Bandai Announces Mobile Suit Gundam: Senjō no Kizuna II Arcade Game

Bandai Namco recently announced during the Japan Amusement Expo (JAEPO) in Chiba that the company is developing a sequel to their arcade game, Mobile Suit Gundam: Senjō no Kizuna (Bonds of the Battlefield). For those unaware, the first game has been seen as an amazing success in Japan since its launch in November 2006. Gameplay involves players stepping into a P.O.D. (Panoramic Optical Display), where they get to control Mobile Suits from the One Year War of the Universal Century. In addition, the game allows players to battle among each…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Great Ape Vegeta

Back in October 2019, Tamashii Nations revealed a working prototype for S.H.Figuarts Great Ape Vegeta during their previous event. Then in the months following since October, Tamashii began posting various teasers regarding its release within 2020. Now as of today, we have that answer, as Tamashii Nations update their listings and opened its order page on Premium Bandai’s official store!   To begin, Tamashii Nations is promoting S.H.Figuarts Great Ape Vegeta as the largest Dragon Ball S.H.Figuarts to ever be produced, as the figure will stand at 310 to 325mm…

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Bandai Hobby May/ June 2020 Model Kit Release Info – Gundam, Ultraman & More!

Not to be outdone by yesterday’s Gundam Build Divers Re:Rise Second Season news, Bandai Hobby rolled out solicitations for several model kits scheduled to be released in May and June 2020. We will not be covering every single Bandai Hobby Model Kit announced, as there is a few too many, but we will be focusing on releases from the Gundam, Ultraman, Kamen Rider and Digimon franchises.   May 2020 Releases: HG 1/144 GAT-04 Windam [Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny] Price: 1540 yen Accessories: Beam Rifle, Beam Saber x2, Offensive Shield Type E, Jet Striker Pack   HG…

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Gundam Fan Gathering: Heirs to Gundam Event Announced

The official Gundam website announced that they will be holding another Gundam Fan Gathering event titled, Heirs to Gundam. The event will focus on the upcoming animated film, Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway; it is the first entry in a trilogy of films adapting series creator, Yoshiyuki Tomino’s manga, Hathaway’s Flash. The event will officially reveal the cast of the film, a new trailer, a behind the scenes ‘making of’ video, and a cast discussion session. In addition, the event will feature Toru Furuya voice of Amuro Ray, as a special…

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Sunrise to Begin Streaming All 8 Brave Series, Commemorating the 30th Anniversary!

Today, Sunrise announced that in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Braves Series, they will begin streaming the 8 series on their official YouTube channel. For those unawares the 8 Brave Series began in 1990 aired till 1997, it was a joint ‘Super Robot’ anime project between Sunrise and Takara Tomy, during Transformers inactivity in Japan. The series line-up consists of Brave Exkaiser (1990), The Brave Fighter of Sun Fighbird (1991), The Brave Fighter of Legend Da-Garn (1992), The Brave Express Might Gaine (1993), Brave Police J-Decker (1994), The…

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[Toy Review] Soul of Chogokin GX-88 Vehicle Force Voltron/ Armored Fleet Dairugger XV

From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend, the legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe! This iconic robot is the titular mecha of the hit 80’s cartoon which spanned a variety of sequels and spin-offs. The original series itself is an adaptation of Toei Animation’s two anime series, Beast King GoLion and Armored Fleet Dairugger XV; the second Voltron is regarded as Vehicle Force, but in Japan it is Dairugger XV.   Now, thankfully since Toei and Bandai are in a wonderful working…

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Netflix to Stream Pokémon the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution Film

The Pokémon Company has announced that Pokémon the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution will stream on Netflix worldwide (outside of Japan and Korea) starting on February 27. For those who are not aware, the film is a remake of Pokémon: The First Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back or simply Pokémon: The First Movie as it is known internationally. The film is also the 22nd overall film in the Pokémon franchise. The film had its worldwide premiere at Anime Expo 2019 on July 4 and the film debuted in Japanese theaters on July 12. The Pokémon Company also released an English trailer…

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Pokémon Direct January 2020 Recap

Happy Thursday heroes! Today, we have some news coming from the Pokémon Direct that aired earlier today. So, let us walk through what was shown together from this twenty-minute direct.   Starting off we are getting Pokémon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX. This is a remake of the original game which came out back in 2006. In addition, the demo for this game is out as of today. So, after reading this post I recommend fans should check it out! The game is set to be released March 6th 2020.…

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[Toy Review] Soul of Chogokin GX-71 Lion Force Voltron/ Beast King GoLion

From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend, the legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe! This iconic robot is the titular mecha of the hit 80’s cartoon which spanned a variety of sequels and spin-offs. The original series itself is an adaptation of Toei Animation’s two anime series, Beast King GoLion and Armored Fleet Dairugger XV; with the main Voltron, Lion Force, obviously based on GoLion.   Now, thankfully since Toei and Bandai are in a wonderful working relationship it led to Voltron…

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“This Time on Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot” Trailer

Today, the official Xbox YouTube Channel uploaded a new trailer for Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot. However, this all-new trailer features the Funimation Entertainment English dub narrator, Kyle Hebert. In the trailer, Mr. Hebert resumes his role as the narrator and reintroduces fans to the Dragon Ball universe. In addition, Hebert gives a rundown on gameplay mechanics and specific playable characters. Furthermore, the trailer teases some of the new additions to the Dragon Ball lore. Fans can view the trailer down below: Also, we have promotion images regarding the pre-order bonuses…

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