Tsuburaya Productions announced on June 30, 2022, that Gakuto Kajiwara will be voicing the Ultraman Decker transformation.
Ultraman Decker begins broadcasting in Japan from July 9, 2022. Ultraman Decker’s transformation scene was first revealed in a preview trailer on June 16. On June 30, Tsuburaya Productions announced that Gakuto Kajiwara will be voicing the transformation. Since his voice acting debut in 2017, he has voiced many main characters in anime series such as Asta from Black Clover and Shinra Kusakabe from Fire Force. In 2020 he won Best New Actor in the 14th Seiyu Awards.
Kajiwara will also be narrating the Ultraman Decker Preview Special. The special will be broadcast on the TV Tokyo Network on July 2nd 9:00 AM (JST). The special will also be available on YouTube from 9:30 AM (JST) the same day.
From July 1st to July 8th, Tsuburaya will release countdown video messages for Ultraman Decker. These messages from the main cast of Decker will be uploaded to the ULTRAMAN OFFICIAL YouTube channel.
Ultraman Decker premieres on July 9, 2022, at 9:00 AM (JST) on TV Tokyo.
Statement from Gakuto Kajiwara
“Hi everyone, I’m Gakuto Kajiwara! I’m diving into the world of Ultraman Decker! I’m thrilled to join Kanata and walk by his side as his story unfolds. I’ve loved the Ultraman Series ever since I was a child, so I feel honored to be able to take part in the show! From now on, you’re going to hear me yell “Ultraman Decker!” and a lot more Ultras and Kaiju. Hold on to that excitement until the show starts! I hope you’ll support Ultraman Decker!”