Indonesian TV station Rajawali Televisi (RTV) has announced on Wednesday (19/8) that they will air classic tokusatsu series Kamen Rider Black. The Facebook post only mention the series will start airing “soon”, though a commercial video shown on the TV station’s broadcast mention the series will start airing on Monday, August 24 at 1930 West Indonesia Time (UTC +7).
Kamen Rider Black is a tokusatsu TV show that is part of the Kamen Rider series and aired in Japan in 1987. It stars Tetsuo Kurata as Kotaro Minami, the titular hero Kamen Rider Black who fights the evil organization called Gorgom that aims to rule the world. This series previously aired in Indonesia in 1991 on the TV channel RCTI, and in 2004 on Indosiar, both of which aired the series with the title Satria Baja Hitam (Black Armored Knight), by which it remains affectionately known to Indonesian audiences. The series gained massive popularity in Indonesia and is still popular among fans to this day.
Previously in February, RTV also showed a teaser that hinted at plans to air Kamen Rider Black RX (1988), the sequel to Kamen Rider Black. However, no further information has yet been confirmed on whether RTV plans to follow up with airing the Kamen Rider Black RX series as well.
The Indonesian Anime Times | Text by Dody Kusumanto | Translation by Caesar E.S |