Power Rangers Megaforce

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Power Rangers Megaforce
Power Rangers Megaforce logo.png
Power Rangers Super Megaforce logo.png
Top: The logo for Power Rangers Megaforce season 1
Bottom: The logo for season 2, Super Megaforce
Genre Action
Adventure
Created by Haim Saban
Toei Company
Ishimori Productions
Directed by Jonathan Tzachor
Jonathan Brough
James Barr
Yuji Noguchi
Isaac Florentine
John Laing
Charlie Haskell
Starring Andrew Gray
Ciara Hanna
John Mark Loudermilk
Christina Masterson
Azim Rizk
Cameron Jebo
Shailesh Prajapati
Ian Harcourt
Opening theme "Go Go Power Rangers"
Composer(s) Ron Wasserman (rearranged by Noam Kaniel)
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 40[1][2] (List of Megaforce episodes, List of Super Megaforce episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Jonathan Tzachor
Haim Saban (Super Megaforce)
Producer(s) Sally Campbell
Brian Casentini (Super Megaforce)
Location(s) New Zealand
Running time 23 minutes
Production company(s) SCG Power Rangers
Power Rangers Productions Ltd.
Toei Company, Ltd.
Distributor Saban Brands
MarVista Entertainment
Broadcast
Original channel Nickelodeon
Original run February 2, 2013 (2013-02-02) – November 22, 2014 (2014-11-22)
Chronology
Preceded by Power Rangers Super Samurai
Followed by Power Rangers Dino Charge

Power Rangers Megaforce is the twentieth season of the long-running American children's television program Power Rangers. The show is produced by SCG Power Rangers and began airing on Nickelodeon on February 2, 2013.[3] The show will be part of the Power Rangers 20th anniversary.[1][2][4][5][6][7][8][9] Kidscreen reported that Megaforce will feature "the return of many historic Rangers."[10] Megaforce uses footage, costumes, and props from the Japanese Super Sentai Series Tensou Sentai Goseiger.

The second season, and twenty-first overall, is called Power Rangers Super Megaforce[11] and premiered on February 15, 2014.[12] Super Megaforce uses footage, costumes, and props from Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger.

Promotion[edit]

The Megaforce Power Rangers appeared at the 2012 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, along with the past Red Rangers from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers through Power Rangers Super Samurai. The Rangers' Super Megaforce forms later appeared alongside the Mighty Morphin' Rangers during the 2013 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Story[edit]

Season One[edit]

The Megaforce cast at the Power Rangers fan convention Power Morphicon in 2012.

When the evil Warstar aliens attack Earth, the supernatural guardian Gosei, assigned to protect the Earth by Zordon, and his faithful robot assistant Tensou recruit five teenagers with attitude to combat the invading forces. Equipped with powers that grant them mastery over martial arts and other forms of combat, the teenagers transform into the latest champions of good: The Power Rangers Megaforce.[13]

Season Two[edit]

In the second Super Megaforce season, when an alien armada led by Prince Vekar plans to invade the Earth, Gosei gives the Megaforce Rangers new Morphers and special keys to allow them to become the Super Megaforce Rangers and also imbues them with the power to transform into any past Power Rangers.[14]

Cast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dickson, Jeremy (August 30, 2012). "MarVista unveils new Power Rangers Megaforce series". KidScreen. Retrieved September 8, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Whittock, Jesse (August 29, 2012). "MarVista powers up for Mip". C21Media. Retrieved September 8, 2012. 
  3. ^ Ross, Robyn (January 16, 2013). "Exclusive: Find Out When Power Rangers Megaforce Premieres and Get a First Look at the Cast". TV Guide. Retrieved January 16, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Saban Celebrates Power Rangers, Paul Frank". License Show Daily. June 12, 2012. Retrieved September 8, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Saban Creates Power Rangers Avatars". LicenseMag. July 19, 2012. Retrieved September 8, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Cynopsis: Kids! 06/12/12". Cynopsis. June 12, 2012. Retrieved September 8, 2012. 
  7. ^ Whittock, Jesse (June 12, 2012). "Power Rangers unveil Megaforce, C5 deal". C21Media. Retrieved September 8, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Saban Brands inks deals with Mattel, Pan Am". Los Angeles Business Journal. June 13, 2012. Retrieved September 8, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Comic-Con Takes Over San Diego". LicenseMag. Jul 12, 2012. Retrieved September 8, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Kidscreen May/June 2012 (page 54)". kidscreen.com. 
  11. ^ "Power Rangers | Saban Brands Saban Brands". Sabanbrands.com. 2013-06-14. Retrieved 2013-06-18. 
  12. ^ "Power Rangers Super Megaforce : Super Megaforce". Zap2It. Retrieved 2014-02-07. 
  13. ^ "Saban Brands' Power Rangers Megaforce to Premiere on Nickelodeon in Early 2013". PR Newswire. June 11, 2012. Retrieved December 30, 2012. 
  14. ^ "Nickelodeon to Debut Saban’s Power Rangers Super Megaforce in 2014". 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-06-18. 

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