“Ultraman Orb” Slashes Into Japanese Theaters in March of 2017

Ultraman Orb, the latest entry in the Ultra series of tokusatsu TV shows by Tsuburaya Productions, will continue the heroic adventures of Gai Kurenai / Ultraman Orb with an upcoming theatrical film entitled Gekijoban Ultraman Orb: Kizuna no Chikara, Okarishimasu! (“Ultraman Orb the Movie: I’m Borrowing the Power of Your Bonds!”).

 

 

In the film, Ultraman Orb must team up with the previous Ultra series heroes Ultraman Ginga, Ultraman Victory, and Ultraman X to save the Earth for the depredations of Murunau, an evil witch from outer space (played by comedian Oniyakko Tsubaki) who wishes to transform whatever pretty thing she fancies into her personal jewelry collection.

 

The cast of  Gekijoban Ultraman Orb: Kizuna no Chikara, Okarishimasu! includes: Hideo Ishiguro, Miyabi Matsuura, Naoto Takahashi, Hiroaki Nerio, Takaya Aoyagi, Shingo Yanagisawa, Oniyakko Tsubaki, Kensuke Takahashi, and Kohji Moritsugu. 

 

 

Gekijoban Ultraman Orb: Kizuna no Chikara, Okarishimasu! is directed by Kiyotaka Taguchi and features a screenplay by Takao Nakano. The film will be distributed by Shochiku, and it hits theaters in Japan on March 11, 2017.

 

Sources:

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Official Ultraman Orb home page

 

Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.