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This article is about a/an villain in Kamen Rider, the original series.

Colonel Bakarashin Iinodevitch Zol, commonly known as Colonel Zol (ゾル大佐 Zoru Taisa, 26-39, Rider vs Shocker, V3 27 & 28), is the leader of Shocker's Near and Middle East Branch, transferred to Japan to improve their success rate there. His true form is a wolf monster known as Wolf Man (狼男 Ōkami Otoko) (a.k.a. Golden Wolf Man (黄金狼男 Ōgon Ōkami Otoko)).

History

Kamen Rider

Colonel Zol was a former member of the Nazi Party, born in Leipzig, Germany. He also served as superior officer to Neo-Shocker member General Monster, when the latter was still an officer at the concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. Zol lost his eye after an explosive gas leak and covered it with an eyepatch. After World War II, he was invited to join Shocker by the Shocker Leader. Zol kept his old uniform to show pride in his past despite being called a war criminal, thanks to the Nuremberg Trials, which, presumably thanks to Shocker, he escaped from with his life. He then went through the altering process of becoming a cyborg. His personal mark, worn by the Combatants of his own Shocker outpost and used in his official correspondence, was the Shocker emblem, but with the bird's head replaced by a wolf's.

Driven by hate, he brought a wave of destruction to the Middle East to build Shocker's utopia there until he was called to Japan. He confronted Kamen Rider Two himself in episode 39 and after a lengthy fight was toppled off a cliff by Kamen Rider Two's Rider Punch, destroying him. Wolf Man briefly appeared in Kamen Rider vs. Shocker among the members of the resurrected monster army.

V3

"Rider V3, eh...? He's pretty good."
―His thoughts to Doctor G about V3[src]
Colonel Zol in V3

Colonel Zol in V3

Along with Doctor Death, Ambassador Hell, and General Black. He was resurrected by Doktor G to initiate Operation: Japan Annihilation using a new toxic gas called Girard Gamma. His assignment is Hokkaido. When Ambassador Hell captured by V3, he tried to execute him using his gun until Great Leader interference stating they cannot afford to lose even Ambassador Hell when carried out their mission and let V3 go as he pleases. He died with the other revived commanders when Destron's base accidentally self-destructed.

Abilities

Zol Taki

Zol disguised as Kazuya Taki.

After going through the alteration process Zol became a werewolf monster, transforming by whipping at the ground. He has the ability to shoot missile-like claws from his hands in this form. He was also a disguise specialist, able to mimic Taki's appearance almost perfectly using only makeup during his debut.

Kamen Rider Decade

Narutaki Colonel Zol

Narutaki as Colonel Zol

In Kamen Rider Decade: Final Chapter, Narutaki becomes Colonel Zol to once and for all destroy Kamen Rider Decade. Together with Super Doctor Death and what's left of Dai-Shocker, they form Super Shocker. Unlike original Zol, Narutaki as Zol does not transform into Inhumanoid Golden Wolf Man in the movie due to his lack of cybernetic implants. When Tsukasa is revived after his voluntary destruction, he, Yusuke, Kaito, and Natsumi turn into their rider forms to fight against Zol and his army. When Doras goes on a rampage and Zol is knocked out of his way, he reverts back to Narutaki and flees.

World of OOO

In SIC Hero Saga OOO Edition, Narutaki finally transformed into the Inhumanoid Golden Wolf Man.

Kamen Rider Spirits

Kamen Rider Showa Villains in Kamen Rider Spirits Manga

Zol and Other Villains from Manga

Video game appearances

Kamen Rider Club

Gold Wolf Man appears as a boss of Shocker which is fought by the six Kamen Riders One, Two, V3, X, Amazon, and Stronger in Kamen Rider Club.

Kamen Rider SD: Sortie!! Rider Machines

Howlin' Hot Rodder

Gold Wolf Man in Sortie!! Rider Machines!

Gold Wolf Man appears as the Stage 1 boss in the game, using his hotrod car to fire missiles, fireballs or try to sidearm the player to kill them. Rider One must defeat him by kicking the car until it loses all its armor and explodes.

Kamen Rider on Super Famicom

Wolf Man appears as a Shocker boss in the Super Famicom Kamen Rider game.

Behind the scenes

Portrayal

In Kamen Rider the original series, Colonel Zol was portrayed by Jirō Miyaguchi (宮口 二郎 Miyaguchi Jirō). Zol was portrayed by Jirō Chiba (千葉 治郎 Chiba Jirō) when he disguised himself as Kazuya Taki in his debut appearance.

  • Height: 165 cm
  • Weight: 80kg

Appearances

Kamen Riders
Takeshi Hongo - Hayato Ichimonji
Movie/Special Exclusive Riders
Kyoichiro Kuroi - Kamen Rider 4
Manga/Novel Exclusive Riders
Taki Rider - Kamen Rider Gaia
Gear
Typhoon - Cyclone - New Cyclone - TriCyclone - Sky Cyclone - Neo Cyclone
Allies
Tōbei Tachibana - Kazuya Taki - Ruriko Midorikawa - Hiromi Nohara -Mari - Yuri - Michi - Goro Ishikura - Mayu Tachibana
Kamen Rider
Shiro Kazami - Yuki Joji - Keisuke Jin - Daisuke Yamamoto - Shigeru Jo - Hiroshi Tsukuba - Kazuya Oki - Ryo Murasame - Kohtaro Minami - Momotaros - Kotaro Nogami - Tsukasa Kadoya - Eiji Hino - Gentaro Kisaragi - Kouta Kazuraba - Takeru Tenkuji - Makoto Fukami
Other Heroes
UltramanIcon-crosswiki - Ressha Sentai ToqgerIcon-crosswiki
Shocker
Great Leader of Shocker
Colonel Zol - Doctor Death - Ambassador Hell - Shocker Combatmen
Shocker Kaijin
Spider Man - Bat Man - Scorpion Man - Sarracenian - Mantis Man - Grimreaper Chameleon - Bee Woman - Cobra Man - Gebacondor - Yamogeras - Tokageron - Sabotegron - Phirasaurus Human - Hitodanger - Kanibubbler - Dokugandar - Amazonia - Musasabeedle - Kinokomorgu - Antlion Thunder - Mukaderas - Mogurang - Kuragedarl - Zanburonzo - Arigabari - Dokudahlian - Armadillong - Gamagirah - Arikimedes - Egyptus - Torikabuto - Eiking - Experimental Wolf Man - Snowman - Ghoster - Fly Man - Pranodon - Kabibinga - Namekujira - Bearkonger - Todogirah - Hiruguerrilla - Isoginchak - Kamestone - Unicornos - Gilgalass - Zanjioh - Jaguarman - Sea Snake Man - Cockroach Man - Gireera - Dokumondo - Poison Lizard Man - Earthworm Man - Owl Man - Namazugiller - Harinezuras - Saigang - Semiminga - Kabutorong - Kamikirikid - Girizames - Gillerkorogi - Elekibotaru - Abugomens - Mosquiras - Shiomaneking - Shiracuras - Bararanga - Seadragons - Imoriges - Unidogma - Poison Scorpion Man
Gel-Shocker
General Black - Doctor D - Gel-Shocker Combatmen
Shocker Riders: Shocker Rider Number 1 - Shocker Rider Number 2 - Shocker Rider Number 3 - Shocker Rider Number 4 - Shocker Rider Number 5 - Shocker Rider Number 6
Ganikomol - Sasoritokages - Kuragewolf - Inokabuton - Isoginjaguar - Utsubogames - Washikamagiri - Kumolion - Nekoyamori - Canarycobra - Nezucondor - Mukadetiger - Haetoribachi - Eidokugar - Namekujikinoko - Garaox - Sabotenbat
Nova Shocker
Urga - Igura - Buffal - Nova Shocker Combatmen
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