Kamen Rider Faiz

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Kamen Rider Faiz

Post by Daigo787 » Sat Feb 21, 2009 4:36 pm

Kamen Rider 555 (aka. Kamen Rider Faiz)

Plot:

A powerful corporation known as Smart Brain is devising a plan to rule the world and wipe out the human race using the power of the Orphenochs, powerful creatures that represent the next stage of human evolution. Three young people: Takumi, Mari, and Keitaro, become caught in this sinister plan. They vow to fight the Orphenochs and protect humanity using the power of a piece of technology developed by Smart Brain known as a Rider Gear. At the same time, a recently converted Orphenoch named Yuji must come to terms with the loss of his humanity and how he will live his life in his new, monsterous form.

Characters:

Takumi Inui: A reluctant hero who comes across Mari as she is being attacked by an Orphenoch. Using the Rider Gear that Mari has in her possesion, Takumi is able to become Kamen Rider Faiz. He is unable to eat food that isn't at room temperature, earning him the nickname, "nekojita" (cat-tongue) As Kamen Rider Faiz, he has a habit of flicking his wrist before battle. Played by Kento Handa

Mari Sonoda: A young girl who inherits a Rider Gear from her childhood benefactor, but is unable to use it herself. Realizing that the belt will, strangely, work for no one except Takumi, she convinces him to help her fight Smart Brain and the Orphenochs. Her personal dream is to become a beautician. Played by Yuria Haga

Keitaro Kikuchi: A young man who runs a dry cleaning service. After befriending Takumi and Mari, he allows them to work at his family's shop, making it thier home and unofficial base. His dream is to make all the world happy through his dry cleaning. Played by Ken Mizorogi

Yuji Kiba: A young man that wakes up after being in a comatose state to discover that he has mutated into an Orphenoch. After finding the life he once knew in shambles, he is pursued by a member of Smart Brain, known as Smart Lady, to join thier organization. Played by Masayuki Izumi

Smart Lady: Mascot of Smart Brain, she is tasked with the job of helping fledging Orphenochs. Played by Hitomi Kurihara

Trivia

Smart Lady's actress, Hitomi Kurihara, played Nanako Shimada in Kamen Rider Ryuki and would also later guest star in Kamen Rider Den-O.

Mari's actress, Yuria Haga, would later play Mio in Kamen Rider Kiva.

Yuji's actor, Masayuki Izumi, would go on to play Shimoyonagi Kounosuke in akihabara@deep and would also have a role in Kamen Rider Blade: Missing Ace.

Reasons to Watch:

Faiz features a bleak, dramatic story with many interesting mysteries surrounding it's plot and characters. The interactions that the characters have with each other have serious consequences later in the story, making Faiz an addictive show to watch. Themes such as coming to terms with one's humanity, figuring out what one should do with one's life, and the gaining and losing of love and friendship are all explored. Faiz also features great action sequences, catchy theme music, and love-to-hate-them style villians.

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Re: Kamen Rider Faiz

Post by Tatsulot » Sun Feb 22, 2009 3:15 pm

this is a good series due to the fact tht it uses a lot of plot twists. it keeps you on the edge of your chair
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Re: Kamen Rider Faiz

Post by kandoken » Tue Jan 05, 2010 8:23 pm

I agree, this show has me hooked and i've just started. It's pretty hilarious too.. in a subtle way.

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