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.
Then as for Ultraman Orb the Origin Saga, the series is a prequel to Ultraman Orb, and as mentioned before it was an Amazon Prime exclusive. The series consists of 12 episodes and features the return of previous Ultras from the Heisei Era assisting Gai Kurenai and Jugglas Juggler in their early adventures. The complete series Blu-Ray will also include the mini-series Ultra Fight Orb which is an immediate sequel to Ultraman Orb the Movie, and prequel for Ultraman Geed. The set is also scheduled to release February for $19.99, alongside The Return of Ultraman. Below is the official information and preview videos for Mill Creek Entertainment’s upcoming releases:
The Return of Ultraman
To Protect Justice and Peace – He Has Returned
The crustal movement and the abnormal climate had occurred repeatedly on a global scale and dormant monsters started to awaken from sleep. A young man named Hideki Go, who was chasing his dream to be a race car driver, lost his life in saving a boy and a puppy that failed to escape in the midst of Monster Takkong’s rampage. However, the new Ultraman, who had come from Nebula M78 to defend Earth, was deeply touched by Go’s brave action and resurrected him by uniting as one. After that, Go is determined to fight any enemy that threatens the freedom and happiness of humanity and joined MAT, the Monster Attack Team. While he struggles with his identity gap between Ultraman and Hideki Go, he grows through fighting against the monsters and aliens.
Limited Edition Steelbook: Mill Creek Entertainment
Ultraman Orb the Origin Saga & Ultra Fight Orb
ULTRAMAN ORB: THE ORIGIN SAGA
THE ORIGIN SAGA is a prequel to the ULTRAMAN ORB series, detailing the early days of hero Gai Kurenai (Hideo Ishiguro) and his arch-enemy, Juggrus Juggler (Takaya Aoyagi), when they were friends and allies fighting together in their first mission against an alien threat.
ULTRA FIGHT ORB
BORROW THE POWER OF FATHER AND SON – a sequel miniseries to ULTRAMAN ORB that introduces Lightning Attacker and Emerium Slugger, plus the debut of Ultraman Geed.
The Complete Series: Mill Creek Entertainment
Source: Mill Creek Entertainment