We have an exciting new anime film announced to stream on Netflix in 2024! Along with updates to its 2023 release schedule, Netflix announced that the 3DGC Ultraman film will be officially releasing in 2024! The Ultraman film is set to be co-produced with Tsybaraya Prodyuctions.
Check out the official tweet for the Ultraman film announcement below!
In 2021, it was revealed that Netflix, Tsubaraya Productions, and Industrial Light and Magic will collaborate on the production of a new 3DCG animated feature that would rework the Ultraman tale.
Check out some of the main staff announced for the Ultraman film:
- Director: Shannon Tindle
- Co-director: John Aoshima
- Script: Shannon Tindle, Marc Haimes
- Animation production: Tsuburaya Productions, Industrial Light and Magic
- Producer: Tom Knott
- Co-producer: Lisa Poole
Not familiar with the Ultraman film? Here's a brief description to bring you up to speed:
The film will follow Ken Sato, a superstar baseball player who returns to Japan to become the latest hero to carry the mantle of Ultraman. His plans go awry, however, when he is compelled to raise a newborn kaiju monster — the offspring of his greatest enemy — as his own child. Sato will also have to contend with his relationship with his estranged father and the schemes of the Kaiju Defense Force.
The final season of the television series (released prior to the film) will be releasing May 11, 2023 on Netflix. Check out the trailer for the final season below, and be sure to watch once it is released!
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