Cunning Linguist: He is apparently fluent in French (as he can understand Enter perfectly) and English (he can effortlessly read an e-mail written in English). Frequently translates for Enter to the rest of the team.
Genius Bruiser: #12 shows how skilled he is at coming up with strategies.
Image Song: "Blue Banana Moon", sung with Gorisaki.
Imagine Spotting: When Hiromu and Yoko try making up an excuse in order for Ryuji to get replaced as a Buster, leading to two hilarious Imagine Spots...
Double Jump: The Powered Custom upgrade gives her the ability to jump on air. Even sideways.
Just a Kid: Initially defied when Miho expresses this reaction only to have it made very plain to her that Yoko is in fact a crack agent. However, later episodes do portray her age and naivete as a weakness.
Meaningful Name: Her family name is a reference to "usagi" (Japanese for bunny) and her robot Buddyroid, Usada Lettuce.
Missing Mom: Her character arc is based around her mother disappearing into the subspace thirteen years ago. Although sadly, it might stay like that seeing as how Yoko's mother and many others that were in the incident 13 years have become part of Messiah's data. With Messiah & the hyperspace destroyed, it looks as though Yoko might not ever see her mom ever again.
It's implied that she merely burns through calories much faster than the others, so has to take in some more on a regular basis. The reason she uses sweets is because they are high in calories, and can be compact.
Good Thing You Can Heal: Uses himself to block a missile meant for Red Buster, then just sends a new Avatar to take its place.
Hard Light/Hologram: What he really is. He can create a projection of himself on Earth, but his body remains in hyperspace, meaning that the Go-Busters are no closer to recovering him or their parents.
Heroic Sacrifice: Pulls one off in order to remove the Messiah Card from Hiromu's body in the finale.
Hypocritical Humor: He thinks that Professor Hazuki as an eccentric scientist although they aren't very much different.
Jerk with a Heart of Gold: In his first two episodes he spends most of his time taunting and abusing the Go-Busters both physically and verbally, but it's all so they'll get strong enough to take on Messiah. Well, mostly all.
Older than They Look: Remains the same age as he was 13 years ago due to being in hyperspace, where he did not age. While his body on Earth is only an avatar, Mission 30's tail end shows that his real body has been in stasis this whole time and thus looks the same as his avatar.
The Perfectionist: Jin is an inversion. He doesn't think that perfection is wrong but he also thinks that flaws make things more interesting.
Cowardly Sidekick: He is this to Ryuji. Comes into play when Ryuji is close to overheating, worries about everything, even to the point where he worried that Ryuji was going to die after one last overheat, even though Jin was just messing with Gorisaki.
The Alcoholic: One of J's habits is that he asks for a can of Enetron A LOT and you will most likely find him with said drink in hand in any appearance. Though this has caused trouble in the DVD special where he drinks an Enetron can hidden with a Metavirus chip and caused him to act not on his own volition. This is also justified by the fact that if he does not have any Enetron, he is damn near useless and will be found stumbling around or falling over.
The Ditz: Especially in Mission 28 when Sprayroid turns the Buglers into the three core Go-busters. As J grabs two of them the other busters figure out that water washes away the changes so They kick water at the Buglers which includes J. J responds "Why am I getting wet?" see also The Comically Serious above.
Face-Heel Turn: Goes through one in episode 40 when he begins to protect the Metaroid. It's revealed later that the card that infected the Metaroid contains parts of Jin that were absorbed into Messiah and he was trying to get the card to retrieve that information.
Funny Background Event: In certain episodes, you will find him goofing off on the playground, talking to plants and suddenly running off, or running around with his butterfly net. Either way, you're gonna get a kick out of whatever he's doing.
Hidden Depths: Despite his egotism and his lack of intelligence, he really does care for Jin. As revealed in episode 40. J has experienced so much of the real world and has grown to love it and he wants Jin to experience it too, not as an avatar, but as a human.
Idiot Hero: Let's face it. J's an idiot who can barely accomplish anything without Jin holding his hand.
Japanese Beetle Brothers: When in ranger-form, he is the Kuwagatamushi to Jin's Kabutomushi. Oddly enough, when in buddyroid-form, he represents both beetles at once.
The Lancer: As Silver Stag of the Doubutsu Sentai.
Large Ham: Like his human partner. The two are in constant competition for the spotlight as a result.
Literal-Minded: He has a tendency to follow Jin's orders word for word. For example, in Mission 21, he tells J to deliver a message to Gorisaki, who he calls "Banana-chan." J happens to be holding a bunch of bananas. So he says that he's with him right at that moment and relays Jin's message to the bunch of bananas.
Good Is Not Nice: #4 has him make it very clear that he has no belief that the people trapped in hyperspace are still alive, and further is entirely willing to risk the lives of or outright sacrifice the Go-Busters if it would give him an advantage against the Vaglass to do so.
Operator Miho Nakamura | Live Actress: Fūka Nishihira
Sexy Santa Dress: Wears one along with Yoko and Rika at the party at the end of #44. Hers is a more traditional one compared to Yoko's Little Red Riding Hood dress and Rika's slightly naughtier sleeveless dress.
Ill Girl: This appeared to be the case at the start. The first time we see her in #1 (discounting the flashback of her and Hiromu 13 years ago) is when Hiromu is visiting her in hospital. She apologises to Hiromu for worrying him, saying that it was just fatigue and that "sensei" says that she can come home in a couple of days. However, in her subsequent appearances, there is nothing to suggest that she suffers from poor health. She is taken to the hospital by Hiromu in #26, but then she had just came to after being knocked out by a Metaroid.
The Brute: At the end of the day he's just this for the Vaglass. While he has enough power to destroy the world, that is the ONLY threatening thing about him due to him haveing his IQ points in the negatives.
Genre Blind: Easily Messiah's greatest flaw, and a nice contrast to the Genre Savvy Enter. While The Dragon is telling Messiah of his plans, Messiah just bitches and moans, never thinking ahead, even shooting down some of Enter's smarter schemes due to his own impatience!
Millennium Bug: It's not mentioned, but if you do the math, he was born towards the tail end of 1999 in December, though an exact date wasn't given.
It's mentioned that the facility was transported during a Christmas party.
One-Winged Angel: Evolves into Messiah Cell, a powerful monster form that lets him fight the heroes himself. However, his core is still needed and destroying it ultimately weakens his physical form enough to destroy him. He later upgrades again into Messiah Reboot, after Escape revives him.
Psychopathic Manchild: Is an extremely dangerous computer virus who, if released, could threaten the entire world, but he's also quite childish and tends to throw temper tantrums if he doesn't get his way.
Rule of Symbolism: His name is "Messiah" and his "birth" appears to have happened on Christmas Day.
Sealed Evil in a Can: Is imprisoned in subspace. His goal is to steal enough energy to finally be free. Gains a new can as of Mission 33 in the form of thirteen cards, each of which has the potential to grow into a new Messiah.
Soul Jar: His core once he evolves into Messiah Cell. Hiromu destroys it, weakening his physical body and allowing the Go-Busters to destroy him for good.
Ungrateful Bastard: Escape worked her ass off to revive him, even betraying Enter and gaining human emotions - a big no-no as far as the Vaglass are concerened, and Messiah thanks her by pulling a Devour The Dragon.
Enter/ Dark Buster| Live Actor: Syo Jinnai
A.I. Is a Crapshoot: An odd case where he pulls this on another AI. He basically decides that he would be a better Messiah than his boss...and is pretty much on the ball on that account.
A God I Am: Basically becomes his mentality in episode 49.
Badass: Seriously! How does this guy not qualify after all of the shit he's managed to pull off.
Bad Boss: Develops some of these qualities towards the end of the show’s run, mostly towards his Escape clones, considering them to be imperfect copies of the original. Most of the time, this is averted; while he never reaches Benevolent Boss status, he is almost never abusive towards the Monster of the Week.
Beleaguered Assistant: Enter is quite competent in his job, but he has to constantly put up with his master's temper tantrums and some of his genuinely good plans tend to go ignored by Messiah. While loyal to Messiah, Enter has shown annoyance at having to essentially babysit him.
Crazy-Prepared: Takes card No. 7, which had Jin's data on it, into himself, as a trump card should his Soul Jar be destroyed and he needs a bargaining chip. In a subversion, this ends up backfiring, since this very data is what allows Jin to extract Card no. 13 from Hiromu.
Devour The Dragon: Slowly and carefully inverting this across the course of virtually the entire show allows Enter to become the new Big Bad.
Disney Death: Was seemingly killed in #30, but somehow survived both the destruction of his Type Epsilon Megazord and Messiah.Happens again when Escape seemingly crushes him to death in #43, only for him to return in #44 with another Card absorbed into himself.
Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Invoked through a Messiah Card. Thanks to Tiararoid Enter can feel love and came to have brotherly feelings for Escape. So he hates her copies because they aren't the same as her. It's complicated.
Even in the end, this is his downfall. His understanding of human nature was shallow and corrupt, thinking that human emotions were merely data, simply tools for him to conquer the world with. He is called out on this by the Busters claiming he can never be human due to treating his allies like crap. He didn't comprehend that the Go-Buster's imperfections help them be a better team by helping one another overcome their flaws, believing such connections only serve as a weakness. While they stand together, he stands alone and its because of that fact he's defeated.
Evil Counterpart: Becomes one to Hiromu by the end of the series after copying his data.
Expy: Serves as one to Basco, in a way. Both are trolly human-looking villains that really enjoy what they do. Both are also often considered the larger threat than their respective series' Big Bad.
He can also be seen as one to Smith from The Matrix trilogy. Both were AIs created by another AI, both were destroyed by The Hero but managed to return and upon their return they sought to overthrow their creators and conquer the world and humanity.
Famous Last Words: "C'est la vie. Adieu, Go-Busters." With his love of Gratuitous French, could it have been anything else?
Fan Nickname: His Go-Buster form has no official name but people have adopted the term Dark Buster.
Faux Affably Evil: Seems genteel and cultured, but when something's in his way, the gloves come off.
Shown in episode #4 when he is just sitting around, eating pizza when they show up. He proceeds to politely offer them some before creating a Metaroid to try and kill them.
Fighting a Shadow: Being an Avatar on earth, being destroyed is no problem for him, as he can simply send a new one to replace it, as the real Enter is safe in Hyperspace.
Four Is Death: After Messiah's first defeat, he took Messiah Card No. 4 into himself. This is what enables him to become the new Big Bad.
French Jerk: He is not French since he is just made up of data. However, one of the sources of his data come from a French scientist.
For the Evulz: Outright admits that while stealing enough Enetron for Messiah to escape subspace is the primary goal, some attacks are simply to amuse Messiah by causing human suffering. Enter himself seems to really enjoy what he's doing.
Foreshadowing: Enter's One-Winged Angel form resembles a prince, and he wants to become the new Messiah instead of reviving the old one who he calls "His Majesty".
In the Televi-kun Special DVD, Enter steals Jin's Transformation Trinket and morphs into Beet Buster. In Mission 49, thanks to the data he stole from Hiromu, Enter can now morph into his own version of Red Buster, which seems to have been his intention ever since he put Card No. 13 in Hiromu. It seems he really wants to be a Ranger.
Genre Savvy: In the opening of Mission 3, he proposes sending several Megazords at once to steal Enetron from multiple locations; however, because Messiah is throwing a temper tantrum (which threatens to collapse portals out of subspace), Enter drops his plan in favor of trying to kill the Go-Busters in a more conventional way.
He tries for the same general idea again in Mission 7, creating a Metaroid that's specifically designed to gather a massive amount of Enetron, enough to send multiple Megazords at once. Furthermore, he specifically states that this plan is designed to combat Go-Buster-Oh.
Graceful Loser: When Hiromu manages to defeat him in Mission 30, Enter actually congratulates him before his Megazord blows up.
And again in Mission 50. As he begins to fade and die, he seems strangely serene, especially considering his Villainous Breakdown beforehand.
After finally being Killed Off for Real he says "C'est la vie" that means: "such is life" "it is the life" "that's life" or "oh well, shit happens" and him wishing the Go-Busters good bye as he dies with dignity.
The Heavy: Enter is not only the physical threat the Vaglass present, he's also the one that seems to make up all the plans for them, as Messiah normally just throws temper tantrums. This takes its natural progression when he becomes the Big Bad after Messiah's defeat.
Hoist by His Own Petard: And gloriously so! Seeking another trump card, just in case Card no. 13 fails, he takes Card no. 7, which held Jin's data, within himself, in the hopes of using it to bargain with the Busters, if it came to that. This backfires when Jin uses that very data, which was also backed up on Card no. 13, to extract it from Hiromu and destroy it, thus ruining Enter's whole Soul Jar scheme.
Humans Are Special: After losing to Hiromu he's come to believe this and seeks to understand humanity's power.
Image Song: "Je m'appelle Enter" on his own, and "Ma Puce Requieum" sung with Escape.
I Want Them Alive: Enter deliberately held back in some engagements with Hiromu. This turns out to be because Hiromu is his Soul Jar. Of course, just because he needs Hiromu alive doesn't mean that he needs him unharmed—or even conscious.
Knight of Cerebus: After Messiah's destruction, he returns, not only in charge of the Vaglass, but now with a much more disturbing personality, being able to frighten Escape into submission easily. On top of that, he also has the 13 Messianic Metaroids, far more powerful Metaroids made from Messiah's data, who's goal is to record enough human data for one of them to evolve into a new Messiah.
However, all of this is subverted, when Enter reveals that he wanted the information to turn himself into the perfect human.
One-Winged Angel: Enter uses the power of the Messiah Card within him to give himself a full armored monster form, known as "Enter Unite", in Mission 40.
But his real One-Winged Angel form doesn't appear until Mission 49...Red Buster.
The Perfectionist: Intends to use the data he gets from the Messiah Cards to become the "perfect human". This obsession may be his Fatal Flaw, since while the "imperfect" Go-Busters work together to overcome their weaknesses, Enter only has himself, so when things go wrong for Enter, he has no one to fall back or rely on.
Power Copying: He uses the Messiah card he put in Hiromu to copy not only Red Buster's powers, but also the abilities of Yoko and Ryuji as well. This is thanks to Hiromu's experiences of watching his friends fight while Card no. 13 was in him.
Psycho for Hire: Its quite clear that Enter is having a blast doing the things he does, even if Messiah is the one in ordering him to do them.
Red Eyes, Take Warning: Enter's right eye glows red and gains circuitry as of Mission 33. In 40 it's reveal that this happened because Enter himself holds one of the Messiah cards, #04.When he takes the #07 Card at the end of Mission 44, his left eye turns red as well.
Single-Stroke Battle: How Hiromu finishes him during their duel in Mission 30, the blast destroying Messiah's core as well. Though Enter managed to survive somehow.
Happens again in episode 50 with him and Hiromu using Hiromu's Finishing Move. However, the rest of the Go-Busters joined up with Hiromu for the attack and allow them to overcome Enter. Without his Soul Jar, Enter dies his final death.
Soul Jar: He made Hiromu into one in an earlier battle by implanting Messiah Card #13 into his body, causing him to serve as a source for Enter to restore himself from no matter how many times he might perish as long as Hiromu still lives. This also gives him complete knowledge of everything about Hiromu, including his weakpoint. It was finally destroyed thanks to Jin's Heroic Sacrifice, allowing him to be destroyed.
Grand Theft Me: Every resurrection absorbs more and more of Hiromu's data, causing Enter to steal his Flash Step, his fighting style, eventually even his face.
The Stoic: After Messiah's destruction, he became eerily stoic and less of a troll, focusing more on gathering data on humans and evolving the Messiah Cards.
Super Prototype: Enter was the first Avatar Messiah created, and he is a Magnificent Bastard level villain who pretty much does all of the work and every major victory that the Vaglass gain is because of him. No wonder why he thinks that he'll be a better Messiah than the old one.
Surrounded by Idiots: He is pretty much the only Vaglass member who ever gets anything done. Messiah just throws temper tantrums, and Escape ignores important mission objectives in exchange for a good fight. He pretty much ran the entire organzation even before he became a Dragon Ascendant and took over.
This Cannot Be!: His reaction to Go-Buster-Beet overpowering his new model Megazord.
Troll: Like Basco before him, Enter has a habit of being a very trolly villain.
Villain Exit Stage Left: In EVERY single episode. The Go-Busters never stood a chance fighting him directly. In Mission 27 Ryuji has a short battle with him, but he escapes swiftly after Messiah's evolution was interrupted.
Villainous Breakdown: In Mission 9, he loses his cool for the first time so far when the Go-Busters outsmart him.
Is rendered near speechless with anger in Mission 17 when Go-Buster Beet destroys his new Megazord, beginning when the ForkZord is destroyed by GT-02.
After his defeat at Hiromu's hands in Mission 30, he's become far more unstable mentally, his previously cheery persona replaced with a more stoic, creepier one with the occasional appearances of his old persona making him even creepier.
Even as he nears his ultimate triumph, Mission 47 shows signs of Sanity Slippage as he lashes out in anger against one of his clones of Escape before promptly recreating her. Mission 48 takes it even further, showing both steadily more erratic displays of emotion and his increasing obsession with becoming Hiromu.
After realizing his Soul Jar is gone, then finding out Card no. 7 was not only useless, but the reason he is now mortal, he suffers his greatest breakdown of them all in Mission 50, speaking erratically, his voice quivering with fury.
Xanatos Gambit: The Messianic Metaroid game has been revealed to have been a magnificent one. Long story short. Enter put Messiah Card 13 inside of Hiromu turning him into Enter's Soul Jar and making him unkillable while Hiromu lives and the card inside of him gathers data to make Enter evolve. Meanwhile the other Messianic Metaroids would gather data to turn into a new Messiah. In the end, either a Messianic Metaroid would kill the Go-Busters and gain enough data to make Enter become the new Messiah or the Go-Busters would win and gather enough data for him to become the new Messiah.
Disney Death: Was seemingly killed off when Messiah re-absorbed her in Mission 44. She returns in a new form in Mission 46.
It turns out that this Escape is a copy of the original, as demonstrated at the end of Mission 46 when Enter creates a new Escape after the Go-Busters delete her previous incarnation.
Distaff Counterpart: She and Enter have similar facial features and the same shade of hair. As they are both avatars of Messiah, it's possible they were created to look alike.
Dragon with an Agenda/The Starscream: Escape zigzags between being the two of these to Enter after Messiah's death depending on how much she believes Enter's screwing around. Enter allows this because he belives her rogue actions will get him new data and make his "game" more interesting. She lives up to the Starscream part in ep. 43 when she turns on Enter and "kills" him, simultaneously subverting it by doing so out of her absolute loyalty to Messiah.
Expy: Possibly a combination of Shelinda and Lila, particularly the former's loyalty, desire to free a powerful villain, and rivalry with a male ranger while the latter's gun skills, disguise talent and referring the main villain as a father.
Giggling Villain: She loses a lot of this after Mission 33 and Messiah's death. Making it all the more unnerving when her copies completely revert to her original bubbly characterization.
Religious Shout Out: Gog and Magog are the names of two barbarians associated with prophetic descriptions of the apocalypse.
Becomes a plot point when Hiromu and Nick see Rika's drawing of two dog statues, one white and one black. They were named Gog and Magog, and were their family's keepsake. It is revealed that Escape (and Enter) are avatars born from data of the absorbed scientists in the Hyperspace.
Turns confusing when her first copy reintroduces them the same way the original did on her first appearance, then outright disturbing when the copy created seconds after that one's killed does it again. The corrupted copy makes it an outright Madness Mantra: she says it when she's not holding anything!
Irony: Enter used to complain about her not doing her job and indulging in her Blood Knight hobbies instead of focusing on her mission.After Messiah's death Escape has become a No Nonsense Nemesis and is angry at Enter's for focusing on his "game" instead of trying to serve Messiah'swill.
In another twist of irony, Escape worked to steal Messiah Cards from Enter the restore Messiah to his former glory and Messiah returns the favor by re-absorbing her in his evolution as the Zeta Megazord.
And in yet ANOTHER twist Enter recreates Escape to be completely loyal to him, even having her refer to him as "Papa Enter". Girl can't catch a break.
Red Oni, Blue Oni: The Red to Enter's blue, basically Escape could care less about a plan and just wants a fight, Enter is much more calm, cool and remembers what the mission is, Escape is a wild card who wants to have what she could call fun.
Replacement Goldfish: Defied. Enter hates the Escape copies because they can never be the original Escape.
Sanity Slippage: The last copy is made in an attempt to restore her to her original personality, the result starting out unhinged and becoming more so as it runs around absorbing various random animals until it becomes a stumbling mishmash of various parts.
Sexy Santa Dress: Escape wears one when she and Enter confront the Busters in Mission 43. She even fights Beet and Stag Buster in it!
Shapeshifter Baggage: The resulting Metaroid will always be about the size of an average adult human being regardless of the size of the object it was transformed from. Averted with Keshigomuroid who remains the size of the eraser he was created from. Averted again with Domeroid who's the size of a building!
Taking You with Me: The Sprayroid in episode 6 has no qualms about the fact the hangar he and the Busters are in exploding would kill him along with them, in fact he seems almost excited about it!
Two Beings, One Body: Kentateroid which Enter fuses from the growing Kenroidnote (Swordroid) and Tateroidnote (Shieldroid) in ep 43.
Verbal Tic: There are some Metaroids that imitate the sound of the objects that they are made from, like the Densharoid's clacking and Drillroid's whirring. Amusingly, the ninja-based Jishakuroid's Verbal Tic is the archaic 'de gozaru', the Tiararoid sings to herself, Domeroid talks like a wrestling commentator and the Megazordroid talks like a train conductor.
Gamma types lack the raw offensive ability of the Beta Types, but make up for it in their sheer defensive power and overall versatility in combat. They are so tough that only an attack from Go-Buster-Oh can destroy them.
Bishonen Line: Has the most humanoid proportions of the three base bodies.
Made of Explodium: Averted with CutterZord as a way to indicate just how narrow the victory actually was. Played Straight when it's defeated by Go-Buster-Oh later on.
Wake-Up Call Boss: The first Gamma to appear severely damaged Go-Buster Ace, successfully stole quite a bit of Enetron, and required Hiromu to take several potentially fatal risks in order to just barely defeat it. And even then it survives, allowing Enter to reactivate it, requiring the first formation of Go-Buster-Oh to finish off for good.
Demoted to Extra: Since their introduction there have been a total of about 5 or 6 Deltas used. Can be explained by saying Delta's are the trump cards for Enter and he will only sends one out very rarely.
Power Up Letdown: While Delta's were originally supposed to be powerful enough to overwhelm Ace or Go-Buster Oh, a later episode show Go-Buster Oh destroying 2 Deltas with the Explosion Kick and it hits rock bottom when a Delta is destroyed by Ace Stag-Custom!
The Symbiote: Of the Mutualism variety. Deltas are transported in through one Megazord and comes out of said Megazord's back once transported.
Subverted in ep. 36.
Wake-Up Call Boss: The first Megazord type to give Go-Buster Oh difficulty. Deltas are easily capable of breaking out of Dimension Crash, and its attack strength alone is higher than a Gamma's.
Weapon of Choice: While it normally does not happen, it seems Deltas spawned from Messiah Metaroids can be equipped with weapons:
Shield Bash: BulldozerZord from ep. 36 and TateZordnote ShieldZord from ep. 43
A special Megazord type made exclusively for Escape's use..
And Now For Something Completely Different: Like the Epsilon, Zetas have cockpits. Unlike the Epsilon, The Zeta was created when an evolved Messiah card took over a Delta Megazord. Escape uses the Zeta in ep 42.It becomes something even more different in 44, when Messiah devours Escape and physically incarnates in the Zeta's fourth form.
Evolving Weapon: The Megazord grows stronger over time, first changing into its original form from a Delta, then gaining red arms when it takes two more Cards, then an entirely new clawed left arm capable of firing lightning bolts when it absorbs several buildings around it. After absorbing several other Megazords, it becomes a titanic red monstrosity. Even this isn't its final form, as its head changes shape partway through the battle, and given sufficient time it would have absorbed the entire universe.
Eleventh Hour Ranger: The first (and only) time she's shown actually fighting is during the last battle against Tranji Star. (In-universe, she may have begun fighting alongside the team earlier than that, but we don't see it happen if it did.)
Machine Empress Tranji Star | Live Actress: Ayame Misaki
Big Bad: Leader of the Machine Empire Mechalius, and main enemy of the Dobutsu Sentai Go-Busters, at least until Azazel appears in that world just as he did in the original.