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THE RETURNERS: Life is Short, Unless You’re Dead

THE RETURNERS: Life is Short, Unless You’re Dead

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If you're looking for something new to get into this year, and have a mind for supernatural mayhem with a twist, look no further than The Returners, the new book from up-and-coming author Lee T. Davis. Sporting heavy inspirations from the world of Japanese anime, live-action special effects, high-flying Hong Kong action, and Hollywood sci-fi, fantasy, and horror, this tale of otherworldly antiheroes is not to be missed. As the official blurb states, 2019's The Returners (not to be confused with an older, unrelated release of the same name) gives the spotlight to uncommon protagonists for the action/adventure genre. And that's especially true if we're only counting stories that aren't a prequel, a sequel, a midquel, any-other-kinda-quel, or anything based on an existing property to beg...
Beyond The Big Three | GARO: KAMI NO KIBA

Beyond The Big Three | GARO: KAMI NO KIBA

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As fans of Japanese Henshin Hero shows, most of our focus inevitably falls upon three franchises: Super Sentai / Power Rangers, Kamen Rider, and Ultraman. But there's a vast array of other heroes out there. Beyond The Big Three is an occasional series that looks at tokusatsu films and TV series that lie beyond those three franchises. Do they deserve their time in the sun or should they stay in the shadow of the big three? There's only one way to find out, and that's to check them out! The Franchise The subject of this first article is Garo: Kami no Kiba, the latest movie release from the venerable Garo franchise. Garo is a relative newcomer compared to the big three, as the first season only began broadcasting in 2005, and the series traveled a very different path; Airing after midni...
Trailer: EARTH DEFENSE FORCE 5

Trailer: EARTH DEFENSE FORCE 5

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The Earth Defense Force series continues to stomp across the video game world with its take on classic sci-fi, giant monster action with its fifth iteration. In this English-language trailer for the ongoing franchise, we see more of the familiar critters laying waste to our world, with a squad of heroes mobilizing to take them on once again. https://youtu.be/pOZfDS1fZio Earth Defense Force 5 will be available to English-speaking gamers in 2018 for the Playstation 4 console.   You might also like: CASTLEVANIA Season 2 Trailer: The Nightmare Continues Game On: KAMEN RIDER SUMMONRIDE Game On: EARTH DEFENSE FORCE Series
Game On: EARTH DEFENSE FORCE Series Part 5

Game On: EARTH DEFENSE FORCE Series Part 5

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Earth Defense Force 2 part 3! Fighting Frogs Ultra is giving us another episode of that weekly alien killing action! Once again our Frogs of Justice assume the role of a soldier in the midst of an alien invasion in EDF2! Watch them blow up what they assume to be famous buildings such as Trump Tower in this week's episode!  Don’t miss an episode of this weekly series, because the FFU are covering EDF across the generations! Let's get started. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpuFNH7k9IE   You might also like: TOKU TROVE | The Tip of the Iceberg BLEACH Trailer: A KAMEN RIDER Slays Again Everybody Hates The New REBOOT Reboot Trailer
Game On: EARTH DEFENSE FORCE Series Part 4

Game On: EARTH DEFENSE FORCE Series Part 4

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Earth Defense Force 2 part 2! Fighting Frogs Ultra is giving us another episode of that weekly alien killing action! Once again our Frogs of Justice assume the role of a soldier in the midst of an alien invasion in EDF2! How many Alien Ant Farm references can they make this week?! Tune in to find out! Don’t miss an episode of this weekly series, because the FFU are covering EDF across the generations! Let’s Get Started. https://youtu.be/xPd5_f_jCZ4   You might also like: LUPINRANGER VS PATRANGER Episode 2: You’ll Never Take Them Alive SUPER HERO SYNOPSES | A Certain Roguish Charm ULTRAMAN GEED: UNITE THE WISHES Full Trailer – ULTRAMAN ORB Shows The Newbie How it’s Done
Game On: EARTH DEFENSE FORCE Series Part 3

Game On: EARTH DEFENSE FORCE Series Part 3

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Earth Defense Force 2 part 1! Fighting Frogs Ultra is giving us another episode of that weekly alien killing action! Once again our Frogs of Justice assume the role of a soldier in the midst of an alien invasion, this time in EDF2! Unlike the first EDF, this game actually managed to make it to the western market as a portable release for the Playstation Vita. FFU on the other hand is playing the original Japanese release on the Playstation 2. Don’t miss an episode of this weekly series, because the FFU are covering EDF across the generations! Let’s Get Started. https://youtu.be/SJc9vwCLItc   You might also like: SUPER HERO SYNOPSES | Which Toku Title Stole The Show This Week? Toy Review: KAMEN RIDER BUILD DX Hazard Trigger, Smartphone Wolf & Unicorn Eras...
Game On: EARTH DEFENSE FORCE Series Part 2

Game On: EARTH DEFENSE FORCE Series Part 2

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Earth Defense Force part 2! Fighting Frogs Ultra is giving us another episode of that weekly alien killing action! Once again our Frogs of Justice assume the role of a soldier in the midst of an alien invasion! Don't miss an episode of this weekly series, because the FFU are covering EDF across the generations!  Let's Get Started. https://youtu.be/jH-No6vBIlM   You might also like: Maxing Megazord: Making the Most of the POWER RANGERS LEGACY WARS Event, Part 2 Green Ranger Jason David Frank Narrates the POWER RANGERS: SHATTERED GRID Trailer Deep Dive Into the GUNDAM BUILD DIVERS Prologue + Info
Game On: EARTH DEFENSE FORCE Series

Game On: EARTH DEFENSE FORCE Series

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What do you get when you mix third-person shooters, Dynasty Warriors, and giant alien monsters? Earth Defense Force! Or as it is known in Japan, Chikyû Bōeigun / 地球防衛軍. In these next series of games, our friends at Fighting Frogs Ultra assume the role of a soldier in the midst of an alien invasion! From the Playstation 2 era to Playstation 4, there will be more cosmic kaiju than any Ultra can handle!  The first Earth Defense Force game never really saw the light of day in the western market, but once again it didn't stop FFU from giving you the monster-killing action that you all deserve. Let's get started! https://youtu.be/XbNEnM3AE3k   You might also like: DEADPOOL’s Ryan Reynolds is DETECTIVE PIKACHU, Plus: Dogs & Cats Live Together, Mass Hysteria...
GARO: RED REQUIEM Blu-ray Hits US Shores

GARO: RED REQUIEM Blu-ray Hits US Shores

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Swooping in for another pass, Garo: Red Requiem is here to provide more monster-hunting action to the new year, with this movie adventure from the Garo television franchise. Sentai Filmworks has been taking names with these domestic Blu-ray releases, as it seems western fans can't get enough of Kouga and his crew of demon-slaying allies among the fabled Makai Knights. It was only October when we reported on their last home media title, Garo - Kiba: The Dark Knight. Kraken Releasings' official synopsis sets the stage for their latest: In the ancient war against the monstrous creatures known as Horrors, many Makai Priestesses have fought and died in battle, yet no woman has ever been chosen to wear the mystic armor of the Makai Knights. Kouga, the current bearer of the gold wolf armor ...
Gundam Takes Flight in Latest READY PLAYER ONE Trailer

Gundam Takes Flight in Latest READY PLAYER ONE Trailer

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Ah, hell. Every Tom, Dick, and Harry decided to drop trailers for their mega-blockbuster these past two weeks. Must be another Star Wars December. This time, it's Ernest Cline's heavyweight pop culture champion Ready Player One, the bestselling book given life via the man who helped generate a large part of the very fan fervor his sci-fi adventure sought to invoke - famed director Steven Spielberg. And with this second extended look at the film, we have a ton of new iconic characters, images, and music cues to add to the growing pile that has nerds of all ages adjusting in their seats. Among these totemic titans is the anime super-robot tearing up the skies in a battle for the Oasis. No, it's not Voltron, like so many have misidentified him as. And no, it's not the Iron Giant, though he ...