The great thing about Ultraman is that the series still uses good old fashioned special effects: people wearing suits, miniature cities, and dudes throwing as much dirt as they possibly can.

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The above GIF features a fight scene with Ultraman Victory. It was originally uploaded by the artist Kouji Tajima (if you like this and art in general, you should follow him on Twitter!).

Notice how the two suit actors are on a raised platform, so the director can shoot them from a low angle? And how the staff keeps throwing dirt, so the fight looks even more exciting? These are rudimentary production-tricks, but dammit, they work.

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Top GIF via Kouji Tajima

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