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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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 47 – Songs that Shape Us

Welcome to another all-new episode of Hero Club’s Podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” Today, we discuss the newest Ultraman to be joining TOKU HD and Shout Factory distributing Timeranger. For those unaware, Timeranger was adapted into the highly beloved Power Rangers season, Time Force. The two shows while different are quite the same, and the cast hypes up its incredible official release. Then for the main discussion, the members of LIT talk about insert songs from the various tokusatsu series. They discuss what songs are their favorites for various reason,…

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TOKU Brings Ultraman Cosmos to America for the First Time

Yesterday, Olympusat Inc.’s television channel TOKU announced that it will broadcast Tsuburaya Productions’ Ultraman Cosmos. The 65-episode series will premiere on TOKU on Monday, April 23rd at 7:00 pm est; with a nightly broadcast from Monday through Friday. This will lead the series to conclude on Monday, July 20th. In addition, the series will take the 7:00 pm time-slot from Ultraman Gaia. Below is a teaser clip of Ultraman Cosmos:   TOKU’s description for Ultraman Cosmos: The series follows the adventures of Ultraman Cosmos, a powerful giant warrior from an unknown…

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Review: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Geed Primitive

Get over now! Get over pain! Get over mind! Jump up Geed! Since the character joins the S.H.Figuarts line! Now, Ultraman Geed Primitive is the first of what will be several figures released. The suit and design is nearly captured perfectly for the base body mold. However, the sculpt and engineering is questionable, but easily visible to see in the video. S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Geed Primitive also has a very limited amount of accessories featuring an optional color timer and his signature attack, the Wrecking Burst. It is a swift and…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 45 – Love in Tokusatsu, Hate for P-Bandai

Welcome to another all-new episode of Hero Club’s Podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” Today, is an interesting episode where the cast talks about Love in Tokusatsu from actual relationships to “ships.” Whereas, the opening segment featuring the news focuses on Premium Bandai releases. In addition, there are new PMC guests announced, as well as a discussion on the SSSS.Gridman teaser. It is a show all on loving things, and hating things… Next week’s episode of LIT features the cast look at the news, and the first piece of an on-going…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 44 – Uchu Kita: Tokusatsu in Space

Welcome to another all-new episode of Hero Club’s Podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” On today’s episode we look at the “new” Megazord in the Shattered Grid comic series. In addition, talk about Go-Onger 10 Years After and Kyuranger vs. Space Squad! Luckily enough, the last piece of news allows us to transition to this week’s main discussion, “Tokusatsu in Space;” a discussion about how space is used in the series, and how shows try to apply it the heroes. Next week’s episode of LIT features the cast discussing love in…

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SSSS.GRIDMAN Promotional Video

Tsuburaya Productions’ Official YouTube Channel recently uploaded the first preview video for the upcoming SSSS.Gridman anime. Roughly a minute long in duration the video introduces the characters of the series only to end on our hero, Gridman! Cast: Yūta Hibiki – Yūya Hirose Gridman – Hikaru Midorikawa Shō Utsumi – Sōma Saitō Rokka Takarada – Yume Miyamoto Akane Shinjō – Reina Ueda   Staff: Director – Akira Amemiya Producer – Tsuburaya Productions Writer – Keiichi Hasegawa Music – Pony Canyon Studio – Trigger   SSSS.Gridman is a revision of Tsuburaya Productions’ 1993 tokusatsu series, Denkou…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Pandon

Premium Bandai has updated its website with several new products releasing in August 2018; among these listings is S.H.Figuarts Pandon from Ultraseven. Pandon is a kaiju created by Alien Ghos to assist in conquering planets, specifically Earth. In the battle with Ultraseven, Pandon received several injuries which the figure can recreate. Now, with the optional parts for its left arm and right leg this version is referred to as Reconstructed Pandon. Below is the official gallery from Premium Bandai: Pre-orders for S.H.Figuarts Pandon open today, March 23 at 4:00 pm JST. The…

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