Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Grease Blizzard

Premium Bandai has updated their order listings for new S.H.Figuarts, among the new listings is S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Grease Blizzard. For those unaware, in Kamen Rider Build, Kazumi Sawatari/ Kamen Rider Grease uses the Blizzard Knuckle with the Build Driver to obtain this form. The form drastically powered up and exhausted a dying Kazumi in his battle with Evolt’s clones of his friends, the Hokuto Three Crows. The form itself though is an Arctic-blue repaint of the base Grease suit combined with the claw from the Robot Full Bottle; due to…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Zero

Figure-Oh Magazine recently revealed that Tamashii Nations is going to be releasing S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Zero in early 2019. However, today the official website activated the official product page regarding the figure, and its release. S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Zero is a February 2019 retail release, which places this figure three months after the Premium Bandai S.H.Figuarts release for the character’s powered-up form, Ultraman Zero Beyond.   Now, S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Zero features several optional parts, and accessories. First off, the figure will feature a replacement head, an optional Color Timer, and an optional wrist…

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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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Kamen Rider X Super Sentai W-Hero Matsuri 2018

Every August, Toei holds the Kamen Rider x Super Sentai W-Hero Matsuri (Festival) at the Tokyo Dome. It is an event that mixes up elements of roadshows, conventions, stage shows and actual festivals. Attendees get a close look at recent series’ suits/ props and upcoming toys that are put on display, as well as “meet” the heroes. There are a variety of activities for children like interactive trivia and v.r. games. In addition, there are several merchandise stands for collectors. Below is highlight reel of things attendees could see at…

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Review: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Cross-Z Charge

Tamashii Nations got charged up when they decided to release S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Cross-Z Charge at retail! Now, for those not aware, this is the first and only retail S.H.Figuarts figure based on Kamen Rider Cross-Z, or any of his other forms. It is a rather shocking release too, since fans have not entirely loved Kamen Rider Cross-Z Charge’s design. The idea of the form was an attempt to recapture the craze Toei and Bandai obtained during Kamen Rider Gaim when promoting Shin Zangetsu and the Genesis Driver. However, in…

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Trendmasters Godzilla Attacks NY Giant Playset Demo

We return to that city full of destruction, with a monster is to blame… Godzilla: King of the Monsters!   Four years ago I, Billy “TaJa” Dolye a.k.a. Wheelchair21, reviewed this playset on my YouTube channel. Whereas, the video was shared here on Hero Club, back in December 2017 on its third anniversary being published onto YouTube; where since then, the video has become my most seen video. Now, in that review I mention how I would do a demonstration video focusing on what are good collectible figures to display…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Thor (Avengers: Infinity War)

Premium Bandai recently activated the order page for S.H.Figuarts Thor, based on the character’s appearance in Avengers: Infinity War. The figure will feature digital imprinted face-sculpt to match Chris Hemsworth’s face, and fabric cloth cape. In addition, the figure will come with two pairs of optional hands, and Thor’s new weapon, Stormbringer. Below is the official gallery from Premium Bandai: Pre-orders for S.H.Figuarts Thor (Avengers: Infinity War) are already open, and figures are being sold for 7344 yen. The site says it is a “Japan Only Item” slated to be…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Wasp (Ant-Man & Wasp)

On Friday, Premium Bandai unveiled S.H.Figuarts Wasp, based on the character seen in Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man & the Wasp. For those who have not seen Ant-Man or its sequel, Wasp is Hope van Dyne (portrayed by Evangeline Lilly), the daughter of Hank Pym and Janet van Dyne; following the events of Ant-Man, Hank finally allows Hope to follow in her mother’s footsteps as Wasp. Now, the description for this figure mentions the wings are movable to recreate flight scenes, but it does not clarify if they are removable. The figure’s only verified accessories…

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Official Images: Soul of Chogokin GX-85 King Brachion

Recently Tamashii Nations uploaded the product page for the upcoming Soul of Chokogin release, GX-85 King Brachion. Now, this item first was unveiled two weeks ago at Power Morphicon 2018, as apart of the Bluefin Tamashii booth; there the product was promoted as both Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger’s King Brachion, and Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers’ Titanus. GX-85 King Brachion is feature die-cast, an articulated neck, twin tail cannons, removable claws, and chains; these features will allow it to combine with GX-72 Daizyujin and GX-78 Dragon Ceasar to form Ultimate Daizyujin (MMPR…

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Review: S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider W FangJoker

It is once again time to count up our sins, as S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou releases Kamen Rider W FangJoker. With this form, the original mold of the base figure is retooled to feature jagged edges throughout the suit/ body; the motif gives off a feral/ feline vibe. Whereas, the color scheme may make people think of Yin-and-Yang. Its accessory count is very strict and to the point, both literally and figuratively. However, the video goes more in-depth on the figure’s detail, its sharp accessories, and overall stability; so click play…

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