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…

Read More

Mill Creek Entertainment Officially Announces Gridman the Hyper Agent Blu-Ray Set

Yesterday, Mill Creek Entertainment the distributor of the Ultra Series, officially announced the release for Gridman the Complete Series set. Now, this set was rumored to be in production since Mill Creek Entertainment acquired the Ultra Series library in 2019. In addition, its release was recently leaked through a listing found on the online retailer, Deep Discount. Nevertheless, North American fans will finally have a chance to own the original Gridman series on Blu-Ray this Summer. Titled, Gridman the Hyper Agent, this Blu-Ray set will include the original 39 episodes of Tsuburaya Productions’…

Read More

[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Leo

Today, Tamashii Nations confirmed that they will releasing S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Leo this Fall at retail. The figure has been previously teased and shown at events with no release information until now. For those unaware, the figure is based off the titular character of the seventh installment in the Ultra Series. Ultraman Leo succeeded the sixth Ultra Brother, Ultraman Taro on April 12, 1974 with the series spanning 51 episodes. Whereas, the character has appeared in other installments within the franchise throughout the years and received various merchandise. Nevertheless, below is…

Read More

Netflix Announces “Ultraman” Animated Film

The Tsuburaya Productions website has announced that a new animated film based on “Ultraman” is currently being developed by Netflix. Additionally, the website provided a synopsis and the current staff listing for the film. Synopsis: Baseball superstar Ken Sato returns to his home country of Japan to pick up the mantle of Earth-defending superhero Ultraman, but quickly finds more than he bargained for when he’s forced to raise the offspring of his greatest foe, a newborn Kaiju. Struggling to balance the roles of teammate and new father, Ken must confront…

Read More

[Interview] Comic Book Writer Kyle Higgins – Part 1: Early Works & Ultraman

Hello there Hero-Club, today I have a special interview for the site that I originally intended for my YouTube channel. However, due to scheduling issues I was unable to meet with my current guest over Skype. So, the interview went from being a recorded podcast/ video format to a written questionnaire. Now, my guest at this time is comic writer Kyle Higgins, who has become an idol within the tokusatsu community. Currently, known for writing the recent Power Rangers and Ultraman comics, Mr. Higgins has previously worked on other popular…

Read More

[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Original

Today, Tamashii Nations announced that they will be officially releasing S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Original. This figure is based on the previous Ultra series’ titular character in their original form. In the series, Ultraman Z began as a standard Ultra from M-78, before merging with Haruki and using the Zett Riser. This form is rarely used by Ultraman Z when on Earth, as he requires Fusion Rises to maintain his physical form. However, Ultraman Z was forced into using his original form to finish his battle with Celebro’s Destrudos. Now, below…

Read More

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…

Read More

[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Gamma Future

Today, Premium Bandai announced that they will be releasing S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Z Gamma Future based on Zett’s third Fusion form. In the series, Ultraman Zett uses the Heisei Trilogy Ultra Medals (Ultraman Tiga, Dyna & Gaia) within the Zett Riser to assume the form. As Gamma Future, Ultraman Zett possesses incredible and mystical powers, where attacks are activated with magic seals. In addition, Ultraman Zett can produce illusions that summon forth the Heisei Trilogy Ultramen to assist him in battle. However, in S.H.Figuarts form the illusion can be recreated through…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More