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This article is about a/an ranger in Mashin Sentai Kiramager.

"Piercing Shining! Kiramai Silver!"
―Kiramai Silver's Roll Call[src]

"Let me show you a wonder!"
―Kiramai Silver's Pre Battle Catchphrase.[src]

"Shining!"
―Kiramai Silver's Battle Catchphrase.[src]

Takamichi Hakataminami (博多南 宝路 Hakataminami Takamichi), now known as Takamichi Crystalia (クリスタリア宝路 Kurisutaria Takamichi) is Kiramai Silver (キラメイシルバー Kiramei Shirubā), the Sixth Ranger and the Silver Ranger of the Kiramagers. He is 47 years old, making him the oldest Kiramager. However, due to a Kiramai Stone implanted in his body, he looks 17. He is also the biological older brother of Muryou Hakataminami, the adopted older brother of Princess Mabushina, the adopted son of King Oradin and Queen Mabayuine, and the adopted nephew of Galza.

When he was briefly possessed by Jamental power from Galza, he turned into Dark Kiramai Silver (ダークキラマイシルバー Dāku Kiramei Shirubā) an evil version of Kiramai Silver.

Character History

Early Life

Takamichi Crystalia was born two years earlier than his brother Muryou Hakataminami. 30 years ago, at the age of 17 when he was still a high schooler, he was introduced to King Oradin, a friend of his father. During a White Valentine’s Day, Takamichi used to like marshmallows from his former crush named Akiho, but he did not mean to break her heart because of being misunderstood of hating marshmallow she made for him when he found out she overheard it. In truth, he was too shy to gratefully confess her gratitude to him, not disliking of marshmallows.

Takamichi as the prince of Crystalia

During an expedition with the king, Takamichi was in the middle of digging an unearthed treasure in a forest. Unfortunately, the treasure was revealed to be a Monstone. The Monstone went into Takamichi, endangering his life. Oradin brought Takamichi to Crystalia and implanted a Kiramai Stone into his body to regulate the effect of the Monstone.

Takamichi before going to Crystalia

Afterward, Takamichi was adopted as the prince of the Crystalian Kingdom and met the kingdom’s sole heir, Princess Mabushina, at cost of unable to have a chance to apologize to Akiho. Also, during his time in Crystalia, he came into contact with Galza, who manipulated him into believing that he was better at working solely than teamwork. Later, after the Queen's death, Takamichi tried to prevent the same fate from falling down upon his sister, so he acted like he had a change of heart and planned to return to Earth for treasure hunting, taking both the Shiny Kiramai Changer and Shiny Breaker along with him, disregarding Mabushina's objection. His main target was actually the Kanaema Stones, whose power can remove the Yodonheim curse that killed their mother.

Present Day

Takamichi first appears where he discovers Sayo Oharu laying against a rock with a sprained ankle after she experienced a string of bad luck attending to an emergency regarding stranded hikers. He uses what he calls "Wonder Medicine" to heal her ankle, which she initially disbelieved would work thanks to her medical background.

Later, he introduces himself as Takamichi Crystalia to Meteorite Jamen in front of the Kiramagers, surprising them. After the defeat of Meteorite Jamen and gaining their admiration, Mabushina approaches Takamichi and slaps him, blaming him for what had happened to their home and their father because of his treasure hunting habits.Episode 12: Wonder Drill Boy

After being brought to CARAT, he reunites with his long-lost younger brother Muryou and eventually learned of Galza’s betrayal. Episode 13: Great Underground War

Personality

Takamichi is quick, positive, and very strong. He also has a 6th sense and doesn't really think when he goes into action. Takamichi uses English words in his speech, especially the word "wonder", in "Wonder Cute" and "Wonder Thank You".

As evaluated by Juru Atsuta, Takamichi is a kind and caring person deep down, who loves helping people, yet appears to pretend to act cold-hearted and selfish. He is shown to have happily greeted Mabushina before she berated him for his absence. Takamichi also has a habit of suddenly changing moods (such as going from disappointed/serious to happy and animated) when promised something or just in general. Takamichi also heavily followed Galza's advice about going solo, meaning he rarely accepted assistance, though after he lost the Shiny Kiramai Changer, he realized that Galza was trying to sabotage him, something that was hidden by his own ego. Most of this mood shift and loner personality stems from him knowing a dark secret that involves the potential loss of his sister. Rather than letting her get involved, he started to act uncaring instead of letting her know the truth.

When Muryou reveals Takamichi to be a Showa Era individual, Takamichi leaves the CARAT base by doing what Muryou says was a common Showa sign-off.

He is also implied to have a crush on, or at least some sort of feelings for Sayo Oharu multiple times, including two seconds into his first appearance, when he calls Sayo "Wonder Cute". 

Family

  • King Oradin - Adoptive father (originally deceased, later revived as Mashin Oradin)
  • Queen Mabayuine - Adoptive mother (originally deceased, later revived through her headdress stone)
  • Princess Mabushina - Adoptive younger sister
  • Galza - Adoptive paternal uncle
  • Muryou Hakataminami - Biological younger brother
  • Mr. Hakataminami - Biological father

Powers and Abilities

  • Decelerated Aging: Due to the stones in his body, he ages at a much slower rate than normal humans, to the point that he looks 17 even if he's 47.
  • Superhuman Strength: Due to the stones in his body, Kiramai Silver is incredibly strong, able to stop a large quarry truck with just his legs.
  • Telepathy: Due to the stones in his body, he can reach out and speak to Mabushina telepathically.
  • Experience: As Takamichi has fought alongside both King Oradin and Queen Mabayuine, he is a lot more experienced in dealing with Yodonheim members than the core Kiramagers.
  • Swordsmanship: Early in his life on Crystalia, he trained in their sword style and was quite proficient in it. However, after a failed duel with his uncle, Garza, he gave up the way of the sword in favor of Shiny Breaker weapon.

Weakness

  • Althaiophobia (formerly): Takamichi has a fear of marshmallows, due to a painful memory from his high school youth involving marshmallows for not meaning to broke Akiho’s heart because of being misunderstood of hating it. Thanks to Sena’s encouragement, he eventually got over this fear, and both confess and apologize to Akiho that he didn’t hate marshmallows, but was shy to confess of being gratefully gifted by her.Episode 16: Marshmallow Royale.

Forms

Kiramai Silver

Kiramai Silver (goggles down)

"(Rock music) Oh, Shiny!"
―Transformation announcement[src]

Using the Shiny Kiramai Changer, Takamichi can access his Kiramaiger Form by pressing on the middle button that symbolizes his Kiramaiger Helmet and then spins the disc to transform into his Kiramaiger Form allowing him to become Kiramai Silver. In this form he has access to his Shiny Breaker and his personal mecha that he can use in battle against Yodonheim and their Jamenshi. In one of the previous episodes of Kiramaiger, Kiramai Silver also obtained the Mashin Express and used it in battle. Unlike his fellow teammates, Kiramai Silver's suit design differs from the Kiramaigers

Arsenal

Mecha

Attacks

  • Shining Beam Attack (シャイニングビームアタック Shainingu Bīmu Atakku): Kiramai Silver charges the Shiny Breaker and shoots a giant energy drill bit that bores through the opponent.

Appearances: Kiramager Episodes 12-


Dark Kiramai Silver

"(Dark Rock music) (Evil Laugh)"
―Transformation announcement[src]

After being merged with a Jaaku Monstone, Takamichi was brainwashed by his uncle, Galza into becoming an evil variation of his original Kiramaiger Form, called Dark Kiramai Silver. Using the Yodon Changer, the possessed Takamichi can access his Dark Kiramaiger Form by pressing on the middle button that symbolizes a monster face and then spins the disc to transform into his Dark Kiramaiger Form allowing him to become Dark Kiramai Silver.

Arsenal

Appearances: This form is exclusive to Kiramager Episode 18.


"(Rock music) Oh, Excellent!"
―Shining Kiramai Stone transformation sound[src]

Kiramai Silver can also change into a Silver Kiramai Stone. Known as the Shining Kiramai Stone, in this form, he can combine with Drijan into GigantDriller, which essentially gives his mind a bigger body to control.

Appearances: Kiramager Episodes 17-20, 22, 24-29, 31, 33-34, 36-37, 40-41


Behind the Scenes

Portrayal

Takamichi Crystalia is portrayed by Kohei Shoji (庄司浩平 Shōji Kōhei). As Kiramai Silver, his suit actor is Masashi Takada (高田将司 Takada Masashi), who previously served as the suit actor for Ryusoul Blue. Takada is also the suit actor for GigantDriller, given that the mecha is essentially a robot version of Kiramai Silver.

Notes

  • Kiramai Silver is first Sentai Sixth Ranger since Gosei Knight to become part of his Robo.
  • Kiramai Silver's helmet possesses the ability to raises/lowers his goggles.
  • Takamichi's last name is actually his adopted planet's name that he uses as a different persona.
  • Takamichi is the first Ranger in Super Sentai history, to kiss a female Ranger (on the cheek) on-screen.
  • Like with the other three Kiramagers, Takamichi's vehicle is a land-based vehicle.
  • Despite being turned into a half-Crystalian, Takamichi retained his human form, lacking any crystalline body parts to speak of.
    • Due to Takamichi's aging process being halted by King Oradin through a Kiramai Stone, this makes Muryou older than him in appearance.
  • For Takamichi's first onscreen roll call, the Shiny Breaker was featured instead of Mashin Drijan, which was used following his next roll call.
  • Takamichi is the first Sixth Ranger of the Reiwa Era to use a weapon used by the Core Members of his team.

Appearances

References


Icon-kiramager.png Mashin Sentai Kiramager
Rangers
Juru Atsuta - Tametomo Imizu - Sena Hayami - Shiguru Oshikiri - Sayo Oharu - Takamichi Crystalia
Gear
Kiramai Changer - Kiramai Buster - Kiramai Shot - Kiramai Sword - Shiny Kiramai Changer (Yodon Changer) - Shiny Breaker - Kiraful Go Arrow
Mecha and Robos
Main Mecha
Mashin Fire - Mashin Shovellow - Mashin Mach - Mashin Jetter - Mashin Helico - Mashin Drijan
Mashin Makka - Mashin Express - Mashin Jouki - Mashin Zabyun - Mashin Hakobu - Mashin Oradin
Mashin Weapons
Mashin Carry - Mashin Rolland (Mashin Rolland Burning Red Ver.) - Mashin Lifton - Mashin Duston - Mashin Magellan
Giant Robos
Mashin Gattai Kiramaizin (Mashin Gattai Land Mage - Mashin Gattai Sky Mage) - Mashin Gattai King Express - Mashin Henkei GigantDriller - Mashin Gattai King Express Zabyun - Mashin Gattai Grateful Phoenix
Allies
Crystalia Kingdom (King Oradin - Princess Mabushina - Queen Mabayuine) - CARAT (Muryou Hakataminami) - Miki Masaki - Natsume Masaki
Dark Empire Yodonheim
Leader: Emperor Yodon
Generals: Galza - Carantula - Numajo - Minjo - Yodonna - Shadon
Others: Monstones (Jaaku Monstone) - Remudon
Jamenshi: Rugby Jamen - Vise Jamen - Neanderthal Jamen - Joystick Jamen - Digital Camera Jamen - Freezer Jamen & Oven Jamen - Hyakunin Isshu Jamen - Music Jamen - Reset Button Jamen - Meteorite Jamen - Steam Locomotive Jamen - Marshmallow Jamen - Whac-A-Mole Jamen - Sumikae Jamen - Glue Jamen - Fishing Rod Jamen - Safe Jamen - Speaker Jamen - Bomb Jamen - Super Glue Jamen - Mannequin Jamen - Nazokake Jamen - Golf Jamen - Tooth Decay Jamen - Wire Jamen - Maneki-neko Jamen - 3D Printer Jamen - Radio Jamen - Football Helmet Jamen
Dark Beasts (Jamen Beasts): Faucet Hildon - Rugger Ligany - Vise Shellga - Paleolith Basra - Catcher Ligany - Cloud Hildon - Cold Hot Dagames - Heian-kyō Basra - Stage Shellga - Hassha Button Ligany (Hassha Ligany) - Haejigoku Shellga - Diesel Basra - Wanage Hildon - Hammer Basra - House Loan Dagames - Glue Shellga - Motorboat Basra - Gold Bar Ligany - Jukebox Hildon - Super Glue Shellga - Projector Gomoryu - Torso Hildon - Pinch In Out Dagames - Tank Ligany - Shield Shellga - Sengoku Basra - Cart Hildon - Turntable Gomoryu - Kiba Basra - Jishiki Shellga - Cat Food Ligany
Grunts: Bechats
Giant Robo: Darkness Megabeast Mecha Smog Jouki
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Silver Rangers
Identities
YuusakuShiroganeEijiMiuGosei KnightGaiJTorinDantetsuNagaNoelTakamichi

Secondary Rangers
Lisa
NeziSilverShade GaoSilverIcchan

Power Sets
MegaSilverGaoSilverDekaBrightBouken SilverGo-On SilverGosei KnightGokai SilverStag Buster
Silver StagKyoryu SilverHebitsukai SilverLupin XKiramai Silver

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