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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S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Jack Announced for April 2018!

The recent issue of Figure-Oh magazine revealed several new items being produced by Bandai, and their sub-division, Tamashii Nations. One of these new items is S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Jack from the Return of Ultraman! The Return of Ultraman consist of 51-episodes, and aired from April 2, 1971 to March 31, 1972. The Return of Ultraman is the fourth installment in the Ultra Series, but it is the third to feature an Ultraman as its lead. The series was meant to be a sequel to the first Ultraman series, but was changed…

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Tsuburaya Uploads Special Promotional Episode & First Episode Trailer for Ultraman Orb

Tsuburaya Prod.’s Official YouTube Channel recently uploaded several promotional videos to hype up the premiere of Ultraman Orb. Amongst the videos was a special promotional episode which stood out from the others, featuring a narrative of the series to introduce the cast/plot through a compilation of the first few episodes, and additional footage from previous series/movies showcasing the powers of the six Ultras that Orb uses for his forms; those forms being Space Zeperion (Ultraman & Ultraman Tiga), Burnmite (Taro & Mebius), and Hurricane Slash (Jack & Zero). The only…

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Tokyo Toy Show 2016: Ultraman Orb Special Event

The official Youtube Channel for Tsuburaya Productions has recently listed three videos based on their event held at the Tokyo Toy Show 2016. The event featured coverage on the Ultraman Booth at Bandai, a press conference featuring the cast of the series of Ultraman Orb and a Stage Show! The first video is simply a teaser for the event featuring Ultraman Orb’s theme song, “Orb no Inori” (Orb’s Prayer) performed by Ichiro Mizuki with Voyager. The second and third videos are of the actual event, which is presented in its…

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