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Brett Summers

Crawled out of the Black Lodge in 1976, only to find himself in the Village.

Cult TV Essentials: Kamen Rider Drive

Kamen Rider Drive is a Japanese tokusatsu television series serving as the 16th Heisei Kamen Rider Series, and 25th series over all. Riku Sanjo returns to the Kamen Rider Series to serve as Drive ’​s lead screenwriter, with Ryuta Tasaki as director. It premiered on TV Asahi and affiliate stations […]

Preview: BUSHIDO (TP)

VAMPIRES IN FEUDAL JAPAN! Kichiro is an outsider in feudal Japan. Lacking the Japanese blood that would allow him to become a samurai, he must fulfill his dreams of serving the shogun in a less traditional manner…by eliminating every supernatural threat that rears its fangs! Framed for murder […]

Preview: Trilogy USA (HC)

Corruption, violence, decay: European comics master Hermann and the up-and-coming writer Yves H. take a viciously satirical look at the dark side of the American soul. From the evil that stalks the Eastern Seaboard setting of “Blood Ties” to the crime-ridden Los Angeles of “Girl from Ipanema,” these […]

Cult TV Essentials: Kamen Rider Fourze

Kamen Rider Fourze was a Japanese tokusatsu drama in Toei Company’s Kamen Rider Series, being the thirteenth series in the Heisei period run and the twenty-second overall. It began airing on September 4, 2011, the week following the conclusion of Kamen Rider OOO, joining Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger and then […]

Cult TV Essentials: Kamen Rider OOO

Kamen Rider OOO was a 2010-2011 Japanese tokusatsu drama in Toei Company’s Kamen Rider Series, being the twelfth series in the Heisei period run and the twenty-first overall. It began airing on September 5th 2010 until August 28th 2011 (48 episodes). The series’ titular Kamen Rider made a cameo appearance […]

Cult TV Essentials: Kamen Rider W

Kamen Rider W was a 2009-2010 Japanese tokusatsu drama, the eleventh series in the Heisei period run of the Kamen Rider Series. It premiered following the finale of Kamen Rider Decade on September 6th 2009 and ran for 49 episodes. The series is described as the “Heisei Kamen […]

Cult TV Essentials: Kamen Rider Kiva

Kamen Rider Kiva was the title of the 2008 Kamen Rider Japanese tokusatsu television series produced by Toei Company and Ishimori Productions. It premiered on January 27th 2008, following the finale of Kamen Rider Den-O. It ran for 48 episodes. Advertisements showed a horror film theme to the […]

Cult TV Essentials: Kamen Rider Den-O

Kamen Rider Den-O was the seventeenth instalment in the popular Kamen Rider Series of tokusatsu programs. It is a joint collaboration between Ishimori Productions and Toei. It premiered January 28th 2007 on TV Asahi, and concluded airing its 49th episode on January 20th 2008. Its lead actor Takeru […]

Agent Carter gets two hour premiere

ABC is getting ready to launch their next Marvel show with fan-favourite Agent Carter played by Hayley Atwell. Today’s official press release from ABC announced that the season premiere will be for two hours on January 6th 2015. The press release interestingly mentions that its’ now a “seven part television […]