To commemorate the 55th Anniversary of Ultraman, Premium Bandai announced the release of the S.H. Figuarts Ultraman 55th Anniversary Ver. figure from the original Ultraman series.
Ultraman is an alien from a place called the Land of Light in Nebula M78, who chased the monster Bemular to Planet Earth and merged with Shin Hayata during his tenure there. He is the first Ultra to visit Earth and defended the planet against Kaiju until he was recalled after his battle with Zetton. Ultraman was given his title by his human host. It was the introduction of this iconic character that had popularized the Ultraman Series in Japan and the world, arguably being the face of the franchise as a whole.
The figure uses his various later appearances in the franchise and features a metallic red and silver paint finish. He now even comes with his own Brother’s Mantle cape which has been changed to match the color of the main figure. The figure measures 150 mm tall and includes an extra Color Timer, joint parts for the mantle, a set of interchangeable hands, and a special Ultraman 55th anniversary pedestal. Everything is made of PVC, ABS, and cloth. This is a Premium Bandai web exclusive item.
The S.H. Figuarts Ultraman 55th Anniversary Ver. Figure from the original Ultraman series. will go for 6,600 Yen (tax included) and is scheduled for release in November 2021. Preorders are being accepted starting June 23, 2021, at 15:00 JST. The purchase limit is up to two items per customer. Overseas fans can use From Japan to purchase exclusive tokusatsu merchandise. Click here for our guide to using From Japan.