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Freddie Mercury Figures Gets Preorder and You Cant Stop Him Now

Freddie Mercury Figures Gets Preorder and You Can't Stop Him Now

Freddie Mercury is back and finally available for preorder with his new upcoming a Live Aid S.H. Figuarts figure. We covered this figure previously as he was only a teaser image but finally, we got more images as well as specifications and pre-orders. If you forgot this figure is based on Freddie Mercury's iconic appearance at […]

Ultraman is Ready for Battle with New Figure from Threezero

Ultraman is Ready for Battle with New Figure from Threezero

Ultraman has arrived with a new figure from Threezero. The figure itself is about 11.5 inches tall and features over 35 points of articulation. The design of the figure is mainly based off of the recent anime version that has recently come out and I believe you can watch it on Netflix right now. Ultraman […]


One Piece: The Straw Hats Pirates Get Real for Japanese Commercial

One Piece: The Straw Hats Pirates Get Real for Japanese Commercial

Luffy is being played by actor/model/photographer/director Takumi Saitoh; with three-bladed swordsman Zoro played by Hiroyuki Ikeuchi (Ip Man).  Rounding out the crew is Daigo as Usopp, and Yosuke Kubozuka as Sanji round out the cast of the project.Sadly, this isn't the actual cast of the One Piece television series, which is in production for Japanese television.One Piece was[...]

Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters Unleashes a New Trailer Onslaught

Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters Unleashes a New Trailer Onslaught

Why waste time leveling Tokyo for the millionth time when you can upgrade your stomping grounds to include the entire planet? While probably not the basic premise that the proposed trilogy's creators had in mind, it's where we find ourselves with Netflix's new anime, Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters. Set for release on the streaming […]

Netflix Readies Japanese Animated Series Aggrestuko B: The Beginning

Netflix Readies Japanese Animated Series Aggrestuko, B: The Beginning

Working with some of Japan's top animation production, Netflix is readying a series based on popular Sanrio character Retsuko; and futuristic crime action drama from Ghost in the Shell producer Production I.G.Here's a look at both upcoming Netflix series:https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=MvClxgjYJZ4Aggrestuko (Spring 2018): Based on Sanrio’s Japanese popular character Retsuko, the 10 15-minute episodes center on the young[...]

Batman Ninja Gets First Teaser Images From DC Warner Bros. Japan

Batman Ninja Gets First Teaser, Images From DC, Warner Bros. Japan

And then there's that matter of a giant machine of destruction laying waste to the Japanese countryside that's just a little concerning..[caption id="attachment_754494" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Warner Bros.[/caption]Source: Kotaku [caption id="attachment_754498" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Warner Bros.[/caption]Since it was first announced during New York Comic Con 2017 (NYCC 2017) that Warner Bros[...]

Amazons About FACE: Orders First Original Japanese Sci-fi Series

Amazon's About FACE: Orders First Original Japanese Sci-fi Series

For James Farrell, head of Asia Pacific content at Amazon Prime Video, the decision to diversify their programming to this extent seem only logical:"Following our drama series such as Kamen Rider Amazons and Tokyo Vampire Hotel, this is Amazon Prime Video’s first Japanese Amazon Original series set in the world of cyber crime."For those new[...]


Live Action Adaptation Of Blade Of The Immortal Is Coming To North America

Live Action Adaptation Of Blade Of The Immortal Is Coming To North America

Following close on the heels of its Japanese premiere back on April 29th, Takashi Miike's live-action adaptation of the classic manga Blade of the Immortal has been picked up for a North American release by Magnet Releasing Magnet is the genre division of Magnolia Pictures, and has previously released such films as 13 Assassins and[...]

How Legion Lifts From Tetsuo: The Iron Man &#8211 Look It Moves by Adi Tantimedh

How Legion Lifts From Tetsuo: The Iron Man – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

I had a nagging feeling that I had seen this all before.Then it dawned on me: much of the trippy style of Legion has been lifted from Shinya Tsukamoto’s 1989 indie Japanese cyberpunk-horror movie Tetsuo, or as the West retitled it, Tetsuo: The Iron Man (“Tetsuo” already means “iron man” in Japanese, so the Western[...]


Will We Get A Supaidaman Series from Marvel Its In Your Hands.

Will We Get A Supaidaman Series from Marvel? It's In Your Hands.

How many Spider-Man comics would you like? There's Amazing Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2099, Spider-Woman, Silk, Spider-Gwen, Miles Morales, Ultimate Spider-Man and Web Warriors.Room for another? As well as Spider-Girl?Well, what about Supaidaman? The Japanese adaptation of the character into a TV series that ran in the late seventies Divorced from any stab at Marvel continuity, it features[...]

Is This A Japanese Doctor Who Parody Or Something Else

Is This A Japanese Doctor Who Parody Or Something Else?

It's titled as a Japanese Doctor Who The poster says he found it on an old video tape and it may be from the 70's or 80's If it is real, then why hasn't it popped up way before this? If it's fake, they did a really nice job of making it feel authentic.Either way,[...]

Tuesday Morning Runaround &#8211 Wheres The Boom At

Tuesday Morning Runaround – Where's The Boom At?

His background and experience in the feature film world complements BOOM!'s existing expertise in comic book and graphic novel publishing, furthering our goal of successfully guiding the translation of our catalog into motion pictures." Let's hope his has a better fate than the now-disappeared co-founder of Boom!, Andrew Crosby.THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT FIGHTS MANGA PIRACYThe Japan government[...]

Splendid New Japanese Trailer And Poster For Brave

Splendid New Japanese Trailer And Poster For Brave

The Japanese trailer for Brave features lots of new footage, hints of several new plot elements, and some really breathtaking shots Their new poster is nothing to be sniffed at either And.. judging from these, it seems that film is being called Merida in Japan.That promo seems to confirm a number of rumours about the[...]


Jab Jab The Japanese Trailer For Real Steel Is Looking Good

Jab! Jab! The Japanese Trailer For Real Steel Is Looking Good

I'm hoping that Real Steel lives up to its potential.This Japanese trailer certainly shows some solid new material.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-xvEAUZDuY[/youtube]Real Steel is one of the films being represented at the Empire Big Screen event in August I'm gonna try hard to get in and bring you as much converage from the whole event as possible.Now[...]