Various Tokusatsu Joke Announcements From April Fools Day 2018
April Fools Day took place on Saturday, April 1, 2018. There were a few tokusatsu related jokes announced online and we’ve done our best to compile as much as possible. Please note this isn’t a complete list, just a few that caught our eye.
If you’re interested in seeking past April Fools Jokes, check out our compilation post from 2017.
Kamen Rider Ex-Aid
Kamen Rider Ex-Aid’s Official Twitter announced Kamen Rider Genm’s Presidency would be released in 2020.
Cast and crew for Kamen Rider Ex-Aid on Twitter reacted to the news:
Kai Shouma (Who portrayed Parad/Kamen Rider Para-DX) stated “Graphite’s out!”
Yuya Takahashi commented “I was in charge of the screenplay.”
Kamen Rider Amazons
Kamen Rider Amazons announced that the upcoming movie’s plot would change. Kamen Rider Amazon Alpha and Kamen Rider Amazon Omega would no longer be fighting, but working together and becoming good friends. The catch phrase of the movie would be “Protect peace for good boys! Punish evil!”
Uchu Sentai Kyuranger
Toei announced a V-Cinema starring four Uchu Sentai Kyuranger villains. Yuka Hirata, Mitsuru Karahashi, Kei Hosogai, and Ayame Misaki would be starring as the evil group.
Toei went so far as to create a trailer:
Eight of Triangle (with Uchu Sentai Kyuranger)
Toei announced on Twitter that their virtual male idol group, Eight of Triangle, will be heading to space as “Galaxy Artists” and perhaps working with the Uchu Sentai Kyuranger team.
Power Rangers announced a new Ranger color on their Facebook page: “Attention, Ranger Nation! We’re debuting an all-new Ranger color today! Millennial Pink! She’s SUPER into avocado toast. That’s totally gonna be her thing.”
Don’t forget that Super Hero Time Also includes PreCure! Toei announced that Son Goku would be fighting PreCure in Dragon Ball Super Vs. Pretty Cure Super Stars! to be released on December 14, 2018.