Fruit Samurai Guy
Takatora Kureshima/Kamen Rider Zangetsu/Zangetsu Shin
""This is my/our stage now!""
Kouta Kazuraba (葛葉 紘汰 Kazuraba Kōta), also written as Kota Kazuraba in different publications, is one of the main characters and the main protagonist as well as the titular character of the Kamen Rider Series installment, Kamen Rider Gaim. He first gains the ability to transform by accident when he finds the Sengoku Driver, being called Armored Rider Gaim (アーマードライダー鎧武 [ガイム] Āmādo Raidā Gaimu) by DJ Sagara. Throughout the series, Kouta is determined to protect Zawame City from the ongoing Helheim Invasion and other invaders, gaining the title of Kamen Rider Gaim (仮面ライダー鎧武 [ガイム] Kamen Raidā Gaimu, lit. "Armored Warrior") when aiding his predecessors during the finale of Kamen Rider Wizard and the Heisei vs Showa Rider conflict.
Kouta Kazuraba made a first appearance as one of Marika Kato's followers in Mars. He went on a practice training with Milinda Brantini and her friends as well.
After the deaths of Kain and Thornheart, he and the heroes continued to live a life with his friends in Mars. Suddenly, he and the people were visited by the Symphogear heroines and their friends for the first time. During the meeting, he and the gang decided to discuss about the future deaths of Rustal Elion and the rest of Lord Prozen's minions as well.
After the meeting was finished, Kouta and the heroes left their homeplanet Mars, thus leaving their families and their homes behind. While continuing to escort Futaba Ichinose, Norimichi Shimada, and Chitose Karasuma, he and his friends were confronted by the people of the Knights of Gjallarhorn. However, he and the heroes managed to trick them by sending Flint Lockwood and Steve to KOG. Then, he and the heroes met the Transylvanian Business for the first time.
After the defeat of the Bruters and the death of Yan Baihu, he and the heroes continued their journey to earth. When Leo Conrad and Sally Land were recruited by Professor Kiryu and the gang. He and the others were told that Gjallarhorn is the evil organization responsible for kidnapping families. So, he and the heroes must have a meeting with Dr. Dan and his companions for help just before joining forces Lady Yuinshiel Asteria and her followers.
Allies, Neutral and Enemies
Allies: Hibiki Tachibana, Tsubasa Kazanari, Chris Yukine, Maria Cadenzavna Eve, Shirabe Tsukuyomi, Kirika Akatsuki, Miku Kohinata, Souji Tendou/Kamen Rider Kabuto, Arata Kagami/Kamen Rider Gatack, Ruuji Familon, Midori, Arashi, Heero Yuy, Kira Yamato, Setsuna F. Seiei, Bugs Bunny, Marika Kato, Milinda Brantini, Dominic Toretto, Greg Heffley, Tsubomi Kido, Wade Owen Watts, Shouya Ishida, Hei (Darker than Black), Ryuga Banjou/Kamen Rider Cross-Z, Soichi Isurugi, Misora Isurugi, Sawa Takigawa, Eiji Hino/Kamen Rider OOO, Professor Kukui, Professor Burnet, Kaito Kumon/Kamen Rider Baron, Mitsuzane Kureshima/Kamen Rider Ryugen, Takatora Kureshima/Kamen Rider Zangetsu/Zangetsu Shin, Suzuka Kamiki, Gas-House Gorillas, Kazumi Sawatari/Kamen Rider Grease, He Jin, Hyde Kido, Bastion Misawa, Horrid Henry, Mirei Mikagura, Etemon, Volcamon, Yūna Yūki, Mimori Tōgō, Fu Inubouzaki, Itsuki Inubouzaki, Karin Miyoshi, Sonoko Nogi, Hiroki Nagase, Masaru Ooyama/Akaba, Syuuya Aikawa/Aoba, Syoukichi Mihara/Kiba, Anne Hanakoizumi, Hibiki Hagyu, Ruri Hibarigaoka, Ren Ekoda, Botan Kumegawa, Futaba Ichinose, Chitose Karasuma, Norimichi Shimada, Kenzo Tenma, Kudelia Aina Bernstein, Atra Mixta, Leo Conrad, Sally Land, Carly Carmine, Seraphimon, Cherubimon (Good), Ophanimon, Guardian Eatos, Haru Soramachi, Namino Murakami, Rei Kiriyama, Flint Lockwood, Steve the Monkey, Decode Talker, Encode Talker, Wataru Kurenai/Kamen Rider Kiva, Kivat-bat the 3rd, Kate Green, Gentoku Himuro/Night Rogue/Kamen Rider Rogue, Rinna Sawagami, Nariaki Utsumi, Akari Tsukimura, Leena Toros, Aila Jyrkiainen, Mitsuya Majime, Hester Shaw, Kouhei Araki, Jiro, Ramon, Riki, Yuinshiel Asteria, Rena Asteria
Enemies: Gunther Prozen, Thaddeus Valentine, Hajime Busuzima, Thornheart (deceased; killed by Milinda Brantini), Dr. Ellie Staple, Kain (RESTOL Special Rescue Squad) (deceased), Flinty McCallahan (deceased), Greta Hideg, Matori, Dr. Zager, Gozu (Pokemon), Mikie Okamine, Masakuni Mido, Jail Scaglietti, Gabby Jay, Alva, Kuroto Dan/Kamen Rider Genm (formerly), Rustal Elion, Carta Issue, Iok Kujan, Gallus Bauduin, Elek Falk, Iznario Fareed, Nemo Baklazan, Julieta Juris, Wolf Rocky, Knight Unryuji (formerly), Shia Kijima, Wilfrid Kijima, Saga Adou, Swartz, Uhr, Ora, Tid, Great New Empire, Dr.Eggman, Commander Sasha, Sima Yi (Legend Heroes), Millenniummon, Ark (Kamen Rider), Alan Gado, Yusei Fudo, Jack Atlas, Crow Hogan, Akiza Izinski, Leo and Luna, Takeshi Manganji, Horobi/Kamen Rider Horobi, Jin/Kamen Rider Jin, Dr. Emmanuel Klipse, Duke of Weselton, Calabar, Abigail (Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka), Jun Shibaura/Kamen Rider Gai, Henry Evans, Henery Hawk, Haeda Gunnel, High Roller, Lu-Sho, Angilon, Malbion, Piñata, Mitsuko Yurizono, Gym Ghingham, Yoko Minato/Kamen Rider Marika, Ryoma Sengoku/Kamen Rider Duke, Lock Dealer Sid/Kamen Rider Sigurd, Dr. Armond, Negataros/Kamen Rider Nega Den-O. Narutaki, Ma Yiguang, Archanfel, Hamilcar Barcas, Sin Rubeo Amniculus, Waferdanos, Friedrich von Purgstall, Cabraal Khan, Jabir Ibn Hayyan, Luggnagg de Krumeggnic, Li Yentsui. Edward Caerleon, Tuatha De Galenos, Shizu Onuma/Griselda, Apollon, Katsuhiko Jinnai, Yukari Origami, Kate Hoshimiya, Xanatos (Star Wars), Vasili Dassaiev/Magadan, Madcap (Power Players), Ikazuchi/Kamen Rider Ikazuchi, Naki/Kamen Rider Naki, Sharon Apple, Azu (Kamen Rider), Skedar Warriors, Trilobite Magia, Dr. Vellian Crowler, Xion (Bloody Roar), Ryoken Kogami, Bill Cox, Finis (Kamen Rider), Romeo (PJ Masks), Sir Leigh Teabing, Embryo (Cross Ange), Gai Amatsu/Kamen Rider Thouser, Aldrige (Zoids), Christopher Giller, Knox (Zoids), Luc (Zoids), Torataro Okamine, Sergeant Shell, Jiin Elisi Linette, Toyman, Harry Wormwood, Zinnia Wormwood, Michael Wormwood, Agatha Trunchbull, Shigaru, Carl Anheuser, Dr. Lewis Dodgson, Hitoha and Futaba Karakuri, Katarina Claes