[Official Images] SUPER SHODO Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger

Recently, Premium Bandai announced that the Candy Toy division will be producing a SUPER SHODO Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger set. Now, like the previous SUPER SHODO releases, this set will feature the entire team and most of their arsenal. The figures are highly detailed at roughly 4-inches tall, but their weapons will require stickers. Surprisingly, the Zyurangers‘ signature weapons will combine into the Howling Cannon, rather than it being a separate accessory. In addition, the set will include parts to make Armored TyrannoRanger and Dragon Ranger’s Sword of Hellfriede. Unfortunately, the…

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[Official Images] SHODO Super Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger

Today, Bandai announced that the next SHODO Super set will be based on the 25th Super Sentai, Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger. For those unaware, the series was adapted into Power Rangers Wild Force which also commemorated the series’ 10th anniversary. Now, like previous SHODO Super releases, these figures are highly painted and articulated for only being 3.75 inches tall. Also, these figures include a wide array of accessories and weapons as seen within the series. Furthermore, the Jungle Blaster is not included since it was an original concept used in Power…

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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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[Official Images] SHODO Super Kyukyu Sentai GoGoFive

Bandai recently announced they are producing a SHODO Super set based on the titular team of Kyukyu Sentai GoGoFive. However, international fans may know the series as its American adaptation, Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue. Now, this set will be sold as Premium Bandai exclusive like the previously released Taiyo Sentai Sun Vulcan set.   The SHODO Super Kyukyu Sentai GoGoFive set features the team as 3.75 inch highly detailed action figures. Yet, unlike the retail SHODO/ YUDO releases they are based on, the SHODO Super figures are entirely painted. Whereas,…

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[Official Images] Mini-Pla Mashin Gattai Series 02 King Express

Recently, Bandai’s official Candy Toy site updated with information regarding the second Mini-Pla release for Mashin Sentai Kirameiger. Continuing the Mini-Pla Mashin Gattai Series (Magical Combine Series), the second release features the “villainous mecha” Majin Jouki and Majin Express. For those unaware, Mashin Sentai Kirameiger is the current Super Sentai series airing in Japan. Currently in the series, Majin Jouki is the mecha created by Dark Empire Yodonheim after stealing the Royal Train of the Crystalia Kingdom; the vehicle was then converted into featuring a robot tyrannosaurus form. Yet, Majin…

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[Official Images] Super Mini-Pla Kyukyu Sentai GoGoFive Victory Robo

For months, Bandai began teasing that the next Super Mini-Pla Super Sentai releases would be based on mecha from the 23rd installment, KyuKyu Sentai GoGoFive. However, international fans may know the series as its American adaptation, Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue. The first Super Mini-Pla release for GoGoFive will feature the main mecha, Victory Robo/ Lightspeed Megazord. The set consists of the five individual rescue vehicles, the 99 Machines, that form the giant robot. For its accessory count, the Victory Robo set will include the Hover Gyro tow-cables, ladder arm extensions,…

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[Official Images] Mini-Pla Mashin Gattai Series 01 Kiramajin

Recently, Bandai’s official Candy Toy site updated with information regarding the first Mini-Pla release for Mashin Sentai Kirameiger. Titled Mini-Pla Mashin Gattai Series (Magical Combine Series) the first release will feature all five Majin vehicles which form the main mecha, Kiramajin. For those unaware, Mashin Sentai Kirameiger is the next Super Sentai series, which will succeed Kishiryu Sentai Ryusoulger in March. The Kirameigers partners are the magical stones and vehicles referred to as the Majin: Fire, Mach, Shovelo, Jetta, Heliocopter. In the series, all five combine to become Kiramajin, but…

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Official Images: Super Mini-Pla Genesic GaoGaiGar

Bandai recently unveiled the next King of Braves GaoGaiGar Super Mini-Pla release, which is none other than the titular mecha in its original form, Genesic GaoGaiGar. This version of the mecha can only be seen in the conclusion of the series, the seven part OVA, King of Braves GaoGaiGar FINAL. Genesic GaoGaiGar is the combination of Evoluder Guy and Galeon with ProtectGao, BrokenGao, SpiralGao, StriaghtGao and GadgetGao. These were all designed by Cain, Mamoru’s/ Latio’s father in a last ditch effort to defend their home world, Planet Green. Now, as…

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Official Images: Super Mini-Pla Choujin Sentai Jetman Jet Icarus & Jet Garuda

Today, Bandai revealed the official information for the next Super Sentai Super Mini-Pla releases; these releases are of course for the long awaited mecha from Choujin Sentai Jetman, Jet Icarus and Jet Garuda. However, their third mecha and weapon unit Tetra Boy seems to be omitted from the information. Nevertheless, the news comes from Bandai via Premium Bandai as the order pages have appeared and will soon be activated. In addition, unlike the recently released Super Mini-Pla Galaxy Mega & Delta Mega Set, the mecha will be sold separately.   First…

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Review: Mini-Pla VS Vehicle Gattai Series 02 Pat Kaiser

Now, it is time to look at the Mini-Pla series for Kaito Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger. For this installment in the Super Sentai series, the mecha are referred to as the VS Vehicles and currently consist of either the Dial Fighters, or the Trigger Machines. The Patrangers are paired with the Trigger Machines, which are basic police vehicles; they combine with the Good Striker to form Pat Kaiser. The Candy Toy version several of the feature remain on these model kits from the DX versions. They have a…

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