A Man in a Superhero Costume Is Helping Moms With Strollers. Love!

And now a word of thanks for the Power Ranger who's there for you when you need him.

You been here, right? You’re waiting at the top of the stairs to the subway or train, your babe in a stroller, hoping someone will help you so you don’t need to struggle to carry their combined weight on your own. Imagine if out of nowhere a superhero appeared to help you -- able to scale subway stairs in a single bound…or at least more safely than you could on your own.


In Tokyo, it’s a reality. A 27-year-old organic grocery worker, inspired by the kids he meets in the store, decided to buy a green Power Rangers costume and log a few hours every day helping moms and the elderly at a subway station that’s dark and doesn’t have an elevator.


Would you accept kindness from a stranger dressed in tights? "When I first began, people basically said 'Get away from me, you weirdo.’ Now they still think I'm weird but in a good way," the good Samaritan told NBC News.


Better yet -- some people have inquired about joining him in his good Samaritan crusade. We just have one question: When are these superheroes coming stateside?



Real Life Power Ranger in Japan

Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images

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