Kids growing up and living the various incarnations of Power Rangers might not know that the elements of the show came from various Japanese versions of the series. They were known as Ninja Sentai. Now fans can enjoy the Ninja Sentai Kakuranger episodes for free this Saturday as part of Shout! Factory Streaming’s live event. It’s a perfect way to wake up for Saturday morning fun (only on the West Coast). Here’s the press release from Shout! Factory about how to tune into the fun:
SHOUT! FACTORY TV PRESENTS
SUPER SENTAI SPECTACULAR: KAKURANGER
LIVESTREAM MARATHON TO AIR MAY 20th
Before Saban’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, There Was Super Sentai!
See where the worldwide phenomenon began with Shout! Factory TV’s Super Sentai Spectacular: Kakuranger! Shout! Factory TV proudly presents a streaming marathon event with live Q&A and commentary segments as episodes of Ninja Sentai Kakuranger blast onto the screen on Saturday, May 20th at 9 a.m. (PST) at http://www.shoutfactorytv.com/ and on Pluto TV Channel 512.
Broadcast live from the Super Sentai secret headquarters somewhere in Hollywood, the marathon allows fans to experience epic Kakuranger episodes and try to stump the experts during live segments hosted by Shout! Factory’s Brian Ward, alongside comedian Hana Michels, Geek and Sundry and Twitch personality Erika Ishii, and Power Rangers Expert Shamus Kelley. Fans are encouraged to use #Kakuranger to share their Super Sentai knowledge and connect with live Q&A.
From the show that inspired Saban’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Ninja Sentai Kakuranger follows the rangers on a quest filled with martial arts, color costumes, giant monsters and more as they fight spectacular battles to save Earth from The Machine Empire. The marathon will be streaming episodes of the original Japanese series that inspired and provided footage for the Power Rangers franchise, presented in Japanese with English subtitles.
Join the live conversation with our panelists and other Super Sentai fans with the hashtag #Kakuranger while you watch.
Tune in and participate in the fandom on:
Ninja Sentai Kakuranger Synopsis
It’s been a long time since the great war between the Three God Generals and the Youkai, an ancient race of monstrous spirits. Since then, imprisoned in a cave protected by the mystical Seal Door, their leader Daimaou and his Youkai army wait, planning for the day they can finally strike. That day has arrived and it is up to the Kakurangers, along with the Three God Generals, to defeat the Youkai before Daimaou’s villainy destroys Earth!
List of Episodes
Ninja Sentai Kakuranger: We Are Ninja
Ninja Sentai Kakuranger: A Dangerous Lady
Ninja Sentai Kakuranger: American Ninja
Ninja Sentai Kakuranger: The Youkai Policeman
Ninja Sentai Kakuranger: The Uneven Strange Games
Ninja Sentai Kakuranger: The Eyeball Prince!
Ninja Sentai Kakuranger: The Huge One
Shout! Factory TV’s Super Sentai Spectacular: Kakuranger will be streaming from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (PT) on Saturday May 20th at http://www.shoutfactorytv.com/ and on Pluto TV, CH 512. For mobile, tablet and connected TV devices the marathon is accessible via the Pluto TV app. The marathon is also available via Pluto TV in the living room (Roku, Amazon’s Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Android TV devices, Chromecast and Apple Airplay), on the go (apps for iOS, Android and Amazon) and at your fingertips on PC’s, Mac’s or on the web.
After fans have watched the first episodes here, all 53 episodes of Ninja Sentai Kakuranger will be available on Shout! Factory TV for evergreen streaming following the marathon.
Tags: Power Rangers, Super Sentai