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    Wataru Ikusabe 

Wataru Ikusabe

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Voiced by: Mayumi Tanaka
Mashin: Ryujinmaru (Dragon God-maru)

A fourth-grader who is brought over to Soukaizan in order to become its savior, and is the title protagonist of the series.


  • All-Loving Hero: Wataru's a boy who genuinely loves all the people who he befriends. Which makes every moment of friendship betrayal towards him very tough to watch.
  • Badass Cape / Bling of War: Wataru will wear variants of these from Ryujinmaru's various super modes.
  • The Chosen One: He was chosen to become the savior of Soukaizan.
  • Got Me Doing It: Some of Himiko's wacky nicknames for people would grow on Wataru. Particularly, "Yamahiko."
  • Jumped at the Call: In the first series. The second series, however, has him a little more reluctant to go since for one, he was back home for only one week from his journey in the first series, and two, he wasn't aware Soukaizan ticks their clocks faster than his world's, and a big part of it is due to Ryujinmaru not having the awareness to explain it to him.
  • Lovable Jock: Wataru is an academically average kid whose talents lie in sports. One of the reasons the Dragon God chose Wataru to be their world's savior was by checking the amount of awards he received from sports competitions that was laid out in his bedroom.
  • Kid Hero: An elementary school student in all series.
  • Wholesome Crossdresser: He can easily pass as an extremely adorable girl when under disguise in W1 ep.28; complete with natural Proper Lady gestures.
    • He crossdressed as a Geisha in W2 ep.16.
    • He then crossdressed as a school girl in Super ep.05.
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    Himiko Shinobibe 

Himiko Shinobibe

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Mashin: Genjinmaru (Mystic God-maru) [W1, Co-Pilot], Moo-Moo-maru [W2, her own personal, compact, mini-mini sized Cow Mashin-sorta unit.]

The 13th successor of the Shinobibe clan with a seemingly endless amount of energy, she joins Wataru on his journey starting from the 1st floor of Soukaizan since the original series.


    Shibaraku Tsurugibe 

Shibaraku Tsurugibe

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Mashin: Senjinmaru (Warrior God-maru)

A Master Swordsman of Yagyu Shibaraku style whom Wataru encountered on the 1st floor of Soukaizan since the original series, he decides to take the boy in as his student, accompanying him on his journey.


  • Affectionate Nickname: Between him and his Mashin, he calls Senjinmaru as "Sen-chan," while himself as "Shiba-chan."
  • Art Shift: Whenever Shibaraku wants to get romantically serious, whether it’s to impress women or to fulfill a philosophy, he’ll turn his face as Hunk as he can get.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: In the middle of Wataru 2, Shibaraku went out to protect Wataru by taking a brain-washing arrow and became one of Dowarudar's strongest subordinates through the final arcs.
  • Butt-Monkey: If one member of the group is going to suffer for comedy, it's going to be him.
  • Chivalrous Pervert: Shibaraku would not miss a single chance to buff up his "hunkness" to ogle all the pretty ladies that he meets. But he'll (sadly) back out if the ladies were already taken.
  • Dual Wielding: Uses two katanas when he fights.
  • Goroawase Number: To reach Senjinmaru, he has to dial "1000-10-0", a literal Pun on the Mashin's name.
  • Meaningful Name / Verbal Tic: Being a man with the given name of "Shibaraku (...a while/temporarily halt)," he would blunder "give (whatever) a while" whenever opportunities calls for it.
    • His Mashin certainly needs a whole lot of whiles to arrive for battle that's for sure.
  • Running Gag: Shibaraku can only summon his Mashin, Senjinmaru by a giving it a paid call from the nearest local Phone Booth he could find. Which is a real pain-in-the-ass. On bad days, Senjinmaru couldn't pickup the phone in time; worse, Senjinmaru can call sick and would arrive extremely late with only a few HP to survive.
    • Another one is how he's frequently mistaken for a hippo.
  • The Worf Effect: Him and Senjinmaru are overwhelmed almost all the time to show off the power of the opponents.

    Kurama Wataribe 

Kurama Wataribe

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Click to see his human form. 
Voiced by: Kōichi Yamadera
Mashin: Kuujinmaru (Aerial God-maru)

A humanoid bird Wataru and friends encountered on the 1st floor of Soukaizan during the original series, he pretends to befriend the group so as to spy on them for Doakutar.


  • Affectionate Nickname: Himiko always calls him "Tori-san" ("Mr. Bird").
  • The Phoenix: Kurama and his Mashin's motif. He and Kuujinmaru were killed by Hedorona in W1 ep. 22, but he was brought back to life by the dew of the revival flowers near the end of the same episode to his original human form.
  • Baleful Polymorph: He and the rest of his village are humans who were forcibly turned into bird-people by Doakudar. He's mainly working for him in order to undo that. Himiko personally thinks his bird form is cooler than his human one.
    • He turns back human after regaining his life in Wataru 1, but then got turned back to his bird form during his stay at the Fourth Star in Wataru 2. Empress Seiryuhi offered to turn him back human by the end of the series, but he declined the offer, explaining his willingness to stay a bird a little bit longer for the sake of keeping Himiko happy.
  • Becoming the Mask / Heel–Face Turn: Kurama took on the job as an agent for Doakudar for one, being forced, and two, solely for his own benefit to turn back human without considering his fellow townsmen. As he befriends Team Wataru and slowly understood their genuine friendship with him, he became intensely remorseful; eventually learns to put his benefits behind and aid Team Wataru to atone for his misdeeds.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Pulls this off when he saves Shibaraku and Genryusai from the Zan Brothers.
  • Bishounen: He was originally a handsome young adult.
  • Eyepatch of Power: He wears one on his left eye, but then was revealed he didn't have one when in human form, and instead, wore goggles..
  • I Let Gwen Stacy Die: For his Hidden Purpose Test in the middle of Wataru 2, Kurama knew it has to be something in relation of the death of his girlfriend, Yuria. But as his test went further, he has to realize the cause of her death was by him being a selfish brat for not adhering to her plea of getting out of gang violence before something bad happens to his life. As Kurama learns to atone for his sins, he also has to understand to recognize his own feelings for Yuria to be genuine love, appreciate her effort to willingly love a scumbag such as himself, and for her to believe he has chances for redemption.
  • Japanese Honorifics: Kurama in particular would refer Shibaraku as "Danna," meaning "Good Sir."
  • Put on a Bus: He returns to his village after regaining his human form near the beginning of the 5th floor in the first series.
    • He came back for the last few episodes of W1, bringing a new Mashin, Kuuohmaru, with him.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Kurama has become much pleasant and kind towards people by Wataru 2. Kurama is also seen to have a soft spot for Umihiko, since he can see his past self in that kid.

     Ryujinmaru 
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Pictured above is his true form. Click to see his default mecha appearance.  
Ryuoumaru 
New Ryujinmaru 
New Ryujinmaru: Cosmo Mode 
Ryuseimaru 
Mashin Ryujinmaru 
Super Mashin Ryujinmaru 
Voiced by: Tessho Genda

Mashin Forms
  • W1 & W2
Default Form: Ryujinmaru (Dragon God-maru) [W1, land unit], New Ryujinmaru [W2, flight unit]
Super Mode: Ryuoumaru (Dragon King-maru) & Ryuoumaru: Phoenix Mode [W1, land unit. Can fly only when transformed into Phoenix Mode], New Ryujinmaru: Cosmo Ver. [W2, used for one arc only]
Mid-Season Upgrade: Ryuseimaru (Dragon Star-maru) & Ryuseimaru: Hiryu (Flying Dragon) Mode [W2, the usage of Hiryu is for Finishing Move purpose only.]
  • Super-W
Default Form: Mashin Ryujinmaru [Land unit, but with slimmer built and better agility]
Super Mode: Shishi (Lion) Ryujinmaru [1st Form], Houou (Phoenix) Ryujinmaru [2nd Form], Kenou (Sword King) Ryujinmaru [3rd Form], Gekkou (Moonlight) Ryujinmaru [4th Form], Byakko (White Tiger) Ryujinmaru [5th Form], Ginrou (Silver Wolf) Ryujinmaru [6th Form]
Combined Form: Super Mashin Ryujinmaru
Bonus Form: Primitive Ryujinmaru
  • Super-W: ANOTHER STEP (PS1Game)
Default Forms: Ryujinmaru: Homurabe Type, Ryujinmaru: Ikusabe Type [The same Ryujinmaru as Super-W]
Legendary Form: Tenshou (Sky Glide) Ryujinmaru [For Homurabe Type only]


Originally named "Golden Dragon," Ryujinmaru is one of The Seven Heavenly Realm Dragon Deities (Shinbu Shichiryujin) of Soukaizan who's in charge of working with his world's savior to bring peace back to his world. He embeds himself within a robot figure that Wataru crafted in class, and turns it, along with himself, into a Mashin for Wataru to combat evil.
  • Awakening the Sleeping Giant: Literally.
    • When Ryujinmaru combines with his fellow dragon deities, they will turn into one ginormous dragon deity named, The Rainbow Dragon to kick the ass off it's enemies.
    • Ryujinmaru aka. Golden Dragon himself also holds a primitive form of appearing as a humanized giant warrior if only when The Savior can awaken him by using The Savior's own pure will in the name of justice and love.
  • Bishōnen Line: The Transformation Sequence involves Ryujinmaru transforming from his golden dragon form into a humanoid robot. And then there's the finale of Super where he becomes a literal armored (albeit giant) knight for the final battle.
  • Call to Adventure: When he's in Wataru's world, he would appear from a lake near Wataru's home in his original dragon deity form and inform Wataru if his world would need Wataru to go back for a mission.
  • The Comically Serious: Even in the few moments he provides comedy, he tends to be quite serious.
  • Dragons Are Divine: Of the classic Eastern Dragon type. He's a dragon deity tasked in accompanying The Savior, in this case, Wataru on the quest to save Souzaizan. He's also the dragon that gives Wataru rides in the sky in all opening sequences.
  • Hidden Depths: He's fluent in all dialects from all floors of Soukaizan.
  • Not So Above It All: Despite being serious at all times, he still has moments where he provides comedy, like his Hidden Depths.
  • Power Copying: His mechanism throughout Super. Ryujinmaru gains 6 different super modes from each floor deities of Soukaizan to combat Ankokudar's army. The 6th mode contains 2 deities, which is why it's not the usual 7-element assemble. However, Empress Seiryuhi provided one more magatama gem to awaken the 8th deity to combine all forms into one final form; making it 7 forms afterall.
  • Super Mode: Be sure to check with your neurologist if the above list overheats your brain.

     Toraoh & Shoryushi 
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Top: Toraoh / Bottom: Shoryushi
Voiced by: Kazue Ikura
Mashin: Jyakomaru (Evil Tiger-maru)


WARNING: The following two characters are walking spoilers who holds major plot points throughout the entire trilogy that cannot be marked. If you were to watch the show, you are bound to get spoiled by reading the contents in this folder.

Introduced as the son of the Emperor of Evil, Doakudar, Toraoh is one of the major antagonists from the first series who desires to make Himiko his bride and forms a rivalry with Wataru. By the finale of Wataru, Toraoh was purified, revealing his true identity to be of Shoryushi, the Prince of Soukaizan and son of Empress Seiryuhi.

Due to Toraoh being the product of a forced Split Personality spell, the personalities and appearances between Shoryushi and Toraoh cannot be merged together.


  • Affectionate Nickname: Himiko calls Toraoh as either "Tora" or "Tora-chan", and Shoryushi as "Shu-chan."
  • Alternate Identity Amnesia: Shoryushi doesn't have any recollections while he was transformed into Toraoh, even when he regained his identity and understood he now has an alternate personality, he doesn't remember he has a Mashin named Jyakomaru, nor wouldn't know the actions of what his Toraoh side would do. Toraoh on the other hand, is aware of his surroundings and his identity as Shoryushi even when Shoryushi is dominate.
    • By the end of Wataru 2, Shoryushi gains the memories of Toraoh, and affirms to Wataru that no matter if he's Toraoh or Shoryushi, their friendship with Wataru will never break.
  • Literal Split Personality: Before the final battle of Super, Empress Seiryuhi used her remaining life energy to separate the personalities of Toraoh and Shoryushi into individual spirits and gave them their own flesh; making them twins. After Seiryuhi's death, the two princes co-ruled Soukaizan together.
  • Shapeshifting: Of a voluntarily, yet restricted transformation format. If Shoryushi sensed danger involving Team Wataru or Jyakomaru, he would unconsciously force transform to Toraoh without Toraoh's knowledge. Toraoh on the other hand, doesn't know how to transform back to Shoryushi. Once Toraoh accomplishes his mission, he would gladly go back to his mother to help him transform back into Shoryushi.
  • Split-Personality Team: The two personalities acknowledges each other and knows how to work their daily routines if they ever switched in-and-out, but they don't get to talk between themselves internally. Until the finale of Super.
    • Shoryushi is known to share his toy figure, Seiju with Toraoh by switching their personalities around. When Toraoh was dominate, Toraoh was the one who gave Seiju a makeover by dressing Seiju up complete with clothes, hairstyle, and carved a moon on it's forehead since Seiju was originally just a plain wood figure.

Toraoh

  • Affably Evil: As he was introduced through W1, Toraoh was noticeably not a bad kid; just a mischievous boy who doesn't want to follow anything his dad or subordinate wanted him to do, wants to have fun, and who really wanted to possess Himiko.
  • Amazon Chaser: He instantly want to possess Himiko as his wife the moment when he realized Himiko can curb-stomp him.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Since being revealed to be Shoryushi at the end of the first installment. This indicated Doakudar was merely brainwashing him into thinking he was his son.
    • Toraoh was brainwashed by the hands of antagonists once again in Super, due to injecting his "soul fragment of love" to make Seiju alive, and thus lost his sense of purpose in life.
  • Cute Little Fangs: Will show them off depending on how he wears his smile.
  • Redemption Earns Life: In his dying moments, he reaffirms Wataru's status as his friend, followed by his mother bringing him back to life with his true identity.
  • The Rival: Towards Wataru for the first series mainly on his end of the stick due to misunderstanding Wataru's relationship with Himiko.
  • The Only One Allowed to Defeat You: After finding out that Wataru is trying to defeat his father, he declares that only he is allowed to defeat Wataru.
  • Parental Abandonment: Empress Seiryuhi lost her life at the finale of Super. Toraoh in particular does not take it well, for Toraoh has longed for parental affection, but does not have the luxury to do so given his circumstance.
  • Warrior Prince: When it comes to which personality to take up his sword to defend his kingdom, it'll naturally goes to Toraoh. Toraoh himself couldn't agree better, as he rejected Shoryushi's offer to battle alongside him for the finale of Super, and asked Shoryushi to stay by their mother's side to protect her instead.
  • What Is This Thing You Call "Love"?: Toraoh was born without the concept of love, the meaning of friendship, and social etiquette. So whenever Wataru performs something that show love and humanity, such as apologizing for wrong doings, and making amends, etc, Toraoh would question him like a little child would do.

Shoryushi

  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: Shoryushi would abide by his mother's wishes to go down to the public to aid Team Wataru and solve problems with local citizens, even in locations that are not under his kingdom's rule.
  • The Wise Prince: Collected, benevolent, brave, nurturing, and kind. He is willing to go to the front lines to aid Team Wataru.
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     Main Characters: Individual Installments Only 

Genryusai Shinobibe

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Voiced by: Kenichi Ogata
Mashin: Genjinmaru (Mystic God-maru) [W1, Main Pilot]

A small monkey-like being who is the actual operator of Genjinmaru, he is, in fact, Himiko's father.Genryusai only accompanies Team Wataru through Wataru 1 and OVA: Shin. With only one flashback in Wataru 2.


  • Baleful Polymorph: He was originally human, but turned into a monkey for some reason. He returns to his human from following Doakutar's defeat, then gets turned into a dog and back in Shin.
  • Paper Master: Genryusai's preferred ninjitsu of choice. Himiko commented greatly on how her dad's truly the master of it.
  • Verbal Tic: Tends to end his sentences with "-ura."

    Umihiko 

Umihiko

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Voiced by: Urara Takano
Mashin: Gekimaru (Summer Demon-maru)
11th-hour Upgrade: Shin (True) Gekimaru

A boy born from The Fourth Star of Seikaizan who joins Team Wataru through the journey of Wataru 2.

In order to unseal his father from a container made from Dowarudar's evil force, Umihiko is out to collect the spirits of the Mashins controlled by the bosses of each stellar province. Along the way, in order to make himself stronger in combat, he sets his eyes on Wataru's sword for possession, and started tracking down Team Wataru since they set foot on the First Star.


  • Character Development: One of the forerunners of the Tsundere archetype during the period where anime characters were created through exploring the "Vegeta Expy." Umihiko was introduced more as a mysterious kid who shares a common goal with The Hero, but who only wants to venture through the journey his own way without asking for help. The more he attempts to move on alone, the more frustrated he becomes. As Wataru, Kurama, and Toraoh slowly influence him, he becomes more willing to befriend the group, socialize, learn to speak up his thoughts and feelings, trust his friends, and grow into a cordial young man.
  • Embarrassing Nickname: Himiko initially would call him by either "Yamabiko", or "Yamahiko." Elevating his name to a whole other plane.note  But after seeing Umihiko a couple of times and warms up to him, Himiko settles with, "Hiko-chan."
  • Shounen Hair: Umihiko holds the most voluminous of hairstyles of the entire franchise to the point where he can put afros to shame; he even has to "tie up" a thick lock located in front of his face to get them out of the way.

    Suzume 

Suzume

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Voiced by: Yuko Miyamura
Mashin: Choujinmaru (Bird God-maru)

A wondering bounty huntress who takes interest in capturing Wataru for money. She accompanies Team Wataru throughout Super in hopes to gain a higher ransom price by waiting to obtain Wataru as later in the game as possible.


  • Buxom Is Better: Often caught herself attracting unwanted men for her bust size, Himiko straight-out nicknames her, "Ms. Big Boobies".

    Seiju 

Seiju

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Voiced by: Kentaro Ito

A mysterious boy who lost memories of himself, he accompanies Team Wataru throughout Super by an order to protect Wataru from harm.


  • Animate Inanimate Object: His true identity is a wooden toy figure of Shoryushi's that was deliberately brought to life by Toraoh through inserting his "Soul of Love," and was sent as a messenger on behalf of the royal family to protect Wataru.
  • Become a Real Boy: After performing his Heroic Sacrifice and revived with his own sense of heart, Seiju used his Power of Love to love Doruku for who she is, and worked hard to aid Wataru in defeating Ankokudar with just his soul. As his soul went back to his supposedly wooden body after the end of the battle, his body evolved into real human flesh.
  • Expy: Of Pinocchio.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Due to being a soul fragment of Toraoh and understanding Toraoh cannot continue his life without The Power of Love, Seiju forced his soul to merge back to Toraoh.
  • Love Imbues Life: Seiju's first "death" triggers the affection from Doruku, making him alive again.
  • Walking Spoiler: Due to his close relationship with Toraoh and Shoryushi, hiding his trope examples becomes inevitable.

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Notable Denizens of Soukaizan

    Obaba Ayashibe 

Obaba Ayashibe

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Voiced by: Hiroko Maruyama

A talkative old woman responsible for summoning Wataru to Soukaizan.


    Ojiji Shinobibe 

Ojiji Shinobibe

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Voiced by: Ritsuo Sawa

Himiko’s pleasantly-calm grandpa and good old friend of Obaba.


  • Idiot Hair: One sticking sure-firmly straight with it's own mini clouds flying around it.
  • No Blood Ties: Ojiji is implied to be a foster parent for Genryusai, making Himiko his foster granddaughter.
  • Really 700 Years Old: His age is estimated to be around 299 years old.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue to Obaba's red.

    Yuuki 

Yuuki

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Voiced by: Eriko Hara

A local girl who lives in the 4th floor of Soukaizan who befriends and accompanies Wataru as he ventures solo through the floor level in Wataru 1.


    Seiryuhi 

Seiryuhi

Voiced by: Kayako Fuji

The Empress of Soukaizan.


  • The High Queen: The wise, and beautiful example of female authority who is able to seal off the deadliest of evils. But who unfortunately has her limits.

Notable Denizens of Seikaizan and The Space Realm

    Chuta Oniwaban 

Chuta Oniwaban

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Voiced by: Joji Yanami
Mashin: Ninjinmaru (Ninja God-maru) [Pilot], and Hoshi (Star) [Chuta's sentient Dog-Mashin sidekick]

A ninja guard of the Third Star Kingdom, Chuta has been waiting for Savior Wataru to arrive to their stellar province. He saved Team Wataru from being captured by Wulong Tea's squad, and vows to aid Team Wataru through the Third Star to save his brainwashed Shogun—Ora Nomgana.


    Princess Puri-Puri 

Princess Puri-Puri

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Voiced by: Naoko Watanabe

The crown princess of The Space Realm. She holds the power source to power-up Mashins to adapt in space, therefore, she became the target of Marudaruma's squad so that their army can overpower Ryujinmaru. Prior to being captured, she provided New Ryujinmaru the star power to power-up into New Ryujinmaru: Cosmo Mode to combat Marudaruma's squad.


  • Identical Stranger: She looks exactly like Himiko. Thanks to this, Team Wataru and Marudaruma's squad mistook the identities of the two girls and took the wrong girls with them; making Puri-Puri earn the blessing to be protected by Team Wataru, while Marudaruma became overwhelmed with Himiko around.
  • The Ingenue: If Himiko was ever prim and proper, Puri-Puri's example would give you a taste on how that would play out.
  • Magical Girl: She twirls her Magic Wand and chant Magical Incantation to produce a Transformation Sequence full of 80's magical girl shout-outs not to give herself any power-ups, but to give Mashin's power-ups. Now who says the Super Robot genre is only for boys?
  • Mythology Gag: To note, people who were introduced to the franchise starting from Wataru 2 may wonder why in-universe characters couldn't tell Puri-Puri and Himiko apart despite having "obvious differentiable artistic looks." The truth to the matter is, Puri-Puri holds Himiko's default Bishoujo eyes from the first series. Super Robot Wars X most likely used Puri-Puri as the base to properly redesign Himiko back to the Bishoujo look she had from the first installment, while keeping the expressive quirks Himiko solidified from the second installment.
  • Princess Classic

    Prince Kuri-Kuri 

Prince Kuri-Kuri

Voiced by: Yumi Touma

    Isaribi & Wadatsumi 

Isaribi & Wadatsumi

Voiced by: Jurota Kosugi [Isaribi], Yumi Touma [Wadatsumi]
The parents of Umihiko.

Back In Japan

    Takeo & Akiko Ikusabe 

Takeo & Akiko Ikusabe

Voiced by: Shin Morinote  (TV Series), Michitaka Kobayashi (OVA: Shin) [Takeo], Kazue Ikura (TV Series), Yumiko Shibata (OVA: Shin) [Akiko]
Parents of Wataru. Takeo is usually not seen due to being a working dad. Akiko on the other hand is a housewife, so she has more screen time to interact with her son; nagging more often than not.

    Yumi 

Yumi

Voiced by: Kimie Hantani
The cute-looking girl of Wataru's class. She's genuinely fond to be friends with Wataru.

    Shun 

Shun

Voiced by: Naoki Tatsuta

One of Wataru's classmates who likes Yumi, and wants to grab her attention away from Wataru as much as possible.


Exposition Members

     The Excusemen 
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Voiced by: Yumiko Shibata [Red], Konami Yoshida (W1), Yumi Touma (W2) [Yellow], Naoki Tatsuta [Blue]

Commonly called "The EX-men," these little blobs of intellects serves as the Exposition Greek Chorus directly towards the audience throughout Wataru 1 & 2.


     The Haniwaman 
Voiced by: Rikako Aikawa [Hani], Megumi Hayashibara [Wa-bou], Tessho Genda [Man]

A pottery doll-looking family of 3 who replaces The Ex-men in being the Exposition Greek Chorus within Super Mashin Hero Wataru.


Important Deities

Dragon Deities

    The Guardian Dragon of Soukaizan 

The Guardian Dragon of Soukaizan

Voiced by: Tessho Genda

A dragon deity with a similar green shade as the Heavenly Realm Green Dragon, but who's in charge of appointing, and transporting The Savior back-and-forth from The Savior's world to Soukaizan in the first series. By the second series, the transporting task was given to the Golden Dragon, aka. Ryujinmaru.


  • Big "NO!": When Wataru stumbled across the gemstones and was about to throw them out into the lake, the Guardian Dragon shouted his lungs out to prevent it from happening.
  • The Chooser of The One: He's the one who hand picked Wataru to become their world's savior.

    The Seven Heavenly Realm Dragon Deities 

The Seven Heavenly Realm Dragon Deities

The Seven Heavenly Realm Dragon Deities (Shinbu Shichiryujin) are dragons who oversees the prosperity of Soukaizan, and are direct guardians of Soukaizan's royal household. The dragons consists of Red, Blue, Fire, Green, Purple, White, and Golden; each rest in different areas around Soukaizan with different tasks to uphold. When all seven dragons acknowledges The Savior, they will merge into one deity—The Rainbow Dragon to aid The Savior in putting down evil.

For tropes related to the Golden Dragon, see “Ryujinmaru.”


  • Bash Brothers: Fire and Golden Dragons are implied to be best pals with each other.
  • King in the Mountain: The seven dragons are the highest level deities of Soukaizan.
  • Sibling Team: Red and Blue Dragons are blood related brothers. It's not clear as to whether they are twins or not, but it is stated that the pair are the longest living dragon deities of the entire team.
  • Threshold Guardians: White Dragon holds the plate of "The Dragon God Shield" meant for The Savior.

    The Dragon of Darkness 

The Dragon of Darkness

The dragon deity of destruction. The Dragon of Darkness was known in Soukaizan's history to befall the apocalypse to their world. Brothers, Doakudar and Doakudar's main plan is to revive this deity so that evil can take over their universe.

    The Star Dragon (Seiryu) 

The Star Dragon (Seiryu)

A.K.A. The Guardian Dragon of Seikaizan. It's noted to be a dragon deity that's on par with The Rainbow Dragon in status and power.

First Series: Mashin Hero Wataru

The Three Great Hermits

    Atzam & Urara 

Atzam & Urara


    Ali Baba 

Ali Baba


Mashin Hero Wataru 2

    Kamoshirenu 

Kamoshirenu

Voiced by: Bin Shimada

A deity who presented himself before Team Wataru to request them to go around space and time to search for their missing fragment of love for themselves. Once all members passed their test as a group, Kamoshirenu would give Ryuseimaru his new transformation mode—"Ryuseimaru: Hiryu Mode".


Super Mashin Hero Wataru

    The Lion of Light 

The Lion of Light

Voiced by: Eken Mine

    The Phoenix of Flames 

The Phoenix of Flames

Voiced by: Yumi Touma

    The Sword King of Black Steel 

The Sword King of Black Steel

Voiced by: Ryuzaburo Otomo

    Luluna the Moon Goddess 

Luluna the Moon Goddess

Voiced by: Miki Takahashi

    The White Tiger of the Ice River 

The White Tiger of the Ice River

Voiced by: Masami Kikuchi

    The Silver Wolves of Thunder: Aqua and Marine 

The Silver Wolves of Thunder: Aqua and Marine

Voiced by: Megumi Hayashibara (Aqua), Taiki Matsuno (Marine)

Villains

Doakudar's Army

The villains of the first series, they have taken over all seven floors of Soukaizan.
    Brikitons 

Brikitons

The foot soldiers of Doakudar's forces.
  • Elite Mook: The Metal Brikitons, who pilot Mashins instead attacking on foot.
  • Pokémon Speak: Most can only say some part of their name.

First Floor

Top minions in the 1st floor of Soukaizan led by Cruising Tom.
    Schwarvinegar 

Schwarvinegar

Voiced by: Shigezou Sasaoka
Mashin:

  • The Ahnold: His name is a play on the man's surname.
  • Fatal Flaw: His Mashin "Battle Gorilla" must reload its ammunition manually.

    Thunder Blue 

Thunder Blue

Voiced by: Masashi Ebara
Mashin:

  • The Fighting Narcissist: Will occassionally stop what he's doing to state how beautiful he is.
  • Throwing Your Sword Always Works: Subverted; despite his Mashin "Helicopter" being capable of using its rotors as a Precision-Guided Boomerang, if it misses its target, Helicopter loses its Flight capability, rendering its one advantage against grounded Mashins useless.
  • Vanity: The man can't go one second without looking at his reflection and admiring himself. He's even built a giant statue of himself situated in the center of the town he's conquered, and will airdrop signed photographs of his portrait for Wataru's party.

    John Toncougar 

John Toncougar

Voiced by: Naoki Tatsuta
Mashin:

  • Attention Deficit... Ooh, Shiny!: Toncougar becomes easily distracted by a cockroach he couldn't kill earlier in the episode, leaving him wide open for Ryujinmaru's Finishing Move.
  • Big Fancy Castle: His stronghold is armed to the teeth with cannons and turrets.
  • Denied Food as Punishment: Inverted; he punishes the people of Kalakala Village by forcing them to eat food, turning them incredibly fat.
  • Freudian Excuse: As a child of Kalakala Village, John was fatter than the other children, who made fun of him. When he left and returned years later as one of Doakudar's minions, he made the villagers fat so he can return the favor and make fun of their obesity.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Not finishing a table of lavish food he provides makes him whip out a machine gun. Furthermore, if bugs land on the food, he'll try to zap them with lightning bolts from his fingertips; if that fails, a rocket launcher; if that fails, a nuclear strike.
  • More Dakka: John's Mashin, like his castle, has machine cannons and missile launchers outfitted across its chassis. Unfortunately, he's guilty of A-Team Firing.
  • Shock and Awe: Toncougar's castle generates a smog cloud that can call down lightning strikes at will; he conquered Kalakala Village by destroying their homes and the surrounding forest, forcing the villagers to flee for the nearby cave formations as shelter.

    Cruising Tom 

Cruising Tom

Voiced by: Yu Shimaka
Mashin:
The boss in charge of the 1st floor.
  • Bad Boss: With Doakudar's generals threatening Tom with death for failing to stop Wataru's party, Tom unleashes his anger upon Schwarvinegar, Thunder Blue and John Toncougar with a battle axe.
  • Booby Trap: Tom's hideout is littered with Trap Doors, monsters summoned through a flute (which Wataru's party falsely presume is the MacGuffin they're looking for) and an army of robots that bars further entry unless they're beaten via Rock–Paper–Scissors.
  • Dastardly Whiplash: His facial appearance, to denote his Card-Carrying Villain status.

Second Floor

Top minions in the 2nd floor of Soukaizan led by the Death God, where everything became reversed.

    Dr. Soccer Summer 

Dr. Soccer Summer

Voiced by: Ritsuo Sawa
Mashin:

  • Punny Name: Dr. Soccer Summer's name is a pun on "sakasama," meaning "reversal."

    Zeronimi 

Zeronimi

Voiced by: Daisuke Gori
Mashin:

    Don Girara 

Don Girara

Voiced by: Unshou Ishizuka
Mashin:

    Death God 

Death God

Voiced by: Shigeru Chiba
Mashin:
The boss in charge of the 2nd floor.

Third Floor

Top minions in the 3rd floor of Soukaizan led by Soiya Soiya, where everything became extremely hot in temperature.

    Ken Saku 

Ken Saku

Voiced by: Jurota Kosugi
Mashin:

    Marianette 

Marianette

Voiced by: Masako Katsuki
Mashin:

    Abdullah the Umanosuke 

Abdullah the Umanosuke

Voiced by: Saburo Kamei
Mashin:

    Touch Down 

Touch Down

Voiced by: Tetsuo Mizutori
Mashin:

    Soiya Soiya 

Soiya Soiya

Voiced by: Yu Shimaka
Mashin:
The boss in charge of the 3rd floor.

Fourth Floor

Top minions in the 4th floor of Soukaizan led by Doctor Cosmo, where everything became extremely cold in temperature.
    Don Kihotte 

Don Kihotte

Voiced by: Unshou Ishizuka
Mashin:

  • Catchphrase: Don Kihotte loves talking about his opponents' "useless efforts."

    Imokawa Tanjuurou 

Imokawa Tanjuurou

Voiced by: Masashi Ebara
Mashin:

    Doctor Cosmo 

Doctor Cosmo

Voiced by: Kenichi Ogata
Mashin:
The boss in charge of the 4th floor.

Fifth Floor

Top minions in the 5th floor of Soukaizan led by Ack Smoggle, where the entire floor became the central industrial plant for Dowakudar's army, and became heavily polluted.

    Hedorona 

Hedorona

Voiced by: Daisuke Gori
Mashin:

    Kusaya 

Kusaya

Voiced by: Kōzō Shioya
Mashin:

    Bad Max 

Bad Max

Voiced by: Hochu Otsuka
Mashin:

    Yome & Muko Hahn 

Yome & Muko Hahn

Voiced by: Reiko Yamada (Yome Hahn), Unshou Ishizuka (Muko Hahn)
Mashin: Genjinmaru (Mystic God-maru)

    Ack Smoggle 

Ack Smoggle

Voiced by: Ritsuo Sawa
Mashin:
The boss in charge of the 5th floor.

Sixth Floor Minions: The Bibide Family

The family that rules the fairy tale-like 6th floor of Soukaizan.
    Bibide Ouji 

Bibide Ouji

Voiced by: Keisuke Yamashita
Mashin:

    Bibide Shishi Kabab 

Bibide Shishi Kabab

Voiced by: Daisuke Gori
Mashin:

    Bibide Seikima Tsu 

Bibide Seikima Tsu

Voiced by: Kōichi Yamadera
Mashin:

    Bibide Chibit Moreteru 

Bibide Chibit Moreteru

Voiced by: Kōzō Shioya
Mashin:

    Bibide Ala Bian 

Bibide Ala Bian

Voiced by: Masaharu Anzai
Mashin: Genjinmaru (Mystic God-maru)

    Bibide Baba Debu 

Bibide Baba Debu

Voiced by: Tomoe Kataoka
Mashin:
The boss in charge of the 6th floor and the matriarch of the Bibide Family.

Magen Space (6th-7th Floors)

Minions who challenge Wataru in Magen Space, a wicked area in between the 6th and 7th floors.
    Umashika & Nio Otouto 

Umashika & Nio Otouto

Voiced by: Kōichi Yamadera
Mashin:

    Debul 

Debul

Voiced by: Yoh Yoshimura
Mashin:

    Nio Aniyan 

Nio Aniyan

Voiced by: Koji Totani
Mashin:

    Mabou 

Mabou

Voiced by: Atsuko Mine
Mashin:
A scary-looking old lady who tries to trap Wataru's group in the Magen Space.

Seventh Floor

    Keiketsu Zorori and Sancho Panda 

Keiketsu Zorori and Sancho Panda

Voiced by: Hidetoshi Nakamura (Zorori), Kōzō Shioya (Sancho)
Mashin:
A bounty hunter and his assistant on the 7th floor.
  • Only in It for the Money: In differing ways: Zorori hopes to get out of debt (with money to spare), whilst Sancho just wants the 100 credit that he leant Zorori some time ago. Both are willing to do just about anything to get the bounty on Wataru in order to achieve these goals.

Four Heavenly Kings

Highest-ranked leaders of Doakudar's forces.
    In General 
Co-Dragons: Doakudar's top henchmen and generals in his army.

The 3 Zan Brothers

A trio of brothers who serves as 3 of Doakudar's Four Heavenly Kings.
Mashin:

    In General 
  • Back from the Dead: Despite being killed off by Doakudar, his defeat leads to their revival and purification alongside Don Goro's.
  • Combining Mecha: Kokku's Mashin, "Boddie," Gorotsuki's "Lefta," and Gyakku's "Righta," join together to form "Gattaida." The hint is in the name.
  • Punny Name: Their individual Mashins' names are puns on "body," "left," and "right," while Gattaida, is a pun on "gattai," meaning "combine." Likewise, the brothers' names themselves:
    • Zan Kokku for "zankoku," meaning "cruel."
    • Zan Gyakku for "zangyaku," meaning "brutal."
  • The Rival: All 3 of them have an antagonistic relationship with Don Goro, and they hope to defeat Wataru themselves in order to one-up him.
  • You Have Failed Me: Doakudar pulls this on them after they lose to Shibaraku, Genryusai, and Kurama. Notable in that they are first villains to outright be killed.
    Zan Kokku 

Zan Kokku

Voiced by: Minoru Inaba
Mashin:

    Zan Gorotsuki 

Zan Gorotsuki

Voiced by: Naoki Tatsuta
Mashin:

    Zan Gyakku 

Zan Gyakku

Voiced by: Shigeo Sasaoka
Mashin:

Don Goro

    Don Goro 

Don Goro

Voiced by: Koji Totani
Mashin:
The highest-ranked member of the Four Heavenly Kings and Toraoh's teacher.
  • Back from the Dead: Despite being mortally wounded by Doakudar and giving up his life to protect Toraoh from falling rubble, Doakudar's defeat leads to his revival and purification alongside the Zan Brothers'.
  • Pet the Dog: He genuinely cares for Toraoh, to the point he sacrifices his own life for him.
  • The Rival: He seems to be just as antagonistic towards the Zan Brothers as they are to him.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Doakudar pulls this on him.

Doakudar

    Doakudar 

Doakudar

Voiced by: Shozo Iizuka
Mashin:
The "Emperor of Evil" who conquered Soukaizan.

Dowarudar's Army

The villains of the second series. They have taken over all the stars in Seikaizan.
    Gokintons 

Gokintons

The foot soldiers of Dowarudar's forces. They are upgraded versions of Brikitons, donning the shade of purple.

Outer Space (Soukaizan-Seikaizan)

    Tsubaiyo 

Tsubaiyo

Voiced by: Masahiro Anzai
Mashin:

First Star

    Mucchilini 

Mucchilini

Voiced by: Minoru Inaba
Mashin:

    The Half-and-Half Brook Brothers 

The Half-and-Half Brook Brothers

Voiced by: Bin Shimada (Elder), Yoku Shioya (Younger)
Mashin:

    Futomen 

Futomen

Voiced by: Rihoko Yoshida
Mashin:

    Hatena 

Hatena

Voiced by: Kumiko Takizawa
Mashin:

    Louie Omakasei 

Louie Omakasei

Voiced by: Shigezou Sasaoka
Mashin:
The boss of the First Star.

Second Star

    Mammy 

Mammy

Voiced by: Kōzō Shioya
Mashin:

    Dekameleon 

Dekameleon

Voiced by: Takashi Taguchi
Mashin:

    Narikin 

Narikin

Voiced by: Shinya Otaki
Mashin:

    Jyangorilla 

Jyangorilla

Voiced by: Masashi Hirose
Mashin:

    Cleopador 

Cleopador

Voiced by: Hidetoshi Nakamura
Mashin:
The boss of the Second Star.

Third Star

    Wulong Tea 

Wulong Tea

Voiced by: Bin Shimada
Mashin:

    Daibutatta 

Daibutatta

Voiced by: Kei Yoshimizu
Mashin:

    Panda an Panda 

Panda an Panda

Voiced by: Takashi Taguchi
Mashin:

    Jisama 

Jisama

Voiced by: Ritsuo Sawa
Mashin:

    Ora Nomgana 

Ora Nomgana

Voiced by: Keaton Yamada
Mashin:
The boss of the Third Star

Space Realm (3rd-4th Star)

    Hyoron 

Hyoron

Mashin:

    Akino Sora 

Akino Sora

Voiced by: Ikuya Sawaki
Mashin:

    Maintenance Man 

Maintenance Man

Voiced by: Masashi Hirose
Mashin:

    Kakubatteru 

Kakubatteru

Voiced by: Naoki Tatsuta
Mashin:

    Marudaruma 

Marudaruma

Voiced by: Minoru Inaba
Mashin:
The boss of the Space Realm.

Fourth Star

    Captain Upper 

Captain Upper

Voiced by: Naoki Tatsuta
Mashin:

    Dr. Moro Q 

Dr. Moro Q

Voiced by: Takuro Kitagawa
Mashin:

    Kiwi Papaya 

Kiwi Papaya

Voiced by: Kōzō Shioya
Mashin:

    Captain Nemoi 

Captain Nemoi

Voiced by: Daisuke Gori
Mashin:

    Don Moai 

Don Moai

Voiced by: Yu Shimaka
Mashin:
The boss of the Fourth Star.

Fifth Star

    Mikkan Kid 

Mikkan Kid

Voiced by: Kazumi Tanaka
Mashin:

    Ocker Kinbaba 

Ocker Kinbaba

Voiced by: Noriko Uemura
Mashin:

    Oscar Kantokku 

Oscar Kantokku

Voiced by: Keisuke Yamashita
Mashin:

    Daitou Ryo 

Daitou Ryo

Voiced by: Shigezou Sasaoka
Mashin:
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    Waiyatte Olnen 

Waiyatte Olnen

Voiced by: Show Hayami
Mashin:
The boss of the Fifth Star.

Sixth Star

    Death Gondor 

Death Gondor

Voiced by: Masaharu Sato
Mashin:
The boss in charge of the Six Star.

    Mashoujo 

Mashoujo

Voiced by: Yuri Shiratori
A clay puppet created by Death Gondor, Gondor uses her to break Umihiko's relationship away from Wataru and Toraoh.

The Berserk Family

    Banhal, Tsuppari, & Sukeban 

Banhal, Tsuppari, & Sukeban

Voiced by: Tessho Genda (Banhal), Toshihiko Seki (Tsuppari), Yumi Touma (Sukeban)
Mashin:

    Dotsuitar 

Dotsuitar

Voiced by: Minoru Inaba

Madarles

    Madarles 

Madarles

Voiced by: Kimie Hantani
A female assassin under Dowarudar who's tasked in executing the brainwashing arrow to make Wataru evil.

Dowarudar

    Dowarudar 

Dowarudar

Voiced by: Kenichi Ogata
Doakudar's younger brother and the "Emperor of the Demon World" who conquered Seikaizan.

Ankokudar's Army

The villains of Super. Unlike previous installments, the floor bosses are brainwashed civilians who takes orders directly from the Donalkami Family, by using Mashins provided with the power of Ankokudar to directly perform mischievous behaviors towards their own respective towns.
    First Floor 

Banbanji

Voiced by: Shinpachi Tsuji

Sankanou

Voiced by: Kouji Ishii

Urameshiyan

Voiced by: Tsubasa Shioya

The Queen Kashi Trio: A-ko, B-ko, and C-ko

Voiced by: Chieko Higuchi [A-ko], Miho Yamada [B-ko], Kaoru Fujino [C-ko]

Kamenic

Voiced by: Jin Yamanoi

Top Spin

Voiced by: Keiji Fujiwara

Tobiderun

Voiced by: Masato Hirano

The final boss of the first floor who stations to where the sculpture of The Lion of Light is located. His true identity is the priest who serves The Lion of Light.


  • Blooper: The ending credits lists him as "Tobideruzon," but the script enacted by actors calls him "Tobiderun." Therefore, the ending credits might be a blooper typo.

    Second Floor 

Ruumen

Voiced by: Kaneto Shiozawa

Metcha Kussa

Voiced by: Kouji Ishii

Kanpun

Voiced by: Kujira

Taclaus

Voiced by: Keisuke Yamashita

Durian

Voiced by: Kōzō Shioya

Chiwakki

Voiced by: Shinichiro Ohta

Magma Daiichi

Voiced by: Shinpachi Tsuji

The final boss of the second floor.


    Third Floor 

Kanaducchi

Voiced by: Toshihiko Nakajima

Bora Bora

Voiced by: Katsuya Shiga

Sunano Umi

Voiced by: Toshiharu Sakurai

Hachimakki

Voiced by: Kyosei Tsukui

Okasaafu

Voiced by: Koichi Tochika

Limiter

Voiced by: Masaharu Sato

The final boss of the third floor.


    Fourth Floor 

The Mats Brothers

Voiced by: Mitsuaki Hoshino (Tel Mats) [Elder], Jin Yamanoi (Tele Mats) [Younger]

Ten Chou

Voiced by: Katsumi Suzuki

Futonto

Voiced by: Ginzo Matsuo

Pappara Chicchi

Voiced by: Yuichi Nagashima

Kamen

Voiced by: Minoru Inaba

Toy & Mario

Voiced by: Kankou Nagai (Toy), Yuu Asakawa (Mario)

Freezabette

Voiced by: Yurika Hino

The final boss of the fourth floor.


    Fifth Floor 

Economizalez

Voiced by: Toshihiko Nakajima

Hishochou

Voiced by: Tomoko Naka

Kamonegi

Voiced by: Takumi Yamazaki

Ippatsuyan

Voiced by: Yuichi Nagashima

Tatsu & Hiro

Voiced by: Kozo Shioya (Tatsu), Hidenari Ugaki (Hiro)

Oyassan

Voiced by: Masuo Amada

Zero One

Voiced by: Shinobu Adachi

The final boss of the fifth floor.


    Sixth Floor 

Tsuboyakki

Voiced by: Mitsuaki Hoshino

Gontakos

Voiced by: Ginzo Matsuo

Rodman

Voiced by: Hisao Egawa

Kibaa

Voiced by: Katsumi Suzuki

The final boss of the sixth floor.


    The Donalkami Family 

Dodo Donalkami

Voiced by: Rikako Aikawa

Doruku Donalkami

Voiced by: Chisa Yokoyama

Doran Donalkami

Voiced by: Nobutoshi Canna

Dogaro Donalkami

The first born son of King and Queen Donalkami who's assigned to other posts in space, and was not present for the conquer of Soukaizan.

Queen Donalkami

Voiced by: Kazue Ikura

King Donalkami

Voiced by: Hirohiko Kakegawa

    Boss and Main Army 

Ankokudar

Voiced by: Masashi Sugawara

  • Big Bad: Of Super.
  • Leaking Can of Evil: Most of his being is seal off by Empress Seiryuhi, but due to her power limitations, Ankokudar manages to slip a small part of himself out with the appearance of "a human being" and was able to cause chaos within Soukaizan.

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