Ultra Seven (ウルトラセブン Urutora Sebun) is a tokusatsu science fiction TV series that aired on Japanese TV in 1967. Created by Eiji Tsuburaya, this follow up to Ultraman went on to become one of Japan's greatest fantasy TV series. Such is his popularity that "Ultraseven" (or simply "Seven") has appeared or at least made cameos in nearly every Ultra Series following his own and has had far more exposure than even the original Ultraman (though the original Ultraman is without a doubt the face of the Ultras).
Ultra Seven was not only visually different from the first Ultraman (being mostly red with a removable crest/weapon and more 'boxy'-looking eyes), Ultra Seven also did not possess a mortally injured human to use as his host but instead used his powers to scan a brave human that he had saved from being fatally injured and used that human as a template to create a human form for him to shift into. Thus, Dan Moroboshi literally IS Ultra Seven while the original Ultraman would instead merge into the body of Shin Hayata to make two beings into one.
Ultraman has undergone some changes and there has been a renewing of Ultraman with a revised look (see my earlier toy blog post HERE). Now it looks like Ultra Seven is also getting a makeover! 12' Hero's MEISTER 1/6th scale ULTRAMAN SUIT 7.2 aka "Seven" 30cm figure maintains the red and silver look and is equipped with a LED light-up mechanism in the head! He has a Supeshiumusodo and sheath which is comparable to the entire length of the Seven body. Also comes with throwing knives and interchangeable hand parts.
The new Ultra Seven looks more Iron Man-like than the original - check out the original Ultra Seven 12-inch figure posted HERE and HERE.
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12'HERO's MEISTER ULTRAMAN SUIT Ver 7.2 also has an upgrade parts set which gives him more weapons to fight the bad guys / Kaiju