|This article is about a/an ranger in Power Rangers Zeo, the second season in the Zordon Era, and Power Rangers Turbo.|
Retroactively, she is also referred to as Zeo Yellow Ranger or Yellow Zeo Ranger, though these are in reference to the show, as opposed to proper labels. She has also been labeled Turbo Yellow Ranger, a variation on her in-show label.
- 1 Character History
- 2 Split History
- 3 Video game appearances
- 4 Personality
- 5 Family
- 6 Ranger Forms
- 7 Ranger Key
- 8 Power Rangers Zeo Calendar
- 9 Behind the Scenes
- 10 Notes
- 11 Appearances
- 12 See Also
- 13 References
When the evil Master Vile reversed time and rendered all the Power Rangers as helpless children, they were sent through time to collect the fragments of a mystical item called the Zeo Crystal. The current Yellow Ranger, Aisha Campbell, traveled to Africa where she encountered a lion, right before she gets eaten, she gets rescured by a young girl name Tanya Sloan. Though she found her Zeo Sub-crystal, Aisha wished to stay in Africa to help sick animals,in a time that doesn't detract from his journey as a Power Ranger (possibly 1995) , and so Tanya agreed to return to the present in her place.
|"It's Morphin Time! Zeo Ranger II: Yellow!"|
|―roll call as Zeo Ranger II: Yellow[src]|
When the five Zeo Sub-crystals were finally reunited, and Master Vile's tampering with time was undone, Tanya discovered that she had grown into a teenager along with the other Rangers. (See Notes) Being the most inexperienced of the group, it was briefly considered that Aisha's Zeo Powers would go to Billy Cranston, however he declined, because he felt he served his purpose, although he offered to indeed take the powers himself if Tanya didn't feel up to the task. However, Tanya did indeed become the new Zeo Ranger II Yellow.
Tanya began her tour of duty as one of the newest members of the Power Rangers team while having to cope with the Machine Empire invasion as well as having her world turned upside down by leaving her time period and entering the Angel Grove of the 1990s as an orphan. To help her cope with her temporal displacement, Katherine Hillard convinced her parents to let Tanya stay at their place.
Luckily, Tanya adapted quickly to her new lifestyle and began to learn martial arts from Tommy Oliver and Adam Park. She joined the Angel Grove High baseball team as a pitcher. She briefly dated bad boy name Shawn, but broke up with him because of his bad attitude towards her. They eventually made up later and decide to remain friends. She was also an excellent singer, and her summer job as a DJ caught the interest of a recording company. Presumably, she accepted their recording contract upon retiring as a Power Ranger. Also, despite her lack of a formal education, she revealed herself as one of the wisest of the Power Rangers, easily solving mysteries that often left her friends baffled.
It was eventually revealed that her real parents had been explorers, who had left her in Africa while they went searching for the "Lost Tiki of Auric" on the fabled Mysterio Island. After receiving a letter from her old tribe and Aisha, she managed to find and rescue them. She learned that the "Lost Tiki" was in fact the form of the ancient hero, Auric the Conqueror, whose care she placed in the hands of Jason Lee Scott, who was serving as the Gold Ranger at the time.
|"Shift Into Turbo! Dune Star Turbo Power, Turbo up!"|
|―roll call as Yellow Turbo Ranger[src]|
When the evil Space Pirate Divatox threatened to raise a powerful monster named Maligore to marry her, Tanya, along with the other Rangers, accepted new Turbo powers and she became the Yellow Turbo Ranger, and gains the Dune Star Turbozord. Tanya continued to fight against Divatox, but then she and the other Ranger veterans passed on their powers to worthy successors after graduating from high school. Tanya selected, as her replacement, the Angel Grove cheerleader, Ashley Hammond, to continue on as the Yellow Turbo Ranger while Tanya resumed her singing carrer.
Tanya returned as a Zeo Ranger with Rocky, Adam, Trey, and Kat, as part of the army of Legendary Rangers, led by Tommy as the Green Mighty Morphin Power Ranger, that helped the Mega Rangers defeat the Armada once and for all, fighting in a huge battle against hundreds of X Borgs and dozens of Bruisers.
Tanya was seen with the other Zeo Rangers, throwing a farewell party to their former Gold Ranger, Jason Lee Scott. Shortly after the party ended, unbeknownst to Tanya and the other Zeo Rangers, Lord Drakkon stole Adam’s Zeonizer and murdered a captive Tommy in his bedroom.
After having her Morpher reinforced by Doctor K, Tanya took part in a mission to Lord Drakkon's fortress to rescue captured Rangers, and was subsequently aboard the Promethea when it was trapped in an unknown dimension known as “The Void”.
Beyond the Grid
Trapped on the Promethea for over 4 weeks, Tanya was willing to board the Promethea ship on a mission to find life aboard on an unknown vessel. While dealing with hostile forces on the vessel, Kimberly saves Mike from attempting to send himself out of the airlock with them. Tanya criticizes his reckless behavior and the two of them develop a bond.
Video game appearances
Power Rangers Key Scanner
Tanya as Zeo Ranger II - Yellow, appears in the app videogame Power Rangers Key Scanner, amoung various other Rangers teams.
As a young child, Tanya is very quiet, but is incredibly smart despite her age, she's also kind, friendly and always wanted to save the world someday.
As a teenager, Tanya retains much of her personality like before, but is now also brave and loyal, she has always been big-hearted. She is fiercely loyal to her friends, and loves music. She is an excellent singer and plays the piano well. Tanya is very athletic. She is very good a karate, and sometimes figure skates.
- Gabe Sloan - Father
- Mrs. Sloan - Mother
- Wrist Communicator
- Zeo II Power Double Clubs
- Zeo Jet Cycle II
- Zeo Zord II
- Super Zeo Zord II
- Solarix Morphin’ Energy Super Zeo Zord II: A recreation of her PR Zeo Super Zeo Zord II made completely from the energy of the Solarix
- Zeo II Power Kick: Tanya can attack using multiple power kicks to a monster and also attacks using her Zeo II Power Double Clubs.
- Zeo Spinning Power Kick: Tanya along with other Zeo Rangers leapt into the air, spinning rapidly (similar to Rocky's power attack), forming into spheres of energy that would later combine into one; the combined blast would target a monster and destroy it.
Appearances: Zeo Episodes 2-14, 16-22, 24-28, 30-41, 43-50, SM episodes 20 & LBEV
- Power Clubs: A bladed nunchaku weapon.
- Yellow Solarzord: Yellow Solar Ranger personal zord.
Morph and Roll Call
The Zeo Ranger II Yellow Key is Tanya's personal Ranger Key. This key along with the majority of the Core Ranger Keys are seen lining the Command Center's interior walls. This key is mainly used by Gia Moran (Super Megaforce Yellow) who uses it to fight as Zeo Ranger II Yellow.
- When the Super Mega Rangers became the Zeo Power Rangers while fighting Sirjinkor.
Power Rangers Zeo Calendar
- Tanya's birthdate is October 4th.
- Her age is stated as 16, making her the youngest of the Zeo Rangers.
- Her place of birth is San Diego, California.
Behind the Scenes
- Tanya is portrayed by Nakia Burrise. As a child, she is portrayed by Khanya Mkhize.
- As the Yellow Zeo Ranger, her suit actresses in Super Sentai footage from Ohranger was Kiyohito Nakagawa (中川 清人 Nakagawa Kiyohito) & her substitute was Keiko Hashimoto (橋本 恵子 (Hashimoto Keiko). In US footage, her suit actor was Kazuhiro Yokoyama (横山 和博 Yokoyama Kazuhiro).
- As the Yellow Turbo Ranger, her suit actor in Super Sentai footage from Carranger was Masaru Ōbayashi (大林 勝 Ōbayashi Masaru). In US footage, her suit actors were Kazuhiro Yokoyama (横山 和博 Yokoyama Kazuhiro), (who also was her suit actor in Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie), and Nobuyuki Obikane (帯金伸行 Obikane Nobuyuki).
- Tanya's Yellow Solar Ranger outfit was designed by Simone Di Meo
- Tanya is the first Yellow Ranger whose Sentai counterparts were likewise female, thus her uniforms had skirts like the Sentai counterpart.
- Tanya is the only Zeo Ranger not to appear in an anniversary team up.
- Juri Nijou - Super Sentai counterpart in Ohranger. See comparison page.
- Natsumi Shinohara - Super Sentai counterpart in Carranger. See comparison page.
- Aisha Campbell - The Ranger she replaced as the Yellow Ranger.
- Billy Cranston - Her predecessor as the 5th member in Power Rangers Zeo.
- Ashley Hammond - The Ranger who replaced her as Yellow Turbo Ranger.
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