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Ultraman R/B the Movie (劇場版 ウルトラマンR/B (ルーブ) セレクト! 絆のクリスタル, Gekijō-ban Urutoraman Rūbu Serekuto! Kizuna no Kurisutaru, also called "Ultraman R/B the Movie: Select! The Crystal of Bond") is a 2019 Japanese superhero kaiju film, serving as the sequel and film adaptation of the 2018 Ultra Series television series Ultraman R/B.[3] It will be released in Japan on March 8, 2019.[4][5][6]

Ultraman R/B the Movie
Japanese劇場版 ウルトラマンR/B (ルーブ) セレクト! 絆のクリスタル
HepburnGekijō-ban Urutoraman Rūbu Serekuto! Kizuna no Kurisutaru
Directed byMasayoshi Takesue[1][2]
Written byTakao Nakano[1][2]
Based onUltraman R/B
by Masayoshi Takesue
Starring
[1][2]
Music byYasuharu Takanashi[1][2]
Production
company
Distributed byShochiku
Release date
  • March 8, 2019 (2019-03-08)
Running time
72 mins
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese

The movie's main catchphrase is "The Minato siblings' final battle―" (湊兄妹、最後の戦い―, Minato kyōdai, saigo no tatakai -)[1][2]

Contents

StoryEdit

A year after the Reugosite incident, Katsumi is conflicted of what he wants to with his life while Isami and Asahi are off following their own dreams. Then, a mysterious wish-granting Ultraman named Tregear appears in Ayaka City and causes Katsumi to consider seeking for "his own dream". When monsters suddenly reappear in Ayaka City as the result of Tregear's wish granting, Katsumi and Isami are joined by their sister Asahi and Riku Asakura in fighting them and Tregear as the Minato family's strong bonds would result with the creation of Ultraman Groob.[3][4]

ProductionEdit

The movie was announced at Tokyo Comic-Con in November 30, 2018. During the press conference, Yuya Hirata and Ryosuke Koike were joined by Takeshi Tsuruno, the actor of Shin Asuka in Ultraman Dyna, who would sing the ending theme of the movie with DAIGO, the actor of Nozomu Taiga in Ultraman Saga.[1][2][4][5][6]

CastEdit

  • Katsumi Minato (湊 カツミ, Minato Katsumi): Yuya Hirata (平田 雄也, Hirata Yūya)[4][5][6]
  • Isami Minato (湊 イサミ, Minato Isami): Ryosuke Koike (小池 亮介, Koike Ryōsuke)[4][5][6]
  • Asahi Minato (湊 アサヒ, Minato Asahi): Arisa Sonohara (其原 有沙, Sonohara Arisa)[1][2]
  • Mio Minato (湊 ミオ, Minato Katsumi): Kaori Manabe (眞鍋 かをり, Manabe Kaori)[1][2]
  • Ushio Minato (湊 ウシオ, Minato Ushio): Ginnojo Yamazaki (山崎 銀之丞, Yamazaki Gin'nojō)[1][2]
  • Yukio Toi (戸井 ゆきお, Toi Yukio):[7] Yukito Nishii (西井 幸人, Nishii Yukito)[1][2]
  • Saki Mitsurugi (美剣 サキ, Mitsurugi Saki): Ayane Kinoshita (木下 彩音, Kinoshita Ayane)[1][2]
  • Yuha Ninomiya (二宮 ユウハ, Ninomiya Yūha): Kanoko Sudo (須藤 叶希, Sudō Kanoko)
  • Erina (えりな): Yua Shiraishi (白石 優愛, Shiraishi Yua)
  • Nanaka (ななか): Nanako Ōde (大出 菜々子, Ōde Nanako)
  • Chief Cabinet Secretary: Masahiro Noguchi (野口 雅弘, Noguchi Masahiro)
  • Yukie Toi (戸井 幸江, Toi Yukie): Hideko Hara (原 日出子, Hara Hideko)[1][2]
  • Riku Asakura (朝倉 リク, Asakura Riku): Tatsuomi Hamada (濱田 龍臣, Hamada Tatsuomi)[4][5][6][8]
  • D.R.L.N. (ダーリン, Dārin, Voice): Kaede Yuasa (湯浅 かえで, Yuasa Kaede)[1][2]
  • Alien Pegassa "Pega" (ペガッサ星人 ペガ, Pegassa Seijin Pega, Voice): Megumi Han (潘 めぐみ, Han Megumi)[1][2][8]
  • Ultraman Tregear (ウルトラマントレギア, Urutoraman Toregia, Voice): Yuuma Uchida (内田 雄馬, Uchida Yūma)[1][2][8]

Theme songEdit

  • "Hikari no Kizuna" (ヒカリノキズナ, lit. "Bonds of Light")[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "『劇場版ウルトラマンR/B セレクト!絆のクリスタル』主人公兄弟の妹、湊アサヒが女性ヒーロー "ウルトラウーマングリージョ"に変身!DAIGOさんも主題歌に参加決定!" (in Japanese). m-78.jp. 2018-12-21. Retrieved 2018-12-21.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "アサヒが変身!「劇場版ウルトラマンR/B」トレギア役は内田雄馬、主題歌にDAIGOも" (in Japanese). Natalie. 2018-12-21. Retrieved 2018-12-21.
  3. ^ a b "ULTRAMAN R/B The Movie ~ Select! The Crystal of Bond Premiering in Japan from March 8, 2019 (Fri) Theme Song Sung By Takeshi Tsuruno!". Tsuburaya Productions. 2018-11-30. Retrieved 2018-12-01.
  4. ^ a b c d e f "『ウルトラマンR/B』映画に登場、新戦士ウルトラマングルーブ、トレギア初公開" (in Japanese). Mynavi Corporation. 2018-11-30. Retrieved 2018-11-30.
  5. ^ a b c d e "『劇場版ウルトラマンR/B』来年3・8公開 濱田龍臣ゲスト出演&主題歌つるの剛士 新ウルトラマンも登場" (in Japanese). Oricon News. 2018-11-30. Retrieved 2018-11-30.
  6. ^ a b c d e "ウルトラマンR/B:劇場版が来年3月8日に公開 新たなウルトラマンも!" (in Japanese). Mantan Web. 2018-11-30. Retrieved 2018-11-30.
  7. ^ @yukky_0614 (2018-12-21). "皆さんこんばんは!この度「劇場版ウルトラマンR/B セレクト!絆のクリスタル」に戸井ゆきお役で出演します。..." (Tweet) (in Japanese). Retrieved 2019-02-25 – via Twitter.
  8. ^ a b c "声優・内田雄馬さんら『劇場版ウルトラマンR/B』のゲストキャストコメントが到着!" (in Japanese). Animate Times. 2019-01-29. Retrieved 2019-02-25.
  9. ^ "つるの剛士×DAIGO『劇場版ウルトラマンR/B』主題歌「ヒカリノキズナ」の作詞・作曲・歌唱を担当!楽曲を収録した最新ムービー公開!入場プレゼントは大人も子供も使える「ミニじゆうちょう」に決定!" (in Japanese). m-78.jp. 2019-02-14. Retrieved 2019-02-14.

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