A Go! Go! Loser Ranger! anime adaptation has been announced for the superhero manga series. The Sentai-inspired series will feature an unexpected main character, as a villain Foot Solider, tries to infiltrate a Super Sentai Squadron. The story is centered around a henchman from a defeated organization who rebels after being forced to re-enact their loss against the Dragon Keepers for spectators. The upcoming anime series has released the first visual and a special project video that teases the first installment.
Go! Go! Loser Ranger! (Sentai Daishikkaku) was created by the author of The Quintessential Quintuplets, Negi Haruba, who wrote and illustrated the release. The Manga series was first published in the Weekly Shōnen Magazine in the 10th issue, published on February 3, 2021, and currently consists of 8 volumes as of December 2022. The series was also nominated for the Best Printed Manga category during the seventh Next Manga Award in 2021.
The title, Go! Go! Loser Ranger! is a clear reference to the Power Rangers franchise and its theme song, Go Go Power Rangers. Despite this, most of the references are in reference to Super Sentai, not Power Rangers.
Go! Go! Loser Ranger! Anime Coming Soon
The upcoming anime series was revealed to be directed by Keiichi Sato (Tiger & Bunny) and the story will follow Foot Solider D as he attempts to destroy the Dragon Keepers for the Villainous Army of Evil.
The twist is that the Dragon Keepers defeated the invaders within a year and the surviving foot soldiers were forced to re-enact their defeat for crowds every Sunday. To defeat the Sentai team, D decides to use his abilities to transform by disguising himself to infiltrate the Sentai organization, so he can destroy them from the inside.
WHO IS THE HERO… AND WHO IS THE VILLAIN?
When the Monster Army invaded Earth thirteen years ago, the Divine Dragon Rangers rose up to stop them! With the war raging on, these great heroes are mankind’s last hope!
…or are they?
In truth, the invaders were subjugated within a year, forced to continue to crank out a monster a week for the Rangers to crush in front of their adoring fans! But one monster has had enough. Something has to change! He’ll rebel against the might of the Dragon Rangers and destroy them all…from the inside!
After the releases of Love After World Domination and FUUTO PI, it’s fantastic Tokusatsu fans will have another anime title to enjoy soon. This story will be a twist to the expected perspective as the common henchman become the focus of the plot. It will be amazing to experience a new character that is acting against a superhero team as there is so much potential for action and comedy in this unique series. It will be difficult to guess who to root for before seeing the show but seeing the tale unfold will be exciting to see.
Go! Go! Loser Ranger! anime adaptation is currently in production and the premiere date has yet to be revealed. More announcements and previews will be released soon regarding the upcoming series.
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