Tsuburaya production has announced that the first episodes of Ultraman Z, the new Ultra hero series, will have am English subbed simulcast via their official Youtube channel. Tsuburaya post the series starting on June 19, 2020, at 8:30 pm EST after the show’s Japanese broadcast. The Ultraman Z episodes that are uploaded will be available for 2 weeks only.
The show is the 32nd Ultra series. The show is directed and story creator by Kiyotaka Taguchi. It is the first entry to the post-New Generation Hero lineup, meant to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Ultraman Zero.
The newest Ultra Hero is 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 the new Ultraman is Haruki Natsukawa (played by Kohshu Hirano), a member of the anti-monster robot force “STORAGE”.
Ultraman Z Cast:
- Haruki Natsukawa: Kohshu Hirano
- Shota Hebikura: Takaya Aoyagi
- Yoko Nakashima : Rima Matsuda
- Kojiro Inaba: Jun Hashizume
- Yuka Ohta: Hikari Kuroki
- Shinya Kaburagi: Rihito Noda
- Director Kuriyama: Hisahiro Ogura
- Riku Asakura: Tatsuomi Hamada
- Ultraman Z (Voice): Tasuku Hatanaka
- Ultraman Zero (Voice): Mamoru Miyano
- STORAGE AI voice: Katsumi Fukuhara
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.
The new Ultra hero will make his debut on June 20th, 2020.