Batman Beyond (1999–2001)

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Fueled by remorse and vengeance, a high schooler named Terry McGinnis revives the role of Batman. Under supervision of an elderly Bruce Wayne, he fights crime in a harsh futuristic Gotham.

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 Terry McGinnis / ... (52 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Bruce Wayne / ... (48 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Dana Tan / ... (27 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Max / ... (26 episodes, 1999-2001)
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At least 40 years after the "current" adventures of Batman and 20 years after Bruce Wayne retired from the role, his secret is discovered by troubled teen Terry McGinnis. After McGinnis' father is murdered by the man who took over Bruce Wayne's company, McGinnis dons a high-tech Bat suit that Wayne last used, creating a new hero for a future Gotham. Written by Anonymous

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Interestingly, the scope and structure of the city, is reminiscent of a cross between "Akira" (1988), "Metropolis" (1927), "Blade Runner" (1982) and "Metropolis" (2002). The creators have acknowledged the influences from Anime in general. The city combines film noir and German expressionism aesthetics with future tech noir from various Japanese sci-fi/cyberpunk films. "Metropolis" is also another film about the upper and lower class portions of a "futuristic" city. See more »

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refreshing twist on the bat mythos
28 April 2002 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

I know many a hard core fan that resent this series based simply on the fact that Bruce Wayne is not Batman. Get over it. I find this to be a very well written, interesting show. The show is great looking, improving upon the stlyized animation of its predecessor. The only real flaws are the lack of memorable villains and the silly looking new batsuit. The show is still young, though and if given the chance to blossom further this could be a fantastic series. There have been many "what if" stories regarding what happens to the mantle of the bat after Bruce Wayne is no longer able to carry on. I think Batman Beyond handles the concept better than any other attempts that have been made thus far. So to all you purists who NEED Bruce Wayne in the batsuit, try and look beyond that one dimensional thinking and take the show for what it is. There's plenty to be enjoyed here.


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