New Anime Film of Yatterman opening this Summer
Following the successful 3 billion yen (31 million dollar) box-office of the live-action film, a new anime movie of Yatterman was announced yesterday, to premiere in Japan on August 22, 2009.
Read on for details and pics.
(Japanese)Gekijo-ban Yatterman Shin-Yatter-Mecha Daishugo! Omocha no Kuni de Daiketsdan da koron!
Yatterman started as the second show in the Time Bokan series by Tatsunoko Production, aired during 1977 and 1978. A remake of the series started airing in 2008. The new movie is expected to follow the context and style of this ongoing anime series.
The anime is airing at 7 a.m. every Sunday on NTV and Yomiuri TV network.
The movie "Gekijo-ban Yatterman Shin-Yatter-Meca Daishugo! Omocha no Kuni de Daiketsdan da koron! (lit: Yatterman the Movie: New Yatter Gadgets Assembled! Great Decision in the Toy Wonderland!)" will be the very first anime film version of Yatterman despite the popularity of the franchise.
If you're living in Japan, McDonald's Happy Meal is now featuring Yatterman.
©Tatsunoko Production, YOMIURI TELECASTING CORPORATION 2008
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