Bookmark and Share this Story:
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Facebook
  • Fark
  • Google
  • Reddit
  • Mixx
  • Slashdot
  • E-mail this story to a friend!

‘Hikonin Sentai Akibaranger,’ An ‘Adult’ Power Ranger Parody Set To Debut In Japan

Posted by YBMW Staff on February 23rd, 2012
(Be the First to Rate This Post)
Loading ... Loading ...

Toei, who brought us the Super Sentai franchise AKA Power Rangers, will release and debut a new Power Ranger parody in April that makes fun of … well, themselves.

While most of these shows have been geared toward kids, the new show “Hikonin Sentai Akibaranger” (Unofficial Sentai Akihabara Rangers) will be a bit naughty and star “a team of three geeks from the most otaku-saturated corner of Tokyo who stumble upon an evil entity’s plans to destroy their neighborhood and must fight to protect it with the technology of a beautiful scientist.”

“Kamen Rider’s” Ryuta Tazaki, “Tiger & Bunny’s” Keiichi Satou, “Kamen Rider Kuuga” writer Naruhisa Arakawa and “Ghost in the Shell” composer Kenji Kawai will be helming the project, making it a very serious series.

We’re unsure where Toei may be taking this, but from the sound of it, it’s pretty awesome and could potentially be a start of something new. Lastly, despite being a self-parody, like any good tokusatsu series, a toy line is already in the works.

As of now, “Hikonin Sentai Akibaranger” is set to debut only in Japan. But like anything now a days, we’re sure it’ll somehow find its way to American shore shortly after it airs in April. In the mean time, check out some images from the show below:



RSS feed | Trackback URI

Comments »

No comments yet.

You're not logged in. Please log in to comment. Not a member? Register and join YouBentMyWookie now. It's fun, free, and pure unadulterated awesomeness!

Trackback responses to this post