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** Camo is barely in two episodes before he gets vented. We never see his Final Vent, his Advent Beast, or- probably his most interesting ability- Copy Vent. [[note]] Camo's ''Ryuki'' counterpart- Kamen Rider Verde- has the ability to take on the appearance and powers of any Rider he's fighting. If the Dragon Knight Wii game is to be believed, Camo has this power too, but never gets the chance to use it.[[/note]]

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** Camo is barely in two episodes before he gets vented. We never see his Final Vent, his Advent Beast, or- probably his most interesting ability- Copy Vent. [[note]] Camo's ''Ryuki'' counterpart- Kamen Rider Verde- has the ability to take on the appearance and powers of any Rider he's fighting. If the Dragon Knight Wii game is to be believed, Camo has this power too, but never gets the chance to use it.[[/note]] May be a JustifiedTrope in the case of Biogreeza, however, considering that a good amount of the footage available for said Advent Beast involved him killing Raia, whose counterpart on this show, Sting, didn't appear until after Camo died[[/note]]


** As noted on the trivia page, Jason David Frank almost got the part of Len, but the producers chose not to give him the part, not wanting people to associate the series with ''Franchise/PowerRangers''. Apparently Toei heard about this and thought it was a good idea, because during the run of ''Dragon Knight'', ''Series/KamenRiderDecade'', the ''Kamen Rider'' series airing at the time, had a "World of [[Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger Shinkenger]]" crossover arc, and [[Recap/ResshaSentaiTokkyugerVsKamenRiderGaim 5 years later]] it became a yearly tradition.

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** As noted on the trivia page, Jason David Frank almost got the part of Len, but the producers chose not to give him the part, not wanting people to associate the series with ''Franchise/PowerRangers''. Apparently Toei heard about this and thought it was a good idea, because during the run of ''Dragon Knight'', ''Series/KamenRiderDecade'', the ''Kamen Rider'' series airing at the time, had a "World of [[Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger Shinkenger]]" crossover arc, and [[Recap/ResshaSentaiTokkyugerVsKamenRiderGaim 5 years later]] it became a yearly tradition. For that matter, Mark Dacascos was almost the Red Ranger in the pilot for the ''Series/ChoudenshiBioman'' adaptation that Saban attempted in the mid 1980's.


** Creator/TatsuhisaSuzuki playing Kit in the Japanese dub becomes this once he gets some live action tokusatsu experience in ''Series/TokumeiSentaiGoBusters'' as Usada Lettuce.

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** Creator/TatsuhisaSuzuki playing Kit in the Japanese dub becomes this once he gets some live action tokusatsu experience in ''Series/TokumeiSentaiGoBusters'' ''Series/TokumeiSentaiGobusters'' as Usada Lettuce.


** Creator/TatsuhisaSuzuki playing Kit in the Japanese dub becomes this once he gets some live action tokusatsu experience in ''Series/TokumeiSentaiGoBusters'' as Uchida Lettuce.

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** Creator/TatsuhisaSuzuki playing Kit in the Japanese dub becomes this once he gets some live action tokusatsu experience in ''Series/TokumeiSentaiGoBusters'' as Uchida Usada Lettuce.


** So, you have a young man, who has a DisappearedDad (said dad is trapped in another dimension), rides a CoolBike, and has to join in a battle against an EvilOverlord. One wonders if Kit would get along with [[Film/TronLegacy Sam Flynn]].
** As noted on the trivia page, Jason David Frank almost got the part of Len, but the producers chose not to give him the part, not wanting people to associate the series with ''Franchise/PowerRangers''. Apparently Toei heard about this and thought it was a good idea, because during the run of ''Dragon Knight'', ''Series/KamenRiderDecade'', the ''Kamen Rider'' series airing at the time, had a "World of [[Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger Shinkenger]]" crossover arc, and [[Recap/ResshaSentaiTokkyugerVsKamenRiderGaim 5 years later]], it became a yearly tradition.

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** So, you have a young man, man who has a DisappearedDad (said dad is trapped in another dimension), rides a CoolBike, and has to join in a battle against an EvilOverlord. One wonders if Kit would get along with [[Film/TronLegacy Sam Flynn]].
** As noted on the trivia page, Jason David Frank almost got the part of Len, but the producers chose not to give him the part, not wanting people to associate the series with ''Franchise/PowerRangers''. Apparently Toei heard about this and thought it was a good idea, because during the run of ''Dragon Knight'', ''Series/KamenRiderDecade'', the ''Kamen Rider'' series airing at the time, had a "World of [[Series/SamuraiSentaiShinkenger Shinkenger]]" crossover arc, and [[Recap/ResshaSentaiTokkyugerVsKamenRiderGaim 5 years later]], later]] it became a yearly tradition.


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** Creator/TatsuhisaSuzuki playing Kit in the Japanese dub becomes this once he gets some live action tokusatsu experience in ''Series/TokumeiSentaiGoBusters'' as Uchida Lettuce.


* CultClassic: Despite not being popular enough to start an American Kamen Rider Franchise like with Power Rangers. This series still has many dedicated fans.
* DawsonCasting: Aria Alistar, who plays the teenaged Maya, was in her late 30s while filming the show.
* DiabolusExMachina: Xaviax did it to [[spoiler:Adam]] in Episode 37 Enemy Within.

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* CultClassic: Despite not being popular enough to start an American Kamen Rider Franchise ''Kamen Rider'' franchise like with Power Rangers. This ''Power Rangers'', this series still has many dedicated fans.
* DawsonCasting: Aria Alistar, who plays the teenaged Maya, was in her late 30s while filming the show.
* DiabolusExMachina: Xaviax did it to [[spoiler:Adam]] in Episode 37 Enemy Within.
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* ContinuityLockOut: Arguably te main reason why the show failed, but a rather odd case, considering that it doesn't have any prequels or sequels. It was ''far'' more serialized than ''Power Rangers'', and as such, if you missed an episode, you'd have to either find it online or hope they repeat it. This, combined with the fact that it didn't have the brand recognition of ''Power Rangers'' (even though it's only real competition was ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'', which was ScrewedByTheNetwork by Disney) and the below-mentioned weak start, likely resulted in the show failing.

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* ContinuityLockOut: Arguably te the main reason why the show failed, but a rather odd case, considering that it doesn't have any prequels or sequels. It was ''far'' more serialized than ''Power Rangers'', and as such, if you missed an episode, you'd have to either find it online or hope they repeat it. This, combined with the fact that it didn't have the brand recognition of ''Power Rangers'' (even though it's only real competition was ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'', which was ScrewedByTheNetwork by Disney) and the below-mentioned weak start, likely resulted in the show failing.


* CompleteMonster: [[InsaneAdmiral General Xaviax]] is an arrogant alien warlord and the [[BigBad one behind all the tragedies]] throughout the series. Originating from the planet of Karsh, Xaviax devastated his own planet with a long-lasting civil war and decided to enslave civilizations from other planets, starting with Ventara. Having badly injured his former ally Eubulon and vented nine of the original Ventaran riders, Xaviax saw Earth as his next target. Kidnapping humans and leaving them in a coma, Xaviax manipulated a group of people into becoming riders, taking advantage of Kit's love for his father, one of his victims. Xaviax's ultimate goal was to not only make humanity his next victim, but to hunt for the Ventaran riders who had escaped from him, especially Len. Succeeding in bringing riders to his side, Xaviax orders his right-hand man to vent the agents who he considers to be a loose cannon, and was indifferent to his venting at the hands of a furious Len, possessing the body of a comatose patient to use him as his new puppet. Failing to achieve his goals, Xaviax made a final attempt to manipulate the riders before his death. While seemingly caring for his planet, his [[FauxAffablyEvil superficial charm]], [[LackOfEmpathy extreme methods]] and [[CardCarryingVillain pride towards his own cruelty]] reveal his [[NotSoWellIntentionedExtremist noble intentions as the empty excuses]] of an unfeeling tyrant with a superiority complex and a self-proclaimed evildoer.

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* CompleteMonster: [[InsaneAdmiral General Xaviax]] Xaviax]]/[[ManipulativeBastard Kamen Rider Wrath]] is an arrogant alien warlord and the [[BigBad one behind all the tragedies]] throughout the series. Originating from the planet of Karsh, Xaviax devastated his own planet with a long-lasting civil war and decided to enslave civilizations from other planets, starting with Ventara. Having badly injured his former ally Eubulon and vented nine of the original Ventaran riders, Xaviax saw Earth as his next target. Kidnapping humans and leaving them in a coma, Xaviax manipulated a group of people into becoming riders, taking advantage of Kit's love for his father, one of his victims. Xaviax's ultimate goal was to not only make humanity his next victim, but to hunt for the Ventaran riders who had escaped from him, especially Len. Succeeding in bringing riders to his side, Xaviax orders his right-hand man to vent the agents who whom he considers to be a loose cannon, cannons, and was indifferent to his venting at the hands of a furious Len, possessing the body of a comatose patient to use him as his new puppet. Failing to achieve his goals, Xaviax made a final attempt to manipulate the riders before his death. While seemingly caring for his planet, his [[FauxAffablyEvil superficial charm]], [[LackOfEmpathy extreme methods]] and [[CardCarryingVillain pride towards his own cruelty]] reveal his [[NotSoWellIntentionedExtremist noble intentions as the empty excuses]] of an unfeeling tyrant with a superiority complex and a self-proclaimed evildoer.


* CounterpartComparison: Kit is a red Kamen Rider who has visions of an evil, black version of himself [[spoiler: temporarily dies, comes back, and eventually gains the so-called evil power and uses it for good]]. [[Series/KamenRiderKuuga Sound familiar]]?
** Alternatively, he's a young hero trying to make his way in the world but knows that [[Franchise/SpiderMan With Great Power]] ComesGreatResponsibility [[spoiler: who temporarily gets a black suit to replace the red one]]


* SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfPkOE3GqC0 Dragon Knight]]'' by [=Cage9=] set the action with a heavy rock theme. Overseas markets like it so much it was featured arguably even more prominently than in the United States, even in Japan alongside its counterpart below.

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''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfPkOE3GqC0 Dragon Knight]]'' by [=Cage9=] set the action with a heavy rock theme. Overseas markets like it so much it was featured arguably even more prominently than in the United States, even in Japan alongside its counterpart below.



* CultClassic

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* CultClassicCultClassic: Despite not being popular enough to start an American Kamen Rider Franchise like with Power Rangers. This series still has many dedicated fans.



* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: Although the show bombed in the US (the market it was made for) and was cancelled before finishing its run, ''Dragon Knight'' is insanely popular overseas, especially in Japan, with a DVD release and three music albums. [=DVDs=] also came out in Germany and Latin America. As a matter of point, ''Dragon Knight'' is so popular in Japan that they've started releasing action figures of the Riders - and these are specifically labeled as the ''Dragon Knight'' versions, not the ''Ryuki'' originals.
** The Japanese are also lucky enough to get a sequel in the form of a novel.

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* GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff: Although the show bombed in the US (the market it was made for) and was cancelled before finishing its run, ''Dragon Knight'' is insanely popular overseas, especially in Japan, with a DVD release and three music albums. [=DVDs=] also came out in Germany and Latin America. As a matter of point, ''Dragon Knight'' is so popular in Japan that they've started releasing action figures of the Riders - and these are specifically labeled as the ''Dragon Knight'' versions, not the ''Ryuki'' originals.
** The Japanese are also
originals. They were even lucky enough to get a sequel in the form of a novel.



* HilariousInHindsight: So, you have a young man, who has a DisappearedDad (said dad is trapped in another dimension), rides a CoolBike, and has to join in a battle against an EvilOverlord. One wonders if Kit would get along with [[Film/TronLegacy Sam Flynn]].

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So, you have a young man, who has a DisappearedDad (said dad is trapped in another dimension), rides a CoolBike, and has to join in a battle against an EvilOverlord. One wonders if Kit would get along with [[Film/TronLegacy Sam Flynn]].



* SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome: When the Cho brothers confront Len for the first time, arrogantly assuming they have a two-to-one advantage, Len gives them a lesson in humility by snatching their decks right out of their hands and kicking their asses all over Ventara, all ''without'' transforming.
** Kit and Adam announcing their entrance with a double Strike Vent against Xaviax.[[note]]It doesn't hurt to realize that this is something fans of Ryuki had been ''begging'' for since Ryuga (Onyx's Japanese counterpart) first showed up in the Ryuki movie.[[/note]]
** [[spoiler:[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yaOawZbKsyI Link Vent]]]]



* TheScrappy: Kamen Rider Incisor, among others. Although considering [[StarterVillain his role in the series]], this may have been intentional.

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Kamen Rider Incisor, among others. Although considering [[StarterVillain his role in the series]], this may have been intentional.



* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodCharacter: Camo is barely in two episodes before he gets vented. We never see his Final Vent, his Advent Beast, or- probably his most interesting ability- Copy Vent. [[note]] Camo's ''Ryuki'' counterpart- Kamen Rider Verde- has the ability to take on the appearance and powers of any Rider he's fighting. If the Dragon Knight Wii game is to be believed, Camo has this power too, but never gets the chance to use it.[[/note]]

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Camo is barely in two episodes before he gets vented. We never see his Final Vent, his Advent Beast, or- probably his most interesting ability- Copy Vent. [[note]] Camo's ''Ryuki'' counterpart- Kamen Rider Verde- has the ability to take on the appearance and powers of any Rider he's fighting. If the Dragon Knight Wii game is to be believed, Camo has this power too, but never gets the chance to use it.[[/note]]


** Len and Danny being on opposite ends of the moral spectrum becomes this when their actors would later go on to play [[WebVideo/MortalKombatLegacy Johnny Cage]] and [[WebVideo/StreetFighterAssassinsFist Ryu]] respectively, both from franchises that had a bit of a FandomRivalry in the 90s.

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** Len and Danny being on opposite ends of the moral spectrum becomes this when their actors fighting each other. Matt Mullins (Len) would later go on to play [[WebVideo/MortalKombatLegacy appear in ''WebVideo/MortalKombatLegacy'' and Mike Moh (Danny) would appear in ''WebVideo/StreetFighterAssassinsFist.'' That's right. You're watching Johnny Cage]] and [[WebVideo/StreetFighterAssassinsFist Ryu]] respectively, both from franchises that had a bit of a FandomRivalry in the 90s.Cage fight Ryu.

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** Len and Danny being on opposite ends of the moral spectrum becomes this when their actors would later go on to play [[WebVideo/MortalKombatLegacy Johnny Cage]] and [[WebVideo/StreetFighterAssassinsFist Ryu]] respectively, both from franchises that had a bit of a FandomRivalry in the 90s.


* ComplainingAboutPeopleNotLikingTheShow: Try criticizing the show on fan board Henshin Justice Unlimited.


* CompleteMonster: [[InsaneAdmiral General Xaviax]]/[[ManipulativeBastard Kamen Rider Wrath]] is an arrogant alien warlord and the [[BigBad one behind all the tragedies]] throughout the series. Originating from the planet of Karsh, Xaviax devastated his own planet with a long-lasting civil war and decided to enslave civilizations from other planets, starting with Ventara. Having badly injured his former ally Eubulon and vented nine of the original Ventaran riders, Xaviax saw Earth as his next target. Kidnapping humans and leaving them in a coma, Xaviax manipulated a group of people into becoming riders, taking advantage of Kit's love for his father, one of his victims. Xaviax's ultimate goal was to not only make humanity his next victim, but to hunt for the Ventaran riders who had escaped from him, especially Len. Succeeding in bringing riders to his side, Xaviax orders his right-hand man to vent the agents who he considers to be a loose cannon, and was indifferent to his venting at the hands of a furious Len, possessing the body of a comatose patient to use him as his new puppet. Failing to achieve his goals, Xaviax made a final attempt to manipulate the riders before his death. While seemingly caring for his planet, his [[FauxAffablyEvil superficial charm]], [[LackOfEmpathy extreme methods]] and [[CardCarryingVillain pride towards his own cruelty]] reveal his [[NotSoWellIntentionedExtremist noble intentions as the empty excuses]] of an unfeeling tyrant with a superiority complex and a self-proclaimed evildoer.

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* CompleteMonster: [[InsaneAdmiral General Xaviax]]/[[ManipulativeBastard Kamen Rider Wrath]] Xaviax]] is an arrogant alien warlord and the [[BigBad one behind all the tragedies]] throughout the series. Originating from the planet of Karsh, Xaviax devastated his own planet with a long-lasting civil war and decided to enslave civilizations from other planets, starting with Ventara. Having badly injured his former ally Eubulon and vented nine of the original Ventaran riders, Xaviax saw Earth as his next target. Kidnapping humans and leaving them in a coma, Xaviax manipulated a group of people into becoming riders, taking advantage of Kit's love for his father, one of his victims. Xaviax's ultimate goal was to not only make humanity his next victim, but to hunt for the Ventaran riders who had escaped from him, especially Len. Succeeding in bringing riders to his side, Xaviax orders his right-hand man to vent the agents who he considers to be a loose cannon, and was indifferent to his venting at the hands of a furious Len, possessing the body of a comatose patient to use him as his new puppet. Failing to achieve his goals, Xaviax made a final attempt to manipulate the riders before his death. While seemingly caring for his planet, his [[FauxAffablyEvil superficial charm]], [[LackOfEmpathy extreme methods]] and [[CardCarryingVillain pride towards his own cruelty]] reveal his [[NotSoWellIntentionedExtremist noble intentions as the empty excuses]] of an unfeeling tyrant with a superiority complex and a self-proclaimed evildoer.

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* ContinuityLockOut: Arguably te main reason why the show failed, but a rather odd case, considering that it doesn't have any prequels or sequels. It was ''far'' more serialized than ''Power Rangers'', and as such, if you missed an episode, you'd have to either find it online or hope they repeat it. This, combined with the fact that it didn't have the brand recognition of ''Power Rangers'' (even though it's only real competition was ''Series/PowerRangersRPM'', which was ScrewedByTheNetwork by Disney) and the below-mentioned weak start, likely resulted in the show failing.

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