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Ultraman Max 

Urutoraman Makkusu (original title)
In the very first episode a strange visitor from space notices Toma's bravery when the young man risks his own life to help save a lost little boy from danger. The alien gives Toma the ... See full summary »




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Series cast summary:
Sota Aoyama ...  Kaito Touma 40 episodes, 2005-2006
Kai Shishido ...  Captain Shigeru Hijikata 40 episodes, 2005-2006
Hitomi Hasebe Hitomi Hasebe ...  Mizuki Koishikawa 40 episodes, 2005-2006
Nobuyuki Ogawa Nobuyuki Ogawa ...  Kenjiro Koba 40 episodes, 2005-2006
Sean Nichols Sean Nichols ...  Sean White 40 episodes, 2005-2006
Hikari Mitsushima ...  Elly 40 episodes, 2005-2006
Susumu Kurobe ...  Chief Tomioka 40 episodes, 2005-2006
Hiroko Sakurai ...  Prof. Yukari Yoshinaga 40 episodes, 2005-2006
Kazuya Nakai Kazuya Nakai ...  Ultraman Max 40 episodes, 2005-2006
Shirô Sano ...  Narrator 40 episodes, 2005-2006
Tarô Nogi Tarô Nogi 40 episodes, 2005-2006
Michael C. Pizzuto ...  Kaito 40 episodes, 2005-2006
Ayako Yoshitani Ayako Yoshitani 40 episodes, 2005-2006


In the very first episode a strange visitor from space notices Toma's bravery when the young man risks his own life to help save a lost little boy from danger. The alien gives Toma the power to become the mighty superhero Ultraman Max, a towering red and silver giant 40 meters tall. When two gigantic monsters threaten the world, Toma uses his new powers to destroy them.

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Action | Family | Sci-Fi


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Release Date:

2 July 2005 (Japan) See more »

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Production Co:

Tsuburaya Productions See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Best of the Ultraman series
5 August 2012 | by ebiros2See all my reviews

This by far is the best produced of the Ultraman series (that's been running for over 45 years in various forms).

The quality of the Ultraman series varied from series to series. First two were supervised by the late Eiji Tsuburaya himself, and the episodes, and the monsters that appeared had high quality to them. After Tsuburaya's death, quality meandered with some episodes being good to great while others were mediocre.

In this series, quality of special effects, and the story came together making it the best Ultraman series that I've seen. This is probably due to the involvement of talented directors like Shusuke Kaneko, and Akio Jissoji.

Many of the episodes pay homage to the characters that became famous in the original Ultraman series like alien from planet Baltan, monster Red King, and Gomorra. Stories pays homage too with Akio Jissoji reprising his famous scene that takes place between the alien from planet Metron and Ultra Seven over the Japanese style dinner table, this time with Ultraman Max in Seven's place. Koji Moritsugu who played Moroboshi Dan, aka Ultra Seven makes cameo appearance as an archaeologist doing the same gesture to put his eye glass on as when he put the Ultra Eye on as Dan. Susumu Kurobe who played Hayata in the original Ultraman series appears as the head of DASH. He cowers when he sees Zetton, the monster that defeated the original Ultraman.

There are so many funny scenes that are noticeable only to the ones who've seen the previous Ultraman series. This combined with the high quality production, makes this series enjoyable to watch even for adults.

By far Ultraman Max is the highest quality Ultraman series made to date, and is a joy to watch.

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