AGIRA

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Episode Episode 32: The Wandering Planet

Episode 46: The Duel: Dan vs. Seven

Alias Capsule Monster
Height micro – 45 meters
Weight 0 – 12,000 tons
Homeplace Planet Animal of Nebula M78
Features Agility
Designer Noriyoshi Ikeya
Sculptor Ryosaku Takayama
Actor Kunio Suzuki (32): Unknown (25)

Agira is the third Capsule Monster that appeared in Ultraseven with a frill like a dinosaur.

He was a little inconspicuous compared with the other Capsule Monsters Windom and Miclas because he looks so simple and plain.

But he’s now found adorable and loved by people due to his attractive gestures and behavior.

He’s good at agility and fought bravely against Riggar using side steps.

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vs. Riggar

In Episode 32 featuring Riggar he was called in while Dan was unable to transform into Ultraseven because of the electromagnetic waves of Asteroid Din.

Agira was defeated after Riggar slapped him with its tail repeatedly until he got all weak.

In Episode 46 he was called on and battled against Fake Ultraseven because Dan left Ultra Eye behind in the Pointer.  🙂

He was beaten down unilaterally and kicked off a cliff by the fake who was as strong as his master.

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Agira in Episode 46 (the costume’s back was painted black) It has a forked beak

It’s said that, although Windom was to appear as the capsule monster in Episode 32 initially, it ended up having the new monster Agira instead so as to increase viewership.

In the early plot Pagos of Ultra Q seems to have been a candidate for the capsule monster of this episode as monsters of Ultra Q and Ultraman were initially to appear as capsule monsters of Ultraseven.

Talking about the costume, I find Agira’s head is rather well made while I think high sculpturing ability should be required to make such a plain monster without decorations.

Incidentally, the name Agira came from Akira Tsuburaya, Eiji Tsuburaya’s third son, who was also involved in the Ultra Series.

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Kicked by Fake Ultraseven

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