|10 Keitoushi||Light Fighter|
|9 Chuutoushi||Medium Fighter|
|8 Kyoutoushi||Strong Fighter|
|7 Rettoushi||Fierce Fighter|
|6 Gekitoushi||Furious Fighter|
|5 Bakutoushi||Explosive Fighter|
|4 Yuutou||Heroic Fighter|
|3 Boukon||Violent Spirit|
|2 Goushou||Brave General|
|1 Gaisei||Victorious Saint|
Secretaries K and S
The Four Armies
I. The Armor
Consists of athletes, magicians, samurais, weightlifters, and ninja, all armor glad humans.
Victorious Saint Kurugin (Coolgin) Emperor Neros' right hand in silver ('gin') armor. A first-class strategist and swordsman. Rides in the sidecar of the red Mirage Hasha motorcycle, though once drove the blue Captron motorcycle. Defeated Metalder instantly with one sword attack in the former's first battle.
Generals Tagsky and Tagsron, the Tag Brothers
Masters of sword and naginata.
Samurai-like master of sword and hook.
Master of tachi and spiked ball.
Entire body looks like a collection of grey tubes. Master of the spear. Later succeeded by lookalike Wogger II.
Former decathlon athlete who kicked down his rival to enter the Olympics. After his rival committed suicide, he felt shame at his cowardice and sought out challengers to prove himself. Wears blue-green tights. Wields a scythe and chain in his right hand; a clawed gauntlet on his left.
Ninja master of magic.
Fighter BenK (pun on the samurai Benkei)
Defeated by Metalder, this modern-day samurai left the Empire. Died saving captives from the Empire.
Boxer with expensive upper body padding.
Fighters Fu Fu Chu and Mukimukiman
Half-naked, comical wrestling rejects.
Light Fighters (basic type) Generic fighters in black tights. Found in all four armies and hence will not be mentioned again. However, 'Kage' (Shadow) Light Fighters, trained in ninjutsu, are found only in the Armor Army. The only nonspecialized Light Fighter of note is the female Madonna of the Armor Army.
Red motorcycle with sidecar for Coolgin's use.
Battle Robot Army
Consists of robots and androids created by Emperor Neros.
Victorious Saint Barusuki (Valskie).
Boxer with grey, floor mat-like plating on his head, shoulders, and thighs. Could discharge electricity through tentacles from his forehead.
Brave General Bigwayne
Black with grey armor plates. Originally the 'Titan of Legend.' Now an unranked repair robot. Escaped the Empire. Fought Metalder to aid his beloved disciple Gochak. Fires arrows from his right forearm.
Violent Spirit Topgunder
Violent Spirit Crosslander
VIP assassin in red and white. The antithesis of his predecessor Topgunder. Coward willing to do anything to win. Worked with American terrorist organizations, killing government officials and receiving a promotion from Explosive Fighter to Violent Spirit before coming to Japan to kill Metalder. Wields twin pistols. Had his head damaged by Metalder; thereafter wore a winged snake ornament on his forehead.
Fighters Goblit and Dedemos
Crosslander's assistants. Gunmen in black with rifle and bayonet (Goblit) and handgun and drill (Dedemos).
Shark-headed fighter in white tights with twin shoulder cannons and four cannons on his upper arms.
Silver wrestler. When beheaded, grows a cannon head.
Silver with thick thighs, high jumping ability, and a featureless black faceplate.
Black-robed and skull-headed with a scythe for a left hand.
Fierce Fighter Rhapsody
Plays a Stradivarius.
Feminine and white.
Golden motorcycle with rollcage.
Consists of biotechnologically engineered creatures (monsters) created by Emperor Neros.
Victorious Saint Gerudoringu (Geldering).
White-furred symbiote with detachable spider on his back.
Grey-skinned with white fangs on his chest and legs.
Brown-skinned with tentacle arms and antennae.
Green and froglike. Married the female slave, Wisdom. Had a son, Hedogross, Jr.
Battle droids (gyrocopter type, jet type, tank type, torpado type, etc.) created by Emperor Neros.
Victorious Saint Doranga (Dranger)
Has circular head flanked by twin shoulder cannons.
Has missile launchers on chest and shoulders.
A walking red and grey torpedo with a spear gun.
Humanoid fighter plane.
shared by all four armies:
Dryguns (black 4x4 off-road vehicles) and Darkgungarries (black vans).
A ring of gates containing key army officers surrounding Emperor Neros' throne. The area enclosed by the gates and throne was used both as an area and as a strategy room.
[Taken from The Metal Hero Manual, Version 1.2 ? 1995 Marc H. Miyake, with corrections by Tsubasa]
Neros Empire 4 Army Corps