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SODO Sundays- March 22, 2020

Hello, tokusatsu community! It’s Joshua Perry here to talk about SODO figures on my fortnightly series, SODO Sundays. Today new Zero-One SODO and some new SHODO!

Kamen Rider Zero-One

Thanks to a picture from the next Televi-Kun we know who will be joining Zero-One Metal Cluster Hopper and Kamen Rider Zonjis in AI-06. This set will also have Kamen Rider 001 from the Reiwa: The First Generation movie and the Trilobyte Magia foot soldiers from the series.

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AI-06 has also been delayed from a March release to a May release.

Kamen Rider Kuuga

A second SODO Chronicle Set has been revealed for Kamen Rider Kuuga. This set will come out in July and have Growing Form, Amazing Mighty, and Ultimate Form.

Ultimate Form will also have the black eyed version as well as a cracked Arcle belt.

SHODO-O

The next SHODO-O Set has also been revealed. This set will come with the Go-Gadoru-Ba Gurougi, Kamen Rider Delta, Kamen Rider Punch Hopper, Kamen Rider Kick Hopper, and General Jark.

You can watch the latest SODO Sundays video over on the Toku Toy Store Facebook page.

That’s it for this edition of SODO Sundays Season 3! Stay tuned for the next edition on both Toku Toy Store and the Toku Toy Store Facebook page.

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Toei Company launches global tokusatsu YouTube channel

Toei Company announce the launch of TOEI TOKUSATSU WORLD OFFICIAL; a YouTube channel bringing subtitled tokusatsu to international audiences

With North America riding high on the announcement of their TokuSHOUTsu streaming service on Pluto TV, the rest of the English speaking world, most notably the United Kingdom, were feeling a little… left out. This all changed last night as Toei Company Ltd – the company behind the most popular toku shows such as Super Sentai and Kamen Rider – announced that they are expanding their YouTube offering to bring us TOEI TOKUSATSU WORLD OFFICIAL. Starting April 6th, 2020, this service will launch with the first two episodes of 70 different toku programmes from the 1960s, 70s, 80s, and 90s.

The whole list of seventy has not been fully revealed but will include innagural Super Sentai series, Himistsu Sentai Gorenger (1975), Metal Hero Series including Uchu Keiju Gavan (1982), and robot anime such as Voltes V (1977). Once the first two episodes of the full catalogue have dropped on April 6th, future episodes will be released on a schedule with each series getting their own release days.

Full details and the early release schedule is available in Toei’s press release, available here.

Are you excited for Toei Tokusatsu World Official? What shows are you most interested in? Join the conversation across our social media channels!

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SODO Sundays – March 8, 2020

Hello, tokusatsu community! It’s Joshua Perry here to talk about SODO figures on my fortnightly series, SODO Sundays. Today, a new OOO Set and an update on the Kirameger YUDO figures.

Kamen Rider OOO

A new SODO Chronicle Kamen Rider OOO Premium Bandai is being released. This time the set focuses on everything for Kamen Rider Birth. The set has 2 figures in it: Kamen Rider Birth and Kamen Rider Birth Prototype.

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There are a ton of accessories included like the Birth Busters for both Riders and the Birth CLAWs weapons that can also form the Sasori mode. They can be used to create Birth’s Birth Day mode as well.

Also included is a canaster of Cell Metals and the manual for the Birth Rider System.

Mashin Sentai Kirameger

A small update for the first set of YUDO figures. Extra KirameSwords have been added to the accessories box so that each member of the team can be displayed with a weapon. This is something YUDO hasn’t done the past 2 years in their releases.

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You can watch the latest SODO Sundays video over on the Toku Toy Store Facebook page.

That’s it for this edition of SODO Sundays Season 3! Stay tuned for the next edition on both Toku Toy Store and the Toku Toy Store Facebook page.

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SODO Sundays – February 23, 2020

Hello, tokusatsu community! It’s Joshua Perry here to talk about SODO figures on my fortnightly series, SODO Sundays. Today, more Zero-One, and finally an update on the missing Zi-O figures!

Kamen Rider Zero-One

Joining Metal Cluster Hopper in AI-06 is the first of the Zi-O Movie Trio Riders, Kamen Rider Zonjis!

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He will also be able to recreate his capeless form and rocket chest seen in the post-credits scene of the movie.

Kamen Rider Amazons

The next SHODO Set X Vol 9 will include Kamen Rider Amazon Omega and Kamen Rider Amazon Alpha!

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Amazon Alpha will also come with an alternate head for his blinded eyed Season 2 version.

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They will be joined in the set by the original Kamen Rider Amazon and his bike the Jungler.

You can watch SODO Sundays Season 3, Episode 11 here:

That’s it for this edition of SODO Sundays Season 3! Stay tuned for the next edition on both Toku Toy Store and the Toku Toy Store Facebook page.

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SODO Sundays – January 26, 2020

Hello, tokusatsu community! It’s Joshua Perry here to talk about SODO figures on my fortnightly series, SODO Sundays. Today, more Zero-One, and finally an update on the missing Zi-O figures!

Kamen Rider Zero-One

The final figure to be released in AI-04 is Zero-One Shinning Assault Hopper! This figure will be coming with the Ax mode of the Authorize Buster. Set 4 just released in Japan.

Set 5 is kicking off with the newest Kamen Rider, Kamen Rider Thouser. This CEO of ZAIA will be coming with his Thousand Jacker weapon.

There will be a companion set releasing sometime after Set 5 known as AI-05.5. This is a set very similar to the EX Mechanics Set released during Zi-O as this set will be coming with the Zero-One mech suit Breaking Mammoth form and his bike the Rise Hopper.

Kamen Rider Zi-O

AI-05 won’t just have Zero-One forms in it. The Kamen Rider Zi-O Ohma Form from the Over Quarterz movie will also be released in this set. Alongside him will be a rerelease of the Kasshin figure from last year’s SODO Plus 2 set.

SHODO

A brief teaser was released for the next SHODO set seeming to confirm SHODO Kamen Rider Amazon Alpha and Kamen Rider Amazon Omega for the SHODO line.

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Now on Facebook, rather than YouTube, you can watch SODO Sundays Season 3, Episode 9 here:

That’s it for this edition of SODO Sundays Season 3! Stay tuned for the next edition on both Toku Toy Store and the Toku Toy Store Facebook page.

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Gallery: Rider Kicks Figure Series – Kamen Rider W & Hardboilder

The Rider Kicks Figure series continues into a bold new era with it’s budget gimmick figures. Revving up with a new subline, RKF figures now come with their own signature motorcycles starting with Kamen Rider W and they’re Hardboilder!

Living library Philip (フィリップ) and half-boiled detective Shotaro Hidari (左 翔太郎) are an unlikely pair but fate conspired to drive them together in more ways than one. This pair of unlikely friends form the unbeatable two-in-one detective Kamen Rider W (仮面ライダーW)! Their signature Rider Machine is called the Hardboilder (ハードボイルダー)

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This toy, as well as others in the Rider Kicks Figure range, are available from Toku Toy Store! Stay tuned for further Rider Kicks Figure reviews and galleries!

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Gallery: Rider Kicks Figure Series – DX Hiden RisePhone

The Rider Kicks Figure series continues into a bold new era with it’s budget gimmick figures. To celebrate the coming of the Reiwa Era, here’s a look at the first Kamen Rider of this new age; Kamen Rider Zero-One!

The Hiden RisePhone (飛電ライズフォン) is Aruto Hiden’s personal executive phone and data device as the President of Hiden Intelligence. With it, he can summon the Rise Hopper motorcycle from the Zea Satellite.

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This toy, as well as others in the Rider Kicks Figure range, are available from Toku Toy Store! Stay tuned for further Rider Kicks Figure reviews and galleries!

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Gallery: Rider Kicks Figure Series – Kamen Rider Valkyrie

The Rider Kicks Figure series continues into a bold new era with it’s budget gimmick figures. To celebrate the coming of the Reiwa Era, here’s a look at the first Kamen Rider of this new age; Kamen Rider Zero-One!

Yua Yaiba (刃 唯阿) leads a conflicted life as a ZAIA Enterprises double-agent and AIMS technical advisor; trying her best to fulfil her duty to both while not compromising her morals. Regardless, she fights to defend humanity as Kamen Rider Valkyrie! (仮面ライダーバルキリー)

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A full review of the RKF Series: Kamen Rider Valkyrie by Mint in Box Reviews can be viewed here:

This figure, as well as other Rider Kicks Figures, are available from Toku Toy Store! Stay tuned for further Rider Kicks Figure reviews and galleries!

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SODO Sundays – December 29, 2019

Hello, tokusatsu community! It’s Joshua Perry here to talk about SODO figures on my fortnightly series, SODO Sundays. Today, more Zero-One, Build, SODO Chronicle, and a look back at 2019!

Kamen Rider Build

The second figure for AI-04, which was teased a little while back ago, has now been revealed! Kamen Rider Metal Build from the Grease V-Cinema is here! Not only is this going to be the final Build figure released in SODO but he is a brand new mold of the Hazard body that upgrades him into a Dai-SODO figure.

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He will be including the Drill Crusher as well as special pieces to make his end of the movie form: Phantom Build.

It doesn’t stop there. Pieces to make a new version of Build RabbitTank Hazard will be in this box as well as the first release of the double Rabbit eyes faceplate which appeared on screen for about 7 seconds.

Kamen Rider Kuuga

Kuuga will be the next series to join the SODO Chronicle line! His first set will come with his four base forms or Mighty, Dragon, Pegasus, and Titan form. They confirmed the other of his 11 forms that appeared in the series will be in line at a later date. The weapons also come with the regular versions that he uses to convert them into this arsenal. This set releases in April 2020.

Kamen Rider Den-O

The first Premium SODO Chronicle Set for Den-O has been revealed! This set will come with all three of the forms for Kamen Rider Zeronos, his Altair, Vega, and Zero Forms. Kamen Rider New Den-O will also be in this set!

As always, you can watch SODO Sundays Season 3, Episode 8 as well as a look back at 2019 here:

This will be the final SODO Sundays to be shown on the Toku Toy Store YouTube channel. SODO Sundays will return in early January with new episodes that will be viewable here on Toku Toy Store as well as over on our Facebook page. We hope you’ll join us for more SODO figure news in 2020!

That’s it for this edition of SODO Sundays Season 3! Stay tuned for the next edition on both Toku Toy Store and the Toku Toy Store Facebook page.

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Gallery: Rider Kicks Figure Series – Kamen Rider Vulcan

The Rider Kicks Figure series continues into a bold new era with it’s budget gimmick figures. To celebrate the coming of the Reiwa Era, here’s a look at the first Kamen Rider of this new age; Kamen Rider Zero-One!

Captain of the AI-hunting SWAT team A.I.M.S., Isamu Fuwa (不破 諫) is a hot-headed robo-racist who seeks revenge against Humagears through his work and as Kamen Rider Vulcan (仮面ライダーバルカン)!

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A full review of the RKF Series: Kamen Rider Vulcan by Mint in Box Reviews can be viewed here:

This figure, as well as other Rider Kicks Figures, are available from Toku Toy Store! Stay tuned for further Rider Kicks Figure reviews and galleries!