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This article is about a/an monster in Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patranger.
"I guess I'm done monkeying around! Ook!"
―Final words before Death[src]

Zarudan Hou (ザルダン・ホウ Zarudan Hō) is a monkey-themed Gangler Monster of the Interdimensional Crime Group Gangler, equipped with the "Smoke gets in your eyes/La fumée l'embrouille les yeux" and the "Endorphin machine/La machine d’endorphin" treasures from the Lupin Collection.

Physical Appearance

Zarudan Hou's head is a white skull with golden hair, he has red monkey mouths for eyes and lips and red yeti faces for ears, his shoulders are red and blue mandrill heads, his limbs are red and brown monkey limbs with black straps over it, his chest has a Gangler safe with red and white monkey arms on it, and another one was on the back. His weapon the Zarudando is a red bo staff with two golden flat head screws.

Character History

to be added

Personality

He's a sort of a mischievous criminal like a naughty monkey.

Powers and Abilities

  • Lightning: Zarudan is able to shoot lightning out of his staff.
  • Enhanced Fighting Power: Due to the "Endorphin machine/La machine d’endorphin" Piece epuipped in his chest safe, his offensive power is doubled.
  • Smoke cloud: Due to the "Smoke gets in your eyes/La fumée l'embrouille les yeux" Piece epuipped in his back safe, Zarudan is able to create smoke to produce a flying cloud vehicle.

Arsenal

  • Zarudanbō (ザルダンボー Zarudanbō): A Bo Staff with 2 Flat-Head Screws on each end held by Spiked Nuts and Zarudan's Primary Weapon.

Profile

  • Height: 192 cm (Giant: 48.0 m)
  • Weight: 211g (Giant: 527.5 tons)
  • Criminal Record: Kidnapping, steroids, smokescreen
  • Lupin Collection: The "Smoke gets in your eyes/La fumée l'embrouille les yeux" Incense Burner and "Endorphin machine/La machine d’endorphin" Wristwatch
  • Gangler Safe Location: Chest & Back
  • Password Number: 7-2-1 (Chest), 5-9-1 (Back)

Behind the Scenes

Portrayal

Etymology

  • "Zaru" in his name come from the Japanese word for a monkey ( Saru).

Notes

Zarudan Hou concept

concept art

  • Animal Theme: Monkey
  • Possible Prehistoric Basis: Gigantopithecus
    • Zarudan also draws inspiration from Sun Wukong (AKA: The Monkey King) from the 16th century Chinese classical novel Journey to the West  due to his primary weapon being a Bo Staff and has the ability to generate and ride on a cloud (Due to the "Smoke muddles his eyes/La fumée l'embrouille les yeux" piece from the Lupin Collection) .
    • Zarudan's design may have also incorporated elements of a mandrill and a baboon.
    • Zarudan's appearance is somewhat similar to Hihi from Juken Sentai Gekiranger.
      • Zarudan's similarities with Hihi is also that both appeared in a New Ranger Episode.
  • Zarudan is the first standard Gangler Monster without a human form to use two different Lupin Collection pieces at the same time.
    • By extension, he is also the first standard Gangler Monster to have a pair of Gangler Safes on his body (fitting his position as a Status Double).

Appearances

References

TV Asahi's page on Zarudan Hou

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