A scientist's son, named Shin, volunteers for tests. These tests turn out to be run by the "Syndicate." He is tranformed into a Kamen Rider. Knowing the "Syndicate's" plans for world domination, they must kill Shin. The CIA, trying to stop the "Syndicate" also find out Shin is a Kamen Rider. So, the CIA is also trying to kill him. Shin gets his girlfriend pregnant, and the "Syndicate" leader (of the Japan branch" kills Shin's girlfriend... Written by
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Before the name "Kamen Rider Shin" was decided, Shotaro Ishinomori originally planned for the character to be called "Kamen Rider Gaia". The design of this Kamen Rider Gaia was originally more of a traditional Kamen Rider appearance, before later designs switched to a "Kamen Rider Style Reform" version (resembling a man in a motorcycle helmet and modified riding jacket), and then the mutated insect-like human that would become Kamen Rider Shin. See more