America isn’t the only country currently overdosing on superhero movies. Right now, Japan is also trembling with anticipation for the release of the new spandex n’ monsters fun to be had in the upcoming Super Sentai crossover flick. Watch a preview, along with a bonus video, after the jump!
Power Rangers Super Megaforce has a bit of nostalgia coming with November 22nd finale. A host of historic Rangers make their return, headlined by Jason David Frank’s as Tommy Oliver, Mighty Morphin's original Green Ranger. More after the jump.
Amy Jo Johnson, the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers' Pink Ranger Kimberly Ann Hart, was recently spotted on the streets of Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto performing in the costume for cash. Even cuter than it might sound at first, the busking was part of a dare from Blue Ranger David Yost to promote Johnson's IndieGogo campaign, crowdfunding her debut feature The Space Between. Get a look after the jump.
A theatrical Power Rangers reboot was originally announced back in May, with Saban and Lionsgate teaming up on the movie deal. Now the film has a release date lined up for July 22, 2016. More after the jump.
It's pretty rare that we get graced with official English releases of classic Tokusatsu shows. Every now and then we get something niche like Kikaida, Inazuman, Kamen Rider V3, or a subtitled Ultraman show, but fans of henshin heroes and sentai action typically lean on fan subs or raw videos. Read on for more.
Haim Saban and Lionsgate announced today a deal to produce a new live action film based on Power Rangers, the now over 20 year-old franchise that, in its TV incarnation, incorporated footage from Toei's Japanese tokusatsu Super Sentai series. More after the jump.
Your work week ends in a climatic fireball of searing guitars and soaring vocals as singer PelleK makes a bold assault on the complete Power Rangers theme songbook. Sing along until your lungs burst after the jump!
On February 15th, Nickelodeon will kick off the broadcast of the Power Rangers Super Megaforce, the follow-up to last season's 20th anniversary, Megaforce, this time incorporating elements of pirate themed Japanese tokusatsu series Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger in place of angel themed Tensou Sentai Goseiger. Distributor Saban has announced that this will be followed with 2015's 22nd series, Power Rangers Dino Charge. More after the jump.
The guys at ToyBountyHunters have just released the latest chapter in their ambitious fan-documentary tracing the roots and charting the history of the colorful spandex-clad heroes of Japan’s globally popular tokusatsu productions. Watch after the jump!
The Power Rangers and pro football may not seem to be the likeliest of bedfellows, but lo and behold, the Power Rangers Super Megaforce actually made a lively appearance earlier today on the NFL Network. Behold the nutty action that transpired after the jump!
"What? A Power Rangers game?" Yes, a Power Rangers game--this time, the new 3DS actioner featuring the Megaforce heroes! Practice your poses, get your helmets on, and check our full review of the game after the jump!
Power Rangers Megaforce on 3DS includes a card-scanning feature that lets players scan official cards to power up their rangers. The trailer after the jump shows off a bit of that along with more of the portable action displayed on veeeeery tiny screens.
New York Comic Con runs October 10-13, and while the US' east coast gets to be the center of the geek universe for the weekend, Bandai has some special goodies planned for the occasion. Classics like Power Rangers and Dragon Ball Z are mixed with newcomer Valvrave and the perennial Gunpla (Gundam plastic models). Get a look after the jump.
On August 28th, 1993, America was introduced to Saban's heavily localized version of the 16th installment of the Japanese Super Sentai franchise, Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger as Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Standing as one of the landmarks in the international reach of Japanese pop culture, two decades later, the franchise is still running and back in Saban's hands with the current season on Nickelodeon, Power Rangers Megaforce. Celebrate with some tributes after the jump.