Hideaki Anno, creator of Neon Genesis Evangelion and director of Shin Godzilla, is currently the subject of an exhibition in Japan. This exhibition displays many pieces involved with his works, and covers his past, present and future works. As part of this exhibition, new information about the upcoming Shin Kamen Rider movie has been shared, including two teaser trailers, and cast reveals.
Toei has shared two versions of the first teaser trailer for the movie, featuring the updated designs of both Kamen Rider Ichigo and his iconic motorcycle, the Rider Machine, Cyclone!
The first two members of the cast have been announced.
On the left is Sosuke Ikamatsu (The Last Samurai, Death Note: Light Up The New World) as Takeshi Hongo. After being kidnapped by Shocker, an evil organization bent on world domination, he was transformed into the cyborg soldier Kamen Rider. Upon his escape, he vows to use his new powers to destroy Shocker.
On the right is Minami Hamabe (Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler), as Ruriko Midorikawa. The daughter of a former Shocker scientist, Ruriko swears to help Hongo fight Shocker.
Shin Kamen Rider is currently due for a March 2023 release in Japan. A western release date is not yet confirmed. For updates and behind the scenes photos, follow the film’s official Twitter account. You can also follow the Hideaki Anno exhibition Twitter for photos and updates on the event.