The Ultraman Festival, a must-go summer event that attracted over 4.7milllion visitors, is coming back to Sunshine City Ikebukuro. This year it will be the 28th Ultraman Festival to be held in Tokyo.
The announcement event for the festival was held on May 12 (sat), the on-sale date of the advance tickets for the Ultraman festival. The Japanese comedian, Bakushomondai (Hikaru Ota, Yuji Tanaka) was inaugurated as the official supporter and attended to the event in the Science Special Search Party costumes as the party’s special members. They appeared together with the 6 Ultraman Brothers (Ultraman, Ultra Seven, Ultraman Jack, Ultraman Ace, Ultraman Taro, Zoffy) and Kaiju on the stage of Fountain Square.
From left: Zoffy, Ultraman Ace, Ultra Seven, Bakushomondai (Yuji Tanaka, Hikaru Ota), Ultraman, Ultraman Taro, Ultraman Jack
Ultraman Festival 2018 will be held at Sunshine City Bunkakaikan building, Ikebukuro from July 20, 2018 (Fri) to August 27 (Mon) (the festival will be closed all day on August 7 (Tue)). Advance tickets will be on sale from May 12 (Sat).
”Ultraman Festival 2018” Event Summary
Festival Date: July 20 (Fri) ~ August 27 (Mon)
*The festival will be closed all day on August 7 (Tue)
Open hours: 10:00a.m. ~ 5:30p.m. (Last entry 5:00p.m.)
Venue Address: Exhibition Hall B, 4F Sunshine Bunka Kaikan Bldg., Sunshine City, 3-1 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Official website: http://ulfes.com/2018/
The theme of this year’s event is “The bond of the Ultraman Brothers!”.
Together with the Ultra Heroes, let’s fight against 1,587 Monster and Alien army!
1, Ultraman Festival’s first-ever Ultraman Brothers VS Monster and Alien army “Great Battle! Gigantic Photo Shoot Locations”
Battle scenes of the alluring Ultraman brothers against 1,587 Monster and Alien army will appear in the site. Please enjoy taking pictures with them!
2, Fascinating Ultra Live-Action Stage Show
At the Live-Action Stage Show, Ultra Heroes fight fierce battles with Kaiju.
The audiences will support the heroes with their radio control light “Ultra Flash”.
（Picture from last year’s event）
*The programs will be changed from the latter half term of the festival.
The highly popular advanced reservation front seat tickets are now on sale, with seats increased to approximately 220 seats (in the previous year there were about 120 front seats)!
3, Exhibition Areas etc.
This year, we have taken the exciting “Gigantic Battle Diorama” to a next level, with countless photo spots. Let’s slip into the world of Ultraman and take some pictures!
4, “Meet and Greet” with the Heroes, and Items Limited to the Festival
During the festival visitors can enjoy “Ultrashot”, an opportunity to take photos with the heroes at any time. They can also make their one and only original movie with “Narikiri Movie*”. Meanwhile, there will be an “Ultraman Department store”, where limited figures and other Ultraman related goods from all over the universe gather, and “Ultraman Ice-cream”, the tasty original ice-creams created in the image of everyone’s’ favorite heroes. Visit the Ultraman Festival and make splendid summer memories!
*Narikiri Movie= An original movie with the visitor act as the Ultraman and fight with Kaiju.
Special Gift for Visitors
A special gift for all visitors!
All visitors will be given out a special card that could be used in “Data Carddass Ultraman Fusion Fight!”! The card is available only at the Ultraman Festival! The game can also be played with the devices set up at the festival.
*Please note that the number of special cards is limited.
Information on Admission
*Free entry for children who are 2yearold and under. However, admission ticket is required if you need a seat for the Live-Action Stage Show.
*Reserved seat tickets for the Live-Action Stage Show will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis at the exchange window, next to the entrance.
Advance Ticket Adult (junior high school student and above): 1,900 yen
Advance Ticket Children (from 3 years-old to elementary school student): 1,200 yen
Advance Ticket Adult with Live-Action Stage Show ticket: 2,400 yen
Advance Ticket Children with Live-Action Stage Show ticket: 1,700 yen
Walk-up Ticket Adult (junior high school student and above): 2,100 yen
Walk-up Ticket Children (from 3 years-old to elementary school student): 1,400 yen
Walk-up Ticket Adult with Live-Action Stage Show: 2,600 yen
Walk-up Ticket Children with Live-Action Stage Show: 1,900 yen
Advance Ticket Selling Date: May 12 (Sat) 10:00 a.m. (Ticket agencies and others)
*Tickets with Live-Action Stage Show tickets are available only on Seven Ticket, Lawson Tickets, E-Plus, and Ticket Pia.
*Tickets including the “Ultra Seat” will be on sale for an additional 500 yen on top of the ticket price.
*Advance tickets will be available from May 12 (Sat) to July 19 (Thurs).
From July 20 (Fri), all ticket prices will be the same as walk-up tickets.
*All photo, video and recording are prohibited in the Live-Action Stage Show.
*Please refrain from using strollers at the site. (Stroller shed is provided outside of the site)
*Please note that the contents of the festival may be changed without notice.
Official Twitter：@ulfes Official Hashtag：#ウルフェス
Sponsor: TBS Television
For more information: TBS Event Dial number +81-0570-00-0660 (until August 27, 2018 (Mon) / reception hours 09:30a.m.-6:30p.m.)
Event details and the latest information are available on the official website of Ultraman Festival 2018.