Toei Tokusatsu World Official Announced; FEATURING OFFICIAL ENGLISH SUBTITLES!

This just in from Toei’s official website, starting April 6, 2020 the studio will begin uploading English Subtitled episodes of tokusatsu and Super Robot series. The channel titled Toei Tokusatsu World Official, will feature 70 series from their library produced from 1960 to the 1990s. The channel will feature a mascot known as Contentmaru who is a shinobi fox who is tasked with delivering Toei Tokusatsu to the world. Beginning on April 6, 2020 the first two episodes from each of the 70 series will be available. These episodes will feature English subtitles, however future episodes will receive subtitles if the demand is high enough. Toei also mentions that they are accepting inquiries for merchandising for the channel.


Toei’s official social media poster for the channel has the following statement:

“Please note that depending on the show, there may be viewing limitations in certain areas and countries. Further episodes from Episode 3 of each series will be available in Japanese for now but hopefully there will be more in the future…? We plan on making a public call for subtitles in any language. Masked Rider SHIN consist of one 90 minutes episode.”

The content release schedule for the series beyond their initial episodes is as follows:

Monday April 6, 2020: Episodes 1 and 2 of all 70 shows (with English subtitles)
Monday April 13, 2020: Episode 3 and 4 of NATIONAL KID (to be updated on Mondays)
Tuesday April 14, 2020: Episode 3 and 4 of SUKI SUKI MAJO SENSEI (to be updated on Tuesdays)
Wednesday April 15, 2020: Episode 3 and 4 of ROBOT 8-CHAN (to be updated on Wednesdays)
Thursday April 16, 2020: Episode 3 and 4 of SPACE COP GAVAN (to be updated on Thursdays)
Friday April 17, 2020: Episode 3 and 4 of JASPION (to be updated on Fridays)
Episode 3 and 4 of HARD GUMI (to be updated on Fridays)
Saturday April 18, 2020: Episode 3 and 4 of MAGICAL GIRL CHUKANA PAIPAI (to be updated on Saturdays) Episode 3 and 4 of WINSPECTOR (to be updated on Saturdays)
Sunday April 19, 2020: Episode 3 and 4 of COMBATTLER V (to be updated on Sundays)
Episode 3 and 4 of GORENGER (to be updated on Sundays)

The full list of the 70 shows has not been released as of yet but the partial list includes Captain Ultra, Yokai Bugeicho, JAKQ, Dear Robottie!, Message From Space, Space Cop Sharivan, Poitrine, Changerion, Daltanius, and Daimos. The promotional poster also features Kyodain, Kikaider 01, Lazerion, Kabutack, and Denjiman. 


Source: Toei PR Twitter, Toei Co.

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