Friday, July 8th, 2016

 

Crunchyroll Adds Ultraman Orb to Simulcast List

Today, Crunchyroll announced that they will simulcasting the newest addition to the Ultra franchise, Ultraman Orb! Ultraman Orb is the successor to last year’s Ultraman X, and celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Ultra series. The series stars Kamen Rider Den-O’s, Hideo Ishiguro (Kai) as Gai Kurenai/ Ultraman Orb, with theme songs performed by Ichiro Mizuki, Voyager and the cast of the show. The newest Ultraman, Ultraman Orb will derive his powers from previous Ultras, fuse two to gain new forms and borrowing different abilities from the two used. AtRead More


SDCC 2016 – Hasbro Star Wars Reveals Preview

While the full new reveals for the upcoming Rogue One : A Star Wars Story toy-line are not until San Diego Comic Con 2016, the Nerdist has revealed a short sneak peak of the upcoming toys. The new boxes feature a Dark Trooper along with a couple of ATTs. The new reveals include: 3.75 Hera Syndulla’s A-Wing Electronic Duel 12 Inch Kanan Jarrus   Return of the Jedi Speeder Bike with Biker Scout 3.75 Force Awakens Rey (Jakku) Star Wars Rebels Eletronic 12 Inch Darth Vader San Diego Comic Con 2016 will be held at the SanRead More


Tsuburaya Productions Introduces Award in Honor of Tetsuo Kinjo

Yesterday, Tsuburaya Productions announced and introduced a new award in honor of playwright/ screenwriter, Tetsuo Kinjo, with the motto of “Ultra wo Coero” (“To Go Beyond Ultra”). For those who may not know the man or company, Tetsuo Kinjo was primarily the spearhead in writing Ultra Q, Ultraman, and UltraSeven, the series which launched the franchise. Sadly Mr. Kinjo passed away in 1976 due to a freak accident, he was only 37. Yet, luckily his legacy continued on inspiring generations of writers, and writers worldwide even to this day. Now,Read More