[Tokyo Comic Con] AKARI: Tokusatsu Re-Imagined Campaign Announced

Recently at Tokyo Comic Con, former Tsuburaya Productions director and producer Takeshi Yagi announced a new tokusatsu project. Titled, AKARI, the production is a proof-of-concept that is in association with the online video service, Narō. For those unaware, Narō is an on-demand video service that creates programs on Japanese culture, and veterans from its professions. Whereas, the programs are filmed as a hybrid between a documentary, and a master class course on the profession featured.   Now, the service is expected to release a course on tokusatsu hosted by Takeshi Yagi…

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Fathom Events to Release Shin Ultraman in US Theaters

Recently, Fathom Events updated site regarding the official theatrical announcement for Shin Ultraman, as a special two day event. Alongside the standard subtitled version of the film, a English Dub will also be available for viewing. The news was first announced during the Ultraman panel at Anime NYC 2022 earlier today. For those unaware, the film is a modern adaptation of the original Ultraman series from 1966. Shin Ultraman is directed by Shinji Higuchi and written/ produced by Hideaki Anno who previously collaborated together on Shin Godzilla.   Now, Shin…

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[Interview] Super7’s Kyle Wlodyga is Back!

Today, Hero-Club is conducting its first follow up interview, and it is with Super7’s toy designer, Kyle Wlodyga. For those unaware, immediately after our interview with him from Power Morphicon 2022, we looked to schedule another one. Surprisingly, we were able to quickly arrange at date, and meet up to talk more in-depth about Super7. This time we wanted to go more in-depth with our questions, and give Kyle as much time as he needed. Also, we wanted to use the time to discuss the other brands that Super7 collaborates…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Geats Magnum Boost & Entry Raise Form

Currently, Tamashii Nations 2022 is occurring in Japan, and they are unveiling several new items throughout their various product lines. As expected, several of the items are scheduled to be Premium Bandai exclusives, and others are to be determined. However, there are retail releases being announced with some confirmed to be going up for pre-order in the near future. Now, among these upcoming retail releases to go on pre-order are the first two S.H.Figuarts for Kamen Rider Geats. Whereas, for those unaware, Kamen Rider Geats is the current airing series…

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Toei Announces 20th Anniversary Movies for Hurricaneger & Abaranger

Good morning Heroes, it is the start of a new week, and things really picked up these past few days. Now, over the weekend, Toei surprisingly announced two 20th anniversary movies for Ninpu Sentai Hurricaneger and Bakuryuu Sentai Abaranger. Normally, the studio occasionally produces a single anniversary project for a Super Sentai series once per year. However, this time Toei prepared for the future, filming back-to-back releases within the V-Cinext series. Additionally, like previous V-Cinext productions these films will receive limited theatrical runs in Japan before releasing on home video.…

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Discotek Media Licenses Kamen Rider Black for North American Distribution

Recently, Distock Media hosted their “A Very Spooktacular Discotek Day” livestream to announce their upcoming home media releases. However, their stream kicked off with a bang, as their next title under their Toku Time label is Kamen Rider Black! Yes, Kamen Rider Black is joining Discotek Media’s library, and not joining the Shout! Factory line-up of releases. For those unaware, the series is the eighth installment in the long-running Kamen Rider franchise, having aired from October 4, 1987 to October 9, 1988. The series spans across 51 episodes, two television…

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[PMC2022] Interview with Super7’s Kyle Wlodyga

Today, Hero-Club is releasing its second interview that was conducted at Power Morphicon 2022, which was held last month. Now, our guest for this interview is the lead designer on Super7’s Ultimates and ReAction Power Rangers figures, Kyle Wlodyga. Surprisingly, we jump right into things, and forgo typical introductions to talk about the ULTIMATES line. So, we get some clarity on why certain characters are chosen, and how waves are assorted. In addition, Kyle tells us what things regarding Power Rangers most interest him, and history with the franchise. Whereas,…

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[PMC2022] Interview with Renegade Game Studios’ Jonathan Ying

Today, Hero-Club is finally following up on the release of the Johnathan Ying interview, which was conducted at Power Morphicon 2022. We previously mentioned that this was on the site’s release docket earlier this month when the editing process began. So, for those unaware, our guest is the lead designer for Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid. Whereas. the game is a tabletop role-playing game produced by Renegade Game Studios, and it was released in August 2019. In addition, one of our staff members and founders, Soundout12, even produced content…

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[Interview] Ultraman Max Star & Ultraman Connection Host Sean Nichols

For the last week, we at Hero-Club have been promoting the heck out of this new and upcoming interview. Thankfully, today is the day in which we can officially present that featured interview to everyone. Like the title states, our guest this time is Ultraman Max star and the host of Ultraman Connection, Sean Nichols. Surprisingly, this interview was something our site was trying to arrange since the start of Ultraman Connection in 2021. However, our staff came across a few roadblocks until late July when we managed to contact Mr.…

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[Con Report] Millennium’s Mind Power Morphicon 2022 Edition

Hello everyone reading this article, I am finally back with new written content for here on Hero-Club. Now, last weekend was very eventful, as I attended Power Morphicon in Pasadena, California. The convention spanned from Friday, August 26 to Sunday, August 28, but there was also ‘Zero Day’ pre-registration on Thursday. Also, with the site being granted press access at the event, I served as one of Hero-Club’s representatives. As a result, I had to juggle doing press coverage, and trying to have as much fun as possible.   Going…

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