Ultraman: The Next (2004)

Ultraman: The Next, released in Japan as ULTRAMAN, is a theatrically released Ultraman film directed by Kazuya Konaka. It was released in Japan by Shochiku on December 18, 2004 as part of a concerted effort by Tsuburaya Productions to revitalize the Ultraman franchise and make it more relevant with modern mainstream audiences.

Tetsuya Bessho stars as a Japanese Air Self-Defense Force pilot named Shunichi Maki whose F-15 Eagle is hit by a strange glowing red object in the sky, eventually granting him special powers such as telepathy.

Meanwhile, another man has gone through a similar process, but his experience turned him into a giant rampaging beast called “The One”. Eventually Maki discovers that he can transform into a giant silver super hero and fight against it.

Movie info

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Release date
December 18, 2004
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Featured Cast

Actor Role
Tetsuya Bessho Tetsuya Bessho Shunichi Maki
kyoko-toyama Kyoko Toyama Sara Mizuhara
Kenya Osumi Kenya Osumi Takafumi Udo
Nae Yuuki Nae Yuuki Yoko Maki
Ryohei Hirota Ryohei Hirota Tsugumu Maki
No photo available Thomas Lynch science instructor
No photo available Dana Segal young girl


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Last Updated 18 Mar 2014 at 03:55