Friday, March 24, 2023

"Shin Kamen Rider" Movie

"Shin Kamen Rider" is the new superhero feature, written and directed by Hideaki Anno, based on the original TV series by Shotaro Ishinomori, now playing in theaters:

"....intellectual 'Takeshi Hongo' is kidnapped by a cult known as 'SHOCKER' ('The Sustainable Happiness Organization with Computational Knowledge Embedded Remodeling') and transformed into the mutant cyborg, 'Batta Augment-01'. 

"After Hongo’s escape from SHOCKER, SHOCKER sends one of its mutants, 'Kumo Augment-01' after Hongo and his ally, 'Ruriko Midorikawa'. 

"Ruriko is captured by Kumo Augment-01 but is saved by 'Takeshi' who transforms into his cyborg form. At a hideout, Ruriko’s father, 'Dr. Hiroshi Midorikaw'a reverts Hongo back to his civilian form with 'prana life' energy. 

"Unfortunately, Hiroshi is murdered by Kumo Augment-01 who kidnaps his daughter as well. Takeshi defeats Kumo Augment-01 with his cyborg capabilities and is dubbed 'Kamen Rider'..."

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