Bandai Gashapon is releasing the 5th series of Ultimate Luminous Ultraman figures, the series includes Ultraman Taro, Ultraman Cosmos, and a gas tank. All feature a light up gimmick, Taro and Cosmos feature light up eyes and color timer, the tank has a light on it's top. These figures will be released (or may have been already) in vending machines in Japan, they retail for 500 yen each.
Tamashii/Bandai is releasing the S.H. Figuarts Ultraman Belial Atrocious figure, this figure was was recently shown at Tamashii Nations 2017. The figure stands 15cm tall, comes with extra hands, and the Giga Battle Nizer weapon (it is unclear if there is a light up feature). The figure retails for 6,480 yen (approx $57 US) and can be pre-ordered from the Tamashii Web Shop with release in June 2018.
Bandai/Tamashii showed off a number of Ultra kaiju at Tamashii Nations 2017, four in fact Antler, Pandon, Twin Tail, and Gudon. No word on release date or prices yet but they should be released by mid year 2018.
Tamashii revealed a number of new S.H. Figuarts Ultraman figures at Tamashii Nations 2017 in Tokyo. The figures revealed are Ultraman Belial Atrocious, Ultraman Geed Royal Megamaster, and Ultraman Zero Beyond, there was no other info but they should come with the usual accessories and should be released mid 2018. Pic courtesy of Dengeki Hobby.
Tamashii is releasing the S.H. Figuarts Ultraman Jack figure, this figure stands 15cm tall (approx 6 inches). It comes with extra hands, Ultra Cross, Ultra Lance, Ultra Spark, Ultra Bracelet, Spectium Ray Effect, Ultrash Slash Effect, and replacement color timer. It will retail for 5,940 yen (approx $53 US) and will be available for pre-order from retailers like AmiAmi, Hobby Search, and others with release scheduled for April 2018.
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.