Friday, January 30, 2015

Kamen Rider Drive: Mach's New Finisher & Team SIU's New Gears

Here are some follow-up magazine scans featuring Kamen Rider Mach's new finished that uses the help of the Shift Car Rumble Dump plus the new anti-roidmude gears that the Special Investigation Unit will use in the upcoming episodes.

Kamen Rider Mach will use the power of the Shift Car Rumble Dump to transform into Mach Araburu (which means turbulence in Japanese) and his finisher called the Araburu Kick Macher that is similar to Kamen Rider Fourze's Rocket Drill Kick.

As for the Special Investigations Unit, team genius Rinna will develop a bunch of new anti-roidmude gears to even up the odds from a new and improved version of the anti-slow-down device, the Picopico Sangou, Anti-roidmude bullets (just like the spiral bullets from Kamen Rider Kuuga) to a pair of kicking boots that amplifies the wearer's kicking power.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Bigboystoys Street Fighter T.N.C-01 RYU Figure

Are you ready for this new Street Fighter merchandise? Brought to us by Hong Kong toy manufacturer Bigboystoys, this new SD figure of the Wandering World Warrior is sure to make SF fans happy!

The Street Fighter T.N.C-01 RYU from Bigboystoys features a full stage background from Street Fighter II and a hadouken fireball effect complete with LED lighting & sound effects. The figure will cost 9,200 yen and will be available this February

Drive , Kamen Rider , Movie , News , Super Hero Taisen , Tokusatsu

A couple new magazine scans has finally revealed our 1st look on what will Mach and Drive's new forms will look like plus a quick sound hack for theDead Heat Mach.

Using the power of their newest "helper", the Shift Car Dead Heat, Drive and Mach can activate their newest forms, Drive Type Dead Heat andDead Heat Mach, which will debut this February.

And for those who cannot wait for another sound hack, here's the hack for Dead Heat Mach:

Super Hero Taisen GP: New Scans Plus Kamen Rider 3's Human Form Revealed

Heads-up everyone! A couple of new magazine scans featuring Super Hero Taisen GP has surfaced online featuring a race between Kamen Riders and finally, Kamen Rider 3's identity is revealed! 

Looks like we will be seeing a Kamen Rider Race in the movie hence the GP on the title that stands for "Grand Prix" and the contestants are:
  • Kamen Rider 000
  • Kamen Rider Kabuto
  • Kamen Rider Wizard
  • Kamen Rider Decade
  • Kamen Rider Agito
  • Kamen Rider Fourze
  • Kamen Rider Drive
  • Kamen Rider 3

As for Kamen Rider 3's civilian identity, he is known by the name Kyoichiro Kuroi. What is his agenda? Is he on the side of justice or is he a pawn of Shocker?

And lasty, the actor who will portray Kyoichiro Kuroi is none other than Mitsuhiro Oikawa, knwon for his role in the movie titled In The Hero.

Directed by Takayuki Shibasaki (Kamen Rider Drive & Gaim: Movie Wars Full Throttle) and written by Shoji Yonemura (Kamen Rider Taisen). Super Hero Taisen GP is set to premiere in March 21, 2015.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Kamen Rider Drive Episode 16 Preview

Next week on Kamen Rider drive, Tomare's new form, Drive Type Dead Heat makes it explosive and flashy appearance in the episode entitled "Why is Rinna Samawagami fidgeting?".

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Hot Toys 1/6 Scale Figure Avengers: Age Of Ultron Captain America

January is really a month for toy giants to reveal their upcoming products and 1/6 scale monster Hot Toys will not be left out! Introducing the 2nd 1/6 scale figure from their Avengers: Age of Ultron line that will make any patriotic toy collectors proud: the star spangled avenger, Captain America.

The 1/6th scale Captain America Collectible Figure specially features:

- Authentic and detailed likeness of Chris Evans as Captain America in Avengers: Age of Ultron
- Newly painted helmeted head sculpt
- Newly painted unhelmeted head sculpt
- Movie-accurate facial expression with detailed wrinkles and skin texture 
- Body with over 30 points of articulations 
- Approximately 31 cm tall
- Magnets embedded in figure’s forearms and back for holding shield
- Eight (8) pieces of interchangeable gloved palms including: 
- One (1) pair of relaxed palms
- One (1) pair of fists 
- One (1) pair of shield holding palms with magnets 
- One (1) shield throwing right palm
- One (1) shield catching left palm
- Each piece of head sculpt is specially hand-painted 


- One (1) blue embossed patterned uniform with star emblem and red and white patterns 
- One (1) pair of blue embossed patterned pants with pouches, knee pads, and red trims
- One (1) brown leather-like back shield holder and body strap
- One (1) brown leather-like belt with pouches
- One (1) pair of black and brown boots 

- One (1) magnetic metal circular red and blue Captain America shield with retractable handles


- One (1) 1/6th scale Captain America helmet
- Specially-designed figure stand with Captain America nameplate and the movie logo

Release date: Q2 – Q3, 2015
Price: TBA

**Prototype shown, final product may be slightly different
**Product details can subject to change without further notice

Friday, January 23, 2015

S.H. FiguArts Kamen Rider Mach & Ride Macher Unveiled

With the SHF Kamen Rider Drive nearing it's release, the good folks at Bandai Tamashii Nations has given us a preview of their next figure for the series: Kamen Rider Mach & Ride Macher!

This figure of the flashy rider stands at 145mm tall and comes with the ff. accessories: Zenrin Shooter, Signal Magarl, an extra signal bike and a set of swap-able wrist and cost 4.320 yen while on the other hand, the Ride Macher is 200mm in length and comes with the Signal Kaksarn, Signal Tomare, two Signal Bikes and will cost 5.184 yen.

Super Hero Taisen GP: History Changes & Leangle Leads Shocker

A new magazine scan has revealed a small info regarding the events that will happen in the upcoming SHT movie, Super Hero Taisen GP.

According to the magazine scan, the story will take place in 1973 while the other will involve the heroes from Kamen Rider Blade. Also seen in the scan is an imprisoned Kamen Rider Blade and looks like Tachibana, Yuuto and Gou are planning a rescue party from a Leangle led Shocker army.

Still no sign if heroes from other franchise like Super Sentai or Metal Heroes will be joining the battle.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

TOHO's Gransazer To Be Revived?

It's been years since we seen the last of TOHO's very own henshin hero series, Cho Seishin Gransazers, and the two other series of the same genre that followed suit. Now, a tweet has been posted that a revival for the genre is possible.

According to suit actor Koji Shirahama's recent tweet, he has mentioned a "Gransazer Restart" and ask fans for their support. No confirmation has been made as of now.

For those who are not aware, Gransazer is the first of the "Stargod Trilogy" franshise of henshin hero shows from TOHO, the people behind godzilla, and spawned two more series like Genseishin Justirisers, and Chousei Kantai Sazer-X.

Metal Boy Heroes Space Sheriff Gavan & Sharivan Resin Kits

Fresh from the success of the Metal Hero comeback in the tokusatsu world, online hobby shop Metal Box has given us 2 new metal hero oriented resin kits to own, build and show-off: Metal Boy Heroes Space Sheriff GavanSpace Sheriff Sharivan!

This new series of kits consists of eight parts with several options for how to build the visor. The kit is designed around the installation of an LED unit in the head and comes with clear eye pieces. The kits can also be built with opaque visors and stands 11cm tall once built. Requires paint and glue to assemble and complete. Early orders for Gavan will be ready at Winter Wonder Festival this February 8, 2015 with a general release to follow on the 25th of the same month

Monday, January 19, 2015

DX Forbidden Ringo Lockseed And Kamen Rider Gaim Gaiden DVD Promo

Here's the promo for the DX Forbidden Ringo Lockseeda new Lockseed that will appear in the V-Cinema presentation of Kamen Rider Gaim and you can only get this in the first release of the DVD/Blu-Ray plus check-out the trailer for the made-to-video movie.

Kamen Rider Gaim Gaiden: Zangetsu & Baron is set to be released in April 22 on DVD and Blu-ray

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Super Hero Taisen GP: Enter Black Shogun

Here's a little info for one of the main bad guys that we will see in Super Hero Taisen GP. Meet Nobuhiko Tanaka, the guy who's tasked to play the Black Shogun!

Black Shogun was last seen in the movie Let's Go Kamen Riders! and the evil general will make a comeback in this new SHT movie and he will be portrayed by none other than Nobuhiko Tanaka, a famous wrestler way back in the 80's.

Directed by Takayuki Shibasaki (Kamen Rider Drive & Gaim: Movie Wars Full Throttle) and written by Shoji Yonemura (Kamen Rider Taisen). Super Hero Taisen GP is set to premiere in March 21, 2015.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

New Super Hero Taisen GP Trailer Features Returning Veteran Kamen Riders

Here's the newest Super Hero Taisen GP trailer featuring the veteran Kamen Riders who will appear in the movie: Yuuto (Kamen Rider Zeronos), Sakuya Tachibana (Kamen Rider Garren), and Minami Kotaro (Kamen Rider Black) plus a glimpse of Black Shogun who is one of the main baddie in the movie and more of Kamen Rider 3!

Directed by Takayuki Shibasaki (Kamen Rider Drive & Gaim: Movie Wars Full Throttle) and written by Shoji Yonemura (Kamen Rider Taisen). Super Hero Taisen GP is set to premiere in March 21, 2015.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Ultraman Ginga S the Movie: Showdown! 10 Ultra Brothers! Trailer

And here's the trailer for the newest Ultraman movie that will be shown in Japanese cinemas this March 14: Ultraman Ginga S the Movie: Showdown! 10 Ultra Brothers!

Ultraman Ginga S the Movie: Showdown! 10 Ultra Brothers! is directed by series director Koichi Sakamoto (Kamen Rider Fourze, Kyoryuger) and written by Yuji Kobayashi (Sailor Moon Crytal) and Takao Nakano (The Rug Cop). 

Ghost In The Shell: Arise To Air This April 2015

It seems like 2015 will be a big year for Masamune Shirow's critically acclaimed anime masterpiece, Ghost in the shell, as a new series has been confirmed to start airing this coming April,

Entitled Ghost in the shell: Arise, this will mark the return of the series after a long, 10 year  hiatus since Ghost in the shell: Stand Alone Complexand Ghost in the shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd Gig.

Not only that, a live-action Hollywood version is also in the works starring Avengers star Scarlet Johansson. Now this is certainly a great way to celebrate Ghost in the shell's 25th anniversary.

Super Hero Taisen GP: New Movie Poster Featuring Kamen Rider 3

Check-out the newest poster for the 3rd installment of Super Hero Taisen Featuring the newest Kamen Rider that will also debut in the movie: Kamen Rider 3! Is he an ally or an enemy? Only time and moviegoers will find out!

Directed by Takayuki Shibasaki (Kamen Rider Drive & Gaim: Movie Wars Full Throttle) and written by Shoji Yonemura (Kamen Rider Taisen). Super Hero Taisen GP is set to premiere in March 21, 2015.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Bandai Namco Games Announces Lost Heroes 2

With the first game last seen in 2012, the game returns for the 3DS with an all new cast of heroes from various well known tokusatsu and mecha franchise from Kamen Rider, Ultraman and Mobile Suit Gundam with a game system that is similar to the Shin Megami Tensei Franchise.

And here's the list of the heroes that will be available for the game

  • Unicorn
  • F91
  • 00 Raiser
Kamen Rider
  • Black
  • Fourze
  • Wizard
  • Leo
  • Tiga
  • Ginga

Lost Heroes 2 is set to be released on the Nintendo 3DS console in February 15, 2015, and a premium version is also available for purchase

New Ultraman Series For 2015: Ultraman Neko

The staff behind the Ultraman franchise has recently registered the name for the next Ultraman series for Ultraman Retsuden this year and they named it, Ultraman Neko!

No news is given after if this is another parody/promo Ultraman just like Ultraman Nice or another mini series just like Ultra Zero Fight. The Japanese word neko means cat in english and Tsuburaya Productions produced an animated movie called Ultra Nyan (an ultra-cat) way back in the 90's and was also seen in the Ultraman Tiga: The Final Odyssey  as a mascot.

Hot Toys Teases 1/6 Scale Ultron Figure From Avengers: Age Of Ultron

For those 1/6 scale figure fans who are itching to see what the Ultron figure will look like, Hot Toys has given us a teaser image for the ultimate mechanical bad guy/robot from the Avengers movie sequel plus a look on a unpainted 1/9 figure from another Hong Kong-based company, King Arts International.

Shuriken Sentai Ninninger: Yokai Foot Soldier First Look

For those who are wondering on what will the Yokai foot soldiers/grunts will look like in the upcoming sentai series, Ninninger, worry no more because here's our first look. What's your thought on this blue-colored cannon fodder?

Monday, January 12, 2015

Kamen Rider Drive Type High Speed Close Look

Here's a quick and up-close look for Drive's upcoming new form that will debut in the new Kamen Rider Drive DVD special, Kamen Rider Drive Secret Mission type Tokujo.

This power-up silver version of the Type Speed form can be activated when Drive uses a silver version of the Shift Speed called the Shift High Speed. In this form, Drive can also use the attributes of  a powered-up version of the Max Flare called the Mega Max Flare.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Kamen Rider Drive Episode 14 Preview

Next week on Kamen Rider Drive, Shinnosuke escorts a popular fashion model who fears that she is being followed by a supernatural spirit while Chase is being haunted by memories. Oh btw, the Ride Crosser makes its debut too.

Super Hero Taisen GP: Kamen Rider 3 1st Online Teaser

After months of waiting, the 1st trailer for Super Hero Taisen GP: Kamen Rider 3 is finally posted online featuring a quick look on Kamen Rider 3 himself.

Directed by Takayuki Shibasaki (Kamen Rider Drive & Gaim: Movie Wars Full Throttle) and written by Shoji Yonemura (Kamen Rider Taisen). Super Hero Taisen GP is set to premiere in March 21, 2015.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Hot Toys Reveals Full Avengers: Age Of Ultron Line-up

Last year, Hot Toys has given us all a partial preview of their upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron 1/6 scale figures that was seen in at Toysoul 2014. Now, they had posted a teaser of who's gonna join the main cast of avengers in the new movie line-up. 

Joining the main Avengers line-up that consist of Captain America, Iron Man (MKXLIII and Hulk Buster Armor), Thor, Hulk, Hawkeye and Black Widow are the twins of miracles, Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch plus the main villain from the movie himself, Ultron! Now that's grand!

Check back for more updates as soon as all the figures are finally revealed!

Hot Toys Captain America: The Winter Soldier 1/6 Scale Falcon Official Images

Check-out all this cool official images for Sam Wilson's (Captain Roger's trusty comrade and current Captain America) Hot Toys Captain America: The Winter Soldier 1/6 Scale Falcon. Here's hoping that we will see him again in Avengers 3 as part of the newest team.

Figure Specifications
- Authentic and detailed likeness of Anthony Mackie as Falcon in Captain America: The Winter Soldier 
- Movie-accurate facial expression with detailed wrinkles and skin texture 
- Body with over 30 points of articulations 
- Approximately 30 cm tall 
- Four (4) pairs of interchangeable gloved palms including: 
- One (1) pair of fists 
- One (1) pair of relaxed palms
- One (1) pair of palms for holding weapons
- One (1) pair of palms for holding wings
- Each piece of head sculpt is specially hand-painted 

- One (1) dark grey and black vest
- One (1) grey t-shirt
- One (1) pair of black bicep guards
- One (1) pair of camouflage patterned pants with U.S. flag emblem and shin guards 
- One (1) pair of black boots


- Two (2) sub-machine guns

- One (1) flight backpack with LED light up function (red light, battery operated)
- One (1) pair of attachable fully spread wings
- One (1) pair of flight backpack assembly parts
- One (1) pair of goggles
- Diamond-shaped dynamic figure stand with Falcon nameplate, the movie logo, and flexible pillar

Release date: Q4, 2014 – Q1, 2015

**Collectible Figure - Prototype shown, final product may be slightly different
**Wings - Prototype shown is not final, pending licensor approval
**Battery included for collectible figure. Button cells are required
**Product details could be subjected to change without further notice

Friday, January 2, 2015

Shuriken Sentai Ninninger: New Scans & ImagesIt's 2015 and Plus Plot Info

It's 2015 and it's time for another batch of images featuring the newest Super Sentai team, Shuriken Sentai Ninninger! After feasting your eyes on the superb images, read the information about the plot for the series.

Three generations had passed since the man named Yoshitaka Igasaki, the Last Ninja sealed the evil Yokai. Time has passed and claimed the Last Ninja's life and with his death, the Yokai are freed once again. With the Last Ninja gone, the only individuals that can stop the Yokai are his Descendants, students of the Ninjutsu Dojo. Guided by their master, Tsumuji Igasaki, the five cousins will band together and use their powers to transform into the Ninningers and defend the earth from the Yokai.

The series is written by Kento Shimoyama (writer of random episodes for Goseiger, Gokaiger, Go-Buster), produced by Naomi Takebi (kamen Rider Gaim, Go-Buster) and will be directed by Shojiro Nakazawa (Kamen Rider Wizard, ToQger) and will air this February 15.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Detail Of Heroes: Kamen Rider Mach & Machine Chaser

Planning to cosplay the Roidmude hitman and the newest fabulous rider in town? Well worry no more as Detail Of Heroes has given us a closer look on the armor details of Kamen Rider Mach and Machine Chaser. Prepare those eva foam and start planning your move.

Image source: Tokunation