Parents' Guide to

Power Rangers Ninja Storm

By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Kids will love this violent, rather clever superhero show.

TV ABC Drama 2003
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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

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age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

Its really just a commercial

The Power Rangers are simply just iconic and amazing. I loved the concept and the format of every series. However, I cannot avoid the fact that these shows are really starting to blend together. The story really just follow the same plot. But what really stood out and made this my favorite power rangers show was the zords. They were flashy and well designed giving so many configuration which is different from those like Wildforce where there are multiple zords to interchange. As a child I was always impressed with the design and that is really the whole point. Though power rangers are iconic in the television, like the Transformers franchise, it is there to sell toys that can successfully transform the same way. But I still agree that its an OK show. Its just that you don't see that much thought in the script writing and not much money being pumped in. It could have potential, but as usual, it comes off as slightly cheesy and just cheap. But if you are just there to see mindless violence, and need to past the time, I would recommend such shows for they both have no strong educational values and no bad messages. Just an empty story to enjoy the explosions

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Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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This installment in the Power Rangers universe is loud and violent, but oddly clever at the same time. The costumes are eye-popping, though some of the giant lizards or other bugaboos may unnerve younger or sensitive children. And the actors inside the costumes are personable and fun to watch, even relatable. Plus, some of the storylines are positively sci-fi brilliant, such as when Sensei Watanabe's son, Cam, makes a virtual replica of himself to keep an eye on the homefront while he is out on Ranger missions. It winds up that Cam made a virtual replica with a personality opposite of his own (laid back, great at sports) because he feels insecure about his real personality. Pretty heady stuff for a kid's show.

Kids will be enchanted by the battles, the glorious eye-candy costumes, and the heavy mythology and jargon in Power Rangers Ninja Storm: guns are not guns, they're battlizers, weapons aren't weapons, they're zords. Parents may not be so sure about all the violence. Talk to your kids, and monitor their behavior after watching. If he comes straight out after a go-round and tries to shoot his little brother with a battlizer, it might be time for a Ninja Storm break.

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