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.
After seeing a handful of brief TV commercials, it's nice to finally get a lengthy look at Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger. The 40th Super Sentai series is slated to premiere in Japan on February 14, and while Toei's YouTube video is region-locked, you can see the version HeroShock posted to Facebook after the jump.
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.
An interesting bit of news has come out of the "Super Sentai Spectacular" mini-marathon streaming event: Shout! Factory has licensed Ninja Sentai Kakuranger for North American home video release. Hit the jump to learn more.
On January 23, 2016, beginning at 9AM PST, Shout! Factory TV is streaming a 7 episode mini-marathon of Super Sentai Zyuranger, the 1st of the long-running Super Sentai tokusatsu TV series produced by Toei that were adapted into the English language Mighty Morphin Power Rangers TV series by Saban Entertainment. Hit the jump to learn more.
For a limited time beginning on January 19. 2016, Japanese convenience store chain FamilyMart will be offering an unusual promotional item: Chinese steamed buns designed to resemble Ultraman and Alien Baltan from the long-running Ultra series of live-action tokusatsu television shows by Tsuburaya Productions. Hit the jump to learn more.
Earlier this month we got a 30-second promo for the upcoming 40th Super Sentai series, Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger. While you'll only get half that length in the latest promo, it's worth it for another dose of the animal-faced Zyuohman! More after the jump.
In commemoration of the release of the upcoming all-new feature film Gekijyouban Ultraman X: Kitazo! Warera no Ultraman, Tsuburaya Productions has posted two compilation videos with English subtitles of the 22-episode Ultraman X TV series on its official YouTube channel. Check the history of the latest Ultraman after the jump!
Last week we saw a 15-second ad for the 40th Super Sentai series, Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger (Animal Sentai Zyuohger). Now we have a slightly longer preview in Toei's latest 30-second promo, and if this is any indicator it looks like our dreams will come true and the Zyouhman aliens on the team will always look like Animorphs! More after the jump.
Toei has announced the upcoming release of Kamen Rider #1, a 2016 film that celebrates the 45th anniversary of Kamen Rider, a masked superhero character created by manga artist Shotaro Ishinomori. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Super Sentai line of tokusatsu shows is getting ready to kick off its 40th series. Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger (Animal Sentai Zyuohger) features an animal theme, with a human zoologist teaming up with four part-animal Zyouhmans from the world of Zyouhland. The start date is set for February 14, 2016, and you can see a preview in a quick ad from TV Asahi after the jump.
Cinema Today has released a 30-second trailer for the upcoming all-new feature film Gekijyouban Ultraman X: Kitazo! Warera no Ultraman (Ultraman X The Movie: Here Comes! Our Ultraman), which is scheduled to be released in Japan on March 12, 2016. Check the latest clip after the jump!