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Kamen Rider Wizard announced at Press Conference!

After a bombardment of images giving us the first look at next year’s Rider series, Kamen Rider Wizard, we have details from the official press conference for the show.

Airing every Sunday at 8 AM from September 2nd is the 14th entry into the Heisei Kamen Rider line, Kamen Rider Wizard.  His motif is that of magic rings. Now with the power of magic, he fights against his enemies.

Kamen Rider Wizard at the press conference

The magic Rider who uses jewelry to disguise himself.

Shunya Shiraishi, the new leader actor, plays Souma Haruto aka Kamen Rider Wizard. “I’m proud to take on the mantle of Kamen Rider”.

Okunaka Makoto, member of the idol band PASSPO, is the heroine of the series. She’s described as “Koyomi, the mysterious girl”.

Junki Tozuka plays a character he hopes will show candid emotions on screen.

Yuko Takayama plays a newbie detective by the name of Daimon Riko.

Kamen Rider Wizard has four forms: the red Flame Style, the blue Water Style, the green Hurricane Style, and the yellow Land style.

The hangout for the series is an antique shop which is run by Shigeru Kajima, played by Hisahiro Ogura.

Director is Shojiro Nakazawa, head director for Mahou Sentai Magiranger, Jyuken Sentai Gekiranger, Samurai Sentai Shinkenger, and Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger along with working on a few episodes of Tokumei Sentai Gobusters. The writer is Kida Tsuyoshi, head writer for the first half of Kamen Rider Hibiki. The producer is Taakaki Utsunomiya, he produced Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger and Samurai Sentai Shinkenger.  The vocalist for Golden Bomber, Kiriyuin Shou is doing the opening.

Click the link below for the official page.

http://www.tv-asahi.co.jp/wizard/

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