Tsuburaya Productions Announces Ultraman Z the Series

Today, Tsuburaya Productions announced the newest installment to the Ultra Series, Ultraman Z! The show is officially the 32th installment in the Ultra Series, but the 24th televised program in the franchise. In addition, the series is the second one to air within the Reiwa era, while being apart of the New Generation Heroes saga.   Now, the series features Ultraman Zero mentoring the newest Ultra Hero, Zett during his mission to Earth. Ultraman Zero’s involvement as a mentor is to cap-off the character’s 10th anniversary, as well as continue…

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Toei’s Official Kamen Rider Zero-One Press Conference

Today, Toei held the official unveiling press conference for the next installment in the Kamen Rider franchise! Titled, Kamen Rider Zero-One, the series is the 30th entry, and the first official main Kamen Rider series to air in the Reiwa Era. During the press conference Toei revealed the main cast, the official trailer, and provided a summary for the series.   Kamen Rider Zero-One’s Story: The series occurs in world where society has advanced, developing artificial intelligence systems referred to as Human Gear to assist with everyday tasks. The Human…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Taro

Tamashii Nations has recently updated their website with the information regarding the upcoming S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Taro release. This Figuart being based on the titular hero of the sixth installment in the Ultra series. Ultraman Taro the series spans 53 episodes which originally aired from April 6, 1973 to April 5, 1974 on TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System). Ultraman Taro is referred to as ‘Ultraman No. 6,’ with his name being derived from the most typical name of a boy used in otogi-banashis (Japanese fairy tales). In universe, the character is the…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 84 – Janitor Joker’s Counterattack: Fusion Up

Welcome to an all-new episode of Hero Club’s first original podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” Today’s episode opens up with the podcast discussing the recent death of Power Ranger Ninja Storm’s Pua Magasiva. In addition, addressing the revelation that Grant McFarland, also from Ninja Storm, passed away too in late 2018. The cast talks on their thoughts hearing about the news, and enjoying their time on Power Rangers. Then the guys address the first Kamen Rider trademark of the Reiwa Era before getting to the main topic… Janitor Joker’s Counterattack…

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2019 Kamen Rider Series Trademark Revealed

Toei has recently filed a new trademark for the next season of the long running Kamen Rider series. The revealed 2019 series will mark the first full new series under the Reiwa era. The next series that will follow up after Kamen Rider Zi-O will be known as Kamen Rider Zero-One. Currently no other details have been confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates. 東映株式会社により「仮面ライダーゼロワン / KAMEN RIDER ZERO-ONE」が商標登録出願されていることが、公開商標公報から明らかになりました。出願番号は2019-54945~2019-54966です。 pic.twitter.com/gXOjKKhngb — 商標速報bot (@trademark_bot) May 13, 2019 Personally I don’t really like the name since it seems very generic at the moment, however without actually…

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Name of Japan’s Newest Era Confirmed

Recently a conference was held in Japan by the Japanese government to announce the new era for the country. The new era is tentatively known as the “Reiwa Era,” which translates to Harmonic Peace. The name is derived from the Manyoshu, a collection of historic Japanese poems. Now, Reiwa Era will effective begin on May 1st under Japan’s new emperor, Emperor Naruhito. For those who are not familiar with Japanese history, era names were first conceived by Emperor Kōtoku in 645. The first era in Japan was known as the…

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