Director Hideaki Anno is bringing his vast knowledge of Japanese tokusatsu / SFX TV shows to a special live-talk and screening event that will be held at 7:00 PM JST at the Shinjuku Wald 9 theater in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, on March 17, 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
The ongoing series Ultraman Orb The Origin, an exclusive on Amazon Prime Video in Japan, gets a spiffy new trailer for the upcoming Earth Arc as giant superheroes, major monsters, and cool mecha clash on screen. Enjoy after the jump!
Tsuburaya Productions has released a new trailer for Ultraman Orb the Movie, the latest theatrical film in the long-running Ultra series of tokusatsu TV shows. Hit the jump to henshin.
Two new trailers for Toei’s upcoming Uchu Sentai Kyuranger TV series erupted out of Japan recently, giving us a better look at the cast and explosive action featured in the next show in the Super Sentai series. Get a look after the jump!
It’s a massive year for those spandex-clad superheroes known as the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. In addition to a new feature film and new series in the works, there’s also an upcoming mobile game in the form of Power Rangers: Legacy. Get a lookie-loo at a new teaser for it after the jump!
The 59th Blue Ribbon Awards announced its winners today on January 26. Following the 71st Mainichi Film Awards last week, Toho's 29th Japanese Godzilla film, Shin Godzilla is again chosen as the best Japanese film of 2016. Check the winner list after the jump.
The next entry in Toei’s Super Sentai series, Uchu Sentai Kyuranger, gets a short-but-sweet new promo that shows off the latest generation of powerful rangers in their off-duty outfits among other colorful highlights. Get a look after the jump!
2017 is a big year for Super Sentai-related activity around the world, beginning with the debut of the US Power Rangers film in March and then with the release of the combo movie Space Sherriff Gavan vs Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger: SPACE SQUAD hitting Japanese theaters and home video this summer. Watch an explosive new preview for the latter after the jump!
The 71st Mainichi Film Awards announced its winners today on January 19. Toho's 29th Japanese Godzilla film, Shin Godzilla received Award for Best Film, Award for Best Supporting Actress (Mikako Ichikawa as Hiromi Ogashira), and Award for Best Art Direction (Yuji Hayashida, Eri Sakushima). Hit the jump for the complete list of the winners.
While busy working on the upcoming JoJo's Bizarre Adventure live-action film, 56-year-old Takashi Miike, well-known for his ability to make a film on any subject, is confirmed to helm a new tokusatsu TV series for girls, Idol x Warrior Miracle Tunes!, for an April 2017 premiere. Check the 1st PV featuring the three main girls who were chosen from the audition.
ZERO -DRAGON BLOOD- is a new tokusatsu mini-series spun off from the live-action GARO franchise, where supernatural superheroes battle a universe of demons and darkness, and is set to debut soon on Japanese TV. Watch the new preview, complete with English subs, after the jump!
Can’t get enough prequels in your life lately? No worries. Ultraman Orb The Origin Series has got you covered in the form a new 12-episode series that serves as the backstory for the ongoing Ultraman Orb series. Hit the jump for the new trailer, full of rubber monsters and wild tokusatsu action!
It's a Super Sentai showdown as the heroes of Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger and Shuriken Sentai Ninninger team up in a new tokusatsu theatrical film entitled Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger vs. Ninninger the Movie: Message from the Future from Super Sentai that hits theaters in Japan on January 14, 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
Fans of spandex-clad Japanese superheroes, rejoice! There’s a new series in the long-running Super Sentai series due early next year in the form of Toei’s Uchuu Sentai Kyuuranger. A new promo image has just appeared that shows off full reveals for all 9 (count ‘em) good guys on this powerful team of rangers. Enjoy after the jump!