|This article is about a/an writer in Kamen Rider Gaim.|
Gen Urobuchi (虚淵 玄 Urobuchi Gen) is a Japanese writer for visual novels, light novels, and anime. He is famous/infamous for his work in Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Fate/Zero. He is also known for his dark style, nihilistic themes, and tragic plot twists, giving him the nickname "the Urobutcher" from English-speaking fans of Gen's work.
A tokusatsu fan, Gen Urobuchi is fond of the Space Sheriff series, especially Gavan. He watched Kamen Rider Black in his high school days and also read the Kamen Rider Black manga by Shotaro Ishinomori himself. He was introduced to producer Naomi Takabe by voice actor Tomokazu Sugita, known for voicing Kivat-Bat the 3rd in Kamen Rider Kiva, leading to him becoming the head writer of Gaim.
He wrote 44 out of the 47 episodes of Gaim with a few episodes having secondary writers helping him, most of whom were his coworkers from nitro+.