Sunday, May 17, 2009

Ranger Profile: Kakuranger NinjaRed

Kakuranger NinjaRed

Sasuke (サスケ, Sasuke) / NinjaRed (ニンジャレッド, Ninjareddo)

Sasuke is 26 years old and a descendant of Sarutobi Sasuke. The most agile member of the team. He is a reckless young man who's hot to go out and drag the others into the enemy battle. He screws up many times. However, he doesn't reflect on his errors and is good-hearted and loyal. No matter how great the enemy, he won't budge. He likes fireworks.

* Shinobi Knuckle: Red Slicer (レッドスライサー, Reddo Suraisā)
* Ninja Magic: Bunshin
* Special Attacks: Hidden Style Full Moon Slash (隠流・満月斬り, Kakure Ryū Mangetsu Kiri), Hidden Style Thunder Cut (隠流・雷鳴斬, Kakure Ryū Raimei Kiri)
* He corresponds to Sun Wukong of Saiyuki in Journey to the West.
* He is named after a famous ninja in Japanese culture. Sasuke is from the legendary ninja Sarutobi Sasuke, the most famous member of the Sanada Ten Braves, whose family name means "monkey jump".
* Teruaki Ogawa, who played the role of Sasuke, later came back in the Super Sentai franchise in the role of Black Knight/Hyuuga from the 1998 Sentai series Seijuu Sentai Gingaman.


  1. The 3rd photo is Black Ninja/Jiraiya (Kein Kosugi).

  2. You're right! Thank you very much for pointing out that mistake. I moved the image over to Jiraiya's profile.