Great news, Kaiju and Toho fans! Section 23 will be releasing three beloved “G” films soon to blu ray. Details are below. Enjoy!
Vic’s Note: The cover art and images are not final
|Section23 Films has announced the Blu-ray debuts of three classic Godzilla films: Godzilla vs Gigan: Godzilla on Monster Island (1972), Godzilla vs Hedorah: Godzilla vs the Smog Monster (1971) and Ebirah – Horror of the Deep: Godzilla vs the Sea Monster (1966). All three titles are being released under Section 23’s new international video distribution label, Kraken Releasing, and arrive on Blu-ray on May 6th.Godzilla vs Gigan: Godzilla on Monster Island
Official Synopsis: When alien invaders, plans for a children’s theme park, and four giant monsters with six heads between them all collide, the result is the inevitable battle for the fate of the Earth. At least that’s how it is for Godzilla, who teams up with his former spiky foe Anguirus for a tag team match against two of his greatest adversaries: the legendary three-headed King Ghidorah and Gigan, the cyborg hench-monster for insidious insect aliens whose plot to wipe out all human life is cleverly disguised as plans for the construction of a new children’s theme park.
Unfortunately for the bug’s diabolical designs, their secret monster control codes are accidentally discovered by comic book artist Gengo Kotaka, who broadcasts the master tape and brings Team Godzilla into play.
It’s not going to be an easy fight, though, as the odds are four heads to two, and King Ghidorah’s one of Godzilla’s toughest opponents. With his cybernetic weaponry, Gigan is equally ruthless, and his alien masters are as hard to kill as the cockroaches they resemble. Will Earth’s biggest defenders finally fall? Or will Godzilla — and insecticide — triumph over all!
The Blu-ray release of Godzilla vs Gigan features 1080p video, lossless English and Japanese audio, and English subtitles. The film’s Japanese trailer is also included.
Official Synopsis: Forget about acid rain and global warming. The worst ecological nightmare is actually Hedorah, which starts off small but quickly mutates into a giant flying monster capable of wiping out all life on whatever unfortunate planet it lands on. And since Hedora grows by consuming the toxic gases and chemicals mankind has spilled into the air and water, in the early 1970s that means that its potential growth is unlimited.
Fortunately for the human race, the Earth has an ultimate green defender who doesn’t need to sing protest songs or try to enact new laws to get things done. Nobody and nothing can stop Godzilla when he decides to push an environmental issue, and while Hedorah may be the dirtiest opponent Godzilla has ever faced, his name is going to be mud by the time he’s been stomped into the whole Earth a few dozen times.
The Blu-ray release of Godzilla vs Hedorah features 1080p video, lossless English and Japanese audio, and English subtitles. The film’s Japanese trailer is also included.
Ebirah – Horror of the Deep: Godzilla vs the Sea Monster (I LOVE this one!)
Official Synopsis: When Ryota’s brother Yata disappears at sea, the intrepid youth and his friends join forces with a slightly trustworthy bank robber, steal a boat, and go after him. Of course, there’s the little problem that Yata may be lost on a mysterious island where the evil terrorist organization Red Bamboo has enslaved natives to make heavy water for nefarious purposes. And that means dealing with the island’s monstrous, 164-feet-tall guardian Ebirah as well as Red Bamboo’s arsenal of super advanced weaponry.
On the plus side, help may be at hand in the form of a nubile island girl, two tiny fairies, their giant protector Mothra and the big G himself, the mighty Godzilla. Surviving the results of all that “assistance” may not be guaranteed, but Red Bamboo will never want to tangle with teenagers and Godzilla at the same time again.
The Blu-ray release of Godzilla vs the Sea Monster features 1080p video, lossless English and Japanese audio, and English subtitles. The film’s Japanese trailer is also included.
Enjoy the Trailers below!