FULL-DAY MARATHON WILL CULMINATE IN U.S. PREMIERE OF ULTRAMAN ZERO: THE REVENGE OF BELIAL
Los Angeles – In celebration of the 55th anniversary of the landmark series Ultraman, Shout! Factory TV™ and its premier Tokusatsu channel TokuSHOUTsu™ will proudly present a full-day streaming event entitled Ultraman Day: Ultrathon on Saturday, July 10. The marathon – featuring 19 episodes that span 55 years of The Ultraman series – culminates in the U.S. streaming premiere of Ultraman Zero: The Revenge of Belial. The Ultrathon will stream across all Shout! Factory TV and TokuSHOUTsu platforms and feature one-of-a-kind fan engagement, including exclusive giveaways of top toys from Bluefin Brands and promotional support from Marvel Entertainment, Factory Entertainment, Viz Media and RightStufAnime.com.
As part of an all-day adventure of intergalactic battles, Kaiju, aliens, heroes and villains, Ultrathon will also include In Search Of An Ultraman! The Invasion From Another Space! A journey across time and space to save Earth from invasion, this newly produced special features top voices representing franchise fans around the world, including Kyle Anderson (Nerdist), Jason Narvy (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), Linda Le (Vampy Bit Me), Mike Toole (“The Mike Toole Show” on Anime News Network), Lisa J (No Pink Spandex), Daniel Van Thomas (English voice of Ultraman Zero), Mach Dent (Vintage Henshin), Alyssa Fay (Daikaiju Legends), and Monster Island Buddies.
Ultrathon kicks off on Saturday, July 10th at 7 a.m. PT with 19 hand-picked episodes across 9 Ultraman series – Ultraman, Ultraseven, Return of Ultraman, Ultraman Ace, Ultraman Leo, Ultra Q, Ultraman X, Ultraman Orb, and Ultraman Ginga – alongside segments of the new special, as it leads up to the 5 p.m. PT U.S. streaming debut of Ultraman Zero: The Revenge of Belial as its grand finale.
Ultraman Day: Ultrathon can be viewed across TokuSHOUTsu and Shout! Factory TV platforms: on TokuSHOUTsu.com and ShoutFactoryTV.com; TokuSHOUTsu’s Pluto TV, Twitch and THETA.tv channels; Shout! Factory TV’s Amazon Fire TV, Android, Apple TV, and Roku apps; and the following digital streaming platforms: IMDb TV, Local Now, Pluto TV, Redbox, Samsung TV Plus, Sling TV, STIRR, Twitch, Vizio and XUMO.
Following Ultrathon, Ultraman Zero: The Revenge of Belial and In Search of Ultraman! The Invasion from Another Space! will join the catalog of Ultraman content also available for streaming on demand across Shout! Factory TV platforms, on ShoutFactoryTV.com; Shout! Factory TV’s Amazon Fire TV, Android, Apple TV, and Roku apps; and on various Shout! Factory TV branded channels including Tubi, Amazon Prime Channels, and the Roku Channel.
Shout! Factory has licensed a number of Ultraman titles (produced by the innovative team at Tsuburaya Productions Co., Ltd.) through its relationship with both Mill Creek Entertainment and The Ultraman worldwide distributor (excluding Asia), Indigo Entertainment Ltd.
Ultraman Zero: The Revenge Of Belial Synopsis
Ultraman Zero, the rookie Ultraman from Tsuburaya’s 2009 theatrical movie returns, fully-fledged. However, he is confronted with the empowered Kaiser Belial, back from the evil Ultraman Belial whom he and other Ultra warriors battled so fiercely in Nebula M78. Can Ultraman Zero live up to the expectations of his legendary father Ultraseven?
Included in the Shout! Factory TV™ family of channels, TokuSHOUTsu™ is a free, ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channel dedicated to all things tokusatsu, featuring TV series and live-action films with eye-popping special effects, vicious Kaiju brawls, superhero stunts and spectacular sci-fi. TokuSHOUTsu’s tentpole TV and film properties include Ultraman, Kamen Rider and Super Sentai, and the original series Let’s Talk Toku. The TokuSHOUTsu channel currently streams on Pluto TV, Twitch and THETA.tv, with more to come, and with select titles also available to stream on demand via Shout! Factory TV. For more information, please visit TokuSHOUTsu.com and follow social channels on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
About Shout! Factory TV™
Shout! Factory TV™ is a digital entertainment streaming service that brings timeless and contemporary cult favorites to pop culture fans. Shout! Factory TV offers an unrivaled blend of original programming and TV shows and movies curated from major studios, independent producers and its own distinctive entertainment library. The Shout! Factory TV family of channels also includes Mystery Science Theater 3000, The Carol Burnett Show, Johnny Carson TV and TokuSHOUTsu™, with more to come soon. Shout! Factory TV provides an immersive, high-quality viewing experience across a wide variety of platforms: online at ShoutFactoryTV.com, on smartphone devices, tablets and connected TV, and via apps on the Roku player, Android, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV. Shout! Factory TV channels are also available as branded channels on Amazon Prime Channels, Crackle, IMDb TV, LocalNow, Pluto TV, Redbox, The Roku Channel, Roku Premium Subscriptions, Samsung TV Plus, Sling TV, STIRR, STRUUM, Theta TV, Tubi, Twitch, Vizio and XUMO, with more to come. For more information, please visit ShoutFactoryTV.com.