Toho Champion Festival
The Toho Champion Festival (東宝チャンピオンまつり was a Tōhō Chanpion Matsuri)Japanese film campaign held by Toho between 1969 and 1978. Kicked off by the release of All Monsters Attack and primarily aimed at children, it re-released and facilitated the new releases of Japanese films during the spring, summer, and winter seasons. Included among the festival's featured releases were every Godzilla film between 1969 and 1975, along with several of the company's other tokusatsu films. Some television series episodes were also given theatrical runs, such as those of Tsuburaya's Ultraman Taro and Mirrorman, or Toho's own Warrior of Love Rainbowman.
The festival also served as a competitor to the Toei Manga Festival, which began 6 years prior in 1963 and similarly screened movies and television episodes primarily produced by Toei.
- December 10, 1969: All Monsters Attack
- March 21, 1970: King Kong vs. Godzilla
- August 1, 1970: Space Amoeba
- December 19, 1970: Mothra vs. Godzilla
- March 17, 1971: The Great Monster War: King Ghidorah vs. Godzilla
- July 24, 1971: Godzilla vs. Hedorah / The Return of Ultraman [episodes 5-6]
- December 12, 1971: Godzilla, Mothra, King Ghidorah: The Greatest Battle on Earth / The Return of Ultraman: Terror of the Tornado Monsters [episodes 13-14]
- March 12, 1972: Godzilla vs. Gigan / Mirrorman [episode 1] / The Return of Ultraman: Jiro Rides a Monster [episode 29]
- July 22, 1972: Ebirah, Horror of the Deep / Mirrorman: The Living Dinosaur Aroza [episode 18]
- December 17, 1972: Godzilla: The Great Blitz Operation / Daigoro vs. Goliath
- March 17, 1973: Godzilla vs. Megalon
- July 28, 1973: Son of Godzilla / Warrior of Love Rainbowman: The Professional Killer [episode 15] / Ultraman Taro: Like the Sun, Mother of Ultra [episode 1]
- December 20, 1973: King Kong Escapes / Ultraman Taro: Burn! The 6 Ultra Brothers [episode 25]
- March 21, 1974: Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla / Ultraman Taro: The Blood-Sucking Flower is a Young Girl's Spirit [episode 11]
- December 14, 1974: Mothra / The Great Undersea War: Latitude Zero
- March 15, 1975: Terror of Mechagodzilla
- March 19, 1977: King Kong vs. Godzilla / Flying Saucer War Bankid [episode 4]
- March 18, 1978: The Mysterians
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