Greetings and salutations, fellow aficionados of anime, Power Rangers, Super Sentai, and everything early 1990s to early 2000s, Antoni here. Be prepared to don those nostalgia goggles once again, everybody, because I am going to take you back to the years where my fictionalised version of Saban’s Power Rangers franchise from August 28, 1993 to August 10, 2002, with the final Saban-Era Power Ranger incarnation Wild Force airing its twenty-sixth episode before moving to Disney, would have aired on Toonami from August 28, 2000 to September 20, 2008. As to be expected, these also include the Inuranger movie tie-ins much like their real-life counterparts in the forms of 1995’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers the Movie and 1997’s Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie. Strap in for a morphenomenal ride back to your childhoods, fellow 90s to early 2000s friends, and stay glued to your television screens with some popcorn .
 
This will mark the last time I am ever going to redo this list of what I would call the Toonami Era of the Inurangers franchise, which is the Saban Era of Power Rangers franchises’s fictionalised counterpart. It is not because I do not want to do it anymore, but because I love the Saban Era of the Power Rangers even with some of its gaping flaws and moments of campiness, and, of course, I also love anime with a passion. Even looking back at the previous attempts of making the Toonami-Era Inurangers teams list, I did not know what I was thinking when assigning certain characters these particular rangers. For instance, the fact that I made Kyuzo from Samurai 7 the Inuranger version of Cole Evans of Wild Force was a decision I regretted, but I have learned from this experience, and I would gladly recast Kyuzo as a seventh ranger in Inurangers Lightspeed Rescue and reassign the Cole Evans role to none other than Ippo Makunouchi from Hajime no Ippo. Speaking of Hajime no Ippo and recasting, there will also be some recasts done, including having Ichiro Miyata be the Inurangers Turbo version of TJ Johnson among other decisions that shall gladly be rectified. Nevertheless, this is still going to be a whole lot of fun because at least they are in their right roles, with select entries still maintaining their right casting.
 
Ever since re-evaluating and re-organising the Toonami-era Inurangers teams, I have also become a lot stricter in terms of one cast of seven members per incarnation. As I stated before, I am not going by the real-life Super Sentai/Power Rangers franchise of having mostly five to eventually six members per incarnation but a total of seven members, for the colours of red, green, white, black, blue, yellow, and pink shall remain intact as the primary Inuranger colours, although incarnations such as In Space, Lightspeed Rescue, Time Force, and Wild Force would mix up the colour scheme. For instance, Mighty Morphin Inurangers Seasons 1 until 3 will still have the same cast of seven rangers, while Zeo and subsequent seasons would have entirely new casts of seven rangers, although there will be some members of Inurangers Turbo who are going to end up in the In Space incarnation. Therefore, the strict rule of seven members per Inurangers incarnation prevails.
 
I would also like to have a word about composite and decomposite characters because this is something I could have addressed a little bit more verbosely when I was doing these Inurangers lists. Because there are seven members per Inurangers incarnation in total, there will be occasions where the traits of certain characters would also be inhabited by the characters I have chosen to be the specific colour of Inuranger. This especially holds the most weight in Mighty Morphin Inurangers, but is also true for Inurangers In Space, Inurangers Lightspeed Rescue, and Inurangers Time Force to a certain extent. For instance, Sesshoumaru the White Mighty Morphin Inuranger and Shuran the Green Mighty Morphin Inuranger are decomposite characters of Tommy Oliver’s tenure as the Green Ranger from MMPR Seasons 1 to 2 and the White Ranger from MMPR Seasons 2 to 3, with the former leaning towards more on Tommy Oliver’s entire persona and the latter bearing most traits from Tommy’s clone/”twin” Tom from “Return of the Green Ranger”. Inuyasha, Hakkaku, Ginta, Ayame, and Shunran are going to receive the composite character treatment, and you will find out which composite character combinations suit them the most. So, do not expect any Peace Conferences or International Gymnastics deals or what have you to occur in any of these instances, especially with what specifically happened to Walter Emanuel Jones, Thuy Trang, and Austin St. John during their tenure on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Besides, the less said about what happened during their time with payment and their demand for unionisation the better because that is quite the can of worms several Power Rangers fans could never shake off.
 
There will also be instances where certain allies to the Power Rangers in canon would find themselves being rangers themselves as embodied by the chosen characters, such as the likes of Billy the former Blue Mighty Morphin Power Ranger from Zeo as the White Gold Ranger, Alex Drake the first Red Time Force Ranger joining in the team as the Crimson Time Ranger, Ms. Angela Fairweather from Lightspeed Rescue participating as the Chromium Lightspeed Rescue Ranger, and Princess Shayla from Wild Force becoming more active as the Emerald Deer Ranger all embodied by the characters I have chosen for them. They will essentially contribute far more than any viewer or hardcore Power Rangers let alone Super Sentai fan can ever bargain for. Additionally, there are also some mixes as to which character I would assign for which specific ranger, especially since I would assign Toran from Inuyasha as the first female Red Inuranger in Inurangers Zeo with Mika Seido from Geneshaft as the second female Red Inuranger for In Space following suit, Botan from YuYu Hakusho as the first female White Ranger in the miniseries Mighty Morphin Makai Rangers, Keiko Yukimura from YuYu Hakusho as the first female Green Ranger in that same miniseries, and Enju from Inuyasha as the first female Blue Inuranger in Inurangers Zeo.
 
With that said, it is time to morph into action once more. Say it with me now, everybody. It’s Morphin’ Time! Shift into Turbo! Let’s rocket! Go galactic! Lightspeed Rescue! Time for Time Force! Wild access!
 
Mighty Morphin Inurangers Season 1 (2000)
  • Inuyasha from Inuyasha the 18-year-old Red Tyrannosaurus Ranger version of Jason Lee Scott voiced by Richard Ian Cox
  • Shuran from Inuyasha the 18-year-old Green Dragonzord Ranger version of Tommy Oliver voiced by Scott Logie
  • Sesshoumaru from Inuyasha the 19-year-old White Tigerzord Ranger version of Tommy Oliver voiced by David Kaye
  • Hakkaku from Inuyasha the 17-year-old Black Mastodon Ranger version of Zack Taylor voiced by Alistair Abell
  • Ginta from Inuyasha the 17-year-old Blue Triceratops Ranger version of Billy Cranston voiced by Paul Dobson
  • Ayame from Inuyasha the 15-year-old Yellow Sabre-Toothed Ranger version of Trini Kwan voiced by Natalie Walters
  • Shunran from Inuyasha the 13-year-old Pink Pterodactyl Ranger version of Kimberly Ann Hart voiced by Jocelyne Loewen
 
Mighty Morphin Inurangers Season 2 (2001)
  • Inuyasha from Inuyasha the 19-year-old Red Tyrannosaurus Ranger version of Jason Lee Scott and Rocky DeSantos voiced by Richard Ian Cox
  • Shuran from Inuyasha the 19-year-old Green Dragonzord Ranger version of Tommy Oliver and Tom Oliver voiced by Scott Logie
  • Sesshoumaru from Inuyasha the 20-year-old White Tigerzord Ranger version of Tommy Oliver voiced by David Kaye
  • Hakkaku from Inuyasha the 18-year-old Black Mastodon Ranger version of Zack Taylor and Billy Cranston voiced by Alistair Abell
  • Ginta from Inuyasha the 18-year-old Blue Triceratops Ranger version of Billy Cranston and Adam Park voiced by Paul Dobson
  • Ayame from Inuyasha the 16-year-old Yellow Sabre-Toothed Ranger version of Trini Kwan and Aisha Campbell voiced by Natalie Walters
  • Shunran from Inuyasha the 14-year-old Pink Pterodactyl Ranger version of Kimberly Ann Hart voiced by Jocelyne Loewen
 
Mighty Morphin Inurangers the Movie (2001)
  • Inuyasha from Inuyasha the 19-year-old Red Tyrannosaurus Ranger version of Jason Lee Scott and Rocky DeSantos voiced by Richard Ian Cox
  • Shuran from Inuyasha the 19-year-old Green Dragonzord Ranger version of Tommy Oliver voiced by Scott Logie
  • Sesshoumaru from Inuyasha the 20-year-old White Tigerzord Ranger version of Tommy Oliver voiced by David Kaye
  • Hakkaku from Inuyasha the 18-year-old Black Mastodon Ranger version of Zack Taylor and Billy Cranston voiced by Alistair Abell
  • Ginta from Inuyasha the 18-year-old Blue Triceratops Ranger version of Billy Cranston and Adam Park voiced by Paul Dobson
  • Ayame from Inuyasha the 16-year-old Yellow Sabre-Toothed Ranger version of Trini Kwan and Aisha Campbell voiced by Natalie Walters
  • Shunran from Inuyasha the 14-year-old Pink Pterodactyl Ranger version of Kimberly Ann Hart voiced by Jocelyne Loewen
 
Mighty Morphin Inurangers Season 3 (2001–2002)
  • Inuyasha from Inuyasha the 19 to 20-year-old Red Tyrannosaurus Ranger version of Jason Lee Scott and Rocky DeSantos voiced by Richard Ian Cox
  • Shuran from Inuyasha the 19 to 20-year-old Green Dragonzord Ranger version of Tommy Oliver voiced by Scott Logie
  • Sesshoumaru from Inuyasha the 20 to 21-year-old White Tigerzord Ranger version of Tommy Oliver voiced by David Kaye
  • Hakkaku from Inuyasha the 18 to 19-year-old Black Mastodon Ranger version of Zack Taylor and Billy Cranston voiced by Alistair Abell
  • Ginta from Inuyasha the 18 to 19-year-old Blue Triceratops Ranger version of Billy Cranston and Adam Park voiced by Paul Dobson
  • Ayame from Inuyasha the 16 to 17-year-old Yellow Sabre-Toothed Ranger version of Trini Kwan and Aisha Campbell voiced by Natalie Walters
  • Shunran from Inuyasha the 14 to 15-year-old Pink Pterodactyl Ranger version of Kimberly Ann Hart and Katherine “Kat” Hillard voiced by Jocelyne Loewen
 
Mighty Morphin Makai Rangers (2002)
  • Yusuke Urameshi from YuYu Hakusho the 25-year-old Red Makai Ranger version of Aurico voiced by Justin Cook
  • Botan from YuYu Hakusho the 24-year-old White Makai Ranger version of Delphine voiced by Cynthia Cranz
  • Kazuma Kuwabara from YuYu Hakusho the 25-year-old Yellow Makai Ranger version of Tideus voiced by Christopher R. Sabat
  • Kurama from YuYu Hakusho the 25-year-old Blue Makai Ranger version of Cestro voiced by John Burgmeier
  • Hiei from YuYu Hakusho the 25-year-old Black Makai Ranger version of Corcus voiced by Chuck Huber
  • Keiko Yukimura from YuYu Hakusho the 24-year-old Green Makai Ranger version of Dulcea voiced by Laura Bailey
  • Yukina from YuYu Hakusho the 24-year-old Pink Makai Ranger version of Cestria voiced by Jessica Dismuke
 
Inurangers Zeo (2002)
  • Toran from Inuyasha the 20-year-old Zeo Ranger V Red version of Tommy Oliver voiced by Alison Matthews
  • Kuranosuke Takeda from Inuyasha the 22-year-old Zeo Ranger VI Black Gold version of Jason Lee Scott voiced by Ted Cole
  • Kisuke from Inuyasha the 21-year-old Zeo Ranger VII White Gold version of Billy Cranston voiced by Colin Murdock
  • Enju from Inuyasha the 17-year-old Zeo Ranger III Blue version of Rocky DeSantos voiced by Rebecca Shoichet
  • Karan from Inuyasha the 16-year-old Zeo Ranger IV Green version of Adam Park voiced by Maggie Blue O’Hara
  • Sakurako Yukihira from Detective School Q the 16-year-old Zeo Ranger II Yellow version of Tanya Sloan voiced by Kari Wahlgren
  • Kuniko Touya from Detective School Q the 14-year-old Zeo Ranger I Pink version of Katherine Hillard voiced by Mela Lee
 
Turbo: An Inurangers Movie (2003)
  • Toran from Inuyasha the 21-year-old Red Lightning Turbo Ranger version of Tommy Oliver voiced by Alison Matthews
  • Shinosuke from Inuyasha the 22-year-old Black Phantom Turbo Ranger version of the Phantom Ranger voiced by Trevor Devall
  • Wakana from Inuyasha the 19-year-old White Centurion version of the Blue Senturion voiced by Sayaka Ohara
  • Masaru Aoki from Hajime no Ippo the 21-year-old Green Desert Thunder Turbo Ranger version of Adam Park voiced by Stephen Apostollina
  • Sakurako Yukihira from Detective School Q the 17-year-old Yellow Dune Star Turbo Ranger version of Tanya Sloan voiced by Kari Wahlgren
  • Kuniko Touya from Detective School Q the 15-year-old Pink Wind Chaser Turbo version of Katherine Hillard voiced by Mela Lee
  • Kazuma Narusawa from Detective School Q the 12-year-old Blue Mountain Blaster Turbo Ranger version of Justin Stewart voiced by Jessica D. Stone
 
Inurangers Turbo Episodes 1 to 19 (2003)
  • Toran from Inuyasha the 21-year-old Red Lightning Turbo Ranger version of Tommy Oliver voiced by Alison Matthews
  • Shinosuke from Inuyasha the 22-year-old Black Phantom Turbo Ranger version of the Phantom Ranger voiced by Trevor Devall
  • Wakana from Inuyasha the 19-year-old White Centurion version of the Blue Senturion voiced by Sayaka Ohara
  • Masaru Aoki from Hajime no Ippo the 21-year-old Green Desert Thunder Turbo Ranger version of Adam Park voiced by Stephen Apostollina
  • Sakurako Yukihira from Detective School Q the 17-year-old Yellow Dune Star Turbo Ranger version of Tanya Sloan voiced by Kari Wahlgren
  • Kuniko Touya from Detective School Q the 15-year-old Pink Wind Chaser Turbo version of Katherine Hillard voiced by Mela Lee
  • Kazuma Narusawa from Detective School Q the 12-year-old Blue Mountain Blaster Turbo Ranger version of Justin Stewart voiced by Jessica D. Stone
 
Inurangers Turbo Episodes 20 to 45 (2003)
  • Ichiro Miyata from Hajime no Ippo the 19-year-old Red Lightning Turbo Ranger version of Theodore Jay “TJ” Jarvis Johnson voiced by Jason Palmer
  • Mamoru Takamura from Hajime no Ippo the 23-year-old Black Phantom Ranger version of the Phantom Ranger voiced by Eddie Frierson
  • Tatsuya Kimura from Hajime no Ippo the 21-year-old White Centurion Ranger version of the Blue Senturion voiced by Grant George
  • Hige from Wolf’s Rain the 18-year-old Green Desert Thunder Turbo Ranger version of Carlos Vallerte voiced by Joshua Seth
  • Myu from Wolf’s Rain the 14-year-old Yellow Dune Star Turbo Ranger version of Ashley Hammond voiced by Julie Maddalena
  • Luna from Ultra Maniac the 14-year-old Pink Wind Chaser Turbo version of Cassie Chan voiced by Sandy Fox
  • Kazuma Narusawa from Detective School Q the 12-year-old Blue Mountain Blaster Turbo Ranger version of Justin Stewart voiced by Jessica D. Stone
 
Inurangers in Space (2004)
  • Mika Seido from Geneshaft the 19-year-old Red Space Ranger version of Andros voiced by Amanda Winn Lee
  • Mitsuhide Kuroda the 22-year-old Green Space Ranger version of Theodore Jay “TJ” Jarvis Johnson voiced by Jason Palmer
  • Ichise from Texhnolyze the 20-year-old Blue Space Ranger Theodore Jay “TJ” Jarvis Johnson and Carlos Vallerte voiced by Justin Gross
  • Kiba from Wolf’s Rain the 19-year-old Black Space Ranger version of Carlos Vallerte voiced by Johnny Yong Bosch
  • Takako Kawashima from Shootfighter Tekken the 19-year-old Silver Space Ranger version of Zhane voiced by Michele Knotz
  • Ran from Texhnolyze the 15-year-old Yellow Space Ranger version of Ashley Hammond
  • Cheza from Wolf’s Rain the 14-year-old Pink Space Ranger version of Cassie Chan
 
Inurangers Lost Galaxy (2005)
  • Baki Hanma from Baki the Grappler the 23-year-old Galaxy Red Ranger version of Leo Corbett voiced by Robert McCollum
  • David Eagle from Hajime no Ippo the 25-year-old Galaxy Black Magna Defender Ranger version of Mike Corbett voiced by Greg Abbey
  • Akira Shigeta from Hajime no Ippo the 21-year-old Galaxy Green Ranger version of Damon Henderson voiced by Marc Thompson
  • Kintaro Touyama from Detective School Q the 21-year-old Galaxy Blue Ranger version of Kai Chen voiced by Sam Riegel
  • Rosé Thomas from Fullmetal Alchemist the 19-year-old Galaxy White Ranger version of Kendrix Morgan voiced by Colleen Clinkenbeard
  • Winry Rockbell from Fullmetal Alchemist the 17-year-old Galaxy Yellow Ranger version of Maya voiced by Caitlin Glass
  • Maya Orihara from Ultra Maniac the 16-year-old Galaxy Pink Ranger version of Karone voiced by Philece Sampler
 
Inurangers Lightspeed Rescue (2006)
  • Alexander Volg Zangief from Hajime no Ippo the 23-year-old Red Lightspeed Rescue Ranger version of Carter Grayson voiced by Dave Wittenberg
  • Tsume from Wolf’s Rain the 25-year-old Green Lightspeed Rescue Ranger version of Joel Rawlings voiced by Crispin Freeman
  • Kenta Kobashi from Hajime no Ippo the 22-year-old Blue Lightspeed Rescue Ranger version of Chad Lee voiced by Richard Cansino
  • Kyuzo from Samurai 7 the 22-year-old Titanium Lightspeed Rescue Ranger version of Ryan Mitchell voiced by Sonny Strait
  • Blue from Wolf’s Rain the 23-year-old Chromium Lightspeed Rescue Ranger version of Ms. Angela Fairweather voiced by Jessica Straus
  • Ayu Tateishi from Ultra Maniac the 17-year-old Yellow Lightspeed Rescue Ranger version of Kelsey Winslow voiced by Stephanie Sheh
  • Nina Sakura from Ultra Maniac the 17-year-old Pink Lightspeed Rescue Ranger version of Dana Mitchell voiced by Carrie Savage
 
Inurangers Time Force (2007)
  • Kiichi “Kiibo” Miyaza from Shootfighter Tekken the 24-year-old Red Time Force Ranger version of Wesley “Wes” Collins voiced by Michael Sinterniklaas
  • Takeshi Sendo from Hajime no Ippo the 24-year-old Crimson Time Force Ranger version of Alex Drake voiced by Doug Erholtz
  • Ryoma Sakamoto from Shura no Toki the 25-year-old Quantum Time Force Ranger version of Eric Myers voiced by Marc Diraison
  • Ryuichi Hayami from Hajime no Ippo the 24-year-old Blue Time Force Ranger version of Lucas Kendall voiced by Nathan Smythe
  • Manabu Itagaki from Hajime no Ippo the 21-year-old Green Time Force Ranger version of Trip Regis voiced by Wayne Grayson
  • Megumi Manami from Detective School Q the 18-year-old Yellow Time Force Ranger version of Katie Walker voiced by Veronica Taylor
  • Kaoru Ichinose from Detective School Q the 18-year-old Pink Time Force Ranger version of Jennifer “Jen” Scotts voiced by Tara Jayne Sands
 
Inurangers Wild Force (2008)
  • Ippo Makunouchi from Hajime no Ippo the 24-year-old Red Lion Ranger version of Cole Evans voiced by Steve Staley
  • Heihachi Hayashida from Samurai 7 the 23-year-old Black Bison Ranger version of Danny Delgado voiced by Greg Ayres
  • Katsushiro Okamoto from Samurai 7 the 22-year-old Blue Shark Ranger version of Max Cooper voiced by Sean Michael Teague
  • Chrono from Chrono Crusade the 22-year-old Lunar Wolf Ranger version of Merrick Balton voiced by Greg Ayres
  • Rosette Christopher from Chrono Crusade the 21-year-old Emerald Deer Ranger version of Princess Shayla voiced by Hilary Haag
  • Rose Anderson from Solty Rei the 21-year-old Yellow Eagle Ranger version of Taylor Earhardt voiced by Colleen Clinkenbeard
  • Solty Revant from Solty Rei the 19-year-old White Tiger Ranger version of Alyssa Enrilé voiced by Carrie Savage
 
There you have it, ladies and gentlemen. The fully revised and thoroughly polished version of the Toonami-era Inuranger teams. It just shows that anybody can be an Inuranger. Even the usually male-dominant Red Rangers can be taken on by women, most notably Toran and Mika, which is my way of saying that, if the Inurangers existed on Toonami, viewers would not have to wait for A-Squad’s Charlie from Power Rangers SPD let alone Lauren Shiba from Power Rangers Samurai for the first female Red Ranger to grace the screen.
 
While I would love to do the Adult Swim-Era of Inurangers teams one day, i.e. from Ninja Storm to RPM, which serves as the fictional counterpoint to the real-life Disney-Era Power Rangers teams, I am going to have to put it on the backburner for a while. In fact, I am a lot more excited to list down the Toonami-Era Inurangers Team-Ups as a fictional counterpoint to the real-life Saban-Era Power Rangers Team-Ups.
 
I hope you all enjoyed this, and I will see you in the next submission. Take care, stay safe, and may the power protect you, everybody.

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