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GODZILLA vs GUNDAM – Battle of the Big’uns

GODZILLA vs GUNDAM – Battle of the Big’uns

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Not content to pass up the opportunity for a little cross-promotion, Toei Animation is having some fun with two of the big names among its fleet of mega-franchises. Sadly, this crossover is only here as a marketing tool for two separate releases, which have basically nothing to do with each other except they both involve giant things blowing stuff up. We'll take it! Godzilla: Planet Eater is the third and final act in the 3D animated trilogy for the giant lizard in his first fully-animated film saga. Its release this month just happens to coincide with that of Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative, the next installment for the ongoing super robot anime legend. So, Toei Animation is letting their promotional powers combine, and giving them their own commercials and artwork to hype fans of both ...
KAIJU WARD GALLAS: A Monstrous New Show From Toei Co

KAIJU WARD GALLAS: A Monstrous New Show From Toei Co

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HurricaneYellow isn't out of the monster-fighting biz just yet. Actor Yamamoto Kohei, known to many Super Sentai fanatics as super-ninja Bito Kota on Ninpu Sentai Hurricanger, is hard at work on a new project for Toei Company. The developing TV series will feature a new hero not affiliated with the likes of Toei's usual suspects from the long-running Kamen Rider and Super Sentai franchises. Kaiju Ward Gallas, as the name implies, is a kaiju show, with giant monsters as a centerpiece. Not a first for Toei, but after years of focusing heavily on their Big Two, this comes as somewhat of a surprise. Kaiju action is more Tsuburaya Productions' thing. With their ongoing Ultraman franchise, they've defined the look and feel of giant monster action on the small screen for decades now. Elsewhe...
Trailer: KAMEN RIDER HEISEI GENERATIONS FOREVER

Trailer: KAMEN RIDER HEISEI GENERATIONS FOREVER

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What, you expected the last movie to be the final installment just because it contained the word "final" in the title? How little you know this franchise. The heroes of Kamen Rider are back yet again, in this latest crossover blowout film promising to gather up the heroes from several incarnations of the long-running property, across all of the 21st Century Heisei Era. Headlining this bad mamma-jamma is the newest lead hero among them, Kamen Rider Zi-O. The time-traveling wannabe king is about to get a royal crash course in heroing as he combines forces with a greater congregation of past Kamen Riders than even his own show would likely allow. If you can't be the last, at least be the foreverest... or something. Here's the teaser trailer, which is so teasing that it contains seemin...
KAMEN RIDER ZI-O Trailer: The King of Time Clocks In

KAMEN RIDER ZI-O Trailer: The King of Time Clocks In

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How many time puns can one blogger cram into the span of a few weeks? Guess we'll find out, as the pink carpet gets rolled out for the newest hero in the ongoing Kamen Rider super-saga from Toei Company. Kamen Rider Zi-O is time-slipping his way up and down the last twenty seasons of this illustrious franchise, mixing it up with the heroes and villains of Japan's Heisei Era, and god help you if you didn't pack a fire extinguisher. As previously mentioned, Zi-O is the 20th official Heisei Rider series, and they're pulling out all the stops on this nostalgic extravaganza, sure to bring back fond memories (and other stuff maybe) from the show's lengthy history. Naturally, the star of the show is young enough that he was only alive to know some of these guys and basically nothing of the s...
GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS Trailer – His Reign Continues

GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS Trailer – His Reign Continues

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Who doesn't love Comic-Con, huh? The stars are all alight, ready to spread some much-needed shine on (almost) all our favorite geek properties, soon to be set before us in the coming years as we wait with baited breath. One highly-anticipated offering is the newest entry in Legendary Pictures' MonsterVerse, Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Director Michael Dougherty's creature feature promises more kaiju chaos than you can shake a spiked tail at, as we've invited a few other classic Toho Studios monsters along for this party, all featured in the first trailer. The monsterfest started a little early when a little diddy appeared on the interwebs days earlier. A clip featuring actress Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) looking distraught AF as she tries to find help, after what was no d...
ULTRAMAN R/B TV Premiere Promo & Poster

ULTRAMAN R/B TV Premiere Promo & Poster

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Here's a television promo for Ultraman R/B, the newest addition to Tsuburaya Productions' long-running Ultraman franchise. This time, the story follows two brothers as they become heroes to fight off the giant monsters laying waste to their home. The form-changing siblings have a red and blue duality to their costumes, and are able to trade color schemes - along with corresponding powers - according to the needs of a given battle. https://youtu.be/iy1kx4lAG9Y Ultraman R/B premieres on Japanese television July 7, 2018. We anticipate an official western release shortly thereafter.   You might also like: ULTRAMAN USA Flies to Home Video in September Order REDMAN: THE KAIJU HUNTER Volume 1 Now Be a True Fighter with ULTRAMAN ORB’s English Opening
Trailer Round-Up: KAMEN RIDER FOURZE Battles His Demons in BLEACH

Trailer Round-Up: KAMEN RIDER FOURZE Battles His Demons in BLEACH

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Here's a round-up of promotional videos for the upcoming live-action adaptation of the anime and manga hit Bleach, starring Fukushi Sota, best known to tokusatsu fans as the lead hero in 2011's action series Kamen Rider Fourze. https://youtu.be/20V7xi3BC3I https://youtu.be/uM-y6_XWspY https://youtu.be/HSE89OvMvOM https://youtu.be/_Y2i1QJ_Z_Q Bleach arrives in Japanese theaters July 20, 2018.   You might also like: Summer Movie Preview: KAMEN RIDER BUILD & LUPINRANGER VS PATRANGER on the Big Screen BLEACH Trailer: A KAMEN RIDER Slays Again Game Session: GUNDAM VERSUS Series
Trailer: ULTRAMAN R/B

Trailer: ULTRAMAN R/B

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After declaring a winning verdict in their ongoing legal dispute over the international rights to their long-running Ultraman brand, Tsuburaya Productions swiftly bounces back with excellent timing, releasing the first major promotional piece for the upcoming Ultraman R/B. https://youtu.be/Mfu5q0qb2xE The new series about a pair of heroic monster-fighting brothers will debut mere months from now, perhaps ushering in a brand new era for Tsuburaya and the Ultra Series. As the 30th official series production in the brand, Ultraman R/B premieres July 7, 2018. You might also like: Watch: KAMEN RIDER AMAZONS Now Streaming Forever Geed: ULTRAMAN GEED in 70+ Pictures Long Live the Ultraman Dynasty!
Trailer: SUPER SENTAI VILLAINS

Trailer: SUPER SENTAI VILLAINS

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Here's a video showcasing the return of four major villains from Toei Company's Super Sentai television franchise, making their reappearance in the upcoming Uchuu Sentai Kyuranger vs Space Squad after signing off from their original parts years prior. https://youtu.be/ubsN1OZE5-E Uchuu Sentai Kyuranger vs Space Squad hits DVD and Blu-ray on August 8, 2018.   You might also like: Teaser: ChameleonGreen Goes Ham in UCHUU SENTAI KYURANGER VS SPACE SQUAD JUSPION 3D – The Classic Hero Revived UCHUU SENTAI KYURANGER Wrap-Up: Space is Disease Wrapped in Darkness and Silence
The POWER RANGERS: SHATTERED GRID Short is Here to Save Live-Action POWER RANGERS in 2018

The POWER RANGERS: SHATTERED GRID Short is Here to Save Live-Action POWER RANGERS in 2018

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What a time to be a Power Rangers fan. A certain number of years ago, the thought of more seasons of the show would have seemed farfetched, let alone the release of a feature-length film, a live streaming show, an addictive mobile game, and a successful line of ongoing comics to add on top of that. There's a lot to be thankful for in 2018, and the hits, it seems, just keep on coming. Now, as we rev up for the launch of the Power Rangers: Shattered Grid comic event, the main writer of the BOOM! Studios publication brings to us this live-action teaser short, starring none other than original Green Ranger Jason David Frank from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (and, like, fifty other seasons) as the villainous Lord Drakkon. Kyle Higgins has been putting in work these past couple years with B...