Super Sentai

Sunday 7:30 AM on TV Asahi Premiered Apr 05, 1975 In Season



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Welcome to the Super Sentai guide at Since 1975, the Super Sentai series has become a staple in Japanese society. Super Sentai was used as the source material for what is known in America as Power Rangers starting in 1992 with ZyuRanger and currently up to Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger. Gokaiger marked the 35th anniversary of Super Sentai in Japan.

The following is a full list of past and present Sentai seasons:

- Himitsu Sentai GoRanger (Secret Squadron Five Ranger),
Aired from 1975-1977. 84 episodes.

- J.A.K.Q. Dengekitai (J.A.K.Q. Blitzkrieg Squad)
Aired in 1977. 35 episodes.

- Battle Fever J
Aired in 1979. 52 episodes.

- Denshi Sentai Denjiman (Electronic Squadron Denjiman)
Aired in 1980. 51 episodes.

- Taiyou Sentai Sun Vulcan (Solar Squadron Sun Vulcan)
Aired in 1981. 50 episodes.

- Dai Sentai Goggle V (Great Squadron Goggle Five)
Aired in 1982. 50 episodes.

- Kagaku Sentai Dynaman (Science Squadron Dynaman)
Aired in 1983. 51 episodes.

- Choudenshi Bioman (Super Electronic Bioman)
Aired in 1984. 51 episodes.

- Dengeki Sentai Changeman (Blitzkrieg Squadron Changeman)
Aired in 1985. 55 episodes.

- Choushinsei Flashman (Supernova Flashman)
Aired in 1986. 50 episodes.

- Hikari Sentai Maskman (Light Squadron Maskman)
Aired in 1987. 51 episodes.

- Choujuu Sentai Liveman (Super-Beast Squadron Liveman)
Aired in 1988. 49 episodes.

- Kousoku Sentai TurboRanger (High-Speed Squadron Turbo Ranger)
Aired in 1989. 51 episodes.

- Chikyuu Sentai Fiveman (Earth Squadron Fiveman)
Aired in 1990. 48 episodes.

- Choujin Sentai Jetman (Birdman Squadron Jetman)
Aired in 1991. 51 episodes.

- Kyouryuu Sentai ZyuRanger (Dinosaur Squadron Beast Ranger)
Aired in 1992. 50 episodes.

- Gosei Sentai DaiRanger (Five-Star Squadron Great Ranger)
Aired in 1993. 50 episodes.

- Ninja Sentai KakuRanger (Ninja Squadron Hidden Ranger)
Aired in 1994. 53 episodes.

- Chouriki Sentai OhRanger (Super-Power Squadron Overtech Hardware Ranger)
Aired in 1995. 48 episodes.

- Gekisou Sentai CarRanger (Racing Squadron Car Ranger)
Aired in 1996. 48 episodes.

- Denji Sentai MegaRanger (Electromagnetic Squadron Mega Ranger)
Aired in 1997. 51 episodes.

- Seijuu Sentai Gingaman (Star-Beast Squadron Milky Way Man)
Aired in 1998. 50 episodes.

- Kyuukyuu Sentai GoGo-V (Rescue Squadron GoGo V)
Aired in 1999. 50 episodes.

- Mirai Sentai TimeRanger (Future Squadron Time Ranger)
Aired in 2000. 51 episodes.

- Hyakujuu Sentai GaoRanger (100 Beast Squadron Growl Ranger)
Aired in 2001. 51 episodes.

- Ninpuu Sentai Hurricanger (Stealth-Wind Squadron Hurricane Ranger)
Aired in 2002. 51 episodes.

- Bakuryuu Sentai AbaRanger (Blastasaur Squadron Outburst Ranger)
Aired in 2003. 50 episodes.

- Tokusou Sentai DekaRanger (Special Investigation Squadron Detective Ranger)
Aired in 2004. 50 episodes.

- Mahou Sentai MagiRanger (Magic Squadron Magic Ranger)
Aired in 2005. 49 episodes.

- GoGo Sentai Boukenger (Rumbling Squadron Adventure Ranger)
Aired in 2006. 49 episodes.

- JÅ«ken Sentai GekiRanger (Beast-Fist Squadron Fierce Ranger)
Aired in 2007. 49 episodes.

- Engine Sentai Go-Onger (Engine Squadron Go-On Ranger)
Aired in 2008. 50 episodes.

- Samurai Sentai Shinkenger (Samurai Squadron Shinkenger)
Aired in 2009. 49 episodes.

- Tensou Sentai Goseiger (Heavenly Armament Squadron Goseiger)
Aired in 2010. 50 episodes.

- Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger (Pirate Squadron Ranger)
Aired in 2011. 51 episodes.

- Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters (Special Mission Squadron Go-Busters)
Aired in 2012. 50 episodes.

- Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger (Electrobeast Squadron Dinosaurger)
Aired in 2013. 48 episodes.

Katsuhiro Suzuki

Katsuhiro Suzuki

Hiromu Sakurada/RedBuster

Ryoma Baba

Ryoma Baba

Ryuji Iwasaki/BlueBuster

Arisa Komiya

Arisa Komiya

Yoko Usami/YellowBuster

Hiroya Matsumoto

Hiroya Matsumoto

Masato Jin/BeetBuster

Yuichi Nakamura

Yuichi Nakamura

Beet J. Stag/StagBuster (voice)

Keiji Fujiwara

Keiji Fujiwara

Cheeda Nick (voice)

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  • This show, described in one word, is WEIRD. They say Power Rangers has corny jokes and bad acting, Super Sentai has corny seriousness and bad acting. Not everything is bad, not all the actors are bad but overall it's very, well, just read.moreless

    Super Sentai started as Secret Task Force Goranger. Sentai, since Zyuranger, is adapted to America known as Power Rangers. It has the same concept but different in it's own way. Each series from the past 15 odd years each sentai ends up with 5-6 rangers. Usually it's 6 but recently Detective Task Force Dekaranger had 10, yes 10!!

    It is hard to review Super Sentai because each series is different, and I can't review all 29 existing series because I haven't seen them all. I suggest watching each series and finding out for yourself. I can attempt to make a summary for all I know

    Goranger - Goverment project

    Zyuranger - they get their powers from the dinosaurs. They fight the evil witch Bandora and the evil her assistant PuriPuri makes.

    Dairanger - 5 stars from above. They fight the gorma clan in order to stop it from taking over the planet. They later get a kid ranger, kibaranger.

    Kakuranger - 5 Ninjas that cut and eliminate evil! Kakuranger revealed! What is interesting about this one is Ninjablack is American who barely speaks Japanese.

    Ohranger - Dealing with Egypt and pyrimids I think

    Carranger - Cars

    Megaranger - They are space rangers

    Timeranger - 4 cadets from the year 3000 are stuck in 2000 trying to stop a villian who escaped from the past. Ironically, they find a red ranger in our time to fight with them who is in relation to an evil man in the future, whom they, at first, think he IS that evil man.

    Gaoranger - 5 chosen soldiers of the animal spirits band together to stop the evil orgu. When the last, Gaored appears, he wants to change things with the team, including a name basis. Gaoyellow makes everyone call each other Gao instead of their names. He believes they loose their identity.

    Hurricanger - Ninja's again. They start out with 3 then add 2, then in the end, Shurikenger, has an interesting story, I suggest looking into it.

    Abaranger - Dinosaurs again! They must use their changers to call upon dinosaur powers to fight against evil.

    Dekaranger - Detectives. No real solid story. They investigate different crimes and make arrests. That is pretty much it. However, what I find disturbing is they kill their enemies, even if they haven't committing bad crimes. In SPD, dekaranger's American version, they are arrested.

    Magiranger - 5 brothers and sisters must join forces after evil kills their mother. The evil forces of hell (yes hell) are attacking to open the door so all the monsters will be unleashed. The magiranger's mother is also a ranger.

    Well overall i'd say it's a fun series...the drama can be worked on, acting should be amped. I am sure people will agree with me. Those who don't are usually giving out illegal subbed copies of it ;)moreless
  • Himitsu Sentai Goranger was a show from the mid 70's upon which the Power Rangers were based. "Go" means five in Japanese, hence go-ranger for five rangers.

    I realize that the high score is due to nostalgia. I haven't seen the show since it went off the air. I do remember that those Japanese superhero shows contained a lot of off-screen violence. People, even children, were often "killed" in the show, with the heroes finding the dead bodies and swearing to get justice. Most, if not all, of those heroes were cyborgs. Normal human beings who were critically injured and saved by receiving robotic body parts. I think that Kikaida is the only one of the Japanese superhero shows available on DVD or VHS. Rainbowman, Kamen Rider, Goranger (goreinja) are the others.

    If you have the opportunity, I strongly recommend that you give these shows a try- especially Goranger and Kamen Rider. They are quite dark (Power Rangers is campy in comparison) so you should check them out before letting any young children watch.moreless

    I have always been intrigued in this series since i saw pictures of Jetman when i was in college, but NEVER saw any non-ANIME stuff until i got HIGH-SPEED INTERNET, and now i wish i could find EVERY EPISODE of the last 30 years.

    i have been watching since the final episodes of Dekaranger, and loved loved LOVED the Nightmare sisters of MagiRanger, and cursed the dreaded Power Rangers for not including them in Mystic Force.

    While i was in college, the Power Rangers came out with, and i thought i would like this since it reminded me of Jetman(not knowing that it was all connected), but i found Power Rangers to be stupid. A large pig eatting all the food in the world??? While Boukenger lost my interest in 6 episodes, i have been FULLY glued to my computer watching RAW then subbed versions of GEKIRANGER...i am ADDICTED To this show! i have even bought the toys, i just can't get enough of it! Long Live Sentai!moreless
  • Brilliant show, though it may not be everybody's cup of tea, it certainly appeals to a wide market of people.

    Sentai... Many people may know this as the "Original" Power Rangers, but that isnt true at all. It different completely, and a remarkable series to watch. From GoRanger all the way to the brand new Boukenger it has delivered a wide range of entertainment to people. It is very deep in terms of character development and plot lines, and is not just for children. It would also entertain an adult and keep them watching every season. Overall, the quality and storylines are brilliant, but there are just those series that do not attract many people. Take Gaoranger for example, Some people like it, but it has a large number of people (Including myself) that do not share the same view. But on the off-chance, these are quite rare.

    Overall a thrilling experience, just dont let the adaption "Power Rangers" put you off watching it, (As many people think of it as a child's show (Which it was intended to be) and would not think of tuning in).moreless
  • Super Sentai

    I have enjoyed the super sentai series very much, my first super sentai series was Bioman. Since watching Bioman i was hooked and started watching more.

    Since then i have watched all the movies to date, apart from 3. The series i have seen is Hurricanger, Abaranger, dekaranger, Gaoranger and Bioman.

    I enjoy them all and continue to watch each series, with the current series being Magiranger with great enjoyment.

    For those thinking its power rangers, it is not. Power Rangers originally came from the super sentai series starting with Zyuranger.

    All Saban did was use the action sequences and replaced the characters with a american cast. It is not a Japanese power rangers, which non fans refer the series to.

    Here is the correct japanese title's of each show from 1975-current.

    Himitsu Sentai Goranger

    JAKQ Blitzkrieg Force

    Battle Fever J

    Denshi Sentai Denjiman

    Sun Vulcan

    Dai Sentai Goggle Five

    Kagaku Sentai Dynaman

    Choudensi Bioman

    Dengeki Sentai Changeman

    Chousinsei Flashman

    Hikari Sentai Maskman

    Choujyu Sentai Liveman

    Kosoku Sentai Turboranger

    Chikyu Sentai Fiveman

    Chojin Sentai Jettoman

    Kyoryu Sentai Zyu Ranger

    Gosei Sentai Dai Ranger

    Ninja Sentai Kaku Ranger

    Choriki Sentai Ohranger

    Gekisou Sentai Car Ranger

    Denji Sentai Megaranger

    Seijyu Sentai Gingaman

    Kyuukyuu Sentai GoGo V

    Mirai Sentai Timeranger

    Hyaku Juu Sentai Gaoranger

    Ninpuu Sentai Hurricanger

    BakuRyuu Sentai Abaranger

    Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger

    Mahou Sentai Magirangermoreless