ULTRAMAN: BE ULTRA Game App Update From Tsuburaya Productions
The new smartphone game app, ULTRAMAN: BE ULTRA, has launched in Japan. The game is based on the Tsuburaya Productions Co., Ltd. animated series ULTRAMAN (ウルトラマン, Urutoraman), which was distributed worldwide on Netflix in April 2019 and recently began broadcasting on Japanese television.
Tsuburaya has revealed that the game will soon be available for play outside of Japan, with details TBA.
■ J-Idol Rena Sayama and Alien Adad Are Here!
In ULTRAMAN: BE ULTRA players can use various characters that appear in the anime series and the original comics. Characters can be be acquired by using Spacium, the in-game currency for buying upgrades, items and other rewards.
Two new characters have been added to the game: Rena Sayama, the J-Idol who love Ultraman, and Adad, an alien with advanced fighting skills.
■ Rewards Increased For Pre-Registered Players
Tsuburaya had earlier announced that if pre-registration in Japan hit 100,000 users, each would receive a bonus of 1,650 Spacium. The numbers eventually exceeded 300,000, so Tsuburaya has bumped up the bonus content for players…
• UR Character Rena Sayama
• Rena Sayama’s Uniform
• 6,930 Spacium
■ From Now On, You Are ULTRAMAN!
• Story Mode
ULTRAMAN: BE ULTRA has multiple play modes. In story mode, the player can enjoy famous scenes from the anime while interactiing with the QTE (quick time event) system, where events change when the player follows onscreen instructions.
At the time of release, there are “NORMAL” and “HARD” difficulty levels. If a player clears story mode once, they can play again at a higher difficulty level.
• Battle Mode
ULTRAMAN: BE ULTRA is an action RPG in which players form teams for combat. The strategy changes greatly depending on the combination and placement of the heroes on the battlefield.
Game play for activating skills and changing characters can be easily done with one finger.
• PvP Mode Battle
ULTRAMAN: BE ULTRA features not only the characters that appeared in the anime and the original manga, but also those heroes and aliens who fought in the Heisei era Ultraman shows and movies!
Players in Japan can create their own original dream team and have battles with users all over the country! There are two modes of battle, 1 vs 1 and 2 vs 2. Users can replay their own battles as well as those of the game’s top ranking players.
• Additional Content
In addition to story mode, 2 types of “player vs player”, boss raid, event stage, production, growth, and ULTRA PASS, players can enjoy a lot of content!
If a user is uncertain what to do, they can check in at “Mission” displayed on the lobby screen.
■ ULTRAMAN: BE ULTRA Game Overview
Genre: ULTRA Action RPG
Supported Platforms: iOS / Android
Release Date: May 1, 2020
Official YouTube: youtube.com/channel
©TSUBURAYA PRODUCTIONS ©Eiichi Shimizu, Tomohiro Shimoguchi ©ULTRAMAN PRODUCTION CONSORTIUM ©DAYAMONZ Corp. All Rights Reserved.
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 on the ULTRAMAN 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
- ULTRAMAN Anime World Premiere Event in Tokyo
- ULTRAMAN Anime World Premiere Screening in Tokyo – Report
- Tsuburaya Announces ULTRAMAN Anime Season 2, Plus Season 1 Soundtrack
- ULTRAMAN Anime Event Announced For TSUBURAYA CONVENTION 2019
- TSUBURAYA CONVENTION 2019 News: SHIN ULTRAMAN! SSSS.DYNAZENON! ULTRAMAN ANIME and More!
- ULTRAMAN Anime Updates From Tsuburaya Productions
- ULTRAMAN (Anime) Season 1 Blu-ray Box Japanese Release June 24