Shin Ultraman BD DVD

The bodily media launch of Hideaki Anno’s Shin Ultraman “reboot” movie is coming within the spring of 2023. An publish on the movie’s official account introduced that the Blu-ray (BD) and DVD version of Shin Ultraman will arrive on cabinets in Japan on April 12, 2023. The film first debuted in Japan on May 13, 2022. It premieres in US theaters in January 2023.

The Shin Ultraman BD and DVD launch is available in a number of variants:

  • Standard 2-disc set (BD/DVD) – 4,180-5,280 Yen (about $32-$40 USD)
  • Blu-ray Special Edition 3-disc set – 7,480 Yen (about $57 USD)
  • Blu-ray Special Edition 4K UHD Blu-ray 4-disc set* – 9,680 Yen (about $73 USD)

*The fourth disc is a 4K UHD Blu-ray of the movie, however the content material is in any other case the identical because the 3-disc set.

In all packages, the second Shin Ultraman BD or DVD incorporates roughly 100 minutes of bonus footage. The footage consists of:

  • A 3-part particular report
  • Promotional clips
  • Commercials and trailers
  • Mefilas clip assortment
  • Zarab clip connection
  • Zoffy and Zetton clip assortment
  • Music video of Kenshi Yonezu singing the Shin Ultraman theme track
  • Footage from the purple carpet premiere
  • A particular “The Birth of Shin Ultraman” featurette
  • Footage from press occasions and stage displays

Additionally, all packages include a serial code redeemable on the Tsuburaya Imagination service. The code unlocks restricted entry to archived Ultraman episodes that includes kaiju and aliens from the movie, like Neronga, Gabora, Zarab, Mefilas, and Zetton.

The 3-disc and 4-disc Shin Ultraman BD units have a second bonus footage disc containing much more featurettes:

  • The Making of the Film ~The Space Between~
  • CG modeling characteristic
  • VFX Breakdown
  • Shin Ultra Fight (all episodes)

Of explicit word is Shin Ultra Fight, as it’s a Tsuburaya Imagination-exclusive mini-series. Spinning off from the movie, Shin Ultra Fight was organized by the Shin Ultraman workers, together with Hideaki Anno. It’s 1970 Tsuburaya collection Ultra Fight, which was conceived as a “zero cost” program made to cater to of us who simply wish to see combat scenes. Similar to trendy fan-made “battle edit” movies that pit two characters towards one another by mashing up their combat footage, Ultra Fight used edits of current footage and minimal-budget shoots utilizing current costumes to create new, low-cost content material. Shin Ultra Fight does related issues with the heavy CG used for Shin Ultraman by utilizing uncorrected motion-capture knowledge, placeholder textures, and even recycled digital belongings to get that “budget production look” down intentionally.

The Blu-ray and DVD variations of Shin Ultraman arrive in Japan on April 12, 2023. International launch plans haven’t but been introduced.