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    Wednesday June 29, 2022
  • Tokusatsu-inspired 1987 OVA Campus Special Investigator Hikaruon Gets Blu-ray Release in October

    The late Chumei Watanabe worked on the soundtrack and theme song

    Toei Video announced today that a Blu-ray of the 1987 one-shot OVA Gakuen Tokusou Hikaruon / Campus Special Investigator Hikaruon is set to be released in Japan on October 12, 2022. It was produced as a love letter from anime to tokusatsu, paying homage and respect to Toei's Metal Hero series. Hit the jump for more details!

  • Monday June 27, 2022
  • Legendary Anime/Tokusatsu Soundtrack Composer Chumei Watanabe Passes Away at 96

    He was still active as a composer at over 90

    It has been confirmed that composer Chumei Watanabe, known for his many works in anime and tokusatsu, passed away at a Tokyo hospital due to senility on June 23. He was 96. Hit the jump for more details.