Kamen Rider Ryuki 02

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Episode 02
The Giant Spider Strikes Back
Kamen Rider Ryuki episode
Writer Kobayashi Yasuko
Director Tasaki Ryuuta
Original air date February 10, 2002 (2002-02-10)
Viewership 10.7%
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Aired with GaoRanger Quest 51

Air date: February 10, 2002 (2002-02-10)

Important things that happened[edit]

  • Shinji learns about Mirror World, Mirror Monsters, and the mysterious Kanzaki Shirou from Yui.
  • Reiko berates Shinji for being a coward who doesn't want to risk his life to find answers when he suggests her to stop investigating the missing cases.
  • Shinji eventually accepts his experience in the Mirror World because his Editor-in-Chief encourages him that risking life to find answers is Reiko's philosophy in being a journalist.
  • Dispider returns from its defeated.

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Mirror Monsters[edit]

Dispider Ribbon (ディスパイダー・リボーン)

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Dragreder (ドラグレッダー)

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Darkwing (ダークウイング)

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Guest Stars[edit]

Voice Actor[edit]

  • Dispider Ribbon - Yamanoi Jin ディスパイダー・リボーン - 山野井仁

Cards Used[edit]

  • Sword Vent
  • Final Vent

Songs Used[edit]


Oshikawa Yoshifumi has a cameo as a building janitor
  • Yui's tea shop is called Tea Atori (花鶏) which is Japanese for "brambling", a type of bird. There's a picture of the bird on the sign.
  • In the bill, there's a charge of 12,800 yen for two aluminum sash windows and a 8000 yen bill for psychological trauma.
  • Shinji finds Kanzaki Shirou's name as Takami Shirou on the missing list.
  • Knight gives Shinji the name Ryuki.
  • The translation for the episode title is similar to the The Empire Strikes Back from the Star Wars movies.

Actor Trivia[edit]


Original Creator: Ishinomori Shoutarou (石ノ森章太郎)
Supervisor: Onodera Akira (小野寺章)
Writer: Kobayashi Yasuko (小林靖子)
Director: Tasaki Ryuuta (田崎竜太)
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)


Kamen Rider Ryuki 02 Transcript


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