Have you ever wanted to turn into a car-themed costumed hero, but you just never knew the proper combination of words, gestures, and toy accessories to make it work? Thanks to the "Kamen Rider Drive & Kamen Rider Mach Let's Henshin Course" video, now you too can be a superhero. Hit the jump to check it out.
What kind of giant robot would a ninja-cowboy pilot? Only a transforming bull-themed ATV, clearly. Bandai is releasing a toy for StarNinger's personal robot from Shuriken Sentai Ninninger, and it's both pretty cool and totally silly. Hit the jump for a better look at Bison King.
The current main feature of Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom, Bandai's exhibition space for its various anime/game/tokusatsu character figures located in the JR Akihabara station's East-West Hall, are the successive Saint Seiya products from 1980s to the latest. Check their new exhibits after the jump.
Following Cure Heart released in May 2014 and Cure Diamond in the following October, Bandai's official online store Bandai Premium yesterday started accepting pre-orders for two more S.H. Figuarts character figures from the 10th PreCure TV series Dokidoki PreCure, Cure Sword and Cure Rosetta. Check the details after the jump.
Japanese retailers have started accepting pre-orders for two new items from Bandai's Tamashii Buddies figure line, Eren Yeager and Levi from the mega hit manga/anime series Attack on Titan. It has previously listed several 9-cm tall figures from Sailor Moon and Dragon Ball Z. Check the details of the figures after the jump!
In its medium-term management plan for three years from April 2015, Bandai Namco Holdings announced that a new production company named Bandai Namco Pictures will be established by splitting up its highly profiled anime company Sunrise (Mobile Suit Gundam, Cowboy Bebop) in the coming April. Hit the jump for more details.
Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai today started accepting pre-orders for two "EVA x RODY" babies wears, "Eva-01 Coverall" and "Rei Coverall," which are collaboration items between the mega popular anime franchise Evangelion and Italian horse toy brand RODY. Check the details after the jump.
Bandai's apparel division announced today pre-orders for "Sailor Moon: Serenity Crystal Wedding Tiara" will begin at the company's official online store at the price of 370,000 yen (about 3,130 US dollars) in March. The tiara is inspired by the one worn by Neo Queen Serenity in the Sailor Moon story. Check the details after the jump.
Bandai's candy toy division will release the latest version of its Hako Vision toy, featuring the nine girls from Love Live! School Idol Project on April 27. Hako Vision is high-tech candy toy series that reproduce projection mapping presentations using a smartphone, and previously collaborated with Mobile Suit Gundam and Hatsune Miku. Hit the jump for more.
Toei Animation's official online store today starts accepting pre-orders for S.H. Figuarts Chibi Usa Moon from the Sailor Moon series. The 100mm tall figure comes with her first weapon Pink Moon Stick, six hand parts, and four face parts. Check the details after the jump!
Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai has started accepting pre-orders for a special collaboration tea cup and saucer set between Toei Animation's Sailor Moon anime series and Japanese tableware company Noritake Co., Limited which has been known for around the world since the early 1900s. Check the details after the jump.