In mid-September, Los Angeles-based art gallery, Gallery 1988, held its opening reception for its latest tribute show to the filmography of prolific filmmaker, Guillermo Del Toro named “In Search of Monsters.”
The Tokusatsu Network attended Viz Media’s Ultraman panel at San Diego Comic-Con. Featuring the creators of the best-selling reimagined Ultraman manga, Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi, the panel discussed the effect of kaiju and the Ultra Series on pop culture and the soon-to-be-released manga.
On June 10th, the official press event for the Kamen Rider Drive and Shuriken Sentai Ninninger summer movies was held at Shinagawa Prince Hotel in Tokyo. The following is the digest of the live-tweets from Senior Editor, Kuniharu (@killadelfo), and YouTube Channel Coordinator, Kazuaki Fujiwatali (@mototanthosya).
The Tokusatsu Network recently attended the 2015 Japan Action Awards where Keita Amemiya and others were honored for their various contributions to action genre in Japanese film & telvision.
Lexington Comic Con uploaded a video from the of Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger panel to its YouTube channel.
The annual Chicago convention will feature Millenium Godzilla director Masaaki Tezuka, among others.
The Tokusatsu Network attended the Kamen Rider x Super Sentai W Hero Festival 2014 filmed at Tokyo Dome City’s Prism Hall on the August 7th, 2014.
On January 9th 2015, the press conference and advance screening for the Ressha Sentai ToQger vs Kyoryuger: THE MOVIE was held in Wald 9 Cinema in Shinjuku, with the Tokusatsu Network’s Tom Constantine in attendance.
The Tokusatsu Network attended Super Festival 67, a yearly event for vintage toy merchants around Japan to sell and display their merchandise. It includes appearances by Tokusatsu-related personalities, and this year, Ryu Manatsu (Gen Ootori/Ultraman Leo) stood on stage and shared his experiences and impressions from playing the role.
On January 9th 2015, the press conference for the Ressha Sentai ToQger vs Kyoryuger: THE MOVIE was held in Wald 9 Cinema in Shinjuku, with the Tokusatsu Network in attendance.