Movie Wars 2011: Ankh Returns?!!

The finale to Kamen Rider OOO was quite amazing. The only part of it that most people didn’t like was Ankh’s death at the end of the final fight scene. And his death has left many to ask what they plan on doing for the next Movie Wars now that Ankh was gone and the Core Medals were destroyed. Well, it looks like Ankh might just make a return in the next Movie Wars!

Did you mean?

Speculation came after he posted this pic of himself with the Ankh haristyle on his personal blog. While the associated post talked about thanking people for watching the show, some have wondered whether this was a sign that Ankh would be making a return.

I’m not sure about that, but it does turn out that they had planned on killing of Ankh from the very beginning! In an interview with Hyper Hobby magazine, producer Takebe Naomi, with Watanabe Shu, discussed how they had planned to get rid of Ankh from the very beginning, how they had planned on sealing him away at first, and how they never even discussed the possibility of bringing him back!

They also talked about Eiji’s background a little bit, how he is a politician’s son who uses his mother’s maiden name to avoid being recognized, and how he has an older politician brother (even Shu didn’t know that).

Shu wanted to get into more action stuff himself in the show, but they were never able to add anything like that to the show, Takebe agreed to discuss doing that with him and the production staff for the next Movie Wars. Maybe they’ll talk about reviving Ankh while they’re at it.

-M.C., the Quantum Twin

Black Condor Returns!: Talk about Once a Ranger…

Well here’s some Go-Kaiger news nobody saw coming: Wakamatsu Toshihide, who played Yuki Gai/Black Condor in Choujin Sentai Jetman, will appear in Go-Kaiger as a revived Yuki Gai!

According to Wakamatsu’s official blog, he will be making his comeback in the Jetman tribute episode, with Inoue Toshiki writing the script. Here’s part the official post:

井上敏樹氏脚本にて。
『海賊戦隊 ゴーカイジャー』に結城凱 復活します!乞うご期待!!            Translated: Yuki Gai will be revived in Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger! Please look forward to
it!!

Here are a couple of links for this:

http://guy-w.bbs.coocan.jp/
http://homepage3.nifty.com/guy-w/episode.html

No word on when the Jetman tribute will be, but I can already tell that this is going to be EPIC!

And with all of these killed-off heroes making a comeback in the show, this really does bring a whole meaning to “Once a Ranger, Always a Ranger”. 😛

-M.C., the Quantum Twin