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G.U.T.S. (Global Unlimited Task Squad)
Daigo Madoka/Ultraman Tiga
Played by: Hiroshi NaganoA member of G.U.T.S who gains the ability to transform into Ultraman Tiga after coming across the Tiga Pyramid.Daigo/Tiga Provides examples of:
- Critical Annoyance
- Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: The Big Bad is a Cthulhu Mythos Eldritch Abomination named Gatanozoa, who in the Cthulhu Mythos was actually Cthulhu's son. In this series he's dubbed The Ruler Of Darkness. He defeated Tiga's entire race eons ago and beats Tiga easily in their first fight. In the end, Tiga, merged with the light of every child on Earth to become Glitter Tiga, overpowers Gatanozoa and completely obliterates him.
- Hand Blast: Various energy attacks
- Henshin Hero
- The Hero
- Light Is Good: As a being of light.
- Dark Is Not Evil: His forms in Final Odyssey, most especially Tiga Dark.
- Multiform Balance: The first Ultra Series hero with such an ability.
- Theme Music Power-Up
- Transformation Trinket: The Spark Lance
Played by: Takami Yoshimoto
- Ace Pilot: Although with rather limited effectiveness against the various Monsters of the Week.
- The Lancer
- Official Couple: With Daigo. Especially in the post-series films.
- Parental Abandonment: In episode 7, it's revealed her father ran away to the space station after promising some lipstick for her birthday. They eventually make up.
- Secret Secret-Keeper
Played by: Mio Takagi
Played by: Akitoshi Ohtaki
- Guy in Back: He gives commands while sitting at the back of the jet.
- Number Two
- The Teetotaler: Orders milk at the bar, even when Iruma's buying!
Played by:Yukio Masuda
Played by: Shigeki Kagemaru
Played by: Yoichi Furuya
Monsters and Aliens
Various monsters faced by G.U.T.S and Tiga throughout the series.The monsters in general provide examples of:
- Adult Fear: A lot of monsters seem to reflect societal fears - Giranbo gives out drugged candy on Halloween, and kidnaps the children who take it. Gijera produces pollen that addicts anybody who breathes it, leaving them blissful and apathetic, and so on.
- Monster Is a Mommy: Inverted in episode 46. The monster was looking for its mommy.
- Pokémon Speak: Both versions of Kyrieloid only "speak" by saying "kiri" in repetition.
- Robotic Reveal: Geozark in episode 43.
- Taken for Granite: An ability used by the Gakumas in episode 2.
- The Undead: Sealizer was first discovered as a corpse.
- Weakened by the Light: One of the Standel aliens in episode 17.
Rucia & Zara
Abolubas and Redle
GatanozoaThe Ruler of Darkness.
Keigo Masaki/Evil TigaA Mad Scientist descended from the ancient race. He has DNA similar to Daigo.
- Back for the Finale: He is enlisted to help revive Tiga who had reverted to a statue after battling Gatanozoa.
- Evil Counterpart: As Evil Tiga, his powers are similar to those possessed by Ultraman Tiga in Multi Type.
- Hand Blast: His own energy attacks
- Light Is Not Good: Evil Tiga is a being of light, similar to Tiga. Although his energy attacks take a more "dark" appearance compared to Tiga's.
- Mad Scientist