The hour is nearing as Japanese audiences await Shin Ultraman, the latest from legendary collaborators, Neon Genesis Evangelion‘s Hideaki Anno, and Shinji Higuchi in his follow up from 2016’s Shin Godzilla. Tickets are already on sale ahead of its release slated for May 13 and Toho has just launched a brand new trailer.
An alien is out for justice and pursues a rogue criminal to a planet called Earth. To atone for his deeds he leaves the power and transforms a human into a hero for good and Earthly protection. Thus the Ultra Man is born as fashioned after the original early 1960s televisions serial that was on many Japanese households’ TVs.
Takumi Saito (Re:Born, Fukushima 50) stars as the lead this time around with Masami Nagasawa and Hidetoshi Nishijima. Toho Pictures, Tsuburaya Productions, Khara Corporation, and Cine Bazar produced the pic which now bares the new theme song, M 87, by Kenshi Yonezu. Check it out above!