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General Monster/Yamorijin (ゼネラルモンスター／ヤモリジン Zeneraru Monsutā/Yamorijin, 1-17): The first chief of Neo-Shocker's Japanese branch, armed with a cane. Eventually promoted, Monster underwent a modification into Yamorijin, a gecko cyborg. Due to recent failure he was presented with the red eye, which signals that if he fails for a final time he will be terminated. He was executed by the Admiral Majin, after being defeated by Skyrider's Sky Kick. He can tear his tail off and uses it as a whip ("Gecko Whip"), his left hand is a giant gecko head with razor sharp teeth, he can throw the gecko feet like ears on his head as explosives, can rapid teleport, and finally create clones of himself "Yamorijin Clone Technique".
Yamorijin was later revived as part of the Second Generation Cyborg Corps (改造人間二世部隊 Kaizō Ningen Nisei Butai, movie). They were destroyed by the 7 Riders. He was also resurrected as part of Kaijin the Second Generation Corps (怪人二世部隊 Kaijin Nisei Butai, 27 & 28). They wore yellow scarves and were destroyed by the 7 Riders.
General Monster was once a member of the Nazis under Oberst Zol when the general was an officer during World War II. He joined Shocker but was killed with his body preserved. Years later he was revived and joined Neo-Shocker and turned into the gecko kaijin Yamarojin.
Kamen Rider SpiritsHe is revived by Badan Empire in Kamen Rider Spirits vol. 8, kidnapping people in Sapporo. He eventually destroyed by Kamen Rider ZX using his the Rider Spin Shoot and crashing into Admiral Majin.
Behind the scenes
General Monster was portrayed by Shinzō Hotta (堀田 真三 Hotta Shinzō), who previously portrayed Ken Nomoto (Tokageron) in episode 13 of Kamen Rider, the original series, and Great General Darkness in the TV special, All Together! Seven Kamen Riders!!.
- Footage of Yamorijin, as part of the Second Generation Cyborg Corps, and Bader fighting Kamen Rider X from Eight Riders vs. Galaxy King appeared in the opening sequence of the TV special Birth of the 10th! Kamen Riders All Together!! (1984), due to its line-up of the ten Riders recycling footage of the first eight Riders from the opening of Eight Riders vs. Galaxy King.