|Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger|
Logo for Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger
|Genre||Tokusatsu, parody, comedy|
|Created by||Toei television producers|
|Based on|| Super Sentai |
by Toei Company
|Opening theme||"Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger" by Haruko Momoi feat. Yukio Yamagata|
|Ending theme||"Ashita wa Akiba no Kaze ga Fuku" by Nobuo Akagi (Masato Wada)|
"Super Sentai Hikōnin Ōenka" by Nobuo Akagi (Masato Wada), Yukio Yamagata, and Mojo
|Country of origin||Japan|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||26 (list of episodes)|
|Running time||26 minutes (per episode)|
|Production company||Toei Company|
|Original network|| BS Asahi |
|Original release||April 6, 2012 –|
June 28, 2013
|Related shows||Joshi Zu|
Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger (非公認戦隊アキバレンジャー, Hikōnin Sentai Akibarenjā) is a Japanese tokusatsu comedy series based on the Super Sentai Series. It is not part of the official line up in Toei Company's Super Sentai franchise, but is instead a parody geared towards adults who were fans of the franchise as children. The show aired on BS Asahi (TV Asahi's broadcast satellite channel) starting April 6, 2012, and Tokyo MX starting April 9, 2012.
A second season was officially announced in January 2013 at a teaser event tying in with the final appearances of the characters from Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters , featuring Masato Wada, who performs as main character Nobuo Akagi. (非公認戦隊アキバレンジャー シーズン
Three individuals (a Super Sentai otaku, a cosplay otaku, and a closet anime otaku) are chosen by a beautiful scientist otaku to become the "Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger" and "protect Akihabara" from powerful otaku villains that only exist in their delusions. However, the otaku fight eventually gets literally real when their "otaku enemies" begin to materialize in the real world.
|#||Title||Writer||Original air date|
|1||"Pain Is Power"|
Transcription: "Itasa wa Tsuyosa" (Japanese: 痛さは強さ)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||April 6, 2012|
|2||"The Bizarrely-Decorated Vehicle's Activation Unleashes a Red Delusionary Full Blast"|
Transcription: "Saiki suru Itakon ga Yobu Akaki Mōsō no Furu Burasuto" (Japanese: 再起する痛魂が喚ぶ赤き妄想のフルブラスト)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||April 13, 2012|
|3||"Ouch! Drunken Hero Adventure!!"|
Transcription: "Itata! Yoidore Hīrō Dai Bōken!!" (Japanese: 痛タッ！酔いどれヒーロー大冒険！！)
|Junko Kōmura||April 20, 2012|
|4||"Forbidden Delusion Is the Pain of an Immoral Blue"|
Transcription: "Kinjirareta Mōsō wa Aoi Haitoku no Itami" (Japanese: 禁じられた妄想は青い背徳の痛み)
|Junko Kōmura||April 27, 2012|
|5||"Our Pain ☆ Yellow Mama"|
Transcription: "Itaita ☆ Ierō Mama" (Japanese: イタイタ☆イエローママ)
|Junko Kōmura||May 4, 2012|
|6||"Take Flight Leader! The Painful Trap of Deluded Photography"|
Transcription: "Habatake Ōgosho! Mōsō Satsueijo no Itai Wana" (Japanese: はばたけ大御所！妄想撮影所の痛い罠)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||May 11, 2012|
|7||"Delirious Runaway Itasher Break Through the Limit!"|
Transcription: "Mōsō Itasshā Genkai Toppa seyo!" (Japanese: 妄走イタッシャー限界突破せよ！)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||May 18, 2012|
|8||"The Bonds of Painful Special Training Are the Authorization Road's Conspiracy Intersection"|
Transcription: "Itaki Tokkun no Kizuna wa Kōnin Rōdo no Inbō Kōsaten" (Japanese: 痛き特訓の絆は公認ロードの陰謀交差点)
|Junko Kōmura||May 25, 2012|
|9||"The Pain Sentai Disbands."|
Transcription: "Ita Sentai, Kaisan." (Japanese: 痛戦隊、解散。)
|Junko Kōmura||June 1, 2012|
|10||"The Painlessly Inducing Curse of Z ― Into a New Chapter"|
Transcription: "Hiita naru Zetto no Noroi ― Soshite Shin Shō e" (Japanese: 非痛なるZの呪い ― そして新章へ)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||June 8, 2012|
|11||"The Second Generation Is a Fresh and Painless Warrior"|
Transcription: "Nidaime wa Sawayaka Mutsū Senshi" (Japanese: 二代目はサワヤカ無痛戦士)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||June 15, 2012|
|12||"Most Painful Times. Farewell, Delusional Sentai"|
Transcription: "Saitsūkai Saraba Mōsō Sentai" (Japanese: 最痛回 さらば妄想戦隊)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||June 22, 2012|
|13||"Evaluation Meeting! If You Don't Hurt, That's Alright!"|
Transcription: "Hanseikai! Itakunakereba Zattsu Ōrai!" (Japanese: 反省会！痛くなければザッツオーライ！)
|Junko Kōmura||June 29, 2012|
Transcription: "Mōsō Taisen" (Japanese: 妄想大戦)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||April 5, 2013|
Transcription: "Mōsō Chūka" (Japanese: 妄想中華)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||April 12, 2013|
|16||"Martial Arts Delusion"|
Transcription: "Mōsō Kengeki" (Japanese: 妄想拳劇)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||April 19, 2013|
Transcription: "Mōsō Megami" (Japanese: 妄想女神)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||April 26, 2013|
Transcription: "Mōsō Yunyū" (Japanese: 妄想輸入)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||May 3, 2013|
Transcription: "Mōsō Nyannyan" (Japanese: 妄想娘娘（ニャンニャン）)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||May 10, 2013|
Transcription: "Mōsō Kanja" (Japanese: 妄想間者)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||May 17, 2013|
|21||"Delusional Beautiful Fight"|
Transcription: "Mōsō Bitō" (Japanese: 妄想美闘)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||May 24, 2013|
|22||"Delusion Number Two"|
Transcription: "Mōsō Nigō" (Japanese: 妄想弐號)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||May 31, 2013|
|23||"Delusional Pillow Talk"|
Transcription: "Mōsō Makurakotoba" (Japanese: 妄想枕語)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||June 7, 2013|
Transcription: "Mōsō Bochi" (Japanese: 妄想墓地)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||June 14, 2013|
Transcription: "Mōsō Shito" (Japanese: 妄想使徒)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||June 21, 2013|
Transcription: "Mōsō Shūhen" (Japanese: 妄想集編)
|Naruhisa Arakawa||June 28, 2013|
On July 6, Animate.tv started broadcasting Unofficial Sentai Akibaranger Official Web Radio (Temporary) (非公認戦隊アキバレンジャー公認ＷＥＢラジオ（仮）, Hikōnin Sentai Akibarenjā Kōnin Webu Rajio (Kari)). The bi-weekly web radio series is hosted by Masato Wada, who plays Nobuo Akagi in the TV series. Other cast members from the series, as well as voice actors from other Super Sentai series, make guest appearances.
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