[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Brothers’ Mantel

Recently, Tamashii Nations announced the upcoming Premium Bandai exclusive release for S.H.Figuarts Brothers’ Mantel. For those unaware, the Brothers’ Mantel is an accessory worn by the Ultra Brothers: Ultraman, Zoffy, Ultraseven, Ultraman Jack, Ultraman Ace and Ultraman Taro. These items are dashing capes that are given to elite members of the Space Garrison for their service. However, there is a variety of mantels worn throughout the series, as seen with Father of Ultra, Mother of Ultra, Ultraman King, and Ultraman Zero.   In addition, Tamashii Nations previously released the Brothers’…

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Mill Creek Return of Ultraman & Ultraman Orb the Origin Saga Blu-Ray Release Details

Today, Mill Creek Entertainment officially announced their third wave of the Ultra series Blu-Ray releases. This new wave will consist of two releases, the first being the fourth series in the franchise, The Return of Ultraman, and the Amazon Prime original series, Ultraman Orb the Origin Saga. First off, The Return of Ultraman will receive a similar release to previous Showa series by having a standard edition, and a steelbook release. Now, the standard edition is $39.99, and the steelbook is $49.99 with both scheduled to release in February 2020.…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Black King (The Return of Ultraman)

Premium Bandai has recently unveiled an all-new Ultraman related S.H.Figuarts, this time it is based on the kaiju, Black King. For those unaware, Black King originates from the fourth Ultra series, The Return of Ultraman; the character made its debut during episodes 37 and 38, serving as the bodyguard to the sinister Alien Nackle. In addition, a pairing of the two species made appearance working together again in the 2015 series, Ultraman X. Now as for S.H.Figuarts Black King, it apparently does not come with any accessories or optional limbs, making a base…

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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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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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Review: Ultraman Orb DX Orb Ring Special Set ウルトラマンオーブ DXオーブリング スペシャルセッ

Hello Hero Club, this is Darkon633 and I am back with another toy review.  The Ultraman Orb DX Orb Ring Special Set is my opinion the most defininite release of the ring so far. Seeing as it includes cards that are used for most of Ultraman Orb’s base forms it is pretty much all you need to get the most of out the ring’s functions. However, if you want to get more of the device you could get the two new card sets that were released alongside this release of the…

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Review: Ultraman Orb DX Orb Ring Special Set

With the success of Ultraman Zero the Chronicle, Tsuburaya Productions revisited the idea! The next addition in the Chronicle series would be based on a recent and successful Ultra series, Ultraman Orb. To promote this retelling of Ultraman Orb’s story, Tsuburaya and Bandai decided to reissue the DX Orb Ring, as well as the Ultra Fusion Cards. These reissues are labeled as the Special Sets, which is similar to Kamen Rider Super Best releases. Here the DX Orb Ring comes will additional cards to obtain the four main fusions seen…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Twin Tail

At the Tamashii Features event held this past Fall, a variety of new Ultraman related S.H.Figuarts were presented. In this assortment previewed more kaiju appeared like Antlar, Pandon, Gudon, and Twin Tail. Today, Tamashii Nations revealed Twin Tail is the first of characters to receive its official release in the S.H.Figuarts line. For those who are unaware of this kaiju, Twin Tail first appeared in Return of Ultraman; in episodes 5 and 6 of the series, Gudon appears to battle its rival, the monster Gudon. The two are instinctual rivals…

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Toho Opens Godzilla Island to the Public via YouTube

For a limited time Toho Studio’s is sharing Godzilla Island with the world! Godzilla fans can tune-in to the Godzilla Channel to view all 256-episodes of the series. With a new episode uploaded from Monday to Friday and each episode will be accessible for only four weeks. Luckily enough each episode is roughly 3-minutes long, so one can easily view the series within a few days. The series is a low-budget kid friendly show centered around the use of the Bandai Vinyls to tell weird stories on how the King…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Jack

Tamashii Nations has updated their website for the April 2018 releases! The listings feature the production information for the previously revealed S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Jack from the Return of Ultraman. The official listing and information confirms Ultraman Jack’s accessories will consist of the Ultra Bracelet, the Ultra Spark, Ultra Lance, and Ultra Cross. Whereas, its affects will pertain to Jack’s Spacium Ray, and Ultra Slash. However, as usual the figure will feature an optional color timer, three left hands, and four right hands. Below is the gallery from Tamashii Nations: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Jack…

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