July, 2017

 

Aniplex of America to Host Gurren Lagann 10th Anniversary Event at Otakon 2017

Aniplex of America has announced that they will be hosting a 10th Anniversary event for the Gurren Lagann franchise at Otakon 2017 that will be held in Washington D.C. The panel will feature some of the English dub cast members, which includes Kyle Hebert (Kamina) and Michelle Ruff (Yoko) as well as Tony Oliver.   Aniplex of America also posted an online survey where fans can chose what episode of the series that will be shown at the event.  The results of the survey will be revealed at the event and also via Aniplex of America’s social media. More details about the eventRead More


Official Images: Kamen Rider Den-O Rider Ticket 10th Anniversary Collection

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for the Kamen Rider Den-O Rider Ticket 10th Anniversary Collection.  The latest set of Rider Tickets will be released mainly for the use of the Complete Selection Modification Den-O Belt & K-Taros set. The set will include the various Rider Tickets used within the show and the films along with special tickets that revealed the time periods/ Imagins similar to how they appear on the show. The full contents of the set are: 88 Standard Cards Six Foil Cards 32 Changing Cards Special Booklet BinderRead More


Power MorphiCon Has Found A New Home 

Over the weekend, on their Official Website, PMC has announced that they would be returning around for another great year of Power Ranger goodness but this time it will not be in Pasadena. PMC decided that with another year of growing it’s time to also grow the venue & have announced that for their 6th year they will be now at the Anaheim Convention Center August 17th-19th 2018. Registration will be open on August 1st as well as a bonus Exclusive Power Rangers Legacy Action Figure that can be orderedRead More


Uchu Sentai Kyuranger – Episode 20 Review

The pre-title sequence for this episode did a good job of raising the stakes and reminding us how alien Stinger is. Now that he’s left the Kyurangers, using the antares technique was a nice bit of alien culture that the two brothers share that both added to the worldbuilding of the series and showed that Stinger is now fighting on his own terms with his own distinct style. The initial fight between the two of them was pretty strong although after injecting himself with his own venom I expected StingerRead More


Tokusatsu in Review: Kamen Rider W Part 4

METAL! Shotaro and Phillip’s partnership is driven to the Test amidst the introduction of Ryu’s mysterious benefactor and her ever-present hatred.


SDCC 2017: Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Clip Streamed

The official TMNT Twitter page has updated with the exclusive clip for Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles that was shown during the TMNT panel at San Diego Comic Con 2017.  The latest clip features a look at the turtles in samurai gear fighting alongside Usagi Yojimbo.   COMIC-CON REVEAL! Let's cap off the #TMNT #NickSDCC panel with a sneak peek at the Samurai Turtles & Usagi in action! pic.twitter.com/FvMDNOT3Go — TMNT (@TMNT) July 21, 2017


SDCC 2017: Big Hero 6 The Series First Look

IGN has posted a clip for the upcoming Big Hero 6 animated series that was shown at San Diego Comic Con 2017.  The clip features Bay Max and Hiro fighting off against several booby traps.  The Big Hero 6 animated series will premiere on Disney XD this Fall. Personally I think the animation looks alright, but it does look rough around the edges.  Hopefully things will improve when the series airs later this year. Source: IGN


SDCC 2017: Star Wars 3.75 Inch Figure Reveals

Toyark has posted photos of the Hasbro Star Wars display booth at San Diego Comic Con 2017.  Hasbro has revealed several new figures that will be released in the basic 3.75 Inch toyline. The new reveals include: Hoth Luke Skywalker with Wampa  Hoth Leia Organa Qui-gon Jinn with Darth Maul Darth Vader with Probe Droid  Rathtar with Bala-Tik


Injustice 2 Starfire Trailer Streamed

The official Injustice Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Injustice 2. The latest features a look at Starfire, who is the third character in the first DLC fighter pack.  Starfire will be available to download this August.    As the next Queen of Tamaran, Princess Koriand’r found herself the victim of her fratricidal sister’s vengeful plot that resulted in their planet being conquered. Now a royal exile on Earth, Koriand’r uses her ability to absorb and convert ultraviolet energy as Starfire.  


SDCC 2017: Star Wars The Black Series 6 Inch Reveals

Toyark has posted the new Star Wars The Black Series 6 Inch figure reveals at San Diego Comic Con 2017.  The new reveals include: Maz Kanata (Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens) General Leia Organa (Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens) Rebel Fleet Trooper (Star Wars Episode VI: A New Hope, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) Captain Rex (Star Wars Clone Wars) 


SDCC 2017: Ghostbusters/ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action Figures Announced

Playmates Toys has revealed a new set of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 6 Inch figures that are in Ghostbusters costumes.   Each figure will include their trusty proton pack, other character related specific accessories, and a translucent ghost mini-figure. The team comprises of: Raphael: Winston Zeddemore Leonardo: Ray Stantz Michelangelo: Peter Venkman Donatello: Egon Spengler No other details are confirmed at this time, but expect these figures to be a retailer exclusive if the trend continues.


SDCC 2017: Young Justice Outsiders Costumes Revealed

The Young Justice panel finished earlier today at San Diego Comic Con 2017, which revealed some new details about the upcoming season of the series. During the Young Justice Q&A panel they revealed a look at the new costumes for the team in Young Justice: Outsiders. The panel also revealed several new characters that will be joining the main team.  The new members for the team include: Static, Spoiler, Arrowette, and Thirteen. From left to right the characters featured in the image are: Static Kid Flash Robin Wonder Girl Spoiler Blue Beetle Thirteen Arrowette Arsenal Beast Boy Currently itRead More


.hack//G.U. Last Recode American Physical Release Announced

Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced that they will be releasing physical release copies of .hack//G.U. Last Recode in North America. For those who aren’t aware .hack//G.U. Last Recode is a HD remaster compilation of the three .hack//G.U. games titled, Rebirth, Reminisce, and Redemption.   Here is the official announcement details released by Bandai Namco.   BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. today confirms that .hack//G.U. Last Recode will receive a physical edition for the PlayStation4 computer entertainment system. This is in addition to the previously announced digital versions for the PlayStation 4 system and STEAM. Pre-orders for the physical edition of .hack//G.U. Last Recode will begin today atRead More


Gundam Build Fighters Battlogue & GM’s Counterattack Stream Dates Announced

Gundam.info has updated their official website with the new details for Gundam Build Fighters Battlogue & Gundam Build Fighters CM’s Counterattack.   Gundam Build Fighters Battlogue will premiere on Gundam.info on August 4. 【Episode 1 Synopsis】 Meijin Kawaguchi and Allan Adams are visiting Yajima Trading’s research and development center, in order to test the battle system’s newly implemented automatic control mode. This automatic control mode is a revolutionary new option that makes it easy for even people with no control skills to play Gunpla Battle, using quasi-personality AIs based on pilots from various Gundam works. WithRead More


SDCC 2017: NECA Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Reveals

Toyark has posted images of the NECA booth at San Diego Comic Con 2017.  At the booth new figures based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise.   NECA revealed that they will be releasing Slash, General Traag, and Granitar as a part of the Dimension X Collection.   The figures are made in a retro game style and will be released in 2018.  The company also teased that will be releasing the Shredder and the Foot Clan in 1/4 scale based on the original live-action movie in 2018 as well, however no prototypes of them are revealed at this time.