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Shinken Red/Red Samurai Ranger

This page highlights the differences between Kaoru Shiba and Lauren Shiba.

Shinken Red (2)
Red Samurai Ranger (2)


Kaoru Lauren
Is full Japanese. Is of Japanese ancestry, but mixed-race and retains her Japanese last name.
The true "lord" of the Shiba House. The true eldest, eligible head of the Shiba House.
Has no familial relation to Takeru Shiba until she adopts him. Is Jayden Shiba's big sister.
Takes over duties as Shinken Red as Takeru leaves. Was planning to fight alongside Jayden, to which Jayden declines, citing the need for clear leadership.
Has two known battle modes. Access to three. Has four known battle modes. Access to seven.
Has a caretaker. Returns to the Shiba House alone.
Is a little bit cold when she first arrives but respects the other Shinkengers. Her reluctance to interact with the rest of the team stems from the dilemma about the kagemusha. Is pretty friendly with the group once she arrives.
Has a full transformation sequence. Only seen doing instant morphs.
Is younger than the red ranger she replaced. Is older than the red ranger she replaced.
Returned in Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger for tribute episode & later on in Gokaiger Goseiger Super Sentai 199 Hero Great Battle in costume for the Legend War. Did not return in Power Rangers Super Megaforce for the Legendary Battle.
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