April, 2017

 

Star Wars 3.75 Inch Vintage Collection Poll Now Live

The official Star Wars website has updated with the official poll for the next Star Wars 3.75 Inch Vintage Collection.  For those who are unaware Hasbro announced that the 3.75 Inch Vintage Collection will be making it’s return to stores in 2018. The fan poll choices include: Doctor Aphra [Modern Marvel Star Wars Comics] Sim Aloo [Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi] Saelt-Marae (Yak-face) [Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi] Ahsoka Tano [Star War Rebels] ARC Trooper Fives [Star Wars The Clone Wars] Emperor Palpatine [Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi] The poll willRead More


Injustice 2 Joker Trailer Streamed

The official Injustice Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Injustice 2.  The latest trailer officially reveals that the Joker will be joining the cast of Injustice 2 and features a look at his updated move set. Injustice 2 will be released for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One on May 16.   


Official Images: Kamen Rider Ex-Aid DX Paradox Buckle

Premium Bandai has updated with a preorder page for the Kamen Rider Ex-Aid DX Paradox Buckle.  The buckle will feature around 16 different sound effects based on the various upgraded item power ups used by Kamen Rider Para-Dx and  will also feature various phrases from Parad. The Kamen Rider Ex-Aid DX Paradox Buckle measures up to 12.5cm, which is equivalent to waist sizes 44cm – 66cm.   Preorders are currently open and will close on June 5 at 11 PM JPST.  The item will be released this September priced at 3,240 yen. Those who are interested in this item should contact theirRead More


Injustice 2 Darkseid Trailer Streamed

The official Injustice Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Injustice 2.  The latest trailer features a look at Darkseid’s fighting capabilities.  Injustice 2 will be released for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One on May 16.  


Uchu Sentai Kyuranger – Episode 9 Review

Episode 9 marks the first proper appearance of Xiao Longbao’s ranger form after a brief look at the prototype form last week. This episode is a lot neater and more straight-forward than Episode 8, mainly due to the fewer plot threads. Rather than dedicating time to Naga, Champ, and Balance’s quest to find the Kyutama, here they’ve already found it and are just on their way back home. The main task at the start of the episode, rescue Spada, is also a lot more straight-forward and personal a goal thanRead More


Official Images: Legacy Power Rangers Movie 2017 Red Ranger Helmet & Power Coin Set

Power Rangers Now has revealed some new official press images of the upcoming Legacy Power Rangers Movie 2017 Red Ranger Helmet and the Power Coins.  Both items will be released this September priced  at  $114.99.  BBTS provided some official descriptions for both products. Legacy Helmet Cosplay as the Red Ranger from the Saban’s Power Ranger Movie in a full-scale wearable Power Ranger helmet designed for long-lasting comfortable cosplay wear. This 1:1 ratio helmet can also be placed on display as a highly detailed replica. Legacy Power Coin Set The Power Rangers are back in the PowerRead More


Transformers Movie Masterpiece Optimus Prime Revealed

Recently a special Transformers event took place in China that revealed that Hasbro will be releasing a Movie Masterpiece release of Optimus Prime.  This figure is a brand new mold of the Autobot leader and it will feature a changing faceplate, die-cast parts, and will even include the Matrix of Leadership.  The figure will retail for $99.99. TRANSFORMERS MASTERPIECE MOVIE SERIES OPTIMUS PRIME MPM-4 Figure (Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $99.99/Available: Summer 2017) Get in the action with the latest figure from the MASTERPIECE MOVIE SERIES, the OPTIMUS PRIME MPM-4 figure! Co-created by Hasbro and Tomy,Read More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Rocket & Baby Groot

Premium Bandai has updated with an official preorder page for S.H.Figuarts Rocket & Baby Groot.  Both figures are mainly based on their appearances in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2. The figure set will include: Rocket  Exchangeable wrists (Left & Right X2) Alternate heads X2 Exclusive weapons (Left & Right X1) Tamashii Stand Baby Groot Body variants X2 Alternate Head X1 Bases X2  Preorders for the set will open later tonight at 4 PM JPST and the set will be released this September priced at 3,780 Yen.  Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.Read More


Premium Bandai US Webshop Now Open

Recently the American branch of Premium Bandai has officially opened and now international customers can purchase items directly via the new US website.  Currently not many items are available for order, however items such as Gundam related items and S.H.Monsterarts are available to purchase on the website. Hopefully with the opening of the US branch more fan demanded products will be available in the near future, although for now this is a good sign that Bandai Tamashii is more open to international based customers.  


Masters of the Universe Live-Action Film Premiere Date Announced

Comingsoon has reported some new details about some of the upcoming films that will be released within the next couple of years. Among the releases the premiere date for the Masters of the Universe film was revealed. The film is set to premiere on December 18,  2019.   For those who are unaware the film is based on the Mattel property of the same name that launched in 1982. The animated series titled “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe”  kicked off the franchise which led into two spin-off series titled “She-Ra: Princess of Power,” in 1985, and “The New Adventures ofRead More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Star Lord

Premium Bandai has updated their website with an official preorder page for S.H.Figuarts Star Lord.  The figure’s appearance is mainly based on his outfit in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2.  The figure includes: Exchangeable wrists (Left & Right X 2) Mask Exclusive weapons (Left & Right X1) Preorders will open tonight at 4 PM JPST and the figure will be released this September priced at 6,264 Yen.  Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.  


Gundam Versus Heading To North America

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with an announcement trailer for the western release of Gundam Versus. The trailer takes a quick look at the game’s mechanics and features a look at the various game modes. Gundam Versus will be released for the Playstation 4 on July 6 in Japan and will be released in North America this Fall.  Newtypes! GUNDAM VERSUS, the action packed arcade smash hit, is coming to the West. With over 90 mobile suits available, GUNDAM fans can master unique weapon systems and new mobility options to outsmart their opponents.Read More


Anchor Bay Licenses Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions Film’s Home Video Release

Anchor Bay Entertainment has announced that they will release Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions on Blu-ray/ DVD and Digital HD on June 27.  The home video release will feature dual audio (English/ Japanese) and four featurettes. Screen Vision Media provided a synopsis for the film. The stakes have never been higher; the rivalries never as fierce; the risks never so great. One wrong move—one card short—and it’s game over for good. A decade in the making, Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions features new designs and an all-new story from the original creator ofRead More


Live-Action Tokyo Ghoul Visual Revealed

The official website for the Live-Action film adaptation of Tokyo Ghoul has updated with a new visual for the film. According to ANN the text featured in the visual reads as “,The only entity who knows of the two worlds of humans and ghouls.” The website also revealed some new cast members, which include: Masataka Kubota – Ken Kaneki Fumika Shimizu – Tōka Kirishima Yuu Aoi – Rize Kamishiro Yo Oizumi – Kureo Mado The live-action adaptation of Tokyo Ghoul will premiere in Japanese theaters on July 29.  


Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age Spring 2017 Trailer Streamed

Square Enix NA has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age.  The latest trailer features another preview of the game’s updated HD cinematic.  Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age will be released for the Playstation 4 on July 11.