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Director  Kazuya Konaka
Final episode date  August 30, 1997
Program creator  Tsuburaya Productions
Language  Japanese
6.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Adventure, Sci-Fi
First episode date  September 7, 1996
Network  Japan News Network
Duration  
Ultraman Gaia: The Battle in Hyperspace movie poster
Writer  Keiichi Hasegawa (screenplay)
Episodes  5 Toxic Terror; Afraid of the ParkSeason 2 - Mar 1 - 2003, 5 Toxic Terror; Afraid of the Park, 4 Prehistoric DangerSeason 2 - Feb 15 - 2003, 4 Prehistoric Danger, 3 The FogSeason 2 - Feb 8 - 2003, 3 The Fog, 2 The Show Must Go OnSeason 2 - Feb 1 - 2003, 2 The Show Must Go On, 1 The Power of LightSeason 2 - Jan 4 - 2003, 1 The Power of Light, 18 The Power of LightSeason 1 - Dec 14 - 2002, 18 The Power of Light, 17 Golza Is Back!Season 1 - Dec 7 - 2002, 17 Golza Is Back!, 16 Dark vs LightSeason 1 - Nov 30 - 2002, 16 Dark vs Light, 15 The Monster Slayer ReturnsSeason 1 - Nov 23 - 2002, 15 The Monster Slayer Returns, 14 Revenge of GazotoSeason 1 - Nov 16 - 2002, 14 Revenge of Gazoto, 13 Nowhere to HideSeason 1 - Nov 9 - 2002, 13 Nowhere to Hide, 12 Attack of the Crow-MenSeason 1 - Nov 2 - 2002, 12 Attack of the Crow-Men, 11 All Hallows EveSeason 1 - Oct 26 - 2002, 11 All Hallows Eve, 10 Mutant From the SeaSeason 1 - Oct 19 - 2002, 10 Mutant From the Sea, 9 Friend or Foe?Season 1 - Oct 12 - 2002, 9 Friend or Foe?, 7 Alien InvasionSeason 1 - Oct 5 - 2002, 7 Alien Invasion, 7 StrandedSeason 1 - Oct 5 - 2002, 7 Stranded, 6 The Dark CloudSeason 1 - Sep 28 - 2002, 6 The Dark Cloud, 5 Munakatas MonsterSeason 1 - Sep 28 - 2002, 5 Munakatas Monster, 4 Spark of EvilSeason 1 - Sep 21 - 2002, 4 Spark of Evil, 3 The False ProphetSeason 1 - Sep 21 - 2002, 3 The False Prophet, 2 Monster in the MineSeason 1 - Sep 14 - 2002, 2 Monster in the Mine, 1 The ProphecySeason 1 - Sep 14 - 2002, 1 The Prophecy
Cast  Takeshi Yoshioka (Gamu Takayama / Ultraman Gaia), Gaku Hamada (Tsutomu), Mai Saito (Risa), Sei Hiraizumi (Chiba), Hiroyuki Watanabe (Commander Akio Ishimuro)
Similar movies  Ghidrah, the Three-Headed Monster, Invasion of Astro-Monster, Godzilla: Final Wars, Mothra vs. Godzilla, Godzilla, The Return of Godzilla
Tagline  The Great Decisive Attack of Super-Time & Space!

Ultraman Gaia: The Battle in Hyperspace (ウルトラマンティガ・ウルトラマンダイナ&ウルトラマンガイア超時空の大決戦, Ultraman Tiga, Ultraman Dyna & Ultraman Gaia: Battle in Hyperspace) is a tokusatsu superhero kaiju eiga produced by Tsuburaya Productions in 1999. It was a sequel to the previous year's Ultraman Tiga & Ultraman Dyna: Warriors of the Star of Light and became second in a successful Ultraman series. This film is the only theatrical spinoff of the Ultraman Gaia TV series.

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Ultraman Gaia: The Battle in Hyperspace movie scenes

Plot

In a change from previous Ultraman movies, this takes place in another universe, in which Ultraman Gaia is just a popular kids' TV show.

A young boy named Tsutomu, is failing in school from his obsession to Ultraman Gaia. One day, while watching an Ultraman Gaia episode, he gets teleported into hyperspace where he sees a girl and behind her a scene of mass destruction. He later sees that same girl, named Lisa, in his class. Later on, he finds a mysterious glowing ball (Also from the dream) that tells him it can make any wish come true. The one thing Tsutomu wants more than anything else is to meet Gamu, Ultraman Gaia's human host. After his wish is granted, Gamu actually appears, but a bully takes the ball and makes the second wish; for a monster, Satan-biezor, to fight Gamu. After a Gamu transforms into Ultraman Gaia, he finds he is losing power quickly, but manages to defeat the monster regardless. Afterwards, reverting into Gamu, he is chased by kids through the neighborhood until he finally manages to elude them by hiding in a toy shop. Once inside though, Tsutomu & his friends find Gamu and Tsutomu explains to Gamu just how he was brought to their world. Tsutomu tries hiding Gamu in an abandoned hanger, and during this time, Gamu sees that Tsutomu has a present for Lisa, a book called "Gulliver's Travels", which was a favorite of Gamu's as a child. While scanning the ball for the answers, not only do the police find him, but Gamu suddenly finds himself back in his own world, and accidentally takes the book with him. He is soon able to recall the events and checks the data he scanned from the ball, and gets a vision telling him that Tsutomu's world will soon be destroyed.

Unfortunately, during the whole ordeal, Tsutomu loses the ball, and the bully finds the wishing ball and wishes for a giant monster to appear. King of Mons is created and starts destroying their suburban Tokyo neighborhood. Gamu becomes determined to open a gateway between the two universes to stop the monster and save the world Tsutomu lives in. Gamu is soon able to find his way there with the aid of a new mecha, the Aventure, and transforms into Gaia to battle the giant monster. Soon, Gaia is in a deadly battle against the monster. The monster then spawns two more monsters that are equally as strong as the original, one who's specialty is in water and the other who's specialty is sky. Tsutomu, knowing that Gaia is in trouble, tries to wish for help only to be sent flying into the air by one of the monster's stray beams. Just as all seems lost he is rescued by Ultraman Tiga and Ultraman Dyna, who have come via "The Light" into the battle to help Gaia. The three Ultramen battle the monsters. Tiga and Dyna destroy King of Mon's spawns. Gaia manages to oblitirate King of Mons with a highly powerful laser blast and saves the day. Gaia then turns back into Gamu and reveals Lisa's secret to Tsutomu: She is the human-interface of the ball. Even though Lisa will disappear forever, she urges Tsutomu to wish for the ball to vanish forever, repairing all of the damage that had been caused by it to that world. Before returning to his world, Gamu returns Tsutomu's book to him and tells him "Thanks to this book, we were able to meet again."

At the end of the film, Tsutomu relives the day Lisa appeared in his class, but is unable to recall the events of this film. During the credits, though, as he shows Lisa the book, there is an autograph & a message to him from Gamu, as he sees the Fighter-EX flying through the air before disappearing.

Ultraman

  • Ultraman Gaia (ウルトラマンガイア, Urutoraman Gaia)
  • Version 2 (ヴァージョン2, Vājon Tsū)
  • Supreme Version (スプリームヴァージョン, Supurimu Vājon)
  • Ultraman Tiga (ウルトラマンティガ, Urutoraman Tiga)
  • Multi Type (マルチタイプ, Maruci Taipu)
  • Ultraman Dyna (ウルトラマンダイナ, Urutoraman Daina)
  • Flash Type (フラッシュタイプ, Furashiyu Taipu)
  • Satan-Biezor

    A monster summoned by the school bully to fight Gaia. Armed with the 1000 degree destructo ray and retractable arm spikes that can cut through any metal. Defeated by Ultraman Gaia's (Version 2) Photon Edge. This monster also appears on the original Ultraman Gaia series, where he was killed by the Photon Edge (from Gaia V2), before his death was avenged by Biezor at Germany against Gaia. Biezor was defeated by Gaia Supreme's Photon Stream.

    King of Monsters

    A giant Allosaurus-like monster and the technical main villain. Shoots "Satan's Kiss" from fists and "BizBeam" from forehead. He was defeated by Ultraman Gaia Supreme's Photon Stream.

    Bajiris

    A winged monster that splits off from King of Monster's back, and is armed with pincers. Fires energy spheres from its mouth and is capable of flight. Was defeated in space by Ultraman Dyna's Solgent Ray.

    Scylla

    An amphibious sea monster that splits off from King of Monsters' stomach. Can run fast & upper body hides really big mouth. Was defeated underwater by Ultraman Tiga's Zepellion Ray.

    U.S. release

    This movie was released on Region 1 DVD by Image Entertainment on May 14, 2002.

    References

    Ultraman Gaia: The Battle in Hyperspace Wikipedia
    Ultraman Gaia: The Battle in Hyperspace IMDb Ultraman Gaia: The Battle in Hyperspace themoviedb.org


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