Tokusatsu is a word in Japan for special effect and mostly used in sci-fi/phantasy/horror/live-action in Japan Production."tokusatsu" is the shortness of tokushu satsuei, a Japan word that can be translate as special photography that means using camera tricks for photography work.
in Japan tokusatsu is popular especially in kids,but like a time flow tokusatsu is being abandoned by people. The people who make tokusatsu won't give up. They make the story more fun and intresting. This thing make tokusatsu look good again and there's many kind of tokusatsu in Japan now. As example:kamen rider.
Kamen rider is divide by two, kamen rider showa era and kamen rider heisei era. First kamen rider showa era. In this kamen rider era there's 7 kind of kamen rider. Kamen rider cyborg 009 was premired in 3rd april in 1971. The kamen rideis telling about a human that can transformed or cyborg. In April 1971 to January 1976 there is manya kamen rider following the kamen rider such as kamen rider V3, kamen rider V3X,kamen rider Amazon,and kamen rider stronger.in 1980, kamen rider BLACK is premired.kamen rider BLACK is take a basic In American series Masked rider.so in this era kamen rider was growing especially in their special attack.form the first kamen rider to the kamen rider BLACK their special attack is the smane at all.
Kamen rider Heisei era is a kamen rider that premired after 2000.the first kamen rider is kamen rider Kuuga.kamen rider Kuuga tell about a young man that work as adventurer and as not intentional find a belt that makes him transform into a powerful warior in that era.his enemy is called an "unidentified live form" who can disguised themselves into human. Their language is using a language in long time ago.this kamen rider can transform into many form such as : Pegasus form is a green form that he can see or hear a enemy in long distance.dragon form is a blue form tha make he can jump many feets from ground,but can't make him fly.Titan form is purple form that make he like a steel that nullified all kind of attack.as time flow the enemy is getting strong,so Kuuga must find his new power to defeat them.as he seeking the power he finaly got a gold form to change the forms before become stronger. The last form is ultimate form is a black form looks like emperor he have a steel armor and much power to defeat the enemy.Kuuga is a bug kamen rider.
Following it there is kamen rider Agito.kamen rider agito telling about a man who have an instinc to detection an enemy.in this kamen rider series there is another kamen rider such as gills who fight to find himself in the battlefield.G-3 is police tools to eliminate enemy,but just can hold about 30 minutes after using it.G-3 then evolute to G-3X that more powerfull.Agito can transform to cyclone, sword, burning,and then shining.Cyclone form is a blue form of agito that use spear as the weapon. Sword form is a red form of agito that use sword as weapon. Burning form is full-red form of agito when he feels angry. Shining is evolution from burning when it touch a sunlight then it becomes white form.
Kamen rider Ryuuki is after Agito. This kamen rider using card to transform and attack. This kamen rider fight each other in the mirror world just to survive. There are many kamen rider in this time using animal as the basic : dragon, bat, bison, cobra, swan, chameleon, tiger, armadillo, crab, rayfish,and phoenix. Kamen rider ryuuki as the dragon and his partner kamen rider knight as the bat can use survive card that can change them into their final form to defeat the strongest kamen rider phoenix.
Next is kamen rider triple five or faiz. There an organization called smart brain that make an experiment to make a human stronger,but the experiment is failed an make the sample become a monster named orphonc.to defeat orphonc smart brain create a system named rider system that can transform into kamen rider. Faiz using a belt an cellular phone to transform to kamen rider. There are three kamen rider in this season first faiz using number 555,second Kaiser using number 333,and delta using number 000.Faiz has also enemy called orphoncs.this orphoncs can eat human souls so they can stay survive.the user of faiz do not know that he is also an orphonc until an orphonc attack him and made him change to orphonc. Kamen rider Faiz can change into two form.first Accel form,this form make him fast and strong but just for ten second using a watch that has been given by smart brain. Last form is Blaster form, this form make Faiz stronger than other kamen rider with his weapon.
Kamen rider after Faiz is Blade. there are four kamen rider : Blade,chalice,leangle,and garren. This kamen rider series using a poker card to attack and transform. Blade is using all of blade card,chalice is using all of heart card,leangle is using all of jack card, and garren is using all of diamond card. First there are just blade and garren,and then came chalice and leangle. There are jokers too as the final enemy of them and thry don't know that joker is chalice at all. In the end of the story chalice fight with blade using king form and last kenzaki kazuma as the blade suicide to balance the power of joker because he became joker at the end of the story.
Hibiki is the sixth kamen rider in the heisei era. In this series, they are called ony means demon to defeat the enemy . in the story, the kamen rider is divide by three school of music. First, Kabuki as known as the school using a guitar as they weapon to defeat the enemy. Second, Ibuki as known as school who is using trumpet as the weapon to defeat the enemy. Last but not least, Hibiki as known as the main character in this kamen rider series. He is using drum stick to defeat the enemy. In this three school each school hold their scroll tight so no one of the other school can read what is written in the scroll. Kamen rider hibiki can transform into armed mode where he became angry.makamou is the word to called the monster in this movie.
Kabuto is an insect kamen rider in kamen rider series.the stories began in 7 years ago in Japan where there is an uknown meteor fall in Shinjuku. There is an organization name ZECT that create a masked rider system to defeat worm. Worm is the monster that can mimick the people and kill the people that they mimicked. The worm come from the meteor that happen 7 years ago. One of the masked rider system is kabuto, a beetle kamen rider with red form. The user of the system is Tendou Souji, a man that walk in the path of heaven that will rule everything. Tendou have a characteristic that recuires to be a kabuto. His friend named kagami Arata, become a gattack a stag beetle with blue form. Arata always doing something carelsssly,but he have a good spirit when fighting against worm and don't want to lose from Tendou. There is another kamen rider in this movie such as : kamen rider the bee, kamen rider drake, kamen rider sasword, kamen rider kick hooper and punch hooper, and last but not least kamen rider dark kabuto. Kamen rider the bee is a kamen rider that control troops in the battlefield as his name he is a bee kamen rider with yellow form. Kamen rider drake is a dragonfly kamen rider that have a characteristic like a wind. Sasword kamen rider is a scorpion kamen rider with purple form with his theory ; nobles oblige means in the top of everything. Kickn hopper like the name it using hooper to transform, with his friend punch hooper they came from hell. Kamen rider kabuto and gattack will received a hyper zecter that can make them transform to hyper form. In this kamen rider they have a system called cast-off and clock up. Cast-off is the system that can release their armor so yhey can use clock up system which make them better to fight. Clock up system is a system that can slow down time. Kamen rider kabuto is a kamen rider movie that use time to defeat monster.
Kamen rider den-o is a kamen rider travel through the time using a rail called denliner.there is a monster called imagin that spawn when a human that they possessed make a wish. They will make the wish come real and when they finish with the wish they come to the human past to change the world in the past so in the future the world will destroy. There is a kamen rider named den-o who will destroy them before they destroy everything in the past. There are four form ; sword form, rod form, axe form, and gun form. Sword form imagine that he have a lot of energy to fight against enemy. Rod form imagine that he is always tempting the woman around him. Axe form imagine that he always take care the people around him. Gun form is a form that imagine him about street dancer.
So the conclution is kamen rider heisei is better than showa kamen rider.