Ultraman: Rising Film Ranked #2 on Netflix Global Top 10 – News

Netflix revealed on June 26 that it and Tsuburaya ProductionsUltraman: Rising, the most recent Ultraman CG animated characteristic film, ranked #2 on its world high 10 on the the week of June 17-23, with 7.9 million views.

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The movie ranked on Netflix‘s high 10 movies in 69 nations, and recorded 16 million hours considered.


The movie had its world premiere at this 12 months’s Annecy Worldwide Animation Movie Competition on June 12, forward of its June 14 streaming debut. The movie additionally had a limited theatrical run in the US, Canada and the UK on June 14.

The Japanese dub solid includes:

ShannonTindle (animator for Coraline, Kubo and the Two Strings) is making his characteristic directorial debut with this movie, with John Aoshima as co-director. Tsuburaya Productions and Industrial Light and Magic are credited because the manufacturing corporations. Tindle can also be co-writing the movie with Marc Haimes. Tom Knott is credited as producer, and Lisa Poole as co-producer. The movie is predicated on characters by Eiji Tsuburaya (Godzilla, Ultraman).

The workers aimed to solid “a mixture of Japanese and Western stars, coupled with numerous below-the-line expertise from Japan.” The solid contains Christopher Sean, Gedde Watanabe, Tamlyn Tomita, Keone Young, and Julia Harriman.

Tsuburaya describes the movie:

Baseball famous person Ken Sato returns to his dwelling nation of Japan to choose up the mantle of Earth-defending superhero Ultraman, however shortly finds greater than he bargained for when he is pressured to lift the offspring of his best foe, a new child Kaiju. Struggling to steadiness the roles of teammate and new father, Ken should confront his personal ego, his estranged father, and the conniving Kaiju Protection Power to stand up and uncover what it actually means to be Ultraman.

Netflix beforehand debuted an Ultraman CG anime based mostly on Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi‘s Ultraman (manga 2011) in April 2019. Kenji Kamiyama and Shinji Aramaki directed the anime at Production I.G. The anime’s closing season Ultraman Final had a worldwide Netflix debut in Might 2023.

Studio Khara‘s Shin Ultraman film debuted in Japan in Might 2022 and ranked at #1 in its first weekend. The movie earned a mixed whole of US$601,490 in its U.S. screenings in January 2023. The movie additionally screened within the U.Ok., Eire, and Canada.

Sources: Netflix (link 2), ICv2 (Jeffrey Dohm-Sanchez)