The anime takes place after the events of the original Ultraman TV series and ignores all the Ultraman shows and/or spin-offs that take place after it, namely Ultra Seven-present. The series follows Shinjiro Hayata, the son of the original Ultraman host, Shin Hayata who was inherited his father's "Ultraman Factor", which gives him superhuman abilities. With new alien threats rising, he dons an armor and becomes ULTRAMAN!
The project is produced by Production I.G (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) and Sola Digital Arts (Appleseed Alpha). ULTRAMAN Season 2 is set to premiere worldwide on Netflix in spring 2022.