SDCC 2018: Bandai of America Exclusives Revealed

The official Rangernation website has updated with the reveal of Bandai of America’s exclusive products that they will be releasing at San Diego Comic Con 2018.    The exclusives include: Limited Edition Power Rangers Zeo Zeonizer SDCC Exclusive Created by Zordon of Eltar, the Zeonizers utilized the power of the legendary Zeo Crystals to connect to the Morphin Grid and morph five heroes into the Power Rangers Zeo. These wrist-mounted devices use an interlocking feature that also helped to pilot the Zeo Zords. The Limited Edition Power Rangers Zeo Zeonizer Legacy Zeonizer, Zeo Gold…

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Toru Furuya to Attend Anime NYC 2018

The official Anime NYC website has recently updated with an announcement that Tōru Furuya will be attending Anime NYC 2018, marking his first appearance at the convention. Tōru Furuya will be participating at various stage events and signings. Those who aren’t familiar with his work, he has voiced several across many different anime series and various other productions over the last 50 years. Some of his most famous roles include Amuro Ray from Mobile Suit Gundam, Yamcha from Dragon Ball Z, Tuxedo Mask from Sailor Moon, and Pegasus Seiya from Saint Seiya, just to name a few. Anime NYC 2018 will be held…

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SDCC 2018: Mattel DC Exclusives Revealed

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed a first look at some of Mattel’s exclusives based on the DC Comics brand, which will be released at San Diego Comic Con 2018. First, Mattel will be releasing a special Hot Wheels set based on Superman Action Comics No. 1, which was released in 1938. As a homage to the cover, the set will feature a mini Superman figure holding up the iconic green sedan. This special set will retail for $20.  The second exclusive will feature new comic based DC Multiverse 6 inch figures.  The set will include Aquaman, Ocean Master, Black Manta, interchangeable hands, and a variety of other accessories. The set…

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Otakon to Host Studio Trigger & Iron-Blooded Orphans Staff

Over the last few weeks the official Otakon website updated with new guests that will be attending the convention.  Many of the newly announced guests include some of the staff that work on productions by Studio Trigger as well as the team behind Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans.  The new guests include: Naoko Tsutsumi: Studio Trigger Producer (Gurren Lagann, Little Witch Academia, Kill la Kill) Yoh Yoshinari: Studio Trigger Animation and Director  (Neon Genesis Evangelion animator, Gurren Lagann mechanical design, Little Witch Academia Director) Masahiko Otsuka: Studio Trigger President  (FLCL, When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace) Tatsuyuki Nagai: Director (Toradora!, anohana, The Anthem of the Heart, Mobile Suit Gundam:…

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SDCC 2018: Bandai Shokugan Super Minipla Voltron (SDCC Ver.) Revealed

Bluefin Brands has revealed they will be releasing a Bandai Shokugan Super Minipla Voltron (SDCC Ver.) as one of their exclusives at San Diego Comic Con 2018.  While they will be releasing a standard version of the Super Minipla Voltron, the SDCC version will also include a special flame effect, which can be used to help it recreate the way Voltron can form it’s Blazing Sword. The set will include all the other accessories that is included with the standard release and will be released in exclusive packaging.  The Bandai Shokugan Super Minipla Voltron (SDCC Ver.) will retail for $70.00.   It’s time…

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SDCC 2018: Star Wars the Black Series 6 Inch Exclusives Revealed

Entertainment Weekly has recently reported details about some of the exclusives that Hasbro will be offering at San Diego Comic Con 2018.  The first exclusive release is a new set in the Star Wars the Black Series Centerpiece sets, which for those who aren’t familiar with, are statue like figures with premium sculpts and dioramas.  The set features the battle of Rey and Kylo Ren on Starkiller Base, which was the climatic battle from Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. The set will be available at Hasbro’s Booth #3329 at SDCC 2018 and will retail for $109.99.  The second revealed set is…

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SDCC 2018: Star Wars The Vintage Collection Dr. Aphra, 0-0-0, & B-T1 Special Action Figure Set Announced

iO9 has revealed one of Hasbro’s exclusives at San Diego Comic Con 2018. The first exclusive set will be apart of Star Wars The Vintage Collection and will include Dr. Aphra, 0-0-0, and B-T1. Fans of the ongoing Star Wars comics by Marvel will recognize these characters as they appeared quite a bit. The figures will be released in a Special Action Figure Set styled box similar to several releases in Kenner’s original Star Wars toyline. The set will retail for $50 and will be released exclusively at SDCC 2018 and on Hasbrotoyshop after the con. While Dr. Aphra will be released on a standard Vintage Collection card, it is pretty much guaranteed…

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SDCC 2018: NECA 1990 Movie TMNT Box Set

NECA has recently unveiled one of their exclusives that they will releasing at San Diego Comic Con 2018. As a followup to their previous figure box sets based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise, they will now be releasing a set of 7 Inch figures based on the turtles featured in the 1990 live-action film. The turtles will be available in two sets, which include a single boxset with the turtles priced at $125 and a Street Scene Diorama and Action Figure Set priced at $250. The single boxset will have a limited quantity of 5000 pieces while the diorama &…

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Wave Five Power Morphicon 2018 Guests Announced

The official Power Morphicon website has updated with the next wave of guests who will be attending Power Morphicon 2018.  The latest announced guests include: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Walter Jones: Zack Taylor (MMPR Black) Steve Cardenas: Rocky DeSantos (MMPR Red) Elizabeth Flies: Stag Beetle, Octophantom Power Rangers Lost Galaxy Kerrigan Mahan: Goldar (MMPR), Magna Defender Neil Kaplan: Destruxo (Power Rangers Lost Galaxy), Dialobolico (Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue), Gluto( Power Rangers Time Force) Power Rangers Time Force Kevin Kleinberg: Trip (Time Force Green) Deborah Estelle Philips: Katie (Time Force Yellow) Power Rangers Wild Force Philip Andrew:…

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My Hero Academia Creator to Appear at Comic-Con International 2018

This is some news I never thought I would read and I have to say I’m so happy this is happening. Thanks to Viz Media, we’ve learned that Kohei Horikoshi,creator of My Hero Academia will be making his first ever North American appearance at San-Diego Comic-Con 2018.  To quote a bit from the Viz Media press release. “Kohei Horikoshi is scheduled to participate in a variety of events during the convention including the official MY HERO ACADEMIA panel discussion. The panel will feature several notable voice actors including Christopher R. Sabat,…

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