Movie and television genre of Japanese origin which consists of live action combined with special effects. It includes other genres like action, adventures, sci-fi and horror.

Tokusatsu is a Japanese word that means "special effects". It is used to talk about television shows and movies that have superheros, giant monsters, and other science fiction and fantastic themes. Some famous tokusatsu features include Godzilla, Kamen Rider, and Super Sentai.