Ninja Sentai Kakuranger

television series

Ninja Sentai Kakuranger is a Japanese television series. It is the 18th series in Toei's Super Sentai series. Its footage was used in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and in Mighty Morphin Alien Rangers.

Ninja Sentai Kakuranger
GenreTokusatsu
Superhero fiction
Comedy
Created byToei
Developed byNoboru Sugimura
Directed byYoshiaki Kobayashi
StarringTeruaki Ogawa
Satomi Hirose
Hiroshi Tsuchida
Shu Kawai
Kane Kosugi
Narrated bySanyutei Enjo
Opening theme"Secret Kakuranger" by Tu Chee Chen
Ending theme"Ninja! Matenrou Kids" by Tu Chee Chen
Composer(s)Eiji Kawamura
Country of originJapan
Original language(s)Japanese
No. of episodes53
Production
Producer(s)Atsushi Kaji
Takeyuki Suzuki
Shigenori Takadera
Kōichi Yada
Susumu Yoshikawa
Running time25 minutes
DistributorShout! Factory
Release
Original networkTV Asahi
Original releaseFebruary 18, 1994 (1994-02-18) –
February 24, 1995 (1995-02-24)
Chronology
Preceded byGosei Sentai Dairanger
Followed byChouriki Sentai Ohranger

PlotEdit

Five descendants of great ninjas become the Kakuranger to fight the reinvigorated Youkai with the aid of the Sanshinshou.

CharactersEdit

Kakuranger / Ninja RangerEdit

Actor Name Rangers Mecha
Teruaki Ogawa Sasuke Ninja Red God Saruder
Satomi Hirose Tsuruhime Ninja White God Kark
Hiroshi Tsuchida Saizou Ninja Blue God Logan
Shu Kawai Seikai Ninja Yellow God Kumard
Kane Kosugi Jiraiya Ninja Black God Gammer

CastEdit

  • Sasuke (サスケ, Sasuke)/Red Saruder (voice)/Battle Saruder (voice): Teruaki Ogawa (小川 輝晃, Ogawa Teruaki)
  • Tsuruhime (鶴姫, Tsuruhime)/White Kark (voice)/Battle Kark (voice): Satomi Hirose (広瀬 仁美, Hirose Satomi)
  • Saizou (サイゾウ, Saizō)/Blue Logan (voice)/Battle Logan (voice): Hiroshi Tsuchida (土田 大, Tsuchida Hiroshi)
  • Seikai (セイカイ, Seikai)/Yellow Kumard (voice)/Battle Kumard (voice): Shu Kawai (河合 秀, Kawai Shū)
  • Jiraiya (ジライヤ, Jiraiya)/Black Gammer (voice)/Battle Gammer (voice): Kane Kosugi (ケイン・コスギ, Kein Kosugi)
  • Ninjaman (ニンジャマン, Ninjaman, voice): Kazuki Yao (矢尾 一樹, Yao Kazuki)
  • Sandayu Momochi (百地三太夫, Momochi Sandayū): Akira Sakamoto
  • Taro (太郎, Tarō): Daisuke Tsuchiya (土屋 大輔, Tsuchiya Daisuke)
  • Jiro (次郎, Jirō): Keisuke Tsuchiya (土屋 圭輔, Tsuchiya Keisuke)
  • Junior: Kenichi Endō (遠藤 憲一, Endō Ken'ichi)
  • Daimaou (大魔王, Daimaō, voice): Hidekatsu Shibata (柴田 秀勝, Shibata Hidekatsu)
  • Ninja Gattai Muteki Shogun (忍者合体無敵将軍, Ninja Gattai Muteki Shōgun, voice): Tomoyuki Horita (堀田 智之, Horita Tomoyuki)
  • Goshin Gattai Kakure Daishogun (五神合体隠大将軍, Goshin Gattai Kakure Daishōgun, voice), Seinin Beast Tsubasamaru (聖忍獣ツバサマル, Seininjū Tsubasamaru, voice): Dai Matsumoto (松本 大, Matsumoto Dai)
  • Kōshakushi (講釈師): Sanyūtei Enjō (三遊亭 圓丈)

SongsEdit

Opening theme
  • "Secret Kakuranger"
    • Lyrics: Hanadaiko Fuyumori
    • Composition: Takashi Tsushimi
    • Arrangement: Kenji Yamamoto
    • Artist: Tu Chee Chen
Ending theme
  • "Ninja Skyscraper Kids"
    • Lyrics: Hanadaiko Fuyumori
    • Composition: Takashi Tsushimi
    • Arrangement: Kenji Yamamoto
    • Artist: Tu Chee Chen