The sequel of the most awaited anime, Ultraman will knock on your doors soon. The streaming giant Netflix has confirmed the news. Ultraman is one of the most popular Japanese franchises since 1996. Created by Tsuburaya Productions, the franchise introduced the world with a superhero, Utltaman in 1996 in a tv series of the same name.
In 2011, Tsuburaya Productions released a sequel manga series to the 1996 tv series. The manga is running to date and has 17 volumes so far.
Given the popularity, a tv adaptation of the manga is produced by Production I.G and Sola Digital Arts which premiered on Netflix in 2019.
The story of the Netflix series is set many years ahead of the event of the first Ultraman series. The legendary Ultraman Shin Hayata has become a defense minister. Unfortunately, Shin has lost all the memories from his past of how he has become Ultraman and his fight with Kaijus to save the world.
Matsushiro Ide, an ex-member of his Science Patrol, offers to help him restore his memories to fight the fresh extraterrestrial danger, Bemular. Meanwhile, he notices that his son, Shinjiro, begins indicating superhuman strength, the Science Patrol imperils everything to give Shinjirou the Ultrasuit to fight Bemular.
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The first season comprises 13 episodes premiered on Netflix on April 1, 2019.
The series received the love of fans and critics. Viewers praised the fans for its top-notch storyline and mesmerizing cinematography effects.
After mind-boggling season 1, the fans have been desperate for the information on season 2.
Though Netflix renewed Season 2 just after the premiere of season 1 in 2019, nothing much was released then.
Well, to the delight of the fans, Netflix releases information about the future of the series. So, read till the end to know all the updates about the upcoming season.
Ultraman Season 2 Release Date
The first season premiered on Netflix, and the second will also premiere on the same Platform. The confirmation of the second installment of the series arrived two years back in 2019 via a tweet from the official Twitter account of Netflix. The tweet said-“Get ready to armor up once again, Ultraman is coming back for Season 2.
Later, Netflix also confirmed the news of the renewal of the series by releasing a video on Twitter saying season 2 is on its way.
But Netflix becomes silent after that. However, to the fans’ delight, Netflix released a poster of season 2 in September 2021 via tweeter account and also posted a message saying Armour up, Ultraman season 2 is coming in 2022. But, the exact date was still not there.
Later, via another post, Netflix revealed that season 2 is coming in April 2022. But the exact release date was not revealed.
Finally, Netflix dropped the trailer on January 5, 2022, and the end of the video revealed the release date to be 14th April 2022.
So, mark your calendar and grab some corn to watch the mind-boggling actions of Ultraman.
Ultraman Season 2 Cast
Netflix has revealed the list of major characters we will see in the upcoming season. The following is the list of characters who will be going to show up in the upcoming season-
- Josh Hutcherson will voice Shinjiro Hayata.
- Mick Wingert will voice Yapool.
- Chris Edgarley will voice Yosuke Nendo.
- Fred Tatasciore will voice Shin Hayata
- Ray Chase will voice Ace Killer
- Matthew Mercer will voice Belmar
- Mitsuhiro Ide’s role voiced by Brian Palermo
- Steven Jay Blum will voice Adad
- Gunnar Sizemore will voice Seiji Hokuto
- Robbie Daymond voiced by Jack’s role
- D. C. Douglas voice by Edo’s character
- Tara Sands voiced by Rena Sayama
- Liam O’Brien voiced by Dan Moroboshi
Additionally, you may see other characters as well.
Ultraman Season 2 Trailer
Netflix premiered the action-packed trailer of Ultraman Season 2 on January 5, 2022. The trailer has given us a glimpse of season 2. In the trailer, aliens have attacked the earth, and they wanted the scientist to surrender half of the population of the earth.
They tried to threaten them by saying if the agency does not comply with their wishes, they will destroy the earth. Meanwhile, Shinjiro Hayata and Hayata Shin gearing up to fight the aliens and save the world again.
You can have a look at the trailer here.
Ultraman Season 2 Plot
The makers introduce the new Ultraman, Shinjiro Hayata, the son of Hayata Shin. Season 1 of the Ultraman once again introduces the viewers to the core concept of the series beautifully and sets up a base for the great potential story. Now it’s time to have some power-packed action and go wild.
Well, lots of hints are available indicating what viewers may watch in Season 2. Further, the trailer also gives the idea of what views will witness in the upcoming season.
It is clear from the trailer that the upcoming season will feature new aliens, who wish to capture half of the population of the earth. Well, it is not going to happen. The only powerful Ultraman Taro comes in the picture who will fight the aliens with the help of other Ultramen.
Teaser of the season also depicts that season 2 will focus on an updated version of the Ultraman suit, 7.0. Further, Shinjiro Hayata, the son of Hayata Shin will certainly be the protagonist.