Monthly Archives: June 2020
Premium Bandai USA Spreads Its WingsCategories: Latest News , New Releases , Premium Bandai , Tamashii Nations , Bandai Hobby
We are excited to announce a new wave of GUNPLA is available now for pre-order on Premium Bandai USA. P-Bandai USA continues to bring new and exciting items out West. A total of 11 model kits are making their way stateside, including the long-awaited Master Grade versions of ALTRON GUNDAM EW, GUNDAM HEAVYARMS CUSTOM EW, GUNDAM SANDROCK CUSTOM EW and the always beautiful TALLGEESE III from the popular series, Mobile Suit Gundam Wing.
Kamen Rider Belts: DX vs CSMCategories: Latest News , Kamen Rider , Blog
Kamen Rider belts are used to henshin (transform) characters in the show into their respective form or suit. After watching an episode or two, you feel like you have to own the belt of the rider. For some belts, there is a choice between DX (Deluxe) and CSM (Complete Selection Modification); which one do you choose? We'll look at both DX and CSM belts and go over the features offered between the two.
Top 5 Favorite Dragon Ball Characters
Dragon ball is a longtime running franchise. Created by Akira Toriyama in 1984, the manga was serialized by Shonen Jump, with the anime being adapted two years later. Dragon Ball has become a successful franchise all around the world, with millions of fans all over. It has had a major influence amongst many manga and anime fans as well. With a franchise running for over thirty years, there has been plenty of characters for fans to call their "favorite." We're here to give you our top 5 Dragon Ball characters.
Product Spotlight: Mashin Hero WataruCategories: Blog , Tamashii Nations , Anime
Bandai America Welcomes Virgo Shaka & Itachi Uchiha to the Anime Heroes
With SEVEN Anime Heroes characters already available (four from Naruto and three from Saint Seiya), this fall, fans can get their hands on two more favorites from Saint Seiya and Naruto – Virgo Shaka & Itachi Uchiha!
Virgo Shaka is one of the twelve Gold Saints and is believed to be an incarnation of the gods due to his enormous Cosmo. Shaka is said to be one of the strongest Gold Saints by far in power.
Itachi Uchiha is a rogue ninja and member of the international criminal organization known as Akatsuki. He is the older brother of Sasuke and a former Leaf ninja. Itachi is a brilliant and deadly ninja.
Bandai America Launches Tamagotchi On Wonder Garden
Everyone’s favorite virtual pet continues to evolve!
Today, Bandai America is set to grow the Tamagotchi franchise in the North American market with the release of the Tamagotchi On Wonder Garden.
Fans can be first in line for the new release with pre-sales starting online on June 11 at Target, Amazon, Walmart, GameStop, Best Buy, and Entertainment Earth with availability at mass, online, and specialty retailers nationwide starting July 26.
In new lavender and turquoise colors, the Wonder Garden is equipped with a number of new, special features that’ll keep consumers entertained for hours.
Read or Watch: Manga vs Anime
Anime and manga are two distinct mediums. Manga are graphic novels or comics drawn in black and white. They are released via chapters or volumes and are the base of many anime titles. Anime are TV shows or movies, that are an animated version of the manga source title. Their distinct look or way it's animated is based upon the studio company in charge of the animation. Popular anime titles are released in seasons, otherwise an anime series will run for only one season consisting of either 12 or 24 episodes. With anime and manga being different from each other, which one is considered the preferred medium for any person?
Top 5 Family-Friendly Anime
Anime is not for everyone. In a nutshell, anime can be too graphic or overtly sexual. With a variety of themes to explore, it is difficult to find a good anime that family members can all agree upon and watch together. That being said, there are still family-friendly anime out there. In no particular order, we have compiled a top 5 list of family friendly anime. Every anime listed can be watched on different streaming platforms like Netflix, Hulu, or Crunchyroll.
IMAGINATION WORKS Son Goku is the Pinnacle of Action FiguresCategories: Latest News , New Releases , Tamashii Nations
Tamashii Nations is proud to announce the arrival of IMAGINATION WORKS, the true pinnacle of action figures for the ultimate collector. Son Goku is the first figure in the 1/9 scale lineup. IMAGINATION WORKS brings a new level of prestige to the table with high quality sculptures, coloring, texture, value, and articulation. Your collection is about to be cranked up to new heights with Son Goku at the center of it.
Celebrating 40 Years of GunplaCategories: Latest News , Gunpla , Events
In 1979, Mobile Suit Gundam, aired on television across Japan. A year later, the first ever Gunpla Hobby kits were created and sold in Japan. Now, 2020, we are celebrating 40 years of Gunpla. Manufactured by Bandai, these hobby kits were designed to match the likeness of the mobile suits seen in the series. These plastic hobby kits have come a long way from their initial release, and we are excited to see the future and growth these kits bring.
To celebrate the 40th anniversary, we will be covering an array of all things Gunpla. We will look at the history of Gunpla, and how they managed to improve upon their kits with new techniques, along with key moments in history that helped shape this hobby today.