It's official, folks! Directors Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi, who previously were the creative force behind Shin Godzilla, are teaming up once again to create another modern day take on a classic tokusatsu franchise with a newly-announced film entitled SHIN ULTRAMAN. Hit the jump to learn more.
Great news for tokusatsu fans! According to exclusive reporting from SciFi Japan, Mill Creek Entertainment has struck a deal with Tsuburaya Productions to deliver the entire Ultraman series - over 1100 TV episodes and 20 films - to U.S. audiences via home video releases and digital distribution, and the whole thing kicks off with regular and "steelbook" Bluray releases for Ultra Q and Ultraman that are scheduled for October of 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
Monsters and aliens don't have to be scary, and soon some of the famous baddies from Tsuburaya Productions' long-running Ultra series will be turning over a new leaf in Kaiju Step Wandabada, a children's TV anime that reimagines enemies such as Pigmon, Kanegon, and Alien Dada as friendly young monsters having fun adventures together. Hit the jump to learn more.
Tsuburaya Productions announced today that the 3DCG web anime adaptation of Eiichi Shimizu (story) and Tomohiro Shimoguchi (art)'s ULTRAMAN manga will get its second season as a result of the overwhelmingly positive response to its first season that has been streamed on Netflix since April 2019. Hit the jump for more information including the two directors' comments.
The main cast has been revealed for Ultraman Taiga, an upcoming live-action tokusatsu TV series and the latest entry in Tsuburaya Productions' long-running "Ultra Series", which focuses on superhuman beings defending the Earth from incursions by aliens and monsters. Hit the jump to learn more.
After the on-air of the last 12th episode of SSSS.GRIDMAN in Japan, a 30-second special PV featuring Gridman (CV: Hikaru Midorikawa) and Ultraman (Ryohei Kimura), the protagonist of the upcoming 3DCG web anime adaptation of Eiichi Shimizu (story) and Tomohiro Shimoguchi (arts)'s ULTRAMAN manga, was also introduced to Japanese viewers. Watch the dream collaboration clip after the jump!
Tsuburaya Productions is preparing to unite with its fans via a new convention! The 2019 event promises to be a treat for fans of the company's work, and give a peek at what's to come in the near future. Find out more after the jump!
Anime voice actress Kaori Ishihara performed "Sunny You," the ED theme song for the upcoming film Kaiju Girls Black ~Ultra Kaiju Gijinka Keikaku~ at the ANIMAX MUSIX 2018 concert event on Sunday. Pony Canyon's official anime YouTube channel has posted an anime version music video for the song screened during her stage. Check out the song and the latest anime footage after the jump!
Tsuburaya Productions has announced the ULTRAMAN ARCHIVES project, a multi-media enterprise that will use video, written publications, and commercial goods to convey the unique charms of the Ultra series of tokusatsu TV programming to new generations of fans. Hit the jump to learn more.
SSSS.GRIDMAN, an animated reboot of the early Nineties tokusatsu superhero TV show by Tsuburaya Productions, will begin broadcasting in Japan on October 06, 2018, and to celebrate the new series the electronics-themed superhero hero will spend a special day protecting the most famous "electric town" in the modern world: Akihabara. Hit the jump to learn more.
Tsuburaya Productions' official YouTube channel has posted a 90-second full trailer for the upcoming film Kaiju Girls Black ~Ultra Kaiju Gijinka Keikaku~, which will get a time-limited run in Shinjuku Wald 9, Cinema Sunshine Ikebukuro, and other theaters across Japan from November 23. Watch the latest clip introducing a new transformation scene after the jump!
A new key visual, a new trailer, and the Japanese broadcast schedule have been revealed for SSSS.GRIDMAN, an upcoming TV anime that reboots the 1993 - 1994 Tsuburaya Productions tokusatsu hero TV show for a modern audience in animated form. Hit the jump to learn more.
Pony Canyon's official anime YouTube channel has started streaming a short version music video for voice actress Maaya Uchida's 8th solo single song "youthful beautiful." The rock tune will be featured as the ED theme for the TV anime SSS.GRIDMAN to premiere in Japan in October 2018. The clip was filmed at the actual locations to be appeared in the anime story. Check out her brand new song after the jump!