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    ULTRAMAN NEXUS Series Added to TSUBURAYA IMAGINATION Japanese Streaming Service

    The ULTRAMAN NEXUS series comes to TSUBURAYA IMAGINATION in October. Photo courtesy of Tsuburaya Productions. ©TSUBURAYA PRODUCTIONS

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    Tsuburaya Productions Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; President: Takayuki Tsukagoshi) will add the ULTRAMAN NEXUS (ウルトラマンネクサス, Urutoraman Nekusasu, 2004) series to their official Japanese subscription digital platform service TSUBURAYA IMAGINATION starting Monday, October 2, 2023. 

    To commemorate the series' debut on the service, a video commentary and interview with Takuji Kawakubo, who played the main character Kazuki Komon, has been uploaded to Tsuburaya's YouTube channel. In addition, Mr. Kawakubo will take part in a simulcast viewing event for ULTRAMAN NEXUS Episode 1 "Night Raid" on October 2 at 7:30 p.m. JST, the 20th anniversary of the episode's original TV broadcast. TSUBURAYA IMAGINATION Premium Plan subscribers can also join the  "Share It! Lounge" chatroom prior to the screening of the episode.



    Kazuki Komon, a member of the Rescue Squad, is assigned to Night Raider, a secret organization that exterminates alien creatures known as Space Beasts. On his way to the rendezvous point, Komon is attacked by a Space Beast but is saved by a silver giant.

    The series will reveal the secrets of the Space Beasts and the mysterious Night Raider organization.



    Standard Plan: Scheduled to be distributed sequentially in episode blocks

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    October: Episodes 1~13



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    November: Episodes 14~25



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    December: Episodes 26~37 (final episode)



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    January, 2024: Episode EX (Episode 31.5)


    Premium Plan: All episodes available in advance

    October: Episode EX (Episode 31.5)




    TSUBURAYA IMAGINATION is a Japanese streaming service that offers unlimited viewing of Ultraman and other Tsuburaya series (approximately 1,700 episodes), new original titles, comics, novels, online events, limited edition product sales, and advance ticket sales for Ultraman events and movies.

    ・ Premium Plan Annual Fee: 21,780円 (Approx. $146.80 US, Tax Included)
    ・Standard Plan: Monthly Fee 550円 (Approx. $3.71 US, Tax Included)

    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.


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