BATTLE FEVER J
1979-80

-   first Super Sentai
-   first sentai with giant robo

Story
-   Egos begins assassinating top people of the National Defense Ministry
-   General Kurama assembles four young agents who had been dispatched around the world for training; joined by FBI investigator Diane Martin, whose father was murdered by Egos
-   five don powered suits to become the Battle Fever team; trump card is Battle Fever Robo
-   Egos tries to stop construction of Robo, but monsters are defeated one by one
-   Egos then unleashes the 'younger brother' of the Buffalo Monster, a giant robot replica of its 'older brother'; Robo, fortunately, is finished in time
-   Fever team never stops, even after losing two members (the original Miss America and Battle Cossack)
-   with new members, team defeats Hedder Monster and breaks into Egos' headquarters, where they are fed into the Egos Monster Making Machine so that they may be used as material for a Battle Fever Monster
-   team destroys the machine and slays Satan Egos

National Defense Ministry:

Fever team
Fever team
-   each has Command Bat: transforms into individual weapons, combine to form the Penta Force cannon or five-pointed boomerang
Command Bats Penta Force cannon Command Bat boomerang

Battle Japan (Den Masao)

-   white/red
-   former National Defense Ministry officer
-   skills: judo, karate
-   does a kung fu dance
-   armed with a spear

Battle France (Shida Kyousuke)

-   white/blue
-   trained in France, normally a beautician; a dandy and playboy
-   armed with fencing sword
-   does a Spanish dance

Battle Cossack (Shiraishi Kensaku; 1-33)

-   good at science, war
-   wielded twin sai
-   did a Cossack dance
-   died in battle with the Eagle Monster
[Also Green Ranger in GoRanger.]

Battle Cossack (Jin Makoto; 34-52)

-   silent cowboy, man of action
[Also Dr. Hoshi in Liveman.]

Battle Kenya (Akebono Shirou)

-   trained in Kenya
-   wild child, talks to animals
-   armed with a whip
-   does a tropical dance

Miss America (Diane Martin; 1-24)

-   FBI agent, joined the Fever team to avenge her father Bosner who was slain by Egos
-   wielded throwing knives
-   wounded by the Dracula Monster, she returned to America
-   has a sister, Catherine
-   did a disco dance

Miss America (Maria Nagisa; 25-52)

-   FBI agent, took over for Diane

General Kurama Tetsuzan
-   chief of special science office of the National Defense Ministry who established Fever team
-   master of traditional Japanese swordsmanship

Vehicles
-   Battle Fever Car: a stock green Savanna RX-7 for Japan and America
-   Three Machines: stock bikes for other three
-   Battle Shark: flying battleship, launches from Big Bazer; splits in two to release Battle Fever Robo; armed with Tail, Wing, and Vulcan Missiles, Guns of Navarone, and depth bombs
Battle Shark

Battle Fever Robo (5-52)
Battle Fever Robo
-   Armament: Lightning Light Sword (Chinese Bamboo Cut, Rocketter techniques), Sword Fever throwing knives, Stick Lancer, Chain Crusher, Attack Lancer trident, Fever Axe

Big Bazer
Big Bazer
-   underwater mobile base resembling a gigantic blue box

Egos
-   secret religion of mad egocentrists who intend to plunge the world into chaos
-   Egos monsters: divine children of Egos, created by heart-like Egos Monster Making Machine; many from episode 5 onward have "little brother" giant robot doubles
-   Cutmen: grunts in grey and black armed with MP40 machine guns
Cutman (backside)
-   Egos Fighters: black fighter planes with bat wings

Satan Egos
-   mysterious head, entirely draped in black
Satan Egos

Commander Hedder (1-51)
Commander Hedder
-   high priest, later becomes Hedder Monster

Salome (19-52)
Salome
-   Egos American branch officer who came to Japan to aid Hedder with her super strength

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