ULTRAMAN ORB and ULTRAMAN GEED Now Available to Purchase and Stream on movieSPREE; ULTRA Q and ULTRAMAN Available to Stream on Amazon
Mill Creek Entertainment’s new transaction-based streaming service movieSPREE is pleased to announce the availability of ULTRAMAN ORB and ULTRAMAN GEED to purchase and stream exclusively in high-definition on movieSPREE’s website and apps, ahead of their release on Blu-ray! Both television series are now available to purchase and add to your movieSPREE library for $29.99 each, while the feature films are available for $19.99 each.
In ULTRAMAN ORB (ウルトラマンオーブ, Urutoraman Ōbu, 2016), Naomi has had the same strange dream since she was young: visions of a giant of light battling a giant monster. With her interest sparked by those dreams, she starts the paranormal phenomena tracking website called “SSP” with her friends Jetta and Shin. One day the trio is on the tail of a mysterious animal suspected of causing strange meteorological activity. They encounter the Cyclone Lord Monster, Maga-Basser! Naomi is blasted vicious winds but rescued by the vagabond, Gai Kuernai. By using his Orb Ring, Gai is able to Fusion Up into a warrior of light from a distant galaxy, Ultraman Orb!
ULTRAMAN ORB: THE MOVIE – LET ME BORROW THE POWER OF BONDS! (劇場版 ウルトラマンオーブ 絆の力、おかりします！, Gekijō-ban Urutoraman Ōbu Kizuna no Chikara, Okari Shimasu!, 2017) picks up after the events of the series. A mysterious item is delivered to paranormal investigators SSP. SSP members Naomi, Jetta and Shin determine that it is a transformation device… the X Devizer that housed Ultraman X both during and after his merging with Xio agent Daichi Oozora (Kensuke Takahashi). Gai Kurenai (Hideo Ishiguro), the human form of Ultraman Orb returns from his wanderings to search for X… unaware that this is just the first sign of a new threat to the Earth. The villainous space witch Murnau has allied with Ultraman Orb’s arch enemy Jugglus Juggler to use the Dark Ring she now possesses.
ULTRAMAN GEED (ウルトラマンジード, Urutoraman Jīdo, 2017) is the story of a hero who inherits Ultraman Belial, the evil Ultraman’s genes. Despite suffering from repeating setbacks and despair of knowing the secret of his birth and cruel fate, he never loses sight of friendship and strong will to become a true hero. The story unfolds through the spiritual growth of the protagonist who seeks for the meaning of his own life and finds the place where he belongs, through fighting against evil and his own cursed destiny, to become a hero of justice!
The story continues in ULTRAMAN GEED: THE MOVIE – CONNECT THE WISHES! (劇場版 ウルトラマンジード つなぐぜ! 願い!, Gekijō-ban Urutoraman Jīdo Tsunagu ze! Negai!!, 2018). The Gigantic Mechanical Brain Gillvalis and the Galactron Army are closing in on Earth with intent to wipe out all intelligent lifeforms. Riku Asakura, Ultraman Geed, rushes to Okinawa to locate the “Red Steel” they also seek and join Ultraman Orb and Zero but Geed’s hasty actions might put the team in even more danger. Together they must fight to defend Earth!
In related news, the classic series ULTRA Q (ウルトラＱ, Urutora Q, 1966) and ULTRAMAN (ウルトラマン 空想特撮シリーズ, Urutoraman Kūsō Tokusatsu Shirīzu, 1966-67) are now also available to purchase and stream in high-definition on Amazon for $29.99 each.
Blu-ray sets of ULTRA Q, ULTRAMAN, ULTRASEVEN, ULTRAMAN ORB and ULTRAMAN GEED can be ordered at UltramanOnAmazon and other retailers, including Walmart, Best Buy, Target and Barnes & Noble.
About Mill Creek Entertainment
Mill Creek Entertainment is the home entertainment industry’s leading independent studio for Blu-ray, DVD, and digital distribution. With direct sales pipelines to all primary retail and online partners, Mill Creek Entertainment licenses, produces, markets and distributes a dynamic array of film and television content to over 30,000 retail stores and thousands of websites reaching millions of customers across North America. Mill Creek Entertainment’s expansive library includes Oscar®-winning theatrical feature films, Emmy®-winning classic and current TV series, original documentary productions and pop-culture favorites that enlighten, educate and entertain. Mill Creek Entertainment also owns and operates movieSPREE, an on-demand transactional streaming service offering movie bundles, complete TV series and premium entertainment options with apps available on Roku, AppleTV, Amazon Fire TV, Android and iOS. Mill Creek Entertainment is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For more information, please visit millcreekent.com or movieSPREE.com.
movieSPREE is a new streaming alternative service from Mill Creek Entertainment, the home entertainment industry’s leading independent studio, giving movie buffs and cord-cutters an exciting new destination to build a digital library. With apps now available on Roku, Apple TV / iOS, Amazon Fire TV, and Android devices, movieSPREE is available without long-term contracts, subscription fees or advertisements. movieSPREE has a robust assortment of bingeworthy film and TV bundles, genre-based collections and specially curated compilations. For more information, please visit millcreekent.com or movieSPREE.com.