|This article is about a/an episode in Himitsu Sentai Gorenger.|
The Crimson Phoenix! Enter, the Invincible Varidreen (真赤な不死鳥! 無敵バリドリーン登場 Makka na Fushichō! Muteki Baridorīn Tōjō) is the forty-third episode of Himitsu Sentai Goranger.
As Akira works to try and master the new Varidreen airship, Magman sends a Masked Monster to an EAGLE base to discover a way to defeat the Gorenger Suits.
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- Tsuyoshi Kaijo (海城 剛 Kaijō Tsuyoshi): Naoya Makoto (誠 直也 Makoto Naoya)
- Akira Shinmei (新命 明 Shinmei Akira): Hiroshi Miyauchi (宮内 洋 Miyauchi Hiroshi)
- Daita Ooiwa (大岩 大太 Ōiwa Daita): Baku Hatakeyama (畠山 麦 Hatakeyama Baku)
- Peggy Matsuyama (ペギー 松山 Pegī Matsuyama): Lisa Komaki (小牧りさ Komaki Risa)
- Kenji Asuka (明日香 健二 Asuka Kenji): Yukio Itō (伊藤幸雄 Itō Yukio)
- Commander Kenpachi Edogawa (江戸川 権八 Edogawa Gonpachi, Voice): Toshio Takahara (高原駿雄 Takahara Toshio)
- Yoko Kato (加藤 陽子 Katō Yōko)/Zero Zero Seven: Eri Kanuma (鹿沼絵里 Kanuma Eri)
- Taro Kato (加藤太郎 Tarō Katō): Hiroyuki Konuma (小沼宏之 Konuma Hiroyuki)
- Gon (ゴン Voice): Hisako Kyōda (京田尚子 Kyōda Hisako)
- Black Cross Führer (黒十字総統 Kuro Jūji Sōtō): Mitsuo Andō (安藤三男 Andō Mitsuo)
- General Fire Mountain Mask Magman (火の山仮面マグマン将軍 Hinoyama Kamen Maguman Shōgun, voice): Eisuke Yoda (依田英助 Yoda Eisuke)
- Akarenger - Kazuo Niibori (新堀 和男 Niibori Kazuo)
- Aorenger - Tetsuya Nakayashiki (中屋敷 哲也 Nakayashiki Tetsuya)
- Kirenger - Naotaka Maeda (前田 直高 Maeda Naotaka)
- Momorenger - Hiroshi Ueda (上田 弘司 Ueda Hiroshi)
- Midorenger - Rikiya Ikeda (池田 力也 Ikeda Rikiya)
- Viewership: 15.4%
- This episode introduces the first set of upgrades in all Sentai, including Varidreen (as revealed in the title) and Varitank, as well as the New Gorenger Suits and upgraded weapons, including the Gorenger Hurricane.
- This episode is also notable for finally revealing the Black Cross Führer's true form for the first time, even with the cryptic attempts the Gorenger have attempted prior to this point.
- Both the opening and ending change with all of the changes within this episode:
- The opening has new footage of the Gorenger as well as the launching of the Varidreen.
- The ending shows both Varidreen and Varitank footage, while the Gorenger fighting updates to include Volcano Mask General Magman and several Masked Monsters, including Diamond Mask (used this episode) and upcoming monsters Electricity Mask, Sword Shark Mask and Bird Talon Mask.
- Himitsu Sentai Gorenger DVD Volume 8 features episodes 43-48.
- Himitsu Sentai Gorenger Blu-ray Volume 3 features episodes 34-50.