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Icon-kr.pngThis article is about a film in the Kamen Rider Series.

For the 1992 movie and its corresponding Rider with similar names, see Shin Kamen Rider: Prologue and Kamen Rider Shin.

Shin Kamen Rider (シン・仮面ライダー, Shin Kamen Raidā) is an upcoming Japanese superhero film based on the 1971 TV series Kamen Rider. Announced as part of the Kamen Rider 50th Anniversary, it is expected to premiere sometime during March of 2023.[1]

Production

Development

The domain name of the official website was registered as a trademark, on March 4, 2021, around one month before the film's official announcement.[2]During the last week before the announcement, the official Kamen Rider website displayed three countdowns, with the third revealing the movie at 8:00 PM (Japan Time), on April 3, 2021, the day of the 50th Anniversary of Kamen Rider.

Anno announced the following week that development of the film had commenced and early script drafts were being written. He chose to announce this on August 14, 2021, which was the birthdate of Takeshi Hongo. On September 22, the official Twitter confirmed that Anno had completed the scripts for the film two days prior.[3]

The film's official Twitter then announced that a press conference regarding the film would be held on September 30th in the afternoon at 3PM.[4]. At the press conference, Sosuke Ikematsu and Minami Hamabe were revealed as two of many core cast members for the film.

On October 10, Hayato Ichimonji’s fictional birthdate, Anno revealed images of 2's Typhoon belt being constructed.[5]

Filming

On October 15, the staff began filming on the Toei studio backlot with Hideaki Anno showing off a constructed set to be used for a specific scene that could be adjusted for different angles and shots.[6] On October 20th, the official Twitter teased the film crew shooting a motorcycle action scene on location at an unnamed beach.[7] Ten days later on October 30th, the official Twitter confirmed that the movie will shoot on location at night.[8] On December 20, the film crew teased shooting the Man Spider's scenes in a forest setting.[9]

The film's official twitter account confirmed that Hayato Ichimonji would appear in the film, portrayed by Tasuku Emoto

Post-production

On May 12, 2022, actors Shinya Tsukamoto, Tooru Tezuka, and Suzuki Matsuo were cast in undisclosed roles.

Plot

College student and motorcycle enthusiast Takeshi Hongo is abducted by the evil organization Shocker and converted into a cyborg as part of their plans for world domination. Before they can brainwash him to do their bidding, he escapes and uses his new enhanced abilities as Kamen Rider to wage a one-man war against Shocker.[10]

Characters

Kamen Riders

The Kamen Riders, 1 and 2

Kamen Rider Takeshi Hongo[11]
Kamen Rider No. 2 Hayato Ichimonji[12]

Allies

Villains

Shocker

Music

To be added

Marketing

On August 9th, Hideaki Anno attended a paper lantern festival in Kamakura and contributed with a promotional teaser in the form of lantern artwork featuring his redesign of the Tachibana Racing Club insignia.[17]

On August 19, 2021, Anno declared the day “Bike Day” and teased the construction of the motorcycles with his previously teased Tachibana Racing logo on the front.[18]

During the September 30th press conference for the film, a recreation of the original series' opening sequence was featured.[19][20] On the day before Halloween, Hideaki Anno showed off his design variant of the Shocker logo as well as Man Spider’s insignia.[21]

On October 10, Hayato Ichimonji’s fictional birthdate, the official Shin Kamen Rider Twitter unveiled another promotional poster which showed that Kamen Rider 2 will be in the upcoming film.[22]

On New Year's Day 2022, the official Twitter revealed that actor Tasuku Emoto was chosen to portray Hayato Ichimonji for the film. The date of the reveal was the 50th anniversary of Kamen Rider Episode 40, the first episode in which Kamen Rider 1 and 2 were shown working as a team.[23]

On March 18, the Toei Marunouchi movie theater in Ginza was adorned with a giant Shocker emblem, indicating the fictional terrorist group had taken over the cinema complex. The emblem would remain on the theater until April 1, 2022. In addition, new details were disclosed about the antagonists on the official film site, revealing that Bat Man and Wasp Woman would also be in the film via use of their logos as downloadable content for personal computers.[24][25]

On April 3, 2022, the official twitter page posted a 51st anniversary celebratory post, stating the film crew is hard at work to complete the film for its release date. The tweet came with a promotional image of Ruriko and Takeshi inside what appears to be a Shocker base.[26]

On May 12, 2022, the first teaser trailer was posted online, which showed brief glimpses of Bat Man and Wasp Woman.

On May 31, a SHOCKER app was developed and sold on the Google Play and Apple App Store. [27]

Release

  • The film is scheduled to premiere in theaters in March of 2023.

To be added

  • Spectrum Films will distribute the film to Amazon Europe’s Prime service at some unspecified point after the film’s theatrical release.[28]

Cast

Suit Actors

Notes

  • This film is the third installment of Anno's "Shin" series of Tokusatsu films, but the first to be produced without the involvement of Anno's frequent collaborator Shinji Higuchi, who served as co-director of Shin Godzilla, and sole director of Shin UltramanIcon-crosswiki.png.

References

  1. https://twitter.com/Shin_KR/status/1378301418235252740
  2. https://www.heroshock.com/?p=54126
  3. https://twitter.com/Shin_KR/status/1440828362360905736
  4. https://twitter.com/Shin_KR/status/1443093215653990406
  5. https://mobile.twitter.com/khara_inc2/status/1447092112864907264
  6. https://twitter.com/khara_inc2/status/1449183301994835977
  7. https://mobile.twitter.com/Shin_KR/status/1450944951307554817
  8. https://mobile.twitter.com/Shin_KR/status/1453662859188047885
  9. https://mobile.twitter.com/Shin_KR/status/1472854325160718341
  10. https://nerdist.com/article/hideaki-anno-shin-kamen-rider-ultraman-godzilla/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 https://twitter.com/Shin_KR/status/1443457418361335813
  12. https://moviewalker.jp/news/article/1066095/ "No." comes from the "第" prefix
  13. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2Xi85vmSfc
  14. https://twitter.com/Shin_KR/status/1525672333704171520
  15. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U40IUnxsgls
  16. https://twitter.com/Shin_KR/status/1525762917416812545?t=BfdcPj0SoytBxUGxCeuoTA&s=19
  17. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/interest/2021-08-09/hideaki-anno-teases-shin-kamen-rider-in-latest-bonbori-lantern/.176013
  18. https://tokusatsunetwork.com/2021/08/shin-kamen-rider-filming-preparation-has-begun/
  19. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdxFwUqKc-A
  20. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2Xi85vmSfc
  21. https://mobile.twitter.com/khara_inc2/status/1454358353300234243
  22. https://mobile.twitter.com/khara_inc2/status/1447092112864907264
  23. https://mobile.twitter.com/Shin_KR/status/1477226548650733568
  24. http://ukiyaseed.weebly.com/ukiyaseeds-other-blog/shin-kamen-rider-shocker-revealed
  25. https://mobile.twitter.com/Shin_KR/status/1504642847890636804
  26. https://mobile.twitter.com/Shin_KR/status/1510565272297607172
  27. https://mobile.twitter.com/Shin_KR/status/1531561124918964224
  28. https://www.heroshock.com/?p=60532
  29. 29.0 29.1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oK-bYPfSkv0
  30. https://mobile.twitter.com/Shin_KR/status/1477225587760668672

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