Toho SFX Movies Authentic Visual Books

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Toho SFX Movies Authentic Visual Book
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Author(s) Osamu Kishikawa
(planning and organizing)[1]
Publisher Dai Nippon Publishing[1]
Publish date November 10, 2017-
Genre Pictorial; production

Toho SFX Movies Authentic Visual Book (東宝特撮 公式ヴィジュアル・ブック,   Tōhō Tokusatsu Kōshiki Vijuaru Bukku) is a series of pictorial books published by Dai Nippon Printing[1] and distributed by the Godzilla Store which cover the conceptualization and production aspects of kaiju from Toho's library of films, with each volume focusing on a different character. The volumes are released in waves, two at a time.


All volumes are published by Dai Nippon Printing. Read from left to right, each volume is 36 pages long and printed on A4 size paper.[1] The books were planned and organized by Osamu Kishikawa and designed by Makena Graphics.[1]


Cover Volume no. Subject Previews Publish date Store page
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1 Godzilla 1954 2017/11/10[2] gGSG0620002
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2 Godzilla 2016 gGSG0620003
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3 Godzilla 1962 2017/12/05[3] gGSG0620004
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4 Biollante gGSG0620005
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5 Godzilla 1984 2018/01/14[4] gGSG0620006
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6 Jet Jaguar gGSG0620007
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7 Mechagodzilla 1974 2018/02/15[5] gGSG0620009
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8 Gigan 1972 gGSG0620010
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9 Rodan 1956 2018/03/24 gGSG0620011
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10 Mechagodzilla 2002 gGSG0620012
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11 Godzilla 2001 2018/04/13 gGSG0620013
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12 Varan 1958 gGSG0620014
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13 Godzilla 1995 2018/05/18 gGSG0620015
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14 Hedorah 1971 gGSG0620016
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15 Godzilla 2004 2018/06/15 gGSG0620017
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16 Ebirah 1966 gGSG0620018
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17 SpaceGodzilla 1994 2018/07/13 gGSG0620019
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18 Anguirus 1955 gGSG0620020
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19 Godzilla 1955 2018/09/14 gGSG0620025
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20 King Ghidorah 1964 gGSG0620026
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21 Godzilla 1999 2018/10/25 gGSG0620027
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22 Mothra 1961 gGSG0620028
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23 Gorosaurus 1967 2018/12/15 gGSG0620037
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24 Godzilla 1993 2019/01/10 gGSG0620039
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25 Mechagodzilla 1993 gGSG0620040
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26 Godzilla 1965 2019/02/08 gGSG0620041
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27 Titanosaurus gGSG0620042
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28 Sanda, Gaira 2019/03/22 gGSG0620043
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29 Mothra 1964 2019/04/26 gGSG0620045
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30 Mothra 1992 gGSG0620046
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31 Moguera 1957 2019/07/12 gGSG0620049
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32 Megaguirus gGSG0620050
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33 Godzilla 1989 2019/08/23 gGSG0620051
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34 Maguma gGSG0620052
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35 Mothra 1996 2019/09/13 gGSG0620053
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36 Orga gGSG0620054
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37 Godzilla 1967 2019/11/29 gGSG0620059
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38 Dogora gGSG0620060
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39 Megalon 2019/12/27 gGSG0620061
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40 Godzilla 1964 gGSG0620062
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41 Mechagodzilla 1975 2020/02/04 gGSG0620063
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42 Gabara gGSG0620064
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43 Godzilla 1974 2020/02/20 gGSG0620065
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44 King Caesar gGSG0620066
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45 Godzilla 1991 2020/03/20 gGSG0620067
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46 King Ghidorah 1991 gGSG0620068
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47 Frankenstein's Monster 2020/04/10 gGSG0620069
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48 Matango gGSG0620070
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49 Godzilla 1994 2020/05/15 gGSG0620071
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50 Battra gGSG0620072
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51 Giant Octopus 1962-1966 2020/06/12 gGSG0620073
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52 Gezora, Ganimes, Kamoebas gGSG0620074
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53 Godzilla 2002 2020/07/10 gGSG0620075
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54 Destoroyah gGSG0620076
Extra (EX)
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1 "Super X" Series 2018/07/27 gGSG0620021
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2 Hideyo Amamoto 1967 gGSG0620022
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3 Eiji Tsuburaya 1954-1969 2018/12/07 gGSG0620038
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4 Maser Cannons Type 66 2019/03/22 gGSG0620044
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5 Gotengo 1963 2019/06/14 gGSG0620047
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6 Gotengo 2004 gGSG0620048
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7 Akira Takarada 2019/10/25 gGSG0620057
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8 Gohten 1977 gGSG0620058
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Mini Kure Kure Takora 2018/07/22 N/A


Official Vol. 1 review
Official Vol. 9 review
Official Vol. 10 review

Official EX Vol. 2 review
Official Vol. 21 review
Official Vol. 22 review


This is a list of references for Toho SFX Movies Authentic Visual Book. These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Toho SFX Movies Authentic Visual Book vol.1: Godzilla 1954 (東宝特撮 公式ヴィジュアル・ブックvol.1 ゴジラ1954). Godzilla Store. Retrieved on 28 March 2020.
  2. ゴジラ・ストアTokyo (9 November 2017). 明日!11月10日(金)発売の東宝特撮 公式ヴィジュアル・ブック、「vol.1 ゴジラ1954」と「vol.2 ゴジラ2016」は各1100円(税込)にて、ゴジラ・ストアTokyo(EC含む)、有楽町マルイ「GODZILLA SHOW SPACE」での限定販売です!2冊を同時購入すると先着で特製ポストカードプレゼント!(全店共通です). Twitter.
  3. ゴジラ・ストアTokyo (1 December 2017). 好評発売中のヴィジュアル・ブック「vol.3 ゴジラ1962」「vol.4 ビオランテ」が12/5(火)に発売決定!いずれも1,100円(税込)です。ゴジラ・ストアTokyoとECゴジラ・ストア、有楽町丸井の出張所の3店舗限定販売となります。キンゴジの方にはアメリカからやって来たあいつの写真も! #ゴジラ #ゴジスト. Twitter.
  4. クレクレタコラ 公式 (14 January 2018). 今日からゴジラ・ストアTokyo・ECで発売開始の東宝特撮公式ヴィジュアル・ブックのラインナップは…ファンの皆さんには予想がついていたと思いますが、vol.5「ゴジラ1984」vol.6「ジェットジャガー」です!ジェットジャガーはロボットですが、ゴジラの友達。(森の住人S). Twitter.
  5. ゴジラ・ストアTokyo (2018/02/10). 【イベント情報】2/15(木) 東宝特撮 公式ビジュアル・ブック Vol 7・8販売開始!発売を記念して2/17(土)に原口智生氏と岸川靖氏によるトークショウを開催します。ビジュアルブック掲載写真の裏話などレアな話が満載!詳細はこちら→ #ゴジラ #ゴジスト. Twitter.


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3 months ago
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That last image for the Godzilla 1994 book looks like Godzilla's taking a nap on SpaceGodzilla


3 months ago
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And SpaceGodzilla looks cool with it.

Keizer Zilla

15 months ago
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These are really cool, Just by giving us really good quality photos of the suits!


15 months ago
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I really hope they made one for Destoroyah


19 months ago
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They're doing books for Godzilla and Mechagodzilla 1993, super excited!
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