With all thirteen episodes of the 3DCG Ultraman series made available worldwide on Netflix back on April 1st, 2019, Bandai Visual had set an August 27th, 2020 debut for a complete first season box set that was priced at 30,000. The second season saw a July 28th, 2023 release for it and now the third and final season has been scheduled. It’s set for a May 29th, 2024 release priced at 32,000 yen for its twelve-episode run. While that’s a good bit away, we now have our first look at the packaging for it below.
It’s listed with 100 minutes of bonus material that includes:
- Ryohei Kimura × Kenji Kamiyama × Shinji Aramaki Crank-up three-way talk
- Close contact! JACK SUIT making video
- Non-credit opening
- Non-credit ending
- Promotion video archives
- Work manual “ULTRAMAN FINAL ORIGINAL BOOKLET”
- Blu-ray BOX limited comic
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, and Kaiji Soze as Bemlar.
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.
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.