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Someone Forgot the Safeword in Kamen Rider Build Episode 3

Someone Forgot the Safeword in Kamen Rider Build Episode 3

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The hits just keep on coming for the new Kamen Rider Build, as Sento flies higher, the story goes deeper, and one character may find out just how much chains and guns excite them. After trolling Ryuuga through another flawless recap, Sento kicks us off by holding Kamen Rider 101 with his star pupil (doubtlessly because he's the only one there), Ryuuga himself. He goes over the chain of events that have lead us to this point, searching for Nabeshima, the man who knocked out Ryuuga before Faust could haul him off to the monster farm. This scene is so ridiculous. I don't even know how it's possible that Ryuuga doesn't understand his own backstory, which he lived through and remembers perfectly well now, and yet he needs Sento to go over it all again, complete with a marker board and visu...
Kamen Rider Build Episode 2 Shines Bright, Like a Diamond

Kamen Rider Build Episode 2 Shines Bright, Like a Diamond

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Can we talk about the new Kamen Rider Build? I have to talk about this. I need to be reassured that I'm seeing what I'm seeing and that it's not going to be taken away from me when they finally realize what they've done and decide it's all a really expensive mistake. This is too much of what I wanted all at once. Who's about to get fired for this magnificence?! The brilliance begins at minute one, with the greatest recap ever committed to film. The braggadocious smarty-pants Kiryuu Sento and his new fugitive pal Banjou Ryuuga have dueling summaries, bantering even as they tell us what happened in last week's premiere episode. I already love these idiots and it's only been like twenty minutes. Please tell me I can keep them, mommy! After the recap, we get our first look at the openi...
On Kyuranger, No One Can Hear You Scream

On Kyuranger, No One Can Hear You Scream

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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...
Kamen Rider Build Shakes Up A Winning Formula

Kamen Rider Build Shakes Up A Winning Formula

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Well, that was fast. It seems like it was just yesterday that I was whining about how I'll have to spend the next year with the costumes from Kamen Rider Ex-Aid, wondering if maybe the franchise was finally about to lose me. Fast-forwarding to the end of that particular race, my thoughts on both Ex-Aid and the Kamen Rider franchise have gone through a transformation about as drastic as any costumed do-gooder. If only every show we watched had this speedy a turnaround. In Kamen Rider Build, our new story commences in what appears almost to be the beginnings of a kind of post-apocalypse. A nation divided into three distinct sectors after a startling event in the aftermath of a fateful Mars exploration mission that brought back the mysterious Pandora Box, an item speculated to hold gr...
Uchu Sentai Kyuuranger Full Trailer

Uchu Sentai Kyuuranger Full Trailer

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Yesterday, TV-Asahi released a full trailer for Uchu Sentai Kyuuranger. The trailer highlights each of the Kyuurangers, villains, and mecha. Furthermore, the trailer is accompanied by the show's opening theme song, LUCKY STAR. The series is schedule to succeed Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger on February 12 as a part of Super Hero Time block. Kyuuranger will feature Takayuki Shibasaki as its head director and Nobuhiro Mouri as head writer. Shibasaki and Mouri previously worked together on Go-Busters, OOO, and Gaim. Manga artist, Masato Hisa serves as the series’ designer. Hisa is best known for Nobunagun and Area 51. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iU2CGUDv538 Series Synopsis: In the distant future, the universe has become dominated by the Jark Matter organization. As a result hope has been l...
DX Heisei Legend Rider Gashat Set For Sale

DX Heisei Legend Rider Gashat Set For Sale

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On Monday, Premium Bandai opened the listings for pre-order page of the newly announced DX Kamen Rider Ex-Aid Heisei Legend Rider Gashat Set, which contains the first ten Heisei Riders (Kuuga to Decade). Then as of yesterday, the pre-orders were officially opened to the public at price of 16,200 Yen. The listing states that orders for the set will remain open until February 6th, when they will be closed. The scheduled release for the DX Kamen Rider Ex-Aid Heisei Legend Rider Gashat Set is for this coming March. All Gashats within the set are compatible with the DX Kamen Rider EX-Aid Gamer Driver, and will easily go great together with the other Legend Rider Gashats sold at retail.  DX Kamen Rider Ex-Aid Heisei Legend Rider Gashat Set Includes: Adventure Guy Kuuga Gashat ...