This article is about a/an kaijin in Kamen Rider, the original series.
For the child of Fog Mother with the same monster title from Kamen Rider J, see Garai.

Cobra Man (コブラ男 Kobura Otoko, 9) - A cobra monster. An Extended cobra arm can be utilized, the same arm contains fangs that disperse poisonous gas (the fangs are later knocked out by a guard dog). He can travel underground after creating a whirlwind. He was defeated by Kamen Rider #1's Rider Kick.

Remodeled Cobra Man

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Cobra Man with a force of Shocker Combatmen.

He is later revived as Remodeled Cobra Man (改造コブラ男 Kaizō Kobura Otoko, 10, 13) with the added ability of breathing fire before being destroyed by Kamen Rider #1's Rider Reversal. He was later resurrected by Shocker as part of the Revived Kaijin Army before being destroyed by Tokageron's special bomb. Tokageron and the Big Monster Army

Alternate continuities


In the original manga, Cobra Man was named Haruhiko (晴彦) had a girlfriend called Snake Woman Medusa whose real name is Myoko (美代子).

The First

Cobra (The First)


Main article: Cobra

In the remake movie, Kamen Rider The First, Cobra Man is simply known as Cobra (コブラ Kobura), the brainwashed state of Haruhiko Mitamura (三田村 晴彦 Mitamura Haruhiko), he is a special class soldier assigned to Bat's squadron, and later works independently alongside his romantic interest, Snake (formerly known as Miyoko Harada). He is mortally wounded by Kamen Rider 1's Rider Kick and dies while holding Snake's lifeless body in his arms.

Video game appearances

Kamen Rider Club

Cobra Man appears among the monsters of Shocker which is fought by the six Kamen Riders 1, 2, V3, X, Amazon, and Stronger in Kamen Rider Club.

Behind the scenes


In Kamen Rider The First, Haruhiko Mitamura was portrayed by Eiji Wentz (ウエンツ 瑛士 Uentsu Eiji). As Cobra, his suit actor was Mizuho Yoshida (吉田 瑞穂 Yoshida Mizuho).


As Cobra Man is both the first monster to be revived after being destroyed and the first to be improved or remodeled. He is also an "icon" of Kamen Rider Series with several characters from Heisei Kamen Rider Series homage to.