Ryo of the Heavenly Fire Star, the red warrior is the son of Zhang Liao and a human woman. Initially, he was not aware of his Dai heritage as his mother died prior to the series' beginning and he raised his younger sister, Youko, by himself. He aspires to become the best gyoza cook in Japan and works in Yokohama Chinatown. Ryo became a Dairanger after he was captured by Baron String, only to be saved by Mythical Qi Beast Ryuseioh and taken to Master Kaku. Ryo deeply trusts his teammates. As Ryu Ranger, he specializes in the Dragon Fist style and utilizes the power of fire.