Going Out With A Boom – Kyuranger 15+16 -Laser Knees 43

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Episode 15 – Saviors of the Ocean Planet Vela &

Episode 16 – Stinger’s Reunion With His Brother

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Episode Writer: Mouri Nobuhiro

Episode Director: Katou Hiroyuki

It’s Lil’ Hammy!

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Scorpio is a bad, bad man

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It is so shocking that the show went here… and so fast

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More-PIONS! – Kyuranger 13+14 -Laser Knees 42

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Episode 13 – Stinger Challenges His Brother &

Episode 14 – Dancing in the Space Ryugu Palace

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Episode Writer: Mouri Nobuhiro (13) & Shimoyama Kento (14)

Episode Director: Sugihara Teruaki

This is what you get from trusting the People’s Power to Those Who Know Better

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More of this please

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Look at this pair!

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King Lucky Joffrey, First of His Name – Kyuranger 11+12 -Laser Knees 41

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Episode 11 – Three Kyuu Globes To Save The Universe

& Episode 12 – The 11 Ultimate All-Stars

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Episode Director: Takayuki Shibasaki

More of this please

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I Guess We Were the Culprits -Space Sentai Kyuranger 09+10 -Laser Knees 40

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Episode 09 – Burn UP, Dragon Master!

& Episode 10 – The Small Giant, Big Star!

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Episode Director: Noboru Takemoto (09) & Takayuki Shibasaki (10)

Cool Dragon

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Star-tling Return to Form -Space Sentai Kyuranger 07+08 -Laser Knees 39

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Episode 07 – Take Back The Birthday!

& Episode 08 – The Secret of Commander Xiao Longbao

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Episode Director: Katou Hiroyuki (07) & Takemoto Noboru (08)


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Is This Some “The Secret” Biz? -Space Sentai Kyuranger 05+06 -Laser Knees 38

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Episode 05 – The Ultimate 9 Saviors

& Episode 06 – Take Flight! Dancing Star!

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Black Holes – Parts of Kyuranger that Suck

05
  • SONO: Kotaro and Jiro repeatedly calling Hammy and “old lady”. Can we just… not? Please? For once in our lives? Her actress is EIGHTEEN. She barely looks sixteen!! Can we just not do this? I know there’s some kind of cultural joke there but it’s bad.
    • ALEPH: Yeah, I don’t… Like.  I don’t even have words.  It’s boring.  And stupid.  And basically gets me real close to wanting those kids to have their hearts’ desires devoured real quicklike.
  • SONO: Okay look I love Stinger and his whole story he’s got going on and I’ve got like zero narrative complaints about it but did they REALLY name his brother Scorpio? They couldn’t get SLIGHTLY more creative? Like look, I’m not going to pretend to know Scorpion-People Alien Culture™ and it’s naming conventions but “Stinger” is already pushing it. But I can get it. You want to make your kid seem tough in what looks to be a nomadic hunter-warrior society. But you named your older son “Person” basically. C’mon.
    • ALEPH: Person Humanman, that guy we all know.
  • SONO: I hate the scene where Tapir Monster is like… trying to eat Lucky’s dream and it’s just too big for him to handle. Look I didn’t even like that when they did it with Eiji in OOO and this wasn’t even a fraction of a percent as good as that.
    • ALEPH: We’ve gone back and forth about how and IF that worked in OOO (your mileage may vary, dear listener), but this one?  This one failed on that by not making that the cornerstone of the episode.  When it happens to Eiji, it’s when he’s in the middle of some existential stuff but barring any late-show changes, Lucky just does NOT seem capable of that.
06
  • SONO: For an episode that was about Hammy and her insecurities about her skills, this sure was just an episode about Lucky getting a power-up horse friend.
  • SONO: How was this episode not more about the fact that Hammy is a SPACE NINJA and that that’s a THING?
    • ALEPH: NO KIDDING.  I was livid that they start out with Hammy and how much I want to know what her deal is but then it becomes all about how great Lucky is and how we all need to be like Lucky and did you know that Lucky is the smartest, most handsomest guy in the whole universe who all ~normal~ girls want to get with and is in NO WAY an awful gary stu wrecking this lovely show about good-hearted superheroes from across the galaxy teaming up to dethrone the space shogun?  We should all be more like Lucky.  He’s so great.  And, again, smart and handsome and clever and attractive, just like YOU, boys in the audience.
  • SONO: And look I don’t want to be the one going down this road, but after some gross stuff in Ex-Aid, I just want to note that it’s the lady’s hard work getting shut down for this dude’s positive thinking. I’m just saying.
  • SONO: We’ve compared Lucky to them trying to recapture Gentaro a few times, but this isn’t what Gentaro was. Gentaro’s strength and positivity came from his belief in the people around him. Lucky just believes he’s the greatest SO HE IS and who cares about anyone else. He’ll decide all of their futures for them and it’ll be great because he’s the best. I hate this. I hate it so much.
  • ALEPH: Getting back on track, tho: Heck with devoting that whole episode to Pegasus and his whole friggin’ thing, y’all.  They put in all this effort to talking about how great and powerful and wise he is so he could then let us know how great Lucky is AND THEN HE JUST LEAVES?  Get outta here with that nonsense.
  • ALEPH: Also, we totally just bailed on the whole thing where the bad guy’s thing was that he regimented peoples’ lives to the point where they couldn’t dance and instead of talking about the horror of that, we instead concede the bad guy’s point and the point was that Our Heroes needed to also become regimented.

Shooting Stars – The Bits of Kyuranger that Shine

05
  • SONO: Raptor is so tired of the Kyuulette song. It’s been like two episodes and she’s already completely done.
  • SONO: Yo I love Kotaro and Jiro can we just have an entire show about them throwing rocks at monsters and defending the Earth? They’ve got not time for this alien invasion nonsense.
    • SONO: Of course Lucky also makes their pride and courage about himself, but I’M NOT GOING TO BE BITTER. NO.
      • ALEPH: Well, hey, let’s focus instead on how they’re baby Kamen Rider Black and baby Kikaida.  That’s adorable.  As is them just bein’ like… “Heck with these evil so-and-sos, let’s pelt them with rocks!”
  • SONO: Whoops the flashbacks to Baby Stinger and Scorpion Takatora were super cute. I can’t help being a sucker for a character whose whole deal is that he loves his family and wants to protect them.
    • SONO: It definitely feels like they’re setting up sort of a Joe scenario with him that will hopefully not be as horribly gut wrenching.
      • ALEPH: Which is really… I mean I REALLY dig on that whole bit.  I’m usually kind’ve “meh, whatever” about family stuff, but you bring in horrific betrayal and quests for vengeance and I am ON BOARD.  Especially since, yeah, it really does have a bit of that Joe feeling and… I mean, I’m not made of stone, Sono.  “At least save his soul”, right?  BRB, crying.
06
  • ALEPH: Should probably hold off on this, but those two monsters who are, I guess, part of the Rider crossover in the next episode and also the Super-Duper Super Hero Taisen or however the heck it’s getting translated?  I friggin’ LOVE them.  The translucent bits, the sense of menace… it’s all REAL nice.
    • SONO: Can we just keep them in the show tho? Like long term? They’re SO GREAT. Their attitude, their dynamic, their designs… They’re SO GOOD? Like I just want to fight them on the reg. Plus one’s a lady. Gimme a good Lady Villain. Y’all know that’s my weakness.
  • ALEPH: In the opening, Stinger’s lost his big beige cape and we see his jacket.  I just think that’s a clever little thing.
  • ALEPH: Also? For all Lucky’s, like, everything gets on my last nerve and the stated moral of the episode is basically entirely at odds with the way the episode went?  I do like a “nobody should be the leader” in an ensemble show. I do wish they’d embody that better, but… I mean, it’s a nice idea.
    • SONO: It felt like a callback to the same idea in Goseiger, but was again handled way worse. In Goseiger, they all (except Alata) took a swing at it, did terribly, and then just let the idea go because they worked better as a “Team” then as “People following 1 person”. Some shots still imply Alata, who had no state in the “competition” was the leader, but it’s not something verbally said.
  • ALEPH: Also Hammy and Sparda’s little failed high five at the end. I really want an episode about Hammy and Sparda, because he seems to be the only one who consistently has her back and she seems to lean to him for support when stuff is blowing up in her face.
    • SONO: Honestly, I just want a full episode about Hammy.  Or just where she, Sparda, and Champ reminisce about the Good Old Days before Lucky showed up and started shouting all the dang time.
Fun Facts & Miscellaneous

Episode Writer: Mouri Nobuhiro

Episode Director: Sugihara Teruaki (05) & Katou Hiroyuki (06)

Jark Matter

Jark Matter sure doesn’t mess around. Their bold and terrible actions are refreshing compared to the Deathgalien’s (more Genis’ really) mode of operation.

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Stinger’s brother Scorpio is a top Jark assassin.

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Malistrate Denvil is a villain who also values teamwork, how nice. This is a far out design , look at THAT neck!

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Best Jark Matter peeps yet. I almost just want a show about Madako, Ikagen and Stinger.

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World Building

Xiao Longbao came into the show as part of the established rebellion against Jark Matter which seems to be from Planet Rebellion… which is in the Aquila system, I think. Anyway, he comes in and has all this prior knowledge of things going on; to the point that HE sent Stinger to spy on Jark Matter. It seems silly to say this, but that is a TON of background developed for this show. I hope the Creatives continue to tease out information on each character like this, but it could get ridiculous. Let’s hope they tread lightly.5-Kyuranger05-Stinger-turns down-Lucky-4

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I guess the show won’t be leaving Earth too often in light of this. Too Bad.

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Splashes

These kids were jerks to Hammy, but they’re kinda cool.

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I really enjoy characters who irritate the people around them

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Look at all them robots!

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Think Pieces

Can they keep Stinger away from the others for a long time. I want to see him and others split up and have their own stories as much as possible. I think it would be better for the show in general and I hope that means we might get two thirds less Lucky.

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SCORPIONS!! -Space Sentai Kyuranger 03+04 -Laser Knees 37

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03 – The Man from the Desert Planet &

04 – The Dreaming Android

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Black Holes – Parts of Kyuranger that Suck

03
  • SONO: My biggest problem is that I can’t pick a favorite from these beautiful kids. This was not a problem I was expecting. I love all of them too much. I mean I know it’s not Lucky, but otherwise it’s hard to say at this point, even with my very clear biases.
    • ALEPH: It REALLY is a shame kid’s there just throwing off everyone’s groove, isn’t it?  ‘Cuz everyone else is actually interesting and then Lucky’s just yelling catchphrases, trying to be an interesting character through sheer volume, but it’s just NOT happening.
  • SONO: So as much as I’m super interested in what they’re going to do with Stinger, why is the scorpion always a villain? Why do they always have to be the bad guy? I know it’s not going to last, and all of my favorite scorpions  also have these really interesting stories behind why they are who they are, and I can’t wait for his… But I just want a nice mom scorpion for once.
    • ALEPH: All I can think is that it comes back to the old story of the fox and the scorpion where it’s not even that the scorpion’s bad, just… well, it’s a scorpion.  It stings things.  It’s a bummer.
  • SONO: Xiao Longbao could use a few more moments where he’s kind of serious to balance him out a bit since he’s apparently leading this rebellion, but he’s only just gotten here so we’ll see I guess.
    • SONO: Also I can’t decide if I like or dislike them just dumping all of the extras out on the table like “HERE YOU GO! HAVE FUN WITH THE NEW TOYS!” I mean it saves a lot of time to do this instead of devoting time to searching for them but at the same time it feels a little lazy?
      • ALEPH: Yeah, they’ve not yet got the balance right with him.  On the other hand, I think he’s great, so at least for the moment, LaserKnees leans toward the pro-Xiao Longbao side.
04

SONO:

  • I’m not 100% on how I feel about the show bringing us back to Earth and making it such a big battlefield with some kind of weird secret. It was so cool how large the scale of this show was and how far we were going from home, and now we’re just… back…
  • Again, super frustrated at Lucky interrupting us building up some background on Sparda. He knows about Raptor’s desire to fight, but seems really oblivious as to why she’s acting the way she is. And I still don’t get why he’s so over-protective, especially since he seems supportive when he first stumbles across her thinking about it? Was he the first one to join the team? Did she have to try to help before they could Hammy and Champ and she got damaged? (Thus his line “there will be times when we can’t protect her”?) We had plenty of time in this episode to explore all of this, but instead Lucky just yelled at everyone and made all of the decisions himself.

ALEPH:

  • I know that Lucky’s supposed to be the sweet, blunt, common-sense guy, but can’t the guy whose job is to get things Just Right have a little more of a chance to do that?  All I could think about was, like, Gastro-Pubs, where they take these otherwise bizarre combinations of foods and turn them into amazeballs meals by just combining them in new and uncommon ways, so dude could just come to the realization on his own?  Or just have her get in his grill and tell him that, hey, maybe don’t try and reduce other sapient beings to functions.
  • Basically, Lucky didn’t need to be here.
  • But to sorta get back to the show itself: we had a thing where we’re reintroducing the crew from Episode 1, right?  Getting that team together and having a reason why they can only have so many people at a time is neat, but we don’t really talk at all about the dynamic of the team, just everyone falling in line behind Lucky and… Man, I dunno.  I’m not saying I want STRIFE, exactly, but maybe a bit more about how there are some established groups inside this thing, like Balance and Naga, or Lucky and Garu, or even the Hammy, Spada, and Champ trio.

Shooting Stars – The Bits of Kyuranger that Shine

03

SONO:

  • I’m glad we at least set up a kind of major short-term goal. Stop Jark Matter from draining the life energy of planets. That’s a nice little anchor thing to get us from place to place.
  • It’s nice that they set these episodes up not only to introduce Stinger and make Raptor AquilaPink, but also built up Champ and Sparda a bit. I’m hoping we keep to that sort of pattern and work on consistently developing everyone to keep us moving at a good pace.
  • Scorpio Voyager is so cute.

ALEPH:

  • I just wanna reiterate that I dig on Xiao Longbao and for all he could wear on me if they don’t keep the balance right, dude is at least a welcome shot of charisma that aaaaaalmost balances out Lucky screaming all the time.
  • I like that while Stinger’s being the moody Kyuuranger, we’re also not doing the “oh, is he gonna go bad?  Who knoooooooooows?!” thing.  They’ve pulled the trigger: he’s a jerk.  Right out the gate.  No questions, no suspense, just him.  Bein’ a jerk.  So with that part out of the way, we can just bring him into the good-guy fold and have that be the driving thing.
  • Speaking of robots (or, y’know, mechanical lifeforms), I just dig that Balance takes a sec to point out that there’s a difference and that maybe we could spend some time talking about the relationships between mechanical people and people who get built to serve a purpose.  Of course, some aspects of that get covered in four, so let’s hop right into that, shall we?
04

SONO:

  • Raptor writes self-insert fanfic about her being a Kyuuranger and a hero of the rebellion. And she wants to do the Sailor Moon line and pose. She is too pure and good for all of us and we are not worthy.
  • I do love that Xiao just seems to want to dance all the time. It’s kind of weird and endearing. I just wish between little dances he got more serious sometimes.
  • There’s something really nice in Raptor wanting to help fight, but believing she’s supposed to be a certain way and do certain things because that’s what she was built for, and then being able to break from that to follow her dream. It’s a little more subtle than I generally expect from Sentai trying to make a lesson for kids, but it’s nice. And I’m glad one of our girls got to have it.

ALEPH:

  • I like that we used this point in time to talk about how the stuff that powers the globes isn’t infinite.  It’s a clear way to give the crew a break ‘cuz actually having nine heroes on camera at all times is a logistical nightmare, but it’s also a neat idea to set up so that later on, there can be, like, brownouts or times when the heroes can’t transform, or are on a time limit or something.  It’s not interesting on its own, but DANG the potential is there.
  • And, okay, small thing?  I like that we’re just being done with the whole “get the band together” thing nice and quick.  Like, okay, we still have to turn Stinger around, but we know where he is and what he’s doin’ and why he’s gonna be around.  Everyone’s a Kyuuranger, we just have to find the chemistry to make it go.
Fun Facts & Miscellaneous

Episode Writer: Mouri Nobuhiro

Episode Director: Shibasaki Takayuki (03) & Sugihara Teruaki (04)

Sugihara Teruiaki did some directing on Zyuohger, and on a Ninninger DVD special, but doesn’t seem to have other credits.

Stinger is currently working for Jark Matter

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Meet Jark Matter’s dream eating Malistrate, Yumepakkun. Sparda, our resident chef, is quite put off by Yumepakkun’s culinary preferences

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How did Stinger get that Kyu Globe?

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Raptor getting the Aquila Kyu Globe was really neat. She is so proud of herself, so thrilled to do her part in the fight against Jark Matter

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Scorpio Voyager VS. Taurus Voyager

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Raptor is ferociously going after that Consumarz in the Aquila Voyager

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Kyuren-Oh featuring the Aquila Voyager

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There is a lot of good world building in this show

Champ is an evil empire fighting robot wrestler with a heart whose creator/father, Professor Anton, warns him not to lose that heart while fighting Jark Matter

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This team consists of one Android, Robots and Mechanical. All three of those “beings” coexisting is really neat and creates a lot of story potential. [To be pedantic, Androids and Robots are different IRL, but in the show Champ acts as-if he is an Android, not a Robot.]

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This whole bit with Toei’s budget the Kyu Energy being limited is really neat

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As if the sovereignty violating Shogunate wasn’t already bad enough, now they are LITERALLY destroying worlds. That sure gives the team something to do

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Shout out to Over-Time for leaving in multiple translations of Jark Matter terms.

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9/10 main characters is daunting and there is a good chance the show won’t handle the massive cast, but on the flip side there is such rich story potential with all these different people interacting

Look at Champ acting as the will of the Laser Knees crew, roughing up Lucky a bit. 😛

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Champ and Stinger have got bad blood

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Sparda and Raptor sure seem to have a history

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The next few images were just really fun

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NEXT — Space Team Kyuranger 05: The Nine Ultimate Saviors & Kyuranger 06: Fly High, Dancing Star!

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