Kraken Releasings Updates GARO: Makai Senkyu

Since the initial licensing for the series, Kraken Releasings has referred to the second GARO series as Makai Senkyu. However, recently product information on the upcoming Blu-Ray releases shows that Kraken Releasings decided to forgo the re-brand and stick to the original name, Makai Senki. Some fans assume the change is due to the possible confusion with the word Senkyu, or general feedback from fans/ consumers. In addition, the official listing for the GARO TV 2 Collection 1 set features new updates towards the packaging and disc art. The physical…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Silver Knight Zero

Premium Bandai updated its website with the next Shinkocchou Seihou in the S.H.Figuarts line; it is none other than the Silver Knight Zero from GARO! Zero is second Makai Armor introduced in the original GARO series, and belongs to Rei Suzumura (portrayed by Ray Fujita). Early on Rei is made to believe Seizema Kouga/ GARO murdered his family, but it is apart of plot created by their true enemy. S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Zero is shown to feature both of his Ginroken (Silver Wolf Swords) and their combined form the Ginga Ginroken.…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 48 – An Unintentional Anime & Home Video Discussion

Welcome to another all-new episode of Hero Club’s Podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” We are back from a small break, and oddly enough this episode is all about random discussions. These discussions range from Mobile Suit Gundam to Soundout’s Anime Spring Watch-list! Also, we talk about the Kyurangers as well as tokusatsu home video releases in North America. Next week we will be checking up on some news we missed on our time off. In addition, we will take a look into Boom’s Mighty Morphin’ Power Ranger series! The discussion…

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Kraken Releasings’ Licenses GARO: Makai Senkyu

Sentai Filmworks has recently confirmed they have now licensed the second GARO television series, Makai Senkyu (originally referred to as Makai Senki). The confirmation came via the site’s store featuring the pre-order for the first Blu-Ray collection set for this series. This Blu-Ray collection will feature Japanese with English subtitles, and a run-time of 325 minutes (13 episodes).   Official Product Description: In the war against the nightmarish creatures known as Horrors, Mankind’s most formidable line of defense has always been the power of the Makai Knights. But now, one by one,…

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Kraken Releasing Licenses Garo Special: Beast of the Demon Night

Section23 Films has announced that that they will be releasing Garo Special: Beast of the Demon Night (Garo Special Byakuya no Majū) on Blu-Ray on June 26 under their Kraken Releasing label. For those who are not aware, Garo Special: Beast of the Demon Night was a two part special episode that aired in 2006 and would later lead into Garo: Red Requiem. The special will feature the original Japanese audio with English subtitles.   Kraken Releasing provided a synopsis for the two part special: A soul-stealing plant, a nightmare forest and ancient master Horror are just a few of the deadly…

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Kraken Licenses Garo: Red Requiem Live-Action Film Release

Section23 Films has announced that Kraken Releasing will be releasing the Garo: Red Requiem (Kiba ~Ankoku Kishi Gaiden~) film on Blu-Ray on April 10, 2018.  For those who haven’t been following the Garo franchise, Garo: Red Requiem premiered in Japan on October 30, 2010.  The film featured the return of Ryosei Konishi who once again portrays Kouga Saejima/GARO.  The film also introduced some new characters such as Mary Matsuyama as Rekka, and Mika Hijii as the voice of Karma. Mika Hijii portrayed Kaoru in the original series, however she played a new role for the film.   Kraken Releasing provided a synopsis for the film. In the ancient war against…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchu Seihou Golden Knight Garo (Saejima Kouga)

Premium Bandai has updated their website with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchu Seihou Golden Knight Garo (Saejima Kouga). For those who are unaware the figure is based on the first incarnation of Garo in the original 2005 Tokusatsu series. The figure includes: Exchangeable wrists (LeftX3, RightX3) Garo Ken Sheath  Stored sword sheath   Pre-orders for the figure are currently open and the item will be released in June 2018 priced at 9,990 Yen. Those who are interested should contact your middleman more details. Source: Premium Bandai

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Kraken Releasing Licenses Garo: Kiba – The Dark Knight!

Section23 Films has recently announced that they have licensed the Garo: Kiba -The Dark Knight! (Kiba ~ Ankoku Kishi Gaiden ~) v-cinema, which is set to release on Blu-ray on February 20.    Kraken Releasing provided a synopsis for the special. He was born the child of a Makai Knight and a Makai Priestess. He trained to become a Makai Knight and fight the nightmarish creatures known as Horrors. Everything changed when the forces of evil intervened and stole everything he loved, the man who was once named Barago turned to a darker path. Learning…

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Garo Collection 1 Blu-Ray Set Revealed

Recently Section23 Films released a press release that features their releases throughout the month of October. One of the highlights is that the first Blu-ray volume for the Garo live-action series will be releasing during that period. Garo Collection 1, as it is titled will be sold at the MSRP of $39.98. For those who are unaware the series will still be published by Kraken Releasing, but distributed by Section 23 Films.  GARO TV COLLECTION 1 BLU-RAY Published by: Kraken Releasing Distributed by: Section23 Films Run Time: 325 min. Street Date: 10/17/2017 Format: BD Language: Japanese with English Subtitles SRP:…

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Kraken Releasing Licenses Original Garo Series in North America

It was recently announced that Monsterama that Kraken Releasing has licensed the original Garo tokusatsu series in North America. The series is planned to be released in 2017 and they are also looking to release further installments of Garo. Kraken Releasing provided a description for the series. For thousands of years, mankind has been under attack by an ancient race of demons, nightmarish creatures that feed off the darkness in men’s souls and enter our world seeking bodies to possess. Against these Horrors, the human race has just one hope: the enchanted weapons and armor of the Makai Knights, a secret…

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