October, 2016

 

Himitsu Sentai Gorenger Blu-Ray Box Set 1 Announced

Amazon Japan has recently updated with a preorder page for the first Blu-ray box set for Himitsu Sentai Gorenger.   Himitsu Sentai Gorenger was the first series of Super Sentai.  The series premiered on April 5, 1975 and ran until March 26, 1977. The series lasted 84 episodes. The first boxset will be released on February 8, 2017 and will be  priced at 23,760 Yen. The set will contain 3 discs with the following episodes. Disc 1: Episodes 1-6 Disc 2: Episodes 7-12 Disc 3: Episodes 13-16   


Ezra Miller Flash Film Loses Director Rick Famuyima

Hello Hero Club, some bad news has been revealed from the Comic front as the Flash film has lost yet another director.  It was recently confirmed by Variety that Rick Famuyima has left the project.  It is stated that he has left due to “creative differences” between him and the studio.   Seth Grahame-Smith was the original director for the film and the project was eventually taken over by director Rick Famuyima. Famuyima had this comment to say about his exit. “When I was approached by Warner Bros and DC about the possibility of directing TheRead More


Legend of Zelda Hyrule Warriors “Link Between Worlds” DLC Trailer Streamed

The official Koei Techmo Youtube channel has recently updated with the trailer for the latest Legend of Zelda Hyrule Warriors DLC pack. The latest DLC pack features characters and more based on the “Link Between Worlds.”   The set is priced at $6.99 on the Nintendo 3DS and $4.99 on the Wii U. The set will include: Ravio – Playable Character Yugo – Playable Character 17 New Costumes Lorule Adventure Map New Fairy Outfits


Ivana Milicevic Cast as Selina Kyle’s Mother on Gotham

Recently it has been revealed by FOX via TVline that Ivana Milicevic will be playing Maria, Selina Kyle’s (Camren Bicondova) mother on Gotham.    The character will first make her appearance in the first half of the season so expect to see her on the show by the end of the year. Maria Kyle is said to be “a tough as-nails operator with an arsenal of street smarts.” She is a world class drifter who has the ability to hide behind several personas.  Although is she a criminal by heart and is willing to get whatRead More


Ultraman Orb Episode 3 – Monstrous Waters Review

Ultraman is back where it should be, and that is on top! Ultraman Orb has been the show to be watching compared to all the other on-going Tokusatsu programs. Yet, in the past two episode it was all building up to the debut of a new form for Orb, Burnmite! Now, in this review I talk about the good and the bad of its debut… Summary: A monster appears in a nearby lake, nesting in it. The following day S.S.P. has issues with the plumbing, as Jetta cannot deal withRead More


Tokusatsu in Review: Garo Makai Senki

Howl-Oween returns once again to showcase the mature side of the Tokusatsu genre with a sequel to Chapter of the black Wolf FIVE YEARS In the making!  


TIFFCOM 2016: Animated Klonoa Film Announced

Variety has recently reported that an animated Klonoa film is in the works.  It was originally announced at this year’s TIFFCOM, which is affiliated with the Tokyo International Film Festival. Henshin, an US based animated company, will be working on the film.  Rob Pereyda  will be working as the producer of the film and Hitoshi Ariga will serve as the script writer, co-producer, and character designer. The first game in the series was called Klonoa: Door to Phantomile, which was created by Namco.   The game launched on the original Playstation in 1997.  Klonoa: Door to Phantomile is a side-scrolling platform game thatRead More


Funimation Adds Monster Hunter Stories Ride On SimulDub Lineup

Funimation has recently announced that they will be adding Monster Hunter Stories Ride On to their Fall 2016 Simuldub library.  The Dub will premiere on Sunday, October 30th at 9:30 PT/ ET on the FunimationNow! service.   Funimation provided a short synopsis for the series. Based on Capcom’s hit franchise, Monster Hunter, an exciting new anime comes from the creative minds behind Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure. In a world where people and monsters are at odds, some learn to coexist. Known as Riders, they awaken the powers of monsters and live alongside them in secrecy. Now, one young boy journeys to find his own companion and become the world’sRead More


Tamashii Nations 2016 Day 2: S.H.Figuarts & S.H.Monsterart Reveals

Tamashii Nations 2016 is still going strong with more new reveals for the S.H.Figuarts line and one more new reveal for the S.H.Monsterarts line. The new reveals include: Star Wars S.H.Figuarts FN-2187 (Finn) S.H.Figuarts Rey (Resistance Outfit) Kamen Rider S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Ichigo S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Accel S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Nazca Dopant S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Skull S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Double Heat Metal Ultraman S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Tiga Multi Type S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Dyna S.H.Monsterarts S.H.Monsterarts MechaGodzilla Poster Ver.  


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Ex-Aid Mighty Action X Beginning Set

Last night, we featured an article that announced Tamashii Nations will be releasing S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Ex-Aid Mighty Action X Beginning Set. Now, we have the official images for the set, and information that it is a limited retail release. The Mighty Action X Beginning Set will feature all three main Kamen Riders from the show: Ex-Aid, Brave, and Snipe in their Lv. 2 forms. It will also feature a limited edition Tamashii Effect display set. The set is scheduled for March 2017, and will be sold for 15,768. Source: Tamashii


Pokémon Sun & Moon – Final Evolutions, Island Guardians & Legends Return

The latest trailer of Pokémon Sun & Moon has released, and god damn does this one make the seventh generation more enjoyable! First off, we have the “reveal” of the final evolutions for the starters, their abilities and their signature moves. The starters were then followed by the reveal of the other Island Guardians, as well as their shared ‘Earthbound Immortal’ Z-Move, Guardian of Alola. Next we get to see Cosmog and Alola Persian before the trailer confirms there is going to the a Pokémon League in the game, as wellRead More


Tamashii Features Fall 2016: S.I.C.’s & S.H.MonsterArts

The next spotlight on Tamashii Nations Fall 2016 event will feature mostly Kamen Rider SICs, and the updated prototypes for S.H.MonsterArts Shin Godzilla forms. Most likely this post will be updated throughout the next few days since there is a rumor of more MonsterArts being revealed, so check back often! S.I.C. – Super Imaginative Chogokin Kamen Rider Gaim Jinba Lemon Arms Kamen Rider Gaim Strawberry & Pineapple Arms Kamen Rider Baron Banana Arms Kamen Rider Shin Zangetsu Melon Energy Arms Kamen Rider Duke Lemon Energy Arms Kamen Rider Malika PeachRead More


Tamashii Features Fall 2016: S.H.Figuarts & Tamashii Labs

Tamashii Nations is currently holding its Fall Features event showcasing several new items to come from them. Throughout today and this weekend will we featuring an array of posts covering the event, gathering images from all outlets possible. In this first post we will be showing off several of the newer S.H.Figuarts on display at the event, along with two items from Tamashii Labs! S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider: Shinkochu Seiho Kickhopper & Punchhopper Kamen Rider Heart Roidmude Heard Golden Kamen Rider Mach Chase Kamen Rider Amazon Sigma Takeshi Hongo KamenRead More


Official Images : Space Sheiriff Gavan Type G Laser Blade Origin

Premium Bandai has recently updated their site with the announcement and details for the release of the Space Sheiriff Gavan type G Laser Blade Origin in their Tamashii Lab line. Similar to the previously announced original Gavan’s Laser Blade,  the Space Sheiriff Gavan type G Laser Blade Origin will feature LED lights and features a motion sensor.  The blade will also feature new voice recordings by the actor who plays  Gavan Type G, Yuma Ishigaki.  The blade be priced at 29,160 Yen and will released in July 2017. Bandai Tamashii also provided a promotional video for the release of the blade.Read More


S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider EX-Aid, Brave & Snipe 3 Pack Announced

Recently a magazine scan has surfaced online which revealed a brand new S.H.Figuarts 3 Pack, which includes Kamen Rider EX-Aid, Brave, and Snipe.  The set will be released next March priced at  15,768 yen.  No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.