Netflix released their first trailer for their upcoming anime Ultraman.

Take a look.

Ultraman comes from Tsuburaya Productions, Production I.G., SOLA Digital Arts, and Netflix. The show is directed by Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Kenji Kamiyama and Appleseed Alpha’s Shinji Aramaki. The music is composed by Nobuko Toda and Kazuma Jinnouchi.

Here’s the official description:

“Years ago, the famous giant of light Ultraman worked to protect peace on Earth. Now, a new champion arises: Shinjiro Hayata, a high-school student who must don the Ultra Suit and the worries that come with it. The son of the former Ultraman, he will become this generation’s new hero!”

The show will be based off Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi’s manga series.

As noted in the trailer, the show will take place 12 years after the original Ultraman series, which was released in the 1960s.

The cast includes Ryohei Kimura as Shinjiro Hayata, Megumi Han as Seiji Hokuto, Hideyuki Tanaka as Shin Hayata, Takuya Eguchi as Dan Moroboshi, Sumire Morohoshi as Rena Sayaman, Ken Uo as Mitsuhiro Ide, Shigeru Ushiyama as Edo, Ryota Takeuchi as Jack, Eiji Hanawa as Yosuke Endo, Hirokazu Sekido as Kurata, Kenjiro Tsuda as Adad, Minoru Shiraishi as Shiraishi and Kaiji Soze as Bemlar.

Ultraman drops on Netflix on April 1st.

What do you think of the trailer? Do you plan on checking it out?

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