Tsuburaya Production website has announced that Jun Hashizume (Godzilla vs SpaceGodzilla) will join the cast of Ultraman Z (pronounced as Ultraman Zett). The actor will play the role of Kojiro Inaba, also known as “Bako”. Inaba is described as a silent man who gives off the aura of the Showa era. He’s the leader of the Store Maintenance division and has been in charge of Sevengar, the robot piloted by the show’s main character, maintenance from the outset.
The new Ultra hero, Ultraman Z will make his debut in Ultraman Taiga The Movie: New Generation Climax which will premiere on June 20th, 2020. The rookie hero will be mentored by Ultraman Zero.
The newest Ultra Hero is Ultraman Zett, the disciple of Ultraman Zero, who is now celebrating his tenth anniversary! An admirer of Zero, Zett worked hard to become a member of the “Inter Galactic Defense Force.” With a passion inherited from his teacher Zero, Zett is an Ultraman who always looks forward and forges ahead.
In this series, our protagonist who transforms into Ultraman Zett is Haruki Natsukawa (played by Kohshu Hirano), a member of the anti-monster robot force “STORAGE”. The twenty-fourth* Ultraman TV series Ultraman Z features a story in which Zett and Haruki will grow together. Please look forward to this latest series!
Tsuburaya Productions previously announced that the Ultraman Taiga series will be made available worldwide in 2020 after the company won the right to be the sole intellectual property owner of Ultraman. Taiga is the 31st series to the Ultra Series, and the first series released in the Reiwa period. Ultraman Taiga is also the seventh entry to the New Generation Heroes lineup. The series began airing on TV Tokyo on July 6, 2019.