Scream! The factory will become a major home in North America for the iconic Japanese “Ultraman” show, following an agreement with Alliance Entertainment / Mill Creek Entertainment, a specialized distributor and channel operator.
Many years of alliance noise! Factory and its multi-platform streaming service, scream! Creating a catalog of Tasubura, maker of “Ultraman” features on factory TVs with exclusive SVOD and Avid digital rights in the United States and Canada. It has more than 1,100 episodes and 20 movies.
Scream! Factory TV plans an aggressive rollout of the “Ultraman” pop culture feature on its new Tokushautsu streaming channel this year, with individual programs and full series.
The deal includes the blessings of Susuburya Productions and Blue Entertainment. Mill Creek continues to promote access to DVDs of transactions and retention of DVD and Blu-ray rights on its own Moviespree platform “Ultraman”. Mill Creek has named July 10 “Ultrasman Day.”
The classic Ultraman live-action television series began in the 1960s and 1970s. The grief of the distant Nebula M from৮, the Ultraman character is a giant of light that protects the Earth and the human race from the endless array of aliens and terrifying monsters. He mingled with humans but had the ability to extend his height to 130 feet and appeared in times of extreme danger. He is often assembled with Earth-based defense crews and they use high-tech weapons and vehicles together.
“Ultraman is one of the world’s most popular and enduring pop culture brands, and surprisingly it’s still growing,” said Jordan Fields, VP of the acquisition of Shorts. Factory. “Presenting more than 50 years of TV series and films to North American audiences is particularly exciting, this is mostly the first time,” says Jordan Fields, VP of Short’s acquisition! Factory. The character generates more than 50 million toys and merchandise each year in Japan.
Scream! Factory TV has previously presented multiple seasons of the “Ultraman Leo” and other popular Japanese Tokasassu series. Additional shows covered by the new deal include: “Ultra Key,” “UltraSeven,” “Ultraman Gaia,” and “Mega Monster War Ultra Galactia: The Movie.”
“As we actively expand our reach into streaming and digital platforms, this deal exemplifies the kind of pop culture content we plan to pursue that taps the interest and passion of our loyal fanbase,” said Screaming Jin Pao Senior VP! Factory digital initiative and scream! Factory TV.