News go90 Streaming Service Adds Ultraman Neos, Ultraseven X Series
posted on 2017-10-02 16:10 EDT
Verizon Media's go90 streaming service began streaming the Ultraman Neos and Ultraseven X television series on Thursday and Friday, respectively. Both 12-episode live-action series are available in Japanese with English subtitles.
Olympusat, Inc.'s television channel TOKU aired Ultraman Neos in May and describes the story:
This 12-episode Japanese television series follows the adventures of Ultraman Neos, a skilled warrior from Nebula M78 who is sent to Planet Earth alongside his commander Ultraseven 21 to protect mankind from terrifying kaiju and alien invasions. Upon arriving to earth, Neos quickly merges with Genki Kagura, a young member of the Hi-tech Earth Alert Rescue Team, to join the fight against any terrestrial or extraterrestrial threats.
Ultraman Neos premiered from 2000-2001 as the 15th installment in the Ultra series. The half-hour episodes shipped directly to video.
TOKU also aired Ultraseven X in June, and describes the series as following "the story of a powerful and mysterious red and silver giant whose main mission is to protect mankind from the Shadow Rulers, an evil alien species who threatens conquer the planet and destroy humanity."
The series premiered in 2007 as the 23rd installment in the Ultra series.
go90 is part of Verizon's digital media network of video content and platforms, and can be accessed via an app on iOS and Android, or at its official website. go90 doesn't require fees to stream its content. Aniplex of America announced this past weekend that go90 will stream some of its shows, including the English dubs of anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day and God Eater.
Thanks to Daniel Ormsby for the news tip.