ULTRAMAN ORB THE CHRONICLE Coming January 2018
ULTRAMAN ORB THE CHRONICLE will begin airing on six TV Tokyo affiliates on January 6, 2018. The 25 episode television series will be presented in the same style as ULTRAMAN ZERO THE CHRONICLE (ウルトラマンゼロ ザ クロニクル, Urutoraman Zero Za Kuronikuru, 2017) by using footage from previous shows and movies, mixed with new content, to present a comprehensive look at Ultraman Orb.
Orb’s alter ego, Gai Kurenai (Hideo Ishiguro), returns to host and narrate the series. Gai will also select the best episodes from the original ULTRAMAN ORB (ウルトラマンオーブ, Urutoraman Oobu, 2016) TV show and look back at the battles of Ultra Heroes of the past.
ULTRAMAN ORB THE CHRONICLE contains material from the following titles…
· Series: ULTRAMAN ORB
· Online Series: ULTRAMAN ORB: THE ORIGIN SAGA (ウルトラマンオーブ THE ORIGIN SAGA, Urutoraman Oobu THE ORIGIN SAGA, 2016-2017)
· Movie: ULTRAMAN ORB THE MOVIE (劇場版 ウルトラマンオーブ 絆の力、おかりします！, Gekijoo-ban Urutoraman Oobu Kizuna no Chikara, Okari Shimasu!, 2017)
· Series: ULTRAFIGHT ORB (ウルトラファイトオーブ 親子の力、おかりします！, Urutorafaito Oobu Oyako no Chikara, Okari Shimasu!, 2017)
Official English Title: ULTRAMAN ORB THE CHRONICLE
Japanese Title: ウルトラマンオーブ ザ クロニクル (Urutoraman Oobu Za Kuronikuru)
Production: Tsuburaya Productions
Broadcast: 6 TV Tokyo Affiliate Stations
Airdates: Every Saturday 9:00 – 9:30am Beginning January 6, 2018
© Tsuburaya Productions
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 close to 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 ORB franchise, please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan:
- ULTRAMAN ORB Press Notes
- Bandai Launches ULTRAMAN ORB Figure Line
- New ULTRAMAN ORB Ultra Fusion Cards and Collectibles from Bandai
- More ULTRAMAN ORB Bandai Figures for July
- New ULTRAMAN ORB Figures From Bandai
- More Bandai ULTRAMAN ORB Figures for September 2016
- Bandai ULTRAMAN ORB Figure Update
- ULTRAMAN ORB THE MOVIE Coming March 2017
- ULTRAMAN ORB THE MOVIE Live Event in Kanagawa
- ULTRAMAN ORB THE MOVIE Update: New Info and High-Res Photos!
- ULTRAMAN ORB THE MOVIE Update: More High-Res Photos!
- ULTRAMAN ORB: THE ORIGIN SAGA Press Notes
- ULTRAMAN ORB: THE ORIGIN SAGA Premiere Event
- ULTRAMAN ORB THE MOVIE Update: Alien Voice Actors Speak!
- ULTRAMAN ORB THE MOVIE Update: New Trailers and High-Res Photos!
- ULTRAMAN ORB THE MOVIE Figures (and More) from Bandai
- ULTRAMAN ORB THE MOVIE Update: New High-Res Photos!
- ULTRAMAN ORB THE MOVIE Update: Live Stage Show Celebrates End of Production
- ULTRAMAN ORB THE MOVIE Update: Opening Day Stage Greeting
- ULTRAMAN ORB THE MOVIE Update: Da-iCE Stage Greeting
- ULTRAFIGHT ORB Press Notes