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S.G.S Foundation (The Boukengers)

     Satoru Akashi / Bouken Red 

Satoru Akashi / Bouken Red | Actor: Mitsuomi Takahashi

The Fiery Adventurer, as Bouken Red he drives Go Go Dump and leads the team with a calm expression and a fire in his heart. He mostly battles against Ryuuwon of the Jaryuu Tribe. He is often called Chief by the other Boukengers.

  • The Ace: Got his reputation for being able to get any treasure anywhere.
  • Always Someone Better: Proves this to Masumi, especially towards the finale.
  • Blade on a Stick: Bouken Javelin
  • Butt-Monkey: Eventually developed a mild case while maintaining his cool persona. An entire episode was dedicated to taking this trope to the extreme, by way of a bad luck curse.
  • Captain Ersatz: Very similar to Akarenger in terms of personality.
  • Catchphrase
  • The Comically Serious: You wouldn't believe how funny this serious guy can be.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Before he joined SGS, it revealed early-on that his partners, Kyoko and Masaki died in a blaze trap, leaving him the only survivor. He retired from adventuring soon afterwards, but got hired by SGS to do it all over again.
  • Determinator: When he sets his mind to something, he will not stop at all costs. His willpower was enough to control GoGo Drill, a GoGo vehicle prone to overloading its drivers.
  • Dub Name Change: "Keine" in the Korean dub.
  • Finishing Move: Red Zone Crash
  • Hot-Blooded: It's hard to believe since he's rather serious-looking, but when he gets fired up - he can be just as bold and determined as the rest of them.
  • Image Song: "The Greatest Precious"
  • Last-Name Basis: Those who don't refer to him as Chiifu or BoukenRed just call him Akashi.
  • Law of Chromatic Superiority: Obviously as a red ranger.
  • The Leader: The "chief" of the team, leading the others through adventures with strength and courage.
  • Married to the Job: He is a Boukenger by heart and soul and doesn't really have anything else outside of his job.
  • Mr. Exposition
  • Not Quite Dead: After seemingly exploding with the Precious Bank, Satoru appears safe on the Dai Voyager in time for the final battle due to Zuuban.
  • Oblivious to Love: He has no idea of Sakura's feelings for him.
  • Playing with Fire: His Bouken Bo primarily uses flame-based attacks to gain the advantage.
  • Serious Business: Akashi took his 'adventuring' business way too seriously. When he got passed for an adventuring school because of his test paper getting swapped by accident, he ended up in a Corner of Woe.
  • Signature Move: Javelin Crash
  • Simple Staff: Bouken Bo
  • Standardized Leader: He initially seems like one, being the serious, determined leader of the Boukengers, but underneath that exterior lie a man with quite the Dark and Troubled Past. He can also be exceptionally hilarious, albeit unintentionally.
  • Swiss Army Weapon: His Bouken Arm has two modes.
  • Two Guys and a Girl: The make up of his treasure hunting team in his Backstory.

    Masumi Inou / Bouken Black 

Masumi Inou / Bouken Black | Actor: Yasuka Saito

The Fast Adventurer, as Bouken Black he drives Go Go Formula, a racecar-like vehicle, and is only part of the Boukengers to pay his debt back to Akashi for saving his life. He has a personal vendetta against Yaiba of Darkness of Dark Shadow.

    Souta Mogami / Bouken Blue 

Souta Mogami / Bouken Blue | Actor: Masashi Mikami

The High-Up Adventurer, as Bouken Blue he drives Go Go Gyro, an airplane-like vehicle, and serves as the team's information specialist. Before he joined the Boukengers, he was an international spy which is why he's so effective at finding info. He often finds himself fighting (and flirting with) Shizuka of the Wind of Dark Shadow.

    Natsuki Mamiya / Bouken Yellow 

Natsuki Mamiya / Bouken Yellow | Actress: Chise Nakamura

The Strong Adventurer, as Bouken Yellow she drives Go Go Dozer, a giant bulldozer, and is the most childish of the group. Her main reason to adventure was to discover more about her own past.

  • Action Girl: She's a ditz to a fault, but she is still just as competent of a fighter as the rest of them.
  • Amnesiac Hero: She has no memories of her past. She joined the team's adventures to discover her own past.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: When Natsuki touched the Precious, Ley brainwashed her into thinking that her parents' desire and her sacred duty was to activate the Sun of Lemuria and destroy humanity.
  • Captain Ersatz: Has a similarly perky personality to Ako.
  • The Chick: The girly girl of the team who is around mainly to be cute and try to make everyone get along.
  • Damsel in Distress: She spends most of her time getting herself in trouble and someone of the team, usually Masumi, has to save her.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: Her main fighting style revolves around using hr Bucket Scoopers to dig up the dirt around her and throw it as the enemy.
  • The Ditz: Not the smartest member of the time and the one easier to trick.
  • Dub Name Change: "Hannah" in the Korean dub.
  • Expository Hairstyle Change: She loses her Girlish Pigtails when she gets brainwashed in the Lemurian Princess episodes.
  • Genki Girl: Very energetic and optimistic.
  • Girlish Pigtails: She wears her hair in twintails, to highlight her childish personality.
  • Human Popsicle: One hundred-thousand years ago, her parents, knowing their civilization's nearing demise, left Natsuki in a Sleeping Capsule that would slow her growth speed to a rate of 1 year for every 5,000 years. She woke up when Masumi found her in the ruins.
  • Image Song: "Secret Treasure"
  • Improbable Weapon User: The Bucket Scoopers, which are literally just a pair of bulldozer buckets that are placed on her hands. They are surprisingly effective.
  • The Ingenue: Very naive, childish and easy to trick.
  • Kawaiiko: Obviously with her Genki Girl attitude.
  • Last of Her Kind: It is later revealed that she is the last survivor of the Lemurian civilization.
  • Like Brother and Sister: She's basically Masumi's little sister, with him always been there to watch over her and protect her when she gets in trouble.
  • Morality Pet: To Masumi. She's the only one who can bring out his softer side.
  • The Not-Love Interest: To Masumi. They're very attached to each other, he only brings out his caring and protective side around her and Natsuki is explicitly stated to be "the light to Masumi's darkness". Despite this, they aren't romantically involved. The actors stated in interviews that the characters' relationship was akin to that of parent-child or brother-sister.
  • OOC Is Serious Business: As Lilina, she becomes disturbingly stoic and dispassionate to the pleas of her team as she focuses on her "goal" of destroying humanity.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: With Masumi. While not in a romantic relationship, they go everywhere together, do everything together, and since Natsuki has no memory of anything that happened in her life before she met Masumi, he's like the only family she has.
  • Princess Protagonist: The princess of the lost ancient kingdom of Lemuria.
  • Savvy Guy, Energetic Girl: Energetic Girl to Masumi's Savvy Guy.
  • Signature Move: Scooper Phantom
  • Third-Person Person: She often refers to herself in third person.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Girly Girl to Sakura's Tomboy.
    Sakura Nishihori / Bouken Pink 

Sakura Nishihori / Bouken Pink | Actress: Haruka Suenaga

The Deep Adventurer, as Bouken Pink she drives Go Go Marine, a giant submarine, and is the most serious member of the team when it comes to work. Before she joined the Boukengers she was in the special forces of the military.

    Eiji Takaoka / Bouken Silver 

Eiji Takaoka / Bouken Silver | Actor: Masayuki Deai

The Dazzling Adventurer, as Bouken Silver he drives Go Go Fire and serves as the spiritually strongest of the team. He mostly battles against Gai (as either form) due to their bitter history. In Boukenger vs. Super Sentai, he embodies Hope.

  • Chrome Champion: He is named Dazzling Adventurer for a reason. Half of his suit is shiny silver.
  • Captain Ersatz: Eiji has more than a few similarities with Burai.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: When he was a kid, he witnessed his father getting killed by Ashu.
  • Defrosting Ice King: He was initially cold and rude towards the Boukengers but gradually warm up to them after they accept him as their comrade.
  • Dub Name Change: "Jackie" in the Korean dub.
  • Extra-ore-dinary: He's capable of using metal in his ranger form.
  • ExtremeHerbivore: A Running Gag. He often bites into a vegetable of some kind to make a dramatic pause after saying something and has even snuck a celery or a bellpeper in someone's possesion in place of a Precious.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: His human father, the Ashu Watcher Kando wed with the Ashu Kei, making Eiji half-Ashu.
  • Hunter of His Own Kind: He hunts the Ashu Tribe, despite being half-Anshu himself.
  • Image Song: "Blown by a Silver Wind"
  • Ineffectual Loner: His solitary approach works until the Ashu Gai and Rei are brought back as Questers by Gaja and he can't keep fighting them on his own. He resists joining the team for a while, but eventually relents and actually starts to like his teammates after a while.
  • It's Personal: Hunting Ashu is business as usual for him, but has a personal vendetta with Gai on account that he killed his father in front of him when he was a boy.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He is arrogant, brash and just plain antisocial at times as a result of growing up alone and with the guilt of blaming himself for causing his father's death. He comes to care about the team greatly as time passes even thought he may not always show it.
  • Signature Move: Sniper Gatling
  • Sixth Ranger: Joins the team much later in the series and gives them a new powerful member.
  • Stealth Hi/Bye: Was capable of doing this even before becoming a Boukenger.
  • Swiss Army Weapon: Sagasniper
  • Trademark Favorite Food: He's seen constantly eating vegetables. In the crossover with Gekiranger, he even decides to have a vegetable eating contest with Gou and Ken.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: He butts heads with Masumi all the time, but they care about each other just as much as about everyone else on the team.

Negative Syndicates (The Villains)

     In General 
  • Big Bad Ensemble: All of them more or less serve as equal threats to the Boukengers.
  • Mooks: Combatant Karths for the Gordom Civilization and Jaryuu Soldiers for the Jaryuu Clan, though both the Jaryuu Clan and Dark Shadow also use Karths on occasion.
  • Nebulous Evil Organization: They're all evil organizations seeking to use the Precious for their own sinister ends.
    Gordom Civilization 

High Priest Gajah of the Gaodom Civilization | Actor: Hiroo Otaka

The priest of a long-dead civilization, who the Boukengers accidentally reawaken in the first episode. Desires to revive his country by conquering the Earth.

    Jaryuu Tribe 

Creator King Ryuuwon of the Jaryuu Tribe | Actor: Junpei Morita

An ancient once-human adventurer who transfigured himself into a dragon after being betrayed by his comrades. He despises humanity, and wishes to create a world where only the truly worthy may survive. Often fights against Akashi, due to their similarities.

  • Dual Wielding: His two swords.
  • The Dragon: Literally. In respect to the trope, though, he's not a straight example (seeing as he works independently), he fills several of the tropes associated with this role in Sentai: he's one of the stronger villains in combat, often takes to the battlefield himself and is the next to last villain to bite it.
  • Homage: His design is based on Daizyujin from Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger.
  • Humans Are the Real Monsters: His Freudian Excuse is that, after he was abandoned by his comrades he came to see all of humanity as evil.
  • Mook Maker: Is able to create his Jaryuu soldiers from samples of his own body.
  • Redemption Rejection: Akashi tries to tell him that having his dreams means being human and an adventurer but Ryuuwon continuously shoves him aside as he dies from the explosion of the Precious Bank.
  • Shadow Archetype: Ryuuon represents a darker side of Akashi, an adventurer that was ridiculed and ended up seeking more power for the revenge of his ridicules in the past.
  • Social Darwinist: Watch how he creates his Jakuryuu, by making his mooks kill each other and then transforming the winner.
  • Super Empowering: Mentioned above.
  • Unexplained Recovery: Gets exploded in Task 29, but is back a few episodes later with no reactions.
  • Was Once a Man: Used to be a human, and briefly turns back into one before being killed off.

    Dark Shadow 

Dark Shadow

A group of Japanese-based thieves who are out to make big bucks by stealing Preciouses. Consist of Maboroshi no Gekkou (owl), Kaze no Shizuka and Yami no Yaiba.

Maboroshi No Gekkou

  • Devil in Plain Sight: When the Boukengers actually meet him, justified since they haven't seen or even heard of him prior to that point.
  • Make My Monster Grow: Gekkou is the most reliable source of this trope with his 'Oogami Henge no Jutsu.
  • One-Winged Angel: During the only time he personally fights the Boukenger, turns into a huge, monstrous bird. However, he didn't do it on his own free will: Yaiba forced him to, and Gekkou was unable to controll himself in his monstrous form.
  • Orcus on His Throne: Gekkou leaves the fighting to his two subordinates. Justified, as he's a bird.

Yami no Yaiba

  • Arch-Enemy: Yaiba is this to Masumi.
  • Dragon-in-Chief: Even though he's subordinate to Gekkou, he's a lot more threatening than his boss and eventually supercedes him.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Yaiba is the first completely serious villain we get in the series.
  • Lack of Empathy: While the Ashu Tribe/Questers are much more dangerous and tougher to fight than Yaiba, they at least actually have some care for each other; Yaiba, however, cares nobody but himself, not even to the rest of Dark Shadow or Masumi, whom he repeatedly tries to corrupt, in his aspirations to obtain power, disregarding what would happen to the planet should he succeed.
  • The Sociopath: Apart from his straight-laced and professionally serious voice, Yaiba is very ambitious in wanting the power of darkness to the point that he unhesitatingly betrays Gekkou and Shizuka; plus him swaying Masumi to embracing his darkness doesn't mean Yaiba has actual empathy and consideration of his foe's standards, imperatively trying to force him that he cannot escape the darkness.
  • The Starscream: He eventually backstabs both of his teammates to seize power.
  • Token Evil Teammate: Gekkou and Shizuka can be sympathetic and look like 'just doing their job'. Yaiba however is far more sinister and is a darkness-worshipping monster who ends up betraying the whole team for the power of darkness.

Kaze no Shizuka


     Ashu Tribe / Questers 

A group of Ashu demons out to make humans suffer and take over the human world. It has a whole army, but only two are in the world: Rei and Gai. They were quickly defeated but came back more powerful and mechanized when Gaja gave them the Godom Engine. They quickly broke out of Gaja's services and worked on their own. They're Eiji's Arch-Enemy.

  • Back from the Dead: Gai and Rei get brought back thanks to Gajah.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: Gai is a villainous example, combining efficiency, bravado and Troll laugh whenever things go his way.
  • Evil Counterpart: They were made into Questers by Gajah using research on the Boukenger's Parallel Engines. Their Quester forms and Swiss Army Weapon also look vaguely Rangerlike. And to top it off, they also use Humongous Mecha during each of their appearance, instead of going for human sized monsters that grow bigger upon defeat.
  • Evil Is Not a Toy: Gaja revives them with the Godom Engines, but didn't actually come up with a plan to control them.
  • Homage: To nearly all the mecha of Gosei Sentai Dairanger. Gai is Ryuuseioh, Rei is Won Tiger, Quester Gai is Dairenoh, Quester Rei is Kiba Daioh, and Hyoga is Daimugen.
  • Humongous Mecha: The Quester Robos, most of which were designed specifically to use a particular Precious.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Are treated as the biggest threat in the show and tend to be the toughest to fight ironically are the first to die.
  • Not Quite Dead: Their apparent status between being killed as Ashu and revived as Questers.
  • Offscreen Villain Dark Matter: Where do they keep getting those mecha?
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: Rei was trapped in a mirror, along with the rest of the Eastern Ashu, until Gai and Hyouga found a way to bring Rei back.
  • Ungrateful Bastard: Ryuwoon, Gaja and Yaiba helped them to steal the Precious from Boukengers, but they remain ungrateful towards them and only used them as meer pawns.

    Time Demon God Chronos 
A clock-themed demon who serves as the Big Bad of the Milestone Celebration Crossover movie Go Go Sentai Boukenger Vs Super Sentai. He seeks to revive the "three sorcerers" (Duchess Org TsueTsue First Spear, Furabiijou, and Sorcery Priest Meemy) to create the Staff of the Three Philosophers so he can use it to take over the world.

Alternative Title(s): Gou Gou Sentai Boukenger


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