About Love Tokusatsu

特撮 (とくさつ): special effects; SFX

Love Tokusatsu is a Japanese entertainment and tokusatsu news website. This includes Japanese dramas, interviews product news, indie projects, and related content with a particular focus on Kamen Rider.  We strongly believe in bringing content to all tokusatsu fans.

What Love Tokusatsu does not concentrate on is the newest toys or merchandise, rumors, or magazine scans. Love Tokusatsu focuses on translating news directly from Japanese sources and includes all source links on the page the article content originated. (Please see our Disclaimer regarding translation information).

We are not affiliated with any other tokusatsu website and we do not use their content. Love Tokusatsu is not affiliated with Toei.

Love Tokusatsu officially launched on February 14, 2017. The name of the website officially changed to Love Tokusatsu on January 1, 2021.

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Lisa is a designer and indie comic creator living in the USA. Lisa originally grew up watching Super Sentai shows but discovered Kamen Rider in July 2014.

Lisa is an English native speaker, grew up in a Vietnamese language household, and started self-learning Japanese and Russian in September 2015. She is the sole site administrator and translator of this site. Lisa uses this site as translation practice.

Lisa’s favorite series is Kamen Rider Ryuki.

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