Written By: Ken Hulsey
Sources: Toho / GS North America
You know that I have been a huge Godzilla movie fan since I was about five years old and I have always wondered what it would be like to put on one of those rubber suits and go stomping around. Alas, I will probably never know what that feels like.....what.....no.....you have to kidding? You mean, I can!
Yes, boys and girls out there, you can indeed know what it is like to be Godzilla, because Toho is renting out his costume. I know what you are thinking, 'this must be a put on, right?'. No, a member of the Godzilla Society of North America spotted the rental on the Toho website.
Apparently for 1,000 yen (plus insurance and tax) any smuck can rent the suits from 'Godzilla SOS' or 'Final Wars' for the day from the studio. NO JOKE!
If for some reason you feel like dressing up as a mechanical version of Godzilla, then both the suites from "Godzilla X MechaGodzilla" 1993 and 2002 are also available.
At first I thought this all had to be a put-on, but no it is all legit. How f***ing cool would it be to stage your own Godzilla battle in the back yard, or cruise around the streets of Tokyo dressed as the big G himself?
I can't fathom for a second why the studio would let such valuable pieces of monster history walk out the door to have "God Knows What" happen to them? Are they that strapped for cash?
Don't believe me? Check it out for yourself - HERE (You will have to have it translated into English)
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