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VIEWTIFUL JOE: 15 Years Later

VIEWTIFUL JOE: 15 Years Later

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(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...
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)

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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...
ZYUDEN SENTAI KYORYUGER Returns For One Last Brave Finish

ZYUDEN SENTAI KYORYUGER Returns For One Last Brave Finish

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Four years after their story was completed, the cast of the dinosaur-themed series Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger comes back for another hurrah, in this completely random, unexpected appearance. Showing up in multiple online videos, including a complete "lost" episode of the series, they're back to show us once again how brave they can be. The videos are a collaborative promotional effort between RPG video game developers A-Lim and the tokusatsu maestros at Toei Company, as a means of advertising the upcoming Brave Frontier 2. The mobile game seemingly bears no resemblance to the live-action special effects stylings of Kyoryuger except on the basic level that they both feature heroic figures in outlandish costumes beating the stuffing out of monsters. Also, the word "brave" is said about ...
Godzilla vs GokaiRed: An Atomic Valentine

Godzilla vs GokaiRed: An Atomic Valentine

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Giant bugs with laser-antennae. Bloodthirsty fiends from the depths of outer space. Titanic robots of unparalleled strength. Godzilla has been victorious in battle with dozens of seemingly unbeatable adversaries. But perhaps none as fierce as the latest threat standing before him. The menace of a broken heart. In this stop-motion comedy piece from Youtube channel MootroidXProductions, the radioactive lizard serves up his scorching heart for the object of his affection and a series of misunderstandings may lead to devastating consequences. His first romantic troubles were featured in a video a few years ago, only for the battle to rage on yet again this year, as we approach another Singles Awareness Day. Here's the original 2016 video, followed by its 2018 reboot. Because it's not j...
Maxing Megazord: Making the Most of the POWER RANGERS LEGACY WARS Event, Part 2

Maxing Megazord: Making the Most of the POWER RANGERS LEGACY WARS Event, Part 2

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We once again find ourselves, fellow Power Rangers Legacy Wars fans, hours from a Megazord Event! As such, HJU returns with Part 2 of its Maxing Megazord series of articles. You can find Part 1, which covered some basic gaming tips and tricks for maxing your Megazord damage score, here. Part 2 of Maxing Megazord is going to focus on the effective use of Mega abilities. While we won't be going into the new, shiny Megazord in this article, we would be remiss if we didn't include a nice, large picture of the most recent Legacy Wars toy. Observe the Black Dragon Megazord! Before we discuss Mega abilities, we will start with a few corrections and updates that we all went through during the last Megazord event together: Patch 1.7.0 brought some interesting changes to the game. Chief ...
DEADPOOL’s Ryan Reynolds is DETECTIVE PIKACHU, Plus: Dogs & Cats Live Together, Mass Hysteria

DEADPOOL’s Ryan Reynolds is DETECTIVE PIKACHU, Plus: Dogs & Cats Live Together, Mass Hysteria

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In case word hasn't traveled to your neck of the interwebs just yet, there's somehow a Detective Pikachu movie getting made. What's more amazing is that this flick, based on the popular video game and anime series Pokemon, in which "pocket monsters" battle it out for sport, is starring Ryan Reynolds. As Pikachu. The cartoon rodent-looking thing that generally doesn't say anything but repetitive variations on the syllables of his own name. Even after weeks of information slowly dripping out of the tap on this production, we're still asking if there's any way this could be a really expensive mix-up. Are we getting punk'd? Is getting punk'd still a thing? This question and many others need answering as we countdown to the release on this alleged movie. Ryan Reynolds has been acting his p...
Game Session: GUNDAM VERSUS Series

Game Session: GUNDAM VERSUS Series

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Dust off that good ol Playstation 3. Don't turn off that Playstation 4 just yet. We're locked, loaded, and taking to the skies in some of your favorite giant super robots from the Mobile Suit Gundam anime franchise. It's the Gundam Versus video game series! We'll be piloting mobile suits in Gundam Extreme Vs. Full Boost on the PS3, then lighting up the battlefield with laser rifles in Gundam Versus on PS4. From the Gundam Unicorn to the Zaku II, we're launching into the fray with more mech action than you can shake a beam-sword at. Gundam Extreme Vs was never actually localized in North America, but that didn't stop our friends at Fighting Frogs Ultra  from showing us the exciting, fast-paced gameplay. Gundam Versus comes to us with a western localized version, making it easy for a...
Maxing Megazord: Making the Most of the POWER RANGERS LEGACY WARS Event, Part 1

Maxing Megazord: Making the Most of the POWER RANGERS LEGACY WARS Event, Part 1

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In just a few hours, it will be that time, once again, fellow Power Rangers Legacy Wars fans: the Megazord Event! HJU readers are likely familiar with nWay's wildly popular mobile game, and possibly familiar with the game's twice-per-month event of battling Zords and giant monsters. This event has quickly become the game's premiere focus for both casual and competitive fans alike. Whether you and your fellow Alliance members are working to crack the Leaderboard Top 50 or hoping to solidify your place in the Top 5, we here at HJU have put together a tried and true list of tips and tricks to help you get the most out of the event. This first of two articles on the Megazord event will focus on some basic tips necessary to succeed in Megazord play. The second part to this series wil...
Game Session: KAMEN RIDER CLIMAX FIGHTERS

Game Session: KAMEN RIDER CLIMAX FIGHTERS

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Welcome to Game Day here at Henshin Justice Unlimited. And to kick things off as we ring in a brand new year of justice, we've fired up the ole Playstation 4 to rock out Kamen Rider Climax Fighters, the hotly-anticipated video game based on the Kamen Rider television series. Including all the monster-fighting title heroes from Kamen Rider Build, Kamen Rider Ex-Aid, Kamen Rider Ghost, Kamen Rider Drive, Kamen Rider Gaim, and many others across the long-running Kamen Rider tokuscape, this game comes to us with an official English-language edition, making it of particular interest to many of us in the western fan community. Let's get started, with a Game Session, coming at us from friends of justice, Fighting Frogs Ultra. https://youtu.be/V-Tp16ir-Ag?list=PLgEJC_ZXOpW3uaFqTIHLV-1P-YhpZ...
Game Walkthrough: KAMEN RIDER CLIMAX FIGHTERS

Game Walkthrough: KAMEN RIDER CLIMAX FIGHTERS

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Welcome to Game Day here at Henshin Justice Unlimited. And to kick things off as we ring in a brand new year of justice, we've fired up the ole Playstation 4 to rock out Kamen Rider Climax Fighters, the hotly-anticipated video game based on the Kamen Rider television series. Including all the monster-fighting title heroes from Kamen Rider Build, Kamen Rider Ex-Aid, Kamen Rider Ghost, Kamen Rider Drive, Kamen Rider Gaim, and many others across the long-running Kamen Rider tokuscape, this game comes to us with an official English-language edition, making it of particular interest to many of us in the western fan community. Let's continue on from Part One, with a Game Walkthrough, coming at us from friends of justice, Total Justice Gaming. https://youtu.be/Vm4sxTvzKjw https://youtu.be...