Kamen Rider Kuuga

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Kamen Rider Kuuga
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"A New Hero, A New Legend"
Genre: Tokusatsu
Superhero fiction
Science fiction
Action
Adventure
Comedy-Drama
Cyberpunk
Running Time: 24–25 minutes (per episode)
Country: Japan
Release Date: January 30, 2000 - January 21, 2001
Network(s): TV Asahi
Created by: Ishimori Productions
Toei Company
Starring: Joe Odagiri
Shingo Katsurayama
Kazumi Murata
Wakana Chizaki
Kitaro
Mie Nanamori
Kenji Urai
Seasons: 10

1 (Heisei)

Episodes: 49
Previous show: Kamen Rider Black RX
Next show: Kamen Rider Agito


Kamen Rider Kuuga (仮面ライダークウガ Kamen Raidā Kūga, Masked Rider Kuuga) is a Japanese tokusatsu television series. It is the tenth installment of the popular Kamen Rider Series of tokusatsu shows and the first of the series to air entirely in the Heisei period. It was a joint collaboration between Ishimori Productions and Toei, and was shown on TV Asahi from January 30, 2000, to January 21, 2001. Kamen Rider Kuuga is the first Kamen Rider Series to be broadcast in widescreen format (albeit presented in a letterbox form.

Why It Rocks

  1. It was the first Kamen Rider series to broadcast in the widescreen (16:9) aspect ratio.
  2. Likeable characters such as Yuusuke Godai and Kaoru Ichijo.
  3. The fight scenes are well choreographed.
  4. Amazing theme song.
  5. Decent looking suit designs.
  6. It was the new beginning of the Heisei Era, despite the Heisei period beginning in 1989 and the show began airing in 2000.
  7. The finale of the show was decent.
  8. It aired alongside Mirai Sentai Timeranger.

Bad Quality

  1. The next season and the direct sequel Kamen Rider Agito wasn't received very well.

Reception

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