February, 2019

 

February 2019 Nintendo Direct Streamed

Nintendo recently held a new Nintendo Direct, which reveals some new details for some of the upcoming Nintendo Switch releases.S Nintendo recently held a new Nintendo Direct, which reveals some new details for some of the upcoming Nintendo Switch releases. First, the direct revealed that Super Mario Maker will be getting a sequel titled, “Super Mario Maker 2.” This title looks to have a ton more options compared to the first game so expect crazier stages will be made.  Super Mario Maker 2 will be released for the Nintendo Switch this June. Next, the direct took another look at Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: TheRead More


Frozen 2 Teaser Trailer Streamed

Disney has updated their official Youtube channel with the first teaser trailer for Frozen 2. The teaser trailer features a look at the film’s setting, which already looks quite different to what was seen in the first film. Frozen 2 will be released on November 22, 2019.  Looking at the trailer I already think that the sequel might be better than the first film. While I did enjoy the first Frozen film, it did seem a bit lackluster compared to films like Moana or even Wreck it Ralph. The imagery was amazing, but the overall storyRead More


Batman And The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Crossover Animated Movie Announced

SyFyWire has announced that an animated film based on James Tynion IV and Freddie Williams II’s Batman/ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic miniseries will be released on home video this Spring.  The voice cast consists of: Troy Baker: Batman, Joker Darren Criss: Raphael Kyle Mooney: Michalengelo Baron Vaughn: Donatello Eric Bauza: Leonardo Rachel Bloom: Batgirl Tom Kenny: the Penguin John DiMaggio: Mr. Freeza Tara Strong: Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy Carlos Alazraqui: Bane Cas Anvar: Ra’s al Ghul Those who are interested can check out the voice preview of Criss’ take on Raphael in the movieRead More


NYTF 2019 Preview: Power Rangers: Beast Morphers Zords Revealed

io9.Gizmodo recently revealed a first look at the Power Rangers: Beast Morphers Zords, which are set to release in Fall 2019. The first assortment of dual changing Zords will retail for $25. The assortment will include the Blue Ranger’s Wheeler Zord, the Yellow Ranger’s Beast Chopper, and the Beast Jet Zord. The Wheeler Zord will be able to transform into a Gorilla, and a “wheeler” truck. The Beast Chopper will be able to transform into a Jackrabbit and an attack helicopter. The Beast Jet Zord will be able to transform into a jet and a scarab.  Beast Chopper will be The Wheeler Zord is the AmericanRead More


Official Images: Transformers Cyberverse 2019 Preview

Kotaku has recently revealed a first look at some of the upcoming toys for the Transformers Cyberverse toyline. Each of the new main line figures revealed include a new Spark Armor, which can be used to armor up the various figures. The revealed figures are stated to release in August 2019.  The revealed toys include: Battle Class: $14.99 Prowl Jetfire  Sky-Byte Starscream Elite Class: $24.99 Optimus Prime Bumblebee Megatron Ark Power Optimus Prime: $49.99 While I haven’t been really impressed with the Transformers Cyberverse line due to mediocre designed figures and poor QC issues I thinkRead More


‘Howard the Duck’, ‘M.O.D.O.K.’ Animated Series & More Announced For Hulu

Collider has reported that Marvel Television has announced that they will be producing four new shows for Hulu.  The four series are stated to be target towards an adult audience so it will quite a different experience compared to the currently running animated shows based on Marvel properties.  The upcoming shows will be called: Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. Marvel’s Hit-Monkey Marvel’s Tigra & Dazzler Show Marvel’s Howard The Duck The four series will lead into a special that will follow up into a special called Marvel’s The Offenders. Collider provided descriptions for all four shows and the special. Marvel’sRead More


Disney’s Aladdin 2019 Full Trailer Streamed

Disney recently released a full trailer for the upcoming Aladdin live-action film. The latest trailer features another look at the film’s setting and also features a look at several of the characters. Some of highlights includes another look at Agrabah’s marketplace and a look at Jasmine (Naomi Scott). The trailer also features a first look at Will Smith as the all powerful Genie. The live-action Aladdin film will premiere in theaters on May 24, 2019. While I was bit skeptical about the film when Disney revealed the teaser trailer I have become a bit more excited about theRead More


Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger Second Quarter Toy Catalog *Spoilers

Recently the Second Quarter toy scans for Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger have surfaced online. *Keep in mind this article contains spoilers so read at your own discretion. The scans reveal a first look at Ryusoul Gold, the Sixth Senshi in the series along with his changer and weapon. The first scan features a look at the DX MosaChanger, which is Ryusoul Gold’s changer. By using the MosaRex Ryu Soul and twisting the visor it will allow the user to transform into Ryusoul Gold. It also been revealed that he will use another Ryu Soul, known as SpinoThunder. The next scan features a lookRead More


Persona 5 the Animation: Stars and Ours Premiere Date Announced

The official Persona 5 the Animation website has updated with the announcement that Persona 5 the Animation: Stars and Ours special will premiere on Tokyo MX, Gunma TV, and Tochigi TV on March 23 at 8 P.M. JST. The special will air for the next couple days after on MBS, AT-X, and BS11. For those who are not aware, Persona 5 the Animation: Stars and Ours is the second special for Persona 5 the Animation. The first special titled, “Persona 5 the Animation: Dark Sun,” premiered in Japan on December 30, 2018. The first special is currently being streamed on Crunchyroll.  Persona 5 the Animation is also availableRead More


NYTF 2019 Preview: Power Rangers Beast Morphers Figures & Morpher Revealed

The Power Rangers Beast Morphers preview saga continues as Screen Rant has recently revealed a first look at some of the figures and the Beast X-Morpher. Check out the official product galleries and descriptions below. Power Rangers Beast Morphers Beast-X Morpher: $29.99 – Spring 2019 Get ready to Go Go POWER RANGERS! In the POWER RANGERS BEAST MORPHERS series, Rangers morph into their superhuman form by activating their Morpher. Now kids can imagine that they’re activating their own super powers with the POWER RANGERS BEAST MORPHERS BEAST-X MORPHER toy. Putting it on the wrist and saying “It’s Morphin Time” activates music, lights, and sound effects.Read More


DC Universe Doom Patrol Trailer Streamed

DC Entertainment recently revealed a new trailer for the upcoming DC Universe Doom Patrol series. For those who are not aware, the team first debuted in episode 4 of Titans. The latest trailer features a look at the setting of the show, which in my opinion looks really interesting and fun. Doom Patrol will be streamed exclusively on DC Universe starting on February 15. Personally while I enjoyed Titans I didn’t really feel the series really clicked for me. The atmosphere was a bit wonky to me so it was hard to really invest myselfRead More


NYTF 2019 Preview: DX Beast X-Ultrazord Figure & Playskool Heroes Power Morphin Megazord Playset

Today, Heavy.com got an exclusive look at upcoming Hasbro products for Power Rangers, which will also be on display at New York Toy Fair 2019. This preview is headlined by the reveal of the Ultrazord for the next installment in the franchise, Power Rangers Beast Morphers. In the new series, the team’s motif will feature breed of zords that are both transforming vehicles and animals; these new zords will form Megazords which ultimately combine into the Beast-X Ultrazord. Also, the preview reveals a new Playskool Heroes playset, the Power MorphinRead More


Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures Series 3 Announced

The official Star Wars website has updated with the reveal of the next wave of the Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures figures. For those who are not aware, the figures are a tie-in toyline with the Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures animated shorts. The new wave of figures are set to release this Spring. Similar to the previous two waves each figure will be released in tube shaped packaging and will include a mini-comic. Each figure will retail for $9.99. The wave consists of: Rey Kylo Ren Obi-Wan Kenobi (Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of Sith) Darth Maul GeneralRead More


Live-Action Monster Hunter Film Premiere Date Announced

Deadline has reported that the live-action Monster Hunter film will open in theaters on September 4, 2020.  Screen Gems provided a description of the film. Behind our world, there is another: a world of dangerous and powerful monsters that rule their domain with deadly ferocity. When Lt. Artemis (Milla Jovovich) and her loyal soldiers are transported from our world to the new world, the unflappable lieutenant receives the shock of her life. In her desperate battle for survival against enormous enemies with incredible powers and unstoppable, revolting attacks, Artemis will team up with a mysteriousRead More


Mazinger Z & Transformers Crossover Manga Announced

Tokyo Book Store Village Books has announced that a Mazinger Zand Transformers crossover manga will be released in Japan titled, “Mazinger Z X Transformers.” The manga will be written by Yuujin Ishikawa that will feature a summary by Naoto Tsushima. The manga is said to be illustrated similar to American style comics in where multiple artists will working on project instead of a single artist. The manga will illustrated by Yuu Kinutani, Hayato Sakamoto, Eiji Yoshioka, Kazumi Hoshi, Naoyuki Fujisawa, and Naoto Tsushima. Go Nagai will be working as the cover illustrator for the manga. The manga will alsoRead More