Review: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Jack (The Return of Ultraman)

The fourth Ultraman arrives in the S.H.Figuarts line! Ultraman Jack is from Tsuburaya Productions’ The Return of Ultraman (1971), and competed against the first Kamen Rider series. Now, as a S.H.Figuarts figure, Ultraman Jack does feature a new modified sculpt based on its preceding Ultra Brothers, Ultraman and Zoffy! Since Ultraman Jack is the Ultra to become more of a typical “henshin hero” the figure comes with a variety of accessories; it has weapons and blast effects. Yet, how well does the figure hold up and how many items does…

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Review: S.H.Figuarts Takeshi Hongo (Kamen Rider)

“Go! Go! Let’s go, dazzling machine! Rider Jump! Rider Kick!”   Hiroshi Fujioka joins the S.H.Figuarts line in his most iconic role as Takeshi Hongo, Kamen Rider Ichigo! This S.H.Figuarts is the third human-based tokusatsu character using Tamashii Nations’ modern production in the series. However, since the figure is of our hero not transformed do not expect too many accessories! It is just a figure based on the legend, the icon, and the hero, Takeshi Hongo… Also, one could probably use the head on this figure to create a custom…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Belial Atrocious

Premium Bandai has listed up an all-new order page for a S.H.Figuarts that was recent previewed at Tamashii Nations. This S.H.Figuarts is for Ultraman Geed’s father’s new form, Ultraman Belial Atrocious; the form made its first appearance in Ultraman Geed Episode 23 “Strum’s Light.” The form acquires Ultraman Belial Atrocious to use the Ultra Capsules for Alien Empera, and Dark Lugiel with the Geed Riser. Now, the listing for S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Belial Atrocious says the figure will feature four pairs of optional hands, and the Giga Battlenizer. What is surprising…

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S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Jack Announced for April 2018!

The recent issue of Figure-Oh magazine revealed several new items being produced by Bandai, and their sub-division, Tamashii Nations. One of these new items is S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Jack from the Return of Ultraman! The Return of Ultraman consist of 51-episodes, and aired from April 2, 1971 to March 31, 1972. The Return of Ultraman is the fourth installment in the Ultra Series, but it is the third to feature an Ultraman as its lead. The series was meant to be a sequel to the first Ultraman series, but was changed…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Alien Zarab

Premium Bandai has revealed an all-new exclusive S.H.Figuarts based on another Ultraman character, Alien Zarab. Previously Zarab was made into Tamashii Nations figures, two exclusive Ultra-Acts, under his Imitation Ultraman guise. However, Alien Zarab will be made into a S.H.Figuarts, as its original self! Now, Alien Zarab made its debut in the original Ultraman series, in episode 18 “Brother from Another Planet.” In the episode, Alien Zarab poses as a friendly alien trying to help mankind, but secretly plans to conquer the world. Luckily enough, Hayata becomes aware of Zarab’s…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Amazon Alpha (2nd Season Ver)

Premium Bandai is currently updating its website with order pages for upcoming Tamashii Web Shop Exclusives. Among the new items listed is S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Amazon Alpha (2nd Season Ver.), which is another surprise since the figure was not teased at any of the recent Tamashii shows. Now, Kamen Rider Amazon Alpha (2nd Season Ver.) is a slight remold of the original of the S.H.Figuarts. The difference between the two releases seem to be that the 2nd Season Version features an alternative head with a blind-eye effect, and the chest scars are weathered.…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Brave Legacy Gamer Level 100

Premium Bandai is currently updating its website with order pages for upcoming Tamashii Web Shop Exclusives. Among the new items listed is S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Brave Legacy Gamer Level 100, which is a surprise since the figure was not teased at any of the recent Tamashii shows. Now, Kamen Rider Brave Legacy Gamer Level 100 is Hiiro Kagami’s final form as Kamen Rider Brave, which is obtain by using the Taddle Legacy Gashat. However, the overall form reuses parts from the Chou Super Hero Taisen Taddle Legacy Level 50 suit. S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Brave Legacy Gamer…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Para-DX Perfect Knockout Gamer Level 99

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.Figuarts Kamen Rider Para-DX Perfect Knockout Gamer Level 99, based on the character from Kamen Rider Ex-Aid. Kamen Rider Para-DX is the Bugster, Parad’s true and final form as a Kamen Rider, which can only be obtained from using the Gashat Gear Dual, and a Gamer Driver. However, other would argue that due to his connection with Emu, Parad’s final form could also be Kamen…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Jugglus Juggler

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 the S.H.Figuarts Jugglus Juggler (Juggrus Juggler), based on the antagonist from Ultraman Orb. However, Juggler was not always a villain as he was Ultraman Orb/ Gai Kurenai’s one true friend, as seen throughout the series and in Ultraman Orb the Origin Saga. Juggler is considered a fan favorite by many fans due Takaya Aoyagi’s portrayal of the character. Now, as a S.H.Figuarts, Jugglus Juggler will…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Snipe Simulation Gamer Level 50

Last night, Premium Bandai listed on their site the order page for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Snipe Simulation Gamer Level 50; the figure has been recently teased at select shows and through the Tamashii Showroom. Also, from the order page S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Snipe Simulation Gamer Lv. 50 is revealed to be a December 2017 release. With that date in mind, it makes this figure one of the fastest release times for an exclusive S.H.Figuarts!   Now, Kamen Rider Snipe Simulation Gamer Lv. 50 is Taiga Hanaya’s strongest form, as Kamen…

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