On November 23, Tsuburaya Productions and Marvel Entertainment announced a new collaboration to spin a new Ultraman story in comic form. This project will be revealed at “Tokyo Comic Con 2019” held from November 22 to 24 and will be issued in 2020.
Ultraman has been loved by many people since its appearance in 1966, and its story has been told in the form of television, movies, manga, and comics for over 50 years. Today, Ultraman has become a global phenomenon, but the excitement and joy we felt at the beginning of the “Showa 1st period” Ultraman series still remain in the hearts of fans. In 2020, Marvel develops the era that symbolizes Ultraman through its art and story.
You can check the latest information on the official website of Tsuburaya Productions and Marvel, and the details of the story and production team will be announced later.
Comment from Chief of Marvel Comics Editor C.B.Cebulski
“As one of the most popular franchises in the world, Ultraman has built one of the most passionate fans in today’s pop culture. (Through this project) Like Marvel, Ultraman has taken generations and captivated fans through spectacular stories set in the real world, and it is no longer a classic TV show, Movies, toys, games, comics, and many other forms of love, and I ’m very excited to show you a new chapter of Ultraman next year. ”
Comment by Tsuburaya Production Chairman and CEO Takayuki Tsukagoshi
“We are delighted to be able to create an attractive character and story that has been loved by fans all over the world for over 80 years and announce our commitment to Marvel, who has long been a leader in the entertainment industry. I am very excited to develop a new story and deliver it to both Marvel fans and Ultraman fans all over the world.