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Official Images: MP-43 Beast Wars Megatron

Dengeki Hobby has updated with new official images for MP-43 Beast Wars Megatron. For those who are unaware, the figure is based on Megatron based on his appearance in the first season of the 1996 Beast Wars animated series. The series later aired in Japan under the name Beast Wars: Super Robot Lifeform Transformers.  In the Canadian/American version of the series, Megatron was voiced by David Kaye while in Japan he was voiced by Shigeru Chiba. The figure will include his rifle, blast effect, two alternate face parts, a toothbrush (as seen in the episode “, BeforeRead More


SDCC 2018: Throne of the Primes Optimal Optimus Revealed

The Hidden Remote has recently revealed the first look at another of Hasbro’s Transformers exclusives at San Diego Comic 2018. Alongside the previously revealed Retro Rock Garage boxset, Hasbro will also be releasing a special version of Transformers Generations Power of the Primes Evolution Leader Optimal Optimus. The Transformers Generations Power of the Primes Throne of the Primes Optimal Optimus will feature a new deco based on Optimus Primal’s color scheme and will also include exclusive prime masters as well as a special weapon. The Throne of the Primes Optimal Optimus includes: Nexus Prime, Amalgamous Prime, Prima Prime and the Legendary 13th Prime Comic-Con exclusive PrimeRead More


SDCC 2018: Vol.1 Retro Rock Garage Transformers Box Set Announced

iO9 has revealed the first look at one of Hasbro’s Transformers exclusives they will be offering at San Diego Comic Con 2018.  One of the Transformers exclusives will be the Vol.1 Retro Rock Garage box set that will include a “retro gold” colored 1977 Camaro version of Bumblebee as well as a set of Transformers G1 Dinocassettes named Dial and Zaur. For those who aren’t familiar with the two Dinocassetes, both were released exclusively in Japan in 1987 under the names Dairu and Zauru; although the originals featured different paint schemes.  Since they were released only in Japan, this set will be a great opportunity for long time fansRead More


SDCC 2018: Marvel Legends Series Defenders Rail Authority 5-Pack Announced

The Hollywood Reporter has updated with reveal of one of Hasbro’s Marvel exclusives at San Diego Comic Con 2018. Hasbro will be offering a Marvel Legends Series Defenders Rail Authority 5-Pack that includes the stars of the Netflix original Marvel shows. The set will include: Colleen Wing Daredevil Luke Cage Jessica Jones  Iron Fist The set will retail for $124.99 and will be sold exclusively at San Diego Comic Con 2018 and Fan Expo Canada 2018. Expect limited quantities to be sold at Hasbrotoyshop after the convention. San Diego Comic Con 2018 will be held at the San Diego Convention Center on Thursday, July 19 toRead More


Lego Ideas Voltron Announced

Lego has recently updated their official online shop with release details for the LEGO Ideas 21311 Voltron set. For those who are unaware, the set was submitted by len_d69 as apart of Lego Ideas in 2016. The set was later green-lit in August 2017. The set will include 2,321 pieces and will be released on August 1 priced at $179.99. VIP members will be able to have the ability to purchase the set in advance on July 23. A limited stock of sets will also be available at San Diego Comic 2018. The official website provided details about theRead 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


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


SDCC 2018: Mattel DC Exclusives Revealed

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed a first look at some of Mattel’s exclusives based on the DC Comics brand, which will be released at San Diego Comic Con 2018. First, Mattel will be releasing a special Hot Wheels set based on Superman Action Comics No. 1, which was released in 1938. As a homage to the cover, the set will feature a mini Superman figure holding up the iconic green sedan. This special set will retail for $20.  The second exclusive will feature new comic based DC Multiverse 6 inch figures.  The set will include Aquaman, Ocean Master, Black Manta, interchangeable hands, and a variety of other accessories. The setRead More


SDCC 2018: Bandai Shokugan Super Minipla Voltron (SDCC Ver.) Revealed

Bluefin Brands has revealed they will be releasing a Bandai Shokugan Super Minipla Voltron (SDCC Ver.) as one of their exclusives at San Diego Comic Con 2018.  While they will be releasing a standard version of the Super Minipla Voltron, the SDCC version will also include a special flame effect, which can be used to help it recreate the way Voltron can form it’s Blazing Sword. The set will include all the other accessories that is included with the standard release and will be released in exclusive packaging.  The Bandai Shokugan Super Minipla Voltron (SDCC Ver.) will retail for $70.00. It’s time toRead More


Official Images: Marvel Legends 6″ Spider-Man SP//dr BAF Wave

Hasbro has recently released official images for the upcoming  Marvel Legends 6″ Spider-Man SP//dr Build-a-figure wave. For those who are unaware the Build-a-figure is based on the SP//dr armor introduced in Edge of Spider-Verse #5, which was released in December, 2014. The armor is used by Peni Parker, who took over the mantle after her father’s death. Currently it is unknown when the figures will be released at retailers in North American/ Canada, however the wave has made its way overseas. Expect more details to be revealed at San Diego Comic Con 2018 if theRead More


Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Falcon (Avengers: Infinity War Ver.)

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Falcon (Avengers: Infinity War Ver.). As the name suggests the figure is based on Falcon’s appearance in Avengers: Infinity War, although it can theoretically fill in as a representation of his appearances in Captain America: Civil War and in Ant-man.  The figure will include: Exchangeable writs (LeftX2, RightX2) Alternate Head (Goggles) Wing Parts (Left & Right) Flight Pack GunsX2 Tamashii Stage Joint for Wings Pre-orders for the figure are currently open and the figure will be released in January 2019 priced at 9,504 Yen. Those who are interested should contactRead More


Zoids Wild Anime Preview Streamed

Takara Tomy recently revealed new new promotional video for the Zoids Wild anime series.  The latest promotional video features a look at the main character, Arashi and his personal Zoid, the Wild Liger.  As reported earlier this May, Arashi will be voiced by Kensho Ono. For those who are unaware, Zoids Wild is the latest series in the Zoids franchise, which was announced this February. The company also revealed a commercial for the toys. Zoids Wild will premiere on MBA and TBS starting on July 7 and new episodes will air on Saturdays at 6:30 A.M. JST. 


SDCC 2018: NECA 1990 Movie TMNT Box Set

NECA has recently unveiled one of their exclusives that they will releasing at San Diego Comic Con 2018. As a followup to their previous figure box sets based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise, they will now be releasing a set of 7 Inch figures based on the turtles featured in the 1990 live-action film. The turtles will be available in two sets, which include a single boxset with the turtles priced at $125 and a Street Scene Diorama and Action Figure Set priced at $250. The single boxset will have a limited quantity of 5000 pieces while the diorama &Read 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


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.