News – Power Morphicon 2018 – Date, New Location and First Guest Announcement

Power Morphicon 2018

On the heels of San Diego Comic Con, Power Morphicon 2018 has made its first announcements for THE official Power Rangers convention!

This will be the sixth convention of PMC since 2007, The next Power Morphicon will be held August 17-19, 2018 at their new location at the Anaheim Convention Center. With the new convention space comes more space and more options for hotel packages.

Registration for the convention begins August 1st, 2017. At registration you can pre-order an Exclusive Power Rangers Legacy Action Figure! Details will be announced closer to the registration open date.

Finally, the first guest announcement is none other than Jason David Frank (the original Green Mighty Morphin’ Power Ranger). He will make his one day appearance on Saturday!

Will we see you there? Check out our past PMC Survival Guide episode!

Source: Official Power Morphicon

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

It’s Power Morphicon 5 time! In this episode, host trekkieb47 gives shout outs to the many friends he saw during the every two years convention we all love. He then reads your favorite moments from the convention in our Ranger Nation Answers segment.

Then we cover some of the biggest panels of the convention, including:

  • Make it a Lightspeed Rescue
  • ThunderStorm Emergency (Ninja Storm, Dino Thunder, SPD)
  • Dino Super Charge Saban Panel
  • Toys & Collectibles Power Hour – Bandai Panel
  • Operation Pizza Apocalypse – (Jungle Fury, RPM)

A big thanks to everyone we met at the show. The fans are the ones that make events like this possible!

Listen now: Ranger Command Power Hour Episode 75: “Ranger Command at Power Morphicon 5” 

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @ZachLaVoy as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

Join us for a Power Morphicon 5 Survival Guide. With Power Morphicon only a month away, we give you the low down on what to expect at the convention and VITAL tips of every aspect of the con going experience. If you are a seasoned convention pro or a first time con goer, this episode is a must listen.

We also discuss the latest news like Bryan Cranston being announced to play Zordon in the new Saban’s Power Rangers movie, San Diego Comic Con exclusives from Bandai, the Power Rangers Ultimate Visual History book, new Legacy figure images and more!

Listen now: Ranger Command Power Hour Episode 72: “Power Morphicon 5 Survival Guide” 

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POWER MORPHICON ANNOUNCES FIRST WAVE OF GUESTS, CAST FROM KYORYU SENTAI ZYURANGER AND GOSEI SENTAI DAIRANGER TO ATTEND

Pasadena, CA – The three-day event will be held on August 12th-14th, 2016, at the Pasadena Convention Center.

Yuuta Mochizuki, best known for his role as Geki, the red Tyranno Ranger, from Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger, will be making his second appearance at Power Morphicon.

Fellow Zyuranger cast members Seiju Umon , Reiko Chiba, and Takumi Hashimoto will be attending their first Power Morphicon event.

Seiji Umo, known for his role as Goushi, is the (black) Mammoth Ranger.

Reiko Chiba played Mei, the (pink) Ptera Ranger. After Zyuranger, Chiba made her J-Pop debut as a member of Aurora Gonin Musume. Chiba’s voice work includes playing herself in the anime movie Fatal Fury: The Motion Picture and the voice of Cham Cham in the Samurai Showdown video game series.

Takumi Hashimoto played Boi, the (yellow) Tiger Ranger. He later provided the voice of King Ranger, in Chouriki Sentai Ohranger and had a role in Denji Sentai Megaranger as a classmate of the Megarangers.

Appearing for the 1st time at Power Morphicon, Keiichi Wada, best known for his role as Ryo of the Heavenly Fire Star, in Gosei Sentai Dairanger. Wada also played the first Kamen Rider Ryuki, Koichi Sakakibara and Akiba Red (Alternate Timeline) in Hikonin Sentai Akibaranger Season 2.

Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger was the basis for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. The White Ranger from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers originated from Gosei Sentai Dairanger, known as the “Kiba Ranger”.

More information about Power Morphicon can be found online at officialpowermorphicon.com

About Power Rangers

Power Rangers is a live action television series featuring a team of heroes in bright colored costumes, saving the world from evil on a daily basis. The show uses Japanese footage from Super Sentai, “Super” referring to mecha and “Sentai” is the Japanese word for “task force or ”fighting squadron”, produced by Toei Company. The show was first produced by Saban Entertainment, later by BVS Entertainment and as of 2015, by SCG Power Rangers. The very first season of Power Rangers, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, debuted on August 28th, 1993.

As of 2015, the franchise has 22 seasons with 19 different themed series and two theatrical films, with a third film  currently in development with Lionsgate, with a January 13th, 2017 release date.

About Power Morphicon

Power Morphicon is a three-day convention held every two years that celebrate Power Rangers and related series such as VR Troopers, Beetleborgs, Kamen Rider, Superhuman Syber Squad, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The three-day event brings in over 7,000 people from all over the world to participate in cosplay events, panels featuring all guests, breakfast with the guests, martial arts classes/demo, prop/FX workshops, and more. Power Morphicon is a local business owned by painter and artist, Scott Zillner, and is an event that is directed by an all volunteer, unpaid staff.

For more information about Power Morphicon, please visit officialpowermorphicon.com

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @TheCinemaSlob as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

This episode concludes Ranger Command Power Hour’s Power Morphicon Detox MonthToday’s episode is completely uncensored and may contain language unsuitable for minors.

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In “Ranger Command Post Power Morphicon Wrap Up Part GOLDAR”, @trekkieb47 and @TheCinemaSlob have a conversation with Kerrigan Mahan (@TheTrueGoldar) once again.

He is known for his roles as Goldar in Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers through In Space, The Magna Defender in Lost Galaxy, Jeb the Talking Dog in V.R. Troopers and numerous monster voices in the franchise.

We talk with Kerrigan about Hollywood life, his history as a voice actor in the entertainment industry, learn some important life lessons and oh yah, talk a little bit about Power Morphicon.

Listen now: RCPH Episode 23: “Ranger Command Post Power Morphicon Wrap Up Part GOLDAR”

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @TheCinemaSlob as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

This month is Ranger Command Power Hour’s Power Morphicon Detox Month. Every Saturday in September we premiere a new episode interviewing fans (and maybe special guests) about their Power Morphicon experiences.

In “Ranger Command Post Power Morphicon Wrap Up Part 3”, @trekkieb47 is joined by Brian (@ShukuenShinobi) of the The Riders, Rangers and Rambles Podcast (@TheRRRPodcast), Batgirl (@The2ndBatgirl) and Pocky (@pockysquirrel) of the Toku Ladies Podcast (@TokuLadies_Pod), Jake (@DatabaseRanger) of Database Ranger’s Power Reviews on YouTube, and James (@PR_Media_Info) of the Power Rangers Media Info Blog and YouTube Channel

We talk about our experiences at Power Morphicon, including the Power Force breakfast, con craziness, and unexpected but hilarious technical errors.

Listen now: RCPH Episode 22: “Ranger Command Post Power Morphicon Wrap Up Part 3”

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @TheCinemaSlob as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

This month is Ranger Command Power Hour’s Power Morphicon Detox Month. Every Saturday in September we premiere a new episode interviewing fans (and maybe special guests) about their Power Morphicon experiences.

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In “Ranger Command Post Power Morphicon Wrap Up Part 2”, @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @TheCinemaSlob are joined by Darren aka @DrSciFi of The Dr. Sci Fi Show and Richie Gray, a fan we had the pleasure of talking to the last day of the show.

We talk about our experiences at Power Morphicon, comparing Ranger Nation to fans of other franchises, Line Con at PMC and connecting with new friends.

Listen now: RCPH Episode 21: “Ranger Command Post Power Morphicon Wrap Up Part 2”

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @TheCinemaSlob as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

This month is Ranger Command Power Hour’s Power Morphicon Detox Month. Every Saturday in September we premiere a new episode interviewing fans (and maybe special guests) about their Power Morphicon experiences.

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In “Ranger Command Post Power Morphicon Wrap Up Part 1”, @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @TheCinemaSlob are joined by Chris aka Kickback @TokuChris of @TokuNation and the Talkin’ Toku podcast, Matt Jayson aka @mattjay_son of “The Ranger” Short film on FunnyorDie.com, Susan – public Relations Manager for Austin St. John, and Steven Zurita aka @StevenZurita – Animator, Director, Writer, Editor, VFX Artist for Annoying Orange, “Sour Rangers” short and HyperDrive Pictures on YouTube “Power Rangers Essentials”.

We talk about our experiences at Power Morphicon, a few surprises and helping a member of #RangerNation.

Listen now: RCPH Episode 20: “Ranger Command Post Power Morphicon Wrap Up Part 1”

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It’s time to Ranger Up with @trekkieb47 @secretrangerfan & @TheCinemaSlob as they talk all things Power Rangers on the Four Eyed Radio Network with RANGER COMMAND POWER HOUR!

In our first live episode straight from our hotel room at Power Morphicon, room mates @trekkieb47 @TheCinemaSlob @rankal (of @TokuNation and the Talkin’ Toku podcast) @rowrowrowan and friend of the podcast @DrSciFi (of the Doctor SciFi Show) team up with special guests Dan (@danpearce42), Shamus (@riderjetfire), Nick and Dante of Dan’s Toku Rants (@danstokurants) and @the2ndBatgirl and @pockysquirrel  of Toku Ladies Podcast (@TokuLadies_Pod)

We answer your questions about Power Morphicon live from the show, all while eating In N’ Out and drinking.

You can listen to the episode here: RCPH Episode 19: “Ranger Command After Dark”

But we recommend you watch the craziness here:

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SABAN’S POWER RANGERS JOIN FORCES WITH MAKE-A-WISH® AT POWER MORPHICON

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SABAN’S POWER RANGERS JOIN FORCES WITH MAKE-A-WISH®
TO POWER UP FIVE KIDS’ WISHES TO HELP THE POWER RANGERS DURING A CAN’T MISS STUNT AT POWER MORPHICON SATURDAY, AUGUST 23

WHO: Saban’s Power Rangers, five Junior Ranger guests from Make-A-Wish® and host Alex Heartman (Red Ranger from Power Rangers Super Samurai).

WHAT: Saban’s Power Rangers, Junior Ranger guests from Make-A-Wish and surprise guests will take part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony and legendary performance stunt to POWER UP Power Morphicon, the 4th bi-annual Power Rangers fan-run convention, which originally started in 2006 to grant the wish of a wish kid. The Power Rangers and Power Morphicon are collaborating with Make-A-Wish to transform the lives of five kids from around the country with life-threatening medical conditions by granting their wish to meet the Power Rangers.

***Make-A-Wish is the official beneficiary of the 2014 Power Morphicon Charity Auction and will receive 100% of the proceeds from the auction. For more information about Make-A-Wish and to learn about the chapter serving your local community, visit www.wish.org.

WHERE: Pasadena Convention Center, 300 East Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101

WHEN: Saturday, August 23
Press Check-in – 8:15 a.m.
Event Begins – 8:45 a.m.

PDF: PMC Media Alert