This article is about a/an episode in Kamen Rider V3.
Sudden Death! V3 Mach Kick!!
Kamen Rider V3, Episode 40
Kr V3 40
Air date November 17, 1973
Written by Tooru Hirayama & Seiji Abe
Directed by Issaku Uchida
Episode Guide
Terror of the Carnivorous Fauna!!
Oh! People Are Melting! Enter, Marshal Armor

Sudden Death! V3 Mach Kick!! (必殺!V3マッハキック!! Hissatsu! Buisurī Mahha Kikku!!) is the fortieth episode of Kamen Rider V3. It features V3's final showdown with Archbishop Tsubasa, who assumes his monster form, Zombie Bat. It also introduces Archbishop Wing's successor, Marshal Armor.


Destron mutant Deadman-Bat, employing a virus called the Himalayan Devil, turns the residents of apartment complexes in all the major cities into vampire slaves. When Rider Scout Kiyoshi discovers his older brother is one of the victims, he and Shigeru are attacked by the mutant. V3 challenges Deadman-Bat, but is tossed from the air and Kiyoshi is injured. Can V3 develop a new technique in order to defeat the true form of Archbishop Wing?


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DVD releases

V3 DVD Vol 7

Kamen Rider V3 Volume 7, DVD cover

  • Kamen Rider V3 Volume 7 features episodes 37-42.[1]
  • The complete Kamen Rider V3 series was released in a boxset by Hawaii's Generation Kikaida, with English subtitles provided by JN Productions.[2]


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