U.S. Premiere of ULTRASEVEN X on TOKU June 5th
TOKU, the only 24/7 live and on demand television network dedicated to eye-catching anime, popular live-action titles and cult classics from Asia dubbed into English, announced the U.S. premiere of the highly anticipated tokusatsu television series, ULTRASEVEN X (ウルトラセブン エックス, Urutorasebun Ekkusu) on Monday, June 5, 2017.
Weekdays at 7 p.m. EST, TOKU will feature back-to-back episode of ULTRASEVEN X. This 12-episode Japanese television series follows the story of a powerful and mysterious red and silver giant whose main mission is to protect mankind from the Shadow Rulers, an evil alien species who threatens conquer the planet and destroy humanity.
“As the tokusatsu genre continues to gain strength outside of Japan, we are thrilled to present to our audience the U.S. premiere of ULTRASEVEN X,” stated Jesús Piñango, Director of TV Content Strategy at Olympusat. “TOKU is known for the quality and versatility of its content, which is why we continue to invest in high-quality live-action and anime content.
Produced by Tsuburaya Productions, ULTRASEVEN X features incredible young talent including actors Eriku Yoza and Saki Kagami. Directed by Takeshi Yagi, the 21st installment of the Ultra series pays tribute to the 1967 classic, ULTRA SEVEN (ウルトラセブン, Urutora Sebun). In addition, ULTRASEVEN X is considered to be the first title in the Ultra series to be intended for an adult audience. TOKU will feature all 30-minute episodes subtitled in English. The final episode is scheduled to premiere on Monday, June 12, 2017.
In addition, on June 5, 2017, TOKU will feature the network premiere of QUEEN’S BLADE: THE WANDERING WARRIOR (クイーンズブレイド 流浪の戦士, Kuiinzu Bureido Ruroo no Senshi, 2009), an exciting anime series starring Atsuko Tanaka and directed by Kinji Yoshimoto. Every Monday at 10 p.m. EST, this 12-episode series will follow the adventures of a group of young women who compete in a fighting tournament hoping become the next Queen. TOKU will air all 30-minute episodes subtitled in English. The final episode is scheduled to premiere on Monday, August 21, 2017.
TOKU is owned and operated by Olympusat, Inc., and it’s currently available on Armstrong, AT&T U-verse, Cablevision Optimum, Claro TV, Comcast Xfinity, Hotwire Communications and MCTV.
For more information on TOKU’s programming, including tune in dates and times, please visit tokuhd.com.
ULTRASEVEN X Episode Summary
In a futuristic Tokyo, a young man awakens to find himself with no memories of his past. Behind him, a mysterious young woman named Elea appears, asking him to save the world!
2. Code Name “R”
A mysterious man tells Jin about an UFO abduction.
Jin is approached in the park by a man offering work, which could make him a large amount of money in a short amount of time. When Jin declines the offer, the man leaves him his business card reading his name, “Tamaru”.
4. Diamond “S”
Throughout the city, bodies are being discovered which have been transformed into mummies. DEUS order Agents Jin and K to investigate the phenomenon with Agent S, who has already discovered a common link between the victims.
Jin and K are ordered to investigate an alien crash site, but suspect that a survivor fled the scene. From the
blood left at the crash site, Agent S determines the survivor as a known alien species who had taken
refuge on Earth after their home world was invaded by the ferocious Vo-Da aliens.
Jin, K and S are ordered to investigate a UFO crash site, but discover no wreckage. Soon after, people around
the city begin encountering a strange entity, which they have nicknamed the “Soul of Light”.
7. Your Song
As Agent K investigates the appearance of a UFO, he is confronted by an army of aliens, the Vairo, who emit a deadly high-pitched scream.
8. Blood Message
Every night during a thunderstorm a phantom serial killer attacks, and it leaves behind a message written in
blood: “Not Man”.
9. Red Moon
Peering through a pair of binoculars he discovers on a swing, Jin sees the moon turn red, and the hand of a
A news report states that Lake Nousu has dried up after a meteor impact. The authorities are searching for a
man who may be contaminated by radiation.
11. Aqua Project
Jin is cross-examined by DEUS for trespassing at an intelligence facility and aiding in Elea’s escape. Determined to discover the truth, Jin realizes he needs information from Elea.
12. New World
Elea reveals the purpose of the Aqua Project. In the midst of the experiment a strange phenomenon occurred, and a gate to another world was opened.
TOKU is a unique network dedicated to a wide variety of eye catching anime, popular live-action titles and cult classics from Asia you have to see to believe. TOKU is owned and operated by Olympusat, Inc., and is currently available on Armstrong, AT&T U-verse, Cablevision Optimum, Claro TV, Comcast Xfinity, Hotwire Communications and MCTV. TOKU – BE REANIMATED.
About Olympusat, Inc.
Olympusat has established itself as a leader in the television and media space, providing content and technology to our growing list of partners and clients. Our extensive portfolio of networks includes 100+ HD and SD Spanish and English language television networks, featuring the top-rated Spanish-language movie channel, Cine Mexicano, and the popular Ultra HD Plex. We also offer the distinctive Faith & Family and Specialty Suite, representing some of the biggest networks in the industry.
Recognizing the ever changing landscape within Media and Entertainment, Olympusat has launched VEMOX, a white label OTT Solution. VEMOX is a cost efficient and reliable B2B carrier-grade OTT platform, developed for operators in the U.S. and Latin America. The platform combines technology and content (100 LIVE Channels and 30,000+ hours of VOD content in English and Spanish), creating an attractive and customizable OPEX based turnkey solution.
For more information on ULTRASEVEN X, please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan:
- ULTRASEVEN X
- ULTRASEVEN X Debuts in October
- ULTRASEVEN X Series Guide
- Ultraseven X in Latest Issue of UK Magazine NEO