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"