Whether we knew it at the time or not, Might Morphin' Power Rangers, was most kids' introduction to the tokusatsu television genre pioneered by Japan. In each episode, the heroes would transform to receive super powers and then call in their mechas for an all-out kaiju battle. Known to us as Megazord, the Japanese version of the giant robot is called Daizyujin. Bandai's diecast Soul of Chogokin line of figures produced a transformed version of Daizyujin a few years ago, but now they're primed to release each of the five individual robots. It's not clear if these will come in a set or if they're combine to actually form Daizyujin, but either way, collecting these will not be cheap. Bandai has promised that we'll see more of Tyrannosaurus, ZyuMammoth, Triceratops, SaberTiger, and Pteranodon at NYCC. Now let's keep our fingers crossed for a Dragon Caesar figure!
Check out this behind-the-scenes clip of the screen-used models of the mechas:
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 2:28pmOne of the perks of DCON is that, being in California, it's easier to pick up Japanese designer toys there. While we haven't heard from Itokin Park, we can confirm that Konatsu will have two toys available via Q POP's booth.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 1:39pmThe ninth installment of Medicom's Vinyl Artist Gacha series is getting contributions from both Shoko Nakazawa and Konatsu!
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 12:27pmAh, such soothing colors. This might be my favorite Uamou series since the Tengu and Cobalt series, which had an amazing matte finish. These ones, though, feature calming gradients painted by legendary airbrush artist, Goto-san.