Ratings of Best Kamen Rider Series

Best Kamen Rider Series is an article that would try to answer and list the various Kamen Rider series and rank them based on the reviews and ratings provided by fans and critics in order to give a better understanding for the reader of what the best Kamen Rider Series are. The rating and ranking provided here are based on the user ratings and reviews from the website IMDb.

This article would also be providing a brief summary of what each of the shows is about. It is to be noted that this list is not definite as the likes and dislikes of the show change from person to person. That being said we will jump into our ranking of the Best Kamen Rider Series.

Ratings of Best Kamen Rider Series

Ranking Series Name Rating
1 Kamen Rider Zero-One 8.7
2 Kamen Rider Build 8.4
3 Kamen Rider W 8.3
4 Kamen Rider Faiz 8.3
5 Kamen Rider Black 8.2
6 Kamen Rider Kuuga 8.2
7 Kamen Rider Black RX 8.1
8 Kamen Rider Agito 8.0
9 Kamen Rider Gaim 8.0
10 Kamen Rider Amazons 7.9

Best Kamen Rider Series

10 – Kamen Rider Amazons

Kamen Rider Amazons
Kamen Rider Amazons

Kamen Rider Amazons is a 2016 web series released in 2016. The show is based on the Kamen Rider Amazon of 1974. The show aired on Amazon Prime Video and had a mature plot. The show is not part of the main Kamen Universe and the show was much more complex and darker than compared to the other Kamen shows.

The story follows the duo Haruka Mizusawa and Jin Takayama and the monsters in the show are called Amazons. The show is rated 7.9 on IMDb

9 – Kamen Rider Gaim

Kamen Rider Gaim
Kamen Rider Gaim

Kamen Rider Gaim is set in the fictional of Zawame. The Yggdrasill Corporation is a fictional major international corporation set in the said town and has changed it in a way that the entire town was dependent on them.

Kouta Kazuraba finds the Senguko Driver which allows the character to become an Armored Rider Gaim. With the skill he acquired recently he must fight the monsters that appear from another dimension named “Inves”.

The show has a rating of 8.0 on IMDb.

8 – Kamen Rider Agito

Kamen Rider Agito
Kamen Rider Agito

Kamen Rider Agito marked the 30th anniversary of the Kamen Rider franchise and is an indirect sequel of Kamen Rider Kuuga.

The story revolves around Shouichi Tsugami who suffers from amnesia and has no recollection of his past life and about how he gained the superpower to change into Kamen Rider Agito. He shifts into a Kamen Rider when monsters are nearby.

Along with Kamen Rider G3 and Gills, Shouichi Tsugami fights these monsters as he uncovers his own past.

The show has a rating of 8.0 on IMDb.

7 – Kamen Rider Black RX

Kamen Rider Black RX
Kamen Rider Black RX

As the title says Kamen Rider Black RX is a direct Sequel of the series Kamen Rider Black and shows the continuation of Kotaro Minami’s story. In the show a chain of events as he transforms to become Kamen Rider Black RX which gives him new powers. He uses his new powers to fight the Crisis Empire and foil their attempt of taking over Earth.

The show has a rating of 8.1 on IMDb.

6 – Kamen Rider Kuuga

Kamen Rider Kuuga
Kamen Rider Kuuga

This is the tenth entry of the franchise. The show is the first to be set in the Heisei time period of Japan which is between 1989 and 2019. This is also the second Kaimen show to be aired in the USA.

There was only one Kamen Rider present in the show who was Yusuke Godai. The character comes in contact with Arcle, an ancient artefact which gives the power of Kamen Rider to him. The monsters in the show were called Grongi.

The show has a rating of 8.2 on IMDb.

5 – Kamen Rider Black 

Kamen Rider Black 
Kamen Rider Black 

Kamen Rider Black is one of the most popular Kamen Rider franchises. The show was released in 1987 and follows the story of Kotaro Minami and Nobuhiko Akizuki who are kidnapped by the criminal group called Gorgom.

Minami escapes and becomes Kamen Rider Black to rescue his brother from Gorgom however, he later realizes how the Gogom had corrupted his brother and how he had switched sides.

The show has a rating of 8.2 on IMDb.

4 – Kamen Rider Faiz

Kamen Rider Faiz
Kamen Rider Faiz

The show was released in 2003 and was the 13th entry into the franchise. The show is also known as Kaman Rider 555 and the villain of this show is the corporation is The Smart Brain corporation which is the most powerful corporation in the world of Kamen Rider 555. The company is trying to total world Domination and destroy humanity and replace them with humanity’s next stage of evolution named Orphnochs.

Takumi Inui and his comrades make use of the Kamen Rider Gear to turn into Kamen Riders in order to save Humanity.

The show has a rating of 8.3 on IMDb.

3 – Kamen Rider W

Kamen Rider W
Kamen Rider W

The show was released in 2009 and takes place in the ecologically developed and harmonious city of Futo. In the city, the Sonozaki Family is trying to sabotage the harmony of the city by selling a substance with the name Gaia Memories to the criminals. This substance allows them to become super powered beings Dopants. They use this power to cause havoc with some of them even turning into monsters.

The show has two “two-in-one Kamen Riders’ named a detective Shotaro Hidari and Phillip, a mysterious library boy

The show has a rating of 8.3 on IMDb.

2 – Kamen Rider Build

Kamen Rider Build
Kamen Rider Build

This is the 28th entry into the franchise and was the first series to take place in an alternative universe.

In the show, a Pandora Box is brought to earth after the Successful Mars Expedition. This led to a cataclysm happening in Japan and this paved the way for the country to be split into three with barriers named Skywall being formed. Sento Kiryu and his friends become Kamen Riders and fight the monsters named “Smash” which were formed as a result of the cataclysm.

The show has a rating of 8.4 on IMDb.

1 – Kamen Rider Zero-One

Kamen Rider Zero-One
Kamen Rider Zero-One

The number one series on this list is the 30th instalment of the franchise. The show is the first to be set in the “Reiwa” Time period or the current time period.

The story revolves around Aruto Hiden who is a comedian on the rise. He becomes the CEO of Hiden Intelligence. Hiden Intelligence developed HumaGears, a humanoid Android.

After witnessing the terror created by the terrorist group, Aruto decides to become Kamen Rider Zero-One to protect humanity.

The show has a rating of 8.7 on IMDb.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which Kamen Rider should I watch first?

One should watch the original Kamen Rider Manga and the Series. Black, V3, Kuuga, Amazons, and ZO are all good starting points as well.

What is the darkest Kamen Rider Series?

Shin Kamen Rider: Prologue is the grittiest and darkest adaptation of the series till date.

Which Kamen Rider has the most forms?

Kamen Rider OOO is the Kamen Rider who is able to change into the most forms. He could change into 128 different forms.

Is Kamen Rider anime?

While the Kamen Rider franchise is not anime there have been adaptations of the same into anime as well as crossover with other Anime series.

Conclusion

Kamen Rider series has been one of the longest running franchises in television history. Each series of the franchise takes a new and unique way of presenting the story of the Kamen Rider and to find the Best Kamen Rider Series is no short of a task on its own. One cannot definitely give a definite list as each person’s likes and dislikes will differ. Nonetheless, this article has attempted at doing that.

This article has made a top 10 list of the Best Kamen Rider series based on IMDb ratings of users from across the world. Hope this article has given a better understanding to the readers of the Kamen Rider series and would hopefully guide them to make their own rankings of the Best Kamen Rider Series.

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