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 – Editor and Publisher, G-FAN Magazine
Additional hotel options for G-FEST XXIV
An additional block of rooms has been secured at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare for those needing more hotel options for G-FEST. Across the street from the Crowne Plaza, and next to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, it’s just a 5 minute walk away. The room rate is $129.00 (plus taxes) and parking is $15.00 per day. Click here to make online reservations with the G-FEST rate, or call (888) 421-1442.
Special Guests appearing at G-FEST XXIV
We are pleased to announce that the following guests will be attending G-FEST XXIV: composer Michiru Ōshima, designer/illustrator Yuji Kaida, director and special effects director Shinji Higuchi, actor Ryuki Kitaoka, assistant director Kazuhiro Nakagawa, comics industry veteran Tony Isabella, and actor Robert Scott Field. See the Special Guests page for details.
Secondary hotel arrangements made for G-FEST XXIV
At this time, all rooms at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare are sold out. Arrangements have been made with the Comfort Inn O'Hare for additional accomodations at special rates for G-FEST attendees. Go to the Hotel page for details.
G-FEST XXIV registration now open
Register for G-FEST XXIV before 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 XXIV Registration page for details and instructions.