Godzilla appears at last, TOHO Cinemas in Shinjuku

UPDATE : The Godzilla Head has now been officially unveiled on April 09, 2015. YOU CAN GO SEE IT ONLY AFTER APRIL 17 THOUGH. 

Godzilla Head at Toho Cinemas Shinjuku

ORIGINAL STORY : A few months back we reported on the Hotel Gracery a themed hotel with magnificent view of the Godzilla figure, an awesome 39 feet (12 meters) Godzilla head to be erected on top of new movie complex Toho Cinemas Shinjuku. The head has now been placed at its planned location and we went to take a look at the development. Cna you spot the Godzilla on top of the building for TOHO Cinemas?

TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku Godzilla attractionLets take a closer look and yeah it was there in all its gruesome look looking down on the passersby of the busy Shinjuku street. Its really awesome in the size and although we could not go up and see the complete figure the view from down leaves no doubt that this will be one more attraction in the city of Tokyo very soon for foreigner tourists to visit to.
TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku Godzilla attractionMany office goers and passers by were seen snapping pictures of the Godzilla. The Godzilla is less prominent from near the building and we suggest you stand at a distance to see the whole figure. Closer you get, you get to see less of the face and more of the jaw and the teeth lining of the figure.
TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku Godzilla attractionIf you stand just below the building you will see the claws all right! and that just looks too cute than frightening. We look forward tot he attraction opening for public in April and go up to watch the full Godzilla head figure.
Claws at TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku Godzilla attractionQuite a couple of stores are also coming up in the same building, notably the wildly popular Krispy Kreme Donuts place in the same building. Prepare for lines to get your favorite donut here as you see in the South Exit side of Shinjuku Station. Gets too crowded.
Krispy Kreme Donuts at Claws at TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku Godzilla attractionThe TOHO cinemas itself is undergoing renovation and the Hotel building above it is a the Hotel Gracery from where you can either take a Godzilla immersion themed room or a room with a Godzilla view only.
TOHO Cinemas Shinjuku Godzilla attractionThe neighborhood also has, the wildly popular with foreigner travelers, ROBOT RESTAURANT one of the top place to visit in Shinjuku. We have never been there ourselves with human like figures serving drinks and food, but is supposedly on a must see list for many tourists coming to Japan from overseas.
Robot Restaurant Entrance at Shinjuku

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  2. Ashish

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    Your blog is amusing and this article on Godzilla is one of those. I want to definitely stay here in that Godzilla view room hotel at Gracery.

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