February, 2017

 

NYTF 2017: Bluefin S.H.Figuarts Displays

Toyark has recently begun posting photos from the Bluefin booth at this year’s New York Toy Fair.  One of the latest photos features a look at the finalized version of  S.H.Figuarts Shredder.   Although it doesn’t seem that Bluefin has announced any other new S.H.Figuarts releases based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at this time, it is nice to see what the Shredder will most likely look like when he finally releases. Next,  new photos of the Street Fighter S.H.Figuarts display were revealed.  The display features the first look at the prototype for Rashid and the reveal of S.H.Figuarts Cammy.   Stay tuned for moreRead More


Viz Media Announces One-Punch Man Home Video Release

Viz Media has confirmed that they will be releasing One-Punch Man in a Blu-ray / DVD combo pack on April 25. The release will include all 12 episodes of the series as well as the OVA episodes. Pre-orders are open for the #OnePunchMan Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD! Order with @animetoday for an exclusive gift! https://t.co/xSDNdnfLF4 pic.twitter.com/C37vMtsrIP — VIZ Media @ SDCC (@VIZMedia) February 17, 2017 Retail Price: $59.99 Store Price: $53.99 One-Punch Man contains episodes 1-12 plus 6 OVAs. Special Features: Clean Opening & Endings, Trailers, and more. Release Date: 4/25/2017 Details Publisher: Viz Media Media: Blu-ray SpokenRead More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts C-3PO (A New Hope) & R2-D2 (A New Hope)

Bandai Tamashii has recently updated their sub page for their S.H.Figuarts Star Wars figures with new reveals that include C-3PO (A New Hope) and R2-D2 (A New Hope).  S.H.Figuarts C-3PO  Release Month: July 2017  Price: 6,480 yen S.H.Figuarts R2-D2 Release Month:July 2017 Price: 4,536 yen  


Star Wars Inferno Squad Novel Announced

The official Star Wars website has updated with the announcement that a new Star Wars novel is in the works.  The latest novel titled “, Inferno Squad, ” will be written by Christie Golden and will be released on July 25.  The story takes place right after the events of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and will feature a new team of troopers under the name Inferno Squad.   The team’s mission is to take out the remnants of Saw Gerrera’s Partisans. The official website provided some more details about the novel. The Rebellion may have heroes like Jyn Erso and LukeRead More


NYCC 2017: Transformers Titan Returns Titan Class Trypticon Release Details Revealed

IGN has posted an official full first look at the upcoming release of Transformers Titan Returns Titan Class Trypticon.   The figure will retail for $149.99 and is set to release this Fall. Trypticon will be able to transform into three modes: Dino, Spaceship, and City modes.  He will also have the ability to connect to Titan Returns Leader Class figures to create Nemesis Command. Titan Masters will have the ability to be “eaten” by Trypticon and can be removed via his stomach.  Trypticon will also include Deluxe Class Full-Tilt as well as his Titan Master, Necro.Read More


Power Rangers Movie 2017 All Star Trailer Streamed

Lionsgate has posted a new trailer for the upcoming Power Rangers film to their official Youtube channel.   The latest trailer features some new footage for the film.  The Power Rangers film will premiere on March 24. 


Official Images: Kamen Rider Ex-Aid DX Night of Safari Gashat

Premium Bandai has updated with an official preorder page for the DX Night of Safari Gashat.  The Gashat is based on the device used by Kamen Rider Brave in the Kamen Rider Brave: Let’s Survive! Revival of the Beast Rider Squad! special. Preorders for the item will open later tonight at 11 PM JPST and will close on April 3 at 11 PM JPST.  The Gashat will be released in June priced at a reasonable price of 1,620 Yen.  Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.


Transformers Robots In Disguise Collection: Overloaded & Decepticon Island Announced

Shout Factory has announced the release of Transformers Robots In Disguise Collection: Overloaded & Decepticon Island.  The DVD release will feature the two multi-part episodes of the second season of Transformers Robots in Disguise.  The DVD will retail at a MSRP of $14.98 and will be released on May 30.    Overloaded – The Autobots must split their forces to battle two different, but both dangerous, Decepticons. While Optimus takes his team to the Artic Circle to face off against Polarclaw, Bumblee and his team must battle against Overload, an ancient Decepticon who has aRead More


New Yu-Gi-Oh! Series Title & Plot Details Revealed

New details about the next Yu-Gi-Oh! series was revealed in the 12th issue of Weekly Shonen Jump.  The sixth series in the franchise will be titled “, Yu-Gi-Oh! Vrains,” and will center around VR duels. The series will feature duelists in a virtual space where they will conduct their duels.  More details about the main character were also revealed. The main character Yusaku Fujiki’s ace monster will be name Decode Talker.  During duels, Yusaku will have a transformation phase and his hair will change color.  He will be using a surf board during duels.  Yu-Gi-Oh! Vrains will premiere this Spring on TVRead More


Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Launch Release Date Reveal Trailer Streamed

Sony has recently posted a new trailer for the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, which reveals the release date of the game.  The game will launch on the Playstation 4 on June 30.  Your favorite marsupial, Crash Bandicoot™, returns on June 30th, 2017! He’s enhanced, entranced & ready-to-dance with the N. Sane Trilogy game collection. Now you can experience Crash Bandicoot like never-before in Fur-K. Spin, jump, wump and repeat as you take on the epic challenges and adventures through the three games that started it all, Crash Bandicoot™, Crash Bandicoot™ 2: Cortex Strikes Back andRead More


Star Wars Force Friday II Announced – September 1, 2017

The official Star Wars website has revealed that there will indeed be another Force Friday this year to promote Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.   The website also revealed how the packaging for the new products will look like in the toyline.   Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi will premiere in theaters on December 15. Attention, Star Wars fans: It’s time to make some room on your desk, toy shelf, bookshelf, and in your closet. Disney and Lucasfilm today announced Star Wars Force Friday II, a global fan event celebrating the launch of Star Wars: The Last Jedi products. Toys, collectibles, books, apparel,Read More


Funimation Licenses Live-Action Black Butler Film

Funimation has announced that they have acquired the license to the live-action adaption of the Black Butler manga series.  The film will be released as a Blu-ray / DVD combo pack on May 2. The film will feature dual audio with both an English Dub and the original Japanese audio with English subtitles.  The English Dub film will feature several of the original voice actors/ actress’ who did voice work on the anime series.   The full Dub cast includes: J. Michael Tatum – Sebastian Michaelis (Sebastian in anime Dub) Brina Palencia – Kiyoharu Genpo (Ciel Phantomhive inRead More


Official Images: Ultra-Act x S.H.Figuarts Bemular

Premium Bandai has updated with an official preorder page for Ultra-Act x S.H.Figuarts Bemular.  The figure is based on the appearance of the character in the Ultraman manga series by Eiichi Shimizu. The figure will include: Replacement Wrists (Right and Left X1) Alternate Chest Parts Light Effects (Right and Left X1 ) Light Bullet Effect (Right and Left X1) Tamashii Stand  Preorders will open on 16:00 PM JST  and the figure will be released this July priced at 7,560 Yen. Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.  


New Deluxe Star Wars Toys Revealed

Yahoo News has recently revealed some new products that will be released before Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.  The latest reveals include a brand new Black Series Helmet and some other roleplay gear. The reveals include: Black Series Poe Dameron Helmet : $79.99 Features a surround sound speaker that includes X-Wing / Tie Fighter sounds and phrases from BB-8   Bladebuilders Path of the Force Lightsaber: $49.99 A brand new Lightsaber kit that is compatible with all the previous Bladebuilders Lightsabers. By using the Jedi connector the blade turns blue while the SithRead More


Full Kamen Rider x Super Sentai- Chou Superhero Taisen Trailer Streamed

Recently a new extended trailer for Kamen Rider x Super Sentai- Chou Superhero Taisen has been posted to Youtube. The story of the film starts in the Game World who launches an assault to the Real World.  Kamen Rider EX-Aid and the team of Uchu Sentai KyuRanger get transported to the “Arena of Death” where they fight for the fate of the earth. To save the Earth the countless generations of Super Sentai and the Kamen Riders enter a battlefield filled of various obstacles that connect both worlds. Kamen Rider x SuperRead More