In the new Ultraman Geed, the young son of the nefarious Ultra villain Belial must rise up to save humanity from ultimate extinction. It's the perfect launchpad for an epic entry into the tome of Ultraman stories, years in the making. With the pedigree on display here, you'd have no reason not to think this would rock every sock on this and all other Earths. But while the show isn't totally abysmal, we can't tell yet if it counts as great either. If you just glance the stats for this show, it would seem to have the building blocks of something remarkable. Since Belial's debut in the Ultra Galaxy Legends movie, the ambitious Ultraman-gone-bad has grown in popularity, challenging literal armies of Ultra heroes across the multiverse. The idea that he might have a son who opposes him, ...
The tokusatsu fandom is a fun bunch, but it can sometimes be a bit unforgiving when things don't quite look or sound right to our eyes. If it doesn't shout its name, wear a big, plastic device that people somehow believe is just a watch despite it looking nothing like one, and demonstrate a convenient array of sweet martial arts moves, it's not always going to register with some of us in the English-speaking fan community. So many were introduced to this subgenre through the likes of Saban's Power Rangers, and their many follow-ups, all of which adhered to a pretty strict formula of roll calls, teamwork, and big cheesy slogans. Maybe this contributes to the reluctance some have expressed over the years to jump into the wildly-successful, long-running Ultraman franchise. Let's face it....
Crunchyroll announced Ultraman Ginga and its sequel, Ultraman Ginga S, will finally stream in their website. (more…)
Bandai Games has announced that Albino Joker from Kamen Rider Blade: MISSING ACE & the Sengoku Riders from Kamen Rider Hibiki and the Seven War Demons are going to appear in the PS3 Game "Kamen Rider: Battride War II". Sengoku Riders include Kabuki, Kirameki, Nishiki, Touki & Habataki. (more…)
Music Producer of Ultraman (since Ultraman Dyna) & the leader of J-Pop Band THE ALFEE - Takamiy-san turns 60 on April 18. (more…)
The third OP of New Ultraman Retusden has been revealed. The new theme song is called "Kirameku Mirai ~Yume no Ginga~" (Sparkling Future ~Galaxy of Dreams~) and it is performed by voyager feat. Ultraman Ginga. (more…)
ULTRA LIVE! The Champion of the Galaxy is finally coming to the Ultra Act line. Ultraman Ginga has arrived. (more…)
Starting at the beginning of next month, McDonalds will be introducing four different Ultraman Happy Meals toys to their Japanese restaurants, replacing the current Kyoryuger line. (more…)
Being around for almost fifty years, the Ultraman franchise has claimed the first in many things; in 2001 the series was awarded the Guinness Book of World Records for most amount of television spin offs. In 2013, the record has continued to be upheld for a total of 12 years. (more…)