ULTRAMAN Z Main Cast To Appear For Duration Of ULTRA HEROES EXPO 2021!
Tsuburaya Productions Co., Ltd. will present the ULTRA HEROES EXPO 2021: New Year Festival in Tokyo Dome City (ウルトラヒーローズEXPO 2020 ニューイヤーフェスティバル IN 東京ドームシティ, Urutora Hīrōzu Ekisupo 2020 Nyūi Yā Fesutibaru In Tōkyō Dōmushiti) from December 26, 2020 – January 4, 2021 at Tokyo Dome City Prism Hall. Advance tickets go on sale starting November 1.
The popular “Ultraman Battle Stage” live shows will be held every day at the event.
The focus of ULTRA HEROES EXPO 2021 is the TV series ULTRAMAN Z (ZETT) 『ウルトラマンＺ(ゼット), Urutoraman Z (Zetto)』 which is currently broadcast every Saturday from 9:00 am on the TV Tokyo network. In addition to the hero Ultraman Z and the robot Sevenger, the main character Haruki Natsukawa (Kohshu Hirano) will appear onstage for all the performances, participating in a fierce battle against the forces of evil.
Haruki will be joined by his fellow members of the Anti-Monster Robot Unit STORAGE; Yoko Nakashima (Rima Matsuda), Yuka Ohta (Hikari Kuroki) and Shinya Kaburagi (Rihito Noda). There will also be numerous daily special guests, such as ULTRAMAN Z Opening Theme Song singer Masaaki Endoh, and Ending Theme Song performers Nami Tamaki and Tasuku Hatanaka.
On Monday, January 4, the ULTRAMAN Z main cast will assemble for a finale event. And on Sunday, December 27, there will be an Ultraman Zero 10th anniversary event held after the regular performance.
For the first time, Tsuburaya Productions is planning to offer the ULTRA HEROES EXPO online. Details will be announced at a later date, including ticket information and exclusive goods.
■ Event Information
Expo Dates: Saturday, December 26, 2020 – Monday, January 4, 2021
Hours: “Ultraman Battle Area” according to the stage performance time, “Expo Venue” 9:00am – 5:30pm (Last Admission 5:00pm)
Location: Tokyo Dome City Prism Hall (1-3-61 Kouraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo)
Organizer: Tokyo Dome, Tsuburaya Productions, Bandai
Supported By: The Yomiuri Shimbun
■ Battle Stage
Showtimes: 10:10am, 12:10pm, 2:10pm, 4:10pm
Number of Seats: 510 (All Seats Reserved)
■ Ticket Information
Bench Reserved Seat Advance Ticket: ¥14,000 (Tax Included)
Bench Reserved Seat Walk-up Ticket: ¥15,000 (Tax Included)
Bench seats are seats that can be viewed by one group (family, etc.). A maximum of 4 people (up to 3 people for adults only) can be seated for adults and children.
Adult Pair Reserved Seat Advance Ticket: ¥8,000 (Tax Included)
Adult Pair Reserved Seat Walk-up Ticket: ¥8,500 (Tax Included)
Parent-Child Pair Reserved Seat Advance Ticket: ¥7,000 (Tax Included)
Parent-Child Pair Reserved Seat Walk-up Ticket: ¥7,500 (Tax Included)
Adult Reserved Seat Advance Ticket: ¥3,600 (Tax Included)
Adult Reserved Seat Walk-up Ticket: ¥3,900 (Tax Included)
Child Reserved Seat Advance Ticket: ¥2,800 (Tax Included)
Child Reserved Seat Walk-up Ticket: ¥3,100 (Tax Included)
Free admission for children 2 years old and under.
■ COVID-19 Safety Procedures
Tsuburaya Productions will implement a new coronavirus infection prevention plan for ULTRA HEROES EXPO 2021. Working with SGS, one of the world’s largest third-party testing organizations, Tsuburaya is meeting the guidelines established by WHO (World Health Organization) and CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) to minimize the risk of infection at the event venue.
Please refer to the official website below for details on infection prevention efforts.
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
- ULTRAMAN Z Figures From Bandai
- ULTRAMAN Z (ZETT) Blu-ray Box I Japanese Release in January 2021
- More ULTRAMAN Z Figures From Bandai