|This article is about a/an song in Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger.|
"Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger" (海賊戦隊ゴーカイジャー Kaizoku Sentai Gōkaijā) is the opening theme to the show of the same title, Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger. The opening is introduced with the narration, "The 34 Super Sentai who have protected the smiles of the people! They lost their powers fighting the Space Empire Zangyack, but their powers have been inherited by these unbelievable rogues!"
- Artist: Tsuyoshi Matsubara (松原 剛志 Matsubara Tsuyoshi) (Project.R)
- Chorus: Young Fresh, Project.R
- Lyrics: Yuho Iwasato (岩里 祐穂 Iwasato Yūho)
- Composition: Yusuke Mochida (持田 裕輔 Mochida Yūsuke)
- Arrangement: Hiroaki Kagoshima (籠島 裕昌 Kagoshima Hiroaki) Project.R
King Record cover
On July 27, 2011, King Record released a cover of "Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger" on the album GO! GO! Odekake Hit Songs Best 50 ~Egao de Ikou ☆ Maru Maru Mori Mori!~ (GO!GO!おでかけヒットソング BEST50~えがおでいこう☆マル・マル・モリ・モリ!~ KICG-306/7).
- Artist: Mu-Ray
- Arrangement: Ryo Fujio (藤尾 領 Fujio Ryō)
Nippon Crown cover
On May 9, 2012, Nippon Crown released a cover of "Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger" on the album Saishin Hit Special Kodomo No Uta (最新ヒット・スペシャル こどものうた CRCD-2415)
- Artist: Masayuki Okazaki (岡崎 昌幸 Okazaki Masayuki)
- Arrangement: D.C.O
Lyrics in bold indicate the TV-sized version.
|Japanese Romanised lyrics||Approximate translation into English|
Susume! Yūki no hata kakage
Go ahead! Fly the flag of courage
- The Gokaiger theme is also played on several occasions in the show.
- When the first 33 Super Sentai give their power to the Gokaigers and the Goseigers manifesting in the Super Sentai Bazooka which they use to defeat the Black Cross King in Gokaiger Goseiger Super Sentai 199 Hero Great Battle.
- An instrumental version was played when the Gokaigers transform and fight against the Gormin and Sugormin in episode 24.
- When the Gokaigers transform and fight against the Gormin and Dogormin in episode 43.
- When the Gokaigers transform and fight against Zangyack in episode 50.
- When the Gokaigers return the Ranger Keys to the past 34 Sentai at the end of the finale.
- When the Gokaigers fight Bacchus Gill in Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters vs. Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger: The Movie.
- At a certain point of the song, the music is remixed first melody of Susume! Gorenger.
A video of the TV-sized version was produced to promote the release of the Gokaiger theme song single.
To commemorate the 35th anniversary of Super Sentai, Columbia Records and NIPPONOPHONE released the 7 volume soundtrack Super Sentai Theme Songs Collection for digital download on iTunes on July 20, 2011. Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger was part of the Volume 7 collection.
Korean version (Captain Force)
The Korean dub of Gokaiger entitled Power Rangers Captain Force, which aired in South Korea, featured a Korean version of the Gokaiger theme as its opening.