Kamen Rider Amazons Web Series' Promo Video Reveals TV Broadcast
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Japanese entertainment news website Cinema Today began streaming a promotional video for the Kamen Rider Amazons web series on Thursday. The video and the show's official site both reveal that the show will premiere on Japanese television in July. The series will premiere on BS Asahi on July 4 at 1:00 a.m. and on Tokyo MX on July 6 at 10:30 p.m.
The 13-episode first season debuted on April 1 on Amazon Prime instant video in Japan, and streamed a new episode weekly. The last episode premiered on Friday. The show will receive a second season next spring.
Tom Fujita stars in the series as 20-year-old Haruka Mizusawa/Kamen Rider Amazon Omega, and Masashi Taniguchi (Higurashi no Naku Koro ni live-action film) co-stars as 38-year-old Jin Takayama/Kamen Rider Amazon Alpha. Haruka has a weak body and stays inside all the time, spending his days feeding his tropical fish. Jin is an Amazon who also hunts other Amazons. The story focuses on two contrasting Kamen Rider Amazons. Additionally, Rena Takeda plays 17-year-old Midzuta Mizusawa, who is Haruka's younger sister-in-law; and Ayu Higashi plays 25-year-old Nanaha Izumi, Jin's partner.
Hidenori Ishida and Ryūta Tasaki directed the series. Tarō Kobayashi performed the theme song "Armour Zone."
Kamen Rider Amazons is part of Toei's "Superhero Year," which celebrates the 45th anniversary of the Kamen Rider franchise and 40th anniversary of the Super Sentai franchise.