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Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 38 photo
Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 38
by Salvador GRodiles

It’s time to go back to Kamen Rider Gaim’s main story, and things are about to get fierce again. Is there no more hope for our heroes to triumph over evil? Well, I guess there’s one option that Gaim’s main cast could use to win, but it’s not going to be pretty one.

While Kouta and the gang’ll get to achieve their main objective, they’ll have to deal with an inevitable betrayal before they get the chance to do their victory dance.

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10:00 AM on 07.25.2014

Check out Kamen Rider Drive's gadgets and four-wheeled vehicle

Man. What's with all of these heroes getting cars all of the sudden? First it was Ghost Rider, and now 2015's new Rider, Kamen Rider Drive, is following this trend. Are motorcycles going out of style? Whatever the case may be...

Salvador GRodiles



Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 37 photo
Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 37
by Salvador GRodiles

Are you looking for a more exciting soccer match than the World Cup?  If so, then you’re in luck, my friend. It turns out Kamen Rider Gaim is taking a break from their main story to deliver the All Rider Cup, a soccer tournament where the fruit-based Riders are fighting to win the Golden Apple. Unlike your normal soccer game, you can look forward to special feats that professional players wish they could do.

From the looks of it, this episode’s meant to introduce us to the upcoming Kamen Rider Gaim movie’s setting, so we can rest assure that the main story remains unaffected.

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Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 36 photo
Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 36
by Salvador GRodiles

Holy moly! Did Kamen Rider Gaim just do what I think it did?

Since the show's plot has developed in a depressing way recently, I think we can all agree that there's no hope for anyone in this series. In fact, there’s no way in hell that Gaim will receive a happy ending, because we all know that Urobutchi doesn’t roll that way.

Whether it’s a bad or bittersweet ending, I’m certain that Gaim’s resolution will surprise and shock us when the curtains close. Hopefully, we won’t be too stressed out by the time the show’s story gets resolved.

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8:00 PM on 07.09.2014

Gundams, Riders, and Ultra Warriors join forces in Super Hero Generation

It's been a year since Bandai Namco's released a Compatible Hero game, as Heroes VS came out in 2013. Lo and behold, the team's ready to have the heroes from the Kamen Rider, Gundam, and Ultra series reunite in a new adv...

Salvador GRodiles



Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 35 photo
Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 35
by Salvador GRodiles

Wow. It’s surprising to see that things are getting even worse in Zawame City. Just when you think that the current crisis will be resolved, another calamity jumps in to remind viewers that the world’s in grave danger. With the Overlord Inves’ leader now taking action, Kouta is in need of a serious plan; otherwise, he’ll be walking into minefield right about now.

If the end of the world wasn’t bad enough, our main hero’s about to learn about a big secret that’ll change his opinion towards a certain person. Let’s just say that Gaim is on the path towards making people suffer once more. At this rate, I doubt that things are going to be happy in Butcher Land any time soon.

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Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 34 photo
Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 34
by Salvador GRodiles

Gaim has returned from its one week break, and the show doesn’t pull any punches with the state that the main cast is in. With many lives placed at stake, the Butcher (a.k.a. Urobuchi) continues to place Kouta and the gang in a more dangerous situation.

Since Redue’s actions might lead to Zawame City's destruction, the only option for survival is for everyone to fight for their life. It's too bad that's Micchy’s turned into a bigger meanie head, because his intelligence could've been useful in this situation. Oh well. At least we have an intriguing story that uncovers the Green Overlord's plan to obtain the Fruit of Knowledge.

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4:30 PM on 06.17.2014

Watch Part 2 of Kamen Rider Girls' Kamen Rider Battride War II playthrough

It's been three weeks since we last saw the Kamen Rider Girls play Kamen Rider Battride War II. Now the idol group is back to try out Kamen Rider Kiva, Den-O, Gaim, and Wizard. Unlike Bandai Namco's last video...

Salvador GRodiles

8:00 AM on 06.15.2014

Holy Snap! Kamen Rider Gaim's setting resembles Gotham City

Have you ever watched a show where you came across an unexpected observation that blew your mind? Well, Kamen Rider Gaim 33rd episode featured a surprising discovery no one saw coming. Long story short, a map of Zawame C...

Salvador GRodiles

2:00 PM on 06.13.2014

Kamen Rider Battride War II's new trailer shows off Zenith Arms DLC

It was only a matter of time until we got to see Kamen Rider Battride War II's Gaim Zenith/Kiwami Arms DLC in action. Lo and behold, the folks at Bandai Namco uploaded a brief trailer that shows off the Mighty Warlord's...

Salvador GRodiles



Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 33 photo
Annotated Tokusatsu: Kamen Rider Gaim episode 33
by Salvador GRodiles

Welcome to the first installment of Annotated Tokusatsu. Though technically, this post is a continuation of my Super Toku Time segment, since I'm covering the toku shows from my previous feature.

As for the reason behind the name change, I figure that it would be best for me to pick a new title that suits J-tor’s current style. If anything, I might've broken a world record for having the most name changes in one feature.

Now that you’re all up to date, it’s time for us to check up on Kouta and the gang. From the looks of it, Gaim is setting up for its next big event.

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9:00 PM on 06.11.2014

Fruit Basket! Kamen Rider Battride War II gets Zenith Arms DLC

I had mix feelings with the original Kamen Rider Battride War game. While the first title's playable Riders were very close to the ones from the TV series, Battride War felt like an incomplete game. Thankfully, Battride ...

Salvador GRodiles