List of Kamen Rider Agito characters
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A list of the various characters throughout the Japanese tokusatsu series Kamen Rider Agito. These characters play a major role within the series and often influence many key events.
- 1 Misugi Residents
- 2 Metropolitan Police Department
- 3 Ryō Ashihara
- 4 Tetsuya Sawaki
- 5 OverLord
- 6 Akatsuki
- 7 JGSDF GA Division
- 8 Others
- 9 See also
- 10 References
Shouichi Tsugami (津上 翔一 Tsugami Shōichi?) is the series protagonist. He suffers amnesia and adopted the name addressed to on a letter found in his possession when he washed shore. He lives with the Misugi family and does all of the housework, cooking, laundry, gardening, etc. Using the Alter Ring (オルタリング Oruta Ringu?) belt, Shouichi can transform into Kamen Rider Agito (仮面ライダーアギト Kamen Raidā Agito?)--an ancient and powerful warrior whose abilities are constantly evolving. As the series progressed, he discovers the reason behind his amnesia and that his real name is Tetsuya Sawaki. He has a Honda VTR1000F, which is turned into the Machine Tornador (マシントルネイダー Mashin Toruneidā?) when he transforms.
Mana Kazaya (風谷 真魚 Kazaya Mana?) is the daughter of Nobuyuki Kazaya and niece of Yoshihiko Misugi with whom Shouichi lives with. It is revealed she also possesses the Agito Seed, as Tetsuya Sawaki awakened her powers and eventually asked her help to resurrect Ryo. She was named after mana by her father.
Yoshihiko Misugi (美杉 義彦 Misugi Yoshihiko?) is a professor of psychology at Jyohoku University. The man Shouichi lives with, as well as Ozawa's old college professor.
Taichi Misugi (美杉 太一 Misugi Taichi?) is the son of Yoshihiko Misugi.
Metropolitan Police Department
Tokyo's Metropolitan Police Department previously fought the Gurongi Tribe during the events of Kamen Rider Kuuga. As a result, the police force develops various weapons based on the Unidentified Lifeform #4, Kuuga, to combat various unknown threats under the division of the "Squad of Anti Undentified Lifeforms" (SAUL).
Makoto Hikawa (氷川 誠 Hikawa Makoto?) is the hero of the Akatsuki incident. While on routine patrol he saw a bright light in the middle of the sea and somehow managed to climb aboard the boat - the Akatsuki. He managed to rescue everyone on the ship except for one. Due to this incident in order to quell anymore enquiries into the matter and due to his new hero status (in the Akatsuki incident), Makoto Hikawa is chosen to don the G3 System, becoming the Kuuga-like Kamen Rider G3 (仮面ライダーG3 Kamen Raidā Jī Surī?), by his superiors as part of the SAUL.
Hikawa took the G3 System on its first run during the Jaguar Lord case, resulting with a feral Agito damaging the Suit. But overtime, while aiding Agito, Hikawa managed to piece up the nature of the Lords' victims while investigating the house of Professor Nobuyuki Kazaya and finding a link between the two cases. Later, after nearly getting himself killed stopping the fight between Agito and Gills, Hikawa gains the upgraded G3-X Suit built to fight the stronger Riders and Unknown. However, the perfection in the suit was the flaw as AI would momentarily takeover an impure wearer, as seen when the suit acted on Hikawa's deepest desires when it took control. After consulting her mentor, Ozawa installs a special inhibitor chip to regress the AI.
Hikawa later learns the identity of Agito as Shoichi, his shock making him refuse to accept it at first. Because the identity of Agito he admired was far away from what he expected. This caused Hikawa to be hesitant on meeting Shoichi. However, after the two combining their efforts to defeat Skelos Glaucus causing them to continue their usual relation. And Hikawa became more respecting of Shoichi. After Hōjō took over the G3 Unit with a reformed method of protecting the Unknown instead, Hikawa was transferred back to Kagaki. However, Hikawa couldn't leave just yet, so he and Ozawa took back the G3 Unit. Donning the G3-X one final time, Hikawa aids Agito and Gills in finishing off the Lords for good. By the next year, Hikawa leaves the G3 Unit and returns to being a normal officer of the law.
Sumiko Ozawa (小沢 澄子 Ozawa Sumiko?) is the genius behind the G3 System. Her position within SAUL's G3 unit is the system's monitor engineer, which monitors the condition of the operator and the G3 suit during combat from the G-Trailer mobile command base. She was in constant rivalry with Tōru Hōjō. She is very glad when learning that Shoichi is Agito. In the series epilogue, she left the police force after the Overlord incident and moved to England to work at a university.
Takahiro Omuro (尾室 隆弘 Omuro Takahiro?) helps Ozawa at the G-Trailer mobile command base. Often the comic relief of the G3 team, he tends to be more immature than Hikawa and Ozawa, and is more carefree than the other two. In Kamen Rider Agito Special (A New Transformation) he became G3 Mild and gave his battery to Makoto Hikawa/Kamen Rider G3-X but had to give it up on being G3 Mild at the end because the project was dropped. In the series epilogue, he becomes squad leader of the G5 Unit.
Tōru Hōjō (北條 透 Hōjō Tōru?) is a fellow cop and Hikawa's rival, Hōjō's brilliant and talented in his profession as well as crafty and underhanded, such as his first attempt to capture Agito which nearly got him killed by Aki. He is also the creator of the Victory One System (V1), which was meant to rival the G3 System. Despite his attitude, he has respect for Hikawa; as well as admiration for Ozawa. After he give up on pursuing the G3 system, Hojo try to uncover the mysteries behind Kazaya Nobuyuki's murder, thus leading to uncover the culprit none other than Yukina, an Agito. This is making Hojo deduces that human that possess Agito power are more dangerous than Unknown, and able to convince the police superiors to reform G3 Unit based on what he found. But, in reality he just fears their power, much like the Lords and Overlord. However, after Hikawa and Ozawa took the G3 unit from him, he hands down and let them. He is quite surprised to learn that the identity of Kamen Rider Agito is Souichi, Hikawa's friend and the same man who mastered the G3-X System. In the series epilogue, he meets Ozawa at the London University. Suggesting he has fallen in love with her and then rescinding this as a joke, they remain as oppositional as ever despite hard-won mutual respect.
Ryō Ashihara (葦原 涼 Ashihara Ryō?) is formerly a star swimmer of Jyohoku University. His future as a swimmer almost came to an end after a near-fatal car accident. After he healed, he started swimming again, but he has undergone a metamorphosis, enabling him to transform into the feral Kamen Rider Gills (仮面ライダーギルス Kamen Raidā Girusu?), a flawed version of Agito. As a result, Ryō is forced to learn the truth behind his changes and his father's suicide by tracking down the other survivors of the Akatsuki with his father's black book, eventually meeting Aki and developing feelings for her. However, due to a misunderstanding of who killed Aki, Ryō becomes bent on killing Agito.
But attempting to meet another passenger of the Akatsuki named Masumi, Ryō was attacked by the psychic Sagara and left for dead. However, Ryō was found by Tetsuya Sawaki, who asked the Overlord to resurrect him like in the past. But when the Overlord refused, in fear of shortening his life more, Tetsuya attempted to have the newly awakened Mana Kazaya resurrect him instead. Because of Mana, Ryo discovered that his body chemistry was also altered, able to now accommodate his transformation. After fighting the Orca Lord, Ryō was found by Tetsuya, who reveals the Lords' fear and Ryō's genetic relation to Agito. Furthermore, he learned of Shouichi's identity as Agito and the truth behind Aki's death.
Eventually, Ryō was forced to fight Kaoru Kino, outmatched by the man's Agito form and forced to run upon being wounded. But Ryō is mysteriously suffering chest pain that would kill a normal person. Majima was unable to save Ryō on his own until Tetsuya arrived, allowing him to transfer his Agito Seed in Ryō. As a result, Ryō obtain the ability to become Exceed Gills (エクシードギルス Ekushīdo Girusu?). He used his new power to defeat Kino, diving after him. It was that act that reminded Kino of his intent to save lives, leading to his eventual sacrifice. After Kino's death and with the Lords nowhere to be found, Ryō befriended Risa Mishihara. However, he took her Overlord-induced death hard and attacked the El of the Ground, only to be defeated and left for dead. However, Gills arrived to aid Agito and G3-X to finish their fight with the Lords for good. In the epilogue, Ryō left town and is wandering the world.
Tetsuya Sawaki (沢木 哲也 Sawaki Tetsuya?) is the real Shouichi Tsugami, a man resurrected by the Overlord due to his passive involvement in the death of the first Agito, Yukina Sawaki. In reality, he was romantically involved with Yukina and tried to stop her from committing suicide, but he ultimately allowed her to plummet to her death. Soon after, he also committed suicide as he could not stand the guilt over Yukina's death. However, the now-grown up Overlord resurrected him and gave him some of his power, enabling him to accelerate the Agito seed evolution. However, he turned his back on the Overlord as he realized the world needs more people who can become Agito. Tetsuya eventually managed to redeem himself by saving Kana, before the Overlord granted him his rest to view mankind's future alongside him.
The OverLord (オーヴァーロード Ōvārōdo?) is the highest power among the Unknown, and is referred to as the creator of the human race. Long ago, there existed twin entities; one being the embodiment of light while the other was embodiment of darkness. These twin 'brothers' co-existed in harmony for a time, eventually creating our world. However, neither could agree on who would reign over their creation and a battle for control took place. In the end, the Overlord of Darkness triumphed over his brother, the Overlord of Light. But with his dying breath, the Overlord of Light bestowed his essence upon humanity—the power of Agito—with the hopes that, one day, they would evolve beyond his control. But the Overlord of Darkness refused to let this occur, taking it upon himself to personally eliminate the vessels of Agito, creating the Lords to kill all humans who possess the potential to "evolve" into Agito.
Though he died around the Pleistocene, the Overlord of Darkness left a puzzle that held a model of his very own DNA. Once the puzzle was solved, the Overlord's DNA was reconstructed from scratch. This allowed him to reform his physical body, starting off as an infant as he broke out of the containment box and escaped from the O-Parts lab. However, his birth was witnessed by Sakiko Mikumo, following her after he matured to an eight-year-old boy until she was killed by Anguis Femineus, whom the Overlord punished. Encountering Ryō as he was near death, the Overlord used his power to prolong his life, assuming his adult form as a result. After forced to take his leave after being nearly killed by a fear-driven Gills, the Overlord took it upon himself to personally murder Tomoko Miura, getting arrested and placed in a mental ward after he shut down from the burden of personally killing a human. As a result, the Overlord decided to watch from the sidelines as the Lords committed various supernatural murders on anyone reaching paranormal maturity, though he intervened once to give Agito's Tornador a power-boost. It would later result with Shouichi, along with Ryō and Makoto Hikawa, further complicating matters and interfering in his emissaries' work.
Before long, casualties mounted on both sides, with paranormals and Lords alike suffering loses. But the lost of the El of the Water opened the eyes of the Overlord to the reality that the vessels of Agito, Shouichi Tsugami, Ryō Ashihara, and Kaoru Kino had grown too powerful. To this end, he would see to it personally that all active Agito vessels were hunted down and stripped of their Seeds of Agito, rendered powerless. However, the Overlord realized he needs to kill the Riders in order to quell the Seeds he already absorbed. But with Hikawa's aid, Shouichi dealt a decisive blow to the Overlord that released the Seeds of Agito back to their rightful owners and forced the Overlord to retreat. However, that shock that even normal humans had grown strong enough to oppose his power convinced the Overlord that humanity was no longer worthy of existence, and so began orchestrating their extermination and start anew.
The Overlord would put his genocide of humanity into action: realigning the constellations of the Zodiac, ultimately killing off all of mankind in bizarre doppelgänger homicides starting with those born under Scorpio. To do this requires tremendous concentration, which would render him vulnerable. To this end, he creates the El of the Wind to be his bodyguard and the El of the Ground to continue killing those reaching paranormal maturity. But the Riders make one final stand and with the El Lords destroyed, the Overlord attempts to retreat but is wounded by Agito Shining Form's Shining Rider Kick. The Overlord survived the attack and has a conversation with Tetsuya Sawaki before the latter died, the latter's words convincing him that while he created mankind, the Overlord didn't truly understand them. After which, he hints that he decides to postpone his plans and observe how humans will use their own gifts and whether or not they are worth of existing.
The Overlord is portrayed by Rei Haneo (羽緒 レイ Haneo Rei?). As a baby and child, he is portrayed by Yuki Yagi (八木 優希 Yagi Yūki?), Ryunosuke Kamiki (神木 隆之介 Kamiki Ryūnosuke?), and Takafumi Anai (穴井 隆文 Anai Takafumi?).
The Akatsuki (あかつき号 Akatsuki-gō?) is a ship in where the Overlord of Light's spirit mysteriously appeared to personally give the seed of Agito to the passengers aboard. After blessing them with the power, the ship was attacked by the El of the Water sent by the Overlord of Darkness, in fear his brother would grant the Agito seeds to the passengers. The El fought Tetsuya Sawaki as he awakened as the 2nd Agito, fighting him and ultimately throwing him in the ocean. While he'd been unable to defeat the El Lord, Agito had held him off long enough for a policeman named Makoto Hikawa to see a storm overcoming the Akatsuki boat and jump in the water to save possible survivors. He managed to save everyone but Tetsuya, who was declared "lost at sea". From that point on, the lives of the blessed passengers would suffer deep and particular changes as they cross paths throughout the series. Their "leader" is Kaoru Kino.
Kaoru Kino (木野 薫 Kino Kaoru?) is a surgical genius whose career was ruined in a mountain accident, which claimed the life of his brother. He was one of the passengers involved in the Akatsuki case. Sometime following the incident, he evolved into Another Agito (アナザーアギト Anazā Agito?), but became disillusioned with his new found power.
Age 29, Tomoko Miura (三浦 智子 Miura Tomoko?) was among the passengers. Tomoko encounters Shouichi by accident, recognizing him as the young man she believed had died on the Akatsuki. She calls the Misugi residence to tell Shouichi to meet her tomorrow afternoon at East Park for the answers he seeks. But prior to their meeting, Tomoko was strangled to death by the Overlord himself. Overlord also revealed during conversation with Sawaki that during killing her, he feels an extreme heartache by killing his own child. Her death would cause the Overlord to retreat for a period of time to deal with this heartache.
Tomoko's best friend, Saeko Shinohara (篠原 佐恵子 Shinohara Saeko?) lives with her big brother, an archaeologist. After the Akatsuki incident, she was traumatized to the point of being unable to interact with anything. But when she hear of the false legend of Sandouko Lake, she began to scuba dive for relics of the Jomon era that tell of an ancient civilization which worshipped an ancient Agito. To keep Saeko in that state of mind, her brother dumped the relics she found into the lake. When her special ability began to surface, Equus Dies attacks her. But during the fight between Gills and Dies, Saeko gets her leg stuck to seaweed and drowns.
Claiming to be a housekeeper sent by Professor Misugi, Aki Sakaki (榊 亜紀 Sakaki Aki?) was sent by her fellow Akatsuki members to investigate Shouichi, eventually claiming herself to be his high school sweetheart when pressed to the way. She also encounters Ryō, to whom she denied being aboard the Akatsuki before forced to reveal the truth about it. However, before she could tell Ryō the full truth, having feelings for him, he was attacked by Hōjō and his group. Believing Ryō to be dead, Aki's powers begin to manifest as she makes her way to Masumi and have him print out everything on the Agito Capture Plan and going after those involved. But before that, she encounters Tetsuya who accelerated her power's evolution. As a result, she became corrupted by it and started to use her psychic powers to murder those involved in the Agito Capture Plan while evading the Jaguar Lords. While attempting to kill Hōjō, learning that Ryō was still alive, she was attacked by Pantheras Rubeo. Though she escaped him with aid from Gills, Aki is ambushed by Pantheras Magistra who snaps her neck. By the time Agito found her dead body, Ryō arrived at the scene and assumed Agito had murdered Aki, starting a series of heated battles until the two could finally make peace.
Katsuhiko Sagara (相良 克彦 Sagara Katsuhiko?) was awaken by Tetsuya, possessing psychokinesis and regenerative powers. He managed to kill Gills. Attempted to trick Mana into believing she could not control her powers. However, Katsuhiko was murdered by Crustata Palleo.
Masumi Sekiya (関谷 真澄 Sekiya Masumi?) is a cynical woman and one of the passengers involved in the Akatsuki incident, ending up serving as a host to the El of Water until he gathered enough energy to leave her body, depleting her of her life-energy as a result.
Kōji Majima (真島 浩二 Majima Kōji?) came from a line of doctors, befriended Mana and idolized Kino. When Ryo was injured after a fight with Another Agito, Koji was told by Tetsuya to give Ryō his Agito Seed in order to save his life. As he gave up his power, Ryo was not only completely healed, but was able to access Exceed Gills. He is the only surviving member of the Akatsuki by the end of the series.
Jun Tachibana (橘 純 Tachibana Jun?) is Masumi's friend, murdered by her when she was under the El's influence.
Masahide Takashima (高島 雅英 Takashima Masahide?) was the Akatsuki's captain. Later murdered by Masumi under the El's influence.
Kazuo Ashihara (葦原 和雄 Ashihara Kazuo?) is Ryō's father. After the incident, although he was missing, he died of a mental breakdown at the station.
JGSDF GA Division
Shiro Mizuki (水城 史朗 Mizuki Shirō?) is one of the military officers guarding the GA psychic educational facility when the Formica Pedes Lords attacked. He became one of the selected people to wore the Agito-like G4 System battle suit as Kamen Rider G4 (仮面ライダーG4 Kamen Raidā Jī Fō?). Though he would survive the ordeal, he would be left a jaded man, his pride scarred. He began living as one who would embrace death as the means of becoming stronger. He would eventually volunteer as operator for the G4 suit and eventually clash with G3-X operator Hikawa, to put their ideals to the test on the battlefield. Despite his suit being an upgraded version of Hikawa, the more experienced Rider was able to defeat him in battle by removing his helmet. The G4 suit then began to malfunction, ultimately killing Mizuki. Beginning to move on its own, the suit attempted to rise again to continue the fight, forcing Hikawa to destroy it with the Scorpion. As G4, he's armed with the Gigant (ギガント Giganto?), a large missile launcher powerful enough to take out several Unknown in a single shot, as well as an improved version of G3's GM-01 Scorpion handgun. G4 could also be further enhanced by use of an esper linked to a system which would predict the flow of combat, enabling G4 to respond to its opponent's attacks long before they began to execute them.
From the JGSDF's GA division, assigned to the G3 Unit. Risa Fukami (深海 理沙 Fukami Risa?) copies the data from Ozawa's computer relating to the G4. Once she got what she needed, she quits the G3 Unit and creates the G4 suit, intend on perfecting it so it can be mass-produced. She ended up being mauled to death by the Ant Lords while her creation was destroyed.
Yukina Sawaki (沢木 雪菜 Sawaki Yukina?) is a young psychic woman who committed suicide after discovering she was becoming the very first Agito. She was involved in a paranormal research conducted by Professor Kazaya at Jyohoku University. These experiments results were severe traumas on her which led her to kill Kazaya unconsciously. She left behind a younger brother, Tetsuya Sawaki, who would later become Kamen Rider Agito.
Sakiko Mikumo (三雲 咲子 Mikumo Sakiko?) is in charge of the O-Parts Research Department, her group researched the items from old long lost civilizations. By chance, she and her group found the puzzle that held the Overlord's DNA and unlocked it. With no idea of its nature, she had the 30,000 old DNA synthesized, resulting with the Overlord of Darkness being reborn as well as the division being disbanded upon his escape. However, because the Overlord followed her, Mikumo was murdered by Anguis Femineus. As killing a regular human is considered a taboo among the Unknown, Anguis Femineus was controlled to commit suicide by the Overlord himself after that.
Ryuji Tsukasa (司 龍二 Tsukasa Ryūji?) is a member of the police force who was Hōjō's senior partner, taking a bullet meant for him in the past that resulted in his hospitalization while his sister was murdered. Arriving to review the G3 Squad's abilities, he questioned their theories while dragging their name down the mud as a cover to kill Hisashi Hanamura, the man who murdered his sister Saori for breaking off their wedding and never being convicted of it due to lack of proof. Succeeding to make Hanamura's death look like the work of an Unknown with a tight alibi, Tsukasa confessed after Hōjō tore it down and turned himself in.
Ryuji Tsukasa is portrayed by Masaki Terasoma (寺杣 昌紀 Terasoma Masaki?). Terasoma was also known as the voice of Shadow Moon from the Kamen Rider Black series, as well as the voice of Kintaros from Kamen Rider Den-O.
Azuma Kunieda (国枝 東 Kunieda Azuma?) is a psychologist and Misugi's friend who nursed Shouichi back to health after he washed ashore. Sometime after, Kuneida would place him in the care of Yoshihiko Misugi.
Kana Okamura (岡村 可奈 Okamura Kana?) is a part-time chef, but was unable to cook properly and was fired until Shouichi helped her out. Her father was a chef, a victim of an Unknown attack, thus she herself is an Agito close to awakening. Fearful of this when it occurred, Kana attempted to kill herself, but Shouichi and Tetsuya managed to detain it and give her a reason to continue living.
Risa Mizuhara (水原 リサ Mizuhara Risa?) was a young runner for her high school team, but was hurt and ostracized by her former friends. Taking the identity of the Scorpion, Risa raced recklessly to forget her past. Though Ryō helped her, Risa was killed as the result of the Overlord's genocide of those born under the Scorpio sign.
Nobuyuki Kazaya (風谷 伸幸 Kazaya Nobuyuki?) is Mana's father and Misugi's brother-in-law. He is also Yukina and Tetsuya's college professor. Dead prior to the series beginning, he is always depicted in Mana's flashbacks as a loving father, warning her not to tell anyone about her supernatural powers. However, he is actually a very ambitious man, desiring to prove to his stepbrother that he could create a super-human. Obsessed with Yukina's supernatural powers, he conducts a series of experiments on her with Sawaki's aid. This eventually leads to his accidental death by the hands of Yukina. Ironically, his death was on the same day as Mana's birthday.
Sayaka Kahara (加原 紗綾香 Kahara Sayaka?) is a young lady with the psychic ability of clairvoyance. She came from a wealthy family and lived relatively well until she was orphaned during a car crash, which killed all but Sayaka herself. She inducted into the research study at the GA psychic educational facility as a candidate psychic for the G4 project.
Rei Motoki (本木 レイ Motoki Rei?) is a young boy gifted with psychic ability. He, like most children in the GA Psychic Facility, was orphaned at a young age.