Sunday, September 23, 2018

Lupinranger vs Patranger: Lupin Collection/Past Sentai Items

The Lupin Collection in Lupinranger vs Patranger are not only simple recolors of henshin devices, weapons and mecha but also inspired by certain items. Here are most of them so far...

Several modified versions of past Super Sentai props can be seen among the earliest shots of the assembled Lupin Collection, like GekiBat from Gekiranger, the Gokai Cellular from Gokaiger, the Morphin Brace, Ichigan Buster, GT-02 Gorilla, BC-04, and GB Custom Visor from Go-Busters, the Gabrichanger, MoBuckle and Stegotchi from Kyoryuger, Cube Tiger and Cube Gorilla from Zyuohger, and Orion Voyager from Kyuranger.

"Like a rolling cube/Comme un cube qui roule"
This piece resembles the Zyuoh Changer from Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger (2016). The name is inspired by the song Like a Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan. It is in reference to gambling.

"Turn me on/Allume-moi"
It resembles the Shishi Origami/Lion Folding Zord from Samurai Sentai Shinkenger (2009)/Power Rangers Samurai (2011-2012). The name is inspired by a song title Turn Me On and it is in reference to arson.

"Get Big/Gros calibre"
It resembles the Laser Grip equipped with the Life Bird's Tail Injector/Rescue Bird from Kyukyu Sentai GoGoFive (1999)/Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue (2000). The name is inspired by a song Get Big and it is in reference to drugs and doping-related criminal activities.

"Who made who/Qui a fait qui"
This piece resembles Gunmazin/Auric the Conqueror from Chouriki Sentai Ohranger (1995)/Power Rangers Zeo (1996). The name is inspired by the song Who Made Who by AC/DC. It is in reference to art forgery.

 "Dress You Up/Je vais t'habiller" 
 This piece resembles Goggle Pink's Pink Ribbon from Dai Sentai Goggle V (1982). The name is inspired by the song Dress You Up by Madonna. It is in reference to kidnapping.

" Jumpin' Jack Flash /Jack bondissant tel l’éclair" 
This piece resembles Pink Flash's Prism Boots from Choushinsei Flashman (1986)/Prism "New Power" from Super Megaforce (2014). The name is inspired by the song Jumpin' Jack Flash by Rolling Stones. It is a reference to resisting arrest.


"All Your Love/Tout ton amour" 
This piece is a repaint of MagiShine's MagiLamp from Mahou Sentai Magiranger (2005)/Power Rangers Mystic Force (2006), with the prop itself being an actual retool. The name is inspired by a song titled All Your Love, though which particular one, and by what artist, is unclear. It is a reference to the crime of dine and dash.


"Heal the World/Guéris le monde" 
 This is a repaint of the Sougan Blade in its binoculars mode from Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters (2012)/Power Rangers Beast Morphers (2018). The name is inspired by the song Heal the World by Michael Jackson. It is a reference to spying.

"Electrical Storm/L’Orage électrique"
This piece resembles the Zyudenchi from Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger (2013)/Dino chargers from Power Rangers Dino Charge (2015-2016) The name is inspired by the song (and album) Electrical Storm by U2. It is a reference to electrocution.

"Roll Over, Beethoven/Fais rouler Beethoven"
This piece resembles the Armored Wheel GoRoader GT's Wheel Mode from Engine Sentai Go-Onger (2008)/Power Rangers RPM (2009). The name is inspired by the song Roll Over, Beethoven by Chuck Berry. It may be a reference to physical assault.


"Life in the Fast Lane/La vie sur la voie rapide"
This piece resembles the Chrono Changer/Chrono Morpher from Mirai Sentai Timeranger (2000)/Power Rangers Time Force (2001). The name is inspired by the song Life in the Fast Lane by The Eagles. It is a reference to high-speed chases.

"Jailhouse Rock/Le rock du bagne"
This piece resembles the Shinobi Scrolls from Ninja Sentai Kakuranger (1994). The name is inspired by the song Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley. It is in reference to a lockdown.


"Small World/Le petit monde" 
This piece resembles the Nin Shuriken from Shuriken Sentai Ninninger (2015)/Power Rangers Ninja Steel (2017-2018). The name is inspired by the song Small World by Huey Lewis and The News. It is in reference to an escape.


"Far away/Au loin" 
 This piece resembles the Mega Sling from Denji Sentai Megaranger (1997)/Power Rangers in Space (1998). The name is inspired by the song Far Away by Nickelback. It is a reference to sniping.


"Great Balls of Fireball/Belles balles de feu"

This piece resembles the Vulcan Ball from Taiyo Sentai Sun Vulcan (1981). The name is inspired by the song Great Balls of Fire by Jerry Lee Lewis. It is a reference to bombing.


"Long, long, long/Long, long et long"
 This piece resembles the Masky Blade from Hikari Sentai Maskman (1987). The name is inspired by the song Long, Long, Long by The Beatles. It is a reference to flagellation.


"A Stroke of luck/Le coup de chance"
This piece resembles the Car Navick from Gekisou Sentai Carranger (1996)/Power Rangers Turbo (1997). The name is inspired by the song A Stroke of Luck by Garbage.

"Ride like the Wind/Filer comme le vent" 
This piece resembles the GekiFan from Juken Sentai Gekiranger (2007)/Jungle Fury (2008). The name is inspired by the song Ride Like the Wind by Christopher Cross. It may be a reference to property damage.


"Endorphin Machine/La machine d’endorphin"
This piece resembles the Techno Brace from Choudenshi Bioman (1984). The name is inspired by the song Endorphin Machine by Prince. It is a reference to the use of steroids.


"Smoke Gets in your Eyes/La fumée t’embrouille les yeux" 
This piece resembles Mythical Chi Beast Star-Jishi from Gosei Sentai Dairanger (1993)/Lion Thunderzord of MMPR (1994). The name is inspired by the song Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, originally from the 1931 musical "Roberta" and made famous by a 1958 cover by The Platters. It is a reference to the use of a smoke screen.

"I Turn to Stone/Je me change en pierre" 
 This piece resembles the Twin Array from Chikyuu Sentai Fiveman (1990). The name is inspired by the song "Turn to Stone" by the Electric Light Orchestra.

"Purple Rain/La pluie violette"
This piece is a repaint of a Gosei Blaster equiped with the Shark Headder from Tensou Sentai Goseiger(2010)/Power Rangers Megaforce (2013). It is named after Purple Rain by Prince.

"The heat is there/La chaleur est là"
This piece resembles the Denzi Ring from Denshi Sentai Denziman (1980). It is a play on the 1980s pop song The Heat is On by Glenn Frey.

"Escape/L’évasion" 
This piece resembles the Yudo Breaker from Ressha Sentai ToQger (2014). It is unknown which song title the piece refers to.

"Doctor, doctor/Docteur, docteur"
This piece resembles half of the Twin Brace from Choujuu Sentai Liveman (1987). The title alludes to the song Doctor Doctor by UFO.

"The tiny bubbles/Les minuscules bulles"
The piece resembles the helmet and Earth Force symbol of Change Mermaid from Dengeki Sentai Changeman (1985). The name is inspired by the song Tiny Bubbles by Don Ho. It may also be based on the original version of The Little Mermaid as written by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen.

"Control/Le contrôle"
A recorder that manipulates humans. The device is a repaint of the Zyusouken from Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger (1992)/MMPR (1993) and its name comes from the 1986 song "Control" by Janet Jackson.

"Plunge/Plonge"
This device is a repaint of the Shark Cutters from Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger (2001)/Wild Force (2002) and it's name comes from the song "The Plunge" by The Deserters.

"Memory/La mémoire"
The device resembles the Ichigan Buster from Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters (2012)/Power Rangers Beast Morphers (2018) and it's name come from the song "Memory" from the musical "Cats", originally performed and recorded by Elaine Paige.

"Life in rose/La Vie en rose"
This device resembles the Rose Saber from Kagaku Sentai Dynaman (1983) and it's name comes from the song "La Vie en rose" by Edie Piaf.

"Upside-down/À l’envers"
This device is a repainted SP License from Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger (2004)/SPD (2005) and it's name comes from the song "Upside-Down" by Diana Ross.

Take it on/Prends-le dessus" 
This device resembles the Dino Brace from Bakuryuu Sentai Abaranger (2003)/Dino Thunder (2004) and it's name comes from the song "Take on Me" by A-Ha. 

"Les voyous/Rogues" 
The device is a repainted Transformation Cellphone Mobilates from Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger (2011)/Power Rangers Super Megaforce (2014), and it's name comes from the song "Bad Boys" by Inner Circle. 

"L’Appel de réveil/Wake me up" 
The device resembles the Transformation Handheld ShodoPhone from Samurai Sentai Shinkenger (2009)/Power Rangers Samurai (2011-2012), and it's name comes from the song "Wake Me Up" by Avicii. 

"Le croisement/Crossroad" 
The device is a repainted Transformation Cellular Go-Phone from Engine Sentai Go-Onger (2008)/RPM (2009), and it's name comes from the song "Cross Road Blues" (also just called "Crossroads") by Robert Johnson. 

"Appelle-moi/Call me"
This device is a repainted Accellular from GoGo Sentai Boukenger (2006)/Operation Overdrive (2007), and it's name comes from the song "Call Me" by Blondie. 

"Ton amour brûlant/Your burning love" 
This device is a repainted MagiPhone from Mahou Sentai Magiranger (2005)/Mystic Force (2006) and it's name comes from the song "Burning Love" by Elvis Presley. 

"Le porte-tempête/The storm-holder" 
This device resembles the fan section of the Turbo Brace from Kousoku Sentai Turboranger (1989), and it's name comes from the song "Riders of the Storm" by The Doors.


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1 comment:

Jose Alvarez said...

The Battery is actually from OhRanger it's the power cells for their Giant Cannon attack or Zeo Ranger when they called for the Zeo Cannon or the Power Cannon