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"MegaSilver!"
―MegaSilver's roll call[src]

Yuusaku Hayakawa (早川 裕作 Hayakawa Yūsaku) is MegaSilver (メガシルバー Mega Shirubā) of the Megarangers and the 25-year-old (39 as for the the Great Legend War in Gokaiger) leader of the Space Mega Project for I.N.E.T.

History

Megaranger

Assigned to I.N.E.T.'s "Space Mega Project," Yuusaku desired to take a more active role in the fight against Nezirejia. To that end, he removed the silver prototype Megaranger suit along with its Keitizer transformation device from storage and began to fight alongside the other Megarangers, much to the chagrin of Professor Kubota. Although Kubota soon came to realize the tactical advantage of having an extra member, Yuusaku was still kept on a short leash, only permitted to enter battle when the five core Megarangers weren't enough, especially since the Silver Megasuit had a design flaw that only allowed it to be used for 2.5 minutes before powering down.Tvicon.png TV STORY-Ep. 24: Running Alone! The New Silver FaceTvicon.png TV STORY-Ep. 25: Just in Time! Time Limit: 2.5 Minutes During the Pig Nezire incident, it is revealed that Yuusaku is a skilled chef who figured out the ruse behind the Diet Crepes that Pig Nezilar was giving out and identifying it as the reason for Miku's sudden food-obsessive behavior after he exposed and fought him solo. He later helped the Megarangers by cooking a meal to distract Pig Nezilar so MegaPink could finish him off. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Ep. 29: I Want to Lose Weight! Miku's Dubious Diet

After the completion of the Mega Voyager, Yuusaku was then able to focus his attention on perfecting the MegaSilver suit. His absence from battle did not go unnoticed by Prof. Kubota and the others, especially when Kenta and Miku overheard a conversation that made them think Yuusaku was dying from a terminal illness, leading them to hinder his work as they attempted to make his "final days" easier on him. Meanwhile, Nezirejia had finally caught on to MegaSilver's weakness and had Mantis-Nezilar plan a trap to eliminate him. Fortunately, by then, Yuusaku had managed to fix the Silver Suit's flaw despite Kenta and Miku's interference, which not only enabled him to survive Mantis-Nezilar's trap but also allowed him to control the Mega Winger, his own personal mech that he had developed in secret.

But even after overcoming the time limit, I.N.E.T.'s chief executives nearly shut Yuusaku down, believing he was going beyond the scope of his duties; especially since the Megarangers were supposed to be a team of five from the beginning while the MegaSilver suit was never meant to be used beyond initial testing. But when Hayakawa nearly sacrifices himself to save the I.N.E.T. officials and the other Megarangers, Kubota vouches for him and I.N.E.T. officially appoints him as MegaSilver.Tvicon.png TV STORY-Ep. 35: Overcome! Mega Silver's Greatest Crisis-Tvicon.png TV STORY-Ep. 36: Flap Your Wings! The Wings of Hope Dancing in the Sky

NeziSilver.

Yuusaku assisted in one of Shun's strategies to prevent the Neziranger from fighting their counterparts in the Megarangers. He posed as NeziSilver and confused the Neziranger by attacking them as well as the fake copies of MegaBlue. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Ep. 41: Collapsing! The Blue Terror, NeziBlue

In the climax of the series, Yuusaku was instrumental in Dr. Hinelar's downfall. During the invasion of Hinelar City, after freeing the kidnapped people, he used Hinelar's own machines to permanently seal away the Neziranger within data cards while setting the main base to blow, destroying the doctor's plans.Tvicon.png TV STORY-Ep. 48: Crush it! Hinelar's Dark Designs After the main Megaranger were expelled from their school due to being a potential danger when their secret identities were exposed after the school was attacked, Yuusaku was able to bring them out of their depression and restore their will to fight by reminding them they could return to their school later once the Nezirejia, the source of the conflict, was defeated for good.Tvicon.png TV STORY-Ep. 49: Utter Despair! We Are Outcasts!?

Later, Yuusaku was the main force fighting to protect the I.N.E.T. moonbase when Yugande invades in search of the Megaranger. The Delta Mega is destroyed and his own Mega Winger is heavily damaged in the battle, forcing him to clean up and maintain the base as well as launch the Voyager Machines manually for the last time during the final battle with the Grand Nejiros. After Hinelar's final fall, he attended the main five Megaranger's graduation ceremony with Professor Kubota and takes part in their graduation picture.Tvicon.png TV STORY-Ep. 50: Sublime! The Red-Hot Super Soldier Yugande-Tvicon.png TV STORY-Ep. 51: Seize it! Our Diplomas

Gaoranger vs. Super Sentai

MegaSilver is among the Sentai warriors seen in clips when Yusuke Amamiya (Red Falcon) lectured Gaku Washio (GaoYellow) about the past Sentai sword experts, showing him that the true sword wasn't the sharpest, but the one that feeds on courage. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger vs. Super Sentai

Gokaiger

Legend War

Years later, Yuusaku fought alongside not only his own team but every single Sentai Ranger in existence, against the Empire of Zangyack when it attacked the Earth in the Great Legend War. After fighting against hundreds of Gormin and their Zgormin commanders. AkaRenger noticed the fleet moving towards them, he gathered all the Rangers together and gave them the order to sacrifice their powers to wipe out the first invasion's armada. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Ep. 1: The Space Pirates Appear Tvicon.png TV STORY-Gokaiger Goseiger Super Sentai 199 Hero Great Battle Being a Sixth Ranger, his Ranger Key was acquired by the Zangyack's ally Basco ta Jolokia. But it was taken by the Gokaigers in episode 16, then was first used by Luka Millfy in episodes 17 and 18 via the Ranger Keys.

Farewell Space Pirates

After Zangyack's final defeat by the Gokaigers, Captain Marvelous returned all the Ranger Keys to their original heroes. Yuusaku and his team have their powers back. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Final Ep.: Farewell Space Pirates

Zyuohger vs. Ninninger

The first 38 Sentai projected into Wild Tousai Shuriken King.

MegaSilver appeared with his team among the first 38 Super Sentai who collectively empowered Wild Tousai Shuriken King in its fight against the titanic Gillmarda, granting the Ninningers and Zyuohgers the power to perform the Zyuoh Ninnin Super Sentai Burst which destroyed Gillmarda with the combined power of all 40 Super Sentai. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger vs. Ninninger: Message from the Future from Super Sentai

Space Squad

MegaSilver vs Soldiers Kunekune.

Alongside MegaRed, MegaSilver was a candidate to join the Space SquadIcon-crosswiki.png, a combined force of Sentai and Metal Heroes assembled by the Galactic Union PoliceIcon-crosswiki.png under Geki Jumonji to combat the GenmakuuIcon-crosswiki.png crime cult. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Uchuu Keiji Gavan vs. Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger

Super Sentai Strongest Battle

Yuusaku joined the Super Sentai Strongest Battle as a member of Space Team. It’s unknown whether he participated in the competition, but his team was eliminated either after losing the first round against the Cool Team or winning that and losing the second round against Land, Sea, Air Team.

Personality

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Forms

MegaSilver's insert theme is Don't Stop! MegaSilver.

MegaSilver

As the MegaSilver suit was a prototype for the other megasuits, Yuusaku's personal crest is the microchip, the basis of all digital technology.

Mega Suit Specs

  • Attack Power: 280
  • Defense Power: 300
  • Speed: 350 (4.0sec/100m)
  • Jump Height: 25m

Powers and Abilities

Powers

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Attacks
  • Blazer Impact: MegaSilver charges at an opponent, firing a salvo of laser blasts from the Silver Blazer's gun mode before switching to sword mode and slashing them. Occasionally he can use this technique with just the sword slash alone.

Abilities

to be added

Weaknesses

to be added

Arsenal

Mecha


NeziSilver

Powers and Abilities

Powers

to be added

Attacks

to be added

Abilities

to be added

Weaknesses

to be added

Arsenal


Behind the Scenes

Portrayal

Yuusaku Hayakawa was portrayed by Shigeru Kanai (金井 茂 Kanai Shigeru). Shigeru Kanai is the second Sentai actor (after Kenji Ohba) to play a major leading role in a Metal Heroes series; he portrayed Daisaku Katagiri (G-Stag)Icon-crosswiki.png of 1995's Juukou B-FighterIcon-crosswiki.png. As MegaSilver, his suit actor was Hideaki Kusaka (日下 秀昭 Kusaka Hideaki).

Design

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Etymology

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Ranger Key

The MegaSilver Ranger Key.

The MegaSilver Ranger Key (メガシルバーレンジャーキー Mega Shirubā Renjā Kī) is Yuusaku Hayakawa's personal Ranger Key and what became of his powers after he along with the rest of the 34 Super Sentai sacrificed their powers to end the Great Legend War.

This key, along with the other fourteen sixth ranger keys and the ten extra hero keys, were initally acquired by Basco ta Jolokia and later used by the Gokaigers. Like all of his Ranger Keys, Basco used his trumpet, the Rapparatta, to turn the MegaSilver key into a puppet to do his bidding. The copy MegaSilver was one of the remaining ten sixth rangers after the Gokaigers defeated the first five, with Basco using these ten to ambush the Gokaigers and take all of them hostage bar Marvelous. When Marvelous rescued them, they defeated all 10 puppets and claimed the Ranger Keys.

A short while after, the first fourteen Sixth Ranger Reys, along with all the Ranger Keys of the first 33 Super Sentai, were briefly taken by the Black Cross King and turned into Ranger puppets that were fought by the Gokaigers and the Goseigers. The MegaSilver key was among ten of these Sixth Ranger Keys who fought, and were defeated by, Gosei Knight. Tvicon.png TV STORY-Gokaiger Goseiger Super Sentai 199 Hero Great Battle

While in the possession of the Gokaigers, the MegaSilver Ranger Key was mainly used by Gai Ikari (Gokai Silver), who used it to fight as MegaSilver. It was also used by Luka Millfy on two occasions.

After Zangyack were finally defeated, the Gokaigers gave the Ranger Keys back to their rightful owners. It is presumed that Yuusaku received his key and became MegaSilver once more.

Notes

  • Yuusaku is the first 6th Hero to possess several attributes that had not been seen in Sentai or in his type of character prior to him:
    • MegaSilver is the first Silver-colored Sentai Ranger, which would become the most popular and notable of the Extra Hero colors.
    • He is the first Sentai Ranger whose transformation device is a cellphone.
    • He is the first Sixth Ranger who has a last name.
    • He is the first Sixth Ranger whose suit does not feature chest armor and the first Sixth Ranger whose suit resembles the design of the core team Rangers.
  • Yuusaku is the only Megaranger that is not a student at Moboroshi High.
  • Yuusaku is also the only Megaranger whose identity was never kept secret from the Nezirejia.
  • NeziSilver's suit is a repaint of NeziPink's suit.

Appearances

Super Sentai Battle: Dice-O

MegaSilver as depicted in Super Sentai Battle: Dice-O.

  • Profile
Yuusaku Hayakawa/MegaSilver: to be added


Super Sentai Battle Base

MegaSilver is among the vast pantheon of Rangers which are available in the mobile game Super Sentai Battle Base.

Super Sentai Legend Wars

MegaSilver Card

MegaSilver appears with his team among all Sentai in the mobile game Super Sentai Legend Wars.

See Also

External links

References

Icon-is.png Denji Sentai Megaranger
Rangers
Kenta Date - Kouichirou Endou - Shun Namiki - Chisato Jougasaki - Miku Imamura - Yuusaku Hayakawa
Gear:
Degitaizer - Keitaizer - Mega Sniper - Drill Saber - Multi Attack Rifle (MegaRod - MegaTomahawk - MegaSling - MegaCapture) - Silver Blazer - Battleraizer - Cyber Sliders - Digitank - Auto Slider
Allies:
Professor Eikichi Kubota - Shougo Kawasaki - Pop - Gen Ooiwa - Shintarou Wada - Jirou Iwamoto - Erina - Carrangers - Gingamen - Gokaigers - Picoto
Mecha and Robos
MegaShip - Mega Shuttle - Delta Mega - Rovoyager-1 - Shuttle Voyager-2 - Rocket Voyager-3 - Saucer Voyager-4 - Tank Voyager-5 - Mega Winger
Galaxy Mega - Delta Mega - Super Galaxy Mega - Mega Voyager - Mega Winger Fighter Mode - Wing Mega Voyager
Wicked Electric Kingdom Nezirejia
Evil Electro-King Javious I - Dr. Hinelar - Shibolena - Bibidebi - Yugande - Guirail
Nezire Beasts: Stingray Nezire - Rhino Nezire - Chameleon Nezire - Shrimp Nezire - Elephant Nezire - Bee Nezire - Bat Nezire - Neo-Bat Nezire - Rose Nezire - Mole Nezire - Owl Nezire - Poison Moth Nezire - Toad Nezire - Mushroom Nezire - Scorpion Nezire - Crocodile Nezire - Centipede Nezire - Antlion Nezire - Anglerfish Nezire - Komutan - Buffalo Nezire - Moray Nezire - Cicada Nezire - Coral Nezire - Termite Nezire - Pig Nezire
PsychoNezilar: Lion Nezilar - Porcupine Nezilar - Mantis Nezilar - Condor Nezilar - Canary Nezilar - Lizard Nezilar - Crab Nezilar - Thorn-Needle Nezilar - Illusion Nezilar - Transport Nezilar - Hell Nezilar
Jaden Sentai Neziranger - NeziRed - NeziBlack - NeziBlue - NeziYellow - NeziPink - NeziSilver
Soldiers Kunekune (Boss Kunekune - King Kunekune) - Nezi Crusher - Ultimate Lifeform - Gigire - Helmedor - Grand Neziros
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