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*** Seriously, the very concept that the ToQGers are childhood friends that literally fight the forces of darkness with the ThePowerOfFriendship and imagination is enough to warm the hearts of many fans young and old.

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[[caption-width-right:350:"...[[GroupHug they're memories that I never want to lose]]."\\
"[[YouAreNotAlone That includes you, Right]]."]]


* Then after the kids have their graduation ceremony, they meet Akira at the secret base and hands him his own diploma. They declare that no matter what happens, [[TrueCompanions they'll always be a team and they will be friends always.]] Akira is moved to tears at this, and the group seals the deal with a pinky swear.

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* Then after the kids have their graduation ceremony, they meet Akira at the secret base and hands him his own diploma. They declare that no matter what happens, [[TrueCompanions they'll always be a team and they will be friends always.a group of friends.]] Akira is moved to tears at this, and the group seals the deal with a pinky swear.



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* Then after the kids have their graduation ceremony, they meet Akira at the secret base and hands him his own diploma. They declare that no matter what happens, [[TrueCompanions they'll always be a team and they will be friends always.]] Akira is moved to tears at this, and the group seals the deal with a pinky swear.

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Considering the overarching themes of TrueCompanions and imagination, it's no surprise that this Sentai has more than its fair share of Heartwarming moments to go around.
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*** The scene is shown alternating between the group as both adults and kids with both groups saying the final rule in perfect unison, just to drive the point home

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*** The scene is shown alternating between the group as both adults and kids with both groups saying the final rule in perfect unison, just to drive the point home
home.



** First we have him trying to help Akira into getting along with the team better.
** Also, he remembers being the lonely new kid right before Right and the others became his friends.

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** First we have him trying to help Akira into getting get along with the team better.
** Also, he remembers being the lonely new kid right before Right and the others became brought him out of his friends.shell.


** Kagura's hug. Really seemed like someone who is seeing a dear old friend after a long time.

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** Kagura's hug. Really seemed makes it feel like someone who is seeing a dear old friend after a long time.



* Inside the coffin, even though the children inside are terrified, Kagura doesn't once stop trying to keep their hopes up.

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* Inside the coffin, even though the children inside are terrified, Kagura doesn't once stop trying to keep their hopes up.



* The fact the [=ToQgers=] got along with Gaim right away. Usually for both Kamen Rider and Super Sentai, when two different protagonists meet, it takes a while for them to work together. Instead Mai and Kouta becomes friends with the [=ToQgers=] near instantly.
* Even after Kouta and Ticket told Right that he shouldn't help, as it isn't his job. Right just decides, that he can't look away from trouble, no matter what. It enough for Kouta to start smiling again, that are people with powers out there like him.
* For a while Michy, Kouta, and Kaito were willing to work together for Mai's sake.
* Kouta attempts to have Mai leave the city shows he is willing to not see her again, so she'll be safe, it gets extra sweeter that he trusts the [=ToQgers=] to keep her safe.

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* The fact the [=ToQgers=] got along with Gaim right away. Usually for both Kamen Rider and Super Sentai, when two different protagonists meet, it takes a while for them to work together. Instead Mai and Kouta becomes friends with the [=ToQgers=] near instantly.
near-instantly.
* Even after Kouta and Ticket told Right that he shouldn't help, as help out, since it isn't his job. job, Right just decides, decides that he can't look away from trouble, trouble no matter what. It It's enough for Kouta to start smiling again, knowing that are are good people with powers out there like him.him out there.
* For a while Michy, Kouta, and Kaito were all willing to work together for Mai's sake.
* Kouta Kouta's attempts to have Mai leave the city shows show he is willing to not see go through the pain of never seeing her again, again just so that she'll be safe, it safe. It gets extra even sweeter when it's shown that he trusts the [=ToQgers=] to keep her safe.



* The last season got complaints of being too focused on its Red Ranger at times. This episode highlights that this team has nothing to worry about in that regard, as no matter how bad things may get, when one is in trouble, [[TrueCompanions the other four will always be there to help]] [[YouAreNotAlone because the five of them will always help each other no matter what.]]
** Right's absolute trust in them. He ''knows'' that they will come back. That is friendship.
*** The scene is shown, alternating between the group as adults, and as kids, both sets saying the last rule in perfect unison.

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* [[Series/ZyudenSentaiKyoryuger The last season season]] got complaints of being [[SpotlightStealingSquad too focused on its Red Ranger at times. times]]. This episode highlights that this team has nothing to worry about in that regard, as no matter how bad things may get, when one is in trouble, [[TrueCompanions the other four will always be there to help]] help each other]] [[YouAreNotAlone because the five of them will always help each other no matter what.]]
** Right's absolute trust in them. He ''knows'' that they will come back. That is back for him. Now that's friendship.
*** The scene is shown, shown alternating between the group as adults, and as kids, both sets adults and kids with both groups saying the last final rule in perfect unison.
unison, just to drive the point home



* Akira offering to take care of a little kitten. Said kitten seems to be the only thing that can make Akira laugh too!

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* Akira offering to take care of a little kitten. Said kitten seems to be the only thing that can make Akira laugh laugh, too!



* Despite it being a possible suicide mission, [[spoiler:not having access to their powers]], the Tokkyugers will willingly try and get Rainbow Line into [[spoiler:Shadow Line territory to free their home.]]

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* Despite it being a possible suicide mission, [[spoiler:not having access to mission since their powers]], powers are greatly crippled, the Tokkyugers will [=ToQgers=] willingly try and get the Rainbow Line into [[spoiler:Shadow Shadow Line territory just to free their home.]]
home.



** [[spoiler: The fact that Mio ends up loving it and Kagura's efforts, not caring that the cake got ruined when the MOTW attacked Kagura]].

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** [[spoiler: The Also the fact that Mio ends up loving it and Kagura's efforts, not caring that the cake got ruined when the MOTW attacked Kagura]].Kagura.



** Emperor Zed singing the same tune.

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** Emperor Zed As well as Z singing the same tune.tune, oddly enough.



* Akira sees that the core [=ToQger's=] hometown is about to sink away and he dives in to save it. He fails, but when he gets out, all the Toqgers immediately crowd him, hugging him clearly overjoyed to see him alive. He even asks why and they straight up tell him so. He's not an initial member of their circle, but they damn sure treat him like one.

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* Akira sees that the core [=ToQger's=] hometown is about to sink away and he dives in to save it. He fails, but when he gets out, all the Toqgers immediately crowd and hug him, hugging him clearly overjoyed to see him alive. He even asks why and they straight up tell him so. He's not an initial member of their circle, but they damn sure treat him like one.



* [[spoiler: Tokacchi and Mio. We see that Mio has been holding back her feelings up until now and the whole thing was about to explode. Thanks to Tokacchi, she could let it out and relax a bit more]]
** [[spoiler: Also, Mio's realization that Tokacchi is in love with her and it is hinted that she likes him back. The sweetest thing is that they are technically children and they are experiencing first love]].

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* [[spoiler: Tokacchi and Mio. Mio throughout the episode. We see that Mio has been holding back her feelings up until now and the whole thing was about to explode. boil over. Thanks to Tokacchi, she could let it out and relax a bit more]]
more.
** [[spoiler: Also, Mio's realization that Tokacchi is in love with her and it is hinted that she likes him back. The sweetest thing is that they are technically children and they are experiencing first love]].love.



* As a send off to suit actor Yoshifumi Oshikawa, he cameoed during the ending credits.

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* As a send off to longtime suit actor Yoshifumi Oshikawa, Oshikawa ([=ToQ 1gou=], [[Series/ZyudenSentaiKyoryuger Kyoryu Red]], [[Series/TokumeiSentaiGoBusters Red Buster]], [[Series/KaizokuSentaiGokaiger Gokai Blue]]), he cameoed during the ending credits.credits in a photo with the [=ToQgers=].



* The reveal that [[spoiler: even though they could no longer see him (temporarily), Akira had been following the [=ToQgers=] around for the past ten years, looking after them. It's really driven home as Right realises just who threw him out of the enemy's line of fire at the beginning of the movie! Also, he looks exactly the same, apparently subverting Tank Top's fear of him growing old. No matter what, the fact that they can seem him again and have all been reunited really warms the heart.]]

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* The reveal that [[spoiler: even though they could no longer see him (temporarily), Akira had been following the [=ToQgers=] around for the past ten years, looking after them. them from the sidelines. It's really driven home as Right realises just who threw him out of the enemy's Hei's line of fire at the beginning of the movie! Also, he looks exactly the same, apparently subverting Tank Top's Top Shadow's fear of him growing old. No matter what, But either way, their reunion is truly a glorious sight to see.
* Adult!Right fooling around with Child!Right as
the fact that they can seem him again latter attempts to get his Ressha back from the former. Seeing the grown-up Right happily rolling through the grass and have all been reunited playing around with his younger self really warms drives home how happy he is after he finally managed to reclaim his imagination.
* The group bumps into Gritta again in
the heart.]]
past, and she's still as nice as ever. Plus she reveals that she's the one who saved the group by pulling them into the past.
* The [=child!ToQgers=] getting Akira to remember them. Not once do they give up their IKnowYoureInThereSomewhereFight until Akira remembers after seeing a rainbow, reminding him what he swore to defend.
** Afterwards, Tank Top Shadow [[TakingTheBullet takes an attack]] for Akira, dying in his arms just to keep him safe. Perhaps more heartwarming is the reveal that he somehow lives on at the end.


* Mio willingly went everywhere with Tokatti so he wouldn't be left behind. She deserves to be called TeamMom.
* Mio and Tokatti trying to cheer the other up, when they both felt unworthy of being a [=ToQger=].

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* Mio willingly went everywhere with Tokatti Tokacchi so he wouldn't be left behind. She definitely deserves to be called the TeamMom.
* Mio and Tokatti Tokacchi trying to cheer the other up, when they both felt unworthy of being a [=ToQger=].



* Tokatti was able to understand what Right was thinking just by looking at his face.
* When Tokatti feels that he just not meant to be a leader, just support. Right counters that Tokatti is a leader, if they have a shadow leader(Hikari), they can have a support leader. Everyone has a part and who can do their part at the right time is the leader. So they are all leaders.

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* Tokatti Tokacchi was able to understand what Right was thinking just by looking at his face.
* When Tokatti Tokacchi feels that he he's just not meant to be a leader, just support. Right counters that Tokatti Tokacchi is a leader, because if they have a shadow leader(Hikari), leader (Hikari), they can have a support leader. Everyone has a part to play and who whoever can do their part at the right time is the leader. So they are that makes them all leaders.
leaders. They later laugh and joke about it aboard the Rainbow Line.



* Tokatti telling Wagon and the others to leave him if something happened. Even though he was in danger [[TrueCompanions his first and primary concern was his friends.]]

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* Tokatti Tokacchi telling Wagon and the others to leave him if something happened. Even though he was in danger [[TrueCompanions his first and primary concern was his friends.]]



* Right talking to Diesel Ressha, telling it that as soon as he heard that it was the oldest train, he kind of thought of it as the "grandpa" train of the whole Line. He then tells it "You're not done yet though...right?"
** Soon after, the ancient Ressha starts up just as it's needed. According to Right, each Ressha has it's own personality, and Mio adds that the old timer will come when they need it, from here on out.
** Right finally starting the Diesel Ressha, because his friends are in danger.

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* Right talking to Diesel Ressha, telling it that as soon as he heard that it was the oldest train, he kind of thought of it as the "grandpa" train of the whole Line. He then tells it "You're not done yet though... right?"
** Soon after, the ancient Ressha starts up just as it's needed. According to Right, each Ressha has it's its own personality, and Mio adds that the old timer will come when they need it, it from here on out.
** Right finally starting managing to start the Diesel Ressha, all because his friends are were in danger.



* [[spoiler:Kouta attempts to have Mai leave the city shows he is willing to not see her again, so she'll be safe, it gets extra sweeter that he trusts the [=ToQgers=] to keep her safe.]]

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* [[spoiler:Kouta Kouta attempts to have Mai leave the city shows he is willing to not see her again, so she'll be safe, it gets extra sweeter that he trusts the [=ToQgers=] to keep her safe.]]
safe.



* The last season got complaints of being too focused on it's Red Ranger at times. This episode highlights that this team has nothing to worry about in that regard, as no matter how bad things may get, when one is in trouble, [[TrueCompanions the other four will always be there to help]] [[YouAreNotAlone because the five of them will always help each other no matter what.]]

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* The last season got complaints of being too focused on it's its Red Ranger at times. This episode highlights that this team has nothing to worry about in that regard, as no matter how bad things may get, when one is in trouble, [[TrueCompanions the other four will always be there to help]] [[YouAreNotAlone because the five of them will always help each other no matter what.]]



* The whole episode is a big one for Tokatti.

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* The whole episode is a big one for Tokatti.Tokacchi.



** And the biggest one: Tokatti going berserk because of the tought of losing his friends and saying how important they are to him.

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** And the biggest one: Tokatti Tokacchi going berserk because of the tought thought of losing his friends and friends, saying how important they are to him.



* The Jack-in-the-Box Shadow demonstrates his ability by making ''Greeta'' laugh. [[WhenSheSmiles That's probably the happiest she's been in a LONG time.]]

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* The Jack-in-the-Box Shadow demonstrates his ability by making ''Greeta'' ''Gritta'' laugh. [[WhenSheSmiles That's probably the happiest she's been in a LONG time.]]



* Tokatti using the memory of his big brother (as Ryou Knight) to help him overcome his difficulties in battle.
* Mio taking care of Tokatti at the beginning of the episode and cheering him up at the end.

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* Tokatti Tokacchi using the memory of his big brother (as Ryou Knight) to help him overcome his difficulties in battle.
* Mio taking care of Tokatti Tokacchi at the beginning of the episode and cheering him up at the end.



* The [=ToQgers=] singing "twinkle twinkle little star."

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* The [=ToQgers=] singing "twinkle twinkle little star.Twinkle Twinkle Little Star."



[[AC: Station 36 "The A+ Dream"]]

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[[AC: Station 36 "The The A+ Dream"]]Dream]]



[[AC: Station 39: "Beginning of the End"]]

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[[AC: Station 39: "Beginning Beginning of the End"]]End]]



[[AC: Station 41 "The Christmas Battle"]]
* [[spoiler:Akira sees that the core Toqger's home town is about to sink away and he dives into save it. He fails, but when he gets out, all the Toqgers immediately crowd him, hugging him and they're just glad to see him alive. He even asks why and they explain that they're just happy to see him alive.]]
* [[spoiler: At the end of the episode, the team are lighting candles. Tokatti and Mio present two candles to the audience, explaining that one is for Schwarz, while the other is for Grita. It's a touching gesture given the way Schwarz treated them previously.]]

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[[AC: Station 41 "The The Christmas Battle"]]
Battle]]
* [[spoiler:Akira Akira sees that the core Toqger's home town [=ToQger's=] hometown is about to sink away and he dives into in to save it. He fails, but when he gets out, all the Toqgers immediately crowd him, hugging him and they're just glad clearly overjoyed to see him alive. He even asks why and they explain that they're just happy to see straight up tell him alive.]]
so. He's not an initial member of their circle, but they damn sure treat him like one.
* [[spoiler: At the end of the episode, the team are lighting candles. Tokatti Tokacchi and Mio present two candles to the audience, explaining that one is for Schwarz, while the other is for Grita. It's a touching gesture given the way Schwarz treated them previously.]]
previously.



* [[spoiler: Tokatti and Mio. We see that Mio has been holding back her feelings up until now and the whole thing was about to explode. Thanks to Tokatti, she could let it out and relax a bit more]]
** [[spoiler: Also, Mio's realization that Tokatti is in love with her and it is hinted that she likes him back. The sweetest thing is that they are technically children and they are experiencing first love]].

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* [[spoiler: Tokatti Tokacchi and Mio. We see that Mio has been holding back her feelings up until now and the whole thing was about to explode. Thanks to Tokatti, Tokacchi, she could let it out and relax a bit more]]
** [[spoiler: Also, Mio's realization that Tokatti Tokacchi is in love with her and it is hinted that she likes him back. The sweetest thing is that they are technically children and they are experiencing first love]].



* [[spoiler: Pleaides's Shore is finally back, and the Toqers are happily playing on the beach, laughing.]]
* [[spoiler: While Right wasn't able to return with them, seeing the Tokkyugers reuniting with their family was sweet]]

[[AC: Station 46: The Final Stop]]
* The Tokkyugers remembering Right.

[[AC: Final Station: The Shining Ones]]

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* [[spoiler: Pleaides's Shore Subarugahama is finally back, and the Toqers [=ToQgers=] are happily playing on the beach, laughing.]]
obviously happy to be home.
* [[spoiler: While Right wasn't able to return with them, seeing the Tokkyugers [=ToQgers=] reuniting with their family families after the whole season was sweet]]

still sweet.

[[AC: Station 46: The Final Stop]]
Destination]]
* The Tokkyugers [=ToQgers=] remembering Right.

Right thanks to Wagon's plan to leave photos of their time as adults at the Secret Base. And they use those photos to make new passes for the train, allowing them to rush to Right in his time of need.

[[AC: Final Terminal Station: The Shining Ones]]



* [[spoiler:When the rest of the Tokkyugers finally catch up to Right, they tell him they refuse to forget him or their time as Tokkyugers even if they can never live with their families again.]]
* [[spoiler: The Tokkyugers were ready to leave behind their homes forever as they didn't want to lose their memories of being Tokkyugers but the Rainbow President revealed that they didn't have to, revealing that their families were able to recognize them as adults and that they received the letters they sent during New Years. Even Right which it was thought that he won't able to turn back to a child nor his family won't able to recognize him after his exposure to darkness gets a happy ending as his family recognizes him and he, along with the other Tokkyugers, are able to return back to children and allowed to return to normal lives while keeping their memories as Tokkyugers.]]

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* [[spoiler:When When the rest of the Tokkyugers [=ToQgers=] finally catch up to Right, they tell him that they refuse to forget both him or and their time as Tokkyugers [=ToQgers=], even if it means they can never live with their families again.]]
again. Right is touched to the point of crying, prompting the rest of them to surround him in a GroupHug.
* [[spoiler: The Tokkyugers [=ToQgers=] were ready to leave behind their homes forever as they didn't want to lose their memories of being Tokkyugers [=ToQgers=], but the Rainbow Line President revealed that they didn't have to, revealing that since their families were able to recognize them as adults adults, and that they received the letters they the group sent to them during New Years. Year's. Even Right which it was Right, who thought that he won't wouldn't be able to turn back to a child child, nor that his family won't would able to recognize him after his exposure to darkness darkness, gets a happy ending as his family recognizes him and he, along with the other Tokkyugers, [=ToQgers=], are able to return turn back to into children and allowed go back to return to their normal lives while still keeping their memories as Tokkyugers.]]
[=ToQgers=].



!Meta Examples
* This series can be seen in Sentai history with TrueCompanions as a recurring theme since the five [=ToQgers=] are childhood friends and the very idea of literally combating darkness with the ThePowerOfFriendship and imagination.
** Seconded. Considering how the previous [[Series/ZyudenSentaiKyoryuger sentai]] gained infamy with its almost-exclusive focus on one Ranger, the fact that all of them show off being great teammates and friends is quite welcome.
* The imagination theme could be seen as this. With Japanese schools focusing more on memory than creativity, it feels nice that someone thought that kids should have some creativity.

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[[AC: Meta Examples]]
* This series can be seen as one of the first in Sentai history with TrueCompanions as a recurring theme theme, since the five [=ToQgers=] are childhood friends and the very idea of literally combating combat darkness with the ThePowerOfFriendship and imagination.
** Seconded. Considering how the previous [[Series/ZyudenSentaiKyoryuger sentai]] the previous Sentai]] gained infamy with its almost-exclusive focus on one Ranger, the fact that all of them show off being what great teammates and friends they are is quite welcome.
* The imagination theme could also be seen as this. With Japanese schools focusing more on memory than creativity, memory, it feels nice that someone thought that kids should have at least some measure of creativity.


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[[AC: Station 39: "Beginning of the End]]
* At the end, the [=ToQgers=] swear to find Akira, who has gone AWOL, and Wagon is seen placing his left-behind hardhat atop one of the Christmas trees on the train. If there was any doubt that they cared about Akira, let this moment dispel it.


** [[spoiler: The fact that Mio ends up loving it and Kagura's efforts, not caring that it got ruined when the MOTW attacked]].

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** [[spoiler: The fact that Mio ends up loving it and Kagura's efforts, not caring that it the cake got ruined when the MOTW attacked]].
attacked Kagura]].
** The men all end up bonding surprisingly well with [[ItMakesSenseInContext the chicks stuck on their heads]].

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[[AC: Station 30]]
* Kagura going to hell and back to bake a cake for Mio's birthday.
** [[spoiler: The fact that Mio ends up loving it and Kagura's efforts, not caring that it got ruined when the MOTW attacked]].

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[[AC:Station 3: Desperate Once Convinced]]
* Inside the coffin, even though the children inside are terrified, Kagura doesn't once stop trying to keep their hopes up.
* Right and Kagura remembering their town being by the sea. And afterwards, they transfer and work together to deliver an epic ass-whooping to Chain Shadow. Doubles as a SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome, too.

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* All of the now-adult [=ToQgers=] learning that they can regain their imagination, no matter what age they are, is incredibly inspiring and heartwarming.


* This series can be seen as this in Sentai history with TrueCompanions as a recurring theme since the five [=ToQgers=] are childhood friends and the very idea of literally combating darkness with the ThePowerOfFriendship and imagination.

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* This series can be seen as this in Sentai history with TrueCompanions as a recurring theme since the five [=ToQgers=] are childhood friends and the very idea of literally combating darkness with the ThePowerOfFriendship and imagination.

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