[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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Mill Creek Entertainment Announces Ultraman R/B the Complete Series

Following the announcement of their broadcast deal with Shout! Factory, Mill Creek Entertainment revealed their next Ultra Series release, Ultraman R/B. Ultraman R/B is the 30th entry in the franchise, and it is the sixth installment in the New Generation Heroes saga. The series consists of 25-episodes and a feature length film, which ran from July 7 to December 22, 2018. Mill Creek Entertainment intends to release the complete series on Blu-Ray in Fall 2020. Currently, the release date for Ultraman R/B is scheduled for October 13, 2020 and priced…

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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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Ultraman Day: 54 Years of Fighting Monsters’ All-Star Line-Up

Tomorrow, Friday, July 10 the Tsuburaya Productions’ North American website, Ultraman Galaxy is hosting a live-stream to commemorate Ultraman Day. From 10 am pst to 2 pm pst fans can join Ultraman Galaxy for digital panels that consist of updates, announcements and new reveals on Ultraman’s global expansion. These panels and segments will feature prominent guests such as actors, staff, brand managers, etc. Additionally, in preparation of the stream the website is promoting new exclusive merchandise that is available for purchase; these items consist of emoji for mobile devices, and…

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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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Mill Creek Entertainment Announces Ultraman Ginga/ Ginga S Complete Series Set

Today, Mill Creek Entertainment announced that they will be releasing a complete collection set for the main Ultraman Ginga productions. Now, this set will include Ultraman Ginga, Ultraman Ginga S, the movie, and the mini-series Ultra Fight Victory. Ultraman Ginga and its productions ran between 2013 and 2014, while being a 50th anniversary celebration for Tsuburaya Productions. Additionally, Ultraman Ginga is the start of the New Generation Hero saga, which recently concluded with the 2019 installment, Ultraman Taiga. Also, most fans consider both Ginga and its sequel as one full…

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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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Mill Creek Ultraman Ace, Ultraman X & Ultraman X the Movie Blu-Ray Release Details

Last night, Mill Creek Entertainment officially announced their next wave of the Ultra series Blu-Ray releases. This new wave will consist of three releases: the first being the fifth series in the franchise, Ultraman Ace, the 27th entry Ultraman X, and Ultraman X the Movie in a single release. However, Ultraman X the Complete Series bundle will still include the full-length feature film. The individual option for film is a new standard release format following the releases for both, Ultraman Orb the Movie and Ultraman Geed the Movie.   Now,…

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Ultraman Comic Book Series Coming From Marvel in 2020

In a brand-new post on Marvel’s website, the comic book publisher announced that starting in 2020, Ultraman comics and graphic novels will be released. Marvel’s editor-in-chief, CB Cebulski had this to say on the announcement: “As one of the world’s most popular franchises, Ultraman has brought together some of the most passionate fandoms in pop culture today, and we can’t wait to bring his story to even more fans around the globe. Like Marvel, Ultraman captivated generations by telling spectacular stories grounded in the real world, and it continues to…

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Mill Creek Return of Ultraman & Ultraman Orb the Origin Saga Blu-Ray Release Details

Today, Mill Creek Entertainment officially announced their third wave of the Ultra series Blu-Ray releases. This new wave will consist of two releases, the first being the fourth series in the franchise, The Return of Ultraman, and the Amazon Prime original series, Ultraman Orb the Origin Saga. First off, The Return of Ultraman will receive a similar release to previous Showa series by having a standard edition, and a steelbook release. Now, the standard edition is $39.99, and the steelbook is $49.99 with both scheduled to release in February 2020.…

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