May, 2016


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles : Mutants in Manhattan Launch Promo Streamed

IGN has posted the launch trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan.    The game is available on PS3, PS4, Xbox One,  Xbox 360, and on PC.  Check out the launch trailer posted below.   Battle alongside your brothers through the sewers, subways, and streets of NYC to take down Shredder and Krang’s evil organization, Foot by Foot. Unleash custom combat skills and powerful team combos to save Manhattan from the overwhelming dark forces growing in the shadows. Experience the game in a whole new way when you assemble your team in 4-player online co-opRead More

The Flash “The Race of His Life” Promo

What’s going on Herotaku Nation? We’re approaching the last episode of The Flash for season 2 which is set to air tonight. You can check out the extended promo down below. Do you think Barry will do the unthinkable? Let me know down below or on Twitter. Be sure to stick with Herotaku for all the news you care about. I’m XBen3000 and I’m out!

S.H. Monsterarts Kou Kyou Kyoku Godzilla (1989) Announced

Tamashii Nations has recently revealed its newest S.H. Monsterarts, and sub-line known as the Kou Kyou Kyoku (Light Sound Music) figures, starting with Godzilla (1989). This specific Godzilla was seen in Godzilla vs. Biollante, also known as the BioGoji. The S.H. Monsterarts is scheduled to be a Web Shop Exclusive, released in October for 19,980¥ and will be 20 centimeters tall. Now, with the Light, Sound, and Music features Godzilla’s mouth and dorsal plates host LED lights, 6 sound effects such as various roars, and 2 BGMs (Godzilla Title &Read More

Live Action Fullmetal Alchemist Film Announced

Warner Brothers has recently announced that they will be producing a live action adaptation film of the Full Metal Alchemist.   The film will begin its production in Italy and will finish in the second half of August in Japan.  The film is stated to premiere in Japan in Winter 2017.  The film will be directed by Fumihiko Sori and has stated that while the cast is Japanese she wants  “… to create a style that follows the original manga as much as possible. The cast is entirely Japanese, but the cultural background is Europe. However, it’sRead More

SDCC 2016 – NECA Exclusives Revealed: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Arcade Figure Boxsets

NECA has announced their exclusives for SDCC 2016.  In a surprising turn of events, they will be releasing two boxsets based on the classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Arcade game. The figures will be released in two boxsets.  One will contain the four titular turtles and the other will include three foot soldiers along with the Shredder!  This is an amazing reveal since NECA had previously cancelled a release of the Mirage Shredder many years back.   The SDCC variants will include special arcade cabinet style boxes.   More details will be available later thisRead More

Kamen Rider Amazons – Third Rider Revealed * Spoilers

Recently images of the 9th episode of Kamen Rider Amazons have surfaced on the net that reveal that a third Amazon will be appearing on the show. Keep in mind this article contains spoilers so read at your own discreet.

Shout Factory! To Release Chouriki Sentai Ohranger Complete Series

During the Gosei Sentai Dairanger Marathon on Shout Factory’s website they recently announced that the next Super Sentai series to release on DVD is none other than Chouriki Sentai Ohranger.  For those who aren’t aware, Chouriki Sentai Ohranger was adapted into Power Ranger Zeo.  The series will be released in November, however pricing details are not confirmed at this time.  Check out for more details.

Toonami Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans Trailer Streamed

Recently the first trailer for the English dub for Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans has surfaced on the net.  The series will premiere during Toonami on June 4 at 12:30 AM EST.   Check out the trailer posted below. The main dub cast consists of Bryce Papenbrook – Eugene Sevenstark Doug Erholtz – Akihiro Altland Lucien Dodge – Norba Shino Zach Aguilar – Takaki Uno Amanda Miller – Ride Mass Griffin Burns – Yamagi Gilmerton Cassandra Lee Morris – Atra Mixta Steve Cannon – McGillis Fareed Robbie Daymond – Gaelio Bauduin Max Mittelman – Ein Dalton

Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Zero Drive

Premium Bandai has recently updated with official images for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Zero Drive.  The figure is based on the form seen in “, Kamen Rider Ghost and Drive Ultra – Movie War Genesis”  The figure will include: Replaceable Wrists (Left & Right X4) Zero Drive Shift Car  The figure will be released as a Premium Bandai exclusive in October priced 5,184 Yen.  Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.

Thor: Ragnarok – New Cast Members Announced

Marvel has recently announced new cast members that will be in Thor: Ragnarok. The new cast members include: Cate Blanchett – Hella Jeff Goldblum  – Grandmaster Tessa Thompson – Valkyrie Karl Urban – Skurge Mark Rufallo will also return to reprise his role as the Hulk/ Bruce Banner.  The new cast members will join the currently confirmed cast, which consists of: Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Idris Elba (Heimdall), and  Sir Anthony Hopkins (Odin).   Thor: Ragnarok will premiere in theaters on November 3, 2017

Herotaku Archives: Interview – Michi Yamato of Fujiyama Ichiban Part III

Hello Herotaku, today is the conclusion & restoration of our interview with Michi Yamato. For those who have missed both Parts I and II, Mr. Yamato is a stunt actor from Japan who moved to America. Since immigrating here he has worked for Saban Entertainment during the 90s, as well as started his own stunt team, Samurai Action (samurai stage combat school) which currently produces the indie-American Tokusatsu, Fujiyama Ichiban. The final segment will feature Mr. Yamato’s hopes for the future, and about to whom he gives his thanks to.Read More

Tamashii Features 2016: New S.H.Figuarts Reveals

Recently new images of the Tamashii Features 2016 event have surfaced on the net which shows some brand new S.H.Figuarts reveals. S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Amazon Alpha and S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Amazon Omega Release Date: Unknown Price: Unknown S.H.Figuarts Jungleder Release Date: Unknown Price: Unknown S.H.Figuarts Neo Cyclone Release Date : Unknown Price: Unknown S.H.Figuarts Hardboilder V2 Release Date: Unknown Price: Unknown S.H.Figuarts Ghost Forms S.H.Figuarts Machine Hoodie Release Date: Unknown Price: Unknown S.H.Figuarts Gatack Extendar Release Date: Unknown Price: Unknown

New Digimon Series Announced – Digimon Universe

Recently new scans of the recent V-Jump magazine have surfaced online that reveal that a new Digimon project is in the works. Currently not much information is known about this new series however the tentative title is “, Digimon Universe: App Monsters.”    It has also been confirmed that the project will be a joint collaboration by Toei Animation, Bandai, and Bandai Namco, so it will be interesting to see how this team up will turn out. The series will launch this Fall spanning from toys (and various other products), a video game, as well as an anime series. More information is stated toRead More

15th Anniversary Digimon D-Arks Announced

Recently new images of the latest V-Jump magazine have surfaced online and has revealed that Bandai will be releasing new 15th Anniversary Digimon D-Arks.  They will start with both Takato and Rika’s digivices as well as what looks to be a separate set of cards that can be used with the D-Arks.  From the photos it looks like the new D-Arks will feature new two exclusive Digimon, Megidramon and Sakuyamon (Miko Mode).  No other details are confirmed at this time, however this should be a great chance for fans of Digimon Tamers to get new version of the D-Arks.  

Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Tony Stark (Iron Man 3)

Bandai Tamashii has recently released new images for S.H.Figuarts Tony Stark (Iron Man 3) along with release details for the figure.  The photos reveal that the figure will include alternate armor parts as well as other standard replacement arm parts.  The figure will also include a special light up stand.  S.H.Figuarts Tony Stark (Iron Man 3) will be priced at 6,000 Yen and will be released in October as a retail release. Bandai Tamashii also confirmed that they will be re-issuing S.H.Figuarts Mark 42 in October priced at 6,264 Yen and also hinted that they will be releasing S.H.Figuarts Mark 3 in November, but no other details areRead More