[Interview] Starlight Runner Entertainment CEO Jeff Gomez: Bringing Ultraman Back to America!

Today is Friday and the week is over, but Hero-Club is proud to present our latest video interview! Our guest this time is none other than Starlight Runner Entertainment CEO Jeff Gomez. For those unaware, Mr. Jeff Gomez is an esteemed writer and producer who has written for Valiant Comics, Magic the Gathering, and the Turok franchise. Eventually, he went onto establish Starlight Runner Entertainment, which helped to produce a variety of television programs and films. Fans can associate the company’s and his work with properties like James Cameron’s Avatar,…

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Arrow Video Presents Gamera: The Complete Collection

Today, UK home video distributor Arrow Video announced that they will be releasing Gamera: The Complete Collection in North America. The release will feature the entire Gamera film series that consists of 12 films: the original 8 Showa Era films, the Heisei Trilogy, and finally Gamera the Brave. The Complete Collection will feature all twelve uncut films with dual audio (Japanese and English). In addition, the will feature 4K restorations for some films, as well as bonus content like commentaries and interviews. Furthermore, it will feature a hardcover trade of…

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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 85 – A Crash Course on Godzilla

Welcome to an all-new episode of Hero Club’s first original podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” Today’s episode is all about the King of the Monsters, Godzilla. Now, this was not the original plan, but was on the back burner in case of an emergency. In addition, Cinemassacre luckily helped to provide a template to structure the episode with his video “Godzilla for Beginners.” So, please check out his video before hand before listening to our take on the subject matter. However, for those who do not want to see the…

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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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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 25 – Godzilla Timelines Pt 1

Welcome to an all-new episode of “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” Today, we open on depressing news as another Toho actor has passed away; Yoshio Tsuchiya died in February, but the family withheld information until now. At the time of the recording information on the death was still breaking, and early reports claimed  Mr. Tsuchiya’s death occurred early in summer.   Following our remembrance for Mr. Tsuchiya we discuss the recent news for upcoming home video releases, as well as a new video game. This all leads up to our main…

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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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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 23 – TOHO Legends

Welcome to an all-new episode of “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” Today’s episode features the cast milling over the prices for the upcoming Power Ranger Legacy Toys, and new cast members for Godzilla: Monster Planet. Somehow, Mucha and Wheelz manage to turn the Godzilla: Monster Planet series into a crossover with Jo Jo’s Bizarre Adventure. Yet, we all know that will not be the end result…   Then for the remainder of the episode it is on TOHO Legends, a discussion about those involved with the Showa Era of the Kaiju-eiga…

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