From it's premiere on, Black showed grand amounts of Awesome. Lets us count the ways:
- Episode 1: Kotaro, after witnessing his adoptive father's death at the hands of spider monsters, stand tall and begins to transform into Kamen Rider Black. after that, Kotaro goes on to fight and beat ALL of the spider monsters around him and dedicate himself to defeating Gorgom.
- Kotaro's fight with the Rhino Kaijin at the end of episode 7.
- Episode 13: Kotaro setting the Crab Kaijin on fire and then unleashing his improved Rider Punch and Rider Kick on it.
- Episode 28 has Kotaro manage to lure out Birugenia and the Scarab Beettle Kaijin in order to destroy the kaijin and finally get the upper hand on Birugenia, who had made Kotaro look like a chump several times before, and kick his butt, forcing the big pink man to run away.
- The debut of Shadow Moon.
- Kotaro COMING BACK FROM THE DEAD and defeating Gorgom near the end of the series