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Uchu Sentai Kyuranger – Episode 37 Review

I know it’s a small thing, but I love those scenes at the beginning of every episode where the Kyurangers figure out what their next mission is. The fact that we get one at the start of every episode in the pre-opening space where most Sentai teams would be chilling at their HQ means that the default setting of the Kyuranger team is more active rather than passage. They’re always on the move and they’re always getting work done to save the universe. It’s also just a nice way ofRead More


Uchu Sentai Kyuranger – Episode 36 Review

Totally called it! The overall theme of Kyuranger has been that ordinary people can make a difference, so it makes sense that the endgame we’re building to involves the universe rising up to overthrow Jark Matter. Using the pop star from the last episode as a catalyst for the uprising was an unexpected twist but it makes a lot of sense given his role in inspiring Hammy and how his numerous appearances throughout previous episodes have already established him as a well-known and influential figure in the universe. Having himRead More


Power Rangers RPM: The Complete Series Announced

Shout Factory! has announced the release details for Power Rangers RPM: The Complete Series.  For those who are unaware, Power Rangers RPM debuted on ABC Kids in 2009.  The season marked the final season in the Disney era and was an adaptation of Engine Sentai Go-Onger.  Shout Factory! provided a synopsis for the series. In a world ravaged by a malicious, rapidly evolving computer virus known as Venjix, the last survivors of humanity huddle under the domed city of Corinth. Protecting the people of Corinth is the last force left on Earth to stand against this computerizedRead More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Machine Builder & Parts Set

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Machine Builder & Parts Set.  For those who haven’t been following the show the Machine Builder is the main bike used by Kamen Rider Build.   The bike set will include: Machine Builder Exchangeable wrists (LeftX2, RightX3)  Drill Crusher Drill Crusher Gun Mode Replacement Part  Build Phone Stand Pre-orders for the set will open on December 15 at 4 P.M. JST and the item will be released in June 2018 priced at 5,400 Yen.  Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.  


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

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Cross-Z.  For those who haven’t been following Kamen Rider Build, Kamen Rider Cross-Z is Banjo Ryuga aka the secondary rider for the series. The figure will include: Exchangeable wrists (LeftX2, RightX3) Beat Closer  Beat Closer parts Cross-Z Dragon Dragon Full Bottle Lock Full Bottle Pre-orders for the figure will open on December 15 at 4 P.M. JST and the item will be released in June 2018 priced at 5,400 Yen.  Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.  


Official Images: Complete Selection Modification Kamen Rider OOO Driver Complete Set

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for the Complete Selection Modification Kamen Rider OOO Driver Complete Set.  The set will include brand new medals that were not previously released such as the Super Tatoba medals and will also include the buckle/ medals that were used by Kamen Rider Poseidon from Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider Fourze & OOO: Movie War Mega Max. The Complete Selection Modification Kamen Rider OOO Driver Complete Set will also feature a brand new version of the OOOs scanner that will be able to read the newly added medals.  The new medals willRead More


Kaito Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger Revealed

Recently new scans for the next Super Sentai series has surfaced online. For those who have not been following the news the next Sentai series will be titled, “Kaito Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger.” The series will feature two full Sentai teams running the show next season, which will be interesting change for the franchise. The Patrangers have a police motif while the Lupinrangers will have bow-tie designs and capes. Their visors are based on hats. The main teams consist of: Lupinrangers: Lupin Red, Lupin Yellow, Lupin Blue Patrangers: PatorenIchigo, PatorenNigo, PatorenSango   Next, the main changersRead More


Kamen Rider Ex-Aid: Another Ending Part 2 Trailer Streamed

Toei has posted an official trailer for the second installment in the Kamen Rider Ex-Aid: Another Ending V-Cinemas. For those who haven’t been following the V-Cinema releases the second installment will feature Kamen Rider Para-DX and Kamen Rider Poppy as they fight against a new threat. Kamen Rider Para-DX with Poppy will premiere in Japanese theaters on February 17, 2018 and will be released on home video on April 11, 2018.  


Ultraman Geed The Movie: We Tie! Wishes!! Trailer Streamed

The official Ultraman Geed The Movie: We Tie! Wishes!! (Gekijyouban Ultraman Geed: Tsunaguze! Negai!!) website has updated with new information about the upcoming film. First a film poster visual was featured that reveals that Ultraman Orb and Ultraman Zero will be making an appearance in the film.   The film is set in Oninawa and will feature the three Ultraman heroes fighting against the evil mechanical brain called Gilbaris and the Galactron Army.  Gilbaris and it’s army have threatened the lively hood of the various planets throughout the galaxy.  The film will be directed by Koichi Sakamoto and will be premiere inRead More


Ultraman Manga Receives Anime Adaptation for 2019

Over the past few days, Tsuburaya Productions had a countdown clock running pertaining to Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi’s Ultraman manga. This countdown led to an easily and highly anticipated reveal, that the manga series will be receiving an anime adaptation. Now, the only unfortunate thing about the Ultraman anime is that it is not scheduled for a 2018 release; fans are going to have wait for almost another year, as the series is slated for 2019. Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi’s Ultraman manga series began in 2011. The series was originallyRead More


Official Images: Kamen Rider Double Philip’s Book Set

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for the Kamen Rider Double Philip’s Book Set. For whose who are unaware this particular book was used by Philip from Kamen Rider Double.  The set includes: Gaia Library Book Book covers (B6 Size) X2 Clear book marker X6 Pre-orders for the book will open later tonight at 4 P.M. JST and will close on January 25 at 11 P.M. JST.  The item will be released in March 2018 priced at 4,860 Yen.  Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.  


Kamen Rider Build December Scans Part 2 *Spoilers

Recently more December scans for Kamen Rider Build have surfaced online which features further details about the events that will happen in the series in December. *Keep in mind this article contains spoilers so read at your own discreet.  It has been revealed Sento built the Rabbit Tank Sparkling with the power of all of his main 12 Best matches, including the powers from the Phoenix Robo and Kamen Rider Ex-Aid Fullbottles.  Next, another diagram of the various forms was featured. Thirdly, as the battle escalates Blood Stark will possibly reveal his identity. Fourthly, while no new information regarding Heisei Generations wasRead More


Uchu Sentai Kyuranger December Scans Part 2 *Spoilers

Recently more December scans for Uchu Sentai Kyuranger have surfaced online, which features further details of the events that will happen in the series in the month of December. *Keep in mind this article contains spoilers so read at your own discreet. The Kyurangers will soon gain the Cepheus, Perseus, Andromeda, and Cassiopeia Kyutamas and with them they will finally be able to enter the Southern Cross. As they infiltrate the base they plan to destroy the base from within with the power of the Black Hole Kyutama. When they arrive they will soon meet the Southern Cross King and the warrior fromRead More


Garo: Crimson Moon Anime Film Announced

The official Garo website has announced that a film for the Garo: Crimson Moon anime series. Currently no other details are confirmed at this time due to the project being early in development.  For those who are unaware, Garo: Crimson Moon is the second anime series based on the Garo Tokusatsu franchise.  The series premiered in 2015 and was licensed by Funimation Entertainment in North America for both home video and for streaming. The film is the fourth confirmed project in the works following the recently announced projects, which include: Untitled Garo: Crimson Moon Film Garo: Kami No Kiba Jinga TVRead More


Kamen Rider Build December Scans *Spoilers

Recently December scans for Kamen Rider Build have surfaced online which reveal some of the events that will be happening throughout the month on the show. Keep in mind this article contains spoilers so read at your own discreet.* First, with the previous events of the series Sento will soon be using a new Full Bottle called the Rabbit Tank Sparkling Fullbottle.  This special Full Bottle will allow Sento to access all of his weapons without the need of the other Full Bottles. Next, it seems that Sento and Ryuga will soon be fighting eachRead More