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     The Ozu Family 

Kai Ozu / Magi Red (Atsushi Hashimoto)

  • Alchemy Is Magic: His magic specialty, which is basically turning objects into other objects.
  • Berserk Button: Do not speak ill of or do anything bad to Miyuki or Urara.
  • Butt-Monkey: Sometimes due to dumb luck, sometimes because he's the youngest of the siblings.
  • Cool Sword: MagiStick Sword Mode
  • Determinator: Once Kai's determined enough, he does not stay down. His fights with Wolzard tend to bring this out of him.
  • Hot-Blooded: Not as much as some reds, but he tends to run headlong into things. And when he gets mad...
  • Idiot Hero: Tsubasa sums him up as "our idiot" in the first episode.
  • Image Song: "Yuuki wa Phoenix" (Courageous Phoenix)
  • In Name Only: MagiPhoenix is, at best, a phoenix-themed warrior. Unlike the others, the phoenix is almost never portrayed as a humanoid figure.
  • Keet: He rarely runs out of energy, and even then it's hard to keep him down. This trait get very downplayed in his later appearances.
  • Law of Chromatic Superiority: Despite him being the youngest of the five siblings. He gets the main dramatic moments and is the only Ranger who can combine with Barikion or Unigolon.
  • The Leader: He's the leader of the team despite being the youngest. The others have to keep him in line so that it doesn't get to his head, so it's clear that he's not as in-control as he thinks he is.
  • Momma's Boy: He clearly adores his mom and is possibly the most desperate to get her back. His adoration of her doesn't stand up to Urara's though.
  • Multicolored Hair:
  • Playing with Fire: His signature moves and mecha transformations are all themed around fire.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The red to Tsubasa's blue.

Tsubasa Ozu / Magi Yellow (Hiroya Matsumoto)

  • Badass Teacher: Turns out, he became a magic instructor, travels to England as a guest instructor in a magic school, and then taught a certain Yakumo Kato...
  • Boxing Lesson: He's an aspiring boxer.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Definitely the most sarcastic of the five.
  • Dub Name Change: "Jonah" in the Korean dub.
  • Heart Broken Badass: Episode 28 has him falling in love with a girl named Rei who's revealed to be long dead by the episode. The only reason that she's "alive" is because of the MOTW using her voice to lure in people for her to eat. Sure, the MOTW gets defeated and everything's all good and fine, but Rei has to move on to the afterlife, leaving Tsubasa in shambles.
  • Image Song: "Go! Yellow Thunder"
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Abrasive, cynical, and snarky as all hell, but he's never willing to abandon the mission for his own goals most of the time.
  • The Lancer: The one with the most issues with Kai.
  • The Medic: The primary use of his potions.
  • Middle Child Syndrome: Between youngest Kai and eldest Makito.
  • The Power of Creation: His magic specialty.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The abrasive, levelheaded blue to Kai's Keet red.
  • Shock and Awe: He can conjure lightning.

Urara Ozu / Magi Blue (Asami Kai)

Houka Ozu / Magi Pink (Ayumi Beppu)

  • Action Mom: Houka got married at some point before Hero Mama League began. That's right. Houka, the ditziest of the Ozu siblings, is a mother.
  • Babies Ever After: Her daughter's name is Fuuka in Hero Mama League.
  • Be the Ball: She can turn into a mecha-sized soccer ball.
  • Blow You Away: She can conjure wind attacks or outright turn herself into an electric fan.
  • The Chick: The most emotional, fun-loving one.
  • Cool Big Sis: Yeah, she's ditzy and selfish, but she adores her siblings to no end and is always willing to go the extra mile for them - much to Kai's annoyance.
  • The Ditz: She may be the second oldest of the siblings, but she is also the dumb one.
  • Dub Name Change: "Lucy" in the Korean dub.
  • The Fashionista: She always has a cute outfit ready to go outside of her Ranger uniform.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The foolish to Makito's responsible.
  • Genki Girl: Rivals Kai for the "most energetic sibling" spot.
  • Image Song: "Ai no Kaze" (Winds of Love)
  • Kawaiiko: She's quite the charmer and lovable at that, but she can really overdo it with the cuteness if she really wants something.
  • Light Feminine and Dark Feminine: The dark to Urara's light.
  • Morphic Resonance: Any inanimate object she turns into will be pink, while any person she turns into will have a large pink bow around their waist.
  • Our Fairies Are Different: Her Majin form is Magi Fairy, the smallest of the five. Among other things, it can turn into a ball for the other Majin to launch as a finishing move.
  • The Pollyanna: She manages to always look on the bright side of things, even when it's gone to hell. One of the only times she doesn't is in Episode 46, where things really started to go downhill for the.
  • Really Gets Around: She has many boyfriends over the series, and doesn't mind having several at once. Apparently, even fifteen is "less than usual". Kai eventually convinces her to take the idea of a committed partner more seriously, and as of Hero Mama League she seems to have finally settled down with someone.
  • Shipper on Deck: For Kai/Yamazaki, to the former's chagrin to due to her attempts to push them together backfiring horribly.

Makito Ozu / Magi Green (Yuuki Ito)

  • The Big Guy: He gets the biggest Majin form, and one of his signature spells gives him huge' muscles.
  • Dub Name Change: "Eugene" in the Korean dub.
  • The Dutiful Son: Passed up the opportunity to study abroad to take care of his siblings.
  • Elemental Powers
    • Dishing Out Dirt: It tends to involve pelting enemies with boulders.
    • Elemental Armor: The Legend equivalent of MagiMuscle is a layer of rock that can tank multiple shots from Cyclops.
    • Green Thumb: He also retains his special powers with plants outside transforming.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The responsible to Houka's foolish.
  • Gentle Giant: He's The Big Guy, but he's also kind of a dork.
  • Heroic Build: Acquired with Magi Maagi, AKA MagiMuscle.
  • Image Song: "Mr. Green ~Chiheisen~" (Mr. Green ~Horizon~)
  • Large Ham: Has many, MANY of these moments.
  • Papa Wolf: More or less "Older Brother Wolf" but still counts. As the oldest sibling, he takes it upon himself to make sure that his siblings are cared for and protected at all mixed results sometimes.
  • Promotion to Parent: The closest thing the team has to own after Miyuki is apparently killed.
  • Real Men Cook: And he takes it pretty seriously, too.

Hikaru / Heavenly Saint Sungel / Magi Shine (Yousuke Ichikawa)

  • Official Couple: He marries Urara near the end.
  • Only One Name: Not only is he the only Magiranger to not have the surname Ozu, but also the only one with no surname period. Given he's a Heavenly Saint, he probably just didn't see the need for one. Could technically no longer apply with his marriage to Urara.
  • The Power of the Sun: "The shining solar element!"
  • Pride: Mostly Played for Laughs, but he does NOT like when Smoky brings up times that he's gotten beat up, which sadly kicks in for him even faster than it does for most sixth rangers.
  • Sexy Mentor: He's quite the looker all right. Just ask Urara and Houka.
  • Sixth Ranger: After the Five-Man Band has been firmly established, he shows up to give the team a new ally and their next level of magical training.
  • Telepathy: One of his spells lets him read minds and scan memories.
  • True Companions: To the Ozu family. He was already Bragel's apprentice, and the two became close because of this. And then later forms a friendship with Miyuki upon her marriage to his mentor, and then later becomes a mentor himself to Bragel and Miyuki's children and thus becoming close to them as well; and then he properly becomes part of the family via his marriage to Urara.

Miyuki Ozu / Magi Mother (Azusa Watanabe)

  • Absurdly Youthful Mother: She really does not look old enough to have five grown children.
  • Action Mom: The hint is in the title.
  • An Ice Person: She uses ice shards as flechettes and freezes Toad's cloud of spawn in midair.
  • Dub Name Change: "Marie" in the Korean dub.
  • 11th-Hour Ranger: She's the first one to actually morph, but gets benched for the better part of the series.
  • Interspecies Romance: Miyuki is an ordinary human who married and had five children with a Heavenly Saint from Magitopia.
  • Lady of War: She has her own ranger transformation, and her fight scenes have a sense of grace the rangers themselves lack. Also her patron Heavenly Saint was the female Snowgel, a rare Bare-Fisted Monk Lady Of War.

Isamu Ozu / Heavenly Saint Bragel / Wolzard Fire (Tsutomu Isobe)

  • The Ace: Considered the best warrior in Magitopia. He lives up to that, having fought against its armies single handedly, seal N Ma, and was only beaten because an injury from the Four Kings of Hell allowed N Ma to corrupt him into Wolzard. When he regains his memories, he successfully seals N Ma again and goes onto to defeat Sleipner, something Magi Legend had failed in each encounter. Dagon notes that sealing N Ma inside him actually made him weaker, and that was after we saw Isamu defeat Wyvern (something the Magirangers failed at).
  • Action Dad: He was already a father during the first war with Infershia, and hasn't lost a step since.
  • Badass Baritone: A legendary Magic Knight with a deep voice.
  • Disappeared Dad: The team's missing father.
  • Dub Name Change: "Roscoe" in the Korean dub.
  • Good Costume Switch: From purple to red.
  • 11th-Hour Ranger: Wolzard Fire joins the team a handful of episodes before the finale.
  • Meaningful Name: Isamu, the human name Miyuki gave him, uses the kanji for "courage."
  • Palette Swap: Wolzard Fire just swaps out Wolzard's purple for red.
  • Papa Wolf: Case in point, what made Wolzard finally recall his true self was the instinct to protect Kai from N Ma.
  • Playing with Fire: His signature move was a tornado of flame.
  • Team Dad: Once he comes back.
  • Signature Move: Blazing Storm, later upgraded to Blazing Storm Slash.
  • Weapon of Choice
    • Cool Sword: Two of them; WolSabre and the sword he uses as Bragel. Using both results in....
    • Luckily, My Shield Will Protect Me: One in his normal state, and Jagun Shield as Wolzard Fire. And if Gokaiger is any indication, N Ma's eye is still there.
  • World's Strongest Man: Is regarded as the strongest warrior in Magitopia; note that the Hades Beastman Zee actually claims that Bragel was the only warrior stronger than him.

     Supporting Characters 

Mandora Boy (Voice: Kumiko Higa)

  • Brown Note:
    • Like the mandrakes he's based on, he will let out one if pulled from his pot, though it's only ever played for laughs.
    • He will also do this when in a state of great despair. Again, only ever played for laughs.
  • Mr. Exposition: Was more or less the mentor to the team in the first part of the series, giving the Ozu siblings advice on how to use their magic and how to defeat certain monsters.
  • Plant People: Is based on a mandrake plant
  • Verbal Tic: And possibly the longest one on record, degozarimasudesu!

Smoky (Voice: Takeshi Kusao)

  • Missing Mom: Being born of a volcano, Smoky never had a mother.
    • After Stage 26, Urara all but adopts him.
  • Our Genies Are Different: Smoky, despite his bragging, doesn't actually have any special ability to grant wishes and has to work at making them come true like anyone else.

Yuka Yamazaki (Kaoru Hirata)

Heavenly Saint Lunagel/Rin (Meibi Yamanouchi)

  • Barrier Maiden: Her being alive keeps the Infershia Gate sealed.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Is initially a Jerkass to the Magirangers, but manages to lighten up.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Rare non villainious exampe for the franchise. Her appearance kicks off Branken's plot to open the Infershia gate, and her initial Jerkass attitude to the Magirangers is NOT played for comedy.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: Initially due to Memmy.
  • Lunacy: On a strictly thematic level.
  • Put on a Bus: Returns to Magitopia shortly after her first appearance, and doesn't return until MUCH later.

Heavenly Saint Snowgel (Voice: Keiko Han)

  • The Older Immortal: Identified by Sungel as the eldest of the Heavenly Saints.
  • Sleep-Mode Size: Snowgel first appears as a baby version of herself swaddled in a cocoon.
  • Sour Outside, Sad Inside: She acts standoffish and is dismissive of the idea of the Ozu siblings defeating Infersia even if their dormant magic was awakened at first, but only because of the heartbreak from watching her disciple, Miyuki, and her fellow Heavenly Saints, Raigel and Blagel, fall to darkness despite their tremendous power.
  • Super Empowering: Grants Miyuki the ability to become MagiMother, and her children their Legend Modes
  • The Worf Effect: The only time we actually see her fight is against Hades God Drake, and she can't beat him even with the help of the Magirangers.

Heavenly Saint Magiel (Machiko Soga)


     The Villains 

N Ma (Voices: Katsumi Shiono when he's sealed in a can, Daisuke Namikawa when released)

  • Big Bad: Head of Infershia and the ultimate threat the Magirangers face.
  • Bishounen Line: Downplayed. His final form is considerably more humanoid compared to his original, but he still looks like a hideous monster.
  • Combat Tentacles: His main method of physical attack.
  • Cthul Humanoid: Becomes more evident whenever he starts eating magic.
  • Eldritch Abomination: Particularly his final form, he is even capable of consuming "time itself."
  • Energy Absorption: His dreaded secret power? The ability to consume all magic and courage. Ultimately turned against him by the Magirangers feeding him too much to the point he explodes.
  • Expy: His original form is one of Cthulu. The state he's in throughout most of the series, a single, fiery eye, is also a reference to Sauron.
  • Extra Eyes: In his final incarnation he has four eyes, though one is always closed as a nod to the one that Blagel "stole" from him.
  • God-Emperor: Even referred as a god by his subordinates, Infershia Pantheon included.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: He's established as top villain from the first episode, but spends most of the series sealed and needs his minions to actually put his plans in motion.
  • Horror Hunger: Is described by Blagel as a mass of hunger and nightmares.
  • Mind Rape: Merely seeing him is enough for Hikaru to be filled with a terrible of vision of his death.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: Desires the destruction and consumption of all existence to fill the void within himself.
  • Orcus on His Throne: As he's a Sealed Evil in a Can for most of the series, he is unable to actually do anything. When that is no longer a factor, everything in the series goes to hell.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: At first. He almost escapes, but Isamu remembers who he is in time to prevent this, destroying his original body in the process. His spirit survives and eventually possesses Titan.
  • Tentacled Terror: His original form is of a giant, monstrous squid.
  • The Voiceless: Initially, starts talking in his final form

Wolzard (Voice: Tsutomu Isobe)

Vancuria (Voice: Misa Watanabe)/Nai and Mea (Chiaki Horan and Tomomi Kitagami)

  • Image Song: "Bloody Friday Nightmare", which the girls play in Stage 11.
  • I Just Want to Have Friends: As a backstory, this is the reason she can split into Nai and Mea, being immortal meant she got so lonely she needed somebody to be around.
  • Villain Decay: Is a huge danger initially, but after her first defeat, gradually becomes less and less of a threat to point where she/they are only around for comic relief.

Branken (Voice: Hisao Egawa)

  • BFS: The Imperial Sword Hell Fang, which is one of N Ma's fangs forged into a sword.
  • The Brute: He's the only major character unable to use magic.
  • Disc-One Final Boss: While we know N Ma is top dog from the beginning, Branken is the one actually running the show at first. His death gives the team their first major victory and closes out the first "arc".
  • Frankenstein's Monster: Going with the them of the generals bearing appearances to famous monsters, Branken is based on this. His name even rhymes with the word.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: When in a bad mood, he'll lash out at most anything. Hence he and Wolzard are on poor terms.
  • High-Pressure Emotion: Vents steam when angry (well, angrier than usual).
  • Mook Promotion: Branken used to be just another High Zobil, but clawed up the ranks to become the short tempered hot head we see him as in the show.
  • This Cannot Be!: When the Magirangers deliver the fatal blow to him, he cannot believe he lost, shouting "I am Victory General Branken!".
  • Visual Pun: Steam blows out of his mechanical horn when he gets really angry. He's literally letting off steam.

Meemy (Voice: Yasuhiro Takato)

  • Evil Feels Good: The driving factor behind his betrayal of the Heavenly Saints.
  • Evil Former Friend: To the Heavenly Saints
  • Evil Sorcerer: He relies more on magic than melee combat, although his Raigel form is still good with a sword.
  • Human Sacrifice: His plans center around mass human sacrifice to revive N Ma.
  • Paper Fan of Doom: To be fair, it is a fan with a blade on it that doubles as a magic wand.
  • Squishy Wizard: Subverted: while he mostly relies on magic, he's still fully capable of physical combat in his original form. Played straight in his duel with Hikaru when he's destroyed with a single slash.
  • The Starscream: Was this his former comrades. To N Ma, he serves loyally because he finds it to be the quickest way to power.
  • This Was His True Form: He briefly returns to his Heavenly Saint form as he dies.

The Infershia Gods
Voiced by: Akio Ōtsuka (Dagon), Kazuki Yao (Drake), Nozomu Sasaki (Wyvern), Ryotaro Okiayu (Cyclops), Tetsu Inada (Ifrit), Atsuko Tanaka (Gorgon), Kyoko Terase (Sphinx), Hideyuki Umezu (Sleipnir), Masato Hirano (Toad), Mitsuru Ogata (Titan)
  • Achilles' Heel: Drake's armor covers his entire body except for one spot on the back of his neck.
  • Anti-Villain: Sphinx is less interested in destroying the surface, and more interested in making sure the Dark Precepts are followed.
  • Back from the Dead: Sphinx is revived by Vancuria after she is killed by Dagon and Sleipnir.
  • Badass Bookworm: Sphinx is a lot more powerful than her appearance suggests. Her only direct fight with the Magirangers is a Curb-Stomp Battle. And in the last episode, she utterly trounces Dagon in a matter of seconds.
  • Blood Knight: Drake, who isn't even interested in reviving N. Ma, just rampaging across the surface and breaking stuff.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: Drake
  • Character Tiers: In-Universe example. Interestingly, the leader is Dagon, a member of the middle tier.
    • Five Warrior Gods: Titan, Cyclops, Toad, Ifrit, Wyvern
    • Three Wise Gods: Dagon, Gorgon, Sphinx
    • Two Ultimate Gods: Sleipnir, Drake
  • Cold Sniper: Double Subverted with Cyclops; he can get extremely angry, but will simply stroke his chin to restore his calm demeanor.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: They dish out a number of this;
    • When they first appear, the Magirangers attempt to fight them with Magi Legend. Sleipnir blocks their Finishing Move with his shield and defeats Magi Legend with a single blow.
    • Ifrit easily defeats Travelion when Magi Shine tries to fight him one his own.
    • Drake, annoyed with having to wait, leaves for the surface and easily Travelion as a giant and Magi Shine while human sized.
    • Gorgon facing the Magi Rangers, sans Kai and Houka, easily beats them.
    • Drake easily defeats Travelion and Magi Legend when he finally gets chosen to rampage on the surface. Continuing to fight him leads to a Curb Stomp Cushion as Kai managed to get a lucky hit on his weak point, and Snowgel managed to hold out against him before being overpowered. Ironically when she tried to fight him alongside the Magirangers, this was the result.
    • Sleipnir getting sent up by Dagon leads to this. Magi Legend isn't beaten in a single hit but is still no match for him. Drake meanwhile overwhelms Travelion until Isamu showed up, beat Sleipnir and sent him back to Infershia.
    • Titan dished a curb stomp to Isamu of all people, breaking his shield. He goes on to one shot Magi Legend and Travelion.
    • Wyvern dishes these out to Titan and the Magirangers in all their encounters up until Isamu returns and hits him with one.
    • Sphinx easily defeats Travelion and Magi Legend. Only her Heel–Face Turn stops her from killing the Magirangers.
    • Sleipnir dishes out another one to Magi Legend in the finale.
  • Cyber Cyclops: Cyclops.
  • The Dragon: Sleipnir is Dagon's best fighter and serves him loyally to the end.
  • Dragon-in-Chief: Dagon to N Ma. Unlike Branken and Meemy, however, he is demoted to simply The Dragon after N Ma shows up.
  • Dumbass Has a Point: Drake mostly comes off as a dumb brute who wants to break things, but he rightly points out that following the Dark Precepts isn't causing any sign of N Ma's return. This causes Dagon to investigate and find the source.
  • Expy: Toad is rather reminiscent in build, personality, and his love of games to the Oogie Boogie man.
  • Fashionable Asymmetry: Gorgon's apparel doesn't seem to match.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Wyvern likes to act cool and suave, but whenever someone damages this image, he flies into a blind rage.
  • Fish People: Dagon has a giant red fish for a head.
  • Gentle Giant: Titan has to be ordered to use his full power in battle, and ultimately pulls a Heel–Face Turn when given the opportunity.
  • Glass Cannon: Wyvern is fast, and packs a wallop, but folds like a paper cup against Wolzard Fire.
  • Gorgeous Gorgon: Gorgon.
  • Graceful Loser: Cyclops, who despite his all round sadistic nature, congratulates the Magirangers for beating him.
  • Heel–Face Door-Slam: Titan. His turn to good is actually accepted by the heroes, but he gets shanked by Dagon literally seconds from achieving his goal.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Sphinx - and unlike Titan, she survives it thanks to the above mentioned Back from the Dead.
  • Hot-Blooded: Ifrit, to go with his power set.
  • Informed Ability: Wyvern claims that Dagon is the strongest of them, but we don't actually see much of anything to back that up because of how little fighting he does (and even when he does fight, he does so with help from his fellow Hades Gods) and how he gets killed off rather unceremoniously by Sphinx.
  • In Name Only: Despite being named as such, Sleipner doesn't have anything in common with the creature his named after. Not even his appearance would cut it.
  • Jerkass: All of them save Titan have shades of this, but Dagon takes the cake.
  • The Juggernaut: Drake, it takes almost two straight episodes of fighting to take him down because his indestructible armor allows him to No-Sell any attack launched on him.
  • Knight of Cerebus: They are the last and most dangerous of N Ma's minions encountered. Their appearances all make the threat of them causing far more destruction than any previous villain and they successfully bring back N Ma.
  • Make My Monster Grow: Inverted - them as giants are their true forms. They only shrink if they feel like fighting the Rangers on their own terms.
  • Middle Eastern Terrorists: Dagon, and especially Sphinx, are both based on mythological Middle Eastern creatures, those being, the Dagon and (obviously) the Sphinx.


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