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 Akira Shinmei / ... (84 episodes, 1975-1977)
Yukio Itô ...
 Kenji Asuka / ... (84 episodes, 1975-1977)
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 Commander Kenpachi Edogawa (84 episodes, 1975-1977)
Shôzô Îzuka ...
 General Temujin / ... (84 episodes, 1975-1977)
Hiroyuki Konuma ...
 Taro Kato (83 episodes, 1975-1977)
Eri Kanuma ...
 Agent 007 / ... (83 episodes, 1975-1977)
Baku Hatakeyama ...
 Daita Oiwa / ... (71 episodes, 1975-1977)
Tôru Ôhira ...
 Narrator (64 episodes, 1975-1977)
Mitsuo Andô ...
 Black Cross Fuehrer (55 episodes, 1975-1976)
Saiko Kogawa ...
 Gon (47 episodes, 1975-1977)
Megumi Shiragawa ...
 Agent 008 / ... (35 episodes, 1975-1977)
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As world peace is being unbalanced due to the emergence of the Black Cross Army, the United Nations has established a peacekeeping organization called "EAGLE" or the Earth Guard League to combat the dangerous terrorist group. Upon the placing of the EAGLE bases across Japan, the Black Cross Army under takes a sneak attack at five of the EAGLE bases leaving all of the personnel dead except for five members from the five destroyed bases. The survivors were summoned to EAGLE's secret base located under a snack shop where they have been chosen by Commander Gonpachi Edogawa to become EAGLE's Secret Squadron Gorenger. Given the powers of five multi-color electronic battle suits, the Gorengers are Earth's best chance of defeating the entire force of the Black Cross Army. Written by J LeGault

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The longest running Super Sentai series. As it's predecessors have never exceeded past this series record of 84 episodes. See more »

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Followed by Bakuryû sentai Abaranger (2003) See more »

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Miyo!! Gorenjâ
(Look!! Goranger)
Second ending theme (episodes 69-84)
Performed by Isao Sasaki, Kôrogi '73 and the Wilbies
Lyrics by Shôtarô Ishimori
Music and arrangement by Michiaki Watanabe
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How it all began.
11 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A terrorist group that goes by the name of the Black Cross Army is turning Japan upside down. So the U.N. has assembled the EAGLE military unit who has selected five soldiers to form team Goranger. A super task force that has what it takes to take down Black Cross Army's legion of super powered freaks.

Created by Shotoro Ishimori, creator of Cyborg 009, Kamen Rider, 009-1, & Skull Man. Has brought a franchise to life, as if it weren't for this series, then there wouldn't of been a Super Sentai. If there was never a Super Sentai, there would never have been a Power Rangers.

The story for this series is great, even though it really shows it's age compared to the newer Sentai series. You'll along see some Ishimori references including the use of cyborgs. And it also shows where the Super Sentai elements originated from too.

I highly recommend it if you want to see the earliest of the Super Sentai series.


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