Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Geed Magnificent

Originally teased and revealed at the Ultra Hero Tamashii Event in Shanghai is the next S.H.Figuarts release based on Ultraman Geed, which is none other than Geed’s Magnificent form. Confirmed as a Premium Bandai release, S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Geed Magnificent is the second form to be an exclusive, as well as the fifth exclusive overall in regards to the series. The figure will be the first S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Geed figure to come with his signature weapon the Geed Claw. In addition, the figure will feature two pairs of optional hands, as…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultimate Aegis/ Ultraman Zero Armor Option Set

In the past few months, Tamashii Nations teased that a S.H.Figuarts Ultimate Aegis/ Ultraman Zero Armor was to be released. However, at that time there was no clarification on how the item would distributed! It lead fans to speculate it would be sold alongside a re-issue of the unreleased S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Zero like its previous incarnations as part of the Ultra-Act series. Then as of today, Tamashii Nations surprised fans by revealing S.H.Figuarts Ultimate Aegis/ Ultraman Zero Armor is an “Option Set.” Yet, there is an unfortunate thing about this awesome news,…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Victory

Tamashii has updated their official listings with their June retail releases. Now, among these newest items is S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Victory, who is based on the character introduced in Ultraman Ginga S the second season of Ultraman Ginga. For those who are unaware, Ultaman Ginga S is apart of the New Ultraman Retsuden programming block, which aired from July 15, 2014 to December 23, 2014 in Japan. However, unlike future Ultra series this was not simulcast on Crunchyroll, but made available on the service for instant streaming.   Then as for S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Victory, the figure seemingly…

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Review: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman X & Gomora Armor Set

Tamashii Nations has added the titular Ultraman from the 27th Ultra series, Ultraman X, to their S.H.Figuarts line! In addition, to making S.H.Figuarts Ultraman X, the figure comes with the Gomora Armor, as seen in the series. Now, the addition of the Gomora Armor is expected, since the armor concept was part of the series theme and tied to the year’s collectible gimmick. Furthermore, having the figure and armor together is nearly essential since it was not just the first used, but the main one due Daichi’s connection to the…

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More Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō Anime Cast Members Announced

Recently new cast members for the Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō anime series were announced. The new cast members include: Masakazu Morita: Pegasus Seiya Keiichi Nanba: Pisces Aphrodite Yasuyuki Kase: Orion Rigel Kenji Nojima: Phonos Seven Seas Entertainment, who licensed the manga, provided an official description. In the wake of a space-wide civil war instigated by Saga–the Gemini Gold Saint–a new team of Saints comes together with the goal of protecting their goddess Athena. This first all-woman team of armored warriors, powered by the Zodiac, will use their cunning, strength, and compassion to…

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Crunchyroll to Stream Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō Anime

Crunchyroll has announced that they simulcast the Saint Seiya: Saintia Shō anime series. The first episode will premiere on the service on December 10 and new episodes will be available every Monday.  The series will be available to Crunchyroll users in the following territories: “North America, Central America and South America including the Caribbean, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Europe, and MENA.” The anime, however will also be exclusive to Premium members in “France, Monaco, Andorra, Luxembourg, Switzerland, and Belgium.” Crunchyroll provided an official description for the series. Saint Seiya Saintia Sho is set immediately…

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Crunchyroll & Adult Swim to Produce Blade Runner Anime Series

Variety has reported that Alcon Television Group will be teaming up with Adult Swim and Crunchyroll to produce/ distribute an anime series that is inspired by “Blade Runner 2049.” The series will be titled, “Blade Runner- Black Lotus,” which is stated to consist of 13 half-hour episodes. Although details about the project are scarce at this time, it is said that series will be set in the year 2032 and will feature appearances of characters seen within the Blade Runner universe. Jason DeMarco, SVP director of Adult Swim, had this to say about the project. “I first saw ‘Blade Runner’ in 1982,…

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More Golden Kamuy Season 2 Cast Members Announced

The official Golden Kamuy anime website has updated with some new cast announcements for the anime series. The new cast members include: Yoshito Yasuhara: Head Jailer Kadokura Yoshitsugu Matsuoka: Super Private Usami Yū Mizushima: Anji Toni For those who are not aware, Kadokura and Usami debuted in the manga in Chapter 117 while Anji Toni debuted Chapter 119. Viz Media provided a description for the series. In the early twentieth century, Russo-Japanese War veteran Saichi “Immortal” Sugimoto scratches out a meager existence during the postwar gold rush in the wilderness of Hokkaido. When he…

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ЯeaL to Perform New Ending Theme for Boruto Anime

The recent issue of the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has revealed that the band ЯeaL will be performing the new ending theme song for the Boruto: Naruto Next Generations anime series. The ending theme song titled, “Tsuyogari Loser,” will premiere in January. The song will replace the current ending theme song titled, “Polaris,” which is performed by Hitorie. The new ending theme song will be available as a single on February 20 and an “anime size” version of the song will be available early as a digital release on January 7. Boruto: Naruto Next Generations is currently airing in Japan with new episodes on Sundays at…

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Bin Shimada Joins Golden Kamuy Anime Cast

The official Golden Kamuy anime website has updated with the announcement that Bin Shimada will be joining the anime cast as Lieutenant General Narizō Arisaka. For those who are not aware, the character debuted in Volume 10 Chapter 94 of the manga series. Arisaka debuted in the fourth episode of the second season of the anime series, which recently aired in Japan. As reported earlier, the second season of the anime premiered in Japan on October 8 and is currently being simulcast on Crunchyroll. The English dub for the series will premiere on FunimationNow on October 31. Viz Media provided a description…

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