ULTRAMAN CHRONICLE ZERO & GEED Info and Key Art From Tsuburaya Productions
A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE
Tsuburaya Productions Co., Ltd. has provided SciFi Japan with information and promotional art for their upcoming television series, ULTRAMAN CHRONICLE ZERO & GEED (ウルトラマン クロニクル ZERO&GEED [ゼロ アンド ジード], Urutoraman Kuronikuru ZERO & GEED [Zero Ando Jīdo]), which will air on Saturday mornings in Japan starting January 11, 2020. The show will follow the format of the previous “Chronicle” series ULTRAMAN ZERO THE CHRONICLE (ウルトラマンゼロ ザ クロニクル, Urutoraman Zero Za Kuronikuru, 2017), ULTRAMAN ORB THE CHRONICLE (ウルトラマンオーブ ザ クロニクル, Urutoraman Oobu Za Kuronikuru, 2018) and ULTRAMAN NEW GENERATION CHRONICLE (ウルトラマン ニュージェネレーションクロニクル, Urutoraman Nyuu Jenereeshon Kuronikuru, 2019) by using footage from previous shows and movies, mixed with new content.
ULTRAMAN CHRONICLE ZERO & GEED is part of Tsuburaya’s 10th anniversary celebration for Ultraman Zero, a character that has become a popular “parent-child hero” as the son of Ultraseven. Zero’s co-star is Ultraman Geed, the son of his arch-enemy Ultraman Belial. The series will detail the connection between Zero and Geed and how they deal with the legacies of their famous (or infamous) fathers. The episodes are hosted by Riku Asakura (Tatsuomi Hamada), the human form of Ultraman Geed.
Tsuburaya Productions will announce additional Ultraman Zero 10th anniversary projects soon.
■ Program Details
Broadcasting Stations: 6 TV Tokyo Affiliates
Premiere Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Broadcast Time: Every Saturday 9:00-9:30am
Riku Asakura: Tatsuomi Hamada
Production: 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 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.