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  • Color-Coded Elements: Their elemental choice are more of based on their color destinations rather than by their animal associations, as Yamato plays with fire either as Zyuoh Eagle or Zyuoh Gorilla. As Zyuoh Whale however, Yamato swaps out the heat for water.
  • Elemental Powers: Downplayed in that they're present in the team's Beast Unleashed.
  • My Significance Sense Is Tingling: The Zyumans' tails lift reflexively when they sense the danger that comes the moment Deathgalien starts to attack.
  • Super Senses: The others explain to Yamato in the second episode that their animalistic biologies carry this sort of advantage, even in their human forms: Sela has super hearing, Amu a superior sense of taste, Tusk an overactive nosseee, and played with a bit with Leo, who claims his "power" is to be incredibly loud. Later on, Yamato inherits super long-range sights and super strength from Bud and Larri, respectively. And Misao inherents super sensitivity from the Rhino Zyuman, his skin able to perceive the sensation of touch far greater.
  • The Four Gods: If we tried to compare this, Yamato will be the Suzaku, Amu is Byakko, Sela is the Seiryuu, Tusk is the Genbu.

    Yamato Kazakiri/Zyuoh Eagle/Zyuoh Gorilla/Zyuoh Whale
Yamato Kazakiri
Monarch of the Open Skies! Zyuoh Eagle!

Live Actor: Masaki Nakao

  • All Your Powers Combined: In his final battle against Shin Ginis, he utilizes Eagle, Gorilla and Whale form at the same time, similar to Misao's Great Wild Awakening.
  • BFG: The Whale Charge Gun is such a powerful gun that it can punch holes in the moon and create a shockwave that blows the outer layer off the sun. Using it at full strength requires the other Zyuohgers to help control the recoil, and even then its beam wildly twists and arcs around before hitting its target. By the time of Super Sentai Strongest Battle, Yamato's figured out the easiest way to use it on his own is to drag the beam across what he's trying to hit, basically a bigger version of his Whip Sword, rather than try and aim directly at the target.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Implied to be a GenderInverted example of this by Sela. Later Subverted and Justified as the crew is effected by a MOTW's power (which is amplifying inner thoughts and traits, especially negative ones) in order to make them infighting each other.
  • Butt-Monkey: Gets treated with no respect by his fellow teammates, which is expected considering he recently joined the group.
    • Though this gets toned down as the series goes on, and as the Zyumans bond with him.
  • Determinator: No matter what G.I.F.T. threw at him in #11, he wouldn't stay down, intending to beat it alone so the Zyumans could return home.
    • He wouldn't back down from trying to get through to Misao either, while he was The World.
  • Friend to All Living Things: Has been fond of animals ever since his childhood, which led him to pursue his zoologist career.
  • Growing Muscles Sequence: As part of his transformation into Zyuoh Gorilla.
  • The Heart: Takes care of the team and provides them shelter.
  • Heroic BSoD: He suffers a major one after he learns that the reason that his father wasn't there for him when his mother was dying was because he was saving Bud, meaning that his years of hatred to his father were All for Nothing. He channels his grief into the Final Battle against Azald, but afterwards, he's still upset with himself.
  • Land, Sea, Sky: Has an animal totem that's derived from each of these: Eagle (sky), Gorilla (land), and Whale (sea).
  • Law of Chromatic Superiority: He's the only member of the core team to have a unique weapon. In a subversion, he isn't the only character who has three animal forms, although the subversion isn't that much considering the other guy is The Sixth Ranger.
  • Legacy Character: By inheriting the power of Cetus, he becomes the second Zyuoh Whale.
  • Making a Splash: As Zyuoh Whale.
  • Meaningful Name: His last name is from "Kazakiribane", a type of bird; while his first name means "pacifist", emphasizing his Nice Guy nature.
  • Missing Mom: #24 reveals that his mother passed away when he was a child.
  • Nature Hero: Apart from being a zoologist, he also lives in a treehouse in the middle of the woods.
  • Nice Guy: He took after his uncle in this regard. Yamato is generally a kind and gentle person, who's always willing to help those in needs.
  • Only Sane Man: We finally have the Red playing the Straight Man in a Sentai for once!
  • Playing with Fire: His powers are fire elemental regardless of animal form, excluding the Whale powers.
  • Power at a Price: Is able to become Zyuoh Gorilla, but at the cost of Larry's life force. This also made him realize that the bird man who rescued him when he was a child had his life force shortened too. May also be the case with his Zyuoh Whale form, since he gained it after inheriting the Zyuman Power that Cetus had left behind in the Whale Change Gun ages before.
  • Pre Showdown One Liner: "Don't mess with this planet!" Variations change planet to something else like "Don't mess with Super Sentai!"
  • Razor Wings: In his Beast Unleashed mode.
  • Rapid-Fire "No!": Mostly Played for Laughs, when he's denying something.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to Misao's red.
  • Rookie Red Ranger: While the rest of the team were guardians of the Link Cube before, Yamato was just an ordinary zoologist.
  • Token Human: The only human member of the team, until Misao joins up.
  • Top-Heavy Guy: As Zyuoh Gorilla.
  • Two First Names: An inversion - The kanjis for his name Yamato (大和) are much more commonly used as a last name.
  • Whip Sword: The Eagriser.
  • You Are Not Alone: Leo and the others essentially tell him this. If he was willing to risk his life for their sake, then they weren't in any rush to go home just yet.

    Sela/Zyuoh Shark
Monarch of the Wild Seas! Zyuoh Shark!

Live Actor: Miki Yanagi

  • Action Girl: A given job for a female Sentai ranger, she is a competent fighter in her own right, and can even fight better than her male teammate Leo.
  • Animal Stereotypes: She's cool, direct, and fierce when provoked. Her gentler side isn't part of the shark stereotype though.
  • Berserk Button: She doesn't like to be seen as weaker.
  • Can't Stand Them, Can't Live Without Them: She is constantly annoyed with Leo's overeagerness (not just him shouting out loud next to her), but they have each other's backs no matter what.
  • Cleavage Window: Her witch costume in the Halloween episode has a modest one.
  • Cool Big Sis: Has a younger brother that is on good terms with, as they both help prepare their parents' anniversaries. Acts like this towards the other members too, particularly Amu.
  • Making a Splash: Her powers are water elemental.
  • Shark Man: She's basically a Gender Flipped version in her Zyuman form, and in her Beast Unleashed mode as well!
  • The Rival: She can never be one towards Leo, since his chivalry will prevent him from fighting at full-force.
  • The Smart Girl: The most analytical and logically-minded member of the team.
    • The Lancer: As the show progressed, Sela often acts more serious and solemn in episodes focusing on her, often emphasizing a bit of how stern she can be at times and would act quiet regarding her personal feelings.
  • Stay in the Kitchen: Resents Leo and his self-restriction against women due to perceiving him as having this and it makes her feel like she can never test her real strength.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: The more combat-proactive and responsible tomboy to Amu's girly girl.
  • Tsundere: A Type B towards Leo, from refusing to do a simple favor for him like helping him up to deny his offer to help carry her groceries.

    Leo/Zyuoh Lion
Monarch of the Savannah! Zyuoh Lion!

Live Actor: Shohei Nanba

  • Absurdly Sharp Claws: In his Beast Unleashed mode.
  • Animal Stereotypes: He's loud, ferocious, and doesn't really care about subtlety. He's also the de facto leader when Yamato isn't present.
  • The Big Guy: A loud, Boisterous Bruiser with hot blood and known for his brute strength.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: Bonus points with his roaring knocking mooks over.
  • Cat Folk: But of course.
  • Hot-Blooded: Very much so!
  • Jerkass to One: Downplayed with Misao; Leo mainly has trouble with him on the grounds that the latter would often curl down for every tiny thing of harshness aimed at him and often calls him a pain in the butt because of it but would congratulate him if he ever acts manly and epic. Episode 25 even emphasizes this a bit with him and Misao outright stating that they hate other, regardless of how the others comment on their combi.
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: Finally, after gaining a ranger form, he can bruise his enemies with his boisterousness!
  • No Indoor Voice: Whenever he's startled or excited, to the point that Sela had to remind him to tone his voice down in the first episode. Fitting for him being a Lion Zyuman.
  • Old-School Chivalry: Episode 4 reveals that he had adopted one, going all the way to a girl's shopping trip just to help them carry their bags.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The red to Tusk's blue.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Manly Man to Tusk's Sensitive Guy. Shown by his recklessness and boisterous attitude. Also shown when he tries to approach a girl in a very self-confident manner. Personality-wise as a lion's chivalrousness, determination and courage.
  • Shock and Awe: Uses electric elemental attacks.
  • Would Not Hit a Girl: Zigzagged. Combat-wise, he says it's not cool to fight women, and would rather have one hate him than resort to it. This is a sore spot to Sela as this means she can't really match him. However, he is inconsiderate towards Sela's sense of hearing and will roar loudly even when it'll hurt her ears.
    • Additionally, Leo seems to have no problem fighting Luka with all his might.

    Tusk/Zyuoh Elephant
Monarch of the Deep Forest! Zyuoh Elephant!

Live Actor: Tsurugi Watanabe

  • Ascended Extra: The first core Ranger to be themed after a modern Elephant. note 
  • Animal Stereotypes: He's haughty, aloof, and a little grumpy.
  • Badass Bookworm: He enjoyed reading books, and is able to stomp his enemies as well.
  • Berserk Button: Don't mess with books. If you happened to take something meaningful away from the books, Tusk won't let you get away with it, as a certain Monster of the Week find out.
  • Butt-Monkey: He's been a target for many jokes involving his sense of smell and stinky things.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: In Beast Unleashed, he can stomp out earthquakes towards his enemies.
  • Green Thumb: As the Zyuoh Elephant, the leaves in his roll call suggests that he has plant powers. In execution, his Awakening Mode is more of Earth-based.
  • The Lancer: Initially serves as a foil to Yamato, even initially refusing to live with him at first.
  • The Nose Knows: Has the sharpest sense of smell among the team members.
  • Not So Stoic: He's SO determined to return to Zyuland that he shows his passion every time he talks about it. He also snaps when Quval traps Amu inside of a mook's body and brainwashed her in it at one point. There are also plenty of scenes where he is part of the gag.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to Leo's red
  • Only Sane Man: Along with Yamato.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Sensitive Guy to Leo's Manly Man. Shown by his conscientious attitude. Personality-wise as an elephant's gentleness, reliability and his cold and unapproachable attitude.
  • The Smart Guy: As he gets better in the friendliness department, he has been revealed as bookish and being the team strategist.
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: Even though he keep his cool most of the time, he's shown to have a caring side as well, especially if it comes to reading storybooks to the children.
  • The Stoic: He usually keep his serious attitude, to the point that he kept his cool even when he's dancing in the Ending Theme, and refuses to overreact when he and his teammates celebrate victories against the Deathgaliens.
  • Token Minority: The only herbivore on the team.
  • Tranquil Fury: When Tusk is mad to the point that he enters this mode, you know things won't go well for a Deathgalien.

    Amu/Zyuoh Tiger
Monarch of the Snow Fields! Zyuoh Tiger!

Live Actor: Haruka Tateishi

  • Action Girl: Despite her cheery personality she is good at kicking ass like Sela.
  • Absurdly Sharp Claws: In her Beast Unleashed mode.
  • Animal Stereotypes: She acts more like a housecat than a tiger; she's lazy, a little vain, and is happy to use her charm to get her own way.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: When Quval traps her inside of a mook's body, until the moment Tusk's words getting through her.
  • Cat Folk: Just like Leo.
  • Genki Girl: Is sweet and very excited about the things she can do on Earth.
  • An Ice Person: Don't let her cheerful disposition fool you.
  • The Heart: Episode 10 cemented her as the one trying to get the team together.
    • Episode 24 further cements her as this. Just before the giant monster battle, she takes a moment to make sure Yamato is okay after what happened with Bangray.
  • Great White Feline: Amu's suit and mecha are based on a white tiger.
  • Pretty Freeloaders: All of the Zyuman Zyuohgers live in Yamato's home, but Amu has no problem with spending his money too.
  • Sweet Tooth: Loves sweet things, which make her sense of taste spike, and is almost always seen eating something.
  • The Chick: The typical girly girl type.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: The more people-oriented and lax girly girl to Sela's tomboy.

    Misao Mondou/Zyuoh The World
Misao Mondo
Monarch of the World! Zyuoh The World!

Live Actor: Naoki Kunishima

An ordinary human abducted by Ginis and forced to become his extra player to have equal footing with the Zyuohgers. Has the powers of three Zyumans forcibly infused into his body.

  • Ambiguous Disorder: He seems to have a pretty (comically) serious case of PTSD.
  • Ambiguously Gay: Most of Misao's interactions with the other boys, particularly Tusk and Yamato, can be interpreted as this.
    • See HoYay for examples of this.
  • Apologises a Lot: His Fatal Flaw, as Tusk pointed out.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Yamato nicknamed him "Micchan".
  • All Your Powers Combined: Has the abilities of three animals, a Rhino, Crocodile, and Wolf. His "Great Wild Awakening" allows him to use all three powers of his Zyumans.
  • Beat Them at Their Own Game: Ginis is using Zyuoh The World to fight the Zyuohgers.
  • Boke and Tsukkomi Routine: The wolf and crocodile Zyumen basically play this routine in Misao's subconscious, with the crocodile being the hyperactive boke and the wolf being the irritated tsukkomi.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: A human forced into fighting the Zyuohgers for the Deathgalien's sick game. Appears to be rather aggressive. In the teaser for his introduction episode, he sounded like a pissed off psychopath.
  • Broken Ace: Or so he thinks, at least. Whenever he is praised, he gets on fire and shows how much of a formidable fighter he is. Mention one of his slip-ups, however, and he goes straight back into sulking mode.
  • Break the Cutie: His encounter with Genis duplicate in #41 leaves him a stuttering mess.
  • The Cameo: Misao inexplicably appears at the climax of Lupinranger vs Patranger vs Kyuranger to the sheer bafflement of everyone there. He then joins the three teams in their fight against Don Arkage before disappearing altogether, leaving the Kyurangers scratching their heads.
  • The Comically Serious: Loves overreacting to a lot of stuff thanks to his regret over what he did when he was brainwashed.
  • The Dreaded: An in-universe example for the Zyuohgers during the events of Episode 18. Just mentioning his name caused them to freeze up in terror and start looking around for him until they steeled themselves.
  • Evil Poacher: Seems to be his entire motif. Cube Rhino is based on a carrier truck that transports caged animals. His weapons are used in order to hunt animals (a fishing rod and a rifle).
  • Expy: His backstory is very similar to Tommy Oliver Both were just regular people kidnapped by the enemy and brainwashed and turned into a Ranger to counter the heroes and present a very grave threat to them. Both are also saved by the determination of the red ranger. In the end both join the team to fight the enemy.
  • Fatal Flaw: His bad habit of apologizing for his mistakes, even if it's the slightest.
  • Flash Step: In wolf form.
  • Foil: Has the powers of three other Zyumans, just like Zyuoh Eagle. While Yamato changes forms completely, Zyuoh The World's powers appear to be fused together.
  • Freudian Trio: The spirits of the Zyumans whose powers were forcibly taken from them and infused within Misao can be seen as this every time they communicate with him (or more accurately, every time he hallucinates them):
    • The Crocodile is the Id, emotional and acting out on his base instincts;
    • The Rhino is the Superego, who is smarter and the only one who can give sound advice;
    • The Wolf is the Ego, who balances the two out by trying to advise Misao in his own way, being abrasive and not always helpful.
  • Friendless Background: He has no friends before, hence it was easy for Genis to capture him.
  • The Glomp: Hugs Yamato so hard he knocks him off his feet in #35.
  • Gold-Colored Superiority: Along with Black and Silver on his suit. Though it is implied his primary color is Black.
  • Helpful Hallucination: The three zyumans, who were killed to create his powers, both give him advices and haunt him.
  • Improbable Weapon User: Zyuoh The Gun Rod, a fishing pole which doubles as a rifle and a bō staff.
  • Interspecies Relationship: By the end of the epilogue movie, he's dating Lilian, a female Rhino Zyuman.
  • Mood Whiplash: Flip-flops between an apologizing Corner of Woe and an excited friend-seeking Keet at the drop of a social complement.
  • No Social Skills: Misao is just that painfully awkward when interacting with people.
  • Phlebotinum Rebel: Zig-Zagged. While the source of his ranger powers comes from the 3 deceased Zyumen, his ranger form was created by the Deathgaliens to combat the Zyuohgers until he got freed from Ginis' control and using it to combat his creators.
  • Pre-Mortem One-Liner: "The world ends for you!"
  • Pre Showdown One Liner: "Don't underestimate me!"
  • Punny Name: Zyuoh the World's real name; Misao Mondou is an entire pun. Misao is a play on 'Mitsu' which is the counter form of 3, and the Italian word 'Mondo' for 'World'
  • Redemption Demotion: He's just as physically strong a hero as he was a Brainwashed and Crazy villain, but he has a lot of difficulty staying at the right level of motivation to use his powers at full; he's either paralyzed with depression or making mistakes from trying too hard to prove himself.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: His helmet's visor is red and somewhat eye-shaped. And his appearance means trouble.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The red to Yamato's blue
  • Shrinking Violet: Misao is a nice and well-meaning person, but apologizes just too much and is painfully awkward around people.
  • Sixth Ranger: To the Zyuohgers, but he used to be an "Extra Player" for the Deathgaliens before beeing freed from Genis' influence.
  • Socially Awkward Hero: Nice, even heroic if needed, but completely useless when it comes to social interaction.
  • Spirit Advisor: Misao can communicate with the spirits of the three dead Zyuman whose power is infused into him. Subverted when they admit they're just psychotic delusions created from Misao's own guilt over their deaths.
  • There Are No Therapists: He should probably be seeing someone about the hallucinations, mood swings and extreme difficulty socializing.
    • There are no therapists that could help him deal with the aftermath of being brainwashed by alien invaders.
  • Trauma Button: Seeing Genis again breaks him.
  • Weapon of Choice: Seems to prefer ZyuohTheGunRod's fishing mode while channeling Rhino, the gun mode as Wolf, and the rod mode as Crocodile.


    Mario Mori

Live Actor: Susumu Terajima

Yamato's uncle. He works as an animal sculptor.

  • Meaningful Name: His last name means "forest", that being where he lives. And Mario is also the name of a classic video game character who, like the Zyuohgers, spends a lot of time around colorful blocks.
  • Nice Guy: Is a very generous and hospital individual, allowing the Zyuman Zyuohgers to live in his home and even taking Yamato in after a huge dispute with his father years before.
  • Secret Secret-Keeper: In Episode 43, he learns that Yamato and the others are the Zyuohgers and that Tusk, Leo, Amu, and Sela are Zyumans without them knowing.
    • Secret-Keeper: In the next episode, it becomes this when he let the Zyuohgers know what he has witnessed, and told them that they don't have to hide it anymore from him as he devoted to defend their daily lives. He even made his own custom suit as Zyuoh Human to drive the point further.


Voiced by: Unshō Ishizuka

A Gorilla Zyuman who observes humans, that's currently stuck in the human world. Later gives his Zyuman power to Yamato, allowing him to become Zyuoh Gorilla.


Space Outlaws Deathgalien

    General Tropes
They are here to play a game: The destruction of our planet
  • Aliens Are Bastards: Carelessly go through the universe destroying planets for a game.
  • Cool Spaceship: The Sagitarriark. It looks like a cross between a Bow and Arrow with a Roulette spinner in the middle.
  • Enemy Civil War: Downplayed. Yes, Azald and Quval's forces are facing off against each other, but it's as a competition for Ginis' amusement. The monsters don't even clash with each other, they just cause as much pain and suffering as possible.
  • Expy: They're the Super Sentai equivalents to the Gurongi as their game involves harming innocent people.
  • Five-Man Band: The Deathgalien fit a strange version of this, as technically all 3 are Co-Dragons under Lord Genis.
    • Big Bad: Ginis, the leader of the Deathgalien and for whose amusement the Blood Game is played.
    • Evil Genius: Quval, who prefers to induce mental suffering.
    • The Brute: Azald, who prefers to induce physical suffering.
    • The Dark Chick: Naria, Genis' secretary and monster grower.
    • Sixth Ranger/Sixth Ranger Traitor: Zyuoh The World, a brainwashed human brought in as an Extra Player that predictably goes rogue.
      • The group later gains a second one in Megabeast Hunter Bangray, whom allies with them briefly but rejects a leadership position in favor of screwing with the humans.
  • For the Evulz: Their entire motivation is committing genocide on entire planets for fun and amusement.
  • Freudian Trio: Ginis subordinate represent much we see.
    • Azald is id as he is fighting maniac and impulsive, yet his DeathGalien related to physical torture.
    • Naria is ego as she is the only girl but wiser and usually provide with both Azald and Kubar for their monster continuities, but some of her DeathGalien is her old friend.
    • Quval is superego as he is more tactical and prefer hideous plan, yet his DeathGalien related to mental torture such as illusion and traps.
  • Mythology Gag: Many of the villains designs, character traits, modus oprendi etc. are deliberately inspired from various villains and monsters from earlier seasons.
  • Sadist: All of them are essentially this.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": Their names can be romanized in multiple ways, like Ginis/Genis/Genus or Cubal/Cubar/Kubar. A group pic of the cast is shown to be wearing official clothing featuring the names of the original Sagitariark crew, and it goes as Owner Ginis, Quval, Azald, Naria, and Jagged.
  • Theme Naming: Ginis and his commanders all have names based off of minerals. The Monsters of the Week, meanwhile, are named after their primary motif.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: Jagged from Ep. 1, despite being introduced as a fearsome and powerful Deathgalien general, he winds up as the first Deathgalien casualty of the Blood Games. He doesn't even have any backstory like the other two.

Click here to see him as Shin Ginis  

Voiced by: Kazuhiko Inoue

Leader of the Deathgaliens, he loves to play with the lives of others and will present an award to the winner of his "Blood Game."

  • The Alcoholic: A downplayed and "classier" example, though he is almost always watching the Players fight while drinking wine.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: The owner of the Deathgaliens and easily its most powerful member.
  • Ax-Crazy: Although he's more self-controlled about this.
  • Bad Boss: Usually the not caring about his subordinates beyond how they amuse him kind But as Quval and Naria can tell you, there are actions even he won't let them get away with.
  • Berserk Button: There are few things that Ginis would consider as insults: Exposing his secret, pity, and compassion.
  • Big Bad: Leader of the Deathgaliens.
  • Bizarre Alien Biology: Ginis creates the Continue Medals needed to enlarge his Players with his own cells. Much like a previous villain did.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: Sits around drinking wine and watching people fight all day, but when he finally shows his real power, he dominates everyone he goes up against without trying.
  • The Caligula: He certainly give off this vibe, being a mad tyrant who has his forces commit genocide for his amusement. He doesn't even care if they lose so long as they give him a good show.
  • Clipped-Wing Angel: After the Zyuohgers defeat him at regular size he grows to giant size. But his connection to Earth's power has been severed, and he has returned to his original form which is weaker outside his base. As such, he goes down moderately quickly.
  • Dark Secret: He's actually composed of thousands of Moebas, something he despises and has a Villainous Breakdown when it's uncovered.
  • Dissonant Serenity: Always remain calm while watching destruction caused by his Players and even when single-handedly defeating Quval's illusory monsters as Shin Ginis, he never raises his voice or loses his composure. It isn't until Yamato learns his greatest secret that he finally loses it.
  • Don't You Dare Pity Me!: Showing pity and compassion pisses him off as Naria found out the hard way.
  • Eldritch Abomination: He's made up of countless Moebas, as Yamato and Naria found out.
  • Expy: Cast in the same mold as N-Daguva-Zeba as they are the masters of their respective races who treats causing destruction towards humanity as a game.
    • His Shin Genis form is one to Z-Shin. Not only does the two look similar, they both have "Shin" in their name.
    • His design resembles that of Boss Tau Zant in both of his forms.
    • His "games" resemble that of Mikoto Nakadai/Abarekiller, with the exception of Ginis having no time limit nor limitations of any kind, and sending others to cause the destruction for him.
  • Faux Affably Evil: He speaks softly and doesn't seem that horrible of a boss, but he is still a heartless and sadistic monster. And that's even before we learn of his Berserk Button.
  • For the Evulz: His sole reason for attacking the Earth is for the 'Blood Games', in which his minions destroy everything they can for his own amusement.
  • Fusion Dance: He's actually composed of thousands of the series Mooks.
  • A Glass in the Hand: Oddly, he does this in the preview for episode 20 but not in the actual show.
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: He claims to be the greatest and most powerful being in the universe and he destroys planets for his own amusement and as proof of his superiority. He secretly is ashamed of his origin, that he is composed of countless weak creatures merged into one. Anybody exposed to his secret or showing pity to him is his Berserk Button.
  • It's All About Me: He is purely driven by his own ego and personal amusement.
  • King Mook
  • Lack of Empathy: To unbelievable extremes even seeing compassion as insulting, Ginis is arguably one of the top contenders for being the most evil Big Bad in Sentai.
  • Large and in Charge: He noticeably towers over his generals.
  • Light Is Not Good: He has a predominately white and gold color scheme. He also organizes a Blood Game where whole planets are wiped out for his amusement. As Shin Genis, he acquires angelic-like wings and the form in general has a regal air around it, which arguably makes him even more terrifying.
  • Kick the Dog: If destroying 99 planets isn't enough, how about turning Misao into his lackey?
    • In the final episode, he kills Naria, his trusted secretary, in a fit of rage for showing compassion to him.
  • Meaningful Name: His name contains the Japanese word for silver, tying into the mineralogical motif he and his commanders share. However, the way it's pronounced is also similar to how it's said in the word 'genocide'.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: Had his Deathgalien followers slaughter and then blow up 99 planets worth of living beings for his sick pleasure.
  • One-Winged Angel: Has a humanoid, more mobile form called Shin Ginis, which is made from Cube Whale's data. He uses it in his final assaults against the Zyuohgers.
  • Orcus on His Throne: In a strange case, it looks like Ginis' body is part of his throne. This lack of mobility at least somewhat justifies the usage of this trope. The main reason for it is because he is significantly weaker outside his base, at least until he used Cube Whale's data to allow him to harness Earth's energy.
    • Even after this it's justified; his main goal is not conquest, but entertainment. And Shin Ginis is so overpowered that simply killing the Zyuohgers that way wouldn't be any fun.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: Ginis is only willing to not do something if it doesn't make his blood games amusing to him. For example, he only used G.I.F.T. to destroy only 10 of the planets because doing so would make the game one sided and just not entertaining. Another is that the only reason he doesn't kill Quval for his betrayal is because he wanted to see him destroy everything in hopes in appeasing and amusing him.
  • Sadist: Even more so than the likes of Basco and Enter, both of them at least have some goal in mind along with their sadisctic personality, Ginis just wants to make people suffer for his own amusement.
  • Soft-Spoken Sadist: Never raises his voice except for the occasional Evil Laugh, making him a marked contrast to most Super Sentai villains.
  • The Sociopath: Ginis takes immense joy upon destroying planets for his own twisted amusement, considers inhabitants from the planets he embarks on as "lower lifeforms", doesn't care about his Deathgalien followers and what they do as long as they provide him a good show, and when he does show emotion, anybody who knows his Dark Secret, even on those that were loyal to him, or pities him, he'll go on a blind rage to destroy them.
  • Villainous Breakdown: His final Blood Game is starting to go south for him when the Zyuohgers destroyed the Sagittari Ark, his secret is exposed, and Naria shows up to defend him. The final straw, however, is when the Earth rejects him.
  • What You Are in the Dark: He despises the fact that he's merely an evolved Moeba. He denies it, claiming he is the most perfect creature in the universe.
  • Wine Is Classy: Enjoys drinking while watching his monsters fight the Zyuohgers.

    Azald/Azald Legacy
Click here to see his true form (Warning: Spoiler Alert)  

Voiced by: Joji Nakata

A Deathgalien Team Leader that loves to inflict physical pain on others. He is actually the monster that Cetas sent into space hundreds of years ago but suffered from amnesia until the last episodes of the series.

  • A God Am I: Claims that in his true from, he is the "Immortal God of Destruction".
  • Ancient Evil: Cetas sealed him away hundreds of years ago.
  • Arch-Enemy: To Cetas and Cube Whale, along with pretty much all Zyumans.
  • Attack Its Weakpoint: Whenever he reforms, his core remains intact. The Zyuohgers figured it out, sealing it first then destroying it, finally ending Azald's terror once and for all.
  • Bizarre Alien Biology: He has an Eyeless Face, no lips, and seems to be comprised of cubes. Bud even comments on how a creature like him could even exist. Justified because that wasn't his true form.
  • Blood Knight: Much like the Deathgaliens on his team, he LOVES fighting.
  • The Brute: A large, bulky warrior who prefers to just physically hurt people.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: You know that vicious monster that Cetas defeated centuries ago? He's Azald.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle:
    • When he did battle with Cetas centuries ago, he was easily able to overwhelm least until he became Zyuoh Whale.
    • In the Zyuogher's first encounter with him, he was easily able to overpower them all until Yamato became Zyuoh Gorilla.
    • After regaining his original body and full power, he gave the Zyuogher a brutal No-Holds-Barred Beatdown even when they attacked him with everything they had.
  • Expy: As a general who was an enemy of the heroes in the past, and takes on different forms, he's one of Buredoran/Brajira.
  • Eyeless Face: And yet can still see, somehow. His true form doesn't have them either.
  • Foreshadowing: There's a reason he's made of cubes. He is related to the old terror that attacked Zyumans centuries ago.
  • From a Single Cell: Doubtful its a single cell, but he was able to be restored from the shattered remains scattered around. He can be totally destroyed if his core is shattered.
  • Jerk Jock: His outfit resembles something an MMA fighter or a Boxer would wear, giving him this vibe. Possibly a Stealth Pun; he's a BOXer who's made of cubes.
  • Killed Off for Real: Is finally destroyed for good in Ep. 46.
  • Killing Intent: Weaponized. Not only is his bloodlust so strong that Amu noted that it felt like her tail was going to fall off just from him looking at them, he actually blasts them back with it when they try to fight him.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: Upon first appearing, he had no memory of who he was before being taken in by the Deathgaliens. He regains him memories after he was blasted with the same attack that sealed him away.
  • Mortality Ensues: Due to his regenerative powers, he believed that he was immortal and couldn't die. When the Zyuoghers discovered that his core was his weak spot, Azald's so-called immortality came to an end.
  • Noodle Incident: For some reason, he holds the rank of Yokozuna in sumo.
  • No-Sell: Once his seal is broken, he takes everything the Zyuohger throw at him without even flinching.
  • One-Man Army: When he attacked the Earth centuries ago, he threatened the entire planet...all by himself.
  • Person of Mass Destruction: In his true form, his power is so immense that he can cause Stuff Blowing Up all around him, even by just tapping his foot.
  • Physical God: Claims to be a God of Destruction in his true form. Given the immense destructive power he has, it's hard to doubt him.
  • Power Limiter: Due to his body being sealed inside a cube form, Azald's power is greatly reduced. Once the seal on his body is broken, his power returns to its normal, gargantuan proportions..
  • Predecessor Villain: His original attack centuries ago was the reason Cetas became the first Zyuohger to begin with.
  • Punny Name: His name (アザルド) is not that much different from "assault" (アサルト), which is appropriate given his status as a Blood Knight.
  • Really 700 Years Old: He is the creature that terrorized the Zyumans in ancient times after all.
  • Red Baron: "The Immortal God of Destruction."
  • Sadist: Just like the other Deathgalien Team Leaders.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: Was sealed away in ancient times by Cetas and thrown into space. Ginis didn't so much free him as animate his imprisoned form, resulting in his memories and true power being locked away. Unfortunately, Bud accidentally sets him completely free.
  • The Starscream: After regaining his memories and full strength, he intended to challenge Ginis, believing they were now on equal levels. Unfortunately, Ginis didn't see it that way.
  • Soul Jar: His core is the only part of him that actually matters. Even in his true form, he can be blown to bits and just reassemble himself so long as it's intact.
  • Super Toughness: He's tough enough to absolutely No-Sell everything the Zyuohgers throw at him short of Zyuoh Gorilla. Once he returns to his true form and regains his full power, his toughness is even greater.
  • Taken for Granite: When he did battle with Zyuoh Whale, his body was sealed in crystal stone. Genis used his own powers to animate Azald's petrified body. Another blast from the Whale Charge Gun broke the seal.
  • Villainous Breakdown: Suffers a major one in his final appearance. After being thrashed by the Zyuoghers and being forcibly given a Continue by Nardia (on Ginis' orders), he goes into a berserker frenzy and smashes up everything around him, with his attacks causing him to constantly regenerate.
  • The Worf Effect: Despite being the strongest Deathgalien, he got easily defeated by Yamato as Zyuoh Gorilla, [[Soul Jar not that it actually mattered]].
  • Worthy Opponent: Sees Yamato as Zyuoh Gorilla as one after getting defeated by him.


Voiced by: Mitsuo Iwata

A Deathgalien Team Leader with a preference for mental pain.

  • Ambiguous Robots: He's very mechanical-looking, but you never know in Super Sentai.
  • Appendage Assimilation: Shortly before Bangray's death, he slices off his mind scanning hand and later grafts it onto himself.
  • Dragon with an Agenda: Actually hates Ginis for destroying his homeworld, and is planning his demise.
  • Dirty Coward: If using Azald as a meat shield on Zyuoh The World is any indication. Granted, he did know that Azald could regenerate.
    • We get full confirmation that he's one of these in his final episode: After finally making his move against Ginis and losing badly, he decides to amuse Ginis with more destruction in hopes of staving off his wrath. When the Rangers try to talk him out of trying to do to Earth what was done to his world, he tells them in no uncertain terms that he doesn't care what happens to Earth as long as he can save his own skin. The Rangers contrast him and Misao: Micchan may be terrified of Ginis too, but he overcame it and fought back, while Quval has let his fear make him a monster.
  • Enemy Civil War: He really doesn't like Bangray. Justified in that Bangray's mind scanning abilities may allow him to know about his hidden agenda.
  • The Evil Genius: Prefers to hurt people mentally, over physically, though considering the number of planets destroyed, he likely wouldn't be opposed to physical pain either.
  • Freudian Excuse: Even though he's no better than the rest of the Deathgaliens, he did lose his entire homeworld to Ginis and secretly wants revenge on him for doing so. But then comes his cowardice after he fails...
  • Friendship Denial: When he betrayed Bangray in epsiode 35, Quval mocked him for thinking he would help him indefinitely and paraphrases in the Zyuohgers' words that there was nothing connecting the two of them.
  • Hidden Agenda Villain: Episode 25 shows hints of this, in particular he may have a vendetta against Ginis. What's more, in episode 35, Bangray hints that he may be a dragon to an Outside-Context Problem.
  • Karmic Death: His betrayal of Bangray and attempt on tricking the Zyuohgers into finishing Ginis off for him results in Ginis himself revealing that he knew all along and revealing his new power that puts Quval in extreme fear. Plus his inclusion of Misao and zero consideration of the planet causes the Zyuohgers to no longer sympathize with him for the loss of his planet and as an added bonus, Misao's the one that starts off with his death by saving the other Zyuohgers from his energy tentacles.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: Bamgray hunted a mecha animal for fun and wanted to break Yamato's spirit numerous times by the time Quval betrays and slices his arm. So to say that he deserved it is an understatement.
  • My Brain Is Big: Has an elongated head that gives off this impression.
  • Mythology Gag: Like the other villains, he has elements of his predecessors. Interestingly, the first guy who comes to mind when you think of a gold-colored intellectual villain who works for the Big Bad because he's biding his time to exact vengeance upon him, but isn't any more of a 'good guy' for being the enemy of the enemy, you think of Frax from Power Rangers Time Force, not Gien, the original Sentai version, whose storyline was different. Of course, he's less redeemable and more selfish than Frax.
  • Royal Rapier: On the occasion that he does fight, it's a long thin sword.
  • Soft-Spoken Sadist: Gets an immense amount of pleasure from making people suffer, but true to form he stays very calm and underplayed.
  • The Sociopath: Quval only cares about himself and his own hide, would gladly ditch his allies if things ever went south for him, and out of his fear of Ginis, he would gladly abandon his vendetta and aspirations to avenge his planet in favor of endangering numerous innocent civilians to appease Ginis, even making it clear to the Zyuohgers that he doesn't give a damn about the planet or the people he's killing as long as he gets spared.
  • The Starscream: Tries to be this. And he fails spectacularly.
  • Villainous Breakdown: Goes through a big one in episode 42. It does not end well for him.
  • Visual Pun: The guard on his rapier is shaped like a human face, with the blade coming out of it's mouth. In other words, a sharp tongue.
  • You Monster!: Yamato called him out for letting his fear of Ginis cause him to also endanger Misao.


Voiced by: Minako Kotobuki

Ginis' assistant, she is in charge of using Ginis' Continue Medals to enlarge fallen monsters and oversees the Blood Game.

  • Catchphrase: "This [Continue Medal] is infused with the energy from Master Ginis' cells. (kisses the Medal) I expect you to put it to good use."
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: In episode 47, the Zyuohgers pretty much swat her like a fly.
  • The Dark Chick: is the lone female and Genis' secretary/assistant.
  • The Dog Bites Back: Downplayed; after Quval is killed, Naria doesn't simply insert the Continue Medals, she forcefully shoves them into his shoulders.
  • Et Tu, Brute?: Used as meat shield against the Zyuohgers and killed at the same time by Ginis for finding out his secret and showing him sympathy.
  • Expy: A green-and-white humanoid female officer who's in charge of making the monster grow? Perhaps she's a relative of Insarn.
  • Flat Character: Aside from her eventual rivalry with Quval, Naria has few outstanding traits and ultimately dies inconsequentially to the plot.
  • Fighting with Chucks: That shoot laser beams.
  • He Knows Too Much: And Ginis kills her for it.
  • Keigo: Her speech is very formal, even when fighting.
  • Make My Monster Grow: Is the one responsible for making their "Players" grow, by way of inserting their bodies with a Continue Medal.
  • Non-Lethal K.O.: Joins such villains as Shuten, Sargain, Robogog and Mangetsu in the ranks of villains who survive exploding at giant size just to get killed off by another villain.
  • Phrase Catcher: From the monsters she helps to grow: "Thank you, Naria!"
  • Undying Loyalty: She doesn't care about who Ginis is and remains loyal to him at all costs. Unfortunately, her compassion to Ginis ends up biting her in the ass horribly.



    Birdman / Bud / Zyuoh Bird
Monarch of the Heavenly Skies! Zyuoh Bird!

Live Actor: Kohei Murakami

An Eagle Zyuman that gave Yamato the King's Credential when he was a child. Later on, when looking for various Cube Weapons, he is met by Larri who calls his name as Bud, and the two seem to know each other.

  • Cast from Hit Points: Due to giving a large portion of his Zyuman power to Yamato, he cannot manage his Champion Symbol like the others. As such, transforming into Zyuoh Bird is taxing on him, to the point that he passed out in the battle with Azald.
  • Defector from Decadence: Hates the entirety of Zyuland because the rulers of Zyuland imprison and kill any humans who stumble into Zyuland and cover up the deaths, all while continuing to observe the human world at their leisure.
  • 11th-Hour Ranger: Becomes Zyuoh Bird later in the series.
  • Gotta Catch Them All!: He is collecting Cube Weapons for undisclosed reasons.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Gave Yamato half of his lifeforce to save him.
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: Saved Yamato as a child and as an adult, but is seen as a criminal and enemy by the other 4.
  • I Owe You My Life: A variation. He refused to return back to Zyuland so he stayed in the human world, but he realized that the human world is just as unwelcoming. After sustaining injuries, he stumbled onto a road where Yamato's father almost ran over him. After being rescued by Yamato's father, he watched over Yamato and gave him part of his life force as thanks.
  • Mysterious Protector: To Yamato.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!:
    • By using the Grand Champion Symbol on Azald, he inadvertently releases him from his seal.
    • While not entirely his fault, him being rescued by Yamato's dad means that he is partly responsible for the latter missing Yamato's mom at her last hours.
  • Palette Swap: Zyuoh Bird is just an orange version of Zyuoh Eagle. Justified as he's the one that Yamato got his Zyuman Power from in the first place, so it makes sense they have near identical forms.
  • Punny Name: The katakana of his name is バド, pronounced as "ba-do". Basically it is saying "bird" in Japanese minus the prolonged sound mark (バード). Similarly, his name in English is one letter away from "bird".
  • Razor Wings: In his Zyuman form.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": His name could be interpreted in many ways, as Bud, Bad, or even Bird or Bard. Officially it's Bud though.
  • Weak, but Skilled: Is able to hold his own against the four Zyumans, until they transform to their ranger forms.
  • Whip Sword: Much like Yamato, the Birdman has his own Eagriser.


Voiced by: Nobutoshi Canna

A mysterious "Mega Beast Hunter" that has hunted ninety-nine giant animals across the universe and wants to add Cube Whale as number one-hundred, and has the ability to summon people's memories.

  • Aliens Are Bastards: Mother of God, is he ever.
  • An Arm and a Leg: In his final appearance, before his last battle with the Zyuogher, Quval cuts off his mind-scanning hand and takes it for his own use.
  • Arch-Enemy: Has a very curious fixation on Yamato and would love nothing more than to break him.
  • Anchors Away: His weapon resembles a bladed anchor.
  • Artificial Limbs: One of his arms ends in a metal hook. When Quval chops off his hand as a sign of their deal being undone, Bunglay attaches his anchor to the stump.
  • Blood Knight: He loves to have a good fight, even if he doesn't necessarily fight fair.
  • Crazy-Prepared: Gives Space Odor Eliminator to a clone of Dorobozu so that he can spy the Zyuohgers invisibly without being detected by his smell via Tusk.
  • Disappears into Light: What happens to his memory apparitions if they're killed.
  • Enemy Summoner: Can use his ability to summon defeated Dethgaliens, though Conservation of Ninjutsu is in full effect.
  • Expy:
    • His role in the show is reminiscent of Bio Hunter Silva.
    • He's a Knight of Cerebus with comedic tendencies and several Kick the Dog moments, a Space Pirate with loose affiliations to the main antagonist group, and the Red Ranger's Arch-Enemy, all very similar to Basco ta Jolokia. Most noteworthy is his ability to summon clones of enemies from the past, which is somewhat reminiscent of Basco's Ranger Key clones.
    • Space alien with a ship captain motif destined to fight a giant whale? He's essentially an intergalactic version of Captain Ahab.
  • Great White Hunter: Is revealed to have come to Earth to hunt down the Cube Whale, making this trope apply to him even more.
  • Hate Sink: Even though Ginis is clearly much worse, Bangray acts so extremely repulsive that his methods attain much more contempt from the Zyuohgers than with most of the Players.
  • Interim Villain: Shortly after he arrives, the Dethgalien withdraw their attacks on Earth, instead giving Bangray room to hunt for his prey. It is during this time that he acts, re-creating Monster of the Week (either normal and giant size) from the Zyuogers' memories for them to combat while he continues his plans. It is after he discovers his initial prey, Cube Whale, where the Dethgalien take action to try to capture it from him, returning to being the show's active villains.
  • Karmic Death: His repeated tormenting on Yamato comes back to bite him in the end as the others take good memory of his actions and formulate a scheme involving Cube Mogura to foil his despair attempts, as well as his resolve to slay away Yamato's connections end with Quval's betrayal by chopping his hand off, quoting that there was nothing ever connecting the two of them, and his ultimate goal of poaching Cube Whale culminates in him being Wild Tousai Dodekai King's first victim.
  • Kick the Dog: Ever since having fought Yamato, he tries several despicable tactics to emotionally break him, namely:
    • Creates a memory clone of Yamato's deceased mom so that he can destroy her in front of him.
    • Tries to kill one of Yamato's college buddies and his newlywed bride.
    • Makes impostors of Sela and Tusk and plants bombs on both the originals and the copies so that the other rangers will be forced to kill one of the pairs.
    • Uses Yamato as bait to lure his friends into a trap to blast them with a beam from his ship.
  • Killed Off for Real: Became Wild Tousai Dodeka King's first overall kill in episode 35.
  • Knight of Cerebus: In a show that already has very sadistic villains, Bunglay's actions in episode 24 and the 34-35 double still stand out as absolutely vile.
  • Silly Rabbit, Idealism Is for Kids!: Tries this on Yamato. It doesn't work.
  • Smarter Than You Look: You'd be forgiven for thinking he is just some piece of alien dumb muscle, but he is surprisingly cunning and devious.
  • The Sociopath: Bangray does all he can to break Yamato's ideals and spirit in the meanest ways possible while cruelly laughing at his misery, not even caring about anyone else that gets harmed from his schemes or even using his ship to poison the waters to lure out Cube Whale.
  • Space Pirate: Look at his appearance. His right arm is pretty much a hook and his left leg is metallic. The tubes on his head gives him a bearded look. With his Anchors Away method of attacking as well, he definitely is a space pirate in design. He also bears a resemblance to a whaler, which turns to be quite accurate.
  • Verbal Tic: Likes to use "cracking" (bari) as a positive adjective.

An ancient Zyuman king who once fought against Azald, an evil monster that threatened Earth long ago. However his sheer determination to keep fighting awakened the Grand King's Credential and allowed him to become the first canonical Zyuohger, Zyuoh Whale. In the modern day, Yamato is chosen to carry on his will and succeed him as the second Whale.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: He's royalty, but didn't hesitate to fight when needed. Further, if his Ranger title is accurate, his powers trump everyone else's.
  • Awesome McCoolname: His Ranger title (and by extension, Yamato's)? Monarch/King/Champion of Monarchs/Kings/Champions
  • Determinator: One of his defining traits is this.
  • Heroic Willpower: His second trait is this.
  • Large and in Charge: As a Whale Zyuman he's got to be among the heaviest living beings on Earth.

    Kageyuki Kazakiri

Live Actor: Tomiyuki Kunihiro

Yamato's father whom had a conflict with him years ago.
  • Determined Doctor: Works at a hospital as a doctor to save lives in contrast to his son being a zoologist.
  • Fantasy-Forbidding Father: Denied Yamato's dream of being a zoologist at first.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Even with his fights with Yamato, he still loves him and when he first met Bud, the Zyuman was injured and Kageyuki was more than willing to hospitalize him.
  • Poor Communication Kills: Him saving Bud not only caused him to be late with his wife's death and Yamato to leave him, but also caused the Zyuman to repay him by giving a King's Credential and part of his life force to Yamato. Even then Yamato still hated him and never found out about any of that until he saved Kageyuki from falling debris and Bud telling him the story afterwards. When Kageyuki went up to Yamato when he was visiting Wakako's grave, he told him of how distant he was to him because of his job as a doctor. Yamato told him that he would have listened if he told him sooner and they reconciled upon how stubborn they both were.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: His conflicts with Yamato and saving Bud led to numerous events that resulted in Yamato being more in touch with his zoology and his life as Zyuoh Eagle.
  • So Proud of You: Upon reconciling with his son, Kageyuki agreed to let Yamato continue fighting while telling to his wife of how much he's grown.
  • Tough Love: When Yamato wanted to continue to check in with Misao, Kageyuki scolded him and stated to him that Misao's a grown man.
  • Walking Spoiler: Rather hard to talk about him considering how late he appears in the show and how much of an influence he was to Yamato.
  • You're Not My Father: On the receiving end from Yamato when he arrived late to seeing his spouse's death, prompting Yamato to renounce his bond with him and later move in with Mario.

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