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[[folder:Ultramen]]

!!Ultraman Ginga
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-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/TomokazuSugita
A mysterious Ultraman whose Spark Doll resides in the Ginga Spark.
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* ElementalPowers
** BladeBelowTheShoulder: Ginga Saber
** PlayingWithFire: Ginga {{Fireballs}}
** ShockAndAwe: Ginga Thunderbolt
** HealingHands: Ginga Comfort
*** ColorCodedForYourConvenience: Ginga's light-up panels change color for these moves - blue default, red for fireballs, yellow for thunderbolts, and green for healing. They also turn purple for the Ginga Slash.
* TheHero: This is as much his story as it is Hikaru's. He's the one who beat Dark Lugiel in the original Dark Spark War and their battle continues into the present day.
* TheStoic
* OneManArmy
* LivingToys


!!Series/UltramanTaro

-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/HiroyaIshimaru
Known as the 6th Ultraman, Taro is an Ultra warrior that fought on Earth a long time ago. During the Dark Spark War he alongside his fellow Ultras was turned into a Spark Doll. For reasons unknown he kept his consciousness and some of his powers. He was the only Spark Doll that Hikaru could not Ultra Live into.
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* [[spoiler: BadassInDistress: Tomoya briefly captured him.]]
* LivingToys
* TheMentor: To Hikaru.
* PsychicPowers: Ultra Psychokinesis.
* RetiredBadass
* SleepModeSize / SealedGoodInACan in a sofubi mode.

!!Ultraman Victory
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-->'''Voiced by:''' Kiyotaka Uji
An Ultraman who hails from the underground civilization of the Victorian people, Ultraman Victory is the guardian of the Victorium stones that allow their civilization to flourish.
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* FinishingMove: The Victorium Ray.
* GuardianEntity: Ultraman Victory is this for the Victorians.
* NonstandardCharacterDesign: Ultraman Victory is one of the few Ultras that doesn't have a circular color timer, instead having a V-shaped one. He also has a lot of black in his design, something rare for a good-aligned Ultra.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Humans]]
! Introduced in ''Ultraman Ginga''
!!Hikaru Raido
-->Played by (Hikaru): Takuya Negishi
[[quoteright:150:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/hikaru_raido_4103.jpg]]

The protagonist, Hikaru is TheChosenOne of the [[TransformationTrinket Ginga Spark]] that allows him to Ultra Live into various Monsters and Ultras through the Spark Dolls, making him the host of Ultraman Ginga. He has dreamed of travelling the world since he was young, as his parents were touring musicians. In ''Ultraman Ginga'', he returns to his birthtown aand reunites with his childhood friends, and in ''Ultraman Ginga S'', he joins the defense team UPG (Ultra Party Guardians).
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* OneHeadTaller: At 6 feet, (even his actor in real life) Hikaru is basically a head taller than all his friends.
* {{Expy}}: Of [[Anime/DigimonFrontier Takuya Kanbara]].
* HenshinHero
* TheHero
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* ChronicHeroSyndrome

!!Misuzu Isurugi
-->Played by: Mio Miyatake
Hikaru's childhood friend and a training priestess at the Ginga Shrine of Hikaru's hometown, she was the first person to discover Taro and learn of Hikaru's role as Ginga.

* TheChick
* HimeCut
* {{Miko}}
* {{Ojou}}

!!Chigusa Kuno
-->Played by: Kirara
A friend of Hikaru's from his childhood. Sweet and kind, she works hard to be an idol.

* TheCutie
* [[spoiler: GreenEyedMonster: Her jealousy towards Misuzu getting chosen to replace an idol instead of her, leads her to [=DarkLive=] into Ragon and attack Ginga. She gets better.]]
* IdolSinger: Her goal.

!!Kenta Watarai
-->Played by: Mizuki Ohno
Another friend of Hikaru's from his childhood who has an unrequited crush on Misuzu and wishes to be a photographer.

* AllLoveIsUnrequited
* LockedOutOfTheLoop: Initially and to his frustration, which makes him easy prey for Valkie-seijin.

!!Tomoya Ichijouji
-->Played by: Takuya Kusakawa
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A classmate of Hikaru and company, who is known to be quiet and non-social due to his upbringing in a rich family. However he has a mysterious interest in Hikaru, as he's actually [[spoiler: Jean-Killer's pilot.]] In ''Ultraman Ginga S'', he joins UPG and becomes the team's MissionControl operator.

* {{Expy}}: To [[Anime/DigimonAdventure02 Ken Ichijouji]], at least.
* [[spoiler: HeelFaceTurn: In episode 6 after being defeated by Ginga, and understanding the importance of dreams.]]
* LonelyRichKid
* [[spoiler: TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou: In Episode 6, he is given a dream to defeat Ginga. The person giving said dream is Hikaru himself, and it shows, as it becomes the driving force for his HeelFaceTurn]].
* TheRival: To Hikaru
* TheSmartGuy: In the sequel series, he's become a scientist.

!!Hotsuma Raido
-->'''Played by:''' Masahiko Tsugawa
Hikaru's grandfather. He is a priest who tends the Ginga Shrine.
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!!Kyoko Shirai
-->'''Played by:''' Hana Kino
The principal of Furoboshi Elementary School, where Hikaru and his friends spent their childhood together.
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! Introduced in ''Ultraman Ginga S''
!!Shou
-->'''Played by:''' Kiyotaka Uji
The second protagonist of ''Ultraman Ginga S'', Shou hails from the underground Victorian civilization and has been sent to the surface by his mother, the queen, to investigate the mysterious forces trying to take the Victorium Crystals his people need to survive. He is granted the Victory Lance by Queen Kisara, giving him the ability to transform into Ultraman Victory.
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* AntiHero: Is a bit harsher than Hikaru and a lot more aggressive. CharacterDevelopment makes him mellow out a lot.
* {{Deuteragonist}}: Shares the spotlight with Hikaru in ''Ginga S''.
* EquippableAlly: How the Spark Dolls work for him. Instead of turning into a monster, he gains a piece of them to use as a weapon on his right arm.
* {{Expy}}: He's a DeconReconSwitch CompositeCharacter of [[Anime/DigimonFrontier Koji Minamoto and Koichi Kimura]]. He's shown to have misunderstandings at first, but his willing to join the team is one indication too. The FusionDance of Ginga and Victory also resembles Susanoomon.
* TransformationTrinket: The Victory Lancer, which doubles as a gun.

!!Yoshiaki Jinno
-->'''Played by:''' Ryuichi Ohura
The captain of UPG, the defense team of this series.
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!!Arisa Sugita
-->'''Played by:''' Yukari Taki
The only female member of UPG, Arisa is a capable fighter and excels with the team's vehicles.
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!!Gouki Matsumoto
-->'''Played by:''' Takahiro Katou
Arisa's usual partner in combat, Gouki is a hearty young man who excels in martial arts.
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!!Queen Kisara
-->'''Played by:''' Mirai Yamamoto
The queen of the Victorians and Shou's mother. She is often seen with her advisor Kamushin.
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!!Sakuya and Repi
-->'''Played by:''' Rina Koiki (Sakuya), Hinata Yamada (Repi)
Shou's Victorian friends. Sakuya is the caretaker of the Victorians' temple, while Repi is her little brother.
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[[/folder]]

[[folder:Antagonists]]
! Appearing in ''Ultraman Ginga''
!!Alien Valky
-->'''First Appearance:''' Town of Falling Stars
-->'''Voiced by:''' Tatsuya Hashimoto
The first Spark Doll resurrected by [[spoiler:Dark Lugiel]] to distribute Spark Dolls to dark-hearted humans, making him the first major antagonist in the series. This particular Valky is an energetic fellow who tends to spout random English phrases.
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See Characters/UltramanTaro

!!Jean-Killer /[[spoiler: Jean-Nine]]
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-->'''First Appearance:''' The Hater of Dreams
Created by [[Franchise/UltramanZero Beatstar]] as the ultimate anti-Ultraman weapon, Jean-Killer is a robot piloted by [[spoiler: Tomoya.]] Originally a sentient being [[spoiler: and an ally of Franchise/UltramanZero]], Jean-Killer lost his consciousness and was turned into a Spark Doll during the Dark Spark War. Through the [[CoolGuns Gunpad]], he can return to his original size and be piloted.
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* [[spoiler: HeelFaceTurn: Alongside Tomoya in episode 6, returning to his heroic name of Jean-Nine.]]
* HumongousMecha
* MoreDakka: Jean-Killer is loaded with fireweapons.
** Laser Beams
** Jean Cannons
** Jean Buster
** Gunpad: Obtained after [[spoiler: becoming Jean-Nine]], the Gunpad is not only another weapon to his arsenal, but it also boosts his previous attacks.
* RedEyesTakeWarning
* [[spoiler:SixthRanger]]
* TransformingMecha: He can transform into the spaceship "Jean-Star".

!!Alien Icarus
-->'''First Appearance:''' Ultraman Ginga Theater Special
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/TomokazuSeki
The second agent of [[spoiler:Dark Lugiel after Alien Valky is killed.]] This incarnation of Alien Icarus is a simpleminded fellow who collects six Spark Dolls in order to become Tyrant.
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See Characters/UltraSeven

!!Alien Nackle Gray
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Closed World
-->'''Voiced by:''' Kunji Hirano
The third alien revived to serve [[spoiler:Dark Lugiel when Alien Icarus fails him.]] This Alien Nackle is extremely effeminate, but like Alien Valky before him, mainly hands out Spark Dolls to unwitting humans to transform.
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See Characters/ReturnOfUltraman

!![[spoiler:Dark Lugiel]]
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/TomokazuSugita
-->'''First Appearance:''' Your Future
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! Appearing in ''Ultraman Ginga S''
!!Alien Chibu Exceller
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Opening Force
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/TakuyaEguchi
The BigBad of ''Ultraman Ginga S'' and the self-proclaimed "Greatest Mind in the Universe". Exceller seeks to harness the power of Victorium for mysterious but nefarious purposes that force the Victorians to send Shou to the surface world. He relies on a variety of alien and robot minions to carry out his plans due to his lack of physical power.
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See Characters/UltraSeven

!!Android One-Zero [[spoiler:(Mana)]]
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Opening Force
-->'''Played by:''' Moga Mogami
Exceller's second-in-command, an android girl built to act as his Spark Doll-using agent on Earth. As the series goes on, the verbal abuse of her master make her change how she thinks of things though...
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!!Alien Guts Vorst
-->'''First Appearance:''' Pride of a Warrior
-->'''Voiced by:''' Horii Kaneko
The self-declared "Strongest in Space", Vorst is a mercenary hired by Exceller to assist Android One-Zero.
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See Characters/UltraSeven

!![[spoiler:Victory Lugiel]]
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Adventure Called Life
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[[/folder]]

[[folder:Monsters and Aliens (In Ultraman Ginga)]]

!!Black King
-->'''First Appearance:''' Town of Falling Stars
The first monster Spark Doll discovered by Hikaru and his friends. Hikaru uses it to battle the enemy whenever Ultraman Ginga isn't available.
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See Characters/ReturnOfUltraman

!!Thunder Darambia
-->'''First Appearance:''' Town of Falling Stars
The first Spark Doll Alien Valky gives out, this one being an electrical version of Neo Darambia. He hands it to a pair of sleazy garbagemen who have just been dumping their trash into the forest
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See Characters/UltramanDyna

!!Kemur-Man
-->'''First Appearance:''' A Midsummer Night's Dream
The second Spark Doll from Alien Valky. The user is a bullying biker who likes to chase women around to scare them for kicks.
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See Characters/UltraQ

!!King Pandon
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Twin-Headed Flame Beast
Alien Valky's third Spark Doll. It is given to a woman who seeks to burn down Furoboshi Elementary School.
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See Characters/UltraSeven

!!Ragon
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Idol is Ragon
A Spark Doll given to Chigusa by Alien Valky.
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See Characters/UltraQ

!!Doragory
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Hater of Dreams
A Spark Doll that Alien Valky had given to Kenta as part of his gambit to destroy the bonds between Hikaru and his friends. Later in ''Ultraman Ginga S'', Vorst uses it alongside Velokron's. It returns again in ''Ultra Fight Victory'' when Yapool resurrects it alongside Vakishim and Velokron to battle Series/UltramanLeo and his brother Astra.
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See Characters/UltramanAce

!!Tyrant
-->'''First Appearance:''' Ultraman Ginga Theater Special
Alien Icarus' OneWingedAngel, made by merging himself with the Spark Dolls of Red King, Bemstar, Seagorath, Hanzagrian, and Barabas.
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See Characters/UltramanTaro

!!Dark Zagi
-->'''First Appearance:''' Ultraman Ginga Theater Special
The BigBad of ''Series/UltramanNexus'' resurrected by [[spoiler:Dark Lugiel]] to assist Alien Icarus[=/=]Tyrant.
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See Characters/UltramanNexus

!!Dark Galberos
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Closed World
The first Spark Doll used by Gray, picking a hot-blooded wrestler as its user.
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See Characters/UltramanNexus

!!Zaragas
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Stolen Ginga Spark
A Spark Doll given by Gray to an executive from Ichinotani Construction, the company that seeks to build over Furoboshi Elementary School.
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See Characters/{{Ultraman}}

!!Red King
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Stolen Ginga Spark
A Spark Doll used by Misuzu to battle Zaragas.
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See Characters/{{Ultraman}}

!!Dark Ultra Warriors
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Jet-Black Ultra Brothers
Evil versions of Series/{{Ultraman}}, Series/UltraSeven, and Series/UltramanTiga used by the forces of evil from the Ultra heroes' respective Spark Dolls.
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!!Antlar
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Jet-Black Ultra Brothers
A Spark Doll given by Gray to the general manager of Ichinotani Construction.
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See Characters/{{Ultraman}}

!!Jashrine
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Jet-Black Ultra Brothers
A Spark Doll used by Kenta, Chigusa, and Misuzu to battle Antlar.
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See Characters/UltramanMebius

!!Super Grand King
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-->'''First Appearance:''' Darkness and Light
A Spark Doll used by Gray himself to battle Ultraman Ginga, the Ultra warriors, and Jean-Nine in one final attempt to destroy the school. It is later resurrected by Yapool in the events of ''Ultra Fight Victory''. This is Grand King's first appearance in a proper series, having originally appeared in the 1984 movie ''Ultraman Story'', as a creation of Juda to defeat Series/UltramanTaro.
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[[/folder]]

[[folder:Monsters and Aliens (In Ultraman Ginga S)]]
!!Shepherdon
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Opening Force
The guardian of the Victorian civilization. He often helps Ultraman Victory against Android One-Zero's monsters.
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!![=EX=] Red King
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Opening Force
The first Spark Doll used by Android One-Zero.
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!!Eleking
The second Spark Doll used by Android One-Zero.
-->'''First Appearance:''' Ginga vs Victory
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See Characters/UltraSeven

!!Imperisers
-->'''First Appearance:''' Pride of a Warrior
Giant robots Mons Lived by Exceller's MechaMooks, the Chiburoids, to assist King Joe Custom against Ultraman Victory.
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See Characters/UltramanMebius

!!King Joe Custom
-->'''First Appearance:''' Pride of a Warrior
The first Spark Doll used by Vorst. This version of King Joe possesses the giant arm cannon of [[Series/UltraGalaxyMegaMonsterBattle King Joe Black]], but the colour scheme of the original King Joe.
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See Characters/UltraSeven

!!Sadorah
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Meaning of Strength
A Spark Doll used Android One-Zero to battle Ultraman Victory.
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See Characters/ReturnOfUltraman

!!Gudon
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Meaning of Strength
Another Spark Doll used Android One-Zero to battle Ultraman Victory.
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See Characters/ReturnOfUltraman

!!Yapool
-->'''First Appearance:''' Friend and Demon
The BigBad of ''Series/UltramanAce'', who had been trapped inside Vakishim's Spark Doll. He hijacked control of it from Android One-Zero and used the opportunity to mess around with UPG by possessing Gouki. He later returns as the BigBad in ''Ultra Fight Victory'', where he resurrects Judah and Grand King to destroy Ultraman Ginga and Victory.
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See Characters/UltramanAce

!!Vakishim
-->'''First Appearance:''' Friend and Demon
A Spark Doll possessed by Yapool. It later appears in ''Ultra Fight Victory'' with Velokron and Doragory to battle Ultraman Leo and Astra.
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See Characters/UltramanAce

!!Gomora
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Forgotten Past
A Spark Doll given by Exceller to a Victorian named Hiyori to get her revenge on Shou and Queen Kisara.
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See Characters/{{Ultraman}}

!!Fire Golza
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Forgotten Past
A Spark Doll used by Android One-Zero to assist Hiyori. Later on, Vorst uses it to battle Shepherdon when Exceller's scheme to steal Victorium energy as Gan Q fails.
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See Characters/UltramanTiga

!!Gan Q
-->'''First Appearance:''' Activate! Magnewave Strategy
A Spark Doll used by Vorst to draw out Victorium energy from Shepherdon using its Tractor Beam powers. Later on, Exceller gives it to Muerte, who gives it to a depressed salaryman named Yoshida, which ends up backfiring when Yoshida retains his size and personality and befriends a boy while fleeing UPG.
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See Characters/UltramanGaia

!!Five King
-->'''First Appearance:''' Activate! Magnewave Strategy
A hybrid of [[Series/UltramanTiga Fire Golza, Melba]], [[Series/UltramanDyna Reicubas]], [[Series/UltramanGaia Gan Q, and Super COV]] used by Exceller to battle Ginga and Victory by himself. He created it in the same way Alien Icarus transformed into Tyrant.
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!!Bemular
-->'''First Appearance:''' Resurrected Life
A Spark Doll used by Vorst alongside Bemstar when Exceller grants him a Chibu Circuit that allows him to use his DoppelgangerSpin abilities to Mons Live as two individuals.
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See Characters/{{Ultraman}}

!!Bemstar
-->'''First Appearance:''' Resurrected Life
A Spark Doll used by Vorst alongside Bemular when Exceller grants him a Chibu Circuit that allows him to use his DoppelgangerSpin abilities to Mons Live as two individuals.
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See Characters/ReturnOfUltraman

!!Velokron
-->'''First Appearance:''' Holy Sword of the Future
A Spark Doll used alongside Doragory by Vorst to destroy Ultraman Victory and Shepherdon. It later appears in ''Ultra Fight Victory'' with Vakishim and Doragory to battle Ultraman Leo and Astra.
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See Characters/UltramanAce

!!Alien Akumania Muerte
-->'''First Appearance:''' Gan Q's Tears
Another alien thug hired by Exceller. He is given Gan Q's Spark Doll, which he gives to a salaryman named Yoshida, only to end up with a friendly, human-sized Gan Q instead.
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See Characters/UltramanLeo

!!Alien Metron Jace
-->'''First Appearance:''' In Order to Meet You
-->'''Voiced by:''' Kohei Shiotsuka
A non-evil Alien Metron who is secretly a huge fan of Chigusa's work when she begins her career as a singer. He was originally a chemist hired by Exceller to create a serum that would causes people using glowsticks at Chigusa's concerts to become violently insane.
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See Characters/UltraSeven

!!Zoa Muruchi
-->'''First Appearance:''' In Order to Meet You
A Spark Doll used by Vorst to try kill Jace.
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See Characters/ReturnOfUltraman

!!Birdon
-->'''First Appearance:''' Split UPG!
Tired of Vorst's constant failures, Exceller gives him this powerful Spark Doll to kill Ginga and Victory, but warns that if the Alien Guts fails, it will be the last one he gets.
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See Characters/UltramanTaro

!!Alien Zetton Berume
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Resurrection of Lugiel
-->'''Voiced by:''' Creator/YukiOno
A new alien mercenary hired by Exceller. This Alien Zetton dresses and behaves like a disco artist.
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See Characters/{{Ultraman}}

!!Hyper Zetton
-->'''First Appearance:''' The Resurrection of Lugiel
The Spark Doll Exceller gives Berume.
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See Characters/UltramanZero

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Monsters and Aliens (In Ultraman Ginga Movies and Specials)]]
!!Alien Magma
-->'''First Appearance:'''
A lonely and disgruntled alien who attacks Chigusa and Kenta after the events of ''Ultraman Ginga'', using the Zetton Spark Doll.
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See Characters/UltramanLeo

!!Zetton
-->'''First Appearance:'''
The Spark Doll used by Alien Magma.
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See Characters/{{Ultraman}}

!!Aribunta
-->'''First Appearance:''' Ultra Fight Victory
A Choju sent by Yapool to attack Shou, Sakuya, and Repi. [[Series/UltramanMebius Ultraman Hikari]] shows up to help Victory fight it.
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See Characters/UltramanAce

!!Victory Killer
-->'''First Appearance:''' Ultra Fight Victory
Ace Killer, who has now been modified by Yapool with the purpose of destroying Ultraman Victory.
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See Characters/UltramanAce

!!Lunatyx
-->'''First Appearance:''' Ultra Fight Victory
A Choju sent by Yapool to assist Victory Killer in battling Ultraman Ginga and Ultraman Victory.
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See Characters/UltramanAce

!!Juda Spectre
-->'''First Appearance:''' Ultra Fight Victory
The BigBad of the 1984 movie ''Ultraman Story'', as well as the lesser known spinoff ''Andros Melos''. He is resurrected, alongside his creation Grand King, by Yapool to destroy Ultraman Ginga and Ultraman Victory. His siblings Gina and Mold are also revealed in ''Series/UltramanX'' to also have been revived by Yapool.
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!! Etelgar
-->'''First Appearance:''' Ultraman Ginga S the Movie: Showdown! The 10 Ultra Warriors!
The BigBad of TheMovie. He is a great and powerful evil who seeks to destroy the Ultramen, which he does by capturing Series/UltramanTiga, Series/UltramanDyna, Series/UltramanGaia, Series/UltramanCosmos, Series/UltramanNexus, Series/UltramanMax, and Series/UltramanMebius, with Franchise/UltramanZero in hot pursuit of him. He then turns his attention to Ginga and Victory...
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!! Arina
The princess of the planet Zant, who is captured by Etelgar and has her mind altered into believing that Ultraman Ginga had destroyed her homeworld to help him in destroying Ginga and Victory.
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[[/folder]]