[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 Kyrieloid

Last week during the Tamashii Nations Online event, teaser images were shown for the upcoming S.H.Figuarts Kyrieloid release. Then following the premiere for Friday’s episode of Ultraman Trigger, the product was confirmed to be a Premium Bandai exclusive. The announcement was to coincide with the character’s onscreen return to franchise and appearance within the episode. However, for those unaware, the character previously appeared in Ultraman Tiga as reoccurring antagonist. Yet, even though Kyrieloid had minor appearances within Ultraman Tiga, the character would become a cult favorite among fans. Now, the…

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[Official Images] Ultra Replica Black Spark Lens 25th Anniversary ver. & Camearra ver.

Recently, Premium Bandai announced the Ultra Replica Black Spark Lens 25th Anniversary ver. & Spark Lens Camearra ver. set. For those unaware, this set commemorates the Spark Lens used in the Ultraman Tiga film, Ultraman Tiga: The Final Odyssey. The Black Spark Lens was Daigo Madoka’s second transformation device that he received from Camearra. Then when using the item Daigo assumed Tiga’s original form as Tiga Dark before reclaiming the powers of light. Whereas, the Spark Lens Camearra Ver. is Camearra’s personal transformation to assume her Giant of Darkness form.  …

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Ultraman Trigger “Ultimate Trailer,” Additional Cast & Spin-offs Announced

Yesterday, Tsuburaya Productions released a new trailer for their upcoming series, Ultraman Trigger. The series is the next installment in the company’s long-lasting Ultra Series, and it is modern reimagining of Ultraman Tiga. The series stars Raiga Terasaka as Kengo Manaka (Ultraman Trigger’s host), who works with GUTS-Select to defend Earth. Now, the new trailer is titled “Ultimate Trailer,” as it introduces the storyline and cast of characters. Additional Cast Members The Sizuma Foundation, TPU (Terrestrial Peaceable Union) & GUTS-Select The Sizuma Foundation is a global scale mega-conglomerate founded by Mitsukuni…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Ultraman Tiga Multi-Type

Tamashii Nations is ‘taking us higher’ with the newest addition to the S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou line, Ultraman Tiga! The titular Ultra from the 1996 series, who is also celebrating his 25th anniversary will be the first Ultraman in this figure series. As a Shinkocchou Seihou, S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Tiga features the highest level of design, engineering and detail. For its production, Tamashii Nations did not just scan the original suit, but also involved Tiga’s suit actor, Shunsuke Gondo. So, Tamashii Nations is essentially putting the GUTS into this Ultraman Tiga figure.…

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[Official Images] Ultra Replica Ultraman Tiga Spark Lens 25th Anniversary Ver.

Today, Premium Bandai announced they will begin pre-orders for the previously teased Ultra Replica Ultraman Tiga Spark Lens 25th Anniversary Ver. This item is to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Ultraman Tiga, and provide fans a second opportunity to own an Ultra Replica Spark Lens. However, this updated version of the Spark Lens will feature new physical detailing, and an all-new display pedestal. Also, the Ultra Replica Spark Lens 25th Anniversary Ver. will have updated electronic modes and sounds. Below is the official gallery from Bandai, as well as a…

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[Official Images] Ultraman Z DX Zett Riser -Memorial Edition-

With the Ultraman Z finale looming upon us, Bandai has announced they will release a DX Zett Riser -Memorial Edition-! For those unaware, the -Memorial Edition- releases are special updated versions of the deluxe toys for main transformation device. The updates normally include audio clips from show and its cast, as well as limited edition items or accessories. Also, these releases are more commonly produced for Toei tokusatsu series like Kamen Rider and Super Sentai.   Now, the DX Zett Riser -Memorial Edition- is officially the first release for the…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Jugglus Juggler (New Generation Edition)

Today, Bandai has revealed the official release information for S.H.Figuarts Jugglus Juggler (New Generation Edition). This item was first shown at the recent Tamashii Features in November. However, with the character’s involved with Ultraman Z, fans assumed this product’s release was imminent. Yet, fan expectations would prove correct as this updated release will also be sold like the previous release on Premium Bandai.   Now, the difference between the New Generation Edition, and the original figure released in 2018 is mostly paint. The New Generation Edition has a darker orange…

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[Interview] Actor Bin Furuya, Ultraman & Ultraseven Star

Happy Halloween to our readers! Today, Hero-Club is proud to present our newest interview, which is with another tokusatsu actor and icon. As the title exclaims, our guest is none other than Ultra Series legend, Mr. Bin Furuya. Longtime fans of the Ultra Series will immediately recognize Mr. Furuya by name alone for having portrayed the original Ultraman. Now, for those unaware, we do not mean Mr. Furuya was the series lead Shin Hayata, but the titular character Ultraman! Yes, Mr. Furuya is the man to bring our hero to…

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[Interview] Starlight Runner Entertainment’s Steele Filipek: Discovering Ultraman!

Today, Hero-Club is proud to present our newest video interview! Our guest this time is another Starlight Runner Entertainment employee, Steele Filipek. For those unaware, Mr. Steele Filipek is a writer and producer who has worked for SHOWTIME, as well as contributed to the Halo franchise, Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Men in Black 3. However, as apart of Starlight Runner Entertainment, Mr. Filipek is assisting in the Ultra Series expansion into the West. Currently, Mr. Filipek resides as the Editor-in-Chief for Ultraman Galaxy, the official North American website…

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