[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Kyrieloid

Last week during the Tamashii Nations Online event, teaser images were shown for the upcoming S.H.Figuarts Kyrieloid release. Then following the premiere for Friday’s episode of Ultraman Trigger, the product was confirmed to be a Premium Bandai exclusive. The announcement was to coincide with the character’s onscreen return to franchise and appearance within the episode. However, for those unaware, the character previously appeared in Ultraman Tiga as reoccurring antagonist. Yet, even though Kyrieloid had minor appearances within Ultraman Tiga, the character would become a cult favorite among fans. Now, the…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultimate Shining Ultraman Zero

Today, Premium Bandai updated its listing with an order page for the newly announced S.H.Figuarts Ultimate Shining Ultraman Zero. Now, this figure is based on Ultraman Zero’s power-up form that he used in Ultra Galaxy Fight: The Absolute Conspiracy. The form is a combination of Ultraman Zero’s Shining Form, while he also wears the Ultimate Aegis Armor. For those unaware, Tamashii Nations previously released S.H.Figuarts products for both, Shining Ultraman Zero and the Ultimate Aegis Armor.   The original S.H.Figuarts Ultimate Aegis Armor set released in July 2019, and featured the…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Original

Today, Tamashii Nations announced that they will be officially releasing S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Original. This figure is based on the previous Ultra series’ titular character in their original form. In the series, Ultraman Z began as a standard Ultra from M-78, before merging with Haruki and using the Zett Riser. This form is rarely used by Ultraman Z when on Earth, as he requires Fusion Rises to maintain his physical form. However, Ultraman Z was forced into using his original form to finish his battle with Celebro’s Destrudos. Now, below…

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Tsuburaya Productions Officially Announces Ultraman Trigger: New Generation Tiga Series

Today, Tsuburaya Productions officially unveiled the next installment in the Ultra Series, Ultraman Trigger: New Generation Tiga. The upcoming series is a homage to the 90s classic installment Ultraman Tiga, which was the first part of the Heisei Trilogy. However, Tsuburaya Productions refers to the trilogy simply as the TDG series for Ultraman Tiga, Dyna, and Gaia.   Now, as the subtitle New Generation Tiga indicates, Ultraman Trigger is a reimagination of Ultraman Tiga for the modern era. The series will attempt to emulate various story elements from Tiga like…

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Tsuburaya Productions Launches ‘Tsuburaya Imagination’ Streaming Service

Today, Tsuburaya Productions announced its first official subscription based streaming service for residents in Japan. Titled, Tsuburaya Imagination, the service will allow customers to view Tsuburaya Productions’ entire Ultra Series library. However, other productions by the studio like Gridman or Mirroman may be made available on the service later. The service is part of the celebration for the original Ultraman series’ 55th Anniversary.   Now, in addition to the existing library, Tsuburaya Imagination will feature service exclusive content. The service’s first exclusive production is Sevenger Fight, and it is currently…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Ultraman Tiga Multi-Type

Tamashii Nations is ‘taking us higher’ with the newest addition to the S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou line, Ultraman Tiga! The titular Ultra from the 1996 series, who is also celebrating his 25th anniversary will be the first Ultraman in this figure series. As a Shinkocchou Seihou, S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Tiga features the highest level of design, engineering and detail. For its production, Tamashii Nations did not just scan the original suit, but also involved Tiga’s suit actor, Shunsuke Gondo. So, Tamashii Nations is essentially putting the GUTS into this Ultraman Tiga figure.…

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[Official Images] Ultraman Z DX Zett Riser -Memorial Edition-

With the Ultraman Z finale looming upon us, Bandai has announced they will release a DX Zett Riser -Memorial Edition-! For those unaware, the -Memorial Edition- releases are special updated versions of the deluxe toys for main transformation device. The updates normally include audio clips from show and its cast, as well as limited edition items or accessories. Also, these releases are more commonly produced for Toei tokusatsu series like Kamen Rider and Super Sentai.   Now, the DX Zett Riser -Memorial Edition- is officially the first release for the…

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[Interview] Actor Bin Furuya, Ultraman & Ultraseven Star

Happy Halloween to our readers! Today, Hero-Club is proud to present our newest interview, which is with another tokusatsu actor and icon. As the title exclaims, our guest is none other than Ultra Series legend, Mr. Bin Furuya. Longtime fans of the Ultra Series will immediately recognize Mr. Furuya by name alone for having portrayed the original Ultraman. Now, for those unaware, we do not mean Mr. Furuya was the series lead Shin Hayata, but the titular character Ultraman! Yes, Mr. Furuya is the man to bring our hero to…

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[Interview] Starlight Runner Entertainment’s Steele Filipek: Discovering Ultraman!

Today, Hero-Club is proud to present our newest video interview! Our guest this time is another Starlight Runner Entertainment employee, Steele Filipek. For those unaware, Mr. Steele Filipek is a writer and producer who has worked for SHOWTIME, as well as contributed to the Halo franchise, Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Men in Black 3. However, as apart of Starlight Runner Entertainment, Mr. Filipek is assisting in the Ultra Series expansion into the West. Currently, Mr. Filipek resides as the Editor-in-Chief for Ultraman Galaxy, the official North American website…

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[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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