Japanese fans will soon be able to see a live-action stage play adaptation of Tatsunoko’s Infinit-T Force anime series. The play will debut on August 29 and will run until September 2 at the IMA Hall in Tokyo. Tahekiro Yoshida (LIPS*S) and ILLIMINUS will be working as the director and script writer respectively. The stage play adaption will feature a a combination of “3D digital videos, dance, acrobatics, and illusions.” For those who are unaware, Infinti-T Force is an CG anime series that features the appearance of several Tatsunoko heroes, which include: Tekkaman, Casshan (Casshern); Gatchaman, and Hurricane Polymar. The series debuted in JapanRead More
The official Infini-T Force website has updated with new details about the Infinit-T Force film. The film will be titled, “Infinit-T Force the Movie: Farewell Gatchman My Friend (Gekijōban Infini-T Force: Gatchaman Saraba Tomo yo),” and will be premiere in Japanese theaters on February 24. Tatsunoko Productions also provided a trailer, which teases that a new character will be introduced in the film. ANN posted a translation for the text featured in the preview. Text: Tatsunoko Production‘s 55th Anniversary Work Text: 4 heroes … Text: Science Ninja Team Gatchaman (Tomokazu Seki) Text: Hurricane Polymar (Kenichi Suzumura) Text: Space Knight Tekkaman (Takahiro Sakurai) Text: Neo-Human Casshan (Sōma Saitō) Text:Read More
Viz Media has recently announced at Anime Weekend Alanta 2017 that they have licensed the Infini-T Force anime series and film. Under the license Viz media will focus on marketing “digital streaming, electronic sell-through, home video, and merchandise for North America, Latin America and Oceania. It also includes theatrical distribution for the film.” Viz Media provided a trailer for their release of Infini-T Force. For those who are unaware, Infini-T Force is an anime series that is a 3D CGTV project created by Tatsunoko Productions as a part of the 55th anniversary celebration of the company. The series will focusRead More
Deadline has reported that Jason Fuchs will be writing the latest version of Sony’s live-action Robotech film’s script. For those who are unaware the film is based on the anime series of the same name by Harmony Gold USA and Tatsunoko Productions. Robotech is the English adaptation of three different anime series, which consisted of: Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross, and Genesis Climber Mospeada. The film adaptation is produced by Babara Muschietti, Mark Canton, and Giaanni Nunnari. The project will be overseen by David Hopwood and Shannon Gaulding. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.
The official Tatsunoko Productions Youtube channel has updated with a new trailer for the Infini-T Force anime. The latest trailer features a preview of the series’ theme song titled, “To be continued …,” which is performed by the band flumpool. The theme song will be featured in both the anime series as well as the film, which is set to premiere next February. The Gekijōban Infini-T Force film will have an advanced screening at the Shinjuku Piccadilly theater in Tokyo on September 17. Tomokazu Seki, Ai Kayano and director, Kiyotaka Suzuki, will be attending the event.
Tatsunoko Productions has announced that a film based on the Infini-T Force anime series is in the works. The film is currently titled, “Gekijōban Infini-T Force,” and is set to premiere in Japan in February 2018. The film will distributed by Shochiku. The following actors will return to reprise their roles in the film. Tomokazu Seki: Ken Washio (Gatchaman) Takahiro Sakurai: Tekkaman/Jōji Minami Kenichi Suzumura: Takeshi Yoroi / Polymar Soma Saito: Tetsuya Azuma / Cassharn The Infini-T Force anime series will debut on the “AnichU” programming block on NTV on October 4 at 1:59 A.M. JST. The series will also air on YTV, Sapporo TV, Shizuoka Daiichi TV, Hiroshima TV,Read More
Recently more details about the upcoming Infini-T Force anime series has been revealed. For those who are aware the Infinit-T Force anime series is a 3D CGTV project created by Tatsunoko Productions to celebrate their 55th anniversary. The series will be a cross over of several of the franchises. which include Casshern, Tekkaman, Hurricane Polymar, and Gatchaman. The series will premiere this October. The main cast includes: Takahiro Sakurai: Johji Minami / Tekkaman Kenichi Suzumura: Takeshi Yoroi / Polymar Sōma Saitō : Tetsuya Azuma / Casshan Tomokazu Seki: Ken Washio (Gatchaman) The staff Includes: Kiyohisa Suzuki: Director Toshiya Ohno: Series compositionRead More
Section23 Films has revealed that Sentai Filmworks will be releasing Gatchaman Fighter on DVD. Gatchaman Fighter will be released on July 4 and will feature the original Japanese audio with English Subtitles. Gatchaman Fighter is the third anime series in the Gatchman franchise. Up to this point the series has not seen a full uncut release in North America so this will be the first time it will be available in the country. Saban Entertainment dubbed the series along with Gatchman II under the name “, Saban’s Eagle Riders.” The first 13 episodes aired in North America, however the entire series aired in both Australia and Europe.Read More
Funimation has announced the release date and pricing for Speed Racer: The Complete Series. The series will be available on Blu-ray and DVD with an MSRP of $29.98 and $24.98 respectively on May 30. The release will only contain the English dub and is confirmed to not have any subtitles. Speed Racer is an 18-year-old boy who dreams of driving his car, the incredible Mach 5, in professional races around the world. When the going gets tough and meddling crooks keep him from the finish line, he always finds a way to make it through! Join Trixie, Pops,Read More
Recently the first trailer for the live-action adaptation of Hurricane Polymar has been posted to the official Kadokawa Youtube channel. The short trailer features the titular character in some action scenes and a short preview of the setting. The film will debut in Japan in May 2017.
It has recently been announced that Hurricane Polymar will be getting a live-action adaptation. The series is not the only production under Tatasunoko Productions to receive the live-action treatment since both Gatchaman and Cassern were also adapted into live-action films. The film will be directed by long time Tokusatsu director, Koichi Sakamoto, and Shinuke Onishi (Ultraman Tiga, Dyna, Gaia Cosmos) will be working on the screenplay. The film will be distributed by Kadokawa. The film will debut in Japan in May 2017. The currently confirmed cast includes: Junpei Mizobata – Takeshi Yoroi Yuuki Yamada – Jyoichi Kuruma Yurina Yangai – Teru Nanba Read More