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Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 36 photo
Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 36
by Salvador GRodiles

Holy moly! Did Kamen Rider Gaim just do what I think it did?

Since the show's plot has developed in a depressing way recently, I think we can all agree that there's no hope for anyone in this series. In fact, there’s no way in hell that Gaim will receive a happy ending, because we all know that Urobutchi doesn’t roll that way.

Whether it’s a bad or bittersweet ending, I’m certain that Gaim’s resolution will surprise and shock us when the curtains close. Hopefully, we won’t be too stressed out by the time the show’s story gets resolved.

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8:00 PM on 07.09.2014

Gundams, Riders, and Ultra Warriors join forces in Super Hero Generation

It's been a year since Bandai Namco's released a Compatible Hero game, as Heroes VS came out in 2013. Lo and behold, the team's ready to have the heroes from the Kamen Rider, Gundam, and Ultra series reunite in a new adv...

Salvador GRodiles



Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 35 photo
Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 35
by Salvador GRodiles

Wow. It’s surprising to see that things are getting even worse in Zawame City. Just when you think that the current crisis will be resolved, another calamity jumps in to remind viewers that the world’s in grave danger. With the Overlord Inves’ leader now taking action, Kouta is in need of a serious plan; otherwise, he’ll be walking into minefield right about now.

If the end of the world wasn’t bad enough, our main hero’s about to learn about a big secret that’ll change his opinion towards a certain person. Let’s just say that Gaim is on the path towards making people suffer once more. At this rate, I doubt that things are going to be happy in Butcher Land any time soon.

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Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 34 photo
Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 34
by Salvador GRodiles

Gaim has returned from its one week break, and the show doesn’t pull any punches with the state that the main cast is in. With many lives placed at stake, the Butcher (a.k.a. Urobuchi) continues to place Kouta and the gang in a more dangerous situation.

Since Redue’s actions might lead to Zawame City's destruction, the only option for survival is for everyone to fight for their life. It's too bad that's Micchy’s turned into a bigger meanie head, because his intelligence could've been useful in this situation. Oh well. At least we have an intriguing story that uncovers the Green Overlord's plan to obtain the Fruit of Knowledge.

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4:30 PM on 06.17.2014

Watch Part 2 of Kamen Rider Girls' Kamen Rider Battride War II playthrough

It's been three weeks since we last saw the Kamen Rider Girls play Kamen Rider Battride War II. Now the idol group is back to try out Kamen Rider Kiva, Den-O, Gaim, and Wizard. Unlike Bandai Namco's last video...

Salvador GRodiles

8:00 AM on 06.15.2014

Holy Snap! Kamen Rider Gaim's setting resembles Gotham City

Have you ever watched a show where you came across an unexpected observation that blew your mind? Well, Kamen Rider Gaim 33rd episode featured a surprising discovery no one saw coming. Long story short, a map of Zawame C...

Salvador GRodiles

2:00 PM on 06.13.2014

Kamen Rider Battride War II's new trailer shows off Zenith Arms DLC

It was only a matter of time until we got to see Kamen Rider Battride War II's Gaim Zenith/Kiwami Arms DLC in action. Lo and behold, the folks at Bandai Namco uploaded a brief trailer that shows off the Mighty Warlord's...

Salvador GRodiles



Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 33 photo
Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 33
by Salvador GRodiles

Welcome to the first installment of Annotated Tokusatsu. Though technically, this post is a continuation of my Super Toku Time segment, since I'm covering the toku shows from my previous feature.

As for the reason behind the name change, I figure that it would be best for me to pick a new title that suits J-tor’s current style. If anything, I might've broken a world record for having the most name changes in one feature.

Now that you’re all up to date, it’s time for us to check up on Kouta and the gang. From the looks of it, Gaim is setting up for its next big event.

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9:00 PM on 06.11.2014

Fruit Basket! Kamen Rider Battride War II gets Zenith Arms DLC

I had mix feelings with the original Kamen Rider Battride War game. While the first title's playable Riders were very close to the ones from the TV series, Battride War felt like an incomplete game. Thankfully, Battride ...

Salvador GRodiles

12:00 PM on 02.25.2014

Kamen Rider Battride War II goes full-on Movie Magic

Kamen Rider Battride War was pretty much the closest tokusatsu fans came to getting a real "triple-A" tokusatsu videogame, and though it had its problems (namely by paling in comparison to the Dynasty Warriors games...

Josh Tolentino



Super Toku Time: Brought to you by O.J. Sprite photo
Super Toku Time: Brought to you by O.J. Sprite
by Salvador GRodiles

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After performing series of experiments, I have discovered that mixing orange juice with Sprite, 7 Up, or any type of lemon soda results in a delicious concoction that pleases the taste buds. With all of this talk about mixing liquids, I think I’m going to grab a quick drink before I start this segment.

Now that I’ve quenched my thirst, let’s catch up on my latest thoughts on Kyoryuger and Kamen Rider Gaim. Before we begin, I would like to point out that I’m not depressed anymore-- at least for now. Crocodile Sunshine’s getting used to his new magical abilities, and I’m ready to test my powers with a double serving of the Fruity Warlord. Hopefully, I’ll adjust to using magic soon. That way I don’t misuse my spells when the going gets tough.

In order to be a little more up to date, I’m doubling up my Gaim recaps, so that we can be ready for the next wave! Also I would like to apologize for my huge delay, since I’ve been overcoming some unknown forces at the moment-- curse you, mysterious entities.

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4:00 PM on 02.11.2014

Henshin time: Kamen Rider Battride War 2 gets announced

Rejoice, Rider fans! Your gods have spoken, and the deities of the driver have decreed that there shall be a sequel to last year's Kamen Rider Battride War, a Dynasty Warriors-esque fan service festa that, while not exactly t...

Josh Tolentino