Gekisou Sentai Carranger

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Gekisou Sentai Carranger
GenreTokusatsu
Self-parody
Superhero fiction
Action-Comedy
Slice of life
Created byToei
Developed byYoshio Urasawa
Directed byYoshiaki Kobayashi
StarringYūji Kishi
Yoshihiro Masujima
Yoshihiro Fukuda
Yuka Motohashi
Atsuko Kurusu
Opening theme"Gekisou Sentai Carranger" by Naritaka Takayama
Ending theme"Paradise Samba" by Naritaka Takayama
Composer(s)Toshihiko Sahashi
Country of originJapan
Original language(s)Japanese
No. of episodes48
Production
Producer(s)Tarō Iwamoto
Atsushi Kaji
Kenji Ōta
Shigenori Takatera
Kōichi Yada
Running time20 minutes
DistributorShout! Factory
Release
Original networkTV Asahi
Original releaseMarch 1, 1996 (1996-03-01) –
February 7, 1997 (1997-02-07)
Chronology
Preceded byChouriki Sentai Ohranger
Followed byDenji Sentai Megaranger

Gekisou Sentai Carranger is a Japanese television series. It is the 20th series in Toei's Super Sentai series. It is the second vehicle-themed Super Sentai, preceded by Kousoku Sentai Turboranger. The show was written as a parody of its own franchise. Its footage was used in Power Rangers Turbo.

Plot[change | change source]

Five garage workers are granted the power of Kurumagic, enabling them to become Carrangers.

Characters[change | change source]

Carranger[change | change source]

Actor Name Rangers Mecha
Yuji Kishi Kyosuke Jinnai Red Racer Red Vehicle
Yoshihiro Masujima Naoki Damon Blue Racer Blue Vehicle
Yoshihiro Fukuda Minoru Uesugi Green Racer Green Vehicle
Yuka Motohashi Natsumi Shinohara Yellow Racer Yellow Vehicle
Atsuko Kurusu Youko Yagami Pink Racer Pink Vehicle
Misaki Sudo Radietta Fanbelt White Racer RadiaCar Robo
Kiyoshi Kobayashi VRV Master
Hōchu Ōtsuka Signalman Sirender

Cast[change | change source]

  • Kyosuke Jinnai / Red Racer: Yūji Kishi
  • Naoki Damon / Blue Racer: Yoshihiro Masujima
  • Minoru Uesugi / Green Racer: Yoshihiro Fukuda
  • Natsumi Shinohara / Yellow Racer: Yuka Motohashi
  • Youko Yagami / Pink Racer: Atsuko Kurusu
  • Radietta Fanbelt / White Racer: Megumi Hamamatsu (in episode 25) and Misaki Sudo (in episode 34, 45, & 48)
  • VRV Master: Kiyoshi Kobayashi
  • Signalman: Hōchū Ōtsuka

Songs[change | change source]

Opening theme
  • "Gekisou Sentai Carranger"
    • Lyrics: Yukinojō Mori
    • Composition & Arrangement: Takashi Shōji
    • Artist: Naritaka Takayama
    • Episodes: 1–13, 48 (End Credits)
  • "Gekisou Sentai Carranger ~Full Accel Version~"
    • Lyrics: Yukinojō Mori
    • Composition: Takashi Shōji
    • Arrangement: Keiichi Oku
    • Artist: Naritaka Takayama
Ending theme
  • "Tengoku Samba" ("Paradise Samba")
    • Lyrics: Yukinojō Mori
    • Composition & Arrangement: Takashi Shōji
    • Artist: Naritaka Takayama