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.
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.
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.
The bonds between brothers are elemental in Ultraman R/B, the latest entry in Tsuburaya Productions long-running Ultra series of tokusatsu action TV shows and the first entry to feature a pair of lead heroes in the fire-themed Ultraman Rosso and the water-themed Ultraman Blu. Hit the jump to learn more.
Shout! Factory is kicking things old-school tokusatsu style with a 4-day long livestream marathon featuring all 51 episodes of Ultraman Leo, the 7th entry in the Ultra Series of special effects TV shows produced by Tsuburaya Productions, that kicks off today (April 18, 2018) at 3PM Pacific. Hit the jump to learn more.
KAIJU GIRLS, a short-form web & TV anime based on the "Ultra Monster Anthropomorphic Project" which re-imagines the antagonists of Tsuburaya Productions' Ultra series as cute anime girls, is returning to Japanese TV for a 2nd season in January of 2018, and this time around a brainy, gutsy alien is joining the cast. Hit the jump to learn more.
Actor Kanata Hongō (Armin in the live-action Attack on Titan films, Ueno in Love Concierge) is taking the leading role in Kaijū Club ~ Kūsō Tokusatsu Seishunki ~ ("Monster Club ~ Chronicle of a Fantasy and Special Effects Youth ~") an upcoming live-action TV drama that explores what it was like to be a fan of tokusatsu films and TV shows during the 1970's. Hit the jump to learn more.
Tsuburaya Productions is preparing to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ultra Seven, the 2nd entry in the long-running Ultra series of tokusatsu TV series, with an album of rock music remixes of Ultra series theme songs entitled Ultraman the Rock. Hit the jump to rock out.
The Japanese release schedule for Kaiju Girls, a short-form web anime based on the "Ultra Monster Anthropomorphic Project" which re-imagines iconic monsters from Tsuburaya Productions' Ultra series as cute anime girls, is now available online. Hit the jump to learn more.
New cast members have been announced for Kaiju Girls, an upcoming short-form web anime that is part of the "Ultra Monster Anthropomorphic Project" which re-imagines classic Ultra series villains as cute anime girls. Hit the jump to learn more.
With the motto of "Ultra wo Coero." ("To Go Beyond Ultra"), Tsuburaya productions has introduced a new creative award named in honor Tetsuo Kinjo, the playwright / screenwriter primarily responsible for writing Ultra Q, Ultraman, and Ultra Seven. Hit the jump to learn more.
The main cast for Kaiju Girls, an upcoming short-form web anime that features the iconic monsters from Tsuburaya Productions' Ultra series re-imagined as cute moe anime girls, has announced the voice actors who will play its principal characters. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Ultra Monster Anthropomorphic Project - a multimedia endeavor which re-imagines the monstrous antagonists of Tsuburaya Productions' long-running Ultra series as cute moe girls - is receiving a short-form anime adaptation tentatively titled Kaiju Girls in the Fall season of 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
Alien Baltan, Kanegon, and Dada - the hosts of the Kaiju Sakaba Kanpai! anime which features Ultraman monsters tending bar - have a special message of congratulations for all the young Japanese men and women celebrating their coming-of-age ceremonies in the year 2016. Hit the jump to check it out.