Engine Sentai Go-Onger 10 Year Grand Prix Trailer Streamed

Toei has updated their official Youtube channel with a trailer for Engine Sentai Go-Onger 10 Year Grand Prix. For those who are unaware, the film was announced this March. 10 years after the events of Engine Sentai Go-Onger, the team have split due to the Human World’s “Isolation Barrier.” A new system in place by the Ministry of Defense known as the Sentai Activity Ban forces to Go-Ongers to stay split or else risk being labeled as “terrorists.” A major event will cause the Human and Engine team members to join forces as the Gaiark return. Engine Sentai Go-Onger 10 Year Grand…

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Live-Action Garo Series Kaminokiba -JINGA- Official Visual Revealed

The official Garo website has updated with some minor details for the upcoming live-action series based on the franchise. The next series titled, Garo: Kaminokiba -JINGA-, is set to premiere this year, although no exact premiere details has been revealed. The official website also revealed a new official visual for the series, which features Masahiro Inoue’s character Jinga. The series is a spin-off of the Garo: Divine Fang (GARO: Kami no Kiba) film, which premiered in Japan on January 6. Another Garo film project titled, “Garo: Gekkō no Tabibito,” will also premiere in 2018 and focuses on Raiga Saejima.…

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Anime Expo to Host World Premiere of SSSS.Gridman Anime

Anime Expo has announced that they will be hosting the world premiere of the SSSS.Gridman anime series with the creators, Shigeto Koyama and Hiromi Wakabaysahi, as the hosts for the event. Masaru Sakamoto (Animation/ Character Designer) and Masato Takeuchi (Animation Producer) will also be featured hosts during the Q&A session during the SSSS. Gridman premiere event.   The SSSS. Gridman premiere event will be held on Friday, July 6 at 7:45 P.M. – 8:45 P.M at room LACC / Main Events in Hall B. Anime Expo also provided an official synopsis of the series. You’re not alone. Always and forever. “Gridman the Hyper Agent” was a Japanese TV series that aired from…

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Review: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Jack (The Return of Ultraman)

The fourth Ultraman arrives in the S.H.Figuarts line! Ultraman Jack is from Tsuburaya Productions’ The Return of Ultraman (1971), and competed against the first Kamen Rider series. Now, as a S.H.Figuarts figure, Ultraman Jack does feature a new modified sculpt based on its preceding Ultra Brothers, Ultraman and Zoffy! Since Ultraman Jack is the Ultra to become more of a typical “henshin hero” the figure comes with a variety of accessories; it has weapons and blast effects. Yet, how well does the figure hold up and how many items does…

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Choujuu Sentai Liveman – Super Minipla Live Boxer Review

Joining the Super Minipla line is Live Boxer, the secondary mecha from Choujuu Sentai Liveman! Live Boxer consists of Bison Liner and Sai Fire and can also combine with the previously released Super Minipla Live Robo to become Super Live Robo. In the Liveman series, Bison Liner and Sai Fire were designed and built by Tetsuya Yano and Junichi Aikawa, who would later become Black Bison and Green Sai, in order to fight the evil forces of Volt. The two vehicles can perform Boxer Dimension to become the mighty Live…

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Gray Cherry Blossoms: Garo Anime Film Details Revealed

The official website for the Gray Cherry Blossoms: Garo (Usuzumizakura -Garo-) film has updated with details about the film. First, the cast for the film was revealed. The cast includes: Masei Nakayama: Raikou Romi Park: Seimei Akiko Yajima: Kintoki Kenyuu Horiuchi: Fujiwarano Michinaga Daisuke Namikawa: Fujiwarano Yasusuke Katsuhito Nomura: Fujiwarano Yorinobu Mayu Udono: Inari Jouji Nakata: Tenko Tomokazu Seki: Takeru Next, the production team for the film was announced. The staff includes: Keita Amemiya: Original Work Satoshi Nishimura: Director Yasuko Kobayashi: Script Writer Masakura Katsura: Character Designer Ai Yokoyama, Masao Ebihara: Animation…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 52 – Cinematic Universes, Spin-Offs & Crossovers

Welcome to another all-new episode of Hero Club’s Podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” This week features a jam packed show where we are talking about several new things going on. In addition, a majority of our discussions rely on tokusatsu cinematic universes, possible sequels, and various crossovers. We will address how Toho seeks to make a new cinematic universe for its kaiju, as well as talk about characters who need their own films. On the next episode we plan to being our Road to PMC with a discussion on Power…

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Chōjin Sentai Jetman: The Complete Series Announced

Shout Factory! has updated with an official pre-order page for Chōjin Sentai Jetman: The Complete Series. For those who are unaware, Chōjin Sentai Jetman is the 15th season of Super Sentai. This series is also the season of Super Sentai that preceded Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger, which was adapted into Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Chōjin Sentai Jetman was inspired by Kagaku Ninjatai Gatchaman, which was created by Taksunoko Productions though international fans should recognize the series as Science Ninja Team Gatchaman. The series premiered on February 15, 1991 and ran until February 14, 1992 running for 51 episodes.   Chōjin Sentai Jetman takes place on the Earth Ship set in 1991.…

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Review: Mini-Pla VS Vehicle Gattai Series 01 Lupin Kaiser

It is finally time for I, Wheelchair21, to begin looking at the Mini-Pla series for Kaito Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger. For this installment in the Super Sentai series, the mecha are referred to as the VS Vehicles and currently consist of either the Dial Fighters, or the Trigger Machines. The Lupinrangers are paired with the Dial Fighter, aerial vehicles ranging between planes and VTOLs; they combine with the Good Striker to form Lupin Kaiser.   Now, for the Candy Toy version several of the feature remain on these…

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Ultraman R/B “Special Movie” Trailer & Opening/ End Credits Revealed

Tsuburaya Productions recently held its live press conference for the next installment in the Ultra series, Ultraman R/B. However, the event was region blocked for most international fans trying to join the live-feed on YouTube. Following the press conference the official website updated with a recap of the event, and announcements. One of the announcements regards to series’ official theme song and end credits. The opening for Ultraman R/B is “Hands” being performed by Yoshi Oshimasa. Whereas, the ending credits will be performed by Ultraman Geed’s Suzuko Mimori entitled “Dream Flight.”…

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