JAKKS Pacific, in collaboration with Toho and Legendary Entertainment, has announced the global launch of JAKKS Pacific’s new line of Godzilla: King of the Monsters products inspired by the May 31, 2019 release. JAKKS Pacific will unveil its portfolio of Godzilla: King of the Monsters action figures, role-play and play sets at the International Toy Fair in New York on February 16-19, 2019. The entire toy line will be available worldwide, launching in April 2019 exclusively at Walmart in the U.S., with prices ranging from $9.99-$59.99.
Godzilla: King of the Monsters is the next chapter in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Entertainment’s MonsterVerse and much-anticipated follow-up to the highly-successful 2014 release Godzilla. The pop culture icon, which Toho originated in 1954, has appeared in over 30 films spanning 65 years. This new chapter reunites Godzilla with his most famous allies and foes from the franchise — King Ghidorah, Mothra and Rodan — who collide in an epic, world-spanning clash, with humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance.
“Godzilla is an iconic character, and we are excited to be partnering with Toho and Legendary on an extensive line of action figures, role-play and play sets, bringing the King of the Monsters from the movie screen to your home,” said Virginia Reneau, VP Global Licensing, JAKKS Pacific.
The Godzilla: King of the Monsters products include:
3.5-inch Monster Battlepacks: Kids can recreate the film’s epic battles and action with a unique Godzilla figure, an articulated legendary monster figure and a backdrop accessory. Each two-figure Battlepack is recommended for ages 3 and older at a suggested retail price of $9.99.
6-inch Monster Figure: Kids can collect their favorite legendary monsters — King Ghidorah and Rodan — in 6-inch scale. Each articulated figures comes with a vehicle accessory and a breakable building. King Ghidorah and Rodan are sold separately for $14.99 and are recommended for ages 3 and older.
12-inch Godzilla Figure: This amazing Godzilla stands at 12 inches tall and over 20 inches long. He is fully poseable at the neck, shoulders, legs and tail. This figure is recommended for ages 3 and older at a recommended retail price of $19.99.
Godzilla Electronic Mask: Kids can imagine they are the King of the Monsters with the Godzilla Electronic Mask. Simply open Godzilla’s mouth slightly to activate Godzilla’s growl, then open a little wider to activate Godzilla’s lights and unleash his thunderous roar. The Godzilla Electronic Mask will be available for fans ages 3 and older for a suggested retail price of $24.99.
24-inch Godzilla Figure: This Godzilla figure is the ultimate gift for Godzilla fans. Standing at 24 inches tall and over 36 inches long, this figure is fully poseable, with articulation in the jaw, neck, shoulders, hands, legs, feet and tail. Its massive scale and incredible detail will bring Godzilla to life for fans ages 3 and older, and will be available at a recommended retail price of $59.99.
The film is directed by Michael Dougherty (Krampus), and stars Oscar nominees Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air, The Conjuring films), and Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai) and Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine), both reprising their Godzilla roles, Kyle Chandler (The Wolf of Wall Street, Manchester by the Sea), Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) in her feature film debut, Bradley Whitford (Get Out), Thomas Middleditch (HBO’s Silicon Valley); Charles Dance (Game of Thrones), O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Straight Outta Compton); Aisha Hinds (Star Trek Into Darkness), and Golden Globe nominee Zhang Ziyi (Memoirs of a Geisha, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon).
The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species—thought to be mere myths—rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance.
Dougherty directs from a script he wrote with Zach Shields. The film is produced by Mary Parent, Alex Garcia, Brian Rogers and Thomas Tull, with Barry H. Waldman, Zach Shields, Yoshimitsu Banno and Kenji Okuhira serving as executive producers and Alexandra Mendes co-producing for Legendary.
Opening in theaters on May 31, 2019, Godzilla: King of the Monsters has been rated PG-13 for sequences of monster action violence and destruction, and for some language.