ULTRAMAN Anime World Premiere Event in Tokyo
A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE
The new Tsuburaya Productions 3DCG anime series ULTRAMAN (ウルトラマン, Urutoraman) will exclusively stream worldwide on Netflix this coming Monday, April 1st. The show is based on the popular Ultraman manga by Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi, and plays as a direct sequel to the original, live-action ULTRAMAN (ウルトラマン 空想特撮シリーズ, Urutoraman: Kuso Tokusatsu Shirizu, 1966-1967) television series.
The night before ULTRAMAN debuts on Netflix, Tsuburaya will screen the first two episodes at a world premiere event to be held at the Marunouchi Piccadilly 1 cinema in Tokyo. Following the screening there will be an on-stage discussion with special guests, including ULTRAMAN directors Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki, and voice actors Ryohei Kimura (Shinjiro Hayata/Ultraman), Takuya Eguchi (Dan Moroboshi/Seven), Megumi Han (Seiji Hokuto/Ace) and Sumire Morohoshi (Rena Sayama). Voice actor Minoru Shiraishi (Shiraishi) will MC the event.
ULTRAMAN Anime World Premiere
Date: Sunday, March 31, 2019
Location: Marunouchi Piccadilly 1 (Yurakucho Marion 9F, 2-5-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
General Admission: 7:00pm
Talk Show: 8:20-9:00pm
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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For more information on the ULTRAMAN (2019) anime, please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan:
- Tsuburaya Pro to Release ULTRAMAN Anime Film in 2019
- ULTRAMAN Anime Gets Worldwide Release on Netflix in Spring 2019
- ULTRAMAN Anime Debuts Worldwide On Netflix In April 2019
- ULTRAMAN Anime Update: New Info and High-Res Pics From Tsuburaya Productions
- Ultraman Appears During Anime Launch at Winter Wonder Festival
- ULTRAMAN Anime Update: Character Pics From Netflix
- ULTRAMAN Anime Update: English Language Key Art From Netflix