Saturday, March 30, 2019

"Ultraman" On Netflix - New Footage

The Japanese animated TV series  "Ultraman", directed by Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki, is a sequel to the original "Ultraman" live-action TBS TV series (1996), streaming April 1, 2019 on Netflix:

"...several years have passed since the events of 'Ultraman', with the legendary 'Giant of Light', now a mere memory, as he returned home after fighting giant aliens that invaded the Earth. 

"'Shinjiro', the son of 'Shin Hayata' seems to possess a strange ability, and it is this ability, along with his father's revelation that he was Ultraman, that leads Shinjiro to battle the new aliens invading Earth as a new Ultraman..."

" the original 'Ultraman' TV series, the world finds itself plagued with monsters, alien invaders and supernatural phenomena. To combat these, defense forces establish the 'Special Science Search Party' (aka 'The Science Patrol') to help investigate.

"While investigating a blue and red orb of light, 'Hayata', a member of the Science Patrol, accidentally collides with the red orb and is killed. Devastated at what he has done, the alien inside the red orb, 'Ultraman', offers half of his life to save Hayata. In return, Ultraman is able to live inside Hayata, due to being unable to live on the Earth without a 'host'.

"In times of crisis, Hayata transforms into Ultraman to save the world from giant monstrous threats and sinister extraterrestrial invaders..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Ultraman"...