[Official Images] Ultraman Z DX Dark Z Riser

In episode 5 of the current airing Ultra Series, Ultraman Z, Shota Hebikura the Captain of STORAGE revealed himself as Jugglus Juggler. In addition, he temporarily stole the Z Riser to create its negative counterpart the Dark Z Riser. Then immediately following the premiere of the episode, Bandai teased that they would be releasing a deluxe toy of the product on the Premium Bandai store. Currently, the order page is active, so we have the product information regarding both its content and features.   Now, the Ultraman Z DX Dark…

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Tsuburaya Productions to Simulcast Ultraman Z via YouTube

Today, Tsuburaya Productions announced that they will be simulcasting Ultraman Z with English subtitles via their official YouTube channel. Now, episodes of the upcoming series will be made available each Friday at 8:30 pm EST, following their broadcast in Japan. However, episodes will only be made available for two weeks, so fans need to watch them fast. Nevertheless, Ultraman Z’s (Zett) premiere episode is scheduled to premiere this Friday, June 19. Whereas, the Japanese audience will be able to view the series on TV Tokyo each Saturday at 9:00 am…

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Ultraman Z Promotional Video & Details: Forms, Transformation Gimmick & Theme Songs

Today, Tsuburaya Productions released new information regarding their upcoming series, Ultraman Z. The new information consists of Ultraman Z’s forms, transformation items, and additional cast/ staff. Interestingly enough, this press release from Tsuburaya also reveals the series will feature a major guest star, Riku Asakura/ Ultraman Geed (with Tatsuomi Hamada returning)! However, we are getting ahead of ourselves, so let us start with our star and titular Ultra, Ultraman Z.   As previously reported, Ultraman Z will link himself to the human, Haruki Natsukawa (portrayed by Hirano Kohshu). In the…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 91 – Load Your Battle Nizer

Welcome to an all-new episode of Hero Club’s first original podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” Today’s episode features the debut of the discussion called “Load Your Battle Nizer.” Now, this discussion is based on the concept and item introduced in the Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle series, within the Ultraman franchise. In the series, Reionics use an item called the Battle Nizer to control a team of three kaiju. However, for the discussion our hosts have to pick teams based on the rotation of rules applied upon them. In addition,…

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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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Throwback Thursdays – Review: Cyber Card Set Vol. 2

Here is a “throwback” to November 2015, to when I reviewed the Cyber Card Set Vol. 2  from Ultraman X. Down below is the original description for the video on YouTube: Ultraman X adds another collecting gimmick to the franchise, the Cyber Cards which feature most of the Ultras and Cyber versions of Kaiju/Seijins. In this set, Volume 2 it features two cards seen in the show along with six cards that have yet to be seen or confirmed. However, after using them in the X-Devizer somethings were revealed about…

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Tamashii Nations 2016 Day 2: S.H.Figuarts & S.H.Monsterart Reveals

Tamashii Nations 2016 is still going strong with more new reveals for the S.H.Figuarts line and one more new reveal for the S.H.Monsterarts line. The new reveals include: Star Wars S.H.Figuarts FN-2187 (Finn) S.H.Figuarts Rey (Resistance Outfit) Kamen Rider S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Ichigo S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Accel S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Nazca Dopant S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Skull S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Double Heat Metal Ultraman S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Tiga Multi Type S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Dyna S.H.Monsterarts S.H.Monsterarts MechaGodzilla Poster Ver. Source: Taghobby, Taghobby 2 ,  Erasu Twitter

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Ultraman Orb Episode 4 – Beware of Fire in the Midsummer Sky Review

Last week Ultraman Orb gained the Ultraman Jack Card, bringing him one step closer to unlocking a new form. This week Orb attempts to complete the pairing, when he also has to battle a mighty heat wave that is plaguing Japan. What could be the cause of this heat wave? Probably another Demon Beast King, because that’s the answer to most problems typically in Ultraman or other Tokusatsu programs, the monster of the week! Summary: Japan is in the middle of a huge heat wave, Shin and Jetta visit Naomi…

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Ultraman Orb Episode 1 – The Sunset Wanderer Review

Just this past Friday, July 8, 2016, Crunchyroll began to simulcast Tsuburaya Productions newest installment and commemoration to the 50th Anniversary in the Ultra franchise, Ultraman Orb. The series stars Kamen Rider Den-O’s Hideo Ishiguro (Kai) as Gai Kurenai/ Ultraman Orb, who is out to defeat the Demon King Beasts and stop his archenemy Jugglus Juggler played by Takaya Aoyagi. However unlike previous Ultras, Ultraman Orb uses the past Ultras’ powers combining them through Ultra Cards to obtain new forms. Summary: The episode opens up with either a flashback, or…

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