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    Friday September 16, 2016
  • Hideaki Anno Talks about Possibility of "Shin Godzilla" Sequel

    "Shin Evangerion" is still in the works

    56-year-old Hideaki Anno, who wrote the screenplay and served as the supervising director for the 29th Japanese Godzilla film, Shin Godzilla, appeared on the stage of the special screening of the film held at Toho Cinemas Shinjuku in Tokyo yesterday. Answering to the question from the cast, he briefly mentioned the possibility of a sequel. Check what he said after the jump.

  • Monday September 5, 2016
  • "Shin Godzilla" Has Earned Massive Six Billion Yen in 38 Days

    Latest Japanese Godzilla films attacks the US theaters October 11

    It is confirmed today that, as of September 4, the Shinji Higuchi-directed 29th Japanese Godzilla film, Shin Godzilla earned a massive 6,017,239,800 yen (about 58.25 million US dollars) with 4,129,595 ticket sales in 38 days since its release in Japan on July 29. Hit the jum pfor more details.

  • Thursday September 1, 2016
  • Medicine and Video Games Collide in "Kamen Rider Ex-Aid" PV

    Latest iteration of Toei's long-running live-action superhero action franchise hits TV Asahi in October

    The official promotional video for Kamen Rider Ex-Aid, the latest entry in Toei's long-running series of tokusatsu superhero TV shows, is now available online. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Tuesday August 30, 2016
  • "Shin Godzilla" Becomes Top-Grossing Live-Action Film of 2016 So Far

    Already surpassing the box-office gross of the two Hollywood Godzilla films

    As predicted, Shin Godzilla (English title: Godzilla Resurgence) has earned a massive 5.3 billion yen on 3.6 million admissions in one month since its release in Japan on July 29. It has become the top-grossing live-action film of 2016 in Japan so far, breaking the previous record of 4.61 billion yen marked by Nobunaga Concerto. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday August 25, 2016
  • Tokusatu Heroes Squad-Up in "Space Squad: Gavan vs. Dekaranger"

    Live-action film combines 1982's "Space Sheriff Gavan" with 2004's "Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger"

    Toei has announced a new movie entitled Space Squad: Gavan vs. Dekaranger, which pits the heroes of 1982's Space Sheriff Gavan and 2004's Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger live-action tokusatsu TV series against a gigantic criminal organization from space. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday August 16, 2016
  • Box Office: Toho's "Shin Godzilla" Tops Legendary's 2014 Film in Japan

    Almost three times more than the last Japanese Godzilla film

    The Japanese Big G's return has been passionately welcomed by the audience. Toho has confirmed that Shin Godzilla (English title: Godzilla Resurgence), the first Japanese Godzilla film in 12 years released on July 29, earned an impressive 3,382,975,500 yen on 2,308,427 admissions in its first 17 days. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday August 3, 2016
  • Japanese Godzilla Films Have Attracted 100 Million Viewers in Total

    The latest "Shin Godzilla" has earned 1 billion yen from its first four days

    It is officially confirmed today that Toho's Godzilla film franchise has attracted a total of 100 million viewers in Japan since its first film Godzilla released in November 1954. The franchise reached the milestone on the fourth day of the release of its 29th Japanese film Shin Godzilla (English title: Godzilla Resurgence). Hit the jump for more details.

  • Tuesday August 2, 2016
  • Box Office: "Shin Godzilla" Kicks "One Piece Film Gold" Out of Top Spot

    29th Japanese Godzilla film surpasses the first weekend record of the two recent films

    Shin Godzilla (English title: Godzilla Resurgence), the first Japanese Godzilla film in 12 years since Ryuhei Kitamura's box office bomb Godzilla: Final Wars in 2004, finally opened in Japan last Friday. The Shinji Higuchi-directed film easily became the champion of the weekend box office with an astonishing 624,610,700 yen. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Monday August 1, 2016
  • FEATURE: "Godzilla Resurgence" Review

    Coming to the USA later this year

    The Big G’s first Japanese movie in 12 years – Shin Gojira – opened at number one at the Japanese box office this weekend. But how is movie itself and how does it fit into the works of co-director and scriptwriter Hideaki Anno of Evangelion fame? Matt Schley, Tokyo correspondent for Otaku USA magazine, weighs in with his review after the jump!

  • Tuesday July 19, 2016
  • New Trailer for "Godzilla Resurgence" Stomps Into View

    Opens 7/29 in Japan

    The Big G’s new film, Shin Gojira, written and co-directed by Hideaki Anno of Evangelion fame, opens next week, so a new trailer featuring lots of mass destruction, military weaponry, and one very big unstoppable monster has appeared! Watch after the jump!

  • Friday July 8, 2016
  • Crunchyroll Adds "Ultraman Orb"!

    Launches today, July 8, at 7pm PT

    There’s more… much more… to Crunchyroll’s summer simulcasts than just the latest anime. And today, Ultraman Orb, the latest in Tsuburaya Production’s long-running, live-action, monster-mashing Ultra series begins streaming! Read on for full details!

  • Thursday June 23, 2016
  • "Kamen Rider Amazons" TV Broadcast Gets a Bloody New Trailer

    Re-edited TV version of Amazon-exclusive tokusatsu show kicks off in July of 2016

    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.

  • Monday June 20, 2016
  • Godzilla Attacks Tokyo Bay Landmark in Promo for New Film

    "Godzilla Resurgence" opens July 29 in Japan

    The impending release of Godzilla Resurgence in Japan next month is giving way to a ton of nutty new tie-ups and promotions. The latest features the Big G himself towering over an artificial island in the middle of Tokyo bay. Enjoy the new visual after the jump!