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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[Official Images] S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Titas

After months following the previous Tamashii Nations event where S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Titas was previewed, we currently have its release details. Unfortunately, to many fans dismay S.H.Figuarts Ultraman Titas is scheduled to be a Premium Bandai exclusive. Now, for those unaware Ultraman Titas is the secondary Ultra in most recent series, Ultraman Taiga. The character’s origins is from Planet U40 the birthplace of Ultraman Joneus, and became a member of the Tri-Squad. As a member of the Tri-Squad, Titas shares Hiroyuki Kudo as his host with Taiga and Fuma. Titas has…

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Shout Factory & PlutoTV announce “TokuSHOUTsu”

Happy Monday heroes, we have some news when it comes to tokusatsu. Through the joint efforts of Pluto TV and Shout! Factory TV, TokuSHOUTsu a new streaming channel on Pluto TV will be bringing Ultraman, Super Sentai, and Kamen Rider to the United States. To quote some of the IGN article which outlines all the specifics. Beginning at midnight PT on Tuesday, March 17, TokuSHOUTsu can be found on Pluto TV Channel 681 (in the Tech + Geek section). The channel will offer a mix of live, curated content and…

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SSSS.Gridman Audio Dramas Available on YouTube for Limited Time

Due to the cancellation of the recent SSSS.Gridman live event, fans of the series received a special livestream. The livestream featured Trigger staff and series cast members, as well as a live-action appearance by Alexis Kerib. Now, most of the stream featured the panelist discussing the show and upcoming merchandise. However, the stream also announced that all 12 audio drama episodes are now available on the Pony Canyon YouTube channel. Yet, the 12 episodes will only be available for a limited time, running from today to March 14. After that…

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[Official Images] Ultraman Max Ultra Replica Max Spark

Today, Premium Bandai announced that they are releasing the Ultraman Max Ultra Replica Max Spark! This release is to mark the 15th anniversary of Tsuburaya Productions’ 19th installment in the Ultra Series. For those unaware, Ultraman Max aired in 2005 following Ultraman Nexus; the series ran for 40 episodes, but only 39 make up the international release on Crunchyroll and TOKUHD. In the series, Touma Kaito receives the Max Spark from Ultraman Max to assume his form required. In addition, Death Note fans may recognize Touma Kaito, as he was…

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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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PlatinumGames’ Project G.G. Teaser Trailer

Today, PlatinumGames‘ released a teaser trailer for their new upcoming game in Hideki Kamiya’s superhero trilogy. Currently, titled “Project G.G. A Go-Go!” the game is heavily inspired by the tokusatsu genre, specifically the Ultra series. For those unaware, tokusatsu means special effects in Japan, but in the west it is commonly referred to kaiju and transforming heroes-based media. Now from the trailer below, we get see our Ultra-like hero transform like Kamen Rider to fight a kaiju. So, essentially besides Ultraman other famous tokusatsu series like Kamen Rider will most…

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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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Bandai Hobby May/ June 2020 Model Kit Release Info – Gundam, Ultraman & More!

Not to be outdone by yesterday’s Gundam Build Divers Re:Rise Second Season news, Bandai Hobby rolled out solicitations for several model kits scheduled to be released in May and June 2020. We will not be covering every single Bandai Hobby Model Kit announced, as there is a few too many, but we will be focusing on releases from the Gundam, Ultraman, Kamen Rider and Digimon franchises.   May 2020 Releases: HG 1/144 GAT-04 Windam [Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny] Price: 1540 yen Accessories: Beam Rifle, Beam Saber x2, Offensive Shield Type E, Jet Striker Pack   HG…

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