Tokyo Shock Boys

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Tokyo Shock Boys
Starring Torata Nanbu  [ ja ]
Gyuzo  [ ja ]
Danna Koyanagi  [ ja ]
No. of seasons23
Running time23–30 Minutes
Original release
NetworkDengeki Network
ReleaseJuly 21, 1991 (1991-07-21)

The Tokyo Shock Boys (東京ショックボーイズ, Tōkyō Shokku Bōizu), or Dengeki Network (電撃ネットワーク, Dengeki Nettowāku), is a Japanese group of four men who perform dangerous and crude stunts.


The group was formed in Tokyo in 1990. The Tokyo Shock Boys have a huge cult following in Japan and have appeared in many other countries, such as Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Germany and Scotland.

In 2006, they made appearances in Japanorama , Adam & Joe go Tokyo and the Dirty Sanchez movie. However, their shows are viewed as having more 'magic' stunts rather than painful ones. This was proven in Dirty Sanchez: The Movie as the Tokyo Shock Boys refused to do a show with Dirty Sanchez because they viewed their stunts to be too extreme.

The members of the group are:

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