The local tokusatsu hero show of Fukuoka, Dogengers, will finally be gracing television screens across Kyushu.
The first Fukuoka tokusatsu hero show dedicated to protecting children’s health has received a release date for its first episode. The show features programming that focuses on healthcare and welfare as part of a realization of a push for social awareness of public health. As such the show also features a tie-in health notebook program known as the “Yaku-iku notebook” to keep track of health, elimination of medical waste, and teaching children to check and manage their families’ medications and health.
Dogengers has also featured a recent tie in based on education of the recent coronavirus outbreak. While the team realizes that they are limited in the scope of the things they can do, they pray for the recovery of people who have contracted the illness and can only do what they can given their influence.
Dogengers is being directed by the first full-time female tokusatsu director, Fumie Arakawa. She is a fan of Super Sentai in particular and has worked on titles such as Ressha Sentai ToQger Returns: Super ToQ 7gou of Dreams. Many other industry veterans have also collaborated with her for this local project, which will feature local heroes and villains such as Fukuokalibur, El Brave, Yamasilon, Oogaman, Kitakyuman, and Yabai Kamen.
The Tokusatsu Network has recently had an interview with Akunohimitsukessya Inc., the creators of Yabai Kamen.
Dogengers will air starting April 12, 2020, through June 28, 2020, on Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting, every sunday from 10:00 to 10:25 AM JST.
Source: PR Times