Shout Factory! has updated with an official pre-order page for Chōjin Sentai Jetman: The Complete Series. For those who are unaware, Chōjin Sentai Jetman is the 15th season of Super Sentai. This series is also the season of Super Sentai that preceded Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger, which was adapted into Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Chōjin Sentai Jetman was inspired by Kagaku Ninjatai Gatchaman, which was created by Taksunoko Productions though international fans should recognize the series as Science Ninja Team Gatchaman. The series premiered on February 15, 1991 and ran until February 14, 1992 running for 51 episodes.
Chōjin Sentai Jetman takes place on the Earth Ship set in 1991. The Earth Ship is a command center of the defense agency known as the Sky Force. Within the ship, scientists manage to develop “Birdonic Waves,” which are able to give people superhuman powers. Aya Odagiri, the director of the “J-Project,” enlist the help of five members of Sky Force in order to use the power of the Birdonic Waves to become the Jetman. Ryu Tendo is the first candidate to successfully be exposed by the Birdonic Waves in turn changing him into Red Hawk.
The Earth Ship soon get attacked by the evil Vyram, an evil outer-dimensional organization who are seeking dominance over multiple dimensions. The Vyram manage to kill Ryu’s lover and fellow choice candidate, Rie. In the struggle the Birdonic Waves get scattered to four civilians on earth making them the other members of Jetman. Odagiri and Tendo escape to the Earth in order to find the other remaining four Jetman.
Chōjin Sentai Jetman: The Complete Series will released on September 25 and features a MSRP of $59.97. The series is currently available for pre-order on Shout Factory!’s official website for $47.97.
Those who pre-order the set via Shout Factory!’s website will receive the series two weeks prior to the release date. Those who are interested can pre-order their set at the link listed below.
Source: Shout Factory!