Toei’s 5th Reiwa Kamen Rider Series, Kamen Rider Gotchard, is all set to premiere on September 3rd. Join high school student Hotaro Ichinose as he embarks on a thrilling quest to collect 101 artificial lifeforms called Chemies, stored in “Ride Chemy Cards.” With the power of the Gotcha Driver, witness Hotaro’s transformation into Kamen Rider Gotchard SteamHopper and the exciting journey that awaits. Don’t miss the action-packed show, filled with heartwarming companionship and dangerous adversaries!
Get ready for an epic adventure as Toei announces the highly anticipated release of its 5th Reiwa Kamen Rider Series, Kamen Rider Gotchard! Set to premiere on September 3rd on TV-Asahi‘s Super Hero Time block, this thrilling series promises an unforgettable journey with a unique plot and a talented production team at the helm.
The Story Unfolds
Kamen Rider Gotchard takes us into a world of artificial lifeforms known as Chemies. Crafted using extraordinary alchemy techniques to mimic all things in the world, these Chemies possess incredible powers, each stored within a “Ride Chemy Card.” A grand total of 101 Chemies exist in this universe, but an unexpected incident leads to their accidental release, setting the stage for a captivating plot.
Meet the Protagonist
Enter Hotaro Ichinose, a high school student who finds himself unexpectedly chosen for an extraordinary task. Given the powerful Gotcha Driver, Hotaro’s mission is to track down and collect all the released Chemies. As he embarks on this journey, Hotaro’s kind heart resonates with some Chemies, transforming them into reassuring human companions.
The Birth of Kamen Rider Gotchard SteamHopper
Through a magical combination of the Hopper1 and Steamliner Ride Chemy Cards, Hotaro undergoes a powerful transformation into the legendary Kamen Rider Gotchard SteamHopper! Armed with newfound abilities, he faces challenges head-on, determined to restore balance and protect those around him.
The Dangers That Lurk
However, not all Chemies find resonance with good-hearted individuals. When a Chemy fuses with a person filled with malice, it gives rise to a perilous creature known as “Kaijin Malgam.” Hotaro must navigate the perils of these dangerous combinations and protect humanity from their malevolent influence.
The Masterminds Behind the Show
Kamen Rider Gotchard boasts a stellar production team. TV-Asahi’s Takehiro Okawa serves as the general producer, while Yosuke Minato from Toei co-produces. The series is skillfully written by Keiichi Hasegawa and Hiroki Uchida, ensuring a compelling and engaging storyline. The action-packed sequences are brought to life by the talented Hirofumi Fukuzawa, the action director, while Ryuta Tasaki takes the reins as the main director. The music, which adds an extra layer of excitement, is composed by the talented Hiroshi Takaki.
The Exciting Debut
Before his TV debut on September 3rd, Kamen Rider Gotchard will make his grand entrance into the big screen in the upcoming Kamen Rider Geats the Movie: 4 Aces and the Black Fox film, scheduled for July 28th. This exciting movie will set the stage for the adventures that await in the TV series.
As the premiere date draws near, fans of the Kamen Rider franchise are eagerly waiting to witness Hotaro’s incredible journey as Kamen Rider Gotchard. With an ensemble of fascinating characters, heartwarming companionship, and dangerous encounters, this series promises to deliver a rollercoaster of emotions. Will Hotaro be able to collect all 101 Chemies? What strange combinations will form along the way? Tune in to Kamen Rider Gotchard’s thrilling exploits, starting September 3rd, and embark on an alchemical adventure of a lifetime!