Sacred Guardian Singa is a Tokusatsu superhero character rooted in the real culture, history and heritage of Singapore and Southeast Asia, created by tokuAsia Pte. Ltd.
First conceptualised in 2006 as a community project by a group of Tokusatsu fans who envisioned their own local superhero, the idea has since transformed into a universe of colourful characters on screen and on print, now collectively known as the Sacred Guardians Universe, with Singa as its flagship character.
The driving force behind the Sacred Guardians is the desire of the creators to share their love for superheroes, as well as inspire an appreciation for one’s home, culture and identity to youth all around the world, via community-centric superhero.
COMIC BOOK + AUDIO DRAMA
Published in 2020 by Asiapac Books, Sacred Guardians isa colourful prequel story featuring the origins of Sacred Guardian Singa and four other Sacred Guardians.
In 2021, Sacred Guardians became the first Singapore comic book to be transformed into an audio drama – bringing a new dimension to the comic book reading experience.
Sacred Guardians is a project supported by the National Arts Council Presentation & Participation (Publishing) Grant (2020), and the Digital Presentation Grant (2021).
We are proud to share that ‘Sacred Guardians: The Audio Drama’ was finalist at the Singapore Book Awards 2022 for Audiobook of the Year and Top 10 Readers’ Choice Award!
The Sacred Guardian Singa is developed primarily as a TV series for a youth audience.
Borrowing genre conventions and employing special effects filming techniques from classic Tokusatsu shows with the rich culture and mythology of the Southeast Asian region, Singa aims to deliver a heartwarming, imaginative and action-packed modern superhero story to viewers of all ages.
Featuring an all-new English language version of the hit song “Suara Kita” by Tujuhband as the opening theme song.
Over 100% raised via Indiegogo!
Our first superhero art figure project, the Sacred Guardians HEROART Series Sacred Guardian Singa is a hand-painted, 1/12 scale resin figure, printed and painted in Singapore by Fiqsan Customs.
Currently crowdfunding on Indiegogo from now till 7 Jan 2022.