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The new Kamen Rider's name made me giggle


2:00 PM on 06.23.2010
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The designs for next fall's Kamen Rider series are out, and despite their being quite interesting, the name made me giggle a little bit.

What's its name, you ask? Well, it's going to be called "Kamen Rider OOO". Yes, that's three letter O's. I guess they were trying to top both Kamen Rider W (pronounced "double") and Gundam 00 (pronounced "double-oh"). But! Rather than pronounce it as "triple-oh", the new Rider's name is "O's", as in "nose" without the "n". Ah, Kamen Rider, how I have missed you.

Why did it make me giggle a little bit? Well, before I knew better, I thought OOO's name was pronounced "ooh", as in "Ooh, shiny!". That brought to mind an old Fate/stay night meme where one would take a PONOS and J-J-JAM IT IN someone's VAGOOO (see below).

*giggle*

A-anyway! Enough about my depraved memes. I find the new design rather interesting. W's two-tone costume was decidedly more "simple" than the Rider suits of the previous years, which were getting more and more elaborate (just think about Kiva, Den-Oh, and Decade). W looked a little more like a two-color version of J or Black. OOO's design is certainly flashier than W's, with its somewhat Chinese-looking animal motif (and claws!), but it's still reasonably form-fitting and has less accouterments. Refreshing!

Kamen Rider OOO will make his first appearance in the upcoming Kamen Rider W Forever: A to Z/Gaia Memory of Fate, where he will presumably show up, beat the final boss senseless, and charge off into the distance, letting W finish the job. I'm looking forward to it. 

The new Kamen Rider's name made me giggle photo
The new Kamen Rider's name made me giggle photo
The new Kamen Rider's name made me giggle photo
The new Kamen Rider's name made me giggle photo





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