Review: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Belial Atrocious

The Demonic Fusion is unleashed within Tamashii Nations’ S.H.Figuarts line, as Ultraman Belial Atrocious arrives. This combination is the fusion of the Dark Lugiel and Alien Empera Kaiju Capsules. For those unaware, Alien Empera was the main antagonist of Ultraman Mebius whereas, Dark Lugiel was the antagonist in Ultraman Ginga/ Ultraman Ginga S. Yet, in this form, Ultraman Belial Atrocious makes me consider it a reference to the Ultra N Project. Never the less, this was Belial’s acquired form for the Geed finale, and it is impressive. The figure features…

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Tamashii Nations 2018 Event Exclusive: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Orb Dark

On July 18th, Bandai Tamashii revealed the first six exclusive items attendees can purchase at Tamashii Nations 2018. During the reveal Bandai teased a seventh exclusive would be announced on August 1st. Yesterday, that reveal turned out to be none other than S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Orb Dark. For those unaware, Ultraman Orb Dark is an evil doppelganger of Ultraman Orb that appears in current series, Ultraman R/B; Makoto Aizen transforms into the character, but refers to it as Ultraman Orb Dark Noir Black Schwarz. Now, S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Orb Dark will consist…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Rosso & Blu

Earlier today, Amazon Japan accidentally revealed information on the upcoming S.H.Figuarts releases for Ultraman R/B. These listings featured S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Rosso Flame, Rosso Wind, Ultraman Blu Aqua, and Blu Ground. Now, the Amazon listings featured limited information, consisting of a few images, pre-order bonuses, and the month of release. However, Tamashii Nations recently updated their S.H.Figuarts Ultra section with the entire release information.   S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Rosso Flame and Ultraman Blu Aqua are scheduled as retail releases for this December. Both figures will be sold individually for 5400 yen. Each…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 55 – Zi-O! XIO! Go, Go MEGARANGER!

Welcome to another all-new episode of Hero Club’s Podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” This week’s episode features Metal and Wheelz taking a sneak peak at Kamen Rider Zi-O. In addition, they learn of and discuss an upcoming tv movie about Shotaro Ishinomori. Following that they talk about Blu-Ray news, Artisan news, and another wave of guests for PMC. Then closing out the show Wheelz is joined by Soundout to hear what he thought about Ultraman X. Did Soundout enjoy his first Ultra series, or did he hate it?! Find out…

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Official Images: Ultraman Nexus Ultra Replica Evoltruster & Blast Shot

Premium Bandai recently announced an all-new Ultra Replica item joining the line; it is none other than Ultraman Nexus’ Evoltruster and Blast Shot! Now, these items are an interesting pair, as the two compliment one another. The Evoltruster allows the various Nexus hosts, Denaumists, to transform into Ultraman Nexus. Whereas, the Blast Shot is a weapon that can only be wield by the Denaumists; it has two modes the Air Burst Mode, and Gun Mode. Below is the official gallery and our summary for the contents of the Ultra Replica…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 54 – PMC, Anime Expo & Zyu2

Welcome to another all-new episode of Hero Club’s Podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” This week’s episode features our return after a near month hiatus, which we can blame Soundout’s job for. Never the less, the gang gets together to discuss PMC guests, and tokusatsu anime adaptations. Then we close out the store discussing Zyu2 the custom made footage for Saban Brands during MMPR. We talk about what we like and what we did not like, as well as how the footage overall helped both Power Rangers and Super Sentai! On…

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Ultraman Manga Anime Adaptation to Premiere on Netflix Worldwide

The 12th compiled volume of the Ultraman manga has revealed that the anime adaptation will be having a worldwide simultaneous release on Netflix in Spring 2019. The Ultraman anime adaptation will be directed by Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki. The anime is being produced by Production I.G with the help of Sola Digital Arts. For those who are unaware, the Ultraman manga is written by Eiichi Shimizu and illustrated by Tomohiro Shimoguchi. The manga launched in the Monthly Hero magazine on November 1, 2011 and was later licensed by VIz Media internationally in 2015. Viz Media provided a description…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Zero Beyond

Premium Bandai has listed up a new order page for S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Zero Beyond, a figure teased during release of S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Belial Atrocious. This S.H.Figuarts is for Ultraman Zero’s new form that he acquired during the events of Ultraman Geed the series; it is a form that barrows the powers of the previous New Generation Heroes (Ginga, Victory, X and Orb). Now, the listing for S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Zero Beyond says the figure will feature five pairs of optional hands, and an optional color timer. Whereas, its accessories are two…

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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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