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Ultraman Ace
Number 5
Number of episodes: 52
First episode: Shine! The Five Ultra Brothers
Last episode: Tomorrow's Ace To You!
Intro: Ultraman Ace
Original airing: April 7, 1972 - March 30, 1973
Production Order
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The Return of Ultraman
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Ultraman Taro

Ultraman Ace (ウルトラマンA(エース) Urutoraman Ēsu?) is the fifth entry of the Ultra Series. Produced by Tsuburaya Productions, the series aired on Tokyo Broadcasting System from April 7, 1972 to March 30, 1973, with a total of 52 episodes.

Starting with this show, the Ultra Series heads in a notably different direction, slowly shifting from a sci-fi/mystery adventure to full-tilt superhero fantasy fare. All previous Ultramen (Ultraman, Ultraseven, Ultraman Jack and Zoffy) make regular appearances in this series, whereas they only made guest appearances in the previous show The Return of Ultraman.

PlotEdit

Yapool, an alien mastermind with similarities to Satan and Legion, sought after the planet of Earth and tried to conquer it with a campaign that involved his experiments known as Choju. The first super weapon sent to Earth, Verokron, ravaged a city and took on TAC, a special forces unit created by the Self Defense Force to defend the Earth from kaiju. Two of Verokron's unfortunate victims were Seiji Hokuto and Yuko Minami. Before they were dead long the first five Ultra Brothers, Ultraman, Zoffy, Ultraseven, Ultraman Jack, and Ultraman Ace, decided to revive the duo for trying to help young children get away from the Choju and to fight off Yapool's forces.

Ace decided to be the one to go as he had both of them be his host. Yapool has used not only Choju, but also recruited other aliens, humans that sold their souls to him for Choju possession, and even himself to assassinate Ace and TAC only to be brought down in absolute defeat. After the destruction of one of Yapool's oldest Choju, Lunaticks, Minami revealed she was one of the last natives from the moon and gave her Ultra-Ring to Hokuto as she had to leave, but she would return every once in a long while. Ever since Hokuto has been Ace's host and their efforts were just the same. Yapool became desperate by combining the bodies of a selected few to create Jumbo King only for him to fail and have Ace fly off to his home world of M78. Ever since Ace has showed up to help later Ultras in their times of need.

CharactersEdit

UltrasEdit

Ultraman Ace Seiji Hokuto / Yuko MinamiSeiji Hokuto

AlliesEdit

TACEdit

Other UltrasEdit

Ultraman Shin Hayata
Zoffy Zoffy
Ultraseven Dan Moroboshi
Ultraman Jack Hideki Go
Father of Ultra Father of Ultra

VillainsEdit

MonstersEdit

ArsenalEdit

EpisodesEdit

Main article: Ultraman Ace Episodes
  1. Shine! The Five Ultra Brothers (輝け! ウルトラ石兄弟 Kagayake Urutora Kyoudai?)
  2. Beyond the Giant Choju (大超獣を越えてゆけ! Dai Chōjū ō Koete Yuke!?)
  3. Burn! Chouju Hell (萌える 超獣地獄 Moeru Choūjū Jigokū?)
  4. 30,000 Year Chouju Appears (億年超獣出現! Oku-nen Chouju shutsugen?)
  5. Giant Ant Chouju vs. Ultra Brothers (大蟻超獣対ウルトラ兄弟 Dai Ari Choūhu tai Urutora Kyoudai?)
  6. Pursue The Mystery of The Transformation Choju (変身超獣の謎を追え! Henshin chōjū no nazo o oe!?)
  7. Kaiju vs. Chouju vs. Uchujin (怪獣対超獣対宇宙人 Kaijū tai Choūju tai Ūchūjin?)
  8. Life of the Sun, Life of Ace (太陽の命 エースの命 Taiyō no Inochi Ēsu no Inochi?)
  9. 10,000 Chouju! Surprise Attack Plan (超獣10万匹!奇襲計画 Chōjū 10 man-biki! Kishū keikaku?)
  10. Battle! Ace vs. Go Hideki (決戦!エース対郷秀樹 Kessen! Ēsu tai Gō Hideki?)
  11. The Chouju is Ten Women? (超獣は10人の女 Chōjū wa 10-ri no on'na?)
  12. The Red Flower Of Cactus Hell (サボテン地獄の赤い花 Saboten Jigokū no Akai Hana?)
  13. Execution! The Five Ultra Brothers (死刑 ウルトラ石兄弟 Shikei Urutora Go Kyoudai?)
  14. The Five Stars that Scattered Throughout the Galaxy (銀河に散った5つの星 Ginga ni chitta itsutsu no hoshi?)
  15. Summer of Horror Series - Curse of the Black Crab (夏の怪奇シリーズ・黒い蟹の呪い Natsu no Kaiki Shirīzu - Kuroi Kani no Noroi?)
  16. Summer of Horror Series - Ghost Story! Cow God Man (夏の怪奇シリーズ・怪談牛神男 Natsu no Kaiki Shirizu Kaidan Usigami Otoko?)
  17. Summer of Horror Series - Ghost Story! The She-Devil of Firefly Field (夏の怪奇シリーズ ・怪談ほたるケ原の鬼女 Kaidan hotaru ke Hara no kijo?)
  18. Lend Me The Pigeon (鳩を返せ! Hato o kaese!?)
  19. Mystery of The Kappa's Residence (河童屋敷の謎 Kappa Yashiki no Nazo?)
  20. The Star of Youth, The Star of a Couple (青春の星ふたりの星 Seishun no Hoshi Futari no Hoshi?)
  21. I Saw The Phantom of a Heavenly Woman (天女の幻を見た! Ten'nyo no Maboroshi o Mita!?)
  22. Yapool, Demon of Revenge (復讐鬼ヤプール Fūkūshū Oni Yapuru?)
  23. Reversal! Zoffy Now Arrives (逆転!ゾフィ只今参上 Gyakuten! Zofi tadaima sanjō?)
  24. Look! A Giant Transformation in The Middle of The Night (見よ!真夜中の大変身 Miyo! Mayonaka no dai henshin?)
  25. The Pyramid is a Chouju's Nest! (ピラミットは超獣の巣だ! Piramitto Wa Chōjū no Suda?)
  26. Total Annihilation! The Five Ultra Brothers (全敗 ウルトラ石兄弟 Zenmetsu Urutora Go Kyoudai?)
  27. Miracle! The Father of Ultra (奇跡 ウルトラの父 Kiseki Urutora no Chichi?)
  28. Farewell Yoko, Sister Of The Moon (さよならゆタ子月の妹よ Sayonara Yūko Tsūki no Imōtōyō?)
  29. The Sixth Ultra Brotherウルトラ6番目の弟 (Urutora roku-banme no otōto?)
  30. The Ultra Star That Even You Can See (きみにも見えるウルトラの星 Kimi ni mo mieru Urutora no Hoshi?)
  31. From Seven To The Hand of Ace (セブンからエースの手に Sebun Kara no Ēsu no teni?)
  32. With A Prayer Upon The Ultra Star (ウルトラの星に祈りを込めて Urutora no Hoshi Niinori ō komete?)
  33. Shoot That Hot-Air Balloon (あの気球船を撃て! Ano Kikyū-sen o ute!?)
  34. A Choju Dances on The Sea of the Rainbow (海の虹に超獣が踊る Umi no niji ni chōjū ga odoru?)
  35. A Gift From Zoffy (ゾフィからの贈り物 Zofi Kara no Okurimono?)
  36. This Chouju's 10,000 Phones (この超獣10,000ホーン Konō Choūjū ichi-man Hon?)
  37. The Star of Friendship Forever (友情の星よ永遠に Yūjō no Hoshi yo Eien Ni?)
  38. Resurrection! The Father of Ultra (復活 ウルトラの父 Fukkatsu Urutora no Chichi?)
  39. The Life of Seven! The Life of Ace!セブンの命 エースの命 (Sebun no Inochi Ēsu no inochi?)
  40. Give Back the Panda! (パンダお返して Panda o Kaeshite?)
  41. Winter of Horror Series - Ghost Story! Lion Drum (冬の怪奇シリーズ・怪談獅子太鼓 Fuyu no Kaiki Shirizu Kaidan Shishi Taiko?)
  42. Winter of Horror Series - Mystery! The Resurrection of the Monster Woo (冬の怪奇シリーズ・神秘怪獣ウーの復活 Fuyu no Kaiki Shirizu Shinpi! Kaijū Ū no Fūkkatsū?)
  43. Winter of Horror Series - Ghost Story! The Cry of the Abominable Snowman (冬の怪奇シリーズ・怪談 雪女の叫び Fuyu no Kaiki Shirizu Kaidan Yūki Ōtoko no Sakebi?)
  44. Setsubun Ghost Story! The Shining Bean (節分怪談・光る豆 Setsubun Kaidan Hikaru Mame?)
  45. Big Pinch! Save Ace! (大ピンチ エース救え Dai Pinchi Ēsu Sukue?)
  46. Ride Beyond The Time Machine (タイムマシンの乗り越えろ Taimu Mashin o Norikoeru?)
  47. Curse of The Salamander (山椒魚の呪い Sanshōuo no Noroi?)
  48. The Revenge of Verokron (ベロクロンの復習 Berokuron no Fukushu?)
  49. The Flying Jellyfish (空飛ぶクラゲ Soratobu Kurage?)
  50. Mass Chaos in Tokyo! Traffic Signals Gone Haywire (東京大混乱! 狂った信号 Tōkyō dai Konran! Kurutta Shingō?)
  51. Life-Sucking Sound (命数お男 Inochi suu o oto?)
  52. Tomorrow's Ace To You! (明日のエースほ君だ Ashita no Ēsu Ho Kimida?)

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Suit actorsEdit

SongsEdit

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