[Official Images] Mini-Pla Mashin Gattai Series 02 King Express

Recently, Bandai’s official Candy Toy site updated with information regarding the second Mini-Pla release for Mashin Sentai Kirameiger. Continuing the Mini-Pla Mashin Gattai Series (Magical Combine Series), the second release features the “villainous mecha” Majin Jouki and Majin Express. For those unaware, Mashin Sentai Kirameiger is the current Super Sentai series airing in Japan. Currently in the series, Majin Jouki is the mecha created by Dark Empire Yodonheim after stealing the Royal Train of the Crystalia Kingdom; the vehicle was then converted into featuring a robot tyrannosaurus form. Yet, Majin…

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Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway Teaser Trailer 2 Released

The North American GundamInfo YouTube channel has released the second teaser trailer for the upcoming Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway film. The film is the first in a trilogy adapting the Hathaway’s Flash novels, written by series creator Yoshiyuki Tomino. The trailer reconfirms the film’s intended release date as July 23, 2020 in Japan. The official website for the film provides this synopsis: 12 years since the Second Neo Zeon War (Char’s Rebellion). UC0105. The corruption of the Earth Federation accelerated the pollution of the earth, and also engaged in the inhumane policy of “human hunting” to…

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[Official Images] Super Mini-Pla Spider-Man (Toei 1978) Leopardon

Recently, Bandai made an explosive announcement in regards to release new merchandise for Toei’s adaptation of Marvel’s iconic hero, Spider-Man. Among the Spider-Man products announced to be released by Bandai in Fall 2020 is the Super Mini-Pla Leopardon! In the series, motorcyclist Takuya Yamashiro given the powers to become Spider-Man by an alien to combat the Cross Army. In addition, Takuya is giving the alien warship known as the Marveller, which transforms into the giant robot, Leopardon; the mecha itself became a valuable resource in Takuya’s arsenal. Whereas in reality,…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Spider-Man & Soul of Chogokin Leopardon (Toei 1978)

Fans of Toei’s Spider-Man series have long awaited for today’s news! As today, Tamashii Nations has solicited a pair of items based on the series; a S.H.Figuarts of the titular hero and a renewal Soul of Chogokin of the mighty Leopardon.   Toei’s interpretation of Spider-Man is classic and legendary among tokusatsu and comic book fans. Whereas, the toy collectors of these fandoms have been asking for years to have any company make Toei’s Spider-Man as an articulated action figure. Bandai’s Tamashii Nations has now taken the title of being…

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[Official Images] Kamen Rider Zero-One DX Raidriser

Recently, Premium Bandai activated its order page and listing for the Kamen Rider Zero-One DX Raidriser. Now, for those unaware or caught up with the series, the Raidriser is a transformation device produced by Zaia Enterprise. Using a Progrise Key with the Raidriser it allows people to become Raiders, which are monsters with Kamen Rider-like abilities. Currently, the Raidriser’s most prominent user is Yua Yaiba/ Kamen Rider Valkyrie, who becomes the Fighting Jackal Raider via the Fighting Jackal Progrise Key.   Now, the DX Raidriser will consist of the belt,…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Titas

After months following the previous Tamashii Nations event where S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Titas was previewed, we currently have its release details. Unfortunately, to many fans dismay S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Titas is scheduled to be a Premium Bandai exclusive. Now, for those unaware Ultraman Titas is the secondary Ultra in most recent series, Ultraman Taiga. The character’s origins is from Planet U40 the birthplace of Ultraman Joneus, and became a member of the Tri-Squad. As a member of the Tri-Squad, Titas shares Hiroyuki Kudo as his host with Taiga and Fuma. Titas has…

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[Official Images] Ultraman Max Ultra Replica Max Spark

Today, Premium Bandai announced that they are releasing the Ultraman Max Ultra Replica Max Spark! This release is to mark the 15th anniversary of Tsuburaya Productions’ 19th installment in the Ultra Series. For those unaware, Ultraman Max aired in 2005 following Ultraman Nexus; the series ran for 40 episodes, but only 39 make up the international release on Crunchyroll and TOKUHD. In the series, Touma Kaito receives the Max Spark from Ultraman Max to assume his form required. In addition, Death Note fans may recognize Touma Kaito, as he was…

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[Official Images] Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger Ryusoul Ken -Memorial Edition-

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for the Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger Ryusoul Ken -Memorial Edition-. Similar to the previously announced Kaito Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger VS Memorial Set, the “Memorial Edition” of the Ryusoul Ken will feature updated parts such as a larger handle and sounds. Now, the Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger Ryusoul Ken -Memorial Edition- will feature a larger blade as the initial release needed to be kept to retail standards. The original length of the DX Ryusoul Ken was around 380 mm (roughly 14.96 Inches)…

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Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway’s Flash Novels Gets Manga Adaptation

It has been revealed that manga artist, Uroaki Sabishi, is adapting Yoshiyuki Tomino’s Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway’s Flash novels into a manga. This announcement was provided by the April issue of Kadokawa’s Gundam Ace magazine which released on Wednesday in Japan. Sabishi’s manga adaptation of Hathaway’s Flash is scheduled to premiere in the May issue of Gundam Ace, releasing on March 26.   Now, fans of Mobile Suit Gundam, should recognize Uroaki Sabishi, as he previously drew the adaptation of Tomino’s novel, Char’s Counterattack Beltorchika’s Children. The novel that the…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Zero-One Shining Assault Hopper

Recently during the Tamashii Cyber Fes 2020, Tamashii Nations unveiled S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Zero-One Shining Assault Hopper. However, in a surprising twist this subsidiary of Bandai, quickly activated the pre-order page for the item on Premium Bandai; this makes the product the quickest item shown at an event to be placed up for order. Now, for those possibly unaware of this item, the figure is based upon an upgrade form to the titular hero of Kamen Rider Zero-One. In the series, Aruto Hiden obtains the form through combining his Shining…

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