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Ronin Warriors: Legend of the Inferno Armor (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Legendary Armor Samurai Troopers: Legend of the Inferno Armor
Yoroiden Samurai Troopers: Kikōtei Densetsu (Japanese)
Yoroiden Samurai Troopers: The Legend of Emperor Kikou
Yoroiden Samurai Troopers: The Legend of Kikoutei
鎧伝サムライトルーパー 輝煌帝伝説 (Japanese)
Genres: action, fantasy
Themes: samurai, sentai
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: In the summer of 1990, mirages suddenly appear in Shinjuku, soon followed by a strange, silent black-skinned warrior who attacks the troopers. When the mysterious warrior calls forth his own armor, to the troopers' shock, it is a black copy of the Kikoutei.
User Ratings: 18 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: -
 Excellent: -
 Very good: 6 votes (sub:3, dub:3)
 Good: 6 votes (sub:5, dub:1)
 Decent: 3 votes (sub:3)
 So-so: 2 votes (sub:1, others:1
1 Italian dubbed
 Not really good: -
 Weak: -
 Bad: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 52 users, rank: #6029 (of 9023)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.667 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.4907, rank: #4727 (of 9130)
Weighted mean: 6.642 (Good−), rank: #4757 (of 9130) (seen all: 6.73 / seen some: 5.00)
Bayesian estimate: 6.997 (Good), rank: #3091 (of 6870)
Number of episodes: 4
Episode titles: We have 4
Vintage: 1989-10-08 to 1990-01-11
Release dates: We have 6
Opening Theme:
"Stardust Eyes" by Mariko Uranishi
Ending Theme:
"Samurai Heart" by Hiroko Moriguchi
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Legendary Armor Samurai Troopers - The Complete Collection [TV + OVAs] (Blu-ray) 2021-12-28 (from $56.98)
DVD (Region 1)
    Legendary Armor Samurai Troopers - The Complete OVA Series (DVD) 2015-02-24 (from $26.21)
    Ronin Warriors - New Adventures (DVD) 2003-04-02 (from $3.00)
    Ronin Warriors - New Adventures (DVD) 2004-04-13 (from $14.78)
    Ronin Warriors - Complete Collection (DVD) 2004-09-28

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Mamoru Hamatsu
Fuyunori Gobu (eps 1-2)
Masashi Ikeda (eps 3-4)
Kazuki Akane (ep 2)
Kunihisa Sugishima (eps 1, 4)
Mamoru Hamatsu (ep 3)
Music: Osamu Totsuka
Original creator: Hajime Yatate
Character Design:
Norio Shioyama
Shukō Murase
Animation Director:
Norio Shioyama (eps 2, 4)
Shukō Murase (Nakamura Production; eps 1, 3)
Director of Photography: Shukō Murase (Nakamura Production)
Hironori Nakagawa (Sunrise)
Yasuhisa Kazama (CBS Sony Group)

Animation Check: Koichiro Kiyoshima
Color setting: Kayoko Nishi
Effects: Junichi Sasaki
Key Animation:
Hiroyuki Okuno (Nakamura Production; ep 1)
Manami Hattori (eps 2, 4)
Masahiro Yamane (eps 2, 4)
Naoki Oohira (eps 1, 3)
Norio Shioyama (eps 2, 4)
Ryuichi Makino (ep 2)
Shukō Murase (Nakamura Production; eps 1, 3)
Tadashi Hiramatsu (Nakamura Production; ep 1)
Takuya Satō (eps 2, 4)
Tetsuro Aoki (eps 1, 3)
Yasuyuki Noda (ep 3)
Yukio Okano (eps 1, 3)
OP Animator: Tetsuya Yanagisawa (Nakamura Production)
Photography: Kazunobu Okeda
Sound: Koichi Chiba
Sound Effects: Keiko Senda
Special Effects: Yutaka Hoshiba (Marikkusu)
Theme Song Performance:
Hiroko Moriguchi (ED1)
Mariko Uranishi (OP1)
Yoroi Design: Hideo Okamoto
Daiki Nakamura as Date Seiji
Hiroshi Takemura as Hashiba Touma
Nozomu Sasaki as Mouri Shin
Takeshi Kusao as Sanada Ryou
Tomohiro Nishimura as Shuu Rei Fuan

Kaori Kusakabe as Nasuti Yagyuu
Keiji Fukushi as Mukara
Kumiko Watanabe as Yamano Jun
Yoshino Takamori as Naria

Hiroshi Hashimoto as Announcer (ep 1)
Hiroyuki Suzuki as
Man at gasoline stand (ep 3)
Policeman A (ep 1)
Naoki Makishima as Policeman B (ep 1)
Japanese companies
Anime all
Anime R (eps 1-4)
Studio ArgoShip
Studio Cockpit (eps 2-3)
Studio Egg (eps 3-4)
Studio Mark (ep 2)
Animation Direction: Nakamura Production (eps 1, 3)
Animation Production: Sunrise
Audio Recording: New Japan Studio
Toei Video Co., Ltd. (Blu-ray)
Finish Animation:
Studio Tomcat
Key Animation: Nakamura Production (ep 1)
Opening Animation: Nakamura Production
Original Picture: Nakamura Production
Planning: Sunrise
Sales Agency: Dream Shift (Blu-ray)
English staff
English cast
Translation: Kevin McKeown
Executive producer: Ken Iyadomi
Brady Hartel (Discotek Blu-ray)
Justin Sevakis (Discotek Blu-ray)
Miho Kinoshita

Additional Translation:
Elizabeth Ellis (Discotek Blu-ray)
Noelle Siddall (Discotek Blu-ray)
Audio Restoration:
Brady Hartel (Discotek Blu-ray)
Elaine Morland (Discotek Blu-ray)
Blu-Ray Authoring: Justin Sevakis (Discotek Blu-ray)
Blu-Ray Compression: Justin Sevakis (Discotek Blu-ray)
Chief Producer: Charles McCarter
Design Director: Brady Hartel (Discotek Blu-ray)
DVD Menu Design: Victor De Anda
Engineering Assistant: John Duncan
Menu Breakdown: Gary Swarer (Discotek Blu-ray)
Menu Design: Gary Swarer (Discotek Blu-ray)
Production Assistant: Elaine Morland (Discotek Blu-ray)
Production Coordination: Kirsten Thorarinson
Quality Control:
Logan Rebholz (Discotek Blu-ray)
Marc Levy (Discotek Blu-ray)
Re-Recording Mixing: Jan Deny
Recording engineer: Jason Cushing
Script Adaptation: Mike Bridges
Special Thanks To:
James Howell (Discotek DVD)
Reed Nelson (Discotek DVD)
Stephanie Shih (Discotek DVD)
Steven Siddall (Discotek DVD)
Subtitle Editing: Logan Rebholz (Discotek Blu-ray)
Subtitle Script: Kevin McKeown
Subtitle Timing: Logan Rebholz (Discotek Blu-ray)
Voice Direction: Rob Bakewell
Andrew Francis as Kento Lei Fan
Matt Hill as Ryo Sanada
Matt Smith as Sage Date
Michael Donovan as Cye Mouri
Ward Perry as Rowan Hashiba

Danny McKinnon as Yuli
Venus Terzo as Naria

Brian Dobson as Police Officer
David Kaye as Narrator
Trevor Devall as
Gas Station Attendant
Police Officer
Radio DJ
English companies
Additional Production: TwistyGadget.com (Discotek Blu-ray)
ADR Production: The Ocean Group
Distributor: Geneon Entertainment Inc. (North America; 2003)
DVD Authoring: Ascent Media DVD
DVD Menu Design: TwistyGadget.com (Discotek)
Internet Streaming:
Pluto TV
Licensed by:
Bandai Entertainment (Expired)
Discotek Media (2014)
Packaging Design: TwistyGadget.com (Discotek)
Recording Studio: Westwood Studios

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