Kamen Rider 45th Anniversary x Super Sentai Series 40 Anniversary 45 x 40 Thanksgiving Anniversary LIVE & SHOW was held on Saturday, January 21 to Sunday, January 22 at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo. This year, Kamen Rider Day was held on the 21st and Super Sentai day on the 22nd.
Successful Opening by all Riders and Red Sentai
Kamen Rider Day was divided into several groups, from Kamen Rider 1 to Kamen Rider Ex-Aid, which is currently being aired. Every time a Kamen Rider posed, colorful pen lights were shaken in the air by the excited audience members.
On Super Sentai Day, every Red Sentai member appeared. Pen lights were shaken in passion by the audience.
Kamen Rider Ex-Aid Cast Talk Show
On the 21st, Kamen Rider Day cast members from Kamen Rider Ex-Aid appeared:
- Hiroki Iijima (Kamen Rider Ex-Aid/Emu Hojo)
- Toshiki Seto (Kamen Rider Brave/Hiiro Kagami)
- Ukyo Matsumoto (Kamen Rider Snipe/Taiga Hanaya)
- Tetsuya Iwanaga (Kamen Rider Genm/Dan Kuroto)
- Ruka Matsuda (Asuna/Poppi Pipopapo)
- Hayato Onozuka (Kamen Rider Lazer/Kiriya Kujo)
- Shouma Kai (Kamen Rider Para-DX/Parad)
- Shouma Machii (Graphite Bugster)
A great cheer came from the audience at the appearance of Shouma and Onozuka. They discussed the Bugsters and the “tragedy of Christmas”.
Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger Cast Talk Show
On the 22nd, Super Sentai Day cast members from Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger appeared:
- Masaki Nakao (Zyuoh Eagle/Yamato Kazakiri)
- Miki Yanagi (Zyuoh Shark/Sela)
- Shouhei Nanba (Zyuoh Lion/Leo)
- Tsurugi Watanabe (Zyuoh Elephant/Tusk)
- Haruka Tateishi (Zyuoh Tiger/Amu)
- Misao Mondou (Zyuoh The World/Naoki Kunishima )
- Haruka Tateishi (Zyuoh Bird/Kohei Murakami)
They discussed their enthusiasm for the final live tour around the country. Voice actors Kazuhiko Inoue (Ginis) and Minako Kotobuki (Nalia) also joined, and received cheers from the audience.
Special Live Show Performances by Artists
After the talk shows, live performances by artists were held. All of the theme songs of Kamen Rider and Super Sentai were shown.
Super heroes also appeared during the live show. On the 21st, Daichi Miura performed the Kamen Rider Ex-Aid theme song “EXCITE”. On the 22nd, Yōhei Ōnishi performed the ending theme for Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger “Let’s ZyuOh Dance!”
Kamen Rider and Super Sentai Casts Perform Special Songs
In commemoration of the 45th Anniversary of Kamen Rider, all of the Rider Day performers sung the anniversary song “HERO”. “Super Sentai Hero Getta 2016” was performed on Sentai Day.
DVD Release Information
This year, Kamen Rider Day and Super Sentai Day will be released separately. They will both be released on DVD on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 for 6,000¥.