Godzilla Pop-Up Stores Invade the U.S.

Ahead of the release of 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters,' seven pop-up stores offering merchandise previously unavailable outside of Tokyo will open in the U.S.
Kinokuniya/Toho

Ahead of the upcoming release of Godzilla: King of the Monsters, the United States is about to be invaded by Godzilla. Well, Godzilla merchandise, at least, with multiple pop-up stores opening across the country offering items previously unavailable outside of the Godzilla Store in Tokyo, Japan.

Seven Godzilla Store Pop Up Shops will be open from May 18 through June 30 in Kinokuniya Books locations in New Jersey, Illinois, California, Washington and Texas. Items available in the stores will include “an abundance of unique visual books, a whopping 12 of the Godzilla “B Side Label” stickers, various Godzilla T-shirts including the coveted Tomodachi shirt featuring Godzilla and Jet Jaguar, a Second-Form Shin Godzilla Cable Bite, several Godzilla straps, and so much more,” according to organizers.

Godzilla: King of the Monsters opens May 31. The seven pop-up stores will be found in the following locations:

New Jersey
Mitsuwa Marketplace

595 River Road

Edgewater, NJ 07020

Chicago

Mitsuwa Marketplace

100 E. Algonquin Road

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Seattle

Uwajimaya Village

525 South Weller Street

Seattle, WA 98104

San Francisco

Japan Center

1281 Webster Street

San Francisco, CA 94115

Los Angeles

Little Tokyo

123 Astronaut E. S. Onizuka Street

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Austin

6929 Airport Blvd.

Suite 121

Austin, TX 78752

Carrollton

Carrollton Town Center

2540 Old Denton Road

Suite 114

Carrollton, TX 75006