posted on 2021-03-26 01:32 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New video streamed for film previously planned to open this summer
The official website for Studio Khara's new Shin Ultraman (New Ultraman) film announced on Friday that the film is delayed from its previously planned early summer timeframe due to the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The staff will reveal a new timeframe at a later date.
TOHO is streaming a new video for the film.
The opening ceremony for the "Tsuburaya Convention 2019" event debuted the first image of the Shin Ultraman in December 2019. In that image below, the titular Ultraman is not wearing a color timer.
Other cast members include: (Top row, left to right in image above)Kōji Yamamoto Tetsushi Tanaka Daiki Arioka Akari Hayami Ryō Iwamatsu
(Bottom row, left to right in image above)Toshihiro Wada Toru Matsuoka Kyusaku Shimada Keishi Nagatsuka Hajime Yamazaki
A draft of the script was completed on February 5, 2019, and Anno is focusing on the project after completing Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 (Shin Evangelion Gekijō-ban :||), which opened in Japan on March 8 after multiple delays. TOHO will distribute Shin Ultraman.