Kamen Rider may not be a name that we people out of Japan might be familiar with since we were kids. Kamen Rider is like the Power Ranger franchise in Japan, only bigger and better. The franchise consists of live-action series based on the manga written by Shotaru Ishinomori. It revolves around badass masked bikers who killed monsters called Kaijin. The manga and the action series aired in 1971. People who follow the manga would know the utmost importance of this masterpiece!
The Kamen Rider series is a relic. It may be old but it’s not forgotten. Hideaki Anno will also be directing a live-action film based on Kamen Rider’s hero, Shin. The film will come out in 2023, on the occasion of its Golden Jubilee. For those who may not know, Hideaki Anno also directed the Neon Genesis Evangelion anime. This anime is called a legend to date. Anno is a big Kamen Rider fan too. So, there are huge expectations from the upcoming film.
The Kamen Rider franchise has a splendid number of tokusatsu (live-action films), television series, and manga volumes. However, it seems like soon there are going to be more Kamen Rider editions in different forms. Fans of Kamen Rider need to hold on to their breath because their favorite series is soon coming forward with their first anime series. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming anime based on Kamen Rider W: Fuuto Tantei Manga.
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Kamen Rider Series
Kamen Rider aired in 1971. Many fans are unaware of the series despite its popularity outburst. So, if you have gained some interest in the series and want to have a basic idea about it, here’s a quick summary of the franchise.
Kamen Riders are powerful beings. They are masked and have strong abilities. Using their abilities, these heroes fight villains called Kaijin. Various Kamen Rider series might have different stories but this is the basic idea behind Kamen Rider. These heroes can also transform into stronger versions of themselves.
These masked heroes fight for justice and have strong ethics. The ability of the hero and the villain in different episodes always have some connection. You can always find the different Kamen Rider films online. To get a proper idea, do watch these movies and read the manga too.
Kamen Rider: Anime Adaptation
The first anime series of the legendary franchise has finally been officially announced. This announcement was made on 3 April 2021 by Funimation and Toei. The anime adaptation will follow the plot of Kamen Rider W: Fuuto Pi manga. The anime will come out in 2022. This is a piece of great news for the fans of Kamen Rider.
We can't wait to celebrate Kamen Rider's historic 50th anniversary with an all-new anime!
FUUTO PI heads to Funimation Summer 2022! 🙌
— Funimation (@FUNimation) April 3, 2021
Anime series based on such prestigious sources will never go noticed. It seems like it won’t be long before Kamen Rider takes over the anime industries with more seasons like it took over the world of live-action series and movies. The fiftieth anniversary of the renowned franchise is bringing in multiple surprises for the fans, starting from an anime to another live-action movie.
This upcoming Seinen anime is going to be a good watch undoubtedly. So viewers, buckle up and get ready for one great anime that will leave you awestruck. So far many more details are yet to be announced. While we wait, re-binge your favorite series to get in touch with the series again!
Kamen Rider W: Fuuto Tantei Manga
The events in the manga take place after the original manga by Ishinomori. Fuuto Pi, the sequel of Kamen Rider W is written by Riku Sanjo and illustrated by Masaki Sato. The manga began in 2017 and has been ongoing since. So far, the manga has ten volumes.
The main characters of this manga are Shotaru Hideki and his partner Raito Philip Sonozaki. They are two detectives who are also Kamen Riders. With a knack for solving crimes, they do so while killing Kaijin. They are supported by their boss and her husband. They meet Tokime, who is struck by amnesia. After acquainting with her, they hire her as their assistant in the Narumi Detective Agency. However, Dopants seem to be after Tokime for reasons unknown. Shotaru and Philip continue solving cases and slowly uncover the reason why Tokime is being targeted.