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Shin Kamen Rider Trailer and Lead Actors Revealed at Press Conference


Shin Kamen Rider Trailer and Lead Actors Revealed at Press Conference

Promotional trailers for Shin Kamen Rider were revealed alongside the lead actors at a press conference for the Hideaki Anno Exhibition.

To promote the upcoming opening of the Hideaki Anno Exhibition as well as the upcoming Shin Kamen Rider film, a joint “Shin Kamen Rider vs. Hideaki Anno Exhibition” press conference was held on September 30th. This event featured numerous reveals for Shin Kamen Rider. First and foremost was a promotional trailer homaging the opening to Kamen Rider. Following this, the two leads of Shin Kamen Rider were also revealed.

Shin Kamen Rider Trailer A

Sosuke Ikematsu (The Last Samurai, Shoplifters) and Minami Hamabe (Ace Attorney, Kakegurui) will play Takeshi Hongo and Ruriko Midorikawa in the film respectively.

Shortly after, director Hideaki Anno came out on stage and unveiled the new Cyclone bike to the press. Following these announcements, Anno, Ikematsu, and Midorikawa spent time answering questions from attendees. Finally, the event ended with an alternate version of the promotional video.

Shin Kamen Rider Trailer B

Message from Sosuke Ikematsu

Additionally, the Shin Kamen Rider website was updated to feature a message from Sosuke Ikematsu. It reads:

I can’t believe the day has come for me to become Kamen Rider. I think Hideaki Anno is one of Japan’s treasures. It is a great honor to receive such a challenge and opportunity to bring back Kamen Rider with him.

In this time of great change in the world, people should not be afraid to look deep within themselves, and they should not forget how harsh the natural world is. It is the time to leap into a new world, to overcome difficulties, and to enter a new stage. In other words, “to transform”. I hope to embody this through Shin Kamen Rider.

Filming begins soon, but I believe that Kamen Rider is necessary for this world’s rebirth. No matter what difficulties lie ahead, I will fight to protect the Earth until the very end.

Please look forward to the movie’s release in 2023.

The Hideaki Anno Exhibition will be held at the National Art Center in Tokyo from October 1st, 2021. Find out more about the exhibition here. Shin Kamen Rider is slated for a March 2023 release.

Source: Shin Kamen Rider Twitter, Shin Kamen Rider Website

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