HK: Hentai Kamen (DVD release 2013-7-12) is a movie adaptation of a manga in which a student puts on worn panties on his head to transform into a super hero, to uphold justice and protect the girl he loves.  Hentai means perverted.  Naturally, this is not a story to be taken seriously.  Other than that the story does not explain where all those strange villains come from and exactly what the lead villain is seeking, it is basically intact and the movie is quite entertaining.  Although there are criticisms about the movie being a one trick pony, I think there are actually enough varieties with the hero’s attacks to prevent it from being too repetitive.  The ending CG is very bad, but perhaps it is forgivable if we consider its original intention to be a direct to DVD release.  Reportedly the movie did well in Japan theaters and greatly surpassed its original projection.

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