It’s the “Summer of Sentai” from Shout! Factory TV, and they are releasing the ever so popular (Racing Squadron Carranger) on DVD! Carranger aired from March 1, 1996 to February 7, 1997. This particular season was actually set as a parody season of the Sentai Series. Our equivalent in America is Power Rangers Turbo.
The story follows Dappu, who was a young alien from planet Hazard. Dappu was forced to leave his planet when it was obliterated by the Universal Reckless Driving Tribe Bowzock They were a gang of wild thugs who went through the universe causing chaos on planets and destroying them. Dappu already had knowledge of “Carmagic”. Carmagic, was a unique force connected to five “car constellations” that gave great power. He discovered the the power of the five constellations within five beings on Earth, who possessed Carmagic within them and the ability to harness the power into becoming the Gekisou Sentai Carranger.
Shout! Factory has also announced that they will be releasing Seijuu Sentai Gingaman and KyuuKyuu Sentai GoGo-V as a part of the Summer of Sentai as well!!!