[Interview] Starlight Runner Entertainment CEO Jeff Gomez: Bringing Ultraman Back to America!

Today is Friday and the week is over, but Hero-Club is proud to present our latest video interview! Our guest this time is none other than Starlight Runner Entertainment CEO Jeff Gomez. For those unaware, Mr. Jeff Gomez is an esteemed writer and producer who has written for Valiant Comics, Magic the Gathering, and the Turok franchise. Eventually, he went onto establish Starlight Runner Entertainment, which helped to produce a variety of television programs and films. Fans can associate the company’s and his work with properties like James Cameron’s Avatar,…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Alpha Edge

Tamashii Nations’ website has updated with the product details for their December 2020 releases. Among these Winter 2020 releases is the highly promoted S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Alpha Edge figure, which is based on the titular character of Ultraman Z. For those unaware, Ultraman Z is the current airing series from Tsuburaya Productions’ Ultra Series. Also, unlike previous series, Ultraman Z is simulcast through the company’s official YouTube channel internationally, but includes select language subtitles.   Now, S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Alpha Edge is based on Zett’s first form upon merging with…

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Shout Factory & Mill Creek Strikes TokuSHOUTsu Broadcast Deal for the Ultra Series!

Happy Ultraman Day everyone, as today we have surprising news that Shout! Factory has managed to strike a deal with Mill Creek Entertainment. Now, this deal is in regards to Shout! Factory being able to broadcast the Ultra Series onto their online channel/ streaming service, TokuSHOUTsu. The deal will permit Shout! Factory broadcast rights to currently distributed Ultra series and future releases from Mill Creek Entertainment.   In addition, Shout! Factory may get the ability to premiere programs and films from the franchise before they are released onto home video.…

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Tsuburaya Productions to Simulcast Ultraman Z via YouTube

Today, Tsuburaya Productions announced that they will be simulcasting Ultraman Z with English subtitles via their official YouTube channel. Now, episodes of the upcoming series will be made available each Friday at 8:30 pm EST, following their broadcast in Japan. However, episodes will only be made available for two weeks, so fans need to watch them fast. Nevertheless, Ultraman Z’s (Zett) premiere episode is scheduled to premiere this Friday, June 19. Whereas, the Japanese audience will be able to view the series on TV Tokyo each Saturday at 9:00 am…

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Mill Creek Announces Deep Discount ‘Birth of Ultraman Collection’ Set

Today, Mill Creek Entertainment surprised fans of the Ultra Series with a special Deep Discount release. Titled Birth of Ultraman Collection, this set will feature a collection of best hits from the original series. However, this collection of episodes will also include classic English dub alongside the original Japanese audio. Yet, having the dual audio option is not all that this set has, as it will feature the pre-premiere special, The Birth of Ultraman! For those unaware, The Birth of Ultraman special is a stage show recorded in front of…

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Ultraman Z “Special Movie” Series Trailer

Recently, Tsuburaya Productions released the series trailer for the upcoming and next installment in the Ultra Series, Ultraman Z. For those unaware, Ultraman Z is the 32nd entry within the Ultra Series, and is the first series post the New Generation Hero saga. Also, the series is part of the Ultraman Zero 10th anniversary celebration, as well as the second series air during the Reiwa Era. Now, like most ‘Special Movie’ trailers, this video is an introduction to the plot, cast/ characters, Ultraman Zett’s transformation items, and Ultraman Zett’s forms.…

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Mill Creek Entertainment Announces Neo Ultra Q the Complete Series

Last night, Mill Creek Entertainment officially announced their next Ultra Series release, Neo Ultra Q the complete series. Now, this upcoming title was not previously teased through promotional material. However, its confirmation is an awesome and unexpected surprise. For those unaware, Neo Ultra Q is billed as the second season to the original Ultra Q series from 1965. Whereas, the 2004 series, Ultra Q: Dark Fantasy began as a sequel, but eventually was revealed to be an alternate universe. Neo Ultra Q is the 24th installment in the overall franchise,…

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C2E2: Marvel Unveils Team Behind Upcoming Ultraman Comics

Today, during the Marvel panel at C2E2, Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski unveiled details regarding Marvel’s Ultraman comics based on Tsuburaya Productions iconic hero. Titled, The Rise of Ultraman, the series is scheduled to launch later in 2020, and it will revisit the original 1966 tokusatsu series. The book will be co-helmed by writers Kyle Higgins and Mat Groom, with art by Francesco Manna. In additional, promotional art for the series is illustrated by Ed McGuinness, and Matthew Wilson. Fans of Power Rangers should recognize Kyle Higgins for his incredible run on…

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Ultraman Galaxy the Official North American Website Launches

Today, author and Japanese film historian, August Ragone unveiled to the world Tsuburaya Productions’ new project Ultraman Galaxy. The project is Tsuburaya Productions’ official North American website dedicated to the Ultra Series. The site is produced by Starlight Runner Entertainment, a New York-based production company that specializes in expanding entertainment properties and brands into multi-platform campaigns. The company’s various clients include names like Disney, Sony, Sesame Workshop, Hasbro and Mattel. Currently, Starlight Runner’s work with Tsuburaya Productions and The Licensing Group is to assist in return the Ultra Series to…

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Official Images: S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Tregear

Bandai previously teased their release for S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Tregear through Tamashii Nations 2019, as well as alongside the upcoming release of S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Taiga. However, within the recent week Bandai has revealed the official information regarding the item’s release. S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Tregear is going to be a Premium Bandai web store exclusive, with pre-orders opening within the next 24 hours. Now for those unaware, this figure is based on Ultra series villain, Ultraman Tregear who made his debut in Ultraman R/B the Movie: Select! The Crystal of Bond. Yet, the…

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