We have even more details and some new images to share with you on the upcoming Power Rangers Megaforce
! Before we continue, a huge special thanks to Fury Diamond
of Samurai Cast Blog
for all the information and pictures he's taken. Without his effort there'd still be a lot of questions waiting to be answered.
Click the title of the story to check out some more new images of Power Rangers Megaforce!
Now on to the good stuff!!
- Power Rangers Megaforce will span two seasons, 20 episodes and 2 holiday specials each, for a grand total of 44 episodes
- Power Rangers Megaforce will run through 2014
- The White Tiger MMPR Ranger in the 20th Anniversary Poster is there simply for marketing purposes, nothing more
- Goseiger adapted because Saban is "unable" to skip a season
- "Gokaiger fans will be very pleased when the time is right" - Fury Diamond upon his off-the-record conversation with Saban Brands
- Power Rangers Megaforce to have an original story compared to Super Sentai Goseiger ... for starters, the heroes are five teenage high school students. The show will still use Sentai footage, but the story will be "completely new and original". Megaforce will surprise fans.
- Placeholder name for GoseiKnight is currently RoboKnight
- RoboKnight will appear earlier in Megaforce than Goseiger
- "Megaforce Season 2 will be crazy." - Saban Brands
- Megaforce will be featured this year in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
There's a lot of information there to digest. The important thing to take away is the incorrect information from yesterday - Goseiger was NOT selected because Gokaiger is too boy-focused and features unattractive themes like plundering/looting.
Regarding some of the quotations from Saban Brands regarding Megaforce and Goseiger...
...need I remind everyone at the start of Power Rangers Samurai
, the cast was on record stating "we are different characters than the Japanese series, it's a different show entirely."
It turns out, Power Rangers Samurai is a direct episode-by-episode, line-by-line translation of Shinkenger.
Time will tell what we have in store for us. If the only change to the story is five high school teenagers compared to five angels, it's going to be a long two years. Unless of course you thoroughly enjoyed Goseiger, in which case, you must be pretty excited! (we're talking about you Sentai