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Shinjiro: A Hero’s Journey Explored In This Final ‘Ultraman’ Anime Season Multiaudio Feature

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A new look at the show, a new character to be intrigued by.

With all thirteen episodes of the 3DCG Ultraman series made available worldwide on Netflix back on April 1st, 2019, the good news had landed fairly quickly that a second season was coming. The second season was originally set for a 2021 debut but was pushed back to a spring 2022 debut on Netflix due to the pandemic

With the second season making an April 14th, 2022 debut, Netflix later revealed that a third season is in the works and that it would be the final season. With the show arriving with a May 11th, 2023 premiere, Netflix has now added this new five-minute clip where it explores how Shinjiro Hayata has grown as a person and a hero over the course of three seasons of ULTRAMAN. Check out his hero’s journey!

The theme songs for the season come with “AVIATION,” performed by Void_Chords feat. Ryohei & Foggy-D! Netflix has also streamed the opening sequence which features “RAYS,” performed by NOILION×MIYAVI!

it’s been set up with a strong slate of dubs in addition to the original as there is English, French, Spanish, German, Brazillian Portuguese, European Spanish, Indonesian, Italian, and Thai available. A long list of subtitle options are also available.

The Japanese cast includes Ryohei Kimura as Shinjiro Hayata, Takuya Eguchi as Dan Moroboshi, Megumi Han as Seiji Hokuto, Hideyuki Tanaka as Shin Ha, Sumire Morohoshi as Rena Sayama, Ken Uo as Mitsuhiro Ide, Shigeru Ushiyama as Edo, Ryota Takeuchi as Jack, Eiji Hanawa as Yosuke Endo, Hirokazu Sekido as Kurata, Kenjiro Tsuda as Adad, Minoru Shiraishi as Shiraishi, Tomoaki Maeno as Taro, Kaiji Soze as Bemlar, and Junichi Suwabe as Alien Pedanto.

The manga comes from Eichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi which began in 2011 and has eleven volumes out so far. Viz Media is bringing the manga out in North America with ten volumes out so far.

Check out the official site and Twitter as well as the Netflix site.

Plot Concept: Several years have passed since the events of Ultraman, with the legendary “Giant of Light” (光の巨人 Hikari no Kyojin) now a memory, as it is believed he returned home after fighting the many giant aliens that invaded the Earth. Shin Hayata’s son Shinjiro seems to possess a strange ability, and it is this ability, along with his father’s revelation that he was Ultraman, that leads Shinjiro to battle the new aliens invading the Earth as the new Ultraman.

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