A new article at CinemaToday has revealed some important details about the upcoming 20th and FINAL Heisei Kamen Rider project- Kamen Rider Zi-O!
First up, a brief story synopsis has been revealed under the tagline Rejoice-for the birth of a new King!
It is the fall of year 2018, when a time machine appears before the protagonist born in 2000.
A mysterious girl emerges from the time machine, telling this protagonist “I come from the year 2068- a future where a demonic king reigns and makes his people suffer, creating a hopeless world.”
The girl who came to 2018 is desperate to change the future, stating- “it is YOU who will become the demon that destroys the world- The King Of Time, Zi-O!”
Just what is the fate of the future?!
This is the story of the Kamen Rider who will fight to save the past, present AND future- fighting across time while encountering the past Heisei Riders across the course of history.
In addition, several members of the production crew have been announced:
*The head writer for this series is Kento Shimoyama who previously wrote for several Super Sentai series including Tensou Sentai Goseiger and Shuriken Sentai Ninninger.
*Zi-O’s director is Ryuta Tasaki a veteran of multiple Kamen Rider projects including Kamen Rider W, Kamen Rider Den-O, & Kamen Rider Drive.
*Producer duties will be shared between Shinichiro Shirakura and Naomi Takebe, both long-time TV-Asahi tokusatsu veterans.
The full cast & crew for Kamen Rider Zi-O will be revealed during a press conference on August 7 2018! Stay tuned to TokuNation between now & then as we keep you up to date on this remarkable new Rider!