|This article is about a/an villain in Power Rangers Ninja Storm.|
- "You Rangers and your teamwork really cheese me off!"
- ―Choobo after the Thunder Rangers escaped.[src]
Choobo was the lieutenant and later general of Lothor's army. He wielded a staff and could summon energy spheres to trap his enemies. He was also a source of comic relief (along with Marah and Kapri).
Sometimes, he used monsters based off animals.
- "They said I'd make it big someday!"
- ―After being grown by The Scroll of Enpowerment.[src]
In the four-part episode "Return of Thunder", He was promoted to general when he captured the Thunder Rangers and brainwashed them to fight the Wind Rangers again. However, he failed to destroy the Rangers, so he was banished from Lothor's ship.
He swore revenge, and stole a Scroll of Empowerment, which gave him great strength and powers. He was defeated by the Thunderstorm Megazord, but saved by Lothor and (as punishment for stealing the Scroll of Empowerment and disrespecting his master's orders) shrunk down to be Marah's new pet.
In the episode "Good Will Hunter", Lothor later restored him to normal accidentally.
He is also the one who reveals Shimazu and Vexacus's plans to Lothor.
- ""Going somewhere?""
- ―Choobo confronting Marah when she tried to leave the ship in fear and his final words before his death.[src]
In the final part of the two-part series finale episode "Storm Before the Calm", he escaped with some Kelzaks when Lothor's flagship was blown up and during the rescue of Cam Watanabe by the Thunder Rangers. He later reappeared with them when Lothor calls them near of the Abyss of Evil for the final battle.
During the final battle between the Ninja Storm Rangers and Lothor's forces, Choobo was defeated by Shane as the Red Battlized Ranger, although it wasn't quite clear if he was completely destroyed as he was only seen falling down after being blasted by the Battilizer's lasers.
Power Rangers: Super Legends
Choobo can be seen in Power Rangers: Super Legends.
Choobo is similar to Marah and Kapri as he serves as comic relief of the series, he speaks in a goofy manner similar to that of some brute-type characters seen in cartoons, he is overall not the brightest of generals (though there are some moments were he can be clever) and can be on a bit on the dumb side, but when in comes to fighting, he does take his missions seriously.
Powers and Abilities
Despite his goofy appearance however, Choobo is indeed a powerful fighter, as well as powerful magic user, in the finale part of four-part episode "Return of Thunder", when he gets enlarged by the Scroll of Empowerment, it took the power of the new Thunderstorm Megzord to finally defeat him.
- Super Strength: In the final part of the four-part episode "Return of Thunder", when Choobo gets enlarged by the Scroll of Empowerment, he is strong enough to best both the Storm Megazord and the Thunder Megazord in battle.
- Durability: Choobo has highly durable and thick skin and can take many beatings from his enemies, in the final part of the four-part episode "Return of Thunder", he got blasted by the combined attacks of the Wind Rangers Storm Cannon and the Thunder Rangers Thunder Blaster, and he did not even get a scratch. Being defeated and exploding as as a result of the Thunderstorm Megazord did not destroy him although he was badly injured by it, but he would have perished if Lothor did not save him.
- Kelzak Summoning: Choobo can summon an army of Kelzaks to aid him in battle.
- Quick Attack: Choobo can rush and rapidly attack his enemies.
- Teleportation: Choobo can teleport to any location at will.
- Invisibility and Extraordinary Jumper: Choobo can turn himself invisible and jump in incredible heights.
- Clear Head: Choobo can turn into a larger transparent version of his own head.
- Bad Breath: In his transparent head form, Choobo can breath out a gust of stinky gas from his mouth.
- Energy Lasers: Choobo can fire orange colored energy lasers from his hands.
- Energy Strings: From his left hand, Choobo can fire light blue colored energy strings that will hit the enemy, and will allow him to control him or her with his force, similar to that of a puppet.
- Light Empowerment: Choobo can shoot green light at those in his thrall to deepen the control.
- Fire Breath: Choobo can breath out strong flames from his mouth.
- Light Vision: Choobo can fire red colored light beams from his eyes.
- Staff: Choobo wields a a long white staff that aids him in combat.
- Staff Crush: By slamming his staff to the ground, a larger staff will appear and crush his enemies.
- Lightning Bolts: Choobo can fire light blue colored lightning bolts from his staff.
- Hyper Spin: Choobo can spin around at full force and repeatedly attack the enemy with his staff.
- Backpack: Choobo carries a refrigerator-like backpack behind his back that he can use two abilities with.
- Energy Orbs: From his backpack, Choobo can fire clear white energy spheres that will go around and trap enemies.
- Mega Hands: Also from his backpack, Choobo can launch large green hands that will grab the enemy and pull them into his backpack and trap them into his dimension.
- Alternative Dimension: In his Backpack is an alternative dimension where Choobo can trap his enemies in, also in this dimension, he is more stronger.
Behind the scenes
- In Power Rangers Ninja Storm, Choobo is portrayed by Bruce Hopkins & Yuichi Hachisuka (蜂須賀 祐一 Hachisuka Yūichi), and in Power Rangers Super Legends, Choobo is portrayed by David Lodge.
- Choobo's laid back and comical personality contrasts his Super Sentai counterpart, who was more of a brute character, and was serious with no humor what so ever.
- Choobo is the only original general of Lothor's army to survive until the final battle, but he doesn't participate in the fight.
- Choobo's appearance in Super Sentai and original footage looks drastically different. In Super Sentai footage, he is shown to be a darker shade of green, while in US/New Zealand footage, he is shown to be a lighter green.