Tokusatsu Trivia

I shall tell you some story behind the story, gossips and some hypotheses

-Ichiro Mizuki was originally supposed to sing the theme song of Kamen Rider Super1- (from an interview article with Shunsuke Takasugi) After the press conference for the new series,Kamen Rider Super1, they threw a party. One of the staff said, ...
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Masao Nakasone, a voice actor was chosen as Ultraman(voice), but on the day of recording, he accidentally couldn't show up on time because he was late for the recording for episode one. So someone had to do Ultraman's voice. Hajime ...
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The actor who was in suit of 'Daimajin' was Chikara Hashimoto, ex-professinal baseball player. Hashimoto tried hard not to blink even though the studio was filled with powder dust and cork powder in the air. His effort made his eyes ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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At the planning stage, name of 6th Ultra warrior was 'Ultraman Star'. Then 'Ultraman Jack' was floated as the top candidate. However in those days hijack was a serious social problem, and 'Jack' could be associated with a negative image ...
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#1 KAMEN RIDER ZX BEATS A SNATCHER Shun Sugata a.k.a Ryo Murasame/Kamen Rider ZX has been officially commended by Mejiro Tokyo police department for arresting a bag snatcher in Dec. 2005. According to Sugata, on his way home he heard ...
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In May 1972, The staff of Kamen Rider got shocked. Hiroshi Fujioka ran away from filming of Kamen Rider. Through the media even kids got to know this incident. According to the media, Fujioka had auditioned a drama titled “Akahige” ...
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