Today during the conclusion of Uchu Sentai Kyuranger, Toei announced the next installment in the Space Squad series! Titled “Uchu Sentai Kyuranger vs. Space Squad” the film will feature all 12 Kyurangers teaming up Space Sheriff Gavan/ Geki Jumonji and Space Sheriff Shaider/ Shu Karasuma. This announcement came via video on the Toei Video YouTube Channel hosted by the cast of Kyuranger. The video is raw-unaltered footage, and does not contain English subtitles. However, if one chooses to watch the video is it available below:
Now, as most fan may know this is not the first time the Kyurangers have crossed paths with the Space Squad! In Episode 18 of Uchu Sentai Kyuranger, the team briefly was sucked into the world of main Toei canon universe; there the team worked alongside Gavan and the Dekarangers on a method to return home. At the time, this episode merely served to promote the first Space Squad film’s release. However, this time the Kyurangers will meet the current Shaider, as well as possibly meet more Metal Heroes, and other Rangers.
The film will be written by Uchu Sentai Kyuranger head-writer, Nobuhiro Miro, and directed by Koichi Sakamoto. Uchu Sentai Kyuranger vs. Space Squad is a V-Cinema labeled under a new project called V-Cinext; it is process to release V-Cinemas on home video, and give them limited theatrical releases. The official release for Uchu Sentai Kyuranger vs. Space Squad on Blu-Ray and DVD is set for August 8, 2018 with its theatrical screenings set for June.