“Ultraman” is Japanese special effects color TV program that was broadcast from July 17, 1966, to April 9, 1967, in Japan.
The second installment of the “Ultra Series” or “Fantasy Special Effects Series” (Kuusou Tokusatsu Series).
In sequel of “Ultra Q”, it depicts the activity of the Science Special Search Party (Kagaku Tokuso-tai) and Ultraman.
The SSSP works to resolve disaster or paranormal phenomenon, caused by Kaijyu (monster) or invading aliens.
Ultraman is a spaceman belonging to the Space Ranger (Uchu Keibi-tai) of Nebula M78, Hikari-no-kuni (the Land of Light), who cooperates with the SSSP.
The average audience rating at the time of this broadcast is 36.8% with the highest audience rating at 42.8% (37th episode of March 26, 1967).
Airtime: Sunday 19:00 to 19:30 (30 minutes)
Broadcast period: July 17, 1966 – April 9, 1967 (39 episodes)
Production Department: Tsuburaya Production, TBS
Satoshi Furuya as Ultraman
Akiji Kobayashi as Cap. Muramatsu
Susumu Kurobe as Hayata
Iyoshi Ishii as Arashi
Masanari Nihei as Ide
Hiroko Sakurai as Akiko Fuji
Akihide Tsuzawa as Hoshino
Akihiko Hirata as Dr. Iwamoto
Narrator: Koji Ishizaka, Hikaru Urano