[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 Don Momotaro

Over the weekend, Tamashii Nations announced that they would be producing S.H.Figuarts Don Momotaro for sale later this year. For those unaware, the figure is based on the leader of the current Super Sentai series, Avataro Sentai Donbrothers. Don Momotaro is actually Taro Momoi (Kohei Higuchi), a blunt deliveryman who is unable to lie and can do almost anything. However, once Taro transforms into Don Momotaro, he becomes the exuberant fiery leader that sees every battle as a festival.   Now, the upcoming S.H.Figuarts release is follow up to the…

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[Official Images] Shokugan Modeling Project Genesis of Aquarion & Optional Parts Set

Recently, Bandai Candy announced that titular mecha from Genesis of Aquarion would be receiving a Shokugan Modeling Project release. In addition, Bandai Candy informed customers that there would be an Optional Parts Set for it, sold through Premium Bandai. Furthermore, Bandai Candy stated that both items will be released alongside each other this September.   Now, for those unaware, Genesis of Aquarion was created by legendary producer and mecha designer, Shōji Kawamori. The series would air from April 4 to September 26 in 2005, for a total of 26 episodes.…

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[Official Images] Shokugan Modeling Project Gao God

Earlier today, Bandai Candy finally announced the upcoming Shokugan Modeling Project release for Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger’s Gao God! For those unaware, Gao God is the ancestor and the divine creator of all the Power Animals seen within the series. Whereas, when the character was adapted in Power Rangers Wild Force, the name was changed to Animus.   Now, the overall divine character is a sentient mecha that is thematically a royal and religious retool of Gao King. However, the difference between the two are mostly the aesthetic changes of the…

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[Press Release] Super7’s ReAction Lightyear Early Enlistment Bundle

Yesterday, Super7 announced a new collaboration ReAction bundle with Disney and Pixar’s upcoming Toy Story spin-off film, Lightyear. For those unaware, the film is an all-new origin story for the ever popular Toy Story character, Buzz Lightyear. In addition, the film is a reboot to the Buzz Lightyear of Star Command animated television series from the early 2000’s. Whereas, for those wondering about Super7’s ReAction figures, they are throwbacks to old Kenner stylized action figures of the 80’s. Furthermore, within ReAction line fans can find a multitude of different action figures…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultrawoman Grigio

Today, Tamashii Nations finally decided to pull the trigger, and announce the release details for S.H.Figuarts Ultrawoman Grigio! For those unaware, the figure has been previously shown during various Tamashii events for past few years. Whereas, each time the prototypes or finish product was on display, they were given no dates for release. As a result, fans began to believe Ultrawoman Grigio was being sidelined for reissues and other popular characters expected to sell better. However, the wait is over, and the character is being released to promote her appearance…

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[Official Images] Shokugan Modeling Project GaoIcarus + GaoLion & GaoElephant Set

Recently, Bandai Candy officially revealed the next two Shokugan Modeling Project Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger releases. Now, as expected the first set revealed pertains to the Gaorangers‘ third Power Animal combination in GaoIcarus. Whereas, the second set is for the larger GaoLion, which is used for the GaoKentaurus formation, alongside the basic GaoElephant. Surprisingly, SMP Hyakujuu Gattai GaoIcarus is a retail release, while the SMP GaoLion & GaoElephant set is Premium Bandai exclusive. Also, Bandai has confirmed that both Shokugan Modeling Project products are scheduled to release this Summer, sometime in…

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[Official Images] Complete Selection Modification OOO Driver Complete Set ver. 10th

Recently, Premium Bandai has unveiled its entire line-up for the Complete Selection Modification Kamen Rider OOO 10th Anniversary releases. While commemorating the series’ 10th anniversary, these update versions coincide with the upcoming reunion film, CORE Medal Resurrection. Now, these releases are either for those who missed out on the original releases, or just want the new upgrades. Overall there are four options to choose, so let’s help breakdown what each release consists of…   Complete Selection Modification OOO Driver Complete Set ver. 10th First off, the CSM OOO Driver Complete…

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[Official Images] Juukou B-Fighter B-Commander Complete Edition

Last month, Premium Bandai teased that they would be releasing an updated B-Commander as seen in Juukou B-Fighter. However, North American fans probably recognize this item as the Beetle Bonder from its American adaptation in Big Bad Beetleborgs. Whereas, today we finally have the full details regarding this new version’s release, contents, and functions.   Titled, B-Commander Complete Edition, this item is made in the same vain as the Complete Selection Modification series. As a result, the product will not be exactly the same as the original 1995 deluxe toy…

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[Official Images] S.H.MonsterArts Godzilla (2004)

During Tamashii Nations Online 2021, it was finally announced that Final-Goji from Godzilla: Final Wars would receive a S.H.MonsterArts release. Then immediately following the event, Tamashii Nations confirmed the figure would be releasing in the distant future at retail. For longtime S.H.MonsterArts collectors and Godzilla fans, this announcement was a longtime coming, as the figure was in high demand. Now, we are finally receiving the figure to accompany the previously released Final Wars Gigan, and its reissue. However, this figure will seemingly not feature any accessories like additional hands, or…

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