Close to the Action, A Power Rangers Fan’s Dream Comes True!

Let’s pretend it is the early 90s, during this time television and physical publications were essential. People required the use of these mediums to acquire their basic information. Whereas, the internet as we would come to know it as of today had just begun in August 1991. However, the fandoms that we would come to love and be a part of were obscure then. Yet, during that period of time we would discover how the internet could be used to connect one another, and become a valued source of information.…

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Tsuburaya Productions Officially Announces Ultraman Trigger: New Generation Tiga Series

Today, Tsuburaya Productions officially unveiled the next installment in the Ultra Series, Ultraman Trigger: New Generation Tiga. The upcoming series is a homage to the 90s classic installment Ultraman Tiga, which was the first part of the Heisei Trilogy. However, Tsuburaya Productions refers to the trilogy simply as the TDG series for Ultraman Tiga, Dyna, and Gaia.   Now, as the subtitle New Generation Tiga indicates, Ultraman Trigger is a reimagination of Ultraman Tiga for the modern era. The series will attempt to emulate various story elements from Tiga like…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Gamma Future

Today, Premium Bandai announced that they will be releasing S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Gamma Future based on Zett’s third Fusion form. In the series, Ultraman Zett uses the Heisei Trilogy Ultra Medals (Ultraman Tiga, Dyna & Gaia) within the Zett Riser to assume the form. As Gamma Future, Ultraman Zett possesses incredible and mystical powers, where attacks are activated with magic seals. In addition, Ultraman Zett can produce illusions that summon forth the Heisei Trilogy Ultramen to assist him in battle. However, in S.H.Figuarts form the illusion can be recreated through…

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[Official Images] Complete Selection Modification Lockseed Kureshima Set

Back in October, Bandai announced an entire Complete Selection Modification release line-up for Kamen Rider Gaim related items. These releases would consist of the main transformation device, the Sengoku Driver, and the belt’s compatible Lockseeds. Now, most of the Kamen Rider Gaim Complete Selection Modification releases are the Lockseeds in thematic sets. The first set announced was the Charmant Set for Kamen Rider Bravo and Kamen Rider Gridon. Then the second announced was the Team Baron Set for Kamen Rider Baron, Knuckle, and Kurokage. However, the newest set that is…

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Toei Announces Third Kamen Rider Project: Hideaki Anno’s Shin Kamen Rider

Toei’s final announcement regarding the three Kamen Rider 50th anniversary projects is none other than Shin Kamen Rider. For some time now, fans knew about this upcoming project through the title’s trademark being filed in Japan. However, no other details were confirmed besides fan assumptions that Hideaki Anno would be involved. Now, it is confirmed the project is a feature length film, and Hideaki Anno is apart of the production. Accompanying the announcement for the project, Toei revealed the following teaser trailer and promotional visuals: The poster for Shin Kamen…

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Toei Announces Kamen Rider Black Sun Reboot Series

Today, Toei is announcing three upcoming Kamen Rider projects for the franchise’s 50th anniversary. The first project Toei announced is the anime adaptation of the Kamen Rider W manga Futo Detective. However, they have announced the second project is a reboot of the classic Showa Era installment Kamen Rider Black. Titled, Kamen Rider Black Sun, the series will reboot the 1987 series, with its intended release for 2022 for the show’s 35th anniversary.   Kamen Rider Black Sun’s main director will be Kazuya Shiraishi, who intends to enhance the tragic…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Dark Kiva

Recently, Tamashii Nations has been promoting that the next retail S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou release would be Kamen Rider Dark Kiva. Also, with the announcement they provided details on when pre-orders will open, its price and its intended release date. However, until today there were only teaser images of the product, and no information regarding the figure’s accessories.   Now, surprisingly enough, S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Dark Kiva will only include four pairs of optional hands. Whereas, the original S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Dark Kiva, released in late 2010, featured weapons…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Kuuga Growing Form

Today, Tamashii Nations announced that they will be releasing S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Kuuga Growing Form. The figure is based on Kamen Rider Kuuga’s first form before assuming his standard base form, Mighty Form. Growing Form is the weakest of Kamen Rider Kuuga’s forms, either due to the user’s inexperience, or if they are injured. Ultimately, the form made 11 appearances throughout the series’ span of 49-episodes, and appeared once in Kamen Rider Decade. Now, the figure will include bonus parts for the previously released S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Dragon…

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Mill Creek Entertainment Announces Mega Monster Battle & Ultraman Zero Blu-Ray Sets

Earlier this week, SciFi Japan broke the news on the next Ultra Series releases coming from Mill Creek Entertainment. As Scifi Japan reported, the next Blu-Ray sets are the Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle collection, and the Ultraman Zero Chronicles. The Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle collection set features the first season, its sequel Never Ending Odyssey, and feature film. For those unaware, the Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle film is the official onscreen debut of the fan-favorite character Ultraman Zero. In addition, the film features the introduction of the villainous…

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[Official Images] SMP Shokugan Modeling Project Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger GaoKing

On February 17th via their Candy Toy Twitter account, Bandai announced the upcoming 20th anniversary campaign for Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger. For those unaware, Gaoranger is the 25th installment in the Super Sentai series, while also commemorating the franchise’s 25th anniversary. The series was directly adapted into Power Rangers Wild Force, with some minor changes to the story occurring.   Now, within the initial announcement, there was a teaser image for Super Mini-Pla GaoKing. However, in the following weeks, Bandai confirmed this release would be part of their new subline, Shokugan…

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