Netflix has released the first full-length trailer for the upcoming Ultraman anime.
The trailer features several moments highlighting the action from the manga’s first volume, featuring the reveal of a new Ultraman.
ULTRAMAN is written by Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi and is a sequel to the original 1966 Ultraman series and ignores the various tokusatsu sequels. Within the series, Shinjiro Hayata, the son of Shin Hayata, the protagonist of the original series, is found to have the mysterious Ultraman factor, allowing him strange powers. Donning a suit based on his father’s heroic form, Shinjiro becomes the new Ultraman.
The series will have a worldwide premiere on Netflix on April 1st, 2019. ULTRAMAN is directed by Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) and Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed).
Cast members include Ryohei Kimura as Shinjiro, Takuya Eguchi as Dan Moroboshi, Megumi Han (Ultraman Geed) as Seiji Hokuto, and Hideyuki Tanaka as Shin Hayata.
Update – Article now includes main voice actors
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