[Tokyo Comic Con] AKARI: Tokusatsu Re-Imagined Campaign Announced

Recently at Tokyo Comic Con, former Tsuburaya Productions director and producer Takeshi Yagi announced a new tokusatsu project. Titled, AKARI, the production is a proof-of-concept that is in association with the online video service, Narō. For those unaware, Narō is an on-demand video service that creates programs on Japanese culture, and veterans from its professions. Whereas, the programs are filmed as a hybrid between a documentary, and a master class course on the profession featured.   Now, the service is expected to release a course on tokusatsu hosted by Takeshi Yagi…

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[Press Release] UGH! Entertainment’s Ku-Mighty Zoop Campaign has Launched

Good morning Heroes, we hope everyone is enjoying this fine Tuesday before Thanksgiving! Anyway, today we have some awesome news, as UGH! Entertainment has launched their Zoop campaign for Ku-Mighty #1. For those unaware, last month we featured a preview for this campaign, discussing the basis for the series. However, for those wanting a quick summary, Ku-Mighty is an action-adventure fantasy series about anthropomorphic warriors based on mythological figures.   For fans of Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings, or Planet of the Apes we suggest supporting this campaign.…

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Fathom Events to Release Shin Ultraman in US Theaters

Recently, Fathom Events updated site regarding the official theatrical announcement for Shin Ultraman, as a special two day event. Alongside the standard subtitled version of the film, a English Dub will also be available for viewing. The news was first announced during the Ultraman panel at Anime NYC 2022 earlier today. For those unaware, the film is a modern adaptation of the original Ultraman series from 1966. Shin Ultraman is directed by Shinji Higuchi and written/ produced by Hideaki Anno who previously collaborated together on Shin Godzilla.   Now, Shin…

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[Interview] Super7’s Kyle Wlodyga is Back!

Today, Hero-Club is conducting its first follow up interview, and it is with Super7’s toy designer, Kyle Wlodyga. For those unaware, immediately after our interview with him from Power Morphicon 2022, we looked to schedule another one. Surprisingly, we were able to quickly arrange at date, and meet up to talk more in-depth about Super7. This time we wanted to go more in-depth with our questions, and give Kyle as much time as he needed. Also, we wanted to use the time to discuss the other brands that Super7 collaborates…

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Toei Announces 20th Anniversary Movies for Hurricaneger & Abaranger

Good morning Heroes, it is the start of a new week, and things really picked up these past few days. Now, over the weekend, Toei surprisingly announced two 20th anniversary movies for Ninpu Sentai Hurricaneger and Bakuryuu Sentai Abaranger. Normally, the studio occasionally produces a single anniversary project for a Super Sentai series once per year. However, this time Toei prepared for the future, filming back-to-back releases within the V-Cinext series. Additionally, like previous V-Cinext productions these films will receive limited theatrical runs in Japan before releasing on home video.…

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Discotek Media Licenses Kamen Rider Black for North American Distribution

Recently, Distock Media hosted their “A Very Spooktacular Discotek Day” livestream to announce their upcoming home media releases. However, their stream kicked off with a bang, as their next title under their Toku Time label is Kamen Rider Black! Yes, Kamen Rider Black is joining Discotek Media’s library, and not joining the Shout! Factory line-up of releases. For those unaware, the series is the eighth installment in the long-running Kamen Rider franchise, having aired from October 4, 1987 to October 9, 1988. The series spans across 51 episodes, two television…

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[Press Release] UGH! Entertainment Presents Ku-Mighty

Hey there Heroes, here’s to a happy Monday, and to the start of a new work week! Today, we are highlighting an upcoming project being created by UGH! Entertainment. Additionally, UGH! Entertainment is partnering up with our friends at Starlight Runner Entertainment to produce this new project. Now, this project is going to be an all-new comic book series called Ku-Mighty. The upcoming title will feature a fantasy world of anthropomorphic warriors based on our world’s mythology. Whereas, the following is official summary for the book as provided by UGH!…

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[Con Report] Springfield Comic Con 2022: Any Percent Speedrun

This past weekend Springfield, Massachusetts held its first ever Comic Con at the Mass Mutual Center. The event was finally able to be held following a two-year delay due to COVID-19 pandemic. Surprisingly, the convention was only a single day which spanned from 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday, July 23rd. Whereas, I was able to attend the event after only learning about its existence at practically the eleventh hour.   First off, getting to the convention was not terribly difficult, and the wait to enter it was not…

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[Con Report] G-Fest 2022: The Best of Saturday

This past weekend, G-Fest was held for the first time since 2019, and it was hosted at a new venue. For those unaware, G-Fest is the annual convention devoted to the kaiju film genre, specifically the Godzilla franchise since 1999. Whereas, since its inception, G-Fest was normally held at the Crowne Plaza in Rosemont, Illinois. However, the choice was made to move the convention to Hyatt Regency O’Hare in 2020. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the convention was postponed until this year.   Now, having been to the Hyatt…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Decker Flash Type

Today, Tamashii Nations surprisingly announced S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Decker Flash Type, which is based on the current Ultra Series’ titular hero. The series had its premiere last week in Japan, and was simulcast on YouTube to which fans should check out. However, do not wait too long to watch the episode, as Tsuburaya Productions cycles out current shows within two weeks.   Now, for those unaware, Ultraman Decker: New Generation Decker is a reimagining of the iconic 1997 installment, Ultraman Dyna. In this series, a new Ultraman within another universe similar…

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