Japan may be the birthplace of generations of fictional superheroes, but not all characters can become cultural symbols of the country. Besides celebrities like Goku, Naruto or Luffy, fans in the world must know the warriors of justice. Kamen Rider again.
As a long-standing brand that started in 1971, Kamen Rider is growing stronger and becoming an integral part of the childhood of countless generations. Not only featuring the picturesque cast or the great fighting scenes, each series in this brand has cleverly integrated the details from fun to sadness, deepness, imbued with love to the humanities, … That is why Kamen Rider is becoming more and more attractive, and will continue to bring joy to more people.
Kamen Rider Zi-O is the 20th series, and also the last series in the Heisei period, is the first film produced during the Reiwa period and the 29th in the series. The drama began airing in 2018 at 8 am to 9 am Japan time, alongside Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger in Super Hero Time and airing after the final episode of Kamen Rider Build.
In 2018, a time machine (Time Mazine) appeared in front of Tokiwa Sougo, an 18-year-old high school student, dreaming of becoming a future king. Then came Tsukuyomi, a girl from 2068, who said, “I came from 2068, a world without any hope in Ohma Zi-O, a brutal time-reigning Maou.” Tsukuyomi is from the future in his desperate attempt to change his present.
She then warns Sougo of his future: “You will become Kamen Rider Zi-O, the king of Time – Zero and also Ohma Zi-O – the Demon King will rule the world.” Souki Tokiwa is destined to become Kamen Rider Zi-O, not a hero but a future maya? What destiny will happen to the future? This is a story about who will become the next king, fighting to save the past, present, and future, through Time – No, meeting Kamen Riders of Heisei era throughout history.
TIn this series, it is not an exaggeration to say that the future Ohma Zi-O king – Tokiwa Sougo of the future is the most popular character in the film, because of his unrivaled personality as well as strong strength. So, let’s take a look at the fanart series around this champion king.