With the end of Zi-O and the beginning of Zero-One, the Neo-Heisei era of Kamen Rider is now over. Not only this, but it fits perfectly into the last decade, meaning I have an excuse to take a look back at the last ten years of Kamen Rider, and assign arbitrary awards instead of moaning about how bad they were.
Hello, and welcome to All Your Monies, where The Glorio Blog’s resident toy and figure collecting crew (and Iro) will run down the last week’s new pre-orders, turning a loving or scathing all-seeing eye over what’s been put out for you to spend your hard-earned cash on. This week we’re offering waifus both new, old and rubber suited.
For an entire year now the whole world has had Drive. Zigg looks back at what’s been a hell of a journey.
Shinnosuke undertakes his final mission for the Special Unit – an investigation into the terrorist cell he was pursuing a year ago.
If you go about doing a season preview, it is only obvious you also close off on a season review. In The Wrap-Up, all of our contributors get to shine a spotlight on the show they thought to be the very best of the past few weeks, as well as reflect back on the preview to see which shows let us down the most. When you watch currently airing anime or tokusatsu, eventually the question will rise which of these shows can rank amongst the medium’s true classics. Regardless of who covered what, this is where we single out the cream of the crop, and decide which shows from the past season deserve to stand the test of time.
Recap After defeating Sigma Circular, Shinnosuke and Heart face off in a final battle to determine the ultimate fate of the world. Zigg’s Thoughts My big fear leading up to this finale was that they wouldn’t be able to pull together enough of the disparate plot threads to make it satisfying. Actually, that’s not too much…
Gou faces off against Banno in a final battle between father and son, while Shinnosuke, Heart and Medic race to stop the Sigma Circular
The Riders and Roidmudes come together to try and stop Banno from unleashing the Global Freeze, but not all of them will survive the coming battle…
May he live on in our meme-ories.
Hello, and welcome to All Your Monies, where The Glorio Blog’s resident toy and figure collecting crew (and Aqua) will run down the last week’s new pre-orders, turning a loving or scathing eye over what’s been put out for you to spend your hard earned cash on. This week we have cool dogs, cool robots and desperately uncool anime girls.
Banno and the Roidmudes begin preparations for a second Global Freeze, while Shinnosuke and Chase have a showdown over their love lives. No, not those Love Lives.
Several women in town lose consciousness under mysterious circumstances, muttering the name of a man named Shou. Shinnosuke and co. quickly find out the woman at the centre of it all is one Misuzu Hatori, a woman with an uncanny resemblance to Medic, who is still struggling to reach her Ultimate Evolution. Meanwhile, Banno sets his plan into motion.
Drive returns with Heart and Medic putting their plans for Ultimate Evolution into motion, while two new Roidmude enforcers make their debut. Meanwhile, Chase applies for a driver’s license and Gou’s collusion with Banno is starting to pose a problem.
Shinnosuke, still cornered by Nira’s ingenious plan, struggles to find a way to clear his name. Meanwhile, Chase and Gou try to save Yukari, who is dying of Brain’s poison.
Nira and the newly-evolved Brain use their power within the police to discredit the Special Crimes Unit and accuse Shinnosuke of being the Roidmude leader. When Shinnosuke escapes arrest and attempts to clear his name, things quickly go from bad to worse.
Start your movie! Kamen Riders Gaim and Drive cross over for a epic battle against the Bor– err, the Cyberme– No, wait, the ‘Megahex’. But first, both Riders get to show off in their own segments. Aqua talks about the epilogue to Gaim, while Zigg looks into what might be Drive’s best adventure yet.
The team attempt to puzzle out the mystery behind 001’s final words, and discover once and for all who killed Shinnosuke’s father.
With the true identity of 001 now revealed Shinnosuke is determined to stop him…no matter what the cost.
Chase faces down Gou as Shinnosuke and company desperately race to solve the mystery of the bank murder and uncover the true identity of 001.
Shinnosuke desperately attempts to get involved with a case centered around his father’s alleged murderer.