Tokusatsu Gesundheit: Kong: Skull Island

Welcome to Tokusatsu Gesundheit, where we’re deviating heavily from the usual format to talk about an American feature film still in theaters right now. However, it’s not every summer that an American studio knocks it out of the park with a Kaiju picture, much less one set in the wider Godzilla franchise, so Kong: … [Read more...]

Tokusatsu Gesundheit: Karate Robo Zaborgar

Welcome to Tokusatsu Gesundheit, where today we’re examining another modern, nostalgia-driven remake of a 70s series. This time, it’s Karate Robo Zaborgar. Plot Rundown The criminal syndicate known as Sigma is out to conquer the world and only Japanese secret policeman Yutaka Diamon stands in their way.  With the … [Read more...]

Tokusatsu Gesundheit: Space Sentai Kyuranger

Welcome to Tokusatsu Gesundheit, where we’re on the cutting edge of Super Sentai! The very first episode of Uchu Sentai Kyuranger recently aired in Japan, and we’re gonna talk about it today. Plot Rundown The evil Space Shogunate Jark Matter has conquered 88 constellations, effectively giving them control of the … [Read more...]

Tokusatsu Gesundheit: Toei Amusement Park Shorts

Welcome to Tokusatsu Gesundheit, where we’re taking in a triple feature in under thirty minutes! Enjoy Kamen Rider World, Super Sentai World, and Toei Hero Daishugō. Plot Rundown Kamen Rider World: the evil Shadow Moon, previously defeated by Kamen Rider Black, returns to life as a powerful giant called The … [Read more...]

1 out of 5 – Would Recommend: Death Race 2050

Welcome back to 1 out of 5 – Would Recommend, which comes out of retirement this week for one last job. Today, we’re watching the newest entry in a series that, like Spider-Man, has been rebooted twice in ten years – Death Race 2050! What’s The Plot? It’s a remake of Death Race 2000, and it follows that plot … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: Star Wars Infinities – A New Hope

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, were today we’re looking at an alternate universe from long ago in a galaxy far, far away – Star Wars Infinities - A New Hope! How’s It Different? This is a simple For Want of a Nail story – Luke Skywalker’s torpedoes detonate too early and fail to destroy the Death … [Read more...]

Tokusatsu Gesundheit: Kamen Rider Ex-Aid

Welcome to Tokusatsu Gesundheit, where today I’m getting caught up on Super Sentai and Kamen Rider (I was like 20 weeks behind, which seemed…excessive). Therefore, we’re watching the first six episodes of Kamen Rider Ex-Aid, airing weekly in Japan right now. Plot Rundown Five years ago, ten video games in … [Read more...]

Tokusatsu Gesundheit: I’m Dreaming of a White Ranger

Welcome to Tokusatsu Gesundheit, where even the holidays are morphenomenal! We’re cheating a little and watching Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers Season 3, Episode 16: I’m Dreaming of a White Ranger! Plot Rundown It turns out that the Emperor of Evil, Lord Zedd, isn’t a big fan of the Holiday season. He sends his … [Read more...]

Tokusatsu Gesundheit: Mechanical Violator Hakaider

Welcome to Tokusatsu Gesundheit, where Chris really needs to check on the availability of a film before committing to it. Instead The Mysterians, we’ll be watching the post-apocalyptic Kikaider spin-off Mechanical Violator Hakaider! Plot Rundown A group of scavengers in a post-apocalyptic future accidentally … [Read more...]

Tokusatsu Gesundheit: Kamen Rider Drive Saga: Kamen Rider Chaser

Welcome to Tokusatsu Gesundheit, where we rely on nerds more obsessive than ourselves to get our hands on stuff not available outside of Japan. That’s rarely truer than today, when we’re watching a direct to video spin-off to a Kamen Rider series – Kamen Rider Drive Saga: Kamen Rider Chaser. Plot Rundown We open … [Read more...]

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