This week Netflix provides us with a first look at its new anime series, Ultraman. Ultraman is based on the manga sequel written by Eiichi Shimizu, featuring illustrations by Tomohiro Shimoguchi.
Netflix’s new original anime program centers around Shinjiro Hayata, a high school student who is forced to follow in his father’s footsteps by wearing the Ultra Suit and accepting the responsibilities that come with it. Set to be this generation’s new hero, Hayata must do everything within his power to maintain peace on earth.
Kenji Kamiyam and Shinji Aramaki direct Ultraman, with a cast that includes Ryohei Kimura as Shinjiro Hayata, Takuya Eguchi as Dan Moroboshi, Megumi Han as Seiji Hokuto, Hideyuki Tanaka as Shin Hayata, 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.
Ultraman comes to Netflix on April 1.