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Happy New Woz 2019 (ハッピーニューウォズ2019 Happī Nyū Wozu Nisen-jūkyu) is the seventeenth episode of Kamen Rider Zi-O. It features the full debut of the Beyondriver, the Miridewatches, and Kamen Rider Woz. It also features the debut of Rentaro Kagura, who transforms into Kamen Rider Shinobi.
It was Sougo himself who ultimately made the decision to continue fighting as Kamen Rider Zi-O! However, his choice came at a cost, as the flow of time has suddenly been changed! Suddenly appearing before Sougo and the others appears Another Shinobi, who was created from the abilities of Kamen Rider Shinobi, who shouldn't even exist in this timeline's history! Also, another mysterious Woz appears before Sougo and the others and stands before the present Woz...!
- "According to this book, average high school Sougo Tokiwa embarks on a path which leads him to become the demonic king of time Ohma Zi-O. Though he considered abandoning this aspiration, he once again continues on the path to being a demonic king. As a result, a branching path has emerged in the record of time. And along with it, strange new Riders."
- Sougo Tokiwa (常磐 ソウゴ Tokiwa Sōgo): So Okuno (奥野 壮 Okuno Sō)
- Geiz Myokoin (明光院 ゲイツ Myōkōin Geitsu): Gaku Oshida (押田 岳 Oshida Gaku)
- Tsukuyomi (ツクヨミ): Shieri Ohata (大幡 しえり Ōhata Shieri)
- Woz (ウォズ Wozu) & Another Woz (もう1人のウォズ Mōhitori no Wozu): Keisuke Watanabe (渡邊 圭祐 Watanabe Keisuke)
- Heure (ウール Ūru): Rihito Itagaki (板垣 李光人 Itagaki Rihito)
- Ora (オーラ Ōra): Ayaka Konno (紺野 彩夏 Kon'no Ayaka)
- Swartz (スウォルツ Suworutsu): Kentaro Kanesaki (兼崎 健太郎 Kanesaki Kentarō)
- Junichiro Tokiwa (常磐 順一郎 Tokiwa Jun'ichirō): Katsuhisa Namase (生瀬 勝久 Namase Katsuhisa)
- Ziku-Driver, Ridewatch Voices: Rikiya Koyama (小山 力也 Koyama Rikiya)
- Ziku-Driver Voice: Yohei Onishi (大西 洋平 Ōnishi Yōhei)
- Beyondriver Voice: AFRO (アフロ Afuro)
- Shinobidriver Voice: Kenya Hatsumura (初村健矢 Hatsumura Kenya)
- Rentaro Kagura (神蔵 蓮太郎 Kagura Rentaro): Hideya Tawada (多和田 任益 Tawada Hideya)
- Men: Toshiyuki Miyazaki (宮崎敏行 Miyazaki Toshiyuki), Ikko Tamura (田村一行 Tamura Ikkō), Torakichi Kendo (健道虎吉 Kendō Torakichi), Akira Ohsawa (大沢顕 Oosawa Akira)
- Rentaro's Friend: Yūki Maekawa (前川優希 Maekawa Yūki)
- Kamen Rider Zi-O: Seiji Takaiwa (高岩 成二 Takaiwa Seiji)
- Kamen Rider Geiz: Yuya Nawata (縄田 雄哉 Nawata Yūya)
- Kamen Rider Woz: Eitoku (永德)
- Kamen Rider Shinobi: Yuji Nakata (中田 裕士 Nakata Yūji)
- Another Shinobi: Jun Watanabe (渡辺 淳 Watanabe Jun)
Forms and Collectibles Used
- Watch used:
- Form(s) used:
- When Another Woz closes his book after Woz flees himself with Sougo, for 0.5 seconds, his robe color changed (presumably, a color partial error).
- As part of Super Hero Time, this episode aired alongside Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger episode 46, Number 46: An Inescapable Game.
- Viewership: 3.0%
- Closing Screen Ridewatches and Miridewatches:
- Kamen Rider: Zi-O, Geiz, Woz
- Zi-O: Zi-O
- Geiz: Geiz
- Woz: Woz
- Count at episode end
- Watches in Zi-O's possession: Zi-O, Build, Fourze, OOO, OOO Tajadol Combo, Gaim, W, Kuuga, Ghost, Decade, Bike, Phone, Taka, Kodama
- Watches in Geiz's possession: Geiz, Drive, Cross-Z, Faiz, Wizard, Genm, Ex-Aid, Bike, Phone
- Watches in Tsukuyomi's possession: Phone
- Watches in Woz’s possession: Woz
- The episode's opening narration sequence has been updated with both Geiz and Tsukuyomi looking at Zi-O as he walks.
- The opening sequences now feature Another Woz as well as his Rider form, Kamen Rider Woz.
- This marks the first episode of all Kamen Rider series to feature the new Rider in the opening sequence right on his first debut.
- This is the first episode that doesn't have a past Rider.
- The episode is likely a pun on the phrase "Happy New Year!" as it is the first Zi-O episode to air in 2019.
- Another Woz addresses Geiz as "GeizRevive" in this episode, which is a foreshadowing to Geiz's super form.
- Various holograms all around Japan and specifically the shark hologram in Sougo's dream is a reference to the future sequences in Back to the Future Part II.
- Another Woz overriding Heure's time manipulation with a car about to hit the latter is an ironic callback to the first episode when he saved the basketball player he turned into Another Build from being run over by a car.
- Junichiro's New Year's decorations in Sougo's dream included a poster of a tiger above the year 2022, as 2022 will be the Year of the Tiger in accordance with the Chinese Zodiac. In the present time of the show, 2019 is the Year of the Pig, while the years of 2020 and 2021 are the years of the Rat and the Ox.
- However, the animals on the 2019 new year poster are actually wild boars because the Chinese Zodiac in Japan uses a wild boar instead of pig.
- TV Asahi's official episode guide for ハッピーニューウォズ2019
- Heisei 20's official episode guide for ハッピーニューウォズ2019