Ultra Seven (ウルトラセブン, Urutora Sebun ) is a superhero featured in a tokusatsu TV show of the same name. He first appeared in Ultra SevenUltra Series and the second to feature an Ultra Being), the famous tokusatsu SF 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 Ultra Seven (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). (the third
Ultra Seven is sometimes incorrectly called "Ultraman Seven" by many sources outside Japan. Both the series and its hero can also be called Ultraseven (without a space), which is generally the form used when romanized.