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Sneak Peek the first trailer from "Tiger Mask", the live-action adaptation of the 1960's anime/manga comics from Ikki Kajiwara and Naoki Tsuji, starring Eiji Wentz, Natsuna Watanabe and Show Aikawa as 'Mister X' :
"...'Tiger Mask' is the alter ego of 'Naoto Date', a pro wrestler who goes against an evil wrestling organization and fights for children in an orphanage.
"In the film, Date dons a special suit and 'transforms' into Tiger Mask with enhanced mobility and muscle strength..."
Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Tiger Mask"...
- Michael Stevens
As the superhero genre continues to dominate the summer blockbuster season in Hollywood, with Man of Steel and Iron Man 3 already box office smash hits, Japan has followed suit with Hentai Kamen and the upcoming Gatchaman. Also joining in on this hot trend is the return of the fictional masked professional wrestler known as The Tiger Mask (タイガーマスク). Based on the classic 60's manga of the same name from writer Ikki Kajiwara and artist Naoki Tsuji, the live action film takes inspiration from American superheroes like Batman and Spider-Man on reinventing the hero for the new generation.The film is directed by Ken Ochiai and the cast include Eiji Wentz (Gegege no Kitarō, Brave Story) as the titled hero, Sho Aikawa (Tokyo Zombie, Zebraman) as mentor...
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2 items from 2013
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