Excellent news! Shin Kamen Rider, Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno’s radical re-imagining of the legendary Japanese superhero series, is lastly making its solution to American shores. Unhealthy information: you higher be obtainable for in the future, as a result of that’s all it’s getting.
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Fathom Occasions has introduced that it’s going to theatrically distribute Shin Kamen Rider, which debuted in Japan final month, as a restricted screening occasion throughout the U.S. on Could 31.
The film follows Takeshi Hongo, performed by The Final Samurai’s Sosuke Ikematsu, a younger man who awakens to search out himself reworked right into a cyborg agent of the mysterious group SHOCKER. Rebelling in opposition to his new masters and pledging to destroy them, Hongo turns into Kamen Rider, a superhero able to taking over SHOCKER’s machinations (principally by driving cool motorbikes and kicking the crap out of them). It’s Anno’s first solo film within the “Shin” re-imagining franchise he kicked off with director Shinji Higuchi with Shin Godzilla in 2016, adopted by Shin Ultraman final yr.
Tickets for the screenings will go on sale Could 5.
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