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Kamen Rider Drive TV Show's 1st Preview Aired

posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
21-year-old Ryōma Takeuchi stars as series' titular Kamen Rider

The first promo for the next Kamen Rider series, Kamen Rider Drive aired last Sunday during TV-Asahi's Super Hero Time block. The series stars 21-year-old Ryōma Takeuchi as Shinnosuke tomari, the series' titular Kamen Rider.

The series' plot includes android-like creatures called Roimyūdo who want to be human. However, some of the Roimyūdo are plotting to revolt again mankind. Shinnosuke tomari is a recruit in the Tokyo Metropolitan Police District's Special Unit. He turns into Kamen Rider Drive using the power of Shift Cars and the super car, Tridoron, to battle the Roimyūdo.

The show will also star Rio Uchida, Taikō Katōno, Shōta Matsushima, Tomoya Warabino, Taira Imata, Yukihiro Takiguchi, Rei Yoshii, Kenta Hamano, Chris Peppler, and Tsurutaro Kataoka.

Riku Sanjō (Digimon Fusion, Beet the Vandel Buster) is writing the screenplay, and Ryūta Tasaki (Kamen Rider BLACK, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon) is directing the series.

The series will premiere in Japan on October 5 and replace the current Kamen Rider Gaim series. Both Kamen Riders will appear in the crossover movie Kamen Rider Gaim x Kamen Rider Drive Movie War. The movie will premiere in Japan on December 13.

[Via Orends: Range]

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