|This article is about a/an episode in Dai Sentai Goggle V.|
|Ep. 1: The Invasion of Dark Science|
|Dai Sentai Goggle V, Episode 1|
|Air date February 6, 1982|
|Written by Hirohisa Soda|
|Directed by Shouhei Toujou|
Final Ep.: Shine, North Pole Aurora
Ep. 2: Rise up! Warriors of the Future
The Invasion of Dark Science (暗黒科学の来襲 Ankoku Kagaku no Raishū) is the first episode of Dai Sentai Goggle V.
After discovering the ancient organization of Deathdark starting to make it's move, a scientist recruits five youths to fight back as Goggle V.
The series begins in Alps, Germany with Dr. Hideki Hongo arriving at the Wolfborg Castle ruins. Meanwhile, Ken-ichi Akama, a world-renowned Japanese explorer, stumbles upon the Wolf Cave. Upon stepping inside, Dr. Hongo discovers the skeleton of a Dark Science Empire Deathdark scientist. Suddenly, Dr. Hongo is attacked by the Spotmen, until he is saved by Ken'ichi. The Wolf Castle is destroyed, but Ken'ichi and the right-arm broken Dr. Hongo escape. Dr. Hongo sends the Comboy to recruit 4 civilians to become Dai Sentai Goggle V; Tatsuya Ueda recruits the already joined Ken'ichi, Makoto Takenaka recruits Touto University teacher Kanpei Kuroda, Haruo Shimada recruits hockey player Saburou Aoyama, Daisuke Ooyama recriuts zoo keeper Futoshi Kijima, and Akane Aizawa recruits gymnast Miki Momozono. Meanwhile, Deathdark, having been exposed, rise their fortress, Deathtopia, out of the waters and sets a course for Japan. The five recruits agree to stand up against Daethdark and are given Goggle Braces to transform into Goggle V; Ken'ichi transforms into GoggleRed, Kanpei transforms into GoggleBlack, Saburou transforms into GoggleBlue, Futoshi transforms into GoggleYellow, and Miki transforms into GogglePink. Kai Mozoo begins his attack on the city, but is stopped by Goggle V. After defeating the Spotmen, the team destroys Kai Mozoo with the Goggle Victory Flash. Enraged, Deathdark Führer Taboo seands launches Fan Kong. Fan Kong shows up, resurrects Kai Mozoo, and absorbs his body. Fan Kong blows Goggle V away, but Goggle V launches Goggleceasar. GoggleBlack and GogglePink pilot the Goggleceasar, GoggleRed pilots the Goggle Jet, GoggleBlue pilots the Goggle Tank, and Goggle Yellow pilots the Goggle Dump. Goggle Jet and Goggleceasar launch missiles at Fan Kong, while the Tank and Dump Container exit he Goggleceasar. Goggle Tank and Dump then launch from the Containers. Fan Kong tries to crush Goggle Tank, but is stopped by Goggle Dump. Then Goggle Jet, Tank, and Dump combine to create the Goggle Robo. After a brief fight, Goggle Robo destroys Fan Kong with the Electron Galax Cut, forcing Deathdark to retreat, and the episode ends.
- Ken'ichi Akama: Ryouji Akagi
- Kanpei Kuroda: Jyunichi Haruta
- Saburo Aoyama: Shigeki Ishii
- Futoshi Kijima: Sanpei Godai
- Miki Momozono: Megumi Ōgawa
- Dr. Hideki Hongo: Noboru Nakaya
- Tatsuya Ueda: Hidenori Iura
- Makoto Takenaka: Minoru Takeuchi
- Haruo Shimada: Kazuhiko Ohara
- Daisuke Oyama: Mizuno Tomonori
- Akane Aizawa: Hanae Sugimoto
- Midori Wakagi: Itsuko Kobayashi
- Sayuri Yamamoto: Chieko Hosoya
- Goggle Robo: Shinji Nakae (voice)
- Führer Taboo: Eisuke Yoda (voice)
- Grand Marshal Desmark: Yousuke Naka
- General Desgiller: Toshimichi Takahashi
- Mazurka: Mayumi Yoshida (not the same Mayumi Yoshida, the actress who played Lou/Pink Flash from Choushinsei Flashman)
- Dr. Zazoriya: Kumiko Nishiguchi
- Dr. Iguana: Eiichi Kikuchi
- Narrator: Toru Ohira
- Goggle Red: Kazuo Niibori
- Goggle Black: Jyunichi Haruta, Tetsuo Masuda, Tsutomu Kitagawa
- Goggle Blue: Takanori Shibahara
- Goggle Yellow: Shoukou Ifuji
- Goggle Pink: Michihiro Takeda, Jin Yukimura
- Goggle Robo: Hideaki Kusaka
- This episode marks the beginning of the Hirohisa Soda era of Super Sentai; though writing Sentai episodes since Gorenger, Soda would be the main writer of the franchise for the next nine series, through the end of Chikyuu Sentai Fiveman.
- The episode features stock footage from Himitsu Sentai Gorenger.
- This episode introduces footage showing the launching and arrival of Fan Kong to assist the first Mozoo after it's initial defeat. This footage will be used for all Kongs after this episode; although later episodes will show a shot of the new Kong before it's launching, the side and landing shot is always that of the Fan Kong. Likewise, stock footage of Fan Kong's destruction in this episode will be used for the first several Kongs.