SciFi Japan

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SciFi Japan
SciFi Japan's logo, Manda lurking around the "SCIFI JAPAN" plaque with the kanji "日本空想特撮新製" and ships floating above
Languages English, Japanese
Status Active
Run 2006-Present
Launched 2006
The new home of Monster Zero News!

SciFi Japan is a fan-made website dedicated to tokusatsu. SciFi Japan consistently brings accurate and exclusive information on Japanese films and shows to English speaking fans worldwide.


SciFi Japan's name is formed of "SciFi," a shortening of "science fiction," and "Japan," referencing its primary focus at launch was predominantly on the Japanese tokusatsu films.


SciFi Japan produces many exclusive articles that mainly focus on tokusatsu, but they also run features on anime and select non-Japanese media, such as The Dark Knight, Cloverfield, Doctor Who, and The Host.[1]

In 2012, SciFi Japan launched SciFi Japan TV, a web series featuring coverage of tokusatsu events and interviews with Japanese filmmakers. Two episodes were released per month, and each of them was shot in Japan by the Gaijin Channel production team.[1] The final episode aired on December 18, 2014.


SciFi Japan was co-created by Keith Aiken and Bob Johnson, who are also editors and producers on the site. Jim M. Ballard is a writer, producer and web developer, JR Lipartito is a cameraman and producer, Robert Saint John is a writer and International editor, and Elliot Gay is a writer, reviewer and translator, while Oki Miyano is writer, reporter and translator. Kyle Byrd, Hogn Desentis, Michael Kureare, Richard Pusateri andSteve Ryfle are writers and reviewers, Aaron Cooper, Ed Godziszewski and Kim Song-Ho are writers and reporters, and Dan Ross is site coordinator.[2]


SciFi Japan was originally "" and was known as "Monster Zero News," which had news on tokusatsu as well as "Henshin!Online" which became its own website, up until they moved to "," where they currently are.


This is a list of references for SciFi Japan. These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

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