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TRAILER: "Gatchaman"

Photo of Jerry Beck By Jerry Beck | Animation Scoop June 21, 2013 at 12:21AM

Gatchaman is best known in the US as the anime series Battle of the Planets or G-Force. But the property was created in 1972 for animation studio Tatsunko Productions. Toho is releasing a new live action film based on the characters on August 24th. Based on the trailer released today, this looks surprisingly good!
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Gatchaman is best known in the US as the anime series Battle of the Planets or G-Force. The property started in 1972 as Science Ninja Team Gatchamancreated by Tatsuo Yashida for animation studio Tatsunoko Productions (Speed Racer). Toho is releasing a live action film based on the characters - directed by Toya Sato - on August 24th. You can't tell much from a 1:30 second Japanese language trailer... but this looks surprisingly good!  Take a peek: Take a peek:


Here's an additional teaser released today:


This article is related to: Anime, Gatchaman

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