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Kyosuke Kiriya (桐矢 京介 Kiriya Kyōsuke) is Hibiki's newest student, who is training to become an Oni alongside Asumu. In the finale, Kyosuke briefly transformed into what was called Transformed Kyosuke (京介変身体 Kyōsuke Henshintai) by the Hibiki production crew and official material.

In the stage shows, this form is dubbed Kamen Rider Kyoki (仮面ライダー強鬼 Kamen Raidā Kyōki, lit. "Masked Rider Strong Demon").

Later in 2019, using the Hibiki Ridewatch, he temporarily becomes Kamen Rider Hibiki (仮面ライダー響鬼 Kamen Raidā Hibiki , lit. "Masked Rider Echoing Demon").

History

Kamen Rider Hibiki

Kyosuke Kiriya is a young man attending the same school as Asumu Adachi and Akira Amami. He appears in the second half of the series wanting to be an Oni. Kyousuke is very strict and competitive, often correcting others of small mistakes (e.g. Asumu's notes) and getting himself and others in competitions that they don't want to do.

His reason for wanting to become an Oni was because of his estranged father. Only seeing what his father did in life, Kyousuke saw becoming an Oni as his chance to be greater than his father. Kyousuke pursued Hibiki, aiming to become his disciple. Hibiki saw Kyousuke's reason as selfish and refused to let him become his student but Kyousuke was adamant. Later, he formed a partnership with Asumu and pledged Hibiki to become his students.

After Akira persuaded Hibiki to let Asumu and Kyousuke become his students, he took them under his wing. However, Kyosuke struggled in nearly every training session, unlike Asumu, which shows that Kyousuke isn't very athletic. During the Orochi Sealing, Kyousuke aided Hibiki when the latter dropped his drumsticks. A year later, he is still apprenticed to Hibiki but is already allowed to transform. He fought the Makamou who kidnapped Hitomi Mochida in that form but was almost defeated until Ibuki and Todoroki came.

Kamen Rider Zi-O

2005: Rejoice! Echo! Roar!

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Kyosuke vs Geiz Revive

"My name is Kiriya Kyosuke...I am Hibiki."
―Kyosuke introduces himself to Sougo and his friends[src]

Kyosuke meets Sougo and Geiz after their first encounter with Todoroki who was engaged in battle with Another Hibiki. After Another Hibiki escapes, Sougo and Geiz examines the nature of Another Hibiki and their quest to acquire the Ridewatches to Kyosuke, who in turn advises them to train to acquire Hibiki's power.

Kyosuke monitors Sougo, Geiz, and Woz as they train. Watching Sougo falter during his training, Kyosuke questions Sougo's goals. Upon learning Sougo's dream to become a king, Kyosuke advises him to abandon his dream if he didn't take it seriously.

When Another Hibiki resurfaces, Kyosuke reveals Another Hibiki to be his student Tsutomu Tsuzumiya as he transforms and attacks Geiz and Sougo, wishing to protect his pupil and resolve this situation by himself.

2019: Heisei Oni, Reiwa Oni

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2007: DenLiner Crash!

While Kyosuke does not appear in the Den-O arc, he is briefly mentioned. When Yuto Sakurai arrives in 2019, prepared to fight Zi-O, Sougo briefly mistook Yuto for Kyosuke. 2007: DenLiner Crash!

Appearances in other media

Kamen Rider Hibiki: Special Show

Fighting Man


Video Game appearances

Kamen Rider Buttobasoul

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Transformed Kiriya Medal

Transformed Kiriya is a playable character in Kamen Rider Buttobasoul.

Personality

Kyosuke Kiriya is an ambitious man who prefers to solve everything his own way, even if it involves cheating. Though he appears genuinly skilled in many different aspects, he will often talk up his own ability while faking reasons to avoid proving it, shown when he repeatedly faked injuries to avoid physical education classes in school. He is also very cold towards anybody he deems inferior to himself, and is not above mocking them. When injured or lost, Kyosuke's bravado will quickly break down, causing him to literally cry out for his Mother's help. Despite his bad personality, he is still a kind-hearted person, ready to save anyone who needs help despite knowing he's not strong enough to do so, a trait born out of his desire to prove himself better than his firefighter father.

In Zi-O, Kyosuke has grown into a more responsible man, but still has an arrogant personality, which he uses as a tactic to urge others to improve themselves. He has become a teacher, trying hard to live up Hibiki's reputation. However, he becomes less ambitious, and warns Sougo to be careful with keeping his dream, likely mirroring his failure on educating his student who had just become Another Hibiki.

Fighting Style

Being trained just like how Hibiki trained himself, Kyosuke used the similar fighting style as him although he lacked agility and easily to get caught on hit. So far, he is only seen to master the taiko style.

Forms

Transformed Kyosuke
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Transformed Kyosuke

Rider Statistics

  • Rider Height: 5 shaku 9 sun[1] (approx. 178.8 cm., one say 180 cm.[1][2])
  • Rider Weight: 27 kan[1] (approx. 101.3 kg., one say 101.2 kg.[2])

Ability Parameters:

  • Punching Power: 15 t.[2]
  • Kicking Power: 20 t.[2]
  • Maximum Jump Height: 40 m.[2]

The Oni form of Kyosuke, alternatively referred as Kamen Rider Kyoki (仮面ライダー強鬼 Kamen Raidā Kyōki) Fighting Man. To become this form, Kyosuke simply needs to tap his tuning fork against a solid surface, the vibrations from the fork causing his body to be engulfed in a fiery cyan aura. Kyosuke also gains a second "oni face" which is a crest that forms on his forehead. Unlike most Kamen Riders, Kyosuke does not wear a suit; rather his demon form is his true form. Kyosuke first assumed this form in the final episode of Kamen Rider Hibiki, although his inexperience with the form lead to a quick defeat. He would continue to use this form in the following years, eventually becoming a teacher to other potential Oni.

Appearances: Hibiki Episode 48, Zi-O Episode 33-34

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Kamen Rider Hibiki

"Hibiki!"
―Transformation announcement via Hibiki Ridewatch[src]

Rider Statistics

  • Rider Height: 7 shaku 3 sun[1] (approx. 221.2 cm., one say 222 cm.[1])
  • Rider Weight: 41 kan[1] (approx. 153.8 kg., one say 156 kg.[1])

Ability Parameters:

  • Punching Power: 5333 kan[1] (approx. 20.0 t.)
  • Lifting Power: 600 man-power[1] (6 t.)
  • Kicking Power: 10666 kan[1] (approx. 40.0 t.)
  • Maximum Jump Height: 41 ken[1] (approx. 74.5 m., one say 75 m.[1])
  • Maximum Running Speed: 1 chō per 3 sec.[1] (approx. 100 m. per 2.8 sec., one say 3 sec.[1])

Kyosuke temporarily assumed this form by activating the Hibiki Ridewatch, which was manifested after the name and power of Hibiki was passed onto him by his predecessor.

Appearances: Zi-O Episode 34

Equipment

Devices

  • Henshin Onsa Onkaku: A fork-like transformation device.
  • Ongekikou Kaentsuzumi: A device that attaches on his belt for uses of finisher attacks.
    • Ongekikou Bakuretsu Kaentsuzumi: An upgrade version of the buckle.

Weapons

Attacks

  • Kibōjutsu: Rekkadan (鬼棒術・烈火弾 lit. "Demon Club Technique: Raging Fire Bullet"): Kyosuke charges his drumsticks with power, igniting the tops with flames creating a torch-like weapon, which then shoots fireballs from each one at a target.

Ongeki Finishers

  • Ongeki Da: Kaen Renda no Kata (音撃打・火炎連打の型 lit. "Sound Attack Stroke: the Flame Barrage Style") While his Kaentsuzumi is attached to a large Makamou, Hibiki beats it 30 times rapidly with his Rekka. The Sound of Purification resonates through its body, causing it to explode.

Relationship

Behind the scenes

Portrayal

Kyosuke Kiriya is portrayed by Yuichi Nakamura, who would later go on to portray Yuto Sakurai in Kamen Rider Den-O. Nakamura would later return to portray both roles in Kamen Rider Zi-O, which Sougo would mistaken Yuto for Kyosuke.

Notes

  • According to the production team, both Asumu and Kiriya were supposed to become Oni together in the finale, but it was ultimately decided that Asumu would not become one and Asumu's Oni suit was scrapped into parts to "enhance" Kiriya's Oni suit.
  • Unlike other Oni in the series, Kyosuke retains the use of his original name after obtaining his Oni form, rather than adopting a new name to symbolize the abandoning of his old life.

Appearances

References

See also

Icon-hibiki Kamen Rider Hibiki
鬼 Oni
Primary: Hitoshi Hidaka - Iori Izumi - Tomizo Todayama - Zaomaru Zaitsuhara
Other: Daisuke Danda - Sakae Saeki - Eiki - Shuki - Akira Amami - Kyosuke Kiriya - Shouki
Ancient Sengoku Era Oni: Hibiki (Past) - Ibuki (Past) -Todoroki (Past) - Kabuki - Tohki - Kirameki - Nishiki - Habataki
猛士 Takeshi
Ichiro Tachibana- Asumu Adachi - Kasumi Tachibana - Hinaka Tachibana - Midori Takizawa - Kounosuke Kogure
Allies: Hitomi Mochida - Ikuko Adachi
魔化魍 Makamou
Leaders: The Real Man and Woman - The Man and Woman - Black Puppet - White Puppet - Super Douji and Hime
Giant Type Makamou: Tsuchigumo - Yamabiko - Bakegani - Ittanmomen - Ooari - Okubi - Otoroshi - Ubume - Yamaarashi - Oonamazu - Amikiri - Kamaitachi - Notsugo
Summer Type Makamou: Dorotabou - Kappa - Bakeneko - Uwan - Tengu - Hitotsumi
Special Makamou: Nanashi - Kasha - Yobuko - Kodama - Satori - Rokurokubi - Orochi
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Sougo Tokiwa (future, Mirror World) - Geiz Myokoin - Woz (black, white)
Future Kamen Riders
2022: Rentaro Kagura - Isamichi Konjo
2040: Mondo Douan
2121: Rento Makina
Ginga
Rider Time Ryuki Riders
Ishihashi - Tozuka - Kimura - Ishida - Abyss - Odin
Other Riders
G3 Team - Shun Kageyama (Worm)
Movie-exclusive Riders
Barx - Kagen - Jogen
Ziku-Driver - Ridewatches - BeyonDriver - Mirai Driver (Shinobi, Hattari, Quiz, Kikai, Ginga) - Zikan Girade - Zikan Zax - Ride HeiSaber - Zikan Despear - Saikyo Girade - Zikan Jaclaw - Faizphone X - Taka Watchroid - Kodama Suika Arms - Ride Striker - Time Mazine - Kurogane Oogama - Unnamed Giant Wasp Mecha
Others/Terminology
Rider Armors - Ridewatch Holder - Oma Advent Calendar - Future Note - Time Break/Burst
Allies
9 5 DO: Geiz Myoukouin - Tsukuyomi - Junichiro Tokiwa
Others
Futaros - Ataru Hisanaga - Shingo Hisanaga - Iroha Kagura - Master Gamano - Sara - Ms. Sailor
Resistance: Resistance Captain
Agito: Shouichi Tsugami - Takahiro Omuro
Ryuki: Shinji Kido - Dark Shinji - Ren Akiyama - Takeshi Asakura - Miyuki Tezuka - Jun Shibaura - Goro Yura - Kamen Rider Odin
555: Takumi Inui - Masato Kusaka
Blade: Kazuma Kenzaki - Hajime Aikawa
Hibiki: Tomizo Todayama - Kyosuke Kiriya
Kabuto: Arata Kagami - Sou Yaguruma
Den-O: Ryotaro Nogami - Yuto Sakurai
Kiva: Jiro
Decade: Tsukasa Kadoya - Daiki Kaito
OOO: Eiji Hino
Fourze: Gentaro Kisaragi
Wizard: Haruto Soma - Kosuke Nitoh
Gaim: Kouta Kazuraba - Kaito Kumon
Drive: Go Shijima
Ghost: Takeru Tenkuji - Makoto Fukami
Ex-Aid: Emu Hojo - Hiiro Kagami - Kuroto Dan
Build: Sento Kiryu - Ryuga Banjo - Kazumi Sawatari - Gentoku Himuro
Others
Chuta Ohsugi - Daita Kondou - Chikao Nezu - Hina Izumi - Shibuya Hachioji - Narita Kisarazu - Misora Isurugi - Owner - Momotaros - Urataros - Kintaros - Ryutaros - Daisuke Okubo - Amane Kurihara - Mana Kazaya - Riki - Ramon - Deneb - Krim Steinbelt
Swartz - Heure - Ora
Movie Exclusive
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Another Build - Another Ex-Aid - Another Fourze - Another Faiz - Another Wizard - Another OOO - Another Gaim - Another Den-O - Another Double - Another Kuuga - Another Ghost - Another Shinobi - Another Quiz - Another Ryuga - Another Kikai - Another Zi-O - Another Ryuki - Another Blade - Another Agito (troops) - Another Hibiki - Another Kiva - Another Kabuto
Other Villains
Kasshin - Humanoise - Yaminin - Dustards - Worms
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