Ultraman vs. Kamen Rider – The Movie

TitleUltraman vs. Kamen Rider - The Movie

CategoryKamen Rider

Year1993

Type The Movie

Ultraman vs. Kamen Rider – The Movie

Ultraman vs. Kamen Rider – The Movie

Ultraman vs. Kamen Rider – The Movie is a crossover superhero television special that aired on July 21, 1993 which was originally made to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Ultra Series and the 20th anniversary of the Kamen Rider Series, featuring clips from the various series from over the years, interviews with two of the stars, and finally a team-up between Tsuburaya Productions’ Ultraman and Toei Company’s Kamen Rider.

Ultraman vs. Kamen Rider - The Movie

Ultraman vs. Kamen Rider

It was also released on VHS and Laserdisc in 1993. In 2011, Ultraman vs. Kamen Rider was re-released on Blu-ray and DVD for the 45th anniversary of the Ultra Series and the 40th anniversary of the Kamen Rider Series.

Interspersed among the many clips are interviews with Hiroshi Miyauchi, who played Shiro Kazami in Kamen Rider V3, and Kohji Moritsugu who played Dan Moroboshi in Ultraseven.

Ultraman vs. Kamen Rider - The Movie

Ultraman vs. Kamen Rider – The Movie

The final segment of the special is the short film “Super Battle: Ultraman vs Kamen Rider”. The main characters, Ultraman and Kamen Rider 1 appear on the scene separately, each fighting an original kaijin and kaiju, Poison Scorpion Man and Gadoras respectively. When the two monsters are nearly defeated, they merge into a more powerful kaiju; Sasori Gadoras.

Ultraman vs. Kamen Rider - The Movie

Ultraman vs. Kamen Rider – The Movie 1993

Ultraman experiences trouble and calls for Kamen Rider 1’s help. Kamen Rider 1 is then able to grow to an enormous size to fight alongside Ultraman. Combining their powers, the two were able to successfully destroy the monster.

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