There's always that someone we look up to even if they only exist in a fictional world. Welcome to JEFusion Poll and today we are listing down the Best Male Role Models in the Tokusatsu world.
For this poll we asked our readers, for them, 2 of their male role models from the tokusatsu genre irregardless of the character's stand whether he is from the goodie-good side or from the villains.
Best Male Tokusatsu Role Model
13. Takeru Shiba/Shinken Red
Samurai Sentai Shinkenger
Actor: Tori Matsuzaka
He is a great example of leader in Super Sentai. Especially when he leads other professionally and encourage each of the team by his levelheadedness and charisma. He is actually a leader that make people he leads well assured and most of people obey him without any worry. Yet he is actually a self-assured leader. Yet the best trait he has is his persistence to achieve goal and responsible.
- Andreas Prima
12. Shinnosuke Tomari/Kamen Rider Drive
Kamen Rider Drive
Actor: Ryoma Takeuchi
Shinnosuke represents the idea that anyone can overcome the mistakes of their past, they just need to find a reason to move past it. By becoming Kamen Rider Drive, Shinnosuke was able to let go of his regret from the incident with Hase and get back on his feet, becoming an even better police officer than he was before.
11. Kaito Kumon/Kamen Rider Baron
Kamen Rider Gaim
Actor: Yutaka Kobayashi
He is the man who prefers dealing things head on. He believes in fair play as he doesn't want anyone including his teammates cheating during fights & he is against attacking someone cowardly[by means of attacking behind their backs]. Despite possessing "Survival of the Fittest" philosophy, he wants other people like him to become stronger & take those who trample them.
10. Hitoshi Hidaka/Kamen Rider Hibiki
Kamen Rider Hibiki
Actor: Shigeki Hosokawa
Mature, level headed, pure etc, basically the only character that would be good model character for everyone, he is a nice believable guy that didn't fall into anime/toku stereotype, that is plastic, angsty and overdone.
Kamen Rider Drive
Actress: Tomoya Warabino
He is the type of kaijin who really lives up to his name as no matter what happened to his fellow comrades(Roidmudes), he still deeply cares for them even Chase(Proto-Zero). He, just like few characters like Kaito, he prefers fair play as when Shinnosuke is beaten & Belt-san was abducted by Roidmude 004, he spares him due to injuries he sustained.
08. Yusuke Godai/Kamen Rider Kuuga
Kamen Rider Kuuga
Actor: Joe Odagiri
He refuses to let people give up hope.
07. Shotaro Hidari/Kamen Rider W/Kamen Rider Joker
Kamen Rider W
Actor: Renn Kiriyama
Shotaro is one of those characters who, despite having a tragedy, continues to grow and use it for inspiration and move forwards without falling into the hole of an Anti-Hero or moping around.
He's kind of like a big kid who just wants to impress everyone and show he is cool despite still being young and derpy. He constantly faced people doubting his abilities but he kept proving he was a worthy person, not only as a Rider but as a Detective as well.
Also his ways of finding a cat are one of the funniest things in a Kamen Rider series.
06. Souma Haruto/Kamen Rider Wizard
Kamen Rider Wizard
Actor: Shunya Shiraishi
Haruto manages to help us learn the values and rewards of keeping hope in the darkest of times. I really feel that for me, Haruto was the example of how I needed to adjust to my own conditions, my ups and downs. Even in the darkest times, the hardest challenges, the most crushing despair... we still have hope for a better tomorrow. A better world. The magic of tomorrow.
- Randall Harper
05. Gentarou Kisaragi/Kamen Rider Fourze
Kamen Rider Fourze
Actor: Sota Fukushi
Other than Fourze being an awesome series (It's my favorite alongside OOO), Gentaro is a good role model since he teaches a bit of a life lesson in a way. No matter how rough things are, your friends will ALWAYS be there for you.
04. Daigo Kiryu/Kyoryu Red
Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger
Actor: Ryo Ryusei
He's a nice guy who wants to have fun and makes sure that he's got good connections with the people around him. He knows how to act properly among his teammates and others and eventually he was able to defeat Deboss and be with the one he loves. I think this also says a lot about King.
- Artreo Carbonell
03. Kouta Kazuraba/Kamen Rider Gaim
Kamen Rider Gaim
Actor: Gaku Sano
Out of ask the characters in Gaim, Kouta stands out. Not just as the main character, but he keeps going through so many things that turn out bad and he doesn't stop trying despite what happens. It sticks out as he ends up winning by the end of the series, showing that you can earn your happy ending.
02. Souji Tendou/Kamen Rider Kabuto
Kamen Rider Kabuto
Actor: Hiro Mizushima
Because he is an unstoppable juggernaut that is essentially the embodiment of every Chuck Norris joke in human form. Some people call him a douche bag, but can you really call someone a douche when they can deliver on literally every claim they make? No. No you can't.- Harker
01. Hino Eiji/Kamen Rider OOO
Kamen Rider OOO
Actor: Shu Watanabe
His selflessness is one thing that taught us to control our own obsession towards material things. He is willing to help people without thinking about rewards & even he may lose anything he has. Despite the thing he did during Movie War Core(which he helps a line of people "in need" which they are actually using those money for their luxury[the thing Hina-chan is dismayed over that]) he knows that they will be responsible for the actions they did afterwards.
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