In the anime-focused TUDUM: A Netflix Global Fan Event pre-show, an all-new poster and details for the second season of Ultraman have been revealed.
While we already knew that the second season of Ultraman would arrive on Netflix in 2022, this new art teaser shows Ultraman joined by Zoffy, Jack, Taro, Seven and Ace and teases that the “Ultra 6 Brothers are finally reuniting”.
Armor in place. Ultraman arrives.
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– Netflix Geek (@NetflixGeeked) September 25, 2021
Shinjiro Hayata / Ultraman voice actor Ryohei Kimura was the one presenting this Ultraman segment of TUDUM’s pre-show, and he gave fans a few more details on what to expect from Season 2.
âShinjiro Hayata, the son of Hayata Shin, who was once Ultraman, is the new protagonist,â Kimura said. âAfter Ultraman leaves Earth, Shinjiro fights to become a hero for a new generation. A typical teenage hero in a metallic suit. With his comrades like Seven and Ace, you can enjoy action scenes against enemies. such as Ace Killer or Adad.
“In Season 2, Zoffy, Jack and Taro join Ultraman, Seven and Ace. The Ultra 6 Brothers finally reunite. The action and story are reinforced in Season 2. Don’t miss it!”
Netflix has also shared a bit more about the plot of Season 2 in the following recap;
“Several years have passed since the events of Ultraman, the legendary ‘Giant of Light’ (å ã® å·¨äºº Hikari no Kyojin) is just a memory, as he is believed to have returned home after having fought off the many giant aliens that invaded Earth. âThe Netflix press release reads. âShin Hayata’s son Shinjiro appears to possess a strange ability, and it is this ability, along with his father’s revelation that he was Ultraman, that leads Shinjiro to fight the new aliens invading Earth as the new Ultraman. “
Ultraman Season 1 premiered in 2019, and in our review we said, âNetlfix’s Ultraman dazzles with his gripping story about Shinjiro Hayata’s journey from high school student to protector of the world. The action is nonstop. and exciting, and while the larger narrative could have used more time to develop its supporting cast, Ultraman is definitely worth adding to your lineup. “
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