New Ultraman Anime!

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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby sentaison » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:40 am

Think of him as Iron Ultraman in this incarnation.
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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby Dr Kain » Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:01 pm

So if the animation ends up being that shitstain Toho did for Planet of the Exposition, I'll definitely not be bothering with this show.
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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby klen7 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:43 am

^ Its animated by Production I.G and Soya Digital Arts, so I would expect something hybrid like Reideen ( https://youtu.be/d1EVvpXHhkU ) - PotM was Polygon and honestly it might be one of the best looking things the studio has put out, which is why a lot of folks on these boards were bummed out by the Polygon announcement
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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby Dr Kain » Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:48 pm

klen7 wrote:^ Its animated by Production I.G and Soya Digital Arts, so I would expect something hybrid like Reideen ( https://youtu.be/d1EVvpXHhkU ) - PotM was Polygon and honestly it might be one of the best looking things the studio has put out, which is why a lot of folks on these boards were bummed out by the Polygon announcement


If that is one of the best looking things that studio has ever done, then why the hell are they still even in business? PotM had the worst animation I have ever seen in any anime, especially movie form. Hell, the cheaply made stuff from the 90s looked like it was a Miyazaki film in comparison.
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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby klen7 » Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:36 pm

You should take a gander at this article:
https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/featur ... ry/.117129
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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby lhb412 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:45 am

^Oh, yeah: I read that article last year. Real interesting stuff.
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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby klen7 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:48 pm

^ i think Mr.Negativity originally posted it
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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby Rody » Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:40 am

Directors Shinji Aramaki & Kenji Kamiyama Explain Animation Techniques in Ultraman Anime

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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby lhb412 » Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:48 pm

Still thinkin' this movie is Tsuburaya's stab at expanding the Ultraman brand internationaly.
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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby klen7 » Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:06 pm

is this a movie or a series? I had it in my mind it was a series
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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby klen7 » Wed Jun 27, 2018 7:33 pm


Motion capture used for the fight scenes? That will be interesting to see if that brings us out of uncanny valley or not
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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby klen7 » Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:31 pm

Worldwide release on Netflix in 2019
http://tokusatsunetwork.com/2018/07/ult ... x-in-2019/
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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby lhb412 » Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:36 pm

Hell yeah!

Hope Tsuburaya creates more content for Netflix worldwide. That's how they can really get Ultraman known.
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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby Dr Kain » Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:46 pm

klen7 wrote:Worldwide release on Netflix in 2019
http://tokusatsunetwork.com/2018/07/ult ... x-in-2019/


Looks like I'll have to watch it via fansubs then as Netflix doesn't release anime series until an entire show has aired.

Of course, I'm not expecting much given it is going to be using "OH GODZILLA! WHAT TERRIBLE LANGUAGE!" ass CGI.
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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby klen7 » Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:11 pm

^ Netflix has been doing weekly talk shows which breaks the binge model a little and gives hope that they could bring this over like crunchyroll.. i think you are probably right though based on how they have treated other anime series
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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby Dr Kain » Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:20 pm

klen7 wrote:^ Netflix has been doing weekly talk shows which breaks the binge model a little and gives hope that they could bring this over like crunchyroll.. i think you are probably right though based on how they have treated other anime series


Yeah, I don't like how they do anime like that recent Fate series. Why would you want to wait until the whole series is out before streaming it? People are just going to watch it via fansubs then, which will cost them viewers.
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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby lhb412 » Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:08 pm

Dr Kain wrote:
klen7 wrote:Worldwide release on Netflix in 2019
http://tokusatsunetwork.com/2018/07/ult ... x-in-2019/


Looks like I'll have to watch it via fansubs then as Netflix doesn't release anime series until an entire show has aired.


I think this means the show is a straight-up Netflix original, so it'll probably drop in its entirety everywhere.
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Re: New Ultraman Anime!

Postby UltraDada72 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:53 am

I'm looking forward to this. Hopefully it's more entertaining than the dull Godzilla anime.
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