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Toei Tokusatsu World Official Channel Briefly Vanished over Self-Copyright Strikes

The faultiness of YouTube’s copyright system has been demonstrated yet again as Toei’s “Tokusatsu World Official”, a channel dedicated to bringing tokusatsu shows to the Western world with English subtitles, was temporarily removed after hitting itself with self-copyright strikes against its own content. Alleged to have been taken down merely hours after launching, Toei’s new […]
Tags: Japan, Youtube, Fail, Copyright, Bizarre, Anime, Toei, Tokusatsu

Digimon Adventure 2020 Returns to the Digital World

The “remake” of the Digimon Adventure series has finally commenced as Digimon fanatics are reunited with classic characters such as protagonist Taichi and his partner Agumon, bombarding watchers with a slew of action and sure to have people vigorously debating whether or not it holds up in comparison to the original. Omake:
Tags: Comedy, Drama, Anime, Taichi, Remakes, Digital World, Toei, Image Gallery, Digimon, Agumon

Japan’s Toei Closes Tokyo Studio After Coronavirus Infection

Toei closed its Tokyo studio Tuesday after actor Reo Komiya was diagnosed with the coronavirus. The star of the “Mashin Sentai Kiramager,” a sci-fi/action show broadcast on the TV Asahi network, seventeen-year-old Komiya tested positive for the virus while shooting new episodes at the studio. His condition is not known at the present time. A […]
Tags: Asia, Japan, News, Global, Production, Tokyo, Toei, Komiya, Coronavirus, Reo Komiya

Digimon Adventure's Hard Reset Is Key to the Franchise's Evolution

Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna, the latest film in Toei’s Digimon franchise, is set to bring the story of the eight children who saved both the real and Digital Worlds by partnering up with living, digital creatures to an end. But it isn’t the end. Much in the same way that Digimon can’t truly “die,” the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Internet, Social Media, Animation, Anime, Internet Culture, Toei, Digimon, Digimon Adventure, Digimon Adventure Last Evolution Kizuna, Digital Worlds

A Guide to Kamen Rider, the Masked Marvels of Japanese Superhero TV

If you love Power Rangers, you are probably at least aware of Super Sentai, the Spandex-clad Tokusatsu series it borrows its costumes, mechs, and action footage from. But Toei, the makers of Super Sentai, are also behind another of Japan’s most iconic superhero franchises: the legendary Henshin Heroes of Kamen Rider.Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, Explainer, Superheroes, Power Rangers, Kamen, Toei, Kamen Rider, Tokusatsu, Super Sentai, Henshin Heroes of Kamen

Toei Tokusatsu World Will Bring Classic Shows With English Subtitles

The Toei Company will be launching a brand new YouTube channel called Toei Tokusatsu World Official, which will be showing classic live-action sentai, kaiju, and other Japanese shows. Other than 70 shows with English subtitles at launch, the channel is also promising almost daily updates for upcoming releases. The introduction of the channel and the […]
Tags: Japan, Anime, Announcements, Retro, Live Action, Toei, Tokusatsu, Sentai, Toei Company

Japan’s Toei Launches YouTube Channel For Classic Tokusatsu Shows

Japanese company Toei is launching a designated YouTube channel to give fans access to classic Tokusatsu genre shows from the 1960s to the 1990s, it announced Wednesday. The channel, “Toei Tokusatsu World Official” will begin uploads on Monday, April 6, with daily updates available worldwide outside of Japan. The shows include titles such as “National […]
Tags: Asia, Japan, News, Youtube, Global, Toei, Tokusatsu

New Digimon Adventure Anime Coming April

Lovers of digital monsters will be ecstatic to know that the Digimon series will be continuing come April as a new anime has been announced, one that will involve the original characters back in their young forms and will have some wondering if it is some sort of reboot. Toei divulged both a Japanese and […]
Tags: TV, Anime, Announcements, Toei, Continuations, Digimon

One Piece to Star in Music Video With Japanese Boy Band Arashi

One Piece and revered Japanese boy band Arashi are collaborating on a special animated music video where the real world males will enter the One Piece universe, no doubt vastly improving each other’s popularity. A small teaser was unleashed, depicting some predictably zany antics as the boys enjoy their time with the Straw Hat crew: […]
Tags: Music, J-pop, Marketing, Anime, Toei, PV, One Piece, MV, Arashi

Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai Getting New Anime & Game

Popular Weekly Shounen Jump manga and original spin-off of the Dragon Quest series, Dragon Quest: The Adventure of Dai, is getting a new anime and game. The lengthy manga – written by Riku Sanjo, illustrated by Koji Inada, and available in Weekly Shounen Jump from 1989 until 1996 – follows the quest of Dai, a […]
Tags: Trailer, Anime, Announcements, Square Enix, Dai, Toei, Adaptations, Dragon Quest, Riku Sanjo, Koji Inada

Top 10 Studios That Make Lots of Great Anime

A ranking has accumulated opinions regarding the studios that have produced a large quantity of supremely popular anime, perhaps surprising few as the number one spot was given to a studio most famed for its astonishing films. 1. Studio Ghibli (1,136 votes) 2. Toei Animation (742 votes) 3. Madhouse (694 votes) 4. Brain’s Base (662 […]
Tags: Rankings, Sunrise, Anime, Studio Ghibli, Toei Animation, Toei, Madhouse, Tatsunoko Production, Brain's Base

One Piece Anime Censors Manga’s Dark Implications

Censorship has crept its way into another anime as the latest episode of One Piece deviated from the manga in a way that lessened the impact of a town’s dire situation, which is rather unlike most instances of modern-day censorship. The manga chapter on which the episode was adapted from involved the characters bringing food […]
Tags: Drama, Censorship, Anime, Comparison, Toei, One Piece

Japan’s Toei Reveals Newfound Diversity at Tokyo Film Market

Once known for its popular gang and other action films that had legions of mostly male fans, Toei today has a diverse line-up in a variety of genres. To this edition of TIFFCOM the company has brought several new titles, including “Mio’s Recipe for You” a drama about a young female chef in the feudal […]
Tags: Asia, Japan, News, Global, Markets & Festivals, Toei, Tokyo International Film Festival, Tokyo Film Market, Talking The Pictures

One Piece: Stampede English Dub Peek Piracy

The latest One Piece film, One Piece: Stampede, is already on its way to the US as an English dubbed trailer has arrived to whet the appetites of crazed Western fans; many are perhaps more eagerly awaiting the continuation of the anime’s English dub, however (which is apparently not even caught up to this film […]
Tags: Translation, Usa, Movies, Trailer, US, English, Anime, Toei, One Piece

One Piece: Stampede English Dub Peak Piracy

The latest One Piece film, One Piece: Stampede, is already on its way to the US as an English dubbed trailer has arrived to whet the appetites of crazed Western fans; many are perhaps more eagerly awaiting the continuation of the anime’s English dub, however (which is apparently not even caught up to this film […]
Tags: Translation, Usa, Movies, Trailer, US, English, Anime, Toei, One Piece

Japan’s Toei Animation Teams With Saudi’s Manga Productions on ‘The Journey’

In an industry-building effort for Saudi Arabia, new Saudi animation studio Manga Productions has teamed up with Japan’s Toei Animation on a $10 million to $15 million animation feature titled “The Journey,” an epic based on Saudi folklore to be directed by Shizuno Kobun, whose credits include “Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle.”  Manga […]
Tags: Japan, News, Saudi Arabia, Global, Cannes film festival, Toei Animation, Toei, Manga Productions, Shizuno Kobun

Sometimes the Best Superhero Crossovers Are the Simplest (and Silliest)

Next week, Avengers: Endgame finally hits theaters. Meticulous plans, endless teases, hushed whispers, and millions of dollars worth of moviemaking heft across a decade have gone into this grand coming together of Marvel’s mightiest. But sometimes a purer joy can found in having a superheroic mashup...just because?Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, Superheroes, Power Rangers, Toei, Super Sentai, Avengers Endgame, Super Sentai Strongest Battle

Gegege no Kitarou’s Nekomusume Returns

Nekomusume has unsurprisingly not been killed off after all as Gegege no Kitarou‘s latest broadcast has shown off more of her new petite form, the little girl proving to be quite the handful and surely soothing the hearts of viewers, particularly those dismayed at her being changed into an adult for this new season. Omake:
Tags: Comedy, Anime, Moe, Toei, Image Gallery, Gegege no Kitarou, Kitarou

Dragon Quest: Your Story Trailer Embarks on an Adventure

Toei has unveiled the first trailer for the 3D CG Dragon Quest V: Hand of the Heavenly Bride adaptation film called “Dragon Quest: Your Story”. The dynamic trailer shares a sneak peek at some of the major characters and story events of Dragon Quest V, putting the protagonist at the forefront: Dragon Quest: Your Story will […]
Tags: Games, Movies, Trailer, Anime, Toei, 3D CG, Adaptations, Dragon Quest V

Gegege no Kitarou Unleashes a Youthful Twist

Fans dismayed by Gegege no Kitarou‘s recent heart-wrenching moments might perhaps feel better with the latest episode, as a cute young girl makes an appearance and will possibly make watchers feel relieved in more ways than one… Omake:
Tags: Drama, Anime, Moe, Toei, Image Gallery, Gegege no Kitarou, Kitarou, Gegege

Gegege no Kitarou All Too Depressing

Gegege no Kitarou‘s carefree and fun nature has seemingly vanished along with the precious character from the previous episode as conflicts between human and youkai have begun to emerge in even larger quantities than before; with the episode concluding on another devastating moment… Omake:
Tags: Drama, Anime, Toei, Image Gallery, Gegege no Kitarou, Kitarou

Gegege no Kitarou Has a Murderous Development

The action-heavy 6th season of Gegege no Kitarou has had a rather shocking development in its 47th broadcast, with things starting off rather standard as the usual characters encounter another otherworldly being causing mischief – but concluding with a shocking scene that (supposedly) spells death for one beloved character. Omake:
Tags: Drama, Anime, Toei, Image Gallery, Gegege no Kitarou

March 5 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases

March 5 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases Welcome to’s March 5 Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD column! As you can see, we’ve added a video player at the top highlighting this week’s releases, and you can find more detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone...
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Toei Offering Refunds for Censored Dragon Ball Z Movie BD

Toei has apologized for the confusion over the Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly movie BD being censored and have also offered refunds to those who want them. To the dismay of those who had purchased the BD, it was discovered that various scenes had instances of middle fingers removed, a decision that Toei explained was so […]
Tags: Censorship, Anime, Comparison, Toei, Dragon Ball Z, BD

Dragon Ball Super: Broly Earns $7 Million On Opening Day

The Dragon Ball Super: Broly movie has just premiered in the United States and has already amassed huge crowds and profits on the first day of screening. According to the latest reports, the Dragon Ball movie (which marks the return of “maximum power” Broly) has earned an estimated $7 million at the US box office: Dragon […]
Tags: Movies, Money, US, Sales, United States, Anime, Toei, Dragon Ball Super, Broly

One Piece 20th Anniversary Trailer Chronicles The Anime

A trailer celebrating 20 years of the One Piece anime adaptation has emerged on the series’ official YouTube channel. The One Piece anime will be celebrating its 20-year anniversary on the 20th of October, 2019 and while that date is still many months away, Toei made sure to alert all fans by posting an extensive […]
Tags: Anniversaries, Anime, Toei, One Piece

Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly BD Expunges Middle Finger Taunting

The recent Japanese BD release of ancient Dragon Ball Z film “Dragon Ball Z: Bio-Broly” has had an instance of a character giving the middle finger removed, likely a result of the taunt being better understood in modern-day Japan. The original release of the movie had character Trunks giving the middle finger, but one Japanese […]
Tags: Japan, Movies, Censorship, Anime, Comparison, Toei, Dragon Ball Z, BD, Bio Broly

Netflix’s Saint Seiya Genderbends Andromeda Shun

The upcoming Netflix 3D CG adaptation of Saint Seiya, known as “Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac“, revealed its first teaser trailer. Fans were quick to notice a major change to Andromeda Shun’s gender along with some other questionable decisions. The confusing trailer: One of the series’ producers and the writer responsible for Shun’s gender […]
Tags: Trailer, Netflix, Anime, Toei, 3D CG, Adaptations, Shun, SEIYA, Saint Seiya, Seiya Genderbends Andromeda Shun, Andromeda Shun

“First Ever Magical Boy” Appears In Hugtto Precure

Social media has been praising the latest episode of Hugtto Precure for its “inclusivity” as an existing male character has become what many are calling “the first male PreCure in the series”, a move that will surely trigger an increase in political debates and social media blockings. Jubilant cheers from fans, with some being convinced […]
Tags: Anime, Toei, Image Gallery, Precure, Mahou Shoujo

Saint Seiya Goes Forward With Female Saints In “Saintia Shou”

Toei has begun streaming a promotional video for the ONA adaptation of “Saint Seiya: Saintia Shou“. Saint Seiya: Saintia Shou was a spin-off manga of Masami Kurumada’s Saint Saiya telling the story of Athena’s personal guard, the “Saintia”. The story began directly after the Sanctuary arc in the original manga and follows the adventures of the titular […]
Tags: Trailer, Anime, Ona, Athena, Toei, Adaptations, SEIYA, Animax, Saiya, Saint Seiya, Masami Kurumada, Saint Seiya Goes Forward With Female Saints, Saintia Shou Saint Seiya, Saintia Shou