List of Sentai References in Gokaiger

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Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger is the 35th anniversary of Toei's Super Sentai series. To celebrate it, Toei created a year-long series dedicated to looking back upon the previous 34 years of Super Sentai history.

This is a list of references to previous Sentai series.

The list for this was generated from this thread on the forums

1:

  • The Gokai Galleon crew visits Snack Safari, which was also in Taiyo Sentai Sun Vulcan, serving as a front for Sun Vulcan's headquarters.

2:

  • When the Gokaiger search for someone dressed in black, they see nearly everyone around them dressed in black. One of which is a Kuroko from Samurai Sentai Shinkenger sweeping the ground (behind a couple of nuns).
  • Navi's catchphrase, "What to do? What to do? What would you do if it were you?" is taken from the lyrics of the Denshi Sentai Denjiman ending theme "Denjiman ni Makasero".
  • Just before the boy is about to get kicked off the building after losing to the Action Commander, he clutches his stomach, and this scene is shot the same way as Juuzou's scene is shot in Shinkenger Act 26, a minute before Takeru gets cut so as to kill him, when they cross swords.

3:

  • The episode title, Transforming Courage into Magic ~Maagi Magi Go Gokai~, follows the format of Mahou Sentai MagiRanger episode titles which include a spell in them.
  • The clothes of Kai are the same as in the final episode of Mahou Sentai MagiRanger.
  • Kai is helped by Flagel in order to be able to put the two Gokaiger through a series of tests. Flagel is the Heavenly Saint from which Kai as MagiRed draws his power.

4:

The signboards.
  • As Joe and Ahim leave a shopping center, the center's signboard shows nine stores; all of which are Super Sentai references:
    • Upper left block: Chuuka Shokudou Sankai Kaku/Shanghai Pavilion Chinese Restaurant (Gosei Sentai DaiRanger)
    • Upper center block: Kyouryuu-Ya/Dino House (Bakuryuu Sentai Abaranger)
    • Upper right block: SCRTC (Jyuken Sentai GekiRanger)
    • Middle left block: Ikkan Kenjou Kin no Sushi/Ikkan Kenjou Gold Sushi (Samurai Sentai Shinkenger)
    • Middle center block: Tomorrow Research (Mirai Sentai TimeRanger)
    • Middle right block: Wagashiya Imochou/Japanese Confectionery Imochou (Gekisou Sentai CarRanger)
    • Lower left block: Shinobi Crepe (Ninja Sentai Kakuranger)
    • Lower center block: Game Riribabita (Denji Sentai Megaranger)
    • Lower right block: Snack Gon (Himitsu Sentai GoRanger)
  • The 5 Ranger Keys Joe used for the Final Wave "Blue Slash" are all from water-element users.

5:

  • The episode title comprises of just English words, similar to Tokusou Sentai DekaRanger's titles.
  • Gokai Full Blast is a reference to the name of the Dekaranger movie, Tokusou Sentai DekaRanger The Movie: Full Blast Action.

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  • When Komaki flashes her father's black credit card, it reads "CJX" - an abbreviation of "Cyclone Joker Xtreme" from Kamen Rider W. The card's bottom right logo references Cyclone Joker's green and black colors. On the left of the card is a Dopant Gaia Memory port. The card also says "Member since 2009", which is the year Kamen Rider W aired.

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  • The episode title, Nikiniki! Kenpou Training, follows the format of JyuKen Sentai GekiRanger episode titles, which include one of Jan's onomatopoeic phrases in them. It is also a reference to JyuKen Sentai GekiRanger's 1st episode, NIKINIKI! GekiJyuKen.
  • The main villian of the episode, Pacha Kamaq the 13th, is the descendant of the main villian in the GekiRanger vs. Boukenger crossover, Pacha Kamaq the 12th.
  • Jan (GekiRed) is still wearing the golden ball around his neck. The ball he took the liberty to guard after they seal the big bad (Long) in the ball in the last Geki episode.
  • Jan said "ZunZun" at the end. He said the same thing in the last GekiRanger episode, meaning passing down Jyuken from teacher to student. In this episode, it was a reference to teaching Don and Ahim.

8:

  • The Gokaiger use the GoggleV ranger keys. After they change back to Gokaiger, Marvelous says "Stop the battle!", which is the name of the Dai Sentai GoggleV ending theme.

9:

  • The name of the episode is Lion, Run! (獅子、走る Shishi, Kakeru). Shishi Kakeru is also the name of GaoRed. The episode title is also a reference to first episode of Hyakujyu Sentai GaoRanger, Lion, Roar! (獅子、吼える!!).
  • In GaoRanger, Kakeru (Gaored) owns a Golden Retriever called "Choco". In this episode the puppy in the clinic is a golden retriever, and there are posters of golden retrievers on the wall.

10:

  • The way the trump cards, coming from the Gokaiger, stick onto Yokubariido's chest is a reference to trump cards sticking onto the first six 'Devil' MOTW in J.A.K.Q. Dengekitai. Furthermore, the Joker trump card has the J.A.K.Q. symbol on it.
  • At various instances during the episode, Yokubariido's trump cards include sketches of Waruzuru Giru on the Clover King card, Insaan on the Heart Queen card, Zangyack's symbol on the Joker card, and also part of Zangyack's symbol on the back of all cards.

11:

  • The episode title follows Samurai Sentai Shinkenger's format of using kanji only.
  • The Gokaiger turn their Mobirates upside down the same way the ZyuRanger did to their DinoBuckler when they transformed.

12:

  • The episode title follows Samurai Sentai Shinkenger's format of using kanji only.

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  • The episode title references the Gekisou Sentai CarRanger's first episode "Fighting for Traffic Safety". "Fighting for Traffic Safety" is also part of Gekisou Sentai CarRanger's rollcall.
  • While introducing himself to the Gokaiger, Kyosuke Jinnai hands each of them a bottle of coffee milk - a reference to VRV Master, who was addicted to the drink.
  • Kyosuke stepping on Jealoushitto while being chased by Insaan mirrors a scene in Gekisou Sentai CarRanger vs. Ohranger, where Kyosuke was trampled by Goro Hoshino and Yuji Mita, who were chasing Bara Machine at an onsen.
  • The Gokaiger "revving" the CarRanger keys on their Mobirates is a reference to the CarRanger Accel Changer bracelets.

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  • Gokai Silver's introduction references the lyrics of the Himitsu Sentai GoRanger.

18:

  • The episode's title follows Bakuryuu Sentai Abaranger's format of using the word Abare (アバレ) in the title.
  • Gai's spirit leaving his body and entering a white light is a reference to a similar scene of Ryoga Hakua in episode 1 of Abaranger.
  • The scene where Gai talks to Abare Killer, Time Fire, and Dragon Ranger is in the same circle that the KenDan took place in Jyuken Sentai GekiRanger.
  • AbareKiller, DragonRanger, TimeFire. The common point for all 3 is that they are all the anti-hero type, a 6th ranger, and they all end up dead in their respective series. All three are also dinosaur related. Abaranger and ZyuRanger are dinosaur themed. TimeFire's mecha (V-Rex) is a modelled after T-Rex.
  • GouJyuJin's name is a reference to Kyouryuu Sentai ZyuRanger's DaiZyuJin and GouRyuuJin, which were also dinosaur themed mecha.
  • Gai/GokaiSilver transforms for the first time after having joined the Gokaiger in a dump site, the same place where Genta/ShinkenGold had transformed for the first time after he had joined the Shinkenger in Samurai Sentai Shinkenger. Coincidentally, the episode in which this happened was number 18 in both shows.

19:

  • After Gokai Silver has his Gokai Buckle linked to the Gokai Treanger Box, he summons the Kiba Ranger Key. Gosei Sentai DaiRanger is Junya Ikeda's favorite Super Sentai series.

20:

  • The episode title, The Lost Forest (迷いの森), follows the format of Seijyu Sentai Gingaman's episode titles, with a word followed by no (の) and then another word.
  • The box of donuts is a reference to Gingaman, as Hikaru/Ginga Yellow was addicted to Mister Donut donuts.
  • In the final scene, Ryouma says "They go in running." when referring to the Gokaiger, words referencing Seijuu Sentai Gingaman's opening theme lyrics.

21:

  • The Yomi Heart Precious is a reference to the Goadom Heart Precious from GoGo Sentai Boukenger.
  • Ryuoun is a returning villain from GoGo Sentai Boukenger.
  • At the end Akashi/BoukenRed is talking about AkaRed, as if he personally knows him, a reference to Boukenger vs. Super Sentai.

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  • While the episode itself is a tribute to Kyuukyuu Sentai GoGoV, it also pays tribute to the other sibling-themed Super Sentai shows. During their first fight against the Gormin sailors, Luka and Ahim change into Five Yellow and Five Pink (of Chikyuu Sentai Fiveman), and Magi Yellow and Magi Pink (of Mahou Sentai MagiRanger).
  • The episode title is a reference to Kyuukyuu Sentai GoGoV, being part of that Sentai's rollcall.

24:

  • Jealoushitto faking his death is an homage to a scene in episode 1 of Gekisou Sentai CarRanger where Dappu faked his death to get the CarRanger to transform and fight the Space Bosozoku Bowzock.

25:

  • The episode title, Pirates and Ninjas, follows the format of Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger episode titles, with a word followed by and and then another word.
  • The script Nanami/HurricaneBlue is holding reads "Currently in the wind", a reference to the ED theme for the show, "Ima, Kaze no naka de".
  • Nanami was a singer in Hurricaneger. In this episode she is still in the entertainment industry.
  • Kouta (HurricaneYellow) was a physician in Hurricanger. In this episode he is still a physician.
  • Yousuke (HurricaneRed) is still having the same random part-time jobs, same as in Hurricaneger.
  • In the scene where Satarakura Jr. turns a truck driver into a chestnut, a song by Nanami Nono/Hurricane Blue is playing on the radio.
  • In the scene where Satarakura Jr. turns a boy into a chestnut, Joint Gattai toys of MagiKing and Dekaranger Robo can be seen on the boy's book shelf.
  • While hosting his lecture on the Super Sentai Grand Powers acquired by the Gokaiger, Gai writes an invisible kanji for fire (火) - the mojikara of Shinken Red - when talking about Shinkenger. He also does the Dino Buckler pose when mentioning ZyuRanger.
  • Sundahl Jr. and Saturakura Jr. look identical and are actually the sons of Sundahl and Saturakura from Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger.
  • While Sundahl Jr. and Saturakura Jr. explain their scheme to turn people into chestnuts with their missile, Saturakura Jr. says, "Souyuu koto!" ("That's right!"), but pronounces it as "Shoyu koto!" while holding a bottle of soy sauce. Shoyu is the Japanese word for soy sauce.

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  • The episode title is a reference to the name of the Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger movie, Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger Shushutto The Movie.
  • HurricaneRed refers to the Gokaiger as the legendary successors, which is what the Hurricaneger were called.
  • While fighting Gormin, Gokai Silver yells, "Kakugo! Kakugo! Kakugoshiro!", which is from the lyrics of the Hurricaneger opening theme.
  • Fuuraimaru uses the same combination style of Gourai Senpuujin when combining with Gokai-Ou. Once the combination sequence is completed, Fuuraimaru says, "Hurricane Gokaioh, suisan!", a reference to the Hurricaneger's usual combine sequence call.

27:

  • One of the shopping bags Don (inside Luka's body) carries has the SCRTC logo on it.
  • In the scene where Luka and Don see a group of boys bullying girls, all of the signs around the street have names of past Super Sentai female villains:
    • Furabee (Furabijo) (Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger)
    • Gara (Gosei Sentai DaiRanger)
    • Mazenda (Choujuu Sentai Liveman)
    • Venus (Evil Spirit Princess Denus) (Kyuukyuu Sentai GoGoFive)
    • Farrah Cat (Choudenshi Bioman)
    • Kirika (Kousoku Sentai Turboranger)
    • Shelinda (Seijuu Sentai Gingaman)
    • Zonnette (Gekisou Sentai CarRanger)
    • Ley Nefel (Choushinsei Flashman)
    • Shizuka of the Wind (GoGo Sentai Boukenger)
    • Zero Girls (Taiyo Sentai Sun Vulcan)
    • Nai & Mea (Mahou Sentai MagiRanger)
    • Maltiwa (Multiwa) (Chouriki Sentai Ohranger)

28:

  • The bench at which Yuuki Gai sat down at in the final scene was exactly the same bench at which he died while smoking his last cigarette in the final episode of Jetman. The view of the sky is also the last thing he saw on that episode.
  • The Golden Gate bar in this episode is named after the same bar that was featured in Choujin Sentai Jetman.
  • Gai Ikari sings the Jetman theme while he, Captain Marvelous and Ahim are out looking for the Jetmen.
  • A bottle of Macallan whiskey, which was Gai Yuki's signature drink, sits on his tombstone. Other mementos on his tombstone are references to his teammates: the "Ako-chan" ramen cup (Ako Hayasaka/Blue Swallow), the two flower bouquets (red for Ryu Tendo/Red Hawk and white for Kaori Rokumeikan/White Swan) and the basket of vegetables (Raita Ooishi/Yellow Owl). "Ako-chan" was the name given to the ramen created by an admirer of Blue Swallow, Ako.
  • Following the Gokaiger's Gokai Change into Jetman, Gai says "Jet! Jetman!", a reference to Choujin Sentai Jetman's opening theme.
  • The poker hand that Yuuki Gai and God play at the beginning of the episode is a reference to the second episode of Jetman where Yuuki Gai plays against the girl. The result of the hands is identical, but not the actual cards themselves. Yuuki Gai probably cheated God like he did with the girl in episode 2 of Jetman, but unlike with the girl, he actually accepted the payment that God gave him, which was being able to go back to Earth.

29:

  • Like episode 18, the episode's title follows Bakuryuu Sentai Abaranger's format of using the word Abare (アバレ) in the title.
  • The Yukito & Emiri "Eyecatch" is a direct homage to the cliffhanger endings of Abaranger, where a Burstosaur would appear and comment on the situation before the commercial break. The episode would then continue where it left off after the ending credits.
  • One of Ahim's disguises is a school girl from Saitama looking for directions. Yui Koike is from Saitama.
  • At the end of Abaranger, Yukito Sanjyo (AbareBlue) and Emiri (AbarePink) are going out. In Dekaranger vs Abaranger, they are in a relationship. And in this episode they are married.
  • At the end, Yukito says "You become stronger the more you rampage.", a reference to the lyrics of Bakuryuu Sentai Abaranger's opening theme.

30:

  • Academia Island, the school where Jo is a professor, is the same school attended by Jou and his teammates that was destroyed in the first episode of Liveman.
  • The butterflies in the episode is a reference to the butterflies in the series' opening.
  • Jou told Joe about his classmates who discarded their humanity and joined Volt to take over the world.
  • The Action Commander in the episode, Zaien, is modelled after the final villain in Liveman, Great Professor Bias. He is also voiced by Nakata Joji, who played Great Professor Bias.
  • Zaien saying "Defeat is not in my vocabulary!" is also a reference to a line Bias quipped during episode 30 of Liveman.
  • During the Treasure Navigation, Navi says, "Hop, Step, Love Jump", which is the title of Colon's song on the Choujuu Sentai Liveman soundtrack.
  • Jou's entrance is a remake of a scene from episode 18 of Liveman, where he raced to save a runaway stroller.
  • The skateboard in Jou's office at the restored Academia has stickers that say "Land Lion" (Yellow Lion's mecha), "Skateboard Attack" (Yellow Lion's Jet Skateboard attack name) and "Colon" (which features her profile in silhouette). There is also a sticker of the Yellow Lion symbol, Academia's logo, and a lot of red/blue/yellow coloured stickers, referencing Red Falcon, Yellow Lion and Blue Dolphin.

31:

  • The episode title, Shock!! A Secret Operation, follows the format of some Chouriki Sentai OhRanger titles, with a word followed by two exclamation marks being followed by another word or short phrase.

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33:

  • The episode's title references the first two episodes of Gosei Sentai DaiRanger in using "Daaa!!" (だァァッ!!) in the end of the title.
  • While cleaning the Gokai Galleon, Gai does the poses of Go-on Red and Big One.
  • In the final scene where the Gokaiger are having Ryou's special gyoza at the bazaar, a vendor on the upper right of the screen is selling Super Sentai masks of Shinken Red, Shinken Gold, Gosei Knight, Gosei Red, Mega Silver, Gao Red, Gao Yellow, Gao White, Gao Blue, Ninja Red, Gosei Black, Gao Black, Shinken Blue, Gosei Blue, Tyranno Ranger, Go-on Black, Aka Red and Skyon Headder.

34:

  • While this episode is not a Legend tribute, its title, "Yume wo Kanaete" ("A Dream Come True"), is named after the ending theme of Kagaku Sentai Dynaman.

35:

  • The episode title follows Engine Sentai Go-onger's format of using 2 kanji followed by 4 katakana.
  • Sousuke's racing suit has the names of Speedor, Bus-on, BeaRV, Birca and Gunpherd - the Go-onger's Engine partners.
  • When Sousuke is measuring the distance to the trampoline, he is counting from 1 to 5 similar to how it's done in the Go-onger´s opening theme.
  • When they go to Gunman World, the location is the same as at the end of Go-Onger episode 1 where Sousuke and the others drive away from Gunpei and Hanto.
  • Chirakashizukii, comes from chirakashi suki 散らかし好き which means "Loves to litter" (more literally "to scatter everywhere"). Furthermore, his name but also design are based on both the Cleaning Minister Kireizukii and Naughty Chief Cabinet Secretary Chirakasoune from Engine Sentai Go-Onger.

36:

  • The episode title follows Engine Sentai Go-onger's format of using 2 kanji followed by 4 katakana.
  • Babacchiido is Gaiark's Pollution President (the second), and is based on the previous Gaiark Pollution President Bacchiido, from the Shinkenger vs. Go-Onger crossover.
  • While fighting Gormin sailors and Ugatz soldiers, Gokai Silver as Go-on Wings yells, "Boom! Boom! Bang! Bang!", which is from the lyrics of the Engine Sentai Go-onger opening theme.
  • Sosuke proposes to join the Gokaigers as "Gokai Fire", a reference to Time Fire of Mirai Sentai TimeRanger being the second red warrior of that team. This is also a possible reference to Wolzard Fire of Mahou Sentai MagiRanger.

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  • The episode title, Why? We're High School Students, follows the format of some Denji Sentai MegaRanger episode titles, with a question being followed by a statement.
  • The new "Digi Ken" lab retains the Le Grand Bleu (The Big Blue) movie poster originally seen in Denji Sentai MegaRanger. That poster was also seen in Gao Blue's quarters aboard the Gao's Rock in Hyakujuu Sentai GaoRanger.
  • After Kanzen Gokai-Ou destroys Woodroid Moririn and Soilroid Dororin, Gokai silver yells, "Gokaiger Win!" - a reference to the "MegaRanger Win" screen that flashes whenever the MegaRanger defeat a Nejire Beast in Denji Sentai MegaRanger.

40:

  • At the end of his holographic message, Domon does his elbow tap gesture, which is a nod to his background as a professional grappler before becoming a Time Police cadet in Mirai Sentai TimeRanger.
  • The online newspaper Doc pulls up on the Gokai Galleon screen is Tomorrow Research, which was the name of the temporary agency Tatsuya Asami set up for the TimeRanger in Mirai Sentai TimeRanger.
  • When the Gokaiger arrive in the year 2010, Gokai Silver mentions that Tokyo Sky Tree is still being constructed. Construction of the tower started in July 2008 and was completed in March 2012. TV Asahi will be one of the TV networks to use the tower for digital broadcasting.
  • Zan-KT0 is a prototype of Zan-KT from Tensou Sentai Goseiger's Epic 33.
  • The episode uses TimeRanger's style of action cinematography, such as the bullet-time dodging and motion-blur sequences. Gai being hit by Zan-KT0's bullets reflects a scene in episode 1 where Tatsuya used the TimeRanger suit for the first time.
  • After destroying Zan-KT0, Gokai Silver says, "Time Up!", a catchphrase used by the TimeRanger whenever they defeat a Londers Prisoner.
  • This episode serves as an epilogue to the last episode of TimeRanger.

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42:

  • On the boxes in the back of Don's lab the words "Switch" and "Belt" are written, a reference to Kamen Rider Fourze.
  • Chanbena-seijin Gin from Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger appears on part of the cover of the women's magazine Ahim is reading. Also appearing is Jealoushitto on the upper right corner of the cover.
  • The "Ooki Express" cargo boxes Gokai Green falls into during the opening battle were originally used in Act.0 of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon.

43:

  • The "Ooki Express" cargo boxes Gokai Green falls into were originally used in Act.0 of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon.

44:

  • Shiro Akebono in a Santa Claus suit does his tropical dance like he did as Battle Kenya in Battle Fever J.
  • The panda suit in the episode is the same one used in episode 1 of Jyuken Sentai GekiRanger.

45:

  • The episode title, "Awatenbō Ninja" ("A Confused Ninja") is a reference to the Ninja Sentai Kakuranger episode 36 ("Abarenbō Ninja!!", or "A Rambunctious Ninja!!"), which was the debut of Ninjaman. It is also very similar to the title of Ninja Sentai Kakuranger episode 45 ("Awatenbō Santa"). This is also the 45th episode in Gokaiger.
  • During the Treasure Navigation, Navi says, "Doro-doro-dororon," which is the name of the grunts in Kakuranger (Dorodoro) and part of the lyrics of Kakuranger's ending theme.
  • Ninjaman uses the narration style of Kakuranger when explaining why he was sealed in a jar for over 10 years. One of the pictures he displays uses the show's visual sound effects.
  • The way Ninjaman tells his story with the background and pictures is similar to how the announcer introduces the Youkai and narrates the episode in the first half of Ninja Sentai Kakuranger.
  • When the Gokaigers change into different lion-themed warriors, Joe says, "Just correct," which was Go-on Blue's catchphrase in Engine Sentai Go-onger.

46:

  • When the Gokaiger Gokai Change into Kakuranger, they don't use the standard Kakuranger transformation sequence. Instead, the transformation sequence resembles the opening scene of the Kakuranger opening.

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49:

  • When Takayuki Hiba, Sho Hayate, Dai, Akira and Remi Hoshikawa speak to the Gokaiger, some of them make references to the lyrics to their respective shows' opening themes.
  • The Greatest Treasure in the Universe looks and functions like the Triforce of The Legend of Zelda game series. This may be a cross-promotion between Toei and Nintendo, as the Gokaiger-oriented games Super Sentai Battle: Ranger Cross and Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger: Gathered Transformation! 35 Sentai! are exclusive to the Wii and DS, respectively.
  • The Gokai Change into Vul Eagle, Change Gryphon, Green Flash, Blue Mask and Five Yellow is in the order of the shows' chronological releases.

50:

  • Professor Shuichirou Amachi (Goseiger) and Yuka Yamazaki (MagiRanger) are helping with the rescue in the building rubble. The Professor says "As long as you don't give up, it'll surely work out!" * which is what GoseiRed used to say in Goseiger. Yamazaki says "You all used the magic called "courage"" - which is a reference to MagiRanger receiving their magical powers from having courage.
  • Yuka Yamazaki gives a Magi Red doll, which is a memento of Kai Ozu from Mahou Sentai MagiRanger.
  • Making return appearances are the mother and her children from episode 23 and the boy from episode 2.
  • In their final encounter with Dyrandoh, the five main Gokaiger paraphrase their opening speech from episode 1, with "Super Sentai" replacing "pirates" in Captain Marvelous' line.

51:

  • At the Snack New Safari, Captain Marvelous finishes five plates of curry rice, a loose reference to Daita Ooiwa/Ki Ranger eating four bowls of curry rice in episode 1 of Himitsu Sentai GoRanger.
  • The teachers and school children from episode 1 make a return appearance. The Gokaiger paraphrase what they said to them in the end of episode 1.

199 Heroes movie:

  • The Gokaiger use the GoRanger's Grand Power, the Gokai Hurricane Cassiopeia. This is based on the attack the GoRanger used against the Black Cross King in the final episode, the Hurricane Cassiopeia. Cassiopeia is a constellation that was the key to defeating the Black Cross King, and it is also spelt with the parts of the names of the GoRanger (Kaijou, Shinmei, Ooiwa, Peggy, Asuka initials spell out ka-shi-o-pe-a).
  • Daigoro Oume's anpan business is called "Denjipan", an homage to Denshi Sentai Denjiman and his love for anpan.
  • The Ranger Key activation gun used by Black Cross King flashes red, blue, yellow, pink and green - the order of colors of Himitsu Sentai GoRanger.
  • In the scene where Gokai Pink and Super Gosei Pink fire at the pink Super Sentai warriors, Super Gosei Pink yells, "Pink Double Attack Part 2!" The first Pink Double Attack by Gosei Pink was with Shinken Pink in Tensou Sentai Goseiger vs. Shinkenger: Epic on Ginmaku.
  • When Red One and Red Turbo are talking to the Goseiger and the Gokaiger, they are referencing lines from the opening themes of their respective shows.

Flying ghost ship movie:

  • The battle between the Gokaiger and Baseball Mask is an exact remake of episode 53 of Himitsu Sentai GoRanger, with the exception of the appearance of G3 Princess.

Gokaiger vs. Gavan movie:

  • Daigoro Oume's anpan business is called "Denjipan", an homage to Denshi Sentai Denjiman and his love for anpan.
  • Gai refers to Shiro Akebono's "smell of the savanna", a reference to Shiro Akebono having been trained in Kenya.
  • The Henshin scene at the very end, where Gavan, Battle Kenya and DenjiBlue transform, is a tribute to the very final scene of the Uchuu Keiji Trilogy, where Gavan, Sharivan and Shaider also transform after the request of a voice coming from the sky.
  • The way Mons Drake, Kinggon, and Robogog react and appear is the same as their souls do in Goseiger episode 49. That might suggest that their souls were able to manifest in Makku Space.
  • When Joe Gokai changes into DenjiBlue, he is using the DenjiPunch for boxing attacks. Gai joins him by Gokai changing into Go-On Gold, also using boxing attacks. This is a reference to Hiroto who always trained in boxing, but in battle used his Rocket Dagger instead.
  • In the flashback scene where Retsu Ichijouji rescues young Captain Marvelous, his dialogue references the lyrics of the Uchuu Keiji Gavan opening theme - most notably: "Otoko nandarou?" ("Are you a man?") "Abayo namida," ("Farewell, tears.") and "Yoroshiku yuuki." ("Welcome, courage.").

Ending Theme Sequence 1 (GoRanger to Liveman):

  • The line for Himitsu Sentai GoRanger is part of that team's roll call ("Gonin sorotte GoRanger," or, "When five are assembled, they're GoRanger")
  • The trump cards appearing during J.A.K.Q. Dengekitai's mention correspond to that Sentai's members.
  • Denji Dog IC appears when Denshi Sentai Denjiman is mentioned.
  • The line for Taiyou Sentai Sun Vulcan is the title of that show's second ending theme ("Ichi tasu ni tasu Sun Vulcan" or "One plus two plus Sun Vulcan").
  • The first line of this ending theme ("Chikyuu no pinch itsu datte" or "Whenever Earth is in a pinch") is a reference to the first line of the Choushinsei Flashman theme song.
  • The planets during Choushinsei Flashman's mention are Planet Flash and its four moons, on which the Flashman were trained.
  • The line for Choujuu Sentai Liveman references the show's opening line "Tomo yo, kimitachi wa naze?" ("Friends, why?"). A dolphin kissing Joe is a reference to the show's opening sequence where the Liveman play with dolphins at an aquarium.

Ending Theme Sequence 2 (Turboranger to TimeRanger):

  • Don and Ahim wearing school uniforms references the members of Kousoku Sentai Turboranger being high school students.
  • Captain Marvelous wearing a lab coat and safety goggles references the members of Chikyuu Sentai Fiveman being school teachers.
  • The line "Jetman wa trendy" ("Jetman was trendy") reflects Choujin Sentai Jetman being called a "trendy drama" at the time of its broadcast. Back in the mid- to late-1980s, TV shows with soap opera elements were considered trendy.
  • The egg appearing between the lines for Choujin Sentai Jetman and Kyouryuu Sentai ZyuRanger is a reference to both the ending song from Jetman and the dinosaur eggs in ZyuRanger.
  • The line "Pop culture ninja were Kakuranger" refers to Ninja Sentai Kakuranger being described as a pop show.
  • The line "Warriors of the Earth Gingaman" refers to the Gingaman being Earth users.

Ending Theme Sequence 3 (GaoRanger to Goseiger):

  • In the line mentioning Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger, the effect on the screen resembles the "Chou Ninpou Kage no mai" effect.
  • In the line mentioning Bakuryuu Sentai Abaranger, Captain Marvelous eating curry rice is a reference to the Abaranger's hangout Dino House restaurant.
  • The GekiRanger fighting a panda is a reference to episode 1 of Jyuken Sentai GekiRanger where Jan is wrestling with pandas in a forest.
  • For the line mentioning Engine Sentai Go-onger, the Go-onger are riding on anime-style avatars of their Engine partners.
  • The line mentioning Samurai Sentai Shinkenger, "Shinken samurai, clashing their swords", is a reference to the opening theme of this show.