NORTHERN NATIONAL CELEBRATES PARTNERSHIP WITH TOHO CO., LTD.
Windsor, ON. The Northern National Collectors’ Convention is pleased to announce a partnership with Toho Co. Ltd. Japan. The show will partner with the international entertainment and production company, making it the first Canadian business to do so. The Godzilla Store Northern National Collectors’ Pop-Up will be available to fans at the convention in Caesars Windsor from September 29 to October 1, 2023, thanks to the partnership.
“We are thrilled to offer a variety of Godzilla Store exclusives and products at the show direct from Japan,” says Northern National President Jeremy Renaud. “We are honoured to be the first Canadian-owned business to partner with Toho Co. Ltd. ever!”
The Northern National proudly unveiled its Super G initiative earlier this year, becoming the first-ever Kaiju (‘strange beast’) convention in Canada. It later introduced a variety of Japanese legends at the show whose impact moved Tokusatsu forward internationally. Sonoe Nakajima-San; the legendary descendent of Haruo Nakajima-San is the founder and builder of Tokusatsu, who will appear at the show all weekend long.
Through the partnership, the Northern National licensed the brand to sell products on-site, This includes classic characters of Godzilla, Montha ,and King Ghidorah, as they appear in the copyrighted series Godzilla live-action films produced by Toho Co., Ltd. (Toho) in Japan (Property One).
“We are excited to celebrate the partnership with Toho Co., Ltd. and bring both the Kaiju and Tokusatsu culture to Canada for the very first time.” says Renaud.“We hope fans will take both a piece home as part of their first-ever Kaiju experience.”
About the Northern National: Brimstone Games presents the Northern National Collectors’ Convention (Northern National) will take place inside the Augustus Tower at Caesars Windsor from September 29 to October 1, 2023. The regional Cartoon Kingdom Fan Experience (CKFX) will be co-launched with the national event.
The Northern National will have all the accents of a traditional card expo allowing the Trading Card Game (TCG) community (including brands ranging from Pokémon, Magic: The Gathering, Digimon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Disney Lorcana, and Dragon Ball Z) a national presence in Canada. Along with CKFX, it will be a hybrid convention with all the trimmings of a pop culture event with celebrities, athletes, and much more.
For more information, please visit www.thenorthernnational.com.