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Cult TV Essentials: Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters

Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters is the 36th entry in Toei Company’s Super Sentai Series, following Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger. It premiered on February 26th 2012 on TV Asahi and ran for 50 episodes until February 10th 2013. Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters began airing in South Korea in 2013 as Power Rangers Go-Busters.

Thirteen years ago in the New Common Era calendar, the computer controlling of the newly discovered energy source called Enetron (was infected by a virus that caused it to create the evil energy being known as Messiah who wishes to take over mankind and create a world made for machines).

Though sent into subspace by the scientists’ sacrifice, Messiah’s actions established the formation of the Energy Management Center’s Special Ops Unit from three children who were caught in the crossfire, the Go-Busters, and their Buddyloids. In the present, 2012 NCE, a mysterious figure named Enter leads a group called Vaglass on incursions to gather enough Enetron to bring Messiah back.

However, training for this day, the Go-Busters and their Buddyloids are deployed to combat Vaglass’s Metaloids and Megazords to protect the city’s Enetron from them. Later joined by Masato Jin and his Buddyloid Beet J. Stag, the Go-Busters’ resolve is strengthened once they learn the true nature of their enemy and the horrors that would result should Messiah enter their world.

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