Fussa City Commercial and Industrial Association has posted a five-minute promotional anime PR video "Walking through the town with a film director." Two main staff members of Shin Godzilla: Shinji Higuchi (director/VFX director), Katsuro Onoe (associate director/VFX creative director), and Tomoo Haraguchi (Heisei Gamera series kaiju suitmaker) appear as themselves to help the promotion. Watch the clip with English subtitles after the jump.
The latest Kamen Rider team-up film, Kamen Rider Heisei Generations Final: Build & Ex-Aid with Legend Rider, is heading to theaters in Japan on December 09, 2017, and a new part-time job offering is looking for two "Kamen Writers" to attend a premiere event in Tokyo, to interview the guests, and to craft an event report covering the premiere's stage greetings and general atmosphere. Hit the jump to learn more.
In anticipation of its upcoming DVD home video release, the Shout Factory! TV website is hosting a livestream marathon of Toei's 1997 - 1998 tokusatsu TV series, Denji Sentai Megaranger, that will kick off at 10AM PT (1PM ET) on October 28, 2017. Hit the jump to learn more.
The official movie poster has been revealed for Brave Storm, an upcoming live-action tokusatsu film that reboots the classic 1970's TV shows Super Robot Red Baron and Silver Mask as a modern day clash between mecha and alien invaders. Hit the jump to check it out.
Get your toku fix before the month is out! TOKU and COMET are both airing giant monster battles for your viewing pleasure, including the second season of Ultra Galaxy and four Godzilla movies. Get the scoop after the jump!
Following the well-received "Godzilla Bank" released in November 2015, Tokyo-based company SHINE plans to offer a new humidifier named "Kasitsuou (The King of Humidification) Godzilla" inspired by Toho's nationally famous kaiju character Godzilla, often called "Kaijuou (The King of Monsters)." Check out its details after the jump!
Question: What do you get when you cross a rabbit with a tank? Answer: Kamen Rider Build, the latest entry in Toei and TV Asahi's long-running Kamen Rider tokusatsu TV series. Hit the jump to learn more.
Brave Storm, a new live-action film inspired by two tokusatsu TV series in the 1970s, Silver Kamen (1971-1972) and Super Robot Red Baron (1973-1974), is set for release in Japan this fall. The sci-fi action film is produced by Blast, a newly-launched production company by Junya Okabe, an ex-executive vice president of Tsuburaya Productions. Watch the action-packed trailer after the jump!
Crunchyroll is proud to announce its latest tokusatsu simulcast in Ultraman Geed and the series begins airing tonight. Hit the jump for details.
Film distributors Shout! Factory are kicking off another live-streaming marathon and this time the event will focus on Ninja Sentai Kakuranger, a ninja-themed tokusatsu TV series from 1994 - 1995 and part of the long-running Super Sentai franchise created by Toei. Hit the jump to learn more.
Actor Kanata Hongō (Armin in the live-action Attack on Titan films, Ueno in Love Concierge) is taking the leading role in Kaijū Club ~ Kūsō Tokusatsu Seishunki ~ ("Monster Club ~ Chronicle of a Fantasy and Special Effects Youth ~") an upcoming live-action TV drama that explores what it was like to be a fan of tokusatsu films and TV shows during the 1970's. Hit the jump to learn more.
The sins of the father are passed down to the son in Ultraman Geed, the latest entry in Tsuburaya Productions' long-running "Ultra" series of tokusatsu action TV shows. Hit the jump to learn more.
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!