Sentai Filmworks, who are releasing an English dub of the 1978 movie Kagaku Ninja-tai Gatchaman (Science Ninja Team Gatchaman), have announced the full cast list for the dub. The cast, directed by Charles Campbell of anime series Final Fantasy: Unlimited and Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, is as follows:

Leraldo Anzaldua – Ken
Brian Jepson – Joe
Kim Prause – Jun
Luci Christian – Jinpei
Victor Carsrud – Ryu
Andy McAvin – Dr. Nambu
Marty Fleck – Director Anderson
John Tyson – Red Impulse
Edwin Neal – Berg Katse
Steve Fenley – Defense Minister
Chris Ayres – Captain
Charles Campbell – Leader X
Rob Mungle – Turtle King Commander
Chris Patton – Sabu
Sonny Schwabner – Doctor Bono
Shannon Grounds – Masked Galactor Woman
Clint Campbell – Galactor Chief

Also credited as “Galactor Minions and Extras”, are Josh Grelle, Glenn Fraser, Bentley Cooper, Eden Barrera, Ed Neal, Brian Jepson, Bobby Gordon, and Winston Parish.

Gatchaman movie poster

The film is scheduled for release on Blu-ray and DVD on November 3rd, and Sentai, who also released the original Gatchaman series bundled with the 3-episode OVA on DVD and Blu-ray in 2013, have described the movie’s alternate retelling of the TV anime:

The Earth is in peril and Mankind seems doomed! Led by the sinister mutant Berg Katse, the international terrorist organization known as GALACTOR has launched its armies of henchmen and giant weapons of mass destruction against the entire planet. But the forces of evil are about to meet their match! Utilizing incredible fighting techniques, and with the mighty ship God Phoenix at their command, the Science Ninja Team stands ready to take the battle back to the bad guys and their evil alien overlords! Join Ken the Eagle, Joe the Condor, Jun the Swan, Jinpei the Swallow, and Ryu the Owl, as these five costumed commandos join with their commander, Dr. Nambu, to save our world the old fashioned way: one flying kick at a time!

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