Ultraman Z Stars In Streaming ULTRAMAN DAY SPECIAL MOVIE
In celebration of Ultraman Day (the anniversary of Ultraman’s first appearance on Japanese television on July 10, 1966), Tsuburaya Productions has released a new short film in which the new hero Ultraman Zett pays his respects to the original Ultraman. In the ULTRAMAN DAY SPECIAL MOVIE video, the nervous young Ultraman pays a visit to five of the original Ultra Brothers and also learns the “Cross Touch,” a symbol of the connection between Ultramen.
In related news, Ultraman Zett appeared today on the official Twitter for the ULTRAMAN Z television series to send a live post to the 6 Ultra Brothers. And fans can now track Zett’s daily activities on a free special feature page of the premium digital media service TSUBURAYA・GALAXY.
Tsubiraya has also launched a commemorative stamp campaign for fans to further enjoy Ultraman Day. Special limited Ultraman-themed stamps are being distributed on the stamp card application “Stamps.”. Fans who collect all four designs can get a free “Ultra Touch Day” Cross Touch Wallpaper for their PC or smartphone. A limited number of fans will be entered into a lottery to receive memberships to TSUBURAYA・GALAXY or the TSUBURAYA MEMBERSHIP CLUB.
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 Z please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan:
- ULTRAMAN Z (ZETT) — Press Notes and Large Photos For New TV Series From Tsuburaya Pro
- ULTRAMAN Z (ZETT) — Update and Large Photos For New TV Series From Tsuburaya Pro
- ULTRAMAN Z (ZETT) — Updates From Tsuburaya Pro
- ULTRAMAN Z (ZETT) — Press Kit From Tsuburaya Productions