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!
In commemoration of the giant monster's 60th anniversary, Japanese film production/distribution company Toho's Godzilla Senryaku Kaigi (Godzilla Strategy Meeting) today announced the upcoming two projects, Toho's own new Godzilla film for 2016, and a life-size replica head of Godzilla to be set up in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Hit the jump for more details.
Toei’s unstoppable Kamen Rider superhero franchise goes to movies yet again this winter season with a new flick entitled Kamen Rider X Kamen Rider Drive & Gaim Movie Wars 2015: Full Throttle. Watch the explosive trailer after the jump!
Giant monsters and colossal superheroes from Japan’s incredible Ultra series continue to invade the streaming video offerings at Crunchyroll! Ultraman Leo is the latest addition to an increasingly tokusatsu-friendly catalog. Read on for more details!
The recently released Futon Cover For Smartphones by Japanese prize maker Kitan Club is a hit in the world of Japanese Gacha (coin operated machine) prizes. People not only rested their tired little smartphones inside of the soft Japanese bedding, but also used anime figures to recreate fun scenes from anime! Now there is a photo contest going on hosted by the manufacturer! Check out the entries from Twitter contest 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.
The T-Joy Soga theater in Chiba Prefecture will exclusively release two local tokusatsu hero films on May 17: Houjin Yatsurugi: Kisarazu Chonessen Moeagare Yatsyrugi Damashii(Super Heat Battle in Kisarazu: Firer up the Yatsurugi Spirit) and its spin-off story Gaion Sigma. Check the latest trailers posted today after the jump.
It is officially confirmed today on April 16 that popular Japanese girls group (consisting of at least 29 members) E-girls' pop tune "ASAP" will be used as the theme song for the upcoming action-comedy tokusatsu parody film Jyoshizu. Check the latest trailer featuring the song after the jump.
Just in time for spring break, the Hawaii Tourism Authority has teamed up with Japan's Tsuburaya Production and created a new happy family movie ad featuring the Ultraman family and their alien friends vacationing together in Hawaii. This video is a part of the new Ultra Hawaii tourism campaign for Japanese tourists. The Ultra Hawaii tourism campaign also has a Facebook page, Twitter account and an official site. Watch the sweet movie after the jump!
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.