Ganikomol is a crab/bat monster working for the Geldam organization and an antagonist in the 1971 Kamen Rider series. He is the only Geldam monster to appear in the series.
Ganikomol faced Kamen Rider 1 several times. Assumed by Hongo to be a Shocker kaijin, Ganikomol denies this to be the case. He also tells Hongo about the Shocker kaijin he looking for is Unidogma. After Shocker was destroyed and merged into Geldam to create Gel-Shocker, Ganikomol wa tasked with exterminating the remaining of Shocker Combatmen. As they try to escape, Ganikomol is faced again by Kamen Rider 1. He is defeated when Kamen Rider 1 attacks it during its flight attack in mid air, creating an explosion that seemingly kills him.
After its initial defeat to Rider 1, Ganikomol is rebuilt by Gel-Shocker. The only visual difference are the yellow boots, while the original had black ones. He able to disguise himself as General Black, and uses that ability to attract and engage Kamen Rider 1 and Kazuya Taki in combat once again. Ganikomol is destroyed when Kamen Rider 1 throws him from the top of an aerial tramway. However later it's revealed he is just bait for Kamen Rider 1 from Hiruchameleon and he tries to prevent Hongo from transforming.
Kamen Rider Decade: All Riders vs. Dai-Shocker
Ganikomol was revived again as a part of Dai-Shocker. He was killed by Kamen Rider Diend's finishing attack. Along with Leiurus Acutia and Longhorn Orphnoch, Ganikomol revived again and participated in the final battle, where he is seen fighting Kamen Riders 1, 2, Super-1, and Kabuto. He is also seen as one of the monsters trying to protect Ika-Devil. They are all destoyed by Decade, Diend and Momotaros.
Let's Go Kamen Riders
Due to a change in history caused by Ankh leaving a O Medal behind in 1971, Shocker achieved its goal of world dominion with the Shocker Greeed which defeated the Double Riders, and new members from the various groups that would have manifested in the normal timeline after Shocker's destruction. Ganikomol was among the many monsters who were part of the this alliance. He had a human form and acted as a member of the Shocker police. Later, when the riders united against Shocker, he along with Ikadevil and Garagaranda was destroyed by Kamen Rider Den-O Climax Form Boistous Slash and Kamen Rider New Den-O Counter Slash.
Heisei Rider vs. Showa Rider: Kamen Rider Taisen feat. Super Sentai
Powers and Ability
Ganikomol is capable of flight and has power and reflexes comparable to Kamen Rider 1. He also has ability to spit smoke capable of turning its target to dust. He also possesses significant durablity, being able withstand Kamen Rider 1's New Cyclone attack.