Posted by marc August 15, 2016

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:


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