Mill Creek Entertainment Announces Ultraman TDG Series 25th Anniversary Sets

Today is July 10th, and that means it is none other than Ultraman Day yet again! Now, events to celebrate the franchise’s 55th anniversary are underway in both Japan and North America. On the American front we have the TokuShoutsu stream currently on-going, and later tonight is Tsuburaya Productions’ Ultraman Connection show. However, during the TokuShoutsu stream, Mill Creek Entertainment, the North American distributor, announced its final home video releases for 2021.   These release are none other than sets for the TDG series, which consists of Ultraman Tiga, Dyna…

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Japan’s New Paraplegic Tokusatsu Hero, Chosoku Parahero Gandine

Today, NHK announced an all-new tokusatsu inspired drama series, Chosoku Parahero Gandine (Super Speed ParaHero Gandine). The series features a groundbreaking premise that combines disabled sports with transforming heroes. The series will heavily focus on wheelchair related combat and action, as the protagonist is paraplegic. In addition, the series’ paraplegic protagonist will transform into a typical ‘henshin hero,’ who uses a superpowered wheelchair. However, Chosoku Parahero Gandine is special mini-series that will span three episodes rather than having 12 or more episodes. Furthermore, the main cast features several actors, previously…

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Tsuburaya Productions Officially Announces Ultraman Trigger: New Generation Tiga Series

Today, Tsuburaya Productions officially unveiled the next installment in the Ultra Series, Ultraman Trigger: New Generation Tiga. The upcoming series is a homage to the 90s classic installment Ultraman Tiga, which was the first part of the Heisei Trilogy. However, Tsuburaya Productions refers to the trilogy simply as the TDG series for Ultraman Tiga, Dyna, and Gaia.   Now, as the subtitle New Generation Tiga indicates, Ultraman Trigger is a reimagination of Ultraman Tiga for the modern era. The series will attempt to emulate various story elements from Tiga like…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Gamma Future

Today, Premium Bandai announced that they will be releasing S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Gamma Future based on Zett’s third Fusion form. In the series, Ultraman Zett uses the Heisei Trilogy Ultra Medals (Ultraman Tiga, Dyna & Gaia) within the Zett Riser to assume the form. As Gamma Future, Ultraman Zett possesses incredible and mystical powers, where attacks are activated with magic seals. In addition, Ultraman Zett can produce illusions that summon forth the Heisei Trilogy Ultramen to assist him in battle. However, in S.H.Figuarts form the illusion can be recreated through…

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Kikai Sentai Zenkaiger Press Conference

Today, Toei held the official press conference for the next installment in the Super Sentai series, Kikai Sentai Zenkaiger. As previously been reported, the new series will commemorate the 45th anniversary of the franchise. Whereas, its premise will feature our heroes attempting to save their world, and the parallel worlds. However, unlike previous series in the franchise, the leader will be human and the remaining members will consist of robots. These robots are referred to as the Kikainoids, who also double as the series mecha. In addition, the main gimmick…

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[Official Images] Ultraman Z DX Dark Z Riser

In episode 5 of the current airing Ultra Series, Ultraman Z, Shota Hebikura the Captain of STORAGE revealed himself as Jugglus Juggler. In addition, he temporarily stole the Z Riser to create its negative counterpart the Dark Z Riser. Then immediately following the premiere of the episode, Bandai teased that they would be releasing a deluxe toy of the product on the Premium Bandai store. Currently, the order page is active, so we have the product information regarding both its content and features.   Now, the Ultraman Z DX Dark…

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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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Ultraman Z Promotional Video & Details: Forms, Transformation Gimmick & Theme Songs

Today, Tsuburaya Productions released new information regarding their upcoming series, Ultraman Z. The new information consists of Ultraman Z’s forms, transformation items, and additional cast/ staff. Interestingly enough, this press release from Tsuburaya also reveals the series will feature a major guest star, Riku Asakura/ Ultraman Geed (with Tatsuomi Hamada returning)! However, we are getting ahead of ourselves, so let us start with our star and titular Ultra, Ultraman Z.   As previously reported, Ultraman Z will link himself to the human, Haruki Natsukawa (portrayed by Hirano Kohshu). In the…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Strong Corona Zero & Luna Miracle Zero Set

Tamashii Nations 2019 is being held this weekend! However, Bandai is allowing fans who cannot attend the event, the opportunity to obtain their exclusives via Premium Bandai! Among these exclusive is the highly anticipated S.H.Figuarts Strong Corona Zero & Luna Miracle Zero Set. Yet, even with the opportunity to get these exclusive items fans may have to wait a bit to get the products in hand…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 91 – Load Your Battle Nizer

Welcome to an all-new episode of Hero Club’s first original podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” Today’s episode features the debut of the discussion called “Load Your Battle Nizer.” Now, this discussion is based on the concept and item introduced in the Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle series, within the Ultraman franchise. In the series, Reionics use an item called the Battle Nizer to control a team of three kaiju. However, for the discussion our hosts have to pick teams based on the rotation of rules applied upon them. In addition,…

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