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「 特撮 取り出す」

Tokusatsu, or toku, is the Japanese term that refers to shows and movies that are special-effects heavy. Think Star Trek, Doctor Who, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and yes Power Rangers.

Toku Takeout! is a podcast where we get nerdy about all things Tokusatsu.


Shoutout and thanks to @K8TBenoit for our awesome theme song!

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Jul 30, 2020

This week Tam & Cole talk a little bit about some changes that could be coming to the podcast - and then jump into the Gokaiger watchalong with the episodes The Big Abare with the Dinosaur Robot Drill and Armor of the...

Jul 23, 2020

Does Power Rangers make sense in today's world? Should we continue to "adapt" Japanese media?

Cole & Tam discuss!

Then follow along as we watch two more episodes of Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger!

Jul 16, 2020

We catch up with Cole's pivot to video, and acknowledge the elephant in the room: services to legally stream or purchase Tokusatsu media in the US/North America!

Did you know Kamen Rider Heisei Generations FOREVER premiered in the US for the first time?

Also, do you know alternative services for other countries? Let...

Jul 9, 2020

Toku Takeout returns after a week off!

We asked for your favorite Toku shows that aren't Super Sentai, Kamen Rider or Ultraman.

Give a listen to find out everyone's favorites, then stick around for the next episodes on our Pirate Sentai Gokaiger watchalong - "The Guaranteed Showy Samurai" and "Tell Me the Way".