Author: Tetsuya

Pointer revs up Dan Moroboshi / Ultra Seven and then stalls at the shooting

According to Kazuho Mitsuta, a director and producer of Ultraseven, at planning stage, Dan Moroboshi performed by Koji Moritsugu was a mere driver of Ultra-Keibitai (The Ultra Guard), not a regular member. He was supposed to overcome a lot of

Posted in Blog Tagged with: , ,

Tokusatsu villains without “Makeup”

This is Great Doctor Lee Keflen in “Choushinsei Flashman” and the actor Kouji Shimizu who portrayed Keflen. According to an interview article on Shimizu, when he got an offer for Keflen, he asked his son if his son would mind

Posted in Blog Tagged with:

The reason “Ultra Ace” becomes “Ultraman Ace”

This is “怪傑透明ウルトラエース(Swift Invisible Ultra A)” created by Marusan co. It’s obviously a bogus hero-like figure. It seems that the production intended to make grown-ups who have little knowledge on hero program buy as souvenir for their kids by making

Posted in Blog Tagged with: ,

Unexpected appearance

This man is SSS9, who is a spy and assassin playing a prominent part in the events of Godzilla vs. Biollante. Believe it or not, he wasn’t an actor but a chief executive of ‘1st.Avenue’, an ad production. He came

Posted in Blog Tagged with:

Seiji Takaiwa

Seiji Takaiwa a.k.a Mr.Kamen Rider Anybody who got into Tokusatsu must have heard his name. I’ll leave a perfunctory introduction to Wikipedia in English. I’ll introduce some quote from some magazine’s article or something. First of all why he chose

Posted in bio Tagged with: , , ,