|Home world:||Planet Mates|
|First appearance:||The Return of Ultraman Episode 33: "The Monster User And The Boy."|
|Latest appearance:||Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Galaxy Legend The Movie|
|Affiliation:||Alien Mates (Master)|
Beryudora (Body part)
Subtitle: Giant Fish Monster (巨大魚怪獣, Kyodai-gyo kaijū?)
- Height: 48 m
- Weight: 10,000 t
- Length of tail: 50 m
- Origin: Planet Mates (Return of Ultraman, Ultraman Mebius), Underground (Ultraman Ace), Unknown most likely called from Mates by Bullton (Ultra Galaxy)
Powers and WeaponsEdit
- Heat Ray: Muruchi can fire a flame-like heat ray from his mouth, medium in strength
- Burrowing: Muruchi can burrow at low speeds
The Return of UltramanEdit
A biological weapon created by Alien Mates, Muruchi was a weapon created in case negotiations with Earth would become rough. Mates kept him contained in his UFO, which he had buried underground due to the sheer amounts of pollution. However, Alien Mates was tragically shot and killed by a police officer in an angry mob (who were trying to kill Alien Mates too,) Muruchi arose from underground and caused havoc, believe that the planet was against Alien Mates due to his murder. Goh transformed into Ultraman Jack and both he and Muruchi fought in a local refinery plant until he destroyed Muruchi with a single use of the Specium Ray.
Ultraman Ace Edit
A second Muruchi appeared in the middle of a battle between Ultraman Ace, Doragoris, and Metron Jr., joining the fray and attacked Ace along with the Chouju and his Alien Master. However, Muruchi's reappearance was short-lived as during the fight, Muruchi accidentally rammed into Doragoris while trying to attack Ace. The Provoked Doragoris angrily attacked Muruchi, viciously killing the monster by tearing off his lower jaw and his left leg.
- Muruchi's sudden appearance in the series has caused some confusion as to how or why he appeared. Some believe that this Muruchi was in fact the original, having survived his fight with Ultraman Jack, or that the Alien Mates sent another of its kind to either attack Ace or Yapool. The true reason remains a mystery to this day.
- To add to the mystery of Muruchi's sudden appearance, Seagoras was originally intended to appear in his place.
Ultraman Mebius EditMuruchi reappeared in episode 32 of the series, Ultraman Mebius as Zoa Muruchi (ゾアムルチ, Zoa Muruchi?).
Zoa Muruchi was created by the son of the original Alien Mates (from Return of Ultraman,) but this time as a means of vengeance against the humans for killing his father. While Zoa Muruchi and Ultraman Mebius fought, Alien Mates met a woman, a principal of a kindergarden, who tells him that she knew the boy whom the elder Mates adopted. After learning of a tragic story about his efforts to find the original Mates's UFO, Mates realized he had not only made a grave mistake, but he also sealed the fate of an innocent, undeserving monster. Overcome with grief, but wanted to believe in human kindness again. He then called out to Mebius to end it. Mebius used the Mebium beam, and destroyed Zoa Muruchi, after it let out one last anguish-filled cry, ending the suffering the Alien Mates have gone through.
- The "Zoa" in Zoa Muruchi's name means "Hate," hence Alien Mates's hatred against earth for his father's death.
Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle EditMuruchi reappeared in episode 9 of the series, Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle again as Zoa Muruchi.
Confronting the ZAP SPACY underwater (after King Joe Black shot the Pendragon down into the ocean) Zoa Muruchi was attracted by a sonar frequency that the ZAP SPACY had created to scare away a group of Arigeras. Threatened by the imposing monster, Rei sent out Eleking to battle it, as Gomora was not as adept at fighting underwater. The battle went back and forth, but eventually, Eleking's electric attacks proved too strong, and Zoa Muruchi was destroyed by his electric tail shock.
- The Zoa Muruchi Suit from Ultraman Mebius was reused for Zoa Muruchi's appearance in the series.
- Zoa Muruchi is one of the few kaiju in the series that does not appear in the opening credits, (along with Juran, Fire Golza, Bullton, Arigera, Nova, Lunatix, King Joe Black, and Zetton.)
Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Galaxy Legend The Movie Edit
Zoa Muruchi reappeared in the movie Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Galaxy Legend The Movie as one of Ultraman Belial's 100 Monster Army. He fought Gomora and was later killed in the final battle.
- The Zoa Muruchi Suit from Ultraman Mebius was reused for Zoa Muruchi's appearance in the film.
- Zoa Muruchi is one of the monsters that makes up Beryudora's Left Arm in Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Galaxy Legend The Movie.