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Series / Choushinsei Flashman

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On one fateful day, five children from Earth were kidnapped and sent to the far reaches of outer space. Twenty years later...

Chōshinsei Flashman (Supernova Flashman) is the tenth Super Sentai show, airing from 1986 to 1987.

In 1966, the Reconstructive Experiment Empire Mess authorized the abduction of five kids for the purposes of their experiments. The benevolent beings from the Flash Galaxy saved the kids, and took each of them to a different planet of their solar system. Twenty years later, with the abilities they gained from the training on these planets, the now-grown kids return to Earth as Flashman, as they fight to protect their home planet from the menace of Mess while searching for their true parents.


The Flashmen are:


The members of Mess consist of:

Recurring Super Sentai tropes:

Tropes specific to Choushinsei Flashman:

  • Bizarre Alien Biology: Their years on the Flash planets have altered the Flashmen's genetic makeup, giving them superpowers but making it impossible for them to stay on Earth for more than a year.
  • Bittersweet Ending: Sara finds her real family, she and the other Flashmen destroy the bad guys, but they have to leave the Earth for the sake of their lives.
    • It was never stated that they couldn't return after recovering for a year or two, though. Thus, making it not as quite as bad. Sara even swears she'll return someday


Example of: