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When applying ranger colors. You may consult the following guide. You can use the name to fill in the space. As such a Green Ranger may have in his infobox seagreen, teal or other colors under shadeofcolor:. Some of the most common colors are listed and explained below.
Colors Commonly Used
Red is associated with the call word red. For variations see below.
Blue is associated with the call word blue, unless it's the lighter shade also commonly used and simply referred to as "blue", in the which case we use cornflowerblue. While the call word "cyan" is also available, it is typically too harsh for web usage. For variations see below.
Yellow is associated with the call word yellow.
Green is associated with the call word green or teal for the bluer shade.
Pink is associated with the call word hotpink. Though technically a shade of red, it is typically disassociated with it, and is even more often referred to with the Japanese word for peach, "momo". Peach on the other hand is referred to in Japanese with another word. While the call word "pink" is also available, it is typically too plain for web usage.
Black is associated with the call word black.
White is associated with the call word white.
Silver is associated with the call word silver.
Gold is associated with the call word darkgoldenrod or goldenrod.
Neptune is associated with hex #85accb. It is the third most-commonly used metallic color in Super Sentai and Power Rangers, after Silver and Gold. Most often it is used denote certain 'special' items. There has so far been one "Neptune"-colored Ranger. The name "Neptune" is used in metallic paint stock in brands such as RJ London and Bosny It is a metallic blue with a grayish tone. It is used on the following:
- Magiranger/Mystic Force
- Boukenger/Operation Overdrive
- accents of Stag Buster
- Kakakuri Hengen (darker shade)
Orange is associated with the call word orange. However, typically, in Japan most people simply consider it a shade of yellow. Tigers, for example, are considered black and "yellow". Battle Cossack for example, is usually grouped among Yellow Rangers. It was first used as its own color by Akira Nijino, ToQ 6gou.
Crimson is associated with the call word darkred, as crimson calls a darker shade of pink. Crimson is typically used for higher-level or alternative red heroes. It first came into widespread use with the appearance of Hunter Bradley, called the "Crimson Ranger". It also refers to the more metallic red of Wolzard Fire/Leanbow.
Navy is associated withe the call word darkblue. Navy is typically used for higher-level or alternative blue heroes. It first came into widespread use with the appearance of Blake Bradley, called the "Navy Ranger", and later came into use in Sentai with Dai-kun, KyoryuNavy.
While actually two different shades of the same color, mainstream use equates them both as simply a mix of red and blue. In Super Sentai, however, "violet" is the common term while in Power Rangers, it is "purple". It is commonly associated with the call word purple in wiki usage, as "violet" tend to be a pastel color close to lilac. It was first used as a Ranger (debatable as his status may be) by Wolzard/Koragg before becoming a protagonist color associated with both male and female colors in Kyoryu Violet's two identities.