April, 2017

 

Uchu Sentai Kyuranger – Episode 8 Review

Ever since the very first episode aired, I’ve been a fan of Kyuranger. I liked the sci-fi theme, I liked all the designs, and I liked the idea of having a larger team. That being said, I was always sort of waiting for this show to stop being so good. Based on my past experience of Sentai, there’s always a moment where the show drops in quality to a basic resting state where nothing is really accomplished week-to-week until it all picks up again for the endgame. In addition, theRead More


Ultraman Xead May Scans Revealed

Recently scans for Ultraman Xead have surfaced online, which reveals the first in show details for the next Ultraman series. It has been revealed that the human host for Ultraman Xead is Riku Asakura who will be portrayed by Tatsuomi Hamada. For those who are unaware the 16 year old actor made his debut as a Tokusatsu actor in Ultraman Zero – Revenge Belial as Nao.   Riku Asakura will use the power of the Xead Riser and the Ultra Capsules similar to the original Ultraman to become Ultraman Xead. His father is non other than Ultraman Belial. 


Star Wars Episode IX & Next Indiana Jones Sequel Premiere Dates Announced

The official Star Wars website has updated with the announcement of premiere dates for Star Wars Episode XI and the next Indiana Jones.    Star Wars Episode XI will premiere on May 24, 2019.  The film will be directed by Colin Trvorrow and will be the final film in the new Star Wars trilogy. The fifth chapter of the Indiana Jones films will premiere on July 10, 2020.  The film will be once again directed by Steven Spielberg and will feature Harrison Ford once again as Indiana Jones. No other details are confirmed at this time time so stay tuned for updates.  


Marvel VS Capcom Infinite Release Date Announced

The official Playstation Youtube channel has updated with the first full trailer for Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite. The trailer reveals that the main villain for the game is Ultron Sigma, a fusion of Marvel’s Ultron and Megaman X’s Sigma.  The trailer also features several characters in the fighting roster including some returning veterans. The characters include: Thor Chun-Li Captain America Hawkeye Iron Man Megaman X Rocket Racoon Chris Redfield The game will be released on September 19. The game will also have two special versions.  The Deluxe Edition will feature 6 DLC characters (including Sigma) and 6 premium costumes.  The DeluxeRead More


Uchu Sentai Kyuranger May Scans *Spoilers

Recently new scans for Uchu Sentai Kyuranger have surfaced online, which reveals more details about Scorpio. *Keep in mind this article contains spoilers so read at one’s discretion* Although not much is actually revealed some minor details about Scorpio was shown in a recent scan.  The scan features a look at Scorpio’s monster form.  Currently no other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.


Kamen Rider Ex-Aid May Scans *Spoilers

Recently the latest scans for Kamen Rider Ex-Aid have surfaced online, which reveals events that will happen on the show throughout the month of May. *Keep in mind this article contains spoilers so read at one’s discretion*


Injustice 2 Brainiac Trailer Streamed

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


RPG Hell: Megaman Network Transmission

Log on! Shinta plugs into the Battle network game that’s technically not a battle network game which tries mixing the classic game-series’ battle elements and the Late-X-series 3D platforming into the BN’s RPG stylization! Suffice to say, it goes badly.


Waspinator Joins Kabam’s Transformers Forged to Fight Mobile Game

The official Transformers: Forged to Fight Youtube channel has updated with the latest playable character trailer for the mobile fighting game. Waspinator from Beast Wars is the latest character to join the roster of Transformers: Forget to Fight.   Despite his loyalty to the Predacon cause, the stalwart Waspinator never gets the respect he deserves from both his team mates or the universe. He has a knack for being crushed, smashed, and torn apart, but this bug has shown himself to be nearly indestructible, always appearing reassembled and ready for the next battle. Transformers: Forged to Fight isRead More


Viz Media Announces Splatoon Manga Release

Viz Media has updated their official twitter page with an announcement that they will be releasing the Splatoon manga series. The manga series will be released later this year.  No other details are confirmed so stay tuned for updates. Announcement: SPLATOON, the manga series inspired by the hit Nintendo game makes it's debut late 2017! Join the Turf War!🦑 pic.twitter.com/kmOGQJaMf7 — VIZ Media @ SDCC (@VIZMedia) April 21, 2017  


Fullmetal Alchemist Official English Subtitled Trailer 2 Streamed

Warner Bros. Japan has recently updated their official Youtube channel with an English subtitled trailer for the live-action adaptation for Full Metal Alchemist. While the trailer itself is the same as the one uploaded to their channel earlier this month, it is nice to see an official English translation of the trailer. The live-action Full Metal Alchemist film will premiere in Japanese theaters on December 1.  


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Super Sailor Mars

Premium Bandai has recently opened preorders for S.H.Figuarts Super Sailor Mars.  The figure is based on her powered up form featured in the fourth season of the original anime titled “, Sailor Moon SuperS.” The figure will include: Exchangeable wrists (LeftX4, RightX7) Replacement face parts X4 Crystal Change Rod  Fire Soul Effect Mars Flame Sniper Effect Burning Mandala Effect Bills X2 Tamashii Stand Preorders for the figure are currently open and the figure will be released this September priced at 5,184 Yen. Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.  


C2E2 2017: Diamond Select Toys Reveals Kingdom Hearts Select Figures

Diamond Select Toys has recently set up their display at this year’s C2E2 convention in Chicago.  One of the various product lines they set up on display is a brand new line of Kingdom Hearts Select figures.  The figures are in a 7 inch scale and hopefully will be a much cheaper alternative for fans who cannot afford Square Enix’s Playarts figures.  No other details are confirmed at this time, however more details may be revealed during the convention this weekend.


Marvel Legends Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2. Wave 2 Box Images Revealed

Toyark has recently posted box images for the upcoming wave of the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2. Wave 2 set of figures.   The set includes: Star-Lord Rocket Raccoon with Sprout Groot Gamora Nebula Adam Warlock Ex Nihilo Death’s Head II Mantis (Build-A-Figure)    


Shonen Jump Reveals New Cast Members In One Piece Whole Cake Island Arc

Thanks to a early look at the upcoming issue of Weekly Shonen Jump, it has been revealed that Miyuki Sawashiro will be joining the One Piece anime cast.  She will be voicing Charlotte Pudding in the Whole Cake Island Arc of the anime.  It has also been revealed that Mami Koyama will be voicing Charlotte “Big Mom” Linlin.” Currently it is unknown if she will be voicing the role fully, but she will be voicing the character in an upcoming image song.  The character was originally portrayed by Toshiko Fujita.    The issue also featured a preview for the upcoming Ace serialized novel.