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This article is about a/an villain group in Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger.
""Those with the greatest power shall rise up on their own."That...is what makes a Gangler."
―Dogranio regarding the philosophy of Gangler[src]

The Interdimensional Criminal Group Gangler (異世界犯罪者集団ギャングラー Isekai Hanzai Shūdan Gyangurā) was a crime syndicate which hails from the Back World. Using the items from the Lupin Collection stored in a safe somewhere on their bodies, the members are able to power up and threaten humans.

History

Origin

Hailing from the Back World, a dimension parallel to the Human World, the Interdimensional Criminal Group Gangler was first formed by Dogranio Yaboon five hundred years ago. Number 1: The Troublemaking Phantom Thief

Seizing the Lupin Collection

Dogranio Yaboon shamed the descendant of Arsène Lupin when he seized the Lupin Collection, an assembly of immensely powerful treasures gathered by the legendary phantom thief. He went on to bestow individual pieces of the Lupin Collection to his Gangler Monster followers, Kogure assembled the Lupinrangers to retrieve them on behalf of his master. Number 1: The Troublemaking Phantom Thief

Around the time of Yaboon's 998th birthday in 2017, a Gangler Monster named Zamigo Delma used his power of freezing to cause the deaths of dozens of humans. Among the bereaved were a trio of youths whom were recruited by Kogure, a servant of Lupin's descendant, to become the Lupinrangers and reclaim the Lupin Collection. Number 2: International Police, Chase After Them

Dogranio's Retirement

Reaching the age of 999, Dogranio was thrown a grand birthday party in which he made the shocking announcement that he intended to retire, promising that the position of his successor would go to the Gangler whom successfully conquered the human world. Number 1: The Troublemaking Phantom Thief

Number 2: International Police, Chase After Them

Number 3: Take Them Back No Matter What

Number 4: Unacceptable Relationship

Seizing the New VS Vehicles

Number 5: Targeted, the International Police

Number 6: What to Protect

Number 7: Always Saved

Number 8: The Thieves' Identities

Seizing a New VS Vehicle and Discovery of Zamigo

Number 9: In Order to Meet Again

Number 10: It's Not Over Yet

A Desire for Fame, Speed, and Haunted Houses

Number 11: I Will Continue Shooting

Number 12: Magical Bracelet

Number 13: Best and Worst Holiday

The Trap for the Patrangers and the Lupin Collection's Secret

Number 14: The Fabricated Trap

Number 15: The Work of a Police Officer

Number 16: Because You’re A Friend

Number 17: Secret Feeling

Number 18: Secret of the Collection

Number 19: The Price of Disobeying Orders

The Arrival of X

Number 20: The New Thief is a Policeman

Number 21: Foe or Friend, On Board or Not?

Number 22: Love in Life

The Raimon Gang

Number 23: Status Gold

Number 24: Promise to Return Alive

Number 25: Make it the Strongest

Auctions, Dancing, and Birthdays

Number 26: The Hidden Auction

Number 27: Dancing Afterwards

Number 28: More Fighting On My Birthday

Goche's Experiment and the Aftermath

Number 29: Photos to Remember

Number 30: The Two Are On a Trip

Number 31: The Gangler Who Surrendered

Number 32: A Request For A Duel

Number 33: We Are The Youth Thief Brigade

The Lupin Magnum

Number 34: Legendary Gun

Number 35: Good People, Bad People, Ordinary People

Number 36: Shoot the Bomb

Number 37: Your Place to Return

VictoryStriker and SirenStriker

Number 38: Collection From Outer Space

Number 39: Bet on This

Destra's Revenge

Number 40: I Can't Stop Worrying

Number 41: A Door to Another World

Number 42: Time of Battle

Noel's Secret

Number 43: The Man Who Returned

Number 44: The Truth Found

Christmas, Games, Hidden Secrets and Sacrifices

Number 45: Looking Forward to Christmas

Number 46: An Inescapable Game

Number 47: What I Can Do Now

Number 48: The Real Face Under The Mask

Dogranio's Last Stand

Number 49: As A Phantom Thief, As A Police Officer

Number 50: Forever Adieu

Number 51: I'm Sure I'll See You Again

Aftermath

With its members dead and Dogranio incarcerated, the damage done by the Gangler's reign begins to dissapate, as the world begins to heal. However, several individual monster-of-the-week level Ganglers still remain at large and a new leader shall rise... Number 51: I'm Sure I'll See You Again

Members

Main article: Gangler Monsters

Main article: Raimon Gang

Arsenal

Behind the scenes

The Interdimensional Crime Group Gangler serves as the evil organization in the 42nd Super Sentai Series entry Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger (2018-19).

Notes

  • The Gangler are designed by Masato Hisa & Ryosuke Shibuya.
  • The Gangler are based on a hybrid of prehistoric animals, weapons and bones.
    • Their motif of an organic and inorganic object brings to mind the eponymous protagonist of Lupinranger VS Patranger's partner Super Hero Time show Kamen Rider BuildIcon-crosswiki, whose forms are also based on an organic and inorganic object.
    • The Gangler are the first Sentai Villain group who's motif's are that of prehistoric animals.
  • They are similar to Vaglass from Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters in terms of using a key plot point to threaten humans (Vaglass: Enetron; Gangler: The Lupin Collection).
  • Some background Gangler members in the first episode appear to have elements of their bodies reused from past monster/villain costumes.
  • It's possible that their name comes from the words "gang" and "burglar" (Due to their group being based on a crime syndicate) or a crouption of the word "doppelgänger" (Due to their ability to assume human form).
  • The abilities of Ganglers being able to turn human whenever they want is very similar to the Phantoms from Kamen Rider WizardIcon-crosswiki.
  • This is the first time the villain's boss remains alive at the end of the series since the Shadow Line of Ressha Sentai ToQger.
  • This is the second full-series villain group to not introduce any new main members mid-series, after the Deathgalien of Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger.
  • This is the first villain to not have any of its members turn good, since the Deathgalien from Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger.
  • Curiously, none of the Status Gold members have had their safe break.

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