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Open letter/Challenge to Disney Stars

I had to open it up and will be there until the challenge is met/fulfilled.
You can read it here.

Update: Selena Gomez has already reached Japan as of Feb 2011, and Miley Cyrus has already reached the Philippines as of Jul 2011. Let's keep hoping for the others.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Super Sentai 199 Great Battle Update: Sentai Actors returning list

It's more than a month to go before the Legend War begins! Recently, a new image had showed up for the upcoming Gokaiger - Goseiger - Super Sentai: 199 Great Hero Battle. And this time, this confirms the return of former Super Sentai heroes.

The returning actors includes:
  • Naoya Makoto - Tsuyoshi Kaijo aka AkaRanger (Goranger)
  • Hiroshi Miyauchi - Soukichi Banba aka Big One (JAKQ)
  • Kenji Ohba - Daigorou Oume aka DenziBlue (Denziman)
  • Jyunichi Haruta - Kanpei Kuroda aka GoggleBlack (GoggleV)
  • Sayoko Hagiwara - Rei Tachibana aka DynaPink (Dynaman)
  • Ryosuke Sakamoto - Shiro Go aka Red One (Bioman)
  • Kenta Satou - Riki Honoo aka RedTurbo (Turboranger)
  • Keiichi Wada - Ryo aka RyuuRanger (Dairanger)
  • Mika Kikuchi - Umeko/Koume Kodou aka DekaPink (Dekaranger)
In Gokaiger - Goseiger - Super Sentai: 199 Hero Great Battle, the 34th and 35th Super Sentai team must join forces to defeat the joint efforts of the Space Empire Zangyack and Black Cross King, who wants to invade Earth.

Gokaiger - Goseiger - Super Sentai: 199 Hero Great Battle will premier on June 11, moved from an earlier date of May 21.

Update: More images for the Gokaiger - Goseiger - Super Sentai: 199 Hero Great Battle movie courtesy of DecaEnd of HJU:

Dekaranger: Umeko DekaPink
Umeko, the self-appointed leader of the Dekarangers, is still patrolling as the space police even after losing her powers as DekaPink. Umeko will appear together with her trusted partner, Murphy K9.

Alata and Marvelous; GoseiBlack; GoseiPink and GokaiPink
Captain Marvelous (GokaiRed) and Alata (GoseiRed) atop a building, while GokaiBlue and GoseiBlack fights Yogoshimakuritain, and GoseiPink and GokaiPink fights Dagon. Why are they fighting in the streets of Edo!?

Daigorou Oume DenziBlue
Daigoro Oume (DenziBlue) is now handing out anpan and a DaiDenzin toy to kids in kindergarten. Who is that businessman surrounded by Daigoro, Ryo and Umeko? What is about to unfold!?

Eri, Saki, and Moune
GoseiGirls Eri (GoseiPink) and Moune (GoseiYellow) with Go-onger's Saki (Go-onYellow) which will be making her appearance along with Shinkenger's Genta (ShinkenGold) and Chiaki (ShinkenGreen), and Boukenger's Akashi (BoukenRed).

The GorenGokaiOh, a combination of Goranger's first flying fortress, the Varibloom/Variblune and the Gokaiger's GokaiOh. Meanwhile, Goranger's Varidreen is rumored to be one of the next GokaiMachines.

Credits: JEFusion (Main picture and Actor list), DecaEnd of HJU (Other pictures)

Demi Lovato says goodbye to Sonny with A Chance

After leaving treatment for "emotional and physical issues" in January, Demi Lovato has returned to her usual life -- hanging with friends and family and recording music. But there's one part of her life she will be leaving behind -- her show, Sonny With A Chance.
"It made sense for me to go ahead and leave the show to focus on my music," Demi says. "It's kind of sad for me that a chapter of my life has ended but there couldn't be a better time for me to move on. I don't think going back to Sonny would be healthy for my recovery. Being in front of a camera would make me nervous."
Demi's announcement may not come as a huge shock to many because when Demi took a break from the show to focus on her recovery, her castmate Brandon Mychal Smith announced that the show was changing it's title to So Random, which would ultimately take the focus off Demi's character Sonny and put more emphasis on the sketch comedy show within the show. So as a result, rumors began to swirl that Demi would eventually announce her departure from Sonny.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Two Shinkenger tribute episodes and more Goukeiger movie news!

As we all know based on the toy catalogs, the next episode is a Shinkenger tribute episode and surprisingly, this tribute episode will last for two episodes! Runa Natsui reprises her role as Kaoru Shiba/Female ShinkenRed. 

Navi tells Marvelous and the crew to be "cautious of Samurai's." The five starts to search after people wielding swords. This is when they met Kaoru which challenges them into a duel for her to reclaim the Shinkenger Ranger Keys.

Based on the known scans, Kaoru will use her Shinkenmaru and fight against the Gokaiger's Joe who is using a single Gokai Sabre. Her retainer, Tanba, will make an appearance too.

These two episodes will revolve around Joe's past as well which he remembers his senior, Sid (played by Shindou Gaku) who taught him everything about swords. This episode also marks the debut of the ShinkenGokaiOh, the second formation of the GaoLion Legend Machine.

Asides from that, the next tribute episode involves Gekisou Sentai Carranger! Since the series is know for being a parody Super Sentai series, expect that this will be an extremely funny episode! The said show's writer, Yoshio Urasawa returns to direct this tribute and Yuji Kishi reprises his role as Kyousuke Jinnai/Red Racer.

Carranger's tribute episode will be on Episode 14. Episode 13 will be a non-tribute episode that will revolve around Ahim working with a kidnapper that has money problems.

And lastly, here's a minor update regarding the upcoming Gokaiger - Goseiger - Super Sentai: 199 Great Hero BattleAccordingly, the Black Cross Army along with the Zangyack Empire was able to steal the Gokaiger's Ranger Keys which they used to summon evil clones of the Rangers. What's more is that these evil clones were summoned by using a gun (on top left)! Onore Die-, I mean, Black Cross King!

GorenGokaiOh (below the gun) will also debut in this film in which the Goranger's first flying fortress mecha, the Varibloom/Variblume docks on GokaiOh's back to form this formation. Asides from flying, it is not confirmed if it has more abilities asides from that.

Source: DecaEnd of HJU (link 2link 3link 4), Shougo B'Stard of HJU via JEFusion (link 2)
Courtesy of Orends: Range

Monday, April 11, 2011

Demi Lovato to be considered as a Judge on The X-Factor US

Demi Lovato is being considered for a judging spot on FOX's showThe X Factor! This would give Demi a chance to expand her career beyond singing and acting, and let her ease back into the limelight.

Thanks to HM Disney Stars for the info.

Friday, April 8, 2011

More Goukaiger updates!

After the Gekirangers made their appearance on Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger and GaoRed later appearing on the show, a lot of fans wonder what is next after the GaoLion Legend Machine mecha. Just recently, more rumors about three new GokaiMachines appearing in the show surfaced along with more Ranger rumors!

Take these rumors as a grain of salt.

Asides from the rumors of more two-in-one Legend Machines, there are three new rumored Legend Machines namely Cosmo Vulcan from Taiyo Sentai Sun VulcanShogozyu Tyrannosaurus from Kyoryuu Sentai Zyuranger andVaridreen from Himitsu Sentai Goranger

Once combined with the GokaiOh, each will form SunGokaiOh, ZyuGokaiOh and GoGokaiOh respectively. What's more is that the GokaiOh can combine with all three Machines at once, forming the SanJyuGoGokaiOh (Translated as 35 GokaiOh).

Now for rumors about GokaiSilver; it is earlier rumored that Barizorg (who is voiced by Shindou Gaku who plays Eagle Sazer in Sazer X) will betray the Zangyack and become GokaiSilver. Accordingly, Barizorg might not be GokaiSilver, instead they might hire a different actor for the role. Also, GokaiSilver's Robo can combine with the other GokaiMachines.

Maehara Kazuki and Nishioka Ryuuichichirou who have left showbiz that once played Ryoma aka GingaRed and Matoi Tatsumi aka GoRed were being negotiated by Toei to reprise their roles for Gokaiger. 

Also, Asao Kobayashi (who also left showbiz years ago) who plays Asao Hyou aka VulPanther even if he is not a Red Ranger, he posted in his blog last March that he is heading to Tokyo for Gokaiger. Giving us hints that Toei is quite aggressive in bringing as many Sentai veterans as possible, especially those Reds who left showbiz before Gokaiger started.

Lastly, we have more info about GaoLion's second formation with GokaiOh, theShinkenGokaiOh! On top is the image of the Legend Machine GaoLion box which features ShinkenGokaiOh's face on the right side of the box. Also, the gashapon version of the ShikenGokaiOh is featured on the right giving us an idea on how the DX version might look like.

In the DX version of the toy, once you turn the GokaiDial with ShinkenGokaiOh the 5 main kanji show up one by one from under the panels on his body. Also, ShinkenGokaiOh can wield two different swords. One mode is a long sword (possibly the Daishinken) and the other is Rekka Daizantou. 

Source: dukemon22 via Gold Samurai of HJURed Ranger of HJUShougo B'Stard of HJU
reference credit Orends: Range

Monday, April 4, 2011

Super Sentai 199 Hero Great Battle: New release date confirmed!

Super Sentai: 199 Hero Great Battle
The released of the Super Sentai 35th Anniversary movie celebration entitled Gokaiger Goseiger Super Sentai 199 Hero Great Battle was moved from May 21 to June 11, according to T-Joy Oizumi.

It was moved due to unforeseen events that happened in Japan last March and the production crew can't continue filming and will probably not make it in time for the May 21 release date.

In Gokaiger - Goseiger - Super Sentai: 199 Hero Great Battle, the 34thand 35th Super Sentai team must join forces to defeat the joint efforts of the Space Empire Zangyack and Black Cross King, who wants to invade Earth.

Credits: JEFusion