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This article is about a/an rider in Kamen Rider Stronger.
For the A.R. World version, see Yuriko Misaki (A.R. World).
"Electronic Wave Humanoid Tackle!"
―Tackle's roll call[src]

Yuriko Misaki (岬 ユリ子 Misaki Yuriko) is the Electronic Wave Humanoid Tackle (電波人間タックル Denpa Ningen Takkuru, literally "Electromagnetic Wave Human Tackle"). She was portrayed by the late Kyoko Okada in Kamen Rider Stronger. Despite sharing many characteristics with the series' titular heroes, she was never officially branded a "Kamen Rider", a fact which was elaborated upon in the Kamen Rider Spirits manga.

Biography

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A grief-stricken Shigeru Jo carries Yuriko's body

Yuriko Misaki was a newly finished cyborg ready to serve the evil Black Satan organization but she was still inactive. Everything changed as her soon-to-be best friend Shigeru Jo entered the room she was staying in trying to find a way out of Black Satan`s secret lair, found her on an operating table and awakens her. After some talk he convinced her to come with him and together with a good friend to many Kamen Riders, Tobei Tachibana they fought the Black Satan as Kamen Rider Stronger and the Electronic Wave Humanoid Tackle for quite some time. Over time she fell in love with him. But sadly Yuriko gave her life to defeat the evil Doctor Kate in order to save Shigeru from being poisoned. This would forever haunt him and pushed him to undergo surgery in order attain the even more powerful (and dangerous) Charge Up form.

Kamen Rider Spirits

"She fought more than enough. She'll never be called a Kamen Rider! She's now a normal human!"
Shigeru Jo to the Badan Cyborg 13's Leader[src]
In Kamen Rider Spirits, Shigeru experiences flashbacks about Yuriko when he stumbles upon her shrine while escaping from the ZX Army. He recalls why she was never labeled a "Kamen Rider": she had desired to live a normal life, and through her sacrifice, she had gained her humanity.

Kamen Rider Decade

Net movies

In the net movie spin-offs of the Kamen Rider Decade movie, Kamen Rider Decade: All Riders vs. Dai-Shocker, they have a different take on Shigeru`s feelings toward Yukiro being a Kamen Rider or not in the first webisode, Petition! Kamen Rider Tackle!!. Here, he meets with Tsukasa Kadoya and the other members of the Hikari Photo Studio, wanting to petition Toei to recognize Tackle as a Kamen Rider and asking for their support. When the group gets to Toei's offices, however, they're surprised to find that Tackle is herself the recruiting director who decides which characters are Riders and which aren't.

OOO, Den-O, All Riders: Let's Go Kamen Riders

Tackle was part of a group of reinforcement riders led by Akira Date/Kamen Rider Birth to aid the primary riders in defeating the Rock Great Leader. All the Kamen Riders got on their bikes and performed the All Rider Break attack which destroyed the Great Leader. OOO, Den-O, All Riders: Let's Go Kamen Riders

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Video game appearances

Pachinko Kamen Rider: Full Throttle

Tackle appears as an ally in Pachinko Kamen Rider: Full Throttle.

Kamen Rider Battle: Ganbaride

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Electronic Wave Humanoid Tackle card

Electronic Wave Humanoid Tackle appears as a playable character in this video game Kamen Rider Battle Ganbaride.

Electronic Wave Humanoid Tackle

Electronic Wave Humanoid Tackle

KR-Denpa Ningen Tackle

Electronic Wave Humanoid Tackle


KR-Denpa Ningen Tackle without helmet

Electronic Wave Humanoid Tackle (Without Helmet)


Tackle's base form.


Statistics
  • Height: 160 cm.
  • Weight: 49 kg.
Ability Parameters
  • Punching Power: 1 t.
  • Kicking Power: 3 t.
  • Maximum Jump Height: 10.0 m.
  • Maximum Running Speed: 100 m. 8 sec.


Other appearances

Kamen Rider SD

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Electronic Wave Humanoid Tackle in SD

In Kamen Rider SD, she was a contestant on a TV dating game show as a background character.

Kamen Rider × Super Sentai × Space Sheriff: Super Hero Taisen Otsu: Heroo! Answers

Tackle (Super Hero Taisen Otsu)

Tackle as seen in Super Hero Taisen Otsu.

In Shotaro's imagination, Tackle was married to Stronger. But in fact, she was cheating on her husband and having an affair with Alien BaltanIcon-crosswiki. Kamen Rider × Super Sentai × Space Sheriff: Super Hero Taisen Otsu: Heroo! Answers

Vehicle

Tentoro

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Tentoro

Main article: Tentoro


Techniques

  • Shockwave Toss (電波投げ Denpa Nage): Tackle's commonly used non-physical technique, it can disorient a group of Black Satan Soldiers or an average Kikkaijin.
  • Ultra Cyclone: A risky last resort attack, used to destroy Doctor Kate.

Homage

Main article: Kamen Rider Lady

Behind the scenes

Portrayal

Yuriko Misaki was portrayed by the late Kyōko Okada (岡田 京子 Okada Kyōko). In Kamen Rider Decade: Final Chapter she was portrayed by Alice Hirose. In Super Hero Taisen Otsu, she was portrayed by Arisa Komiya (小宮 有紗 Komiya Arisa), who is better known as Yellow Buster Yoko UsamiIcon-crosswiki from Tokumei Sentai Go-BustersIcon-crosswiki.

Recognition

Electronic Wave Humanoid Tackle is featured as #34 in the 1986 archive compilation video Toei 100 Great Heroes Super FightIcon-crosswiki.

Notes

  • If one were to count her as a Kamen Rider, then she is the first Rider that was killed and not revived.
    • While Tackle's death is a defining moment for Kamen Rider Stronger as a series, according to production notes from Toru Hirayama, there were concept plans to revive her and give her an upgrade form, after which she would have officially been titled a Kamen Rider. This had to be scrapped in order to accommodate the series' shorter 39 episode run. [1]
    • Despite this, she is commonly viewed as the prototype by which later Female Kamen Riders would draw their basis from, similar to how Shadow Moon is the credited inspiration for the later introduction of Amoral, Antagonist and Evil Kamen Riders in the Heisei Kamen Rider series despite Officially not being one himself.
  • Shotaro Ishinomori and Kamen Rider co-creator Toru Hirayama conceived the idea of Tackle after receiving fan letters from young girls who said they wanted a hero to pretend to be when playing Kamen Rider with other boys.[2]
  • The second episode provides an easily overlooked explanation for why Tackle does not go by the title of Kamen Rider: Yuriko herself chose to name her hero persona Denpa Ningen Tackle after Shigeru named his Kamen Rider Stronger. Her role in Petition! Kamen Rider Tackle!! might be an intentional reference to this.
  • In the Kamen Rider Official Data Files, Yuriko is classified as a Kamen Rider.
  • Yuriko is the only female Showa character to be a heroine.
  • Yuriko serves as the cheer leader for the Kamen Rider team, Typhoon Riders in Battle Baseball.

Appearances

Main article: Yuriko Misaki/Appearances

References

See also

Kamen Rider
Shigeru Jo
Gear
Electrer - Kabutolaw - Tentolaw
Allies
Tōbei Tachibana - Yuriko Misaki
Kamen Riders
Takeshi Hongo - Hayato Ichimonji - Shiro Kazami - Joji Yuki - Keisuke Jin - Daisuke Yamamoto
Black Satan
Great Leader of Black Satan
Titan - Dead Lion - Black Satan Soldiers
Black Satan Kikkaijin
Kikkaijin Gangaru - Kikkaijin Okamin - Scorpion Kikkaijin - Kikkaijin Gorongame - Kikkaijin Torafugun - Jellyfish Kikkaijin - Kikkaijin Waniida - Kikkaijin Mousengoke - Mantis Kikkaijin - Kikkaijin Hagetakan - Kikkaijin Chameleon - Spider Kikkaijin - Kikkaijin Elekiika - Kikkaijin Mecha-Gorilla - Stag Kikkaijin - Kikkaijin Bubunger - Bat Kikkaijin - Kikkaijin Denkiei - Kikkaijin Dokugama - Kikkaijin Arijigoku - Shark Kikkaijin - Kikkaijin Kemunga - Kikkaijin Hasamigani - Kikkaijin Armadillon
Delza Army
Great Leader of Delza Army
General Shadow - Great General Darkness - Delza Army Corps
Staff Officer Steel - Division Commander Wild Eagle - Doctor Kate - Major Skull - Baron Rock - General Wolf - Commanding Officer Brank - Snake Woman
Marshal Machine - Commander Jijaku - Armored Knight
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