Characters / Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger

Special Police Dekaranger

Banban "Ban" Akaza / Deka Red | Actor: Ryuji Sainei

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Newcomer of the Earth branch of SPD. Ban is a hyperactive, Hot-Blooded officer calling himself the 'fireball' of the team, which means he'd be the guy who'll charge headlong into battle and leave the thinking for later, which gets him at odds with Hoji. Despite his brashness, he's still a good guy at heart. Later gets promoted into the Fire Squad. Prefers fighting with dual guns.

  • Affectionate Nickname:
    • His "aibou" (meaning 'partner') nickname for Hoji. He called Hoji that in their first meeting because the latter was angry with him for ruining their mission and he wanted their relationship to be friendlier. And since then, he never once calls Hoji by his first name but it's always "Partner!" Also, Hoji is the only one whom he refers to as such. In episode 48, when an Alienizer pulls a Grand Theft Me on him and calls him "partner", he scowls and replies that he only has one "partner" in the world.
    • He also calls Tetsu "kouhai" (meaning "junior") sometimes, but he usually prefers to call him Tetsu.
  • Anime Hair: Brushed down in Gokaiger. Stays as such in the 10 Years After special, except it's shorter and combed to one side.
  • Character Development: Post-series, if he is to make appearances (such as in Magiranger vs Dekaranger and Gokaiger), Ban is usually less loud and hyperactive, acting more mature in general, though his impulsiveness sometimes still shows. Being a member of the SPD Fire Squad will do that. Even moreso, this follows further in 10 Years After where he's capable of being The Strategist!
  • The Cloudcuckoolander Was Right: In episode 20, when an Alienizer wanted to explode the Earth and gave Ban the hints of finding the bomb through a phone, Ban tells him that he knows it is in the phone, and the others laugh at him about that. But he is right: the Alienizer is so small it can fit into a smalll device.
  • Cowboy Cop
  • Determinator: To the point that if an Alienizer has managed to pull Grand Theft Me on him, he'll tell the others to kill him if it's the only way to get the Alienizer.
  • Even the Guys Want Him: Tell that to Hoji and Tetsu.
  • Gun Kata: There's a reason why his name sounds like "bang-bang".
  • Heroic Sacrifice: In episode 43, when he and Hoji encounter a huge meteor that can fall into Earth at any time, Hoji commands him to go back so he will deal with it on his own, but Ban makes Hoji go back instead and sacrifices himself to destroy the meteor. Turns out that he has another way to destroy it without having to die though.
  • Honor Before Reason
  • Hot-Blooded
  • Idiot Hero
  • Image Song: Bang Bang
  • Justice Will Prevail: It's his motto and Catch-Phrase.
  • Keet: A cheerful and optimistic guy, who always try to make others happy.
  • Large Ham: Oh so very much. The conversation with Numa-O at the beginning of the first episode pretty much sets the tone.
  • The Leader: Taken to new heights after he's been promoted to commander of the Fire Squad.
  • Law of Chromatic Superiority
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: His real name is Banban, but it's shortened into just "Ban" and everyone calls him so, except for Hoji's little sister who calls him "Banban-san".
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The red to Hoji's blue.
  • Replacement Scrappy: In-universe; Hoji viewed and treated him as such after Ban replaced his commanding officer. They got better.
  • Rookie Red Ranger
  • Shout-Out: His surname is a reference to Agatha Christie.

Houji "Hoji" Tomasu / Deka Blue | Actor: Tsuyoshi Hayashi

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A cold, calculating cop who strives for perfection in most of things. He didn't take the addition of Ban very well since he replaced an officer he respected, but he soon came to warm up with him. Known for his sniping skill, Hoji is a reliable officer, even if he guns down anyone not a 'pro', like Ban or Umeko. He also has a nasty habit of saying Gratuitous English A LOT.

  • Big Brother Instinct
  • Boxing Lesson: Indulges himself in one when trying to prepare for an underground fighting ring.
  • By-the-Book Cop
  • Catch-Phrase: Some, including "Don't call me 'partner'" or "Super Cool. Perfect!"
    • Ironically, Hoji gets annoyed when Ban calls him "ex-partner" in Magiranger VS. Dekaranger.
    • The Ten Years After V-Cinema has Ban trying to egg him to say the first many times. Hoji... didn't bite it at first, but in the ending, after much hesitation, he said that again, very happily in fact.
  • Cold Sniper -> Friendly Sniper
  • Defrosting Ice King: He started as this, but gets considerably warmer over time after Ban appeared.
  • Embarrassing Nickname: Considers the nickname "partner" from Ban this, even though Ban means it in an affectionate way. He will always say "Don't call me partner!" if Ban calls him as such.
    • However, it turns out that he likes that nickname more than he would admit. He called Ban "partner" for the first time when he thought the latter had sacrificed himself in ep 43, and the second time in ep 50.
    Hoji: I'm counting on you!! PARTNER!!
    Ban: *gets surprised at first, but then smiles happily* This guy... DON'T CALL ME PARTNER!!
    • He even gets jealous when Ban calls Kai Ozu "partner" in the Dekaranger vs. Magiranger special movie.
  • Gangsta Style: As seen in the ending song and some episodes, Houji holds his gun this way, showing off his "cool blue" attitude.
  • Gratuitous English: So, so mu—oh my God, I'm so sorry!
  • Heartbroken Badass: After the incident with Teresa, he's this.
  • Image Song: Blue is the Sky
  • The Lancer: To Ban.
    • Foil: He is basically everything Ban isn't, and yet sometimes they are Not So Different, making him this.
  • My Greatest Failure: Along with Jasmine; getting caught and caused his Sempai to get a career-breaking injury was one for him.
  • Not So Above It All: Hoji tries his best to be The Stoic, but the series shows clearly that he is not above saying funny things or do stupid stuffs, such as when he along with everyone makes fun of Sen in episode 41.
  • Number Two: It's even on his suit.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: Ten Years After saw Hoji become a very loose cop, with his hair being messy, not even wearing his uniform properly and he spent hours in computer room to do nothing but play video games... Except that it's all a ruse to investigate the main case. Ban read that from miles away.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business:
    • Hoji always puts his work above his feelings. He was ready to not attend his sister's wedding because of a mission, was able to kill his old friend Vino because he had turned evil, was able to kill his lover's brother because he used other girls' lives to transfer to his sick sister. He never hesitated. But in episode 48 when Ban's body was stolen by an Alienizer who attempted to destroy the world, and the only way to kill it was to kill Ban, Hoji couldn't do it. He tried to pull the trigger, but in the end drops his hands down in defeat and frustration with teary eyes. This shows just how important Ban is to him, so much that he couldn't kill him even when he had to.
    • In episode 19, an Alienizer stole Hoji's body and pretended to be him. But it made the mistake of actively calling Ban "partner", because the real Hoji would never do that (unless it's a very serious occasion anyway...), so the teammates were able to spot the imposter.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to Ban's red.
  • Shout-Out: His surname is a reference to Thomas Harris.
  • Signature Move: Blue Finish
  • Tall, Dark, and Snarky
  • Tsundere: A type A to Ban as first, but slowly graduates into type B overtime.

Senichi "Sen-chan" Enari / Deka Green | Actor: Yousuke Ito

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An odd officer. Sen likes to do a headstand pose, which is his thinking pose. With that, he's usually able to solve lots of mysteries, making him one of the greatest brains in the team. He's usually calm, polite and overall a Nice Guy. Doing lots of atrocious things in front of him, however, will REALLY piss him off and he's ready to go batshit on the evildoer.

Marika "Jasmine" Reimon / Deka Yellow | Actress: Ayumi Kinoshita

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Jasmine is an ESPer, which means she possesses psychic powers which she can use to read people's minds or trace past events from an item. Tall, beautiful and playful at times, she actually hides a painful past of her being unable to control her Psychic Powers, which made her read how people were annoyed with her and this made her attempt to get herself killed by an Alienizer, until Doggie Kruger saved her. She's really good friends with Umeko. Fans love her and adore her beauty and hotness.

Koume "Umeko" Koudou / Deka Pink | Actress: Mika Kikuchi

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Second newest member of the SPD (the newest one is Ban). Umeko is a laid-back, ditzy girl who likes to spend her time bathing with her toy-ducks. Rather impulsive, she likes declaring herself the leader of the team (nobody takes it seriously). She's good friends with Jasmine, and as the finale shows, she ends up falling for Sen and is dating him.

Tekkan "Tetsu" Aira / Deka Break | Actor: Tomokazu Yoshida

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A member of the Tokkyou special forces branch of SPD, Tekkan is a consummate professional originally sent to Earth to deal with the Hell Siblings. Although originally seeing the Dekarangers as inferior due to Tokkyou teaching that emotions only compromised efficiency, he changed his tune when Ban showed him just how much they could accomplish.

Allies

Doggie "Boss" Kruger of Anubis / Deka Master | Voice Actor: Tetsu Inada

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Emergency! Deka--

Swan Shiratori of Cygnus / Deka Swan | Actress: Mako Ishino

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Lisa Teagle / Deka Bright | Actress: Mie Nanamori

Mari Gold Utahime / Deka Gold | Actress: Chiharu Niiyama

  • Bling-Bling-BANG!
  • Faux Action Girl: The one time in the whole movie she transforms, she gets beaten out of it right after the Face On.
  • Guns Akimbo: Like Ban, Marie has her own set of dual guns called the D-Smasher.
  • Hello, Nurse!
  • Punny Name Named after a flower. One of which she puts in the pocket of Ban's shirt at the beginning and end of the movie.
  • Ship Tease: With Ban.
  • Time Stands Still: A power of hers that she conveniently forgets she has when facing the villains so the Dekarangers have something to do in their own movie.

Villains

Agent Abrella | Voice actor: Ryusei Nakao


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