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The Shocking Live Broadcast (ドッキリ生中継 Dokkiri Namachūkei) is the ninth episode of Ninja Sentai Kakuranger.
Jiraiya's obsession with watching television becomes a problem when he encounters a Yokai who wants to cause chaos in order to become a TV star.
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- Sasuke (サスケ Sasuke): Teruaki Ogawa (小川 輝晃 Ogawa Teruaki)
- Tsuruhime (鶴姫 Tsuruhime): Satomi Hirose (広瀬 仁美 Hirose Satomi)
- Seikai (セイカイ Seikai): Shu Kawai (河合 秀 Kawai Shū)
- Saizou (サイゾウ Saizō): Hiroshi Tsuchida (土田 大 Tsuchida Hiroshi)
- Jiraiya (ジライヤ Jiraiya): Kane Kosugi (ケイン・コスギ Kein Kosugi)
- Sandayuu Momochi (百地三太夫 Momochi Sandayu): Akira Sakamoto (坂本あきら Akira Sakamoto)
- The Announcer: Enjou Sanyuutei (三遊亭 圓丈 San'yūtei Enjō)
- Dorotabou (ドロタボウ Dorotabō): Akira Matsumura (松村 明 Matsumura Akira)
- Toshio: Itsuo Tomita (富田樹央 Tomita Itsuo)
- Toshio's father: Masatsugu Shimada (島田真次 Shimada Masatsugu)
- Auntie: Rumi Watanabe (渡部るみ Watanabe Rumi)
- Reporter: Rika Kishida (岸田里佳 Kishida Rika)
- Samurai: Shiro Izumi (和泉史郎 Izumi Shirō)
- Evil Lord: Kazuya Nomura (野村和也 Nomura Kazuya)
- Weather Reporter: Michie Ishihara (石原道恵 Ishihara Michie)
- Announcer: Toku Nishio (西尾徳 Nishio Toku)
- Woman: Yurika Nagano (永野百合香 Nagano Yurika)
- Ramen Vendor: Koji Kikuchi (菊地康二 Kikuchi Kōji)
- Viewership: 4.7%
- Two veteran actors of Super Sentai guest-star in this episode and wear their respective colors:
- The samurai on the TV show told his enemies that he would "send them to the Sanzu River." A little less than fifteen years after this episode aired, a series starring a Sentai team comprised of samurai fighting monsters coming from the Sanzu River would debut.
- This episode is the first instance of Jiraiya speaking extended instances of fluent Japanese, although he speaks in English at random points.
- Ninja Sentai Kakuranger Volume 1 features episodes 1-11.
- The complete Kakuranger series was released in North America by Shout! Factory in 2016.