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Synonyms: Ultraman Jonias, Ultraman Joe
Japanese: ザ☆ウルトラマン


Type: TV
Episodes: 50
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 4, 1979 to Mar 26, 1980
Premiered: Spring 1979
Broadcast: Unknown
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Other
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: SpaceSpace, Super PowerSuper Power
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.411 (scored by 567567 users)
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Ranked: #66232
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Popularity: #8862
Members: 2,468
Favorites: 8

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The first animated Ultraman series.


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Yamazaki, Kazuo
Sasaki, Isao
Theme Song Performance
Columbia Yurikago Kai
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance
Kawamori, Shouji
Mechanical Design


Opening Theme

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"The Ultraman" by Isao Sasaki

Ending Theme

"Ai no Yuusha tachi (愛の勇者たち, Braves of love)" by Sasaki Isao

Oct 9, 2018
mottowers (All reviews)
Honestly this is review is not free of bias, I watched this show when I was five and I absolutely loved it as a kid. I will do my best effort to be not biased, but do take this review with a grain of salt.

The story is pretty simple. Our hero gets possessed by an alien who calls himself Ultraman and he goes around and beats up Kaiju that threaten Earth. The story does have progression despite how it might seem at first. I cannot say much because spoilers, but the ending is pretty spectacular. However, getting there can take lots read more
Jan 8, 2021
Deago (All reviews)
The Ultraman is your generic classic "monster of the week" show, so be prepared for the repetitiveness.

Story: Mysterious creature monsters appearing from nowhere, Ultraman appears from space and warns human, he "attach" himself to the protagonist and tells him not reveal identity because "he will know the truth later" .
It stops there, no progression, the whole story itself is an excuse for more and more battles.

Characters: They are all adults but also act maturely, which is rare in anime nowadays, the problem with this anime is how it handles its characters, the writer knows how create appealing characters in terms of personality, but fails read more

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