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Live-Action Garo Series Kaminokiba -JINGA- Trailer Streamed

The official Kaminokiba -JINGA- website has updated with a trailer for the upcoming series. The trailer was mirrored to the official Garo Youtube channel.  The latest trailer features a look at the setting of the series and showcases a preview of Mikage’s tranformation into Jinga. The trailer also reveals that the series will premiere on Tokyo MX and BS11 on October 4. The series will later on Family Gekijou on October 7. As reported earlier, the series is a spin-off of the Garo: Divine Fang (GARO: Kami no Kiba) film, which premiered in Japan on January 6. The official website alsoRead More


More Details Revealed For Gray Cherry Blossoms: Garo Anime Film

Recently the official Gray Cherry Blossoms: Garo (Usuzumizakura -Garo-) website has updated with some new details for the upcoming anime film. First, a new trailer was revealed. The new trailer features another look at the film’s setting as well as a look at several of the characters. The trailer also reveals that the film will premiere in Japanese theaters on October 6.   Next, the website revealed a new key visual, which is illustrated by Masakazu Katsura, the character designer for the film.   Thirdly, some new cast members were revealed. The main cast membersRead More


20 Rider Kicks Kamen Rider Belt Reissues Announced

J-Hero has updated their Twitter page with a magazine scan that reveals that Bandai will be reissuing some older Kamen Rider belts, which will be under the “20 Kamen Rider Kicks” banner. Pre-orders for the belts is stated to open on October 1 in Japan and each will be released sometime this December.  While only four rider belts are revealed at this time, hopefully more belts especially pre-Decade belts will also be reissued in the near future as well. The confirmed reissues include: Kamen Rider Decade Decadriver with Rider Cards : 7,500 Yen Kamen Rider W Double DriverRead More


Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger: The Complete Series Release Details Revealed

Shout Factory! has updated with an official pre-order page for Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger: The Complete Series. For those who who are not aware, Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger was the 25th season of Super Sentai and aired from February 18, 2001 – February 10, 2002. The series was later adapted into Power Rangers Wild Force, which was the final season produced by Saban Brands before the franchise was sold to Walt Disney. The series also aired in South Korea under the name Power Rangers: Jungle Force. Shout Factory! provided an official description for the series. Before Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, There Was SuperRead More


Official Images: Kamen Rider Zi-O DX Grease Watch

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for the Kamen Rider Zi-O DX Grease Watch. As the name suggests the Watch is based on Kamen Rider Grease, who for those have not been following, is one of the tertiary riders in Kamen Rider Build.  Unlike the main rider Watches, the Grease Watch will feature his name. At this point in time it is unknown if this will be the trend for non main riders, however it will be interesting to see if the trend continues. Pre-orders for the Kamen Rider Zi-O DX Grease Watch areRead More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Poppy Toki Meki Crisis Gamer Level X

Premium Bandai has recently opened on official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Poppy Toki Meki Crisis Gamer Level X. For those who are unaware, Asuna Karino aka Poppy Pipopapo is able to become this form by using the Gashacon Bugvisor II and the Toki Meki Crisis Gashat. The figure will include: Exchangeable wrists (LeftX3, RightX3) Gashacon Bugvisor II Gashacon Bugvisor II (Arm Attachment)  Keep in mind this figure is based on her heroic self, which is represented by the suit’s blue eyes. Currently, it is unknown if Bandai Tamashii will release a villainous (“red eyes”) variant. However,Read More


Wave Ten Power Morphicon 2018 Guests Announced

The official Power Morphicon website has updated with some new guests that will be attending Power Morphicon 2018. The new guests include: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Michael Sorich: Squatt (MMPR), Pumpkin Rapper (MMPR), Roboborg (Big Bad Beetleborgs), Various Power Ranger Monsters Bruce Heinsius: Photographer Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue Jennifer Yen: Vypra Michael Forest: Prince Olympius Fujiyama Ichiban Marshaune Mack Travis Hall Wilsa Derro Other Amit Bhaumik: Writer (Power Rangers Time Force, Power Rangers Wild Force, Power Rangers Samurai, and Power Rangers Megaforce) Power Morphicon 2018 will be held at this weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center inRead More


Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel 25th Anniversary Special Announced

IGN has reported details about the upcoming 25th Anniversary episode of Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel.  The special will feature the return of several past rangers who will team up with the Ninja Steel rangers.   The confirmed returning rangers include: Jason David Frank: Tommy Oliver (Mighty Morphin Green/ White, Zeo Red, Turbo Red, Dino Thunder Black) Catherine Sutherland: Kat Hillard (Mighty Morphin Pink, Zeo Pink, Turbo Pink Jason Faunt: Wes Collins (Time Force Red) Other returning rangers are stated to appear in the special, however have not been revealed at this time. The episode will premiereRead More


Official Images: Kamen Rider Build DX Last Pandora White & Black Panels Set

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for the  Kamen Rider Build DX Last Pandora White & Black Panels Set. For those who aren’t aware these special Pandora Panels play a key role in the last arc of the Kamen Rider Build series. The set includes: Black Pandora Panel White Pandora Panel Bat Lost Full Bottle Cobra Lost Full Bottle CD Lost Full Bottle Castle Lost Full Bottle Owl Lost Full Bottle Hammer Lost Full Bottle Kuwagata Lost Full Bottle Zebra Lost Full Bottle Scissors Lost Full Bottle Spanner Lost Full BottleRead More


Live-Action Garo Series Kaminokiba -JINGA- Cast & Premiere Date Revealed

The official Garo franchise blog has updated with the cast members and premiere date for the Garo Kaminokiba -JINGA-  live-action series. The cast includes: Masahiro Inoue: Jinga Mikage Yūka Kōri: Fūsa Sōshi Hagiwara: Tōma Mikage Miyavi Matsunoi: Alva Satomi Andō: Koyuri Mikage Koh Takasugi: Rozan Shigemitsu Ogi: Yōyū Tōru Kazama: Mizuto Mikage The series is set to premiere in Japan this October, but no exact date has been confirmed at this time. As reported earlier, the series is a spin-off of the Garo: Divine Fang (GARO: Kami no Kiba) film, which premiered in Japan on January 6.


SDCC 2018: Power Rangers vs Street Fighter: Live Action Video Streamed

The official Power Rangers Legacy Wars YouTube channel has updated with the trailer for the Power Rangers vs Street Fighter: Live Action short film. The trailer was first revealed at San Diego Comic Con 2018. Those who are unaware, Power Rangers Legacy Wars is a mobile fighting game based on the Power Rangers franchise that was developed by nWay. The live-action short film is being developed by the teams is a joint collaborated project by nWay and Bat in the Sun Productions. The Power Rangers vs. Street Fighter live-action short film is set to debut this Fall. PowerRead More


Tamashii Nations 2018 Exclusives Revealed

Bandai Tamashii has updated the official Tamashii Nations website with the reveal of some of the exclusives that will be released at Tamashii Nations 2018. Keep in mind while these items will be sold at the event, most if not all the items should be available as standard Tamashii Webshop exclusives in the future. The exclusives include: Strike Freedom Gundam TAMASHII NATION 2018 Limited color: 27,000 Yen Robot Damashii MS-06 Mass production type Zaku ver. ANIME ~ First touch 2500 ~: 2,500 Yen S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider 1 (Sakurajima Ver.):  6,480 Yen Robot Damashii RX-78-2 Gundam & G Fighter ver. A.N.I.M.E.Read More


Wave Seven 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 newly announced guests include: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Austin St. John: Jason Lee (MMPR Red/ Zeo Gold) Johnny Young Bosch: Adam (MMPR Black) Paul Schrier: Farkas ‘Bulk’ Bulkmeier (MMPR-Power Rangers Lost Galaxy, Samurai/Super Samurai, Power Rangers Hyperforce) Danny Wayne: Stunt Actor (MMPR- Power Rangers In Space) Power Rangers Mystic Force Richard Brancatisano: Xander (Mystic Force Green) Super Sentai Hisashi Sakai: Young Burai (Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger), Kou / Kiba RangerRead More


Lupinranger VS Patoranger – Episode 21 Review

Episode 21 is the second part of Noel’s introduction, and so far he seems like a perfect ‘sixth’ ranger. Not only do I love his suit design and mecha, but his inclusion to the series complicates the formula in interesting ways and gives us a little more insight into Lupinranger VS Patoranger‘s lore. This episode doesn’t touch on it in much detail but with Noel being the creator of some of the rangers’ gear and having a previous relationship with Kogure, there’s plenty of room for the show to getRead More


Ultraman Manga Anime Adaptation to Premiere on Netflix Worldwide

The 12th compiled volume of the Ultraman manga has revealed that the anime adaptation will be having a worldwide simultaneous release on Netflix in Spring 2019. The Ultraman anime adaptation will be directed by Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki. The anime is being produced by Production I.G with the help of Sola Digital Arts. For those who are unaware, the Ultraman manga is written by Eiichi Shimizu and illustrated by Tomohiro Shimoguchi. The manga launched in the Monthly Hero magazine on November 1, 2011 and was later licensed by VIz Media internationally in 2015. Viz Media provided a descriptionRead More