Red’s News Round-Up: Tsuburaya Con Special Program 2021

Shin Ultraman gets a Worldwide Release, Set for May 13th, 2022

Shin Ultraman-May 2022
Image Credit: Tsuburaya Productions

In March, Shin Ultraman was delayed due to COVID-19 but now it’s getting another chance in theaters worldwide, announced during the Tsuburaya Con Special that Shin Ultraman will be released on May 13th, 2022. The movie is being produced by Neon Genesis Evangelion creator Hideaki AnnoShinji Higuchi, who directed the Attack on Titan live-action films, is helming Shin Ultraman. Both men also directed 2016’s Shin Godzilla.

Shin Ultraman Visual May 2022
Image Credit: Tsuburaya Productions
Shin Ultraman Ultraman Dynaction Action Figure Coming this January to Entertainment Earth: Illuminating eyes. A lustrous finish. Die-cast and POM plastic joints for enhanced posability. And best of all, a titanic 15 3/4-inch size. The Shin Ultraman Ultraman Dynaction Action Figure is the ultimate Ultra-figure! Painted to evoke the fierce glow of the character onscreen, it is designed to capture signature attack and flight poses from the film. The figures includes 3x pairs of option hands, human figure, and a stand. Requires 2x “LR44” batteries, not included.

Netflix’s Ultraman, Season Two to Premiere in April 2022, Junichi Suwabe stars as Alien Pedant

Ultraman Season Two- Ultra Brothers
Seven, Zoffy, Ultraman, Taro, Jack, Ace
Image Credit: Tsuburaya Productions

Netflix and Tsubaraya Production’s series, Ultraman has proven to be one of its popular shows, Nominated for Best Direction in the TV/Media Category at the 47th Annie Awards, the series took Grand Prize for best CG Animated TV/Streaming Show at the VFX-JAPAN Awards 2020.

It has been confirmed that its Second Season will premiere in April 2022. In September, we got a glimpse of the Six Legendary Ultra-Brothers ULTRAMANSEVEN, ACE, ZOFFY, JACK, TARO. Now, the villain has been announced and it is one of Ultraman’s greatest foes, Alien Pedant! Voice actor Junichi Suwabe will be joining the cast for Season Two to voice Pedant, The leader of Dark Star, an alien terrorist group responsible for causing and throwing the world into perpetual fear. The group threatens to continue its campaign of terror unless its harrowing demands are met: the disappearance of half of the land on Earth, or the extinction of half of the world’s population. Junichi commented on this news mentioning:

Unfortunately, it looks like once again I will not be on the side of justice and peace. That being the case, I will try with all my might and do my best to conquer Earth.

I am an alien of very refined taste, you see, and I would greatly appreciate your support.

Junichi Suwabe
Ultraman Season Two Visual
Image Credit: Tsuburaya Productions

SOURCE: Tsuburaya Productions

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