Ban Daisuke Goes to Los Angeles

(Los Angeles) Anime Jungle, purveyors of everything anime in Japantown is proud to present an autograph session with Mr. Ban Daisuke, star of “Kikaida” “Kikaider-01” and “Inazuman” in the mid-seventies at the upcoming Nisei Week Festival in Los Angeles. “Kikaida” took the Hawaiian Islands by storm over 35 years ago, and still going strong in Hawaii and the mainland due to the successful English-subtitled version of the DVD Box Sets.

“Jinzo Ningen Kikaida” based on an original story by manga artist and writer, Ishinomori Shotaro was produced as a tokusatsu (live action) by Toei Movie Company for television in the mid-seventies. A classic good-versus evil tale, the show pitted a guitar-playing, denim-clad young biker named Jiro, played by actor Ban Daisuke, against the evil DARK, a shadowy criminal organization bent on wreaking havoc upon Japan and the world.

WHAT: Mr. Ban Daisuke and Cosplay Kikaida

WHEN/WHERE: Sat. August 14th 3:00-4:00 pm Autograph Session
at Japanese Village Plaza
Sat. August 14th 6:30 pm Dinner & Talk Show (Admission fee)
Venue TBA

Sun. August 15th 5:30 pm Nisei Week Parade with Cosplayers
Sun. August 15th 8:00-8:30 pm Autograph Session
at Japanese Village Plaza

“Kikaida 01,” “Inazuman,” “Kamen Rider V3” all fully-subtitled Box Sets, produced by JN Productions in Honolulu will be on sale with other Superhero themed goods.

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