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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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 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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