Kamen Rider Amazons, a tokusatsu series with a darker tone inspired by the 1974 Kamen Rider Amazon, is coming in July to BS Asahi and Tokyo MX, and now a bloody new trailer teases what the series has in store. Hit the jump to see the Riders shed some serious cyborg juice.
Based in Los Angeles, Toei Animation Inc. is responsible for the program licensing of Toei-produced series to North America, Latin America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. This US-based operation has launched a new English site covering their offerings. While not exhaustive in terms of everything the venerable studio has ever produced, it is impressively extensive, listing titles from the first magic girl anime Sally, the Witch, to the latest Precure.
Tokusatsu fans will have a lot to look forward to in the near future, because the web-exclusive Kamen Rider Amazons series is receiving a re-edited TV broadcast beginning in July of 2016, and a 2nd season is scheduled for Spring of 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
A short teaser trailer for Cutie Honey - Tears, an upcoming live-action action / science fiction film based off Go Nagai's 1973 manga starring a transforming lady android - is now available online. Hit the jump to check it out.
Japanese producer/distributor Toei is expected to announced that pretax profit likely jumped 44% to about 19 billion yen ($171 million) for the year ended March 31. Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' helped with 3.7 billion yen in Japanese box office, plus strong goods sales. Japanese companies operating theaters, including Toei, Toho and Shochiku also recorded big boosts from the blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and to a lesser extent, Jurassic World.
Drive Sage: Kamen Rider Mach / Kamen Rider Heart - the 2nd spin-off series based on Toei's 2014 - 2015 tokusatsu TV show, Kamen Rider Drive - is coming in November to Japanese home video via Toei's V Cinema label. Hit the jump to henshin.
It is confirmed that the upcoming V-Cinema featuring the 39th Super Sentai series Shuriken Sentai Ninninger will include an anime footage created by two famous animators who previously worked on Toei Animation's PreCure series, Kozue Komatsu and Hisashi Kagawa. Check the PV including the anime part after the jump!
Takeshi Hongo / Kamen Rider # 1 (portrayed by actor Hiroshi Fujioka) is teaming up with the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department in a public service campaign encouraging people to fight the evils of addiction and drug abuse. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official trailer for Kamen Rider #1, an upcoming tokusatsu film in which actor Hiroshi Fujioka reprises his role as Takeshi Hongo / Kamen Rider #1, is now available online. Hit the jump to henshin.
Toie has released the official movie poster and made additional cast announcements for the upcoming tokusatsu film, Kamen Rider #1. Hit the jump to learn more.
According to the latest issue of Shogakukan's Televi-Kun children's manga magazine, actor Hiroshi Fujioka is reprising his role as Takeshi Hongo / Kamen Rider #1 in the upcoming Kamen Rider #1 film. Hit the jump to learn more.
Tokusatsu TV series Shuriken Sentai Ninninger is concluding its broadcast run in February of 2016, but this is not the end for the Ninninger team, because a new, direct-to-video V Cinema film entitled Shuriken Sentai Ninninger Returns: Ninnin Girls vs. Boys Final Wars has been announced for Japanese home video release in June of 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.