The latest issue of Figure-Oh magazine has just been released, and gracing the cover is the surprise announcement of an S.H. Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Black! We’ll bring you more information about this reveal as it comes, and the figure is surely to be on show at the Tamashii Nations 2020 event in a few weeks’ time!
Just ahead of the Tamashii Nations 2020 event due to take place between 6th and 8th November, Bandai have announced S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Zero-One Realizing Hopper as a sneak preview! Based on the titular Rider’s appearance during his showdown with Kamen Rider Horobi/Ark Scorpion in the show’s final episode, Realizing Hopper features a slightly altered deco and also comes with the Realizing Hopper Progrise Key and a designated display stand. This is a commemorative item for the event, so is only available for a limited time.
The figure will retail for 3300 yen and release April 2021, with the preorders open from the 6th to the 9th November.
New magazine images have revealed that Kamen Rider Decade Complete Form will be joining the S.H. Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou line next year! The final form of the 10th anniversary Heisei Rider will include his Ride Booker in carrier, sword and gun modes, with any further accessories yet to be revealed.
The figure will be released as a Tamashii web exclusive in March 2021, with a price tag of 7500 yen. Official images are yet to be released, but stayed tuned to Tokunation and we’ll update you as soon as they are!
Before we all look forward to the debut of Kamen Rider Saber this coming weekend, site contributor My Shiny Toy Robots looks back on the beginning of the Reiwa era – Kamen Rider Zero-One. In a new age of artificial intelligence and technological innovation, Aruto Hiden hasn’t just become a CEO…he’s also a Kamen Rider?! With his aide Izu at his side, can Aruto stop the advances of cyberterrorists MetsubouJinrai.net, and fight for humans and HumaGears alike?
Featuring multiple Riders, tournament arcs and unprecedented delays, Zero-One’s had a bumpy ride along the way but it’s fair to say that the series has brought people a lot of smiles over the past year. Please check out the review and let us know your favourite memories of Zero-One in the thread linked!
Ultraman’s global domination continues with the announcement of Ultra Galaxy Fight: The Absolute Conspiracy! Following on from the success of last year’s Ultra Galaxy Fight: New Generation Heroes, Tsuburaya Productions have revealed a new mini-series which will be released weekly on Youtube in both Japanese and English dub. The series will be ten episodes in total, with a combined running time of approximately 90 minutes.
From the press release via the official Ultraman Galaxy website, the story is as follows:
Mysterious aliens and evil aliens that shouldn’t exist are attacking!
Zero, Ribut, Taiga, Z (Zett), 80, Max, Mebius, Great, Powered, Grigio, and many more Ultra Heroes must join forces, fight together, and solve this mysterious case, which could end up affecting the whole universe. However, this is only the beginning! A conspiracy is underway – and the threads of it are intersecting. What is the aim of the golden giant working in the shadows?!
The storyline will connect directly with the all-new Ultraman Z series, where the latest chapter of the epic history of Ultraman begins!
Promising terrific drama, exciting action and a whole host of surprises for Ultra-fans, Ultra Galaxy Fight: The Absolute Conspiracy will debut on Youtube in Winter 2020. Check out the full trailer for the series below and discuss your thoughts after the jump!
Site contributor My Shiny Toy Robots returns with a new tokusatsu review, this time going local with Fukuoka’s finest in the local hero crossover series Dogengers! When Fukuoka is taken over by the evil CEO Yabai Kamen and the Secret Society of Darkness, its heroes are scattered. Can young Jiro Tanaka, entrusted by the mighty Ohgaman reunite its other heroes – KitaQman, Yamashiron, El Brave and Fukuokalibur?
Please check out the review and let us know what you thought of the show in the discussion thread linked!
Bandai Tamashii Nations have revealed a surprise new addition to their S.I.C. (Super Imaginative Colosseum) range – Kamen Rider Fourze Rocket States! Based on Fourze’s form from Kamen Rider x Kamen Rider Fourze & OOO: Movie War Mega Max, Rocket States is a repaint of the previously released Base States figure with twin arm rocket accessories.
S.I.C. Kamen Rider Fourze Rocket States will be released exclusively through Amazon.co.jp in December 2020. Preorders begin August 11th, and the figure will retail for the price of 12,000 yen.
The new Ultra Arts section of the Bandai Tamashii Nations website has revealed that an S.H. Figuarts Ultraman Ginga Strium figure will be arriving in January! Based on Ginga’s appearance in Ultraman Ginga S after he fuses with Ultraman Taro via the Strium Brace, we can see that the figure will at least include a fully physical version of the Ginga Spark Lance (as opposed to the translucent one that came with the original Ginga figure). Further accessories are yet to be announced.
S.H. Figuarts Ultraman Ginga Strium will be a Tamashii web exclusive releasing in January 2021 at the price of 7150 yen. Check out the images after the jump!
Preorders have now opened for the S.H. Figuarts Ultraman Geed Primitive (New Generation Edition) figure! This reissue of the original Ultraman Geed figure now features an alternate head with red eyes, similar to that of the Shanghai exclusive ULTRA HEROES TAMASHII recolour version released last year. This head mirrors moments of the series where the son of Belial briefly appeared with red eyes.
Due to the addition of a new head, this version omits the original’s Wrecking Burst effect piece but includes three alternate pairs of hands and an alternate red colour timer.
S.H. Figuarts Ultraman Geed Primitive (New Generation Edition) releases in December 2020, at the price of 6050 yen. Check out the images and preorder yours now!
Preorders are now open for S.H. Figuarts Ultraman Z Alpha Edge, the newest Ultra hero celebrating the 10th anniversary of Ultraman Zero! Ultraman Z’s default fighting form combines the powers of Ultraman Zero, Ultraseven and Ultraman Leo, and joins the S.H. Figuarts range at a lower price point. The figure only comes packaged with three pairs of alternate hands and an alternate red colour timer.
S.H. Figuarts Ultraman Z Alpha Edge releases in December 2020, at the price of 3850 yen. Check out the images and preorder yours now!