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Ninja Captor is a Japanese tokusatsu TV series aired from April 7, 1976 to January 26, 1977 on TV Tokyo 12 Channel, produced by Toei Company, Ltd. This Sentai-esque series aired during the run of Shotaro Ishinomori's original Super Sentai series, Himitsu Sentai Gorenger and was notably first superhero team show produced by Toei under the Saburo Yatsude/Hatte pseudonym.

Daisuke Izumo graduates from the Wind-Demon Stealth-Army, a secret army aiming for the conquest of Japan. He instead escapes, and becomes the leader of the "Captor," a ninja team supervised by Mujin Tendou. The Captor team's mission is to battle the ninja sent out by the Wind-Demon General, Retsufuu Fuuma.

This show used to be considered by some to be a part of the Super Sentai franchise,note  but was later excluded.

The Captor team:

  • Daisuke Izumo / Fire-Stealth Captor 7 (Red):
  • Keita Izumi / Wind-Stealth Captor 6 (Lime):
  • Noboru Oyama / Gold-Stealth Captor 5 (Yellow):
  • Dan Kurokawa / Ground-Stealth Captor 4 (Brown):
  • MarĂ­a Sakurakoji / Flower-Stealth Captor 3 #1 (Pink):
  • Miki Tendo / Flower-Stealth Captor 3 #2 (Pink):
  • Sakon Shijo / Water-Stealth Captor 2 (Blue):
  • Saburobei Fukuro / Thunder-Stealth Captor 1 (Orange):


  • Wall Crawl: Both the Ninja Captors and the villains display the ability to stick to walls and ceilings.
  • Water Is Blue: Water-Stealth Captor 2 is the blue senshi.
  • Wind Is Green: Wind-Stealth Captor 6 is the green senshi.