Ultraman Anime VisualEarlier today, the official website for the upcoming CGI Ultraman anime updated with nine cast members and five “motion” actors attached to the series. We break the details down below.

Cast

The series will add the following:

  • Rena Sayama: Sumire Morohoshi
  • Mitsuhiro Ide: Ken Uo
  • Edo: Shigeru Ushiyama
  • Jack: Ryota Takeuchi
  • Yosuke Endo: Eiji Hanawa
  • Kurata: Hirokazu Sekido
  • Shiraishi: Minoru Shiraishi
  • Adad: Kenjiro Tsuda
  • Bemlar: Kaiji Soze

Mo-Cap Actors

The confirmed motion actors include:

  • Shinjiro Hayata: Katsuyuki Yamazaki
  • Dan Moroboshi: Shinji Kasahara
  • Rena Sayama: Haruka Shibai
  • Seiji Hokuto: Haruka Shibai
  • Shin Hayata: Teruaki Ogawa
  • Edo: Teruaki Ogawa
  • Mitsuhiro Ide: Kaiji Soze
  • Bemlar: Kaiji Soze

Ultraman CGI Anime VisualUltraman will stream worldwide on April 1, 2019.

Kenji Kamiyama (Eden of the East, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) and Shinji Aramaki (AppleseedMetal Skin Panic MADOX-01) will direct the project at studios Production I.G. and Sola Digital. The team of Nobuko Toda and Kazuma Jinnouchi is scoring the soundtrack.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Shinjiro Hayata: Ryohei Kimura
  • Dan Moroboshi: Takuya Eguchi
  • Seiji Hokuto: Megumi Han
  • Shin Hayata: Hideyuki Tanaka

Netflix describes the series as:

An action drama centered around a man possessing the spirit and DNA of the legendary hero “Ultraman” as he wears a metallic ultra suit and fights against evil.

The Ultraman anime was first announced in November 2017. The title will adapt the ongoing manga by Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi.

Ultraman launched in the pages of Monthly Hero’s in October 2011. The ongoing title currently spans twelve collected volumes, with the most recent shipping to stores on July 5, 2018.

Viz Media currently holds the rights to the Ultraman manga in the west.

Source: Animate Times