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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: The B-''Crushers'', what with names like '''Death'''corpion and '''Kill'''mantis.

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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: The B-''Crushers'', what with names like '''Death'''corpion '''Des/Death'''corpion and '''Kill'''mantis.



* SequelSeries: It’s a direct follow up on [[Series/JuukouBFighter the previous B-Fighter show]].]]

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* SequelSeries: It’s a direct follow up on [[Series/JuukouBFighter the previous B-Fighter show]].]]show]].
* SerialEscalation: Compared to the original B-Fighter, who only had one unofficial SixthRanger in the form of Kabuto, this series adds '''Four''' of them. The same goes for the EvilCounterpart. The original series had Black Beet. This series introduces a full team of them with the B-Crushers.

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* WritersCannotDoMath: Sophie in her debut is simultaneously stated be 14, and have it written on a monitor that she was born in 1979. Even if this wasn’t 5 years in the future, Sophie would be 16 in the events of the series with that birthdate.


%%* BeeAfraid: Beezack's armor motif.

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%%* * BeeAfraid: Beezack's [[MeaningfulName Beezack's]] armor motif.



%% * CreepyCentipedes: Mukaderinger's armor motif.

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%% * CreepyCentipedes: Mukaderinger's armor motif. stolen insect power gives him this motif.



%% * ScaryScorpions: Deathcorpion's armor motif.

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%% * ScaryScorpions: Deathcorpion's Descorpion's armor motif.motif as a result of his Scorpion Medal.


* StandardEvilOrganizationSquad: Mother Melzard and her four children, who serve as generals of the Melzard Tribe.

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* StandardEvilOrganizationSquad: Mother Melzard and her four children, who serve as generals of the Melzard Tribe.
Tribe. The B-Crushers form their own [[QuirkyMinibossSquad sub-squad]].



* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:Raija and Dezzle are slain at differnet points midway through, but both return in Episode 36.]]

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* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:Raija and Dezzle are slain at differnet points midway through, but both return in Episode 36.36 complete with [[CameBackStrong new superpowered forms]].]]



* ButNotTooForeign: Except for Mac (played by the American Creator/ReubenLangdon,) all the {{Sixth Ranger}}s are played by Japanese actors. Sophie's actress is half-Mexican, not that you can tell.

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* ButNotTooForeign: Except for Mac (played by the American Creator/ReubenLangdon,) all the {{Sixth Ranger}}s New B-Fighters are played by Japanese actors. Sophie's actress is half-Mexican, not that you can tell.half-Spanish, even though she’s French.
* CrashIntoHello: Kouhei first meets Sophie when she accidentally runs into him.


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* EverybodyCries: In #47, after [[spoiler:Guru dies, the old and new B-Fighters all weep around his body.]]
* FinalBattle: The final episode is fittingly named the “The Last Battle” and features the final battle between the B-Fighters and the Melzard Tribe.
* GreaterScopeParagon: [[spoiler:The Will of Light, the source of the Insect Medals, the Shell Gods and several of the other power sources both generations of B-Fighters used. It created them originally to defeat the [[GreaterScopeVillain Will of Darkness]], after which they would be used to battle the descendants the Will of Darkness left behind.]]


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* SequelSeries: It’s a direct follow up on [[Series/JuukouBFighter the previous B-Fighter show]].]]


* EndOfAnEra: This would be the last ''Metal Heroes'' to have a serious plot. While the franchise continued on for two more seasons in ''Series/BRoboKabutack'' and ''Series/TetsuwanTanteiRobotack'', both were much much more light-hearted.



* JapaneseBeetleBrothers: B-Fighter Kabuto and B-Fighter Kuwaga, like their predecessors, are a Type A.

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* JapaneseBeetleBrothers: B-Fighter Kabuto and B-Fighter Kuwaga, like their predecessors, are a Type A. There's also the two rival HumongousMecha, Kabuterios and Kuwaga Titan, each of which serves a different side.


* Dinosaur Warrior Raija: The [[DinosaursAreDragons Saurian-Armored]] [[TheDragon dragon]].

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* Dinosaur Warrior Raija: The [[DinosaursAreDragons Saurian-Armored]] Saurian]]-Armored [[TheDragon dragon]].Dragon]].



* HumongousMecha: The heroes get assistance from two giant Kojin ("Shell Gods"), Kabuterios and Kuwaga Titan.

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* HumongousMecha: The heroes get assistance from two Two giant Kojin ("Shell Gods"), Gods") appear in the series on either side, Kabuterios for the heroes and Kuwaga Titan.
Titan for the Melzard.
* StandardEvilOrganizationSquad: Mother Melzard and her four children, who serve as generals of the Melzard Tribe.



%% * BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:Raija and Dezzle in Episode 36.]]
* BeeAfraid: Beezack's armor motif.

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%% * BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:Raija and Dezzle are slain at differnet points midway through, but both return in Episode 36.]]
* %%* BeeAfraid: Beezack's armor motif.



%% * NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: The B-Crushers, especially Deathcorpion and Killmantis.

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%% * NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: The B-Crushers, especially Deathcorpion B-''Crushers'', what with names like '''Death'''corpion and Killmantis.'''Kill'''mantis.
* OrganicTechnology: A lot of the weapons and vehicles the Melzard Tribe use resemble technology, but are living organic creatures.



* ThePsychoRangers: The B-Crushers, opposites of the four New B-Fighters

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* ThePsychoRangers: The B-Crushers, opposites of the four New B-FightersB-Fighters created by the Melzard Tribe.
* RookieRedRanger: Kouhei Toba is the youngest and most inexperienced of the B-Fighters, but earned becoming one after showing his courage.



%% * SlayingMantis: Moila and Killmantis are both themed after one.
* SuperSoldiers

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%% * SlayingMantis: Moila and Killmantis are both themed after one.Miolra, a deadly mantis-themed warrior woman fighting for the Melzard Tribe. And with the B-Crushers we have the aptly named ''Kill''mantis.
* SuperSoldiersSuperSoldiers: The New Generation of B-Fighters, who were developed to combat the Melzard Tribe when they invade.


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!!Recurring ''Metal Hero'' tropes include:
* ByThePowerOfGrayskull: "''Cho Juko!''" ("Super Heavy Shell!")
* HumongousMecha: The heroes get assistance from two giant Kojin ("Shell Gods"), Kabuterios and Kuwaga Titan.






* ByThePowerOfGrayskull: "''Cho Juko!''" ("Super Heavy Shell!")



* HumongousMecha: The heroes get assistance from two giant Kojin ("Shell Gods"), Kabuterios and Kuwaga Titan.


%% * BeeAfraid: Beezack's armor motif.

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%% * BeeAfraid: Beezack's armor motif.



%% * ByThePowerOfGrayskull: "''Cho Juko!''" ("Super Heavy Shell!")

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%% * ByThePowerOfGrayskull: "''Cho Juko!''" ("Super Heavy Shell!")



%% * JapaneseBeetleBrothers: B-Fighter Kabuto and B-Fighter Kuwaga, like their predecessors, are a Type A.

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%% * JapaneseBeetleBrothers: B-Fighter Kabuto and B-Fighter Kuwaga, like their predecessors, are a Type A.



%% * PowerTrio: Kabuto, Kuwaga and Tentou, like their predecessors.
%% * ThePsychoRangers: The B-Crushers, opposites of the four New B-Fighters

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%% * PowerTrio: Kabuto, Kuwaga and Tentou, like their predecessors.
%% * ThePsychoRangers: The B-Crushers, opposites of the four New B-Fighters

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* SuperSoldiers


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* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:Raija and Dezzle in Episode 36.]]
* BeeAfraid: Beezack's armor motif.
* ButNotTooForeign: Except for Mac, all the {{Sixth Ranger}}s are played by Japanese actors. Sophie's actress is half-Mexican, not that you can tell.
* ByThePowerOfGrayskull: "''Cho Juko!''" ("Super Heavy Shell!")
* CreepyCentipedes: Mukaderinger's armor motif.

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%% * BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:Raija and Dezzle in Episode 36.]]
%% * BeeAfraid: Beezack's armor motif.
* ButNotTooForeign: Except for Mac, Mac (played by the American Creator/ReubenLangdon,) all the {{Sixth Ranger}}s are played by Japanese actors. Sophie's actress is half-Mexican, not that you can tell.
%% * ByThePowerOfGrayskull: "''Cho Juko!''" ("Super Heavy Shell!")
%% * CreepyCentipedes: Mukaderinger's armor motif.



* JapaneseBeetleBrothers: B-Fighter Kabuto and B-Fighter Kuwaga, like their predecessors, are a Type A.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: The B-Crushers, especially Deathcorpion and Killmantis.
* PowerTrio: Kabuto, Kuwaga and Tentou, like their predecessors.
* ThePsychoRangers: The B-Crushers, opposites of the four New B-Fighters
* ScaryScorpions: Deathcorpion's armor motif.
* SlayingMantis: Moila and Killmantis are both themed after one.
* SuperSoldier

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%% * JapaneseBeetleBrothers: B-Fighter Kabuto and B-Fighter Kuwaga, like their predecessors, are a Type A.
%% * NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: The B-Crushers, especially Deathcorpion and Killmantis.
%% * PowerTrio: Kabuto, Kuwaga and Tentou, like their predecessors.
%% * ThePsychoRangers: The B-Crushers, opposites of the four New B-Fighters
%% * ScaryScorpions: Deathcorpion's armor motif.
%% * SlayingMantis: Moila and Killmantis are both themed after one.
* SuperSoldier
one.


''B-Fighter Kabuto'' is Toei's 15th entry in its ''Franchise/MetalHeroes'' series, and the second of its ''B-Fighter'' series. Its footage was used to create ''[[Series/{{Beetleborgs}} Beetleborgs Metallix]]''.

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''B-Fighter Kabuto'' is Toei's 15th entry in its ''Franchise/MetalHeroes'' ''Series/MetalHeroes'' series, and the second of its ''B-Fighter'' series. Its footage was used to create ''[[Series/{{Beetleborgs}} Beetleborgs Metallix]]''.

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* SuperSoldier


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* Kengo Tachibana/'''B-Fighter Kuwaga''': [[TheBigGuy Big]] [[TheLancer Lancer]]; a student inititally bitter with Kouhei for taking the mantle of B-Fighter Kabuto instead of him. However, he does warm up to our hero.

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* Kengo Tachibana/'''B-Fighter Kuwaga''': [[TheBigGuy Big]] [[TheLancer Lancer]]; a student inititally initially bitter with Kouhei for taking the mantle of B-Fighter Kabuto instead of him. However, he does warm up to our hero.


* Dinosaur Warrior Raija : The [[DinosaursAreDragons Saurian-Armored]] [[TheDragon dragon]].

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* Dinosaur Warrior Raija : Raija: The [[DinosaursAreDragons Saurian-Armored]] [[TheDragon dragon]].



* Insect Swordswoman Miola : The Insectoid-armored DarkChick.

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* Insect Swordswoman Miola : Miola: The Insectoid-armored DarkChick.



** '''B-Crusher Killmantis''': The MasterSwordsman

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** '''B-Crusher Killmantis''': The MasterSwordsmanMasterSwordsman.



* BeeAfraid: Beezack's armor motif.



* CreepyCentipedes: Mukaderinger's armor motif.



* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler:Kuwaga Titan joins the good guys in the finale in order to battle Mother Melzard's final form.]]



* PowerTrio
* ThePsychoRangers

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* PowerTrio
PowerTrio: Kabuto, Kuwaga and Tentou, like their predecessors.
* ThePsychoRangersThePsychoRangers: The B-Crushers, opposites of the four New B-Fighters
* ScaryScorpions: Deathcorpion's armor motif.
* SlayingMantis: Moila and Killmantis are both themed after one.

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