Seven Seas Entertainment has announced that it has acquired the license for Kamen Rider – The Classic Manga Collection by Shotaro Ishinomori, the complete four-volume original run of the genre-defining Kamen Rider manga, now in English in a special 50th anniversary hardcover omnibus.
Fans the world over have long been enthralled by tales of Kamen Rider, the masked, motorcycle-riding superhero who protects the world from injustice. Kidnapped and experimented upon by the evil terrorist organization known as Shocker, Takeshi Hongo manages to escape their clutches and use his newfound strength to fight against their schemes. The adventures of Kamen Rider span dozens of television series and films, but in these pages are collected his very first adventures in manga print, drawn and written by original creator and manga superstar Shotaro Ishinomori. This beautiful hardcover edition, over 800 pages long, contains the entirety of Volumes 1-4 of Kamen Rider in an all-new translation.
Seven Seas will publish Kamen Rider – The Classic Manga Collection for the first time in North America in print in a single, large-trim hardcover omnibus. The book will be released in December 2021 for $32.99 USA / $40.99 CAN.
Source: Seven Seas Entertainment