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SDCC 2018: Bandai of America Exclusives Revealed

The official Rangernation website has updated with the reveal of Bandai of America’s exclusive products that they will be releasing at San Diego Comic Con 2018.  The exclusives include: Limited Edition Power Rangers Zeo Zeonizer SDCC Exclusive Created by Zordon of Eltar, the Zeonizers utilized the power of the legendary Zeo Crystals to connect to the Morphin Grid and morph five heroes into the Power Rangers Zeo. These wrist-mounted devices use an interlocking feature that also helped to pilot the Zeo Zords. The Limited Edition Power Rangers Zeo Zeonizer Legacy Zeonizer, Zeo Gold RangerRead More


Engine Sentai Go-Onger 10 Year Grand Prix Trailer Streamed

Toei has updated their official Youtube channel with a trailer for Engine Sentai Go-Onger 10 Year Grand Prix. For those who are unaware, the film was announced this March. 10 years after the events of Engine Sentai Go-Onger, the team have split due to the Human World’s “Isolation Barrier.” A new system in place by the Ministry of Defense known as the Sentai Activity Ban forces to Go-Ongers to stay split or else risk being labeled as “terrorists.” A major event will cause the Human and Engine team members to join forces as the Gaiark return. Engine Sentai Go-Onger 10 Year GrandRead More


Live-Action Garo Series Kaminokiba -JINGA- Visual Revealed

The official Garo website has updated with some minor details for the upcoming live-action series based on the franchise. The next series titled, Garo: Kaminokiba -JINGA-, is set to premiere this year, although no exact premiere details has been revealed. The official website also revealed a new official visual for the series, which features Masahiro Inoue’s character Jinga. The series is a spin-off of the Garo: Divine Fang (GARO: Kami no Kiba) film, which premiered in Japan on January 6. Another Garo film project titled, “Garo: Gekkō no Tabibito,” will also premiere in 2018 and focuses on Raiga Saejima.Read More


Gray Cherry Blossoms: Garo Anime Film Details Revealed

The official website for the Gray Cherry Blossoms: Garo (Usuzumizakura -Garo-) film has updated with details about the film. First, the cast for the film was revealed. The cast includes: Masei Nakayama: Raikou Romi Park: Seimei Akiko Yajima: Kintoki Kenyuu Horiuchi: Fujiwarano Michinaga Daisuke Namikawa: Fujiwarano Yasusuke Katsuhito Nomura: Fujiwarano Yorinobu Mayu Udono: Inari Jouji Nakata: Tenko Tomokazu Seki: Takeru Next, the production team for the film was announced. The staff includes: Keita Amemiya: Original Work Satoshi Nishimura: Director Yasuko Kobayashi: Script Writer Masakura Katsura: Character Designer Ai Yokoyama, Masao Ebihara: AnimationRead More


Lupinranger VS Patoranger – Episodes 11 + 12 Review

These two episodes, while still being enjoyable to watch, feel like a bit of a step down for the show. The unique set-up of Lupinranger VS Patoranger has kept the series fresh and exciting up to now, but these episodes felt like they could have come from any Sentai show. Episode 12 in particular had an entirely predictable plot. As soon as we were introduced to a character who wanted to go fast and a macguffin that makes people go fast, the whole episode became boring. Every beat is hitRead More


Chōjin Sentai Jetman: The Complete Series Announced

Shout Factory! has updated with an official pre-order page for Chōjin Sentai Jetman: The Complete Series. For those who are unaware, Chōjin Sentai Jetman is the 15th season of Super Sentai.  The series was also the season of Super Sentai that preceded Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger, which was adapted into Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Chōjin Sentai Jetman was inspired by Kagaku Ninjatai Gatchaman, which was created by Taksunoko Productions though international fans should recognize the series as Science Ninja Team Gatchaman. The series premiered on February 15, 1991 and ran until February 14, 1992 running for 51 episodes. Chōjin Sentai Jetman takes place on the Earth Ship set in 1991. The EarthRead More


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

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Great Cross-Z. For those who are are unaware, the figure is based on Banjo Ryuga’s new form that was introduced in the 37th episode of Kamen Rider Build.  It is unfortunate that the figure does not include a Magma Knuckle,  however it does make sense since Cross-Z Magma currently does not a have a S.H.Figuarts release confirmed at this time. The figure will include: Beat Closer Beat Closer Parts Lock Fullbottle Great Dragon Full Bottle Pre-orders for the figure will open on June 1 at 4 P.M. JST andRead More


Wave Five Power Morphicon 2018 Guests Announced

The official Power Morphicon website has updated with the next wave of guests who will be attending Power Morphicon 2018.  The latest announced guests include: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Walter Jones: Zack Taylor (MMPR Black) Steve Cardenas: Rocky DeSantos (MMPR Red) Elizabeth Flies: Stag Beetle, Octophantom Power Rangers Lost Galaxy Kerrigan Mahan: Goldar (MMPR), Magna Defender Neil Kaplan: Destruxo (Power Rangers Lost Galaxy), Dialobolico (Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue), Gluto( Power Rangers Time Force) Power Rangers Time Force Kevin Kleinberg: Trip (Time Force Green) Deborah Estelle Philips: Katie (Time Force Yellow) Power Rangers Wild Force Philip Andrew:Read More


Final Godzilla Anime Trilogy Film Details Revealed

The official Godzilla anime trilogy website has updated with details for the last Godzilla anime film in the trilogy. The film will be titled, “Godzilla: The Star-Eater (Godzilla: Hoshi Kū Mono),” and is set to premiere in Japan this November.  The official website also revealed a new teaser visual for the film. For those who aren’t aware the film is the third and final film in the Godzilla anime film trilogy produced by Toho and Polygon Pictures. The trilogy consists of: Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters Godzilla: Godzilla – Decisive Battle: Mobile Breeder City Godzilla: The Star-Eater The first film premieredRead More


Lupinranger VS Patoranger – Episodes 9 + 10 Review

As much as I like the Patorangers and their supporting cast, I can’t help but love the Lupinrangers more. Their stories are so much deeper, as is made clear by these two episodes. Not only do we meet Zamigo in these episodes, giving us a strong memorable Lupinranger-centric arch-nemesis, but the main focus of the two-parter is on what would happen if the Lupinrangers ever failed to get a collection piece. It’s refreshing to have a Super Sentai team who aren’t just trying to defeat the monsters, but are actuallyRead More


Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger vs Keisatsu Sentai Patoranger June Scans *Spoilers

Recently new televikun scans have surfaced online, which reveal details about the events that will take place in Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger vs Keisatsu Sentai Patoranger throughout the month of June. *Keep in mind this article contains spoilers so read at your own discretion.   Ranger X will be making his debut appearance in June, who for those who are unaware, is the sixth senshi for the season. Ranger X will be able to become two different forms called Lupin X and Patren X. His main henshin device is known as the X-Changer and his main VS Vehicles are X-Train Gold & X-TrainRead More


Official Images: Kamen Rider Build DX Great Cross Dragon

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for the Kamen Rider Build DX Great Cross Dragon. For those who are unaware, the Great Cross Dragon was used by Banjo Ryuga in the 37th episode of Kamen Rider Build. By using the Great Cross Dragon and the Dragon EvolBottle in the Build Driver, Ryuga is able to become Kamen Rider Great Cross-Z. Pre-orders for the DX Great Cross Dragon are currently open and will close on June 18 at 11 P.M. JST.  The item will be released this October priced at 3,024 yen. Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.


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 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