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Dorobon (ドロボン) is a Kaiju that appeared in Ultraman Taro. He appeared in episode 52.

Subtitle: Thief Monster (泥棒怪獣 Dorobō Kaijū)


Ultraman Taro

Dorobon in Ultraman Taro

Dorobon was a captive in the Space Prison of Nebula M78 due to him trying to steal the power of the Land of Light to turn the war on his home planet in his favor. While under the patrol of Ultraman Jack, Dorobon escaped and was pursued by Jack, but Dorobon defeated him in the chaos of the chase.

Dorobon landed on Earth and went on a hunt for Taro, wanting to steal his Color Timer. As the sun rose, Dorobon became frustrated by the search, and proceeded on a rampage in a construction site. ZAT attacked, and it was then that the new deputy captain of the team commanded Kotaro and the other members in the Sky Whale to fly closer to Dorobon, and launch missiles at his head. However, Dorobon knocked down the Sky Whale and caught the deputy captain by mistaking him into flying his Sky Condor into Dorobon's lantern. After the ZAT members landed, Kotaro and another member immediately went to assault Dorobon again using the Jackrabbit Car, while the others found the deputy captain. Unfortunately, Dorobon jumped over the car and began chasing after it while spiting flames. Finally, he squished the car flat, and Ultraman Taro appeared. However, Taro was taunted by the deputy captain's plane and was finally forced to retreat.

After Dorobon's victory, he was confronted by Ultraman Jack, who agreed to his requirements for the Color Timer in place for the deputy captain. After Dorobon kept his end of the promise, he ripped Jack's Color Timer off his chest and slapped it on to his. Jack fell and deflated like a balloon. Taro soon reappeared, but was quickly beaten down due to Dorobon now possessing part of Jack's power. Taro began to wait for Dorobon's Color Timer to run out, but was also facing defeat at the same time. Fortunately, the captain of ZAT appeared in another Sky Whale to aid Taro, and soon Dorobon's Color Timer flashed. A short fight later, Taro removed the Color Timer and healed Jack. Soon after that, Dorobon exploded from ZAT fire while Taro takes Jack left to M78.


  • Dorobon was voiced by Takeshi Watabe and his suit actor was Toru Kawai.
  • Dorobon constantly says "Taro, come out!" in Japanese before he steals the Color Timer from Ultraman Jack.
  • Dorobon's reasons for being imprisoned in Nebula M78's Space Prison mirror that of Ultraman Belial; both intended to steal the Land of Light's Plasma Spark for their own gain.

The 6 Ultra Brothers vs. The Monster Army

Dorobon, as seen in the Hanuman movie.

Dorobon reappeared in the movie The 6 Ultra Brothers vs. The Monster Army.

Awoken by a mad scientist's experiments in Thailand, Dorobon (as well as the monsters: Tyrant, Astromons, and Dustpan) was awoken and went on a rampage until they faced Hanuman. Hanuman withstood against all of the monsters until Gomora appeared and attacked him as well. Hanuman was overpowered by the monsters and encased in a crystal sphere by Gomora until the Ultra Brothers arrived to even the odds. Ultimately, Dorobon battled with Ultraman, leading them both away from the group to beat down the ultra on his own. However, Hanuman arrived and tore the flesh off of Dorobon's face and arms, and then reduced the oni into a skeleton with his Hanu-Hurricane.


  • In the Japanese and VCD cut of The 6 Ultra Brothers vs. The Monster Army, Dorobon does not speak, and has a reused Gyaos roar. In the original Thai cut, he possess Gorbagos' roar.
    • Also in the film, Dorobon can secrete a concentrated mist from his mouth and he does not possess his club.


  • Height: 51 m
  • Weight: 30,000 t
  • Origin: Planet Dorobon (Ultraman Taro), Earth (The 6 Ultra Brothers vs. The Monster Army)
  • Weakness: While Dorobon becomes substantially stronger if he manages to successfully steal an Ultra's Color Timer, he is subject to the time limit of the timer once he attaches it to his body, and thus becomes weaker as the timer runs down.
Powers and Weapons
  • Flames: Dorobon can fire a stream of flames from his mouth.
  • Spiked Club: Dorobon wields a club around that is very strong, able to withstand Jack's Cinerama Shot. The club can also fire yellow explosive blasts of energy from the tip of the club.
  • Immense Strength: Dorobon's strength is at a level where he can remove an Ultra's Color Timer without much trouble.
  • Poisonous Mist: Dorobon can emit a mist that can make Hanuman suffocate. Only seen in The 6 Ultra Brothers vs. The Monster Army.
  • Flight: Dorobon can fly through space at moderate speeds.



Ultraman Taro Kaiju
Ultraman Taro Oil Drinker | Tigris Flower | Astromons | Cosmo Liquid | Live King | King Tortoise | Queen Tortoise | Mini Tortoise | Jirenma | Ganza | Tagarl | Tondaile | Arindo Ants | Arindo | Depparas | Basara | Volkeller | Sheltar | Enmargo | Miegon | Okariyan | Birdon | Kemjila | Flying Raidron | King Zemira | Pandora | Chinpe | Rodera | Space Moths | Mururoa | Rabbidog | Mukadender | Mandarin Grass | Alien Mefilas II | Re-Eleking | Reconstructed Giant Yapool | Reconstructed Bemstar | Reconstructed Sabotendar | Reconstructed Verokron | Mushra | Guron | Alien Temperor | Alien Katan | Grost | Hertz | Alien Medusa | Alien Miracle | Alien Terrorist | Mochiron | Tyrant | Gongoros | Android Seiko | Elegia | Motokureron | Alien Kisaragi | Memole | Alien Dorzu | Piccolo | Gorgosaurus | Gelan | Alien File | Veron | Orphy | Alien Khan | Garaking | Rindon | Dorobon | Samekujira | Alien Valky
Ultraman Story Tyrant | Antlar | Alien Borg | Dokkun | Zemistlar | Gudon | Twin Tail | Re-Eleking | Alien Mefilas | Juda | Alien Baltan V | Alien Hipporit | Enmargo | Grand King
The 6 Ultra Brothers vs. The Monster Army Kaiju
Super Gomora | Dustpan | Astromons | Tyrant | Dorobon