Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Ginga

Tamashii has updated their official listings with their October retail releases. Now, among these newest items is S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Ginga, based on the titular character of the actual series,  Ultraman Ginga. For those who are unaware, Ultaman Ginga is apart of the New Ultraman Retsuden programming block, which aired from July 10, 2013 to December 18, 2013 in Japan. However, unlike future Ultra series this one was not simulcast on Crunchyroll, but made available on the service for instant streaming.   Then as for S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Ginga, the figure seemingly comes with few accessories; those…

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Official Images: Soul of Chogokin GX-88 Dairugger XV/ Vehicle Voltron

“Once, people staked their youth on the sea. On the seven seas, the flames of romanticism, ambition, adventure, and aspiration burned and clashed. Now, young people of the year AD 2200 challenge the sea of stars. What awaits them is a world beyond our imagination.” – Armored Fleet Dairugger XV “From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend, the legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe. A mighty robot, loved by good, feared by evil.”   Ever since the 2016 release of Soul of Chogokin…

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Official Images: S.H.MonsterArts Mothra (2019) & Rodan (2019)

Bandai has finally revealed how their subsidiary, Tamashii Nations will be releasing S.H.MonsterArts Mothra (2019) and Rodan (2019) featured in the upcoming film, Godzilla: King of the Monsters. This announcement comes one day out from the film’s official premiere date, here in North America. Now, the pair is set be released as a set and sold through Premium Bandai in the company’s native country of Japan.   Yet, as for the figures, S.H.MonsterArts Rodan is the larger of the two in this set and will feature several points of articulation.…

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Review: S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Kiva

Kamen Rider fans have waited 11 years for the missing Heisei Era Rider within the S.H.Figuarts line, Kamen Rider Kiva. Now, while the character’s Emperor Form was released first, the base form of Kiva never saw release until this year, 2019. Luckily, the Shinkocchou Seihou line of S.H.Figuarts provides higher amount of details and quality to replicate the in-show look of the Kiva suit, that the base line could have possibly never achieved. In fact, the Seihou line might be the only way Bandai could release Kiva, as the costume…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Build Rabbit Rabbit Form

Today, Premium Bandai activated the order pages for the previously highly teased S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Build Rabbit Rabbit Form. Early on fans speculated the form would be paired up and sold with the alternative form, Kamen Rider Build Tank Tank. However, Bandai and Tamashii Nations opted out of what could have been an awesome two-pack. Now in Kamen Rider Build, Sento Kiryu created the Full Full Bottle to maximize and take control of the Hazard Trigger, utilizing the original essence of the Rabbit and Tank Full Bottles. The combination of…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Boba Fett (Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)

Bandai Tamashii has updated their official website with official images for S.H.Figuarts Boba Fett (Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi). As the name suggests the figure is based on Boba Fett’s apperance in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. The figure was first shown at Tamashii Comic Con last year. The figure will include: Exchangeable Wrists (Left X3, Right X3) EE-3 Carbine Rifle S.H.Figuarts Boba Fett (Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi) will be a standard retail release this September priced at 6,480 yen. Pre-orders for the figure…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman & Ultraman Suit ver7 -the Animation-

Tamashii Nations previously announced at the Ultra Hero Tamashii Event that they would be release new S.H.Figuarts based on Ultraman and Ultraseven as seen in the Ultraman manga. Yet, the characters were previously released by Tamashii Nations as Ultra-Act x S.H.Figuarts during the early years of the manga’s run. However, the release of these updated figures are to commemorate the adaptation of the manga as the Netflix original anime series.   First off, S.H.Figuarts Ultraman -the Animation- is based on Shinjiro Hayata armored form, as he inherited the Ultra Factor…

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Review: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Zero

Tamashii Nations finally adds Ultraman Zero to the S.H.Figuarts line after being a character released countless times as an Ultra-Act. In addition, Tamashii Nations adds the character to the line shortly after releasing S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Zero Beyond a form he obtained in Ultraman Geed. Nevertheless, this S.H.Figuarts release nearly matches the Ultra-Act 2.0 release for its accessory count, but improves the overall scale and articulation to match other tokusatsu figures. However, compared to the Ultra-Act it omits the signature attack effects like the Wide Zero Shot. Yet, there are more…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Zangetsu Kachidoki Arms

Premium Bandai recently launched the order page for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Zangetsu Kachidoki Arms, based on the character’s new form obtained in the theater play, Kamen Rider Zangetsu Stage -Gaim Gaiden-. For those unaware, in the play Takatora Kureshima/ Kamen Rider Zangetsu (Yuki Kubota) visits a former Yggdrasil Corporation experimental project site, where he discovers a mysterious underground city with Armored Riders. There he succumbs to amnesia and is forced to regain his memories and uncover the source behind the city’s problems, as well as obtain a new power to…

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Review: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Zi-O

Kamen Rider Zi-O, the twentieth and the final Heisei Rider finally arrives in the S.H.Figuarts line. This release of the figure is marketed as a part of the 20 Kamen Rider Kicks series, an anthology of re-issues to commemorate the 20 Heisei Riders. However, there are new items like the Kamen Rider Zi-O related products, and the upcoming Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Kiva.   Now as for the actual product, it is released in a similar fashion as last year’s S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Build RabbitTank. For those unaware, I am…

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