A new Blu-ray set containing 9 episodes of the original Ultraman and a bonus feature from Marvel Comics is set for release this Summer.
The Rise of Ultraman Collection is an upcoming Blu-ray release exclusive to DeepDiscount.com. The set will feature 9 select episodes of the original Ultraman series along with a 12-page collectible book and episode guide.
The 5-part Secrets of The Rise of Ultraman included in the set will discuss the connections between the various Ultra Series shows and the storyline of the recent Marvel Comics, The Rise of Ultraman and The Trials of Ultraman. This feature is made in collaboration with Marvel Comics and Starlight Runner Productions.
Episodes included in this set will be remastered in HD with “original broadcast edits” included and will also feature English dubs. The following episodes are included:
Episode 3: Science Patrol, Move Out
Episode 21: Breach The Wall of Smoke
Episode 28: Human Specimens 5 & 6
Episode 29: Challenge to the Underground
Episode 30: Phantom of the Snow Mountains
Episode 31: Who Goes There?
Episode 34: A Gift From the Sky
Episode 35: The Monster Graveyard
Episode 38: Spaceship Rescue Command
The cover (pictured above) will feature art by Arthur Adams which was originally used on The Rise of Ultraman issue #2’s “variant edition” cover.
The Rise of Ultraman Collection will retail exclusively on DeepDiscount.com for $25.99 at full price. At the time of writing, the set is listed at a discounted price of $18.99 and is currently available to pre-order.
DeepDiscount.com previously partnered with Tsuburaya Productions to sell The Birth of Ultraman Collection last Summer as part of launching a dedicated Ultraman storefront as announced on Ultraman Galaxy.
The Rise of Ultraman Collection is scheduled to release on July 10th. Pre-orders are available now.