Jayden/Red Samurai Ranger, portrayed by Alex Heartman, is the cold, serious but friendly leader of the group and the son of the last Red Ranger. He also has a secret that he keeps from his fellow Rangers.
Power Rangers Samurai is the nineteenth season of the American children's television series Power Rangers. With Saban Brands buying back the franchise, the show is produced by SCG Power Rangers and began airing on Nickelodeon and Nicktoons on February 7, 2011. As with all Power Rangers programs, Power Rangers Samurai is based on one of the entries of the Super Sentai Series; in the case of Samurai, the source series is Samurai Sentai Shinkenger. Saban Brands have said the show will have a "brighter tone and gets an infusion of fun and comedy that wasn't present in present in seasons 16 and 17."
Samurai is split into two 20-episode seasons; the second set of 20 episodes will air in 2012 and will be called "Super Samurai".
Power Rangers Samurai is the first Power Rangers season to be shot and broadcast in HD and to be airing on Nickelodeon.