A Japan Travel Guide For Monster Fans
by Armand Vaquer
Now available at ComiXpress.com, The Monster Movie Fan's Guide To Japan is a travel guide tailored to fans of Japanese giant monsters (kaiju).
The description at ComiXpress:
Fans of Japanese science-fiction and fantasy movies can now travel to Japan to find the movie locations used in their favorite movies. From Hokkaido to Kyushu, many locations were used in actuality and blended in with detailed miniatures. This guide will tell the traveler where the location is, how to get there, what other nearby attractions to see and where to stay (when available). This is the first travel guide aimed at fans of Japanese science-fiction and fantasy movies.
The guide provides the nuts & bolts of traveling to Japan including immigration and customs procedures, Shinkansen (bullet train) travel, JR Rail Pass, currency exchange, weather and other topics.
The Monster Movie Fan's Guide To Japan retails for $15.00 US, but wholesales rates are available to dealers, travel agents and tour operators.
The Guide will also be a useful tool for Japan travel agents and tour operators when planning group, or individual, tours of Japan.
Above, the Wako Dept. store in Ginza was demolished in "Godzilla" (1954).
Above, Osaka Castle was the battleground between Godzilla and Anguirus in "Godzilla Raids Again" (1955).
Above, Tokyo Tower has been featured in "Mothra" (1961), "Gamera, Guardian of the Universe" (1995) and many other Japanese giant monster movies.
Above, Fukuoka Tower played a prominent role in "Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla" (1994).
Above, the Saikai Bridge was blown down in "Rodan" (1956).
These and may other locations are covered in The Monster Movie Fan's Guide To Japan.
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