Power Rangers

Power Rangers Plans for SDCC

SDCC is right around the corner and our friends over at Saban sent over a summary of everything Power Rangers that’s planned for this years’ show.

Throughout the convention look for Dino Super Charge Rangers and the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and be sure to grab a photo. For the first time in several years the Green Mighty Morphin Power Ranger joins the gang.

Lionsgate/nWay will host a Legacy Wars tournament at the Lionsgate booth, which includes the participation of the Green Ranger Jason David Frank throughout the show. Lionsgate will be giving away branded hoodies and shirts as prizes, be distributing Power Ranger slap bracelets and host the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers for photo ops.

The Bandai America booth will feature a GIF booth which will allow fans to superimpose themselves into the MMPR morhing sequence. Bandai America will also be offering a number of exclusives at the show including the Zeo Black/Gold Communicator ($100), Tokyo Vinyl Black/Gold Megazord ($60), Legacy Movie Megazord ($40) and Micro Morphins Capsule Figures ($25) – note that limited quantities will be available each day.

There will be several Power Rangers specific panels at the show. Details are below:

Official SDCC Panel

  • ABOUT: Power Rangers will host an official SDCC panel inside the convention center, which will focus on consumer products, featuring current and upcoming news from the franchise.
  • WHEN: Thursday, 7/20; Time: 12-1:00 PM
  • WHERE: Room 25ABC
  • WHO: Moderator – Nerdist’s Dan Casey; Panelists include Saban Brands’ rep Jason Bischoff and select partners (i.e. nWay, Pop Culture Shock, Imaginext, etc.)
  • WHAT: Panel will include panelist discussion and audience Q+A with prizes/giveaways for fans who ask questions

Boom! Studios Comic Panel – Booth #2229

  • WHO: Host – Melissa Flores, Saban Brands Director of Development and Production; Moderator – Ciara Hanna, Yellow SMF Ranger
  • WHEN: Friday, 7/21; Time: 11:30 – 12:30PM
  • DETAILS:
  • Following panel (1-1:50 pm) signing with Ciara Hanna; writer, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Kyle Higgins; Writer, Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers, Ryan Parrott; and artist, Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers, Dan Mora
  • Giveaway of exclusive MMPR slap bracelet and MMPR costume character appearances at booth
  • Selling exclusive variant covers and launching the new ongoing Go Go Power Rangers series

In addition to the exclusives available at the Bandai America booth, these other exclusives will be available.

Entertainment Earth – Booth #2343

  • Micro Morphins Capsule Figures ($25)

Funko – Booth #5341:

  • 6” Pop Megazord ($14.99)

Monogram Direct  – Booth #3645

  • Saban’s Power Rangers Figural Keyring ($39.99)
  • Added features include 2 exclusive Metallic Colored Red & Blue Rangers for SDCC only

BOOM! Studios – Booth #2229

  • Jim Lee Tribute Covers  – $20 individual/$75 for set of 4 individual comics/$100 for the pullout version including entire panoramic                      
  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #17 SDCC Exclusive                                
  • Go Go Power Rangers #1 SDCC Exclusive A                            
  • Go Go Power Rangers #1 SDCC Exclusive B
  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2017 Annual                                    
  • Go Go Power Rangers #1 (Panorama/Pull-out)

 

Bandai Americas’ SDCC Exclusives Revealed

Bandai America’s SDCC exclusives are among the hardest to score at the show and now the 2017 show exclusives have been revealed. If you’re among the lucky few to score these, you’ll be able to grab them at booth #3535.

The exclusives are:

Dragon Stars Super Saiyan Goku – Ultimate Deco Edition
I am the Super Saiyan, Son Goku! This highly detailed figure is a limited edition piece from the Dragon Stars series of poseable action figures. It includes precise and thorough paint detail, a second set of hands for additional posing options, and premium packaging lined with gold foil. This is the figure you’ve heard of in legends, pure of heart, and awakened by fury. Available exclusively at the Bandai America booth. Limited quantities available each day.
Price: $35.00

Limited Edition: Legacy Communicator Zeo Gold Ranger Edition
Wear a piece of Power Rangers history with the Zeo Gold Ranger Communicator. Part of Bandai’s Legacy Collection, this beautiful collectible features sleek black and gold accents, sounds from the show, and is 100% show-accurate. The Zeo Gold Ranger Edition Communicator is only available at the Bandai America booth at San Diego Comic-Con. Limited quantities available each day.
Price: $100.00

Limited Edition: Legacy Movie Megazord
With the release of the new Power Rangers movie, a new megazord is assembled! Expertly detailed with multiple points of articulation, we’ve brought the quality and poseability of our legacy line to this new iconic megazord. Relive the epic battle scenes from the film with this must-have collector’s item. This exclusive figure is only available at the Bandai America booth at San Diego Comic-Con. Limited quantities available each day.
Price: $40.00

Limited Edition: Tokyo Vinyl® Black and Gold Mighty Morphin Megazord
The Black and Gold Mighty Morphin Megazord is a striking new take on a pop-culture icon. Designed by acclaimed Japanese Vinyl artist TOUMA, this figure’s sharp angular features and oversized forearms and hands make this limited edition figure a statement in Tokyo pop art. Produced in very limited quantity, this collectible figure is an essential addition to any Power Rangers collection! Available exclusively at the Bandai America booth at San Diego Comic-Con. Limited quantities available each day.
Price: $60.00

Ultra Deluxe Scouter – Ultimate Deco Edition
It’s over 9000! What…9000? There’s no way that can be right! Be astonished yourself when you lay your hands on the Ultra Deluxe Scouter, a faithful reproduction of the scouter worn in Dragon Ball Super. With multiple SFX, exclusive lens markings, and an adjustable headset that fits on children and adults, this is the rare item sure to be treasured by any Dragon Ball Super fan. Available exclusively at the Bandai America booth. Limited quantities available each day.
Price: $25.00

Power Rangers Fulfills 6-Year Old’s Dream of Becoming a Power Ranger

Saban’s Power Rangers has partnered with The For The Win Project to help bring to life 6-year-old Conner’s dream of becoming a Red Dino Charge Power Ranger. For The Win Project is a non-profit organization that gives children in special circumstances the chance to come their favorite heroes by producing customized “official” movie posters and trailers, to create a new sense of hope and motivation for each child.

Conner lives with Osteogenesis Imperfecta, commonly known as Brittle Bone Disease. Despite Despite his young age, Conner has broken over 200 bones in his body.

See below for Conner’s poster image and watch the SUPER CHARGED trailer.

Celebrate National Superhero Day With New Power Rangers Hoodies, Tees and More

This Friday, April 28th is National Superhero Day and fans of the Power Rangers have an all new shop to check out for the latest in Power Rangers branded hoodies, tees, mugs and more. Below is a selection of the products offered on shop.powerrangers.com, with prices starting as low as $20. If you’re a Power Rangers fan bookmark that site and give it a gander.

 

 

Atom Tickets Offering Buy One Get One Free Power Rangers Movie Tickets

Atom Tickets is offering a Buy One, Get One Free (BOGO) offer for the upcoming Power Rangers feature film.

To score this deal; visit Atom Tickets, select their preferred screening and go to purchase two tickets, and enter the promotion code RANGERSBOGO at checkout. The discount for the free ticket will be applied instantly. The film launches on Friday, March 24th but tickets are available for pre-order now.

Atom Tickets is available as a free app in the Apple App Store and Google Play and online at atomtickets.com. The innovative app and site makes going to the movies fun, social and hassle-free with the ability to discover new films, browse trailers, read reviews, invite friends, buy tickets and pre-order concessions.

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Saban Announces “Mighty Morphin Meower Rangers” Series Premiere for January 10th on YouTube

I’ve been running AwesomeToyBlog for several years now and I may now have an all-time favorite announcement. Earlier today Saban announced the Mighty Morphin Meower Rangers, an original series where five cats with “cattitude” morph into Power Rangers to save the animal world! The series that cat lovers and Power Rangers fans alike will love and LOL at will launch on Tuesday, Jan. 10 on the Power Rangers’ YouTube channel. Check out the teaser trailer below!

 

Funko Celebrates Upcoming Power Rangers Movie With Pop!, Pocket Pop! Keychains

Funko is celebrating the March 24th release of the Power Rangers feature film with a series of Pop! vinyls and Pocket Pop! keychains. Both will be availble this month in advance of the movie.

The whole Ranger crew Zack, Kimberly, Billy, Trini, and Jason will be available as both Pop! Vinyl and Pocket Pop! Keychains.

The villainous Rita Repulsa, will be available as a Pop! exclusively at Hot Topic.

Lots of Funko Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers Products Set For Early Next Year

funko logoFunko’s take on the Might Morphin’ Power Rangers will continue early next year with brand new Pop!s, Dorbz, Pint Size Heroes and Pen Toppers on the way.

The new Pop! vinyl series features the Red, White, and Pink Rangers in unique action poses. Exclusives are planned for several of the figures including Metallic Pink and Red Rangers at Hot Topic! and Alpha 5 at Walmart.

Dorbz of the entire gang are also slated with metallic chase versions of the Red Ranger and Yellow Ranger available with a 1 in 6 rarity. Planned exclusives include Rita Repulsa at Toys R Us, and a glow-in-the-dark Pink Ranger, only at Walmart.

Also slated is a full range of Pint Size Heroes, with 24 characters to collect and a line of pen toppers.

Bandai’s Soul of Chogokin Might Morphin Power Rangers Megazord Now Available for Pre-Order

bluefinlogoBluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Hong Kong and more, opens pre-orders for an extraordinary new release as it details Bandai’s Soul of Chogokin Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Megazord.

Scheduled for retail release in May 2017, the Soul of Chogokin Megazord set is a spectacular example of Bandai’s proprietary Chokogin engineering and features high-end die-cast renditions of the iconic Power Ranger DinozordsTyrannosaurus, Mastadon, Triceratops, Saber-toothed Tiger and Pteradactyl that can combine into a hefty and intricately detailed giant robot that stands over 10 inches tall.

Bluefin showcased the Soul of Chogokin Power Rangers Megazord for the first time ever in combined robot form at the recent 2016 New York Comic Con. Fans will not want to miss the opportunity to add this meticulously crafted, die-cast enhanced masterpiece to their own collections.

The new Soul of Chogokin Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Megazord will be available from authorized Bluefin retailers nationwide and also from a variety of leading online outlets. Pre-orders are available now. The official description and pics are below.

 

Soul of Chogokin Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Megazord

Height: Approx. 10 inches · MSRP: $299.99 · Available May 2017!

Megazord sequence initiated! The Megazord makes its long awaited debut in the Soul of Chogokin line with exquisite detail and a fully articulated combined robot mode capable of recreating the most dynamic poses from Mighty Morphin Power Ranger. The set features combinable, high-end die-cast versions of the iconic Dinozords – Tyrannosaurus, Mastadon, Triceratops, Saber-toothed Tiger and Pteradactyl. And just as depicted in the show, the five zords can combine to form the massive Beast Tank Dino Tanker just before the final transformation into the giant Megazord.

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