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[[folder: Kamen Riders]]

!!Shouichi Tsugami/Kamen Rider Agito
An man who wakes up on a shore, having lost all his memory. Living in a village nearby, he doesn't really care about finding his past until a monster called an Unknown attacks, causing him to transform into Agito. He decides to use his power to protect his new life.

!!! Tropes that apply to him in general
* AmnesiacHero: He is depicted as a hero who initially lost his memories at the beginning of the story.
%%* HenshinHero
%%* TheHero
* HouseHusband: Is better than everyone around him at housework. The Kazaya household basically falls apart without him.
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: He can't remember much save his name [[spoiler:And even that isn't his true name.]]
* LineOfSightName: He gets the name Shouichi Tsugami from an envelope he held. [[spoiler:Turns out said name belonged to the person he was to give it to.]]
* PungeonMaster: Makes horrible puns about everything. Face palms ensue.
* SupremeChef: He can cook really, really well, and he even plants his own ingredients! Just be prepared to eat a lot of veggies…

!!! Tropes exclusive to him as Kamen Rider Agito
* AllYourPowersCombined: Trinity Form has the body of Ground Form, but the arms of Storm and Flame Form. He can utilize the weapons and powers of all three forms at once.
* DeadlyUpgrade: In ''A New Transformation'' TV Special, Shouichi has problems controlling the power of Burning Form when he first activates it. Ultimately subverted as he manages to control its power and transform into [[SuperMode Shining Form]].
%%* FinishingMove
%%** Ground Form: ''Rider Kick'' and ''Rider Punch''
%%** Storm Form: ''Halberd Spin''
%%** Flame Form: ''Saber Slash''
%%** Trinity Form: ''Fire Storm Attack''
%%** Burning Form: ''Burning Bomber'' and ''Burning Rider Punch''
%%** Shining Form ''Shining Clash'' and ''Shining Rider Kick''
%%* MidSeasonUpgrade: Trinity Form, and later Burning Form.
* SwissArmyHero: Agito has three basic forms and three super forms, each shift and switch his combat abilities on MultiformBalance, ElementalPowers, and WeaponOfChoice. The basic forms are Ground[[note]]Unarmed, imbued with strength of earth, has lowest defense but highest attack power[[/note]], Storm[[note]]Faster and has better defense than Ground but weaker attack, armed with double-bladed Storm Halberd that can creat powerful gale[[/note]], and Flame[[note]]Has SuperSenses and the best defense among basic forms, but is also the slowest. Stronger than Storm form but weaker than Ground form. Armed with Flame Saber which imbued with power of fire[[/note]]. The super forms are Trinity[[note]]Combine the advantages of the basic forms and wield both weapons[[/note]], Burning[[note]]Channel his fighting spirit in to burning flame, it is stronger and has better defense than Trinity form but is much slower, armed with dual-bladed Shining Caliber[[/note]], and Shining[[note]]Awakened by expose Burning form to the light of the sun. As strong as Burning form but is also the fastest, armed with Shining Caliber separated into two blades[[/note]].
* TransformingMecha: His bike, the Machine Tornader, can turn into a hoverboard.
* WeaksauceWeakness: A downplayed version. Want to prevent Agito from using [[SuperMode Shining Form]]? Just fight at night. No more ultimate form...
%%* WeaponOfChoice:
%%** BareFistedMonk: Ground Form
%%** CoolSword: Flame Form
%%** DoubleWeapon: Storm and Burning Forms
%%** DualWielding: Trinity Form and Shining Form

!!Makoto Hikawa/Kamen Rider G3/G3-X
A klutzy-yet-capable cop that becomes the main user of the G3-system. Though having a very bad first encounter with Agito due to him being berserk, he eventually joins forces with him and even Gills in protecting the city. His suit, the G3, was actually based on [[Series/KamenRiderKuuga Unidentified Life Form # 4 aka Kuuga himself]] due to receiving data from two different prototypes and being originally created to fight Unidentified Life Forms. Though lagging behind temporarily, he eventually becomes competitive again with the help of a MidSeasonUpgrade in G3-X.

!!! Tropes that apply to him in general
* {{Determinator}}: The G3 system can be worn by others, but it keeps coming back to Hikawa because, even when the chips are down or he's up against forces that greatly outnumber or overpower his own, he won't back down.
%%* {{Deuteragonist}}
* TheGunslinger: Japanese police officers don't have carte blanche to use, let alone carry, sidearms - the fact that Hikawa has a revolver on him at all times (and not no candy-ass snub-nose, either) says something.
* HenshinHero: An aversion -- the G3/G3-X suit is manually worn. The process is more complicated than the Try Jackets from ''Series/TokusouExceedraft'', but less so than, say, Film/IronMan (film).
* TheKlutz: Fails very hard at all forms of delicate work. Even [[IdiotHero Shouichi]] facepalms at how bad his reflexes are. Still, he's very good on the job.

!!! Tropes exclusive to him as Kamen Rider G3/G3-X
* CoolSword: GS-03 Destroyer. It's a high-frequency vibration blade and works more like a chainsaw in term of usage. It's also [[AwesomeButImpractical completely ineffective]] - G3 never lands a successful hit with it.
* GatlingGood: GX-05 Cerberus. The most powerful weapon in G3-X's arsenal. Also has a GrenadeLauncher mode that involves attaching the GM-01 Scorpion to it.
* {{Handguns}}: GM-01 Scorpion. Pretty weak, but easy to use, has good rate of fire and can be augmented with the GG-02 "Salamander" GrenadeLauncher attachment.
* KnifeNut: GK-06 Unicorn. An electromagnetic knife stored on G3-X's left arm that is approximately half as powerful as the GS-03 Destroyer - and he lands some hits with it too!
* MidSeasonUpgrade: G3-X. It was becoming clear that a suit designed to fight [[Series/KamenRiderKuuga Unidentified Life Forms]] wasn't terribly effective against Unknowns.
* PoweredArmor: Muscle enhancement suit with armor on top.
* StoneWall: Partly because the wearer's a regular human, it's clearly shown taking hits that would seriously injure or stun the other Riders. (At one point, it shrugs off ''direct lightning strikes''). On offense, however, it's slow and unwieldy.
* SuperHeroPackingHeat: [[Series/KamenRiderBlackRX Not the first Kamen Rider to wield a gun,]] but the first to center around them.
* SuperPrototype: In the ''A New Transformation'' TV Special, we see G3 Mild, a weaker model of G3 armor intended for mass production. [[spoiler:After the end of the series, the G5 line goes into limited production.]]
* WeakButSkilled: The impression G3 leaves, as it wasn't designed to fight the stronger Unknowns (it's based on [[Series/KamenRiderKuuga Unidentified Life Form #04]], which shows in the helmet design).
* WeaponOfChoice: Unlike the other main riders, G3/G3-X is powered armor and so he has a wider variety of weapons. It primarily covers ranged attacks.

!!Ryō Ashihara/Kamen Rider Gills

!!! Tropes that apply to him in general
%%* BackFromTheDead
* BodyHorror: First Rider to invoke it after [[Film/ShinKamenRiderPrologue Shin]]. Being Gills isn't something anyone would choose of their own free will.
%%* CameBackStrong
* CartwrightCurse: [[spoiler:Both of his love interests end up dying. The second seems like she was being set up to avert the trope, but no.]]
%%* CursedWithAwesome
* CutenessProximity: His last scene has him [[spoiler: adopting a puppy.]]
%%* {{Deuteragonist}}
* GoodThingYouCanHeal: In the ''Project G4'' movie, [[spoiler: he has an arm cut-off, but it regrows when he transform into Exceed Gills]].

!!! Tropes exclusive to him as Kamen Rider Gills
* TheBerserker: Because he's a flawed mutation, Gills is more animalistic than Agito. Lots of emphasis is placed on his screaming and his fighting style.
%%* BladeBelowTheShoulder
* CombatTentacles: Played with. Gills has no control over his wrist tentacles beyond extension or retraction, and uses them only as striking weapons. Play straight as Exceed Gills, who can fully control them and has another set of tentacles from his shoulders as well.
* FinishingMove: ''Gills Heel Claw''/''Exceed Heel Claw'' and ''Gills Hell Stab''.
* GlassCannon: Of a sort - his body is failing and he can actually get beaten even by G3, but glass doesn't walk it off and come back ''angry''.
* HealingFactor: Has an extreme regenerative ability, including being able to regrow a torn off arm.
* SuperMode: Eventually gains the ability to transform into the stronger Exceed Gills form.

!!Kaoru Kino/Another Agito

!!! Tropes that apply to him in general
%%* CombatMedic
%%* DeadlyDoctor: Before his HeelFaceTurn.
* HeelFaceTurn: His delusions of grandeur ultimately motivated him to try and eliminate others who had the Agito Seed and Kamen Rider Agito. It wasn't until his defeat at the hands of Exceed Gills and being saved from drowning that Kino became humbled. From that point on, he would aid the other Riders, even after the Overlord stole his power.
* HeroicSacrifice: In episode 46. Dies from the injuries he endured while performing a small surgery on Shouichi in an attempt to remove the quill of Ericius Liquor from his body, though he endured them long enough to join Agito and Gills in a Triple Rider Kick.
* MythologyGag: Deliberately resembles the original Double Riders, right down to the lack of weapons. The emphasis placed on his replaced right arm is also similar to Riderman's.
* RedemptionEqualsDeath: Adds to the allusions to Riderman, except Kino gets KilledOffForReal.

!!! Tropes exclusive to him as Another Agito
* EvilCounterpart: To Agito until [[CurbStompBattle Gills beats him back]] [[BreakTheHaughty into his senses]].
%%**{{Expy}}: of [[Series/KamenRiderV3 Riderman]].
%%* FinishingMove: ''Assault Kick''.

!!Shiro Mizuki/Kamen Rider G4

!!! Tropes that apply to him in general
%%* BloodKnight
* {{Determinator}}: He's fully aware of how G4 can kill its operator, that doesn't stop him

!!! Tropes exclusive to him as Kamen Rider G4
* EvilCounterpart: To G3-X.
* {{Handguns}}: GM-01 R4, a modified G3's Scorpion handgun.
%%* PoweredArmor

[[folder: Supporting Cast]]

!! Mana Kazaya

* ClingyJealousGirl: Really likes Shouichi, and is jealous of any girl that gets near him.
* HealingHands: She can do this [[spoiler: until she burns out the power resurrecting Ryou from the dead.]]
* ParentalAbandonment: Her mother died when she was young and her father was [[spoiler: accidentally killed by Shouichi's psychic sister.]]
* PsychicPowers: Has Extra Sensory Perception, like tracing the memory of an item, or reading a card without looking at it.

[[folder: The Lords]]

!!Overlord of Darkness

* AntiVillain: His motivation is simply fear that humanity may one day overpower him. [[spoiler:When he realizes that he didn't understand mankind, he decides he needs to give them a chance to proceed and grow.]]
%%* BigBad
* DarkIsNotEvil: The Overlord of Darkness isn't exactly evil, just afraid humanity will overpower him and trying to wipe out those who could do so. [[spoiler:And in the end decides to let mankind move on.]]
* GodIsEvil: the Overlord of Darkness is actually the creator of humanity, who sees them as his pets
* GodIsFlawed: However, he still isn't exactly malicious, but had little understanding of his own creation.
* HeelRealization: Realizes in the end his assault on humanity was wrong and he simply doesn't understand his own creations. He chooses to sit back and watch how things go.
* MurderIsTheBestSolution: His way of dealing what he perceives as a threat.

!!The Lords
* AllThereInTheManual: The individual names of the Lords are never given onscreen and can be found in supplemental materials. In fact, they're never even referred to as Lords, but rather as The Unknown.
* AnimalMotifs: A standard practice for Kamen Rider monsters.
%%** BeeAfraid:
%%** EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods: With regenerative abilities.
%%** FeatheredFiend
%%** PantheraAwesome: Not so awesome in this case.
%%** ScaryScorpions
%%** StrongAnts
%%** TurtlePower
* CanisLatinicus: The naming pattern for the Lords, save for the El. Each name consists of two Latin words: genus + descriptor. Example: Pantheras Luteus = Leopard/Panther Saffron Yellow. Though, as to be expected, some translations can get blurred.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: They specifically to target humans blessed with the seed of Agito (those whom have supernatural abilities). Killing normal humans (unless said human had committed murder) is a taboo and the penalty is forced suicide. The Ant Lords somehow bypass this rule.
* MonogenderMonsters: Averted with the inclusion of female Lords.
* MonsterOfTheWeek: Some for a week; others fortnight. They also often subvert the formula by showing up two or three at a time.
* OurAngelsAreDifferent: To drive the point home, each Lord has wing-like appendeges sticking out of their backs.
* PaletteSwap: Some Lords are grouped by animal genera; therefore, the costumes are similar. Female Lord costumes avert this.
* PunchClockVillain: They could be called such, as they simply carry out the Overlord's will...but many of them are clearly shown taking sadistic pleasure in their kills.
* RuleOfSymbolism: Bringing out religious references further, a halo appears above them when they summon a weapon or are about to die. They also make prayer hand gestures before killing a victim.
* ShoutOut: The first monster faced was a leopard with a red scarf, a design similar to a powerful demon, Ose, in the ShinMegamiTensei video games.