Go-Busters Mission 43

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Mission 43
A Resolute Christmas
Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters episode
Writer Kobayashi Yasuko
Director Takemoto Noboru
Action Director Fukuzawa Hirofumi
Original air date December 16, 2012 (2012-12-16)
Viewership 3.5%
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Aired with Kamen Rider Wizard 15

Important things that happened

  • Two Messiahroids awaken at the same time. Enter combines them into one Metaroid.
  • It's Christmas so the Busters want to throw a Christmas party at the Dainan District Children's Center. Ryuuji comments that the teacher looks familiar to him.
  • The Metaroid absorbs human anger, taking some strength from the owner when it does.
  • Hiromu eventually beats it by focusing on the music from the music box that Jin brought him from the subdimension.
  • Enter retrieves the cards before they explode, however, instantly loses them to Megazord Zeta in its stealth mode. Escape thinks Enter is just playing around with Messiah's cards and has no intention of restoring him, so she takes the cards and crushes Enter.

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  • Volcanick Attack
  • Hercules Crisis
  • Lio Impact

The Vaglass



Ken is voiced by Kishio Daisuke and Tate is voiced by Oki Kanae
Theme: A sword and shield.
Ken is the Japanese word for sword and Tate is the Japanese word for shield.
Messiah Cards: 9 for the sword and 12 for the shield.
Red body parts: The sword hand's forearm and the part of the arm that connects to the shield are red.
  • Is actually Kenroid and Tateroid combined into one. Because of this, two Megazords are summoned from it.
  • Absorbs human anger which appears as green digital characters that turn orange and flow into the Metaroid's heart. The sparks from when the Busters hit Vaglass enemies is also orange characters.
  • Shield has "Messiah" written on it. The right side has a samurai motif while the left side has an armored knight motif. The heart is on its left chest, underneath of which is the number 12.

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Type Delta

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Type Gamma

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Megazord Zeta

VaglassMegazord Zeta.jpg

Height: 44.5m
Messiah Card Numbers: 06, 09, and 12
  • Combines with cards 9 and 12 to turn its arms red. When it absorbs Megazords, it becomes the core of Messiah Rebuilt.

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Messiah Cards

  1. Defeated in Sunadokeiroid in episode 33. Collected intellectual data.
  2. Defeated in Tiararoid in episode 37. Collected love.
  3. Defeated in Karateroid in episode 39. Collected fighting data.
  4. Was inside Enter. Ostensibly was destroyed when Escape crushed Enter at the end of this episode.
  5. Defeated in Bulldozerroid in episode 36. Collected strength of man-made objects.
  6. Combined with a Type Gamma to create Type Zeta before disappearing.
  7. Unknown. Was Parabolaroid 2, but Enter freed it. Contains Jin's data when he was transported to the sub-dimension.
  8. Defeated in Puppetroid in episode 34. Collected human physical data.
  9. Merged with a long Japanese sword in this episode. Upon defeat is taken and absorbed by Megazord Zeta.
  10. Defeated in Louperoid in episode 41. Collected greed/materialism.
  11. Defeated in Domeroid in episode 38. Collected Megazord fighting data.
  12. Combined with a shield in this episode. Upon defeat is taken and absorbed by Megazord Zeta.
  13. Unknown.




  • This episode happens on Christmas. Messiah was born on Christmas 13 years ago and the Christian messiah was born 2012 years ago.
  • Hiromu's bike jump is the same one that's in the opening sequence.
  • We're able to see what it looks like inside Red Buster's mask.
  • The Children's Center is the third center in this series. There's also the Teleportation Research Center and the Energy Management Center. The Children's Center and this episode takes place mostly in the Dainan district.
  • Enter gets angry when he perceives Red Buster acting weak during the music box scene. Part of Enter's motivation is his rivalry with Red Buster and his pursuit of understanding Red Buster's strength.
  • Nick sings a rearranged version of this Jingle Bells in Japanese song: https://www.mahoroba.ne.jp/~gonbe007/hog/shouka/jingleb.html Saint Nick is also an alias for Santa Claus.
  • Enter says that because of her imperfections, Escape has developed feelings, thus she is just like a human.

Enter and Escape's Costumes

  • Black Santa Clauses

Actor Trivia

  • Kawai is played by Hata Mizuho who was the cat girl from Boukenger and one of the engineer girls from Keitai Sousakan 7.
  • Tateroid's voice, Oki Kanae, is a voice actress who is a big Sentai fan. She was on the AkibaRanger Unofficial Radio Show as a guest, plus she has done other guest appearances in toku shows. She also was a Precure voice actress, an anime also produced by Toei.
  • Hiromu's sister doesn't appear in the episode, but she is mentioned through her picture book. They also refer to the episode where Hiromu joins the street performer's club.


Go-Busters Mission 43 Transcript