[Official Images] Ultraman Z DX Dark Z Riser

In episode 5 of the current airing Ultra Series, Ultraman Z, Shota Hebikura the Captain of STORAGE revealed himself as Jugglus Juggler. In addition, he temporarily stole the Z Riser to create its negative counterpart the Dark Z Riser. Then immediately following the premiere of the episode, Bandai teased that they would be releasing a deluxe toy of the product on the Premium Bandai store. Currently, the order page is active, so we have the product information regarding both its content and features.   Now, the Ultraman Z DX Dark…

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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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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Vulcan Shooting Wolf

Tamashii Nations recently provided the official release information regarding their upcoming item, S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Vulcan Shooting Wolf. For those unaware, the figure is based on the secondary Rider, Kamen Rider Vulcan/ Isamu Fuwa (portrayed by Ryutaro Okada) in Kamen Rider Zero-One. In the series, Isamu Fuwa is an agent of AIMS which works stop attacks from the terrorist organization, MetsubouJinrai.net. To stop the attacks, Fuwa transforms into Kamen Rider Vulcan via the AIMS ShotRiser and Shooting Wolf Progrise Key. Nevertheless, below is the official gallery from Tamashii Nations: The…

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Gunpla News Round-Up – March 26, 2019: Silver Bullet Suppressor, Exia Repair III & More!

This week on Gunpla News Round-Up, we have five P-Bandai kits and one retail kit! While not the most preferable ratio of retail to exclusive releases, we still have some great stuff to talk about. As usual, we are going to go from the largest scale down to the smallest one.   MG Qan[T] Full Saber (Special Coating Ver) Releasing in July 2019 for 11,800 yen is a re-release of the MG 1/100 Qan[T] Full Saber now with a special coating on several of the parts. This Gundam 00V design has now been given a sparkly overlay which allows…

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Gunpla News Round-Up – March 12, 2019: More Baseball

This week’s Gunpla news is super light as we have just one piece of news and yes, it is baseball related. Now, here we go!   Saitama Seibu Lions Baseball Team Gundam & Zaku II The next special edition HG RX-78-2 Gundam to be released is the Saitama Seibu Lions version. To get this version of the HG Gundam, one needs to order it from the team’s website starting March 19, 2019. The kit will be sold for 3000 yen and will ship in April 2019. The kit will also be made available at an event on May 4, 2019. Whereas, the HG Zaku II Lions…

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Review: HGUC Sinanju Stein (Narrative Ver.)

Welcome to Soundout12’s brand-new Model Kit Monday! The series is back from a long hiatus and this week we’ll be looking at the HGUC Sinanju Stein (Narrative Ver.). This kit was released in October 2018 for 2800 yen/ $32.99 and is based upon the Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative film. The Sinanju Stein was used by the primary antagonist of the movie, Zoltan Akkanen and the kit reuses most of its parts from the HGUC Sinanju. That being said, there’s a lot of great engineering involved with the building of the kit itself and this ends up being quite unique. Check out the video review…

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Banpresto Dissolves & Merges with Bandai Spirits

Today, the toy company Banpresto has been dissolved and merged into Bandai Namco Holdings’ subsidiary, Bandai Spirits. This news was reported via the National Printing Bureau’s Kanpō publication which revealed Bandai Spirits has taken over all rights and duties of the former company.   Banpresto was originally founded in 1977, as Hoei Sangyo, Co. Ltd. before being renamed as Coreland in 1982. The company eventually became a partial subsidiary of Bandai in 1989, leading to the company’s success. However, in 2006 that is when Bandai Namco Holdings became a whole…

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Review: S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Wizard Flame Style

Tamashii Nations has chosen to “Shabadoobi Touch Henshin” Kamen Rider Wizard into the S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou series! With Kamen Rider Wizard Flame Style receiving Shinkocchou Seihou treatment the original becomes obsolete. Luckily that is a good thing too, since the original S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Wizard is not good representation of the character. Yet, even with this vast improvement the Shinkocchou Seihou does feature minor flaws within its sculpt and accessories. However, those flaws are more apparent within the actual video… Please favorite, like, comment and subscribe to my channel! Like…

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