Cast and characters for the next Kamen Rider series were revealed during the Kamen Rider Geats press event shown on August 7. Theme song artist information was also revealed during this event.
Kamen Rider Geats Press Event
On August 7, the press event announcing the cast and story of Kamen Rider Geats, the Kamen Rider series following Kamen Rider Revice, was streamed on YouTube via the Toei Tokusatsu YouTube Official channel and the Bandai Official channel. During this event, viewers saw the cast of the show for the first time and learned more about the story in addition to seeing special messages from the theme song artists for this show.
Who will be the true hero?
Rampage Stylishly in the Survival Game!
The White Fox Rider, Kamen Rider Geats, is born!!
Entrants are thrown into a survival game to uphold peace! The winner is the true hero!
The “Desire Grand Prix” is a game to protect the peace of the city from the threat of the mysterious enemy “Jamato,” whose origin and purpose are unknown. Many participants transform into Kamen Riders and competes for points by defeating enemies and saving people in order to win the game. The winner of the Desire Grand Prix will be rewarded with “the privilege to realize their ideal world.” In other words, only the winners, the true heroes, will be able to create the world they wish for.
Cast and Characters
Ace Ukiyo / Kamen Rider Geats
A man full of mysteries, Ace Ukiyo transforms into Kamen Rider Geats, a Kamen Rider with a white fox motif. Wielding prodigy-like battle sense, Ace is undefeated in the Desire Grand Prix. Although he dresses smartly, his charm is in his warm manner of speaking. Why he participates in the Grand Prix and he wears a tuxedo will come to light as the story unfolds.
Ace Ukiyo will be played by Hideyoshi Kan.
Ryuga Sato as Keiwa Sakurai / Kamen Rider Tycoon
Ryuga is a 22-year-old, job-searching college student who’s interested in volunteer work and earnestly wishes for world peace. With his latent communicative skills, he sets the entire mood on scene. He transforms into Kamen Rider Tycoon, a green Kamen Rider with a tanuki (raccoon dog) motif.
Keiwa Sakurai will be played by Ryuga Sato.
Neon Kurama / Kamen Rider Na-go
Neon (“neh-ohn”) Kurama is a celebrity and influencer that transforms into the golden cat Kamen Rider Na-go. Blessed with wealth and good looks, she has an atypical dream of wanting to leave those things behind, leave her home, and become an ordinary person. She runs a streaming program titled “Neon TV.”
Real life YouTuber Yuna Hoshino will play Neon.
Michinaga Azuma / Kamen Rider Buffa
Blunt and a loner, Michinaga is another mysterious character, and he transforms into the purple buffalo Rider, Kamen Rider Buffa. For some reason, he is especially antagonistic towards Geats.
Azuma will be played by Kazuto Mokudai.
Working for the Desire Grand Prix survival game as a Navigator and shrouded in mystery, Tsumuri supports the players by explaining the rules of the Grand Prix and such.
Played by Kokoro Aoshima, readers might also recognize for playing Alice Hiromi in ZERO: -DRAGON BLOOD-
A concierge that resides in the Desire Sanctuary, located in the neutral zone Salon. Girori gathers the participants of the Desire Grand Prix and supports the Kamen Riders with perfect hospitality and a pleasant voice.
Played by Shugo Oshinari, he was last seen in Kamen Rider as Emperor Maya from the movie Kamen Rider Wizard in Magic Land.
Kamen Rider Geats‘s Theme Song Artists
The show’s theme song will once again be performed by two artists.
One is Koda Kumi, a very popular and multiple award-winning singer.
The other is Shonan-no-Kaze, last heard in the Kamen Rider series in JUST LIVE MORE, the theme song for Kamen Rider Gaim (2013~2014).
Show and Staff Information
- Original work: Shotaro Ishinomori
- Screenplay: Yuya Takahashi, and more
- Directors: Shojiro Nakazawa, Teruaki Sugihara, and more
- Action Director: Satoshi Fujita (Japan Action Enterprise)
- Special Effects Director: Hiroshi Butsuda
- Producers: Chihiro Inoue (TV Asahi), Naomi Takebe (Toei)
Kamen Rider Geats is the fourth entry of the Reiwa-era Kamen Rider series. It is scheduled to premiere on September 4 at 9:00 am (JST) on TV Asahi.