Saturday, December 21, 2013

Best and Worst of 2013: Power Rangers/Super Sentai

This sounds a little like "Winners and Losers" post but this is different. This will be like "Best Dressed" and stuff like that.

Best Abs
Of course this will go to Daigo of Kyoryugers who sheds his shirt before becoming Carnival Kyoryu Red.

Best Dressed
Best dressed in purple has to be Yayoi Ulshade.

 Most Rangers Ever
Even though Dekaranger had 10, Kyoryuger has the most at 11 or 12 however you look at it KyoryuBlack, KyoryuCyan, KyoryuBlue, KyoryuSilver, KyoryuGold, KyoryuRed, KyoryuViolet (2 of them), KyoryuPink, KyoryuGrey, KyoryuGreen and Deathryuger (not pictured). Gokaiger had over 200 Rangers but they had 6 in the main team. 

Worst Color Combo
Kyoryu Grey and Kyoryu Silver doesn't help with color blind people. Well it is not the worst but it is not what people would had preferred. With the 11 colors, they avoided yellow and even orange. Grey, Silver, Cyan, Gold, Black, and Navy concrete the idea to me about colors companies think boys like better.

Best Abs
Only shirtless guy on Power Rangers since Mike quickly in Power Rangers Samurai and Scott in RPM. Andrew M Gray above in Power Rangers Megaforce as Troy Burrows.

Best Couple
Move over Gia and Jake, I'm shipping over Metal Alice and Robo Knight, there was some definite sexual tension there.

Best Villain
Sorry Vrak, it had to go to Metal Alice. She is the definite one. She is cunning, cold, intelligent and loyal. Also a killer voice actress.

Worst Villain(s)
Bigs and Bluefur are tied with Malkor as they had no personalities and just got easily deposed of.


Worst Gag
Ernie's ice creams, smoothies and sundaes dropping or being dropped on people. I know MMPR did it but there is a limit.

 Best Makeup
 Oren Pierre Alfonzo (Kamen Rider Bravo) is effeminate and wears makeup and sometimes women's clothing items. He is totally muscular and intimidating though.

Best Ending to incorporate past Characters
Kamen Rider Wizard ends and leaves 2 episodes to have past Riders visit.

 Most Handsome Rider in Kamen Rider Wizard
Kamen Rider Wizard himself Shunya Shiraishi.

 Most Handsome Rider in Kamen Rider Gaim
Yutaka Kobayashi as Kamen Rider Baron. While Gaku Sano is a cutie as Kamen Rider Gaim, Baron has that badass mystery going for him. Coincidentally both Kobayashi and Shiraishi share similar psychical traits.

Worst Outfit
This poor girl was stuck in the same costume all Kamen Rider Wizard.

1 comment:

DylanGeronimo said...

I could not agree more about the Kyuryuger color combo. It would be one thing if the Cyan, Silver and Grey rangers were used sparingly, maybe like only appearing in a two episode arc ala Dekaswan/Kat Ranger. But these are full blown team members that appear very regularly.

Gold seems to have replaced yellow this season, as is evident during the cock pit background (it seems more yellow than gold) but having two greys and three blues is really stretching it.

Orange should have definitely taken priority and perhaps a white ranger over a second grey. And would it have killed them to have made one of the blues/silvers female?