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Characters: Kamen Rider Kabuto

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Souji Tendou/Kamen Rider Kabuto

  • The Chessmaster: During the events of The Movie, set in a post apocaliptic setting, he purposefully stirs up fights between the ZECT and Neo-ZECT Riders, in order to lure out the legendary Golden Rider Caucasus and take a hold of his Hyper Zecter. He then uses the Hyper Zecter to travel back in time and prevent The End of the World as We Know It. (or at least minimizing the damage of said disaster)
  • Catchphrase
    • "The man who walks the path of Heaven, and rules over all." note 
    • "Grandmother said this..." note 
  • The Chosen One: And boy, does he like to repeatedly establish this!
  • Dark Secret: Refuses to reveal where he got the Rider System from, his connection to it, and why he is so set on protecting Hiyori.
  • Declaration of Protection: The only reason why Tendou is involved with the fight against the Worms and has been training for years to prove himself worthy of the Kabuto Zecter is to protect Hiyori.
  • Finishing Move
    • Rider Form: Rider Kick
    • Hyper Form: Hyper Kick
    • The Perfect Zecter has 6 different finishing attacks that were shown in the series.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Even in human form, this guy's reflexes are insane.
  • Not So Stoic: Try putting your finger into a fish without shouting in the credits of the movie. And speaking of the film, he loses it and grieves after Hiyori dies, making him a Tragic Hero in the process. Eventually fades from existence knowing full-well Hiyori will be saved.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to Kagami's red. Ironically, his Rider suit is red (but his eyes are blue) and Kagami has a blue suit (with red eyes)

Kamen Rider TheBee

Arata Kagami/TheBee] II (Episodes 10-11)/Kamen Rider Gatack

  • Butt Monkey: Oh boy. Whenever he's on the job, and Tendo happens to be there snd his plans while on the job is... the opposite of what he expects. Even as a Rider, he's still one.
  • Cannot Spit It Out: He can't bring himself to tell anyone that Tsurugi is really a Worm.
  • Finishing Move
    • Rider Form
      • Rider Kick
      • Rider Cutting
    • Hyper Form: Hyper Kick

Sou Yaguruma/TheBee] I (Episodes 7-9, God Speed Love)/Kamen Rider KickHopper

Shun Kageyama/TheBee] III (Episodes 13-33, 44)/Kamen Rider PunchHopper

Daisuke Kazama/Kamen Rider Drake

Tsurugi Kamishiro/Kamen Rider Sasword

  • Catchphrase:
    • "The man who swings a sword in the name of God." note 
    • "I am the man who stands/will stand at the Zenith of ____" note  (Where ____ is whatever activity he's come across at a given point in time).
  • Dogged Nice Guy: For Misaki. Parodied with how far and what he's willing to do to impress her.
  • Tastes Like Chicken: He's one of the only people who can stomach Renge's cooking and actually enjoy it.
  • That Man Is Dead: Pulls this when Tendou calls him by his name during his Face-Heel Turn, justified in the fact that the real Tsurugi is dead.

Dark Tendou/ Kamen Rider Dark Kabuto

  • Acting for Two: Dark Tendou is also played by Hiro Mizushima, who plays Tendou himself.
  • Always Someone Better: Tendou is able to read all of his moves and acknowledges that he will never be as good as him.


Shuichi Tadakoro

Yuzuki Misaki

Renge Takatori

  • Lethal Chef: Unless your name is Tsurugi and Tendo's evil twin.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: Hiyori's actress, Yui Satonaka, developed health issues and took a break after filming for The Movie ended. As a result, Renge was written in shortly after Hiyori was Put on a Bus to introduce the Hyper Zector, and took her place in Bistro La Salle.

Riku Kagami

  • Big Bad: In the movie, where he willingly made a deal with the Worms
  • Dark Secret: Keeps it under wraps that he and Tendou's father chose their own sons to wield the Rider System before they were even born.

Masato Mishima

  • The Dragon: In the movie, where he and Riku made a deal with the Worms to annihilate humanity.
  • For Science!: He's not above conducting experiments on an innocent young boy to unlock the true nature of the Rider System.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: Whatever Mishima was doing was ignored in favor of the goal of destroying all Worms and the saving Hiyori subplot. Come episode 47, Mishima becomes a One-Winged Angel and is revealed to be a converted Native!
  • The Starscream: Getting tired of Riku's bullshit, he decides to take things into his own hands, becoming the Final Boss in the process.


    Bistro La Salle 

Hiyori Kusakabe

  • Catchphrase: "Why me?" or "Why do I have to?" note 
  • Tsundere: Type A in the series as a whole. Type B in the movie.
  • You Killed My Father: Initially blames Kabuto for the death of her parents.

Yumiko Takemiya


Juka Tendou

  • Locked Out of the Loop: Remains blissfully unaware of everything Tendou is doing in spite of being acquainted with members of ZECT.
  • Meaningful Name: Lampshading Tendou and Tsurugi's Meaningful Names, she has one of her own spoken in lieu of Tendou's Catchphrase: "The beautiful girl who walks on the path of heaven, and makes trees and flowers beautiful." note 
  • Morality Pet: Put Juka in danger and you'll be dealing with Tendou.

Gon (Yuriko Takayama)

  • Bratty Half-Pint: She's capable of being this at times.
  • Cassandra Truth: In one of his Jerkass moments, Daisuke refuses to believe Gon when she insists that she is being stalked by Kageyama.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Prior to receiving her memories back, she was referred to as "Gon", short for "Nanashi no Gonbei" (nameless person). Come the end of the series, however, she prefers to be addressed by her real name, Yuriko.



Rena Mamiya/Uca Worm

Reiji Noji/Cassis Worm

  • Badass in a Nice Suit: Black slacks and shirt, grey tie, black hooded longcoat and even a classy silver-topped cane.
  • Cane Fu: When in human form he sometimes uses his silver-topped cane, managing even to beat the crap out of a Rider in full armored form.
  • Flash Step: In a series where every Rider can go super-speed, this guy is so quick that the Hyper Clocked Up Kabuto is literally stationary to him.
  • Power Copying: Pulls this one out to great effect In his second form, Cassis Gladius and can even copy Riders' finishing moves.
  • Rapid-Fire Fisticuffs: Employs this sometimes in human form. YMMV on whether it's Badass or Narm.

    Characters appearing in Kamen Rider Kabuto: God Speed Love 

Hidenari Oda/Kamen Rider Hercus

Tetsuki Yamato/Kamen Rider Ketaros

Issei Kurosaki/Kamen Rider Caucasus

  • Big Bad: Of God Speed Love movie.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Easily defeats Hercus with his Hyper Zecter, which uses Hyper Clock-Up. He also handles Kabuto and Gatack with no problem. Until Gatack catches his foot mid-attack, allowing Kabuto to steal the Hyper Zecter. Then Kabuto defeats him in return just after using Hyper Clock-Up a few minutes backwards, and Hyper Kicks him to annihilation.
  • Evil Counterpart: The Caucasus Zecter is one of Kabutech Zecters, which is based on Kabuto's.
  • Finishing Move: Rider Kick

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