinjuku/godzilla/in ... zilla_room

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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

Postby ebirahsmeg1 » Mon Feb 23, 2015 5:29 am

Here is a "stamp" campaign promoting the Godzilla head/new Toho Cinemas in the Kabukicho section of Shinjuku. Basically you have to go to several stations along various Tokyo Metro subway lines (Hibiya, Roppongi, Nihon-bashi) and collect the stamps, which can then redeemed for stickers and a chance at prizes. The rabbit character is "Ro-pe", who is the official mascot of TOHO cinemas. The squirrel dressed as Mothra is his "senpai" (tutor/master/trainer....one who holds seniority) named Akira-senpai

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And here is a promotional poster with the unvieling/opening date of the Godzilla head atop the new Kabuki-cho TOHO Cinema:

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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

Postby ebirahsmeg1 » Sun Mar 08, 2015 10:09 am

Looks like the cover is off the big guy! :D

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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

Postby Godzilla21 » Sat Mar 14, 2015 7:21 pm

Looks great! Guess Toho is keeping up the Heisei Godzilla as the "official" Godzilla
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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

Postby lhb412 » Sat Mar 14, 2015 10:17 pm

Awesome! It looks much better than the mock-ups.
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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

Postby ebirahsmeg1 » Thu Apr 09, 2015 7:48 pm

A big ceremony was just held with a lot of press coverage:
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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

Postby Mexigojira » Sat Apr 11, 2015 1:21 am

A great time for Godzilla. :mrgreen:

The franchise is getting on its feet once again, Godzilla just celebrated his 60 years and now this, also, a new PS4 game will be sell in Japan, aside from the current one.
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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

Postby gojira138 » Tue Jan 19, 2016 10:01 pm

So, if you guys ever get to go to Japan and are able to get to Shinjuku, you cant miss the Godzilla head. I am sure most of know that it roars, blows smoke and lights up. That happens at 6pm and 8pm, every night I am pretty sure. When I visited the head, I accidentally came upon a patch of Godzilla skin that is exposed through the stone. I was all like..."I am going to touch Godzilla!" so I put my hand on Godzilla and then he roared lightly which I did not know what going to happen. Totally awesome. It is a great spot to visit in the ever busy section of Tokyo. The section of the hotel where the head is features some awesome Godzilla memorabilia. Certified Fresh.
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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

Postby Gentleman » Tue Jan 19, 2016 10:11 pm

Just curious, but how loud is the roar if you're at street level?
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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

Postby ebirahsmeg1 » Sun Jan 24, 2016 12:15 pm

Loud enough that you notice it. It roars once an hour.
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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

Postby Gentleman » Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:03 pm

That's gotta be cool. For like two hours :). I'd hate to be a shop owner in that area.
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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

Postby GiganGoji » Sun Feb 07, 2016 1:40 am

I MIGHT have to stay here, if there are rooms available in July.
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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

Postby Jim Ballard » Fri Aug 05, 2016 12:16 pm

Just did a little video on this hotel:


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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

Postby lhb412 » Sat Aug 06, 2016 10:07 pm

^Great video! Didn't know anything about...the toilet?

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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

Postby larryw3158 » Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:33 pm

I highly recommend going to the Gracery. Whether you stay in the Godzilla room or just go to see the head, it's awesome and a great tourist attraction. The staff is very good too. They have Godzilla stuff for sale and if you stay there there's exclusive stuff to buy. It was amazing to see.

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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

Postby GiganGoji » Fri Nov 11, 2016 11:25 pm

Make sure that your trip doesn't coincide with a special event, because it's REALLY frustrating to finally save enough for your Japan trip after years and years, only to have the Godzilla Room booked for the entire month by the G-Tour folk.
Though the Godzilla View room was neat and well worth the price, especially with the free swag.

For souvenirs, they have a little kiosk in the lobby, and Hotel-Gracery-related Godzilla stuff at the 7-11 on the bottom floor. The cafe is pretty neat, with some Godzilla-themed sweets, and the fact that the Godzilla head is RIGHT outside the windows is a definite plus.
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Re: GODZILLA Hotel in Shinjuku Late April 2015

Postby Gwangi » Mon Jan 29, 2018 2:21 am

Here is a closer look at the restaurant in the hotel, including.... chocolate Godzilla! Mmmm!

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