|Ultraman Mebius & Ultraman Brothers|
Japanese theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Kazuya Konaka|
|Written by||Keiichi Hasegawa|
|Starring|| Shunji Igarashi |
|Music by||Toshihiko Sahashi|
|Edited by||Akira Matsuki|
|Box office||$3.6 million.|
Ultraman Mebius & Ultraman Brothers (ウルトラマンメビウス&ウルトラ兄弟, Urutoraman Mebiusu ando Urutora Kyōdai, lit. "Ultraman Mebius & Ultra Brothers"), an Ultraman Mebius theatrical film adaptation superhero and kaiju film, was released in Japan on September 16, 2006. It is the 10th original film series in the Ultraman franchise, it also celebrates the 40th anniversary of the franchise. The movie peaked at 3rd in the Japanese box offices.
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In the beginning of the movie, 20 years ago, on the moon, the 4 Ultra brothers, Ultraman, Seven, Jack, and Ace were fighting a deadly foe known as Yapool, a monster that was several times their size. As they fought, Yapool had a clear advantage and used his several claws to grasp the brothers, although, they managed to clear from the claws through there powers and used a combined Specium Ray to no avail. The monster then flies off to Earth to dodge the attack and the brothers follow. The brothers were barely able to defeat Yapool but the monster still needed to be sealed. However, to seal Yapool away they were forced to give up the ability to transform, and took up jobs to be in the area of Kobe in case the monster ever returned.
20 years later Yapool is risen from the sea again by alien allied forces, and Mebius must fight the aliens and Yapool. But when Mebius is about to lose, the Ultra brothers come to aid Mebius in his battle against Yapool and the Aliens...
The setting of this movie takes place during the middle of the Mebius series. All members of Crew GUYS Japan are present in the movie, and Leo and 80 are not mentioned or shown. The actual placement of the movie in the order of the series is not explicitly given. The beginning of the movie's events is presumed to take place after the 80 series.
Ultraman Mebius & Ultraman Brothers earned $3,612,844 at the Japanese box office.
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