[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Ginga Strium

A few days ago, Tamashii Nations’ all-new Ultra Series subsection previewed the upcoming release for S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Ginga Strium. Additionally the teaser for the item informed fans that the figure would be sold as a Premium Bandai exclusive. However, as of today the order page became active on Premium Bandai.   Now, for those unaware, Ultraman Ginga Strium is the power-up Ginga obtains from Ultraman Taro’s power stored within the Strium Brace. The form made its debut within Ultraman Ginga S, but recently reappeared in Ultra Fight Galaxy: New Generation…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Geed Primitive (New Generation Edition)

Tamashii Nations’ website has updated with the product details for their December 2020 releases. Among these Winter 2020 releases is the recently teased S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Geed Primitive (New Generation Edition) figure, which is based on the titular character of Ultraman Geed. For those unaware, Ultraman Geed is the 29th entry in the Ultra Series which aired in 2017, as apart of the New Generation Heroes saga. In addition, the series was simulcast by Crunchyroll, but is now available on home video in North America via Mill Creek Entertainment.   Now, the…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Alpha Edge

Tamashii Nations’ website has updated with the product details for their December 2020 releases. Among these Winter 2020 releases is the highly promoted S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Alpha Edge figure, which is based on the titular character of Ultraman Z. For those unaware, Ultraman Z is the current airing series from Tsuburaya Productions’ Ultra Series. Also, unlike previous series, Ultraman Z is simulcast through the company’s official YouTube channel internationally, but includes select language subtitles.   Now, S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Alpha Edge is based on Zett’s first form upon merging with…

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[Interview] Actor & Animator Michael Hollander, VR Troopers’ J.B. Reese

After various technical issues and delays, Hero-Club is proud to present our second interview with a former tokusatsu actor. However, this time we are talking with actor from a Saban Entertainment adaptation. Yet, this person is still associated with Chojinki Metalder, as we are interviewing VR Troopers’ Michael Hollander (formerly Michael Bacon). For those unaware, VR Troopers is the Saban adaptation that combined footage from the Metal Hero series: Chojinki Metalder, Jikuu Senshi Spielban, and Uchu Keiji Shaider. The series ran in broadcast syndication for a total of 92-episodes across…

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Mill Creek Entertainment Announces Ultraman R/B the Complete Series

Following the announcement of their broadcast deal with Shout! Factory, Mill Creek Entertainment revealed their next Ultra Series release, Ultraman R/B. Ultraman R/B is the 30th entry in the franchise, and it is the sixth installment in the New Generation Heroes saga. The series consists of 25-episodes and a feature length film, which ran from July 7 to December 22, 2018. Mill Creek Entertainment intends to release the complete series on Blu-Ray in Fall 2020. Currently, the release date for Ultraman R/B is scheduled for October 13, 2020 and priced…

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Shout Factory & Mill Creek Strikes TokuSHOUTsu Broadcast Deal for the Ultra Series!

Happy Ultraman Day everyone, as today we have surprising news that Shout! Factory has managed to strike a deal with Mill Creek Entertainment. Now, this deal is in regards to Shout! Factory being able to broadcast the Ultra Series onto their online channel/ streaming service, TokuSHOUTsu. The deal will permit Shout! Factory broadcast rights to currently distributed Ultra series and future releases from Mill Creek Entertainment.   In addition, Shout! Factory may get the ability to premiere programs and films from the franchise before they are released onto home video.…

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Ultraman Day: 54 Years of Fighting Monsters’ All-Star Line-Up

Tomorrow, Friday, July 10 the Tsuburaya Productions’ North American website, Ultraman Galaxy is hosting a live-stream to commemorate Ultraman Day. From 10 am pst to 2 pm pst fans can join Ultraman Galaxy for digital panels that consist of updates, announcements and new reveals on Ultraman’s global expansion. These panels and segments will feature prominent guests such as actors, staff, brand managers, etc. Additionally, in preparation of the stream the website is promoting new exclusive merchandise that is available for purchase; these items consist of emoji for mobile devices, and…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Brothers’ Mantel

Recently, Tamashii Nations announced the upcoming Premium Bandai exclusive release for S.H.Figuarts Brothers’ Mantel. For those unaware, the Brothers’ Mantel is an accessory worn by the Ultra Brothers: Ultraman, Zoffy, Ultraseven, Ultraman Jack, Ultraman Ace and Ultraman Taro. These items are dashing capes that are given to elite members of the Space Garrison for their service. However, there is a variety of mantels worn throughout the series, as seen with Father of Ultra, Mother of Ultra, Ultraman King, and Ultraman Zero.   In addition, Tamashii Nations previously released the Brothers’…

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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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Mill Creek Announces Deep Discount ‘Birth of Ultraman Collection’ Set

Today, Mill Creek Entertainment surprised fans of the Ultra Series with a special Deep Discount release. Titled Birth of Ultraman Collection, this set will feature a collection of best hits from the original series. However, this collection of episodes will also include classic English dub alongside the original Japanese audio. Yet, having the dual audio option is not all that this set has, as it will feature the pre-premiere special, The Birth of Ultraman! For those unaware, The Birth of Ultraman special is a stage show recorded in front of…

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