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''Ninja Captor'' is a Japanese {{tokusatsu}} TV series aired from April 7, 1976 to January 26, 1977 on [[Creator/TVTokyo TV Tokyo 12 Channel]], produced by Toei Company, Ltd. This Sentai-esque series aired during the run of Creator/ShotaroIshinomori's original Franchise/SuperSentai series, ''Series/HimitsuSentaiGoranger'' and was notably first superhero team show produced by Toei under the Saburo Yatsude/Hatte pseudonym.

Daisuke Izumo graduates from the Wind-Demon Stealth-Army, a secret army aiming for the conquest of Japan. He instead escapes, and becomes the leader of the "Captor," a ninja team supervised by Mujin Tendou. The Captor team's mission is to battle the ninja sent out by the Wind-Demon General, Retsufuu Fuuma.

In 2013, it got a ShoutOut in the fourth episode of ''Series/HikoninSentaiAkibaranger: Season 2''.

!!The Captor team:
* Daisuke Izumo / '''Fire-Stealth Captor 7''':
* Keita Izumi / '''Wind-Stealth Captor 6''':
* Noboru Ooyama / '''Gold-Stealth Captor 5''':
* Dan Kurokawa / '''Ground-Stealth Captor 4''':
* María Sakurakouji / '''Flower-Stealth Captor 3 #1''':
* Miki Tendou / '''Flower-Stealth Captor 3 #2''':
* Sakon Shijou / '''Water-Stealth Captor 2''':
* Saburoubee Fukuro / '''Thunder-Stealth Captor 1''':

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!!Tropes:

* AllYourColorsCombined
* AllYourPowersCombined
* ColorCodedForYourConvenience: Like SuperSentai, each member is assigned a color.
* ElementalPowers: Each member is associated with an element.
** PlayingWithFire - Fire-Stealth Captor 7
** BlowYouAway - Wind-Stealth Captor 6
** ExtraOreDinary - Gold-Stealth Captor 5
** DishingOutDirt - Ground-Stealth Captor 4
** PetalPower - Flower-Stealth Captor 3
** MakingASplash - Water-Stealth Captor 2
** ShockAndAwe - Thunder-Stealth Captor 1
* FireIsRed: Fire-Stealth Captor 7 is the red-colored senshi.
* FiveManBand: Of the Seven-Man variant.
** TheLeader: Daisuke
** KidAppealCharacter: Keita
** TheSmartGuy: Noboru
** TheBigGuy: Dan
** TheChick: Maria and Miki.
** TheLancer: Sakon
** TeamDad: Saburoubee
* LawOfChromaticSuperiority: Like proper Sentai series, the Red hero is the leader of the team.
* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: Subverted. Miki was already a supporting character before replacing Maria.
* TheSmurfettePrinciple: Flower-Stealth Captor 3, who is pink like most Sentai heroines.
* WeaponOfChoice:
** Captor 7: Fire Wheel Bullet
** Captor 6: Wind Shell
** Captor 5: Disk
** Captor 4: [[SimpleStaff Ground Staff]]
** Captor 3: [[FightingWithChucks Flower Nunchaku]]
** Captor 2: Rapid Stream Gun
** Captor 1: [[WhipitGood Electric Rope]]
* WaterIsBlue: Water-Stealth Captor 2 is the blue senshi.
* WindIsGreen: Wind-Stealth Captor 6 is the green senshi.
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