February, 2018

 

Soul Calibur VI Ivy & Zasalamel Character Trailers Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with two new character trailers for Soul Calibur VI. The latest trailers feature a look at Ivy and Zasalamel. For those who are unaware of the game series, Ivy aka Isabella “Ivy” Valentine has been a staple character in the roster ever since the first game in the series. Zasalamel made his debut in Soul Calibur III and his latest appearance was in Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny. Soul Cailbur VI is set to release worldwide for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam in 2018.  


Kamen Rider Amazons One Shot Manga Announced

The recent issue of Kondansha’s Morning magazine has revealed that the Kamen Rider Amazons series will be receiving an one-shot manga. The manga will be illustrated by Shinjirō (Fate/Zero, Taboo Tattoo) and the project will be supervised by Yasakuo Kobayasahi who was the screenwriter for both seasons of the series.  The title of the manga will be “Kamen Rider Amazons Gaiden – Hotarubi,”  and will be published in the next issue of the magazine, which will be released on March 1.  The manga is apart of the “Canaval” project, which is set of one-shots that are apart of the 35th anniversary celebration for the magazine.Read More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Build Rabbittank Sparkling Form

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Build Rabbittank Sparkling Form. For those who have not been following the show, Kiryu Sento, aka Kamen Rider Build is able to transform into this form by using the Rabbit Tank Sparkling Fullbottle. Below is the official gallery featured on Premium Bandai’s listing: The figure will include: Exchangeable wrists (LeftX3, RightX6) Pre-orders for the figure will open tomorrow, February 23 at 4 P.M. JST. The figure will be released in July priced 6,264 yen. Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Geed Royal Mega Master

After being revealed in the recent issue of Figure-Oh magazine, Premium Bandai listed the order pages for an upcoming exclusive S.H.Figuarts figures. One of the pages is for S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Geed Royal Mega Master, the Ultra Fusion Rise between Ultraman Belial and Ultraman King. S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Geed Royal Mega Master is shown to feature a multiple-piece cape made out of hard plastic, rather than a cloth cape. In addition, S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Geed Royal Mega Master will include the iconic King Sword that doubles as a sword and wand-like staff. ThereRead More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Cross-Z Charge

Bandai Tamashii has updated the official sub page for their S.H.Figuarts releases on Kamen Rider Build with the release details for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Cross-Z Charge. For those who have not been following the series, Banjou Ryuga, aka Kamen Rider Cross-Z was able to transform into this form with the power of the Dragon SclashJelly and the Sclash Driver. Now by looking at the gallery, the figure will include several sets of hands, as well as his trusty Twin Breaker and the Dragon Sclashjelly.  In addition, the site indicates that S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Cross-Z Charge is a retail release. The figure will be apart of theRead More


Netflix to Stream ReBoot: The Guardian Code

It has recently been revealed that Netflix has acquired the global streaming rights (exception of Canada) for ReBoot: The Guardian Code. For those who aren’t familiar with the project, the series is a live-action CGI reboot of the series that originally premiered on YTV in Canada in 1994 and ran until 2001. The series also aired on the ABC Network in the US.  The new series will be arriving on the service on March 30 and will also be airing on YTV in Canada starting in June. Corus Entertainment provided a synopsis for the series. Netflix’s ReBoot: The GuardianRead More


Star Wars Rebels “Here We Go” Trailer Streamed

The official Star Wars Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for Star Wars Rebels. The latest trailer titled, “Here We Go,” features the Rebels going on their way to find way back to the Jedi Temple. The next episode of Star Wars Rebels titled, “Wolves and a Door,” will premiere on Disney XD on Monday, 26 at 9 P.M. ET/PT.  


Shining Resonance Refrain Announcement Trailer Streamed

The official Playstation Youtube channel has updated with an announcement trailer for the Western release of Shining Resonance Refrain.  For those who who not familiar about the series, the game is apart of Sega’s long running Shining game series. The game is also a remaster of the Shining Resonance game that was released only in Japan for the Playstation 3 in 2014. Shining Resonance Refrain will be released for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam in Summer 2018.   


Dragon Ball FighterZ Broly & Bardock Character Trailers Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with new character trailers for Dragon Ball FighterZ. The latest trailers feature a look at the Legendary Super Saiyan, Broly, and Kakarot aka Goku’s father, Bardock. Both characters will be a part of the first round of DLC for the game, however no other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.  


Uchu Sentai Kyuranger – Episode 48 (Finale) Review

And so, we arrive at the end. This was a strong ending for the series that like the previous episode managed to do the ‘power of love’ ending in a way that made sense and was heavily foreshadowed. One of the reasons why I’ve enjoyed Uchu Sentai Kyuranger so much is that its central message, that anyone and everyone can make a difference, has been clearly expressed and explored throughout all 48 episodes. It’s a simple message that’s not exactly groundbreaking, but having that sort of strong thematic core givesRead More


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.