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** Magnedon is a heavily-modified Eldertordoise suit, repainted black with back spikes added.


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** Zanika was remade from the Beacon suit.


* DuelingWorks: With Series/KamenRider coming out a mere 18 days after it. Both were huge successes critically and financially.

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* DuelingWorks: With Series/KamenRider with Series/ReturnOfUltraman coming out a mere 18 days after it. Both were huge successes critically and financially.


* FollowTheLeader: Helped launch "Henshin Boom" along with Series/KamenRider in the 70s

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* FollowTheLeader: Helped launch the "Henshin Boom" along with Series/KamenRider in the 70s

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* DuelingWorks: With Series/KamenRider coming out a mere 18 days after it. Both were huge successes critically and financially.
* FollowTheLeader: Helped launch "Henshin Boom" along with Series/KamenRider in the 70s


* ContestWinnerCameo: Episode 34 "The Life that Can't be Forgiven" was the winner of a script-making contest held by Tsuburaya Productions. Its creator, Shinichiro Kobayashi, would later create a similar script for an identical context held by Toho Studios in the 1980s, resulting in ''Film/GodzillaVsBiollante''.

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* ContestWinnerCameo: Episode 34 "The Life that Can't be Forgiven" was the winner of a script-making contest held by Tsuburaya Productions. Its creator, Shinichiro Kobayashi, would later create a similar script for an identical context contest held by Toho Studios in the 1980s, resulting in ''Film/GodzillaVsBiollante''.

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* CreatorsFavorite: Jiro Dan, Hideki Go's actor nominated Twin Tail as his favorite monster.


* RoleReprisal: For the first of many times to come, Kohji Moritsugu and Susumu Kurobe respectively reprise [[Series/UltraSeven Dan Moroboshi]] and [[Series/{{Ultraman}} Shin Hayata]] in Episode 38 "When the Ultra Star Shines".

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* RoleReprisal: RoleReprise: For the first of many times to come, Kohji Moritsugu and Susumu Kurobe respectively reprise [[Series/UltraSeven Dan Moroboshi]] and [[Series/{{Ultraman}} Shin Hayata]] in Episode 38 "When the Ultra Star Shines".


** Earthtron's roar is that of [[Franchise/{{Gamera}} Gyaos]], while Twin Tail uses that of another Gamera foe, Barugon.

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** Earthtron's roar is that of [[Franchise/{{Gamera}} [[Film/{{Gamera}} Gyaos]], while Twin Tail uses that of another Gamera foe, Barugon.


** Detton was made from the Telesdon suit from ''Series/{{Ultraman}}'', which had greatly deteriorated by that point.

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** Detton was made from the Telesdon suit from ''Series/{{Ultraman}}'', which had greatly deteriorated by that point. In fact, Detton's role was originally ''meant to be for'' Telesdon.



* RoleReprisal: For the first of many to come, Kohji Moritsugu and Susumu Kurobe respectively reprise [[Series/UltraSeven Dan Moroboshi]] and [[Series/{{Ultraman}} Shin Hayata]] in Episode 38 "When the Ultra Star Shines".

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** Kingstron was remade into Robonez. Coincidentally, they are [[StrippedToTheBone both killed in the exact same manner]].
* RoleReprisal: For the first of many times to come, Kohji Moritsugu and Susumu Kurobe respectively reprise [[Series/UltraSeven Dan Moroboshi]] and [[Series/{{Ultraman}} Shin Hayata]] in Episode 38 "When the Ultra Star Shines".


** Gudon's roar is modified from Franchise/KingKong's.

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** Gudon's roar is modified from Franchise/KingKong's.Film/KingKong's.


* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Originally, Eiji wanted the show to be a revival of the original, with the original Ultraman returning to Earth and Hayata reclaiming his identity as Ultraman, however Hajime scrapped these plans. It made more sense from a merchandising standpoint to create a new hero.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: WhatCouldHaveBeen:
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Originally, Eiji wanted the show to be a revival of the original, with the original Ultraman returning to Earth and Hayata reclaiming his identity as Ultraman, however Hajime scrapped these plans. It made more sense from a merchandising standpoint to create a new hero.


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* WrittenByCastMember: Shin Kishida, who played Ken Sakata, wrote Episode 35 (the one with Priz-Ma), which probably explains why Ken plays such a large role in the episode.

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* HeyItsThatSound:
** Earthtron's roar is that of [[Franchise/{{Gamera}} Gyaos]], while Twin Tail uses that of another Gamera foe, Barugon.
** Gudon's roar is modified from Franchise/KingKong's.
** Bemstar used [[Film/SpaceAmoeba Gezora]]'s squeaks.


* AuthorExistenceFailure: This show was being concieved by Eiji Tsuburaya on his deathbed, and his son brought the idea to fruition.

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* AuthorExistenceFailure: This show was being concieved conceived by Eiji Tsuburaya Creator/EijiTsuburaya on his deathbed, and his son brought the idea to fruition.



* RoleReprisal: For the first of many to come, Kohji Moritsugu and Susumu Kurobe respectively reprise [[Series/UltraSeven Dan Moroboshi]] and [[Series/{{Ultraman}} Shin Hayata]] in Episode 38 "When the Ultra Star Shines".





* PropRecycling: Detton was made from the deteriorated Telesdon suit from "Ultraman".
** Kingsaurus 3's head was remade into Femigon's.

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* PropRecycling: ContestWinnerCameo: Episode 34 "The Life that Can't be Forgiven" was the winner of a script-making contest held by Tsuburaya Productions. Its creator, Shinichiro Kobayashi, would later create a similar script for an identical context held by Toho Studios in the 1980s, resulting in ''Film/GodzillaVsBiollante''.
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Detton was made from the deteriorated Telesdon suit from "Ultraman".
''Series/{{Ultraman}}'', which had greatly deteriorated by that point.
** Kingsaurus 3's III's head was remade into Femigon's.



** Alien Baltan, Jr. was remade from the "Ultra Fight" Baltan suit.

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** King Maimai was created from Gudon.
** Alien Baltan, Jr. was remade from the "Ultra Fight" ''Ultra Fight'' Baltan suit.


* PropRecylcling: Detton was made from the deteriorated Telesdon suit from "Ultraman".

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* PropRecylcling: PropRecycling: Detton was made from the deteriorated Telesdon suit from "Ultraman".

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