Shout Factory Licenses Kamen Rider Ryuki & Zero-One in North America

During the “Rider Week Kick Off Panel” presented by Team Kamen Rider, it was announced that two new Kamen Rider series will be joining the Tokushoutsu line-up later this year.   Shout Factory’s tokusatsu-based streaming platform launched last year with Kamen Rider (1971) as its first release. Then a few months later the platformed added Kamen Rider Kuuga (2000) to its library. Whereas, Kamen Rider Heisei Generations Forever (2018) was the first movie presented on the platform. With the 50th Anniversary of Kamen Rider happening this year, Tokushoutsu will be streaming Kamen Rider Zero-One (2019) and Kamen Rider Ryuki (2002). In addition to both series…

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Mill Creek Entertainment Announces Mega Monster Battle & Ultraman Zero Blu-Ray Sets

Earlier this week, SciFi Japan broke the news on the next Ultra Series releases coming from Mill Creek Entertainment. As Scifi Japan reported, the next Blu-Ray sets are the Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle collection, and the Ultraman Zero Chronicles. The Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle collection set features the first season, its sequel Never Ending Odyssey, and feature film. For those unaware, the Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle film is the official onscreen debut of the fan-favorite character Ultraman Zero. In addition, the film features the introduction of the villainous…

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Mill Creek Announces Deep Discount ‘Birth of Ultraman Collection’ Set

Today, Mill Creek Entertainment surprised fans of the Ultra Series with a special Deep Discount release. Titled Birth of Ultraman Collection, this set will feature a collection of best hits from the original series. However, this collection of episodes will also include classic English dub alongside the original Japanese audio. Yet, having the dual audio option is not all that this set has, as it will feature the pre-premiere special, The Birth of Ultraman! For those unaware, The Birth of Ultraman special is a stage show recorded in front of…

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Legion of Super Heroes Complete Series Blu-Ray Announced

Warner Archive, the Manufactured on Demand (MOD) division of Warner Bros Home Entertainment, has announced their newest DC Universe Blu-Ray release. Releasing this July is Legion of Super Heroes: The Complete Series. Originally aired between 2006-2008 on Kids WB, Legion of Super Heroes ran for two seasons with a total of 26 episodes. The series is a love letter to the Legion and its fans, but has only received a partial home video release prior with three DVD volumes. Season 2 has never seen a home video release prior to…

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Gundam Build Divers North American Blu-Ray Announced

Today at their Virtual Momocon Panel, RightStuf and Nozomi Entertainment announced that they will be releasing Gundam Build Divers to Blu-Ray in North America! The 2018 anime series wasn’t previously announced by Nozomi like other Gundam series Blu-Rays so this is quite a surprise to fans. Also a surprise is to see Nozomi Entertainment producing this release as the series was streamed on Funimation Now. This had led to fan speculation that Funimation would release the Blu-Ray as they had done for Gundam: Iron Blood Orphans. The set will feature all 25 episodes, the Bang Zoom English Dub and a plethora of bonus features! Check out all the details…

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Mill Creek Entertainment Announces Neo Ultra Q the Complete Series

Last night, Mill Creek Entertainment officially announced their next Ultra Series release, Neo Ultra Q the complete series. Now, this upcoming title was not previously teased through promotional material. However, its confirmation is an awesome and unexpected surprise. For those unaware, Neo Ultra Q is billed as the second season to the original Ultra Q series from 1965. Whereas, the 2004 series, Ultra Q: Dark Fantasy began as a sequel, but eventually was revealed to be an alternate universe. Neo Ultra Q is the 24th installment in the overall franchise,…

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Gundam Build Fighters Special Build Disc NA Blu-Ray Announced

Nozomi Entertainment and RightStufAnime have revealed the next Gundam Blu-Ray release for North America. Hailing from the world of Build Fighters, we have the Gundam Build Fighters Special Build Disc. This collection includes the post-series specials for Gundam Build Fighters and Gundam Build Fighters Try. A very similar release, with the same name, was released in Japan in 2018. Gundam Build Fighters Special Build Disc Blu-Ray Gundam Build Fighters Try: Island Wars The Try Fighters have been invited to a tropical island to be test pilots for Nielsen Labs! Shia, Minato and Gyanko have been invited, too. But there’s trouble in paradise……

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Shout Factory & PlutoTV announce “TokuSHOUTsu”

Happy Monday heroes, we have some news when it comes to tokusatsu. Through the joint efforts of Pluto TV and Shout! Factory TV, TokuSHOUTsu a new streaming channel on Pluto TV will be bringing Ultraman, Super Sentai, and Kamen Rider to the United States. To quote some of the IGN article which outlines all the specifics. Beginning at midnight PT on Tuesday, March 17, TokuSHOUTsu can be found on Pluto TV Channel 681 (in the Tech + Geek section). The channel will offer a mix of live, curated content and…

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After War Gundam X Collection 2 Blu-Ray Release Details

Following last month’s announcement of After War Gundam X Collection 1 Blu-Ray, RightStufAnime has opened pre-orders for the second half of the series. Scheduled for release on May 5, 2020, the set contains episodes 20-39 in Japanese audio with English subtitles. Special features include Clean Openings 3-5 and Clean Closing 3. The set has a list price of $74.99 but is currently available on RightStuf for $48.74. There is no trade-in program page listed for this set yet, but one should appear on RightStuf’s Trade-In page soon. The remnants of the old government have reorganized to form the vicious New United Nations Earth. The new government seeks…

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After War Gundam X Collection 1 Blu-Ray Release Details

Following the announcement back in September 2019, Nozomi Entertainment has solicited for release After War Gundam X Collection 1 Blu-Ray for North America. The 1996 anime series was previously released on DVD only by Nozomi back in 2016 in two collection volumes of 19 episodes each. This DVD release was prior to the Japanese remaster and Blu-Ray release in 2018. The new Blu-Ray release from Nozomi will be based upon the 2018 remaster of the series. After War Gundam X Collection 1 Blu-Ray: Release Date: April 7, 2020 List Price: $74.99 USD Episodes: 1-19 Run Time: 475 Minutes…

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