A raucous, rip-roaring kaiju film, awash with cosmic twists, campy villains and giants of all species. From the creators of Shin Godzilla and Neon Genesis Evangelion.
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When Japan's SSSP kaiju defence taskforce finds itself in the midst of a particularly challenging kaiju encounter, a giant silver robot descends from the sky to rescue the country. Dubbed Ultraman, this robot’s identity and purpose are a mystery. As further alien forces arrive on earth, the taskforce, led by Kimio Tamura (Hidetoshi Nishijima, Drive My Car, SFF 2021), attempt to identify their true intentions. Mixing the optimistic retro-futurism of the ’60s television show with modernist pop-art aesthetics, Shin Ultraman is destined for future cult classic status, a delightful reimagining of one of Japan’s classic superheroes with a healthy dose of large-scale city-smashing combat to leave you cheering.
Use the code PLAYWAVESFF2023 on the SFF website to redeem your discounted Playwave price of $15/ticket + booking fee.
Please note that the discount excludes Opening & Closing Night, special events and talks.