Gundam The Origin – Eve of the Red Comet Premiere Date & Details Announced

Originally announced during the Mobile Suit Gundam’s 40th Anniversary Project launch event on November 21, 2018, the TV broadcast version of Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin finally has details on its premiere. The 6-part OVA will be recompiled into a 13 episode broadcast version for television. This is similar to Mobile Suit Gundam UC re:0096 which was a 22 episode recompilation of the 7-part OVA series.   The recompilation will be titled Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin – Eve of the Red Comet in order to differentiate the TV version from the OVA. It remains to be unknown…

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NYTF 2019: Hasbro Marvel Legends Reveals

Hasbro’s presentation to the attendees of New York Toy Fair 2019 featured the debut of 44 brand-new Marvel Legends action figures. Characters from the comics and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, special 80th anniversary releases, X-Men, Avengers, Spider-Man and more. Without further ado, let’s dive into these new Marvel Legends reveals.   Avengers Waves (Spring 2019, $19.99 Each):   While unclear which figures are in which assortment, we know two waves of Avengers Series Marvel Legends are coming this spring. The new reveals include the previously teased Shuri (MCU) and the next member of the Serpent Society known…

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NYTF 2019: Shazam! Action Figure Reveals *SPOILERS*

During New York Toy Fair 2019, Mattel has released official images for the Shazam! basic action figures and DC Multiverse action figure releases. Be warned that SPOILERS are ahead for the film in terms of which characters are present. However, seeing as these figures have already started appearing at Wal-Mart stores across the US, the spoilers have been out there for the last week or so.   Shazam! Basic Figures Each figure includes one of the Seven Deadly Enemies of Man, but one is missing and might be included with a later figure. The figures include: Shazam! Freddy…

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McFarlane Toys Acquires “DC Multiverse Collector Figures” License For 2020

This past December 2018, we got word that Mattel would be losing the DC Comics license for the Boys Action category. Additional information, did confirm that Mattel would be retaining the Girls Toy and Preschool toy license, presumably to continue producing DC Super Hero Girls and Imaginext DC Super Friends respectively. Whereas, Spin Master signed a deal for the Boy Action category, but nothing was stated for the collector’s focused action figures. Speculation on the internet has been rampant as DC announced that DC Collectibles was going to be scaled…

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Marvel Legends 2018 in Review: A Lot of Product and a lot of Love

Here we are at the end of 2018, its had its ups and downs as the days passed but one of those ups was the Marvel Legends 2018 lineup. This year saw the line expand and Hasbro managed to release 130 figures across build-a-figure waves, multipacks and more. This is the biggest year in the line’s history and I want to highlight it today. In this video, I am looking over the line in general with a focus on the 80 figures that I purchased myself. So without further ado,…

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DC Universe Titans Episode 11 “Dick Grayson” Review

Here we are folks, the end of the first season of Titans. After a season where half the episodes were detours away from the main plot, should we be too surprised that the season finale is one as well? Not really, but without any further delay, let’s dive into Titans Episode 11 “Dick Grayson.”   [Warning: The following review contains several spoilers]   I got to give credit to the DC Universe marketing team, as I saw advertisements everywhere for this episode. Why all that extra effort? Batman; the answer is…

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One-Punch Man Season 2 Trailer

On Friday, Bandai Namco released the trailer for One-Punch Man season two which is set to release in April 2019. The new season will feature Hikaru Midorikawa (Mobile Suit Gundam Wing’s Heero Yuy & Gridman) joining the cast as the hero hunter, Garou. Now, the second season will feature the first season cast reprising their roles and JAM Project returning to perform a new them song. In addition, returning staff includes character designer Chikashi Kubota (FLCL 2), Tomohiro Suzuki (Saint Seiya: Legend of Sanctuary & Double Decker! Doug & Kirill)…

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DC Universe Titans Episode 10 “Koriand’r” Review

Titans returns to its normal story track this week to follow-up on Episode 8’s cliffhanger. Being the next to last episode of the season, does “Koriand’r” accomplish what it needs to? To find out we are going to have to dive in!   [Warning: The following review contains several spoilers]   When last we saw the core Titans team, Dick and Donna were on their way to Rachael’s mother’s home. During the drive, Donna translates the text from Kory’s notebook, only to realizes that Kory’s mission is to kill Rachael. At…

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Good Smile Company Launches Investment Firm

Recently, the Japanese figure and toy manufacturer Good Smile Company announced that the company established a new investment firm during November; the investment firm, Good Smile Partners, will invest in contents, creators, artists and research to raise the value of the company. In addition, the intent of the firm is to have new projects aiming towards “the future of entertainment.” Furthermore, Good Smile Company board member Gentarō Iwasa is in charge of firm as the representative director.   Good Smile Company is best known internationally for the production of its Figma…

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Spin Master Announces 3-Year Toy Deal with Warner Bros./ DC

Yesterday, Spin Master Corp. announced it has entered a three-year licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Consumer Products. This new licensing agreement is specifically for DC Comics properties, and will focus on remote control/ robotic vehicles, water toys and games/ puzzles.   Below is Spin Master’s official statement regarding the deal: “Partnering with an iconic brand like DC is a major milestone for Spin Master and is part of our strategy to invest in successful licenses to further grow and diversify our business,” said Ben Gadbois, Spin Master’s Global President and COO.…

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