G-FAN Online

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!

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

Latest G-FAN News…

G-FEST XXV schedule now available

The full schedule of sessions and events for G-FEST XXV is now available. See the Schedule page for the full details. Session details and times are subject to change leading up to the convention.

G-FAN 119

Important news: G-FAN #119 not available through Diamond

G-FAN #119 is currently printing, but will NOT be available through Diamond Comic Distributors, due to an error on their part. It will only be available by orders through the website or by mail order and subscription. Hint, hint: this might be a good time to take the plunge and subscribe!

Comfort Inn

Primary hotel rooms for G-FEST XXV are sold out

At this time, all rooms at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare and the Hyatt Regency O’Hare are sold out. Alternate hotel options are still available for G-FEST attendees at the Comfort Inn, and the DoubleTree by Hilton. Go to the Hotel page for the lodging details and rates. You may contact Crowne Plaza reservations to be added to their waiting list for any rooms that may become available prior to the convention.

Keizo Murase

Golden age monster suit maker coming to G-FEST XXV

We are very pleased to announce that Keizo Murase, noted prop and monster suit maker from Toho’s golden age (Baragon, Varan, Mothra, etc.) will attend G-FEST XXV this summer. Mr. Murase and Daisuke Sato will report on their new kaiju film Howl From Beyond the Fog. See the Special Guests page for details.

Howl From Beyond the Fog

Monster suit production campaign with Keizo Murase

Keizo Murase, suit costume maker from Toho’s golden age, is now part of an exciting new tokusatsu project: Howl From Beyond the Fog. Check out the Kickstarter campaign and help bring a new kaiju movie to life!

Megumi Odaka

Special Guests appearing at G-FEST XXV

We are pleased to announce that actress Megumi Odaka, star of the Heisei Godzilla series will be returning to G-FEST. Also returning is Godfather of G-FEST, actor Akira Takarada. See the Special Guests page for details.


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.