Ultraman Season 2 Anime Spotlights Maya in Character Video E! News UK
netflix began streaming a new character video on Sunday for the second anime season based on Eichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchiit’s Ultraman manga. The video reveals that Ayane Sakura will voice the character Maya, a Wadoran alien.
The anime will debut on netflix worldwide on April 14. The first episode of the new season will premiere at “Ultraman World premiere and orchestra concert” on April 10.
Maya Sakamoto will play Izumi, a journalist and Kotaro Higashi’s love interest. Additionally, Junichi Suwabe will voice Alien Pedanto in the anime. NOILION performs the anime’s opening theme song “3”.
netflix describes the anime’s story:
Several years have passed since the events of Ultraman, with the legendary “Giant of Light” (光の巨人 Hikari no Kyojin) now a memory, as he is believed to have returned home after battling the many giant aliens that invaded Earth. Shin Hayata’s son, Shinjiro, appears to possess a strange ability, and it is this ability, along with his father’s revelation that he was Ultraman, that leads Shinjiro to battle the new aliens invading Earth as the new Ultraman. .
The first anime season was streamed worldwide on netflix in April 2019 and has 13 episodes. The series then premiered on television in Japan in April 2020. Kenji Kamiyama (Ghost in the Shell: Standalone Complex, Eastern Eden, napping princess) and Shinji Aramaki (apple seed, Harlock: Space Pirate, Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars) directed the first anime season. Production GI (Ghost in the Shell: Standalone Complex, Eastern Eden, napping princess) and Sola Digital Arts (Apple seed alpha, Starship Troopers: Invasion, Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars) produced the anime in 3D CG. Nobuko Toda and Kazuma Jinnouchi composed the music.
Kamiyama, Aramaki, Production GIand Sola Digital Arts return from the first season for the second.
Tatsuhisa Suzuki was to play new Ultraman character Kōtarō Higashi / Ultraman Taro in the second season, but he offered to step down from the role, due to his recent hiatus from “all entertainment industry activities” last year . Tomoaki Maeno will voice the character instead. Suzuki performed the opening theme songs for the first season as a member of OLDCODEX.
Sources: netflix anime Youtube channel