Ultraseven Dublado is the Portuguese dubbed version of Ultraseven, a Japanese tokusatsu television series that aired from 1967 to 1968. Ultraseven is the third installment of the Ultra Series, following Ultraman and Ultra Q, and is widely regarded as one of the best and most influential shows in the genre.
In this article, we will explore the history, plot, characters, and legacy of Ultraseven Dublado, as well as share some exclusive interviews with the cast and crew who brought this classic series to life.
History of Ultraseven
Ultraseven was created by Eiji Tsuburaya, the legendary special effects director who worked on many Godzilla films and other tokusatsu productions. Tsuburaya wanted to create a more mature and realistic series than Ultraman, which was aimed at children. He also wanted to explore themes such as alien invasions, human rights, environmental issues, and social commentary.
Ultraseven was produced by Tsuburaya Productions and aired on TBS from October 1, 1967 to September 8, 1968. It consisted of 49 episodes, each about 25 minutes long. The series was a huge success in Japan and abroad, especially in Brazil, where it was dubbed in Portuguese and broadcasted by Rede Record in the early 1970s.
Ultraseven Dublado became a cultural phenomenon in Brazil, attracting millions of viewers and fans. The series was also rerun several times in the following decades, making it one of the most popular and beloved tokusatsu shows in the country.
Plot and Characters of Ultraseven
Ultraseven follows the adventures of Dan Moroboshi, a member of the Ultra Garrison, a secret organization that defends Earth from alien threats. Dan is actually an alien himself, from the Land of Light in the Nebula M78. He came to Earth to observe and protect humanity, disguised as a human. He can transform into Ultraseven, a giant red-and-silver hero with various powers and weapons.
Ultraseven fights against many different enemies, such as Alien Baltan, King Joe, Eleking, Alien Icarus, Alien Guts, and Alien Metron. He also faces moral dilemmas and ethical challenges, such as whether to kill or spare his foes, how to deal with human corruption and violence, and how to balance his loyalty to his home planet and his affection for Earth.
Ultraseven is assisted by his fellow Ultra Garrison members: Captain Kiriyama, the leader of the team; Anne Yuri, the only female member and Dan's love interest; Soga, the marksman; Amagi, the pilot; Furuhashi, the diver; and Ide, the scientist. They use various vehicles and gadgets to fight against the aliens, such as the Jet VTOL, the Pointer Car, the Ultra Hawk 1-3, and the Ultra Eye.
Legacy of Ultraseven
Ultraseven is widely considered as one of the best tokusatsu series ever made. It has been praised for its innovative special effects, creative monster designs, complex stories, mature themes, and memorable characters. It has also influenced many other works in the genre, such as Kamen Rider, Super Sentai, Metal Hero, Power Rangers, Godzilla, Gamera, Pacific Rim, and more.
Ultraseven has spawned many sequels and spin-offs over the years. Some of them are: Heisei Ultraseven (1994-2002), a series of direct-to-video specials that continued the original story; Ultraseven X (2007), a reboot series that featured a darker tone and a new cast; Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle (2007-2008), a series that focused on monster battles; Ultra Galaxy Legend The Movie (2009), a crossover film that featured Ultraman Zero; Ultraman Zero The Movie (2010), a film that introduced Ultraman Belial; Ultraman Saga (2012), a film that featured Ultraman Dyna; Ultraman aa16f39245