A new live-action Ultraman movie and series is coming to Japan as a new trailer and teaser have been released for Gekijōban Ultraman R/B Select! Kizuna no Crystal (Ultraman R/B The Movie Select! The Crystal of Bonds).
The movie is from Tsuburaya Productions, with 25 new episodes in the works for the series.
The new movie and series follow two brothers who are capable of transforming into two different versions of Ultraman via fire and water crystals. Yūya Hirata plays older brother Katsumi Minato, who can transform into Ultraman Rosso, and Ryōsuke Koike plays the younger brother, Isami Minato, who can transform into Ultraman Blu. They live with their family which includes a younger sister and their mother (who researches the crystals) and father. The brothers discover the R/B Gyro (fire) and R/B Crystal (water) that enables them to transform into Ultraman and control the fire element and water element. Although the two brothers sometimes butt heads, they fight monsters together.
Related: Netflix announces Ultraman anime.