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"ShishiRanger! Heavenly Phantom Star, Daigo!"
―ShishiRanger's roll call[src]

Daigo of the Heavenly Phantom Star ("天幻星" (ダイ)() "Tengensei" Daigo) is ShishiRanger (シシレンジャー Shishi Renjā, Lion Ranger) of the Dairangers and the second-in-command to RyuuRanger. He is 24 years old (42 in Gokaiger). The most gentle member of the team, as well as the most serious of the group, he works at a pet shop and becomes romantically involved with Kujaku. He was scouted to be a Dairanger after Kaku's discovery of his Qi connection with Kujaku. He specializes in the Kung Fu form of Hung Ga and utilizes illusions in combat.

History

Dairanger

Daigo was twenty-four years old when the Gorma wars began again. He was the most remarkable, gentle member of the team. In the beginning, he was a bit sullen. He worked all the time at a small pet shop and loved living creatures.

When Shoji and Kazu were attacked by Key Jester's puppets, he was the only one who believed Shoji and Kazu. He faced off against Key Jester alone, and lost, resulting in Kaori's soul being stolen. This caused him to be angry at his teammates, until Master Kaku helped set them straight and they begin to take their roles as Dairangers seriously.Tvicon.png TV STORY-Ep. 3: Your Souls, Please!Tvicon.png TV STORY-Ep. 4: We Were Naïve!!

In episodes 9 and 10, it was Daigo whose soul was open to the signal from Kujaku, trapped for 6,000 years inside the Mirror Make-up Artist. He was instrumental in freeing her, but by that time he was already in love with her thanks to what Master Kaku had told him about her. In episode 16, he tried to convince her to become a gentle, kind person he heard she was before. She returned again in Episode 23, and they were trapped together. Seeing his determination and refusal to give up, she relinquished her anger and gave him her strength. He then learned that she was dying. She was determined to seek a legendary cure because he believed in her.

By Episode 34, he found a cactus that he once cared for and had lost. It had, he thought, a spirit haunting it. But it happened that the cactus was given a human spirit-form by General Cactus. She died saving him and truly became a ghost. In Episode 36, Daigo followed a news report that led him to a trapped Kujaku, and he and the team fought to help her in her quest for the cure. In Episode 41, he truly did lose Kujaku. It was this open connection that Kaku had felt before in Daigo that caused him to choose him to be a Dairanger.

Daigo & Rin (Episode 5)

Imitations

Copy Dairanger.

Multiple copies of Shishiranger were created by Copy Empress using photos she took of the Dairangers. The first was a human clone created during a day at the pool; while a second was created alongside the first in order to double-team the respective Dairanger. A third was created in a team meant to face KirinRanger before he destroys all the clones with his RodArrow. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Ep. 25: The Grouped Opposite Squadron

Super Sentai World

The Dairangers in Super Sentai World.

Later, Daigo, alongside his team, joined forces with the Fivemen, Jetmen, Zyurangers, and Kakurangers to defeat the evil Emperor Daidas and his forces. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Super Sentai World

Toei Hero Daishugō

The Dairangers with Kakurangers in Toei Hero Daishugō.

to be added Tvicon.png TV STORY-Toei Hero Daishugō

Gaoranger vs. Super Sentai

ShishiRanger is among the Sentai warriors seen in clips when Daimon Tatsumi (GoYellow) lectured Kai Samezu (GaoBlue) about the past Sentai technical warriors and their fighting spirit. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger vs. Super Sentai

Gokaiger

Legend War

Years later, Daigo fought alongside not only his own team, but every single Sentai Ranger in existence, against the Empire of Zangyack when it attacked the Earth in the Great Legend War. After fighting against hundreds of Gormin and their Zgormin commanders. Kaijou noticed the fleet moving towards them, he gathered all the Rangers together and gave them the order to sacrifice their powers to wipe out the first invasion's armada. The Shishi Ranger powers are later utilised by Don Dogoier via the Ranger Keys. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Ep. 1: The Space Pirates Appear Tvicon.png TV STORY-Gokaiger Goseiger Super Sentai 199 Hero Great Battle

Farewell Space Pirates

After the Gokaigers finally defeat Zangyack invasion force on Earth and the emperor, Marvelous returned all of the Ranger Keys to their original owners. since KirinRanger and TenmaRanger got their Ranger Keys back as they saw the Gokaigers off, it is assumed Daigo and the other Dairangers have their powers back. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Final Ep.: Farewell Space Pirates

Akibaranger

Six official Sentai.

The six Dairangers appeared with the now five official Sentai, transforming into their Ludicrous Power which combined with the others to form the Ludicrous Cannon Bazooka, which the Akibarangers used to destroy Kameari Alpaca. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Ep. 10: Delusional Pillow Talk

Super Hero Taisen

The Dairangers, alongside the Carrangers, Zyurangers, Kakurangers and Ohrangers, emerge through a dimensional wall.

Daigo, alongside his team (bar KibaRanger), among the majority of the Super Sentai heroes, was caught up in the "Super Hero Taisen" incident which eventually resulted in the Super Sentai teams and Kamen Riders joining forces to defeat both Dai-Zangyack and Dai-Shocker. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Kamen Rider × Super Sentai: Super Hero Taisen

Zyuohger vs. Ninninger

The first 38 Sentai projected into Wild Tousai Shuriken King.

ShishiRanger appeared with his team among the first 38 Super Sentai whom collectively empowered Wild Tousai Shuriken King in its fight against the titanic Gillmarda, granting the Ninningers and Zyuohgers the power to perform the Zyuoh Ninnin Super Sentai Burst which destroyed Gillmarda with the combined power of all 40 Super Sentai. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger vs. Ninninger: Message from the Future from Super Sentai

Chou Super Hero Taisen

An iteration of ShishiRanger fought as part of his five-man team in the Chou Super Hero TaisenIcon-crosswiki.png tournament of the Game WorldIcon-crosswiki.png, competing for the title of Kamen Sentai Gorider, with ShishiRanger as candidate for Midorider. However, the Dairangers were beaten in the first round by Team Ex-AidIcon-crosswiki.png, with ShishiRanger being defeated by Kamen Rider Den-O Sword FormIcon-crosswiki.png. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Kamen Rider × Super Sentai: Chou Super Hero Taisen

Super Sentai Strongest Battle

Daigo joined the Super Sentai Strongest Battle as a member of Animal Lover Team. It’s unknown whether he participated in any of the matches, but his team lost the competition either in the first round against the Sports Team offscreen or won against them and lost in the second round against Leader Team offscreen.

Personality

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ShishiRanger

ShishiRanger

As ShishiRanger, Daigo uses a variation of Hung Gar called Lion-First that enables him to generate mists to confuse opponents as well as to create life-like illusions to attack them.

Powers and Abilities

Powers

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Attacks
  • Kiryoku: A basic attack possessed by all six Dairangers where they project a wave of force from their hands.
  • Heavenly Phantom Star Mist Concealment: Daigo's signature attack. Using his Kiryoku, Daigo raises a cloud of fog to confuse his opponents before attacking them with life like illusions.
  • Lion-Fist Empty Innocence
  • Heavenly Illusion Star Rod Arrow: where Daigo used his Dairen Rod in bladed sasumata mode, before using the cloud of illusions to confuse his enemy then finally throwing his rod at the enemy.
  • Dairen Rod Peacock Cut: where Daigo let's out illusionary afterimages to confuse the enemy, before doing a double slash attack with the Star Sword and the Dairen Rod(satsumata mode).
  • Heavenly Illusion Star Ghost Runner: where he can use his illusionary powers to make clones to confuse the enemy.

Abilities

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Weaknesses

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Arsenal

Mecha

Behind the Scenes

ShishiRanger as seen in a Dairanger eyecatch.

Portrayal

Design

China Green.

  • In the original concept of Dairanger titled Chuuka Sentai Chinaman, ShishiRanger is present as one of the five Dairangers, with minor costume differences.

Etymology

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Ranger Key

The ShishiRanger Ranger Key.

The ShishiRanger Ranger Key (シシレンジャーレンジャーキー Shishi Renjā Renjā Kī) is Daigo's personal Ranger Key and what became of his powers after he along with the rest of the 34 Super Sentai sacrificed their powers to end the Great Legend War.

This key along with the majority of the Ranger Keys were collected by the Red Pirates and later used by the Gokaigers. The ShishiRanger Ranger Key was mainly used by Don Dogoier (Gokai Green), who used it to fight as ShishiRanger. It was also used by Luka Millfy (Gokai Yellow) on one occasion.

The Dairanger keys, along with all the Ranger Keys of the first 33 Super Sentai, were briefly taken by the Black Cross King and turned into Ranger puppets that were fought by the Gokaigers and the Goseigers. Splitting up, the puppet ShishiRanger was defeated as part of a group of surviving Green and Black warrior keys by Gokai Green and Super Gosei Black. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Gokaiger Goseiger Super Sentai 199 Hero Great Battle

After Zangyack were finally defeated, the Gokaigers gave the Ranger Keys back to their rightful owners. It is presumed that Daigo received his key and became ShishiRanger once more. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Final Ep.: Farewell Space Pirates

Notes

  • His name is literally translated as "Great Five", which is the name of a Showa-era mech.
  • Daigo and Tessai from Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger share a part in each other's roll calls. Both Rangers do the martial arts "horse stance" while doing their roll calls, in which one squats, feet equal distance from each other, and holds their fists to their sides with their fists pointing out. Both Rangers also turn their bodies to the side from the hip and turn their heads to face their enemies while doing this pose.

Appearances

Super Sentai Battle: Dice-O

ShishiRanger as depicted in Super Sentai Battle: Dice-O.

  • Profile
Daigo of the Heavenly Phantom Star/ShishiRanger: to be added


Super Sentai Battle Base

ShishiRanger is among the vast pantheon of Rangers which are available in the mobile game Super Sentai Battle Base.

Super Sentai Legend Wars

ShishiRanger Card

ShishiRanger appears with his team among all Sentai in the mobile game Super Sentai Legend Wars.

See Also

External links

References

Icon-dairanger.png Gosei Sentai Dairanger
Rangers
Ryo - Daigo - Shoji - Kazu - Rin - Kou
Gear:
Aura Changer - Kiba Changer - Heavenly Treasure Lai-Lai Jewels - Dai Buster - Dairinkens - Dairen Rods - Super Qi-Power Bazooka - Byakkoshinken - Kiber Machines
Allies:
Master Kaku - Iron Face Chouryou - Kujaku - Grandmaster Yufang - Kameo - Jin Matoba - Kou's Mother - Kakuranger - Gokaiger
Mecha and Robos
RyuseiOh - Star-Shishi - Star-Tenma - Star-Kirin - Star-Houou - Won Tiger - Daimugen
Mythical Qi Warrior RyuseiOh - Gosei Gattai Dairen'Oh - Mythical Qi Warrior Won Tiger - Kiba DaiOh - Super Mythical Qi Warrior Daimugen - Shisei Gattai Heavenly Qi Palace - Heavy Armor Qi Palace
Gorma Tribe
Gorma XV - Shadam - Gara - Zydos - High Priest Saw - Akomaru - General Tenpou - Four Deva Kings - First Lieutenant Zilong
Gorma Minions: Baron String - Purse Priest - Key Jester - Lipstick Songstress - Duke of Trump (Great King Ojaru) - Mirror Make-Up Artist - Sakura Viscount - Father Magnet - Tofu Hermit - Kabuki Novice - The Three Gorma Stooges (Boss Kamikaze - Company President Gravestone - Teacher Telephone) - Haniwa Ventriloquist - Three Ladies (Lady Earring - Lady Necklace - Lady Ring) - Heatwave Hood - Copy Empress - Pot Taoist - Fast-Talking Wanderer - Birdcage Vagrant - Media Magician - General Cactus - Sergeant Cannon - Count Kaleidoscope - Pachinko Master - New Gorma Monster
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