Parody robot from The IDOLM@STER anime's episode 15 added as part of limited-time event
With the news already slipping out days ago, we have the official new here from Hasbro about their Power of Primes fan vote that formally begins on January 23rd! They have sent us the full details on the polling that will be setup to chose between tree different candidate groups defined as Honor, Chaos, and Order. From which four finalists will be declared, and a final voting round will be held in Feburary to name the winner. Read on for the official details below.
Following its U.S. Debut, Film to Hit More Than 30 Canadian Cities on January 26, 2017 Source: Sentai Filmworks press release Official Site: girls-und-panzer.jp (Japan), girlsundpanzerderfilm.com (North America) Special Thanks to Carolyn MedranoSentai Filmworks, a leading independent distributor of Japanese anime and pop culture programming, has announced its Canadian release schedule for the English-dubbed, critically acclaimed, and record-breaking Japanese anime film, GIRLS UND PANZER DER FILM (ガールズ＆パンツァー 劇場版, Gaaruzu & Pantsuaa Gekijooban, 2015). Beginning January 26, 2017, GIRLS UND PANZER DER FILM will screen in more than 30 major Canadian cities, including: Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa. “GIRLS UND PANZER DER FILM has a massive global fan following -- from its record-breaking run in Japan, to its national U.S. release -- and we know Canada has an immense fan base,” said John Ledford, President and CEO of Sentai Filmworks. “GIRLS UND PANZER DER FILM devotees love the movie’s action, humor, unique storyline, and -- of course -- the girls rocking the artillery tanks, and we’re thrilled we can bring this big screen experience to Canadian fans.” Continued...
Kōhei Horikoshi writes original story for anime
WHAT-IS: TOYSREVIL asked a few select folks how their year was in 2016, and what plans are ahead for 2017! Stay tuned to continued coverage of ELOISE KIM (Instagram / Facebook) on #TOYSREVIL! TOYSREVIL: How was 2016 for you? Share with us your most triumphant moment in 2016. Any disappointments you’d like to share with us? ELOISE KIM: “To me, 2016 was a new beginning. I have met a lot of new
My contribution, "Everest", for the Yetimagedgon group show opening tomorrow night, Jan 21, at Mothership Gallery in Philadelphia. Curated by @dexdexignlab #yetimageddon #wood #carpentry #designerdisplay #yeti #bigfoot #arttoy #everest #17x13 @martian_toysA photo posted by Gary Ham (@garyham) on Jan 20, 2017 at 10:51am PST Previews of a select few custom and original creations for “Yetimeggedon”
Hiding underneath all of the booklets, posters, and handouts in the Buck Rogers XXVc roleplaying game is a fun treat for those of us who were actively playing computer RPGs back in the late eighties: a 1989-1990 SSI product catalog! A large part of the catalog is taken up with SSI’s Advanced Dungeons & Dragons games — Curse of the... Read more →
TBS original anime about girls who become local heroines & produce action live events
This ToysRUs newspaper advertisement from 1981 features games, and a quick scan of the offerings shows us that the 1981 Christmas season was packed with classic games. TSR’s Dungeons & Dragons Expert Set and Dungeon boardgame are what first caught my eye, but look closer and you’ll see Dark Tower, Mille Bournes, and a handful of electronic games. So many... Read more →
Company also reveals additional cast for Tales of Zestiria the X
We already know that cheap transforming robot toys were the hit of Christmas in 1984, and with this 1984 newspaper ad we can see that parents were spending as much as $10 for one of the very bad toys: The Ro-Gun transforming robot! I have one of these and can report that it is every bit as bad as you... Read more →
This 1976 ad for Hasbro’s Ricochet Racers toy is all set to launch many of us into a frantic search on eBay for these strange toys. The Ricochet Racers was an unusual blend of toy cars and toy guns, combining the two into a wicked contraption in which kids used the gun to fire cars across the floor. Seriously. And... Read more →
Zinkenstill Arc 2-episode special available now on Crunchyroll, Daisuki, Amazon
Tickets for the SWCA 2017 Archive Party III event are now on sale. If you are attending Star Wars Celebration Orlando this April, make sure to get your tickets to one of the best gatherings in town!
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2 anime commemorate 40th anniversaries of Coro Coro Comic, Ciao magazines
The European publication Licensing Magazine has posted the contents of its latest issue online, and features a half page article about Transformers related merchandise. Among this is word of a new every-other-month Transformers comic from Panini. While the article does not outright specify what continuity it falls in to, the details provided line up with some of the setting information we've heard about the third season of Robots in Disguise - but being a movie year, it can't be ruled out that the description might be inspired in some way by The Last Knight. We've copied the relevant page which you can see below. Be mindful of possible (mild) spoilers!
TAG Hobby has early interior images up from the latest Figure King Magazine. So far the only Transformers content being shown is a LG-EX box set offering six Titan Masters using the Hasbro release toolings. Three are direct substitutes for prior regular Legends Headmaster releases, while the others are TakaraTomy debuts of previously Hasbro exclusive character choices. Kind of. The possible bad news is that as far as we can tell, this is a possibly limited exclusive. For details on characters and release info, keep reading!