Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patoranger is quickly approaching, and these new images give fans their best look at the new Rangers.
Fans previously got an up-close look at the Lupinrangers, but thanks to RangerBoard the whole image has been revealed, which shows the PatorenIchigo, PatorenNigo, and PatorenSango. Those three make up the law enforcement themed Patorangers, but you can also see their Trigger Machines in the image as well. The upper part of the image features the Lupinranger photo from before but also includes their Red Dial Fighter.
There's also a joint image that shows all six Rangers, and one more image that shows the two Red Rangers together. You can really see the differences in their costumes here, and you can view that image and more in the gallery.
The new series will feature a police vs thieves theme with the Lupinrangers coming into conflict with the law enforcement Patorangers, and will reportedly have one Ranger going in-between.
The two teams will have intertwined stories for the first half of the season (with each one getting the spotlight every other week) and if previous rumors are to be believed, but then will converge into one large story arc by season's end. This will be presumably when they form one team against the Gangler Crime Syndicate, but none of that has been confirmed.
Another note regards one of the Rangers of Lupinranger being a spy for Patoranger, one of the few who will bounce between both shows. That will give both sides of the story some basis in continuity, and will probably feed into the reasons for the stories merging in the first place.
Toei's Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger VS Keisatsu Sentai Patoranger is the series' 42nd season and will be premiering on TV-Asahi on February 11, 2018.