ウルトラマンギンガUrutoraman Ginga)is a Japanese television series produced by Tsuburaya Productions which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the company and is part of theNew Ultraman Retsuden新ウルトラマン列伝Shin Urutoraman Retsuden)programming block on TV Tokyo .
All of the Ultramen and monsters have been turned into figures known as Spark DollsスパークドールズSupāku Dōruzu)and became scattered throughout the universe. A young man named Hikaru Raidou finds an item called the Ginga SparkギンガスパークGinga Supāku)which not only allows him to become Ultraman Ginga, but also allows him to UltLiveウルトライブUrutoraibu)with the figures to change them to their rightful size and become one with them.
Some time prior to the start of the series, a great war named the Dark Spark War raged between the sides of good and evil. These two forces were represented by the participants, the Ultramen and their allies fighting for justice against the monsters and evil aliens from various universes. During this great conflict an unknown being appeared wielding an object of great dark power called the Darkness Spark. With it he transformed all the combatants into figurines called Spark Dolls (スパークドール, Supāku Dōru). In response, an Ultraman named Ginga appeared with a similar item wielded by the dark elusive figure and fought him. Ultimately he lost, and his item fell to Earth with his Spark Doll within it. A young man named Hikaru Raido eventually stumbles across an item called the Ginga Spark (ギンガスパーク, Ginga Supāku), the same wielded by the Ultraman, it could not only allow him to become Ultraman Ginga, but also allow him to Ultra Live (ウルトライブ, Urutoraibu) with the figures to change them back to their rightful forms and become one with them.