Epson is releasing the Smart Canvas Ultra Hero Wrist Watch, this watch features an E-Ink display. The watch displays many of the Ultraman characters as well as Ultra Kaiju, there are over 70 displays including battles like Ultra Seven VS. King Joe. There are also displays for a number of holidays (Halloween as shown below). The watch comes with one of two bands designs, both leather, one in the Ultraman costume design and the other with character images. There may be other features which are subject to change. The watch will retail for 31,320 yen (approx $278 US) and can be pre-ordered now from Bandai with release scheduled for Jan 2018.
Bandai is releasing the Converge Ultraman Ultra Stage Final Warfare Edition Set, a display set for the Converge figures Bandai recently solicited. It includes a base with changeable backgrounds and light up gimmick, light emitting units for the previously figures, and Kaiser Belial figure. The display is 12cm tall and 19cm wide, and the figure is 5.5cm tall. The set retails for 5,940 yen (approx $52 US), it can be pre-ordered from Bandai now with release in March 2018.
Bandai is releasing the SHODO Ultraman VS Ultra Father & Mother Special Set, this set includes two figures (Ultra Father & Ultra Mother, 6 Ultra Mantles (cloaks), and background to display all the Ultra Brothers. The figures are 10.5cm tall (approx 4 inches), Mantle is 8cm tall (approx 3 inches), and background is 20cm tall X 36cm in length (approx 8 X 14 inches). The set retails for 5,400 yen (approx $47 US), it can be pre-ordered now from Bandai now with release scheduled for Feb 2018.
Tamashii/Bandai are releasing the S.H. Figuarts Ultraman Orb Thunder Breastar figure. This figure stands 15cm tall (approx 6 inches) and comes with extra hands, Specium Ray, and color timer (with light up feature). It will retail for 6,480 yen (approx $57 US), can be pre-ordered now from the Tamashii Web Shop with release scheduled for May 2018.
Tamashii/Bandai have announced they will be releasing the S.H. Figuarts Alien Guts figure. This figure is 15.5cm tall (approx 6 inches) and comes with two effects Guts Star effect and Ultra Seven effect. It will retail for 6,480 yen (approx $57 US), it should be available for pre-ordered soon with release in March 2018. This is a general release.
Bandai is releasing the Ultimate Luminous Gudon Vs Twin Tail set, this set has an early purchase bonus of a raised highway (which will be available later separately, April 2018). Gudon stands 13.6cm tall, Twin Tail 16cm tall, all have a light up gimmick. They will retail for 8,980 yen (approx $79 US), they can be pre-ordered now from Bandai now with release in March 2018.
Bandai is releasing the Converge Ultraman Candy figures, there are 6 figures total (sold as a set (10) but may be purchased separately). The figures include Ultraman, Ultraman Geed Primitive, Ultraman Zero Beyond, Belial, Ultraman Tiga Multi Type, and Ultraman Orb Orb Origin, and are deformed style figures. They are 5.5cm tall (approx 2.25 inches) and retail for 5,400 yen (approx $48 US) for a set of ten (which includes all six figures). They can be pre-ordered now with release in Feb 2018 from Bandai.
Tamashii/Bandai is releasing the S.H. Figuarts Alien Zarab figure, this figure is 15cm tall (approx 6 inches). The figure comes with extra hands, replacement ears, and portable brain. It will retail for 5,940 yen (approx $53 US), it can be pre-ordered from the Tamashii Web Shop now with release in April 2018.
Bandai is releasing the Mecha Collection Ultraman Series Ultra Guard Set of models, it features a number of vehicles from the Ultraman series all molded in silver and red (and other colors) to give them a metal like look. There are six vehicles and a stand in the set as well as decals to finish them. Each model when assembled will be approx 10cm in length, the set will retail for 7,020 yen (approx $62 US). They can be pre-ordered from the Bandai Premium website and are scheduled for release in Dec 2017. These go great with the previously released Science Special Investigation Corps models (as pictured at bottom).
Bandai is releasing their fifth set of SHODO Ultraman Candy figures, this set includes Ultraman Geed, Ultraman Leo, Astra, Alien Magma, and an extended set (accessories). Each figure is 10cm tall with multiple points of articulation, the accessory set includes buildings, effects, weapons, and stand. All are sold separately or as a set (10 pieces), come with gum, retail for 540 yen/5,400 yen (individual/set), and will be released Jan 2018. The set is available for pre-order on the Bandai site.