GARO -VERSUS ROAD- (GARO - Bāsasu Rōdo) is a live-action series that celebrates the 15th anniversary of the franchise (as well as first season of VR-verse continuity) premiered in April 2nd. Being a new original series of the franchise, the show is set in its own continuity which differs to previous installments.
Synopsis[edit | edit source]
A mysterious VR Glasses (VRグラス VR Gurasu) suddenly arrives at the ordinary young people who are digesting their daily lives. When they put on that glasses, the players will be absorbed into the game, then a large number of players were gathered in a huge Game Field (ゲームフィールド Gēmu Fīrudo). Above them, there is shining golden armor...
Plot[edit | edit source]
After hearing the rumor about a mysterious virtual reality headset which allows the wearer to participate in Versus Road game from his friend Hoshiai, Kuon finds himself acquired one of said headsets and enters the game along with 99 chosen players. There, the ringmistress of the game, Shuka, presents a golden suit of armor as the game's grand prize and explains that the first level's goal is to survive by any means necessary as their numbers are getting halved. To increase the challenge, two bio-mechanical demon beasts, Horrors, are released upon the players where the demons will devour those who failed to escape their grasp.
Cast & Characters[edit | edit source]
- Matsudai Koya as Sena Kuon
- Yuhi as Amou Ryousuke
- Tokito as Nagumo Taisuke
- Toman as Kouzuki Takane
- Shimizu Naoya as Hoshiai Shouri
- Kadoshita Shutaro as Kanata Dai
- Reiji (TOK¥O TRICKING MOB) as Hyouga Ren
- Momotsuki Nashiko as Shuka
- Hinami Kyoko as Kadō Azami
- Maruyama Tomomi as Hagiri Shousetsu
Theme Song[edit | edit source]
Opening Theme[edit | edit source]
- "Theme of GARO -VERSUS ROAD-"
- Music composition and arrangement: Shiho Terada, Yoshichika Kuriyama
Ending Theme[edit | edit source]
- "Versus Road ~Higenjitsuteki Sabaibaru~" (Versus Road 〜非現実的サバイバル〜, lit. "Versus Road ~Unreal Survival~")
- Lyrics and composition: Hironobu Kageyama
- Arrangement: Yoshichika Kuriyama
- Artist: JAM Project