40th Anniversary Super Sentai 'Zyuohger' Officially Unveiled!

Scified.com
News
Scified2015-12-24 15:13:08https://www.scified.com/sites_pics/1268716397889507.jpg
Scified
9,540 Reads1 Comments

For the last couple of months rumors and leaked photos have circulated with hype for the upcoming 40th Anniversary Super Sentai thought to be titled, Doubutsu Sentai Jyuuounger. Recent magazine scans reveal the official English spelling for the series to be Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger.

Little is known about the story itself, but we loosely know that the Zyuohgers are rulers of individual lands that use spirit animals from each territory to defend the world. According to Tokunation, the individuals are as follows:

Zyuoh Eagle: Ruler of the Skies (Red Ranger)
Zyuoh Shark: Monarch of the Rough Seas (Blue Ranger)
Zyuoh Lion: Ruler of the Savannah (Yellow Ranger)
Zyuoh Elephant: Monarch of Forests (Green Ranger)
Zyuoh Tiger: Ruler of the Snow Fields (White Ranger)

Of course the obligatory sixth ranger has yet to be revealed. Zyuoh Eagle gets much of the coverage with a very cool, metal-linked, whip that retracts into a sword. (Which might remind some of Gypsy Danger's sword from Pacific Rim.)

I'm a big fan of the costumes. Although the printed beasts aren't very creative, design-wise, the helmets more than make up for it. I'm not so much a fan of the individual mecha which look like nature crawled out of Minecraft. Each beast is prefixed with “Cube” (“Cube Eagle”, “Cube Shark”). The explanation for these pixelated designs has yet to be revealed, although the combined mecha, Zyuoh King, isn't too bad.

Zyuoh King is a basic combination of Cube Eagle, Cube Shark and Cube Lion. Cube Elephant and Cube Tiger will combine with a secondary mecha of Zyuoh Eagle's, known as Cube Gorilla, to form Zyuoh Wild. (I personally miss the days where all five would combine into one.)

After the lackluster ToQger and the turn-off that is Ninninger, I'm eager to see how Zyuohger takes off. Although story information is sparse, this team is pointing toward a return to more mythical elements from early Sentai. (Which would make sense considering this is the 40th Anniversary celebration.) Additionally, I personally enjoy the beast related Super Sentai over other themes—This is a personal preference, so your mileage may vary.

Are you interested in the latest Super Sentai? Do you think it will be a worthy celebration of the last 40 years of Super Sentai? Let us know in the comments section below. Fingers crossed for Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger which airs in Japan, February 14, 2016.

--
Follow GMAN on Twitter at GMANonScified

also

Like SCIFIED TOKUSATSU on Facebook

Sources:
Tokunation

G. H. (Gman)

5,351 XP2015-12-24 15:13:08
1 Comments

dinoboy22

MemberNoobDec-24-2015 3:41 PM

well i was excited until i saw the zord other than that i think it looks okay so far

Add A Comment
Sign In Required
Sign in using your Scified Account to access this feature!
Email
Password
Visitor Comments
Latest Images
All Fandoms
Sci-Fi Movies All Fandoms
Alien & Predator Alien & Predator Fandom
Godzilla & Kaiju Godzilla & Kaiju Fandom
Jurassic Park / World Jurassic Park Fandom
Marvel & DC Marvel & DC Fandom
Star Wars Star Wars Fandom
Recently Active Forums
Godzilla Fan Works
Godzilla Fan Works Share Your Godzilla Fan Creations
Alien Games
Alien Games Discuss Alien games here
Monarch: Legacy of Monsters
Monarch: Legacy of Monsters Discuss the Monsterverse TV series on Apple TV here!
Alien: Romulus
Alien: Romulus Discuss the new Fede Alvarez Alien movie here
Hot Forum Topics
New Forum Topics
Highest Forum Ranks Unlocked
Chris
Chris » Atman
49% To Next Rank
Svanya
Svanya » 2K
87% To Next Rank
Dark Nebula
Dark Nebula » Conversationalist
84% To Next Rank
Alphadino65
Alphadino65 » Initiate
40% To Next Rank
Snake
Snake » Initiate
25% To Next Rank
Latest Activity
Scified Community Stats
Scified hosts a network of online communities containing 404,764 posts by 48,070 members (9 are online now). The Godzilla Fan Works Forum is the most recently active forum. The latest Forum topic added was: What will Season 2 of Monarch Legacy of Monsters focus on?
VIPWhat are VIP?AdminModeratorSpecial TitleMember

Scified is an entertainment website and media network offering scoops and reporting on the most popular, upcoming science fiction movies, games and television. All content is property of Scified.com unless otherwise stated. Images and titles of content we promote, discuss, review or report are property of their respective owners. Scified is independantly owned and operated by a team of dedicated sci-fi movie fans, who strive to provide the best information and community experience for other like-minded sci-fi movie enthusiasts.

© 2024 Scified.com
Sign in
Use your Scified Account to sign in


Log in to view your personalized notifications across Scified!

Transport To Communities
Alien Hosted Community
Cloverfield Hosted Community
Godzilla Hosted Community
Jurassic World Hosted Community
Predator Hosted Community
Aliens vs. Predator Hosted Community
Latest Activity
Forums
Search Scified
Trending Articles
Blogs & Editorials