Series: Tokusou Exceedraft
Tokusou Exceedraft is the tenth entry in the Metal Heroes franchise, airing from 1992-1993. It is the third part of its Rescue Heroes trilogy.The story centers on another rescue team, the Exceedraft team. Their all-human members, Hayato, Kosaku, and Ken team-up to strike at disasters that grip their fair city.
The main heroes are:
- Hayato Kano/DraftRedder: The Hero.
- Kosaku Muraoka/DraftBlues: Smart Lancer.
- Ken Okuma/DraftKeacenote : The Big Guy who is a trained Martial Artist. He is also the youngest member on the team.
Tokusou Exceedraft provides examples of the following tropes:
- BFG: HeavyCyclone
- Big Bad: Nope. There is no main villain organization.
- By the Power of Grayskull!: "Jisso!"
- Cool Car: Varias 7, Redder's personal car, a modified Chevrolet Corvette C4, that is equipped with various modes and weapons.
- Cop Show
- Laser Blade: E.M Blade, Redder's personal close-combat weapon.
- Mid-Season Upgrade: Hayato is later upgraded to SyncRedder.
- Power Armor: All three heroes have them.
- Retool: Around mid-series, Toei decides to go back to the sci-fi angle with an odd plot about an alien hunter seeking help from the Exceedraft team seeking his nemesis, Carlos. Then there's A plot involving Draftredder vs. Satan.... Afterwards the team fights a lot of laser-spewing enemies.