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Ultraman: The Red-Suited Stepchild

Ultraman: The Red-Suited Stepchild

Articles, Blog, Movies & TV, Toku, Ultraman
The tokusatsu fandom is a fun bunch, but it can sometimes be a bit unforgiving when things don't quite look or sound right to our eyes. If it doesn't shout its name, wear a big, plastic device that people somehow believe is just a watch despite it looking nothing like one, and demonstrate a convenient array of sweet martial arts moves, it's not always going to register with some of us in the English-speaking fan community. So many were introduced to this subgenre through the likes of Saban's Power Rangers, and their many follow-ups, all of which adhered to a pretty strict formula of roll calls, teamwork, and big cheesy slogans. Maybe this contributes to the reluctance some have expressed over the years to jump into the wildly-successful, long-running Ultraman franchise. Let's face it....
Artists in Tokusatsu: Hand-made Henshin Love

Artists in Tokusatsu: Hand-made Henshin Love

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As henshin hero fans, we know the struggle is nigh to find the right gifts that express who we are and what our community is about. An S.H. Figuart for your pops may sometimes be met with a head scratch and awkward glance. Even more so we would love to adorn our walls with all sorts of pieces that express the love for the mechs, the grown ups in spandex standing as a bastion for justice around the world, and the epic kaiju battles they fought to maintain that order. Well, let's spend a moment to talk about artists we see in our community giving us amazing wall art, keeping us warm with Rider scarves, and everything in between. (more…)