Shin Kamen Rider, the latest entry in the Kamen Rider franchise, is finished and ready to release. The announcement comes from the official Twitter account, which shared an image depicting the announcement of a first screening for March 7, 2023 in Japan. The image also confirmed the exact screen time for the movie, it being 2 hours, 1 minute, and 13 seconds long.
You can check out the announcement below.
— 『シン・仮面ライダー』【公式】 (@Shin_KR) March 7, 2023
Shin Kamen Rider is the new movie in the massively popular Kamen Rider franchise. This new entry serves as a reboot of the original Kamen Rider TV show, and it was produced in order to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The original Kamen Rider TV show ran from 1971 to 1973.
Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno is the producer, director, and concept designer for Shin Kamen Rider. Aside from his work in creating Evangelion, Anno is known for being one of the leads behind the “Shin” trilogy of tokusatsu franchise reboots. Shin Godzilla, released in 2016 in Japan, is the first entry in the trilogy, and 2022’s Shin Ultraman is the second one.
To celebrate the release of Shin Kamen Rider and the recent completion of the Rebuild of Evangelion movie series, an Evangelion x Shin Kamen Rider collaboration bar will open from March 10, 2023 until May 28, 2023.
Shin Kamen Rider will premiere at select Japanese theaters on March 17, 2023 and release nationwide the following day.