The Daily Taishu wanted to know which tokusatsu actors viewers could fall head over heels in love with. From the stars of Kamen Rider to the leading heroes in red from Super Sentai, they tallied up their stats for the biggest heroic heartthrob, and the final score may have a few surprises.
Starting with the leaders of the multi-colored superhero teams of Super Sentai, we have the Top 5 most beloved actors, counting down to Number 1.
Shishi Kakeru - GaoRed
Hyakuju Sentai Gaoranger
Suzuki Right - ToQ 1gou
Ressha Sentai Toqger
Asami Tatsuya - TimeRed
Mirai Sentai Timeranger
Alata - GoseiRed
Tensou Sentai Goseiger
Shiba Takeru - ShinkenRed
Samurai Sentai Shin...
UPDATE: Shout! Factory confirmed earlier this year their official release of Seijuu Sentai Gingaman coming in 2018. The original story follows.
Shout! Factory has been kicking ass and taking names these past few years, putting out one quality release after another from the worlds of Power Rangers, Super Sentai, and other tokusatsu titles. Continuing their trend of releasing each yearly Super Sentai series, beginning from 1992's Kryoryu Sentai Zyuranger (from which Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was adapted), we now have 1998's Seijuu Sentai Gingaman (Power Rangers Lost Galaxy) to add to the growing Sentai pantheon.
At least we think we do.
With no official release date announcement from Shout, we only have the brief Amazon listing for the DVD set to go on. Which means the releas...
Bandai Japan posted the TV ad for the Kyutama Gattai 13 DX Orion Battler from the Uchu Sentai Kyuranger TV series.
The item represents Shishi Red Orion's primary mecha, which is composed of the Orion Voyager and the Battle Orion Ship. In addition, with the rest of the Kyuranger mecha, the team can form the Orion Bazooka formation! Lastly, this set also comes with the Orion Kyutama and the All Voyager Kyutama.
The DX Orion Battler cost 12,960 yen and is set for an October 7 release.
It's been a while since I could say that I was loving both the current Kamen Rider series and the current Super Sentai at once. More often than not, the recipe is off for one or the other. And while I'm no Spada, I'd say that Uchu Sentai Kyuranger's blend of wacky fantasy and epic drama provides a well-Balanced meal for my tokusatsu soul. Let's catch up on recent events with this show, and wonder what we did to deserve them.
When last we discussed Kyuranger, our terminally red hero Lucky was about to jump into the past to join the time-displaced portion of this ever-growing team of space adventurers, once again proving that even time travel can't keep Red off the screen for more than a few seconds in a row. It's for a good reason, but one can't help but notice how continuously Lucky (...
In an odd turn of events, Toei Company has filed trademarks for two different names for the next Super Sentai series coming in 2018! The confirmed trademarks state that the teams will be known as Keisatsu Sentai Patoranger, and Kaito Sentai Lupinranger.
Now, as the names indicate, the 2018 Super Sentai series may/will feature two teams pit against one another; a team of cops (Patoranger) versus a team of thieves (Lupinranger)! However, this could also just be a similar case to Ninpu Sentai Hurricanger, where the team consisted of two groups, the initial three Hurricangers and the two secondary Gouraigers. It may be too soon to tell what these names really indicate, but interest in the series is quickly building. Once other details are confirmed, updates will follow, so please stay t...
Dengeki Hobby released an image of the initial design work for the Soul of Chogokin Dragon Caesar from the Kyouryuu Sentai Zyuranger TV series.
Also known as the Dragonzord in the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers series, this item represents the primary mecha of the Zyuranger's 6th member, the Dragon Ranger. Details such as the price and release date are yet to be announced.
It is confirmed that actor Hiroki Suzuki, best known to most fans as Juuken Sentai Gekiranger's Jan Kandou/GekiRed will make a guest appearance in Ultraman Geed.
He'll play the role of Alien Shadow Kuroto in the show's 14th and 15th episode. His character used to work under Commander Zena and has developed complex feelings during this period. He'll also summon the Space Time Destruction God Zegan in these episodes.
Ultraman Geed's 14th episode "Shadow of Shadow" and 15th episode "Child of Fight" will premiere on October 7th and 14th respectively.
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Uchuu Sentai Kyuranger has been running for 30 episodes and the Kyutama gimmick has been stale for a while now, but thankfully the Saiko Kyutama changes the game! This Kyutama is huge and stylized to really stand out from the bunch with its red coloring and beautiful blue ring. It also has its own electronics but unlike the Hikari Kyutama that tried (and failed) to work its sounds in tandem with the Seiza Blaster, the Saiko Kyutama tells the Seiza Blaster to sit back, relax and let it handle all the awesome new sounds. So what can it do?
Well, for starters we have 5 attacks with just the Kyutama itself, these have yet to be seen in the show (as of this recording) so we don't know what they do just yet. After you insert it into the Seiza Blaster (or hold the button down with your fin...
2017 has been a year of highs and lows for me as a tokusatsu fan. At one end of the aisle, there were heavy hitters. Big surprises and reinvention, breathing new life into what had seemed a little too routine of late. At the other end, we had some duds. Weak efforts with minimal creativity and just no drive to wow us. Sometimes those two things would happen back-to-back within the same franchise! Amid all the chaos emerged a title seeking to recapture my heart when it appeared all but lost in the shuffle of rotating monsters, morphers, and mecha. Let's take a closer look at Uchuu Sentai Kyuranger, and see where it ranks on the scale so far.
Not gonna lie, when this show first premiered, I completely gushed. We're finally going where Super Sentai has never gone before, taking the franc...