The Japanese media began reporting yesterday that entertainment giant Toei will soon be launching their own internet pay channel in the USA with a particular emphasis on live-action tokusatsu hero shows. Read on for full details!
Today's special TV screening of Kamen Rider x Super Sentai: Super Hero Taisen was followed by the first trailer for Kamen Rider Gaim, the next series in the long-running franchise and the 15th of the Heisei era. Check it out after the jump!
Get ready for a new hero with the debut of the 15th Heisei Kamen Rider series, Kamen Rider Gaim! What could be better than a tokusatsu show that revolves around dancing, samurai, and fruit? Oh yea, one that happens to feature the writing of Gen Urobuchi. More after the jump.
Go! Go ! Power Rangers home video release! The first volume of "Power Rangers Megaforce" is set for a DVD debut this September, and an energizing preview video has just been unleashed. Evil beware after the jump!
Toei and TV Asahi are now teaming up for a new tokusatsu action-fantasy series Innocent Lilies featuring an idol group DEMPAGUMI.inc. The 10-episode series will be simulcasted worldwide and its compilation film will be released in Japan on September 21. Check the 1st trailer after the jump!
A fresh dose of single-player sentai action is heading to Japan in the form of Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger: Game de Gaburincho, and Namco Bandai recently rolled out a full promo showing off some of its features. Check it out after the jump.
Rubber monster mayhem is running wild as a new full length trailer for this summer’s Kamen Rider Wizard and Kyoryuger movie double feature erupts online in a fiery plume of conflagration! Watch after the jump!
Fans of classic tokusatsu (special effects) television have something new to look forward to on the domestic front. Shout! Factory officially opened pre-orders for Ultra Q, the 1966 show that kicked off the Ultra series prior to Ultraman. More after the jump.
Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom is Bandai's gallery for their latest character figures/kits in JR Akihabara Station. It featured the toys from the second season of Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger, a tokusatsu comedy series based on the long-running Super Sentai Series in late April. Check the photo report after the jump!
Cinema Today has posted a 2 minutes 15 seconds trailer for the upcoming Japan-Taiwan co-production sci-fi action film Travelers: Jigen Keisatsu (Dimension Police). The film is directed by Koichi Sakamato, who has been famous for his works as action director for the Power Rangers series. Check the trailer after the jump!
Last few days, there are tweet hash tags that were getting a lot of attention in Japan. My best attempt to translate it would be #Images That Does Not Make Any Sense If You Are Not A Fan of "title". Uploaded images with the hash tags are indeed WTF images to people outside, but to the fans, they are all meaningful. Click to see if you can make sense of those images!
The third series of the adult strength live-action superhero GARO show is preparing to air on Tokyo TV in April. In anticipation, a new trailer has just been unleashed, full of new heroes, villains, and a whole lot of monsters. Watch after the jump!
Following the success of "Kamen Rider Caddy Bag: Cyclone Model" in July last year, Japanese golf goods company MIND has decided to release their second caddy bag featuring the most popular tokusatsu hero from the Showa period, Ultraman! Check the product photos after the jump!