ULTRAMAN TAIGA Blu-ray Box II Japanese Release February 2020
As the latest Ultraman show, ULTRAMAN TAIGA (ウルトラマンタイガ, Urutoraman Taiga), completes its broadcast run on TV Tokyo, the next Japanese home video release has been announced by Tsuburaya Productions. ULTRAMAN TAIGA Blu-ray Box II [ウルトラマンタイガ Blu-ray BOX II], containing Episodes 14-25 of the series plus a Special Disc of exclusive bonus features, will be available on February 27, 2020.
The key extra for Blu-ray Box II is a “father and son” discussion between Saburo Shinoda (who starred in ULTRAMAn TARO as Kotaro Higashi) and Yuki Inoue (who plays Hiroyuki Kudo, the human host for Taro’s son, ULtraman Taiga). Also included are featurettes, commentaries and 12 chapters of an audio drama episode with a bonus episode, recorded exclusively for this set.
ULTRAMAN TAIGA Blu-ray Box I — containing the first half of the series — is scheduled for December 25, 2019. Six rental DVD volumes of ULTRAMAN TAIGA will also be released, two per month, starting on that date.
Japanese Release Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020
Product Code: BCXS-1490
Region Code: 0 (Region Free)
Number of Discs: 3
Price: ¥23,000 (Approximately $213.53 US, Plus Tax)
● Main Feature: Episodes 14-25
● Main Feature Specs: 16:9 (1080p High Definition) / AVC / BD50G × 2/ Linear PCM (Stereo)
● Special Disc Specs: 16:9 (1080p/1080i High Definition) / AVC / BD25G × 1 / Linear PCM (Stereo)
● Special Disc Extras
· Saburo Shinoda x Yuki Inoue Special Talk
・Making of SECRET STORY Drama by Ultraman Fuma
· Tri-Squad Audio Drama Episodes 13-24 + BOX II Special, DEFEAT GODMES
· Textless Opening
· Textless Ending
· Promo Spot Collection with Director Commentary
Bonus Content: 24 Page Full Color Reference Book
Manufacturer: Tsuburaya Productions
Distributor: BANDAI NAMCO Arts Inc.
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 ULTRAMAN TAIGA, please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan:
- ULTRAMAN TAIGA — Press Notes and Large Photos For New TV Series From Tsuburaya Pro
- ULTRAMAN TAIGA Blu-ray Box I Japanese Release December 25