Review: Super Mini-Pla Goshin Gattai Kakure Daishogun & Tsubasamaru Set

Whether it is “Hidden Style: Super Ninja Beast Jutsu!” or “We need Ninjazord power now!” this Super Mini-Pla set is going to meet fan expectations! First off, this Super Mini-Pla set features all five parts that form Kakure Daishogun/ Ninja Megazord, as well as it is sold alongside Tsubasamaru/ Ninja Falconzord. Secondly, with these two of the Three God Generals together their box art is double billed, having the same vintage homage like Muteki Shogun. The build while not shown is actually seems easier than previous Super Mini-Pla releases. Once…

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Review: Super Mini-Pla Gridman the Hyper Agent Set

It is time to “Access Flash!” with Bandai’s Super Mini-Pla release for Tsuburaya Productions’ Gridman the Hyper Agent! However, North American fans should recognize the character due to DIC Entertainment’s adaptation as Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad. Now, the Super Mini-Pla set encompasses our hero Gridman alongside his support vehicles: Thunder Jet, Twin Driller and God Tank. With the inclusion of the support vehicles they can combine together to form the support mecha, God Zenon, or with Gridman to become Thunder Gridman. Furthermore, Gridman features optional parts for display purposes like additional…

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Review: Super Mini-Pla Ninja Gattai Muteki Shogun/ Shogun Megazord

Whether it is “Hidden Style: Giant Beast General Jutsu!” or “We need Shogunzord power now!” this Super Mini-Pla set is bound to deliver! First off, the box is based on the original Deluxe Muteki Shogun, so it gives off a nostalgic vibe. The build while not shown is actually very tedious and annoying, but somehow I found it enjoyable too. Now, once constructed the Giant General Beasts feature several points of articulation and have their signature weapons. Whereas, when combine as Muteki Shogun/ the Shogun Megazord it is stands magnificently,…

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Official Images: Super Mini-Pla Galaxy Mega & Delta Mega Set

Today, Bandai Candy revealed the official information regarding the next Super Sentai Super Mini-Pla release; the release is for none other than Galaxy Mega and Delta Mega from Denji Sentai Megaranger. The two will be sold together, as a set rather than being sold separate as some collectors expected. Power Rangers fans will easily recognize these mechas as the Astro Megaship/ Megazord and the Delta Megazord from Power Rangers in Space. In addition, both sets will be able to combine to form Super Galaxy Mega/ Astro Delta Megazord. Below is…

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Bandai Namco Acquires Bluefin; Bandai Namco Collectibles is Born

Interesting news has broke online regarding Bluefin Corp, otherwise referred to as Bluefin Tamashii, the Japanese toy distributor. On Wednesday, Bandai Namco Holdings announced that they acquired an 80% controlling stake in Nippon Imports, LLC, the company that owns and operates Bluefin. Now, with this transaction Bandai Namco will establish a new subsidiary, Bandai Namco Collectibles in October that will continue operations under Bluefin. However, Bandai Namco Collectibles will effectively commence operations in January 2019.   Nippon Imports, LLC founder and CEO Steve Fujimura will serve as Bandai Namco Collectibles’…

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Official Images: Super Mini-Pla Denkou Choujin Gridman Dyna Dragon

Today, the Bandai Candy site revealed the official information regarding the next Super Mini-Pla Denkou Choujin Gridman release, Dyna Dragon. Now, unlike the previous Super Mini-Pla Gridman release, Dyna Dragon will be sold in two different ways, but both are Premium Bandai exclusives. The first is a single release for Dyna Dragon which will consist of the Dyna Fighter and King Jet; these either can be used to form the Dyna Fortress, or Dyna Dragon itself. In addition, the parts can combine with Gridman to form King Gridman. Furthermore, the…

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Official Images: Super Mini-Pla Denkou Choujin Gridman

Today, Tsuburaya Productions held the official press conference for the upcoming SSSS.Gridman anime. The event mostly focused on new visuals, and the additional of cast members. However, following the event new products began to be teased, or officially announced. One of these newly revealed items is the Super Mini-Pla Denkou Choujin Gridman set! Now, people might question why is Gridman in the Super Mini-Pla line? The answer is astounding, because this set features the vehicles that form God Zenon, and allow Gridman to become Thunder Gridman. Also, this Super Mini-Pla…

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SDCC 2018: Bandai Shokugan Super Minipla Voltron (SDCC Ver.) Revealed

Bluefin Brands has revealed they will be releasing a Bandai Shokugan Super Minipla Voltron (SDCC Ver.) as one of their exclusives at San Diego Comic Con 2018.  While they will be releasing a standard version of the Super Minipla Voltron, the SDCC version will also include a special flame effect, which can be used to help it recreate the way Voltron can form it’s Blazing Sword. The set will include all the other accessories that is included with the standard release and will be released in exclusive packaging.  The Bandai Shokugan Super Minipla Voltron (SDCC Ver.) will retail for $70.00.   It’s time…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 52 – Cinematic Universes, Spin-Offs & Crossovers

Welcome to another all-new episode of Hero Club’s Podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” This week features a jam packed show where we are talking about several new things going on. In addition, a majority of our discussions rely on tokusatsu cinematic universes, possible sequels, and various crossovers. We will address how Toho seeks to make a new cinematic universe for its kaiju, as well as talk about characters who need their own films. On the next episode we plan to being our Road to PMC with a discussion on Power…

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Official Images: Super Mini-Pla Goshin Gattai Kakure Daishogun & Tsubasamaru Set

Premium Bandai updated its website with the newest Super Sentai additions to the Super Mini-Pla series; these kits being derived from the Three God Generals in Ninja Sentai Kakuranger. Following Super Mini-Pla Muteki Shogun is the final two God Generals, Kakure Daishogun and Tsubasamaru. Super Mini-Pla Tsubasamaru like its deluxe toy and show counterpart is still capable of merging with either Muteki Shogun and Kakure Daishogun. However, Power Rangers fans remember these mechas as the Ninjazords which form the Ninja Megazord in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Season 3. Below is the official…

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