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"MegaRed!"
―MegaRed's Roll Call[src]

Kenta Date (伊達 健太 Date Kenta) is MegaRed (メガレッド Mega Reddo), second-in-command of the Megarangers. He is an 18-year-old (19 as of Gingaman vs. Megaranger and 32 as of Gokaiger) student at Moroboshi High School. Fourteen years later, he was working at Moroboshi High School; as a teacher at 32 years old.

BiographyEdit

MegarangerEdit

Kenta hung out at arcades during his high school years, becoming a professional at various games, most notably the "Megaranger" video game set up at his local arcade by I.N.E.T. When his potential became recognized as a possible Megaranger, he was recruited by the head of I.N.E.T. for further study and then become one of the potential heroes. However, a pre-emptive invasion by the Wicked Electric Kingdom Nezirejia forced Professor Eikichi Kubota to immediately give a Digitizer to him and to four other students who were investigating the strange occurrences at I.N.E.T., making them all into the Megaranger team. Ep. 1: Don't Let Them! The Twisted Invaders

Although lacking in grades, Kenta became brought into the "Digital Research Club" set up by Kouichirou due to their connection in being Megaranger. However, he immediately was more interested in keeping Shun on the team after he nearly turned it down to focus on his extra-curricular computer studies. Ep. 3: For Real! A Huge Nezire Beast He is also the only member who doesn't like computers (which, ironically, is his crest).

After Yugande broke his Drill Saber, MegaRed received an enhanced version of the weapon that can combine with his Mega Sniper to form the Drill Sniper Custom. Ep. 13: Heartthrob! Our Teacher Is Like the Wind

Kenta and the other Megarangers responded to a nighttime disturbance where they found Neijirejia's new general Guirail abducting a group of children. Unfortunately, as he launched himself at his brand new opponent, Guirail used his speed to switch places with Kenta's friend Takeshi, resulting in Takeshi taking the punch meant for Guirail. Overcome with guilt, Kenta announced to the others that he would resign from being a Megaranger. In an attempt to change his mind, Professor Kubota took him to a boxing gym where he showed Kenta a boxer who was about to reenter the ring after a traumatic fight where he accidentally brain-damaged his opponent. Kenta, inspired by the boxer's resolve and Kubota's urging to make sure that Neijiregia, never victimized another innocent like Takeshi. Kenta agreed to continue being a Megaranger, at which point Kubota gave him a new weapon. The Battle Riser, just as Guirail launched an attack at a major communications center. During the battle, Kenta still found himself unable to fight, especially as Guirail began using illusions of Takeshi to torment him further. Luckily, Takeshi recovered and, with Professor Kubota's help, sent MegaRed a message assuring him that he didn't blame him and urging him to fight, restoring Kenta's will and allowing him to defeat Guirail. Ep. 19: Drive It In! The Invincible Deadly Punch

Gingaman vs. MegarangerEdit

In Gingaman vs. Megaranger, he presents a business card to the Gingaman that states, "Warrior of Ten-Thousand Abilities." He returned with his other teammates to defeat Hizumina, Captain Gregory, and the revived Space Pirates Balban. Seijuu Sentai Gingaman vs. Megaranger

Gaoranger vs. Super SentaiEdit

MegaRed in Gaoranger vs. Super Sentai

MegaRed in GaoRanger vs. Super Sentai.

MegaRed is among the Sentai warriors seen in clips when Yuusuke Amamiya (Red Falcon) lectured Gaku Washio (GaoYellow) about the past. Sentai sword experts, showing him that the real sword wasn't the sharpest, but the one that feeds on courage.

Led by his Liveman predecessor Red Falcon, he appeared as one of 24 previous Red Rangers in Gaoranger vs. Super Sentai. Together with fellow Red Rangers from his predecessors AkaRanger to Red Racer to his successors from GingaRed to TimeRed. He had no interactions with his former teammate Miku, who also appeared, but alongside the Dream Sentai instead. Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger vs. Super Sentai

GokaigerEdit

Legend WarEdit

Megared in 199

Kenta in Super Sentai 199

Fourteen years later, Kenta fought alongside not only his 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 Zugormin commanders. Kaijou 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. Captain Marvelous later use the MegaRed skills via the Ranger Keys. Ep. 1: The Space Pirates Appear Gokaiger Goseiger Super Sentai 199 Hero Great Battle


Greater Power DiplomaEdit

In Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger, Kenta returns as a teacher at Moroboshi High, the school he attended when he was part of the Megaranger team. When the Gokaigers arrive in search of the Megaranger's Greater Power, Kenta makes them attend the school before giving them the power. Though Basco ta Jolokia attempted to take control of him; the Gokaigers were able to protect him and gain the command accordingly. Ep. 39: Why? We're High School Students

Farewell Space PiratesEdit

After the Zangyack's final defeat, Marvelous returned the Ranger Keys to their original owners. Assuming that Kenta and his team have their powers once again. Final Ep.: Farewell Space Pirates

Super Hero TaisenEdit

Megaranger (Super Hero Taisen)

The Megarangers appear as one of the surviving Sentai.

Dimensional Wall- Gingaman, Megaranger, Gaoranger, Timeranger, GoGoV

The Megarangers, alongside the Gingamen, Gaorangers, Timerangers, and GoGoV, emerge through a dimensional wall.

Kenta, alongside his team (bar MegaSilver), among the majority of the Super Sentai heroes, was caught up in the "Super Hero Taisen" incident which eventually resulted in the Super Sentai teams and Kamen Riders joining forces to defeat both Dai-Zangyack and Dai-Shocker. During the final battle, he is seen in the background fighting a Gormin.Kamen Rider × Super Sentai: Super Hero Taisen


Zyuohger vs. NinningerEdit

Zyuohger vs. Ninninger MegaRed

MegaRed among the 38 Red warriors.

All 40 Super Sentais

The first 38 Sentai projected into Wild Tousai Shuriken King.

MegaRed appeared as part of a conference of the first 38 Reds led by Red Falcon, who addressed the Ninningers and Zyuohgers as the more magnificent Super Sentai pantheon intervened to save them from defeat at the hands of the titanic Gillmarda. Empowering the Combination Nin Shuriken to form Wild Tousai Shuriken King, the first 38 Super Sentai further imbued their successors with the power to perform the Zyuoh Ninnin Super Sentai Burst. It destroyed Gillmarda with the combined power of all 40 Super Sentai. Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger vs. Ninninger: Message from the Future from Super Sentai


Chou Super Hero TaisenEdit

MegaRed ShinkenBlue BoukenPink

Lazer's Rangers.

An iteration of MegaRed from the Game WorldIcon-crosswiki was part of a Sentai-Rider team, which was led by Kiriya KujoIcon-crosswiki/Kamen Rider Lazer. Kamen Rider × Super Sentai: Chou Super Hero Taisen


Space SquadEdit

MegaRed in Space Squad

MegaRed vs Soldiers Kunekune.

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


Super Sentai Strongest BattleEdit

Kenta joined the Super Sentai Strongest Battle as a member of the Big Eater Team. It’s unknown whether he participated in the match. Still, his team became eliminated after losing the first round against the Gilded Team.

PersonalityEdit

Kenta is a bit of a slacker and a knucklehead who loves Korean barbecue. Kenta is always looking out for pretty girls so he can flirt with them. He is also an impulsive person who thinks he is strong enough to take anyone on. Still, he is friendly, playful, and goodhearted.

Super Sentai Versus Series TheaterEdit

Alata as Kenta

Alata as Kenta.

Kenta's appearances in the "Versus Series," Megaranger vs. Carranger and Gingaman vs. Megaranger, are featured in the Super Sentai Versus Series Theater, hosted by the heroes of Tensou Sentai Goseiger. Alata (Gosei Red) also dresses as Kenta in the Megaranger cosplay.


Videogame appearancesEdit

Megaranger video gameEdit

MegaRed appears with his team in the Denji Sentai Megaranger video game.

Super Sentai Battle: Dice-OEdit

  • Profile
Kenta Date/MegaRed

Super Sentai Battle BaseEdit

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

Super Sentai Legend WarsEdit

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


FormsEdit

As MegaRed, Kenta's crest is the computer that enables him to upload data and program himself with any skill, making him a potentially omnipotent warrior. In fact, on the business card that he used to present himself to the Gingamen in Gingaman vs. Megaranger, the card itself states "Ten-Thousand Ability Warrior."

MEGARED FORM

MegaRed

Mega Suit Specs

  • Attack Power: 300
  • Defense Power: 350
  • Speed: 400 (3.0sec/100m)
  • Jump Height: 30m

INET Mecha

Arsenal

Special Attacks

  • Saber Slash: MegaRed triggers the blade of his Drill Saber to spin and then slashes the enemy
  • Screw Drill Saber: Megared launches himself spinning at an opponent to pierce through them with the Drill Saber.
  • Riser Punch: Pressing the one on his Battle Riser, Megared charges his fist with energy, significantly boosting his punching power.
  • Riser Chop: A variation of Riser Punch, also triggered by pressing one on the Battle Riser, performed instead as an overhead karate chop
  • Riser Vulcan: By pressing two on his Battle Riser, Megared can fire a salvo of rapid-fire laser blasts from his fist.
  • Drill Sniper Custom Full Power: By pressing 03 on the Battle Riser, Megared can transfer its energies to his Drill Sniper Custom, boosting its power by 50%, and firing a salvo of rapid-fire energy blasts.
  • Big Shoot: A team attack performed with MegaBlue, used in the fight against Giga Guirail. After being boosted into the air by MegaBlue, Megared performs a double slash against the opponent with his drill saber and MegaBlue's Mega Tomahawk.


Mega Tector Red

MegaRed (Mega Tector Armor)

INET Mecha

Arsenal

Special Attacks

  • Rainbow Impulse


MEGABLUE FORM

MegaBlue

Kenta, along with Kouichirou, Chisato, and Miku, disguised themselves as MegaBlue in an effort to fool NeziBlue. Ep. 41: Collapsing! The Blue Terror, NeziBlue


Ranger KeyEdit

MegaRed Ranger Key

The MegaRed Ranger Key.

The MegaRed Ranger Key (メガレッドレンジャーキー Mega Reddo Renjā Kī) is Kenta Date's personal Ranger Key and what became of his powers after he along with the rest of the 34 Super Sentai sacrificed their skills to end the Great Legend War.

This key along with the majority of the Ranger Keys were collected by the Red Pirates and later used by the Gokaigers. The MegaRed Ranger Key was mainly used by Captain Marvelous (Gokai Red), who used it to fight as MegaRed. It was also used by Gai Ikari on one occasion.

The Megaranger keys, 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. Splitting up, the clones MegaRed was defeated as part of a group of surviving Red warrior keys by Gokai Red and Super Gosei Red. Gokaiger Goseiger Super Sentai 199 Hero Great Battle

After Zangyack were finally defeated, the Gokaigers gave the Ranger Keys back to their rightful owners. Kenta received his key and became MegaRed once more. Final Ep.: Farewell Space Pirates

Red SpiritEdit

30 Red Rangers

The 30 Red Rangers AkaRed embodied in Boukenger vs. Super Sentai.

As the twenty-first Red, MegaRed's Red Warrior Spirit embodied by AkaRed. GoGo Sentai Boukenger vs. Super Sentai


ImitationsEdit

Fake Mega Red

Nezi Red as Mega Red

Nezi Red disguised himself as Mega Red in Ep. 38: Scary! Nezirejia's Fiendish Squadron.


GalleryEdit


Behind the scenesEdit

PortrayalEdit

MegaRed Eyecatch

MegaRed as seen in a Megaranger eyecatch.

Kenta Date is portrayed by Hayato Ōshiba (大柴 隼人 Ōshiba Hayato). As MegaRed, his suit actor was Kazutoshi Yokoyama (横山 一敏 Yokoyama Kazutoshi). His sub was Hirofumi Fukuzawa (福沢 博文 Fukuzawa Hirofumi).

NotesEdit

  • MegaRed is the only male ranger, along with Jin and Hayate, to kill the villainess of his season. Although, in this case, he didn't plan to attack her because Shibolena intentionally ran in to take damage for Yugande instead (much like, in Jin's case, Leh Nepher shielded Lie Kefren from the death blow).
  • According to episode 22, Kenta's zodiac is Pisces.
  • In episode 42, Kenta is revealed to be183 cm tall and weighs 78 kg.
  • He shares a last name with Akira DateIcon-crosswiki, the first Kamen Rider BirthIcon-crosswiki. He also shares his first name with Kenta, the black ranger of Maskman.
    • Coincidentally, both of them was second-in-command of their respective teams.
Megaranger Zyudenchi

MegaRed Zyudenchi


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