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Preparation (臨戦 Rinsen) is the seventeenth episode of Kamen Rider Kuuga.


A recap of the war between Kuuga and the Gurongi in the midst of Yusuke facing a powerful opponent.


Toshima District-Ikebukuro, 3:07 p.m.

Ra-Baruba-De is seen sitting on a bench as she notices a newspaper article claiming that Unidentified Lifeform #24 was defeated. Me-Gadora-Da looks at it, and comments that he must be Unidentified Lifeform #25, and holds out his hand to her, which contains one of her rose petals. He then follows her, and transforms in an alley, promising to kill 72 people in 6 hours. She gives him the bracelet, and unlocks his belt.

Toshima District-Ikebukuro, 4:34 p.m.

As he rides, Yusuke gets a report from Ichijo of Unidentified Lifeform #25’s appearance. As he arrives, he sees several dead police officers, and Unidentified Lifeform #25 killing another officer.

A narrator then goes over the events that happened thus far.

Toshima District-Ikebukuro, 5:57 p.m.

Yusuke and Unidentified Lifeform #25 continue to fight.

The narrator continues their recap.

Toshima District-Ikebukuro, 6:55 p.m.

Yusuke manages to land the finishing blow on Unidentified Lifeform #25. Ichijo arrives, and Yusuke apologizes for breaking the Trychaser.


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Form Changes


To Be Continued
(Mighty Form ver.)

  • Kuuga - Mighty Form, Dragon Form (recap), Pegasus Form (recap), Titan Form (recap)


Digital Releases

  • The DVD Release of Kamen Rider Kuuga Volume 5 features episodes 17-20.
  • The Blu-ray Release of Kamen Rider Kuuga Volume 2 features episodes 17-33.[1]


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