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‘Ultraman’ Celebrates 55th Anniversary with All-Day Streaming Event

On July 10, Shout! Factory TV and TokuSHOUTsu host a full-day streaming event filled with fan-favorite episodes, giveaways, and a brand-new special; program includes 19 hand-picked episodes across 9 ‘Ultraman’ series, culminating the debut of ‘Ultraman Zero: The Revenge of Belial.’

Shout! Factory TV and its premier Tokusatsu channel, TokuSHOUTsu, celebrate the 55th anniversary of Ultraman with a full-day streaming event, “Ultraman Day: Ultrathon,” on Saturday, July 10. The marathon – featuring 19 episodes that span 55 years of the series – culminates in the U.S. streaming premiere of Ultraman Zero: The Revenge of Belial. The Ultrathon will stream across all Shout! Factory TV and TokuSHOUTsu platforms and features one-of-a-kind fan engagement, including exclusive giveaways of toys from Bluefin Brands, and promotional support from Marvel Entertainment, Factory Entertainment, VIZ Media, and RightStufAnime.com. 

The event will also feature the new special, In Search of An Ultraman! The Invasion from Another Space! featuring top voices representing franchise fans around the world, including Kyle Anderson (Nerdist); Jason Narvy (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers); Linda Le (Vampy Bit Me); Mike Toole (The Mike Toole Show on Anime News Network); Lisa J (No Pink Spandex); Daniel Van Thomas (English voice of Ultraman Zero); Mach Dent (Vintage Henshin); Alyssa Fay (Daikaiju Legends); and Monster Island Buddies

The streaming event kicks off on Saturday, July 10 at 7 a.m. PT with 19 hand-picked episodes across 9 Ultraman series – Ultraman; Ultraseven; Return of Ultraman; Ultraman Ace; Ultraman Leo; Ultra Q; Ultraman X; Ultraman Orb; and Ultraman Ginga – alongside segments of the new special, as it leads up to the 5 p.m. PT U.S. streaming debut and event grand finale Ultraman Zero: The Revenge of Belial.

Ultraman Day: Ultrathon can be viewed across TokuSHOUTsu and Shout! Factory TV platforms: on TokuSHOUTsu.com and ShoutFactoryTV.com; TokuSHOUTsu’s Pluto TV, Twitch and THETA.tv channels; Shout! Factory TV’s Amazon Fire TV, Android, Apple TV, and Roku apps; and the following digital streaming platforms: IMDb TV, Local Now, Pluto TV, Redbox, Samsung TV Plus, Sling TV, STIRR, Twitch, Vizio and XUMO. 

Following Ultrathon, Ultraman Zero: The Revenge of Belial and In Search of Ultraman! The Invasion from Another Space! will join the catalog of Ultraman content available for streaming on demand across Shout! Factory TV platforms, on ShoutFactoryTV.com; Shout! Factory TV’s Amazon Fire TV, Android, Apple TV, and Roku apps; and on various Shout! Factory TV branded channels including Tubi, Amazon Prime Channels, and the Roku Channel. 

In Ultraman Zero: The Revenge of Belial, Ultraman Zero, the rookie Ultraman from Tsuburaya’s 2009 theatrical movie returns. However, he is confronted with the empowered Kaiser Belial, back from the evil Ultraman Belial whom he and other Ultra warriors battled so fiercely in Nebula M78. Can Ultraman Zero live up to the expectations of his legendary father Ultraseven?

Shout! Factory has licensed several Ultraman titles (produced by Tsuburaya Productions Co., Ltd) through its relationship with both Mill Creek Entertainment and the Ultraman worldwide distributor (excluding Asia), Indigo Entertainment Ltd.

Source: Shout! Factory

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