Shin Kamen Rider: Prologue is a darker and edgier distillation of the traditional Kamen Rider mythos. It’s also not for the squeamish.
This week, it’s the era of superheroes. Really crummy superheroes.
This week, Mike Dent joins the TokuNet Film Club for a guest review of the 1987 film, Sukeban Deka: The Movie.
Director Takashi Miike returns to his superhero saga and turns the dials up to 11 for Zebraman 2: Attack on Zebra City.
Takashi Miike’s Zebraman is a dry yet heartfelt look at what’s best about superheroes.
Keita Amemiya’s Zeiram takes the classic story of the unstoppable killing machine, inserts two electricians and lets the sparks fly.
Mechanical Violator Hakaider is a standard tale of an individualistic antihero and a corrupt utopia. It’s pretty much exactly the sum of its parts, and that’s okay.
In that strange time known as the mid 1990’s, there was a hero…who really hated getting himself dirty.
Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis is the tale of city in turmoil and the pain of great upheaval, as told through a secret occult history. It’s also sort of a mess.
Rebirth of Mothra III concludes the trilogy with better designs, a tighter story, and the return of the King. Ghidorah, that is.
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