MAY 7, 2010: BIG DAIKAIJU EVENT IN SAN FRANCISCO!

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"Shocker Gundan, Banzai!"
UPDATED! MAY 7-13, 2010: BIG DAIKAIJU EVENT IN SAN FRANCISCO!



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

GIANT MONSTERS INVADE SAN FRANCICSO
THE BIGGEST CELEBRITY FROM JAPAN – GODZILLA – CRASHES VIZ CINEMA FOR SPECIAL FILM AND DISCUSSION EVENTS IN MAY

VIZ Cinema Hosts Kaiju Shakedown! Godzillathon! And TokyoScope Talk Vol. 3 Features War Of The Giant Monsters Discussion And Prize Raffle Of New Gamera DVD

San Francisco, CA, April 26, 2010 – NEW PEOPLE and VIZ Cinema welcome the 3rd and latest installment of "TokyoScope Talk – War of the Giant Monsters" – on Friday, May 7th at 7:00pm. Join Otaku USA Editor-in-Chief Patrick Macias, Eiji Tsuburaya: Master of Monsters author August Ragone, and Japanese film critic Tomohiro Machiyama at the Bay Area’s hottest film venue for a fun and lively discussion on the “kaiju” (monster) movies featuring rare images and clips of Godzilla, Mothra, Gamera and other iconic creatures from classic Japanese sci-fi cinema. General admission tickets are $10.00.

VIZ Cinema invites Bay Area monster fans to a 5-day "Kaiju Shakedown: Godzillathon!", running Saturday, May 8th thru Thursday, May 13th. Featured will be rare screenings of the Big G’s 4 most-loved films including GODZILLA VS. HEDORAH (1971), GODZILLA VS. GIGAN (1972), GODZILLA VS. MEGALON (1973), and GODZILLA VS. MECHAGODZILLA (1974). Details and screening times at: http://www.vizcinema.com

Don’t miss a rare chance to see the beauty and enormity of Godzilla in stunning 35mm prints with English subtitles and a premium THX®-certified sound system! These events may sell-out. Ticket prices: General Admission: $10.00; Senior & Child: $8.00. Advance tickets on sale at: http://www.newpeopleworld.com/films/films-5-2010/#godzillathon

"TokyoScope Talk – War of the Giant Monsters" will feature a special raffle giveaway of premium monster collectables including the brand new DVD release from Shout! Factory of GAMERA: THE GIANT MONSTER (1965). The revered classic features the original Japanese version of the film presented with fresh English subtitles and anamorphic widescreen produced from an all-new HD master created from original vault elements.

VIZ Cinema is the nation’s first movie theatre devoted exclusively to Japanese film and anime. The 143-seat subterranean theatre is located in the basement of the NEW PEOPLE building and features plush seating, digital as well as 35mm projection, and a THX®-certified sound system.

About NEW PEOPLE
NEW PEOPLE offers the latest films, art, fashion and retail brands from Japan and is the creative vision of the J-Pop Center Project and VIZ Pictures, a distributor and producer of Japanese live action film. Located at 1746 Post Street, the 20,000 square foot structure features a striking 3-floor transparent glass façade that frames a fun and exotic new environment to engage the imagination into the 21st Century. A dedicated web site is also now available at: http://www.NewPeopleWorld.com


GODZILLA VS. HEDORAH (1971)
May 8 & 9 at 1:00 pm • May 10 & 12 at 5:00 pm

GODZILLA VS. GIGAN (1972)
May 8 & 9 at 3:00 pm • May 10 & 12 at 7:00 pm

GODZILLA VS. MEGALON (1973)
May 8 & 9 at 5:00 pm • May 11 & 13 at 5:00 pm

GODZILLA VS. MECHAGODZILLA (1974)
May 8 & 9 at 7:00 pm • May 11 & 13 at 7:00 pm

Tickets: General $10 • Senior & Child $8

VIZ CINEMA • NEW PEOPLE MALL • JAPANTOWN
1746 Post St,
San Francisco, CA 94115
Tel: 415-525-8600

Click on the above image for information on the WAR OF THE GIANT MONSTERS Opening Night!
 
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