Tsuburaya Productions Announces Ultraman Z the Series

Today, Tsuburaya Productions announced the newest installment to the Ultra Series, Ultraman Z! The show is officially the 32th installment in the Ultra Series, but the 24th televised program in the franchise. In addition, the series is the second one to air within the Reiwa era, while being apart of the New Generation Heroes saga.   Now, the series features Ultraman Zero mentoring the newest Ultra Hero, Zett during his mission to Earth. Ultraman Zero’s involvement as a mentor is to cap-off the character’s 10th anniversary, as well as continue…

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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 Geed Ultimate Final

Premium Bandai recently announced the upcoming release for S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Geed Ultimate Final. The figure is based on Ultraman Geed’s ultimate form that made its debut in Ultraman Geed the Movie: Connect the Wishes! In the film, Ultraman Geed obtains the Giga Finalizer, the counterpart to Giga Battle Nizer, which allows him to assume this form. Since its debut, the form has appeared on other occasions with the most recent being in the upcoming film, Ultraman Taiga the Movie. Below is the official gallery from Premium Bandai: The figure will…

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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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Mill Creek Entertainment’s Second Wave of Ultra Releases: Ultraseven, Orb & Geed!

Today, Mill Creek Entertainment officially announced their second wave of the Ultra series Blu-Ray releases. This new wave will consist of the third series in the franchise, Ultraseven, as well as two series from the New Generations Heroes era: Ultraman Orb and Ultraman Geed. First off, Ultraseven will receive a similar release to Ultra Q and Ultraman with it 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 on December 10th.   Then, the Ultraman…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 91 – Load Your Battle Nizer

Welcome to an all-new episode of Hero Club’s first original podcast, “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” Today’s episode features the debut of the discussion called “Load Your Battle Nizer.” Now, this discussion is based on the concept and item introduced in the Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle series, within the Ultraman franchise. In the series, Reionics use an item called the Battle Nizer to control a team of three kaiju. However, for the discussion our hosts have to pick teams based on the rotation of rules applied upon them. In addition,…

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Khara, the Studio Behind ‘Rebuild of Evangelion,’ Announces Hideaki Anno’s ‘Shin Ultraman’

Today, Khara, Inc. the animation studio behind the Rebuild of Evangelion series, announced that Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi are teaming up again for an all-new ‘Shin’ production. However, this new production is not a sequel to Shin Godzilla, but their take on Tsuburaya Productions’ Ultra series! Yes, after begin rumored and joked about for the past few years, ‘Shin Ultraman’ is finally going into production, with its release intended for 2021. Now, this announcement confirms the first draft of the script was finished earlier this year, on February 5th,…

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Mill Creek Entertainment Acquired the ULTRA Series Library for Physical & Digital North American Distribution

Today, Mill Creek Entertainment in cooperation with Indigo Entertainment announced they have acquired the license for Tsuburaya Productions’ Ultra series library for North American distribution. Indigo, on the behalf of Tsuburaya, developed this deal to assist in bringing back the Ultra series to North America. However, this distribution will entail both physical and digital releases for the franchise which includes the entire television series, and theatrical films remastered for high-definition.   Now, kicking off this licensing agreement and distribution, Mill Creek Entertainment is beginning with the first two installments, Ultra…

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