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The Gekirangers

    Jan Kando 

Jan Kando/GekiRed | Actor: Hiroki Suzuki (live), Hirofumi Fukuzawa (suit)

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  • The Baby of the Bunch: A variation. Jan isn't the youngest of the group physically-wise (in fact, his actor is the oldest of the trio), but mentally-wise, he's practically a child. His teammates Ran and Retsu have to teach him the basic things about the world from time to time.
  • Broken Faceplate: Jan gets a hole punched in his visor during his final fight with Rio.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Initially. He is an Idiot Hero, but he is still talented enough to keep up with his more experienced teammates.
  • Character Development: As the series goes on, he acts less dumb.
  • Charles Atlas Superpower: Even before his Juken training, Jan was capable of performing feats such as winning a fight against a Panda Bear, jumping great heights and quickly climbing mountains. Presumably from being raised by tigers.
  • Chaste Hero: Implied. The series doesn't state it out loud but it's quite clear that Jan knows nothing about romantic love, having been raised by tigers for most of his life.
  • Crunchtastic: Makes up a lot of words, enough to make his own Jan-ish language. Examples of such words are "Ujauja", "Wakiwaki" or, most commonly "Zowazowa" (referring to monsters of the week). Justified that he's a jungle boy.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Long decimated his village, turned his father Dan evil, killed his mother. All because they were a PROBLEM in his plans
  • Dumb Is Good: Starts out as this, but eventually becomes much smarter.
  • 11th-Hour Superpower: Rin Juken.
  • Expy : A boy raised in a Jungle after a powerful Big Bad kills his parents eventually becomes a Rookie Red Ranger of and animal themed team of Rangers that is led by the Yellow Ranger. This is strikingly similar to Cole Evans from Power Rangers Wild Force.
  • The Hero: He's not The Leader like most reds, but he's still the main character.
  • Heroes Prefer Swords: Picks up a pair as his personalized weapons from training with Sharkie Chan.
  • Hidden Depths: Has moments of great insight such as realizing that Mele is training herself or Gou being worried he'll disrupt the team dynamic.
  • Idiot Hero: Early in the series. Gradually he grows out of it. For the most part at least.
  • Image Song: Susume no Susume
  • Innocent Fanservice Guy: Well, he is a jungle boy after all, so he doesn't mind being half-naked in front of others, such as in episode 22 where he had no problem with undressing in front of Alice.
  • Keet: Very much so. Especially in the earlier episodes of the series, although his Character Development tones it down a bit, it's still there.
  • Law of Chromatic Superiority: Surprisingly downplayed; he doesn't have a lot of major power difference relative to the others. On the other hand, he's the one among the heroes with the biggest Character Development.
  • Lightning Bruiser
  • Luke, I Am Your Father: "White Tiger" Dan turns out to be Jan's father.
  • Manchild: Very childish due to being raised by wild animals. This is reflected by how Ran at first referred to him as "kono hito" (this person), but then switches to "kono ko" (this child) after finding out how childish he is.
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    Ran Uzaki 

Ran Uzaki/GekiYellow | Actress: Mina Fukui (live), Sanae Hitomi (suit)

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  • Action Girl: Despite being the only female member of the team, she can fight much better than her male teammates.
  • The Captain: While it's not brought up much, she is the actual leader of the Gekirangers.
  • Cute Little Fangs: Fukui Mina, Ran's actress, has two slightly prominent upper canines you can spot when she smiles.
  • 11th-Hour Superpower: Rin Juken.
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: Much more so in the second half of the season.
  • Housewife: Defied. Ran's wealthy mother would like her to and tries to arrange a marriage for her. To stop this happening, the male Gekirangers all pose as Ran's admirers (to her mother's horror.) Ran eventually makes it clear that she does not want to get married and her role as a Gekiranger is far more important to her.
  • Image Song: Run
  • Team Mom: Whenever Jan and Retsu's personality clash,she's the one that defuses their argument.
    • This is especially notable in episode 15 where Jan and Retsu temporarily become babies again, Shafu even refers to her as "Ran mama".
  • The Leader: Officially made one in Lesson 23, and the only yellow leader in Sentai history.

    Retsu Fukami 

Retsu Fukami/GekiBlue | Actor: Manpei Takagi (live), Yasuhiro Takeuchi (suit)

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  • Not So Above It All: As serious as Retsu is, even he has his silly moments such as when he got drunk in an episode, and he actually participates with Jan's crazy antics once in a while.
  • Punch Catch: How he demonstrates he's not the little kid Gou remembers.
  • Revenge: His motive for becoming a Gekiranger, as he believed that Rio had killed his brother.
  • The Rival: Subverted. In the first couple episodes, he was built up as a complete opposite of Jan and an initial dislike for him just as how you expected a rival to be. However, it soon became clear that Rio is the true rival for Jan, and Retsu's attitude towards Jan becomes progressively warmer until he is basically a close friend of his.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: He and Gou are both socially awkward with a tendency to Jerkass behavior, but appear to consider themselves very different in personality and frequently bicker, despite Retsu's anguish for many years over thinking that Gou was dead. Their fighting styles are fairly different, Retsu favoring speed and technique compared to Gou's Bare-Fisted Monk.
  • Signature Move: Ten Ten Dannote 
    • Super Geki Blue: Super Jaguar Geki
  • Spell My Name WITHOUT An S: Romanised as "Retu" in the credits to The Movie
  • The Smart Guy: He is the most analytical and the strategist among his team, who thinks logically.
  • Spit Take: In episode 15 when he finds out Ran had to change his diaper while he had been turned into a baby temporarily.

    Gou Fukami 

Gou Fukami/GekiViolet | Actor: Riki Miura {live), Riichi Seike (suit)

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  • Always Someone Better: Rio was this to him when they trained together. By the series proper, no matter how much Gou trains, he can never beat Rio.
  • Bare-Fisted Monk: He fights entirely with his fists, which he can charge up with energy.
  • Bash Brothers: Literally, with Retsu
  • Big Brother Instinct: He so overprotective of Retsu that he discourages him from being one of the Gekirangers.
  • Older Than They Look: It's sometimes implied that Gou is around the same age as Miki, but stopped aging physically after becoming a werewolf. He also looks the same age in flashbacks to Retsu's childhood.
  • Purple Is Powerful: The first Sentai hero to dress in a purple costume, and initially the strongest member of the team before The Worf Effect kicks in.
  • The Rival: Was Rio's rival in their early days as students of Geki Juken. Ends up learning the hard way that that's no longer the case.
  • Sensitive Guy and Manly Man: Manly Man to Ken's Sensitive Guy.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: With Retsu.
  • Trope Makers: Gou is the first official purple sentai warrior.
  • Wolf Man: He spend 15 years as a werewolf due to him using an imperfect form of the forbidden Geki Waza.
  • Would Hit a Girl: His debut fight was against Mele. It ended as well to her as you'd expect.

    Ken Hisatsu 

Ken Hisatsu/GekiChopper | Actor: Sotaro Yasuda (live), Jun Watanabe (suit)

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  • Almighty Janitor: Doesn't have any special form of Ki, but fights just well as the Gekirangers when they use Kageki.
  • Big Brother Instinct: The first scene where he uses his Geki was to save his sister from a billboard falling towards her. This ends up being used against him in episode 30.

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    Miki Masaki 

Miki Masaki | Actress: Kazue Itoh

  • Action Mom: She may not be a ranger, but she is shown to be a competent fighter in her own right. She even fought ones to save her daughter.
  • Alliterative Name: Miki Masaki.
  • Former Teen Rebel: She was a sukeban in her youth, and her name still carries enough fear that an entire gang of thugs runs for it when they realize who she is. Thanks to learning Juken, she's actually tougher now than she was back then, she just doesn't show off.
  • Get A Hold Of Yourself Man: Does this to a brainwashed Ran and Natsume on separate occasions.
  • Let's Get Dangerous!: She shows off her Leopard-fist skills in the first episode, but then spends most of her time acting as backup. Thirty or so episodes later, Natsume is threatened and Miki displays enough power to impress Mele (who was using Genki at that point). Wow.
  • Mama Bear: She doesn't use it much, but Miki is a student of GekiJyu Leopard-ken and she is more than ready to trot it out when bad guys mess with her kid.
    • Hell, she manages to control SaiDainOh during the episode.

    Natsume Masaki 

Natsume Masaki

    The Kensei 

In General

Tropes That Apply to All

Sha Fu | Seiyu: Ichirō Nagai

Elehung Gambou | Seiyu: Yuu Mizushima

Bat Li | Seiyu: Shuichi Ikeda

Sharkie Chan | Seiyu: Hiroya Ishimaru

Gorie Yen | Seiyu: Ryuzaburo Otomo

Michelle Peng | Seiyu: Atsuko Tanaka

Bion Biao | Seiyu: Takeshi Kusao

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Rin Juken Akugata note 

    In General 
Geki Juken's rival school, founded by the Kenma. Where as Geki draws power from positive emotions and a passion for justice, Rin draws strength from hatred and suffering.

Tropes that Apply to all

  • The Power of Hate: Their style is based upon drawing strength from hatred and the negative emotions of their victims.
  • Thug Dojo: They preach a much more violent form of martial arts and our out to take down their rival dojo, Geki Juken.
  • Unwitting Pawn: They are later revealed to have been used by Long to fulfill his desire.

    Rio 

Rio/Black Lion Rio/Griffon King Rio | Actor: Hirofumi Araki

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Leader of the revived Akugata and a former pupil of Sha Fu who trained alongside Gou and Miki, but left the school due to his desire for power.

  • Affably Evil/Faux Affably Evil: Zigzags between the two. Despite his arrogance he has shown he can respect the strength of others, including someone more powerful than himself. On the other hand, he is a Sore Loser most of the time he gets defeated.
  • Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy: He is a legitimately talented martial artist and has many times managed to back it up more than once, but he is quick to let any power he gets go to his head.
  • A Pupil of Mine Until He Turned to Evil: He trained with Gou under Shafu, but Gekijyuken didn't satisfy his desire for power.
  • Badass Cape: Wears a cape when he's not transformed.
  • Bare-Fisted Monk: As one would expect from a martial artist he fights primarily with his hands or by using them to manipulate ki.
  • Berserk Button: Do not mock Juken. As the first Gekiranger movie shows, he will fight alongside his own enemies to teach any doubters a lesson.
  • Beyond Impossible: In a training match with Kata, Rio managed to get stronger by feeding on his own despair, something unheard of in Rin Juken's history.
  • Big Bad Wannabe: Set up as the Big Bad early in the series, and the revival of the Kenma doesn't change that as they're willing to let him run things, until Maku pulls an Eviler Than Thou on him and seems well to have supplanted him. At least until the Beast Power Blossom sees Rio make a comeback. And then he ultimately turns out to be an Unwitting Pawn for Long, which actually prompts a Heel–Face Turn.
  • Bishounen: His actor is a very handsome man.
  • Blessed with Suck: As Griffin King Rio. He's stronger, but it was just power handed to him with the intent of eventually driving him insane and turning into the Destruction God so he would ravage the planet.
  • Blood Knight: Part of why he often doesn't kill the Gekirangers when he has the chance, as he wants to able to push his limits and have a more satisfying victory.
  • The Chosen One: Stated by Long to be one for Gen Juken. Deconstructed, as Rio turns out to be nothing more than an Unwitting Pawn for Long who had been manipulating him his entire life.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Braco attempts to kill him by reviving Kademu and Moriya and attacking him when he's most vulnerable. Thanks to Mele interrupting the attack, Rio quickly turns the fight into this, killing Kademu with a single blow and driving Moriya to run away scared.
    • Easily defeats the Gekirangers in their first real fight, with even the [[BFG Geki Bazooka]] failing to scratch him. He is initially dealing this out in the rematch until they figure out how to use Kageki and turn the tables.
    • Later dishes out one on Gou. Gou learned the Heaven and Earth Disaster before the fight, but since Rio saw him use it he figured out how to counter it before easily beating Gou.
    • When he the Destruction God and lost his mind, he dished out one to Saidaioh, and was only stopped thanks to Mele snapping him back to normal.
  • Demoted to Dragon: He was forced to serve under Maku after he revived him. Maku not only removed him from a position of authority, he kept him from any position of importance. But rio eventually took back power.
  • Despair Event Horizon: Upon learning his entire life's goal was something Long created to manipulate him, he feels that he had been wasting his life as an Unwitting Pawn.
  • Disc-One Final Boss: He's the driving threat for a good chunk of the series, but gets supplanted by Long once his plans gradually become known.
  • Enemy Mine: Occasionally joins forces with the Gekirangers, alongside Mele.
  • 11th-Hour Ranger: After his Heel–Face Turn for the final battle, he's officially labeled as an Extra Hero. As such he's among the dead revived for the 199 Ranger battle in Gokaiger and his powers are sacrificed and sealed in a Ranger Key, despite not being a Ranger. When used the key announces them as Gekirangers, though that said, his and Mele's keys have the Rinjuken Akugata symbol on the key rather the claw mark used by the other Gekitanger keys.
  • Fallen Hero: Used to be a student of Geki Juken until his desire for power led to him switching over to Rin Juken.
  • Freudian Excuse: Something AKA Long killed his family when he was a child; Shafu can tell that his obsession with strength mainly comes from how, deep down, he's still terrified of it.
  • The Heavy: He's the one who revived the Rin Juken Akugata in the present day and kickstarted the plot. He's also the key player in the true Big Bad's plan.
  • Heel–Face Turn: After Long's manipulations of him are exposed and he's saved from being the Destroyer by Mele, he joins the Gekirangers in stopping him.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: He and Mele end up sacrificing themselves to save the Gekirangers from the Infinity Dragon's rampage.
  • Image Song: Unwavering Desire.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Almost any humor in the series fades when he's onscreen, unless Mele is around.
  • Love Redeems: It's his love for Mele that ultimately snaps him out of his transformation after he becomes the Destruction God, and later leads to him teaming up with the Gekirangers to rescue her.
  • Older Than They Look: Going by flashbacks, he's the same age as Gou, but apparently hasn't aged since leaving Gekijyuken.
  • Pride: Whenever he gains power, he's quick to assume he's the strongest. Likewise he prefers to gain power through his own efforts rather be handed it; best shown when Maku refuses Mele's request to give Rio a portion of his Dorinki, Rio said he would have refused it even if Maku did offer it to him.
  • Redemption Equals Death: After turning good, he and Mele ultimately sacrifice themselves to help stop Long, and are later reunited as spirits in the afterlife.
  • Punny Name: Rio is phonetic to "Leo". His Animal Motif is a lion.
  • Senseless Sacrifice: Uses his ultimate attack in a suicide attack to kill Long. Long comes back from it and mocks Rio for throws his life away.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: He is legimately talented, but is very quick to overestimate he abilities.
  • Sore Loser: Rio throws a fit after his initial defeat from the Gekirangers.
  • The Stoic: He's generally very composed, unless he loses a fight or starts gaining power.
  • Taking You with Me: Attempts to kill Long with a suicide attack. It doesn't work.
  • Tin Tyrant: His fighting form, where he dons a suit of armor made of his own ki.
  • Unwitting Pawn: He was being used by Long all along as his candidate to become the Destruction God.
  • Villainous Breakdown: After his first defeat from Jan, also from Maku that he is able to use Dorinki because of it.
  • Villain Protagonist: There are times when Rio receives enough focus to effectively be considered one of the main protagonists.
  • The Worf Effect: Has this misfortune of being used to demonstrate how strong the Kenma are when each of them first appear.
  • Worthy Opponent: Starts seeing Jan as one. Becomes fully convinced of it once he learns Jan is Dan's son.

    Mele 

Mele | Actress: Yuka Hirata

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  • 11th-Hour Ranger: After her Heel–Face Turn for the final battle, she's officially labeled as an Extra Hero. As such she's among the dead revived for the 199 Ranger battle in Gokaiger and her powers are sacrificed and sealed in a Ranger Key, despite not being a Ranger. When used the key announces them as Gekirangers, though that said, her and Rio's keys have the Rinjuken Akugata symbol on the key rather the claw mark used by the other gekiRanger keys.
  • Aloof Dark-Haired Girl: On a bad day, Mele's mean streak can be overwhelming.
  • Anime Chinese Girl: She certainly has elements of this motif in her design.
  • Boobs of Steel: Mele is quite the Dark Action Girl and is played by the well-endowed (though obviously not highlighted by her otherwise revealing attire) Yuka Hirata
  • Cool Big Sis: When she's revived in Kyuranger vs. Space Squad, she has this dynamic with Hammie, another chameleon-themed warrior.
  • Dark Action Girl: A woman among the Rin Juken.
  • Death Is Cheap: Mele has been revived four times; first during the series proper, second during the Go-Onger crossover, third during Gokaiger, and finally during Kyuranger vs. Space Squad.
  • The Dragon: She's Rio's right-hand woman and enforcer.
  • Enemy Mine: She and Rio join forces with the Gekirangers on a handful of occasions.
  • Genki Girl: When gushing about Rio-sama. She's otherwise damn cold and bitchy.
  • Heel–Face Turn: After Long's manipulations are exposed, she joins Rio in helping the Gekirangers to stop him.
  • I Owe You My Life: Her Undying Loyalty and devotion to Rio stems from him reviving her.
  • Image Song: A Torn Feather
  • Ignored Enamored Underling: For most of the series we get no signs Rio sees Mele as anything but a loyal subordinate.
  • Living Emotional Crutch: After Jan defeats Rio in his Griffon King form, Rio nearly goes mad and becomes the "god of destruction" Long's so obsessed with. Mele holds him back, much to Long's frustration.
  • Love Martyr: She's very devoted to Rio though he frequently treats her like shit.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Her qipao is quite revealing (it's sleeveless, backless and has leg-slits) and is played by a former gravure idol.
  • Odango Hair: Her hair is done in the shape of two chameleon tails.
  • Spike Shooter: One of her main forms of attack.
  • Taking the Bullet: For the Gekirangers rather than Rio, oddly enough
  • Tsundere: Pretty much tsun-tsun to everyone else, and VERY dere-dere for Rio-sama.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Rio due to him reviving her. It's so strong that when she's revived as one of the four Sentai villains in Kyuranger vs. Space Squad, she refuses to be a bad guy again out of loyalty to Rio, and, to a lesser extent, the Gekirangers. she has to be brainwashed to remove her memories of Rio and make her evil again. As soon as it's broken, she wastes no time helping the heroes.
  • Ur-Example: Mele is technically the first female green warrior in Super Sentai history. Though she isn't officially recognized as such note , majority of fans still consider her to be and it even got an In-Universe nod when Jan addresses her as "GekiGreen".
  • Vile Villain, Laughable Lackey: Rio is The Stoic and a brutal fighter. Mele is a Perky Female Minion trying to earn his love.
  • Villainous Valor: Hates using underhanded or dishonorable tactics to win. Her self-disgust when forced to do so by Long allows her to achieve Dorinki.

    The Kenma 

The Kenma

The founders of Rin Juken and former friends of the Kensei. They caused the School Rebellion when they killed Brusa Ee and tried to wipe out the rest of his students.

  • The Ace: All of them are considered to be the best fighters of Rin Jukun, but Maku stands above the other two. Sha Fu states he is the strongest user of Juken and off screen, Maku defeated all seven Kensei single handedly.
  • Affably Evil: Kata and Rageku. Their training is brutal, but they are nonetheless willing to accept Rio as there student and the leader of Rin Juken, even though they could have easily overthrown him.
  • A Pupil of Mine Until He Turned to Evil: The three of them turned on Brusa Ee and murdered him.
  • Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy: Maku in particular - even when he's dying he refuses to admit he's lost.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking / Asskicking Equals Authority: They're by far the strongest members of the Rin Juken, and Maku leads because the other two are terrified of him.
  • Bad Boss: Maku, which is why even Kata and Rageku didn't want him back. The first thing he does after being revived is assult them both.
  • Battle Aura: Maku invented Dorinki, and can blow the Super Gekirangers away with his sheer aura.
  • Bears Are Bad News: Maku is bear themed and easily the worst out of the three of them.
  • Berserk Button: Maku is naturally short tempered, but he gets really pissed off by anything he perceives as an insult to his power, which is pressed by anybody but the Kensei challenging him.
  • Big Bad Wannabe: Maku. He's one of the most feared beings alive for a very good reason, but the real Big Bad is right under his nose, smirking at him. After the [-Sai Dain=]'s Beast Power Blossom, Rio is clearly more powerful than him by Maku is too arrogant to admit, and Rio is content to allow the Gekirangers to destroy him. And it's later revealed he was nothing more than another pawn of Long's.
  • Bullying a Dragon: Retroactivily it's revealed Maku attacking Long, while fully aware of his identity, was this. Maku was strong, but Long is an entirely defeat league, and could have killed him right then and there.
  • The Dreaded: All three of them. The Kensei really didn't want them back and sealed their souls in bracelets. For Maku, they went the extra mile and removed his heart, which Rio and Mele also had to put back to revive him. Even the other Kenma are terrified of him and actually warn Rio against reviving him.
  • Driven by Envy: Rageku's power is derived by pushing oneself through sheer jealousy.
  • Eviler Than Thou: Maku invokes this on Rio soon after he's revived, taking back control of Rin Juken Akugata from him.
  • Evil Is Petty: Maku. He takes nearly anything as an insult to pride, which can be something as simple as an opponent he considers unworthy picking a fight with him.
    • Maku's treatment of Rio. Taking back leadership of Rin Juken because Maku was stronger was in line with their beliefs, Rio even accepted it. But Maku saw him as worthless and continously focused on trying to prove his superiority over Rio, not carrying that Rio could be a valuable underling.
  • Evil Is Not a Toy: Surprisingly subverted with Kata and Rageku. Rio revives them with the intent of becoming their apprentice, and they do so without any tricks, baring the Training from Hell they put him through, which is what he wanted in the first place. Played straight with Maku, who Rio revives despite being warned that he'll overthrow him. Maku not only does that, but refuses to train Rio.
  • Evil Mentor: Kata and Rageku are this to Rio.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Maku. We didn't get another bad guy this hot-tempered until Shinkenger.
  • The Power of Hate: Kata's style derives power through hatred.
  • Jerkass: Maku. He tempts Rio with the other of making him his student to get him to revive him, but after coming back, Maku assaults the other Kenma before beating Rio as well. Despite Rio being a surprisingly Graceful Loser and acknowledging as the stronger one, Maku refuses to take him as a student and instead does everything he can to prove he was superior to Rio.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Rio's initial plans weren't too threatening at first since they were mostly aimed at reviving the Kenma. Once they show up, the threat of the week starts involving the usual city wrecking Super Sentai is known for.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Kata, he's style is heavily involves attacks from the air, and he's durable enough to No-Sell most attacks thrown at him.
  • Master of Illusion: Kata, and oddly, he gets hurt a lot more easily if somebody hits him during them (compare with one punch from Jan pissing him off, to when before the Geki bazooka had no effect on him)
  • Mighty Glacier: Maku. He's doesn't bother with dodging attacks, he just responds to everything with brute force.
  • Pride: Maku (see Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy). He was thrilled to be chosen as Brusa E's successor...until he learned that he asked Shafu first, and Shafu declined. Being the second choice ate away at Maku until he went mad.
  • The Social Darwinist: All three believe that their overwhelming power means they can do whatever they want, but Kata is slightly more eloquent about it. He rants that the weak should obey the strong and the "foolish" listen to the "wise" while fighting the team.
  • Stone Wall: Rageku's style revolves around making her opponent's attacks pass through. That said, it doesn't much to defeat her if an attack actuall connects.
  • Training from Hell: Kata's motto about training is "There is training in a battle to death." He takes on Rio in match to death just to prove if he is worthy of being his student, and since his strength is derived from The Power of Hate, his training for Rio proves so brutal that Rio fears for his well being.
    • Rageku's initial training isn't any better. She poisons Rio and then states she is taking Mele as a student while forcing her to fight Sha Fu. As it turns out, the entire plan was done to make Rio jealous of Mele coming close to killing Sha Fu, so the envy would cause him to push himself to attack Rageku in spite of the poison killing him.
  • Weapon of Choice
  • The Worf Effect: All three of them are subject to this in different ways.
    • Kata, after only barely being defeated while human sized and then inflicting a Curb-Stomp Battle on Gekitohja and Geki Fire, is subjected to a Curb-Stomp Battle by Saidaioh to demonstrate its power.
    • Maku served to demonstrate the power the main cast had gained after the Beast Power Blossom even though he fed on the power of the Kensei. Rio managed to match him blow for blow without using using his fighting form. While he initially has the upper hand on the Gekirangers, when Jan shows up, the fight turns against him. As a giant, Maku manages to eventualy match Saidaioh, just to die when it combines with Geki Fire.
    • Rageku is killed by by a single blow from Long, after the sight of his fighting form allows her to figure out his true idenity.

    Beast-Men 
Beast-Men, The Monsters of the Week.
  • Mook Promotion: The monsters are essentially Rinshi (this series' footsoldier mooks) that are stronger than the other Rinshi. Proven by passing through the Chamber of Trials, defeating all the other Rinshi inside single-handedly. Then they can remove their mask and the animal motif on their forehead appears. They also gain the ability to transform into the shows traditional monster form.

In General

Makirika (voiced by Hiroshi Tsuchida)

Gyuuya (voiced by Masaharu Sato)

Five Venom Fists

Tropes that apply to all of them:

  • Color-Coded Characters:
    • Kademu: White
    • Braco: Blue
    • Sorisa: Red
    • Moriya: Green
    • Maga: Yellow
  • Conservationof Ninjutsu: Averted, the five of them easily defeat the Gekirangers when they attack them together in their first outing, and get defeated when Rio sends them out one at a time.
  • Homage: They are based on the Five Deadly Venoms.
  • Poisonous Person: Each of them possesses a deadly toxin of their own: Braco induces nausea, Sorisa fever, Moriya paralysis, Maga chills, and Kademu pain.
  • Quirky Miniboss Squad: One fought oddly early in the series.

Kademu (voiced by Yoshimitsu Shimoyama)

Braco (voiced by Kunihiko Yasui)

  • Big Bad Wannabe: He is a Monster of the Week, who tried to overthrow Rio, who at that point in the series was the main antagonist. It goes as well as you would expect. Mele thrawts the attempt to kill Rio when he's vulnerable, after which Rio curb stomps the revived Kademu and Moriya. Braco himself dies against Mele without even getting the chance to face Rio.
  • One-Hit Kill: He can take out numerous opponents in one blow.
  • Significant Anagram: Of Cobra
  • Small Role, Big Impact: His attempts to overthrow Rio are short lived, but his involvement in the plot leads to Rio getting the True Poison Fangs and reviving the Kenma.
  • Snakes Are Sinister: He is based on a cobra

Sorisa (voiced by Shinobu Adachi)

  • Glass Cannon: Has extremely high offense but is dependent on Maga for defense.
  • Kick Chick: Villain example. She is known for her deadly kicks.

Moriya (voiced by Koichi Sakaguchi)

Maga (voiced by Takashi Nagasako)

Muzankoze (voiced by Yousuke Akimoto)

Nagiu (voiced by Keiichi Nanba)

Eruka (voiced by Ryuzou Ishino)

Rasuka (voiced by Kunihiro Kawamoto)

Rutsu (voiced by Taiki Matsuno)

Dokariya (voiced by Yukitoshi Hori)

Hihi (voiced by Bin Shimada)

Pououte (voiced by Dai Matsumoto)

Chouda (voiced by Yasuaki Takumi)

Tsuneki (voiced by Yasuhiro Takato)

Mukoua (voiced by Masaru Obayashi)

Tabu (voiced by Taichiro Horikawa)

Marashiya (voiced by Takayuki Kondo)

Niwa (voiced by Keiko Sakai)

    Other Allies 

Bae

Brusae Ee

Dan

Gen Juken

    Long 

Long/Infernal Dragon | Actor: Naoki Kawano

  • The Ace: He is the strongest fighter of Gen Juken, even when don't take into account the fact that he can't die.
  • A God Am I: As he's an ancient being, he's close to a God and thinks that he has the rights to treat every living beings as nothing but his stress toys.
  • And I Must Scream: His fate at the end of the series.
  • Big Bad: He is the true main antagonist of the series. He was the one who instigated the creation of Rin Juken Akugata and the one who murdered both Rio and Jan's families so he could influence them to his own ends. Nearly anything can be traced back to him.
  • Breath Weapon: In his true form, being a dragon.
  • Captain Ersatz: His true form looks a lot like King Ghidorah.
  • The Chessmaster: He was behind the events of the whole series. He turned Maku evil, thus resulting in the School Rebellion, he was the one who set Rio on his path to gain power, and was also the reason Jan was raised as an orphan.
  • Complete Immortality: Something the Gekirangers find the hard way, even getting blown to pieces doesn't stop him down.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: The first time he fights, he kills Rageku with a single blow.
    • Along with Sanyo, initially dominates the fight with Gekirangers before Jan and Rio show up. Even then he initially had the upper hand before the two got their Heroic Second Wind.
    • In his true form, he delivered one against Geki Touja and Saidaioh, the later's Finishing Move having no effect on him.
    • When he reappears in his human form, he defeats Gou and Ken, before beating all Seven Kensei.
  • Dragon-in-Chief: To Rio, literally.
  • Eviler Than Thou: He proves himself to be much worse than Rio once he's revived.
  • Enigmatic Minion: Offers his services to both Maku and Rio, all while keeping his true motivations a secret.
  • Evil Is Petty: His entire motivation is based on the fact that he finds the world boring. He does not take it well when the Gekirangers thwart his plans with Rio.
  • Evil Mentor: Was this Maku in the past. Tries to play it with Rio, but has difficulty with getting him to listen. He states that he was still easier to manipulate than Maku, hence why he keeps using him even after Maku is revived
  • Faux Affably Evil: Acts polite to Rio in attempt to get him on his side, but is really just using him. In truth Long respects no one.
  • Feel No Pain: Getting hit with a Finishing Move doesn't get a strong reaction from him.
  • For the Evulz: Holy shit yeah! His entire motive is that he thinks the world is boring.
  • Hate Sink: Easily one of the most evil characters in the franchise's long history. He seeks to cause destruction across the globe, because he finds the world to be boring, basing it's value soley on how it can entertain him.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: He helped found Rin Juken, and manipulated Rio into joining it. Before dying, Rio helps the Gekirangers learn a technique that Rin Juken developed to seal Long.
  • Horrifying the Horror: Rageku is more fightened by seeing him than she was of Maku.
  • Humiliation Conga: Happens to him after his defeat. His Wailing Ball is used in a billard game by Sharkie and Elehung, followed by being swallowed by Gorie when he mistakes him for a meatball, who then spits him out into a cup of tea.
  • The Juggernaut: Long is almost unbeatable. Beyond easily winning almost every fight he enters, he can't die, so matter what attacks are thrown at him, he will get back up as though nothing happened.
  • Knight of Cerebus: The biggest one in the series, especially after his true colors are revealed.
  • The Law of Diminishing Defensive Effort: Played with. He does defend and avoid attacks, even though he never seems to react to pain, and by the finale, nothing seems to hurt him. He only seems to do it show his opponents how outclassed they are.
  • Light Is Not Good: Gold colored outfit, hair, fighting form, true form, and he is easily one of the most evil characters in Super Sentai franchise. Rin Juken is in fact based of his own technique.
  • Ironic Hell: His motives were escaping boredom, and he ends up sealed into a sphere for all eternity. Lampshaded by Xia Fu.
  • The Man Behind the Man: He's the one who gave Maku the idea to start Rin Juken Akugata.
  • The Man Infront Of The Man: Spends most of the series manipulating Rio, with appearant intent of making him the leader of Gen Juken. At the end of the series he is revealed to have been using Rio.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Long is an expert at playing on people's emotions to use them for his own ends. He killed Rio's family when he was little, instilling in him a desire to become stronger which eventually led to him turning to Rin Juken. He later mortally wounded Rio's teacher to deny him satisfaction at defeating him.
  • No-Sell: After reabsorbing Sanyo, everything aside from Rio's suicide attack, which he still came back from. Even when the core three Gekirangers get the upper hand in the finale and deliver a fairly one-sided beating to him, he gets back up like nothing happened.
  • One-Winged Angel: His true form is a mutliheaded gold dragon that, in rarity for the series, isn't a humanoid monster, it walks on four legs.
  • Our Dragons Are Different: Is gigantic, immortal, can shapeshift, and in his human form is also a skilled martial-artist.
  • Remember the New Guy?: Maku sees him and unlike everybody else, he knows who he is, though of course doesn't say more than that. Rageku recognizes his fighting form and she's terrified of him before he kills her.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: At the end.
  • Shapeshifter Swan Song: A variation. As he's being sealed, he's seen going through all three of his forms.
  • Smug Snake: Since his immortal he never considered the prospect he could lose. He never counted on his enemies coming with a non lethal way to defeat him.
  • Smug Super: Belittles Juken as nothing more than imitating animals, and sees himself as the strongest beast of all.
  • Story-Breaker Power: As he can't be killed, it means he's almost unstoppable. Key word is almost. The Kenma created a technique to seal him, and part of why it worked is because he never expected it.
  • Psychotic Smirk: His default expression is either neutral or amusement at the chaos he's caused.
  • Time Abyss: It's note stated how old he is, but at the very least he appears far older than Juken.
  • Treacherous Advisor: Nearly everyone he's offered his services to he's done so with ulterior motives.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Can turn from a kaiju to a human.
  • Walking Spoiler: He's connected to a lot of important reveals, including being The Man Behind the Man to pretty much everyone.
  • Who Wants to Live Forever?: He's immortal, and everything he's done stems from his sheer boredom with the world for having lived for so long.
  • Villain Has a Point: Mocks Rio's attempted Taking You with Me as pointless since he survived thanks to his immortaltiy. Sadly he's right, Rio final attack only slowed him down.
  • You Have Out Lived Your Usefulness: Stated regarded the Kenma after Maku is killed, stating Rio has nothing left to learn from them. As Rageku is the only one left, he kills her himself.

    Sanyo 

Sanyo

  • Beware the Silly Ones: He's a dimwitted goofball with a silly Verbal Tic. He's a also a nigh unstoppable Gravity Master.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Easily defeats the Gekirangers' mecha in his debut. When fighting them again, minus Jan, he almost kills them until Mele intervenes.
  • The Dragon: He's Long's right-hand man and one of the few who knows of his true plans.
  • Dumb Muscle: He's powerful, but not very smart.
  • Gravity Master: His style is based around gravity manipulation, either to make his opponents heavier to make them light as a feather.
  • Saying Too Much: He often blabbers out more than he intends to, and is the one who unintentionally clues Mele in on Long's true plan.
  • Turtle Power: He is based on a snapping turtle.
  • Verbal Tic: Ending his sentences with "Ayo".
  • Vile Villain, Laughable Lackey: Long is a serious character with no comedic moments. Sanyo is goofy but dangerous underling with silly Verbal Tic.

    Suugu 

Suugu/Dan Kando | Actor: Kenji Ohba

    Genshi 

In General

Shiyuu (voiced by Shigeo Kiyama)

  • Full-Boar Action: He is based on the Catoblepas.
  • The Worf Effect: Nearly kills the Gekirangers in his debut, only to get one-shot by Gou with the Heaven and Earth Disaster.

Gouyuu (voiced by Mitsuaki Madono)

  • A Load of Bull: He is based on an Ox.
  • Hypocrite: Loves to imitate people using his magic mirrors, yet hates being imitated.
  • Magic Mirror: He trapped Retsu inside a mirror and replaced him with a duplicate to infiltrate the Gekirangers. That failed!

Haku (voiced by Kiyotaka Furushima)

Hiso (voiced by Keiko Han)

Dorou (voiced by Tetsu Inada)

  • Action Duo: With Sojo. They cannot attack properly without him.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: Is a very goofy villain, along with his partner. Nonetheless they both defeat the Gekirangers in their first outing.

Sojo (voiced by Kyosei Tsukui)

  • Action Duo: With Dorou. They cannot attack properly without him.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: Is a very goofy villain, along with his partner. Nonetheless they both defeat the Gekirangers in their first outing.
  • Rat Men: He is based on a rat.

Shuen (voiced by Hiroyuki Shibamoto)

Kou (voiced by Kunihiko Yasui)

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