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SUPER HERO SYNOPSES | Rising From The Ashes

SUPER HERO SYNOPSES | Rising From The Ashes

Articles, Blog, Kamen Rider, Super Sentai, toku, tokusatsu
Welcome back to Super Hero Synopses, where protagonists always find the strength to rise from defeat and fight on to victory! Kamen Rider Build recounts Ryuga's hitherto secluded backstory, while Ryuga demonstrates his conversion from sidekick to hero in his own right by coming back from a quick defeat and finds the inner strength to save his friends from certain death. Meanwhile, over in Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger the Lupinrangers are reeling from last week's disaster but their inability to give up leads them back to each other and - thanks to a monster-of-the-week with a useful hidden ability - back on the hunt again. As always we'd love to hear your thoughts on Super Hero Time, so please come and join us over in our forum or on our Facebook page!   Kamen...
HERO MAMA LEAGUE: The Mother of all Super Sentai Crossovers

HERO MAMA LEAGUE: The Mother of all Super Sentai Crossovers

Articles, Blog, Culture, Gallery, Movies & TV, News, Super Sentai, Tech, Toku, toku, tokublogs, tokusatsu, Uncategorized, Video Update, Videos
Well, here's a twist. One place where you're almost sure not to find any patented daddy issues in the tokusatsu subgenre this year is the upcoming Hero Mama League, a wholly unexpected crossover event that gathers three heroines from Super Sentai television history, for a story about these superpowered ladies balancing their lives as world-saving badasses and the everyday challenges of being a mother. Yeah. This is happening. It comes to us via the Toei Tokusatsu Fan Club app, complimenting Toei Company's recent efforts to keep the spirit alive for the countless heroes running around their seemingly limitless multiverse of demons, aliens, and super-ninjas, righting wrongs long after their original shows leave the airwaves. As we gear up for the next entry into the new ongoing Space Sq...
SUPER HERO SYNOPSES | Relatives Remembered

SUPER HERO SYNOPSES | Relatives Remembered

Articles, Kamen Rider, Movies & TV, Super Sentai, Toku, toku, tokusatsu
Welcome back to Super Hero Synopses, where it's dangerous to be related to Riders or Rangers. Kamen Rider Build continues its themes of identity, but also changes the mood by shifting the thrust of the story over to Ryuga (Cross-Z), who is about as close to a comedic relief character as the show gets. It seems that he too has a mysterious and unknown past, but unlike Sento he never recovered it until now. Meanwhile in Kaito Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger the tone is shifting in a more serious way, as Kaito (Lupin Red) finds that his target has a similar family situation to him, prompting him to try and help the very person he's also trying to rob. However, events outside of his control seem to make his chances of seeing his brother again about as remote as Ryuga's chance...
SUPER HERO SYNOPSES | True Identity

SUPER HERO SYNOPSES | True Identity

Articles, Kamen Rider, Movies & TV, Super Sentai, Toku, toku, tokusatsu
Welcome back to Super Hero Synopses, where Japanese heroes strive to discover who they really are. Kamen Rider Build has always had some element of identity within it. Whether it's Sento's (Build) forgotten past, as referenced in the new intro sequence introduced this week, Kazumi (Grease) pretending to have similar amnesia in an attempt to forge a new identity, or the initial mysteries as to who Rogue and Blood Stark were. But this week the question of identity falls to Misora, who displays all three of her personas this episode as the latest chapter of the story begins to dig into the question as to who she is or what is possessing her. Meanwhile in Kaito Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger the Global Police are trying to determine if a trio of mild mannered cafe workers ar...
SUPER HERO SYNOPSES | Childhood Demons

SUPER HERO SYNOPSES | Childhood Demons

Articles, Kamen Rider, Super Sentai, Toku, toku, tokusatsu
Welcome back to Super Hero Synopses, where the female of the species is more deadly than the male. Or at the very least, the subject of our focus this week. In Kamen Rider Build Sawa is forced to come clean about her true loyalties, while over in Kaito Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger Umika (Lupin Yellow) is forced to deal with her own insecurities. Regardless of which show you prefer, both end with a new development that promises to mix things up next week, so be sure to come back and join us then. In the meantime, don't forget to come back for our analysis articles or let us know what you thought of these shows in the comments section below. Kamen Rider Build, Episode 28 “The Genius Comes On A Tank” The duel between Sento (Build) and Gentoku (Rogue) continues!...
SUPER HERO SYNOPSES | Learning From The Past

SUPER HERO SYNOPSES | Learning From The Past

Articles, Kamen Rider, Movies & TV, Super Sentai, Toku, toku, tokusatsu
Welcome back to Super Hero Synopses, where we crash ideologies headlong into each other to see which will survive. This week in Kamen Rider Build the duels continue as the spotlight settles upon Build and Rogue's clash of ideals, fists, and extending feet. Meanwhile in Kaito Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger Lupin Red tries to tease Patren #1 away from the cause of justice and focus on obtaining his revenge. Who will the spolight finally fall upon? Will Sawa continue to evade it? As always, please let us know who you think is currently on top in the comments below. Kamen Rider Build, Episode 27 “The Hero's Counterattack” As Ryuga (Cross-Z) and Fu Washio (Hell Bros) prepare to fight, Kazumi (Grease) gets a phone call from Sawa. It initially seems that Fu has the u...
Teaser: ChameleonGreen Goes Ham in UCHUU SENTAI KYURANGER VS SPACE SQUAD

Teaser: ChameleonGreen Goes Ham in UCHUU SENTAI KYURANGER VS SPACE SQUAD

Articles, Blog, Movies & TV, News, Space Sheriff, Super Sentai, Toku, toku, tokublogs, tokusatsu, Uncategorized, Video Update, Videos
Another day, another crossover event in the land of cool guys who rarely look at explosions as their enemies pun all the way to fiery doom. This time, it's Uchuu Sentai Kyuranger who steps up to bat. The series about a crew of space-faring heroes fighting against the unscrupulous Jark Matter only recently ended its year-long run on television, but that's not stopping them from tearing it up with the best of them in the seemingly unending cycle of Toei Company's team-up extravaganzas. Interestingly enough, some members on this particular team already have some experience with their latest companions in intergalactic day-saving. It's Space Sheriff Gavan! And he's bringing his disparate team of tokusatsu randoms from the newly-created Space Squad along for the party, in the new Uchuu Sentai...
VIEWTIFUL JOE: 15 Years Later

VIEWTIFUL JOE: 15 Years Later

Animation, Anime, Articles, Blog, Comics, Culture, Fantasy, Featured, Kamen Rider, monster, Movies & TV, Power Rangers, Reviews, Sci-Fi, Super Sentai, Tech, Toku, toku, tokublogs, tokusatsu, Uncategorized, Video Games, Video Update, Videos
(Kyoryu) Brave New World Tokusatsu hero shows, and the worldwide fandom surrounding them, have changed greatly over the past fifteen years. Beyond genre, beyond formula, beyond character archetypes, beyond even cinematography and direction, the greatest way that change has manifested is cross-pollination. Super Sentai—in its original, unedited form—currently gets official DVD releases in the West. GARO went from a pet project known only to the hardcore, to a running franchise and a mainstay event for one of the biggest MMOs in the world. Kamen Rider has radically reinvented itself several times tonally, and Ultraman is finally getting significant amounts of love by way of behemoth streaming service Crunchyroll.  Meanwhile, more and more properties are adopting the "live-action...
SUPER HERO SYNOPSES | Spies & Sharks

SUPER HERO SYNOPSES | Spies & Sharks

Articles, Blog, Kamen Rider, Super Sentai, toku, tokusatsu
Welcome back to Super Hero Synopses, where we maintain records of all activities related to Japanese superheroes. This week is filled with investigations, as Sento tries to determine the secrets of Misora's bangle, and the Global Police are trying to crack a string of missing person cases. Which do you prefer - the lighthearted hijinks of Kaito Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger, or the tragedy and tension of Kamen Rider Build? We'd love to hear your thoughts in the comment section below or anywhere else in the unlimited world of HJU. Kamen Rider Build, Episode 25 “An Idol Awakens” Following on from last week's battle, Misora appears with her bracelet and eyes aglow. She raises her arm and summons a strong wind. At her command, a section of the Sky Wall par...
You Gotta Believe These 8-Bit Theme Song Covers (KAMEN RIDER, POWER RANGERS, SUPER SENTAI, & More)

You Gotta Believe These 8-Bit Theme Song Covers (KAMEN RIDER, POWER RANGERS, SUPER SENTAI, & More)

Animation, Anime, Articles, Blog, Culture, Kamen Rider, Movies & TV, Power Rangers, Super Sentai, Tech, Toku, toku, tokublogs, tokusatsu, Uncategorized, Video Games, Video Update, Videos
Here's a little something to jam to while waiting for your next fix when it comes to the heroes of the tokusatsu world. From Kamen Rider to Super Sentai to Power Rangers, Youtuber Studio Megaane has been delivering one nostalgic twist after another on the special-effects shows we at Henshin Justice Unlimited hold most dear. Plus quite a few other titles both of the live-action and animated variety. Studio Megaane creates music tracks in the style of old school 8-bit video games, generating a unique sound not to be duplicated, especially for those of us who fondly remember the days when this was pretty much all you had when mashing buttons and cursing the incredibly difficult games of the era. You haven't known true struggle until you've been felled by your hundredth accidental landing...