This article is about a/an kaijin in the reboot film series
which includes Kamen Rider The First and Kamen Rider The Next.

Spider (スパイダー Supaidā): Born Taichi Yamanaka (山中 太一 Yamanaka Taichi). A field captain in the Shocker ranks, he is responsible for covert assassination missions, and is behind several "mysterious" deaths prior to and during the course of the film. He is eventually destroyed by Kamen Rider 1's Rider Kick.

Behind the scenes


The Spider was portrayed by Itsuji Itao (板尾 創路 Itao Itsuji), who would later on go on portray Ren Aoi/Kamen Rider Fifteen in Heisei Rider vs. Showa Rider: Kamen Rider Taisen feat. Super Sentai. His suit actor was Akira Ohashi (大橋 明 Ōhashi Akira).


Spider was based on Spider Man, who was the first ever kaijin to fight Kamen Rider in the original series.

Icon-first Kamen Rider The First & The Next
Kamen Riders
Takeshi Hongo - Katsuhiko Yano - Shiro Kazami
Typhoon - Double Typhoon - Cyclone - Hurricane
The First: Asuka Midorikawa - Tōbei Tachibana
The Next: Kotomi Kikuma
Great Leader of Shocker
Shocker Staff (The First): Youth - Lady - Elderly Gentleman
Inhumanoids (The First): Spider - Bat - Haruhiko Mitamura - Miyoko Harada
Inhumanoids (The Next): Scissors Jaguar - Chainsaw Lizard
Henchmen: Shocker Combatmen - Shocker Riders
Other Enemies: Chiharu
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