A Distant Friend
Ultraman Max, Episode 25
Alien Neril Keef I
Air date 12/17/2005

03/15/2017 (USA)

Screenplay by Ai Ota
Directed by Takeshi Yagi
Special skill director Kenji Suzuki
Episode Guide
The Untargeted Town
Elly of Christmas
Watch on Crunchyroll

A Distant Friend (遥かなる友人 Haruka Naru Yūjin) is the 25th episode of Ultraman Max.


An alien named Kiif comes to Earth. The young boy Kakeru encourages him to stay and live as a human. Crunchyroll summary







DVD Release

  • Ultraman Max Volume 7 features episodes 23-26.
  • Ultraman Max Complete Season.


  • This episode was later featured in episode 132 of New Ultraman Retsuden: Fight Fierce Max! The Distant Friend!.
  • The episode was premiered in the United States on TOKU on March 15, 2017

Ultraman Max
Ultraman Max Arrives! | The Girl Who Keeps a Monster | Proof of a Brave Man | Infinite Invaders | Monster Island Appears! | 5 Seconds Before Bombing | The Star Destroyer | DASH Annihilated!? | The Dragon's Lover | Young DASH | Prophecy of Baradhi | Pursuit at Supersonic Speed | Zetton's Daughter | Love and King Joe | Miracle of the Third Planet | Who am I? | Ice Beauty | Bright World | Person Coming from the Door | Drifting Monster | Challenge from Underground | Butterfly Dream | Youth Again | The Untargeted Town | A Distant Friend | Elly of Christmas | The Taken Max Spark | Attack of Evil | Why Monsters Appear | Courage Is from the Heart | Burn! Earth!! | Elly Destruction Directive | Welcome! To the Earth: Part 1: The Science of the Planet Baltan | Welcome! To the Earth: Part 2: Farewell! Alien Baltan | Adam and Eve of M32 Nebula | Alternate Dimension World | Constellation Thief | Prelude to Ground Annihilation | Hold On To! Future | To the Ultra Future