Kamen Rider ZO

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Kamen Rider ZO is a 1993 Kamen Rider film produced to celebrate the franchise's 20th anniversary.

Geneticist Dr. Mochizuki splices grasshopper DNA into his lab assistant, Asou Masaru, who stumbles from the lab and goes comatose in the middle of the woods. Mochizuki's next experiment has even more dire results: He creates the Neo-Organism/Doras (both names apply), a diabolical mutant life form that holds him hostage when he won't complete its development. It tries to kidnap Hiroshi, Mochizuki's son, to force him to do as it demands, but he sends a telepathic call for help to Masaru, who transforms into Kamen Rider ZO to battle Doras.

Footage from the movie was used in Saban's Masked Rider, with ZO appearing only in faraway shots.

The movie was also adapted into a Full Motion Videogame for the Sega CD under title The Masked Rider: Kamen Rider ZO (not to be confused with Saban's Masked Rider), where it received a poor dub into English and also had scenes deleted. It was not well received.

Tropes used in Kamen Rider ZO include: