January, 2017

 

The Avengers Project Announcement Trailer Streamed

Marvel Entertainment has announced a brand new project with the tentative name“, The Avengers Project, ”  which will be produced as a joint collaboration with Square Enix.  The new project will be developed by Crystal Dynamics, the team behind the Tomb Raider series and wil be supported by Eidos-Montréal, developer of Deus EX.  The project is quite early in development and more details will be announced in 2018. Marvel Entertainment and Square Enix announced today a multi-year, multi-game partnership, leading with the reveal of The Avengers project. This newly established partnership pairs the creative minds at Marvel and SquareRead More


Official Images: S.H.MonsterArts Godzilla (2016) Fourth Awakening Ver.

Similar to the update for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Sigma, Premium Bandai has also listed the order page for the newest announced S.H.MonsterArts. This new S.H.MonstersArts is the “spit-fire” edition of Shin Godzilla, but is properly called the Fourth Awakening Version. Now, for those who have either seen the film or read the spoilers Godzilla effectively spouts highly concentrated thermonuclear beams not just from its mouth, but its tail and plates. However, the official S.H.Monsterarts can only perform the blast from the mouth and tail, as well as include Tamashii Stages. Orders willRead More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Amazon Sigma

Last night, Premium Bandai updated their website with an order page for the Tamashii Web Shop Exclusive S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Sigma. Kamen Rider Sigma is the third Rider featured in the Amazon Prime Japan exclusive, Kamen Rider Amazons. Kamen Rider Amazon Sigma is a former member of the Nozama Peston Service, Jun Maehara, who died in battle, but was resurrected in episode 9. Orders for the figure will open on Friday, January 27 at 16:00 JST, and will sell for 6696 yen. However, the item will release this coming summer in July.Read More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts King Joe

Earlier this week, Tamashii Nations updated their page for the June 2017 Releases. Among the reveals was the next Ultra based S.H.Figuarts King Joe. Now, King Joe made its debut in Ultraseven during Episodes 14 and 15; it is a four piece robot created by the Pedans. However, this S.H.Figuarts does not have the ability to disassemble, but the previously released Soul of Chogokin can. Then after its initial debut the character would go on to appear in other series, and receive a variety of variants. Since this is basedRead More


Sailor Moon Crystal Sequel Season Announced

The official Sailor Moon website has updated with the announcement that the next season Sailor Moon Crystal is currently in production.  No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. The website also revealed that the original anime series along with Sailor Moon R and the three movies will be released on Blu-ray.  Two Blu-ray sets are currently confirmed, which will include 23 episodes each.  The first set will be released on June 14 and the second will be released on August 9.  The releases will feature an HD “upconversion”  of the series.  The first printsRead More


Power Rangers Legacy Wars Fighting Game For Mobile Devices Announced

The official Power Rangers Youtube channel has updated with a reveal trailer for a new Power Rangers fighting game for mobile devices.  The game will be titled “, Power Rangers Legacy Wars,” and will feature several characters throughout the history of the franchise including the upcoming Lionsgate film. The game will launch on Android and Apple devices this March.    


Injustice 2 Robin Gameplay Trailer Streamed

The official Injustice has updated with a reveal gameplay trailer for Robin in Injustice 2.  The trailer also confirms that the version of Robin that will be featured in the game is Damian Wayne. Injustice 2 will be released on the Playstation 4 and Xbox One on  May 16th.


Michael Dougherty to Direct Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Today, Legendary Pictures confirmed that writer, Michael Dougherty will now also be directing the sequel to Godzilla. Originally Michael Dougherty was hired alongside his “Krampus” co-writer Zach Shields to write future sequels in the Monster cinematic universe, dubbed the MonsterVerse. However, after months of working with Legendary Pictures this deal has been extended due to long lasting ties with studio. Alex Garcia will still be in control of all projects. Godzilla 2, Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), is currently slated to hit theaters on March 22, 2019 with Godzilla vs. Kong plannedRead More


Official Images: Power Rangers Movie 2017 Legacy Figures

Power Rangers Now has revealed some new official images of the upcoming 6 Inch Power Rangers figures based on the upcoming Lionsgate film in the Power Rangers Legacy line.  Each figure will include a build-a-figure piece for the Lionsgate Movie Megazord. The figures will be released exclusively to Toysrus later this February priced at the MSRP for $19.99 each.  


Uchu Sentai Kyuranger Press Conference Show Details Revealed

With the conclusion of this year’s Super Sentai Press Conference details about Uchu Sentai Kyuranger have been revealed. First the actors who will play the non human Kyurangers have been announced. They include:  Kazuya Nakai – Garu Yuki Ono – Balance Mao Ichimichi – Raptor 283 Akio Otsuka – Champ Next the mentor for the Kyurangers has been revealed.  Their mentor Sho Lonpo will be voiced by Hiroshi Kamiya.  Sho is trying to show others he is the strongest being in the universe, however in reality he is a nice and polite old man. Lastly, the performers for theRead More


S.H. Figuarts Batman (The Dark Knight) Release Details Announced

Taghobby has updated and revealed the release details for S.H.Figuarts Batman (The Dark Knight).  The figure will be released in June priced at 5,800 yen. The figure will be a mass retail release.


S.H. Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Accel Release Details Announced

Taghobby has updated with the release details for S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Accel.  The figure will be released this June as a retail release, however pricing details have not been confirmed at this time.  Stay tuned for updates.


Star Wars Episode VIII Title Revealed : The Last Jedi

The official Star Wars website has updated with the reveal for the full name for Star Wars Episode VIII.  The film will be titled “, Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, ” which will premiere in theaters on December 15. 


Promotional Video for Ultraman Great & Powered Blu-Ray Box Sets

On Friday, Tsuburaya Productions uploaded to their YouTube Channel a promotional video for their upcoming Blu-Ray box sets. These box sets feature the foreign produced Ultras series, Ultraman Great and Ultraman Powered. Ultraman Great, was the first of the live-action foreign Ultras to be made, as a co-production by Tsuburaya Productions and South Australian Film Corp. in 1990, but did not receive a television broadcast until 1992 in North America. Originally titled Ultraman: Towards the Future, the series follows Jack Shindo who becomes the host for Ultraman Great and fights Kaiju as a part of the Universal MultipurposeRead More


Kamen Rider Brave Spin-Off Announced – Kamen Rider Ouja Returns

Following the announcement of the Kamen Rider Snipe spin-off, another spin-off soon followed for Kamen Rider Brave titled “Kamen Rider Brave: You Must Survive! The Resurrected Beast Rider Squad!”. The Brave spin-off is an original creation being produced by the Toei Tokusatsu Fan Club, and will feature the return of Takashi Hagino reprising his role as Takeshi Asakura, Kamen Rider Ouja. The last time Takashi portrayed the character was during Kamen Rider Decade briefly voicing Ouja, whereas it has been 15 years since being seen on scene as the character.Read More