The Batman Ninja anime film unveiled more of its bats in the belfry at Tokyo Comic Con today. Four of the film’s key cast were announced, alongside a theatrical release on the way for Japan. There was also a Japanese trailer, available English subbed, and a new visual revealed by Warner Bros. Japan and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, so check them both out below.
The film’s Japanese cast stars:
Kouichi Yamadera (Cowboy Bebop‘s Spike Spiegel) as Batman
Wataru Takagi (Detective Conan movies’ Genta Kojima) as Joker
Ai Kakuma (Food Wars!‘ Mayumi Kurase) as Catwoman
Rie Kugimiya (Gintama‘s Kagura) as Harley Quinn
Earlier in October at New York Comic Con, director Junpei Misuzaki (producer: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders openings) joined a panel with Afro Samurai mangaka and character designer Takashi Okazaki, and writer Kazuki Nakashima (Gurren Lagann, Kill la Kill) to introduce the project and reveal a trailer. All three were also present at the larger announcement at Tokyo Comic Con.
The project also brings on board English-language screenwriters Leo Chu and Eric Garcia, executive producers for the Afro Samurai series and Afro Samurai: Resurrection film. Yuugo Kanno of Psycho-Pass and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable is composing music for the film.