Ultraman Manga Anime Adaptation to Premiere on Netflix Worldwide

The 12th compiled volume of the Ultraman manga has revealed that the anime adaptation will be having a worldwide simultaneous release on Netflix in Spring 2019. The Ultraman anime adaptation will be directed by Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki. The anime is being produced by Production I.G with the help of Sola Digital Arts. For those who are unaware, the Ultraman manga is written by Eiichi Shimizu and illustrated by Tomohiro Shimoguchi. The manga launched in the Monthly Hero magazine on November 1, 2011 and was later licensed by VIz Media internationally in 2015. Viz Media provided a description…

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The Drop Episode 20: Tokusatsu Takeover

On this week’s The Drop, Fighter xaos covers a lot of tokusatsu related news like the Gridman and Ultraman anime series. First off, there is breaking gaming news though; Capcom announces Mega Man 11! It literally is like Mighty No. 9 should have been… Anyways, Denkou Choujin Gridman (aka Gridman the Hyper Agent), is back and weirdly enough in anime form! Also, the original series is airing in North America!! Then the Ultraman Manga will get an anime series, but god damn the event suit looks nice…   We have…

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Tokyo Comic Con: Ultraman Anime Directors Revealed

During the Tokyo Comic Con, Tsuburaya Productions hosted an Ultraman event to unveil the staff and team behind the 2019 anime series! Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) and Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed, Harlock: Space Pirate) are announced to be co-directing the adaptation of Eiichi Shimizu, and Tomohiro Shimoguchi’s Ultraman manga. In addition, Production I.G and Sola Digital Arts, studios attributed to both directors, will be producing the series in 3D CG. Also, the event feature a short promotional video for upcoming anime adaptation.   Eiichi Shimizu and…

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Tsuburaya Productions Reveals Ultraman Anime Adaptation

Over the past few days, Tsuburaya Productions had a countdown clock running pertaining to Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi’s Ultraman manga. This countdown led to an easily and highly anticipated reveal, that the manga series will be receiving an anime adaptation. Now, the only unfortunate thing about the Ultraman anime is that it is not scheduled for a 2018 release; fans are going to have wait for almost another year, as the series is slated for 2019.   Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi’s Ultraman manga series began in 2011. The series was…

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Official Images: Ultra-Act x S.H.Figuarts Bemular

Premium Bandai has updated with an official preorder page for Ultra-Act x S.H.Figuarts Bemular.  The figure is based on the appearance of the character in the Ultraman manga series by Eiichi Shimizu. The figure will include: Replacement Wrists (Right and Left X1) Alternate Chest Parts Light Effects (Right and Left X1 ) Light Bullet Effect (Right and Left X1) Tamashii Stand  Preorders will open on 16:00 PM JST  and the figure will be released this July priced at 7,560 Yen. Those who are interested should contact their preferred middleman for more details. Source: Premium Bandai  

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Official Images: Ultra-Act x S.H. Figuarts Ace Suit

Premium Bandai has recently listed the order page for Ultra-Act x S.H. Figuarts Ace Suit from the Ultraman manga, which contains the official product images of the figure and details for its release. This Tamashii Web Shop Exclusive is set to release in January 2017 and is being sold for 7020 yen. Orders for the figure open Friday, August 26 at 16:00JST, so one may wish to contact his/her preferred middleman now to arrange an order for this item! Source: P-Bandai

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