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.
A.B.C-Z, five-member boys idol group belongs to Johnny & Associates, will star in an upcoming hero action TV drama series Magical Boy Cherry's, which is scheduled to start on TV Tokyo on June 21. This is the first TV drama for them to play leading roles. Hit the jump for more information.
If you want to know what the Super Sentai heroes are doing after their duty, check the upcoming TV series Kanpai Senshi After V (Five). The new tokusatsu parody series focuses on only after-parties held after their battle against an evil organization, featuring drinking, karaoke, and moaning about their job. Check the no-action clip after the jump.
This year, the franchise that provides source material for the Power Rangers goes train themed with Ressha Sentai Tokkyuger. Aiming to appeal to railways otaku in addition to kids, the 38th super sentai show debuts February 16th. Get a look after the jump.
At the end of the year 2013, Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom in the JR Akihabara station featured mainly Bandai's popular figures from the Mobile Suit Gundam, Super Sentai, and Kamen Rider series, including the upcoming May 2014 product S.H.Figuarts Auto Vajin & Kamen Rider Faiz Set. Check the latest photo report 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!
Japan’s latest theatrical Super Sentai epic movie, Kyoryuger vs. Go-Busters the Movie, finally gets the full trailer treatment. Prepare yourself for dinosaurs, rubber monsters, robots, explosions and spandex suits galore after the jump!
Fans of the Power Rangers... ahem… Japan’s Super Sentai series, got an early Christmas gift today when detailed pics and info from the new Sentai series appeared online. But the choo-choo train-themed heroes and robots of Tokkyuger may not be to everyone’s liking. Get a peek after the jump!
Along the lines of the Shonen Jump indoor amusement park, a Toei Hero World: Namco Action Museum will be opening in the 3rd floor of Aeon Shopping Makuhari New City in Mihama, Chiba City this December. Super Sentai (source material for Power Rangers), Kamen Rider and the rest of Toei's tokusatsu effects action show library will provide the material for various attractions and concessions. Get a look after the jump.
Power Rangers Megaforce, the 20th anniversary Power Rangers show, debuted earlier today on Nick. And to help celebrate the thrills to come, we present a clip of the Megaforce team’s first morph. Watch it, and weigh in on the new show, after the jump!
In anticipation of the impending premiere of Power Rangers Megaforce on Feb/2, Nick has unleashed a quartet of teaser trailers filled with new footage and wall-shaking dramatic voiceovers. It's Morphin' Time after the jump!
Tokusatsu fans, hang onto your Megazord! Toei has just released an official video clip showing off the latest addition to the Super Sentai series! Hit the jump for an action packed look at Electro Beast Task Force Dinosaurger!
Meet Juuden Sentai Kyoryuger, the dinosaur themed 37th entry in the Super Sentai series, from which Power Rangers is localized. Bandai's president has blamed under performance of last series, Tokuamei Sentai Go-Busters on its dark tone, so Kyoryuger aims to be an upbeat, fun outing, with lots of music and "ridiculously" powerful heroes. More after the jump.
Saban Brands has announced that the 2013 installment of the Power Rangers franchise will be Power Rangers Megaforce, which will incorporate footage from the 2010-2011 Super Sentai show Tensou Sentai Goseiger. The original had an anime-ish plot about angel people. See how Saban will handle it after the jump.
Sponichi Annex posted a photo from the filming of Kamen Rider x Super Sentai: The Great Superhero War showing Riders and Sentai heroes facing off against monsters for the "greatest battle in history." Check it out after the break to get an idea why they think they might have a record!