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Old 12-25-2011, 03:14 AM   #501
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The 1974 film, Godzilla Vs Mechagodzilla. That is the classic Godzilla film for me.
+1 this one
or godzilla vs mothra 1964
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:48 AM   #502
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Hello Godzilla fans! I have been watching this post for a long time now and I too are looking to buy Godzilla Blu Ray films with at least English subtitles. I think I did find some on this very site and I might be getting these to add to my collection. I did want to share this to you all to see if these are legit. The reviews on them seem ok.

http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Godzilla-Blu-ray/31499/

http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Gojira-Blu-ray/5496/

http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Destro...4646/#Overview
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Old 09-07-2012, 01:55 AM   #503
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Hello Godzilla fans! I have been watching this post for a long time now and I too are looking to buy Godzilla Blu Ray films with at least English subtitles. I think I did find some on this very site and I might be getting these to add to my collection. I did want to share this to you all to see if these are legit. The reviews on them seem ok.

http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Godzilla-Blu-ray/31499/

http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Gojira-Blu-ray/5496/

http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Destro...4646/#Overview
Don't waste your money on the link in bold. The Criterion release (the link above it) is much better. Destroy All Monsters is a good release as well, but is now out of print and more difficult to find at a decent price.
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Old 09-07-2012, 02:07 AM   #504
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Toho is very half assed when it comes to releases of their cash cow. I'm beginning to wonder if we'll ever see other Japanese Science Fiction titles on Blu Ray. I so want the original Mothra movie and I dream of a King Kong vs. Godzilla release as well. The Japanese R2 DVD is atrocious and insult to the film. How does most successful Godzilla film continue to get lackluster releases.

Do Toho even bother to put their films to restoration?
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Old 09-07-2012, 02:12 AM   #505
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Toho is very half assed when it comes to releases of their cash cow. I'm beginning to wonder if we'll ever see other Japanese Science Fiction titles on Blu Ray.
Rumor is that the Toho Blu-rays didn't meet sales expectations.

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I so want the original Mothra movie
It's out on BD, but you'll have to do something about English subtitles.

http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Mothra-Blu-ray/6075/

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Do Toho even bother to put their films to restoration?
Years ago, they did restorations on their entire library. There should be some info about it somewhere in this thread.
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Old 09-07-2012, 02:40 AM   #506
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I cringed looking the price. Reminds me when I payed more than $50 for the Toho R2 Mothra DVD. It seems that Toho's Japanese Sci-Fi library has slim chances of getting future releases on Blu Ray.
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Old 09-10-2012, 01:05 AM   #507
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I recently visited Japan this year to visit one of my friends living in Kyoto and we both happened to be huge Godzilla fans. He told me about HD remastered airings that happened a few years ago. Luckily he recorded all the 28 streams in its glorious 1080 resolution. Each of the movies resulted in about 10-15 gigabyte files and he gave me copies of the movies. I did go and buy the Bluray of some godzilla movies like 1984 and Destoroyah, I was suprised that there was about little to no difference in the HD airings and Bluray's, they were the same source. I know the rest of you are waiting for the rest of the series to come out so I just thought I'd upload some pictures so you guys might know what to expect, and yes King Kong vs Godzilla STILL has those overly sharpened yellow looking shots that are apparent in the TOHO releases.

Godzilla vs Hedorah





Godzilla vs Megalon






Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla




King Kong vs Godzilla






these were just prntscrnd from windows media player, ill upload some 1080p images because I just found out VLC player can do this

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Old 10-16-2013, 09:21 PM   #508
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It's been a year and while there's no real news regarding the other 15 films, Germany did happen to release Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster back in August. It is region free. I popped it into my PS3 and it loaded right up. The bonus material is 1080/50i.

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I have screencaps uploaded here: http://bluscreens.blogspot.com/
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Awesome!
As always, thank you for your work with your screencaps

(it helped me a lot regarding the Echo Bridge releases a few years/months back )
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Awesome!
As always, thank you for your work with your screencaps

(it helped me a lot regarding the Echo Bridge releases a few years/months back )
No problem. My disc drive on my old laptop went kaput and I finally got around to getting a new computer, so I can resume taking screen caps again.
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It's finally happened everyone! All 28 Godzilla films being released this summer on Blu-ray. Not only that, they're re-releasing the 2009-2010 editions with proper Blu-ray transfers, not the transfers used from the HDTV airing.

June for the re-release of the 2009-2010 editions.
July for the rest of the series!

1300 yen cheaper than their original 5900 price! (Priced at 4700 yen)

http://www.toho-a-park.com/godzilla-60th/
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Old 04-08-2014, 03:01 AM   #513
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It's finally happened everyone! All 28 Godzilla films being released this summer on Blu-ray. Not only that, they're re-releasing the 2009-2010 editions with proper Blu-ray transfers, not the transfers used from the HDTV airing.

June for the re-release of the 2009-2010 editions.
July for the rest of the series!

1300 yen cheaper than their original 5900 price! (Priced at 4700 yen)

http://www.toho-a-park.com/godzilla-60th/
I'm a bit of a noob -- would these have English subtitles and be region-free?
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Old 04-08-2014, 05:32 AM   #514
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I'm a bit of a noob -- would these have English subtitles and be region-free?
No English subtitles (or English dubbed language tracks) however you can play Japanese Blu-rays on North American players as NA and Japan are both considered region "A."
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