February, 2017

 

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Home Release Date Announced

The official Star Wars website has updated with an announcement for the home release details for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.   The film will be released on Digital HD on March 24 and on Blu-ray / DVD & On- Demand on April 4.  The bonus features will include the following: A Rogue Idea – Hear how ILM’s John Knoll came up with the movie’s concept – and why it’s the right film to launch the Star Wars stand-alone films. Jyn: The Rebel – Get to know Rogue One’s defiant, resourceful survivor, and hear what it was like for Felicity JonesRead More


Square Enix To Release Star Ocean: Till the End of Time Director’s Cut On Playstation 4

Square Enix announced during their Star Ocean anamnesis stream that they will be releasing Star Ocean: Till the End of Time Director’s Cut on the Playstation 4.  This version of the game will be an updated HD remaster of the game that was originally released on the Playstation 2. The game will essentially be a straight on remaster as the gameplay and content will be the same as the original release. Star Ocean: Till the End of Time Director’s Cut will launch exclusively as digital only release.  Currently pricing details or plans for an international release haveRead More


Crunchyroll To Stream Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans Dub

Crunchyroll has announced that they will be streaming the Dub for Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans.  They will be adding five new episodes every Tuesday at 7 PM PST starting on February 28.  The series will be available in the following territories:  United States, Canada, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, South Africa, the Middle East, and North Africa. In Gundam IBO, the Earth Sphere had lost its previous governing structure, and a new world was created under new systems of government. While a temporary peace had arrived, the seeds of a new conflict were being sownRead More


Star Wars Rebels “Fulcrum Trap” Trailer Streamed

The official Star Wars Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Star Wars Rebels.  The latest titled “, Fulcrum Trap,” features Agent Kallus meeting up with Admiral Wullf Yularen. Fans of the Clone Wars series should be quite happy to see the return of the character and it seems like they got Tom Kane to reprise the role. The next episode of  Star Wars Rebels titled “, Through Imperial Eyes,”  will premiere this Saturday at 8:30 PM EST/ PT on Disney XD. 


Power Rangers: Legacy Wars Fighting Roster Revealed

Power Rangers Now has reported about the standard roster that will be featured on the upcoming Power Rangers: Legacy Wars mobile game.  The game will launch on mobile devices next month. The starting roster will consist of the rangers from the following seasons: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Power Rangers Zeo Power Rangers In Space Power Rangers Wild Force Power Rangers Samurai Power Rangers Super Megaforce Power Rangers Dino Charge 2017 Power Rangers Movie The game will also feature Goldar and Snide as playable characters. The features of the game include: BATTLE PLAYERS IN REAL-TIME – Strategize, dodge andRead More


First Look At Han Solo Film Cast

The official Star Wars website has updated with the first look at the cast of the upcoming Han Solo standalone film.  Filming for the movie has started at the Pinewood Studios in London.  It has also been confirmed that Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Thandie Newton have joined the cast of the film. For those who aren’t aware the film will feature the story of Han Solo before the events of Star Wars Episode VI: A New Hope.  The film is directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.   Phil Lord and Christopher Miller had to this to say about theRead More


Sentai Filmworks Announces Big O Blu-Ray Release

Sentai Filmworks has update their official webstore with a preorder page for Big O, The Complete Collection on blu-ray.  It will be released on June 20 with a current list price at $51.99.  The set will include the English Dub as well as the original Japanese audio with English subtitles. Forty years ago, the minds of Paradigm City’s inhabitants were wiped clean of all recollections of the past. Now, ruled by a powerful corporation and cut off from the rest of the world by desolate wastelands, Paradigm has become a virtual police state where Negotiators like Roger Smith keep the wheelsRead More


Speed Racer: The Complete Series Release Details Announced

Funimation has announced the release date and pricing for Speed Racer: The Complete Series.  The series will be available on Blu-ray and DVD with an MSRP of $29.98 and $24.98 respectively on May 30. The release will only contain the English dub and is confirmed to not have any subtitles. Speed Racer is an 18-year-old boy who dreams of driving his car, the incredible Mach 5, in professional races around the world. When the going gets tough and meddling crooks keep him from the finish line, he always finds a way to make it through! Join Trixie, Pops,Read More


Power Rangers Ninja Steel Gold Ranger Actor Revealed

Power Rangers Now has recently revealed the actor who will be playing the Gold Ranger in Power Rangers Ninja Steel.  The Gold Ranger will be portrayed by Jordi Webber.  Although no other details are confirmed about the character at this time it is speculated that he will be playing Aiden Romero, the long last brother of Brody.  The Gold Ranger will debut on the eight episode of the series titled “, Gold Rush, ” which will premiere on March 25.


Chroma Squad Home Console Release Date Announced

Bandai Namco has announced that they will be bringing the Chroma Squad video game to the Playstation 4 and Xbox One this May.   The game originally launched on PCs in April 2015.  Sadly it is has been confirmed that the PSVita version of the game has been cancelled, but it is nice to see that the game will be launching on the current gen consoles in the near future. Bandai Namco provided a short synopsis for the game. In Chroma Squad players take control of five high-flying stunt actors who decide to quit their day jobs and create their own PowerRead More


Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry Film Details Revealed

Details for the upcoming Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry film were revealed in the latest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump.  The film will premiere in theaters on May 5 and will feature new characters that include:  Sonia, Zashu and Animus. The production cast will consist of: Hiro Mashima – Producer Tatsuma Minamikawa – Director Shoji Yonemura – Screenplay  Yasuharu Takanashi – Music Yuuko Yamada – Character Designer A-1 Pictures – Production The magazine also revealed the voice cast members for the film, which includes: Tetsuya Kakihara – Natsu Aya Hirano – Lucy Rie Kugimiya – HappyRead More


NYTF 2017: Transformers Robots in Disguise Reveals

Over the weekend New York Toy Fair continued to reveal new toys based on Transformers Robots in Disguise. TFW2005 has posted new official images that feature some of the new reveals. The new reveals include: Warrior Thermidor Windblade Legion Cyclonus   Starscream   Blurr Heatseaker  


NYTF 2017: Star Wars 40th Anniversary Reveals

Over the weekend, New York Toy Fair 2017 continued with some new toy reveals for the 40th Anniversary for the Star Wars franchise.  Entertainment Weekly posted official images from Hasbro that feature the new toys. The new reveals include: 40th Anniversary Legacy Pack Features a special backdrop based on Kenner’s Early Bird Certificate and also includes the new Vintage Card style Star Wars the Black Series 6 Inch Darth Vader.  The set will retail for $39.99. 40th Anniversary 6 Inch Black Series Figures Features the characters that were released in the original twelve releases by Kenner.  Each figure will feature Kenner inspired cardRead More


Uchu Sentai Kyuranger – Episode 1 Review

So! Kyuranger. I loved it. It was a strong first episode that did exactly what first episodes need to do: sell the audience on the amount of potential that can be squeezed out of a premise. I can already tell from just the first week alone that we’re in for a wild ride. The sheer variety of alien planets alone makes this a very unique Sentai that I’m sure won’t get boring any time soon. On that note, I’m so happy with how well this episode was paced. I loveRead More


HERO☆STAR’s Anime & Tokusatsu Karaoke Battle

CS Toys International has given us this opportunity to assist in promoting HERO☆STAR Café & Bar’s upcoming event. HERO☆STAR will be hosting the “Anime & Tokusatsu Karaoke Battle” on Sunday, February 26 starting at 13:00 JST (1:30pm). The event will be live-streamed by CS Toys on YouTube and Facebook. Now, for those questioning why this website is covering an event in Matsuyama, Japan, the answer is a simple one. The “Anime & Tokusatsu Karaoke Battle” is going to allow international entrants through prerecorded submissions!   International entrants will need toRead More