Ken Sakata
Gender: Male
Age: 28
Home world: Earth (Nebula M78 Timeline)
Series: Return of Ultraman
First appearance: Return of Ultraman episode 1 "All Monsters Attack"
Last appearance: Return of Ultraman episode 37 "Ultraman Dies at Sunset"
Number of appearances TBA
Type: Ally
Family Jiro Sakata (Brother)

Aki Sakata (Sister)

Affiliation TBA
Portrayed by Shin Kishida
Ken Sakata (坂田 健, Sakata Ken) is a fictional character from the 1971 TV series, Return of Ultraman. He was  the elder brother of Jiro Sakata and Aki Sakata. He owned a car repair shop, and was best friends with Hideki Goh.


Return of Ultraman

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Ken Sakata in Return of Ultraman

Ken and Hideki Goh have been working on the Shooting Star No. 1, a racing car that, if completed, will take the world by storm. When Goh apparently dies after saving a boy from falling rubble caused by a monster, he burns Shooting Star out of grief. Afterwards, when Goh is revived by Ultraman Jack and goes back to his shop, he tells Goh that he has a new job at MAT.

In Episode 37, he tries to stop Alien Nackle's henchmen from killing Aki, but is ran over and killed instantly on the spot, causing much grief to Goh. He would honor their memory by defeating Nackle and Black King at last.