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Ultraman Cosmos
Number 16
Number of episodes: 65
First episode: Reunion With Light
Last episode: True Hero
Intro: Spirit
Original airing: July 7, 2001 - September 28, 2002
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Ultraman Cosmos (ウルトラマンコスモス Urutoraman Kosumosu?) is the sixteenth entry of the Ultra Series.

Produced by Tsuburaya Productions, Ultraman Cosmos aired from July 7, 2001 to September 28, 2002, with a total of 65 episodes, which currently makes it the longest running Ultra show to date. Ultraman Cosmos was also the 35th anniversary for the Ultraman series.

In June 2002, Cosmos was taken off of television for several weeks (following the broadcast of the 49th episode) when lead actor Taiyo Sugiura was questioned in an assault and extortion case. When the case against Sugiura was dropped for lack of evidence, Cosmos was put back on the air.[1]

TBS and Tsuburaya ultimately pulled five episodes (50, 52, 54, 56, and 58) from broadcast to make up for time lost, and these episodes were later released on DVD.

PlotEdit

The series featured many firsts for the franchise, including the start of the story in a movie rather than the series proper. Ultraman Cosmos: The First Contact was the prequel to the series and took place ten years before episode 1. In it, 9-year-old Musashi Haruno encoutners the being of light, Ultraman Cosmos (ウルトラマンコスモス Urutoraman Kosumosu?), and befriends him as the two confront a threat to Earth.

Ten years later, Musashi, now 19 and a member of team EYES, once again encounters the being of light from his childhood. The dark being Chaos Header has appeared and is corrupting the monsters of Earth, making them become ravenous and violent creatures that threaten humanity. Through Musashi's will to see the beasts and humans live in peace, Cosmos grants him a new power that will allow him to heal the corrupted creatures.

CharactersEdit

UltrasEdit

Ultraman Cosmos Musashi Haruno

EYESEdit

VillainsEdit

MonstersEdit

ArsenalEdit

EpisodesEdit

  1. Reunion With Light (光との再会 Hikari to no Saikai?)
  2. Shadow of the Chaos Header (カオスヘッダーの影 Kaosu Heddā no Kage?)
  3. Fly! Musashi (飛べ! ムサシ Tobe! Musashi?)
  4. The Fallen Robot (落ちてきたロボット Ochitekita Robotto?)
  5. Revenge of the Fireflies (蛍の復讐 Hotaru no Fukushū?)
  6. Monster Fishing (怪獣一本釣り Kaijū Ipponzuri?)
  7. Present from the Sky (空からのプレゼント Sora kara no Purezento?)
  8. Sleeping Maiden (乙女の眠り Otome no Nemuri?)
  9. Friends of the Forest (森の友だち Mori no Tomodachi?)
  10. The Bronze Devil (青銅の魔神 Seidō no Majin?)
  11. Move! Monster (動け! 怪獣 Ugoke! Kaijū?)
  12. The Organism of Light (生命の輝き Seimei no Kagayaki?)
  13. Daughter of Time, Part 1 (時の娘(前編) Toki no Musume (Zenpen)?)
  14. Daughter of Time, Part 2 (時の娘(後編) Toki no Musume (Kōhen)?)
  15. Deep Sea Fight (深海の死闘 Shinkai no Shitō?)
  16. The Flying Whale (飛ぶクジラ Tobu Kujira?)
  17. The Different Dimensional Trap (異次元の罠 Ijigen no Wana?)
  18. The Legend of Mt. Nibito (二人山伝説 Nibitoyama Densetsu?)
  19. Star Lover (星の恋人 Hoshi no Koibito?)
  20. Musashi's Sky (ムサシの空 Musashi no Sora?)
  21. The Battle with the Tech Booster, Part 1 (テックブースター出動せよ(前編) Tekku Būsutā Shutsudō seyo (Zenpen)?)
  22. The Battle with the Tech Booster, Part 2 (テックブースター出動せよ(後編) Tekku Būsutā Shutsudō seyo (Kōhen)?)
  23. Luna vs. Luna (ルナ対ルナ Runa Tai Runa?)
  24. Warm Memories (ぬくもりの記憶 Nukumori no Kioku?)
  25. Alien Girl (異星の少女(ひと) Isei no Hito?)
  26. The Power to Defeat the Chaos (カオスを倒す力 Kaosu o Taosu Chikara?)
  27. A Space Monster is Born on Earth (地球生まれの宇宙怪獣 Chikyū Umare no Uchū Kaijū?)
  28. Strength and Power (強さと力 Tsuyosa to Chikara?)
  29. Dreaming Courage (夢みる勇気 Yumemiru Yūki?)
  30. Eclipse (エクリプス Ekuripusu?)
  31. Rescue Gon (ゴンを救え Gon o Sukue?)
  32. The Nightmare Experiment (悪夢の実験 Akumu no Jikken?)
  33. Monster Hunter (怪獣狙撃手(ハンター) Kaijū Hantā?)
  34. Wrath of the Sea God (海神の怒り Kaijin no Ikari?)
  35. The Magic Stone (魔法の石 Mahō no Ishi?)
  36. The Mountain of Yōkai (妖怪の山 Yōkai no Yama?)
  37. Fubuki Retires?! (フブキ退任?! Fubuki Tainin?!?)
  38. Alien Old Man (オヤジ星人 Oyaji Seijin?)
  39. Light of Evil (邪悪の光 Jaaku no Hikari?)
  40. Giant of Evil (邪悪の巨人 Jaaku no Kyojin?)
  41. The Green Fugitive (緑の逃亡者 Midori no Tōbōsha?)
  42. Friend (ともだち Tomodachi?)
  43. Puppet Monster (操り怪獣 Ayatsuri Kaijū?)
  44. Ghighi vs Gon (ギギVSゴン Gigi Tai Gon?)
  45. The Amusement Park Legend (遊園地伝説 Yūenchi Densetsu?)
  46. The Miraculous Flower (奇跡の花 Kiseki no Hana?)
  47. Sorceress of the Sky (空の魔女 Sora no Majo?)
  48. Waroga Counterattack (ワロガ逆襲 Waroga Gyakushū?)
  49. Snow of Space (宇宙の雪 Uchū no Yuki?)
  50. Monster Smuggling!? (怪獣密輸!? Kaijū Mitsuyu!??)
  51. Enemy of Chaos (カオスの敵 Kaosu no Teki?)
  52. Transformation Impossible!? (変身不能!? Henshin Funō!??)
  53. Future Monster (未来怪獣 Mirai Kaijū?)
  54. Human Transporter (人間転送機 Ningen Tensōki?)
  55. Final Test (最終テスト Saishū Tesuto?)
  56. Kappa Village (かっぱの里 Kappa no Sato?)
  57. Door of Snow (雪の扉 Yuki no Tobira?)
  58. The Sky of Revenge (復讐の空 Fukushū no Sora?)
  59. Maximum Invasions (最大の侵略 Saidai no Shinryaku?)
  60. Chaos War (カオス大戦 Kaosu Taisen?)
  61. Forbidden Weapon (禁断の兵器 Kindan no Heiki?)
  62. Cry of the Earth (地球の悲鳴 Chikyū no Himei?)
  63. Chaos's Violent Attack (カオス激襲 Kaosu Gekishū?)
  64. Deathmatch on the Moon (月面の決戦 Getsumen no Kessen?)
  65. True Hero (真の勇者 Shin no Yūsha?)

Summary Episodes

  1. Special Summary 1: Cosmos's Greatest Crisis (特別総集編1 コスモス最大の危機 Tokubetsu Sōshūhen Ichi: Kosumosu Saidai no Kiki?)
  2. Special Summary 2: Cosmos's Last Fight (特別総集編2 コスモス最後の戦い Tokubetsu Sōshūhen Ni: Kosumosu Saigo no Tatakai?)

Movies

  1. Ultraman Cosmos: The First Contact (ウルトラマンコスモス THE FIRST CONTACT Urutoraman Kosumosu: Za Fāsuto Kontakuto?)
  2. Ultraman Cosmos 2: The Blue Planet (ウルトラマンコスモス2 THE BLUE PLANET Urutoraman Kosumosu Tsū: Za Burū Puranetto?)
  3. Ultraman Cosmos vs. Ultraman Justice: The Final Battle (ウルトラマンコスモスVSウルトラマンジャスティス THE FINAL BATTLE Urutoraman Kosumosu VS Urutoraman Jasutisu Za Fainaru Batoru?)

CastEdit

Suit actorsEdit

SongsEdit

Opening theme
Ending theme

10th Anniversary releaseEdit

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DVD cover

In 2011, Tsuburaya productions has released the entire TV Series in DVD Box set, under the title "Ultraman Cosmos 10 Anniversary memorial box", Features all 65 episodes plus three newly-edited episodes. Comes with a 32-page description.

Taiyo Sugiura's crimeEdit

Taiyo Sugiura was arrested after the 49th episode was broadcast in 2002 June 8th, as the suspect of the injury blackmail incident which happened in 2000, before he started work on this television series. Because of that, the program was discontinued without broadcasting a series finale. A summary episode of the series which reaches to the last time June 22nd, 2002 was broadcast on June 29th “in the form of the front second volume of the special entire collection compilation of (“Cosmos' Greatest Crisis” and “Cosmos' Final Fight”)”.

After that, because the victim “the representation which untruth recognizes the portion of incident” is submitted concerning the injury in non-prosecution dealing, it became prosecution postponement dealing concerning blackmail, situation looked at legal conclusion. Receiving this, the broadcast was reopened from July 20th of the same year.However, because broadcast period is beforehand decided, they made new episodes ( 50, 52, 54, 56, and 58) where it has ended between it was broadcast. The feautre film Ultraman M78 Theater Love & Peace and the direct-to-video Ultraman series Ultraman Neos were broadcast during broadcast dormant period.

ReferencesEdit

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