Updated: Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:29:05 GMT | By The Malaysian Insider : Malaysia

Comic ‘Ultraman the Ultra Power’; banned by Home Ministry, superhero called ‘Allah’;

The Home Ministry has banned the publication of the latest Bahasa Malaysia title of the popular Japanese television/manga superhero comic, "Ultraman the Ultra Power". While the Home Ministry has yet to give an official explanation for the ban, it is believed that the comic may have been caught up in the wake of the "Allah" issue. A Twitter...

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The Home Ministry has banned the publication of the latest Bahasa Malaysia title of the popular Japanese television/manga superhero comic, "Ultraman the Ultra Power".

While the Home Ministry has yet to give an official explanation for the ban, it is believed that the comic may have been caught up in the wake of the "Allah" issue.

A Twitter user has uploaded what is said to be a page from the comic, in which Ultraman is referred to as Allah.

The possibly offending line on the page reads in Bahasa Malaysa: "Beliau dianggap sebagai, dan dihormati sebagai, 'Allah' atau Elder semua wira Ultra." English translation: He is considered, and respected, as Allah or the Elder to all Ultra heroes.

A gazette was issued on February 18 banning the comic published by Resign Publications and printed by Network Printers.

That Ministry has yet to explain what aspect of the comic prompted this ban of a worldwide popular Japanese superhero who fights "kaiju" –monsters –other than the standard vague reference to contents that are detrimental to public order.

But it looks like it is part of the contentious claims over the exclusivity or otherwise of the word to Muslims and Christians on both sides of the South China Sea, and its possible use or ban in Catholic prayers and publications. –March 6, 2014.

Mar 6, 2014 8:45AM
Mar 6, 2014 8:16AM
hehehe... Mau tau la, KDN tu sapa. Ketua Dalam Negara yang berkuasa Dalam Semua Perkara - DSP. KDN & DSP.
Mar 6, 2014 9:44AM
LoL, do the cronies feel insulted, because the good will always beaten the bad!
Mar 6, 2014 6:28PM

See lah, Malaysian kids. Worship bigshot heroes like Ultraman. Where is their sense of national pride?


They should worship MALAYSIAN heroes like Cicak Man and Keluang Man.


Lizards scurry about and flee when they see humans. Just like our police when we call to report a crime. The first question they ask, "pencuri dah pegi belum?" No way are they going to miss their TV3 drama to do their job.


Bats hibernate in dark caves & only come out when necessary. Just like our government, they don't care what happens for 4 years but when election comes they care about you more than your mother does.  


So kids, get to know your country. Don't anyhow worship foreign idols with sense of justice & responsibility. Cannot simply bring in foreign culture. Otherwise you will be asked to migrate to Japan if you don't like cicaks and keluangs.

Mar 6, 2014 5:57PM
M'sia boleh~~~boleh with do everything stupid actions^^!!
M'sia boleh~~~boleh with follow everything badly in the world~
M'sia boleh~~~boleh with corruption without punishment~
M'sia boleh~~~boleh without accept citizen's angry~
M'sia boleh~~~boleh with give 1,000 promised and never executive
M'sia boleh~~~boleh go die already~**** u~malaysia government~~^^without u~we are the best~~stay with u~we are the lousy citizen ~
Mar 6, 2014 9:41AM

I would be more happy if KDN bans anything Japanese and reverse Mahafiraun look east policy..


HEYYY guys,  the japanese have not yet apologise and paid full reparation for the sufferings our country fell under their invasion..


and the confort women for malaysia still denied by the JAPs



if you can ban the ultraman comics,  IT IS MORE important to ban the stupid and useless Malaysian version of the Japs 5S principle.


seiri, seiton sesungka.... and all that bulllshttt japanese terms

Mar 6, 2014 6:39PM
very soon they will ban all their own mothers giving birth if there is ever they yell allah when  in labour pains!
Mar 6, 2014 5:20PM
u all ( the gov) cepat terasa la ... semua nak ban . klu x ngam ngn u all nak ban je.  ........
Mar 6, 2014 7:00PM
woi ORANG BIASAJE, I think your brain is not functioning well. There are many more issues that need immediate solutions but not ULTRMAN la. This ULTRAMAN exist since in the sixties so please la don't make people make laugh on you and make you look so stupid.
Mar 6, 2014 6:53PM

It must be a nice job working in the Home Ministry censorship board.

Reading all types of publication and making a decision and assuming all other citizens are stupid and easily influenced.

Mar 6, 2014 5:19PM
why ban all ultraman ... why dont you translate it its part of our hitory and child hood and is a hero to even malaysian
Mar 6, 2014 12:59PM
If they just care about making money out of it, they should better produce the way we protect our kids based on our values and beliefs. not other way around.
Mar 6, 2014 7:09PM

how stupid can a minister be - zahid hamidi please resign, your intellegence is questionable.


all my kids are brought up seeing comics and are graduate now and still see comics.


you just have no sense of humor. please RIP - go fcuk spider.

Mar 6, 2014 7:30PM
I don't know lah. Those people who banned  Ultraman are living in fantasy. They are fantasising that they can rule the world by using religion.
Mar 6, 2014 8:06PM
Orang biasaje....

U are no doubt a real crap and a dumbo!!!! 
Even trying to defend the govn on this issue...a comic book!!! 
Do you know there are leason & moral to be learnt in reading comic books even the likes of Ultraman!!! 
Every comic or majority of it in the end, good always prevail the bad...and in this, children are taught not to do the bad things as being evil will always end up losing.
So "Orang biasaje" by you defending this, isn't you teaching the kids that its alright to be bad!!! So if you are not then why are you condemning a book that are in the decades and have taught many generations of kids about being good???
From the many comments that you have posted...its again no doubt you are a real puppet by the govn to post without thinking!!!
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