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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 ...
KAMEN RIDER ZI-O: The Twentieth Time’s the Charm

KAMEN RIDER ZI-O: The Twentieth Time’s the Charm

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It's that time again. The 20th entry in the Heisei Era's official Kamen Rider television series franchise is quickly approaching, and ahead of it comes a flood of new images and bits of information from which to glean early opinions. And as we feast our eyes on the new Kamen Rider Zi-O, we wonder what the future may hold for this enduring brand. And the future is very much on the minds of the show's creative forces, as the new series lead will be a time traveler, utilizing powers inspired by the heroes who came before him in the Heisei Era, which comes to an end with this incoming project. As the clock imagery in the title logo implies, this is a watch-themed hero, who changes forms based on the timepieces inserted into his henshin belt, accessing various transformations that will ...
Deep Dive Into the GUNDAM BUILD DIVERS Prologue + Info

Deep Dive Into the GUNDAM BUILD DIVERS Prologue + Info

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Gundam Build Divers, the newest offshoot of the monstrously popular Gundam super robot anime franchise is set to blaze across the stars with another chapter in the Gundam Build Series. First teased in the final episode of Gundam Build Fighters Battlogue on December 7, 2017, it was officially announced during a press conference livestream on February 2, 2018 that this new project would air in 2018. Jona Wong provides a synopsis translation, detailing the latest entry in the unstoppable mecha saga. Inside the virtual dimension, one can enjoy missions using Gunpla in the latest online game, Gunpla Battle Nexus Online (GBN). Middle school student Riku Mikami and his best friend Yukio Hidaka dragged in their classmate Momoka Yashiro into this vast world. There, where they act in GBN as Di...
Game Session: GUNDAM VERSUS Series

Game Session: GUNDAM VERSUS Series

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Dust off that good ol Playstation 3. Don't turn off that Playstation 4 just yet. We're locked, loaded, and taking to the skies in some of your favorite giant super robots from the Mobile Suit Gundam anime franchise. It's the Gundam Versus video game series! We'll be piloting mobile suits in Gundam Extreme Vs. Full Boost on the PS3, then lighting up the battlefield with laser rifles in Gundam Versus on PS4. From the Gundam Unicorn to the Zaku II, we're launching into the fray with more mech action than you can shake a beam-sword at. Gundam Extreme Vs was never actually localized in North America, but that didn't stop our friends at Fighting Frogs Ultra  from showing us the exciting, fast-paced gameplay. Gundam Versus comes to us with a western localized version, making it easy for al
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 ...
Watch: ANIME CRIMES DIVISION Episode 3

Watch: ANIME CRIMES DIVISION Episode 3

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Here's the third episode of Anime Crimes Division, from RocketJump. The first and second episodes of this web series saw the formation of a new team struggling to clean up the streets of Neo Otaku City. Now, in the season finale, the division is tasked with tracking down a serial killer of the Gundam persuasion. All set? Ready... GO! https://youtu.be/zcxcjTr_Pm4 In addition to helping fund this celebratory exercise in nerd hilarity, Crunchyroll is offering a 30-day free trial to their services.   You might also like: ULTRAMAN Anime Teaser – The Classic Hero Reborn JOHN WICK vs SPACE SHERIFF VOICER – Keanu Reeves Meets His Hero, Sonny Chiba KAMEN RIDER BUILD Episode 12: How To Build Bridges & Get Over Them
ANIME CRIMES DIVISION – Pulling Out The Big Guns

ANIME CRIMES DIVISION – Pulling Out The Big Guns

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From the mad genius Youtube megastars of RocketJump comes this latest web series to rock your socks. Cleaning up the mean streets of Neo Otaku City, the Anime Crimes Division is the last line of defense against the unending horde of offenders against anime, that lovable entertainment medium with fans as rabid as an Ozaru Saiyan in heat. Producing quality content inspired by the likes of anime, sci-fi, fantasy, and action properties of all types, RocketJump has been wowing their fans for years. Now, they team up with the anime streaming overlords at Crunchyroll to bring us this new series, packed with more references than you can shake a Moon Stick at. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urk_kp76RoI&t In addition to helping fund this celebratory exercise in nerd hilarity, Crunchyroll...
Death Battle! Gundam Epyon vs White Tigerzord

Death Battle! Gundam Epyon vs White Tigerzord

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Screw Attack's popular fantasy versus series, Death Battle, has released it's latest episode, and it's another of interest to the Tokusatsu fandom. The Gundam Epyon, from Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, versus the White Tigerzord of Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers fame, square off in a giant robot battle for the ages! Video after the jump. (more…)
New Gundam series: GUNDAM Build Fighters Coming in October!

New Gundam series: GUNDAM Build Fighters Coming in October!

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The next iteration of the Gundam franchise has been announced, with an air date set for October. Throw in a dash of Level 5’s Danball Senki and you have Gunpla Build Fighters! The official web site has gone live, as did a few promotional teasers. Make the jump to see the new promotional teasers and to find out more about this series! (more…)