Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger Official Press Conference

Today, Toei held the official press conference to unveil the cast of the next Super Sentai series, Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger. This series will be the 43rd installment in the long running series that has become the source material for Power Rangers. However, while this is the 43rd series in the franchise, the Ryusoulgers themselves are officially the 44th Super Sentai team.   The Ryusoulgers consists of: Hayate Ichinose – Kou, RyusoulRed Keito Tsuna – Melt, RyusoulBlue Ichika Osaki – Asuna, RyusoulPink Yuito Obara – Towa, RyusoulGreen Tatsuya Kishida – Banba,…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Victory

Tamashii has updated their official listings with their June retail releases. Now, among these newest items is S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Victory, who is based on the character introduced in Ultraman Ginga S the second season of Ultraman Ginga. For those who are unaware, Ultaman Ginga S is apart of the New Ultraman Retsuden programming block, which aired from July 15, 2014 to December 23, 2014 in Japan. However, unlike future Ultra series this was not simulcast on Crunchyroll, but made available on the service for instant streaming.   Then as for S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Victory, the figure seemingly…

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Official Images: Transformers MPM-8 Megatron & MPM-9 Jazz

Yesterday, Hasbro China held a special event to unveil the next Transformers Movie Masterpiece Series figures. The reveal resulted in the highly rumored, MPM-8 Megatron and MPM-9 Jazz, both based on their 2007 designs. The event took an in-depth look at the figures, their transformations, accessories and additional features. MPM-9 Jazz received the bulk of attention as the figure will come with a Sam Witwicky figurine, and the ability to recreate the character’s death. Then as of today, Hasbro sent out the official press release regarding these upcoming Transformers Movie…

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Official Images: Ultraman Ginga Ultra Replica Ginga Spark

Bandai recently revealed the next Ultra Replica release, which is based on Ultraman Ginga’s Ginga Spark. For those unaware, the Ginga Spark is the transformation device used by series protagonist, Hikaru Raido to transform into Ultraman Ginga. However, the Ginga Spark requires use of the series’ collectible gimmick, the Spark Dolls, to obtain Ultraman Ginga’s natural form, or for Hikaru to turn into other Ultras and/ or Kaiju.   Now, the Ultra Replica Ginga Spark contains the device and an updated Ultraman Ginga Spark Doll. In addition, it will come…

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Official Images: Super Mini-Pla Choujin Sentai Jetman Jet Icarus & Jet Garuda

Today, Bandai revealed the official information for the next Super Sentai Super Mini-Pla releases; these releases are of course for the long awaited mecha from Choujin Sentai Jetman, Jet Icarus and Jet Garuda. However, their third mecha and weapon unit Tetra Boy seems to be omitted from the information. Nevertheless, the news comes from Bandai via Premium Bandai as the order pages have appeared and will soon be activated. In addition, unlike the recently released Super Mini-Pla Galaxy Mega & Delta Mega Set, the mecha will be sold separately.   First…

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New Winter 2019 Lupin III Film Announced

The official NTV’s Twitter for their Kinyō Road Show! (Friday Road Show!) timeslot revealed today, that a new Lupin III film is coming in winter 2019. This announcement came following the Kinyō Road Show! timeslot airing the 2016 Lupin III: Italian Game special. However, no other information for the film is currently available, so stay tuned for further updates. ルパン三世 新作映画 2019年冬公開‼️🎞どんな映画になるのカナ❓続報をお待ちください⭐️#ルパン三世 #ルパン #次元 #不二子 #五エ門 #銭形 #新作映画 pic.twitter.com/KoJ1sP9Kyn — アンク@金曜ロードSHOW!公式 (@kinro_ntv) January 18, 2019 In addition, Lupin III: Goodbye Partner, the 26th anime special, will premiere on NTV next Friday,…

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Review: Super Mini-Pla Goshin Gattai Kakure Daishogun & Tsubasamaru Set

Whether it is “Hidden Style: Super Ninja Beast Jutsu!” or “We need Ninjazord power now!” this Super Mini-Pla set is going to meet fan expectations! First off, this Super Mini-Pla set features all five parts that form Kakure Daishogun/ Ninja Megazord, as well as it is sold alongside Tsubasamaru/ Ninja Falconzord. Secondly, with these two of the Three God Generals together their box art is double billed, having the same vintage homage like Muteki Shogun. The build while not shown is actually seems easier than previous Super Mini-Pla releases. Once…

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Review: Super Mini-Pla Gridman the Hyper Agent Set

It is time to “Access Flash!” with Bandai’s Super Mini-Pla release for Tsuburaya Productions’ Gridman the Hyper Agent! However, North American fans should recognize the character due to DIC Entertainment’s adaptation as Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad. Now, the Super Mini-Pla set encompasses our hero Gridman alongside his support vehicles: Thunder Jet, Twin Driller and God Tank. With the inclusion of the support vehicles they can combine together to form the support mecha, God Zenon, or with Gridman to become Thunder Gridman. Furthermore, Gridman features optional parts for display purposes like additional…

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Toei Tokusatsu Fan Club Series “Kaiju Ward Gallas” Official Trailer

Toei is stepping back into the kaiju-genre with their upcoming tokusatsu series, Kaiju Ward Gallas, an all-new tokusatsu drama with an original monster. The series stars Kamen Rider Wizard’s Makoto Okunaka (Koyomi) as Erica, a character who is connected the violent bird-like monster, Gallas. The series also features other Toei tokusatsu series alumni such as Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger’s Nao Nagasawa (Hurricane Blue) and Kohei Yamamoto (Hurricane Yellow). Mr. Yamamoto will be portraying a bar owner/ bartender whereas, Nao Nagasawa portrays a mysterious scarred woman. In addition, Uchu Sentai Kyuranger’s Keisuki…

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DC Universe’s First Exclusive Comic Release, “Young Justice: Outsiders” Prequel

Today, DC Entertainment released the first chapter of the prequel mini-series based on the upcoming animated series, Young Justice: Outsiders on the DC Universe streaming service. In addition, this release marks Young Justice: Outsiders as the first exclusive comic book on the service. The mini-series is set between the events of the series’ second season finale and premiere of the third season. The prequel comic is written by showrunner Greg Weisman, with art provided by Christopher Jones. The story is being released in 10-page chapters daily ahead of the third…

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