Tsuburaya Productions Announces Ultraman Z the Series

Today, Tsuburaya Productions announced the newest installment to the Ultra Series, Ultraman Z! The show is officially the 32th installment in the Ultra Series, but the 24th televised program in the franchise. In addition, the series is the second one to air within the Reiwa era, while being apart of the New Generation Heroes saga.   Now, the series features Ultraman Zero mentoring the newest Ultra Hero, Zett during his mission to Earth. Ultraman Zero’s involvement as a mentor is to cap-off the character’s 10th anniversary, as well as continue…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 92 – Meet the Tri-Squad & the Legion of Ultraman Blu-Rays

Welcome to an all-new episode of Hero Club’s first original podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” Today’s episode is an ULTRA edition, as it is literally on the Ultra series. Our hosts go crazy as the Tsuburaya Productions official YouTube Channel is no longer region locked, as well as content will include English subtitles. In addition, the insanity continues when our hosts see the Mill Creek Entertainment Ultra series Blu-Ray 2019/ 2020 release schedule. However, they eventually wind down, so they can address and review the first arc of the current…

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Review: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Zero

Tamashii Nations finally adds Ultraman Zero to the S.H.Figuarts line after being a character released countless times as an Ultra-Act. In addition, Tamashii Nations adds the character to the line shortly after releasing S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Zero Beyond a form he obtained in Ultraman Geed. Nevertheless, this S.H.Figuarts release nearly matches the Ultra-Act 2.0 release for its accessory count, but improves the overall scale and articulation to match other tokusatsu figures. However, compared to the Ultra-Act it omits the signature attack effects like the Wide Zero Shot. Yet, there are more…

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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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Review: S.H.Figuarts Dan Moroboshi (Ultraseven)

Today, I am proud to present and review S.H.Figuarts Dan Moroboshi, otherwise known as Ultraseven! Dan Moroboshi is Ultraseven’s human guise, portrayed by actor Kohji Moritsugu. The actor, the character, and his heroic form are regarded as one of the best protagonists and series in the Ultra franchise. Now, as a S.H.Figuarts Dan Moroboshi is incredible, as it uses Tamashii Nations modern sculpting to make realistic figures based on actors/ live-action characters. Being the first tokusatsu character in the line, Dan Moroboshi is the testing ground for Retsu Ichijoji, Takeshi…

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Official Images: Ultraman Orb Ultra Fusion Card Special Sets

Bandai Japan has updated with official images of the Ultraman Orb Ultra Fusion Card Special Sets. The special sets include various Ultra Fusion cards that can be used with the Ultraman Orb Ring. Each set will be released on December 27 and will be priced at 1,296 Yen, alongside the Ultraman Orb – DX Orb Ring Special Set.   The sets include: Ultra Fusion Special Card Set 1 Ultraman Ginga Ultraman Victory Ultraman X Ultraman Hikari Kaiser Belial Darklops Zero   Ultra Fusion Special Card Set 2 Ultraseven Ultraman Leo Ultraman Cosmos Ultimate Zero Zetton Pandon   Ultraman Orb is the…

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October 2017 Figure-Oh Scans: S.H.Figuarts Reveals

Recently the latest figure-oh scans have surfaced online, which reveal a few new S.H.Figuarts releases that will be released in March & May 2018. The first reveal is S.H.Figuarts Night Rogue based on the character seen in Kamen Rider Build.  The figure will be a standard released in March 2018 priced at 5,184 Yen. The next figure reveal is S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Orb Thunder Breaster. For those who are unaware, Ultraman Orb can become this form by fusing the powers of the Ultra Fusion Cards: Ultraman Zoffy, and Belial. The figure will be a Premium Bandai release in May priced at 6,480 Yen. The final reveal is S.H.Figuarts…

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Verizon’s go90 Adds Ultraman Neos & Ultraseven X

Verizon Media’s streaming service, go90, which available online, on iOS and/or Android, began streaming Ultraman Neos, and Ultraseven X. Both Ultra series are available in Japanese with English subtitles. In addition, Verizon Media’s go90 streaming service does not require fees to stream its content; so one may begin viewing these series immediately.   Recently over the summer, both Ultraman Neos and Ultraseven X aired on Olympusat, Inc.’s television channel TOKU. Ultraman Neos began its broadcast on TOKU in May whereas, Ultraseven X followed in June. Now, Ultraman Neos premiered in…

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Review: Ultraman Geed DX Ultra Capsule Solid Burning Set

“Here we go” again, as we look at the next item I purchased in the Ultraman Geed toy-line. This review is on the DX Ultra Capsule Solid Burning Set! Now, the Solid Burning Set is the second in the series. It contains two Ultra Capsules, and two Kaiju Capsules (actual kaiju may vary). The focus on the set is on Ultraman Geed’s form Solid Burning, and the form’s first foe Darkclops Zero. Along with being able to summon an army of Darkclops Zeros to fight Ultraman, one can also summon…

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Review: S.H.Figuarts King Joe

A new Ultra-related S.H.Figuarts has been released, so that means I must attempt to review the damn thing. This S.H.Figuarts comes from Ultraseven, as it is King Joe! Now, King Joe made his first appearance in episodes 14, and 15 in Ultraseven, before making other appearances in the franchise. Some of King Joe’s other appearances are also discussed in the video, for example King Joe Black and King Joe Scarlett. King Joe was last seen in Ultra Fight Orb, however it will be used for an upcoming Belial Fusion Beast…

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