February, 2018

 

Sonic the Hedgehog Live-Action Film Set For 2019 Release Date

The Hollywood Reporter has recently reported that Paramount’s live-action film adaptation of the Sonic the Hedgehog video game franchise is currently set for a November, 15, 2019 release date.   As reported earlier, the production team consists of: Jeff Fowler – Director Tim Miller, Toby Ascher – Executive Producers Neal H. Moritz, Takeshi Ito, Mie Onishi – Producers Dmitiri Johnson, Dan Jevons – Co-producers Andrea Gianetti – Overseer Patrick Case, Josh Miller – Script writers Paramount Pictures, Marza Animation Planet – Production studios No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.  


April Bowlby Cast As Elasti-Girl in DC’s Titans Series

Entertainment Weekly has reported that April Bowlby is joining the cast of DC’s Titans live-action series.  She will be portraying Rita Farr, also known as the Doom Patrol’s Elasti-Girl.  Those who aren’t familiar with the character from the comics, Rita Farr was once a Hollywood star that was later exposed to toxic gas, which modified her cell structure.  After this event she had the ability to change her size. She later meets Dr. Niles Caulder (The Chief). who recruits her to become apart of the team of “super-powered misfits” known as the Doom Patrol. The live-action Titan series will premiere exclusively on DC’sRead More


Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi Home Video Release Details Revealed

The official Star Wars website has updated with the home video release details for Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi. The film will first be released digitally on March 13 and will be released later on Blu-ray/4K Ultra HD/DVD, on March 27.  The official Star Wars website also revealed the film’s extra features, which include: The Director and the Jedi – Go deep behind the scenes with writer-director Rian Johnson on an intimate and personal journey through the production of the movie—and experience what it’s like to helm a global franchise and cultural phenomenon. Balance of the Force – Explore theRead More


Kimeru Performs Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS Anime’s New Opening Theme

It was revealed in the recent issue of the V Jump magazine that Kimeru will be performing the next opening theme for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Vrains anime series. The upcoming theme titled, “go forward,” will debut in April.    Yu-Gi-Oh! Vrains is currently streaming on Crunchyroll with new episodes being simulcast every Wednesday.  


Broly & Bardock Confirmed as DLC Characters For Dragon Ball FighterZ

Bandai Namco has recently revealed that Broly and Bardock will be joining the Dragon Ball FighterZ video game as the first two DLC fighters. According to the scan, Broly’s Meteor Attack will be known as the “Gigantic Meteor,” which will make him summon an energy ball that will consume three bars of the Ki Gauge. Bardock’s Meteor Attack will be known as the “Revenger Assault,” which will turn into his Super Saiyan form and use a strong rush attack on his opponents. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.      


2019 Power Rangers Season Revealed

The official Power Rangers twitter page has updated with the reveal for the 26th season of Saban’s Power Rangers. The 26th season is confirmed as Power Rangers Beast Morphers, which will be the adaptation of Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters.  The news was first revealed at this year’s New York Toy Fair. For those who are unaware, Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters is the 36th season of Super Sentai that aired in Japan on February 26, 2012- February 10, 2013. Power Rangers Beast Morphers will air in 2019 proceeding the end of Power Rangers Ninja Super Steel. It’s Morphin Time! We are excited to announce that PowerRead More


Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Toys Revealed

Entertainment Weekly has recently revealed the first look at the Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom toys. Normally the toys would be released by Hasbro, however it seems the toy license has moved to Mattel.  The upcoming toyline will contain various different products such as the Super Colossal Tyrannosaurus Rex and finally some decent looking human figures based on characters featured in Jurassic World/ Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. The revealed toys include: Colossal Tyrannosaurus Rex This Super Colossal T-Rex is 3 feet long and inspired by the iconic T-Rex from the Jurassic World franchise, and features articulation, authentic sculpt and deco, and the abilityRead More


Hasbro Named Global Toy License For Saban’s Power Rangers

With New York Comic Con 2018 soon underway some interesting news has been revealed for Saban’s Power Rangers brand.  For the last 25+ years the brand was released by Bandai of America, however today it has been revealed that will soon change. Hasbro has announced that they have acquired the license and will be the new Global license for the Power Rangers brand. Bandai of America will continue to support the brand full force until April 1, 2019, where Hasbro will take over. Check out the press release below for more details. PAWTUCKET, R.I. & LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 16, 2018– Today, Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS), a globalRead More


Official Images: Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Toys

The Collider has recently revealed the first look at the upcoming toys based on the Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series.  As expected, Playmates Toys will be making a variety of products based on the show such as roleplay, figures, playsets, and more.  The figures will be released in various scales starting from 3.25 inches and up to 11 inches.  The figures will be priced around $8.99-$19 depending on the scale of figure. The bikes and 2-in-1 Turtle Tank will be priced at $19.99 and $34.99 respectively.  Similar to the recent turtles incarnation the new show will also beRead More


The Seven Deadly Sins Film Details Revealed

The official The Seven Deadly Sins anime website has updated with new details for the upcoming film. The film will be title “The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky ( Gekijōban Nanatsu no Taizai Tenkū no Torawarebito).” The film is stated to feature a brand new story by series creator, Nakaba Suzuki, and will premiere in Japan on August 18. First, a new trailer for the film was revealed.   本日は原作コミック30巻の発売日!そして… 「劇場版 七つの大罪 天空の囚われ人」8月18日(土)全国ロードショー決定! ◆鈴木央先生描き下ろし完全新作オリジナルストーリー! ◆3月3日より第1弾特典付き前売券発売! ◆特報映像公開! 劇場版公式サイト→https://t.co/KI4ZgIws7q #七つの大罪 pic.twitter.com/GgsFFdxnoT — 劇場版&TVアニメ「七つの大罪」 (@7_taizai) February 15, 2018 Advance tickets for the film will be available forRead More


Transformers Cyberverse Toys Revealed

Gizmodo has recently revealed the first look at the toys based on upcoming Transformers Cyberverse animated series. For those who are unaware, Transformers Cyberverse is the latest upcoming animated series based on the Transformers brand. As reported last December, each episode of the series will run for 11 minutes and be set into chapters with the first season running for 18 episodes.  With the show currently set for a 2018 premiere expect these to release sometime this year.   As expected for toylines based on the Transformers brand the new toys will be released in several class assortments. However, unlike theRead More


Persona 5 The Animation Promo Streamed

Aniplex of America has recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Persona 5 The Animation. Those who haven’t followed the series, it is a televised anime adaption of the Persona 5 video game. The series is set to premiere this April on Tokyo MX, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, MBS, and BS11. The voice actors for the game will return to reprise their roles for the anime. The cast consists of: Jun Fukuyama: Ren Amamiya Mamoru Miyano: Ryuji Sakamoto Ikue Ōtani: Morgana Nana Mizuki: Anne Takamaki Tomokazu Sugita: Yusuke Kitagawa Rina Satou: Makoto NiijimaRead More


Star Wars Rebels “Bring Her Back” Trailer Streamed

The official Star Wars Youtube channel has updated with an new trailer for Star Wars Rebels. The latest trailer features the Rebels as they set out to rescue Hera. The next episode of Star Wars Rebels titled, “Jedi Night,” will premiere on Disney XD on Monday, February 19 at 9 P.M. ET/P.T.  


Official Images: Solo: A Star Wars Story Toys

Entertainment Weekly, Gizmodo, and The Hollywood Reporter have revealed several of the upcoming toys that will be released based on the Solo: A Star Wars Story film. For those who are not familiar with the project, the film is the second anthology film in the Star Wars film series that will feature the early events of Han Solo’s life.  Solo: A Star Wars Story will premiere in theaters on May 25. The new products include: 3.75 Inch Force Link Figures ($7.99) Chewbacca Q’ra K2-SO Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight) Maz Kanata Force Link 2.0 Starter Set ($29.99) 3.75 Inch Force Link MillenniumRead More


Uchu Sentai Kyuranger – Episode 47 Review

This episode opened with some small quiet scenes of the crew discussing how far they’ve come. We hear about how Hammy and Garu have warmed to Lucky and how Naga has learned about emotions by being around the others. It’s such a nice way of showing the team’s progress now that things are wrapping up and it makes me appreciate how well these characters have developed. I, like Hammy and Garu, used to be really annoyed by Lucky when the show started but I’ve slowly learned to like him, notRead More