The catalog of dreams at Crunchyroll grows and grows with the addition of practically all of One Piece (including that Toriko crossover special) and the monster mashing tokusatsu thrills of Ultraman 80. Read on for full details on both!
Bandai Namco's Lost Heroes mixes the worlds of Kamen Rider, Ultraman, and Gundam in a meaty RPG stew. The 3DS game includes staff members who previously worked on games like Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey and the Etrian Odyssey series, and there's plenty of heroic dungeon crawling featured in the latest 6+ minute trailer after the jump.
Hiroko Sakurai, who played Science Special Search Party communications officer Akiko Fuji in the original 1966 Ultraman TV series, helped introduce the world's largest model, Ultra Mother as the new spokes-hero for Amakusa Olive Groves AVILO cosmetics. Unfortunate astronaut turned monster Jamila also turned up to demonstrate the cracked skin of a person who doesn't use the product. Get a look after the jump.
Giant monsters and colossal superheroes from Japan’s incredible Ultra series continue to invade the streaming video offerings at Crunchyroll! Ultraman Leo is the latest addition to an increasingly tokusatsu-friendly catalog. Read on for more details!
Ultraman fans, when's the last time you saw the enormous kaiju Gomora looking this cute? This Gomora-chan figure is part of a special collection known as the Ultra Kaiju Anthropomorphism Project that reimagines certain Ultra Kaiju as adorable schoolgirls. Check out the figure after the jump!
In case you missed it, Crunchyroll swooped in and added a couple more J-Drama titles and another tokusatsu treat to its catalog yesterday. The latest additions include Liar Game season 2, GTO 2012 special, and Ultraman Mebius, all of which are available now. Hit the jump for more.
The ultra-sized AMU shopping complex has enlisted an ultra-sized spokesmodel to promote their summer sale, and a new series of spots feature the hot mother of 40 meter tall protector of Earth, Ultraman shopping for swimsuits. Get a look after the jump.
Just in time for spring break, the Hawaii Tourism Authority has teamed up with Japan's Tsuburaya Production and created a new happy family movie ad featuring the Ultraman family and their alien friends vacationing together in Hawaii. This video is a part of the new Ultra Hawaii tourism campaign for Japanese tourists. The Ultra Hawaii tourism campaign also has a Facebook page, Twitter account and an official site. Watch the sweet movie after the jump!
For a limited time, monsters who once battled Ultraman will be able to gather at the Kaiju Sakaba in Kawasaki, a watering where everyone (including humans) can drink to forget their defeats and plan new evil schemes. YATTAR JAPAN brings us pics and info after the jump!
In some sort of weird Frog Prince scenario, Eleking, a lake monster that caused problems in at least seven diffent Ultraman franchise entries, has been selected to be the subject of Plex's figure Ultra Kaiji Personification Project release. And, with Eleking due out in December, the next designs have been previewed. Get a look after the jump.
Lost film containing 60 min of outtakes from the original 1960’s Ultraman series has recently been found in Japan, and gives valuable insight into how special effects were pioneered back in the day. More info, and link to sample footage, after the jump!
Japan’s iconic giant red and silver superhero joins the ranks of giant rubber band balls and marathon gum-chewing as Ultraman was honored by the Guinness Book of World Records for “TV series with most number of spin-offs. Pics and footage of the surreal awards ceremony after the jump!