|This article is about a/an set of riders in the Kamen Rider Series.|
- "I'm your only friend"
- ―Hayato Ichimonji (reboot)[src]
Often, a major plot point of a Kamen Rider series is the appearance of a Rival- usually a Kamen Rider whose motives don't mesh with those of the lead character. These rivals can be anti-heroic but rarely villainous. They serve as both foil and companion to the lead rider. They develop an often begrudged relationship at first which develops into a strong camaraderie.
Rival riders often appear the first time in the episodes that serve the storytelling function of a mid-season premiere.
Pages in category "Rival"
The following 23 pages are in this category, out of 23 total.