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    Wednesday November 2, 2022
  • Kamen Rider BLACK SUN Transformation Belt Will Help You Fight Evil

    Toy includes 10 moving parts, lights, sound and voice effects, and motion sensors for activation

    If you've ever dreamed of being a cool tokusatsu anti-hero, then Premium Bandai can help you live out this fantasy, because the Japanese toy makers are publishing a transformation belt for Kamen Rider BLACK SUN. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday October 9, 2022
  • Heroes Are Reborn in Kamen Rider Black Sun Trailer

    10 new cast members and theme song info revealed for upcoming tokusatsu series on Amazon Prime in October

    A dramatic new preview video, ten new cast members, and the official theme song performer have all been revealed for Kamen Rider BLACK SUN, an upcoming live-action tokusatsu series that reboots 1987's classic Kamen Rider Black superhero series. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday August 29, 2022
  • Monsters Are Marginalized in Kamen Rider BLACK SUN Teaser Trailer

    New cast members and Japanese distribution details revealed for upcoming reboot of 1987 tokusatsu TV series

    Monsters and human beings exist side-by-side in a tension-filled teaser trailer for Kamen Rider BLACK SUN, an upcoming live-action tokusatsu series that reboots the classic Kamen Rider Black superhero show from 1987. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Wednesday August 24, 2022
  • Netflix Reveals Theme Song Performer for Gudetama: An Eggcellent Adventure

    CGI + live action film based on popular Sanrio character hits Netflix in 2022

    The main theme song performer has been revealed of Gudetama: An Eggcellent Adventure, an upcoming live-action + CGI film developed by Netflix and based on the popular unmotivated, uncooked egg character created by Sanrio. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday July 5, 2022
  • Watch Hideaki Anno Live Out His Childhood Dream as Ultraman in Shin Ultraman's VFX Breakdown Videos

    Anno was the motion capture actor for Ultraman in the newest film

    Over the past week, the Shin Ultraman Twitter account has been releasing some behind-the-scenes VFX breakdowns for the blockbuster film, including how the team captured the motion data for the film's Ultraman and kaiju. Check out the three breakdowns after the jump!

  • Monday June 27, 2022
  • Shin Ultraman Beams Past 4 Billion Yen at the JP Box Office

    The Hideaki Anno-led film is by far the most popular film in the franchise ever

    Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi’s Shin Ultraman film has made its impact on the Japanese box office and the entire franchise, by being one of the biggest films of the year and the biggest film of the Ultra series. Today, the film reached higher heights by hitting a milestone of 4 billion yen. More after the jump!

  • Sunday June 12, 2022
  • Kamen Rider BLACK SUN Hits Amazon Prime Video in Fall of 2022

    Latest entry in long-running tokusatsu superhero series is a reboot of 1987's Kamen Rider Black

    Ishimori Productions and Toei's long-running Kamen Rider live action tokusatsu superhero series is taking a turn for the dark with Kamen Rider BLACK SUN, a reboot of the 1987 Kamen Rider Black series, which will stream on Amazon Prime Video beginning in the autumn of 2022. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Gudetama: An Eggcellent Adventure Live Action Film Hits Netflix in 2022

    Sanrio's unmotivated, uncooked egg character has previously been adapted into a short form TV series

    Gudetama - Sanrio's unmotivated, uncooked egg mascot character - is the subject of an original live action + CGI film entitled Gudetama: An Eggcellent Adventure that is heading to Netflix in worldwide markets in 2022. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday May 26, 2022
  • Shin Ultraman Passes 1.5 Million Tickets Sold, Will Post 1st Minute of Film Online

    Hideaki Anno's favorite episodes will also be screened in June

    Hideaki Anno's and Shinji Higuchi's Shin Ultraman opened in Japanese theaters two weeks ago and according to an announcement today, has already surpassed 1.5 million tickets sold. In celebration of the milestone, Toho will be releasing the first minute and 17 seconds of the tokusatsu film. More details after the jump!

  • Tuesday May 24, 2022
  • Hideaki Anno's Return of Ultraman Jacket Gets Official Reproduction

    Just like Anno, you too can become Ultraman!

    Hideaki Anno finally got to make his mark on the Ultraman franchise with Shin Ultraman, which was released in Japanese theaters on May 13. But that wasn't the producer's foray into Ultraman-filmmaking, that was DAICON FILM's Return of Ultraman fan-film back in 1983. Now, the jacket worn by the director/actor will be released for anyone to wear! More after the jump!

  • Friday May 20, 2022
  • Shin Ultraman Has Already Sold 1 MIllion Tickets Ahead of 2nd Weekend

    The Anno and Higuchi film premiered on May 13

    Ahead of the start of weekend screenings, the official Shin Ultraman Twitter account announced that the film has already sold over 1 million tickets – certifying it as a big hit! The cast of the tokusatsu film commented on the milestone in a video, which can be watched after the jump!

  • Thursday May 19, 2022
  • FEATURE: How Hideaki Anno’s Otaku Passion For Tokusatsu Led Him To Shin Ultraman

    Let’s follow Anno’s journey from the original Ultraman to today!

    It’s no mistake that the media consumed as a child radically helps form someone’s creative worldview. For Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno, there were many TV shows, but none like Ultraman. It's rare for one to create a work around their life-long obsession, and for Anno, his journey feels like it was always heading towards Shin Ultraman. Dive into Anno's history with the tokusatsu series after the jump!

  • Monday May 16, 2022
  • Anno and Higuchi's Shin Ultraman Stomps Shin Godzilla in Its 1st 3 Days at JP Box Office

    Shin Ultraman is also the highest-grossing Ultraman work of all-time

    Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi's Shin Ultraman took its Specium Ray to the Japanese box office this weekend, and all the box office's of not only the previous films in the Ultra series but Shin Godzilla as well. Find out how well it did after the jump!