Well, I'll be a dead monkey's bloody uncle.
If you haven't yet caught up on the legend in the making that is the Kamen Rider Build television series, I forgive your mistake. Since it exploded onto the scene a few months ago, it gave the impression that it was telling its story a bit differently from its predecessors in the long-running action hero franchise. It had a way with character, world-building, and general tone that set itself apart from the rest, and that only becomes more apparent as the surprisingly dramatic, strikingly creative series spins on. Especially when it comes to its dynamic portrayal of the villains in the series, the exploration of which can sometimes feel as complicated and rich as how it treats its many heroic figures. Which brings us to the current GOAT of th...
Shout! Factory continues to crush it with their ongoing home video releases of the Super Sentai franchise as they prepare to roll out Kyuukyuu Sentai GoGoV a mere three months after their impending release for its predecessor, Seijuu Sentai Gingaman. The 1999 series was eventually adapted for American consumption by Saban as Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue, and like all of Shout's titles in the Super Sentai line, this marks one of the first times the original story will be told unedited for its official US release.
GoGoV chronicled the exploits of the Tatsumi Family as they waged war against a horde of monsters bent upon destroying everything their rescue organization fought to protect.
A bit of trivia, which may constitute a mild spoiler for the uninitiated, concerns how the team ...
Level up the drama with these promotional videos for the new Kamen Rider Ex-Aid Trilogy releases. In the aftermath of the colorful explosionfest of the Kamen Rider Ex-Aid television series, there's plenty of unfinished business (and toys to sell) from the cast of doctors-turned-video-game heroes fighting to protect their patients from the bizarre "game sickness". And they're not pulling any punches with this set of home video sequels. People are screaming bloody murder, or just plain getting bloody murdered, as shots are fired, people have conversations with themselves, and computer-generated super-nurse Poppy is... just as Poppy as she's ever been. Check em out.
Daaamn. Not only did they bring back Hiro's lost lady Saki for on...
Shout! Factory has officially announced the release date for Seijuu Sentai Gingaman, the latest in their complete season DVD sets of the Super Sentai franchise, from which Saban's Power Rangers saga was adapted. The 1998 fantasy adventure followed five young heroes from a mystical realm sent to the human world to protect it from the invading Barban Space Pirates. It was adapted shortly thereafter into the star-spanning Power Rangers Lost Galaxy.
Gingaman is noted for its unusually low-tech approach in contrast to its counterparts in the 1990s, conjuring memories of otherworldly epics like Lord of the Rings and King Arthur. Riding into battle on horseback with mystical sabers, they fought alongside enormous, organic creatures called Seijuu (Star Beasts) that only later were sheathed in...
UPDATE: Shout! Factory confirmed earlier this year their official release of Seijuu Sentai Gingaman coming in 2018. The original story follows.
Shout! Factory has been kicking ass and taking names these past few years, putting out one quality release after another from the worlds of Power Rangers, Super Sentai, and other tokusatsu titles. Continuing their trend of releasing each yearly Super Sentai series, beginning from 1992's Kryoryu Sentai Zyuranger (from which Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was adapted), we now have 1998's Seijuu Sentai Gingaman (Power Rangers Lost Galaxy) to add to the growing Sentai pantheon.
At least we think we do.
With no official release date announcement from Shout, we only have the brief Amazon listing for the DVD set to go on. Which means the releas...
Power Rangers: Dino Super Charge continues it's run on Nickelodeon, and Lionsgate is coming in strong with another DVD of the show. Saban and Lionsgate were kind enough to provide a copy of Volume One of the Dino Super Charge DVDs to this writer, ahead of street date, for thoughts. On the fence about picking up these DVDs? Hit the jump for more information! (more…)
After years of fans asking for officially released and original Tokusatsu shows here in the US, Shout Factory answered the call, and released Zyuranger: The Complete Series on DVD! Using the original scripts and footage straight from Japan, this DVD seems to have all the bells and whistles, so let's take a closer look at this dream of a fandom made reality! (more…)
Last week you could pre-order copies of the original seasons of Power Rangers' DVD sets, and we now get our first glimpse of the box art. The item is split into two different sets, the first for Mighty Morphin Seasons 1-3 and the second for Zeo ending at Lost Galaxy.
Shout! Factory, responsible for bringing classic cartoon and televisions show to remastered DVDs, informed us this morning of the details of the first wave of Power Rangers DVD box sets coming to North American shores. Not only that, but they will be packed with bonus content and the first will be on the 21st July!