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Release Commemoration Special Broadcast: Movie "Shin Kamen Rider" Premise / Act 1 Kumo Augment-01 (公開記念“特別放送”: 映画『シン・仮面ライダー』幕前/第1幕 クモオーグ, Kōkai Kinen Tokubetsu Hōsō: Eiga Shin kamen Raidā Makumae/Dai-ichi Maku Kumoōgu) is a promotional TV special featuring the first 23 minutes of the film Shin Kamen Rider.[1] It was broadcast in MBS, a first for the network since Kamen Rider Black RX in 1989.

Story[]

Main article: Shin Kamen Rider

Takeshi Hongo is kidnapped and transformed into Batta Augment-01 by an evil terrorist organization named SHOCKER. As Hongo escapes from SHOCKER with Ruriko Midorikawa, Kumo Augment-01 goes after him and his henchmen, masquerading as riot police, abduct Ruriko. However, Ruriko is protected by Hongo, who transforms into his Augment form and they escape to a hidden cabin. Dr. Hiroshi Midorikawa reverts Hongo to his civilian form at the hideout by expelling the excess prana life energy. Kumo Augment-01 arrives to kill Dr. Midorikawa and kidnaps his daughter. Hongo pursues and defeats Kumo Augment-01 with his Augment abilities and is dubbed "Kamen Rider".

Additional Footage[]

  • The promotional video of "Let's Go!! Rider Kick" performed by Sosuke Ikematsu in 2021 served as the TV special’s opening scene.
  • The TV special's eyecatch was based on illustrations by Mahiro Maeda.
  • The film's teaser trailer, final trailer and additional trailer all served as the TV special's "commercial breaks".
  • The TV special ends with a "To be continued" (つづく, Suzuku) closing screen.

Characters[]

Kamen Riders[]

Kamen Rider Takeshi Hongo

Allies[]

Villains[]

SHOCKER[]

Cast[]

Suit Actors[]

  • Kamen Rider: Sosuke Ikematsu, Shoki Kakegawa (掛川 将希, Kake'gawa Shoki, stand-in due to Ikematsu's injury)
  • Kumo Augment-01: Hayate Kashiwazaki (柏崎 隼風, Kashiwazaki Hayate)

Notes[]

Shin Kamen Ride SP01 CS

To be continued

  • The TV special's closing screen is an homage to the end of each episode of the original TV series Kamen Rider where "To be continued" (つづく, Suzuku) would appear over the last scene of the episode, but sharing a similar style with Hideaki Anno's Neon Genesis Evangelion TV series where the last scene would suddenly switch to a pure black background.


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