Crunchyroll Adds Digimon Adventure (2020) to Spring Line-Up

Today, Crunchyroll announced that the new Digimon Adventure series is joining its Spring 2020 simulcast line-up. The series is a reboot of the highly beloved Digimon Adventure series of the same title released in 1999. The new series is the eighth anime installment within the franchise, and is set to broadcast in Japan on Fuji TV. The series will premiere on Sunday, April 5th, but it will be broadcast/ simulcast on Crunchyroll’s service every Friday, starting tomorrow. Below is the official information and trailer for the series: Synopsis: It’s the…

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[Official Images] Mini-Pla Mashin Gattai Series 02 King Express

Recently, Bandai’s official Candy Toy site updated with information regarding the second Mini-Pla release for Mashin Sentai Kirameiger. Continuing the Mini-Pla Mashin Gattai Series (Magical Combine Series), the second release features the “villainous mecha” Majin Jouki and Majin Express. For those unaware, Mashin Sentai Kirameiger is the current Super Sentai series airing in Japan. Currently in the series, Majin Jouki is the mecha created by Dark Empire Yodonheim after stealing the Royal Train of the Crystalia Kingdom; the vehicle was then converted into featuring a robot tyrannosaurus form. Yet, Majin…

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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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[Official Images] Super Mini-Pla Spider-Man (Toei 1978) Leopardon

Recently, Bandai made an explosive announcement in regards to release new merchandise for Toei’s adaptation of Marvel’s iconic hero, Spider-Man. Among the Spider-Man products announced to be released by Bandai in Fall 2020 is the Super Mini-Pla Leopardon! In the series, motorcyclist Takuya Yamashiro given the powers to become Spider-Man by an alien to combat the Cross Army. In addition, Takuya is giving the alien warship known as the Marveller, which transforms into the giant robot, Leopardon; the mecha itself became a valuable resource in Takuya’s arsenal. Whereas in reality,…

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[Official Images] Kamen Rider Zero-One DX Raidriser

Recently, Premium Bandai activated its order page and listing for the Kamen Rider Zero-One DX Raidriser. Now, for those unaware or caught up with the series, the Raidriser is a transformation device produced by Zaia Enterprise. Using a Progrise Key with the Raidriser it allows people to become Raiders, which are monsters with Kamen Rider-like abilities. Currently, the Raidriser’s most prominent user is Yua Yaiba/ Kamen Rider Valkyrie, who becomes the Fighting Jackal Raider via the Fighting Jackal Progrise Key.   Now, the DX Raidriser will consist of the belt,…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Titas

After months following the previous Tamashii Nations event where S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Titas was previewed, we currently have its release details. Unfortunately, to many fans dismay S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Titas is scheduled to be a Premium Bandai exclusive. Now, for those unaware Ultraman Titas is the secondary Ultra in most recent series, Ultraman Taiga. The character’s origins is from Planet U40 the birthplace of Ultraman Joneus, and became a member of the Tri-Squad. As a member of the Tri-Squad, Titas shares Hiroyuki Kudo as his host with Taiga and Fuma. Titas has…

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[Official Images] Ultraman Max Ultra Replica Max Spark

Today, Premium Bandai announced that they are releasing the Ultraman Max Ultra Replica Max Spark! This release is to mark the 15th anniversary of Tsuburaya Productions’ 19th installment in the Ultra Series. For those unaware, Ultraman Max aired in 2005 following Ultraman Nexus; the series ran for 40 episodes, but only 39 make up the international release on Crunchyroll and TOKUHD. In the series, Touma Kaito receives the Max Spark from Ultraman Max to assume his form required. In addition, Death Note fans may recognize Touma Kaito, as he was…

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Naruto: Slugfest 3D MMORPG Mobile Game Announced

Today, the mobile game company, Mars Games announced it will be publishing a 3D MMORPG base on Masashi Kishimoto’s manga, Naruto. Titled, Naruto: Slugfest, will launch on Android and iOS in Spring, and be available in North America, South America, and Europe. Fans can pre-register now through the App Store or Google Play, and it the game will download automatically. In addition, there is a gift pack available if players register through the official Naruto: Slugfest website. Below is the official trailer for the game: Official Game Synopsis: Naruto: Slugfest…

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[Official Images] Transformers Studio Series – New York Toy Fair 2020

Saturday at New York Toy Fair 2020, Hasbro revealed new additions to the Transformers Studio Series line. Now, a significant portion of reveals are final production models for the previously shown Revenge of the Fallen Constructicons. However, the newly announced figures consist of characters from the third film, Dark of the Moon, and the Bumblebee movie. In addition, a few of the figures are scheduled to release in May 2020. Whereas, a majority of the figures shown at Toy Fair are scheduled to release in October 2020. Furthermore, this post…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Zero-One Shining Assault Hopper

Recently during the Tamashii Cyber Fes 2020, Tamashii Nations unveiled S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Zero-One Shining Assault Hopper. However, in a surprising twist this subsidiary of Bandai, quickly activated the pre-order page for the item on Premium Bandai; this makes the product the quickest item shown at an event to be placed up for order. Now, for those possibly unaware of this item, the figure is based upon an upgrade form to the titular hero of Kamen Rider Zero-One. In the series, Aruto Hiden obtains the form through combining his Shining…

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