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Ultraman Geed Film's Promo Video Highlights May J. Song

posted on 2018-02-14 01:32 EST
Singer performs theme song for March 10 film

The official website for Gekijōban Ultraman Geed - Tsunagu ze! Negai!! (Ultraman Geed the Movie - Connect the Wishes!!), the film of the Ultraman Geed (pronounced "Jeed") series, began streaming a promotional video for the film last week. The video previews the film's theme song "Kizuna ∞ Infinity" by May J.

The film opens in Japan on March 10.

The film's setting is Okinawa, and Yuika Motokariya has a guest role in the film as the character Airu Higa, a tour guide who is knowledgeable about Okinawa customs and traditions. In truth, Airu is a Kushian who originates from the past, and fights alongside Ultraman Geed to defend Earth.

The series premiered on TV Tokyo and its affiliates last July, and it aired its 25th and final episodes in December. Crunchyroll is streamed the series as it airs in Japan.

In the show, 16-year-old actor Tatsuomi Hamada is playing Riku Asakura, who can transform into the titular Ultraman Geed. The character is the son of Belial, the enemy of franchise character Ultraman Zero. Hamada also appeared in the 2010 film Ultraman Zero: The Revenge of Belial. Hamada is the youngest lead actor in the franchise's history.

Koichi Sakamoto (009-1: The End of the Beginning, Kamen Rider Ghost) directed the show, and Otsuichi (Calling You, Goth, Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror) was in charge of series composition.

Source: Anime! Anime! (Kōtarō Nakase)


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