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Weekend Review – Kamen Rider: The First

In terms of Tokusatsu (Japanese Special Effects Films & Series) especially those of the Henshin (transforming) hero sub-genre, there are a 3 main franchises. A holy trinity that has stood the test of time. One of these – the Super Sentai Franchise – isn’t available in the US in its original form, instead being available in the localized form of the Power Ranger series. Only two Henshin franchises have made it in some form of their original form. One is Ultraman, the other (which is the subject of this review), is Kamen Rider. Continue reading →