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Groundbreaking Female Hero Joins the Battle in "Kamen Rider"

"Kamen Rider Gatchard" Welcomes Its First Female Secondary Rider, Mageed, in Episode 19!

TOKYO, Jan 15 (News On Japan) - In the latest episode of the popular tokusatsu (live action) drama "Kamen Rider Gatchard," airing on the Asahi TV network, a historic moment unfolds as the first-ever female secondary Rider, Kamen Rider Mageed, makes her debut.

The 19th episode, titled "Dawn of Rinne! Transform, Mageed!", aired on January 21st, featuring the transformation of the heroine Rinne Kudo into Kamen Rider Mageed.

Rinne Kudo, portrayed by Reiyu Matsumoto, takes up the mantle of Kamen Rider Mageed. This character had previously made an appearance in the nationwide film "Kamen Rider THE WINTER MOVIE Gatchard & Geets: Ultimate Chemmy Gatcha Great Strategy," and now, she has finally graced the television series.

The episode's script is penned by Akiko Inoue, known for her work on animated series such as "Mahou Tsukai Precure!" She continues the legacy of her grandfather Katsu Igami and her father Toshiki Inoue, making her a third-generation writer for the "Kamen Rider" series through the Showa, Heisei, and Reiwa eras.

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