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Check out Destructoid's feature on Garage Hero's productions

Ever since Gun Caliber, the independent tokusatsu group Garage Hero has been making their own pieces to provide people with more options in the realm of tokusatsu. Since the team has released a few things since then, I did a piece for Destr...

 
 
 
 
 
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Basement Pretzel shows us a tokusatsu fan's endless struggle

To this day, there's one thing that can cause many fans of tokusatsu to go into despair. In other words, I'm talking about the moment when a random person refers to the show you're watching as Power Rangers. For now, I guess this is mostly ...

 
 
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What if rock-paper-scissors and shonen anime collide?

If there's one debate that is serious business, it's the one to decide on which place to get food at. When you have two people set on two different cuisines, it's important to settle the whole thing in a civil matter; otherwise, things won'...

 
 
 
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What if Star Wars was a black-and-white samurai film?

As many folks prepare for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story's theatrical premiere, the gang at Beat Down Boogie have prepared a Star Wars fan short, Star Wars Samurai: The Blind Jedi, that's inspired by Akira Kurosawa's stuff and the Zatoichi mo...

 
 
 
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Tokusatsu Film School hits us with some useful tips

It's time to hit the book again, people. Garage Hero's Tokusatsu Film School series is back with a new episode that focuses on giving us some advice on the filming scene. Of course, it talks about the importance of keeping track of the acto...

 
 
 
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Kick off your weekend with Garage Hero's Nevalion short

If there's a side of tokusatsu that's piqued my curiosity the most, it's the local hero side of things. These characters are exclusive to specific regions of Japan so their presence is mostly known by those in that area. Speaking of which, ...

 
 
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Aw, snap: Gun Caliber returns to YouTube as a web series

It looks like the guys at Garage Hero are showing Gun Caliber on their YouTube Channel again; however, this upcoming stream will return in the form of a web series, as Bueno and the gang cut up the movie into various parts. Since Garage Her...

 
 
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Weekend Japanatainment - Konbini Edition

You've probably been to a convenient store before, they have drinks and snacks and other stuff you might need if you're pressed for time and they are useful in a pinch. I worked at one over a summer when I was young and I kind of dislike go...

 
 
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Protect the timelines with Garage Hero's Futureman NEXT short

Alright, people! It's about to get futuristic around here, as the gang at Garage Hero unleashes their new short known as Futureman NEXT. As always, the team makes use of their length well since the defender of the flow time left us with a n...

 
 
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Liven up your day with a new Metroid-inspired tune

[Disclaimer: Jayson Napolitano wrote for Japanator. No relationships, professional or personal, were factored into this post.] With the month that commemorates the Metroid franchise's 30th anniversary coming to a close, the video games reco...

 
 
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Get fired up for Garage Hero's new tokusatsu short

As the summer season continues to get hotter, the folks at Garage Hero are turning up the heat with their new hero known as Suzaku. Of course, this fiery warrior happens to be a hot-blooded individual. So far, I'm loving the idea that Suzak...

 
 
 
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NHK World to cover Sumo in English!

NHK World has announced that they will carry English language coverage of top league sumo wrestling on their channel and online.The show, Grand Sumo Highlights will air several times a day on NHK World, and also will be available on th...

 
 
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Garage Hero's Red Sun is ready to slice up evil

At long last, the first episode of Garage Hero's new short known as Red Sun has launched on their channel. Just like their Inzector Alpha series, the title will likely focus on Red Sun showing us how he takes down his enemies with...

 
 
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Here's a quick look at Garage Hero's new red samurai hero

It looks like the guys at the Indie Tokusatsu Studio Garage Hero have a new short in the work, as they show off their new hero known as Red Sun, which was made by Former Rainbow Zoukei, the team behind the suits for the Kamen Rider and Supe...

 
 
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Check out Garage Hero's latest choreography session

As the gang at Garage Hero are getting ready to launch another episode of Tokusatsu Film School on Friday, the crew give us a quick look at one of their latest choreography sessions. Instead of Bueno showing us his moves on film, we s...

 
 
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Grab your supplies: Tokusatsu Film School has begun

Listen up, people! It's time for us to head to our desks, as Bueno teaches us about the essential elements that go into creating a hero helmet during Tokusatsu Film School's first session. The best part about Bueno's demonstration is that h...

 
 
 
 
 
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JoJo Part 4's 8-bit ending theme will heal all of your wounds

You know that Studio Megaane is an impressive person when he releases a chiptune version of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable's ending theme within the same timeframe that the anime's tune made its debut. I guess this means ...

 
 
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Bakuryu Change: Abaranger's 8-bit opening is out on a rampage

I'm not sure if this is a coincidence or not, but I find it too convenient that Studio Megaane's latest chiptune song happens to be his take on Bakuryu Sentai Abaranger, which happens to be a hot-blooded ridiculously over-the-top dinosaur-...

 
 
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Awaken your instincts with Zyuohger's 8-bit opening

It's time for us to unleash our loudest Tarzan yell as Studio Megaane uses his Retro Cube to turn the opening of the animal and cube-themed Super Sentai series, Dobutsu Sentai Zyuohger, into a chiptune that'll make anyone want to tap ...

 
 
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Party hard with Beat Down Boogie's MAGFest '16 video

If you missed out on this year's MAGFest, the festival where you get to party with other people while partaking in events related to video games and video game music, the gang at Beat Down Boogie have covered their favorite highlights from...

 
 
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Fusion, Ha: Dragon Ball Z and Brooklyn Nine-Nine collide

[Disclosure: Salvador is friends with BlueBandanaJake. No relationships, personal or professional, were factored into this post.] Never in a million years would I have thought to see Dragon Ball Z and the police-themed comedy show Bro...

 
 
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What if Darth Vader and Kamen Rider Black RX crossed swords?

Ever since Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens hit theaters last month, I was in the mood for seeing someone do a video where a Jedi or Sith fights one of the various heroes from tokusatsu who wields an energy sword. Lo and behold, my...

 
 
 
 
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Let's kick off the 2016 year with a sweet new Mythos trailer

This might sound weird of me to say this, but one of the things that I'm excited the most about the 2016 Tokusatsu Year is that we might see more independent toku projects enter the scene. In regards to these indie productions, the Fi...

 
 
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Kamen Rider Ghost's chiptune opening will brighten your soul

If there's one thing that I love about watching Kamen Rider Ghost each week, it's the show's opening by the ouendan group Kishidan. On a joyous Christmas day, Megaane has used his Retro Eyecon to turn "We Think, Therefore We Are" into a gl...

 
 
 
 




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