Urutora sebun (1967–1968)

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An alien superhero from M-78 protects Earth from extraterrestrial threats in this popular classic follow-up to the original "Ultraman" TV series.

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Series cast summary:
Shôji Nakayama ...
 Captain Kiriyama (49 episodes, 1967-1968)
Kôji Moritsugu ...
 Dan Moroboshi / ... (49 episodes, 1967-1968)
Yuriko Hishimi ...
 Anne Yuri (49 episodes, 1967-1968)
Sandayû Dokumamushi ...
 Shigeru Furuhashi (49 episodes, 1967-1968)
Shinsuke Achiwa ...
 Soga (49 episodes, 1967-1968)
Bin Furuya ...
 Amagi (49 episodes, 1967-1968)
Ayao Wada ...
 Seven's boss (49 episodes, 1967-1968)
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An alien superhero from M-78 protects Earth from extraterrestrial threats in this popular classic follow-up to the original "Ultraman" TV series.

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1 October 1967 (Japan)  »

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Ultra Seven  »

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Considered by Japanese fans to be not only the most popular entry of the Ultra Series, but also one of Japan's greatest sci-fi/superhero TV shows. Due to his huge popularity, the character of Ultra Seven (as well as his alter-ego, Dan Moroboshi, played by Kôji Moritsugu) has appeared in more sequels and spin-offs than any other character in the Ultra Series. See more »

Crazy Credits

The Hawaiian English-dubbed version follows the same exact formula as the Japanese version's credits, complete with the same crumbling sand and silhouettes (with the translated "Ultra Seven" theme song), but the show's title (complete once the "crumbling sand" effect was finished) had a black "ULTRA 7 SEVEN" superimposed. Alternately, there was also a growing colorful "pinwheel kaleidoscope" effect, with a ghostly blurred/ distorted "ULTRA SEVEN" finally taking shape once the red "7" darts into place from the camera. See more »

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Followed by Ultraman Ginga (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Urutora Sebun no Uta
("The Song of Ultra Seven")
Main Title Theme
Music Composed and Arranged by Toru Fuyuki
Lyrics by Kyôichi Azuma (pseudonym for Hajime Tsuburaya)
Sung by The Echoes & the Misuzu Childrens' Choir
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An ultra-cool "Ultra Seven"
15 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Ultra Seven" appears to be the overall best entry in the entire "Ultra" series, which began with "Ultra Q" and achieved massive popularity with "Ultraman." Fan coverage seems to confirm the belief that the third entry in the series, "Ultra Seven," is indeed the best. The stories often focused a lot more on characters and story than previous entries did; they also probed a number of social and ethical issues relevant to contemporary society - not just Japanese society but everywhere, with the overall intent being an introspective examination of who/what we are as a species. The entire "Ultra" series focused on the adventures of alien superheroes saving Earth from all threats, terrestrial and extraterrestrial. This incarnation finds the intergalactic space traveler Ultra Seven assuming the form of an injured mountain climber, and thus becomes the human Dan Moroboshi (Koji Moritsugu), the honorary seventh member of the Terrestrial Defense Force (TDF), which protects Earth from all forms of extraterrestrial menace (and whose ranks include two cast members from "Ultraman"). The focus of any of the various "Ultra" films were the creative kaiju/daikaiju monster designs and showdowns, courtesy of Eiji Tsuburaya (1901-1970) and his company Tsuburaya Productions (which was also behind the hugely popular Showa-era "Godzilla" film series).

Ultra Seven is now my second-favorite Japanese superhero, behind The Guyver.

10/10


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