One of Japan's most popular attractions for children is live character show by their favorite TV characters such as Kamen Rider, Super Sentai, and PreCure. Even in my city Kochi, where the Heisei Kamen Rider series has never been broadcasted on terrestrial television, the latest hero Kamen Rider Fourze came for the kids last Saturday. Check the photo report after the jump!
This summer Toei will release the double feature of the two tokusatsu films, Kamen Rider Fourze the Movie: Minna de Uchu Kita! and Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters the Movie: Tokyo Enetower o Mamore! Both films are based on Toei's on-going popular TV series. Check the trailer and the movie flyer after the jump!
The Japan Toy Association announced the winners of the fifth annual Japan Toy Awards at Tokyo Kokusai Forum on June 12. The main toys of Smile PreCure, Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters, and Kamen Rider Fourze won the first prizes in their categories. Hit the jump for more details.
On February 23, Community Safety Planning Division of Gunma Prefectural Police and Maebashi station arrested a 44-year-old office worker from Sapporo-city, Hokkaido, on suspicion of posting the 10th episode of the popular tokusatsu series Kamen Rider Fourze on a Korean video sharing site Pandora TV without the permission from the copyright holder, Toei. More details after the jump.
Kamen Rider Fourze celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Kamen Rider tokusatsu series and the 50th anniversary of manned spaceflight. If that sounds old fashioned, it might be a bit surprising to learn that the hard-to-get toy item in Japan this holiday season is the ¥6,825 ($87) DX Fourze Driver replica of the hero's transformation belt. More after the jump.