Kaiju-Con is almost here. Featuring a vendor hall, panels and demos, the event is this Saturday (6.15, 11 AM -5 PM) at the Japanese American National Museum in downtown Los Angeles. Presented in conjunction with the ongoing Kaiju vs. Heroes exhibition—featuring Mark Nagata’s extensive kaiju collection—Kaiju-Con will feature booths from Anime Jungle, Cat Magic Toys, Lulubell Toy Bodega, Marusan Toys, Max Toy Company, Mecha Virus, Toy Art Gallery and many more. See the full list on the official event page.
In addition to the vendors, Kaiju-Con will feature screenings of King Kong vs Godzilla (1962) as well as a free outdoor screening of Mothra vs Godzilla (1964), a talk by Marusan president Eiji Kaminaga, a sofubi painting demo from Mark Nagata, and a Toy Collectors Roundtable.
Tickets are available now ($30/adult, $20/6-17 yrs old) and include admission to the museum. Purchase by 5 PM PDT on Friday (6.14) and receive one-hour early admission as well as two free raffle tickets.
Saturday, June 15th 2019 (11 AM – 5PM)
Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012