Film: Juken Sentai Gekiranger Vs Boukenger
Juken Sentai Gekiranger vs. Boukenger
is a 2008 direct-to-DVD movie which depicts a crossover
between Juken Sentai Gekiranger
and GoGo Sentai Boukenger
, part of the annual Super Sentai
"Vs. Series". The DVD was released on March 14, 2008, for rental and March 21, 2008, for purchase. This is the first team-up to be in wide-screen, appropriate as Boukenger and Gekiranger were the first Sentai series to be themselves shown in wide-screen. It was also the last team-up to be direct-to-DVD, as Engine Sentai Go-Onger vs. Gekiranger
was released in theaters to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Vs. Series.
Dark Shadow's Shizuka of the Wind sneaks into SCRTC to steal a mysterious red jewel, leading to the Gekirangers confronting her. When Bouken Black, Bouken Yellow, and Bouken Blue appear, a battle among the two groups over the jewel occurs at Shizuka attempts to retreat until Bouken Silver retrieves from her. However, Satoru Akashi arrives and takes the jewel to his former teammates' dismay. Soon after, Master Xia Fu reveals that the red jewel in his possession is one of two that belonged to the Cosmic Kenpō Master Pachacamac, who gave them to Brusa Ee after their lengthy 200 day battle. While this occurred, Sakura goes after the blue jewel in the Rin Jū Hall, and with Satoru, they battle Rio and Mere, who join them soon after to gain the power that the Cosmic Kenpō style offers. The Gekirangers and Boukengers head to South America where they race towards the Darkness Pathway ruins as Bouken Silver, Geki Violet, and Geki Chopper battle Rin Jū Hippotamus-Ken Bākā. But once at the top, after they're too late to stop the villains from getting to the Cosmic Kenpō's secrets, Akashi reveals that Sakura was actually possessed by Pachacamac's descendant, the evil Cosmic Kenpō Master Pachacamac XII, who uses his power to turn Rio, Mere, and Bākā into his pawns. The Gekirangers and Boukengers team up to free Rio and Mere before all 13 stop Pachacamac XII in an epic battle on the moon.
This movie contains examples of the following tropes: