Ultraman Jack (ウルトラマンジャック , Urutoraman Jakku?) is the main character of The Return of Ultraman. A 17,000-19,000 year old Ultraman that was originally named "New Ultraman" (新ウルトラマン, Shin Urutoraman?), or just "Kaettekita Ultraman" (帰ってきたウルトラマン?), after the show's title. In the 70s to early 80s Tsuburaya and Bandai held a contest for children to pick a new name for the character due to licensing issues. Ultraman Jack's series is created after the death of Eiji Tsuburaya.