Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider Ghost & Drive: Super Movie Wars Genesis is a Japanese superhero crossover film between Kamen Rider Ghost and Kamen Rider Drive and serves as the 7th installment of the Movie War series of films. Breaking tradition, the film features a full-length cohesive story between both Riders instead of just having their own installment and teaming up in the climax. In the film, Takeru and Shinnosuke are thrown back in time where they learn the truth behind Takeru’s father’s death. Kamen Rider Necrom makes an early-bird appearance ahead of his in-series debut.
Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider Ghost & Drive: Super Movie Wars Genesis
The catchphrases of this film are “Leonardo da Vinci: The Great Genius of the Century VS Kamen Rider” (レオナルド・ダ・ヴィンチ 世紀の大天才VS仮面ライダー Reonarudo da Vinchi Seiki no dai tensai VS Kamen Raidā) and “A mystery set up 10 years ago, connects to the “Genesis” of Ghost and Drive.” (10年前に仕掛けられた謎が、ゴーストとドライブの〈はじまり〉(ジェネシス）へとつながる—。 10-nen mae ni shikake rareta nazo ga, Gōsuto to Doraibu no “jeneshisu” e to tsunagaru.)
The film was released in Japanese theaters on December 12, 2015, and was released on DVD/Blu-ray on May 11, 2016.
Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider Ghost & Drive: Super Movie Wars Genesis – The movie
The film starts at Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department office. A man asking the First Division to solve an undisclosed case. Otta encourage Shinnosuke to take the job, but Shinnosuke is pessimistic about it. Shinnosuke recalls the Roidmudes’ total extermination and the locking of the Drive System three months ago, and states that he need to move on somehow, before taking a ring box for Kiriko. But, before he was even able to confess, Kiriko shows up and handcuffing him, later dragging Shinnosuke to the director’s office and stating that he is “Under Arrest”.
Meanwhile, a Gamma Superior is stealing jewelries at a jewelry shop. Onari deduces that Gamma is behind this, with Akari agreeing. Takeru later manages to follow them and was about to transform. But, the Gamma managed to fool him by stating that he is against violence before escaping successfully.
Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider Ghost & Drive: Super Movie Wars Genesis – The movie 2015
At the director’s office, Honganji explained to Shinnosuke that he had ordered Kiriko to bring him there. Then, he asked Shinnosuke to carry a secret investigation. Kiriko then explained that many Scientifically Inexplicable Paranormal phenomena had occurring lately. She then explained that Onari and Akari were available at all the scenes. Honganji say that both of them were a members of Mysterious Phenomenon Institute and they were somehow related to the paranormal phenomenons. Honganji asks Shinnosuke to help with the investigation, and Shinnosuke complies after an awkward moment with Kiriko.