Hey, so new rumors about the next Sentai series Tokumei Sentai Gobuster popped up last night, and it seems that the real theme of the show could be bounty hunters. According to the latest rumors, the team will start off with three members, (as been the recent tradition with series following anniversary series), Shoki Ryo a.k.a CrimeBuster (Red), Aizawa Aberu a.k.a. OniBuster (Yellow), and Nami a.k.a. AlienBuster (Blue). If true, this would be the first time since Dairanger that their team designations wouldn’t involve their individual color.
Also “revealed” is the name of their primary enemy, Rogue Gallery, which would make sense with the bounty-hunting theme, and their leader’s name is Percy Rifuro or Percy Lefuro. Not very intimidating, but keep in mind these are rumors, so who knows what of this is true, if any of it.
And I would like to address something now that I’ve seen in other peoples comments on these “bounty hunter theme” rumors: just because they might be bounty hunters, it does not mean that this will neccessarily be another anti-hero team like Go-Kaiger (which even calling them anti-heroic wouldn’t be accurate). They could be very heroic, with any bounty collected being more of a side reward for bringing in a villain. The idea that the bounty hunter theme automatically means that their primary motivation for fighting is money is a bit far from reality. Most people in real life who become bounty hunters are usually looking for a chance to bring in wanted criminals and do good. So let’s not pass judgement on this newly revealed team until more info comes out.
-M.C., the Quantum Twin