Official Images: Super Mini-Pla SSSS.Gridman GridKnight & Gridman (Initial Fighter) Set

Last night, Bandai revealed the newest additions to the Super Mini-Pla line which come from the anime series, SSSS.Gridman based on the Tsuburaya Productions’ hero/ series, Denkou Choujin Gridman. The first set to be announced is the basic Super Mini-Pla SSSS.Gridman set, which we previously covered. Then as for the second set announced, it is a Premium Bandai release for GridKnight and Gridman (Initial Fighter), his first form in the series.   For those unaware, the GridKnight is the evolved form of the kaiju, Anti, who is based on Shinobilar…

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Official Images: Super Mini-Pla SSSS.Gridman

Last night, Bandai revealed the newest additions to the Super Mini-Pla line which come from the anime series, SSSS.Gridman based on the Tsuburaya Productions’ hero/ series, Denkou Choujin Gridman. The first set to be announced is the basic Super Mini-Pla SSSS.Gridman set; whereas, the second set announced will get its own follow up article shortly. Now, this Super Mini-Pla set will include Gridman and his assist weapons which can combine together to form Gridman’s various forms seen in the series. For those unaware, the assist weapons consist the Neon Genesis…

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Code Geass Movie Trilogy Home Video Trailer Streamed

Funimation Entertainment has updated their official Youtube channel with a home video trailer for the Code Geass Movie Trilogy. The trilogy will be released in a steelbook and will include exclusive art cards. Trilogy Movie Box Set includes I: Initiation + II: Transgression + III: Glorification – Blu-ray & Digital (SUB ONLY) The world is at war. Lelouch Lamperouge, an exiled prince, encounters a strange girl known as C.C., who gifts him with a great power. With this ability, Lelouch can get anyone to do as he wills. But the power of Geass:…

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Review: Super Mini-Pla Gridman the Hyper Agent Set

It is time to “Access Flash!” with Bandai’s Super Mini-Pla release for Tsuburaya Productions’ Gridman the Hyper Agent! However, North American fans should recognize the character due to DIC Entertainment’s adaptation as Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad. Now, the Super Mini-Pla set encompasses our hero Gridman alongside his support vehicles: Thunder Jet, Twin Driller and God Tank. With the inclusion of the support vehicles they can combine together to form the support mecha, God Zenon, or with Gridman to become Thunder Gridman. Furthermore, Gridman features optional parts for display purposes like additional…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Super Saiyan Broly Full Power & Super Saiyan Blue Gogeta

Dragon Ball Super: Broly the movie will soon premiere in Japanese theaters, and Bandai/ Tamashii Nations is working fast to release S.H.Figuarts base on the characters. The company quickly teased Broly, alongside updated Super Saiyan Blue (Super Saiyan God Super Saiyan) Goku and Vegeta. However, thanks to a new movie teaser revealing that the film will also be the canonical debut of Gogeta, Bandai quickly unveiled the accompanying figure. Interestingly enough both, Broly and Gogeta will release alongside one another as retail releases set for April 2019.   S.H.Figuarts Super…

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Anime NYC to Host the World Premiere of Mob Psycho 100 Season 2

Today, Anime NYC revealed that this year’s convention will host the world premiere of Mob Psycho 100 II; it is the second season of studio BONES’ adaptation of ONE’s manga, Mob Psycho 100. The world premiere will be held on November 17 at 1:00 p.m. and attending the screening is voice actor, Setsuo Ito, who portrays Shigeo “Mob” Kageyama. In addition, the premiere event will show exclusive cast and staff videos, and offer giveaway prizes. Furthermore, Mr. Ito will appear at the Mob Psycho 100 panel the day before, November…

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Funimation and Crunchyroll Exit Co-licensing Partnership

Variety has reported that Funimation will soon be ending their agreement with Crunchyroll after a two year pact. The decision for not renewing the 2016 agreement with Crunchyroll is the decision of Sony Pictures Television, who bought Funimation last year. Also under this deal, Funimation will end their partnership with the VRV service. Sony is striving to make the company “a global sub[titled] and dub anime brand,” which is confirmed by Gen Fukunaga (Funimation’s president and CEO).  Fukunaga has stated that the deal will “ended amicably this month.” Starting on November 9, FunimationNow subscribers…

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NYCC 2018: Dragon Ball Super: Broly Trailer

IGN scored the first look at the all-new English dub trailer for the upcoming movie, Dragon Ball Super: Broly. This new trailer focuses on the 20 to 30-minute prologue that set-ups the fate of Planet Vegeta, and the survivors of the Saiyan Race. Fans of the franchise, will notice that this portion of the film will adapt Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball Minus, which featured the debut of Goku’s mother, Gine. Now, this trailer was also made available to attendees at this year’s New York Comic Con. Dragon Ball Super: Broly…

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Funimation Entertainment Licenses Japanese Live-Action Death Note Films

Yesterday, Funimation Entertainment announced at Anime Weekend Atlanta that it licensed three of the four live-action Japanese Death Note films: Death Note, Death Note: The Last Name, and Death Note: Light Up the NEW World. Funimation will release the films on Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and Digital combo packs on January 22, 2019. The first two films which premiered in Japanese theaters in 2006 will be bundled together. However, all films will be subtitle-only releases.   Death Note and Death Note: The Last Name were based on Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi…

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Official Images: Super Mini-Pla Denkou Choujin Gridman Dyna Dragon

Today, the Bandai Candy site revealed the official information regarding the next Super Mini-Pla Denkou Choujin Gridman release, Dyna Dragon. Now, unlike the previous Super Mini-Pla Gridman release, Dyna Dragon will be sold in two different ways, but both are Premium Bandai exclusives. The first is a single release for Dyna Dragon which will consist of the Dyna Fighter and King Jet; these either can be used to form the Dyna Fortress, or Dyna Dragon itself. In addition, the parts can combine with Gridman to form King Gridman. Furthermore, the…

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