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Summer of Horror Series - Ghost Story! Cow God Man (夏の怪奇シリーズ - 怪談: 牛神男 Natsu no Kaiki Shirīzu・Kaidan Ushigami Ōtoko) is the sixteenth episode of Ultraman Ace. It is the second of the 3 Episode Story Arc Summer of Horror Series (夏の怪奇シリーズ Natsu no Kaiki Shirīzu).


Yoshimura was given a holiday break by TAC and ride a train to Okayama. While in the train, a man named Takai seat next to him as he went to the same destination with Yoshimura. Once the train stopped at a destination, they went out of the train together and visited a hill made of over six million bull nose rings. Takai stumbled upon a nose ring, believed to be from the Nose Ring hill and picked it, wearing it as a good luck charm bracelet. Yoshimura warned him to return it but he refused and rode his car while bidding farewell. While driving, the nose ring suddenly tightened, making his car crashed a tree.

Later at his shop, Yoshimura decided to stay with Takai's mother in order to take care of him. A man in purple japanese traditional clothes with a straw hat appeared passing through and call forth the nose ring's curse. At night the same mysterious man ringed his khakkara, making Takai's right hand that wore the nose ring grow furs. The next day, he ring his khakkara again as Takai realised that he grew bull horns on his head and maddenly ran away from his house. He begins to act in a similar manner to a bull by eating olive tree branches and grass and even communicate with a cow. He goes back to the Nose Ring Hill and ask for forgiveness but the man in purple refused and turned him into a Terrible-Monster named Cowra to rampage at the city and feed on human beings. TAC detected the Terrible-Monster and and deployed fighter jets to attacked it, only to be stopped by Yoshimura whom remembered the Terrible-Monster as Takai.

The next day, villagers made a prayer for Cowra to stop as the monster bow to them but the man in purple disrupt the prayer and set the Terrible-Monster on rampage again. Hokuto and Minami transformed into Ultraman Ace and battled the Terrible-Monster. Yoshimura noticed the nose ring at Cowra's right hand and ordered Ace to remove it. He does so by kicking it out, then materialised a nose ring on Cowra's nose before he throw the Terrible-Monster as it turn back into Takai. The man thanked TAC and Yoshimura as he resumed his normal life as a farmer.






  • Yapool (in disguise as a man in purple)
  • Cowra
    • Cattle God
    • Giant

Home Media

  • Ultraman Ace Volume 4 features episodes 13-16.
Ultraman Ace Episodes
Shine! The Five Ultra Brothers | Beyond the Giant Terrible-Monster | Burn! Terrible-Monster Hell | 30,000 Year Terrible-Monster Appears | Giant Ant Terrible-Monster vs. Ultra Brothers | Pursue the Mystery of the Transformation Terrible-Monster | Kaiju vs. Terrible-Monster vs. Alien | Life of the Sun, Life of Ace | 10,000 Terrible-Monsters! Surprise Attack Plan | Decisive Battle! Ace vs. Hideki Go | The Terrible-Monster Is Ten Women? | The Red Flower of Cactus Hell | Execution! The Five Ultra Brothers | The Five Stars that Scattered Throughout the Galaxy | Summer of Horror Series - Curse of the Black Crab | Summer of Horror Series - Ghost Story! Cow God Man | Summer of Horror Series - Ghost Story! The She-Devil of Firefly Field | Lend Me the Pigeon | Mystery of the Kappa's Residence | The Star of Youth, the Star of a Couple | I Saw the Phantom of a Heavenly Woman | Yapool, Demon of Revenge | Reversal! Zoffy Now Arrives | Look! A Giant Transformation in the Middle of the Night | The Pyramid Is a Terrible-Monster's Nest! | Total Annihilation! The Five Ultra Brothers | Miracle! The Father of Ultra | Farewell Yuko, Sister of the Moon | The Sixth Ultra Brother | The Ultra Star That Even You Can See | From Seven to the Hand of Ace | With a Prayer upon the Ultra Star | Shoot That Hot-Air Balloon | A Terrible-Monster Dances on a Sea of Rainbow | A Gift from Zoffy | This Terrible-Monster Has 10,000 Phones? | The Star of Friendship Forever | Resurrection! The Father of Ultra | The Life of Seven! The Life of Ace! | Give Back the Panda! | Winter of Horror Series - Ghost Story! Lion Drum | Winter of Horror Series - Mystery! The Resurrection of the Monster Woo | Winter of Horror Series - Ghost Story! The Cry of the Abominable Snowman | Setsubun Ghost Story! The Shining Bean | Big Pinch! Save Ace! | Ride Beyond the Time Machine | Curse of the Salamander | The Revenge of Verokron | The Flying Jellyfish | Mass Chaos in Tokyo! Traffic Signals Gone Haywire | Life-Sucking Sound | Tomorrow's Ace Is You!