Thursday, November 30th, 2017

 

My Hero Academia: One’s Justice Game Announced

Recently it has been revealed in the latest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump that a new video game based on the My Hero Academia anime is in the works.  The game titled, “My Hero Academia: One’s Justice,” will be released for the Playstation 4 and Nintendo Switch.  The first trailer for the game will be featured next month at Jump Festa 2018, which will be held on December 16-17. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.  


Kathryn Newton Cast in Live-Action Detective Pikachu Film

Variety has reported that Kathryn Newton is joining the cast of Legendary’s live-action Detective Pikachu film as the head female lead.  Kathryn will be co-star alongside the main lead male character, which will be portrayed by Justice Smith. As reported earlier the film will be directed by Rob Letterman and the script will be written by Nicole Perlman and Alex Hirsch.  The live-action Detective Pikachu film will be distributed by Universal Pictures outside of Japan while the film will distributed by Toho in Japan. Currently no other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.  


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Luke Skywalker (The Last Jedi)

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Luke Skywalker (The Last Jedi). As the name suggests the figure is based on his appearance in Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.  The figure will include: Exchangeable wrists (LeftX1, Right X1) Alternate hood Accessory parts sets Pre-orders for the figure are currently open and the item will be released in May 2018 priced at 6,480 Yen.  Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.  


Bakugan Reboot Details Announced

Recently new details about the Bakugan reboot has been revealed thanks to Spin Master’s Q3 2017 financial call.  Spin Master initially planned to reboot the franchise back in 2015, however no other details surfaced since the announcement.  Today it has been revealed that a new TV series and toy line are currently in the works and the series is set to premiere sometime in 2018 or 2019. For those who are unaware, Bakugan Battle Brawlers was a Japanese / Canadian anime series that was produced by TMS Entertainment, Dentsu Inc., and Nelvana Animation. The seriesRead More


Ultraman Manga Receives Anime Adaptation for 2019

Over the past few days, Tsuburaya Productions had a countdown clock running pertaining to Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi’s Ultraman manga. This countdown led to an easily and highly anticipated reveal, that the manga series will be receiving an anime adaptation. Now, the only unfortunate thing about the Ultraman anime is that it is not scheduled for a 2018 release; fans are going to have wait for almost another year, as the series is slated for 2019. Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi’s Ultraman manga series began in 2011. The series was originallyRead More


Official Images: Kamen Rider Double Philip’s Book Set

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for the Kamen Rider Double Philip’s Book Set. For whose who are unaware this particular book was used by Philip from Kamen Rider Double.  The set includes: Gaia Library Book Book covers (B6 Size) X2 Clear book marker X6 Pre-orders for the book will open later tonight at 4 P.M. JST and will close on January 25 at 11 P.M. JST.  The item will be released in March 2018 priced at 4,860 Yen.  Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.  


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Blood Stalk

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Blood Stalk.  For those who are unaware Blood Stalk or “Blood Stark” depending on the translation is one of the main antagonists in Kamen Rider Build.  Bandai Tamashii also stated that the figure will also include a special set of steam effect parts for the first round of pre-orders for the figure. The figure will include: Exchangeable wrists (LeftX3, Right X3) Steam Rifle Cobra Full Bottle Steam effect parts (First Round Bonus)   Pre-orders for the figure are currently open and the item will beRead More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Lazer Turbo Bike Gamer Level 0

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Lazer Turbo Bike Gamer Level 0.  For those who are unaware after Kiriya Kujo was revived as a Bugster he used the power the Bakusou Bike Gashat to become Kamen Rider Lazer Turbo Bike Gamer Level 0. The figure will include: Exchangeable wrists (LeftX3, RightX3) Gashacon Sparrow Pre-orders are currently open and the item will be released in May 2018 priced at 5,940 Yen.  Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.