Ultraman will adapt the manga of Ultraman made by Eiichi Shimizu and drawn by Tomohiro Shimoguchi and has been published in the magazine published by Shogakukan Monthly Hero's from October 1, 2011 and already has 9 volumes.
The anime project Ultraman alone will be holding a big name in the anime world. Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki are appointed to be directors in this series.
Previously, Kenji Kamiyama was the director of the anime series
Ghost in the Shell: The Stand Alone Complex which successfully won praise from critics and anime fans and Shinji Aramaki was director of APPLESEED and Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars who have got fans abroad.
Production I.G. which had previously been successful with various best-selling anime such as
Attack On Titan, Ao Haru Ride, Higashi no Eden, FLCL, and Psycho-Pass will handle the making of this series along with SOLA DIGITAL studios ARTS. This anime will be done in 3DCG format.
On his official website, the director Kenji Kamiyama said:
"I've created 3D animations before, but this is the first time I'll use Motion Capture
techniques to create this animation.
"The way of directing and methodology for drawing a bit different from
key frame animation and handmade animations, but this challenge will make an interesting idea come up."
Another director, Shinji Aramaki expresses his pleasure of being able to work with big names like Kenji Kamiyama:
"It's tiring and fun to be a director of this big title with Kamiyama. I'm planning on going to show a new style in
CG Animation native to Japan. I will make the excitement similar to the one in the comic. I will make this series can be enjoyed not only fans Ultraman and comics ULTRAMAN but also to new fans. "
The manga of Ultraman itself tells it like this:
In the last decade, a creature named
Giant of Light joined Shin Hayata from Scientific Special Search Party to save the earth from the creepy monsters attack named Kaiju. Now, the era of darkness is gone and the world is peaceful again. However, new threats re-emerged and can only be fought with new heroes – Ultraman in a new form.
Shinjiro is just an ordinary teenager, but his father is the legendary figure of Shin Hayata. When he learns that he has the Ultraman Factor power of his father, his life will never be the same again.
There is no official month when this anime will air. Before you feel the sensation of anime
Ultraman you can see the teaser video of this series on the video below and read chapters one to three of the manga Ultraman at the following link.
Edited by Snow