“Texas Toku Taisen” Festival in San Antonio on May 15th
Texas Tries a Taste of Tokusatsu
Source: Mecha Gorilla press release
Special Thanks Dyvontrae Johnson
The first Texas Toku Taisen, organized by Mecha Gorilla and presented by Alamo Drafthouse and Alamo City Comic Con, will take place at the Westlakes Alamo Drafthouse location (1255 SW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78227) on May 15, 2014.
The Texas Toku Taisen is a film festival dedicated to showcasing the history and presence of the Japanese film genre tokusatsu (traditional FX techniques) here in the US. The festival will show 4 different movies before the premiere of Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures’ GODZILLA.
The festival will have a vendor’s table established for Heroes and Fantasies, a partner in organizing the event, a presentation from Monster Attack Team, as well as a live panel from Matt Frank of IDW’s Godzilla: Rulers of Earth.
Texas Toku Taisen will show HENTAI KAMEN: FORBIDDEN SUPER HERO (HK 変態仮面, HK Hentai Kamen, 2013), MASKED RIDER THE FIRST (仮面ライダー THE FIRST, Kamen Raidaa Za Faasuto, 2005), THE GUYVER (1991), and GAMERA: GUARDIAN OF THE UNIVERSE (ガメラ 大怪獣空中決戦, Gamera Daikaijuu Kuchu Kessen, 1995). All films will be digital projection.
Passes are on sale now at Mecha Gorilla’s website and are also available for purchase at the Westlakes Drafthouse box office. Tickets for each movie being screened are on sale separately for $10.
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