August, 2016

 

Viz Media Announces New Pokemon Manga Releases

Viz Media has recently announced that they will be releasing more Pokemon manga in near future.  Starting in September, Viz will be releasing the first volume of the Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire series on September 1 priced at  $4.99 U.S. ( $5.99 CAN). Continuing on,  the company will also release the Pokemon Pocket Comics Box Set that will includes a volume based on the Pokemon species in Pokemon Black & White and a volume based on the Legendary Pokemon.  The set will also include four panel comic strips by Santa Haruzake as well as some trivia.   The set will be released in October pricedRead More


Rogue One : A Star Wars Story Toyline Press Release

Toyark and several other sites have recently gotten a press release for the upcoming Rogue One : A Star Wars Story toyline.   This press release blueprints the main products that will be released by Hasbro on September 30th. HASBRO ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY STAR WARS 12-INCH FIGURE Assortment (Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Fall 2016) Recreate the mission to steal the plans for the Death Star in 12-inch scale! Choose between new heroes and villains from ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY such as JYN ERSO, CAPTAINRead More


Time Boukan 24 Premiere Date Announced

The official website for the Tatsunoko Productions series titled “, Time Boukan 24,” has recently announced it will premiere on Yomiuri TV / Nihon TV and their affiliates on October 1 at 7:30 PM JST.   The series is apart of the 55th anniversary of the company and is the latest series in the Time Bokan franchise. The original series premiered in Japan in 1975 and lasted 61 episodes. The mecha and character designs of the original series was helm by Level-5 who is well known for developing the Yo-Kai Watch and the Professor Layton franchise.  Akihiro Hino, president of Level-5, will be in charge as the creative producer for the new series. TimeRead More


Kamen Rider Amazon Blu-Ray Release Announced

Amazon Japan has recently opened Blu-ray preorders for the original Kamen Rider Amazon TV series.    The set will be released on October 5 priced at  23,293 yen. The set will include: 20 page booklet Limited Production Blu-ray Sleeve Kamen Rider Amazon acrylic key-chain (Pre-order Bonus)  4 Disc set including all 24 episodes Each disc will also include special bonus features, which will consist of: Disc 1 – Toru Okazaki interview Disc 2 – Art gallery and Yoji Matsuda interview Disc 3 – 40-year reunion !! Amazon × Masahiko, Toru Okazaki and Yoji MatsudaRead More


Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale Trailer

Over the weekend A-1 Pictures pictures released a trailer to the upcoming SAO movie, Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale. The film will follow the events of Season two (SAO II). Kirito & the gang delve into a new game called “Ordinal Scale” with a new augmented reality device instead called “Augma” Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale is coming to cinemas in 2017! Get a glimpse behind the production of the movie at Madman Anime Festival with special guests TomohikoRead More


Kamen Rider EX-Aid – September Scans *Spoilers

Recently new scans for Kamen Rider EX-Aid have surfaced on the net.  These new scans feature the first look at the actors that will be playing the various characters of the series. “Keep in mind these scans features spoilers so look at your own discreet” Em Hojo – Kamen Rider EX-Aid (Hiroki Iijima) Em Hojo is a trainee in pediatrics who works at the Seito hospital. He is also an expert at video games.  His coworker, Asuna, will give him a Gamer Driver and the Mighty Action X Gashat, which he will use toRead More


Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger – September Scans *Spoilers

Recently the latest scans for Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger have surfaced on the net, which reveal what will be happening on the show in the month of September. The scans also reveal more details about the Zyuohger/ Gokaiger special. Keep in mind these scans features major spoilers so read at your own discreet. First off a new Zyumen that will appear on the show has been revealed. Cetus, the Antique Zyuman Grand King,  was an ancient warrior who protected the earth that was able to call upon the powers of the Great Monarch Cube toRead More


Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans Season 2 PV 2 Streamed

Gundam.info has recently uploaded a new trailer for the second season of Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans.  The trailer features team Tekkadon as they continue to fight off the forces of Gjallarhorn, including some new faces.  Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans Season 2 will premiere in Japan on October 2.      


S.H.Figuarts Space Sheriff Gavan TypeG (SPACE SQUAD) Revealed

Bandai Tamashii has recently setup their display for this year’s C3Tokyo event that will be held in Japan on August 27-28.  In their display it has been revealed that they will be releasing a new version of S.H.Figuarts Gavan Type G based on the suit that will be used in Space Squad: Space Sheriff Gavan vs Dekaranger. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.


Tamashii Lab: Space Sheriff Gavan Laser Blade Promo Streamed

Bandai Tamashii has recently updated their official Youtube channel with the preview for the upcoming Tamashii Lab : Space Sheriff Gavan Laser Blade.   The promo features the first full look of the toy in action as well as revealing that the blade has a IR sensor, which will allow the user to help recreate Gavan’s famous Gavan Dynamic Attack.  By pressing the button on the hilt of the blade it make attack sounds with their associated in show phrases and also play sound BGMs.    The promo features Kenji Ohba demonstrated the effects of the toy.   The itemRead More


Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters TV PV Streamed

Withthewill has uploaded the recent PV for Digimon Universe : Appli Monsters that aired during the Tokuban Adventure stream on nicovideo.  The short promo features Haru and Gatchmon and one of the villains Navimon.  Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters will premiere in Japan on October 1. 


Uchuu Keiji Gavan Blu-ray Box Sets Announced

Recently, it has been revealed that the Uchuu Keiji Gavan series will be released on Blu-ray.  The series will be broken up into two box sets with the first being released on January 11, 2017.  The following set will be released on March 8.   The set will include a special interview with Osamu Kaneda, Kenji Ohba, and Jun Murakami.  


Official Images: S.H. Figuarts Perfect Cell – Premium Color Edition

Last night, Premium Bandai updated their site with various SHFs, among them was the order page for S.H. Figuarts Perfect Cell – Premium Color Edition. Now, this reissue of the figure luckily and seemingly contains all the accessories that original had such as the Kamehameha Wave Effect, so unlike other Premium Color Reissues which had a few missing accessories this release is complete. S.H. Figuarts Perfect Cell – Premium Color Edition is set to be released in February 2017 and will be sold for 5400 yen. Orders for this item are set toRead More


Official Images: S.H. Figuarts War Machine Mark III (Captain America: Civil War)

Premium Bandai has recently updated their site with various SHFs, among them was the order page for S.H. Figuarts War Machine Mark III from Captain America: Civil War. S.H. Figuarts War Machine Mark 3 is set to be released in February 2017 and will be sold for 6696 yen. Orders for this item are set to open on Friday, August 26th at 16:00JST. Below are the official product images which can also be found on their site.  


Official Images: S.H. Figuarts Super Saiyan Gohan

Premium Bandai has recently updated their site with various SHFs, among them was the order page for SHF Super Saiyan Gohan (Battle Damaged) from the Cell Games. S.H. Figuarts Super Saiyan Gohan is set to be released in January 2017 and will be sold for 4536 yen. Orders for this item are set to open on Friday, August 26th at 16:00JST. However this may be brought over seas, and distributed by Bluefin so for international fans they may not need to go the extra mile to gain this figure. Below areRead More