This Arms Change compatible set will completely encase Gaim in a bulky Watermelon themed mech suit with a giant Naginata for a weapon!
UPDATE: New official product images added!
For starters, Xenotome from RangerBoard posted that John Leigh will be voicing a character by the name of Damaras in Power Rangers Super Megaforce. Ironically enough, there's a bad guy general in Gokaiger by the name of Damaras. Mystery solved. John Leigh has also voiced Brownbeard from Power Rangers Operation Overdrive, Dr. Belrab in Power Rangers Ninja Storm, and most recently the Fisherman in Power Rangers Samurai.
To top that off, @nightmere10 from Twitter discovered that Rebecca Parr will be voicing a character by the name of Princess Levira for 19 episodes of Super Megaforce. While no one is able to confirm is Princess Levira is the Zangyack Empire's Insarn, it's a pretty safe bet, as the Zangyack Empire has been touted as being royalty in the Super Megaforce adaption.
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Over the week, I've been slowly messing with some of my Figuarts after accidentally bumping a shelf and watching many of them tumble from their poses that they've been in for months and I started messing around more with my older Figuarts and I noticed some very stark differences between the Figuarts from the relative beginning of the line (The first S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Decade and Kamen Rider G3-X to be exact) and Figuarts from what is currently the tail-end of the line such as Kamen Rider Blade and Hurricane Red, namely how the line has evolved from it's beginning FIVE YEARS AGO to what it has become now and it got me to thinking:
Just how could this line be improved even further than what it has so far?
Aside from redoing some of the earlier pretty questionable releases (Such as the long-deserved redo of Black, RX, and the anorexic Kabuto bodies) and it took me a while, but I think I finally thought of a few ways this line can improve further than what it has become currently, and I would really love to hear what you dudes could think of to improve the line further.
My biggest issue is how Figuarts is currently handling, and will soon be handling the hands. For the entire line (until the upcoming Renewals) they've used a pretty effective style of handling swap out hands what with the well ranged ball joint and such, but as many fans have discovered and experienced with toys such as the Figuarts Gavans and the Kamen Rider W base bodies, the method of swapping out the hands that they currently have can be pretty goddamn scary at times thanks to either the holes for the ballpost being too small in the hands (Such as with Kamen Rider W) or the posts themselves being super fragile.
The upcoming Renewal Kabuto release brings a potential solution to both those problems with hand/peg systems that are identical to the S.I.C. toyline (and competing toylines Revoltech and Figma), but they offer a vastly more limited range of movement, with the hand "up and down" movements being locked to a single axis. I do think, that while this may be a swing in the right direction, that they can perhaps merge the two ideas together into hand style that would offer the more sturdy construction, as well as a more vast range of movement with hands that continue to use the Kabuto-style pegs, but rather than being locked to a single swivel joint, are actually posts with balls at the very end that come pre-inserted into the various hands.
The various other joints, I can't think of anything to improve on. Hurricane Red and Kamen Rider Blade have basically perfected what I think they could possibly do with shoulder, elbows, and the like. The only real big thing I could possibly see them improving on is accuracy of the suits (I mean... come on. You guys are Bandai. There's no way you don't have the assets and access to Toei) and raising the number of hands and accessories Figuarts come with... especially after the bewildering treatment that Kibaranger/White Ranger and Pteraranger/Pink Ranger have received with either not coming with enough hands, or random distribution of previously produced accessories. With the constantly rising prices (Such as Renewal Kabuto) I'd at least like the accessory counts to remain the same.
So what do you guys think? What would you do to further enhance the S.H. Figuarts line? What would you change? What would you keep the same? Do you even think the line could improve from what is currently being released?
And yes, I've already ordered Baron.
It looks like Bandai will finally be releasing an Ultra Act Ultraman Ginga figure. This photo was posted by Bluefin Tamashi whom was present at Tamashi Nations, and while the image isn’t very clear the shapes and colors matches to that of Ginga and Jean Nine!
Further release details on these two will be announced at another time.
UPDATE: Non blurred image provided courtesy of Toysdaily!
Source: Bluefin's Facebook
Not sure if this is news or anything, but I figured it was worth a shot of posting.
The image was taken at Tamashii Nations 2013 where the figures are out on full display. However as is often the case at theses events, certain sections of the show may not be photographed. These figures may or may not be under such an embargo but if and when new pictures surface we'll have them for you here!
EDIT: Credit goes to Wondanon on Twitter for these pictures!
EDIT 2: Clearer pictures added to post!
New Pictures credit to TAGHobby.com
Well, here's something you don't hear very often -- a J-Pop song that starts off with a guitar solo. And, actually, it has quite a lot of guitar throughout the track. The song it most makes me think of is the Santana and Michelle Branch collaboration "The Game Of Love," the guitarist here doing all sorts of fancy, impressive noodling while Caos Caos Caos' vocalist sings a perfectly ripe pop melody over a rapid-fire dance beat and, at times, another string instrument, which sounds like it's playing a traditional Japanese song from yesteryears.
November officially marks Tokunation's celebration of Power Rangers Wild Force for Power Rangers 20th Anniversary! And to commemorate that we're bringing you a very special treat. For the next month we'll be looking at the the entire retail DX line of mecha from Hyakuju Sentai Gaoranger!! Gaoranger is of course the sentai which Wild Force was adapted from, and both shows had massive toy lines.
So to kick things off we start with the great king of spirits himself, DX Gaoking! Gaoking is formed by the first 5 of the 100 Power Animals; Gao Lion, Gao Eagle, Gao Shark, Gao Bison, and Gao Tiger. Though not as large as his DX predecessors Gaoking is a fantastically engineered figure with some heavy diecast parts and a beautiful pearly paint job.
Gaoranger was an innovative line which featured readily interchangeable legs arms and torsos resulting in multiple official combinations and tons of unofficial ones. This line is all about versatility and we'll be showing you that in the coming weeks. If you think Gao King himself is great then wait until you see the 14 other "Gaolleries" we have in store for this month!
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The girls cleaned up this year, despite it being overcast and pretty crummy out.
After getting rained on, we made it back home, watched It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and sorted the sugar piles.
Hope you guys had a fun night out there as well!
The set includes the 10 main Kyoryugers, as well as the male KyoryuViolet Key and KyoryuRed Carnival's key. The keys will not have a sound in the Mobirates, but there will be special "key slots" (like those on the GokaiGun and GokaiSabre) that will be able to make sounds, but with Shigeru Chiba's voice. Another key and key slot will also be in the set, but both have been labeled as secret for now.
Pre-orders are up now, ending December 2013 with an estimated time of release of March 2014, for the price of 16,200 Yen. If you like collecting keys and bravery, it's time to go wild!
-Also, at the bottom, a teaser of the Deboss Symbol is shown. Deboss Keys, anyone?
EDIT: First post now has more images of the keys!
But hurry - most of these items are Buy It Now or ending soon!
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When I first saw Maxx back in the 80's, he reminded me a lot of the small Tomy wind up Rascal Robots and larger remote control Omnibots that I'd been playing with around that time, only beefed up. The simplified body construction made the entire Ideal Robo Force line stand out, particularly with how intricate rival company Takara/Hasbro's family of very famous robots looked in comparison.
It was most likely the very things I loved about Robo Force that proved the reason for the premature demise of the line.
Thinking about the reasons why the original Robo Force met an early end factored heavily into the development of the new series. The new Maxx needed to bring something more to the table than a suction cup base, a flip down chest and some crushing arms (though I loved those aspects).
As the design work progressed, our minds kept drifting back to the similarities between those old Tomy robots and Robo Force. This in turn spiraled back to the predecessors of the Robo Force, Ideal's original Zeroids line. From there the entire world of 50's and 60's Japanese tin robots then came into play, as we studied the form factors and style lines of those antique and incredible pieces.
The above build pays homage specifically to all the previously mentioned influences, wrapped up in a major tribute to Pixar's awesome WALL-E, which is also a throwback to Tomy's early 80's work as well.
As John would say, it's Toyfinity.
Later on, we'll cover the 80's Real Type mecha design influences that also helped to forge the new Robo Force line!
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