I'm Taking the Earth (地球頂きます Chikyū Itadakimasu) is the 48th episode of Return of Ultraman.
Masaru, a friend of Jiro, was skipping school when he found a strange capsule. Inside the capsule there was the monster Yametaranse, which was drawn by Masaru. Yametaranse spreader a virus that would make people lose their will of doing anything, and people in town including MAT got infected. Behind the incident, it was the Earth invasion plan made by Sasahiller!
- Hideki Go (郷 秀樹 Gō Hideki ):Jiro Dan (団 時朗, Dan Jirō )
- Ryu Ibuki (伊吹 竜, Ibuki Ryu ):Negami Atsushi (根上 淳, Negami Atsushi )
- Takeshi Minami (南 猛 Minami Takeshi ):Shunsuke Ikeda (池田 駿介, Ikeda Shunsuke )
- Ippei Ueno (上野 一平, Uneo Ippei ):Hatashi Mitsushi (三井 恒, Mitsushi Hatashi )
- Yuriko Oka (丘 ユリ子, Oka Yuriko ):Mika Katsuragi (桂木美加,Katauragi Mika )
- Fumio Kishida (岸田文夫 Kishida Fumo ):Ken Nishida (西田健, Nishida Ken )
- Jiro Sakata (坂田 次郎, Sakata Jirō ):Kawaguchi Hideki (川口英樹, Hideki Kawaguchi )
- Rumiko Maruno (村野 ルミ子, Maruno Rumiko ):Iwasaki Kazuko ( 和子 岩崎, Kazuko Iwasaki )
- Yametaranese (ヤメタランス, Yametaransu ): Osamu Ichikawa (市川治, Ichikawa Osamu )
- Sasahiller (ササヒラ, Sasahira ): Isao Yatsu]] (谷津勲, Yatsu Isao )
- Narrator (ナレーター, NaretaAkira Nagoya (名古屋章, Nagoya Akira ) ):
- Return of Ultraman Volume 12 features episodes 45-48.