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    Source: Shochiku Co., Ltd., Tsuburaya Productions Official Site: m-78.jp/x (Japan) A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE The light of the giants of legend descends! Do not miss the miracle of the final Unite! The popular television superhero Ultraman X leaps to the big screen with his first feature film, ULTRAMAN X THE MOVIE (??? ??????? ??????????????, Gekijoo-ban Urutoraman X Kita Zo! Ware-ra no Urutoraman). Tsuburaya Productions and Shochiku Co., Ltd. have provided details and high-res images from the new picture, which begins its theatrical run at the Shinjuku Piccadilly and other cinemas across Japan on March 12th. ULTRAMAN X THE MOVIE is directed by Kiyotaka Taguchi (GEHARHA: THE DARK AND LONG HAIR MONSTER, NEO ULTRA Q), lead director on the ULTRAMAN X (???????, Urutoraman Ekkusu, 2015-2016) television series. The show`s main cast returns alongside two veterans of earlier Ultraman series -- Takami Yoshimoto

    Source: Tsuburaya Productions, Movic Co., Ltd. In March, the Japanese collectibles company Movic Co., Ltd. will release cute Chibi-style versions of monsters from Tsuburaya Productions` Ultra Series as part of their Daru~n rubber strap line. The initial wave consists of two sets -- one for characters from the classic Showa Era Ultraman shows and another for modern Heisei Era creatures -- each containing eight figures. The rubber straps will be sold individually packs and in boxes of eight randomly assorted packs. Box purchases for each set include a bonus ninth rubber strap character. Ultra Kaiju Daru~n Rubber Strap Collection /Showa/ ?????? ??????????????????/?? Manufacturer: Movic Release Date: March 2016 Size: Approximately 5.5 x 7cm Each Material: ATBC-PVC Pack Price: ¥500 (Approximately $4.26 US) + Tax Box (8 Packs) Price: ¥4,000 (Approximately $34.12 US) + Tax ? Character Lineup Alien Baltan (ULTRAMAN) /?????????????? Dada (ULTRAMAN)

    Source: CCP, Ltd. The Japanese company CCP (Character Contents Production) has solicited new Ultraman and Neronga figures for their 1/6th scale (relative to the hero/monster suits) soft vinyl series. Based on ULTRAMAN Episode 3- SCIENCE PATROL, MOVE OUT! (???????, Katokutai Shutsugeki-seyo), the figures will be available in both standard and light-up versions, sold separately and as 2-piece sets beginning July 2016. The light-up figures feature LEDs powered by commercially available lithium batteries. The LEDs will work roughly 365 times when used daily. The batteries have a lifespan of approximately one year, regardless of how often the LEDs are run. CCP 1/6 Tokusatsu Series Episode 3: Science Patrol, Move Out! Ultraman A-Type /CCP 1/6?????? ??? ??????????????A??? Painted vinyl figure of the Ultraman A-type sculpt, capturing the characteristics of the hero’s mask and suit from the earliest episodes of the ULTRAMAN (?????? Urutoraman,

    Source: Kaiyodo Co., Ltd. The fan favorite monster Garamon from ULTRA Q (????Q, Urutora Kyuu, 1966) will be available in a new resin cast model kit from Kaiyodo Co., Ltd. in January 2016. Sculpted by Ryu Oyama (Kaiju Remix Series, X-Plus Gigantic Series: Godzilla 1995), the meticulously detailed, multi-limbed, palm-sized model is designed for easy assembly. The monochrome colors of the model duplicate Garamon`s first appearance in the black & white ULTRA Q Episode 13: GARADAMA (????). Ryu Oyama Production/ Decade Garamon Resin Cast Model /?? ????????? ???? ?????????? Sculptor: Ryu Oyama Product Size: Figure Height Approximately 75mm (Approximately 2.95 Inches) Material: Resin Specifications: 8 Pieces, Unpainted Shipping: January 25, 2016 Price: ¥14,904 (Approximately $122.92 US, Tax Included)

    Source: X-Plus Co., Ltd. Special Thanks to Sachiko Ikenouchi A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE The Japanese toy company X-Plus Co., Ltd. has provided SciFi Japan with information and photos of their giant monster figures scheduled for release in late January 2016. X-Plus` monster figures can be purchased directly from the company`s official Shounen Ric website. Shounen Ric offers Limited Editions of the figures with exclusive features or bonus pieces not available from other retailers. The standard versions of the figures are sold by stores and online retailers including SFJ`s sponsors Anime Jungle and Flossie`s Gifts & Collectibles. Toho 30cm Series Yuji Sakai Modeling Collection: Godzilla 2001 (GODZILLA, MOTHRA, AND KING GHIDORAH: GIANT MONSTERS ALL-OUT ATTACK) /??30cm???? ????????????? ???2001??????????????? ??????? Product Size: Height Approximately 28cm (11 Inches), Length Approximately 22cm (8.7 Inches) Material: PVC (Vinyl) Specifications: Painted; Some Assembly Required Package: Blind Box

    Source: Tsuburaya Productions Official Site: m-78.jp/x (Japan) With the ULTRAMAN X (???????, Urutoraman Ekkusu, 2015-2016) television series heading towards its conclusion on TV Tokyo, Tsuburaya Productions` today officially announced the theatrical spin-off ULTRAMAN X THE MOVIE: HERE COMES! OUR ULTRAMAN (??? ??????? ??????????????, Gekijoo-ban Urutoraman X Kita Zo! Ware-ra no Urutoraman) for Spring 2016. Part of the 50th anniversary celebration of Ultraman, the film will feature X unveiling a new ultimate power -- the Beta Spark Armor -- against a "black shadow" approaching the Earth. ULTRAMAN X THE MOVIE will be directed by Kiyotaka Taguchi, lead director on the ULTRAMAN X series. he worked on FX for the Godzilla franchise starting with GODZILLA VS MEGAGUIRUS (??? × ????? G????, Gojira tai Megagirasu: Jii Shoometsu Sakusen, 2000) and made his directing debut with the independent production G (????? ?, Daikaijuu Eiga G, 2007). After making the popular

    Source: Bandai Co., Ltd. Official Site: bandai.co.jp/candy/ultra In August 2015, Bandai launched a new line of Ultraman candy toys (toys or figures packaged with candy or gum). The ULTRA BORG (???????, Urutoraboogu) series offers poseable, pre-painted action figures of heroes and villains from the Ultra Series, done in a "mechanical" style. The toys can transform into vehicles and have interlocking joints that can be mixed and matched to create original designs. The second series of ULTRA BORG will be released in March 2016 and features four characters from the ULTRA SEVEN (???????, Urutora Sebun, 1967-1968) television series. Ultra Seven can become an armored car with a drill, Eleking a crane truck, Windom a fighter, and Nurse a battleship resembling Iron Rocks (another robot foe of Ultra Seven). Made for children (and collectors) ages 3 and older, each figure stands 60mm and comes with a piece of soda

    Source: Tsuburaya Productions, ACRO Co., Ltd. Official Site: krs35-series ACRO Co., Ltd., the company behind the popular KAIJU REMIX SERIES, has launched the KRS35 Series, a new line of inexpensive, 1/35th scale soft vinyl figures based on Tsuburaya Productions` Ultra Series. The KRS35 Series debuted in September with the ULTRA Q monster Kanegon, with three additional figures scheduled for December. ACRO has announced that a variety of characters will be added in 2016. KRS35 Kanegon/ KRS35???? Manufacturer: ACRO Co., Ltd. Sculptor: Tesshu Ogawa Product Size: Height Approximately 5.7cm (2.24 Inches) Material: PVC (Soft Vinyl) Release Date: September 2015 Price: ¥880 (Approximately $7.16 US) + Tax

    Source: X-Plus Co., Ltd. Special Thanks to Sachiko Ikenouchi A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE The Japanese toy company X-Plus Co., Ltd. has provided SciFi Japan with information and high-res photos of their giant monster figures scheduled for release in late December 2015. X-Plus` monster figures can be purchased directly from the company`s official Shounen Ric website. Shounen Ric offers Limited Editions of the figures with exclusive features or bonus pieces not available from other retailers. The standard versions of the figures are sold by stores and online retailers including SFJ`s sponsors Anime Jungle and Flossie`s Gifts & Collectibles. Large Monsters Series: Guesra -- Shounen Ric Exclusive /??????? ????? ????????? Product Size: Height Approximately 22cm (8.7 Inches) Material: PVC (Soft Vinyl) Specifications: Painted Package: Window Box Shipping: Late December 2015 - Early January 2016 Price: ¥15,540 (Approximately $128.78 US, Tax

    Source: Tsuburaya Productions Official Site: acro-japan.com/kaiju The three-faced alien Dada from ULTRAMAN comes to the KAIJU REMIX SERIES in January 2016. The line of pre-painted soft vinyl figures from ACRO Co., Ltd. (formerly known as DUNK) offers new takes on the classic monsters and aliens from the Ultra Series by top artists and FX filmmakers. Dada is sculpted by Hollywood creature and character designer Jordu Schell (MEN IN BLACK, KONG: SKULL ISLAND). KAIJU REMIX SERIES ULTRAMAN: Dada/ KAIJU REMIX SERIES???????? ?? Manufacturer: ACRO Co., Ltd. Sculptor: Jordu Schell Product Size: Height Approximately 31cm (12.2 Inches) Release Date: January 2016 Price: ¥13,900 (Approximately $113.48 US) + Tax

    Source: Bandai Co., Ltd. Official Site: b-boys.jp/ultrax (Japan) Bandai`s "Ultraman X Ultra Hero X" line based on Tsuburaya Productions` ULTRAMAN X (???????, Urutoraman Ekkusu, 2015) continues with another wave of PVC (soft vinyl) monster figures with an average height of 14cm (5.5 inches). Also available this month are a new DX ULTRAMAN X monster figure and the second set of Gashopon (capsule) Ultra Hero 500 & Ultra Monster 500 figures featuring characters from a mix of Ultra shows. Ultra Monster X 10: King Guesra/ ??????X ??????X 10 ?????? Manufacturer: Bandai Release Date: November 14, 2015 Price: ¥702 (Approximately $5.69 US, Tax Included) Ultra Monster X 11: Pigmon/ ??????X ??????X 11 ???? Manufacturer: Bandai Release Date: November 14, 2015 Price: ¥702 (Approximately $5.69 US, Tax Included) Ultraman X Ultra Monster DX: Greeza/

    Source: X-Plus Co., Ltd. Special Thanks to Sachiko Ikenouchi A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE The Japanese toy company X-Plus Co., Ltd. has provided SciFi Japan with information and high-res photos of their giant monster figures scheduled for release in late November 2015. X-Plus` monster figures can be purchased directly from the company`s official Shounen Ric website. Shounen Ric offers Limited Editions of the figures with exclusive features or bonus pieces not available from other retailers. The standard versions of the figures are sold by stores and online retailers including amazon.com, amazon.co.jp and SFJ`s sponsor Anime Jungle. Large Monsters Series: Alien Metron Jr. -- Shounen Ric Exclusive /??????? ???????Jr.? ????????? Product Size: Height Approximately 26cm (10.2 Inches) Material: PVC (Soft Vinyl) Specifications: Painted Package: Window Box Shipping: Late November 2015 - Early December 2015 Price: ¥14,904 (Approximately $123.51 US, Tax

    Product Line for Latest Ultraman Show Source: Bandai Co., Ltd. Official Site: b-boys.jp/ultrax/cybercard01 (Japan) Bandai has released a fourth wave of plastic Cyber Cards for Tsuburaya Productions` new ULTRAMAN X (???????, Urutoraman Ekkusu) series. The Cyber Cards contain chips with character audio and data files that can be scanned by Bandai`s DX Xdevizers (sold separately). Bandai`s ULTRAMAN X products are recommended for ages 3 and up. Ultraman X Cyber Card Set Vol. 4/ ?????????? ?????????? Vol.4 Manufacturer: Bandai Release Date: October 10, 2015 Material: PVC Price: ¥1,296 (Approximately $10.61 US, Tax Included) ? Set Contents BH-014 Ultraman Leo Card BH-015 Astra Card BH-016 Ultraman Victory Knight Card BH-017 Ultraman Gingavictory Card BK-020 Cyber Magma Card BK-021 Cyber Super Grandking Spectr Card BK-022 Cyber Etelgar Card BK-023 Cyber Shepherdon Card

    Source: Bandai Co., Ltd. Official Site: b-boys.jp/ultra_hero500 (Japan) In conjunction with the July 2013 debut of Tsuburaya Productions` ULTRAMAN GINGA (?????????, Urutoraman Ginga) television series, Bandai launched a new wave of collectibles under the "Ultra Hero 500" brand. Based on the Spark Dolls concept of GINGA, which had Ultramen and monsters transformed into toys by a mysterious force, the 500 line primarily focused on PVC (soft vinyl) figures with an average height of 14cm (5.5 inches). There was also a set of Gashopon (capsule) figures, larger DX monsters, and characters from the GIANT MONSTER RUSH: ULTRA FRONTIER card game and computer animated shorts. In 2015, Bandai rebooted the toy line yet again as “Ultraman X Ultra Hero X” to tie-in with the latest Ultra show, ULTRAMAN X (???????, Urutoraman Ekkusu, 2015). Note: English names for Ultramen and monsters taken from Bandai and Tsuburaya Pro materials.

    Source: Bandai Co., Ltd. Official Site: b-boys.jp/ultrax (Japan) Bandai`s "Ultraman X Ultra Hero X" line based on Tsuburaya Productions` ULTRAMAN X (???????, Urutoraman Ekkusu, 2015) continues with another wave of PVC (soft vinyl) figures in October. Skipping the usual "Ultraman X with Monster Armor" variants, this month`s lineup instead features four new monster figures. Ultra Monster X 07: Mold Spectre/ ??????X ??????X 07 ????????? Manufacturer: Bandai Release Date: October 31, 2015 Price: ¥702 (Approximately $5.69 US, Tax Included) Ultra Monster X 08: Mecha Gomora/ ??????X 08 ????? Manufacturer: Bandai Release Date: October 31, 2015 Price: ¥702 (Approximately $5.69 US, Tax Included) Ultra Monster X 09: Gomess (S)/ ??????X ??????X 09 ???(S) Manufacturer: Bandai Release Date: October 31, 2015 Price: ¥702 (Approximately $5.69 US, Tax Included)

    Source: Bandai Co., Ltd. Bandai has released a new set of ULTRAMAN X (???????, Urutoraman Ekkusu) Cyber Cards. There are 12 different cards in all; 6 Ultra Heroes and 6 Cyber Monsters. The cards are sold individually in packs with a cocoa cream flavored wafer. The backs contain a code for use with Bandai’s DX Xdevizers device (sold separately). Ultraman X Cyber Card Wafers/ ??????X????????????? Manufacturer: Bandai Release Date: September 9, 2015 Sell-By Date: June 2016 Card Size: 86mm × 59mm (Approximately 3.4 Inches × 2.3 Inches) Material: Cardstock Pack Contents: 1 Card, 1 Wafer Box (20 Packs) Price: ¥2,592 (Approximately $21.68 US, Tax Included) ? Set Contents 1: Ultraman X 2: Ultraman 3: Ultraman Zero 4: Ultraman Max 5: Ultraman Saga 6: Ultraman Victory 7: Cyber ??Gomora 8: Cyber ??Eleking 9: Cyber ??Baltan 10: Cyber ??Black King 11: Cyber ??Antlar 12: Cyber

    Source: Tsuburaya Productions, Surprise Next Co., Ltd. Tsuburaya Productions and Surprise Next Co., Ltd. have announced the third release in their Ultra Monster Anthropomorphic Project Series Figure Collection (??????????????? ???????????, Urutora Kaijuu Ggijin-ka Keikaku Shiriizu Figyuakorekushon), which features monsters from the Ultraman franchise as young women and schoolgirls. The latest figure depicts the villainous Alien Magma, introduced in ULTRAMAN LEO Episode 1: THE DEATH OF SEVEN! TOKYO IS SINKING!, as re-imagined by sculptor JAMMING OFF and popular Nitroplus illustrator namanikuATK. While brandishing Magma`s traditional hook and saber weapons, the alien`s appearance has been transformed into a curvaceous woman. Ultra Monster Anthropomorphic Project Alien Magma/ ??????????? ????? Product Size: Height Approximately 22cm (8.66 Inches) Material: PVC, ABS Manufacturer: Surprise Next Release Date: February 29, 2016 Price (Tax Included): ¥18,144, Approximately $151.23 US ? Bonus Items Display Stand

    Source: Kawahara Co., Ltd. The Ultramen are looking to get squeaky clean! Four heroes -- and one villain -- from the Tsuburaya Production franchise are joining Ahiru Club ("Duck Club"), the rubber duck brand from Kawahara Co., this October. Ultra Ahiru: Ultraman/ ??????? ?????? Manufacturer: Kawahara Co., Ltd. JAN Code: 4582387011078 Release Date: October 31, 2015 Size: 5cm × 5cm × 5cm Weight: 27g Price: ¥540 (Approximately $4.48 US, Tax Included) Ultra Ahiru: Ultra Seven/ ??????? ??????? Manufacturer: Kawahara Co., Ltd. JAN Code: 4582387011085 Release Date: October 31, 2015 Size: 5cm × 5cm × 5cm Weight: 27g Price: ¥540 (Approximately $4.48 US, Tax Included) Ultra Ahiru: Ultraman Zero/ ??????? ???????? Manufacturer: Kawahara Co., Ltd. JAN Code: 4582387011092 Release Date:

    Source: X-Plus Co., Ltd. Special Thanks to Sachiko Ikenouchi A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE The Japanese toy company X-Plus Co., Ltd. has provided SciFi Japan with information and high-res photos of their giant monster figures scheduled for release in late October 2015. X-Plus` monster figures can be purchased directly from the company`s official Shounen Ric website. Shounen Ric offers Limited Editions of the figures with exclusive features or bonus pieces not available from other retailers. The standard versions of the figures are sold by stores and online retailers including amazon.com, amazon.co.jp and SFJ`s sponsor Anime Jungle. Toho Large Monster Series: DESTROY ALL Completion Set Vol. 1 (Manda Second Generation, Mothra Larva) /????????? ???????? Vol.1 ?????????????? Product Size: Manda Length Approximately 46cm, Mothra Length Approximately 23cm Material: PVC (Soft Vinyl) Specifications: Painted Package: Blind Box Shipping: Late October 2015 - Early November 2015

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