[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Fuma

Late last week, Premium Bandai announced it will finally be releasing S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Fuma, an item previously shown at past events. For those unaware, the figure is based on the third Ultra member of the Tri-Squad featured in Ultraman Taiga. Ultraman Fuma is from Planet O-50 which is known as the home world for past heroes like Ultraman Orb, Rosso and Blu. The Tri-Squad are linked to Hiroyuki, and within the team, Ultraman Fuma serves as the agile and quick attacker using ninjutsu. Ultraman Fuma is the last main character…

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[Interview] Starlight Runner Entertainment CEO Jeff Gomez: Bringing Ultraman Back to America!

Today is Friday and the week is over, but Hero-Club is proud to present our latest video interview! Our guest this time is none other than Starlight Runner Entertainment CEO Jeff Gomez. For those unaware, Mr. Jeff Gomez is an esteemed writer and producer who has written for Valiant Comics, Magic the Gathering, and the Turok franchise. Eventually, he went onto establish Starlight Runner Entertainment, which helped to produce a variety of television programs and films. Fans can associate the company’s and his work with properties like James Cameron’s Avatar,…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Brothers’ Mantel

Recently, Tamashii Nations announced the upcoming Premium Bandai exclusive release for S.H.Figuarts Brothers’ Mantel. For those unaware, the Brothers’ Mantel is an accessory worn by the Ultra Brothers: Ultraman, Zoffy, Ultraseven, Ultraman Jack, Ultraman Ace and Ultraman Taro. These items are dashing capes that are given to elite members of the Space Garrison for their service. However, there is a variety of mantels worn throughout the series, as seen with Father of Ultra, Mother of Ultra, Ultraman King, and Ultraman Zero.   In addition, Tamashii Nations previously released the Brothers’…

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Tsuburaya Productions to Simulcast Ultraman Z via YouTube

Today, Tsuburaya Productions announced that they will be simulcasting Ultraman Z with English subtitles via their official YouTube channel. Now, episodes of the upcoming series will be made available each Friday at 8:30 pm EST, following their broadcast in Japan. However, episodes will only be made available for two weeks, so fans need to watch them fast. Nevertheless, Ultraman Z’s (Zett) premiere episode is scheduled to premiere this Friday, June 19. Whereas, the Japanese audience will be able to view the series on TV Tokyo each Saturday at 9:00 am…

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Mill Creek Announces Deep Discount ‘Birth of Ultraman Collection’ Set

Today, Mill Creek Entertainment surprised fans of the Ultra Series with a special Deep Discount release. Titled Birth of Ultraman Collection, this set will feature a collection of best hits from the original series. However, this collection of episodes will also include classic English dub alongside the original Japanese audio. Yet, having the dual audio option is not all that this set has, as it will feature the pre-premiere special, The Birth of Ultraman! For those unaware, The Birth of Ultraman special is a stage show recorded in front of…

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Ultraman Z “Special Movie” Series Trailer

Recently, Tsuburaya Productions released the series trailer for the upcoming and next installment in the Ultra Series, Ultraman Z. For those unaware, Ultraman Z is the 32nd entry within the Ultra Series, and is the first series post the New Generation Hero saga. Also, the series is part of the Ultraman Zero 10th anniversary celebration, as well as the second series air during the Reiwa Era. Now, like most ‘Special Movie’ trailers, this video is an introduction to the plot, cast/ characters, Ultraman Zett’s transformation items, and Ultraman Zett’s forms.…

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Bandai Hobby May/ June 2020 Model Kit Release Info – Gundam, Ultraman & More!

Not to be outdone by yesterday’s Gundam Build Divers Re:Rise Second Season news, Bandai Hobby rolled out solicitations for several model kits scheduled to be released in May and June 2020. We will not be covering every single Bandai Hobby Model Kit announced, as there is a few too many, but we will be focusing on releases from the Gundam, Ultraman, Kamen Rider and Digimon franchises.   May 2020 Releases: HG 1/144 GAT-04 Windam [Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny] Price: 1540 yen Accessories: Beam Rifle, Beam Saber x2, Offensive Shield Type E, Jet Striker Pack   HG…

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Khara, the Studio Behind ‘Rebuild of Evangelion,’ Announces Hideaki Anno’s ‘Shin Ultraman’

Today, Khara, Inc. the animation studio behind the Rebuild of Evangelion series, announced that Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi are teaming up again for an all-new ‘Shin’ production. However, this new production is not a sequel to Shin Godzilla, but their take on Tsuburaya Productions’ Ultra series! Yes, after begin rumored and joked about for the past few years, ‘Shin Ultraman’ is finally going into production, with its release intended for 2021. Now, this announcement confirms the first draft of the script was finished earlier this year, on February 5th,…

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Bluefin To Release S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Orb Origin Form

Bluefin has announced that they will be releasing S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Orb Origin Form in North America.   The figure will be released in August priced at $54.99.   “I call forth the Galaxy’s light!” Ultraman Orb Origin leaps to life as an S.H.Figuarts figure! Highly posable, it also includes his trademark Orb Caliber sword for replicating all kinds of dramatic scenes. The 150mm figure also includes 4 pairs of optional hands (L/R), Orb Caliber option parts, and optional “color timer.” Available for pre-order now! Releassing August 2017. $54.99 Source: Bluefin

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Orb Origin

For the past few months, we have been reporting on the impending release for S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Orb Origin. Now, we have the official image gallery, and additional information on this release. The form is releasing in August, and its MSRP is 5940 yen. However, pre-orders for this retail item will begin to open on April 3rd 2017. The figure is shown to feature Orb Origin body, the Orb Calibur, optional Color Timer, and additional hands. Ultraman Orb was the current series in the Ultra franchise, and was to commemorate the series 50th…

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