August, 2017

 

Otakon 2017 – Discotek Media to Release Cyborg 009: The Cyborg Soldier

Over the weekend Otakon 2017 was held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. At the convention Discotek Media held a panel featuring several new releases.  Among the releases the company announced that they will be releasing Cyborg 009: The Cyber Soldier on Blu-ray and DVD. For those who are unaware Cyborg 009: The Cyborg Solider is an anime series that premiered in Japan in 2001 and also aired on Toonami in 2003.  The series was a retelling of the original 1964 Cyborg 009 manga series. Cyborg 009 is coming to DVD & SD-BD! pic.twitter.com/O0nRcpR8Bk — DiscotekRead More


More Godzilla Monster Planet Voice Actors Revealed

Recently new voice cast members for the Godzilla Monster Planet film have been announced.  For those who are unaware Godzilla Monster Planet is an upcoming 3DCG anime film produced by Polygon Pictures that will be the first part in a trilogy of films. The new cast members include: Daisuke Ono: Eliott Leland – “a 32 year old English colonel and the leader of the operation to retake Earth. Eliott is frustrated with the governance of the colony ship and hopes to shake things up and solidify his own power by defeating Godzilla.” Kenta Miyake:Read More


Official Images: Power Rangers Legacy Zeonizer, Gold Power Staff, & Green Ranger Helmet

Entertainment Earth has recently opened pre-order listings for the Power Rangers Legacy Zeonizer and Gold Power Staff.  The listings feature some new colored prototype images and reveal the release time frame for both products.  They have also revealed a brand new item that will be released in the Power Rangers Legacy line.  To go alongside the previously released Legacy Red Ranger helmet, Bandai America will also be releasing the Power Rangers Legacy Green Ranger Helmet.  All three items are stated to release in February 2018.   Those who are interested can pre-order their items viaRead More


Bluefin Announces S.H.Figuarts Spider-Man Homecoming (Home Made Suit Ver.) Release

Bluefin Brands has updated their website with release details for S.H.Figuarts Spider-Man Homecoming (Home Made Suit Ver.).  Similar to some of the other Marvel S.H.Figuarts releases, the North American release of the figure will include some exclusive bonuses.  S.H.Figuarts Spider-Man Homecoming (Home Made Suit Ver.) will be released in December priced at $94.99.   The figure will include: Exchangeable Hand Parts Alternated Hooded Head Interchangeable Effect Parts Set Wall Parts (Large) X2 Base Parts Base Hole Plug Parts Rook Parts Wall Support Part A Wall Support Part B Arm Arm Clip Clip Base PET Effect Tamashii Stand  


Transformers: The Last Knight Home Video Release Date Announced

The official Mark Wahlberg Facebook page has announced the home video release date for Transformers: The Last Knight. The film will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on September 26.  The film will be available digitally on September 12.  The official Transformers: The Last Knight website provided a synopsis for the film. The Last Knight shatters the core myths of the Transformers franchise, and redefines what it means to be a hero. Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past,Read More


Blue Exorcist Kyoto Saga English Dub Hulu Premiere Date Announced

Aniplex of America has recently updated their official twitter page with the announcement that the English Dub of Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga will premiere on Hulu on September 1.  For those who are unaware Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga is the second season of the anime series. #NEWS: Blue Exorcist Kyoto Saga English dub starts streaming on Hulu on 9/1! pic.twitter.com/BDNz571ruM — Aniplex USA (@aniplexUSA) August 11, 2017 The official website for Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga provided a description for the series. Assiah, the realm of humans, and Gehenna, the realm of demons. Normally, these two dimensions would never intersect, but having possessed all materialRead More


Allen Snider Joins Arika’s ‘Mysterious Fighting Game’ Roster

Arika recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for their “Mysterious Fighting Game.”  The latest trailer reveals a new character for the game.  Allen Snider who made his appearance in the Street Fighter EX games will be joining the roster of the upcoming game. The confirmed roster consists of: Allen Snider Kairi Shirase/Hokuto Garuda Skullomania Darun Mister Currently no title has been confirmed for the game at this time, however it is stated to release simultaneously for the Playstation 4 in North America, Europe, and Japan in 2018.  A beta will be availableRead More


Official Images: Transformers Legends LG – EX Metroplex

Takara Tomy has recently revealed that they will be reissuing Transformers Generations Metroplex.  Transformers Legends LG – EX Metroplex will include all the contents of the previous release and is set to be released in January 2018 priced at 27,000 Yen.  The figure will include: Scamper Large Blasters X 2 Blaster X 2 The original Japanese version of Metroplex was released by Takara Tomy in 2013 so it is great to see the figure get reissued to go alongside Trypticon.  


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Spider-Man Homecoming (Home Made Suit Version) & Iron Man Mark 47

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Spider-Man Homecoming (Home Made Suit Version) & Iron Man Mark 47 multi- pack.  As previously reported, S.H.Figuarts Spider-Man Homecoming (Home Made Suit Version) will receive a standalone release, however Iron Man Mark 47 will be exclusive to this multi-pack. The set will include: Spider-Man Homecoming (Home Made Suit Version) Exchangeable Wrists (Left & Right X 5) Alternate Hood Part Effect Parts X 3 Tamashii Stage  Iron Man Mark 47 Exchangeable Wrists (Left & Right X 3) Effect Part Set Pre-orders for the set will open on August 10 at 4Read More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Spider-Man Homecoming (Home Made Suit Version)

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Spider-Man Homecoming (Home Made Suit Version).  The figure will include: Exchangeable Wrists (Left & Right X 5) Alternate Hood Part Effect Parts X 3 Tamashii Stage Pre-orders for the figure will open on August 10 at 4 P.M. JST and the item will be released in December priced at 6,480 Yen.  Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.  


Official Images: Marvel Legends X-Force Deadpool Hascon Exclusive

Recently official images of Marvel Legends X-Force Deadpool figure have surfaced online.  The new images features a better look at the upcoming Hascon 2017 exclusive as well as revealing the full contents of the figure.  The Figure will include several new weapons that were not present in the previous releases of the character.  Hascon 2017 will be held at the Rhode Island convention center in New York on September 8-10.


Batman: The Caped Crusaders vs. Two Face Animated Film Trailer Streamed

IGN has posted the official first trailer for the upcoming Batman: The Caped Crusaders vs. Two Face animated film. The film is a sequel to the Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders film that was released in 2016. The trailer features the caped duo fighting off against the villainous Two-Face voiced by William Shatner and more. The film will be released in a Blu-Ray/ DVD combo pack on October 17. Seeing as this is one of Adam West’s final performances I hope the movie turns out to be as good if not better than Batman: Return of theRead More


Official Images: Transformers Legends: LG-58 Clone Box Set, LG-59 Blitzwing & LG-60 Overlord

Recently new images of the upcoming Transformers Legends releases have surfaced online, which reveals a first look at the next releases in the line. The next wave of figures will be released in January 2018. The next releases in the Transformers Legends line include: LG-58 Clone Box Set Contents: Cloudraker & Fastlane   LG-59 Blitzwing Contents: Titan Master, Sword, Mini-vehicle LG-60 Overlord Contents: Titan Master Gigatank & Megajet


Official Images: MP-40 Targetmaster Hot Rodimus

Recently images of the upcoming Transformers MP-40 Targetmaster Hot Rodimus aka Hot Rod have surfaced online.  The new images feature that the latest version of the character will feature a new paint scheme along with his Targetmaster Firebolt.  The figure will also feature a new slot that will allow Firebolt to be able to attach to his vehicular mode.  Transformers MP-40 Targetmaster Hot Rodimus will be released in February 2018.  


Uchu Sentai Kyuranger – Episode 22 Review

Last episode was the debut of HououSoldier in battle but this episode was the real debut of the man inside the suit. We finally got to learn more about the character himself and, like most members of the Kyuranger cast, I could see him becoming a favourite of mine. His backstory about being the first person to travel beyond the moon 300 years ago not only gives us a rough idea of where abouts in history Kyuranger is supposed to take place but it gives him something unique to makeRead More