For the first time in what seems like forever, Ultraman will be back in the business of obstructing would be alien invaders/kaiju – or rather, his son will be carrying on the name.
The series – written by Eiichi Shimizu with artwork by Tomohiro Shimoguchi – features Shinjiro, son of Shin Hayata, the original Ultraman. Blessed (or cursed) with the ‘Ultraman Factor’ passed on from his father, Shinjiro develops amazing powers just a new threat reveals itself.
VIZ Media is releasing the first volume in the adventures of the new Ultraman on August 18th. For further details, follow the jump.