Kamen Rider Stronger

television series

Kamen Rider Stronger is a Japanese television series. It is the fifth entry in the Kamen Rider Series, the show was broadcast on TBS and MBS from April 5, 1975 to December 27, 1975. Stronger is a co-production between Ishimori Productions and Toei, and was created by Shōtarō Ishinomori.

Kamen Rider Stronger
GenreTokusatsu
Superhero fiction
Science fiction
Action/Adventure
Fantasy
Created byShotaro Ishinomori
Developed byMasaru Imagi
Directed byMasahiro Tsukada
StarringShigeru Araki
Kyōko Okada
Akiji Kobayashi
Akira Hamada
Narrated byShinji Kanae
Composer(s)Shunsuke Kikuchi
Country of originJapan
No. of episodes39
Production
Running time25 minutes
Release
Original networkTBS
MBS
Original releaseApril 5 (1975-04-05) –
December 27, 1975 (1975-12-27)
Chronology
Preceded byKamen Rider Amazon
Followed byKamen Rider (1979 TV series)

New thingsEdit

It is the first Kamen Rider entry to introduce a form changing ability. It is used in Kamen Rider Black RX, and the future Kamen Rider TV series entries, such as Kamen Rider Kuuga onward.

CastEdit

  • Shigeru Jō/Kamen Rider Stronger: Shigeru Araki
  • Yuriko Misaki: Kyōko Okada
  • Tōbei Tachibana: Akiji Kobayashi
  • Yōichirō Masaki: Hiroshi Ogasawara
  • Titan: Akira Hamada
  • Dead Lion (voice): Mahito Tsujimura
  • The Great Leader of Black Satan, The Great Leader of Delza Army, Great Leader Rock (voice): Gorō Naya
  • General Shadow (voice): Hidekatsu Shibata
  • Marshal Machine (voice): Osamu Ichikawa
  • Narrator: Shinji Kanae

SongsEdit

Opening theme
  • "Kamen Rider Stronger no Uta" ("The Song of Kamen Rider Stronger")
    • Lyrics: Saburō Yatsude
    • Composition: Shunsuke Kikuchi
    • Artist: Ichirou Mizuki
Insect theme
  • "Set Up! Kamen Rider X"
    • Lyrics: Shotaro Ishinomori
    • Composition: Shunsuke Kikuchi
    • Artist: Ichirou Mizuki
    • Episodes: 36
Ending theme
  • "Kyō mo Tatakau Stronger" ("Stronger Fights Today")
    • Lyrics: Saburō Yatsude
    • Composition: Shunsuke Kikuchi
    • Artists: Masato Shimon & Mitsuko Horie (episodes 1 & 2), Ichirou Mizuki & Mitsuko Horie (episode 3-31)
    • Episodes: 1-31
  • "Stronger Action"
    • Lyrics: Shotaro Ishinomori
    • Composition: Shunsuke Kikuchi
    • Artists: Ichirou Mizuki & Mitsuko Horie
    • Episodes: 32-39