Hentai Kamen: The Abnormal Crisis (Blu-ray release 2016-10-14) is the sequel to the 2013 surprise hit adaptation of a manga, featuring a student who transforms into a superhero by wearing a panty on the face.  His attack mainly involves pushing an opponent’s face into his crotch.

The sequel has more of the same as before.  Although there are new characters, new elements and new fighting moves introduced, the movie is too long for the simplistic story it has – the villain is not dead and brings new enemies to fight the protagonist, while the girlfriend goes away due to a misunderstanding.  Shortening the movie and cutting annoyingly dumb dialogue should help.

A bigger budget also upgrades the CG from very bad to bad.  In spite of the new stuff, none of them really gives more excitement than before.  Even with these flaws it is still more enjoyable than the average Kamen Rider movie.

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