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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Official Images: Super Mini-Pla Ninja Gattai Muteki Shogun

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. The first of Three God Generals is Muteki Shogun, which is the combination of the five Giant Beast Generals. The gallery for the Super Mini-Pla shows that each of the General Beasts will come with their individual weapons. These weapons can also combine to form additional weapons for Super Mini-Pla Muteki Shogun. Fans of Power Rangers will recognize Muteki Shogun as the Shogun Megazord from…

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Review: Super Mini-Pla Choju Gattai Live Robo

We come to the third Super Sentai mecha retail release in the Super Mini-Pla line; it is none other than Chojuu Sentai Liveman’s Live Robo! Liveman is the twelfth entry in Super Sentai, but the last series during the Showa Era. Live Robo is combination of the main three Livemen’s mecha: Jet Falcon, Land Lion, and Aqua Dolphin. However, these vehicles are also referred to as Aero Machine, Land Machine, and Aqua Machine. Live Robo is a parts forming mecha, as some pieces are not necessary to combination. In addition,…

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Official Images: Super Mini-Pla Beast King Go-Lion

Premium Bandai has updated with official release details for Super Mini-Pla Beast King Go-Lion. For those who are unaware, Beast King Go-Lion is an anime series that aired in 1981. International fans should be more familiar with this series under the 1984 American adaptation, Voltron: Defender of the Universe. The series was later spun into various other adaptations such as Voltron: Third Dimension in 1998, Voltron Force in 2011, and the currently airing Voltron: Legendary Defender series on Netflix. Super Mini-Pla Beast King Go-Lion will be split into a set containing five assorted boxes, which include: Black Lion Red Lion Green Lion Blue Lion Yellow…

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Official Images: Super Mini-Pla The King of Braves GaoGaiGar 04 GaoFighGar

Bandai has recently updated with the listing for the next retail GaoGaiGar Super Mini-Pla set! This newly announced set is for Super Mini-Pla GaoFighGar from the OVA sequel, The King of Braves GaoGaiGar Final. GaoFighGar is the replacement for GaoGaiGar since Galeon departed in the finale of the original series; it is the combination of Evoluder Shishio, Phantom Gao, and the GaoMachines (StealthGao III, LinerGao II, & DrillGao II).  Below is the official gallery from Bandai: Now, the Super Mini-Pla GaoFighGar will have these pieces separated into individual parts, or sold in…

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Official Images: Super Mini-Pla The King of Braves GaoGaiGar GekiRyuJin

Premium Bandai has recently updated with the listing for the next exclusive GaoGaiGar Super Mini-Pla set! This newly announced set is for Super Mini-Pla GekiRyuJin, a character that has been regulated to always being a P-Bandai exclusive. GekiRyuJin is the combination of the China developed team of FuRyu and RaiRyu. FuRyu the green mixer uses the power of wind whereas, RaiRyu the yellow dump truck uses the power of electricity. They were made to compliment EnRyu and HouRyu, being able to combine with them to form both GenRyuJin and GouRyuJin.…

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Official Images: Super Mini-Pla Liverobo & Live Boxer

Today, Erasu tweeted out the finalized promotional images for the next Super Sentai Super Mini-Pla releases! These new Super Mini-Pla sets are based on Liverobo, and Live Boxer from Choujuu Sentai Liveman. The images show that both Liverobo, and Live Boxer will be able to combine into Super Liverobo. However, currently pre-orders for only Super Mini-Pla Liverobo have opened up on Amazon; this is causing fans to debate whether Super Mini-Pla Live Boxer will be a retail release, or a Premium Bandai exclusive. Now, as for the Super Mini-Pla Liverobo…

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Review: Super Mini-Pla Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger Dragon Caesar

After a four month wait Super Mini-Pla Dragon Caesar has arrived! This miniature mold kit and action figure is something to truly behold for Super Sentai and Power Ranger fans. The kit scales well with normal Sentai related Mini-Pla figures, but since it is the Super series it features additional points of articulation, and detail. The figure can combine with the other Guardian Beasts to form Gouryujin, or with Daizyujin to form Zyutei Daizyujin. Yet, one should check out the video for my in-depth thoughts and opinions this kit/ figure.…

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