Welcome to Tokutember

Thank you so much to Mike Dent for this absolutely fabulous launch trailer!!!

Welcome to Tokutember, a tokusatsu drawing challenge for the month of September that will give your art a little Rider Kick!

Whether Kaiju or Ultra, Ranger or Rider, all toku fans are welcome!



What is Tokusatsu?

Tokusatsu is a Japanese live-action television and movie genre that features heavy use of special effects. Basically, if you've seen Power Rangers or any Godzilla film, you've seen tokusatsu.



Theme for 2017

Every season of tokusatsu show has a theme. So every year, we will change themes. For 2017, we pay tribute to karate bug men with our very first theme:

INSECTS



Your Mission

1. Draw the thing!

  • Create your very own tokusatsu creation (Kaiju, Ultra, Metal Hero, Ranger, Rider, etc).
  • You can stick with this year's theme or just draw what you want.
  • Original ideas are encouraged. Fanart creations are welcome.

2. Share the thing!

  • Post your creation online with the hashtag #tokutember.
  • Post to as many social media spaces as you feel comfortable.
  • Tell everyone!

3. Do the thing again!

  • Frequency is up to you. You can rock every day of September, every other day, weekly, or post one amazingly epic piece.
  • Don't worry if you fall behind on your chosen schedule. This is for fun and for the love of tokusatsu.


Follow #tokutember

Get inspired and see what artists are creating for #tokutember.

#tokutember on instagram
#tokutember on twitter
#tokutember on tumblr
#tokutember on Facebook

Icons designed by Alfredo Hernandez



Shameless Selfpromotion

My name is Jamie Noguchi and I created #tokutember out of a desire to draw more and spread my love for tokusatsu. I'm hoping to make this an annual thing and will collect my creations here.