Captain Ultra (キャプテンウルトラ Kyaputen Urutora) is a TV show that aired in 1967. The broadcast network, TBS, placed this to air after Ultraman, making this TBS' 3rd entry into the Ultra airing series. The series was produced by Toei and aired from April 16 to September 24, 1967, 24 total episodes were produced.
Captain Ultra, aided by his two companions Joe and Hack, leads the Space Patrol. Their mission is to protect the Solar System from aggressive aliens.
One day, the Space Patrol's observation satellite discovers a strange formation approaching Earth at high speed. Captain Ultra is sent out to intercept and identify the intruders. When he closes in he finds them to be invading ships from the planet Vande. In the insuring space battle, young Kenji, but when they get back to the observation satellite they discover that the whole thing had been a ruse to get Captain Ultra away...
- Captain Ultra
- The space station Silver Star from the original video animation series Top o Nerae Gunbuster shares the same name with the TV show’s space station.
- The training ship Spiegel shares the same name with the TV show’s three-part spacecraft.
- Top wo Nerae Taizen! The collection of GUNBUSTER / DIEBUSTER and more. pg 41
- Top wo Nerae Taizen! The collection of GUNBUSTER / DIEBUSTER and more. pg 34