Five Ways Ultra Seven Defined the Ultraman Genre

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When one mentions the term Ultraman, whether you are referring to the character, the 1966 series or the genre at large, the mental image will always be that of the original Ultraman himself.

However, did you know that it was actually Ultraman’s succeeding series Ultra Seven which defined the genre for years to come, by not only building on ideas already established in the Ultraman, but by also introducing new elements and tropes which became hallmarks of future Ultra series.

In this article, we have put together a list of five ways in which the success of 1967’s Ultra Seven impacted subsequent series in the Ultraman genre. Let’s have a look at what they are:

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