Ressha Sentai ToQger

Ressha Sentai ToQger is a Japanese television series, the 38th installment in Toei Company’s Super Sentai metaseries, following Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger. It premiered on TV Asahi affiliates on February 16, 2014, joining Kamen Rider Gaim and later, Kamen Rider Drive in the Super Hero Time programming block, and it ended on February 15, 2015. The series has a train motif, and unlike previous series where the heroes are named after colors, the heroes in ToQger are numbered and regularly swap colors during battle.[2]

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Ressha Sentai ToQger

One of the series’ props, a costume used for the role of one of the villains, was used for the 24th and 25th seasons of the American Power Rangers series (Power Rangers Ninja Steel and Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel, both adapting the 2015 Sentai installment, Shuriken Sentai Ninninger). Otherwise, ToQger was the second Sentai series since Chōjin Sentai Jetman to be skipped over for adaptation into a season of Power Rangers (2012’s Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters, which was later adapted into Power Rangers Beast Morphers in 2019, being the first).

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Ressha Sentai ToQger

The series’ main characters made a cameo appearance in the film Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger vs. Go-Busters: The Great Dinosaur Battle! Farewell Our Eternal Friends, and appeared in a special meet-and-greet and press conference at Tokyo Dome City in late January 2014. In October 2014, the series was given the Japan Railway Award’s Special award by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism in its annual “Train Day” observance, recognizing its effect on making children enjoy trains

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Ressha Sentai ToQger

Only those with a great Imagination (イマジネーション, Imajinēshon) can see the mystical railway known as the Rainbow Line (レインボーライン, Reinbō Rain), on which run massive trains known as Ressha (烈車)[a] These Ressha are driven by five warriors known as the ToQgers (トッキュウジャー, Tokkyūjā),[b] It is their mission to save towns from the evil forces of the Shadow Line (シャドーライン, Shadō Rain) who are using the residents’ fear and sadness to establish their own railway to enable the coming of their leader Emperor Z, whose intention is consume light to plunge the world into darkness.

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Ressha Sentai ToQger

The five ToQgers are also childhood friends who are fighting to recover the memories of their hometown after it was consumed by the Shadow Line’s evil. Later joined by Akira Nijino, a former Shadow Creep who reformed, the ToQgers begin a campaign to free these “Shadow Towns” from their Shadow Creep Keepers in an attempt to recover their memories while the Shadow Line itself must deal with some opposition among their own subjects

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Ressha Sentai ToQger

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Ressha Sentai ToQger is a Japanese television series, the 38th installment in Toei Company’s Super Sentai metaseries, following Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger. It premiered on TV Asahi affiliates on February 16, 2014, joining Kamen Rider Gaim and later, Kamen Rider Drive in the Super Hero Time programming block, and it ended on February 15, 2015. The series has a train motif, and unlike previous series where the heroes are named after colors, the heroes in ToQger are numbered and regularly swap colors during battle.[2]

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Ressha Sentai ToQger

One of the series’ props, a costume used for the role of one of the villains, was used for the 24th and 25th seasons of the American Power Rangers series (Power Rangers Ninja Steel and Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel, both adapting the 2015 Sentai installment, Shuriken Sentai Ninninger). Otherwise, ToQger was the second Sentai series since Chōjin Sentai Jetman to be skipped over for adaptation into a season of Power Rangers (2012’s Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters, which was later adapted into Power Rangers Beast Morphers in 2019, being the first).

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Ressha Sentai ToQger

The series’ main characters made a cameo appearance in the film Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger vs. Go-Busters: The Great Dinosaur Battle! Farewell Our Eternal Friends, and appeared in a special meet-and-greet and press conference at Tokyo Dome City in late January 2014. In October 2014, the series was given the Japan Railway Award’s Special award by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism in its annual “Train Day” observance, recognizing its effect on making children enjoy trains

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Ressha Sentai ToQger

Only those with a great Imagination (イマジネーション, Imajinēshon) can see the mystical railway known as the Rainbow Line (レインボーライン, Reinbō Rain), on which run massive trains known as Ressha (烈車)[a] These Ressha are driven by five warriors known as the ToQgers (トッキュウジャー, Tokkyūjā),[b] It is their mission to save towns from the evil forces of the Shadow Line (シャドーライン, Shadō Rain) who are using the residents’ fear and sadness to establish their own railway to enable the coming of their leader Emperor Z, whose intention is consume light to plunge the world into darkness.

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Ressha Sentai ToQger

The five ToQgers are also childhood friends who are fighting to recover the memories of their hometown after it was consumed by the Shadow Line’s evil. Later joined by Akira Nijino, a former Shadow Creep who reformed, the ToQgers begin a campaign to free these “Shadow Towns” from their Shadow Creep Keepers in an attempt to recover their memories while the Shadow Line itself must deal with some opposition among their own subjects

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Ressha Sentai ToQger

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Ressha Sentai ToQger (烈車戦隊トッキュウジャー Ressha Sentai Tokkyūjā) translation as Train Squadron Limited Express Ranger is the title of the 38th entry in the Super Sentai series, which features a train motif.

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Ressha Sentai ToQger

It joined Kamen Rider GaimIcon-crosswiki as part of the Super Hero Time block on February 16, 2014, replacing Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger. On October 5, 2014 it was joined by Kamen Rider DriveIcon-crosswiki as part of the Super Hero Time block. On February 22, 2015 it was replaced by Shuriken Sentai Ninninger as part of the Super Hero Time block.

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Ressha Sentai ToQger

Like Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters (which was skipped initially), the series was skipped for Power Rangers adaptation in favor of Shuriken Sentai Ninninger; however, some of the show’s elements were adapted in Power Rangers Ninja Steel and Power Rangers Super Ninja Steel. ToQger was dubbed in South Korea as Power Rangers Train Force (파워레인저 트레인포스 Pawoleinjeo Teuleinposeu)

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Ressha Sentai ToQger

Five young people travel on the Rainbow Line. But they have several problems: they’ll often arrive at a station only to find it’s been taken over by the evil Shadow Line, they can’t remember anything beyond their childhoods, and there are lost trains (Resshas) that need to be found.

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Ressha Sentai ToQger

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