[Interview] Voice Actor Neil Kaplan (Power Rangers, Digimon, Transformers & More)

Today, Hero-Club has to present a new interview, this time with voice actor Neil Kaplan. Kids of the 90’s and early 2000’s easily recognize this man for his contributions in Power Rangers and Saban Entertainment dubs. Mr. Kaplan is best known during this time for voice Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue villain Diabolico, and Digimon Season 2’s Hawkmon. In addition, Mr. Kaplan is known for providing the voice of Optimus Prime in the underrated Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2001 series).   Following the end of Saban Entertainment and Fox Kids, Mr.…

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[Toy Review] Power Rangers Lightning Collection Dino Charge Black

Few months ago, fans found a listing in Target’s inventory for an upcoming Power Rangers Lightning Collection figure. In addition, this mysterious figure was mentioned to be based on a Black Ranger. Then surprisingly on Tuesday, the item stocked in stores before its official reveal, and it is none other than Chase Randall/ Dino Charge Black! Fans expected this item to be officially announced during Hasbro’s possible event or stream this weekend. Yet, those plans most likely have changed due to their weekly scheduled Fan First Fridays streams. Now, Dino…

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[Interview] Actor & Animator Michael Hollander, VR Troopers’ J.B. Reese

After various technical issues and delays, Hero-Club is proud to present our second interview with a former tokusatsu actor. However, this time we are talking with actor from a Saban Entertainment adaptation. Yet, this person is still associated with Chojinki Metalder, as we are interviewing VR Troopers’ Michael Hollander (formerly Michael Bacon). For those unaware, VR Troopers is the Saban adaptation that combined footage from the Metal Hero series: Chojinki Metalder, Jikuu Senshi Spielban, and Uchu Keiji Shaider. The series ran in broadcast syndication for a total of 92-episodes across…

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Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme VS Maxi Boost ON Open Beta Announced

Bandai Namco Entertainment released a new trailer today for the upcoming PS4 version of Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme VS Maxi Boost ON revealing the Open Access Beta for the game. The beta will be available to all Playstation 4 players and will run every Friday to Saturday beginning June 19, 2020 and running through July 25, 2020. The game is scheduled to release on July 30, 2020 worldwide as a Playstation 4 exclusive. No details have been given for how the game will released in North America and the United Kingdom. Details on this game’s release will likely be released in the coming weeks but fans can enjoy the…

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Legion of Super Heroes Complete Series Blu-Ray Announced

Warner Archive, the Manufactured on Demand (MOD) division of Warner Bros Home Entertainment, has announced their newest DC Universe Blu-Ray release. Releasing this July is Legion of Super Heroes: The Complete Series. Originally aired between 2006-2008 on Kids WB, Legion of Super Heroes ran for two seasons with a total of 26 episodes. The series is a love letter to the Legion and its fans, but has only received a partial home video release prior with three DVD volumes. Season 2 has never seen a home video release prior to…

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Gundam Universe x Gundam Battle Operation 2 Collaboration Announced

On their Tamashii Nations website, Bandai Spirits has announced a collaboration between their Gundam Universe action figure line and Bandai Namco’s Gundam Battle Operation 2 video game.   For the upcoming third wave, all three figures will contain a code to unlock the Gundam EZ-8 in Gundam Battle Operation 2. Now, the third wave of figures includes Gundam Wing Zero Custom, Strike Gundam and Gundam EZ-8, which aligns with the collaboration. Also, these figures are scheduled for a Summer 2020 release, and the codes will be valid until June 2021.  …

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Gundam Build Divers North American Blu-Ray Announced

Today at their Virtual Momocon Panel, RightStuf and Nozomi Entertainment announced that they will be releasing Gundam Build Divers to Blu-Ray in North America! The 2018 anime series wasn’t previously announced by Nozomi like other Gundam series Blu-Rays so this is quite a surprise to fans. Also a surprise is to see Nozomi Entertainment producing this release as the series was streamed on Funimation Now. This had led to fan speculation that Funimation would release the Blu-Ray as they had done for Gundam: Iron Blood Orphans. The set will feature all 25 episodes, the Bang Zoom English Dub and a plethora of bonus features! Check out all the details…

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Power Rangers Heroes of the Grid: Rise of the Psycho Rangers & More Revealed

Renegade Game Studios has revealed the next wave of Power Rangers Heroes of the Grid expansions! Similar to before, this batch of expansions will be launching through a Kickstarter campaign. The campaign itself is open from May 12, 2020 to May 26, 2020 with most of the items being available at general retail at a later date. The theme of this wave is Rise of the Psycho Rangers and also features the second Villains Pack featuring the Machine Empire. Let’s do a rundown of everything included!   Rise of the Psycho Rangers – Retail Price: $60 Contents: Red Space…

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Gundam Build Fighters Special Build Disc NA Blu-Ray Announced

Nozomi Entertainment and RightStufAnime have revealed the next Gundam Blu-Ray release for North America. Hailing from the world of Build Fighters, we have the Gundam Build Fighters Special Build Disc. This collection includes the post-series specials for Gundam Build Fighters and Gundam Build Fighters Try. A very similar release, with the same name, was released in Japan in 2018. Gundam Build Fighters Special Build Disc Blu-Ray Gundam Build Fighters Try: Island Wars The Try Fighters have been invited to a tropical island to be test pilots for Nielsen Labs! Shia, Minato and Gyanko have been invited, too. But there’s trouble in paradise……

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