CULT FACTION

For all your cult film, tv, cartoon, comic and video game needs

Kamen Rider (Skyrider)

Kamen Rider (Skyrider) was the sixth program in the Kamen Rider Series. It has the same name as the first series in the franchise, and fans usually refer to this series as The New Kamen Rider in order to distinguish it from the original. The series was broadcast from October 5th 1979 to October 10th 1980, lasting 54 episodes. The series was a co-production between Toei and Ishinomori Productions, and was created by Shotaro Ishinomori.

The New Kamen Rider was intended as a revival of the original Kamen Rider, going back to the basic, essential themes established in that series, as opposed to the more complex and unique series that preceded it, such as Kamen Rider Amazon and Kamen Rider Stronger.

Doctor Keitarō Shido, an acclaimed scientist, has been kidnapped by the terrorist organization Neo-Shocker in order to exploit his expertise in robotics technology. Desperate to escape, he convinces Neo-Shocker command to allow him to operate on an injured camper. Explaining that he can turn the camper, Hiroshi Tsukuba into a powerful Neo-Shocker warrior, they allow Doctor Shido to operate. However, he quickly turns the tables on them, transforming Hiroshi not into an evil kaijin, but into the powerful warrior Skyrider, using his newfound abilities to combat the evil Neo-Shocker menace.

Related Posts
Wizards and Warriors

Debuting in 1983 and running for eight episodes (of which three episodes were directed by Bill Bixby), Wizards and Warriors, Read more

Welcome to Paradox

Debuting in 1998 and running for thirteen episodes, Welcome to Paradox was an anthology show where all the stories took Read more

Time Taxi

Edawakare (Yutaka Takenouchi) is the driver of the Time Taxi which debuted in October 2014. It ran for ten episodes. Read more

The Wizard

Created by Michael Berk, Douglas Schwartz and Paul B. Radin, The Wizard starred David Rappaport as Simon McKay - a Read more

The Renegades (1983)

Created by Lawrence Gordon and Rick Husky, The Renegades ran for six episodes starting in March 1983. It aimed to Read more

The Gentle Touch

Created by Terence Feeley, The Gentle Touch was the first police series to show a woman at Detective Inspector level, Read more

The Fugitives

Created by Eileen Gallagher and directed by Jane Prowse, The Fugitives was a seven part show from 2005 that follows Read more

The Demon Headmaster (2019)

Upon discovering Gillian Cross' The Demon Headmaster was about to be remade by the BBC left a weird taste in Read more

Téléchat

"Here's a tv show - Telecat!" Created by French surrealist artist Roland Topor and director Henri Xhonneux, Téléchat (or Telecat Read more

Space Ironmen Kyodyne

Space Ironmen Kyodyne premiered in 1976 and ran for 48 episodes it centred around an alien empire from the planet "Dada" Read more

Founded Cult Faction in 2014; previously crawled out of the Black Lodge in 1976, only to find himself in the Village.

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: