The Ultra Series

It began with Eiji Tsuburaya wanting to make monster flicks in half-hour TV shows, and would years later spark a cultural phenomenon that would span on through generations even after his passing. For decades, the stories of Ultraman and other Ultra Heroes would penetrate the hearts of young viewers within Japan and beyond its shores — sparking creativity, inspiring hope, and cultivating kindness through their half-hour shows.

Showa Era: 1966 - 1980