Good Ol’ Review: Kamen Rider Ex-Aid: True Ending is a True Ending Indeed

Ex-Aid True Ending

TYPE OF REVIEW : GOOD OL’ REVIEW
Moderate spoilers.

Two of my few gripes with Kamen Rider Ex-Aid was its lackluster final episodes and the way the series (which set out to merge the worlds of science/medicine and video games) dealt with the finality of death. So I was pleasantly surprised to watch True Ending and feel like the film did those two things a little better than the series itself. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Ex-Aid, Episode 45 – Endless Game and Mini-Season Review

Ex-Aid 45

Papa Dan goes full on wacko and prepares to squash the bugsters that are the Kamen Riders. He henshins to Chronus and Hiiro, Kiriya, Taiga and Kuroto all henshin as well. Emu can only watch as the others valiantly battle Papa Dan only to be forced to dehenshin. Or in Kuroto’s case, die one more time. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Ex-Aid, Episode 44 – The Last Smile

Ex-Aid 44

The Bugsterheads are being very zombie-ish and infecting more people. Emu, Taiga and Hiiro try fighting off the summoned big Bugsters while also getting attacked by the Bugsterheads. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Ex-Aid, Episode 43 – White Coat License

Ex-Aid 43

With Papa Dan having absorbed Gamedeus, the people previously thought to be cured are still infected with the virus. Papa Dan approaches Taiga and Nico with his new Chronus-Gamedeus form. Taiga henshins, but is no match for Papa Dan’s increased power. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Ex-Aid, Episode 42 – God Arrives!

Ex-Aid 42

The Gamedeus virus has infected almost everyone in Tokyo. Seito Hospital is overflowing with patients, young and old. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Ex-Aid, Episode 41 – Reset Game!

Ex-Aid 41

Papa Dan informs Machina Vision CEO Johnny Maxima that he will no longer be providing him with the Gamer Drivers. Johnny Maxima wants to join forces to create a brand new game, but Papa Dan only wants to expand Chronicle internationally. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Ex-Aid, Episode 40 – Reboot of Destiny!

Ex-Aid 40

Hiiro, Taiga, Kiriya and Kuroto confront Papa Dan after learning of Parado’s death. Emu handed Hyper Muteki to them to use, but with its limited 10 second rule for them, it was of no help. Kuroto, ensuring the Gashat’s safety, retreats leaving the other guys to be forced to dehenshin after a Pause. They also find their Gashats and Driver have been taken by Papa Dan, but he says they can still play Chronicle as Ride Players if they like. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Ex-Aid, Episode 39 – Goodbye Ore!

Ex-Aid 39

Hiiro checks on his patient Taiga and is very respectful, using honorifics and everything. Nico and Emu come in and comment how it’s very strange to hear. Taiga tells Hiiro to just go back to how they were before. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Ex-Aid, Episode 38 – Period with Tears

Ex-Aid 38

It’s 7:45pm. Taiga is rushed to the hospital and must undergo emergency surgery. Emu helps with the initial examination in the operating room and the other doctor says Taiga’s condition is so bad, only Kagami-sensei could do this surgery.
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Recap: Kamen Rider Ex-Aid, Episode 37 – Resolution of the White Knight!

Ex-Aid 37

Hiiro can’t fathom the idea of killing Emu. He’s a doctor, he does not kill people. Papa Dan expected that reaction, which is why he proposes Hiiro instead target Parado. If Parado is eliminated, Emu will be cured of Game Disease thus lose compatibility and the ability to henshin.
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