June, 2018

 

Jim Carrey in Negotiations to Portray Doctor Robotnik in Live-Action ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Film

Variety has reported that Jim Carrey is in negotiations to portray Doctor Robotnik in the upcoming live-action adaptation of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. At this point in time it is unknown if he would be voicing a CGI representation of the character or if he will be playing the character on screen in costume. For those who are unaware, Doctor Robotnik (also known as Eggman or Dr. Eggman) is the main villain of the Sonic the Hedgehog game franchise. Earlier this May, it was revealed that James Marsden will be playing a currently unknown character in theRead More


SDCC 2018: Vol.1 Retro Rock Garage Transformers Box Set Announced

iO9 has revealed the first look at one of Hasbro’s Transformers exclusives they will be offering at San Diego Comic Con 2018.  One of the Transformers exclusives will be the Vol.1 Retro Rock Garage box set that will include a “retro gold” colored 1977 Camaro version of Bumblebee as well as a set of Transformers G1 Dinocassettes named Dial and Zaur. For those who aren’t familiar with the two Dinocassetes, both were released exclusively in Japan in 1987 under the names Dairu and Zauru; although the originals featured different paint schemes.  Since they were released only in Japan, this set will be a great opportunity for long time fansRead More


OxT to Perform SSSS.Gridman Anime Opening Theme Song

The official SSSS.Gridman anime website has updated with the announcement that OxT (Masayoshi Ōishi and Tom-H@ck) will be performing the theme song to the anime titled, “UNION,” while the ending theme song to the series titled, “youthful beautiful,” will be performed by Maaya Uchida.  As revealed earlier this June, the world premiere of the series will be hosted at Anime Expo 2018, which will be held on July 5-8. More details about the event and about the SSSS. Gridman anime can be viewed at the official website listed below. No other details about the anime have been revealed at this time so stayRead More


SDCC 2018: Marvel Legends Series Defenders Rail Authority 5-Pack Announced

The Hollywood Reporter has updated with reveal of one of Hasbro’s Marvel exclusives at San Diego Comic Con 2018. Hasbro will be offering a Marvel Legends Series Defenders Rail Authority 5-Pack that includes the stars of the Netflix original Marvel shows. The set will include: Colleen Wing Daredevil Luke Cage Jessica Jones  Iron Fist The set will retail for $124.99 and will be sold exclusively at San Diego Comic Con 2018 and Fan Expo Canada 2018. Expect limited quantities to be sold at Hasbrotoyshop after the convention. San Diego Comic Con 2018 will be held at the San Diego Convention Center on Thursday, July 19 toRead More


Lego Ideas Voltron Announced

Lego has recently updated their official online shop with release details for the LEGO Ideas 21311 Voltron set. For those who are unaware, the set was submitted by len_d69 as apart of Lego Ideas in 2016. The set was later green-lit in August 2017. The set will include 2,321 pieces and will be released on August 1 priced at $179.99. VIP members will be able to have the ability to purchase the set in advance on July 23. A limited stock of sets will also be available at San Diego Comic 2018. The official website provided details about theRead More


Star Wars Rebels: The Complete Fourth Season Release Date Announced

The official Star Wars website has announced release details for Star Wars Rebels: The Complete Fourth Season.  Seeing as the fourth season finished its run earlier this Spring it is nice to see that the entire series will soon be available on home video. The set will include all 15 episodes of the final season and will be released on Blu-ray/ DVD on July 31. The confirmed bonus features include: Six Audio commentaries by Dave Filoni “Ghosts of Legend” Kevin Kiner: The Rebel Symphony “Forces of Rebellion” Final episodes of Rebels Recon Those who are interestedRead More


DC Universe Streaming Service Launch Trailer Streamed

The official DC Youtube channel has updated with the official launch trailer for the upcoming DC Universe streaming service. The trailer reveals some of the exclusive content that will be available on the service. As many fans expected, the service will include a library of comics, although currently it is unknown what extent the library will consist of at this time. Fans will also be able to watch their favorite movies and several new upcoming exclusive series that have been promoted throughout the last couple of months. As a surprise the serviceRead More


Yo-Kai Watch Blasters Announcement Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with the North American release date announcement trailer for Yo-Kai Watch Blasters. For those who are unaware, the game is a spin-off title based on the mini-game that was introduced in Yo-Kai Watch 2: Psychic Specters and Yo-Kai Watch 2: Fleshy Souls. The game was first released in Japan under the name Yo-kai Watch Busters on July 11, 2015 and were available in two versions. Yo-Kai Watch Blasters : Red Cat Corpsand Yo-Kai Watch Blasters : White Dog Squad will be released for the Nintendo 3DS on September 7.  Those who connect theRead More


Yo-Kai Watch Season 3 Premiere Date Announced

The official Yo-Kai Watch twitter page has updated with the announcement that the third season of the Yo-Kai Watch anime series will be premiering on Disney XD on July 2 at 5:40 P.M. ET/PT and new episodes will be airing on Fridays.  The final episode of the second season of the English Dub premiered on June 3, 2017 so it has been some time since new episodes of the series have aired. For those who are not familiar with the original Japanese version of the anime, the previously aired second season of the English Dub was originally the second half ofRead More


Remastered Dragon Ball Z Movies Receive North American Screenings

Toei has recently announced that they will be teaming up with Fathom Events to bring several fully HD remastered movies based on the Dragon Ball franchise to North American theaters. The screenings will also feature exclusive content and those who attend these events will also receive and exclusive trading card, while supplies last.  The first film will be Dragon Ball Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan, which will be screened on September 15 and September 17. The second event will be a double feature consisted of Dragon Ball Z: Bardock The Father of Goku & Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn, which will beRead More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Double Heat Metal

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Double Heat Metal. For those who are unaware, Heat Metal was the second full form used by Kamen Rider Double, which debuted in All Riders vs. Dai-Shocker. By using the Heat and Metal gaia memories, Kamen Rider Double is able to become this form. With the announcement of this figure, Kamen Rider W Extreme is the final full form to get a Shinkocchou Seihou release. However, the alternative pairing of the six base Gaia Memories and the Gold Extreme form could occur sometime later. The figureRead More


Overlord III English Subtitled Trailer Streamed

The official Kadokawa Anime Youtube channel has updated with a new extended trailer for the Overlord III anime series.  The latest trailer features another look at the anime’s story. To promote the upcoming season, a special edition of Kugane Maruyama and Jūami’s Overlord: The Undead Oh! (Overlord: Fushisha no Oh!) spin-off manga is available on the official Overlord anime website for a limited time. The manga is currently on the website and is currently available until July 25.  Overlord III will premiere on AT-X, Toyko MX, and MBS on July 10. The season will also debut on the AbemaTV streaming service on the same day. Overlord III will also debutRead More


Live-Action Bleach Film Preview Streamed

Warner Bros. Japan has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for the live-action film adaptation of the Bleach franchise.  The latest trailer features the film’s theme song titled, “Mosquito Bite,” which is performed by ALEXANDROS. The trailer also features some battle scenes involving Ichigo Kurosaki (Sōta Fukushi), Renji Abarai (Taichi Saotome), and Byakuya Kuchiki (MIYAVI). Last week, several character trailers featuring a look at some of the main characters were also posted to the official Warner Bros. Japan Youtube channel. The live-action Bleach film will premiere in Japanese theaters on July 20 and will later premiere at the Japan Cuts Festival inRead More


Power Rangers Ninja Steel Complete Season DVD Set Announced

Comicbook.com has recently announced that Lionsgate will be releasing Power Rangers Ninja Steel Complete Season DVD boxset. For those who aren’t aware the season premiered in 2017 following up Power Rangers Dino Super Charge. The second season for the series, Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel is currently airing on Nickelodeon. The season will be released in a three disc DVD set and the cover will feature illustrations by George Caltsoudas. The set will also include a printed excerpt from the 25th Anniversary Artist Tribute book released by BOOM! Studios. Power Rangers Ninja Steel Complete Season will be released on DVD and DigitalRead More


Wave Six Power Morphicon 2018 Guests Announced

The official Power Morphicon website has updated with the reveal of the next wave of guests that will be attending Power Morphicon 2018.  The new announced guests include: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers David Fielding: Zordon Jason Narvy:  Eugene ‘Skull’ Skullovitch Neo Edmund: Putty Suit Actor Ronnie Sperling: Writer Power Rangers Turbo Denny Logan: Elgar Suit Actor Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue Sean Cw Johnson: Carter (Lightspeed Rescue Red) Keith Robinson: Joel (Lightspeed Rescue Green) Sasha Craig: Kelsey (Lightspeed Rescue Yellow) Ron Rogge: Captain Mitchell Power Rangers Time Force Eddie Frierson: Frax Power RangersRead More