X-Plus Gigantic Series Godzilla Releases
Here’s a quick visual guide to the releases in the X-Plus Toho Gigantic Series organized by movie. Click the thumbnails for a larger view and read about the different versions available for some figures.
1954 – Godzilla
• The Gigantic Series Yuji Sakai Modeling Collection Godzilla 1954 ギガンティックシリーズ 酒井ゆうじ造形コレクション 「ゴジラ1954」 was released in the summer of 2016. A Standard Version was a available. A RIC Exclusive version came with a mini Godzilla nameplate.
1962 – King Kong vs. Godzilla
• The Gigantic Series Godzilla 1962, ギガンティックシリーズ 「ゴジラ（1962）」 was released in July 2016. The RIC Exclusive version came with translucent blue fins.
• A North American (Diamond) Reissue is expected to be released in February 2018.
1964 – Mothra vs. Godzilla
• The Gigantic Series Godzilla 1964 ギガンティックシリーズ ゴジラ(1964) ショウネンリック限定版 was released April 2018.
1995 – Godzilla vs. Destroyah
• The Gigantic Series Godzilla 1995, ギガンティックシリーズ 「ゴジラ（1995年版）」 was released in August 2014.
• The Gigantic Series Godzilla 1995, 1999° Version SDCC Exclusive was released in the fall of 2016. This version was licensed to Bluefin Distribution in the U.S. and was sold at San Diego Comic Con. It came with the tail already permanently attached. The vinyl also featured stronger red patches and whiter small dorsal fins. Leftovers are being made available to online stores and comic stores.
• The Gigantic Series Godzilla 1995, Frozen Version, ギガンティックシリーズ ゴジラ1995 凍結ver. was released in the fall of 2016. It featured the same details as the original Japanese release with an added ice effect to mimic the scene where Super X III attempted to freeze the monster in the water. It came with a mini Super X III.
• REVIEW: Kaiju Addicts Gigantic Series Burning Godzilla 1995.
1999 – Godzilla 2000: Millennium
• The Gigantic Series Yuji Sakai Modeling Collection Godzilla 2000 ギガンティックシリーズ 「酒井ゆうじ造形コレクション」 ゴジラ1999 （ゴジラ 2000 ミレニアム） was released in October 2015. It is based on Sakai’s original maquette which was based on Shinji Nishikawa’s original sketched concept for the new suit. The standard had purple fins with a slightly metallic finish. The RIC Exclusive version came with translucent fiery orange fins.
• A North American (Diamond) Reissue is expected to be released in March 2018.
• REVIEW: Gigantic Series Yuji Sakai Godzilla 2000 Standard.
2001 – Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack
• The Gigantic Series Godzilla 2001, エクスプラス ギガンティックシリーズ 「ゴジラ（2001年版）」, was released in December 2013.
• The Gigantic Series Godzilla 2001 (Blue Dorsal Fin Emission Version), ギガンティックシリーズ ゴジラ2001 背びれ発光イメージVer., was released in Late 2016. It came with translucent blue dorsal fins which try to create the illusion of the fins lighting up. There is no actual light gimmick on the figure. The RIC Exclusive version (which I believe is the only version to come out at this time) came with a mini sub and rocky base with the movie title sculpted in the rock.
• The Gigantic Series Godzilla 2001 (Blue Dorsal Fin Version) North American Re-issue is due out in March 2018.
• REVIEW: Kaiju Addicts Gigantic Series GMK Godzilla 2001 Original Release.
2016 – Shin Godzilla
• The Gigantic Series Godzilla 2016 Fourth Form, ギガンティックシリーズ
ゴジラ(2016)第4形態, will be released in two batches in October and November 2017. A Standard version has a closed mouth and red highlights, while a RIC version has both open and closed mouth heads and an atomic breath paint scheme with both red and purple.