[Official Images] Soul of Chogokin GX-97 Combat Giant Daileon

Today, Bandai has confirmed a release date for Soul of Chogokin GX-97 Combat Giant Daileon. For those unaware, the figure is based on the main mecha used by the titular character of MegaBeast Investigator Juspion. The series is the fourth installment in Toei’s defunct Metal Hero Series franchise following the Space Sheriff trilogy. MegaBeast Investigator Juspion aired from March 15, 1985 to March 24, 1986, with the series spanning 46 episodes. The series received some international broadcasts like in Brazil, and eventually received a Blu-Ray release in North America.  …

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Gamma Future

Today, Premium Bandai announced that they will be releasing S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Gamma Future based on Zett’s third Fusion form. In the series, Ultraman Zett uses the Heisei Trilogy Ultra Medals (Ultraman Tiga, Dyna & Gaia) within the Zett Riser to assume the form. As Gamma Future, Ultraman Zett possesses incredible and mystical powers, where attacks are activated with magic seals. In addition, Ultraman Zett can produce illusions that summon forth the Heisei Trilogy Ultramen to assist him in battle. However, in S.H.Figuarts form the illusion can be recreated through…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Grand Zi-O

Over the weekend, Premium Bandai updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Grand Zi-O. For those who are unaware, the figure is based on Kamen Rider Zi-O’s final form, as seen in the series. The form made its official debut in Episode 39 of Kamen Rider Zi-O. In the series, Sougo obtains the form by using the Grand Zi-O Ridewatch in conjunction with base Zi-O Ridewatch and his Ziku Driver. The figure will include: Exchangeable Wrists (Left X5, Right X5) Pre-orders for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Grand Zi-O…

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[Official Images] Complete Selection Modification Lockseed Kureshima Set

Back in October, Bandai announced an entire Complete Selection Modification release line-up for Kamen Rider Gaim related items. These releases would consist of the main transformation device, the Sengoku Driver, and the belt’s compatible Lockseeds. Now, most of the Kamen Rider Gaim Complete Selection Modification releases are the Lockseeds in thematic sets. The first set announced was the Charmant Set for Kamen Rider Bravo and Kamen Rider Gridon. Then the second announced was the Team Baron Set for Kamen Rider Baron, Knuckle, and Kurokage. However, the newest set that is…

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Toei Announces Third Kamen Rider Project: Hideaki Anno’s Shin Kamen Rider

Toei’s final announcement regarding the three Kamen Rider 50th anniversary projects is none other than Shin Kamen Rider. For some time now, fans knew about this upcoming project through the title’s trademark being filed in Japan. However, no other details were confirmed besides fan assumptions that Hideaki Anno would be involved. Now, it is confirmed the project is a feature length film, and Hideaki Anno is apart of the production. Accompanying the announcement for the project, Toei revealed the following teaser trailer and promotional visuals: The poster for Shin Kamen…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Dark Kiva

Recently, Tamashii Nations has been promoting that the next retail S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou release would be Kamen Rider Dark Kiva. Also, with the announcement they provided details on when pre-orders will open, its price and its intended release date. However, until today there were only teaser images of the product, and no information regarding the figure’s accessories.   Now, surprisingly enough, S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Dark Kiva will only include four pairs of optional hands. Whereas, the original S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Dark Kiva, released in late 2010, featured weapons…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Kuuga Growing Form

Today, Tamashii Nations announced that they will be releasing S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Kuuga Growing Form. The figure is based on Kamen Rider Kuuga’s first form before assuming his standard base form, Mighty Form. Growing Form is the weakest of Kamen Rider Kuuga’s forms, either due to the user’s inexperience, or if they are injured. Ultimately, the form made 11 appearances throughout the series’ span of 49-episodes, and appeared once in Kamen Rider Decade. Now, the figure will include bonus parts for the previously released S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Dragon…

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Bandai Announces Ultimagear Model Kit Series, Starting with the Millennium Puzzle

Bandai Hobby has updated their official website to announce a brand new subline of model kits known as “Ultimagear.” According to the website, the line will consist of products “that ultimately reproduce the most appealing versions of items seen it media using the unique technique only found in plastic models!” From our understanding this statement means, Bandai will be making these models as an alternative to their Proplica line.   Now, the first product to be released within this new product line is none other than the Millennium Puzzle from…

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[Official Images] SMP Shokugan Modeling Project Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger GaoKing

On February 17th via their Candy Toy Twitter account, Bandai announced the upcoming 20th anniversary campaign for Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger. For those unaware, Gaoranger is the 25th installment in the Super Sentai series, while also commemorating the franchise’s 25th anniversary. The series was directly adapted into Power Rangers Wild Force, with some minor changes to the story occurring.   Now, within the initial announcement, there was a teaser image for Super Mini-Pla GaoKing. However, in the following weeks, Bandai confirmed this release would be part of their new subline, Shokugan…

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Sunrise Announces ‘Gundam Build Real’ Live-Action TV Series

Today, Sunrise announced a new installment in the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, that is a live-action production. This live-action production is apart of the Gundam Build multiverse titled, Gundam Build Real. The series will follow a similar premise to previous installments where people build kits and battle with them in virtual reality. Currently, Sunrise has provided a cast/ staff list, series summary, and teaser trailer for the production. Official series synopsis provided by Sunrise: It has been many years since the robot anime, “Mobile Suit Gundam,” which caused a major…

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