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Welcome to the World of Giant Monsters

Welcome to G-FAN.com, brought to you by Daikaiju Enterprises (DKE), publisher of G-FAN magazine, the world’s only journal devoted to giant movie monsters, especially those hailing from Japan. DKE also hosts the annual convention known as G-FEST, attracting over 2500 monster fans for a weekend celebration of the genre. In 2004, DKE organized G-TOUR, a voyage to Japan, in celebration of Godzilla’s fiftieth anniversary, and returned in 2011 for G-TOUR II, and 2015 for G-TOUR III. If you love Godzilla and other giant monsters from Japan, please explore G-FAN.com, you’ll find much of interest!

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J.D. Lees – Editor and Publisher, G-FAN Magazine

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Special rate hotel reservations now available for G-FEST

Hotel reservations for G-FEST XXV at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare are now available. Rooms for the 2017 show sold out quickly, so G-fans may want to book early at the special rate while available. The special rate for G-FEST attendees is $113.00 per night (single, double, triple, or quad). Parking is $10.00 per day. Click here to make your reservation online, or call (877) 337-5793 and ask for the G-FEST group rate (Group code: G18). The dates for G-FEST XXV are July 13th to 15th.

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G-FEST XXV registration now open

Register for G-FEST XXV by February 28th to get the early bird rates. You can register by regular mail with the printable registration form, or online via PayPal. See the G-FEST XXV Registration page for details and instructions.

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G-FEST XXIV a rousing success!

G-FEST XXIV, staged from July 14th to July 16th, was a great success, with approximately 2700 people participating. The screening of Shin Godzilla, arranged by Funimation, went over extremely well; it was the first time in over a decade that a new Japanese G-film had been available for showing at G-FEST.

The many facets of the show all ran smoothly and were very well attended, and the special guests got a tremendous reception. This year, the costume parade was split into separate young fan and adult events (held on Friday and Saturday night respectively) and each show featured an amazing number and variety of creations. The Award Ceremony was also held on Saturday night (before a crowd of about 800 fans), and was a great success. In addition to G-Fan Hall of Fame inductees Jeff Horne, Sean Linkenback, and Kyle Yount, artist Yuji Kaida received the Monster Attack Team Award, director Shinji Higuchi received a Lifetime Achievement Award, and composer Michiru Oshima accepted the coveted Mangled Skyscraper Award.

Many G-fans showed their generosity by making contributions or participating in the raffle fundraisers for G-fans Helping G-fans. The total amount collected this year was over four thousand dollars, with a large part of the money going to Sonoe Nakajima.

For further information about G-FEST XXIV, look forward to the next issue of G-FAN. Meanwhile, plans are already underway for the 25th Anniversary G-FEST, taking place from July 13th to July 15th, 2018, at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare.