Return of Ultraman(TV show/series, 1971-1972)

Original title: "帰ってきたウルトラマン" (Japanese/JA)
25min per episode | Genres: Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction & Fantasy

Scripted Reality in 1 season with 51 episodes

Return of UltramanRating: 4.3/5 (with 5 votes)
Return of Ultraman (帰ってきたウルトラマン, Kaettekita Urutoraman) is a Japanese tokusatsu science fiction television series produced by Tsuburaya Productions. The fourth entry in the Ultra series, the series aired on Tokyo Broadcasting System from April 2, 1971, to March 31, 1972. It became successful enough to inspire a second "Kaiju Boom" in Japan, with rival studios producing their own tokusatsu shows and Tsuburaya Productions producing additional Ultraman shows annually for the next three years. Prior to the series' release, Ultra Q, Ultraman, and Ultraseven were stand-alone titles however, Return of Ultraman is the first installment to unite the first three shows into an interconnected universe. ()
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About Return of Ultraman

In a fight between two giant monsters named Takkong and Zazahn, young race car driver Hideki Go is killed while trying to rescue a little boy and a dog from the falling rubble. His valiant sacrifice is noted by everyone, even his friends and the new defense force MAT, but an unseen being also takes notice. Looking over Go is the "New Ultraman", who is so touched by Go's actions that he decides to combine his life force with that of Hideki, thus bringing him back to life. Hideki Go then joins the MAT and fights alongside them and Ultraman against monsters and alien invaders.

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Return of Ultraman Seasons and Episodes

04/02/1971Season 1 - 51 episodes
#1 | 04/02/1971All Monsters Attack
The era of peace after Ultraseven's victory over Pandon and the Ghos invasion has ended, as two giant monsters Zazahn, and Takkong rise from the sea fighting each other destroying each other several city blocks in Tokyo.
#2 | 04/09/1971Takkong's Big Counterattack
While going through the various MAT training courses, Hideki Goh aces them all garnering perfect scores every time. When the monster Takkong surfaces again sinking a tanker vessel, Goh and other MAT members plan to eradicate the beast with torpedoes.
#3 | 04/16/1971Evil Monster Realm of Terror
Two young college students die while scaling a Misty Mountain, a legendary summit where monsters are said to dwell.
#4 | 04/23/1971Definite Kill! Comet Kick
MAT receives word of a monster sighting, so they disembark aboard the Arrows to fight it.
#5 | 04/30/1971Two Giant Monsters Attack Tokyo
Three boys just out of school run across an unusual rock-like shell that falls off a truck at a construction site.
#6 | 05/07/1971Battle! Monsters Vs. MAT
Continuing from the previous episode, Ultraman briefly battles Gudon and Twin Tail before he is forced out of the fight after his color timer indicator expires.
#7 | 05/14/1971Operation Rainbow Monster!
Goh, Jiro, Aki, and Ken are all on a mountain excursion. While enjoying the day, Jiro takes a photograph of Goh and his girlfriend in the top of a precipice.
#8 | 05/21/1971Monster Time Bomb
A new monster surfaces in Hell Valley, and despite being a seemingly harmless creature, MAT must kill it anyways.
#9 | 05/28/1971Monster Island S.O.S
Intending to spend time with Aki and her little brother Jiro on his birthday, Goh is assigned to fly to New York to pick up a new weapon created by the MAT branch there, a Monster Sonar Scanner.
#10 | 06/04/1971Dinosaur Explosion Directive
#11 | 06/11/1971Poison Gas Monster Appears
#12 | 06/18/1971Revenge of the Monster Shugaron
#13 | 06/25/1971Terror of the Tsunami Monsters,Tokyo's Big Pinch
#14 | 07/02/1971Terror of The Two Tsunami Monsters, Tokyo's Dalong Reel
#15 | 07/09/1971Revenge of the Monster Lad
#16 | 07/16/1971Mystery of the Big Bird Monster Terochilus
#17 | 07/23/1971Monster Bird Terochilus- Tokyo's Big Aireal Bombing
#18 | 07/30/1971Ultraseven Arrives!
#19 | 08/06/1971The Giant Invisible Monster that Came from Space
#20 | 08/13/1971The Monster is a Giant Shooting Star in Space
#21 | 08/20/1971Monster Channel
#22 | 08/27/1971I'll Kill this Monster!
#23 | 09/03/1971Dark Monster Spit Out the Stars!
#24 | 09/10/1971Horror! Mansion Monster's Birth
#25 | 09/17/1971Leaving My Home Planet Earth
#26 | 09/24/1971Mystery Homicide Beetle Incident
#27 | 10/01/1971Go to Hell with this One Blow!
#28 | 10/08/1971Ultra Special Operation
#29 | 10/15/1971Jiro-Kun Rides a Monster
#30 | 10/22/1971The Curse of the Bone God Oxter
#31 | 10/29/1971In Between a Devil & Angel
#32 | 11/05/1971Decisive Battle Under The Setting Sun
#33 | 11/12/1971The Monster User And The Boy
#34 | 11/19/1971The Life that Can't be Forgiven
#35 | 11/26/1971Cruel! Light Monster Pris-Ma
#36 | 12/03/1971The Chirase Kicks The Night
#37 | 12/10/1971Ultraman Dies at Sunset
#38 | 12/17/1971When the Ultra Star Shines
Lost in the battle after his solar energy is completely exhausted on Earth, the unconscious Ultraman (Jack) was captured and taken to Planet Nackle to be executed.
#39 | 12/24/1971Winter of Horror Series - The 20th Century Abominable Snowman
#40 | 12/31/1971Winter of Horror Series - Phantom Snow Woman
#41 | 01/07/1972The Revenge of Alien Baltan Jr.
#42 | 01/14/1972The Monster That Stands on Mt. Fuji
#43 | 01/21/1972Demon God Barks on the Moon
#44 | 01/28/1972To the Starry Sky with Love
#45 | 02/04/1972Assasinate Hideki Goh!
#46 | 02/11/1972This One Blow Filled With Anger
#47 | 02/18/1972The Targeted Woman
#48 | 02/25/1972I'm Taking The Earth
#49 | 03/03/1972Space Warriors-Your Name is MAT
#50 | 03/10/1972Invitation from Hell
#51 | 03/17/1972The 5 Ultra Pledges
Jiro and Rumiko are kidnapped by an alien. Ultraman and MAT must find a way to rescue them, but the infamous Zetton has arrived on earth.

Additional Information

Official websites:
Production country: Japan
Original language: Japanese (JA)
Spoken languages: Japanese (JA)
Translated into 6 languages: Greek (EL), English (EN), Japanese (JA), Portuguese (PT), Thai (TH), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Ended
First episode released on: 04/02/1971
Last episode released on: 03/17/1972
Creator: Tsuburaya Productions
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Kaettekita Urutoraman"
"The Return of Ultraman"

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:16301, Added: 05/15/2018, Last updated: 06/11/2024