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Aug01

Godzilla to storm Universal Studios Japan

2016 at 09:37 pm by admin | Comments Off

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After the release of the Godzilla Resurgence film this past weekend, Universal Studios has announced that a brand-new attraction featuring the giant monster will be hitting Japanese shores in 2017! The attraction will be titled “Godzilla: The Real 4D”, and will open in January during Universal Studios Japan’s “Universal Cool Japan 2017” event. While not much is known about the exhibit itself outside of the press announcement, USJ has said that the 3D attraction will allow viewers to come face-to-face with Toho’s legendary monster. In the meantime, look forward to Godzilla Resurgence’s stateside release later this year thanks to Funimation, and keep an eye out for more Godzilla news.

Sep02

Murakami to host private art collection exhibit in 2016

2015 at 12:02 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Contemporary Japanese artist and pop designer Takashi Murakami, known for his colorfully unique style of art and sculpture, will be hosting his own private collection of artwork in an upcoming exhibition at the Yokohama Museum of Art in 2016! Titled “Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection”, the collection features a wide variety of works from artist over several eras whom have inspired Murakami and his works to this day. These include works from his modern pop movement artists like Yoshitomo Nara, Anselm Kiefer, Horst Janssen, Frank Benson, and Friedrich Kunath among others, as well as antiquated Asian art and artifacts, European pieces, folk art and crafts, and more. Through this exhibit of Murakami’s little-known personal collection, Murakami hopes to explore what art is, through a variety of aesthetic designs and approaches, and wishes for viewers to question art in a conventional as well as historical context. The exhibit will be hosted starting from January 30, 2016 until April 3rd, with tickets going on sale starting this October, so fans from all over the world can get excited to see what Murakami has collected over the years!