A brand new Ultraman CGI Anime series is coming to Netflix in Spring 2019.
Kenji Kamiyama of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex and Shinji Aramaki of Appleseed Alpha are on board to direct the new Ultraman series, with production company Production I.G. in charge of the CGI animation.
The new series will be adapted from the manga created by Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shiguchi, which is a direct sequel to the classic live-action TV series. It will feature Shinjiro Hayata, who is the son of the original Ultraman, as the protagonist. A journey of self-discovery and responsibility will ensue, as Earth is once again invaded by an alien threat, and the young Hayata finds himself taking on the mantle of the hero.
Currently, there are a total of 12 volumes of the Ultraman manga being published, so there is no lack of source material here for the new series to draw from. We can only wait in eager anticipation to see which monster battles are going to be brought to life.