Ultraman is a tokusatsu science fiction TV series of Japanese origin that premiered in 1966 till 1967. It was created by Eiji Tsuburaya and is a follow-up series to Ultra Q. Ultraman falls under the science fiction, tokusatsu, kaiju, and superhero genres. The concept and storyline for Ultraman were developed by Tetsuo Kinjo and Eiji Tsuburaya, produced by Tsuburaya Productions, and broadcast on the TBS network channel in Japan. It is distributed by United Artists Television in the United States. The music and soundtrack for Ultraman are composed by Kunio Miyauchi and the opening theme used in the show is the Ultraman Theme performed by the Misuzu Children’s Choir. The show stars Susumu Kurobe, Akiji Kobayashi, Sandayu Doku, Masanari Nihei, Hiroko Sakurai and Bin Furuya in the lead series. The original 1966 Ultraman series premiered on 17 July 1966 and ended on 9 April 1967 and consists of 39 episodes with a duration of 25 minutes.
The 1966 Ultraman series was revived by Netflix and was released as a computer-generated anime TV series in the year 2019, which was produced by Productions I.G and Tsuburaya Productions. Season 1 of Ultraman was released on Netflix on 1 April in the year 2019. The show was then renewed for a second season which is set to premiere in April 2022. The Netflix version of Ultraman stars Ryohei Kimura, Takuya Eguchi, Megumi Han, and Hideyuki Tanaka as the lead characters. It is directed by Jeff Nimoy, Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki. The show is produced by Mitsuhisa Ishikawa, Jamie Simone, and Joseph Chou. The script for the series is written by Ryo Higaki, Kurasumi Sunayama and Harumi Doki. The music and soundtrack are composed by Iron Toda and Kazuma Jinnouchi. Season 1 of Ultraman consists of 13 episodes with a duration of 25 minutes.
Ultraman Season 3 Release Date
The 1966 Ultraman anime series premiered on 17 July 1966 and ended on 9 April 1967. Season 1 of Ultraman premiered on Netflix on 1 April in the year 2019. The series was quickly renewed for a second season due to huge fan demand. The trailer for season 2 of Ultraman was released on 6 January in the year 2022 and the second season is set to premiere on 14 April 2022. The release date for season 3 is not known since the show is not renewed for a third season. We will know more details about a possible season 3 once season 2 has premiered.
|Ultraman Season 1 Release Date||1 April 2019|
|Ultraman Season 2 Release Date||14 April 2022|
|Ultraman Season 3 Release Date||Not Announced Yet|
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Ultraman Season 3 Story
The 1966 Ultraman portrays the events in which Earth is invaded by aliens and giant monsters and mankind has to rely on the Science Special Search Party (or Science Patrol), to defend planet Earth and its inhabitants. The Science Patrol is a defence agency that is equipped with high-tech weapons and machines and is responsible for defending Earth against monsters and aliens. However, all hope is lost when the Science Patrol’s machinery is ineffective against the aliens. One of its members, Shin Hayata then turns himself into a giant alien known as Ultraman also known as the “Giant of Light”, in order to fight the invaders. However, Shin’s teammates are unaware of his secret identity. Once the aliens are defeated, Ultraman then erases the memories of all the human beings and returns back to his homeland leaving them to live in peace and harmony.
In Season 1 of Ultraman (2019), several decades have passed since the events of the first Ultraman (1966). The series protagonist, Shinjiro Hayata, is a typical high school student, who one day notices that he possesses strange abilities and that his body is way to powerfully built for a human, which makes him realize that he is not “normal”. He soon finds out that his father is Shin Hayata, the Ultraman. When the Earth is invaded by a new group of aliens, Shinjiro must use his newfound abilities to defend the Earth once again, just like his father did decades ago.
Ultraman Season 3 Characters
In the 1966 Ultraman series, Susume Kurube portrayed Shin Hayata, the original Ultraman. Akiji Kobayashi portrayed Captain Toshio Muramatsu and Sandayu Doku portrayed the character of Daisuke Arashi.
In the 2019 Ultraman series released by Netflix, the protagonist Shinjiro Hayata, Ultraman’s son, is portrayed by Ryohei Kimura. Megumi Han portrays the role of Seiji Hokuto also known as Ultraman Ace. The role of Mitsuhiro Ide is portrayed by Ken Uo. The role of Igaru, Shinjiro’s friend, is portrayed by Michael Yurchak.
Ultraman Season 3 Trailer
The trailer for season 3 of Ultraman is not yet released since the show has not been renewed for a third season.
Where to Watch Ultraman Season 3?
Season 1 and 2 of Ultraman can be viewed online on Netflix.
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