News 2014 Super Sentai Show Ressha Sentai Tokkyūger's New Ad Streamed
posted on 2014-01-19 03:05 EST
Toei began streaming the third commerical for its latest Super Sentai special-effects series, Ressha Sentai Tokkyūger (Train Sentai Tokkyūger), on Saturday. The commercial showcases the color-changing abilities of the new team and reaffirms that the "dream railway heroes is departing soon!"
The theme of the new show is trains, and the staff plan to target train enthusiasts alongside Super Sentai fans. The members of the Tokkyūger squadron are: Tokkyū 1 (Red), Tokkyū 2 (Blue), Tokkyū 3 (Yellow), Tokkyū 4 (Green), and Tokkyū 5 (Pink). (Tokkyū is the Japanese word for "special express.") The main robot in the show will be the Tokkyū-Oh, and the transformation sequences will involve electronic ticket devices called "Tokkyu Chargers."
The series will star:
- Jun Shison (Prince of Tennis 2nd Season musical) as Light/Tokkyū 1
- Jin Hiramaki (Prince of Tennis musicals) as Tokacchi/Tokkyū 2
- Riria (Tensō Sentai Goseiger) as Mio/Tokkyū 3
- Ryūsei Yokohama (Real Onigokko The Origin) as Hikari/Tokkyū 4
- Ai Moritaka (Beginners!) as Kagura/Tokkyū 5
Shōjirō Nakazawa (Gokaiger vs. Gavan: The Movie, Kamen Rider Wizard) is directing the series and Yasuko Kobayashi (Shinkenger, Attack on Titan) is writing the scripts. Hirofumi Fukuzawa (Goseiger, Gokaiger) is in charge of action direction, and Hiroshi Butsuda (Kamen Rider × Kamen Raider Gaim and Wizard Tenkawakeme no Sengoku Movie Daigassen) is in charge of special effects. Takaaki Utsunomiya (Gokaiger, Shinkenger), Motoi Sasaki (Kyōryūger), and Toei's Kei Ishikawa will produce the series.
The television series will premiere on TV Asahi on February 16 at 7:30 a.m. Before it does, a "Premiere Unveiling" event will be held on January 25 and 26 at the Tokyo Dome City's Prism Hall.
Thanks to ukiyaseed for the news tip
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