3-meter Godzilla statue appears in Tokyo
Jiji -- Mar 23
A ceremony was held on Thursday to unveil a 3-meter-tall statue of popular Japanese movie monster Godzilla in central Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward.

The statue was created as a symbol of Hibiya Godzilla Square, renovated open space in front of commercial complex Hibiya Chanter.

The statue is modeled on the monster featured in "Shin Godzilla," the 29th in the popular movie series, which was released in 2016.

It is the largest whole-body, three-dimensional Godzilla statue ever created in Japan. The height of the statue includes a 50-centimeter pedestal.

The old Godzilla statue, erected in 1995 in the space, will be transferred to movie theater Toho Cinemas Hibiya, which will open on March 29 in an adjacent area. The theater will be operated by Toho Cinemas Ltd., a subsidiary of movie distributor Toho Co. <9602>.

News source: Jiji
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