Wario94 wrote:UltramanGoji wrote:Wario94 wrote:Since someone talks about who's get Criterion and other nonsense, I would like to ask who's officially owns the Ultra Series?
Tsuburaya. Only US companies to release the series on disc have been BCI, Mill Creek, and Shout Factory.
Yeah... About that, earlier today when I looked at my Ultraman DVD, I had discovered it. It said...
"© 1966 Tsuburaya Production Co.Ltd; licensed by Tiga Co., Ltd. as agent for Tsuburaya Chaiyo Co., Ltd. and Sompote Saengduenchai ™ Tsuburaya Productions Co., Ltd."
Um... What do you think?
This was already addressed earlier:
goji1986 wrote:GodzillaFan1996 wrote:Sompote Sands is a filmmaker and special effects creator who is the founder of Chaiyo productions. He was the directer for The 6 Ultra Brothers vs. the Monster Army movie and he worked with Eiji Tsuburaya and Akira Kurosawa when he studied film making at Toho for two years.
...aaaand attempted to steal ownership of the Ultraman franchise through forgery, which set Tsuburaya back almost 20 years through court proceedings that only just resolved in the last year.