Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Gudon

The Fall 2017 Tamashii Features event showed off several Ultraman related S.H.Figuarts, among the ones presented were a variety of kaiju. Two characters specifically originate from The Return of Ultraman, the first being Twin Tail, and the second its rival, Gudon. Now, back in January we covered the release information on S.H.Figuarts Twin Tail, which is a retail release that comes out this month. Whereas, S.H.Figuarts Gudon’s information has just become available to the public, and it is unfortunately a Premium Bandai exclusive! The item itself will not feature additional accessories…

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Anime Expo to Host World Premiere of SSSS.Gridman Anime

Anime Expo has announced that they will be hosting the world premiere of the SSSS.Gridman anime series with the creators, Shigeto Koyama and Hiromi Wakabaysahi, as the hosts for the event. Masaru Sakamoto (Animation/ Character Designer) and Masato Takeuchi (Animation Producer) will also be featured hosts during the Q&A session during the SSSS. Gridman premiere event.   The SSSS. Gridman premiere event will be held on Friday, July 6 at 7:45 P.M. – 8:45 P.M at room LACC / Main Events in Hall B. Anime Expo also provided an official synopsis of the series. You’re not alone. Always and forever. “Gridman the Hyper Agent” was a Japanese TV series that aired from…

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Review: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Jack (The Return of Ultraman)

The fourth Ultraman arrives in the S.H.Figuarts line! Ultraman Jack is from Tsuburaya Productions’ The Return of Ultraman (1971), and competed against the first Kamen Rider series. Now, as a S.H.Figuarts figure, Ultraman Jack does feature a new modified sculpt based on its preceding Ultra Brothers, Ultraman and Zoffy! Since Ultraman Jack is the Ultra to become more of a typical “henshin hero” the figure comes with a variety of accessories; it has weapons and blast effects. Yet, how well does the figure hold up and how many items does…

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Ultraman R/B “Special Movie” Trailer & Opening/ End Credits Revealed

Tsuburaya Productions recently held its live press conference for the next installment in the Ultra series, Ultraman R/B. However, the event was region blocked for most international fans trying to join the live-feed on YouTube. Following the press conference the official website updated with a recap of the event, and announcements. One of the announcements regards to series’ official theme song and end credits. The opening for Ultraman R/B is “Hands” being performed by Yoshi Oshimasa. Whereas, the ending credits will be performed by Ultraman Geed’s Suzuko Mimori entitled “Dream Flight.”…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman X & Gomora Armor

Bandai Tamashii has updated their official Ultraman S.H.Figuarts website with release details for S.H.Figuarts Ultraman X & Gomora Armor. For those who are unaware, Ultraman X is apart of the New Ultraman Retsuden programming block, which aired from July 14, 2015 to January 5, 2016 in Japan. The series was also the first Ultraman series to be simulcast on Crunchyroll.   The figure will include parts to form the Gomora Armor, obtained through the Cyber Gomora card. In addition, Ultraman X will come with the red color timer part to represent his weakened state. The figure will be a retail release this October priced at 7,560…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 49 – Rube to Boom! Ultraman R/B & MMPR Comics

Welcome to another all-new episode of Hero Club’s Podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” This week features a recap on some of the news we missed in our time off. We look at Kamen Rider Amazons’ international distribution, and GARO: Makai Senkyu. However, Hasbro buying Power Rangers from Saban news broke after we recorded the episode, so expect our thoughts on it in the next episode. Whereas, our main discussion is on Boom! Studios’ MMPR comics. We are specifically look at issues 0 – 8 for this review/ discussion! On the…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 48 – An Unintentional Anime & Home Video Discussion

Welcome to another all-new episode of Hero Club’s Podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” We are back from a small break, and oddly enough this episode is all about random discussions. These discussions range from Mobile Suit Gundam to Soundout’s Anime Spring Watch-list! Also, we talk about the Kyurangers as well as tokusatsu home video releases in North America. Next week we will be checking up on some news we missed on our time off. In addition, we will take a look into Boom’s Mighty Morphin’ Power Ranger series! The discussion…

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Ultraman R/B Lead Actors Revealed & Teaser Trailer!

Today, Hochi newspaper got an interview with the stars of the upcoming Ultra series, Ultraman R/B. This interview also serves as the official reveal for the series’ lead roles, as well as provides additional information on the show. First off actors, Yuuya Hirata and Ryosuke Koike are our stars with Hirata portraying Katsumi Minato (Ultraman Rosso) and Koike as Isami Minato (Ultraman Blu).   Katsumi is the oldest of the two brothers, working at their father’s clothes store. Whereas, Isami is the younger of the two, and currently attends college.…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Antlar

This week Premium Bandai updated its website with several new products releasing in September 2018; among these items is S.H.Figuarts Antlar from episode 7 of the original Ultraman series. Antlar is a desert based kaiju that terrorized a thriving ancient civilization called the City of Baraji. When SSSP appeared and encountered Antlar the residents welcomed them, and even assisted SSSP in defeating the monster. Since then Antlar has appeared in various other Ultra series, as well as made special appearances in other series. Now as for this figure, it recreates Antlar’s debut in the series.…

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Ultraman R/B Toy Scans Revealed

Recently scans for the next Ultraman series have surfaced online, which feature the first set of products. For those who are unaware, the next Ultraman series will be known as Ultraman R/B. The main two Ultras in the series will be named Ultraman Rosso and Ultraman Blu who are brothers that use the power of the R/B Crystals to transform. The first set of scans feature a look at Ultraman Rosso and Blu’s transformation device, which is called the DX Rube Gyro. The gimmicks for the season are crystals that contain the power of various Ultras. The base forms for Ultraman Rosso and Blu are Rosso Flame and Blu Aqua, respectively. Rosso Flame will…

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