Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi‘s Ultraman manga will make a major announcement in the December issue of Shogakukan’s Monthly Hero‘s magazine. The next issue is slated for released on December 1, and Ultraman manga will feature as the issue’s front cover.
Shimizu and Shimoguchi of Linebarrels of Iron fame debuted the Ultraman manga series in Monthly Hero‘s since the magazine’s inaugural issue in 2011. The manga is a sequel of the Ultraman television series which aired in Japan from July 17, 1966 to April 9, 1967.
Decades ago, a being known as the Giant of Light joined Shin Hayata of the Scientific Special Search Party to save Earth from an invasion of terrifying monsters known as Kaiju. Now, many years later, those dark days are fading into memory, and the world is at peace. But in the shadows a new threat is growing, a danger that can only be faced by a new kind of hero – a new kind of Ultraman…
Shinjiro is an ordinary teenager, but his father is the legendary Shin Hayata. When he learns that his father passed on the “Ultraman Factor” to him, and that he possesses incredible powers, nothing will ever be the same again.