Good Ol' Review: Brutal and Mostly Fun Kamen Rider Heisei Generations

Kamen Rider Hesei Generations

LOTS of spoilers.

This year’s Kamen Rider Movie War was mostly a fun endeavor with some brutal and bloody battles. But it ends in one of the worst possible ways it could ever end. More on that later.
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Recap: Kamen Rider Gaim, Episode 47 – Transform! And to the Future!

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Kota hurries downtown where a swarm of Inves are attacking the people of Zawame. He quickly finishes them off with an Orange Squash and de-henshins as Mitchi comes running.

He asks Kota if he’s okay, but Kota remembers he’s got a job interview. He hurries off, leaving Mitchi alone to hear the people gossiping about these Beat Riders who go around acting like heroes but are really behind the Inves attacks. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Gaim, Episode 46 – The Fated Victor

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Kota pleads with Kaito, is anger all that’s left in him? Yes, Kaito says, he wants to end this world where the weak are punished and being strong is the only thing that is important. He wants the power to destroy it all.

Kota goes Kiwami Arms.

Mai is watching the alternate Kota and Kaito fighting. She sees Kota empathizes with Kaito’s pain. But that does not change the future… Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Gaim, Episode 45 – The Final Battle of the Two Destined Ones

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Peco is alone, thinking about Kaito and Zack’s betrayal. But suddenly, Zack appears and asks Peco to give a secret note to Oren. Peco wants to know what’s going on, but Zack asks to trust him for now.

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At the Garage, the others wonder what could have happened to Kaito. Maybe he ate one of the fruits. But Oren says that’s odd since he thought one loses their sense of reason once they turn into an Inves. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Gaim, Episode 42 – Mitsuzane's Last Transformation!

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Kota hurries to where Minato and Zack have evacuated the people who had been held inside Yggdrasill. He rushes to his sister and is also happy to see Rat and Rica are fine as well.

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Kota thanks Minato, Zack, Oren and Jonouchi for all they’ve done. But Oren says it is not over yet. They need to get these people out of Zawame. Akira, however, wants to stay and help her brother.

A group of Inves appear and Oren and Jonouchi quickly usher the evacuees away. Kota and Kaito henshin and take on the swarm. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Gaim, Episode 41 – A Duel with the Overlord King!

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Sagara doesn’t think Kota is so big a fool that he would put his life on the line to save the world. But Mai says he wouldn’t have suffered so much if he wasn’t that big of a fool. Well, I’m just an observer, Sagara says. He looks forward to seeing humanity’s fate.

Roshuo asks Mai if humanity is even worth sacrificing oneself for. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Gaim, Episode 40 – The Overlord Awakens!

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Kota and Ryoma get deeper into the Yggdrasill underground until Ryoma finds an elevator he knows was never there before. They get in and the elevator leads up to the energy mining room.

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Kota immediately recognizes Rat and Rica, but then sees his sister. He hurries over to her and tries to yank the mask off her face. Continue reading

Good Ol' Review: Gaim & Wizard – The Fateful Sengoku Movie Battle a Pitch Perfect Emotional Conclusion

Some Spoilers

“Are you a magician?” “No. I’m a Wizard!”

I’ve always said, it’s great to visit with old friends. And Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider Gaim & Wizard: The Fateful Sengoku Movie Battle was another great catch-up, but even more, an excellent conclusion to my Kamen Rider Wizard experience.

At least, I assume that it is. Because it certainly wrapped up Haruto-tachi’s story pretty well.

Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider Wizard & Fourze: Movie War Ultimatum, my first Kamen Rider Movie War experience, was definitely a mixed bag. But this time, I felt a lot more emotionally connected and a lot more excited while and after watching the movie. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Gaim, Episode 39 – The Suicide Attack Plan to Break Into Tower!

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Everyone’s back at the Garage as Chucky tends to the injured Peco. Kota gets up, deciding he’ll get Ryoma to show him the secret tunnels so he can save Mai. Oren and Jonouchi still think it’s a bad idea to trust the Professor. But Kota says time is running out before Mitchi does something even crazier. Continue reading

Recap: Kamen Rider Gaim, Episode 38 – The Return of the Professor

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Kota gets to the waterfront, but he’s too late. He finds Takatora’s trashed Driver and Lock Seed. Meanwhile, a shorts-wearing Ryoma watches him nearby.

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Over at tower, Redyue watches a silent Mitchi. She likes what she’s sees from him right now, his heart must be hurting from having to kill his own brother. Continue reading