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    ULTRAMAN Anime Update: English Language Key Art From Netflix

    Source: Netflix Official Site: anime.heros-ultraman.com (Japan), netflix.com/ultraman (US) Official Twitter Account: @ heros_ultraman Special Thanks to Yifei Yang and Ami Yamaguchi Netflix has provided SciFi Japan with the English language key art for their upcoming anime series ULTRAMAN (??????, Urutoraman) from Tsuburaya Productions. All 13 episodes will exclusively stream on Netflix in over 200 countries, including the United States and Japan, on Monday, April 1st.

    Image courtesy of Netflix. ©TSUBURAYA PRODUCTIONS ©Eiichi Shimizu, Tomohiro Shimoguchi ©ULTRAMAN PRODUCTION CONSORTIUM

    Once there was a "Giant of Light" that defended world peace from the threat of giant monsters and alien invasions. His name was Ultraman. Time has now passed since he completed his mission, in which he bonded with scientific investigation team member Shin Hayata, and departed the Earth. During this time humanity welcomed an age of prosperity. But it was no more than just the illusion of peace... Now, when the world once again needs the power of a "Giant of Light," a new hero emerges who has inherited the genetic factor of light. But he is no giant. He is a normal-sized troubled high school student, clad in a metallic powered suit. His name is Shinjiro Hayata. A new story unfolds as the son of Shin Hayata, the man who was once Ultraman, struggles to become the Ultraman of a new generation.


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    About Tsuburaya Productions

    Tsuburaya Productions, creator and copyrights owner of the superhero ULTRAMAN series was founded in 1963 by Eiji Tsuburaya, world-renowned special effects wizard also known for his special effects work on the Godzilla series. With more than fifty years` experience, it is one of Japan`s oldest and most respected independent film and television production houses. Its popular Ultraman TV and film series which premiered in 1966 has been seen in over 100 territories worldwide and has spawned over 3,000 licensed products. In addition to production, the company also handles character licensing and program distribution and staging live stage shows both domestically and internationally.


    For more information on the ULTRAMAN (2019) anime, please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan:


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