Openings from the entire history of Super Sentai serties! Best known to Western audiences as source material for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers!
The first color tokusatsu film was produced quickly to capitalize on the success of Godzilla, and features some bizarre starfish/eye space creatures
Spectreman was originially produced for Japanese TV between 1971 and 1972, and was dubbed into English for its 1978 debut in the US market
Admiring look at Haruo Nakajima, the first man who donned the Godzilla suit (among other monster suits) and entranced the world
A cross between a Japanese monster movie and pro wrestling, Kaiju Big Battel puts on live action performances of monster fights, and it freaking rules!
Crazy 1970s tokusatsu TV series about a hero/wrestler who drives a sweet 3-wheeled motorbike is unique in that the fight scenes turned into anime
Barugon, a lizard-dog monster... causes widespread destruction, trampling people, buildings, attacking w his battering-ram tongue..spitting frozen liquid nitrogen - & his deathly energy ray.
Gamera battles creatures from outer space after being trapped in a super-catch ray!
People love the monsters and heroes of tokusatsu so much, that they just have to create their own films, with, uh, varying results!
BBC documentary on Godzilla as part of their Monster Night