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TokuNet Podcast #47 – Heisei Rider Retrospective: Part 2

TokuNet Podcast #47 – Heisei Rider Retrospective: Part 2

October 18, 2019

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The TokuNet crew talks about Heisei Kamen Rider Phase 2 starting with Double to Drive in podcast episode 47, Heisei Rider Retrospective: Part 2.

 


The team looks back at Heisei Kamen Rider Phase 2 and discusses the start of the era with Kamen Rider Double until Kamen Rider Drive. Spoiler Warning for all of the shows discussed in this episode.

Timestamps for each season:

00:02:09: Kamen Rider W
00:23:20: Kamen Rider OOO
00:50:27: Kamen Rider Fourze
01:22:51: Kamen Rider Wizard
01:40:02: Kamen Rider Gaim
02:11:50: Kamen Rider Drive

CAST:

Podcast Editor: HenshinKitty

Podcast Feature Art by Travis Butts

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TokuNet Podcast #46 – Heisei Rider Retrospective: Part 1

TokuNet Podcast #46 – Heisei Rider Retrospective: Part 1

September 20, 2019

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The TokuNet crew talks about Heisei Kamen Rider starting with Kuuga to Decade in podcast episode 46, Heisei Rider Retrospective: Part 1.

 


With the first Reiwa era Kamen Rider, Kamen Rider Zero-One, starting recently, the team looks back at the first part of the Heisei generation of Kamen Riders from Kuuga to Decade. Spoiler Warning for all of the shows discussed in this episode.

Timestamps for each season:

  • 0:02:07: Shin Kamen Rider / Kamen Rider ZO / Kamen Rider J
  • 0:07:41: Kamen Rider Kuuga
  • 0:17:54: Kamen Rider Agito
  • 0:32:57: Kamen Rider Ryuki
  • 0:51:33: Kamen Rider 555
  • 1:00:11: Kamen Rider Blade
  • 1:12:50: Kamen Rider Hibiki
  • 1:29:22: Kamen Rider Kabuto
  • 1:38:41: Kamen Rider Den-O
  • 1:52:48: Kamen Rider Kiva
  • 2:14:37: Kamen Rider Decade

CAST:

Podcast Editor: HenshinKitty & Malunis

Podcast Feature Art by Travis Butts

Be sure to subscribe to TokuNet Podcast on iTunes and Stitcher. Feel free to rate and review our content! Additionally, if you’d like to get a early access to the TokuNet Podcast, become a Rider tier patron or higher by supporting us on our official Patreon.

TokuNet Podcast #45 – Tokusatsu Anime Adaptations

TokuNet Podcast #45 – Tokusatsu Anime Adaptations

July 23, 2019

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In episode 45 of the TokuNet podcast, the team talks about anime adaptations of tokusatsu and tokusatsu-inspired anime shows.

 


With the release of Netflix's Ultraman anime, the team talks about the series and its highlights as an anime adaption of the iconic Ultraman franchise. They also talk about their love of past adaptions like SSSS.Gridman, the Godzilla anime movie trilogy, and the Garo anime series.

CAST:

Podcast Editor: HenshinKitty

Podcast Feature Art by Gladys Leung

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TokuNet Podcast #44 – Tokusatsu Gagaga

TokuNet Podcast #44 – Tokusatsu Gagaga

May 27, 2019

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The podcast crew talks about why they love Tokusatsu Gagaga!

 


It isn't every day that we see a drama series shine a light on tokusatsu as a genre, its impact on the audience, and fan culture as a whole. So, of course we're going to discuss the recently aired Japanese drama, Tokusatsu Gagaga, that deals with these topics and so much more. If you've seen the show, let us know what you thought about it in the comments below!

CAST:

Podcast Editor: HenshinKitty

Podcast Feature Art by Gladys Leung

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TokuNet Podcast #43 – Ultraman R/B

TokuNet Podcast #43 – Ultraman R/B

April 12, 2019

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The podcast crew talk about the latest Ultra series, Ultraman R/B.


Last year saw a unique take on the Ultraman formula with Ultraman R/B. Starring two brothers who become Ultraman Rosso and Ultraman Blu, R/B is ultimately a story about family, finding your purpose, and throwing giant monsters through buildings. Join us as we discuss what makes Ultraman R/B special, from the highs and lows of the show to its overall message. And let us know what you thought of the show in the comments below!

CAST:

Podcast Editor: HenshinKitty

Podcast Feature Art by Gladys Leung

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Intro Music: Son of a Rocket by Kevin Macleod at incompetech

TokuNet Podcast #42 – Intro to GARO

TokuNet Podcast #42 – Intro to GARO

February 26, 2019

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In this episode of the podcast, we give a general overview of the GARO franchise.

 


The GARO franchise is known for its interesting characters, awesome action scenes, and expansive lore. It is also known for its unique tale of production revival and rise to popularity. In this month's episode of the TokuNet franchise, we talk about the franchise as a whole, what we love about it, and where people who are new to GARO can start. Let us know what's your favorite season of GARO in the comments below!

CAST:

Podcast Editor: HenshinKitty

Podcast Feature Art by Gladys Leung

Be sure to subscribe to TokuNet Podcast on iTunes and Stitcher. Feel free to rate and review our content! Additionally, if you’d like to get a early access to the TokuNet Podcast, become a Rider tier patron or higher by supporting us on our official Patreon.

Intro Music: Son of a Rocket by Kevin Macleod at incompetech

TokuNet Podcast #41 – Women of Tokusatsu

TokuNet Podcast #41 – Women of Tokusatsu

January 17, 2019

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On this episode of the podcast, the team talks about the representation of women in the world of tokusatsu.

 


The ladies of Team TokuNet discuss various topics centered around how women are represented in tokusatsu. The team talk about their favorite female characters in the genre, some of their least favorite tropes involving female characters, how the Western fandom community can be improved, and female characters that are role models to young girls watching tokusatsu, among many others.

CAST:

Podcast Editor: HenshinKitty

Podcast Feature Art by Gladys Leung

Be sure to subscribe to TokuNet Podcast on iTunes and Stitcher. Feel free to rate and review our content! Additionally, if you’d like to get early access to the TokuNet Podcast, become a Rider tier patron or higher by supporting us on our official Patreon.

Intro Music: Son of a Rocket by Kevin Macleod at incompetech

TokuNet Podcast #40 – Meet the Team!

TokuNet Podcast #40 – Meet the Team!

December 5, 2018

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On this episode of the podcast, we get to know some of the newer members of Team TokuNet!


Starting out with just seven members almost five years ago, TokuNet has grown quite a bit with talented writers, artists, and editors joining the team. So, we thought it was time to get to know some of our more recent members of the team. We talk about how they got into the genre, some of their favorite shows, characters, and moments in tokusatsu, as well as what led them to TokuNet.

CAST:

Podcast Editor: HenshinKitty

Podcast Feature Art by Nicole Amber

Be sure to subscribe to TokuNet Podcast on iTunes and Stitcher. Feel free to rate and review our content! Additionally, if you’d like to get a early access to the TokuNet Podcast, become a Rider tier patron or higher by supporting us on our official Patreon.

Intro Music: Son of a Rocket by Kevin Macleod at incompetech

TokuNet Podcast #39 – Lupinranger vs Patranger: First Impressions

TokuNet Podcast #39 – Lupinranger vs Patranger: First Impressions

October 8, 2018

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The podcast crew tries to figure out which team is cooler as they give their first impressions of Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger vs Keisatsu Sentai Patranger.

 


Lupinranger vs Patranger continues the recent trend of changing the Super Sentai formula started by Kyuranger by introducing two opposing teams from the start. Team TokuNet gets together to discuss how this new approach has made this show stand out as of the first 10 episodes as well as their thoughts on where the show could go in the future. This episode of the podcast also introduces two new members to the show, Staff Writer Brody Salzman and Graphic Designer Gladys Leung.

CAST:

Podcast Editor: HenshinKitty

Podcast Feature Art by Gladys Leung

Be sure to subscribe to TokuNet Podcast on iTunes and Stitcher. Feel free to rate and review our content! Additionally, if you’d like to get a early access to the TokuNet Podcast, become a Rider tier patron or higher by supporting us on our official Patreon.

Intro Music: Son of a Rocket by Kevin Macleod at incompetech

TokuNet Podcast #38 – Uchu Sentai Kyuranger

TokuNet Podcast #38 – Uchu Sentai Kyuranger

July 14, 2018

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The podcast crew gather the Kyutamas in order to review 2017's Sentai series, Uchu Sentai Kyuranger.

 


Recorded: May 18th, 2018

Team TokuNet finally sits down to share their thoughts on last year's space adventure known as Kyuranger. With so many characters and story arcs, the cast takes their time to delve into the story of the show and share their favorite moments of the series. Let us know what you thought of the show in the comments below!

Tune in next episode as we give our first impressions of the currently running Kaito Sentai Lupinranger vs Keisatsu Sentai Patranger!

CAST:

Podcast Feature Art by Gladys Leung

Be sure to subscribe to TokuNet Podcast on iTunes and Stitcher. Feel free to rate and review our content! Additionally, if you’d like to get a early access to the TokuNet Podcast, become a Rider tier patron or higher by supporting us on our official Patreon.

Intro Music: Son of a Rocket by Kevin Macleod at incompetech