Supah Jaianto

Real Name: Unknown

Identity/Class: Extra-terrestrial

Occupation: Guardian of Earth

Affiliations: Unknown

Enemies: Unknown

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: Supergiant (literal translation of his name), Starman (

Base of Operations: Japan

First Appearance: Supah Jaianto (1956)

Powers/Abilities: Starman is composed of steel, and thus highly resistant to injury. His wristband grants him the capacity of interstellar flight, to track radioactive sources, and to understand any language. He was also a skilled martial artist.

History: Supah Jaianto was an alien who came to Earth to defend it against threats both terrestrial and extra-terrestrial.

Comments: Created by Ken Utsui, and played by him too.

Supah Jaianto is generally considered the first tokusatsu superhero. It was also one of the earliest Japanese serials to be shown in the United States, under the name Starman.

CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with

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