8.2/10
224
8 user 1 critic

Urutora sebun 

Trailer
0:48 | Trailer

Watch Now

on Prime Video

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

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1968   1967  

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A human member of a defense force is given the life and ability to change into a giant super-hero to battle the monsters that wrecks havoc on Earth.

Stars: Susumu Kurobe, Sandayû Dokumamushi, Masaya Nihei
Return of Ultraman (1971–1972)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Another being from Nebula M-78, identical to the original Ultraman, combines with car racer-turned-MAT patrol member Hideki Gô, and fights assorted menaces in a frightening new "Age of Monsters."

Stars: Jiro Dan, Shunsuke Ikeda, Akira Nagoya
Ultraman (1967)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A feature-length compilation of episodes of the famous Japanese sci-fi TV series about a futuristic policeman who secretly transforms into a giant extraterrestrial savior.

Director: Hajime Tsuburaya
Stars: Akiji Kobayashi, Susumu Kurobe, Hiroko Sakurai
Urutora Q (TV Series 1965)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The first television series produced by eiji tsyburaya,the special effects man behind Godzilla.In the vein of the outer limits and the twilight zone except with giant rubber suited ... See full summary »

Stars: Kenji Sahara, Yasuhiko Saijô, Hiroko Sakurai
Ultraman: Tiga (1996–1997)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A high-tech squadron protects Earth from evil monsters and aliens with the help of a giant super-being named Ultraman Tiga.

Stars: Christopher Collet, Hiroshi Nagano, Takami Yoshimoto
Ultraman Ace (1972–1973)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

After being mortally wounded in a monster attack, grocery man Seiji Hokuto and medical girl Yuko Minami are revived by (and given two Ultra Rings, with which they unite into) a new Ultra-being, Ultraman Ace.

Stars: Yûko Enatsu, Toru Fuyuki, Mitsuko Hoshi
Ultraman Nexus (2004–2005)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The 18th show in Tsuburaya Productions' ULTRA series. Komon Kazuki is the latest member of TLT, a secret organization that destroy the invading "space beasts".

Stars: Takuji Kawakubo, Yasue Satô, Tamotsu Ishibashi
Ultraman Geed (2017)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

After escaping from the raid of giant monster Skull Gomora, Riku Asakura and his partner Pega stumbled upon a secret base lied 500 m underground. Given the Geed Riser and Ultra Capsules by ... See full summary »

Stars: Tatsuomi Hamada, Chihiro Yamamoto, Megumi Han
Ultraman Taro (1973)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

After being killed in a monster attack, adolescent young man Kotarô Higashi is transformed by the entire Ultra Family into a powerful new Ultra-being, Ultraman Tarou.

Stars: Saburô Shinoda, Kôji Moritsugu, Keiko Ono
Ultraman (TV Series 1972)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

When the world is threatened by alien invaders and giant prehistoric monsters, there is only one agency equipped to handle the situation, The Science Patrol, and ultrasophisticated police ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Fernandez, Earl Hammond, William Kiehl
Action | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Kazuya Konaka
Stars: Tetsuya Bessho, Kyôko Tôyama, Ken'ya Ohsumi
Ultraman Leo (1974–1975)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

After being brutally maimed by evil aliens, Dan Moroboshi (Ultra Seven) takes under his wing a fierce young Ultra-like being from L-77, and christens him "Ultraman Leo," to continue his mission to defend the Earth.

Stars: Ryû Manatsu, Yû Fujiki, Keiko Yamada
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Shôji Nakayama Shôji Nakayama ...  Captain Kiriyama 49 episodes, 1967-1968
Kôji Moritsugu ...  Dan Moroboshi / ... 49 episodes, 1967-1968
Yuriko Hishimi Yuriko Hishimi ...  Anne Yuri 49 episodes, 1967-1968
Sandayû Dokumamushi ...  Shigeru Furuhashi 49 episodes, 1967-1968
Shinsuke Achiwa Shinsuke Achiwa ...  Soga 49 episodes, 1967-1968
Bin Furuya Bin Furuya ...  Amagi 49 episodes, 1967-1968
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

1 October 1967 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Ultra Seven See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Tsuburaya Productions See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(49 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Originally, "Ultra Seven" was not going to be related to the original Ultraman: A Special Effects Fantasy Series (1966) TV series, but was intended as an alternate version. Initially, months before that series ended production, Tsuburaya Productions pitched to Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) an idea for a new sci-fi adventure called "The Ultra Garrison" ("Urutora Keibitai"). The project then evolved into "Ultra Eye" ("Urutora Ai") about Dan Moroboshi, an esper alien from Planet R. He was born to an alien father and a human mother, whom he went to Earth in search for. Upon coming to Earth, Dan joined the Ultra Garrison, and became the driver of the Garrison's Supercar. But unbeknownst to anyone, in times of crisis, Dan transforms into his R-ian form, known on Earth as Redman. Almost identical to Ultra Seven, Redman's Capsule Monsters were to be monsters that were originally from Urutora Q (1965) and "Ultraman" (Red King, Antlar and Peguila). With several changes to the plot (including the hero's homeworld being the Land of Light in the Nebula M78, just like Ultraman), the show began production as "Redman" ("Reddoman"), the same working title that "Ultraman" had used. Casting auditions were held in June. Episodes 3, 2, 6 and 4, in that order, were produced in May of 1967. Just before Episode 1 next began production, the series title was ultimately changed to "Ultra Seven," with Episode 1 being the first to bear that title. All references to Redman in previous episodes were dubbed out. Post-production was completed in September, and the show finally premiered on October 1, 1967, competing with Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot (1967) and Kaijû Ôji (1967), and earning a 30% rating. See more »

Crazy Credits

The main title credits begins with a backwards "crumbling sand" effect of the Japanese "Ultra Seven" title, in white with a colorful psychadelic background. In later episodes, a "paint-swirl" title almost identical to that of Ultraman: A Special Effects Fantasy Series (1966) was used. In either case, the subsequent opening credits (which usually start with the name of the weekly episode) are accompanied with black silhouettes of the Ultra Garrison mecha against a colorful looped liquid background. The last silhouette is of Dan Moroboshi (the show's hero, decked out in Ultra Garrison uniform and helmet), which transforms into a silhouette of Ultra Seven. See more »

Alternate Versions

TNT aired the episodes in early February of 1994 (as the Cinar version was produced in 1985, but never aired until then), with some of the episodes cut for violence (ie. mostly when Ultra Seven uses his "Eye-Slugger" head-boomerang to hack the weekly monster to pieces). Other episodes miss endings, such as Episode 30, "Trial By War" (Japanese title: "Glory For Whom") and Episode 32, "Sharpshooter Showdown" (Japanese Title: "The Walking Planet"). See more »

Connections

Followed by Urutora Q za mûbi: Hoshi no densetsu (1990) 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
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Undying masterpiece of the Ultra series
3 October 2011 | by ebiros2See all my reviews

The third in the "Ultra" series by Toho, and Tsuburaya Production, this series is often acknowledged as the best of the Ultraman series even to this day.

Dan Moroboshi (Koji Moritsugu) was an observer from M78 nebula visiting the earth. He was masquerading as a vagrant but due to his support of the Ultra squad in the first episode, he gets recruited into it. The members of the Ultra squad seeing Ultra Seven battle the alien, names him "Ultra Seven" as the seventh member of the Ultra squad.

The popularity of this series increased as years went by, and both the Seven, and its two stars Koji Moritsugu, and Yuriko Hishimi have gained even bigger star status than when the series aired for the first time in 1967. Eight subsequent specials/series have been made some commemorating 30, 35th, and 40th anniversary of the original series. It is now known that Dan and Anne married in their later life.

Koji Moritsugu reprised his role as Dan Moroboshi in Ultraman Leo (1974), this time as the captain of the Ultra squad.

This series has a different take compared to other sagas of the "Ultra" series, namely that Ultra Seven only battles aliens, and no monsters that originates from earth. This set the stage for in depth introspection of our own culture in the way Star Trek did with its encounter with other space fairing race. It also introduced innovative weapons that Ultra Seven wields such as the capsule monsters, eye slugger (boomerang type weapon), and Emerium ray (emitted from Seven's forehead). Although not mentioned, the amount of time Seven can stay in his form on earth seems to be 3 minutes which is consistent with that of Ultraman. The tone was darker, and acting was more serious than that of the previous Ultra series. This was in part due to the request of the program's sole sponsor Takeda Chemical's request to draw more adults to the program.

Even for the famous Ultra series, few has seen increased popularity over the years like this one which attests to its originality, and far reaching concept of its producers. Ultra Seven is still popular character and sees frequent revisits to earth as a member of the Ultra Brothers that now has over 16 members, and still counting.


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 8 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed