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Terror on Route 87 (恐怖のルート87, Kyōfu no Rūto Hachijūnana) is the twentieth episode of Ultraman.

Plot[]

A dragon statue that was designed by a boy comes to life when the boy is killed by a car. The dragon's mission is to protect children from the dangers of automobiles.

Cast[]

Guest Actors[]

  • Akira Muto (ムトウ・アキラ, Mutō Akira): Hideharu Sakakibara (榊原 秀春, Sakakibara Hideharu)
  • Security Guard of Omuro Park (大室公園の警備員, Ōmuro Kōen no Keibiin): Dai Kanai (金井 大, Kanai Dai)
  • Akebono Shonen Home Nursery Staff (あけぼの少年ホーム保母, Akebono Shōnen Hōmu Hobo): Kyoko Kitagawa (北川 恭子, Kitagawa Kyōko)
  • Animal Caretaker (飼育係, Shiiku-gakari):
    • Yasushi Matsubara (松原 靖, Matsubara Yasushi)
    • Haruo Suzuki (鈴木 治夫, Suzuki Haruo)
  • Truck Driver (トラックの運転手, Torakku no Untenshū): Gen Nakajima (中島 元, Nakajima Gen)

Voice Actors[]

  • Ultraman (ウルトラマン, Urutoraman): Masao Nakasone (中曽根 雅夫, Nakasone Masao) (grunts)
  • Narrator (ナレーター, Nareta): Hikaru Urano (浦野 光, Urano Hikaru)

Suit Actors[]

  • Ultraman (ウルトラマン, Urutoraman): Bin Furuya (古谷 敏, Furuya Bin)
  • Hydra (ヒドラ, Hidora): Teruo Aragaki (荒垣 輝雄, Aragaki Teruo)

Appearances[]

Ultras[]

Kaiju[]

Home Media[]

  • Ultraman Volume 5 features episodes 17-20.
  • Ultraman: The Complete Series features all episodes.

Trivia[]

Highland Dragon

Highland Dragon and SSSP.

  • The main filming location for this episode is the Izu Cactus Park, where the park's iconic giant sculpture, the "Highland Dragon," also served as the prototype for Hydra. This statue still exists today and is open to visitors as part of the park's tourist facilities.
    • In 2016, scenes for Ultra Monster Walk ~ Izu / Sukagawa / Aizuwakamatsu Edition ~ were filmed at this park.[1]
  • The fictional location "Route 87," featured in this episode, was reused in the 2004 film ULTRAMAN as the site where the JSDF and BCST abducted Shunichi Maki.

References[]


Ultraman Episodes
0. The Birth of Ultraman | 1. Ultra Operation No.1 | 2. Shoot the Invaders! | 3. Science Patrol, Move Out | 4. Five Seconds Before the Explosion | 5. Secret of the Miloganda | 6. The Coast Guard Command | 7. The Blue Stone of Baradhi | 8. The Lawless Monster Zone | 9. Lightning Operation | 10. The Mysterious Dinosaur Base | 11. The Rascal from Outer Space | 12. Cry of the Mummy | 13. Oil S.O.S. | 14. The Pearl Defense Directive | 15. Terrifying Cosmic Rays | 16. Science Patrol Into Space | 17. Passport to Infinity | 18. Brother from Another Planet | 19. Demons Rise Again | 20. Terror on Route 87 | 21. Breach the Wall of Smoke | 22. Overthrow the Surface | 23. My Home Is Earth | 24. The Undersea Science Center | 25. Mystery Comet Tsuifon | 26. The Prince of Monsters: Part 1 | 27. The Prince of Monsters: Part 2 | 28. Human Specimens 5 & 6 | 29. The Challenge Into Subterra | 30. Phantom of the Snow Mountains | 31. Who Goes There? | 32. The Endless Counterattack | 33. The Forbidden Words | 34. Present from the Sky | 35. The Monster Graveyard | 36. Don't Shoot, Arashi! | 37. The Little Hero | 38. The Spaceship Rescue Command | 39. Farewell, Ultraman
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