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The Yearning for Saya (憧れのサヤ Akogare no Saya) is the thirty-third episode of Seijuu Sentai Gingaman. It features a crucial turning point involving the process of Daitanix's revival that will ultimately lead to the end of the battle with Spectral Empress Iliess.
Saya tries to deal with a boy trying to act cool to win her heart as Illies sends her little brother in a desperate attempt to revive Daitanix with sorrow.
Illies sends her younger brother to gather the sorrow of humans using his Masks of Sorrow. The male Ginga Warriors are all hit by the monsters spell, leaving Saya to go on a quest to find a magic fruit that will temporarily restore them to normal long enough to defeat the monster. A coolness obsessed child named Kyouhei, who has a crush on her, accompanies her on the quest.
- Ryouma (リョウマ Ryōma): Kazuki Maehara (前原一輝 Maehara Kazuki)
- Gouki (ゴウキ Gōki): Shoei (照英 Shōei)
- Hayate (ハヤテ): Koji Sueyoshi (末吉 宏司 Sueyoshi Kōji)
- Hikaru (ヒカル): Nobuaki Takahashi (高橋伸顕 Takahashi Nobuaki)
- Saya (サヤ): Juri Miyazawa (宮澤 寿梨 Miyazawa Juri)
- Hyuuga (ヒュウガ Hyūga): Teruaki Ogawa (小川 輝晃 Ogawa Teruaki)
- Fairy Bokku (ボック Bokku, Voice): Sanae Miyuki (深雪 さなえ Miyuki Sanae)
- Wisdom Tree Moak (知恵の樹モーク Chie no Ki Mōku, Voice): Rokurō Naya (納谷 六朗 Naya Rokurō)
- Yuuta Aoyama (青山勇太 Aoyama Yūta): Shogo Hayakawa (早川翔吾 Hayakawa Shōgo)
- Captain Zahab (ゼイハブ船長 Zeihabu-senchō, Voice): Hidekatsu Shibata (柴田 秀勝 Shibata Hidekatsu)
- Steerwoman Shelinda (操舵士シェリンダ Sōdashi Sherinda): Kei Mizutani (水谷 ケイ Mizutani Kei)
- Barreled Scholar Bucrates (樽学者ブクラテス Tarugakusha Bukuratesu, Voice): Chafurin (茶風林 Chafurin)
- Spectral Empress Iliess (妖帝イリエス Yōtei Iriesu): Gara Takashima (高島 雅羅 Takashima Gara)
- Destruction King Battobas (破王バットバス Haō Battobasu): Takeshi Watabe (渡部 猛 Watabe Takeshi)
- Dark Merchant Biznella (闇商人ビズネラ Yamishōnin Bizunera): Kaneto Shiozawa (塩沢 兼人 Shiozawa Kaneto)
- Desphias (デスフィアス Desufiasu, Voice): Kenji Nomura (乃村 健次 Nomura Kenji)
- Kyohei: Dai Yoshimi (好美 大 Yoshimi Dai)
- Kyohei's mother: Fujiko Yamamoto (山本ふじこ Yamamoto Fujiko)
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- When Bokku tries to snap the Gingaman out of the Sorrow Mask spell by telling jokes, he is seen holding a fan. This is a reference to rakugo, as rakugo performers often have a fan at their side when telling a funny story.
- this episode aired along with Tetsuwan Tantei Robotack, episode 32: The Combined Robots' Money-Dog Relationship
- Seijuu Sentai Gingaman Volume 4 features episodes 31-40.
- The complete Gingaman series was released in North America by Shout! Factory in 2018.
- Memories of Mirinoi - Power Rangers counterpart in Lost Galaxy. See comparison page.
- The Chameliac Warrior - Power Rangers counterpart in Lost Galaxy. See comparison page.