August, 2016


Official Images: S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider J

Here at Herotaku, we have been covering news pertaining to the upcoming Tamashii Web Shop Exclusive, S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider J. Within the past few hours, Premium Bandai has updated their site with various SHFs, amongst them was the order page for SHF Kamen Rider J. S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider J is set to be released in January 2017 and will be sold for 5940 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 beRead More

Official Images: Ultra-Act x S.H. Figuarts Ace Suit

Premium Bandai has recently listed the order page for Ultra-Act x S.H. Figuarts Ace Suit from the Ultraman manga, which contains the official product images of the figure and details for its release. This Tamashii Web Shop Exclusive is set to release in January 2017 and is being sold for 7020 yen. Orders for the figure open Friday, August 26 at 16:00JST, so one may wish to contact his/her preferred middleman now to arrange an order for this item!  

Toei Announces Space Sheriff Gavan vs Dekaranger & Girls in Trouble Episode Zero

Toei has recently announced that the cast of Dekaranger will be making a reappearance in two special crossover films with the team of Space Sheriff Gavan.  Both films will be released in 2017 under the new “Space Squad” banner. The first of the two films is named Space Sheriff Gavan vs Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger.  The film will feature the return of Yuma Ishigaki who appeared in Space Sheriff Gavan : The Movie in 2012 and the Space Sheriff Next Generation films in 2015.   The film will feature the two teams joining forces to fight a major space crime organization. The female cast of Tokusou Sentai Dekranger will appear in the prologue film titled “,Read More

Star Wars Black Series Stormtrooper Helmet Voice Changer Revealed

Jeditemplearchives has recently revealed the next release in the Star Wars Black Series helmet line.  The next release will be a standard Stormtrooper helmet that should be a part of the rumored Force Friday event this September.

New Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Products Revealed

Jeditemplearchives has recently unveiled several products that were revealed for the upcoming Rogue One : A Star Wars Story toyline. The new products include multi-packs and another look for the already revealed vehicles. Poe Dameron vs First Order Stormtrooper Officer Rogue One Moroff vs Scarif Stromtrooper Squad Leader  Rebel Commando Pao vs Imperial Death Trooper 3.75″ Vehicle Tie Striker 3.75″ Vehicle  Rebel U-Wing Fighter   

S.H. Figuarts Chou Mashin Chaser Revealed

Recently it has been revealed that Bandai Tamashii will be releasing S.H.Figuarts Chou Mashin Chaser as a Tamashii Webshop Exclusive.  Currently the only confirmed accessories are the upgraded Brake Gunner and the Rhino Core.  It will be released next February priced at 5940 Yen.Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman as preorders should open soon.  

Transformers Unite Warriors UW-EX Megatronia Revealed

The official Takara Tomy Mall website has recently updated with preorders for Transformers UW-EX Megatronia.  Unlike previous releases, Victorion is not based on a previous established character so it is interesting to see Takara’s take on it.  The photos reveal the the figure sports an all new color scheme and is renamed Megatronia.   It has also been revealed that the character is now a Decepticon instead of the Autobot team in the Combiner Wars toyline. Megatronia will consist of: Megaempress Flowspade Trickdiamond Moonheart Lunaclub The set will be released in December priced at 16,200 Yen.  

Ultimate Spider-Man vs. Sinister Six Season Finale – “Return to the Spiderverse” * Spoilers

IGN has reported that the fourth season of Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man called Ultimate Spider-Man vs. the Sinister Six will end with a four-part arc titled “, Return to the Spider-Verse.” Keep in mind the following article will contain spoilers to the season finale so read at your own discreet. The arc will feature Peter Parker (Drake Bell) and Mile Morales ( Donald Glover) meeting with more alternate universe Spideys including Spider-Gwen, who will be voiced by Dove Cameron, who will appear in the final part of the arc. Other Spideys that will appearRead More

Figure-Oh Scans: S.H.Figuarts Jungraider & More Revealed

Continuing with the latest Figure-Oh scans new information for some of the upcoming S.H.Figuarts  releases have been revealed. First, the magazine revealed that Amazon Omega’s bike, the Jungraider will be released in the S.H.Figuarts line.  It will be a mass retail release priced at 5,184 Yen.  Next, the release details for S.H.Figuarts Deep Spector have been revealed.  He will be priced at 6,264 Yen and will be released next February as a Tamashii Webshop Exclusive. More details regarding non Kamen Rider related S.H.Figuarts have also been revealed.  S.H.Figuarts Stay Puff Marshmellow Man will be released as a Tamashii Webshop Exclusive next January priced at 7,344 Yen.   Alongside the previous revealed S.H.Figuarts Hawkeye from Captain AmericaRead More

Figure-Oh No. 223 Transformers Magazine Scans

New clear scans of the recent Figure-oh magazine have surfaced on the net. The latest scans features a better look at some of the upcoming Transformers products by Takara Tomy. Some of the highlights include a clearer look at the Japanese version of Fortress Maximus and a better look at Soundwave along with his cassettes.    

First Max Steel Live-Action International Trailer Streamed

The first international trailer for the live-action Max Steel film has recently been uploaded to Youtube.  The film which has been in development since 2009 finally has it’s first trailer.  The film is based on Mattel’s property of the same name that spun off into several toy lines, several direct-to-DVD films,  and two TV series adaptations. The cast includes: Ben Winchell – Maxwell “Max” McGrath Ana Villafañe – Sofia Martinez Andy García – Dr. Miles Edwards Maria Bello – Molly McGrath Mike Doyle – Jim McGrath Billy Slaughter – Agent Murphy TheRead More

Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger – Episode 24 Review

It was nice to learn a little more about Yamato’s family situation this week in a way that nicely tied in with Bunglay’s powers. We’ve had the occasional line here and there about Yamato’s parents and specifically mother (I still think the eagle zyuman is the father but that’s another story). Here though we finally get to learn about her. The initial scene of people reacting to ghosts was incredibly dark, not necessarily because of what we saw or what was said, but by what was implied, like the womanRead More

Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters Cyber Arena Announced

Gematsu has recently reported that Digimon Universe: Appli Monsters Cyber Arena will launch on the Japanese Nintendo 3DS eShop on September 21 as a free to play game. Digimon Universe : Appli Monsters Cyber Aren will let players experience the first part of the retail version of the game. While the retail game launch date has not been revealed, the free eShop version will allow players to battle friends and gain special items by playing it every day.  The save data for the eShop version of the game will allow players to transfer save dataRead More

S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider J Release Details Revealed

The recent Figure-oh scans have recently surfaced on the net, which reveals the release details for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider J .  The figure will released next January as a Bandai Tamashii Webshop Exclusive priced at 5,940 Yen.  He will include his bug friend Berry but no other accessories are confirmed at this time.  More details from the latest Figure-Oh magazine is being updated periodically so stay tuned for updates.

Final Fantasy XV – English Voice Cast Revealed

The official Final Fantasy XV Youtube channel has recently updated with the reveal of the English voice cast for the game. The English voice cast will consist of: Ray Chase – Noctis Adam Croasdell – Ignis Robbie Daymond – Prompto Chris Parson – Gladio Jim Pirri – King Regis Amy Shiels – Lunafreya Darin De Paul – Ardyn Kari Wahlgren – Aranea Final Fantasy XV will launch on the Playstation 4 on November 29th.