[Official Images] Soul of Chogokin GX-97 Combat Giant Daileon

Today, Bandai has confirmed a release date for Soul of Chogokin GX-97 Combat Giant Daileon. For those unaware, the figure is based on the main mecha used by the titular character of MegaBeast Investigator Juspion. The series is the fourth installment in Toei’s defunct Metal Hero Series franchise following the Space Sheriff trilogy. MegaBeast Investigator Juspion aired from March 15, 1985 to March 24, 1986, with the series spanning 46 episodes. The series received some international broadcasts like in Brazil, and eventually received a Blu-Ray release in North America.  …

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Power Rangers Dino Fury Episode 8 “Unexpected Guest” Review

Here we are once again with another episode review for Power Rangers Dino Fury. Unfortunately, this will be the last one for some time as we have entered into the dreaded Nickelodeon hiatus. Now, the hiatus has become a standard for Power Rangers ever since Samurai. However, for North American fans this means we will behind several other countries that are not affected. So, for fans in America we either avoid spoilers on social media, or watch the show in conventional ways. Nevertheless, let us hope this episode will ease…

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Close to the Action, A Power Rangers Fan’s Dream Comes True!

Let’s pretend it is the early 90s, during this time television and physical publications were essential. People required the use of these mediums to acquire their basic information. Whereas, the internet as we would come to know it as of today had just begun in August 1991. However, the fandoms that we would come to love and be a part of were obscure then. Yet, during that period of time we would discover how the internet could be used to connect one another, and become a valued source of information.…

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Power Rangers Dino Fury Episode 7 “Stego Search” Review

Alright today is Friday, and like I promised I would be publishing my newest review on Power Rangers Dino Fury. Today, I will be looking at last Saturday’s episode, “Stego Search,” which features the debut of another new Zord. This time the Zord in question is Javi’s Stego Spike Zord, and its formation was well received in Ryusoulger. So, let’s see how Power Rangers will do in adapting the mecha for western audiences!   Our episode begins with Dino-Mama Solon finally getting the Zord Finder working. However, the Stego Spike…

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Power Rangers Dino Fury Episode 6 “Superstition Strikes” Review

After what seems to be forever, I am back to review last weekend’s episode of Power Rangers Dino Fury. I would have been on schedule with the review, but I received a commission to repair a cosplay helmet. Also, I wrote an editorial on the repair process, so it can be used as a guide by others. However, that editorial/ guide will be published sometime after this review is made public. Nevertheless, let’s jump into episode 6 “Superstition Strikes!”   The episode opens at Area 62, and Mucus pretends to…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Grand Zi-O

Over the weekend, Premium Bandai updated with an official pre-order page for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Grand Zi-O. For those who are unaware, the figure is based on Kamen Rider Zi-O’s final form, as seen in the series. The form made its official debut in Episode 39 of Kamen Rider Zi-O. In the series, Sougo obtains the form by using the Grand Zi-O Ridewatch in conjunction with base Zi-O Ridewatch and his Ziku Driver. The figure will include: Exchangeable Wrists (Left X5, Right X5) Pre-orders for S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Grand Zi-O…

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[Official Images] Complete Selection Modification Lockseed Kureshima Set

Back in October, Bandai announced an entire Complete Selection Modification release line-up for Kamen Rider Gaim related items. These releases would consist of the main transformation device, the Sengoku Driver, and the belt’s compatible Lockseeds. Now, most of the Kamen Rider Gaim Complete Selection Modification releases are the Lockseeds in thematic sets. The first set announced was the Charmant Set for Kamen Rider Bravo and Kamen Rider Gridon. Then the second announced was the Team Baron Set for Kamen Rider Baron, Knuckle, and Kurokage. However, the newest set that is…

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Shout Factory Licenses Kamen Rider Ryuki & Zero-One in North America

During the “Rider Week Kick Off Panel” presented by Team Kamen Rider, it was announced that two new Kamen Rider series will be joining the Tokushoutsu line-up later this year.   Shout Factory’s tokusatsu-based streaming platform launched last year with Kamen Rider (1971) as its first release. Then a few months later the platformed added Kamen Rider Kuuga (2000) to its library. Whereas, Kamen Rider Heisei Generations Forever (2018) was the first movie presented on the platform. With the 50th Anniversary of Kamen Rider happening this year, Tokushoutsu will be streaming Kamen Rider Zero-One (2019) and Kamen Rider Ryuki (2002). In addition to both series…

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Toei Announces Third Kamen Rider Project: Hideaki Anno’s Shin Kamen Rider

Toei’s final announcement regarding the three Kamen Rider 50th anniversary projects is none other than Shin Kamen Rider. For some time now, fans knew about this upcoming project through the title’s trademark being filed in Japan. However, no other details were confirmed besides fan assumptions that Hideaki Anno would be involved. Now, it is confirmed the project is a feature length film, and Hideaki Anno is apart of the production. Accompanying the announcement for the project, Toei revealed the following teaser trailer and promotional visuals: The poster for Shin Kamen…

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Toei Announces Kamen Rider Black Sun Reboot Series

Today, Toei is announcing three upcoming Kamen Rider projects for the franchise’s 50th anniversary. The first project Toei announced is the anime adaptation of the Kamen Rider W manga Futo Detective. However, they have announced the second project is a reboot of the classic Showa Era installment Kamen Rider Black. Titled, Kamen Rider Black Sun, the series will reboot the 1987 series, with its intended release for 2022 for the show’s 35th anniversary.   Kamen Rider Black Sun’s main director will be Kazuya Shiraishi, who intends to enhance the tragic…

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