An unforgettable element of the Tatsunoko's Time Bokan franchise was its blonde, adult thief antagonists Doronjo, and before her, Majo. Last season's celebration of the series' 40th anniversary, Yatterman Night, flipped the script, presenting a nine year-old version of the classic villain. Timed to follow the June Japanese release of Night Blu-ray box set, PLUM has now launched pre-orders for a 1/7th scale figure of the young Doronjo ahead of its July release.
FUNimation has rounded out their slate of winter 2015 simulcasts with Yatterman Night. The 12-episode TV anime series celebrates the 40th anniversary of Tatsunoko's Time Bokan series. The first episode of will premiere on Tuesday, January 13th, with subsequent episodes streaming shortly after Japanese broadcast at 10:30 AM EST/9:30 AM CST on Sundays, More after the jump.
SCREEN mode is a two-member unit formed by 31-year-old voice actor Yu Hayashi as -YOU- (vocal) and music producer Masatomo Ohta as Masatomo (guitar) in 2013. Their record company Lantis has posted a short version PV for their upcoming 4th single "Kyokugen Dreamer," the OP song for a winter 2015 TV anime Yoru no Yatterman. Check the song after the jump!
Classic goofy/sexy villainess Doronjo gets decidedly younger as the upcoming Yoru no Yatterman anime has introduced her nine-year-old descendant in its new preview and visual. Get a look after the jump.
The official site for the upcoming TV anime Yoru no Yatterman announced the voice cast for the four main villain characters today. It will premiere on Tokyo MX as the 40th anniversary title for Tatsunoko Productions' Time Bokan series in January 2015. Check the latest information after the jump.
Japanese anime blogs have begun reporting a staff listing for Yoru no Yatterman allegedly from an early look at the upcoming issue of the Newtype anime magazine. Previously it was said the plan was for the young staff from Muromi-san to update the classic mecha-superhero comedy in a manner similar to Gatchaman Crowds, and Muromi-san's Tatsuya Yoshihara is listed as director. More after the jump.
The Yoru no Yatterman project teased last week is now confirmed to be 12-episode winter 2015 TV series celebrating the 40th anniversary of Tatsunoko's Time Bokan series. Along with this is a new visual featuring the modernized designs for Doronbo Gang henchmen Boyacky and Tonzura, working with the beautiful Doronjo to cause problems for heroes-to-be Gan-chan and Ai-chan. Get a look after the jump.
With more information set to be announced on October 27th, a site has launched for Yoru no Yatterman, the latest incarnation of Tatsunoko's 1979 comedy superhero, which got a 2008 TV anime revival, 2009 anime movie and 2009 Takashi Miike live-action film. More after the jump.
Thanks to the new Anime Sols streaming site, the classic anime series Yatterman and its 2008 reboot are finally available to English language viewers! To help celebrate, guest writer Kara Dennison provides an overview of the series’ colorful and crazy heroes, villains, and their place in anime history. Shout “YATTA!” and Read on!
A new platform for streaming anime and crowdfunding aims to take the best aspects of Kickstarter and sites like Crunchyroll in order to allow anime fans the chance to directly support their favorite shows in different ways. Hit the jump for all of the details on Anime Sols, set to launch in 2013, the forthcoming streaming portal with a twist. Updated with further info about Anime Sols.