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!
The 36th sentai team, Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters, is on its way to Nintendo DS in Japan on September 27. See how the tokusatsu action translates to Nintendo's portable in Namco Bandai's first trailer past the break!
The Balance Sentai Veggie Rangers ad campaign for Kagome Vegetable Juice goes giant robot in its latest ad with Rino Sashihara's Veggie Ranger Robo making the scene thanks to a bit of AKB48 "henshin!" action. Get a look after the jump.
Unstoppable girl idol sensations AKB48 have a new mission: waging war on bad nutrition in their new guise as the Balance Squad Veggie Rangers! A new campaign for Kagome vegetable juice recasts the girls as a Sentai / Power Rangers-like team of costumed heroes. Watch their first adventure after the jump!
The not-for-kids Power Rangers-esque show, Hikōnin Sentai AkibaRanger, got its first "unofficial video" today ("unofficial" because the Akiba [as in Akihabara] Rangers themselves are unofficial compared to the official Gobusters). Watch the clip after the jump!
Yesterday we got a look at this year's Akihabara-based, second string, adults-only "Super Sentai" show, Hikōnin Sentai Akibaranger. Today we get a look at live-action Prince of Tennis star Masato Wada and the rest of the folks behind the masks. Check them out after the jump.
Sentai Filmworks has announced the license of Planzet, the second CG feature from director/writer/animator Jun Awazu. As with Awazu's earlier kaiju homage, Negadon: the Monster from Mars, the small team project Planzet was produced by CoMix—best known for their involvement with Makoto Shinkai's anime. More after the jump.
In what may go down as the boldest crossover in history, Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger vs. Space Sheriff Gavan: The Movie is getting ready to make sparks fly in Japan. Toei is streaming a fresh trailer for the tokusatsu throwdown, and you can watch it after the jump!
Sentai Filmworks has announced the license of And Yet The Town Moves, also known as Soredemo Machi wa Mawatteiru. Based on the hit manga by Masakaza Ishiguro, the story of trouble-prone Maid/Waitress Hotori is familiar ground for director Akiyuki Shinbo, whose previous body of work includes handling the Hidamari Sketch, Negima and Mariaholic franchises. More after the jump.
In a partnership with Toei, Korean studios Daewon Media (Crayon Shin-chan Online), Ntreev Soft (Trickster Online) and Ironnos (Crimson Gem Saga) have teamed up to bring the sentai might of the Power Rangers to the massively-multiplayer online RPG world. Hit the jump for more.