Ultraman Trigger “Ultimate Trailer,” Additional Cast & Spin-offs Announced

Yesterday, Tsuburaya Productions released a new trailer for their upcoming series, Ultraman Trigger. The series is the next installment in the company’s long-lasting Ultra Series, and it is modern reimagining of Ultraman Tiga. The series stars Raiga Terasaka as Kengo Manaka (Ultraman Trigger’s host), who works with GUTS-Select to defend Earth. Now, the new trailer is titled “Ultimate Trailer,” as it introduces the storyline and cast of characters. Additional Cast Members The Sizuma Foundation, TPU (Terrestrial Peaceable Union) & GUTS-Select The Sizuma Foundation is a global scale mega-conglomerate founded by Mitsukuni…

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Tsuburaya Productions Officially Announces Ultraman Trigger: New Generation Tiga Series

Today, Tsuburaya Productions officially unveiled the next installment in the Ultra Series, Ultraman Trigger: New Generation Tiga. The upcoming series is a homage to the 90s classic installment Ultraman Tiga, which was the first part of the Heisei Trilogy. However, Tsuburaya Productions refers to the trilogy simply as the TDG series for Ultraman Tiga, Dyna, and Gaia.   Now, as the subtitle New Generation Tiga indicates, Ultraman Trigger is a reimagination of Ultraman Tiga for the modern era. The series will attempt to emulate various story elements from Tiga like…

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Mill Creek Entertainment Announces Mega Monster Battle & Ultraman Zero Blu-Ray Sets

Earlier this week, SciFi Japan broke the news on the next Ultra Series releases coming from Mill Creek Entertainment. As Scifi Japan reported, the next Blu-Ray sets are the Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle collection, and the Ultraman Zero Chronicles. The Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle collection set features the first season, its sequel Never Ending Odyssey, and feature film. For those unaware, the Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle film is the official onscreen debut of the fan-favorite character Ultraman Zero. In addition, the film features the introduction of the villainous…

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Tsuburaya Productions Launches ‘Tsuburaya Imagination’ Streaming Service

Today, Tsuburaya Productions announced its first official subscription based streaming service for residents in Japan. Titled, Tsuburaya Imagination, the service will allow customers to view Tsuburaya Productions’ entire Ultra Series library. However, other productions by the studio like Gridman or Mirroman may be made available on the service later. The service is part of the celebration for the original Ultraman series’ 55th Anniversary.   Now, in addition to the existing library, Tsuburaya Imagination will feature service exclusive content. The service’s first exclusive production is Sevenger Fight, and it is currently…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Ultraman Tiga Multi-Type

Tamashii Nations is ‘taking us higher’ with the newest addition to the S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou line, Ultraman Tiga! The titular Ultra from the 1996 series, who is also celebrating his 25th anniversary will be the first Ultraman in this figure series. As a Shinkocchou Seihou, S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Tiga features the highest level of design, engineering and detail. For its production, Tamashii Nations did not just scan the original suit, but also involved Tiga’s suit actor, Shunsuke Gondo. So, Tamashii Nations is essentially putting the GUTS into this Ultraman Tiga figure.…

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Tsuburaya Releases Shin Ultraman Teaser Trailer & Promotional Visuals

Earlier today, Tsuburaya Productions finally unveiled the first teaser trailer for Hideaki Anno’s upcoming film, Shin Ultraman. The movie was first announced in July 2019 by Anno’s official studio, Khara, with details on its production being limited. The film will feature Hideaki Anno collaborating again with director Shinji Higuchi on a reimagining of the original Ultraman series. The duo are previously known for their 2016 production, Shin Godzilla, which won various award at the 40th Japan Academy Film Prize. From the trailer below fans will recognize iconic kaiju like Neronga…

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[Official Images] Ultraman Z DX Zett Riser -Memorial Edition-

With the Ultraman Z finale looming upon us, Bandai has announced they will release a DX Zett Riser -Memorial Edition-! For those unaware, the -Memorial Edition- releases are special updated versions of the deluxe toys for main transformation device. The updates normally include audio clips from show and its cast, as well as limited edition items or accessories. Also, these releases are more commonly produced for Toei tokusatsu series like Kamen Rider and Super Sentai.   Now, the DX Zett Riser -Memorial Edition- is officially the first release for the…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Jugglus Juggler (New Generation Edition)

Today, Bandai has revealed the official release information for S.H.Figuarts Jugglus Juggler (New Generation Edition). This item was first shown at the recent Tamashii Features in November. However, with the character’s involved with Ultraman Z, fans assumed this product’s release was imminent. Yet, fan expectations would prove correct as this updated release will also be sold like the previous release on Premium Bandai.   Now, the difference between the New Generation Edition, and the original figure released in 2018 is mostly paint. The New Generation Edition has a darker orange…

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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Ultra Zero Mantel

Tamashii Nations’ Fall 2020 event is upon us! Yet, in the lead up for the event, the company teased this upcoming product, S.H.Figuarts Ultra Zero Mantel. Now, with event in full swing, Tamashii Nations has revealed the full details regarding this item. For those unaware, the Ultra Zero Mantel is Ultraman Zero’s signature cape that he acquired just as the current series, Ultraman Z, began. In universe, the cape is a symbol for his heroics and it is similar to the basic Ultra Mantel worn by the Ultra Brothers. Whereas,…

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[Interview] Starlight Runner Entertainment’s Steele Filipek: Discovering Ultraman!

Today, Hero-Club is proud to present our newest video interview! Our guest this time is another Starlight Runner Entertainment employee, Steele Filipek. For those unaware, Mr. Steele Filipek is a writer and producer who has worked for SHOWTIME, as well as contributed to the Halo franchise, Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Men in Black 3. However, as apart of Starlight Runner Entertainment, Mr. Filipek is assisting in the Ultra Series expansion into the West. Currently, Mr. Filipek resides as the Editor-in-Chief for Ultraman Galaxy, the official North American website…

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