May, 2018

 

James Mangold to Direct and Write Boba Fett Standalone Film

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that James Mangold is set to direct and write the script for the standalone Star Wars film based on the bounty hunter, Boba Fett.  For those who are unaware, Boba Fett is a bounty hunter who made his live-action debut in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and also made an appearance in the sequel, Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. A younger version of Boba Fett made an appearance in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones and also had a large presence throughout the animated series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars.  This film along withRead More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchu Seihou Kamen Rider Double Luna Trigger

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchu Seihou Kamen Rider Double Luna Trigger.  For those who are unaware, the figure is based on Kamen Rider Double’s form, which involves both the Luna and Trigger memories. The figure will include: Exchangeable writs (LeftX6, RightX6) Trigger Magnum Bat ShotX2 (Trigger Magnum/ Metal Shaft) Spider Shot Luna Memory Trigger Memory Pre-orders for the figure will open on May 25 at 4 P.M. JST and the item will be released this October priced at 6,480 Yen. Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Hermione Granger (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone)

Bandai Tamashii has updated with official images for S.H.Figuarts Hermione Granger (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone). As the name suggests the figure is based on her appearance in the first book/film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.  The figure will include: Alternate face parts Exchangeable wrists (LeftX3, RightX3) Magic Wand Textbook Philosopher’s Stone Feather Bag The figure will be a retail release in December priced at 6,264 yen.


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ron Weasley (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone)

Bandai Tamashii has updated with official images for S.H.Figuarts Ron Weasley (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone). As the name suggests the figure is based on his appearance in the first book/film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.  The figure will include: Alternate face parts Exchangeable wrists (LeftX3, RightX3) Magic Wand Textbook Alternate robe Broom Scabbers  The figure will be a retail release in November priced at 6,264 yen. 


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Harry Potter (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone)

Bandai Tamashii has updated with official images for S.H.Figuarts Harry Potter (Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone). As the name suggests the figure is based on his appearance in the first book/film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.  The figure will include: Alternate face parts Exchangeable wrists (LeftX2, RightX3) Magic Wand Textbook Alternate Robe Nimbus 2000 Hedwig (Alternate Right and Left Wings) The figure will be a retail release in October priced at 6,264 Yen.   


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman X & Gomora Armor

Bandai Tamashii has updated their official Ultraman S.H.Figuarts website with release details for S.H.Figuarts Ultraman X & Gomora Armor. For those who are unaware, Ultraman X is apart of the New Ultraman Retsuden programming block, which aired from July 14, 2015 to January 5, 2016 in Japan. The series was also the first Ultraman series to be simulcast on Crunchyroll.   The figure will include parts to form the Gomora Armor, obtained through the Cyber Gomora card. In addition, Ultraman X will come with the red color timer part to represent his weakened state. The figure will be a retail release this October priced at 7,560Read More


Naruto To Boruto: Shinobi Striker Video Game Release Date Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has posted a new trailer for the Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker video game. The latest trailer features a look at the setting of the game as well as taking look at some of the mechanics. As the name suggests the game takes place during the time where Naruto is the Seventh Hokage.  The game features a 4 versus 4 battle system along with a character creation system. Naruto To Boruto: Shinobo Striker will be released for the Playstation 4, Xbox One, and Steam on August 31.    


Dragon Ball FighterZ – Vegito SSGSS Character Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with a new character trailer for Dragon Ball FighterZ. The latest trailer features a look at Vegito SSGSS. For those who are unaware, the form is based on Vegito’s new form that made an appearance in Dragon Ball Super.  Vegito SSGSS will be available along with Fused Zamasu as a standalone purchase on May 31. Both characters are also available in the DLC Season Pass. It’s the Union of Rivals! Will the combined power of Goku and Vegeta be enough to take on Zamasu?  


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Dan Kuroto Shin

Premium Bandai has recently updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Dan Kuroto Shin. The figure, while similar to S.H.Figuarts Shin Dan Kuroto, will include different accessories. For those who are unaware, Dan Kuroto renamed himself Dan Kuroto Shin after he was revived through the Proto Mighty Action X Gashat. With the prototype, Dan Kuroto received the ability to revive himself through ‘continues’ like an actual video game character. However, he only possesses 99 continues… The figure will include: Alternate face partsX2 (exclusive to this version) Exchangeable wrists (LeftX4, RightX5) “God’s Resurrection Panel” Gashat X2 Pre-orders for theRead More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Shin Dan Kuroto

Premium Bandai has recently updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Shin Dan Kuroto. For those who are unaware, the figure is based on Dan Kuroto (or Kuroto Dan), who was the CEO of Genm Corp and Kamen Rider Genm. He is one of the masterminds behind the Bugster Virus, and creating the Kamen Rider/ Gashat System. The character himself is portrayed by actor Tetsuya Iwanaga. However, the figure does not completely match his likeness, but it is close enough to his ‘godliness.” The figure will include: Alternate face parts X2 (Exclusive toRead More


Jake Gyllenhaal in Talks to Portray Mysterio For Spider-Man Homecoming Sequel

Variety has reported that Jake Gyllenhaal is in talks of joining the cast of the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel as Mysterio.  Tom Holland will be returning as Spider-Man and Michael Keaton will be reprising his role as the Vulture.  Other returning actresses include Zendaya and Marisa Tomei, who will return to reprise their roles. The production team consists of: Jon Watts: Director Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley: Script writers Kevin Feige, Amy Pascal: Producers Currently not much else is known about the sequel since as the film is still in development so stay tuned for updates.


SDCC 2018 Tamashii Nations Exclusives Revealed

Tamashii Nations has recently unveiled their full line up of their exclusive products at San Diego Comic Con 2018. The line-up will feature products throughout the various Tamashii brand toy-lines including the products released exclusively for the Dragon Ball North American Tour 2018.  Their full exclusive line-up includes: Pacific Rim Uprising Robot Damashii Gypsy Avenger and Obsidian Fury (Premium Color) Dragon Ball Z/ Dragon Ball Super (Dragon Ball North America Tour 2018) S.H.Figuarts SS Vegito (Event Exclusive Color Edition) S.H.Figuarts Broly (Event Exclusive Color Edition) S.H.Figuarts Perfect Cell (Event Exclusive Color Edition) S.H.Figuarts Energy Aura (Event Exclusive Color Edition)Read More


Soulcalibur VI – Yoshimitsu Reveal Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated with a new character trailer for Soulcalibur VI. The latest trailer for Yoshimitsu. For those who are unaware, Yoshimitsu first debuted first as a Tekken character in the original 1994 game. Since then the character has also appeared in various titles in the Soul game series. Soul Cailbur VI will be released for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One in 2018.  


Thundercats Roar Animated Series Announced

Entertainment Weekly has recently revealed that a new Thundercats animated series is in the works. Warner Bros. Animation will be producing the show for Cartoon Network a comedy based on show, which makes it quite different compared to the previous two incarnations. For those who are unaware, the series is based on Thundercats property, which was created in 1985.  The series also received a reboot series that aired on Cartoon Network in 2011. The new show will titled, “Thundercats Roar,” and is set to release on Cartoon Network in 2019. EW also provided an official description for the series.  “Staying true toRead More


She-Ra Animated Netflix Series Cast Announced

Last December, it was revealed that an animated series based on She-ra was in the works. For those who are unaware, the new series will be a Netflix original series and will be produced by Dreamworks TV.   Today Entertainment Weekly revealed more details about the series including a new official visual as well as the cast for the series. Noelle Stevenson, one of the producers on the project had this to say.  “I was always looking for the female characters in sci-fi and fantasy who were more than just the girlfriend,” says the celebrated cartoonist, 26. “I love theRead More