Good ol’ Review – Kamen Rider Drive: Surprise Future – Enjoyable Disappointment?

TYPE OF REVIEW : GOOD OL’ REVIEW
WARNING! Major spoilers for both movie and series!

Since seeing the trailers and that little end of episode miniseries featuring Tomari Eiji, I’ve been very excited about seeing Kamen Rider Drive: Surprise Future. Mainly, I was looking forward to seeing a story that could’ve potentially helped the series be fuller and more complete.

But just like the series, the movie dropped the ball. Kamen Rider Drive has been all about wasted potential. And that’s quite a shame. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Drive, Episode 48 – “This is your real starting line. Start your engine!”

It’s been a couple of days since the climax, but Shinnosuke is busy back at work. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Drive, Episode 47 – Who Will You Entrust the Future to, My Friend?

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Shinnosuke henshins and is prepared to go Overdrive to fight off Sigma. Heart joins in and it’s a free-for-all between the three. Sigma unleashes an attack and Shinnosuke asks Heart to lend him some power. He throws Shinnosuke at Sigma which stops the bombardment. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Drive, Episode 46 – Why Did They Have to Fight?

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Chase sacrifices his life to save Gou. The 000 viral core is gone.

Chief Jun and Kyu see Shinnosuke has reached the barrier so they activate Rinna’s program to interrupt the electricity in the building. Otta and Rinna do their part at the SSDC and the barrier shuts off. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Drive, Episode 45 – What Is the Roidmudes’ Final Dream?

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Banno has set up shop at the Promised Land, the Special Defense Center building. Otta tells Chief Jun, Rinna and Kyu that First Division had suspected the location all along. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Drive, Episode 44 – Who Had Loved Heart the Most?

Brain has managed to get away and logs into Medic’s programming only to find something very curious. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Drive, Episode 43 – When Will the Second Global Freeze Happen?

Chief Jun and Rinna are meeting with National Bureau of Defense aide Togama Akio. The Special Defense Center is finally in full operation and will soon be home of the SID.

Togama has two requests for them. First, he hopes they could put the Pikopiko Gravity Shift Particle Detector into mass production. Rinna says they’ve already begun prep for that.

The second request is to investigate a specific case. Otta, Kiriko and Kyu look over evidence showing the Roidmude possibly planning a large-scale terrorist attack at a certain area of the city. Maybe another Global Freeze?

With only 22 Roidmude left, it’s time to get serious. Continue reading