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[[caption-width-right:300:Spielban and his sidekick Diana Lady.]]

'''''Jikuu Senshi Spielban''''' ("Dimensional Warrior Spielban"), premiering in 1986, was Toei's fifth entry in the ''Franchise/MetalHeroes'' franchise of {{Toku}} shows.

Klin is a beautiful planet blessed with an abundance of fresh water. And it is because of this wealth that WAHRER, a warring empire, invades the planet and ravages it for its liquid wealth.

Two years later, with nearly no water or natural resources left on their planet, the survivors pin their last hopes on two children and send them to Earth, a planet with similar environment to Klin. These two children are Spielban & Diana.

12 years after their arrival, they finally wake up from their sleep. Receiving the knowledge of the history and culture of Earth, they continue their growth as soldiers.

Then, the Wahrer empire approaches Earth, with the intent of raiding Japan for its water. To stop them and to protect the planet, Spielban & Diana stand up to them, but deceptions, lies, heartache, and the painful truth awaits the two of them...

This is one of the series used as source footage to create ''Series/VRTroopers''.
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!!''Jikuu Senshi Spielban'' provides examples of the following tropes:

* ActionGirl: Diana and Helen
* ApocalypseHow
* ArmiesAreEvil
* BigBad: Emperor Guillotine[[spoiler: (Or is it?)]]
* ButNotTooForeign: Diana's mom is white but she is Japanese...
* CosmicRetcon / ResetButton: [[spoiler:Defeating Wahrer completely negates the events of the series.]]
* CoolPlane: Jet Gaios and Skulldon Jet.
* DoItYourselfThemeTune: Spielban's dad sings most of the songs for the series.
* DoubleWeapon: Twin Blade.
* TheDragon: General Deathzero
* [[spoiler:EarthAllAlong]]: In the TwistEnding, [[spoiler:Klin turns out to be Earth in the future, and Spielban and Diana were really sent through time rather than space]].
* DrillTank: Drill Gaios
* FlingALightIntoTheFuture: At first seems to be of the spatial variant. [[spoiler:Turns out to be a temporal variant.]]
* HeelFaceTurn: Helen
* LukeIAmYourFather:[[spoiler: Dr. Bio is Spielban's dad.]]
* TheManBehindTheCurtain: Pandora
* MarketBasedTitle: In Brazil, the series was released as ''[[Series/KyojuuTokusouJuspion Jaspion 2: Spielvan]]'', pretending to be a sequel to a fellow Franchise/{{Metal Hero|es}} [[GermansLoveDavidHasselhoff who was a huge success in the country]]. But the character was still called Spielban (or rather, "[[SpellMyNameWithAnS Spielvan]]") there.
* MeaningfulName: Wahrer=pun on water.
* ShoutOut: Spielban's name is a reference to Creator/StevenSpielberg, continuing the pattern of naming ''Franchise/MetalHeroes'' shows after film personalities.
** Jet Gaios is identical to [[StarWars X-Wing]].
* TransformingMecha: Gran Nasca [[CoolAirship Mothership]] into [[HumongousMecha Combat Formation]] and [[{{BFG}} Big Bang Cannon]] .
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