Ultra Series veteran Keiichi Hasegawa has been announced as the secondary writer for Kamen Rider Drive.
Hasegawa has had the honor of writing for nearly every Ultraman series since Tiga. In addition to the scripts of all three 90s crossover films as well as all Tiga films (Tiga & Dyna, Tiga, Dyna, Gaia: Battle In Hyperspace, and Tiga: The Final Odyssey), Hasegawa has also served as chief writer of Ultraman Nexus, the secondary writer for both Kamen Rider W, writing 22 episodes for that show, as well as various Kamen Rider Fourze episodes, and was the screenwriter of Godzilla, Mothra, King Ghidorah: All Monsters All-Out Attack.
TV Asahi producer Motoi Sasaki has also mentioned that the crime solving aspect of the series is meant to be completed within the frame of single episodes. It was also mentioned that Taikou Katoono, the actor for Chase, had auditioned for Kamen Rider in the past.
Kamen Rider Drive will begin its broadcast in Japan on October 5th, taking over Kamen Rider Gaim’s current time slot.
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Source: Yahoo Japan News