Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 89 – Home is Where Our Videos Are

Welcome to an all-new episode of Hero Club’s first original podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” After a near month hiatus we have returned with new episodes. Today’s episode is us playing catch-up with the several things that we missed. We talk about Kamen Rider Zero-One which premieres soon, the new Lightning Collection figures, new S.H.Figuarts and interesting home video releases. These new home video releases for both Godzilla, and Ultraman eventually lead into our main discussion on the tokusatsu home video releases in North America (Region 1)… Next time on…

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Khara, the Studio Behind ‘Rebuild of Evangelion,’ Announces Hideaki Anno’s ‘Shin Ultraman’

Today, Khara, Inc. the animation studio behind the Rebuild of Evangelion series, announced that Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi are teaming up again for an all-new ‘Shin’ production. However, this new production is not a sequel to Shin Godzilla, but their take on Tsuburaya Productions’ Ultra series! Yes, after begin rumored and joked about for the past few years, ‘Shin Ultraman’ is finally going into production, with its release intended for 2021. Now, this announcement confirms the first draft of the script was finished earlier this year, on February 5th,…

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Official Images: S.H.MonsterArts Gamera (1995)

Recently, Premium Bandai opened an order page for the next S.H.MonsterArts Gamera release, which is none other than the character’s 1995 incarnation. For those unaware, Gamera (1995) is the version of the character seen in the first film of the Heisei trilogy, Gamera: Guardian of the Universe. In the trilogy, Gamera would continue to grow more ferocious and fierce to combat his various new foes. Also, each of those other incarnations/ designs have been previously released as S.H.MonsterArts, thus leaving the first form to be the last.   Now, S.H.MonsterArts…

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Official Images: S.H.MonsterArts Godzilla (2016) Fourth Form Frozen Ver.

Tamashii Nations has updated their S.H.MonsterArts listings for an all-new Premium Bandai exclusive figure. This figure is based on the blood coagulant frozen Godzilla from the 2016 blockbuster, Shin Godzilla! Properly titled S.H.MonsterArts Godzilla (2016) Fourth Form Frozen Ver. this figure captures the final scene of the film, where Godzilla is frozen during its next phase in evolution. The figure will be cast with three-dimensional scanning to insure the emergence of the Fifth Form from the tail is met properly. The figure is also being modeled and designed by Takayuki…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 19 – Building the Space Squad

Welcome to an all-new episode of “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” Today, we open with the news for Kamen Rider Build! That is followed by our reviews for Space Squad: Gavan vs. Dekaranger, and Girls in Trouble: Space Squad Episode Zero. In addition, to Kamen Rider Build and the Space Squad double feature, our hosts go into another tangent on Shin Godzilla. This was due to Shinji Higuchi’s recent comments on the film and Godzilla: Monster Planet during G-Fest. Next week is our 20th Episode, and we intend to talk about…

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Funimation Announces Shin Godzilla Home Video Release Date

Funimation has recently opened pre-orders for the home video release of Shin Godzilla. The film will be released in a BD/DVD Combo + UV pack at a list price of $34.98  on August 1st.  Funimation currently has the film on preorder for $26.24. Funimation provided a synopsis for the film. When a massive, gilled monster emerges from the deep and tears through the city, the government scrambles to save its citizens. A rag-tag team of volunteers cuts through a web of red tape to uncover the monster’s weakness and its mysterious ties to a foreign superpower. But time is…

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Official Images: S.H.MonsterArts Godzilla (2016) Fourth Awakening Ver.

Similar to the update for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Sigma, Premium Bandai has also listed the order page for the newest announced S.H.MonsterArts. This new S.H.MonstersArts is the “spit-fire” edition of Shin Godzilla, but is properly called the Fourth Awakening Version. Now, for those who have either seen the film or read the spoilers Godzilla effectively spouts highly concentrated thermonuclear beams not just from its mouth, but its tail and plates. However, the official S.H.Monsterarts can only perform the blast from the mouth and tail, as well as include Tamashii Stages. Orders will…

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Review: S.H.MonsterArts Godzilla 2016 (Shin Godzilla)

The Monster of MonsterArts has finally arrived, SHMA Godzilla (2016)! Now, as seen in Hideaki Anno’s Shin Godzilla this incarnation is undoubtably the most gruesome looking one ever seen, as well as the largest to date. Along with being the biggest and the ugliest, it is also seemingly the strongest with a beam spamming body; too bad that version will most likely be a Web Shop Exclusive. The figure effectively captures the True King to its fullest form, with a few minor exceptions either due to selective paint applications and…

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Official Images: S.H.MonsterArts Shin Godzilla 2nd Stage & 3rd Stage

Premium Bandai recently updated their site with the order for page S.H.MonsterArts Shin Godzilla 2nd Stage & 3rd Stage. The two stages were originally previewed in an unknown catalog (most likely a Hyper Hobby) before being finalized at the most recent Tamashii Features, and will now be soon available for pre-order. The two will be sold as a set for 9180 yen, with orders opening on Friday, November 25th at 16:00 JST which will release in May 2017. It is expected that these will be distributed via Bluefin Tamashii to…

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Shin Godzilla Review – Anno’s Masterpiece, but a Mess None the Least

Since Tuesday, October 11th, North America received a limited screening of the newest installment in the Godzilla franchise, Hideaki Anno’s Shin Godzilla via Funimation. Yet, since its release during the summer in Japan the film has quickly become one of the most success film in the series to date, and easily deemed a masterpiece. However before it even saw the light of day, the film has gone from being welcomed with open arms since its announcement in late 2014 to being question or hated throughout its production and release. One…

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