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Ultraman Tiga
Ultraman Tiga (Manga character)
Human Host/Form: Daigo Madoka
Height: 53 m
Weight: 44,000 t
Age: over 30 million years old
Home world: Unknown, possibly another dimension.
Voice actor(s): None
Suit actor(s): None
First Appearance: Ultraman Tiga Manga Chapter 1
Last Appearance: {{{Last Appearance}}}
Number of Appearances: N/A
Race: Ultra
Status: Alive
Family: N/A
Affiliation: Mankind

Ancient Giants of Light

The manga version of Ultraman Tiga, his story is very similar to his television counterpart but is still different in this interpretation. Unlike the television Tiga there is no evidence to imply he was once evil, nor was he in love with Yuzare, also this story borrows heavily from the English dub. A prime example is calling the Color Timer a Biotic Sensor.

History

Uchūsen Manga

Thirty million years ago in the past Earth was home to two civilizations, the Kiliel and Humanity. Tiga was a mighty warrior of light and leader of a trio of Ultras that included himself. Arriving on ancient Earth after crossing the great expanse of space, Tiga came with his comrades and put a stop to their fighting forcing the two to live in peace. One of the Kiliel, Kyrieloid grew to respect the Ultras and fought with them against a great evil, however the humans proved treacherous and committed genocide on the Kiliel. Tiga was forced to face his old comrade and while it is unknown what happened in that battle Kyrieloid was forced to slumber for millions of years waiting for Tiga's return. It is unknown which battle occurred first, the battle with Kyrieloid or the assault on humanity by the monsters but it would seem both battles were closely connected and may have occurred one after the other.

Eventually a time came when the monster of Earth rose up to destroy mankind, it was unknown what force drove them but humanity had never seen the monsters attack in such number or coordination. Tiga and his two comrades raced to help humanity and fought their best to fight back the deluge of giant beasts. However, while they were not outclassed they were badly outnumbered. Faced with no other option the three huddled together, Tiga leaped into the air and the other two funneled their light energy into him. The nearby humans noted how dangerous that was and were worried Tiga may even explode. However Tiga unleashed a golden light, firing golden beams from his body that homed in on every monster, winning the battle but ultimately draining his and his comrades power.

Despite winning the battle the trio were utterly spent and their connection to the living world severely weakened. Either their bodies were turned to stone, or special replicas of stone were made, either way the three continued to exist in a dimension between life and death as the statue waited for countless eons in the pyramid of light. There they waited for one who would join with Tiga and serve as his connection to the living world again to fight for mankind's future.

Techniques and Forms

Multi Type
Multi Type Manga

Multi Type

Multi Type (マルチタイプ, Maruchi Taipu?), Tiga's default form, equal parts strength and mobility. Its colors are silver, red, blue and purple. In the manga it is known as Omni-Mode after the English Dub TV series.

Techniques

  • Zepellion Ray: Ultraman Tiga's signature move in Multi type, used as a finishing skill against most monsters. It is charged using the arms and then fired off as a white, incinerating laser.
  • Hand Slash (Note all Forms have this Power): A simple arrow shaped burst of energy from his hand, it is Tiga's basic attack. 
  • Tiga Multi Kick : A powerful combination of kicks performed by charging his foot with energy, it can use by any variation of the standard kick.
  • Tiga Whipper: A skilled throw where Tiga can lift his opponent over his head and throw them.
  • Tiga Multi Punch: A powerful punch combo of punches performed with fists charged with energy.
  • Size Change (Note all Forms have this power): Tiga can change his size from that of a giant to that of a human and back.
  • Type Change (Note all Forms have this power): Using the crystal on his forehead, Tiga can modify his body going between Multi Type, Power Type and Sky Type at will.

Power Type
PowerType TigaManga

Power Type

In Power type, Tiga is at his physical strongest, it is called upon when Tiga wishes to exert more physical power but the cost is speed and agility. It is designed for high powered enemies, underground monsters and combat in high pressure environments. Its body colors are red and silver. In the manga it is known as Power-Mode after the English Dub TV series.

Techniques

  • Delacium Light Stream: Tiga's Signature move in Power Type, it is fired the same way as his TV counterpart.
  • Tiga Power Punch: Seemingly the Power Type equivalent to the Tiga Multi Punch, it dishes out all the power of the upper body.
  • Tiga Blitz Punch: A powerful punch when used it has an energy discharge and when used in a furry can even pulverize a monster into pieces.
  • Delacium Shield: Tiga can start to perform the Delacium Light Stream but instead convert the energy into a shield.
  • Super Strength: In power type Tiga boasts incredible strength, enough to send a monster flying back with a well placed blow


Sky Type
SkyType TigaManga

Sky Type

In Sky Type, Tiga trades much of his strength for greater speed and agility, thus this makes him much faster then any of his other modes. It is designed for high speed melee combat and aerial combat. Its body colors are silver and. In the manga it is known as Speed-Mode after the English Dub TV series.

Techniques

  • Ranbalt Light Bullet: Tiga's signature move in Sky type, it is fired the same way as his TV counterpart's and just as powerful.
  • Ranbalt Ray: Tiga in Sky Type can perform a variation of his Zeppelion Ray, using the same hand movements.
  • Tiga Machine Gun Kick: Tiga's speed allows for more blows to be delivered than in any other form. Up to ten punches per second.
  • Super Speed: In Sky type Tiga boasts great speed and reflexes, being able to break the sound barrier at will and dodge high speed projectiles.

Gallery

Trivia

  • Unlike his original counterpart, this Tiga never appeared to have been evil and his Type change ability seems to be natural to him. Some theorize it was given to him when his comrades fed him their energy. 
  • This Tiga had no relation to Daigo and Daigo was not his reincarnation, instead, Daigo serves as his anchor to reality, his body existing as a shell for Daigo's consciousness and his mind merged with Daigo's but the human had control over their merged forms.
  • This Tiga appears able to fire his beam in any form and also from either hand.


Ultra Warriors
Showa Ultras Ultraman | Zoffy | Ultraseven | Ultraman Jack | Ultraman Ace | Ultraman Taro | Ultraman Leo | Astra | Ultraman 80 | Ultraman Joneus | Ultraman Chuck | Ultraman Scott | Ultrawoman Beth
Heisei Ultras


Ultraman Great | Ultraman Powered |Ultraman Zearth | Ultraman Tiga | Ultraman Dyna | Ultraman Gaia | Ultraman Agul | Ultraman Neos | Ultraseven 21 | Ultraman Cosmos | Ultraman Justice | Ultraman Legend | Ultraman Noa | Ultraman Nexus | Ultraman the Next | Ultraman Max | Ultraman Xenon | Ultraman Mebius | Ultraman Hikari | Hunter Knight Tsurugi | Ultraman Zero | Ultraman Saga | Ultraman Ginga | Ultraman Victory | Ultraman Ginga Victory | Ultraman X | Ultraman Orb | Ultraman Geed
Other Ultras Superior | Father of Ultra | Mother of Ultra | Ultraman King | Elek | Loto | Amia | People of U40 | Hanuman | Yullian | Ultra Nyan | Ancient Giants of Light | Tiga's companions | Ultraman Boy | Ultraman Pict | Ultraman Nice | Ultra Kamen Rider | Ultra Idemitsujin | Ultraman Neko | Ultraman Ribut
Counterparts/Alternate Universe versions Ultraman (Neo Frontier Space Timeline) | Zoffy (Neos Universe) | Ultraman (Superior Universe) | Ultraseven (Superior Universe) | Ultraman Jack (Superior Universe) | Ultraman Ace (Superior Universe) | Ultraman Tiga (Superior Universe) | Ultraman Dyna (Superior Universe) | Ultraman Gaia (Superior Universe) | Ultraman Tiga (Ultra Flare Timeline)
Manga Ultras Ultraman The First | Zoffy Story 0 | Ultraseven Story 0 | Ultraman Story 0 | Ace Story 0 | Jack Story 0 | Leo Story 0 | Astra Story 0 | Taro Story 0 | Gorian | Zaji | Drew | Colorless | Flare | Rutia | Alphonne | Ars | Acura | Remodeled Ultras | Manga Tiga | Ultraman (ULTRAMAN)
Another Genesis Giants Blast | Ultraman | Ultraseven | Belial | Jack | Ultrawoman Ace | Taro | Luna and Cosmos | Tiga | Jean-Bot | Father Burai | GlenFire | Mirror Master | Leo | King
Imitation and Evil Ultras Imitation Ultraman | Robot Ultraseven | Ace Robot | Imitation Astra | Delusion Ultraseven | Imitation Ultraman Joneus | Ultraman Shadow | Evil Tiga | Imitation Ultraman Dyna | Terranoid | Imitation Ultraman Gaia | Imitation Ultraman Agul |Imitation Ultraman Cosmos | Chaos Ultraman | Chaosroids | Dark Faust | Dark Mephisto | Dark Mephisto Zwei | Dark Zagi | Fake Ultraman Mebius | Fake Hunter Knight Tsurugi | Imitation Ultraman Mebius | Ultraman Belial | Darklops Zero | Darklops | Robot Ultraman | Robot Zoffy | Robot Ultraman Jack | Illusion Ultraman Zero | Ultraman Geist | Ultraman Dark | Seven Dark
The Dark Giants Darramb | Hudra | Camearra

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