August, 2017

 

Street Fighter II (30th Anniversary Edition) Announced

Capcom and iam8bit have teamed up to release a special release of the original Super Nintendo version of Street Fighter 2.  The Street Fighter II (30th Anniversary Edition) will be work for NTSC consoles and will available in two variations: Opaque Ryu Headband Red (4,500 copies) & Glow-in-the-Dark Blanka Green (1,000 copies). The Street Fighter II (30th Anniversary Edition) will be released in a special vintage styled box with a tri-fold cover that features vintage artwork. It will also include a new print of the original instruction booklet with new artwork by Jango Snow Art & Design and will include secret bonuses thatRead More


Playmates Toys To Release Classic Voltron

Bigbadtoystore has updated with official pre-orders for a new Classic Voltron release by Playmates Toys.  For those who are unaware these lions are based on the original Voltron: Defender of the Universe series. The first season of the series ran from September 10, 1984 to November 27, 1984, being adapted entirely from Beast King GoLion. However, due to overwhelming popularity of the Lion Force Voltron a second season was commissioned, and aired the following year from October 21, 1985 to November 18, 1985. Yet, the original lions would return 13 years later in Voltron: The Third Dimension, which served as a direct sequel toRead More


Pokkén Tournament DX Gardevoir Trailer Streamed

The official Japanese Pokémon Youtube channel has updated with a new character trailer for Pokkén Tournament DX. The latest trailer features at look at Gardevoir.  Pokkén Tournament DX will be released for the Nintendo Switch on September 22.  


Uchu Sentai Kyuranger – Episode 25 Review

This episode sort of went from having a cool premise to a weak premise to a cool premise again. It started out cool when we learned that time travel was being introduced to the show and that Tsurugi wanted to go to the planet Tocky to find out what happened before he was put into hibernation. It then got a bit weaker when they arrived on Tocky and realised that they specifically needed 12 people to make the time travel work, a highly convenient number that made the episode’s mainRead More


PAX West 2017: Travis Strikes Again Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a reveal trailer for the next title in the No More Heroes game series.  The latest installment is called. “Travis Strikes Again,” and will be released exclusively for the Nintendo Switch in 2018.  The game will be developed by the team at Grasshopper Manufacture along with the help of several indie developers.  The game will feature six different games including Hotline Miami.  The bosses from the various games will also be making an appearance in Travis Strikes Again. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.  


Mobile New Century Gundam X Blu-ray Memorial Box Announced

Bandai Visual has announced that they will be publishing a Mobile New Century Gundam X Blu-ray Memorial Box, which is set to release on March 23, 2018 priced at 52,000 yen.   The story takes place 15 years after the 7th Space War. The survivors of Earth try to live the best they can after the catastrophic destruction left behind the various wars. Mobile Suits and other weapons left behind from the war land their way into the hands of civilians and other organizations on the planet.  A new team led by Jamil Neate called theRead More


DreamWorks Voltron VR Chronicles Game Announced

The official Playstation Youtube channel has updated with an announcement trailer for the DreamWorks Voltron VR Chronicles video game.  As the title suggests the game will be exclusive to the Playstation VR and will be based on the Netflix original series, “Voltron Legendary Defender.” DreamWorks Voltron VR Chronicles will be released on September 26. In DreamWorks Voltron VR Chronicles, become a Paladin of Voltron and experience a unique story created exclusively for VR. Join Lance, Hunk, Pidge, Keith, and Shiro as you battle dangerous alien threats new and old!    


Street Fighter V Menat Reveal Trailer Streamed

Over the weekend Capcom released a new trailer for Street Fighter V, which reveals a new DLC character that will soon join the roster.  The latest character to join the battle is Menat who will be available on August 29. Similar to Rashid she is a brand new character who has not appeared in any previous entry of the franchise. She will also feature three different costumes, which include her standard, story mode, and battle costumes.  


Misty & Brock Return For Pokémon Sun & Moon Anime

Recently a scan from the recent Televi-kun magazine has surfaced online, which reveals details about the Pokémon Sun & Moon Anime.  It has been revealed that Ash & Pikachu will be returning to Kanto during the episodes that will premiere on September 14 and September 21.  It has also been revealed that Misty and Brock will be making an appearance as well. Brock will use Mega Steelix while Misty will use Mega Gyarados.  Long time fans should be excited to see their re-appearance especially since both characters have long since been absent from the anime series.


Kamen Rider Ex-Aid Hyper Battle Video & V-Cinema Trilogy Announced

Over the weekend Toei announced details for a new Hyper Battle Video and a V-Cinema Trilogy for Kamen Rider Ex-Aid.   The Hyper Battle Video will be released in the November issue of the TV-Kun magazine and will feature Emu & Parado in a new game called Nazo Toki Labyrinth (the Mysterious Labyrinth of Time).  In the Hyper Battle Video, Emu will use a new Gashat called Knock-Out Fighter 2, which will give him a new form. The set of films will be known as “, Kamen Rider Ex-Aid: Another Ending.”  The release dates for the V-Cinema are: Part 1: Kamen Rider Brave & Kamen Rider Snipe – March 28, 2018 PartRead More


Uchu Sentai Kyuranger September Scans *Spoilers

Recently the September Scans for Uchu Sentai Kyuranger have surfaced online, which reveal events that will be happening on the show next month. “Keep in mind this article contains spoilers so read at your own discretion”    First, Orion will finally be making his appearance and Lucky will gain the power of the Saiko Kyutama to become ShiShi Red Orion, the Miracle Star. With this form, Lucky will be able to control space around him and will allow him to access all 9 modes of the Kyu The Weapon.  His final attack is called Big Bang All Star Galaxy. It has also been revealed that upon gainingRead More


Garage Hero Launches Strega IndieGoGo

Our friends at Garage Hero are working hard to make a sequel to Gun Caliber called Strega; it is an indie-tokusatsu film that could be described as Power Rangers meets Benny Hill. Series creator, Bueno, is also giving fans of Garage Hero and of tokusatsu a chance to pitch-in with an IndieGoGo campaign! The crowdfunding for Strega officially launched yesterday with its end goal to reach $10,000 or more before next month. The perks range from a basic $5 donation with one’s name featured in the credits to $7500 withRead More


Marvel’s Spider-Man Behind the Scenes With Cameron Boyce

Marvel Entertainment has updated their official Youtube channel with a behind the scenes video for Marvel’s Spider-Man. The latest video features Cameron Boyce as he talks about Herman Schultz aka the Shocker.  Unlike the older variations of the Shocker via the various shows and comics, it seems the character will be a much younger version of the character. The next episode of Marvel’s Spider-Man will premiere this Saturday on Disney XD at 7 A.M. EST/ PT.  


Pokkén Tournament DX Character Trailers Streamed

The official Japanese Pokémon Youtube channel has updated with several character trailers for Pokkén Tournament DX. The latest trailers feature a look at Croagunk, Gengar, and Mewtwo. Along with the character trailers, the official Nintendo Youtube channel has also updated with overview videos for the features in Pokkén Tournament DX. Pokkén Tournament DX will be released for the Nintendo Switch on September 22.


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Para-DX Perfect Knockout Gamer Level 99

Following the release of the recent Figure-Oh magazine, Premium Bandai began to list up order pages for their upcoming exclusives. Among these exclusives is S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Para-DX Perfect Knockout Gamer Level 99, based on the character from Kamen Rider Ex-Aid. Kamen Rider Para-DX is the Bugster, Parad’s true and final form as a Kamen Rider, which can only be obtained from using the Gashat Gear Dual, and a Gamer Driver. However, other would argue that due to his connection with Emu, Parad’s final form could also be Kamen RiderRead More