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Cult TV Essentials: Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle (NEO)

Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle is the first season of its series that is the 24th entry in the Tsuburaya Productions’ long-running Ultra Series.

It is an adaption of the video game Mega Monster Battle: ULTRA MONSTERS. The show first aired on December 1, 2007 and concluded on February 23, 2008. On December 20, 2008. Ultra Galaxy was the first Ultra Series to be shown as a pay-per-view service.

The series was followed up with a second season entitled Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle: Never Ending Odyssey (the 25th entry in Tsuburaya Productions’ long-running Ultra Series).

Like its predecessor Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle, NEO is a pay-per-view service. The first episode was distributed for free online on December 12, 2008, and remained available until January 31, 2009. Broadcast of the show on BS11 beginning December 20, 2008.

The series was followed by Mega Monster Battle Gymnastics, a non-canon morning exercise program for children starring Shota Minami. Mega Monster Battle Gymnastics also had a touring stage show with dancing and exercises set to music and starring Shota Minami, with cameo appearances by Hiroyuki Konishi and Saki Kamiryo.

 

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