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Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger photo
Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger

It's Judgement Time: Dekaranger to return as a V-Cinema


Chu Chu Chu Deka Deka!
May 15
Oh my. Right when it felt that Hurricanger was going to be the only Sentai show to get the 10 Years After treatment, a new beacon of hope has surfaced for toku fans. Seeing that it's been ten years since Tokusou Sentai Dekar... read
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Digimon

Digimon Adventure tri.'s latest trailer will please your nostalgic heart


The Crest of Hope shines strong
May 07
This might sound strange, but I have yet to watch Digimon Adventure in its original language. Nonetheless, the series is still one of those titles that I still adore to this day. Anyway, Toei's uploaded a new trail... read
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Garage Hero

Watch Garage Hero tear Super Hero Wars GP to shreds


In which Bueno tells a kid to shut the hell up
Apr 10
Aw snap, Bueno of Garage Hero and his friends are about to get real, as they share their thoughts on Super Hero Wars GP: Kamen Rider 3, which might as well be called Super Mario Kart: Let's Go Kamen Rider Edition. ... read
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Saint Seiya

Saint Seiya returns next month


All that glitters is gold
Mar 17
Get your polish ready! Toei's Saint Seiya is set to return to the airwaves next month, and you're going to want your armor looking spiffy. The show will be available via a stream on Bandai's channel globally, so many fans of... read
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Spider-Man

Toei's Spider-Man series web-slings its way back to Marvel.com


Just in time for his debut in The Amazing Spider-Man #12
Jan 11
Now that's what you call a perfect timing, people! Right when the Emissary from Hell, "Supaidaman," made his comic book debut in The Amazing Spider-Man issue 12, Marvel has decided to re-upload Toei's 1978 Spider-Ma... read
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Ninninger

Go Ninja: Get psyched up for Ninninger's first promos


The Year of the Ninja is off to a good start
Dec 28
I may be late to the festivities once again, but it's time to look at Shuriken Sentai Ninninger's heroes in motion. Silly enough, these videos caught me by surprise, as I wasn't expecting to see a promotional video... read
Ninninger photo
Ninninger

Rejoice no Jutsu: Ninninger reveals its premise, cast, and staff


More ninja-related goodies are heading your way
Dec 26
The new year is around the corner, and TV Asahi's Ninninger page is ready for its next mission. This time around, the show's cast, production team, and premise leap out from the shadows to surprise its upcoming viewers. Howev... read
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Ninninger

Update no Jutsu: Ninninger gets a premiere date and more


It's time for the Year of the Ninja!
Dec 05
Hey guys! Do you know what time is it? It's time for us to look at Ninninger's latest updates. This time around, the team has been featured in a higher quality poster along side their giant robot, the Shurikenjin. Overall, I'... read
Ninninger photo
Ninninger

YES: Ninninger's suits and logo jump out of the shadows


2015's Sentai series is off to a good start
Dec 02
Good news, everyone. The Shuriken Sentai Ninninger have revealed themselves, and their suits look like a glorious fusion between Hurricanger and Shinkenger's designs. Due to this great combination, I've already fallen in... read
Super Sentai photo
Super Sentai

Trademark no Jutsu: 2015's Sentai series gets a title


Ninjas are back in style!
Oct 22
We have a few weeks until October returns to the shadows, and it's time to learn about the 39th Sentai show's title. Going by the name of Shuriken Sentai Ninninger, the next installment in the franchise'll likely fe... read
Kamen Rider Gaim photo
Kamen Rider Gaim

Zawame City's map gets redesigned in Gaim's home release


R.I.P., Gotham City-like map
Oct 16
Do you remember the time when Kamen Rider Gaim featured a map of Zawame City that resembled Gotham City? Well, that moment is now gone, since the Blu-ray/DVD version of the show's 33rd episode contained a different map from t... read
Kamen Rider Drive photo
Kamen Rider Drive

Start your Engine! Kamen Rider Drive's full trailer shifts into overdrive


And Drive the Kamen Rider!
Sep 17
With two more episodes left until Gaim ends, a new trailer for Kamen Rider Drive has entered the fast lane. Surprisingly, I've come to terms with the show's title, since it occurred to me that Knight Rider's main charac... read
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Super Sentai

Change Leopardon! It's Henshin Time! covers Marvel's connection to Super Sentai


Yeah Yeah Yeah, Wow!
Sep 12
I may be late to the party again, but I felt that ToyBountyHunters' latest video in their It's Henshin Time series was worth sharing on here, since it's about Marvel's history with Toei. Aside from the Spiderman toku sh... read
Kamen Rider Drive photo
Kamen Rider Drive

Let's get fired up for Kamen Rider Drive's first promo


Start your engine!
Sep 07
Move along, folks. There's nothing to see here. In all seriousness, since I'm not a professional police officer, you can ignore my previous statement when you check out Kamen Rider Drive's latest preview. While the video onl... read
Kamen Rider Drive photo
Kamen Rider Drive

Pull Over! Kamen Rider Drive gets a preview and more


Count up your license and registration!
Aug 30
First, I'd like to apologize for my constant ramblings about Kamen Rider Drive. Either way, my apology isn't stopping me from posting the show's preview that was featured in TV Asahi's morning news program, Good! Morning. On... read
Kamen Rider Drive photo
Kamen Rider Drive

Buckle up for some new details on Kamen Rider Drive


Make sure that you check your side mirrors
Aug 28
As we're experiencing the final week of August, Televi-kun's recent issue has revealed some new information on Kamen Rider Drive, and it looks like the next show will have a police theme to go with the car motif. That being s... read
Kamen Rider Drive photo
Kamen Rider Drive

Vroom! Kamen Rider Drive's design has entered the parking lot


This new Rider is ready to show us his wheels!
Aug 14
It's finally time for us to take a look at the new car-themed Driv...er, I mean Rider's design. Overall, the new Rider's appearance looks great, since Drive's Type Speed Form is basically a fusion between Kamen Rider Accel Tr... read
Kamen Rider Drive photo
Kamen Rider Drive

Check out Kamen Rider Drive's gadgets and four-wheeled vehicle


2014's Rider gets a sweet new ride
Jul 25
Man. What's with all of these heroes getting cars all of the sudden? First it was Ghost Rider, and now 2015's new Rider, Kamen Rider Drive, is following this trend. Are motorcycles going out of style? Whatever the case may be... read
FI: Sailor Moon Crystal photo
FI: Sailor Moon Crystal

First Impressions: Sailor Moon Crystal


We are not helpless girls who need men's protection
Jul 05
I never thought I'd be on the verge of tears after watching Usagi Tsukino's very first transformation into the pretty soldier of love and justice for the umpteenth time, but here I sit wiping tears away and swallowing back th... read
Kamen Rider photo
Kamen Rider

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


Gee willikers, Batman
Jun 15
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... read
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Dragon Ball Kai

Dragon Ball Kai's Buu saga will last almost a year and a half


Even longer if you find yourself using a hyperbolic time chamber
Apr 19
Dragon Ball Kai has quite a noble goal in trying to cut out all of the added fluff from the original Dragon Ball Z series. Even though I'd seen the original series in its entirety, as well as plenty of times via Toonami as a ... read
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T.M. Revolution to perform themes for Disk Wars: The Avengers


Unfortunately, not with Abingdon Boys School
Mar 18
Those of who you who've been eagerly awaiting Marvel's latest foray into the world of animation with Toei's Disk Wars: The Avengers may be pleased to learn that Takanori Nishikawa, more commonly known by his stage name T.M. R... read
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Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll to stream Robot Girls Z


Japan discovers a way to get me into giant robots
Jan 28
I've never been one for giant robot/mecha anime. There are some notable exceptions to that but generally if a series has giant robots in it I tend to tune out and get bored very quickly. Finally though Japan has created a sup... read
FI: Kyousougiga photo
God's in his heaven and all's right with Mom and Dad
I'm late, I'm late for a very important date. With the winter anime season in full swing, this is my last opportunity to do a Final Impressions for something from the fall season. I think I put off writing up Kyousougiga for ... read feature

Sailor Moon photo
FINALLY. JEEZ.
After dragging us along in one of the grandest and most drawn-out teases in recent memory, our long journey has come to an end: the new Sailor Moon anime will air in July later this year. For ages now, we've been told that a ... read feature

Tokusatsu photo
Tokusatsu

Dinosaurs run wild in Kyoryuger vs Go-Busters' trailer


Three times the dinosaurs to be exact
Dec 21
I may be stating the obvious here, but it's not everyday that we get to see three dinosaur-themed Sentai teams in one film. In fact, you could say that Kyoryuger vs Go-Busters completes the Tri-force of Dinosaurs, since we h... read
Tokusatsu photo
Tokusatsu

Choo Choo! Tokkyuger's costumes and robot have arrived


Toei has gone off track
Dec 06
It's time to enter the railways again, because the images of Ressha Sentai Tokkyuger's heroes, giant robot, and toys are here! Based on my experience with the Sentai franchise, the Tokkyugers have one of the si... read
Streaming photo
Streaming

Say Bye Bye: Toei Japan Channel to shut down in December


See you on the other side
Nov 30
Well, people; it looks like Toei's special channel that intended bring classic toku shows to the US is going to disappear on December 31st. Silly enough, the main reason behind the channel's disappearance is due to Globecast'... read
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Solid Gold
Most long-running shonen franchises have theatrical releases to supplement their ongoing stories. Dragon Ball has 18 flicks between the original and Dragon Ball Z, Naruto has nine movies, Bleach has four and so on. Being... read feature

First Impressions photo
Koto is back for another round!
There comes a time in most people’s lives where they have the desire to escape from their own personal problems. In some cases, these individuals create a special reality that lets them relax peacefully. While things ma... read feature

Tokusatsu photo
Tokusatsu

Kamen Rider Wizard & Gaim movie gets a full trailer


Fruits and doughnuts are going to war
Oct 25
Well, it's time to go to war, because the trailer for Kamen Rider x Kamen Rider Wizard & Gaim: The Fateful Sengoku Movie Battle-- try saying that three times fast-- is about to decide the fate of one's diet! Will fruits ... read
Final Impressions photo
Being a Wizard is suffering
It’s hard to believe that a tale about a magical Kamen Rider that loves doughnuts could be a huge letdown. The show's premise was very promising, since our main hero was battling to protect the lives of innocent people ... read feature

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Dubbing

Will Sailor Moon get a new English voice?


Rumor has it she will
Oct 05
I have to admit, as excited as I am for the new Sailor Moon anime we're supposedly getting one of these days, the question "Who's going to be handling the dub?" hasn't exactly been at the forefront of my mind. I'm more concer... read
Ressha Sentai Tokkyuger photo
Ressha Sentai Tokkyuger

All Aboard! The next Super Sentai show gets trademarked


Trains are where it's at!
Sep 26
Now that we've entered the Fall Season, it's time to learn about the new Sentai series that will premiere in 2014! Crossing the rails of glory, Toei has decided that the next show will be called Ressha Sentai Tokkyuger. ... read
Toei's US toku channel  photo
Toei's US toku channel

Stream, Please! Toei to create a toku channel for the US


Warning, this is not a dream.
Sep 07
Man, I never expected to see this happen in my lifetime. Heck, I almost thought that I was thrown into a wormhole when Toei and Cool Japan's new announcement slapped me in the face. While I'm still coming to my senses over th... read
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Does this count as an actual battle?
*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! Gurren Lagann was being knocked around by Asura to the point where the entire universe trembled! The Tengen Toppa was tossing galaxies back and forth, which resulted in Asura deflecting them with... read feature

More Gaim details photo
More Gaim details

Huzzah! Urobuchi reveals more info about Kamen Rider Gaim


Coming from the mouth of the Butcher himself.
Sep 02
As I said before, don't let the fruit designs throw you off, because Urobuchi isn't going to play around with this fine piece that we call a fruit salad. In a way you could say that the reason that the riders are based off of... read
Kamen Rider Gaim trailer photo
Kamen Rider Gaim trailer

Put your Fruits on for Kamen Rider Gaim's first trailer


I'll take that slice of orange, please!
Aug 25
I don't mean to make an alteration to a signature catch phrase from a certain warlord, but the first thing that came to my head during Kamen Rider Gaim's trailer was Sengoku Basara. More specifically, Date Masamune, due to s... read
Japanator Arena photo
Welcome to our first team battle!
*ding, ding, ding* It's Over! Toshiro's ice abilities have no effect on Kuzan, so he had to resort to his Kido skills. Unfortunately, Toshiro's non ice abilities couldn't damage Kuzan. After converting the J-tor Arena into a ... read feature

Japanator Arena photo
Same segment, different name.
In order to avoid some confusion with a certain feature from our older sibling Website, this segment will now be known as Japanator Arena! I will admit that it took a while to change the name, but Josh 'Totsu' Totman was able... read feature







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