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 of the manga.

Decades ago, a being known as the Giant of Light joined Shin Hayata of the Scientific Special Search Party to save Earth from an invasion of terrifying monsters known as Kaiju. Now, many years later, those dark days are fading into memory, and the world is at peace. But in the shadows a new threat is growing, a danger that can only be faced by a new kind of hero – a new kind of Ultraman…
Shinjiro is an ordinary teenager, but his father is the legendary Shin Hayata. When he learns that his father passed on the “Ultraman Factor” to him, and that he possesses incredible powers, nothing will ever be the same again.

Source: ANN

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