Godzilla is alive and well in our living room 7 days a week.
It was his 8th birthday yesterday and although many things have changed in the last year, one thing has not. My son still has an obsession with Godzilla, starting when he was about 4 years old. I, myself had never even seen a Godzilla movie up to that point so Im not even sure where his obsession started.
Since then each and every Christmas and birthday has been filled with Godzilla STUFF. We have action figures(one that stands 3 ft tall), stuffed animals, movies, stickers on our Yukon, clothing and even dinosaur gear as long as the Trex somewhat resembles Godzilla. One time he even ordered a $600 collectable Godzilla shelf off Amazon, luckily the seller agreed to let me cancel the order. If you happen to be shopping for Jayden, he isn’t one of those people that you just don’t know what they’re into, you KNOW.
Since this obsession took off, I have had to privilege of watching every Godzilla movie ever made, to my knowledge. Some movies are older than myself, dating all the way back to the first Godzilla movie in 1954 that was made in Japan. Personally I prefer the newer versions but if you enjoy horrible acting and bad subtitles, this movie will not disappoint! We’ve watched it many times.
The first thing I learned about Godzilla, there are many different versions Shin Godzilla, Space Godzilla, Ice Godzilla it goes on and on I had no clue. Jayden has really gotten his art down as well. We have drawings of him on the fridge and all over in him bedroom. He also loves to ask Alexa to play Godzilla from Blue Oyster Cult, his favorite song, of course.
Just as Im not sure where this obsession came from, I have no clue when it will fizzle out. It no longer bothers me that he has this quirky addiction, it is just a part of Jayden. I hope he always loves Godzilla…
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