Episode 131 – “Vibes Dude” – 03.25.20

This week on Rider Love, well… we’re here, and that’s something. It’s been a rough few weeks as you all know, but we’re glad to have Kamen Rider to distract us. We check back in with Zero-One 23 & 24 in which ladies lust after robots and Izu teaches us some swears. Not one but TWO new tokusatsu streaming services have come to light. And Dan got a Switch so you know his tongue’s primed and ready!

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Episode 130 – “Powerful Eyebrows” – 02.26.20

This week on Rider Love, Dan takes Faiz to court! Or rather we’re both on the jury for Zero-One 21 & 22 as our Kyuranger husband gets his Phoenix Wright on. We’ve got lots of news to catch up on, including new forms in Spoilers. And in Listener Feedback, you tell us about your dream Kamen Rider/Hello Kitty collabs!

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Obligatory Monsta X plug:

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Episode 129 – “Toku Cultures” – 02.05.20

This week on Rider Love, Dan & Faiz are joined by DestinyAmber to talk about the important things in life… Kitties, K-Pop, and Kamen Rider! Zero-One 19 & 20 made us a tad uncomfortable with its depiction of a deranged real estate agent, but we got two great new Humagear out of it. There’s a lot of high quality news including streaking toku alumni, awkward collectible abdominals, and even more Hello Kitty collabs. Plus Faiz & Amber share their reactions and excitement for Kiramager! We round things out with Listener Feedback and your theories on Gai Zaia’s youthful secret!!

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Episode 128 – “Baby Diaper White” – 01.26.20

This week on Rider Love, Dan & TokuSwag are basically here to talk about Amber’s favorite Imagin, that fine feathered fella, Sieg! That’s what’s going on in Den-O 23 & 24. But there’s also Super Sentai business afoot, in particular the cast reveal for Mashin Sentai Kiramager!

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Episode 127 – “Nasty Capitalism Man” – 01.15.20

This week on Rider Love, Dan & Faiz catch up on the news of the week, including those Sento/Banjo engagement rings *wink wink*, the full release of the Zero-One theme song, and “favorite toku series of the decade” poll!. We then break down Zero-One 17 & 18 (the beginning of the Dark Kitchen arc) where we grow ever more unsure of Gai, but get to enjoy some beautiful flower arrangements!

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Episode 126 – “I Have a Type” – 12.29.19

This week on Rider Love, Dan & TokuSwag kick off 2020 a couple weeks late, because as you can hear, Dan was sick! We’ve both recently seen Star Wars, so that’s on our minds, as well as some more reveals for Kiramager. We wrap up the Metsuboyz Arc in Zero-One 16, and make a couple more Imagins into furries in Den-O 22. Then in Listener Feedback, we’ll check out what’s on your tokusatsu watchlists for the coming year!

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Episode 125 – “Fruit in Your Stocking” – 12.23.19

This week on Rider Love, we’re in the Christmas spirit! DestinyAmber helps Dan open up multiple gifts Toei dropped down our chimney, including a first look at Mashin Sentai Kiramager! We get some festive holiday death in Zero-One episode 15, and dive deep into Amber’s thought on the series so far. Then in Den-O 21 we begin to see a little more of Yuto’s nuance. And finally, we have YOU all assign Kamen Riders to help Santa make his yearly delivery in Listener Feedback!

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Episode 124 – “Yua Narc” – 12.18.19

This week on Rider Love, it was kind of a slow news week, but we still have plenty to talk about as we catch up with Zero-One episodes 12-14! The best danged robot detective we’ve ever met brings out some new emotions in us AND in Izu, and we meet a hot and angy space boy who better come back or we riot.

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Episode 123 – “Peak Himbo” – 12.11.19

This week on Rider Love, Dan & Faiz are once again reunited, and it feels so good! We kick off with the recent rumors surrounding Zero-One’s length. Most likely bogus, but it’s fun to speculate. Then, we’re VERY to start catching up with Zero-One in episodes 9-11 where Horobi plays favorites, and we meet a guy named Gai. Lastly, we flash back to Thanksgiving and find out what you’re most thankful for in toku this year!

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Episode 122 – “Moo Train” – 12.08.19

This week on Rider Love… HOO BOY, it’s been a minute. Dan & TokuSwag catch up on a whole bunch of toy news, including CSM announcements and that exciting THE HENSHIN event, plus we’ve got Zero-One scans, a couple trailers, and new Riders! Then we hop aboard the Moo Moo Express in Den-O 18-20* and meet an angsty child and his mother.

*Zero-One episode coverage will resume VERY soon.

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