43 years after donning the costume of the original Kamen Rider costume, veteran actor Hiroshi Fujioka once again reprises his role as Takeshi Hongo or Kamen Rider 1.

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It will be 38 years since his last henshin and fans are surely excited about the legend’s long awaited return. This will be Fujioka’s first Kamen Rider henshin since Zenin Shuugou! 7-nin no Kamen Rider!! which was aired 38 years ago in 1976.

He, along with 14 other Kamen Riders from the Showa Era (1926-1989) will be reprising their roles in the upcoming movie Heisei Rider vs. Showa Rider: Kamen Rider War feat. Super Sentai which will also feature 15 Heisei Era (1989-present) Riders. The movie will have its Japanese premiere on March 29, 2014 and will feature a total of 30 Kamen Riders. Surely Kamen Rider fans are more than excited for this one.

A recent picture of him doing his pre-henshin pose is generating a lot of excitement in Japan since many people have watched him fight evil since childhood.

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Shooting last December 2013 and has just recently ended this month of January. The screenplay will be written by Kamen Rider x Super Sentai x Uchū Keiji Super Hero Taisen Z I writer Shoji Yonemura and directed by Takayuki Shibasaki who is certainly not a stranger to directing Kamen Rider as he has done several episodes for Kamen Rider Gaim, Kamen Rider 000, Kamen Rider Wizard and Kamen Rider Fourze.

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Source: Cinema Today

 

 

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