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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Akibaranger Season 2 Plot And New Villains Revealed

A recently held event for the upcoming Hikonin Sentai Akibaranger Season 2 has revealed more details and information which includes new villains, an exciting plot twist and the new AkibaBlue.

The plot takes place 9 months after the downfall of the Evil Group Stema Otsu Corporation. Nobuo Akagi is still working as a delivery man when one day stumbles upon a sentai toy store and saw the that the MMZ-01 is being sold as a DX AkibaLaser while the Inordinate Cannon as the DX MeteorCannon. Did the UNOFFICIAL Sentai Akibaranger became official heroes without knowing it themselves? What could this possibly mean? Could something have happened to the real official heroes!?

Schoolgirl Luna Iwashimizu joins in as the New AkibaBlue and dreams to become an idol. No longer a businesswoman, Yumeria also comes back as AkibaYellow with the MMZ-01 to become the trio, Akibarangers.

New villains will emerge in the form of General Two, the leader of “New Dimensional Intellect Remodeling Underground True Empire of Baros lol” (新次元頭脳改造地下真帝国バロスw). He creates figures of monsters and sends the into Delusion World. Malshina seems to have joined the True Empire of Baros lol, and uses a Moya Moya Z-Cune.

The name of the new group a reference and combination of the villain organizations from Bioman (New Empire Gear), Jetman (Dimensional War Party Vyram), Liveman (Armed Brain Army Volt), Flashman (Reconstructive Experiment Empire Mess), Maskman (Underground Empire Tube) and Dynaman (Tailed-People Clan Jashinka Empire). In addition, Ryo Horikawa (Dragon Ball Z's Vegeta), the guy who will play as General Two, is a fan of Super Sentai and his favorite villains is General Kar from Dynaman, from which his suit is based.

Furthermore, a new trailer was shown in the event featuring some scenes from the first episode, which should be available to the public in the coming days. The new theme song will be entitled “Akibaranger Season Two” and will be sung by Haruko Momoi, Yukio Yamagata and MoJo.

Masato Wada (AkibaRed), Karin Ogino (AkibaYellow), Honoka (Malsheena) and Maaya Uchida (Hiroyo Hakasa), Kozue Aikawa (Kozkoz) are confirmed to return on the second season. However, Kyoko Hinami will be replaced by 14 year old Shione Sawada, the new AkibaBlue/Luna Iwashimizu. In addition, a new character, General Two will be played by Ryo Horikawa (Dragon Ball Z's Vegeta). Hikonin Sentai Akibaranger Season 2 airs this April 5th.

Read the rest of the interviews during the event through HJU.


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