Kamen Rider’s highest-grossing film till date – Kamen Rider Heisei Generations FOREVER, opened on December 22, 2019, in Japan.
Nerdist is hosting their first-ever online Nerdist House event in early July. The stream will premiere Kamen Rider Heisei Generations FOREVER on July 11 on Nerdist’s and Geek & Sundry’s YouTube channel.
Apart from the film, the online event will also feature a panel of members from Team Kamen Rider, Tokunation, and Tokusatsu Network. The panel will be simultaneously broadcasted on Nerdist’s and Geek & Sundry’s YouTube channel, as well as Geek & Sundry’s Twitch channel.
To create excitement for the event, and to prepare the audiences, Team Kamen Rider will also be doing a digital event called “Heisei Week” with live streams every day from July 6-11, based on every Kamen Rider in the film.
On its initial release on December 22, Kamen Rider Heisei Generations FOREVER grossed about 1 billion yen (US$ 9.1 million) in less than two weeks. It is the highest-grossing solo Kamen Rider film and claims the title of the fastest winter release in the franchise to hit 1 billion yen.
The film opened at #3, selling 313,000 tickets to earn 389 million yen (about US$3.5 million). Last year’s film, Kamen Rider Heisei Generations Final: Build & Ex-Aid with Legend Rider, earned 1.28 billion yen (about US$11.6 million).
About Kaimen Rider
Kamen Rider, also known as Masked Rider, is a metaseries/media mix of tokusatsu television programs and films, and manga, created by manga artist Shotaro Ishinomori.
The Kamen Rider media generally features a motorcycle-riding superhero with an insect motif who fights supervillains, often known as kaijin. The franchise began in 1971 with the Kamen Rider television series, which followed college student Takeshi Hongo and his quest to defeat the world-conquering Shocker organization.
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