[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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[Interview] Starlight Runner Entertainment CEO Jeff Gomez: Bringing Ultraman Back to America!

Today is Friday and the week is over, but Hero-Club is proud to present our latest video interview! Our guest this time is none other than Starlight Runner Entertainment CEO Jeff Gomez. For those unaware, Mr. Jeff Gomez is an esteemed writer and producer who has written for Valiant Comics, Magic the Gathering, and the Turok franchise. Eventually, he went onto establish Starlight Runner Entertainment, which helped to produce a variety of television programs and films. Fans can associate the company’s and his work with properties like James Cameron’s Avatar,…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Alpha Edge

Tamashii Nations’ website has updated with the product details for their December 2020 releases. Among these Winter 2020 releases is the highly promoted S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Alpha Edge figure, which is based on the titular character of Ultraman Z. For those unaware, Ultraman Z is the current airing series from Tsuburaya Productions’ Ultra Series. Also, unlike previous series, Ultraman Z is simulcast through the company’s official YouTube channel internationally, but includes select language subtitles.   Now, S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Alpha Edge is based on Zett’s first form upon merging with…

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Shout Factory & Mill Creek Strikes TokuSHOUTsu Broadcast Deal for the Ultra Series!

Happy Ultraman Day everyone, as today we have surprising news that Shout! Factory has managed to strike a deal with Mill Creek Entertainment. Now, this deal is in regards to Shout! Factory being able to broadcast the Ultra Series onto their online channel/ streaming service, TokuSHOUTsu. The deal will permit Shout! Factory broadcast rights to currently distributed Ultra series and future releases from Mill Creek Entertainment.   In addition, Shout! Factory may get the ability to premiere programs and films from the franchise before they are released onto home video.…

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Tsuburaya Productions to Simulcast Ultraman Z via YouTube

Today, Tsuburaya Productions announced that they will be simulcasting Ultraman Z with English subtitles via their official YouTube channel. Now, episodes of the upcoming series will be made available each Friday at 8:30 pm EST, following their broadcast in Japan. However, episodes will only be made available for two weeks, so fans need to watch them fast. Nevertheless, Ultraman Z’s (Zett) premiere episode is scheduled to premiere this Friday, June 19. Whereas, the Japanese audience will be able to view the series on TV Tokyo each Saturday at 9:00 am…

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