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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


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


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


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


Lupinranger VS Patoranger – Episode 20 Review

The star of this episode is clearly Noel and his two ranger forms. Lupinranger VS Patoranger has done incredibly well so far with its unique two-team premise, and the introduction of a new character who’s part of both teams takes it to a new level. We first see him as Lupin X, which is probably my favourite form of the two. I’ve always preferred the Lupinrangers to the Patorangers, although I like the designs and personalities of both. Part of why I like his Lupinranger form so much is theRead More


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


Anime Expo to Host World Premiere of SSSS.Gridman Anime

Anime Expo has announced that they will be hosting the world premiere of the SSSS.Gridman anime series with the creators, Shigeto Koyama and Hiromi Wakabaysahi, as the hosts for the event. Masaru Sakamoto (Animation/ Character Designer) and Masato Takeuchi (Animation Producer) will also be featured hosts during the Q&A session during the SSSS. Gridman premiere event.   The SSSS. Gridman premiere event will be held on Friday, July 6 at 7:45 P.M. – 8:45 P.M at room LACC / Main Events in Hall B. Anime Expo also provided an official synopsis of the series. You’re not alone. Always and forever. “Gridman the Hyper Agent” was a Japanese TV series that aired fromRead 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