Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 64 – Oh Tamashii, My Damashii!

Welcome to another all-new episode of Hero Club’s Podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” Today’s episode should be considered a continuation of the last discussion held during last week’s episode. For those joining us now, we concluded the show talking about Tamashii Nations finally releasing S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Kiva, and their unreleased products. Yet, in the time between recording and airing that episode, Tamashii Nations also hosted their Fall event; which made us further question Tamashii Nations’ methods of marketing their products. This lead to us looking back at the brand,…

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Official Images: S.H.MonsterArts MFS-3 Mechagodzilla Final Battle Ver.

Premium Bandai has updated its website with several new products releasing in August 2018; among these listings is S.H.MonsterArts MFS-3 Mechagodzilla Final Battle Ver. otherwise known as Kiryu. This updated version of a previously released S.H.MonsterArts is intended to be the best release thus far! It gives the original figure an Absolute Zero Effect, as well as includes optional “damaged” parts to recreate the final scene from Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla; these “damaged” parts include the severed right arm, and fractured Absolute Zero Cannon. Below is the official gallery from Premium Bandai:…

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Official Images: S.H.MonsterArts Godzilla (2016) Fourth Form Frozen Ver.

Tamashii Nations has updated their S.H.MonsterArts listings for an all-new Premium Bandai exclusive figure. This figure is based on the blood coagulant frozen Godzilla from the 2016 blockbuster, Shin Godzilla! Properly titled S.H.MonsterArts Godzilla (2016) Fourth Form Frozen Ver. this figure captures the final scene of the film, where Godzilla is frozen during its next phase in evolution. The figure will be cast with three-dimensional scanning to insure the emergence of the Fifth Form from the tail is met properly. The figure is also being modeled and designed by Takayuki…

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Official Images: S.H.Monsterarts SpaceGodzilla & Little Godzilla Special Color Ver.

Premium Bandai has updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Monsterarts SpaceGodzilla & Little Godzilla Special Color Ver. The figures themselves will mostly remain the same to the original releases sans the color variation. In addition, the set will also include brand new effect parts for SpaceGodzilla. These Tamashii Effects are an attempt to re-create how SpaceGodzilla looks during its energy conduction, or when creating crystal formations. Pre-orders for the set will open tomorrow at 4 P.M. JST.  The set will be released in February 2018 priced at 14,904 yen. Those who are interested in getting this set…

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Official Images: S.H.MonsterArts Mechagodzilla 1974

Following the release of the recent Figure-Oh magazine, Premium Bandai has begun to list up order pages for their upcoming exclusives. Among these exclusives is S.H.MonsterArts Mechagodzilla (1974) from the original Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla. The original Mechagodzilla was a weaponized robot based on Godzilla and created by the Simians; a race of ape-like aliens bent on conquering the Earth before their home-world was destroyed by a black hole. When Mechagodzilla first appears it poses as the King of the Monsters, and defeats Anguirus before being confronted by Godzilla. In the…

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August Figure-Oh Scans: S.H. Figuarts Reveals

Recently new figure-oh scans have surfaced online, which reveals several new S.H.Figuarts releases that will be released in January 2018 and February 2018. The latest reveals include: Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Hyper Kabuto (Tamashii Webshop Exclusive) Price: 7,884Yen Release Date: February 2018 Parado level 99 (Tamashii Webshop Exclusive) Price: 6,480 Yen Jugglus Juggler (Tamashii Webshop Exclusive) Price: 7,020 yen S.H. Monsterarts Showa Mechagodzilla (Tamashii Webshop Exclusive) Price: 9,720 Yen Kid Goku Price: 5,940 Yen Kingdom Hearts II King Mickey Price: 4,536 Yen Akira Price: 5,940 Yen Akuma Price: 6,480 Yen Source: Erasu Twitter  

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Tamashii Nations 10th Anniversary World Tour NYC

Yesterday, Hero Club converged on Vanderbilt Hall in Grand Central Station for Tamashii Nations 10th Anniversary World Tour: New York City! For those who may be unaware of the event, it is a two-day event showcasing upcoming products from Bandai’s sub-division Tamashii Nations. Tamashii Nations is known for its work with anime/manga and tokusatsu properties to create high-end collectible figurines, and accessories. In addition, Tamashii Nations has expanded its lines to include living individuals such as Michael Jackson, Bruce Lee, and WWE Superstars as well as characters from DC, Marvel,…

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Premium Bandai US Webshop Now Open

Recently the American branch of Premium Bandai has officially opened and now international customers can purchase items directly via the new US website.  Currently not many items are available for order, however items such as Gundam related items and S.H.Monsterarts are available to purchase on the website. Hopefully with the opening of the US branch more fan demanded products will be available in the near future, although for now this is a good sign that Bandai Tamashii is more open to international based customers. Source: Premium Bandai America 

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Official Images: S.H.MonsterArts Mothra (Imago) & Mothra (Larva) Special Color Ver.

The final update from last night’s Premium Bandai update is for a S.H.MonsterArts set. This S.H.MonsterArts is the Special Color Version for Mothra in both of its forms, Larva and Imago. This set is an attempt to not just reissue the figures, but to better represent Mothra’s on-screen appearance in Godzilla vs Mothra; otherwise called in North America as Godzilla & Mothra: Battle for the Earth. Originally the two were sold separately, with Mothra (Imago) being the first released in the spring of 2014. Then as for Mothra (Larva) it was…

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Review: S.H.MonsterArts Godzilla 2016 (Shin Godzilla)

The Monster of MonsterArts has finally arrived, SHMA Godzilla (2016)! Now, as seen in Hideaki Anno’s Shin Godzilla this incarnation is undoubtably the most gruesome looking one ever seen, as well as the largest to date. Along with being the biggest and the ugliest, it is also seemingly the strongest with a beam spamming body; too bad that version will most likely be a Web Shop Exclusive. The figure effectively captures the True King to its fullest form, with a few minor exceptions either due to selective paint applications and…

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