In the previous review I mentioned how the series seems to really be picking up, and that the following episodes could be leading to an amazing hype train. Now, how does that statement hold up with Ultraman Orb Episode 5? Well, one will just need to scroll down to read ‘My Thoughts’ on if the momentum continued… Summary: Gai stumbles across a doll in the park, and recounts the battle with Zetton while off in another part of the city Naomi is getting off and receives a call about an alien.Read More
Yesterday, Bandai Namco finally released the first full trailer for the upcoming video game, City Shrouded in Shadow. This video game is the first survival game of its kind, as players must attempt to survive monsters and mechas from various tokusatsu, and anime series. When the game was initially announced the confirmed franchises included Godzilla, Ultraman, and Neon Genesis Evangelion. Later on it was then confirmed to be adding characters from the Gamera series, while teasing the final property. Several fans earlier on believed the teaser to be for theRead More
Yesterday, the new scans for the June issue of Televikun Magazine were released online. The scans feature events for the upcoming episodes of Kyuranger, Ex-Aid, and Ultraman Geed! In addition, the scans also feature teasers to the upcoming summer movies. In this post we will be presenting the Ultraman Geed portion. The majority of these scans explain Ultraman Geed’s abilities, and reveals info on the characters! Please keep in mind that scans do count as spoilers, so one should continuing reading this article at his/her own discretion… Arise Ultraman Geed!Read More
Recently the latest Figure-Oh scans have surfaced online, which reveals some new S.H.Figuarts releases. The revealed S.H.Figuarts releases include: S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Amazon Neo Release Date: October Price: 5,500 Yen S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Amazon New Omega Release Date: November Price: 5,500 Yen S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Amazon Neo (Amazon.co.jp Ver) Release Date: October Price: 7,020 Yen S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Amazon New Omega (Amazon.co.jp Ver) Release Date: November Price: 7,020 Yen S.H.Figuarts Dan Moroboshi (Ultraseven) Release Date: October Price: 5,800 Yen
Recently scans for Ultraman Xead have surfaced online, which reveals the first in show details for the next Ultraman series. It has been revealed that the human host for Ultraman Xead is Riku Asakura who will be portrayed by Tatsuomi Hamada. For those who are unaware the 16 year old actor made his debut as a Tokusatsu actor in Ultraman Zero – Revenge Belial as Nao. Riku Asakura will use the power of the Xead Riser and the Ultra Capsules similar to the original Ultraman to become Ultraman Xead. His father is non other than Ultraman Belial.
Recently the first toy catalog for Ultraman Xead has surfaced online, which reveals the first concrete details about the series. First, it has been revealed that Ultraman Xead is the son of Ultraman Belial. The series will premiere on July 8. Ultraman Xead will be able to henshin using the power of Ultra Capsules, which utilizes the powers of the past Ultraman and Kaiju. By using the Xead Riser he will be able to initiate his fusion ability called Fusion Rise. The catalog featured some details about some of his forms, which include: Ultraman Xead Primitive (Base Form)Read More
Bluefin has announced that they will be releasing S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Orb Origin Form in North America. The figure will be released in August priced at $54.99. “I call forth the Galaxy’s light!” Ultraman Orb Origin leaps to life as an S.H.Figuarts figure! Highly posable, it also includes his trademark Orb Caliber sword for replicating all kinds of dramatic scenes. The 150mm figure also includes 4 pairs of optional hands (L/R), Orb Caliber option parts, and optional “color timer.” Available for pre-order now! Releassing August 2017. $54.99
Premium Bandai has updated with an official preorder page for the Ultraman Dyna Ultra Replica Reflasher based on the device was primarily used by Asuka Shin to transform into Ultraman Dyna. The device will feature die-cast parts as well as LEDs and sounds. The device is also 1:1 scale to the prop used on the show. The Reflasher will also include a display stand. Preorders are currently open and will close on April 17 at 11 PM JPST. The item will be released in July priced at 7,800 yen. Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details.
The official twitter page for the Toku HD Channel has updated with the announcement that Ultra Man Max will premiere on the network on February 27 at 7 PM PST. For those who aren’t aware, the Toku HD network is the current name of FUNimation’s 24 hour cable network. More information about the channel can be found on the official website listed below. Coming next month the #TOKU Premiere of Ultraman Max with episodes never before seen in the U.S.! #Ultraman #TOKUTV #Premieres pic.twitter.com/bUMet9I6bJ — TOKU (@TOKUHD) January 27, 2017
Earlier this week, Tamashii Nations updated their page for the June 2017 Releases. Among the reveals was the next Ultra based S.H.Figuarts King Joe. Now, King Joe made its debut in Ultraseven during Episodes 14 and 15; it is a four piece robot created by the Pedans. However, this S.H.Figuarts does not have the ability to disassemble, but the previously released Soul of Chogokin can. Then after its initial debut the character would go on to appear in other series, and receive a variety of variants. Since this is basedRead More
On Friday, Tsuburaya Productions uploaded to their YouTube Channel a promotional video for their upcoming Blu-Ray box sets. These box sets feature the foreign produced Ultras series, Ultraman Great and Ultraman Powered. Ultraman Great, was the first of the live-action foreign Ultras to be made, as a co-production by Tsuburaya Productions and South Australian Film Corp. in 1990, but did not receive a television broadcast until 1992 in North America. Originally titled Ultraman: Towards the Future, the series follows Jack Shindo who becomes the host for Ultraman Great and fights Kaiju as a part of the Universal MultipurposeRead More
The official Ultraman Website recently updated its section on the upcoming Amazon Japan Prime series, Ultraman Orb: The Origin Saga. The page updates feature a series description, cast, staff, and opening/ end credit tracks. Along with this huge update Amazon Japan’s YouTube uploaded the first full length trailer for the series. Ultraman Orb: The Origin Saga will begin on December 26 with weekly upload for new episodes, and will run for 12 episodes. Series Description: Ultraman Orb: The Origin Saga is the series that chronicles the past of both, Gai KurenaiRead More
Bandai Tamashii has recently updated with official photos for S.H.Figuarts Metron based on the kaijin that appeared in Ultra Seven. The figure will be released next April priced at 5,940 Yen and will be a retail release. The figure will include: Table Building Effect Set
Premium Bandai recently updated their site with the listing for a new May 2017 exclusive. This time it is the first exclusive Ultraman related S.H.Figuarts, S.H.Figuarts Mephilas. Mephilas was shown to be an upcoming SHF from this past Tamashii Features, but original was not confirmed as a Tamashii Web Shop Exclusive until now. Mephilas is an iconic alien from the Ultra series, who made his first appearance in the original Ultraman series and was recently seen in Ultraman Orb; that specific Mephilas was called Don Nostra leader of the PlanetaryRead More