Are you a HARDCORE or CASUAL Tokusatsu fan?

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  1. Black Ranger RX

    Black Ranger RX I don't have low self esteem.

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    Me? I've just now decided I am a CASUAL Tokusatsu fan.

    When it comes to DVDs, if there are cheaper alternatives to Toei's expensive DVDs, that are legit and not bootlegs, then I will buy them. Should a series be exclusively available on Toei's official DVD's then I'll make DAMN SURE that I want this series.

    Being realistic, I don't believe that I'm going to collect and watch each and every series or movie.

    I do download some shows, but these days I have way too many shows to watch, with the many Anime DVDs that have yet to be watched. Right now I'm only downloading Kamen Rider Fourze through Bit Torrent.

    As for Toys and Merchandise, I very rarely buy them. I would only buy them for novelty reasons, plus I don't have a whole lot of space for them.

    But what about YOU? Are you a Casual or Hardcore Toku fan?
     
  2. bestkept

    bestkept Member

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    most likely I am a casual one. I only watch KR from toku. like u said, to many to watch. I feel lazy to follow sentai though I wish I can. I wanna re-watch Shaider [childhood toku] though forget to search for it. In terms of buying toku stuff, I only have SHFiguarts Kabuto, HyperKabuto and COR Kabuto extender since I have limited budget. I wish I could have each KR from KR1 though.
     
  3. Ore-sama

    Ore-sama The Great Me

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    I wouldn't consider myself a hardcore or casual fan. I'm somewhere in between. I mean I really love Tokusatsu but I won't be so crazed or anything. I don't wanna be the number-one Toku fan. I just wanna be a fan.
     
  4. Forever Knight

    Forever Knight Eye See You

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    Hardcore.
     
  5. Fantasy Leader

    Fantasy Leader Member

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    I feel like I'm kinda in the middle.

    For Sentai, I do feel hardcore.

    Kamen Rider, almost hardcore (particularly the Heisei Era).
     
  6. Daikamonohashi

    Daikamonohashi Member

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    You tell me. :p
     
  7. Blade Dancer

    Blade Dancer Not-So-Rabid Blade Fangirl

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    Depends on what you mean by "hardcore" and "casual," really. I don't consider myself a casual fan, but I'm nowhere near a hardcore one. I enjoy watching toku, and usually keep up with the current ones as well as work my way through a couple of older ones (i.e. ones that were on before I got into toku) at any particular time. For instance, right now I'm watching Fourze, Gokai and the new Garo, but am also watching Sazer X, Liveman and Dairanger when I have more free time.

    I don't usually buy merch and will probably never buy dvds unless I find I absolutely love a show, since I rarely re-watch things.
     
  8. toranoko

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  9. Fantasy Leader

    Fantasy Leader Member

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    Nice pics. :)
     
  10. Eiji Hino

    Eiji Hino Someday...once more

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    i say i'm in the middle. i don't believe you have to see every series and movie, i see the ones i want. i wish i could collect toys, but i need a credit card to order online, hey i'm only 19. but i am applying for a visa card soon and plan on getting a few toys, just for collectors sake. i do have dvd/blu rays though, kiva, ooo, mega monster battle among my favorites. despite all this, tokusatsu has and always will be the epidemy of cool.
     
  11. FieryRed

    FieryRed Minato Ascending

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    Definitely casual. I do wish all those vids of toku shows on YT didn't get purged so I can get to watch more SS and KR series.
     
  12. Tokuboy

    Tokuboy Kuuguitar

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    Please, you make toku sound dirty :p

    As for me, I'm probably Ikari Gai tier.
     
  13. hmf_master

    hmf_master "Mr. Taxi, Taxi, Taxi 相当 즉시 즉시 즉시"

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    I'm like in the middle when it comes to Tokusatsu, but when it comes to Japanese or Korean Idols I go beyond the word Hardcore
     
  14. The_Next!!!

    The_Next!!! Member

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    I'm hardcore.

    I've seen not only series from now but series going all the way back to the 50s.
     
  15. SEDdySatsu

    SEDdySatsu Member

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    i'll go between casual and hardcore as I see.
    I try to balance.. Not as hardcore as others but casual and I'm aware and follow Tokusatsu unlike others maybe outside this forums who do not even understand what is tokusatsu. gihi
     
  16. Forever Knight

    Forever Knight Eye See You

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  17. Nnnkingston

    Nnnkingston Altair

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    Somewhere between casual and hardcore. I try to keep up with the current series and have at least one other series that I'm watching at the same time.
     
  18. KamenRiderLeo

    KamenRiderLeo It's morphin time! Dragonzord!

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    Definatley hardcore. I actually enjoyed Den-O, and go-Onger. Im actually wearing a Ichigo shirt as I type this.
     
  19. Beast King

    Beast King The new breed.

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    I live, Eat and sleep Toku, Though i don't buy toys and stuff, You should see my Toku collection on my 1TB external :thumbs:
     
  20. Jacky392000

    Jacky392000 Open Your Amazons!

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    I used to be a hardcore Sentai fan, but now, I'm pretty much in between.
     

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