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Ultra People

A race of intelligent Human Aliens from the Planet U40, who's culture is similar to the Ancient Greece, down to wearing Himation and Toga. A long time ago, the U40 residents were advanced beings who wished to expand their race further to the outer space. Earth was one of the stars they visited and established the very first human civilization with Neanderthals. To combat any extraterrestrial threats that harm the safety of their planet, they created the Ultra Mind energy source that transform them into Ultra Warriors, now calling themselves as Ultra Humanoids.

When the Earth was plagued by mysterious phenomenon, the Ultras sent their message and strongest warrior Joneus to guard the planet from monster attacks.

    As a whole 

Background U40 people are voiced by: Takeshi Aono, Norio Wakamoto

  • A Form You Are Comfortable With: Subverted. The Ultras of U40 are originally humans and their Ultra forms are their combat forms, but as stated by Amia, both are equally their true forms. They only choose to assume as humans during peace time and when communicating with mankind.
  • All Your Base Are Belong to Us: Planetary example; the U40 Ultras were banished from their own home planet when Heller and his armies invaded it as revenge for their initial banishment during 10,000 years prior to the series.
  • Alternate Universe: Or rather, alternate planet. These Ultras came from Planet U40, making them as departures from the real life Ultras as neither from the Land of Light nor Planet L77.
  • Been There, Shaped History: The people of U40 are largely responsible for the modernization of mankind after coming in contact with the Neanderthals in the distant past. Because of this, mankind itself are implied to be descendants to the people of U40.
  • By the Power of Grayskull!: The residents of U40 shouted "Ultra Change"! prior to transforming into their Ultra forms, although this only applied to those with the Star Symbols.
  • Human Aliens: The U40 Ultras are originally this, and they are even implied to be mankind's descendants due to their established contact with Neanderthals in the distant past. Although obtaining the ability to transform into Ultra, their human forms are still their true forms at that.
  • La Résistance: The remaining U40 Ultras banded together to form a resistance team when their home world were taken over by Heller's army. The Science Guard Party join them in order to put Heller's invasion on Earth to a definitive end.
  • Light Is Good: In addition to red, the U40 race also has the white coloration to their Ultraman forms. When Joneus gets his own live action suit, the color white was replaced with Land of Light Ultra's silver.
  • Mass Super-Empowering Event: Predating even the Land of Light's backstory revealed in Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Galaxy Legends, the U40 people are said to originally being human like, but they received their Ultraman forms under the exposure to the Ultra Mind, an artificial energy source created to counter invaders on their home planet. Unlike their Land of Light counterparts, Amia outright proclaims that both their human and Ultra forms are equally original forms altogether.
  • Red Is Heroic: The entire Ultras of U40 are colored red and white, and are also heroics as long as they maintain their Ultraman forms.
  • Reused Character Design: Other appearing U40 people in their Ultra forms are portrayed as simpler designs of Joneus' appearance.
  • Sizeshifter: Averted. Unlike the Land of Light Ultras, the U40 Ultras are normally human-sized, but the Star Symbol used by the 8 chosen warriors allow them to grow into giant proportions. As Joneus demonstrated, by absorbing enough sunlight, he can grow to the maximum height of 120 meters.
  • Transformation Trinket: The entirety of U40 Ultras transform via the use of Beam Flasher, a star-like pendant by placing it on their foreheads. Some of them can naturally warp themselves in their Ultra forms.
  • Underground City: The U40 people resides in a massive and civilized underground city, while the ground surface appear as an ancient Rome-like landscape.
  • Who Wants to Live Forever?: The elders of U40 said this, including that life and death is a normal cycle when Heller proposes the Ultra Mind's power to be used with immortality.

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    Ultraman Joneus 

Ultraman Joneus

Voiced by: Masato Ibu (Japanese); Tom Wyner (English)

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The main Ultra of this anime series, Joneus is the leader of the great 8 Ultra Warriors and the strongest among his race. He was sent to Earth by the Great Sage to defend Earth from monster and alien attacks while bonding himself to Choichiro Hikari, a young man who was on his trip back to Earth.

  • Art Evolution: In the series, Joneus' color is mainly red and white as a contrast to the M78 universe Ultras' silver. When he guest appeared in the 1979 live action film Ultraman: Great Monster Decisive Battle, Joneus was adapted into a suit, where his white color was render silver to be in line with the M78 Ultras.
  • Beam Spam: The Astro Spot which is fired from his forehead, serving as a nod to Ultraseven's Emerium Ray.
  • The Chooser of The One: He chooses Hikari as his human host to operate on Earth. Out of all people, Hikari is due to his selflessness act that only Joneus witnessed at some point prior to the series.
  • The Chosen One: Joneus, Elek, Loto and other great 5 were chosen by the Great Sage as 8 warriors tasked in fighting for the peace of the universe, while Joneus was the only one to be sent down to Earth to defend mankind.
  • Combination Attack: Joneus can combine his beam with the other 7 great warriors, used once to destroy the Baladon's saucer during their escape from Earth.
  • Critical Annoyance: Like the Land of Light Ultras, Joneus' Star Symbol (his equivalent of Color Timer) measures him time limit on Earth for only 4 minutes. Its original color is green, and when its low in energy, it briefly changes to yellow before blinking in red color.
  • Disney Death: Both him and Hikari were killed by Bedorun in episode 19, forcing Elek to bring their body to U40 for revival and recuperation.
  • Finishing Move: Planium Beam. He can either perform it in a), shooting a ball of light, or b), firing a standard beam attack.
  • Healing Hands: Through Hikari, Joneus can donate a portion of his energy to heal another Ultra, in the case of episode 31, his little sister, Amia. Unfortunately doing so drained a lot of energy, and Joneus barely had enough energy left to fight by the time he transformed.
  • He Who Must Not Be Seen: Like all U40 Ultras, Joneus has a human form, but the first glimpse we ever get was shrouded in episode 21. He chooses to do so to keep his bond with Hikari, only revealing it once they are properly severed. He reveals his form in the very final episode when Heller was defeated once and for all, and at one point staying on Earth for a while to watch over mankind rebuilding their civilizations after the Heller Army's intense attack.
  • In-Series Nickname: According to Joneus in episode 21, he is also called as J (Joe/Jo) by his people, which is a short for his real name.
  • I Shall Return: After temporarily staying on Earth to oversee mankind's reconsruction of their civilizations, Joneus bids farewell to Hikari and the Science Guard Party, swearing that he will return at the time Earth needs him again, and perhaps, taking in a new human host if that is the case.
  • Mighty Glacier: Is the strongest of the warriors of U40 and has a muscular body built, both in human form and even as an Ultra.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Prior to episode 20, he is only called as "Ultraman" by humankind, as they have no idea to who he is (hence the series is called as The Ultraman). Joneus reveals it in episode 21, and even insisted to use mankind's name, thus combining into "Ultraman Joneus".
  • Sharing a Body: An interesting case is that Hikari was never in a life-threatening situation that forced Joneus to combine with him. Joneus pick the young man because of his selflessness and sincerity to protect others.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": His name is written as Joneus in official romanizations, but pronounced as "Jonias".
  • World's Strongest Man: Joneus is the strongest warrior that U40 ever had, hence why he was sent to Earth to protect its people.

    Elek 

Elek

Voiced by: Masaru Ikeda

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The second Ultra to appear in the series, way back in episode 19. He was the one who was summoned to Earth by Joneus and picked him and Hikari after the two had died from fighting Bedorun. Alongside Loto and the other great 5, Elek is also one of the great 8 warriors chosen by the Great Sage as warriors of U40. After the war with Badel Tribe, Elek and Loto occasionally appear on Earth to assist Joneus in his fight against invaders, eventually joining the other U40 remnants as members of La Résistance to reclaim the Planet U40 when it was taken over by Heller.


  • Barrier Warrior: Elek Barrier.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Starting from episode 27 and so on, Elek and Loto (sometimes with the other five warriors too) will descend to Earth to assist Joneus in fighting against monsters and alien invaders.
  • The Chosen One: Like Joneus, Elek is one of the 8 chosen warriors to be given the Star Symbol, allowing him to grow into giant proportions and fight giant monsters.
  • Combination Attack: Elek can combine his beam with the other 7 great warriors, used once to destroy the Baladon's saucer during their escape from Earth. Without Joneus, he and the other six can form a protective barrier around the Ultra Mind to prevent it from being exploited by other outside forces.
  • The Cavalry Arrives Late: He was too late to even assist Joneus in fighting against Bedorun and was only carrying his and Hikari's lifeless body, promising the Science Guard Party that he will restore them back to life.
  • Dub Name Change: Maral in the English dub.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: Joneus was the only one with a Star Symbol that allows him to grow in size and operate in another universe, something that Elek, Loto and the other great 5 lacked despite their similar ability to grow large. They later receive their Star Symbol as of episode 29.
  • Finishing Move: Elekrium Beam.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: His hair color is blonde as a human, and Elek is one of the heroic Ultras alongside Joneus.
  • The Leader: When U40 was invaded by Heller, both him and Loto are the ones leading the remaining refugees of their planet to form the U Fleet.
  • Those Two Guys: Hardly ever seen without Loto, though his debut appearance was him alone in the U40 saucer.

    Loto 

Loto

Voiced by: Yoshito Miyamura

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The third Ultra to appear in the series, starting in episode 20. Alongside Elek and the other great 5, Loto is also one of the great 8 warriors chosen by the Great Sage as warriors of U40. After the war with Badel Tribe, Loto and Elek occasionally appear on Earth to assist Joneus in his fight against invaders, eventually joining the other U40 remnants as members of La Résistance to reclaim the Planet U40 when it was taken over by Heller.


  • Big Damn Heroes: Starting from episode 27 and so on, Loto and Elek (sometimes with the other five warriors too) will descend to Earth to assist Joneus in fighting against monsters and alien invaders.
  • The Chosen One: Like Joneus, Loto is one of the 8 chosen warriors to be given the Star Symbol, allowing him to grow into giant proportions and fight giant monsters.
  • Combination Attack: Loto can combine his beam with the other 7 great warriors, used once to destroy the Baladon's saucer during their escape from Earth. Without Joneus, he and the other six can form a protective barrier around the Ultra Mind to prevent it from being exploited by other outside forces.
  • Dub Name Change: Jedal in the English dub.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: Joneus was the only one with a Star Symbol that allows him to grow in size and operate in another universe, something that Elek, Loto and the other great 5 lacked despite their similar ability to grow large. They later receive their Star Symbol as of episode 29.
  • Finishing Move: Lotolaria Beam.
  • The Leader: When U40 was invaded by Heller, both him and Elek are the ones leading the remaining refugees of their planet to form the U Fleet.
  • Those Two Guys: Hardly ever seen without Elek.

    Amia 

Amia

Voiced by: Kumiko Takizawa (Japanese), Gladys Enright (English)

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Joneus' little sister, who was responsible for tending Hikari after his injury from fighting Bedorun on Earth. After their moment in fighting against the Bader Tribe, Amia becomes smitten to Hikari.


  • Badass Cape: Her Ultra form wears one as a unique distinction amongst her kin.
  • Damsel in Distress: She was kidnapped by Roygar and held captive under Heller in the last two episodes of the series.
  • Dressing as the Enemy: She slips into Earth by dressing as one of the many soldiers of Heller Army to warn the Science Guard Party about Heller's full scale attack on Earth.
  • Dub Name Change: Anya in the English dub.
  • Dude Magnet: She easily attracted Marume's attention, including Pig and Uruk.
  • Everyone Loves Blondes: She is as beautiful as Mutsumi, with her blonde hair even complementing it.
  • Finishing Move: Amiassher, her beam attack in episode 31.
  • Florence Nightingale Effect: Amia tended Hikari's injuries after his death on Earth. Combined with the two fighting against Bader group together causes her to become smitten to him. It gets to the point where she snuck away into Earth and merge with an Earthling just for the sake of reuniting with Hikari.
  • Grand Theft Me: Unlike Joneus, who peacefully coexists with Hikari through Sharing a Body, Amia possessed an Ill Girl named Kyoko Kodaka in order to meet Hikari again on Earth. Her method is visibly shown suppressing Kodaka's consciousness.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Like Elek, her hair is blonde, and is also one of the good guys.
  • Identical Stranger: Amia's human form has an identical doppelganger on Earth, an ill girl at that. She fuses with said girl in order to reunite with Hikari.
  • Innate Night Vision: In her Ultra form, she can see in the dark.
  • Reused Character Design: As both series were animated by Sunrise, Amia is visually identical to Yuki Mori of Space Battleship Yamato.
  • The Unchosen One: Amia was never one of the great 8, but she stole one of their Star Symbols in order to go after Hikari on Earth. She returned it back ever since.

    Great Sage 

Great Sage

Voiced by: Kohei Miyauchi

The ruling figure of U40's citizen and its society.


  • Big Good: In addition to be the ruling figure of his planet, he is also an embodiment of this trope.
  • The Chooser of The One: He was responsible for choosing Joneus and seven other warriors to be elected as U40's protectors.
  • Distressed Dude: He was captured by Heller and imprisoned in a diskette. Amia freed him in the final episode before Heller's own demise.
  • Expy: Almost an embodiment of Ultraman King due to their old age and beard. Whereas King is naturally an Ultra in his appearance, the Great Sage stays in human form for the rest of the series and is a Non-Action Guy.
  • So Proud of You: Says this to Hikari and the Science Guard Party in gratitude for their participation in liberating Planet U40 from Heller's grip.

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    The great 5 warriors 
The other five chosen warriors of Planet U40 aside from Joneus, Elek and Loto.
  • All There in the Manual: Two of these unnamed warriors are at least named Noa and Miguel in the script of episode 20.
  • The Chosen One: Like Joneus, the rest of the great five are chosen by the Great Sage as warriors of U40.
  • Combination Attack: They can combine their beams with Joneus, Elek and Loto, used once to destroy the Baladon's saucer during their escape from Earth. Without Joneus, the team can form a protective barrier around the Ultra Mind to prevent it from being exploited by other outside forces.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: Joneus was the only one with a Star Symbol that allows him to grow in size and operate in another universe, something that Elek, Loto and the other great 5 lacked despite their similar ability to grow large. They later receive their Star Symbol as of episode 29.
  • Finishing Move: Ultra Warrior Hand Beam and Ultra Super Laser, the latter being a combination attack.
  • No Name Given: They barely had any interactions, nor their own names in the anime. At least one of them was named Melg in episode 21. According to the script of episode 20, two of them are named Noa and Miguel.
  • Satellite Character: They are only seen together only if Elek and Loto weren't enough to support Joneus.

    Zamius 

Zamius

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Voiced by: Osamu Kato

The commander of U40 Fleet in their campaign against the Badel Tribe. His only appearance was in episode 21.
  • Outliving One's Offspring: He has a son named Matia in the voice drama, who died in the final fight against Heller Empire.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: He was only seen leading the U40 combat fleets in against the Badel Tribe in the anime. But the voice drama of Ultraman Taiga establishes that he is the adopted father of Titas, thus is partly responsible for shaping Titas into a Humble Hero despite his origin as the son of Heller's followers.

    Ultraman Titas 

Ultraman Titas

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Portrayed by: Satoshi Hino (voice)

Ultraman Titas is the second Ultra Warrior that dwells inside Hiroyuki. He is a warrior and a sage from Planet U40, the birthplace of Ultraman Joneus, as opposed to the Land of Light in Nebula M78. With his carefully trained body and healthy spirit, he is skilled in heavyweight battles.


  • Anti-Antichrist: The reason why Titas has a black coloration than his kind: his birth parents are soldiers of Heller Army, the traitorous faction which splits from U40 after discarding their Ultramen forms for a lifelong immortality. Titas' father puts him in the care of a U40 commander but Titas can freely shift into his Ultraman form despite his family lineage. His fellow Tri-Squad members lampshaded his origin to Ultraman Geed, the Ultra whose bracelet is also part of Titas' powers.
  • Badass Baritone: Courtesy of Satoshi Hino.
  • Badass Bookworm: Aside from his muscles, the voice drama revealed that Titas is well informed in the Earth culture, since he studied it on his home planet. The series played it further by revealing that he also knows the legend of Gorothunder like the rest of the Tri-Squad and Woola's existence, ultimately leading to Pirika's true identity.
  • Big Damn Heroes: He saves Taiga and the Earth from the wrath of a deceased astronaut in his debut appearance.
  • The Big Guy: It's obvious when you see his body built.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: His body may be predominantly black with red linings that makes him similar to Ultraman Belial but like Ultraman Orb Thunder Breastar, he's a good guy through and through. The audio drama however reveals that there's a reason for his black coloration.
  • Finishing Move:
    • Planium Buster, he charges a green energy orb before punching it to the opponent. It is almost a recreation of the second variation of Joneus' Planium Ray.
      • Wrecking Buster: By scanning the Geed-let, Titas' Planium Buster is enhanced in dark energy reminiscent of Geed's Wrecking Burst.
      • Electro Buster: By scanning the X-let, Titas' Planium Buster is enhanced in green electric energy before forming his arms in "X" position to push it, reminiscing X's Xanadium Ray.
  • Jumped at the Call: Whereas Tregear grants the deceased astronaut his wish for revenge, Titas granted the spirit of said astronaut's wife to be reunited with her husband. This allows Titas to return to Earth and join Taiga in the fight against Galactron MK 2.
  • Lovable Jock: He may be obsessive with maintaining his body build but Titas is easily recognized as the nicest member of the Tri-Squad.
  • Meaningful Name: Titas' name may have been derived from "Titus", which can be interpreted as "Title of Honor" according to Biblical Latin. Though, it could also come from the term "titan" (タイタン Taitan), meaning a person of great strength or size.
  • Mighty Glacier: He's the closest equivalent to a Heisei Ultraman's red colored brute strength forms.
  • Muggle Foster Parents: Titas may be a descendant of a traitor, but he's neither a copy of his parent(s) because of his background being raised by Mattia and Zamias, both are his adopted family members but treat him as a genuine one.
  • Mythology Gag: He's The Big Guy of the team and is visibly muscular. In The Ultraman his fellow U40 brethren Joneus was sent to protect Earth because he was declared as the strongest of the eight chosen warriors.
  • Non-Standard Character Design:
    • Even from the standard of U40 Ultramen, Titas stands out for having silver parts for his shoulder, glove and leg armors, as well as the black colored body, and having blue eyes instead of standard yellow eyes. His body built being ridiculously muscular also counted for, since even the strongest like Joneus has a slender body.
    • In addition, despite having a Star Symbol, Titas stands only at 50m instead of the 70m height as seen by his fellow U40 Ultramen, possibly he opted not to grow to that size.
  • Odd Name Out: Titas stands out by being named after a Greek word instead of a Japanese name like Taiga and Fuma.
  • Pec Flex: He does this before most of his battles to intimidate kaijus and aliens. Especially notable in his debut in Episode 2, right before facing Galactron.
  • Proud Warrior Race Guy: His pride is not to himself, but to the planet he's raised on (U40) and insulting it or anything that symbolizes his planet is his Berserk Button.
  • Punched Across the Room: His punches tends to result in kaijus being punched across the city. Alien Gapiya tries to block him with a Punch Parry, and ends up landing at the edge of a lake a hundred miles away.
  • Red Baron: His title is "Sage of Power".
  • Upbringing Makes the Hero: Contrary to his parents (Heller Army members), Titas' background makes him one of the strongest warriors in U40, both physically and mentally self control. This granted him the title of a "sage" and even the Star Symbol from the Great Sage.
  • Warrior Monk: A sage from U40.

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Heller Empire

The main antagonist in the final arc of The Ultraman, from episode 37 to episode 50. Lead by the namesake Heller, it was a group of 3,000 Ultra People of U40 who follow Heller's ideals of abandoning their Ultra forms over immortality. Due to the perverted nature of this, they were banished to the depths of the Dark Nebula for their actions. They returned 10,000 years later with an amassed army fleet, invading their original home planet as revenge for their initial banishment while seeking to expand their universal conquest to even the planet Earth due to Joneus' presence on it.

    As a whole 
  • All There in the Manual: The U40 people with Ultra forms are called as Ultra Humanoid. Although not mentioned in the series, the 2013 Tsuburaya encyclopedia stated that Heller and the rest of his followers who abandon their Ultraman forms are called as Anti-Ultra Humanoid.
  • Big Bad Ensemble: You would think that a total of 3,000+ banished people of U40 would form this kind of army, right? Apparently the Heller Army even conscripted a number of alien races into their ranks and tricked a few innocent aliens to fight for their cause.
  • Cool Starship: Being former U40 citizens, the Heller Army moves about and commence their attacks by using combat warships.
  • Evil Counterpart: A self-inflicted example, the Heller Army are originally U40 citizen themselves, thus making it a case of the U40 Ultras fighting their former comrades (and possibly their flesh and blood) to reclaim their planet and liberate the entire universe from Heller's grip.
  • Fallen Hero: The members of Heller Empire were originally U40 citizens who share their believes with Heller regarding immortality. It only gets messier from that point that it eventually became a full-scale civil war 10,000 years later.
  • Revenge: The army invaded Planet U40 as a retribution for being banished into the dark nebula in 10,000 years prior to the series.

    Heller 

Heller

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Voiced by Tamio Oki

First appearance: Crisis of the Ultra Planet U40!!
The main antagonist of The Ultraman since episode 37 and the de facto leader of Heller Empire and its armies. After being banished into the dark nebula with his 3,000 supporters, Heller sworn to have his revenge by building his empire. After invading his former home planet, Heller decided to expand his conquest to the entire galaxy by invading countless planets, with Earth as his next target due to Joneus' presence over there.


  • Ambition Is Evil: His initial goal was to only invade Planet U40 as a revenge, but he expanded his conquest to conquer other innocent alien planets and forcefully conscript some of the alien forces under his leadership.
  • Big Bad: He is the de facto ruler of Heller Empire and is effectively the major villain in the series.
  • Blondes Are Evil: His hair color is yellow like Amia and Loto, but is actually an evil dictator and conqueror.
  • Dark Is Evil: His black uniform only serves to complement his presence as a tyrant ruler.
  • Dirty Coward: Has the gall to ditch his army the instant Joneus has him cornered.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Him: He was killed after being left out in his Heller City as it is falling and crashing to the ground.
  • Evil Is Petty: Banishing him and his 3,000 followers would result in him conquering their former homeworld back after 10,000 years.
  • Evil Old Folks: He is probably at least a few years older than Joneus with the added 10,000 years of his banishment, still energetic enough to become a galactic conqueror.
  • Fallen Hero: Although having long discarded his Ultra Humanoid form, Heller is still considered an evil Ultra on his own right, making him a progrenitor to the real evil Ultras like Evil Tiga and so on.
  • Fatal Flaw: Overconfidence. He trapped the Great Sage into a data disk and exploited the Ultra Mind as a power source to his turret while gloating that he has the advantage in the battle. What he fails to realize is that Joneus and the other great 7 Ultras were proven stronger beyond his defenses and his own forces many times. When Joneus managed to attack his entire Heller City, it signals Heller into making an exit, even if it means abandoning his own supporters.
  • Faux Affably Evil: At first glance he looked like a normally composed dictator, but when things gone south, he was quick to drop this facade.
  • Galactic Conqueror: His current position in the Heller Army, predating even the currently famous Ultraman Belial.
  • Immortality Immorality: For someone who claims to shed his Ultraman form over immortality, Heller has degraded himself into a tyrannical ruler and conqueror.
  • It's All About Me: The entire Heller Empire exist to only satisfy Heller alone. He even orders the attack on Earth and other planets despite their zero involvement in his banishment, all for the sake to throw his tantrum over being banished from his home world prior.
  • Knight of Cerebus: The first half of the anime lacked a major antagonist, but by the second half and his army making their debut in episode 37 fits the mold as a more serious threat Hikari and Joneus face.
  • Lack of Empathy: He unleashes a full scale attack on Earth after fearing that mankind would team up with the U40 Ultras to stop him, killing as many innocents along the way. He even extends this callousness to his own soldiers, treating them as cannon fodder just to satiate his ego.
  • Names To Run Away From Very Fast: His name is Heller, as in he and his army bring a metaphorical "hell" in their conquests.
  • Narcissist: His desire for immortality makes him a malignant example. On top of that, he has a clear Lack of Empathy and sees his own army as his expendable and will gladly abandon them when he's out of options.
  • Never My Fault: Heller blames the entire U40 population for his exile. Not surprising, he invaded the planet in retribution and desire for power and conquest, and then takes his frustration further towards Earth.
  • Orcus on His Throne: He simply commands his armies far away from U40 while Royger supervises the attack on Earth.
  • The Sociopath: Heller is defined with the following traits of a classic sociopath: ambitious, power-hungry, lack of shame, uncaring for the suffering of others other than his own and won't stop at nothing until he got what he desired.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": His name is written as Heller, but is pronounced as Hellar.
  • The Unfought: In truth, Heller was never actually a competent fighter, only ordering the rest of his followers to do the deed and was killed when his ejected city crashed and burn on the ground.
  • Villain: Exit, Stage Left: He attempts to escape when his entire city is in shambles, but Joneus isn't so merciful in letting him out.

    Royger 

Royger

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Voiced by: Ryuzaburo Otomo

First appearance: Crisis of the Ultra Planet U40!!
Heller's right hand man. He is the de jure leader of the army and oversees the invasion on Earth by setting up base Titan in one of Saturn's moons.

  • Affably Evil: He retains all of his composures in all of his appearances and even shows no sign of fear when facing death.
  • The Dragon: To Heller.
  • Evil Old Folks: Looks the part of it, especially with his gray hair. Do note that at that time, his voice actor Ryuzaburo Otomo is still in his late 20's.
  • Face Death with Dignity: He purposely stayed behind in the ruined Titan base while gloating to Joneus that Amia was kidnapped and transported to Heller. All while being aware that his death is ahead and he has none the worse for fear.
  • Manipulative Bastard: He manipulates innocent aliens to do the Heller Army's deeds to, best shown tricking an alien boy and an alien hunter into fighting Joneus.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: His name is also pronounced in Japanese in the same way as the Lloighor creature from the Cthulhu mythos.
  • Not So Above It All: He would take the time to caress Monki instead of immediately killing it, only doing so when the little monkey try to escape.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": His name is written as Royger, but pronounced as Roygar.
  • Would Hurt a Child: As if manipulating a young alien into having his monster attacking Joneus, Royger soon kidnapped the boy's monster into a brainwashed servant and had his servants attempted to shoot the boy defenseless.

    Heller's Soldiers 

Heller's Soldiers

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Voiced by: Shigeru Chiba, Minoru Inaba, Ken Yamaguchi, Masashi Hirose, Yusaku Yara, Toru Shinagawa, Hajime Koseki, Satoshi Ogiya, Toshimasa Ueda

First appearance: Crisis of the Ultra Planet U40!!
Lower ranking soldiers of the Heller Army.
  • 24-Hour Armor: Most of them are only shown fitted with the armor, with their real faces obscured.
  • Ace Custom: High ranking soldiers wear red colored armors to distinct themselves.
  • Cool Gun: Their standard weapons.
  • Evil Parents Want Good Kids: As revealed in Ultraman Taiga voice drama, one of these soldiers were in fact Ultraman Titas' birth parents. They spirited their son to U40, wanting Titas to have a normal life unlike them.
  • Faceless Goons: Most of them obscure their faces with horned helmets. Selected high ranking officers can choose to remove the helmet.
  • Human Aliens: Being former U40 residents, they are naturally humans in their original looks.
  • Imperial Stormtrooper Marksmanship Academy: Like most television mooks, they hardly ever hit their targets with their blasters.

    Heller Army's combatants 

Gumons

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First appearance: Crisis of the Ultra Planet U40!!
The first monster to be deployed by the Heller Army, it was sent to intercept and prevent the Science Guard Party from ever recovering the battleship Ultria.
  • Breath Weapon: Exhales fire.
  • The Juggernaut: The monster proves to be a challenge for even Joneus, requiring the firepower of Ultria to reduce it to pieces.
  • Mighty Glacier: Despite being a for-legged monster, it has a greater brute strength compared to Joneus himself.

Hellcat

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First appearance: The Targeted Giant Warship Ultria
After the Ultria was utilized as the Earth Self-Defense Army's forces, Royger decided to employ the help of their top assassin. At the same time, a space shuttle returned one year earlier from its intended schedule, where its crew members were discovered to have died, all except for a kitten. Unfortunately said kitten is appears to be more than what it initially seemed as.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Disguises itself as a feeble kitten to unsuspecting victims before it turned into a monster to feed on their life force.
  • It Can Think: Be it as a kitten disguise or its true monster form, Hellcat is actually intelligent enough to prey on its targets.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Hellcat.
  • Our Vampires Are Different: Hellcat has the ability to devour human life forces away from them.
  • Professional Killer: Said to be the Heller Army's top assassin.
  • Sizeshifter: Hellcat's true form is 88 meters, but it can still change its size to the height of an average bigger felines (lions, tigers, etc.) on Earth.

Orolaan/Re-Orolaan

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Orolaan
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Re-Orolaan
First appearance: The Boy who Brought Along a Monster
The Pet Monstrosity under the care of Alien Opernicus Fedelico. The two were tricked by Royger into attacking Earth under the assumption that his planet would by destroyed by Joneus. When Orolaan retreated from Joneus' fight, the monster was kidnapped by Royger's forces to be transformed into a more feral form against its will.
  • Achilles' Heel: Literally; Orolaan doesn't like the underside of its front right feet to be touched, deeming it sensitive. Fedelico relay it to Hikari in his final moments.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Royger had his men kidnapped Orolaan from Fedelico and convert it into a feral monster.
  • Cyborg: It was originally an elastic monster that eventually implanted with a mechanical computer to its brain to ensure loyalty to Royger alone.
  • An Ice Person: The original Orolaan is capable of exhaling freezing breath. Its power has been doubled after its brainwashing by the Heller Army.
  • Mercy Kill: Since Orolaan is beyond saving and Fedelico being dead, Joneus decided that the only mercy left for the monster was to kill it.
  • Reforged into a Minion: Through the computer lodged into its brain by the Heller Army. Even without misleading Fedelico and Orolaan, they were intentionally waiting to get their hands on the monster.
  • Rubber Man: The original Orolaan has a flexible body texture, allowing it to elongate its neck and turn into a space saucer on its own. This ability was lost after being brainwashed by the Heller Army.
  • Spikes of Villainy: Its brainwashed form sported one.

Alien Giro

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Voiced by: Yasuo Tanaka, Shigeru Chiba

First appearance: Clash!! Ultraman vs. Ultraman
A group of aliens that formed an alliance with the Heller Army, demanding 1/3 of planet Earth if they succeeded. Their force consist of their own saucers, the monster Giros and finally the fake Joneus robot.
  • Batman Gambit: Their actual plan is to use the fight against the fake Joneus and Giros to lower the Ultria's guard. Once it seemed that the monster was defeated, they would command their fake Ultra to attack the ship itself.
  • Engineered Heroics: Using Giros to make the fake Joneus convincingly appearing heroic.
  • Hell on Earth: Not Earth actually, but their planet was an equivalent to a hell in outer space, thus seeking new worlds as replacements.

Imit-Ultraman Joneus

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Voiced by: Masato Ibu (grunts)

First appearance: Clash!! Ultraman vs. Ultraman
One day on the countryside, the Science Guard Party discovered a monster but by that point, a mysterious Ultra had chase the monster away. After initially assuming that this Ultra may be Elek or Loto, Hikari was shocked to discover him being Joneus. Of course, Hikari correctly deduced that this giant is an impostor of yet another plans made by the Heller Army.
  • Adaptation Origin Connection: In the English dub, the fake Joneus is Giros' disguise instead of being a Robot Me of Joneus.
  • Beam-O-War: Both the real and fake Joneus settled their last fight by clashing their Planium Rays.
  • Engineered Heroics: Plays the part of the hero to Giros' villain.
  • Robot Me: A mechanical doppelganger that appears convincingly identical to Joneus on the outside.
  • This Was His True Form: Prior to destruction, the fake Joneus turned blue. The English adaptation combined Giros and fake Joneus into the same person. Thus, Giros' defeat was meant to appear as if it was the fake Joneus' true form.

Giros

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First appearance: Clash!! Ultraman vs. Ultraman
A monster from Planet Giro that constantly appears in Japan to wreck havoc, only to be stopped by Joneus multiple times. Little did anyone know, their fight was more than what it initially appears to be.
  • Bears Are Bad News: It appears as an Earth bear with "T"-shaped horn, a pair of pincers and bluish fur.
  • Engineered Heroics: Plays the villain part for the fake Joneus.
  • Playing with Fire: Spits a flame bullet from its mouth.
  • Shock and Awe: Unleashes 50,000 volts of electricity.
  • Spin Attack: Giros unleashed a set of blades on its torso to spin and form a deadly cyclone to attack its foes.

Dostony (Dostony 1, Dostony 2 and Neo Dostony)

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In descending order; Dostony 1, Monki-Dostony, Dostony 2, Neo Dostony
First appearance: Monki Became a Monster!?
One day, a capsule was discovered on outer space as the Defense Army brought it to their base, unaware that it was another half of the teleportation device purposely sent by the Heller Army. Using it, the army try to send their Dostony monster to Earth, but the Science Guard Party Monki accidentally get into the device and forcefully combined into Monki-Dostony. To solve this problem, the Heller Army used the Dostony 2 to bring their fused unit 1 back to their base, forming Neo Dostony by separating Monki and replaced it with the aforementioned second unit. The fused monster was quickly sent to attack the Defense Army's base.
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: The Dostony 2 is armed with blade underneath its right arm. This weapon carried on to Neo Dostony.
  • Breath Weapon: The Neo Dostony exhales fire.
  • Cyborg: Both Dostony units and the Neo Dostony are partially organic and machine. This also apply to Monki-Dostony.
  • Fusion Dance: The Dostony 1 and 2 fuse into Neo Dostony. Prior to that, Monki accidentally fused with unit 1 into Monki Dostony.
  • Shout-Out: Using teleportation devices to fuse the Dostony units (including an accidental fusion with Monki) sounds like a similar situation for the 1958 version of The Fly.

Alien Sien

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Voiced by: Yoshito Miyamura (commander), Minoru Inaba and Shigeru Chiba

First appearance: The Ultria Split in Half!?
A group of aliens collaborating with the Heller Army, they stationed themselves in the asteroid-turned battle station Sciender to send Capera Don monsters to Earth en masse. When the Science Guard Party decided to bring their battle to space, the Sien accepted their challenge.
  • Ambiguously Human: Or rather, Ambiguously Human Aliens, as the Alien Siens appear in a way dressed over their uniforms or that appearance itself being their true forms, due to their human face partially appearing.
  • Dark Is Evil: Their appearance, or rather, uniform in that matter.
  • Shout-Out: An asteroid turned battlestation isn't unheard of, as the A Baoa Qu in Mobile Suit Gundam would tell.
  • Space Station: They used an asteroid-turned-battlestation Siender as their main base of operations.
  • Villain: Exit, Stage Left: Despite their best effort to escape after being outnumbered, the Science Guard Party and Joneus aren't that merciful in sparing them.

Capera Don

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First appearance: The Ultria Split in Half!?
A horde of monsters deployed en masse to attack Earth, they were encased into a capsule to be launched to major cities around the world. A few of them wouldn't pose a problem for the Defense Army, but Joneus had to fight them for the Science Guard Party to leave Earth.

Spader

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First appearance: The Ultria Split in Half!?
A monster stationed as the guardian of Alien Sien's Siender, facing against the Ultria upon the Science Guard Party's arrival.
  • Breath Weapon: It exhales a laser beam.
  • Villain: Exit, Stage Left: Like its master, Spader is also willing to exit the battlefield everything goes south. Not that it ever stopped Joneus from killing it.

Android Unit 201

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Voiced by: Shojiro Kihara (Jinda), Minoru Inaba, Ken Yamaguchi and Shigeru Chiba

First appearance: The Bomb-Holding Pig
In order to combat Heller's forces, the Unit 201 from the Earth Self-Defense Army lead by Captain Jinda was sent to assist the Science Guard Party. Little did they knew was that the Unit 201 were actually replaced by android lookalikes sent to sabotage the Science Guard's base.
  • Batman Gambit: The Jinda impersonator set up a clever one by storing an active bomb into Pig's storage compartment (stomach), knowing full well that the robot would be inside Ultria with his teammates in against Golding and exploded, taking the entire team and the Ultria with it.
  • Kill and Replace: The androids replace the actual Unit 201 to slip into the Science Guard Party's base undetected.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: "Jinda" revealing the information of his plan to Hikari before executing him would be a nice sendoff if Hikari isn't Joneus' host. When Joneus removed the bomb from Pig, he also used it to destroy Golding.
  • Ridiculously Human Robots: Their mouths moved when they talked, but after removing the human shell, its revealed that beneath that human masks lies a speaker.

Golding

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First appearance: The Bomb-Holding Pig
A space monster deployed by Heller Army around the same time when the android impersonators of Unit 201 were sent to infiltrate the Defense Army base.
  • The Juggernaut: One that is impervious to beam attacks. Joneus had to used a bomb removed from Pig to destroy the monster.
  • Multipurpose Tongue: Golding's main weapon is a tongue capable of being used as a whip.
  • Rock Monster: His entire body is shaped and as hard as a rock.
  • Stone Wall: Its a brutish space monster with rocks for its hide, and is further protected by a force field in against beam attacks.

Gedon

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First appearance: Revive, Mutsumi
The Heller Army's final monster on Earth, a robot controlled through one of their space saucers.
  • Achilles' Heel: Attacking the space saucer that controlled Gedon would render the robot haywire.
  • Arm Cannon: Like the Guntank its based on, Gedon's arms are a pair of vulcan cannons.
  • Cyber Cyclops: Its main source of vision is the eye-like turret on its head, which also fires laser beams.
  • Humongous Mecha: Its Boss Subtitles is even Mecha Monster Gedon.
  • Shout-Out: Its color scheme and moving about on caterpillar thread is almost a carbon copy of the Guntank in Mobile Suit Gundam.

Hela Umaya

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First appearance: To the Ultra Star!! (Part 2: Frontline Base Annihilated)
The Heller Army Titan Base's guardian, sent to intercept Hikari, Amia and Marume when the three invaded the base.

Panther

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First appearance: To the Ultra Star!! (Part 3: U Fleet Big Severe Battle)
Heller's pet, it assisted its master in preventing Amia from escaping.
  • Cats Are Mean: Assuming that panthers are extensions from the feline family, then this thing counts.
  • Dark Is Evil: Like Heller, Panther is defined by its black colored fur.
  • A Dog Named "Dog": A space panther named "Panther".
  • Innate Night Vision: Has the ability to see clearly in the darkness and easily ambushed an escaping Amia.
  • Space "X": A space panther with a horn.

Mac Datar

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First appearance: To the Ultra Star!! (Conclusion: Victory Toward Peace)
The last monster of The Ultraman. Its the final monster to be deployed under Heller's orders to kill the captured Science Guard Party under his execution.
  • Dark Is Evil: Not entirely black, but its dark blue/green coloration is a close one under this tope.
  • The Juggernaut: In addition to its size, Heller wasn't kidding when he declare this monster to be the most powerful in his possession. Even for Joneus, he would require Elek and Loto's help in defeating it.

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