In spite of the painful strains, Otoya intends to keep it instead of Jiro by putting up a tough front in of Yuri. In the city, Gamel is inspired to create the Bison Yummy after seeing a couple arguing. However, the two women are confronted by the forest's guardian, the Silkmoth Fangire. Once he slays the Mantis Fangire, Kiva is ambushed by Kengo who attacks him as Rising Ixa as Megumi and Nago set up from a distance to snipe down their friend with specially-made bullets. Kiyoto Maki of the Kougami Biological Research Lab as the real bomber builds a new bomb. Eiji uses all of the Cell Medals he has to find Ankh and Tamura using the Candroids and saves Ankh from the Yummy possessing Tamura's body.
Following her at the time, Wataru becomes Kiva and battles the Sheep Fangire, countering the Fangire's speed in Garulu Form, with Megumi offering her aid. Once breaking free, Yuri pleas for Garulu to stop and refuses to ever love him as she admits her feelings for Otoya. However, Wataru in the guise of a doctor, advises him to stay in bed for a year. Though he easily overpowers the Moth Fangire, Kiva is distracted by the thoughts about his father, with the Moth Fangire managing to escape him. Angry for being tricked, Tsugami assumes his true form and attempts to kill Megumi until Wataru arrives, with Kivat-bat the 3rd allowing him to transform into Kamen Rider Kiva and battle the Horse Fangire. Meanwhile, the Count Inukai, the Prawn Fangire, grows fearful for his brethren dying and decides to do something about it. In 2008, after seeing Megumi as she checks out of the hospital after the previous battle, Wataru finds Nago visiting her as he tells her to stay in bed, which offends her.
Ryo then goes after Megumi again, managing to attract Kiva's attention. Later, Wataru plays the violin with a desire to truly understand his father, feeling Otoya's melody in his heart. Both of these new issues eventually cause the Bloody Rose to crack in response to Wataru's stress. The Mantis Fangire then arrives at that time to kill Maya for her past betrayals. With his elbow wounded from the fight, Wataru is unable to play bass for Kengo. The Octopus Fangire attempts to outrun Kiva, only to be dragged around by him on the Machine Kivaa. Later, at the Café mald'amour, Yuri's employer Mamoru Shima tells her to target a young businessman named Kaoru Tsugami, who actually is the Horse Fangire.
After Kengo reports of what occurred, Shima scolds Nago as he explains that Wataru's torn heart might do the job of killing the young man for them, though he secretly wants to help Wataru. He did, however find himself having an interest in Yuri and Susan Kumiko. In Garulu Form, Jiro can move at incredible speeds as well as survive being attacked by members of the Checkmate Four. Learning that he took the Ixa Knuckle, Yuri attempts to take it back from Otoya. Keisuke decides he wants to outdo the Meguro Masaji comedy duo, so the Ageha Yummy attacks them and extracts their talent.
However, Megumi was unable to bring herself to use the Ixa System as the Ladybug Fangire takes Nago and Kengo away as hostages, only to encounter Wataru who reveals that he is spiritually possessed from beyond the grave by his father, Otoya. After breaking free, Wataru follows the sound of Megumi's music and transforms into Kiva to battles the Sheep Fangire, but he is still overpowered by the Fangire's speed and strength. At the lab, Goto questions Maki about Hina's kidnapping, but Maki tries to tempt him with the Birth Driver. In 2008, Taiga is distraught with Wataru's choice to fight for the humans, walking off to Wataru's dismay as he points out that they would have to fight each other eventually. Eiji tries to appease them, but the Bison Yummy attacks just as Takeshi wins one million yen. At his former studio, Tanahashi reveals that use his position as chief of police to set up the framings to get back at the Blue Sky Organization for Ixa ruining his life in the past when a Fangire attack that ends up with him being coma for a year with his model, Maya, nowhere to be found. Elsewhere, Mezool uses a conman to grow several Piranha Yummy, the Waste Yummy from before revealed to be a distraction to keep them safe.
However, once Ryōko finally dies, Nago arrives and a devastated Shinji savagely attacks Ixa. Forced into accepting Kougami's deal, Ankh agrees to give him 60% of all Cell Medals they get. She is then ambushed by Ryo with the Bishop watching in hopes Mio will awaken as the new Queen. In 2008, after defeating the revived Fangire with his older half-brother, Wataru questions what would do since knowing his nature as a half Fangire as Maya appears to him and tells him that the blood of his father running through him is what truly matters, telling him to suppress Otoya's kindness before she departs. Haruka becomes more desperate over her family's bankrupcy, feeding the Egg Yummies. He does however, still have a comical side as he cried and somewhat freaked out at Nago and Megumi's wedding.
In the fight's aftermath, before deciding to lead the Arms Monsters in keeping Castle Doran from running amok, Jiro questions Otoya's faith in them when Otoya suddenly appears to ask that he and the others protect Wataru in his stead. Unfortunately, Nago tracks him down and mercilessly attacks him. After Otoya tells Shima that Jiro helped him saving Yuri from Ryo, Shima offers Jiro a place in Aozora as well. Birth then takes all the left over Cell Medals for himself. In the middle of their battle, Kiva is removed from the area by a Kukulkan conjured by Taiga so he can personally execute the Horsefly Fangire for her crimes against their kind. As Rising Ixa, Nago initially is disadvantaged against the Swallowtail Fangire until his drive to succeed allows him to mortally wound the Fangire while regaining his vision. Advertisements showed a theme to the series, with the motif for Kamen Rider Kiva as a.
Upon witnessing the Sabbat, Wataru transforms into Kiva to summon Castle Doran as Ixa calls the Powerd Ixer, who promptly arrives. As Eiji and Ankh leave the hospital after seeing Monta, they are met by Erika Satonaka, who shows them a video message of Kousei Kougami. Ankh resumes his search for Kougami as Eiji goes off to find the Yummy himself. But the Bat Fangire uses this moment to attack, easily beating the two Kivas single-handedly before throwing Wataru off a cliff. After an attempt to blackmail Otoya by kidnapping Yuri, Maya saves him and questions him about the feeling of love.
In 2008, after an intense battle with the Pearlshell Fangire as Kiva, a wounded Wataru finds Mio equally wounded with neither aware of the other's true identity as they treat each other and lie about their injuries. He also likes coffee apparently. Later, Tsukuba decides to travel on his bike, so Eiji gives him a pair of boxers as a present. Mio later admits she is glad Wataru's a Fangire, asking him to kill Taiga and replace him as the King so they can be together; Wataru also refuses this request. While having a Time Play to target sunglasses-wearing people, the Rook is confronted by Jiro, with Wolfen wanting to end his affairs with the Fangire. Follow Description: Set in 2008, Kurenai Wataru is a young man who is destined from birth to become Kamen Rider Kiva, and to fight rampant race of monsters known as Fangires, which sustain themselves by draining human life.