SDCC 2019: Power Rangers Beast Morphers Season 2 Official Trailer

Yesterday, during the Power Rangers panel at San Diego Comic Con, Hasbro featured a segment on Power Rangers Beast Morphers. The segment took time to highlight the Amazon exclusive Deluxe Beast-X Ultrazord Ultimate Collection set, as well as premiere a new trailer for the series. In actuality the trailer is on both the conclusion of the current season, and serves as a season 2 trailer! Also, unlike previous sequel follow ups such Power Rangers Samurai and Super Samurai, Power Rangers Beast Morphers season 2 will not include Super within the…

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Official Images: Power Rangers Lightning Collection Wave 2 & MMPR White Ranger Helmet

Today, at the official Power Rangers panel during San Diego Comic Con, Hasbro finally unveiled the second wave of Lightning Collection figures. This wave consists of the four characters previously leaked from Amazon listings such as the Mighty Morphin Pink Ranger (Kimberly Hart), Beast Morphers Red Ranger (Devon Daniels), Beast Morphers Gold Ranger (Nate Silva), and the Magna Defender. However, in addition to reveal Hasbro has announced they will begin to produce Lightning Collection Ranger Helmets, starting with the Mighty Morphin White Ranger. Now, unlike the Bandai of America Legacy…

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Toei’s Official Kamen Rider Zero-One Press Conference

Today, Toei held the official unveiling press conference for the next installment in the Kamen Rider franchise! Titled, Kamen Rider Zero-One, the series is the 30th entry, and the first official main Kamen Rider series to air in the Reiwa Era. During the press conference Toei revealed the main cast, the official trailer, and provided a summary for the series.   Kamen Rider Zero-One’s Story: The series occurs in world where society has advanced, developing artificial intelligence systems referred to as Human Gear to assist with everyday tasks. The Human…

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The Infinite Possibilities with the Power Rangers Lightning Collection

During the 25th anniversary for the Power Rangers franchise, Saban Brands shockingly sold the entire property over to Hasbro. With this change in ownership it marked the end for Bandai of America’s involvement in the series which empowered the company for almost three decades. However, even in their final years with the series, fans were displeased with Bandai of America’s management of Power Rangers products, whether the products were basic retail items or high-end collectibles. The change in ownership easily convinced fans that things would finally be different as show…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Jiren (Dragon Ball Super)

Premium Bandai recently listed the order page for S.H.Figuarts Jiren from Dragon Ball Super. Jiren hails from Universe 11, as the strongest mortal in that universe and is a member of the Pride Troopers, having fought for his universe during the Tournament of Power. Jiren’s power is rumored to be limitless reaching the domain of the Gods of Destruction. Jiren’s fighting style is unique too, as he centers it around defense and meditation, but when he attacks it is solid and efficient. In the anime Jiren is voiced by Eiji…

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Mill Creek Entertainment Acquired the ULTRA Series Library for Physical & Digital North American Distribution

Today, Mill Creek Entertainment in cooperation with Indigo Entertainment announced they have acquired the license for Tsuburaya Productions’ Ultra series library for North American distribution. Indigo, on the behalf of Tsuburaya, developed this deal to assist in bringing back the Ultra series to North America. However, this distribution will entail both physical and digital releases for the franchise which includes the entire television series, and theatrical films remastered for high-definition.   Now, kicking off this licensing agreement and distribution, Mill Creek Entertainment is beginning with the first two installments, Ultra…

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Review: S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Kiva

Today’s review is consider a special item as it is S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Kiva, the last Heisei Rider needed to complete all 20 Riders. However, for long time collectors it is the figure necessary to complete the first ten, from with Kuuga to Decade. Now, Kiva was released previously in the S.H.Figuarts line, but that release featured the character in his final form, Emperor Form. In addition, S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Kiva Emperor Form was a December 2010 release alongside S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Dark Kiva. Yet, as a Shinkocchou…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Taro

Tamashii Nations has recently updated their website with the information regarding the upcoming S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Taro release. This Figuart being based on the titular hero of the sixth installment in the Ultra series. Ultraman Taro the series spans 53 episodes which originally aired from April 6, 1973 to April 5, 1974 on TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System). Ultraman Taro is referred to as ‘Ultraman No. 6,’ with his name being derived from the most typical name of a boy used in otogi-banashis (Japanese fairy tales). In universe, the character is the…

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Review: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Belial

Today’s toy review is a look at the Tamashii Nations S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Belial from the Ultra series. This figure is based on Ultraman Belial’s original Reionics form seen throughout a variety of films and series. Now, oddly enough this is not the first time the character has received a S.H.Figuarts, as last year Tamashii Nations released S.H.Figuarts Belial Atrocious, a form seen in Ultraman Geed. While the two forms/ figures are the same character, each body is engineered differently. Yet, their accessory count maybe near even. Nevertheless, this review tackles…

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Tsuburaya Productions Announces Ultraman Anime Season 2 & Season 1 Soundtrack

Today, Tsuburaya Productions and Netflix announced that a second season is currently in production for the Ultraman anime. This announcement came via a presentation featuring series co-directors Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Amaraki at that Festival International du Film d’Animation d’Annecy in France. During the presentation both directors express their gratitude to the fans, and expressed how they have enjoyed producing the first season. In addition, a teaser video was released on the series’ official Twitter regarding the confirmation of the second season. However, further details on the second season will…

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