Icon-zi-o.png This article is about a/an rider in Kamen Rider Zi-O.

"I'm Sougo Tokiwa, a 3rd Year student at Hanazono Academy"
―Sougo's presentation[src]

Sougo Tokiwa (常磐 ソウゴ Tokiwa Sōgo), alternatively known as Sougo B (ソウゴ B Sōgo Bī), is a 3rd-year high school student and class president of Hanazono Academy who transforms into Kamen Rider Zi-O (仮面ライダージオウ Kamen Raidā Jiō).

History

Meeting other Zi-O

When the Elementary Inves attack lost students in the wasteland, Sougo arrives and transforms into Kamen Rider Zi-O to save them. However, he helps out the only girl out of them, in front of the boys' eyes.

After coming back to the academy, he tells his classmates that he doesn't want to stay in a shelter but he rather wants to fight against the threat. Then, Misa, a girl who seems to be romantically interested in Sougo, comes and asks if she can go with him. After denying, he finally accepts, and starts to fight the Inves while riding a bike with Misa on his back.

Once arriving, he transforms into Zi-O, beats some Inves before meeting Geiz and his main counterpart as well as another one. However, as they are confused in front of him, Sougo feels interested in this situation. Chapter 1: The Drifting School

Sougo B then decided to stay along to see how the fights would end. When Sougo C was killed, two more Sougos appeared. After Sougo D was killed, Sougo E transformed into Zi-O and fought Decade. When Ohma Zi-O was killed, the world began to change. Sougo B and Misa were preparing to leave, saying goodbye to Sougo, Geiz, and Tsukuyomi. Sougo asked him where he’ll go, and he said wherever, as long as Misa was with him. He and Misa then got on the bike and drove off, returning both of them into their home world. Geiz said that two Sougos shouldn’t be allowed to live in a single, original world.

Personality

Sougo seems to be pretty self-confident and belittling, but he is protective for the ones he cares about. Unlike Sougo C, he tends to act out of a genuine devotion to protect others and keep them safe, journeying out of Hanazono in hopes of finding a way to free his classmates and using parties to bring the Hikarigamori students together.

Powers and Abilities

His powers and abilities seem to be those of the original Sougo Tokiwa when he just became Zi-O. However, as a result of his personality, he seems to be more readily capable of fighting than the original Sougo, being able to skillfully wield the Zikan Girade while untransformed and riding a motorcycle.

Forms

Kamen Rider Zi-O transforms by inserting the Zi-O Ridewatch into the right-hand side of the Ziku-Driver, receiving Misa's flying kiss and rotating the Driver 360 degrees.

Kamen Rider Zi-O

Zi-O

"Rider Time! (Electronic beat) Kamen Rider Zi-O!"
―Transformation announcement[src]

Rider Statistics

  • Rider Height: 200.0 cm.
  • Rider Weight: 92.0 kg.

Ability Parameters

  • Punching Power: 8.2 t.
  • Kicking Power: 19.0 t.
  • Maximum Jump Height: 30.2 m.
  • Maximum Running Speed: 100 m. per 5.0 sec.

Kamen Rider Zi-O transforms by inserting the Zi-O Ridewatch into the right-hand side of the Ziku-Driver, and recieving Misa's flying love kiss. His base form's visor reads "Rider" (ライダー Raidā).

This form has two finishers:

  • Ziku-Driver finishers:
    • Time Break (タイムブレイク Taimu Bureiku): Zi-O delivers a Flying Kick covered in magenta energy.
  • Zikan Girade finishers:
    • Ken Mode
      • Giri Giri Slash (ギリギリスラッシュ Giri Giri Surasshu): Zi-O uses the power of a Ridewatch in the Zikan Girade in Ken Mode and performs a powerful slash.
        • OOO: The slash projects fire and burns it in a manner similar to the Tajaspiner's Giga Scan finisher.

Appearances: Rider Time: Kamen Rider Zi-O VS Decade -7 of Zi-O!- Episodes 1-2

Equipment

Devices

Weapons

Handheld weapons:

  • Zikan Girade - Zi-O's personal weapon and Zi-O II's secondary weapon

Vehicles

Relationships

  • Misa Kudo: A girl who seems to have a relationship with Sougo.
  • C, D, E and F: His alternate counterparts.
  • Sougo A: They both got along well. B was glad he met A.

Behind the Scenes

Portrayal

Sougo Tokiwa is portrayed by So Okuno (奥野 壮 Okuno Sō) who portrays every version of him except his child one and Ohma Zi-O.

Etymology

Sougo Tokiwa's name is play on Tokiwa-sō, the place where Shotaro Ishinomori lived and started his manga career during 1956 to 1961. "Tokiwa" also carries the word (とき Toki), which can be translated into time when it is written in kanji "時". If matching his kanji, it was named after (常盤桜 Tokiwazakura), which it means primrose.

"Zi" in Zi-O's name could mean either time ( Ji) or character ( Ji), representing his "watch" and "Katakana" motifs while the "O" means king ( Ō). It may also be Goroawase for the number 20 (2 - Ji, 0 - Ō), referencing that Zi-O is the 20th Heisei Rider, the Heisei Era starting with the year 2000 for the Kamen Rider Series (the actual Heisei Era started in 1989).

Notes

  • Sougo's bike is registered 2018, the debuting year of the series Kamen Rider Zi-O.
  • As of the end of Zi-O VS Decade, Sougo B is the only other counterpart of Sougo who is still alive.

Appearances

References

Sougo Tokiwa (Over Quartzer) - Geiz Myokoin (Over Quartzer) - Woz (Black, (Over Quartzer), White, Red) - Tsukuyomi (Over Quartzer)
Other Sougo Tokiwa variations
Ohma Zi-O - Mirror World - Leader of Quartzer - B - C - D - E - F - Robot Sougo - True Sougo
Future Kamen Riders
2022 (Rentaro Kagura - Isamichi Konjo) - 2040 (Mondo Douan) - 2121 (Rento Makina) - Kamen Rider Ginga
Rider Time Ryuki Riders
Ishihashi - Tozuka - Kimura - Ishida - Abyss - Odin
Another World Riders
G4 - Fuma - Dark Ghost - Rey - Katsumi Daido - White Woz - Yuuki
Other Riders
G3 Team - Shun Kageyama (Worm)
Movie-exclusive Riders
SOUGO Tokiwa - Kagen - Jogen - Soreo Hiden
Stageshow-exclusive Riders
Hiryu Kakogawa - Red Woz
Transformation Devices
Ziku-Driver - Ohma Zi-O Driver - Beyondriver - Miraidriver (Shinobi, Hattari, Quiz, Kikai, Ginga) - NeoDecadriver - NeoDiendriver - K-Touch 21
Ridewatch-related
Ridewatches - Miridewatches- Ridewatch Holder - Ridewatch Daizer - Faizphone X - Taka Watchroid - Kodama Suika Arms
Weapons
Zikan Girade - Zikan Zax - Ride HeiSaber - Zikan Despear - Saikyo Girade - Zikan Jaclaw - Barlckxs' Sword
Vehicles
Ride Striker - Time Mazine - Dai Mazine - Karakuri Robos (Kurogane Oogama - Unnamed Wasp-based Karakuri Robo)
Others/Terminology
Rider Armors - Ohma Advent Calendar - Future Note - Time Finishers
Allies
9 5 DO: Geiz Myokoin - Tsukuyomi - Junichiro Tokiwa
Others
Futaros - Ataru Hisanaga - Shingo Hisanaga - Iroha Kagura - Master Gamano - Sara - Ms. Sailor - Oda Nobunaga - Clara Steinbelt - Gyuzo - Pietro - Resistance Captain
Kuuga: Yusuke Godai
Agito: Shoichi Tsugami - Takahiro Omuro
Ryuki: Shinji Kido - Dark Shinji - Ren Akiyama - Takeshi Asakura - Miyuki Tezuka - Jun Shibaura - Goro Yura
555: Takumi Inui - Masato Kusaka
Blade: Kazuma Kenzaki - Hajime Aikawa
Hibiki: Hitoshi Hidaka - Tomizo Todayama - Kyosuke Kiriya
Kabuto: Soji Tendo - Arata Kagami - So Yaguruma
THE FIRST/THE NEXT: Takeshi Hongo - Katsuhiko Yano - Shiro Kazami
Den-O: Ryotaro Nogami - Yuto Sakurai
Kiva: Wataru Kurenai - Jiro
Decade: Tsukasa Kadoya - Daiki Kaito - Yusuke Onodera - Natsumi Hikari
G: Goro
W: Philip & Shotaro Hidari - Ryu Terui
OOO: Eiji Hino - Michal Minato - Akira Date - Shintaro Goto
Fourze: Gentaro Kisaragi
Wizard: Haruto Soma - Kosuke Nitoh
Gaim: Kouta Kazuraba - Kaito Kumon - Takatora Kureshima
Drive: Shinnosuke Tomari - Go Shijima - Chase - Brain
Ghost: Takeru Tenkuji - Makoto Fukami
Kuuga (manga): Yusuke Godai
Amazons: Haruka Mizusawa - Jin Takayama
Ex-Aid: Emu Hojo - Hiiro Kagami - Kiriya Kujo - Kuroto Dan - Masamune Dan
Kamen Sentai Gorider: Aka-Rider - Ao-Rider - Ki-Rider - Momo-Rider - Mido-Rider
Build: Sento Kiryu - Ryuga Banjo - Kazumi Sawatari - Gentoku Himuro - Evolto
Zero-One: Aruto Hiden - Isamu Fuwa - Yua Yaiba - Jin - Horobi
Others
Chuta Ohsugi - Daita Kondou - Chikao Nezu - Hina Izumi - Shibuya Hachioji - Narita Kisarazu - Misora Isurugi - Master of Fumen - Owner - Momotaros - Urataros - Kintaros - Ryutaros - Eri Ogawa - Daisuke Okubo - Amane Kurihara - Mana Kazaya - Riki - Ramon - Deneb - Krim Steinbelt - Takeshi Kinashi - Izu - Shesta - Jun Fukuzoe - Sanzo Yamashita - Narutaki
Swartz - Heure - Ora
Movie Exclusive
Tid - Finis
SOUGO Tokiwa - Kagen - Jogen - Woz
Another Build - Another Ex-Aid - Another Fourze - Another Faiz - Another Wizard - Another OOO - Another Gaim - Another Ghost - Another Double - Another Den-O - Another Kuuga - Another Shinobi - Another Quiz - Another Ryuga - Another Kikai - Another Zi-O (II) - Another Ryuki - Another Blade - Another Agito (troops) - Another Hibiki - Another Kiva - Another Kabuto - Another Drive - Another Decade
Movie-exclusive Another Riders
Another Zero-One - Another 1 - Another Diend
Stageshow-exclusive Another Riders
Another Rider - No Rider - Another Ohma Zi-O
Other Villains
Kasshine - Humanoise - Worms - Elementary Inves - Trilobite Magia - Battle Magia
Niji no Hebi: Yaminin - Dustards
Icon-decade.png Kamen Rider Decade
Kamen Riders
Primary: Tsukasa Kadoya - Daiki Kaito - Natsumi Hikari
A.R. Kamen Riders: Wataru Kurenai - Yusuke Onodera - Wataru - Shinji Tatsumi - Kazuma Kendate - Takumi Ogami - Shouichi Ashikawa - Momotaros - Ryotaro Nogami - Souji - Asumu - Kotaro Minami (Black RX) - Kotaro Minami (Black) - X-Rider (A.R. World) - Daisuke Yamamoto - Kazuma Kenzaki - Joji Yuki - Yuriko Misaki
A.R. Evil Kamen Riders: Chinomanako - Mimihiko - Kuchihiko - Kamen Rider Abyss - Dark Kiva - Ryuga - Orga - Dark Kabuto - Alternative
Other A.R. World Riders: Ren Haguro - Scissors - Zolda - Femme - Verde - Tiger - Imperer - Odin - Raia - Gai - Sakuya Hishigata - Mutsuki Kuroba - Takahiro Furuya - Kotaro Nogami - Arata - Ibuki - Zanki - Todoroki - Akira - Junichi Kaito - Haruka Miwa - Shin Magaki - X - Ixa - Saga
Prime Universe Kamen Riders: Kotaro Nogami - Urataros - Kintaros - Ryutaros - Sieg
Hikari Studio
Natsumi Hikari - Kiva-la - Eijiro Hikari
Other Allies
Ai Yashiro - Kivat-bat the 3rd - Garulu - Basshaa - Dogga - Reiko Momoi - Ai - Mai - Mi - Yuri Tomoda - Toko Yashiro - Deneb - Teddy - Kohana - Naomi - Owner - Toki - Yu - Grandma - Mayu - Natsumi Hikari - Chinatsu - Hikoma KusakabeIcon-crosswiki.png - KurokoIcon-crosswiki.png - Kurando TaniIcon-crosswiki.png - ShinkengersIcon-crosswiki.png - Masahiko Okamura (A.R. World) - Ritsuko Okamura (A.R. World)
Dai-Shocker
Doctor Shinigami - Ambassador Hell - Apollo Geist - Ten-Faced Demon Llumu Qhimil - Shadow Moon - King Dark - General Jark - Bishium - Yuki - Schwarian - Televi Bae-Kun
Worlds of Black & Black RX: Scorpion Imagin - Seamoon Fangire - Mantis Fangire - Rhinoceros Mutant - Ox Orphnoch - Worm Orphnoch - Frilled Lizard Orphnoch - Brachypelma Worm Aurantium - Brachypelma Worm Viridis - Tarantes Worm Purpura
World of Decade: Shiomaneking - Ganikomol - Doras - Garai - Me-Badjisu-Ba - Zu-Mebio-Da - Me-Ginoga-De - Go-Gadoru-Ba - Leiurus Acutia - Formica Regia - Formica Pedes - Sheerghosts - Raydragoons - Psycorogue - Butterfly Orphnoch - Giraffe Orphnoch - Longhorn Orphnoch - Slug Orphnoch - Wild Boar Orphnoch - Pelican Orphnoch - Stinkbug Orphnoch - Arch Orphnoch - Elephant Undead - Giraffa Undead - Darkroaches - Kappa - Bakeneko - Hitotsumi - Coleoptera Worm Aeneus - Coleoptera Worm Croceus - Coleoptera Worm Argentum - Geophilid Worm - Subst Worm - Cassis Worm Gladius - Albinoleo Imagin - Mole Imagin - Rat Fangire - Sungazer Fangire - Bat Fangire
World of Amazon: Go-Jaraji-Da - Propheta Cruentus - Camponotus Worm Maxilla - Bakeneko - Yobuko
Dai-Shocker Combatmen - Dai-Shocker Scientists - Destron Combatmen
Super Shocker
Narutaki - Bee Woman - Neo Organism
Zanjioh - Jaguarman - Poison Lizard Man - Hiruchameleon - Zu-Gooma-Gu - Go-Jaraji-Da - Volucris Falco - Solospider - Scorpion Orphnoch - Titan Undead - Kodama - Sectio Worm Acuere - Cobra Imagin - Gecko Imagin - Sungazer Fangire
Super Shocker Combatmen
Gurongi
N-Gamio-Zeda
World of Kuuga: Me-Gyarido-Gi - Ra-Dorudo-Gu - Go-Baberu-Da - Go-Bemiu-Gi - Me-Biran-Gi - Go-Jaaza-Gi - Me-Garima-Ba
World of Agito: Me-Badjisu-Ba - Zu-Mebio-Da - Me-Ginoga-De
The Lords
Taurus Ballista
Formica Regia - Formica Pedes
Mirror Monsters
The Contract Monsters
World of Ryuki: Darkwing - Volcancer - Destwilder - Gigazelle - Abyssodon (Abysshammer - Abysslasher)
World of Negatives: Dragblacker
Wild Mirror Monsters
World of Ryuki: GuldThunder - Zebraskull Bronze - Megazelle - Negazelle - Omegazelle - Magazelle
World of Den-O: Gelnewt
World of Negatives: Raydragoons
Orphnochs / Lucky Clover
Momose - Shukawa - Genda - Shirogane
Butterfly Orphnoch
The Undead
World of Blade: Kamata - Hajime Shijo
Buffalo Undead - Elephant Undead - Capricorn Undead
World of Diend: Fourteen - Bossroach - Darkroaches
World of the Rider War: Deer Undead - Scarab Undead - Lizard Undead
魔化魍 Makamou
Gyuki - Bakegani
Kappa - Bakeneko - Ooari - Tengu - Ubume
Worm
Sou Otogiri
Coleoptera Worm Argentum - Geophilid Worm - Subst Worm
The Imagin
Alligator Imagin - New Mole Imagin
The Fangires
Beetle Fangire - Yuki
World of Kiva: Ryo Itoya - Swallowtail Fangire - Lion Fangire
World of the Rider War: Shark Fangire - Silkmoth Fangire - Horsefly Fangire - Warthog Fangire
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