Toei Tokusatsu Fan Club Series “Kaiju Ward Gallas” Official Trailer

Toei is stepping back into the kaiju-genre with their upcoming tokusatsu series, Kaiju Ward Gallas, an all-new tokusatsu drama with an original monster. The series stars Kamen Rider Wizard’s Makoto Okunaka (Koyomi) as Erica, a character who is connected the violent bird-like monster, Gallas. The series also features other Toei tokusatsu series alumni such as Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger’s Nao Nagasawa (Hurricane Blue) and Kohei Yamamoto (Hurricane Yellow). Mr. Yamamoto will be portraying a bar owner/ bartender whereas, Nao Nagasawa portrays a mysterious scarred woman. In addition, Uchu Sentai Kyuranger’s Keisuki…

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Japan World Heroes Date for 2019

Happy Saturday heroes; today we have the date for the second Japan World Heroes convention. For those who do not know, this is a convention that focuses more on Kaiju and the various tokusatsu series, like Ultraman, Kamen Rider, and Metal Heroes. It is a smaller convention but fans get to see a lot of panels focusing on those franchises. Anyways, the dates for the convention is August 16 to August 18, 2019; it will be hosted at the Pasadena Convention Center in California. For more information about the convention and where to purchase tickets,…

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters Official Trailer

Today at San Diego Comic Con, Warner Bros held a panel in Hall-H for their upcoming films. Among the movies discussed and previewed at the panel is the sequel to the 2014 Godzilla film, Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Originally this film was intended to release in 2018, but it was pushed to 2019 when Gareth Edwards left as director. In addition, the film was delayed to its 2019 release after Legendary confirmed Warner Bros. and Universal Pictures were setting up a re-match for 2020 with Godzilla vs. King Kong!…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Gudon

The Fall 2017 Tamashii Features event showed off several Ultraman related S.H.Figuarts, among the ones presented were a variety of kaiju. Two characters specifically originate from The Return of Ultraman, the first being Twin Tail, and the second its rival, Gudon. Now, back in January we covered the release information on S.H.Figuarts Twin Tail, which is a retail release that comes out this month. Whereas, S.H.Figuarts Gudon’s information has just become available to the public, and it is unfortunately a Premium Bandai exclusive! The item itself will not feature additional accessories…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 52 – Cinematic Universes, Spin-Offs & Crossovers

Welcome to another all-new episode of Hero Club’s Podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” This week features a jam packed show where we are talking about several new things going on. In addition, a majority of our discussions rely on tokusatsu cinematic universes, possible sequels, and various crossovers. We will address how Toho seeks to make a new cinematic universe for its kaiju, as well as talk about characters who need their own films. On the next episode we plan to being our Road to PMC with a discussion on Power…

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Ultraman R/B Televikun May Preview *Spoilers*

It is that time again for updates and scans from Televikun magazine on our favorite tokusatsu series! These scan are previews for the upcoming series, Ultraman R/B. Reported yesterday, Ultraman R/B will premiere on July 7th.   Please keep in mind these scans are consider as spoilers, so one should continue to read this article at his/her own discretion…   The New Ultra Brothers Arrive: Ultraman Blu Aqua (left) and Ultraman Rosso Flame (right) arrive to protect the Earth! The Minato brothers, Isami and Katsumi, will become our new heroes…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Antlar

This week Premium Bandai updated its website with several new products releasing in September 2018; among these items is S.H.Figuarts Antlar from episode 7 of the original Ultraman series. Antlar is a desert based kaiju that terrorized a thriving ancient civilization called the City of Baraji. When SSSP appeared and encountered Antlar the residents welcomed them, and even assisted SSSP in defeating the monster. Since then Antlar has appeared in various other Ultra series, as well as made special appearances in other series. Now as for this figure, it recreates Antlar’s debut in the series.…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Twin Tail

At the Tamashii Features event held this past Fall, a variety of new Ultraman related S.H.Figuarts were presented. In this assortment previewed more kaiju appeared like Antlar, Pandon, Gudon, and Twin Tail. Today, Tamashii Nations revealed Twin Tail is the first of characters to receive its official release in the S.H.Figuarts line. For those who are unaware of this kaiju, Twin Tail first appeared in Return of Ultraman; in episodes 5 and 6 of the series, Gudon appears to battle its rival, the monster Gudon. The two are instinctual rivals…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 36 – What’s to Love About Tokusatsu?

Welcome to an all-new episode of “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” This week’s episode is the first of two episodes set as our winter break; with each episode having segments where the cast looks back at 2017, and shares their hopes for 2018. Now, this first episode in our winter break has Soundout, and Wheelz briefly joined by VisibleNinja. Together they talk about their individual love for tokusatsu, or at least how they feel in love with the genre. However, during the episode Visibleninja scurries off to bed during the recording,…

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Review: Trendmasters Godzilla Attacks NY Giant Playset

“A city full of destruction, a monster is to blame… Godzilla: King of the Monsters!”   This playset has seen me through an amazing childhood. It is capable of being used with other toylines like Power Rangers. In addition, if kept in good shape it can be used as a display piece alongside modern high-end collectible figures like NECA figures, or Tamashii Nations’ S.H.Figuarts and S.H.MonsterArts. Now, the Trendmasters Godzilla Attacks New York Giant Playset features a huge Godzilla with a projectile ability, five tanks, 20 soldiers, and a basic…

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