Ultraman USA an animated work co-produced with Hannah Barbera Productions in America is coming to Blu-ray September 26. It was originally broadcast in October 1987 in the US. In Japan, in April 1989 entitled "Ultraman Tournament (Festival)" it was released to the theaters along with animate shorts, and later on VHS in September 1989 and LaserDisc in July 1991, but this It was never made into DVD. Below is the release from Tsuburaya (translation may be off slightly).
Highly awaited! A phantom masterpiece is a vivid image and it is revived for the first time in 27 years!
Tsuburaya Pro has decided to release on September 26 (Wednesday) Blu-ray of "Ultraman USA" animated work co-produced with Hannah Barbera Productions in America!
"Ultraman USA" was produced on the concept of "Ultraman with the smell of the United States", and was broadcasted in the whole country in October 1987. In Japan, in April 1989 entitled "Ultraman Tournament (Festival)" was released to the theaters along with short animated images, and later VHS was released in September 1989 and LD in July 1991, but this It was not made into DVD.
In addition to the usual Japanese version, this time the first edition of the above-mentioned English version "ULTRAMAN: THE ADVENTURE BEGINS" main part is included in Blu - ray conversion this time. It converts 35 mm negative film (original) to digital data with high vision resolution and revives in 27 years with vivid images.
Blu-ray "Ultraman USA" Product Overview
Ultraman USA Release date: September 26, 2018
Price: 7,800 yen (excluding tax)
Main (preliminary) 153 minutes (Japanese version of 75 minutes + English version 78 minutes)
Bonus Footage (Preliminary) 6 minutes
[Japanese] 4: 3 <1080p High Definition > / Linear PCM (stereo)
[English] 4: 3 < 1080p High Definition> / Linear PCM (monaural)
Other benefits ... Proposal document Digital Gallery, Ultraman Tour "Ultraman Kids" Interlude video
enclosure privilege: 8P reference book
Publisher: Tsuburaya Production
Publisher: BANDAI NAMCO ARTS
※ Specifications and designs are subject to change without notice.
One planet, Sokin in the M78 nebula caused an unexplained explosion. The planet tribe Sokin Monster became a huge meteorite and scattered in the universe, one of which flew to the earth. The meteorite diverged with the intrusion into the atmosphere and fell to various parts of the North American continent.
Members of the US Air Force / Acrobatic Team "Flying Angels", Captain Scott Masterson, Captain Chuck Gavin, Lieutenant Beth O'Brien triggered a strange event in an accident during a flying show, Because of Ultra Team "Ultraman who came from the M78 nebula pursuant to the monster, he knows that each one is united. The three who received a serious mission were Ultraman Scott, Ultraman Chuck, Ultra Woman Bess, "Ultra Force" as a new vow to peace, challenging the battle with the Sokin Monster.
CAST (voice appearance)
Scott Masterson (Ultraman Scott): Furutani Toru
Chuck · Gavin (Ultraman Chuck): Ogawa Shinji
Beth O'Brien (Ultra Woman): Tsuru Hiromi etc.
Executive Producer: Tsuburaya Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Director: Mitsuo Kusakabe / Screenplay: John Eric
Seedward Character Design: Kazuo Iimura / Hero Design: Yoshida etc.
Mechanic Design: Tomohiko Sato
Monster Design: Keimita Amemiya, Kenji Murayama, Chisato Sugiura
Art Director: Akira Furuya / Color: Wakai Kiji, Ogi Hiroko
Director: Kimi Iimura, Osamu Tsuruyama, Nobuyoshi Kudo, Nobuyoshi Huhara
Picture Contest: Seiji Okuda, Kusanori Nagao, Mitsuo Kunitomi , Otori Kotaro
Director of Photography: Toshiaki Morita / Editing: Naoyuki Masaki
Acoustic Director: Nori Matsuura / Gordon Hunt (English Version)
Directed by: Matsukawa Lu et al.
Bonus Image: Ultraman Tournament "Ultraman Kids" About the Interview Video
"Ultraman Tournament" which was released in theaters in 1989 was mainly composed of long animation work "Ultraman USA", "Ultraman Fear Route 87", Ultraman A Great Ant Super Beast vs. Ultra Brother "" Ultraman Kids ", and" Ultraman Kids "was inserted as a work introduction at the beginning of each work forming the core of the program. In this product, only the "Ultraman Kids" part here is gathered and recorded as privilege video.
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