Tag: Hero Club

Squad Goals – UCHUU SENTAI KYURANGER VS SPACE SQUAD

Squad Goals – UCHUU SENTAI KYURANGER VS SPACE SQUAD

Movies & TV, News, Space Sheriff, Super Sentai, tokusatsu
At the closing of Toei's space action series Uchuu Sentai Kyuranger, the company announced its next installment in the Space Squad series. Titled Uchuu Sentai Kyuranger vs. Space Squad, the film will feature the Kyurangers teaming up with Space Sheriff Gavan / Geki Jumonji and Space Sheriff Shaider / Shu Karasuma. This announcement came via video on the Toei Video YouTube Channel hosted by the cast of Kyuranger. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjPItHDBmzg As most fans may know, this is not the first time the Kyurangers have crossed paths with the newly-christened Space Squad, a collection of galactic saviors from across Toei's vast canon of transforming heroes in television and movie productions through the years. In Episode 18 of Uchu Sentai Kyuranger, the team briefly was sucked i...
SAMURAI SENTAI SHINKENGER’s Rin Takanashi Announces Marriage Plans – For Realz This Time!

SAMURAI SENTAI SHINKENGER’s Rin Takanashi Announces Marriage Plans – For Realz This Time!

Blog, News, Super Sentai, tokusatsu, Ultraman
Another tokusatsu actress is discovered to be deeply in love, as actress Rin Takanashi is soon to be married. And this time, it's not on the set of her 2009 show Samurai Sentai Shinkenger, where her superpowered character ShinkenPink took part in a fake wedding to lure a nasty demoness intent on ruining the happy nuptials of innocent couples just starting their lives together. We assume no monsters are invited to the upcoming event. The announcement came early Saturday, when Sponichi Annex (Sports Nippon) reported the story. Takanashi's fiance Tomoaki Makino, who plays for the soccer team the Urawa Red Diamonds, revealed to Sponichi that the two will be married next month. However, they haven't decided on what kind of wedding ceremony or reception they will have. Tomoaki Makino an...
Toys: Top 5 S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Fans Want

Toys: Top 5 S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Fans Want

Articles, Blog, Kamen Rider, Super Sentai, tokusatsu
Let's talk toys. Specifically, Bandai's S.H.Figuarts Shinkoucchou Seihou line, and five items that I think should be added to the list of new and upcoming pieces. It's a good old-fashioned Top 5 list! Hosting this segment is our contributor, TaJa Doyle, an avid collector and reviewer for Tamashii Nations’ products. One can check out his reviews over on his YouTube Channel, Wheelchair21. This list will consist of Toei productions, and characters we want to see join the high-end Shinkocchou Seihou series. The line is known for perfectly capturing the likeness of the combat suits as seen on screen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6L1w-3xLQWY 5. Kamen Rider OOO TaToBa The original S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider OOO TaToBa released in Spring 2011. It was met with a mediocre response from col...
Drop the Violin & Pick Up a Bottle! Kamen Rider Grease Appears!

Drop the Violin & Pick Up a Bottle! Kamen Rider Grease Appears!

Kamen Rider, News, tokusatsu
Recently, the identity of the new Kamen Rider Grease was finally revealed. Yet, for those who have not been following the Kamen Rider Build television series, Grease is the third Rider that will appear in the series. This character's information has been teased since mid to late fall through various toy catalogue and magazine scans. Now, unlike Kamen Rider Build, Kamen Rider Grease will be using the Sclash Driver and the Sclashjellies to transform rather than the Build Driver and Full Bottles. His signature weapon is known as the Twin Breaker.  Now, as for the identity of Kamen Rider Grease, it is Saruwatari Kazumi who will be portrayed by Kohei Takeda. Kamen Rider Grease is stated to a secret assassin hired by Hokuto. According to Natalie, Saruwatari Kazumi will debut...
MechaGodzilla Joins Godzilla Anime Trilogy!

MechaGodzilla Joins Godzilla Anime Trilogy!

Kaiju, Movies & TV, News
Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters is currently in theaters in Japan, before it arrives to Netflix in 2018! Now, on its theatrical release Polygon Pictures' announced the title for the second film in this anime trilogy; the sequel is entitled Godzilla: Decisive Battle Mobile Breeder City. In addition, Polygon Pictures released a teaser visual for next installment, which is of the Anti-Godzilla Decisive Battle Weapon, "Mechagodzilla." Furthermore, the visual below is being used for the sequel's advance ticket sales. Mechagodzilla is one the most popular kaiju in Toho's roster, as it is a robotic imitation of Godzilla. Originally Mechagodzilla was a weapon used by invaders as seen in Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974), and its sequel, Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975); the two films which clo...
Ultraman Neos & Ultraseven X Arrive on Verizon’s Go90

Ultraman Neos & Ultraseven X Arrive on Verizon’s Go90

News, Toku
Verizon Media has begun releasing Ultraman Neos and Ultraseven X on their go90 online streaming service. Available for iOS and Android, both Ultraman series come in Japanese with English subtitles. Go90 does not require fees to stream its content, so one may begin viewing immediately. Recently over the summer, both shows aired on Olympusat, Inc.'s television channel TOKU. Ultraman Neos began its broadcast on TOKU in May and Ultraseven X followed in June. The 15th installment in the franchise, Neos premiered in 2000, as a 12-episode series released directly to home-video. TOKU describes the series as: This 12-episode Japanese television series follows the adventures of Ultraman Neos, a skilled warrior from Nebula M78 who is sent to Planet Earth alongside his commander Ultraseven...
Garo: Divine Fang Teaser Trailer – Dogai Ryuga Shines Again

Garo: Divine Fang Teaser Trailer – Dogai Ryuga Shines Again

News, Toku
Garo Project has released a teaser trailer for Garo: Kami no Kiba (Divine Fang). The film is the latest project in the Garo franchise, and it is set to release in Japanese theaters on January 6, 2018. Garo: Divine Fang features the return of series creator, Keita Amemiya, as director and writer. https://youtu.be/TxzmQVkUx4c The cast includes: Miki Nanri - Rian Sakina Kuwae - Ryūme Miyavi Matsunoi - Amily Tomohito Wakizaki - Daigo Akizuki Moka Komatsu - Haruna Shigeru Izumiya - D Ringo Momoko Kuroki - Yukihime   In addition to the return of Keita Amemiya, actor Wataru Kuriyama will be reprising his role as demon hunter Ryuga Dogai, first introduced in Garo: The One Who Shines in the Darkness. JAM Project will provide the theme song, "Kaminokiba - T...
Sentai vs Sentai in 2018?!

Sentai vs Sentai in 2018?!

News, Super Sentai, Toku
In an odd turn of events, Toei Company has filed trademarks for two different names for the next Super Sentai series coming in 2018! The confirmed trademarks state that the teams will be known as Keisatsu Sentai Patoranger, and Kaito Sentai Lupinranger. Now, as the names indicate, the 2018 Super Sentai series may/will feature two teams pit against one another; a team of cops (Patoranger) versus a team of thieves (Lupinranger)! However, this could also just be a similar case to Ninpu Sentai Hurricanger, where the team consisted of two groups, the initial three Hurricangers and the two secondary Gouraigers. It may be too soon to tell what these names really indicate, but interest in the series is quickly building. Once other details are confirmed, updates will follow, so please stay t...
Uchu Sentai Kyuuranger Full Trailer

Uchu Sentai Kyuuranger Full Trailer

News, Uncategorized
Yesterday, TV-Asahi released a full trailer for Uchu Sentai Kyuuranger. The trailer highlights each of the Kyuurangers, villains, and mecha. Furthermore, the trailer is accompanied by the show's opening theme song, LUCKY STAR. The series is schedule to succeed Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger on February 12 as a part of Super Hero Time block. Kyuuranger will feature Takayuki Shibasaki as its head director and Nobuhiro Mouri as head writer. Shibasaki and Mouri previously worked together on Go-Busters, OOO, and Gaim. Manga artist, Masato Hisa serves as the series’ designer. Hisa is best known for Nobunagun and Area 51. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iU2CGUDv538 Series Synopsis: In the distant future, the universe has become dominated by the Jark Matter organization. As a result hope has been l...
Takashi Hagino Returns For Brave Spin-Off

Takashi Hagino Returns For Brave Spin-Off

News, Uncategorized
In addition to the Snipe Episode 0  announcement, it was announced that Kamen Rider Brave would receive a spin-off, Kamen Rider Brave: You Must Survive - The Resurrected Beast Rider Squad! Production for this series is an original creation by the Toei Tokusatsu Fan Club. It will also feature the return of Takashi Hagino who reprises his role as Takeshi Asakura/ Kamen Rider Ouja. While Takashi has not been on screen in 15 years, he has provided voice overs during Kamen Rider Decade. In the spin-off Kamen Rider Ouja will be teaming with other Riders such as, Tiger, Sasword, Dark Kiva, and Beast. However, it is unknown if the actors will be returning to reprise their roles for the series. A trailer accompanies this announcement, but it is locked from select countries. Lucki...