Japan is a country that thrives on its culture, the most obvious examples of which are our feudal era, its animations that are among the strangest in the world, and of course, it has characters that have gone down in history like themselves. . Astro Boy o Atom of Osamu Tezuka. On the other hand, a lot is known about Kaiju fanaticism viz GodzillaBut if we think of a giant walking down the street TokyoIt is clear that Ultraman Can quickly enter the mind.
It is with this in mind that the series is known Ultraman: RisingWhich will bring this Japanese superhero back into the spotlight but now on a wider platform. Netflix, which seems to take forgotten franchises to give them a second wind. And obviously, that’s what this week is Geeked WeekThe first trailer couldn’t be missed, showing that it will be an animated program, minus the live action.
Here you can take a look:
Summary of this program:
When baseball superstar Ken Sato returns to Japan to take on the role of Earth-saving superhero Ultraman, he quickly finds more than he bargained for and is forced to raise the child of his greatest enemy. From director Shannon Tyndall (Kubo and the Two Strings) and co-director John Aoshima (Kubo and the Two Strings) and based on the character of Eiji Tsuburaya, the creative mind behind #Godzilla, the action-packed animated film ULTRAMAN: RISING comes to Netflix in 2024.
For those somewhat unfamiliar with the franchise, Ultraman An iconic Japanese character in the superhero genre, he is known as a human-sized monster who fights monsters and other threats to protect the world. The concept originated in this Japanese land and has a lasting presence in popular culture.
The title of the first television series “Ultraman”First aired in 1966. It was created Easy SuburayaFamous same creator Godzilla, and belongs to the tokusatsu genre, which involves the use of special effects in live-action productions. The series was a huge success and laid the foundation for the franchise that has expanded over time.
The premise involves an alien entity that fuses with a human to give it special powers and the ability to grow to a gigantic size to deal with terrifying monsters and aliens, some of which resemble ant people of Marvel. The character fights against this threat to save humanity. Each series or season may vary in story, characters and design.
This announcement comes with many more that have been done during the celebration NetflixGiving important information like series Avatar: The Last Airbender, which is based on the 2000s animation that became a pop culture staple. That too has been confirmed mystical of A team of legends A second season is ready, but it does not yet have a defined date from production.
Ultraman: Rising Comes exclusively Netflix inside 2024.
Editor’s note: The truth is, I don’t like this franchise very much, but it will definitely be worth it for veterans, especially those who kept an eye on the early years of the original series.