February, 2017

 

Star Wars Rebels “Stand Against the Empire” Trailer Streamed

The official Star Wars Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Star Wars Rebels.  The latest trailer titled “, Stand Against the Empire,”  features Mon Mothma talking to the main team of Rebels.  The next episode titled “, Secret Cargo,” will premiere this Saturday at 8:30 EST/PST.   


Zeta Project Complete Season DVD Announced

Warner Brothers has announced that they will be releasing the Second Season of The Zeta Project via Warner Archive. Season 2 will be released on March 14 priced at $24.99 SRP.  In addition to season 2, they will also be re-releasing season 1 on the same day.  Season 1 will also have a SRP of $24.99.  2040 A.D. They created him to kill their enemies…but he refuses to destroy anymore! Renegade “synthoid” Zeta (voice of Diedrich Bader, Batman: The Brave and the Bold), marked for reprogramming after developing a conscience and defying his evil orders, flees from a ruthless government agent. CapableRead More


Static Shock Complete First Season DVD Release Announced

Warner Brothers has announced that they will be releasing the Complete First Season of Static Shock via Warner Archive.  The set will be released on March 28 priced at $24.99 SRP. Meet Virgil Hawkins, a mild-mannered teen in the wrong place at the wrong time when a chemical explosion rocks the streets of Dakota City – changing him from supergeek to super-hero. Based on the Milestone/DC Comics property, this animated series about the adventures of the first African-American teenage superhero follows quick-witted Virgil, who finds himself imbued with electromagnetic superpowers after being exposed to a mutagenic gas.Read More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Team Rocket

Bandai Tamashii has updated their official website with release details for the S.H.Figuarts Team Rocket set. The set will include the main trio of Team Rocket: Jessie (Musashi), James (Kojiro) , and Meowth.  The set will be released as a retail release in July priced at 10,260 JPY. The set will include: Meowth Face Replacement Parts (James) Face Replacement Parts (Jessie) Face Replacement Parts (Meowth) Exchangeable wrists (Left & RightX1 – James) Exchangeable wrists (LeftX1 & RightX2 – Jessie) Rose Retention wrist Tamashii Stage


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ash Ketchum

Bandai Tamashii has updated their official website with release details for S.H.Figuarts Satoshi better known as Ash Ketchum in the dub.  The figure will be released as a retail release in July priced at 4,860 JPY. The figure will include the following accessories: Pikachu Exchangeable Face Parts  Removable Hat Exchangeable Wrist (RightX1) Right Wrist With Master Ball Pikachu Shoulder Ride Parts It is very possible if Bluefin is able to sell the figure overseas it may include an exclusive box that features the English name.  


Marvel Future Avengers Anime Series Announced

Marvel has recently announced that they are currently producing a new anime series based on the Avengers titled “, Marvel Future Avengers.”  The series will premiere this Summer on the Japanese broadcast channel, Dlife,  and will be targeted for a young male audience. The series features a young boy named Makoto who is given superpowers caused by undergoing an evil gene manipulation experiment.  He along with a group of young heroes join the Avengers as apprentices and become the “Future Avengers.”   The main team of Avengers featured on the show will consist of: Iron Man, CaptainRead More


Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Details Revealed

New details for the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime series were revealed on the official website, which includes information about the cast and production staff. The production cast includes: Studio Pierrot – Production Studio  Noriyuki Abe – General Director Hiroyuki Yamashita – Story Supervisor  Ukyo Kodachi, Makoto Uezu – Series Composition Tetsuya Nishio, Hirofumi Suzaki – Character Designers Yasuharu Takanashi, Yaiba – Music Production The voice cast will include: Yuuko Sanpei Koro Kikuichi Ryuji Kijima Kenshou Ono Ryoki Shiraishi Atsushi Abe Junko Takeuchi Nana Mizuki Saori Hayami Showtaro Morikubo Shinji Kawada Boruto: NarutoRead More


Kamen Sentai Gorider Net Series Announced

Over the weekend it has been revealed that there will be a net series for Kamen Sentai Gorider.  The net series will be consisted of three episodes and will feature the return of several riders including ones who died in their respective series. The returning riders will include: Takanori Kikuchi – Kaoru Kino (Another Agito) Takayuki Tsubaki – Kazuma Kenzaki (Kamen Rider Blade) Yutaka Kobayashi – Kaito Kumon (Kamen Rider Baron) Minami Tsukui – Yoko Makino (Kamen Rider Marika) Hayato Onozuka – Kiriya Kujo (Kamen Rider Lazer) A quick synopsis was alsoRead More


Discotek Media Licenses Fighting Foodons Anime

Discotek Media has announced via their official Facebook page that they have licensed the Fighting Foodons anime series on April 25. The anime is the dubbed version of Kakutō Ryōri Densetsu Bistro Recipe which aired on the Foxbox in 2002.


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie NEX Premium Box Set Announced

Bandai Tamashii has updated their official page for their S.H.Figuarts line for the Star Wars franchise with the announcement of the Rogue One : A Star Wars Story Movie NEX Premium Box set.   The set will include the Japanese release of the film in a Steelbook as well as eight mini-posters.  What makes this release special however is that also includes a special version of  S.H.Figuarts Imperial Death Trooper Specialist.  The set will be released on April 28 priced at 14,040 Yen.  


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Skyrider & Skyturbo Set

Premium Bandai has updated with an official preorder page for the S.H.Figuarts Skyrider & Skyturbo Set.   Preorders for the set are currently open and will be released in July priced at 8,316 Yen. The set will include: S.H.Figuarts Sky Rider Replacement Wrists (Left & Right X3) Replacement Muffler Parts Tamashii Stand Sky Turbo Tamashii Stand (Sky Turbo) Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.  


New Kamen Rider x Super Sentai- Chou Superhero Taisen Details Revealed *Spoilers

Recently new scans have surfaced online, which reveal new details about Kamen Rider x Super Sentai- Chou Superhero Taisen.   *Keep in mind this article contains major spoilers so read at your own discreet. To start off some new returning actors have been confirmed. The new confirmed returning cast members include: Hiroya Matsumoto – Beet Buster Gaku Matsumoto – Aoninger Toshihiko Sekai – Momotaros Ryohei Odai – Zolda Atsushi Maruyama – Kyoryu Gold Next, it has been revealed that the film will feature themed battles. A couple of examples include redRead More


CW’s Vixen To Release On Blu-Ray & DVD – Vixen: The Movie

Warner Brothers has announced that they will be releasing CW’s Vixen on home video as Vixen: The Movie on May 23. The film will consists of both seasons and will include the following bonus features. Vixen: Spirit Animal featurette Bruce Timm’s Top Picks: Episode from Justice League Unlimited, “Hunter’s Moon” Episode from Justice League Unlimited, “Grudge Match” From executive producers Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings you the animated feature, VIXEN: The Movie, on Digital HD on May 8, 2017, and on Blu-ray (including Digital HD copy) and DVD on MayRead More


Injustice 2 Official Shattered Alliances: Part 1 Trailer Streamed

IGN has posted a new trailer for Injustice 2 on their official Youtube channel.  The latest trailer features a further look into the game’s story and reveals that Cyborg will return as a playable character.  Injustice 2 will be released on the Playstation 4 and Xbox One on May 16.  


Official Images: Ultraman Dyna Ultra Replica Reflasher

Premium Bandai has updated with an official preorder page for the Ultraman Dyna Ultra Replica Reflasher based on the device was primarily used by Asuka Shin to transform into Ultraman Dyna.   The device will feature die-cast parts as well as LEDs and sounds.  The device is also 1:1 scale to the prop used on the show.  The Reflasher will also include a display stand.  Preorders are currently open and will close on April 17 at 11 PM JPST. The item will be released in July priced at 7,800 yen.    Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.