2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

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2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby Specium Ray » Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:50 am

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No name yet, more info is promised next month. I had considered wether or not this is fake, but the Japanese fans are discussing as if it is real: http://cgi.2chan.net/g/res/1950813.htm
They also seem to think the trademark will show up next Tuesday.

I saw someone say it looks like he has cat ears and now I can't unsee it.
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby lhb412 » Mon Mar 26, 2018 1:05 pm

I'm all for distinct head shapes for Ultras.
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby klen7 » Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:05 pm

Specium Ray wrote:I saw someone say it looks like he has cat ears and now I can't unsee it.

Dammit.

I saw something that said Ultraman Bright, Ultraman Loop and Ultraman Bull recently, and the rumor has been Ultraman Falcon for a bit. I am assuming that we are continuing with the fusion themes, so all of these could come into play
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby Specium Ray » Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:15 pm

klen7 wrote:
Specium Ray wrote:I saw someone say it looks like he has cat ears and now I can't unsee it.

Dammit.

I saw something that said Ultraman Bright, Ultraman Loop and Ultraman Bull recently, and the rumor has been Ultraman Falcon for a bit. I am assuming that we are continuing with the fusion themes, so all of these could come into play


OK, so the trademarks did come out, and I was trying to wrap my head around it. There were three trademarks filed:

ウルトラマンブル
ウルトラマンルーブ
ウルトラマンロッソ

Which google translates into:

Ultraman Bull
Ultraman Lube
Ultraman Rosso

So that's kind of close? I don't know what to think about "Ultraman Lube" aside from a dozen filthy jokes. Some of the rumors were about the hero changing from red to blue, and rosso is red in Italian, so maybe lube or rube means blue somehow??
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby Dr Kain » Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:13 pm

So much for "Geed will be the last Heisei series."
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby Specium Ray » Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:26 pm

Dr Kain wrote:So much for "Geed will be the last Heisei series."


Technically, this new series will be the "last" Heisei series, because the emperor is stepping down next Spring. But forget the naysayers, Ultraman isn't going away anytime soon.
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby Dr Kain » Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:12 am

Specium Ray wrote:
Dr Kain wrote:So much for "Geed will be the last Heisei series."


Technically, this new series will be the "last" Heisei series, because the emperor is stepping down next Spring. But forget the naysayers, Ultraman isn't going away anytime soon.


That is what I mean though. They said Geed would be the last series of the Heisei era, but if they are already planning a new series, it means it will be out before the emperor retires.
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby Specium Ray » Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:38 am

Dr Kain wrote:
Specium Ray wrote:
Dr Kain wrote:So much for "Geed will be the last Heisei series."


Technically, this new series will be the "last" Heisei series, because the emperor is stepping down next Spring. But forget the naysayers, Ultraman isn't going away anytime soon.


That is what I mean though. They said Geed would be the last series of the Heisei era, but if they are already planning a new series, it means it will be out before the emperor retires.
When did they say that?
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby Dr Kain » Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:28 am

Way back when Geed was first coming out. Someone translated that on Henshin Justice's forums.
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby Dai » Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:24 am

Specium Ray wrote:ウルトラマンブル
ウルトラマンルーブ
ウルトラマンロッソ

Which google translates into:

Ultraman Bull
Ultraman Lube
Ultraman Rosso

So that's kind of close? I don't know what to think about "Ultraman Lube" aside from a dozen filthy jokes. Some of the rumors were about the hero changing from red to blue, and rosso is red in Italian, so maybe lube or rube means blue somehow??


Maybe 'Bull' is 'Bu-ru' (ie. Blue) and 'Lube' is 'Ru-be' (ie. Ruby)?

Also, am I imagining it, or does that silhouette have child-like proportions?
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby Specium Ray » Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:18 pm

Dai wrote:
Maybe 'Bull' is 'Bu-ru' (ie. Blue) and 'Lube' is 'Ru-be' (ie. Ruby)?

Also, am I imagining it, or does that silhouette have child-like proportions?


Ruby is romanized with a P sound, like the rupees you collect in Legend of Zelda.
I've seen some theories that Bull is some variation of blue, Rosso is red, and "ru-be" is a combination of the two.

The proportions look off because the head is so big.
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby Moonlight SY-3 » Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:18 pm

Specium Ray wrote:
Dai wrote:
Maybe 'Bull' is 'Bu-ru' (ie. Blue) and 'Lube' is 'Ru-be' (ie. Ruby)?


Ruby is romanized with a P sound, like the rupees you collect in Legend of Zelda.
I've seen some theories that Bull is some variation of blue, Rosso is red, and "ru-be" is a combination of the two.


I don't anything about Legend of Zelda, but "ruby" in Japanese is ルビー (rubi-), which is a B sound, not a P.

I have no idea what ウルトラマンルーブ could be, and neither do Japanese fans right now...much speculation going on. ルーブ can be translated as "lube" or "rube" (or "loob" or "roob" as far as pronunciation goes)...none of which makes much sense. The direct romanization of the Katakana would be "ru-bu", not "lu-be". Maybe "Louvre," as in the art museum? But that's "ルーヴル" (ru-vuru) in Katakana, so...Mystery!
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby Specium Ray » Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:57 pm

Huh, when I looked it up the other day, I got ルピー. I stand corrected.
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby Moonlight SY-3 » Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:13 am

Specium Ray wrote:Huh, when I looked it up the other day, I got ルピー. I stand corrected.


Yeah, I had to check, too. I was pretty sure it was ルビー、but you never know for sure!

It's going to be interesting to see what ルーブ is supposed to be.
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby lhb412 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:16 pm

So, these two fellas?

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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby klen7 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:40 pm

Interesting, a tag team. I liked Geed and Zero playing off each other (but I really like Zero, so theres some bias) so this could be a good dynamic
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby lhb412 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:26 pm

Keeping my fingers crossed for a female human host, if not a female Ultra.

Thought the female roles of the last two shows suffered, and it was acutely felt because of all the kickass ladies in Ultraman X.
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby lhb412 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:47 pm

This fella (translating from magazine scans) says these two fellas, Russo and Blu (Bull?), are brothers:

https://grandpa-bird-zone.tumblr.com/po ... t-this-all

... and Orb is back, with a surprising new look.
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby klen7 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:53 pm

The new Basser looks like a cool color update
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby lhb412 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:38 am

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In awe at the size of these lads. Absolute units. :wink:


(sideburns!)
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby Moonlight SY-3 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 6:07 am

So, somehow, ルーブ is R/B...Rosso/Blu. Sure, why not.

Those are indeed nice ‘burns.
Rosso has a bit of a Cell thing going on there.
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Re: 2018 Ultraman teased in Telebi-kun

Postby klen7 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:51 pm

i've enjoyed a lot of the Ultraman series, especially some of the newer ones, but aside from Zero and Cosmos, I really haven't liked any of the character designs from Zearth onwards. (Derivative character designs like Ultraseven X and CG Demo Ultraman I really like as well) - for this series I'm hoping they really take advantage of the two Ultras, in Geed it often played like a tag team, but coordinated attacks could make for some really fun fight choreography. C'mon Crunchyroll!
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