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Publisher Bandai Namco and developer Koei Tecmo shared a new trailer for Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher at Tokyo Game Show 2022.
The new “Daily Life of a Kaiju Breeder” provides an in-depth overview of the new Kaiju breeding game, narrated by none other than Monster Rancher main breeder Holly (voiced by Mariko Kouda).
Players will be able to choose their Kaiju from birth, which you then raise and battle for in tournaments. Kaiju can be combined to get new variants and NFC can be used to summon more Kaiju.
Here is the new trailer:
Here is an overview of the game:
Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher is a brand new collaboration between Ultraman, a famous Japanese Tokusatsu work, and Monster Rancher, a popular RPG simulation series.
This new game introduces the iconic Ultra Kaiju such as Alien Baltan, Zetton and Gomora to the popular gameplay mechanics of traveling and fighting monsters from the Monster Rancher series.
- Discover many types of Ultra Kaiju – Summon your Kaiju by searching the digital CD database or scanning NFC-compatible cards and more.
- Raise and Train Your Ultra Kaiju – Explore and train to unleash the full power of your Ultra Kaiju. Players can enjoy unique and cute moves of the Ultra Kaiju that are not usually seen in the original Ultraman series.
- Fight to become the ultimate Kaiju trainer – Compete in tournaments to test your skills.
- Combine Ultra Kaiju – Combine Ultra Kaijus to unlock new variations, including a Zetton patterned Gomora! Over 200 types of Kaiju to discover.
Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher coming west to Nintendo Switch sometime later in 2022 via the eShop. The Japanese and Asian release is set for October 20 digitally and at retail, and the Asian version will include English subtitles.