The Loyal Subjects SDCC Exclusives Announced


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With San Diego Comic Con right around the corner, toy creator and distributor The Loyal Subjects has loosed their list of SDCC-exclusive wares along with their signing schedules. Designers Joe Allard (TLS Power Rangers/TMNT) and Les Schettkoe (TLS Transformers) will be alternating at BOOTH 5050 with exclusive offerings from their respective lines each sitting, including some mystery releases!

The schedule is as follows:

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Rangerstop 3: Guest List

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November 13-15, 2015

Holiday Inn and Suites

5905 S Kirkman Road Orlando, FL 32819

Keep up-to-date on who’s coming to Rangerstop with The Monkie Grid!

Also, you can head over to to reserve your room! Enter code “RSC” at reservation to get your room at $79/night! Better hurry, because rooms are going FAST!

Zyurangers meets the Power Rangers at Power Morphicon

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Power Morphicon is Proud to Announce Sentai and Henshin Actors Yuuta Mochizuki, Hiroshi Maeda and Yasuhiro Takeuchi as Special Guests


Pasadena, CA – Power Morphicon, the official Power Rangers convention, is proud to announce that Super Sentai and Henshin actors, Yuuta Mochizuki, Hiroshi Maeda and Yasuhiro Takeuchi will be making their first U.S. convention appearance at Power Morphicon next month.

The three-day event will be held on August 22-24th at the Pasadena Convention Center.

Yuuta Mochizuki is best known for his role as Geki, the red Tyranno Ranger, from Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger, which Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, was adapted from.

Mochizuki is also known as J1 of the Neo-Jetman in Choujin Sentai Jetman, played the role of Koji Segawa/KamenRider J and has performed as the second Tuxedo Mask in the Sailor Moon musical.

Mochizuki recently reprised his role as Geki in the 2014 film, Kyoryuger vs Go-Busters: The Great Dinosaur Battle! Farewell our Eternal Friends.


Hiroshi Maeda is a professional Japanese stunt man and suit actor who is best known for portraying the Tyranno Ranger in the 1992 Super Sentai series Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger.

Maeda went on to play the red ranger in Saban’s Power Rangers series in Mighty Morphin, Turbo, In Space, Lost Galaxy, Lightspeed Rescue, Time Force, Wild Force, and Ninja Storm.

Maeda’s also known for playing Kamen Rider 1 in two films: Kamen Rider: The First and Kamen Rider: The Next, as well as playing Dragon Knight in Kamen Rider Dragon Knight.


Yasuhiro Takeuchi is a professional Japanese stunt man and suit actor who is known to have recurring roles in many Super Sentai series. Takeuchi has worn both Rangers and mecha (zords) suits.

Takeuchi is one of two stunt actors to portray the Dragon Ranger in Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger (the Green Ranger in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers).

Takeuchi’s long list of credits include Mythical Chi Beast RyuseiOh (Red Dragon Thunderzord in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), the Mega Winger (Power Rangers In Space), V-Rex(Power Rangers Time Force‘s Q-Rex), Timeranger Blue & Green (Power Rangers Time Force’s Blue & Green Rangers), Shinken Green (Power Rangers Samurai’s Green Ranger), Gokai Green (Power Rangers Super Megaforce’s Green Ranger), and more recently in Ressha Sentai ToQger as the ToQ 4gou (Green Ranger), which is currently airing in Japan.


All three actors will join over 100 confirmed guests at Power Morphicon next month.

This will mark the first time a Japanese Super Sentai actor, Yuuta Mochizuki, will be meeting his American Power Ranger counterpart, Austin St. John, both of whom played the lead role in their respective series as the Red Ranger.

More information about Power Morphicon can be found online at


Bluefin Tamashii Nations Announces SDCC Exclusive Armored Black Ranger

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Bluefin Tamashii Nations USA has announced that along with their exclusive Dragonball Z Vegeta figure, they will be offering an Armored Black Ranger! The description from their Facebook page reads as follows:

It’s Morphin’ Time! Tamashii Nations presents an exciting 2014 San Diego Comic Con exclusive from the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series! Introducing the S.H.Figuarts Armored Black Ranger. Intricate attention to detail allows for a rare and exciting portrayal of the Armored Black Ranger! Fans of MMPR will remember Zack in the first season finale, “An Oyster Stew”, donning the Dragon Shield and making a comeback from the Oysterizer’s attack, a scene that was created exclusively for Power Rangers. Additional accessories include the Power Axe, Thunder Slinger and Blade Blaster; as well as interchangeable hand parts (4 right, 3 left). Don’t miss out on this must have exclusive!

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Guest Updates for PMC and RangerStop!

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We’re back with fantastic new updates to the rosters of the two biggest Ranger conventions in the continental United States!

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Be on the lookout for another guest announcement from RangerStop this July!

More PMC Guest Announcements, Cerina Vincent Cancels

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Just as the title says, we have EVEN MORE guests confirmed for Power Morphicon, the go-to convention for all things Power Rangers!

Unfortunately, with the good news, must also come the bad: For reasons not known to the public, Lost Galaxy Yellow Ranger Cerina Vincent has cancelled her appearance.

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As per usual, head on over to our MASTER LIST for Power Morphicon and Rangerstop appearances -=HERE=-.

PMC Announces Five More Guests

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Power Morphicon, the must-attend Power Rangers fan convention, has added five more guests to their already robust roster!

As always, keep up-to-date with The Monkie Grid! You can see the full listing of Power Morphicon guests, as well as the guest list for RangerStop in Florida, ->HERE<-