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YMMV: Ultra Series
  • Awesome Music: Has its own sub-page.
  • Complete Monster: There have been quite a few, but Empera Seijin and Ultraman Belial certainly count. Belial moreso in that while Empera's attempted crimes were on the same score as his, Belial's were against his own species. What else could describe a being who'd steal the sun of his home world and leave it to turn into a frozen wasteland with everyone on it? This was AFTER he killed the being who had fought his way into the space-prison where Belial was held, broke him out and gave him an artifact of power, and began essentially licking his boots.
  • Crowning Moment of Heartwarming: Seiji and Yuuko's reunion and Ultraman 80's reunion with his students in Ultraman Mebius. The fact that the brought all the original actors back to reprise their parts makes it all the sweeter.
  • Fridge Horror - Zetton (and its successors) look more cool than scary. Supply material note that those boxes that appear to be its eyes are actually the ears. So where are Zetton's eyes? Those glowing spots on its chest. Suddenly, the beast look much more creepy than before.
  • Germans Love David Hasselhoff: Go ahead and ask any Malaysian kid (or their parents) if they've heard of Ultraman. Chances are, they would be at least familiar with one incarnation of Ultraman or another (even the American attempts). Being one of the earliest Kaiju show to make it over (the first versions of Ultraman first aired in the late 70s) and there being an official toy distributor in the country helps. Technically, this explain the Hong Kong Dubs, since the show, along with Doraemon, is just that popular over here.
  • Nightmare Fuel:
    • Ohhhh yes. Tiga and Nexus (and Cosmos) seemed to have particularly nasty kaiju every so often, sometimes going beyond simply terrifying.
    • 100 Union Kaiju Beryudora, Ultraman Belial's One-Winged Angel form. Not only is the thing downright demonic in nature, it's body is made up of scores of complete and LIVING KAIJU, each of which is moving and roaring, grabbing at opponents that are attacking.
    • Fake Agul in episode 16 of Ultraman Gaia. His creepy smile was something that scarred kids' memories for a very, very long time.
    • At least once a season you get a horrific creature that seems to be melted in how its mutations worked out.
    • Also, anything which involves an Assimilation Plot monster. Or Dada.
    • Yapool can get pretty scary at times.
  • Visual Effects of Awesome: Given that it is originally made by a special effects team, the franchise itself is known for its hgh qualiy miniature sets and costumes.

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