Kamen Rider Faiz 01

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Episode 01
The Start of a Trip
Kamen Rider 555 episode
Writer Inoue Toshiki
Director Tasaki Ryuuta
Original air date January 26, 2003 (2003-01-26)
Viewership 10.5%
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Aired with Hurricaneger Scroll 49

Air date: January 26, 2003 (2003-01-26)

Important things that happened

  • An Orphenoch attacks the Smart Brain scientists to take the Faiz Belt.
  • Kiba Yuuji is caught in a car accident. He has been in coma for the past two years and he eventually dies. Kiba mysteriously comes back to life and awakens his Orphenoch power.
  • Kiba pays a visit to his relatives, but he realizes they sold his parents' property for their own purpose. His cousin, Kiba Kazuaki, is currently dating his girlfriend, Morishita Chie. Kiba transforms into his Orphenoch form and kills his cousin for all the betrayals he heard.
  • Sonoda Mari travels to Tokyo. She is attacked by the StingFish Orphenoch who wants to take the Faiz Gear from her. While being attacked, Mari meets Inui Takumi.
  • Mari uses the belt from the Faiz Gear briefcase to transform, but the transformation doesn't activate. She tests it on Takumi and the transformation initiates.

TV Asahi site

Toei site


StingFish Orphenoch

Sutingufisshu Orufenoku スティングフィッシュオルフェノク
StingFish Orphenoch.jpg

Human form: Izawa Hiroshi (井沢博司)
Played by: Kinoshita Masanobu (木下政信)
Height: 1m93cm
Weight: 108kg
  • This Orphenoch poses as a traveling fellow to get the Faiz Gear from Mari.

TV Asahi site

Horse Orphenoch

Hosu Orufenoku ホースオルフェノク
Horse Orphenoch.jpg

Human form: Kiba Yuuji (木場勇治)
Played by: Izumi Masayuki (泉 政行)
Height: 2m10cm
Weight: 137kg
  • A young man who gets caught in a car accident.

TV Asahi site

Guest Stars

Song Used

  • Justiφ's (instrumental at the next episode preview)


Takaiwa Seiji's cameo at the beginning of the episode
  • Kiba learns his relatives have already betrayed him because his Orphenoch power increases his sense of hearing.
  • Smart Brain's advertisement slogan: Life is frail. Life is limited. So why don't you think about true life? Be smart. True life is your start.

Actor Trivia

  • Katsumura Mika portrayed Yuuri / TimePink on Mirai Sentai TimeRanger.
  • Faiz's stunt actor, Takaiwa Seiji, appears as a scientist in the beginning of the episode. He pours liquid into a tank that contains the Faiz Belt before eventually being killed by a mysterious Orphenoch.


Original Creator: Ishinomori Shoutarou (石ノ森章太郎)
Supervisor: Onodera Akira (小野寺 章)
Writer: Inoue Toshiki (井上敏樹)
Director: Tasaki Ryuuta (田崎竜太)
Music: Matsuo Hayato (松尾早人)
Cinematographer: Matsumura Fumio (松村文雄)
Editor: Osada Naoki (長田直樹)
Action Director: Miyazaki Takeshi (宮崎 剛)
(Japan Action Enterprise)
Tokusatsu Director: Butsuda Hiroshi (佛田 洋)
  • TV Asahi (テレビ朝日)
  • Toei (東映)
  • ADK (エーディーケー)


  • As of episode 02, a different font is used as the main sub for the series. Please use that font if this episode going to be re-released.
  • 05:50 - missed translation “someone!”.
  • 08:14 - should be “Life is frail” instead of “Life is brief”.
  • 08:28 - missed translation.
  • 11:13 - missed “Three!”.


Kamen Rider Faiz 01 Transcript


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