I came across an interesting series of articles on tokusatsu series in the English version of the Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun. Continue reading “Sightings > How Japanese Tokusatsu Survives on Toys”
Super Robot Chogokin Megazord (Daizyujin)
Commonly known in North America as the original Megazord in the first aired series of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers in 1993, the Daizyujin joins the ranks of the Super Robot Chogokin Series. The import of this figure is appropriately timed with the upcoming twentieth year anniversary of the Power Rangers legacy!
Figure employs Super Robot Chogokin diecast and features an extensive array of accessories and effect parts. Figure set includes Dinosaur Sword Godhorn, Mammoth Shield, two sets of interchangeable hand parts, as well as effect parts for Super Legendary Lightning Cut finishing move, and energy beams from crown. Shoulder mounted cannons are articulated to allow for re-enactment of both forward firing and retracted modes. This release will be available in anime, comic, collectable, specialty stores, small to medium retail chains as well as online retailers within the U.S. and Canada.
Oct 2012 MSRP $60.99
The Megazord looks a lot like Voltron, right? Has that been discussed in geek circles? Continue reading “Tamashii Nations Bringing Super Robot Chogokin Megazord to the U.S.”
Two things occured to me today as I answered the door in my wheelchair, only to leap up to my feet screaming “IT’S A MIRACLE!!” when it turned out to be the same two Mormons from last week who still haven’t learnt their lesson. Continue reading “Doc Thomas Probes > Holy Grails”