ULTRAMAN: RISING Comes to Netflix on June 14! First Poster Revealed

ULTRAMAN: RISING Comes to Netflix on June 14! First Poster Revealed

With Tokyo under attack from kaiju, Ultraman discovers his greatest challenge isn’t fighting giant monsters it’s raising one.

Ultraman: Rising, the feature-length CG animated film co-produced by Tsuburaya Productions and Netflix, hits June 14 only on Netflix.

“Our team has worked hard to craft a story that fans and non-fans of this iconic character can enjoy.” Said director Shannon Tindle and co-director John Aoshima. “Ultraman: Rising is a film for everyone. It’s a funny, action-packed, popcorn movie that tackles family, identity, and the struggle to maintain balance in an insane world. This June, we hope you’ll gather ‘round with the folks you love to see what happens when a titanic superhero rediscovers the power of family thanks to an unlikely ally—a sweet, 35-foot-tall, fire-breathing baby kaiju

Ultraman: Rising is directed and written by Emmy winner Shannon Tindle, known for works such as Kubo and the Two Strings (2016), co-directed by John Aoshima, and co-written by Marc Haimes. With CG animation created by Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), renowned for its contributions to well-known masterpieces such as Star Wars and Jurassic Park, they create a new story with the iconic and everlasting hero Ultraman, who has been beloved globally for over 56 years since his debut in 1966.

The film will feature key cast members including Christopher Sean, Gedde Watanabe, Tamlyn Tomita, Keone Young, and Julia Harriman. It has been announced that Yuki Yamada will voice the role of Ken Sato, the protagonist who becomes Ultraman, in the Japanese dub.