Bandai Namco Announces Western Release for Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher

Last Wednesday, during the Japanese edition of the June Nintendo Direct Mini, it previewed an all-new Ultra Series video game. However, it is also a collaboration and spin-off of the Monster Farm (Monster Rancher in North America) series. Titled, Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher, it will be a Monster Farm game that exclusively features the Ultra Series’ monsters. In addition, the game’s roster will expands past 200 characters, and include the series’ iconic aliens alongside the monsters. Furthermore, the game will be NFC compatible like the previously released Monster Rancher 1 &…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Astra from Ultraman Leo

Recently, Tamashii Nations announced the official release details for the previously shown, S.H.Figuarts Astra from Ultraman Leo. For those unaware, the figure is based on the brother of the Ultra Series’ seventh entry’s titular character. Originally, Astra was believed to be dead after their home was destroyed, but he was captured by the Alien Magma. However, Ultraman King would eventually rescue him, and Astra would go onto occasionally appear to help his brother, Ultraman Leo. Also, Astra even became one of the Ultra Brothers like Leo, even though they were…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Don Momotaro

Over the weekend, Tamashii Nations announced that they would be producing S.H.Figuarts Don Momotaro for sale later this year. For those unaware, the figure is based on the leader of the current Super Sentai series, Avataro Sentai Donbrothers. Don Momotaro is actually Taro Momoi (Kohei Higuchi), a blunt deliveryman who is unable to lie and can do almost anything. However, once Taro transforms into Don Momotaro, he becomes the exuberant fiery leader that sees every battle as a festival.   Now, the upcoming S.H.Figuarts release is follow up to the…

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[Official Images] Kamen Rider Revice DX Week Endriver

Earlier this morning, Premium Bandai updated with a pre-order page for the Kamen Rider Revice DX Week Endriver. In the recent episode of Kamen Rider Revice, Hana Natsuki aka Aguilera used the Queen Bee Vistamp on the Week Endriver to become Kamen Rider Aguilera. The device also serves as the “mass produced” version of the Libera Driver. Additionally, by pressing the top button on the Vistamp the user can hear sounds by (Yui Asakura/Aguilera). Pre-orders for the device are currently open and will close on July 29. The item will…

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[Official Images] Shokugan Modeling Project Genesis of Aquarion & Optional Parts Set

Recently, Bandai Candy announced that titular mecha from Genesis of Aquarion would be receiving a Shokugan Modeling Project release. In addition, Bandai Candy informed customers that there would be an Optional Parts Set for it, sold through Premium Bandai. Furthermore, Bandai Candy stated that both items will be released alongside each other this September.   Now, for those unaware, Genesis of Aquarion was created by legendary producer and mecha designer, Shōji Kawamori. The series would air from April 4 to September 26 in 2005, for a total of 26 episodes.…

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[Official Images] Shokugan Modeling Project Gao God

Earlier today, Bandai Candy finally announced the upcoming Shokugan Modeling Project release for Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger’s Gao God! For those unaware, Gao God is the ancestor and the divine creator of all the Power Animals seen within the series. Whereas, when the character was adapted in Power Rangers Wild Force, the name was changed to Animus.   Now, the overall divine character is a sentient mecha that is thematically a royal and religious retool of Gao King. However, the difference between the two are mostly the aesthetic changes of the…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultrawoman Grigio

Today, Tamashii Nations finally decided to pull the trigger, and announce the release details for S.H.Figuarts Ultrawoman Grigio! For those unaware, the figure has been previously shown during various Tamashii events for past few years. Whereas, each time the prototypes or finish product was on display, they were given no dates for release. As a result, fans began to believe Ultrawoman Grigio was being sidelined for reissues and other popular characters expected to sell better. However, the wait is over, and the character is being released to promote her appearance…

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[Official Images] Kamen Rider Ex-Aid DX Mighty Novel & Bang Bang Tank Gashat Set

Premium Bandai has updated with an order page for the Kamen Rider Ex-Aid DX Mighty Novel & Bang Bang Tank Gashat Set. Now, for those unaware these items are based on supplementary works and productions associated with Kamen Rider Ex-Aid. The first item, DX Mighty Novel Gashat is based on the Gashat featured in the novel, Kamen Rider Ex-Aid: ~Mighty Novel X~. Whereas, the Bang Bang Tank Gashat was briefly used by Taiga in the Kamen Rider Snipe Episode Zero. However, the Gashat was only used within his Gashacon Magnum,…

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[Official Images] Kamen Rider Genm DX Genm Musou Gashat + Thousand Ark & Dan Kuroto Progrise Key Set

Premium Bandai has updated with an order page for the Kamen Rider Genm DX Genm Musou Gashat + Thousand Ark & Dan Kuroto Progrize Key Set. For those who are unaware, the set includes several devices that are featured on Kamen Rider Genms -Smart Brain and the 1000% Crisis-. Now, by inserting the DX Genm Musou Gashat into the DX Gamer Driver, the user can become Kamen Rider Genm Musou Gamer. Whereas, similar to the other Humagear styled Progrise Keys, the Dan Kuroto Progrise Key will be able to work…

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[Official Images] Shokugan Modeling Project GaoIcarus + GaoLion & GaoElephant Set

Recently, Bandai Candy officially revealed the next two Shokugan Modeling Project Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger releases. Now, as expected the first set revealed pertains to the Gaorangers‘ third Power Animal combination in GaoIcarus. Whereas, the second set is for the larger GaoLion, which is used for the GaoKentaurus formation, alongside the basic GaoElephant. Surprisingly, SMP Hyakujuu Gattai GaoIcarus is a retail release, while the SMP GaoLion & GaoElephant set is Premium Bandai exclusive. Also, Bandai has confirmed that both Shokugan Modeling Project products are scheduled to release this Summer, sometime in…

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