ULTRA GALAXY FIGHT: NEW GENERATION HEROES Director’s Cut Screening in Tokyo
A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE
Tsuburaya Productions Co., Ltd. has announced that the Director’s Cut of their new Ultraman series, ULTRA GALAXY FIGHT: NEW GENERATION HEROES (ウルトラギャラクシーファイト ニュージェネレーションヒーローズ, Urutora Gyarakushī Faito Nyū Jenerēshon Hīrōzu, 2019), will be screened during a special event at the Shinjuku Piccadilly in Tokyo on November 14th.
ULTRA GALAXY FIGHT consists of 13 mini-episodes. The story features the modern “New Generation Hero” Ultramen in battle against the League of Darkness, a gathering of new and old Ultraman foes.
The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the show’s director, Koichi Sakamoto. Sakamoto is a veteran of the Ultraman franchise, having directed the feature films MEGA MONSTER BATTLE ULTRA GALAXY: THE MOVIE (大怪獣バトル ウルトラ銀河伝説 THE MOVIE, Daikaijū Batoru Urutora Ginga Densetsu THE MOVIE, 2009), ULTRAMAN GINGA S THE MOVIE (劇場版 ウルトラマンギンガＳ 決戦! ウルトラ10勇士!!, Gekijō-ban Urutoraman Ginga S Kessen! Urutora 10 Yūshi!!, 2015) and the series ULTRA FIGHT VICTORY (ウルトラファイトビクトリー, Urutora Faito Bikutorī, 2015) and ULTRA FIGHT ORB (ウルトラファイトオーブ 親子の力、おかりします！, Urutora Faito Ōbu Oyako no Chikara, Okari Shimasu!, 2017). He has also directed for Toei’s Kamen Rider and Super Sentai franchises plus the Americanized POWER RANGERS.
Koichi Sakamoto will be joined onstage by Ultraman Ribut, the Malaysian hero who made his live-action debut in ULTRA GALAXY FIGHT, and the League of Darkness villains Ultraman X Darkness and Ultraman Geed Darkness.
Tickets to the ULTRA GALAXY FIGHT: NEW GENERATION HEROES Director’s Cut Screening can be pre-ordered from the show’s official website starting at midnight on Friday, November 1. That same day, fans can also purchase tickets from the theater box office while supplies last.
■ ULTRA GALAXY FIGHT: NEW GENERATION HEROES Director’s Cut Screening and Talk Event
Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Start Time: 7:00pm
Theater: Shinjuku Piccadilly
Price: ¥2,000 (Approximately $18.40 US, Tax Included)
Special Guests: Koichi Sakamoto (Director), Ultraman Ribut, Ultraman X Darkness, Ultraman Geed Darkness
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.
For more information on ULTRA GALAXY FIGHT: NEW GENERATION HEROES, please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan:
- ULTRA GALAXY FIGHT: NEW GENERATION HEROES — Press Notes and Photos From Tsuburaya Productions
- ULTRA GALAXY FIGHT: NEW GENERATION HEROES Japanese Blu-ray and DVD Info and Photos From Tsuburaya Pro