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SHfiguarts Kamen Rider Black RX

The child of the Sun! Kamen Rider Black! RX!

A review of SHfiguarts Kamen Rider Black RX.

Black RX, a sequel series to Kamen Rider Black, is memorable to many people for 2 reasons:

– It’s the sequel to the highly popular Kamen Rider Black,

-and it’s the first series to be remade/Americanised into Saban’s MASKED RIDER.

Despite the fact that Saban’s MASKED RIDER was extremely horrible, it did expose the American kids to the awesomeness of Kamen Rider. (Now now, let’s not get into how they got all the other Riders’ names messed up – Skyrider as AMAZON, X as V3, etc) This makes RX more recognizable to the Americans.

Furthermore, RX was the first time a single actor (Tetsuo Kurata) portrayed 2 Riders in KR history. Sure, that’s pretty common nowadays, but it was a new concept back then. Not to mention that RX had alternate forms: Biorider and Roborider, making him even more outstanding.

Now, back to the topic at hand. SHFiguarts RX is essentially a remold of the SHFiguarts Black body, which in itself is quite a basic SHFiguart body. The only differences are the wristwatch thingy, the new head, different torso, belt, and the additional revolcane. Apart from that, the arms and legs are basically the same. Which kinda makes sense anyway, since RX and Black are the same guy anyway… As such, RX has the same articulation as Black, apart from restricted head articulation due to his weird neck.

Accessories-wise, RX comes with the usual optional hands, and his lightsab-oops, Revolcane. The Revolcane’s cast in transparent plastic. Doesn’t really look like its glowing onscreen look, but then it’s good enough.

Overall, RX’s a good figure. Not exactly perfect, since the arms and legs are too slim for Jiro (RX/Black’s suit actor), but a good enough figure nonetheless. My only gripe’s that the chest is kinda glossy, and that the RX logo is just tampoed onto his chest.

For more pictures, check out the gallery below:

Categories: Kamen Rider
  1. December 5, 2010 at 11:27 pm

    Ace gallery and review. my RX must be broken, his revolcane dosent LIGHT UP like yours 😛

  2. December 6, 2010 at 10:05 am

    This is one retro KR I like…. But I can’t find it at a decent price anymore…..

  3. December 6, 2010 at 10:42 am

    how much isit? when u buy it

    • December 7, 2010 at 12:22 am

      $28, more than a year ago.

  4. Ichigo Rider
    December 7, 2010 at 6:16 pm

    Epic gallery! Your gallery does a great job at capturing RX’s spirit!

  5. UraKaMe
    January 3, 2011 at 1:30 pm

    RX sure looks dull compared to the other Showa Riders like V3… another awesome gallery though! How’d you do that Rider Kick though?

    • January 3, 2011 at 7:15 pm

      Through the power of the mutated Kingstone 😀

      • Ichigo Rider
        January 4, 2011 at 1:59 pm

        haha, nice one

        too bad tt e shf rx has glossy chest!!

      • January 6, 2011 at 9:15 pm

        Yeah, and that his arms/legs are too thin. He’ll look more accurate with thicker arms/legs like Hyper Kabuto.

  6. RiderHero
    January 24, 2011 at 10:31 pm

    did you hear the rumour about the new version of Figuarts Black and RX?

    • January 25, 2011 at 9:04 pm

      Yes, but it’s just a rumour…

      • Wboiler
        January 26, 2011 at 1:40 pm

        where teh rumour come from?

      • January 26, 2011 at 8:49 pm

        4chan and then HJU.

  7. apolloguys86
    January 27, 2011 at 9:10 pm

    Deadpool. :
    4chan and then HJU.

    Not exactly the most reliable source, is it?

    • January 27, 2011 at 9:38 pm

      Precisely. Though the Shadowmoon part of the rumour was correct…

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