YMMV / Space Sheriff Gavan

  • Crowning Music of Awesome:
  • Fridge Horror: Unlike other tokusatsu monsters of the week created by Toei, the Space Sheriff trilogy's monsters of the week are outlandishly powerful in context with a rather horrific tone. Most of them never talk or emote, but still have human level intellect, much like a serial killer, and in addition to at least one melee weapon their standard powers include size changing, teleportation, invisibility, some bodily weapon, and shape shifting. Add Religious Horror for more atmospheric effect.
  • Memetic Mutation:
    • In Indonesia, As big as Gaban (Indonesian dubbed name for Gavan, or in Bahasa Indonesia, "Segede Gaban") is a popular phrase for talking about huge things. For example, "Eng: Your Bag is as huge as Gavan. Indo: Tas kamu segede gaban). note 
    • Let's just say it's like what Char is to Japan, thought not as big.
    • In Thailand, the term Makuu Space is commonly used by media such as newpapers when something bad going to happen.
  • Special Effect Failure:
    • Every time we saw a shot of Doru in combat with Gavan standing on its head, it's pretty obvious that it's just an action figure of Gavan standing there.
    • Not to mention the fact that it was always the same few stock shots. Occasionally they shook things up by changing the order.
  • Vanilla Protagonist: Retsu does not get much in the way of characterization in the first ten episodes