Monthly Archives: August 2013

Space Dandy trailer

Not long after Kids on the Slope, Cowboy Bebop/Macross Plus director Shinichiro Watanabe is back for a new sci-fi show starting in 2014: Space Dandy. The trailer looks like a lot of fun!

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Sexy Rangers (2011)

Today’s selection: Sexy Rangers (2011, dir. Shinji Nishikawa) Subgenre: Henshin Heroine Available from: Cinema Epoch This is your regular reminder that while the Super Sentai franchise has never been officially released in North America, we do have official subtitled DVDs … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 anime trailers

It’s early still, but trailers and teasers are beginning to emerge for the autumn 2013 anime season. First, the latest look at Kill La Kill, Studio Trigger’s schoolgirl battle series, which looks very much like the stuff that the same … Continue reading

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Media Blasters licenses Ultimate Girls

Media Blasters has acquired the license to the 2005 12-episode anime series UG: Ultimate Girls, prompting immediate backlash from anime and tokusatsu fandoms alike. I think this is somewhat unwarranted, because, while the show is sort of a sleazy fan-service-fest, … Continue reading

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Death Kappa (2010)

Today’s selection: Death Kappa (2010, dir. Tomo’o Haraguchi) Subgenre: Kaiju, Yokai Available from: Media Blasters This is an old review from when the movie first came out, reposted from a previous ‘blog: God bless Fever Dreams Productions. Somehow, the US … Continue reading

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Bunch of random news shorts

Lots of neat stuff in the news lately, so little time. Here’s a rundown: *Toyota has started marketing their new Char… um, I mean their new car, the Auris, with everyone’s favorite Gundam villain. While a bright red car is … Continue reading

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Hentai Kamen (2013)

Today’s selection: Hentai Kamen: Forbidden Super Hero (2013, dir. Yuichi Fukuda) Subgenre: Henshin Hero Available from: Still on theatrical circuit in North America I’ve talked about it before on this ‘blog, but Hentai Kamen, the film adaptation of Keishu Ando’s … Continue reading

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