!!Ultraman Ginga
-->Voiced by: Creator/TomokazuSugita
* Badass
* 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

-->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.

* [[spoiler: BadassInDistress: Tomoya briefly captured him.]]
* LivingToys
* TheMentor: To Hikaru.
* PsychicPowers: Ultra Psychokinesis.
* RetiredBadass
* SleepModeSize / SealedGoodInACan in a sofubi mode.



!!Hikaru Raido
-->Played by (Hikaru): Takuya Negishi
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The protagonist of the series, Hikaru is TheChosenOne of the [[TransformationTrinket Ginga Spark]] a legendary item of the Land of Light, that allows him to Ultra Live into various Monsters and Ultras through the Spark Dolls. He's also the host of Ultraman Ginga, a mysterious Ultra whose Spark Doll resides in the Ginga Spark.

* OneHeadTaller: At 6 feet, (even his actor in real life) Hikaru is basically a head taller than all his friends.
* HenshinHero
* TheHero
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* ChronicHeroSyndrome

!!Misuzu Isurugi
-->Played by: Mio Miyatake
Hikaru's childhood friend and a priestess in the Ginga Shrine, 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
A classmate of Hikaru and company, who is known to be quiet and non-social, however he has a strange interest in Hikaru. He's actually [[spoiler: Jean-Killer's pilot and an enemy to Hikaru/Ginga.]]

* [[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.

-->Played by: Kiyotaka Uji

The other protagonist of ''Ginga S'' with the ability to transform into Ultraman Victory.

* 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.
* 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.
* TransformationTrinket: The Victory Lancer, which doubles as a gun.


[[folder:Monsters and Aliens (In Ultraman Ginga)]]
!!Alien Valky
-->Voiced by: Tatsuya Hashimoto
See Characters/UltramanTaro

!!Black King
See Characters/ReturnOfUltraman

!!Thunder Darambia
See Characters/UltramanDyna

See Characters/UltraQ

!!King Pandon
See Characters/UltraSeven

See Characters/UltraQ

See Characters/UltramanAce

!!Jean-Killer /[[spoiler: Jean-Nine]]

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.

* [[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 Nackle Gray
-->Voiced by: Kunji Hirano
See Characters/ReturnOfUltraman

!!Dark Galberos
See Characters/UltramanNexus

See Characters/{{Ultraman}}

!!Red King
See Characters/{{Ultraman}}

See Characters/{{Ultraman}}

See Characters/UltramanMebius

!!Super Grand King

!![[spoiler:Dark Lugiel]]
-->[[spoiler:Voiced by: Creator/TomokazuSugita]]


[[folder:Monsters and Aliens (In Ultraman Ginga S)]]
!!Alien Chibu Exceller
-->Voiced by: Creator/TakuyaEguchi
See Characters/UltraSeven

!!Android One-Zero
-->Played by: Moga Mogami


!![=EX=] Red King

See Characters/UltraSeven

!!Alien Guts Bolst
-->Voiced by: Horii Kaneko
See Characters/UltraSeven

See Characters/UltramanMebius

!!King Joe Custom
See Characters/UltraSeven

See Characters/ReturnOfUltraman

See Characters/ReturnOfUltraman

See Characters/UltramanAce

See Characters/UltramanAce

See Characters/{{Ultraman}}

!!Fire Golza
See Characters/UltramanTiga

!!Gan Q
See Characters/UltramanGaia

!!Five King

See Characters/{{Ultraman}}

See Characters/ReturnOfUltraman

See Characters/UltramanAce

!!Alien Akumania Muerte
See Characters/UltramanLeo

!!Alien Metron Jace
See Characters/UltraSeven

!!Zoa Muruchi
See Characters/ReturnOfUltraman

See Characters/UltramanTaro

!!Alien Zetton Berume
See Characters/{{Ultraman}}

!!Hyper Zetton
See Characters/UltramanZero

!![[spoiler:Victory Lugiel]]


[[folder:Monsters and Aliens (In Ultraman Ginga S: Showdown! The 10 Ultra Warriors!)]]

!!Alien Sran
See Characters/UltramanMax

!!Dark Mephisto
See Characters/UltramanNexus

!!Alien Empera
See Characters/UltramanMebius

!!Ultraman Belial
See Characters/UltramanZero


[[folder:Monsters and Aliens (In Ultraman Ginga Specials)]]
!!Alien Icarus
See Characters/UltraSeven

See Characters/UltramanTaro

!!Dark Zagi
See Characters/UltramanNexus

!!Alien Magma
See Characters/UltramanLeo

See Characters/{{Ultraman}}

See Characters/UltramanAce

!!Victory Killer
See Characters/UltramanAce

See Characters/UltramanAce

!!Juda Spectre