Tsuburaya Productions is popular Ultraman The franchise will debut a new anime spin on Netflix at the end of this year, and fans have had new looks in some of the makeovers for some of the franchise's favorites.
The new poster revealed in the official Twitter account of the series did just that with a closer look at the new anime version of Ultraman, Ultra Seven and Ultraman Ace.
【メ イ ン ビ ジ ュ ア ル 解禁!】
ULTRAMAN, SEVEN, ACE, 3 大 ヒ ー ロ ロ が 集結 し た 躍動 躍動 ジ ア ル ル 日 日 日 そ そ そ そ そ そ そ る ロ の の の の の の の の い い い い い い い いい い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い い.
「俺 た ち は, ウ ル ト ラ マ ン だ!」
– 「ULTRAMAN」 2019.4.1 世界 同時 配 信 決定! 【漫画 & ア ニ メ 公式】 (@heros_ultraman) 8 February 2019
Seven and Ace are two of the follow-up heroes for the original incarnation of the character who debuted in the third and fifth series of the franchise respectively. It's nice to see that fans will not see only Ultraman get an anime update, but also the next generations of the character. This makes sense considering that this new series of anime Netflix is based on Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shiguchi ULTRAMAN manga, which is a sequel to the original 1966 Ultraman television series and also includes Seven and Ace.
Worldwide debut on the Netflix streaming service on April 1st, Ultraman will be directed by Kenji Kamiyama of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex and Shinji Aramaki of Alfa Appleseed for the production I.G and SOLA Digital Arts. Nobuko Toda and Kazuma Jinnouchi will compose the music for the series.
The cast of the series includes Ryohei Kimura as Shinjiro Hayata, Takuya Eguchi as Dan Moroboshi, Megumi Han as Seiji Hokuto, Hideyuki Tanaka as Shin Hayata, Sumire Morohoshi as Rena Sayama, Ken Uo in the role of Mitsuhiro Ide, Shigeru Ushiyama as Edo, Ryota Takeuchi as Jack, Eiji Hanawa as Yosuke Endo, Hirokazu Sekido as Kurata, Kenjiro Tsuda as Adad, Minoru Shiraishi as Shiraishi and Kaiji Soze as Bemlar.
Netflix officially describes Ultraman as such, "It has been several years since the events of Ultraman, with the legendary" Giant of Light "now a memory, as it is believed to have returned home after fighting the many giant aliens that invaded the Earth Shin Hayata, the son Shinjiro seems to have a strange ability, and it is this ability, along with the revelation of the father who was Ultraman, who leads Shinjiro to fight the new aliens that invade Earth like the new Ultraman. "
For those not familiar with Ultraman, is a tokusatsu series created by Eiji Tsuburaya and produced by Tsuburaya Productions. Running for a total of 39 episodes, the series aired from July 1966 to April 1967. The second series of the Ultra Q franchise, has since led to many sequels and spin-offs, inspiring an entire series of new series with giant heroes.
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