Tsuburaya has announced the release of the Ultraman Anime series in a box set, two versions will be offered, Special Edition, and Limited Edition. The Limited Edition will be available from Bandai and include extra features a new comic, and commentary book. This appears to be the Japanese version of the series it is possible there may be a US version coming as well (most likely direct from Netflix). The information below is translated from the Tsuburaya website.
Special Edition Part number: BCXA-1548 / Price: 30,000 yen (excluding tax)
・ Recording minutes: Scheduled (main disc + bonus disc about 150 minutes)
・ Spec [main disc]: Color / DTS-HD Master Audio (5.1ch) ・ ﾘ ﾆ ｱ PCM (scan) / AVC / BD50G × 3 discs /
16: 9 <1080p High Definition> with Japanese subtitles (ON / OFF possible)
Privilege Disc: DTS-HD Master Audio (5.1ch), some PCM (scan) / AVC / BD50G x 2 discs, 16: 9 <1080p High Definition>, some 16: 9 <1080i High Definition>
・ Contents: 13 episodes + video bonus
・ Video benefits: ■ “ULTRAMAN” Season 1 omnibus,
■ "ULTRAMAN" making documentary "This is our Ultraman",
■ Non-credit opening (terrestrial broadcasting version), ■ Non-credit ending (terrestrial broadcasting version),
■ Promotion video archives
・ Included benefits: ■ Work description book "ORIGINAL BOOKLET A TYPE" (84P), Blu-ray BOX limited comic (44P)
・ Other specifications: walnut BOX using illustrations drawn by Eiichi Shimizu x Tomohiro Shimoguchi, special jacket specifications
Limited Edition Part number: BCXM-1549 / Price: 32,000 yen (excluding tax)
・ Limited Edition limited privilege: ■ 3DCG making commentary book "ORIGINAL BOOKLET B TYPE" (84P)
* Other product specifications and benefits are the same as the special limited edition.
Released date: June 24, 2020
Original: Tsuburaya Productions, Eiichi Shimizu x Tomohiro Shimoguchi (serialized in "Monthly Heroes") / Director: Kenji Kamiyama x Shinji Aramaki / Music: Nobuko Toda x Kazuma Jinnai / Production: Production IG × SOLA DIGITAL ARTS
Shinjiro Hayata: Ryohei Kimura / Moroboshi Bullet: Takuya Eguchi / Seiji Hokuto: Megumi Ban / Susumu Hayada: Hideyuki Tanaka / Lena Sayama: Sumire Moroboshi / Mitsuhiro Ide: Fish Construction / Ed: Ushiyama Shigeru / Jack: Ryota Takeuchi / Yousuke Endo: Eiji Hanawa / Kurata: Hirokazu Sekido / Shiraishi: Minoru Shiraishi / Adado: Kenjiro Tsuda / Ace Error: Hiroaki Hirata / Bemura: Soyoumitsukasa
Info has been released on the Ultraman Anime to be released on Netflix, including the trailer, and release date April 1st, 2019. The directors are Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki, and the main voice actors are Ryōhei Kimura, Takuya Eguchi, Megumi Han, and Tanaka Hideyuki. The series is 13 episodes (hopefully more if it is popular), and will be released all at once. Below is the intro and story from the official website as well as the trailer and stills.
There used to be a "light giant" that has kept the peace of the earth from the crisis of huge monsters and invading aliens. That name is Ultraman. The time has passed since human beings were in prosperity since he had been assimilated with Hayatoden of the Science Special Forces Corps and left the earth after completing its mission. However, it was just an upright peace ....
Now, again when the power of "light giant" is required, a new hero inheriting the factor of light appears. But it is not a giant. It was a senior high school student who was dressed in a reinforcement suit for metallic bodies ...
His name is Shojiro Hayada. A new story that the man who was once Ultraman, Susumu Hayasuda struggles as much as possible to become a new generation Ultraman opens the door here! !
"Ultraman" first appeared on TV in 1966. About a half century passed, in 2011, the comic "ULTRAMAN" (original: Eiichi Shimizu × Tomohiro Shimoguchi Monthly Heroes series) appeared.
"ULTRAMAN" draws the world after Ultraman left the earth. Ultraman as a "life-sized hero" fighting wearing a reinforced suit of steel is a son of a former hero who has life-sized troubles, the new world view that this work has opened up is many young people Received sympathy and support from the group, cumulative issue of comics has become more than 2.80 million copies hit.
"ULTRAMAN" will also challenge a new world for animation. The work is directed by Kamiyama Kenji of "Ghost in the Shell SAC" series, "Hinune Hime ~ A story of unknown I" and Director Shinji Aramaki of "APPLESEED" "Starship Troopers Red Planet".
Director Kamiyama, who has received tremendous support from both domestic and international animation fans with a heavy SF setting and a story tailing of multilayered human drama, is the forerunner of full 3D CG animation movie in Japan, CG mechanic gadget Director Aramaki who is highly evaluated abroad in action direction. "ULTRAMAN" which is handled by two people system by gorgeous creator who the world draws attention is produced as full 3D CG animation. Production IG × SOLA DIGITAL ARTS is in charge of animation production in which the precise texture of Ultraman Suit by 3DCG and dynamic action unique to animation fuse and leap into the production with the introduction of motion capture technology that reflects actor's performance in the character .
The hero Ultraman that Japan boasts of the world now becomes "ULTRAMAN" of animation work, opening a new history towards the world.
There used to exist in this world as a giant of light. Eventually the light giant finished its role and returned to his hometown in the distant universe and the assimilated Earthling person returned to the place where he should stay by losing his memory until then It was. The existence of Ultraman became a thing of the past, and the Science Special Forces Japan branch had also changed its appearance to the giant memorial hall of light after finishing its role.
Shojiro Hayada is a high school student who has a pleasant adolescence. However, he realized that he had power that was not "ordinary" separated by humans, such as amazing jumping power and sturdy flesh.
One day, Shojiro knows that his father, Mr. Hideharada, was once Ultraman.
And the existence of aliens that dance to earth without Ultraman.
Shinjiro was one of the few conformers who could wear Ultraman Suit developed by Ide of a science special forces who is as secret organization.
"Tell me straight away - I want you to become Ultraman"
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Ultraman Release Schedule
Ultra Q - Oct. 15, 2019
Ultraman - Oct. 15, 2019
Ultraman Orb + Movie - Nov. 19, 2019
Ultraman Geed + Movie - Nov. 19, 2019
Ultra Seven - Dec. 10 2019
Ultraman Orb Origin Saga + - Feb. 11, 2020
Return Of Ultraman - Feb. 25, 2020
Ultraman Geed Movie - Mar 17, 2020
Ultraman X: The Movie - April 21, 2020
Ultraman X + Movie - April 21, 2020
Ultraman Ace - May 26, 2020
Ultraman X/Ginga Movies - June 15, 2020
Birth Of Ultraman - July 10, 2020
Neo Ultra Q - Aug. 11, 2020
Ultraman Ginga Series/Movie + - Sept 15, 2020
Ultraman R/B + Movie - Oct 13, 2020
Ultraman Taro - Jan 12, 2021
Ultraman Leo - May 25, 2021
Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle - June 15, 2021
Ultraman Zero Chronicles - June 15, 2021
Secrets Of The Rise Of Ultraman - July 10, 2021
The * Ultraman The Complete Series - Sept 14, 2021
Ultraman 80 The Complete Series - Sept 14, 2021
Ultraman Tiga Complete Series + - Oct 19, 2021
Ultraman Dyna Complete Series + - Nov 16, 2021
Ultraman Gaia Complete Series + - Dec 7, 2021
Ultraman Zero The Chronicle: The Complete Series - Feb 1, 2022
Ultraseven X Complete Series - Apr 5, 2022
Superior 8 Ultra Brothers Movie - Apr 5, 2022
Ultraman Mebius Complete Series + - May 24, 2022
Ultraman Zearth Double Feature - Oct 11, 2022
Ultraman Cosmos Complete Series + - Oct 11, 2022
Ultraman Neos Complete Series - Oct 11, 2022
Ultraman Nexus Complete Series + - Nov 15, 2022
Ultraman Max Complete Series - Nov 15, 2022
Ultraman Kids 3000 Complete Series - Dec 6, 2022