The Shin universe’s newest film, Shin Kamen Rider, had a quick theatrical run in Japan and North America. Fortunately, for many who might need missed the brand new tackle the basic hero, the movie from director Hideaki Anno is now accessible to look at on Amazon Prime. Nonetheless, for those who try and seek for the movie underneath the unique title of Shin Kamen Rider, you may end up out of luck because the North American dwelling video launch is utilizing a brand new identify.

Shin Kamen Rider is listed as “Shin Masked Rider” on Amazon Prime Video, which is a reputation used for the Sentai hero that has appeared earlier than in North America. In 1995, sizzling on the heels of the Mighty Morphin’ Energy Rangers craze, Fox Youngsters performed a live-action sequence dubbed Masked Rider that blended new footage with footage from a Japanese sentai sequence. Whereas Masked Rider might need been a extra kid-friendly tackle the character, Shin Kamen Rider is something however.

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Shin Masked Kamen Rider

The Shin Universe first started with Shin Godzilla, a tackle the king of the monsters that was decidedly darker and extra terrifying than entries that got here earlier than. Following this movie, Shin Ultraman had director Hideaki Anno taking over the basic Japanese hero, with Shin Kamen Rider following swimsuit. Whereas there has but to be a brand new entry confirmed for the Shin universe, that is not stopping the brand new takes on basic characters from releasing some wild merchandise within the meantime. You may watch the most recent Shin film on Amazon Prime Video right here.

If you have not had the chance to take a look at this new strategy on the basic Sentai hero, this is Fathom Occasions’ official description for Shin Kamen Rider, “Hongo Takeshi awakens to find he has been remodeled right into a grasshopper-hybrid cyborg. Changing into the Masked Rider, he should struggle the mysterious evil group SHOCKER to guard all of mankind. “SHIN KAMEN RIDER” is Anno Hideaki’s ode to the legendary Tokusatsu franchise, Japan’s largest hero, and his dearest childhood icon. Go! Go! Let’s go!”

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