Monthly Archives: February 2013

New look for Akibaranger season 2?

It is important to take any bit of Akibaranger news with a grain of salt, but the latest issue of Figure Oh displays the main cast sporting slightly different looks: It’s not clear what to make of this: a parody … Continue reading

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NECA’s Pacific Rim update

So, we still have not seen the Knifehead kaiju yet, but Big Bad Toy Store is listing $63.99 as the MSRP for a pack of all three (Knifehead, Gypsy Danger, and Crimson Typhoon) 6-8″ figures in NECA’s first wave of … Continue reading

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Kickstart a new USB drive for Grendizer

Incubot Productions has made a couple of cool, posable, light-up robot toys that also house USB flash drives. Their Gigantor and Voltron drives are aesthetically pleasing (if a little too fragile to actually cart around) gimmicks, but now they’re going … Continue reading

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Evangelion 3.33 to include God Warrior short

When the Japanese home video release of the third Evangelion rebuild movie, titled Evangelion: 3.33 You Can (Not) Redo, hits on April 24, a pretty exciting extra feature will be included: God Warrior Appears in Tokyo, the ten minute live-action … Continue reading

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Akibaranger Season 2 to premiere on April 6

If you live in Japan, set your DVRs to 1:30 AM April 6 onĀ  BS Asahi, because that’s when Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger, the most amusing deconstruction of Toei’s Super Sentai franchise, returns for its second season. This means that the … Continue reading

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Koichi Sakamoto’s Travelers: Dimension Police

Huh, evidently while gearing up for Kyoryuger, director and action choreographer extraordinaire Koichi Sakamoto found the time to crank out a little sci-fi picture called Travelers: Dimension Police. The plot involves an interdimensional cop (Nao Nagasawa, who was Hurricaneger‘s Nono) … Continue reading

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Ultraman now on hulu

You can get the original Ultraman series on R1 DVD for pretty cheap. Mill Creek’s release of the 40-episode series is a mere $10.50 on amazon, but I got a copy at my local Borders (remember those?) for only five … Continue reading

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