|This article is about a/an ranger in Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger.|
|Sentai Show:||Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger|
|First Appearance:||Ep. 44: A Lovely Christmas Eve|
|Last Full Appearance:||Ep. 44: A Lovely Christmas Eve|
|Number of Episode Appearances:||1|
Full list of appearances
Sayo Kinoshita is a young girl who used Luka Millfy's Gokai Yellow powers when she was turned into a doll.
Sayo was helping to prepare for a Christmas party along with her brother Seiji, when Seiji fell off a ladder, when Gai saved him. When the party was attacked by Bibaboo of the Zangyack Imperial Guard, Seiji was turned into a doll. Bibaboo used his staff to try and turn her into a doll, but Gai protects her and is turned into a doll himself. After the Gokaigers arrive and drive off Bibaboo, Sayo feels very upset and responsible over the loss of her brother. However Luka calms her down and the girl gives Luka a fake doll to fool Bibaboo, but Bibaboo is not fooled by it and turns Luka into a doll. She turns into Gokai Yellow in Luka's place and fights Bibaboo, eventually getting his staff, restoring all the doll-transformed people back to normal. She gives Luka back her Mobilate and Ranger Key, leaving the Gokaigers to defeat Bibaboo. After Bibaboo is defeated, she celebrates Christmas at the Christmas party with Seiji, the Gokaigers and other people.
Behind the scenes
Yuno Fuse was only just over thirteen years and five months old when the episode was broadcast, making her possibly the youngest actress to portray a Ranger in Super Sentai as well as making Sayo the youngest female Sentai Ranger. She is closely followed by Runa Natsui, who was just over fourteen years old when she portrayed Kaoru Shiba (Princess Shinken Red) in the last few episodes of Samurai Sentai Shinkenger. In contrast, the youngest male Ranger is Kou of the Howling New Star (portrayed by then twelve year old Hisashi Sakai), the only main character child ranger, who was nine years old when he fought as KibaRanger in Gosei Sentai Dairanger.
- Sayo goes unnamed in the episode. However, a magazine scan referring to the episode A Lovely Christmas Eve reveals her full name.
- The replacement of Luka by Sayo is an homage to Battle Fever J having cast replacements. Furthermore, both cast replacements connect with Luka inasmuch as being the victim like Miss America (the only female of the cast, going from Diane Martin to Maria Nagisa) and Battle Cossack (Luka's BFJ equivalent, going from Kensaku Shiraishi to Makoto Jin).
- She is the second civilian to use a Ranger Key to transform. The first was the unnamed boy who stole the Shinken Red Key in episode 2.
- Her last name is the same as DekaYellow's actress, Ayumi Kinoshita